8 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

8 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Noumea
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hienghene
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bourail
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Auckland

3
nights
Noumea

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and La Chutes de la Madeleine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie and Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue. Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Promenade Pierre-Vernier, get outside with Canons du Ouen Toro, view the masterpieces at Arts Premiers Galerie, and examine the collection at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Noumea road trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Noumea is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Auckland to Noumea due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hienghene.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Yate
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Promenade Pierre-Vernier ©
Promenade Pierre-Vernier

1
night
Hienghene

Hienghene ©
Hienghène is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Aire de Repos de Lindéralique and then take in the dramatic natural features at Base d'activite nautique de La Poule de Hienghene.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hienghene road trip planner.

Drive from Noumea to Hienghene in 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bourail.

Things to do in Hienghene

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

3
nights
Bourail

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 . Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee and Eglise de Bourail. Fort Teremba and Musee de Bourail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Parc des Grandes Fougeres in Farino (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Sentier des Trois Baies and head outdoors with Ranch de la Courrie.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bourail trip maker website .

Drive from Hienghene to Bourail in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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