13 days in Apia & Savai'i Itinerary

13 days in Apia & Savai'i Itinerary

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13 days in Apia & Savai'i Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney


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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fugalei Market. Get in touch with nature at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve and Vaiala Beach. There's more to do: hunt for treasures at Old Apia Market and don't miss a visit to Samoa Cultural Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Apia vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Apia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sydney to Apia due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Shopping Nature
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Vaiala Beach ©
Vaiala Beach
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve
Old Apia Market ©
Old Apia Market


Savai'i ©
Step out of the city life by going to Alofaaga Blowholes and Falealupo Canopy Walk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Savai'i trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Falealupo Canopy Walk ©
Falealupo Canopy Walk


Apia ©
You'll get in some beach time at Lefaga Beach and Tafa Tafa Beach. Step out of the city life by going to To Sua Ocean Trench and Sopoaga Falls. Step out of Apia to go to Savaia and see Giant Clam Sanctuary, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Enjoy Apia some more: get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Papapapaitai Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Salamumu Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Apia route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, To Sua Ocean Trench
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Piula Cave Pool ©
Piula Cave Pool