60 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

60 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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60 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Hienghene, Grand Terre
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Ouvea
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Mare
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Lifou
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
6
Ile Des Pins
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
7
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 16 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Montreal

6
nights
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 . Discover out-of-the-way places like Parc des Grandes Fougeres and Sentier des Trois Baies. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Teremba and Musee de Bourail. Venture out of the city with trips to Sentier de la petite cascade (in Farino) and Pocquereux Randonnees (in La Foa). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie de Nessadiou, admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail, and get outside with Ranch de la Courrie.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bourail trip planning tool .

Montreal, Canada to Bourail is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Bourail, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Bourail is warmer than Montreal - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. You will leave for Hienghene on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

La Foa, Farino
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Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
Fort Teremba ©
Fort Teremba

7
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. Escape the urban bustle at Base d'activite nautique de La Poule de Hienghene and Aire de Repos de Lindéralique. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reve Bleu Caledonie and Heart of Voh.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hienghene trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Bourail to Hienghene takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bourail in November, expect nights in Hienghene to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. You will leave for Ouvea on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Hienghene

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Heart of Voh, Reve Bleu Caledonie
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Reve Bleu Caledonie ©
Reve Bleu Caledonie
Aire de Repos de Lindéralique ©
Aire de Repos de Lindéralique
Heart of Voh ©
Heart of Voh

7
nights
Ouvea

Ouvea ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tortoise Hole and Mouli Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ouvea online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Hienghene to Ouvea takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will leave for Mare on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Ouvea

Parks Nature
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Tortoise Hole ©
Tortoise Hole

7
nights
Mare

Mare
Mare is known for nature and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Yejele Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mare trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Ouvea to Mare takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ouvea in November, Mare is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. On the 1st (Tue), you're off toLifou.

Things to do in Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

7
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Visit Baie de Jinek and Easo Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Plage de Luengoni and Les Joyaux de Luengoni will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi in Koumac (about 38 minutes away).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lifou trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mare to Lifou takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for Ile Des Pins on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Lifou

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi
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Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Easo Beach ©
Easo Beach

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Oro Bay and Isle of Pines. Get outdoors at Pic N'Ga and N'Ga Peak. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay, step off the mainland to explore Brush Island, stroll through Piscine Naturelle, and don't miss a visit to Vestiges du Bagne.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ile Des Pins road trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. December in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. You will leave for Noumea on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Port de Kuto
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Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga

16
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Visiting Promenade Pierre-Vernier and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de la Baie des Citrons and Anse Vata Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noumea: Karikate Randonnees (in Paita), Ranch de L'ilot Puen (in Bouloupari) and Yate (La Chutes de la Madeleine, Barrage de Yate, & more). Spend the 21st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: get outside with KOGHI PARC AVENTURE, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Ville de Noumea, see the interesting displays at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, and head off the coast to Amedee Island.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in an hour. On the 31st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Yate, Dumbea, Ranch de L'ilot Puen, Karikate Randonnees
Highlights from your plan
Canons du Ouen Toro ©
Canons du Ouen Toro
Dolphin & Whale Watching
KOGHI PARC AVENTURE ©
KOGHI PARC AVENTURE

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