13 days in Samoa Itinerary

13 days in Samoa Itinerary

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13 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Apia, Upolu
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Savai'i
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Apia, Upolu

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Get in touch with nature at Lefaga Beach and Tafa Tafa Beach. Visit Salamumu Beach and Vaiala Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia) and Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Plantation House Samoa, identify plant and animal life at Malua Turtle Feeding Pool, make a trip to Apia Town Clock Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Samoa Culture Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Apia travel planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Apia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to West Samoa Standard Time (WSST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, Cape Fatuosofia, Giant Clam Sanctuary
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Giant Clam Sanctuary ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach
Plantation House Samoa ©
Plantation House Samoa

3
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Saleaula Lava Fields and Paia Dwarfs Cave. Visiting Falealupo Canopy Walk and Mount Matavanu Crater will get you outdoors.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savai'i trip maker site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Aganoa Beach ©
Aganoa Beach
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater
Falealupo Canopy Walk ©
Falealupo Canopy Walk

4
nights
Lalomanu, Upolu

Lalomanu ©
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.The white sandy seaside is called Lalomanu Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation run by locals, including Litia Sini Beach Resort and Taufua Beach Fales, for tourists and visitors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fuipisia Waterfall and Lalomanu Crater Walk. Visiting Lalomanu Beach and To Sua Ocean Trench will get you outdoors. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Sopoaga Falls.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lalomanu day trip planning site .

Getting from Savai'i to Lalomanu by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench

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