10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  35​h
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  45​min
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 1 night
Fly:  36​h
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie and Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie. You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale and Arte Bello Gallery. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Maison de la Perle, get outside with Canons du Ouen Toro, view the masterpieces at Arts Premiers Galerie, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Noumea trip maker .

Belgrade, Serbia to Noumea is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Belgrade to Noumea. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

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Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie
Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale ©

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.
On the 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kuto Bay and then take in the awesome beauty at Pic N'Ga. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Oro Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, and then make a trip to Upi Bay.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Noumea to Ile Des Pins in an hour. In December in Ile Des Pins, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bourail.

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

1
night
Bourail, Grand Terre

Bourail ©
Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.GeographyBourail a rural town of Grande Terre . On the 8th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Musee de Bourail and then examine the collection at Fort Teremba. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail, enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, and then head outdoors with Ranch de la Courrie.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bourail trip planner.

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Bourail by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Ile Des Pins, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bourail, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bourail

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Fort Teremba
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Fort Teremba ©
Fort Teremba
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail

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