44 days in South Pacific Itinerary

44 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
2
Savai'i, Samoa
— 4 nights
3
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
4
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
5
Munda, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
6
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
7
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 8 nights
8
Nadi, Fiji
— 8 nights
9
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 night

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, enjoy the sand and surf at Lefaga Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Apia road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Apia is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Apia is 21 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 15:
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

4
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, indulge your taste buds at Salelologa Market, and make a trip to Pulemelei Ancient Mound.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Savai'i using our trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

3
nights
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Change things up with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ha'atafu Beach, explore the striking landscape at Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Centenary Church, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nuku'alofa road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Savai'i to Nuku'alofa in 9.5 hours. October in Nuku'alofa sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

2
nights
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls, appreciate the history behind Guadalcanal American Memorial, learn about all things military at Vilu War Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honiara attractions planner.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Honiara in 20.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nuku'alofa to Honiara due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honiara when traveling from Nuku'alofa in October, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Munda.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral

2
nights
Munda, Solomon Islands

Munda ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the activities along Roviana Lagoon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Munda day trip site.

Fly from Honiara to Munda in 3 hours. While traveling from Honiara, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Munda, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 75°F. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Luganville.

Things to do in Munda

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon

4
nights
Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry), Tuffuntari Waterfall (in Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Hog Harbour) and Champagne Beach (in Espiritu Santo). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, don't miss a visit to Magical Water Music Experience, contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanda Blue Hole.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luganville trip planner.

You can fly from Munda to Luganville in 10.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

8
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Change things up with a short trip to Pele Island in Pele Island (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Reef Vanuatu Zoological, take in nature's colorful creations at The Secret Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Vila trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Luganville to Port Vila in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Pele Island, The Secret Garden, Cascades Waterfalls
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Iririki Island ©
Iririki Island

8
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Get out of town with these interesting Nadi side-trips: Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more), La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island) and Momi Battery Historical Park (in Denarau Island). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, tee off at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club, head off the coast to Robinson Crusoe Island, and head outdoors with Cloud 9 Fiji.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nadi trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Port Vila to Nadi in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Vanuatu Standard Time (VUT) to Fiji Standard Time (FJT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Nadi can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island, Zipline, Robinson Crusoe Island, La Galerie
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

1
night
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, then get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Funafuti itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Nadi to Funafuti in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Nadi in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Funafuti, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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