8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Lifou
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 3 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 . Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Eglise de Bourail, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de Bourail, and then kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee.

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Sydney, Australia to Bourail is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Bourail, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Bourail to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ile Des Pins.

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Eglise de Bourail ©
Eglise de Bourail
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro Bay, and then kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ile Des Pins day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bourail to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. When traveling from Bourail in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ile Des Pins: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lifou.

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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay

2
days
Lifou

Lifou ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Easo Beach and then stroll through Plage de Luengoni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Baie de Jinek and then head off the coast to Lifou Island.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lifou trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Ile Des Pins to Lifou takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Lifou are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Noumea.

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

3
days
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Visit Anse Vata Beach and Plage de la Baie des Citrons for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Ile aux Canards island and Dalocean Charter - Day Tours. There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse, look for gifts at Maison de la Perle, meet the residents at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, and examine the collection at Tjibaou Cultural Center.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Lifou to Noumea takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Plage de la Baie des Citrons ©
Plage de la Baie des Citrons

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