30 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

30 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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30 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  34​h
1
Lifou
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Mare
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 12 nights
Fly + taxi:  45​min
4
Ile Des Pins
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Hienghene, Grand Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Farino, Grand Terre
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Visiting Plage de Luengoni and Easo Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Baie de Jinek and Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lifou day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Lifou is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Brussels to Lifou. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Brussels in April: high temperatures in Lifou hover around 33°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Mare.

Things to do in Lifou

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

2
nights
Mare

Mare
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Yejele Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Mare trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lifou to Mare takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Mare can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Mare

Beaches Outdoors Parks

12
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue. Get some historical perspective at Chateau Hagen and Cathedrale St Joseph de Noumea. Explore Noumea's surroundings by going to Karikate Randonnees (in Paita) and Yala Ranch (in Dumbea). There's still lots to do: get some jogging in at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, stroll through Les Boucles de Tina, tour the water at your own pace with La Maison Du Lagon, and get outside with KOGHI PARC AVENTURE.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Noumea vacation builder app .

Getting from Mare to Noumea by flight takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dumbea, Karikate Randonnees, Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
KOGHI PARC AVENTURE ©
KOGHI PARC AVENTURE
Les Boucles de Tina ©
Les Boucles de Tina

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.
Relax by the water at Oro Bay and Kuto Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pic N'Ga and Isle of Pines. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle, step off the mainland to explore Brush Island, make a trip to Upi Bay, and explore the activities along Kanumera Bay.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Noumea to Ile Des Pins takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hienghene.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

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

3
nights
Hienghene, Grand Terre

Hienghene ©
Hienghène is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Step off the beaten path and head to Base d'activite nautique de La Poule de Hienghene and Aire de Repos de Lindéralique.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hienghene trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ile Des Pins to Hienghene. In April, daytime highs in Hienghene are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Farino.

Things to do in Hienghene

Nature Parks
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Aire de Repos de Lindéralique ©
Aire de Repos de Lindéralique

2
nights
Farino, Grand Terre

Farino ©
Farino is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Fort Teremba, then enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, and then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise de Bourail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Farino day trip app .

Drive from Hienghene to Farino in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Farino are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Farino

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bourail, Fort Teremba
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Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
Fort Teremba ©
Fort Teremba

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