29 days in South Pacific Itinerary

29 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
2
Hobart, Australia
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne, Australia
— 1 day
4
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 5 nights
6
Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
7
Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
8
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 2 nights
9
Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights

1
night
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, and then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip website.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Hobart, Australia

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Get some cultural insight at Maritime Museum of Tasmania and May Queen. Visit Constitution Dock and Cape Raoul for their historical value. Step out of Hobart to go to Adventure Bay and see Fluted Cape Trail, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of North Hobart, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, and browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

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Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Hobart, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Raoul, Hartz Mountains National Park, Fluted Cape Trail, Seven Mile Beach
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Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

1
day
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, and then delve into the mystery of The Mystery Rooms Melbourne.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

St Kilda Pier, The Mystery Rooms Melbourne
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier
The Mystery Rooms Melbourne ©
The Mystery Rooms Melbourne

4
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get some historical perspective at Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and The Rocks. Get in touch with nature at Wentworth Falls and Bronte Beach. Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see The Giant Stairway, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, visit Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

The Giant Stairway, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Wentworth Falls, Bronte Beach
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Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

5
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Koroyanitu National Heritage Park. Tavuni Hill Fort and Hot Glass Fiji are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Nadi side-trips: Sigatoka (Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, Natadola Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nadi vacation planning website.

Fly from Sydney to Nadi in 6.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Nadi due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Nadi reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Nadi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Koroyanitu National Heritage Park
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Lalomanu Beach and Tafa Tafa Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to To Sua Ocean Trench and Robert Louis Stevenson Museum. When in Apia, make a side trip to see Giant Clam Sanctuary in Savaia, approximately Savaia away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, take in the dramatic scenery at Papapapaitai Falls, and kick back and relax at Lefaga Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Apia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Apia takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time to Apia Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu Beach, Giant Clam Sanctuary, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Howick Historical Village and Soljans Estate Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Orewa Beach and Browns Bay Beach. When in Auckland, make a side trip to see Muriwai Gannet Colony in Muriwai Beach, approximately Muriwai Beach away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bethells Beach, relax in the rural setting at Sweet Red Strawberries, steep yourself in history at Stockade Hill, and step off the mainland to explore Rotoroa Island.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Auckland vacation builder app.

Getting from Apia to Auckland by flight takes about 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Apia to Auckland due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Orewa Beach, Stockade Hill, Muriwai Gannet Colony, Soljans Estate Winery, Rotoroa Island
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Browns Bay Beach ©
Browns Bay Beach
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach

2
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): hike along Mt Crichton Loop Track, then contemplate the long history of Vesta Design Boutique, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Arrowtown Chinese Settlement. On the next day, trek along Tobins Track, then hike along Queenstown Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Queenstown day trip planning site.

You can fly from Auckland to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Arrowtown
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Queenstown Trail ©
Queenstown Trail
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Spas

2
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, then contemplate the long history of Cooks' Cottage, then hike along Capital City Trail, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. On the next day, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum and then contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online day trip planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Melbourne is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

William Ricketts Sanctuary, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Australian Sports Museum ©
Australian Sports Museum

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