8 days in Upolu Itinerary

8 days in Upolu Itinerary

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8 days in Upolu Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  5​h 45​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Auckland


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, historic sites, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Apia Market, and take in the dramatic scenery at Papapapaitai Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Apia journey maker site .

Auckland, New Zealand to Apia is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Apia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock


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. Lalomanu Crater Walk has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sopoaga Falls.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lalomanu online day trip planner .

Drive from Apia to Lalomanu in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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