Raiding in New Caledonia
On the beach or amidst savannas, along crest tracks or across rivers, around a dam or within primal forests…New Caledonia is reputed for its trekking trails. Amateur and experienced trekkers alike come from around the world to experience the island's varied terrain and challenging tracks.
Sport and nature
Grab your best trail-running shoes and get ready for some amazing races! Competitors will be thrilled as New Caledonia hosts a myriad of events throughout the year. Race alone or with teammates and enjoy the island's unique natural treasures as you take up a challenge. Discover amazing tracks that will take your breath away…quite literally!
Local competitive events have gained a strong reputation worldwide over the years. They are well-known for the challenge they represent and the technical mastery they require. Participants rave about the friendly ambiance before, during and after competitions. Amidst lush forests, through scenic routes, along the dazzling beaches of Isle of Pines or across the fiery-red terrain of the south…you will never be disappointed by the trekker's paradise that is New Caledonia! So, what are you waiting for?
Go on an adventure in New Caledonia
A living postcard
You've been dreaming of exploring a tropical paradise while trekking through some spectacular scenic routes? Look no further! On the Isle of Pines you will relish the splendid tracks that stretch across 16 kilometers of unbelievable décor. Enjoy staying for a weekend of leisure and walking action!
Each year, the Grand Prix des Raids takes place in the North Province. The event combines 6 unbelievable races that will take you through unexplored terrain. Some halts and refreshments are organized within tribal villages. Come experience a trekking event you won't ever forget!
For the experienced
The Transcalédonienne is an exceptional race that takes place over 2 days and attracts an increasing number of experienced competitors. A yearly event, it is alternately hosted by the North Province and the South Province. Teams of 3 athletes compete with tenacity while enjoying the splendid backdrop.
New Caledonia’s Ultra Trail
Experience New Caledonia's longest-distance trail! Over 110km, the Ultra Trail of New Caledonia (UTNC) offers trekkers from around the world a unique opportunity to compete between the western Tontouta plains and the Arène du Sud in Païta. The race is intended for experienced trekkers as it features differences in height that can reach 4500m!