27 days in South Pacific Itinerary

27 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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27 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
— 4 nights
ferry:  20 h
2
Mare, New Caledonia
— 1 night
ferry:  3 h
3
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 1 night
ferry:  3 h
4
Lifou, New Caledonia
— Few hours
ferry:  20 h 30 min
5
Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
— 1 night
ferry:  16 h 30 min
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Lautoka, Fiji
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
7
Suva, Fiji
— 1 night
ferry:  9 h 30 min
8
Apia, Samoa
— 1 day
Ferry:  8 h
9
Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 1 night
ferry:  32 h
10
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
ferry:  2 h 30 min
11
Raiatea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
ferry:  1 h 30 min
12
Moorea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
13
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
14
Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Popular historic sites such as Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and Newstead House are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as The Workshops Rail Museum and Albert Street Uniting Church. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Anglican Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Birrunga Gallery & Dining, see the interesting displays at Old Government House, and look and learn at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Brisbane. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mare.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Workshops Rail Museum
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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium ©
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

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Mare, New Caledonia

Mare
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Yejele Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mare journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Mare with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brisbane to Mare due to the time zone difference. In March in Mare, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Isle of Pines has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): head off the coast to Ile Moro, head off the coast to Brush Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Mare to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lifou.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature
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Isle of Pines ©
Isle of Pines
Ile Moro ©
Ile Moro

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Lifou, New Caledonia

Lifou ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Luecille Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lifou trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Lifou by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aneityum Island.

Things to do in Lifou

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Luecille Beach ©
Luecille Beach

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Aneityum Island, Vanuatu

Aneityum Island
Mystery Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head off the coast to Mystery Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aneityum Island online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Lifou to Aneityum Island with the Route module. In March in Aneityum Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Lautoka.

Things to do in Aneityum Island

Parks Nature
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Lautoka, Fiji

Lautoka ©
Lautoka is the second largest city of Fiji. On the 9th (Mon), kick back and relax at Saweni beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lautoka driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Aneityum Island to Lautoka with the Route module. The time zone changes from Vanuatu Time to Fiji Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Suva.

Things to do in Lautoka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Saweni beach ©
Saweni beach

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Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dravuni Island. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Thurston Garden and then head off the coast to Dravuni Island. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at 21K Gallery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Suva trip planner.

You can fly from Lautoka to Suva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lautoka in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 34°C in Suva. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Suva

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dravuni Island ©
Dravuni Island
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
21K Gallery ©
21K Gallery

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Apia, Samoa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefaga Beach, then stop by Plantation House Samoa, then examine the collection at Museum of Samoa, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Apia route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Suva to Apia. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Suva to Apia due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Pago Pago.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach
Museum of Samoa ©
Museum of Samoa

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Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago ©
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office, tour the pleasant surroundings at Two Dollar Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Sauma Ridge Hike, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Congregational Christian Church, and finally stroll through National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. On the next day, hike along Fagatele Bay Trail, stroll through Blunts Point Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Matafao Peak, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cloud Rainforest to Reef Hike.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pago Pago tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Apia to Pago Pago takes 8 hours. Traveling from Apia to Pago Pago, you'll gain 23 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Pago Pago are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blunts Point Trail, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, Fagatele Bay Trail
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Fagatele Bay Trail ©
Fagatele Bay Trail
Blunts Point Trail ©
Blunts Point Trail

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench, then browse the exhibits of Alain Despert, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Bora Art Upstairs, look for gifts at Robert Wan Bora Bora Boutiques, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art du Pacific.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bora Bora online road trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Pago Pago to Bora Bora in 32 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Raiatea.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Shopping Museums Parks
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Alain Despert ©
Alain Despert
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church ©
Bora Art Upstairs ©
Bora Art Upstairs

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Raiatea, French Polynesia

Raiatea ©
Green, mountainous, and sacred to the ancient Polynesians, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands.
On the 17th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Coperto di Uturoa, then stop by Vairua Perles, and then step off the mainland to explore Motu Iriru.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Raiatea trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Raiatea in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Raiatea

Parks Nature Shopping
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Motu Iriru ©
Motu Iriru
Vairua Perles ©
Vairua Perles

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Route des Ananas, experience rural life at Lycee Agricole Opunohu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ta'ahiamanu Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Afareaitu Waterfalls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Moorea route builder website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Raiatea to Moorea in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Moorea can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Papeete.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach
Afareaitu Waterfalls ©
Afareaitu Waterfalls

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Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Memorial Site for Nuclear Testings., then take in nature's colorful creations at The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, and then kick back and relax at Taharuu Beach. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, then see the interesting displays at La Maison James Norman Hall, and then enjoy the sea views from Pointe Venus.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Papeete trip maker site.

You can drive from Moorea to Papeete in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Taharuu Beach, The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, La Maison James Norman Hall, Pointe Venus
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The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Pointe Venus ©
Pointe Venus
La Maison James Norman Hall ©
La Maison James Norman Hall

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Let the collections at TSB Wallace Arts Centre and McCahon House Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cooks Beach and Holy Trinity Cathedral. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamaki Drive, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Coast-to-Coast Walkway, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cheltenham Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Papeete to Auckland takes 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Tahiti Time to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 22 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Papeete in March: highs in Auckland hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

McCahon House Museum, Cooks Beach, Cheltenham Beach, TSB Wallace Arts Centre
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St Matthew-in-the-City Church ©
St Matthew-in-the-City Church
TSB Wallace Arts Centre ©
TSB Wallace Arts Centre
McCahon House Museum ©
McCahon House Museum

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