6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lifou
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Ile Des Pins
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Lifou

Lifou ©
On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at Plage de Luengoni and then stroll through Baie de Jinek.

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Sydney, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to New Caledonia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ile Des Pins.

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Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni

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.
On the 13th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oro Bay, then kick back and relax at Kuto Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Upi Bay.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins travel route site .

Getting from Lifou to Ile Des Pins by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Noumea.

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Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Upi Bay ©
Upi Bay

3
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Maison de la Perle. Bring the kids along to Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie and Plage de la Baie des Citrons. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, learn about all things military at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie, kick back and relax at Anse Vata Beach, and explore the galleries of Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Noumea travel route builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie

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