14 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

14 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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14 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  8​h
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Mare
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
Lifou
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Ile Des Pins
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  45​min
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Sydney

1
day
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 . To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bourail route maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Bourail is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Bourail. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Bourail at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mare.

Things to do in Bourail

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Parc des Grandes Fougeres
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Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
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Musee de Bourail

few
hours
Mare

Mare
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Yejele Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mare attractions tool .

Getting from Bourail to Mare by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lifou.

Things to do in Mare

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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2
days
Lifou

Lifou ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Plage de Luengoni and then kick back and relax at Easo Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Lourdes and then stroll through Baie de Jinek.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lifou trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Mare to Lifou takes 1.5 hours. In July in Lifou, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Easo Beach ©
Easo Beach

3
days
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pic N'Ga and Nokanhoui. Step out of the city life by going to Oro Bay and Grotte de Hortense. There's much more to do: stroll through Kuto Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, step off the mainland to explore Ile Moro, and make a trip to Upi Bay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ile Des Pins holiday planning tool .

Getting from Lifou to Ile Des Pins by flight takes about 2.5 hours. July in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga

6
days
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Head to Maison de la Perle and Noumea Morning Marketfor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie and Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie. Step out of Noumea to go to Yate and see Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 23rd (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, take in the exciting artwork at Arts Premiers Galerie, stop by Tonton Jules, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip maker tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

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Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue
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Maison de la Perle ©
Maison de la Perle
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Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue ©

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