60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 6 nights
2
Savai'i, Samoa
— 3 nights
3
Apia, Samoa
— 8 nights
4
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 10 nights
6
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
7
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 12 nights
8
Koror, Palau
— 8 nights

6
nights
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.
Explore Papeete's surroundings by going to Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue), Taharuu Beach (in Papara) and Taravao (Bain de Vaima & The Water Gardens of Vaipahi). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum, and stroll the grounds of Tomb of King Pomare V.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Papeete attractions planner.

Exeter, UK to Papeete is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Exeter to Papeete. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Tahiti, Arue, Taravao, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Taharuu Beach
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home
Paul Gauguin Museum ©
Paul Gauguin Museum

3
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, make a trip to Swimming with Turtles, Head underground at Aopo Lava Tubes, and head outdoors with Saleaula Lava Fields.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savai'i trip planner.

Getting from Papeete to Savai'i by combination of flight and ferry takes about 17 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Papeete to Savai'i is 23 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Apia: Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, take in the dramatic scenery at Papaseea Sliding Rock, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Apia online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Apr 23 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

2
nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, and get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Funafuti trip planning website.

You can fly from Apia to Funafuti in 15 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Apia to Funafuti due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Funafuti are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. You will leave for Nadi on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

10
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nadi: Sigatoka (Spas, Natadola Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nadi trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Nadi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Funafuti in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Nadi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Vuda Point Marina Fiji, Robinson Crusoe Island, Port Denarau Marina
Find places to stay May 4 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Espiritu Santo is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Champagne Beach, contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge, don't miss a visit to Million Dollar Point, and stroll through Nanda Blue Hole.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Espiritu Santo online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nadi to Espiritu Santo by flight takes about 9.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Espiritu Santo due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Espiritu Santo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

12
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 lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island, stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Vila route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Port Vila takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Vila can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koror.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Pele Island, Cascades Waterfalls, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay May 19 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

8
nights
Koror, Palau

Koror ©
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Go for a jaunt from Koror to Melekeok to see Big Drop-off about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, explore the activities along Jellyfish Lake, stop by Rur Giftshop & Cafe, and admire the sheer force of Ngardmau Falls.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Koror online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Vila to Koror takes 24 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Vila to Koror is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Vila in May; daily highs in Koror reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Drop-off, German Channel
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:
Highlights from your plan
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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