15 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

15 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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15 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lifou
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bourail
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Poindimie
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Noumea
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Take a break from the city and head to Plage de Luengoni and Baie de Jinek. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Easo Beach and Luecille Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Lifou due to the time zone difference. In September, Lifou is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

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Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Easo Beach ©
Easo Beach
Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island

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 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Oro Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, and then make a trip to Vestiges du Bagne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Upi Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 2.5 hours. In September in Ile Des Pins, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Bourail.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

1
night
Bourail

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 . Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Musee de Bourail, then kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, then head outdoors with Ranch de la Courrie, and finally admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bourail tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Ile Des Pins to Bourail takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Poindimie.

Things to do in Bourail

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail
Eglise de Bourail ©
Eglise de Bourail

1
night
Poindimie

Poindimie
Poindimié is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. On the 15th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Poindimie trip planner .

You can drive from Bourail to Poindimie in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Poindimie

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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6
nights
Noumea

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Visiting Anse Vata Beach and Ile aux Canards island will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Amedee Lighthouse and Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center, step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Place des Cocotiers, and look for gifts at Maison de la Perle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Noumea day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Poindimie to Noumea in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach
Plage de la Baie des Citrons ©
Plage de la Baie des Citrons

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