8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Bourail, Grand Terre
— 1 day
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Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
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Noumea, Grand Terre
— 3 nights

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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 . Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail, then stroll through Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Bourail.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bourail day trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bourail is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to New Caledonia Standard Time (NCT) is 14 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bourail: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail
Eglise de Bourail ©
Eglise de Bourail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, then stroll through Oro Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Piscine Naturelle, and finally make a trip to Upi Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kuto Bay and then take in the awesome beauty at N'Ga Peak.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ile Des Pins online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bourail to Ile Des Pins in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Bourail in May, plan for little chillier days in Ile Des Pins, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
N'Ga Peak ©
N'Ga Peak

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Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): learn about all things military at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie and then visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, then look for gifts at Maison de la Perle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Ville de Noumea.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Noumea trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie ©
Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie
Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale ©
Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

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