16 days in Samoa Itinerary

16 days in Samoa Itinerary

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16 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
2
Savai'i
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Apia, Upolu
— 9 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Auckland

2
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. On the 22nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach and then go for a walk through Lalomanu Crater Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, then explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then admire the sheer force of Fuipisia Waterfall.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lalomanu travel planning tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Lalomanu is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to West Samoa Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall, explore the fascinating underground world of Paia Dwarfs Cave, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aganoa Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Savai'i attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lalomanu to Savai'i in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

9
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 out of town with these interesting Apia side-trips: Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia), Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia) and O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, admire the sheer force of Papaseea Sliding Rock, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Apia trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, O le Pupu-Pue National Park, Giant Clam Sanctuary, Cape Fatuosofia
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

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