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. Shop till you drop at Old Apia Market and Janet's. Get in touch with nature at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve and Vaiala Beach. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Samoa Cultural Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Apia trip itinerary planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Apia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sydney to Apia. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

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Fugalei Market ©
Fugalei Market
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've now added Fugalei Market to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Giant Clam Sanctuary and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll explore and learn at Plantation House Samoa and Tiapapata Art Centre. Change things up with a short trip to To Sua Ocean Trench in Lotofaga (about 1h 05 min away). See some other sides of Apia: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefaga Beach, browse the exhibits of EFKS Museum, admire the sheer force of Papapapaitai Falls, and kick back and relax at Salamumu Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Apia attractions planner.

Getting from Savai'i to Apia by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench, Giant Clam Sanctuary
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Scuba & Snorkeling