16 days in Samoa Itinerary

16 days in Samoa Itinerary

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16 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Apia, Upolu
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
3
Savai'i
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Apia Market, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Apia sightseeing planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Apia is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Melbourne to Apia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, O le Pupu-Pue National Park
Highlights from your plan
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock

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 (Sun), stroll through Lalomanu Beach and then take in the pleasant sights at Lalomanu Crater Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lalomanu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apia to Lalomanu takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

5
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, Head underground at Paia Dwarfs Cave, and don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Savai'i using our trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Lalomanu to Savai'i in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

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