THE MOST FAMOUS HEART IN THE WORLD
From the air or from the nearby mountain peaks of the Katepai it can be clearly seen: the heart of Voh on the west coast of the main island Grande Terre , formed by a natural clearing of the mangrove forest. Unique and symbol of the beautiful New Caledonia ecosystem!
Grande Terre is the third largest island in the South Pacific and offers countless activities for nature lovers. From water sports in the magical lagoons and on snow-white beaches to the friendly Melanesian culture .
At a glance
COUNTRY INFORMATION NEW CALEDONIA
Capital: Nouméa (approx. 98,000 inhabitants)
Local time: CET +9 hours
Entry requirements: Valid passport (at least 6 months) for a stay of up to 90 days. Travel document for the onward or return journey.
Vaccination regulations: There are no vaccination regulations for direct entry from Europe.
Currency Regulations: Currency Unit Pacific Franc (CFP)
Recommendation: You can usually pay in hotels and restaurants with credit cards from all well-known companies.
Banks & Hours of Operation: There are ATMs inNouméa, these are not always functional. Banks charge high conversion fees. Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Power supply: 220 volts alternating current, 50 Hz
Best travel time: New Caledonia can be all year round. The dry season is from April to October. From November to March there is a humid climate with short and heavy showers.
ISLAND HOPPING NEW CALEDONIA
10 days round trip from / to Nouméa
- everything from a single source: can also be booked with flights from Germany / Austria / Switzerland
- from 1 person
- Implementation daily
In addition to beaches near the glamorous capital of Nouméa, which is reminiscent of life on the Côte d´Azur, visit Île des Pins – one of the most beautiful islands in the world – and the island of Lifou, created from a coral atoll, which impresses with its diversity. Spend peaceful days in a true South Seas paradise.
Day 1: Nouméa
Upon arrival on Grande Terre, transfer to the hotel on the beach near Nouméa.
2-4 Day: Grande Terre
Days at leisure. Enjoy the beach life or visit one of the Nouméa markets. The diverse gastronomic offer of the capital will also inspire you.
Day 5: Nouméa – Île des Pins
Transfer to the airport and short flight to the Île des Pins. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your bathing hotel on a wonderful beach. The sand here is particularly fine and the pine trees are reflected in the turquoise water and resemble the masts of sailing ships. Enjoy this beautiful piece of earth. Tip: The prepared local snails are very popular with gourmets.
6-7 Day: Île des Pins
Use the free days to visit the guardian figures and the Grotte de la Troisiéme to learn more about the island, the indigenous Kunie tribes and their culture. Several hiking trails also offer the opportunity to climb the 282 meter high Pic N’Ga summit. The bays with their crystal clear water are a paradise for swimming and snorkeling. Especially in the morning hours you come across a fascinating, species-rich underwater world.
Day 8: Île des Pins – Nouméa – Lifou
Transfer to the airport and flight via Nouméa to Lifou. The largest of the loyalty islands impresses with its diversity. Dream beaches in the east and west alternate with cliffs in the north and south. The cliffs here are often riddled with caves.
Day 9: Lifou
Today you have the opportunity to enjoy the day on the beach under palm trees and to go snorkeling in the lagoon. As a good alternative, you can also rent a car on site and, for example, visit the vanilla plantation near Mucaweng.
Day 10: Lifou – Nouméa
Transfer to the airport and flight to Lifou for home or onward travel.
Prices and dates due to the current Corona situation are still subject to confirmation by the partner agencies on site. / Price surcharges for the turn of the year, Easter and local holidays are possible.