10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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10 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
2
Ile Des Pins
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Change things up with a short trip to Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue in Yate (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, stroll around Place des Cocotiers, and kick back and relax at Anse Vata Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Noumea tour itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Noumea is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Noumea, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue
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Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center
Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach

4
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.
Ile Des Pins is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle, don't miss a visit to Upi Bay, explore the activities along Kanumera Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuto Bay.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Noumea to Ile Des Pins by combination of flight and taxi takes about an hour. October in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

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