26 days in South Pacific Itinerary

26 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
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Noumea, New Caledonia
— 1 day
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
— Few hours
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 1 day
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Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
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Ha'apai Islands, Tonga
— 1 day
Ferry to Vava'u, Fly to Apia
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Apia, Samoa
— 1 night
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 1 night
Fly to Bora Bora, Ferry to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— Few hours
Ferry to Bora Bora, Fly to Auckland
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Bus
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire all the interesting features of Fitzroy Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne sightseeing planning site.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Melbourne is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Melbourne, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in March, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Melbourne Zoo ©
Zoo
Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
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Sydney, Australia

The Harbour City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Melbourne to Sydney takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
The Rocks ©
Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6

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Noumea, New Caledonia

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
On the 1st (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Ville de Noumea and then head off the coast to Ile aux Canards island.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Noumea itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Noumea in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Noumea, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Noumea

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your trip

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Port Vila, Vanuatu

The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Vila online itinerary planner.

Fly from Noumea to Port Vila in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will leave for Honiara on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Port Vila

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

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Honiara, Solomon Islands

The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, then hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market, and then delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II.

Plan my day in Honiara using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Port Vila to Honiara in 5 hours. When traveling from Port Vila in April, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Honiara: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

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Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nadi road trip site.

You can fly from Honiara to Nadi in 6 hours. Traveling from Honiara to Nadi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Honiara in April since evenings lows in Nadi dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ha'apai Islands.

Things to do in Nadi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

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Ha'apai Islands, Tonga

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Ha'apai Divers At Matafonua Lodge Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ha'apai Islands tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Ha'apai Islands takes 6.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Ha'apai Islands due to the time zone difference. April in Ha'apai Islands sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Ha'apai Islands

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

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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 6th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Waterfall Sauniatu, take an in-depth tour of Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, then don't miss a visit to Apia Town Clock Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, and finally explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Apia trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ha'apai Islands to Apia in 14 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Apia

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then head off the coast to One Foot Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Akaiami, stroll through Aitutaki Lagoon, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Maungapu.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Aitutaki holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Apia to Aitutaki takes 21 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 23 hours traveling from Apia to Aitutaki. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Must see
Aitutaki Lagoon
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bora Bora trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Aitutaki to Bora Bora in 12 hours. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:

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Auckland, New Zealand

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Eden, then brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, then stop by Pauanesia, and finally make a trip to SkyTower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Auckland trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Auckland takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bora Bora to Auckland is 22 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Auckland Museum ©
Military Museum
Auckland Museum
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SkyTower ©
Observation Deck
SkyTower
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Mount Eden ©
Volcano
Mount Eden
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Rotorua, New Zealand

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Explore Rotorua's surroundings by going to Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway, Huka Honey Hive, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotorua day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Auckland to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Rotorua when traveling from Auckland in April, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Huka Falls Walkway
Waterfall
Huka Falls Walkway
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Queenstown, New Zealand

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, take a memorable tour with Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Queenstown, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Spa
Spas
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