Flights to New Caledonia
What to know before you fly to New Caledonia?
The best time to fly to New Caledonia is anytime, thanks to the fabulous weather. The delightful semi-tropical climate means the islands are home to ideal temperatures and lots of sunshine.
On New Caledonia, the official currency is the Central Pacific Franc (CPF) while Australian and New Zealand currency is also widely accepted in shops, hotels and restaurants. French is the official language, although 28 distinct Kanak languages are also spoken across the territory. New Caledonia is very pedestrian-friendly, and transport options include local bus and water taxi.
Airports in New Caledonia
Cheap flights to New Caledonia’s Noumea-La Tontouta International Airport (NOU) will place you about 40 minutes’ drive north of Noumea, the capital, and the best airlines to fly to New Caledonia from Australia direct are Aircalin and Qantas. Many shuttle and mini-bus services run from the airport to the hotels in Noumea, and the major hire car companies have offices at the airport as well.