14 days in South Pacific Itinerary

14 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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14 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Wellington, New Zealand
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Apia, Samoa
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
4
Mauke, Cook Islands
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
5
Moorea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Wellington, New Zealand


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3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Change things up with a short trip to Milford Sound in Te Anau (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, get interesting insight from Tours, pause for some photo ops at William Gilbert Rees Statue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Queenstown road trip planning tool .

Wellington to Queenstown is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

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Outdoors Parks Trails

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Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track

4
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Manly Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Queenstown to Sydney in 6 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Queenstown to Sydney due to the time zone difference. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Apia, Samoa

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.
On the 9th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours and then stop by Pacific Jewell Gift Shop & Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then admire the sheer force of Waterfall Sauniatu, and finally admire the striking features of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Apia journey planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Apia in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to West Samoa Standard Time is 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Mauke.

Things to do in Apia

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Side Trip

Waterfall Sauniatu
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©

1
night
Mauke, Cook Islands

Mauke
Mauke is an island of the Cook Islands archipelago, lying in the central-southern Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zion church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mauke online sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Apia to Mauke with the Route module. Traveling from Apia to Mauke, you'll gain 23 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Moorea.

Things to do in Mauke

Historic Sites
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1
night
Moorea, French Polynesia

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
On the 12th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Eva Perles Pearl Buying, then take a stroll through Route des Ananas, and then get great views at Belvedere Lookout.

Make your Moorea itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mauke to Moorea. March in Moorea sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas

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