6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Ile Des Pins
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h
2
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 1st (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, then kick back and relax at Kuto Bay, then explore the activities along Kanumera Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Ile Des Pins is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ile Des Pins is 1 hour. In September, Ile Des Pins is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

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

4
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Noumea is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, head off the coast to Ilot Maitre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Baie des Citrons.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Noumea planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center

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