9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9 h
1
Lifou
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
2
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Luengoni, tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Joyaux de Luengoni, and then don't miss a visit to Historische Kirche Eacho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Luecille Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baie de Jinek, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lifou itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Lifou. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

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Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes

2
nights
Ile Des Pins

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Pic N'Ga, stroll through Kuto Bay, and then head off the coast to Isle of Pines. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Oro Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, and then don't miss a visit to Upi Bay.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ile Des Pins trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

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Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga

4
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie and Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee and Ranch de la Courrie. Take a break from Noumea with a short trip to Musee de Bourail in Bourail, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Maison de la Perle, get some jogging in at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Noumea journey planner.

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Noumea by combination of taxi and flight takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

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Bourail
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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Off-Road Tours

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