Up to $900 off cruises + $200 OBC with Carnival Cruises
Available on select travel dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Pacific, New Caledonia, Australia and New Zealand. T&Cs apply.
Cruises to New Caledonia are gaining popularity among Australian travellers, with lines such as Carnival, Royal Caribbean and P&O offering trips to the South Pacific isles.
We researched and found the best time to cruise New Caledonia for a fun-filled experience.
September to mid-November
During September, October and the first half of November, temperatures are warm, humidity is not as high and rainfall is low, making ideal weather conditions for a cruise. Crowds are also smaller at this time of year, so you don’t have to rush for tickets or pay higher prices.
The area receives high rainfall accompanied by occasional cyclones from December to March.
New Caledonia enjoys an oceanic semi-tropical climate with two main seasons: summer from November to April, and winter from May to September. During the warm season, average temperatures are around 25°C to 27°C with heavy rains and risks of tropical cyclones. Summers are wet and humid while the winters are dry.
During winter temperatures average between 20°C to 23°C and rainfall is low.
December and January are peak travel months due to school holidays.
Best time to cruise to New Caledonia, weather-wise: The weather from September to mid-November is dry and temperatures are warm, so it’s the ideal time to enjoy a cruise.
Cheapest time to cruise to New Caledonia: February to July are the cheapest months due to fewer crowds and the beginning of this period being the end of cyclone season. If you do bag a bargain during the stormy season, make sure you do have cruise travel insurance to cover your holiday if you are affected by bad weather and end up missing a port or having your cruise delayed.
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