Beautiful Bourail

Beautiful Bourail, Noumea, New Caledonia (B)

Last year we had been lucky enough to be invited to go and sail on a friends yacht for a week and this year we were even luckier to be invited back again!

We weren’t joining the yacht until the Sunday night, so to make the most of our annual leave we decided to head up to New Caledonia on the Saturday morning, and do some exploring further afield.

We arrived at La Tontouta airport at lunchtime on Saturday, picked up a rental car and headed north.

Bourail is located about half way up the West Coast of Grand Terre – the largest Island in New Caledonia. It is about 120km north of the international airport. Driving on the right hand side of the road was a bit of a challenge, but Andrew was soon in to the swing of things as we cruised along the highway.

We stopped briefly at a supermarket to stock up on French cheese and a baguette and then continued North, turning off towards the coast just before we got to the town of Bourail. We were heading out to a beach called La Roche Percee. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Beautiful Bourail
Guide Location: New Caledonia » Noumea
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Viki Moore
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