9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  28​h
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  45​min
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bourail, Grand Terre
— Few hours
Fly:  28​h
End: Phoenix

4
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Noumea is known for zoos & aquariums, beaches, nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse, stroll through Place des Cocotiers, choose your vessel at Dalocean Charter - Day Tours, and see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Noumea day trip website .

Phoenix, USA to Noumea is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to New Caledonia Time (NCT) is 18 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards 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.
On the 17th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, then kick back and relax at Oro Bay, and then explore the activities along Kanumera Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pic N'Ga, kick back and relax at Kuto Bay, and then Head underground at Grotte de Hortense.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ile Des Pins road trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Noumea to Ile Des Pins in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in January, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bourail.

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

few
hours
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 find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bourail driving holiday app .

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Bourail by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Ile Des Pins in January, expect nights in Bourail to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail

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