16 days in Samoa Itinerary

16 days in Samoa Itinerary

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16 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
2
Savai'i
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Apia, Upolu
— 9 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Auckland

2
nights
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. On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Lalomanu Beach and then take in the pleasant sights at Lalomanu Crater Walk. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lalomanu trip planning website .

Auckland, New Zealand to Lalomanu is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to West Samoa Standard Time (WSST) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saleaula Lava Fields and Aopo Lava Tubes.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Savai'i online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lalomanu to Savai'i in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

9
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Giant Clam Sanctuary and Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia) and O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, take in the pleasant sights at Coastal Lava Cliff Walk, and admire the sheer force of Papapapaitai Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Apia trip maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Cape Fatuosofia, Giant Clam Sanctuary, O le Pupu-Pue National Park
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Giant Clam Sanctuary ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary

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