8 days in Samoa Itinerary

8 days in Samoa Itinerary

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8 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Apia, Upolu
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Savai'i
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Auckland

5
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.
Apia is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Papaseea Sliding Rock, get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, make a trip to Samoa Cultural Village, and hunt for treasures at Old Apia Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Apia trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Apia is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Auckland to Apia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Upolu
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©

1
night
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, and then admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savai'i trip builder tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lalomanu Beach, explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lalomanu trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Savai'i to Lalomanu by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

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