Top things to do in Bourail & Around

Cemetery in Bourail

New Zealand War Cemetery

Nine kilometres east of Bourail on RT1 is the well-tended New Zealand War Cemetery, where over 200 NZ soldiers killed in the Pacific during WWII are buried. NZ troops set up a hospital in the area during the war, an…
Museum in Bourail

Musée de Bourail

An old stone building 500m south of the town centre houses the Musée de Bourail. Its displays include objects relating to the presence of US and NZ troops in Bourail during WWII and a guillotine complete with the ba…
Fair in Bourail

Bourail Country Fair

Bourail holds a hugely popular country fair, first held in 1877, over the weekend closest to 15 August: there are farm animals on display; produce, arts and crafts for sale; children’s rides; food stalls; and, the h…
Cemetery in Bourail

Arab Cemetery & Memorial

Ten kilometres east of Bourail on RT1 is a mosque, an Arab cemetery and a memorial to Arabs, Kabyles, Algerians, Moroccans and Tunisians who were deported to New Caledonia between 1864 and 1896. Most took part in up…