60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Exeter, United Kingdom
Fly:  30 h
1
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  16 h 45 min
2
Savai'i, Samoa
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Apia, Samoa
— 8 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
4
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 10 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 12 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
8
Koror, Palau
— 8 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Exeter, United Kingdom

6
nights
Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Explore Papeete's surroundings by going to Taravao (Bain de Vaima & The Water Gardens of Vaipahi) and Taharuu Beach (in Papara). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum, and examine the collection at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Papeete attractions planner.

Exeter, UK to Papeete is an approximately 31- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Exeter to Papeete. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tahiti, Arue, Taravao, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Taharuu Beach
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home
Paul Gauguin Museum ©
Paul Gauguin Museum

3
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, get outside with Mount Matavanu Crater, enjoy the sand and surf at Aganoa Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savai'i road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Papeete to Savai'i takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight. The time zone changes from Tahiti Time to Apia Standard Time, which is usually a 23 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

8
nights
Apia, Samoa

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Apia: Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, enjoy the sand and surf at Lefaga Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Apr 23 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

2
nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and shop like a local with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Funafuti travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Apia to Funafuti takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time to Tuvalu Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Funafuti, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 31°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

10
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nadi: Sigatoka (Spas, Natadola Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nadi trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Nadi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Funafuti in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Nadi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Vuda Point Marina Fiji, Port Denarau Marina, Robinson Crusoe Island
Find places to stay May 4 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Espiritu Santo is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Champagne Beach, contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge, don't miss a visit to Million Dollar Point, and stroll through Nanda Blue Hole.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Espiritu Santo online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nadi to Espiritu Santo by flight takes about 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Espiritu Santo due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Espiritu Santo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

12
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pele Island in Pele Island (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island, stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and see the interesting displays at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Vila route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Port Vila takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Vila can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koror.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Efate, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay May 19 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

8
nights
Koror, Palau

Koror ©
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Go for a jaunt from Koror to Melekeok to see Big Drop-off about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Jellyfish Lake, and step off the mainland to explore Rock Islands.

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

Fly from Port Vila to Koror in 21.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Vila to Koror is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Vila in May: high temperatures in Koror hover around 37°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koror

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Drop-off, German Channel
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:
Highlights from your plan
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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