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Festival & Event Holiday Packages - New Caledonia

Attending a festival, event or celebration when travelling to New Caledonia is the perfect way to immerse oneself in the culture and customs of this South Pacific Destination, and no matter how big or small the event, the experience is often an enriching one.


New Caledonia’s 2019 events calendar is loaded with festivals and celebrations to delight and inspire you.

With exciting festivals, activities and events planned for the year, the island paradise is well-placed to showcase its melting pot of culinary wonders, cultural delights, sports and natural beauty.

Take a look at what's happening in New Caledonia this year and discover unique events including Bourail Country Fair, Noumea Triathlon, La Foa Cinema Festival, New Caledonia Francofolies Festival, New Caledonia Ultra Trail, Vanilla Festival, Loyalty Islands Fair, Isle of Pines Fair, etc...

Sports enthusiasts can experience the Transcaledonienne Trail, join in the New Caledonia Marathon or the legendary golfing tournament, the South Pacific Open (PGA). For the more active traveller, the New Caledonia Triathlon, one of New Caledonia’s premier annual sporting events is ideal. Foodies will be in heaven during food festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival; Avocado Festival; French Cheese Festival at Le Meridien Noumea and Sheraton Deva; and Pahatr (fern) and Lobster Festival. The Gastronomy Festival will offer up a fusion of French and Melanesian cuisine, featuring local delicacies, produce and a French flare. Music festival aficionados won’t want to miss Francofolies Festival in Nouméa.

Make an appointment today with one of our New Caledonia travel experts who can help organise a complete travel package to the festival or event of your choice.

Running Travel Package - 4 Days from $1,490
Fully inclusive package from Australia 

One of the major sporting events of New Caledonia, around the picturesque bays of Nouméa. The International Marathon of New Caledonia has become a key event in the annual sporting calendar and attracts around 150 competitors each year in August, half of them travelling from overseas.

Travel Dates: Thursday 22 August - Monday 26 August 2019

Music Festival Package - 8 Days from $2,090
Fully inclusive package from Australia 

Francofolies Festival is heading to the idyllic South Pacific island of New Caledonia for the thirdyear! From 6 to 8 September 2019, Tjibaou Cultural Centre will host the Francofolies Festival. Three days of partying, French language music and numerous local and international artists of renown are expected.


Travel Dates: Friday 06 September to Sunday 08 September 2019

Music Festival Package - On Request
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The three day event started six years ago as a birthday party in an old fort – Fort Teremba – about 90 minutes drive from Noumea. It grew organically to the point where a crowd of 2500 turned up last year. Punters can stay in camping grounds at the festival, which has a diverse mix of punk, metal and other rock, electro music, folk and experiential sounds.


Contact one of our New Caledonia travel experts who can help organise a complete travel package to the BlackWoodStock Festival. Package could include international flights, transfers, accommodation and offered event tickets. See Lineup 2019

Travel Dates: Friday 04 October -  Saturday 05 October 2019

Gourmet Travel Package - 6 Days from $1,990
Fully inclusive package from Australia 

Le Méridien Noumea’s French Cheese Festival is an annual rendez-vous where local and international guests can discover and enjoy a collection of no less than 100 varieties of cheese. Selected by Maitre Poulard, the cheeses would not normally be available anywhere but in France!

Travel Dates: TBA

Rugby Travel Package - 5 Days from $1,790
Fully inclusive package from Australia 

The second edition of the AirCalin Classic rugby Cup will take place from June 24th to June 29th in Noumea at the Numa-Daly Stadium. Participating teams are: New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and France. Four games are programmes and teams will spend 6 days on the island.

Travel Dates: TBA

Running Travel Package - 8 Days from $1,640
Fully inclusive package from Australia 

The Transcal Trail is all about encouraging as many people as possible to take part in a fun and challenging trail race. Around 25km a day over two days, making a total of over 50 kilometres through the beautiful scenery of New Caledonia. This 28th edition will take place on July 6 and 7, 2019 in the South Province.


Travel Dates: TBA

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