27 days in South Pacific Itinerary

27 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Brisbane, Australia
— 4 nights
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Mare, New Caledonia
— 1 night
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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 1 night
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Lifou, New Caledonia
— Few hours
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Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
— 1 night
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Lautoka, Fiji
— 1 night
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Suva, Fiji
— 1 night
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Apia, Samoa
— 1 day
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Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 1 night
10
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
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Raiatea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
12
Moorea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
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Papeete, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights

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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. Visit St. John's Anglican Cathedral and Albert Street Uniting Church for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Ipswich to see The Workshops Rail Museum about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at SparkLab, ScienCentre, steep yourself in history at Newstead House, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the interesting displays at Old Government House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brisbane holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brisbane. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mare.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Workshops Rail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium ©
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

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Mare, New Caledonia

Mare
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Yejele Beach.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mare travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brisbane to Mare. Traveling from Brisbane to Mare, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Mare sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Mare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Isle of Pines has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), head off the coast to Ile Moro, then head off the coast to Brush Island, and then head off the coast to Isle of Pines.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins travel route site.

Traveling by flight from Mare to Ile Des Pins takes 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lifou.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Isle of Pines ©
Isle of Pines
Ile Moro ©
Ile Moro

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Lifou, New Caledonia

Lifou ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Luecille Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lifou trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Lifou by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Aneityum Island.

Things to do in Lifou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Luecille Beach ©
Luecille Beach

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Aneityum Island, Vanuatu

Aneityum Island
Mystery Island has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), head off the coast to Mystery Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Aneityum Island visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lifou to Aneityum Island. In March, daily temperatures in Aneityum Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Lautoka.

Things to do in Aneityum Island

Nature · Parks

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Lautoka, Fiji

Lautoka ©
Lautoka is the second largest city of Fiji. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saweni beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lautoka online itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aneityum Island to Lautoka. The time zone difference when traveling from Aneityum Island to Lautoka is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Suva.

Things to do in Lautoka

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Saweni beach ©
Saweni beach

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Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dravuni Island. On the 10th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Thurston Garden and then head off the coast to Dravuni Island. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at 21K Gallery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Suva vacation planner.

Getting from Lautoka to Suva by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lautoka in March since evenings lows in Suva dip to 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Suva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dravuni Island ©
Dravuni Island
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
21K Gallery ©
21K Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lefaga Beach, look for gifts at Plantation House Samoa, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Samoa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Apia trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Suva to Apia with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Suva to Apia is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Pago Pago.

Things to do in Apia

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plantation House Samoa ©
Plantation House Samoa
Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa ©
Museum of Samoa ©
Museum of Samoa

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Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the galleries of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office, then enjoy the sand and surf at Two Dollar Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Sauma Ridge Hike. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Fagatele Bay Trail, then trek along Blunts Point Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Matafao Peak, and finally trek along Cloud Rainforest to Reef Hike.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pago Pago online holiday maker.

Traveling by ferry from Apia to Pago Pago takes 9 hours. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -23 hour difference. In March in Pago Pago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Blunts Point Trail, Matafao Peak, Fagatele Bay Trail
Highlights from your plan
Matafao Peak
Matafao Peak
Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office ©
Fagatele Bay Trail ©
Fagatele Bay Trail

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench, then explore the galleries of Alain Despert, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Bora Art Upstairs, then look for gifts at Robert Wan Bora Bora Boutiques, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bora Bora trip planner.

Getting from Pago Pago to Bora Bora by combination of flight and ferry takes about 31 hours. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Raiatea.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alain Despert ©
Alain Despert
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church ©
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church
Bora Art Upstairs ©
Bora Art Upstairs

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Raiatea, French Polynesia

Raiatea ©
Green, mountainous, and sacred to the ancient Polynesians, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Mercato Coperto di Uturoa, look for gifts at Vairua Perles, and then head off the coast to Motu Iriru.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Raiatea tour planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Raiatea in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Raiatea

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Motu Iriru ©
Motu Iriru
Vairua Perles ©
Vairua Perles

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
On the 18th (Wed), wander the streets of Route des Ananas, experience rural life at Lycee Agricole Opunohu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ta'ahiamanu Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Afareaitu Waterfalls.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moorea day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Raiatea to Moorea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach
Afareaitu Waterfalls ©
Afareaitu Waterfalls

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Memorial Site for Nuclear Testings., then admire the natural beauty at The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, and then kick back and relax at Taharuu Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art and then enjoy the sea views from Pointe Venus.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Papeete trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Moorea to Papeete takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Papeete sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pointe Venus, The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, Taharuu Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Pointe Venus ©
Pointe Venus
Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at TSB Wallace Arts Centre and Coast-to-Coast Walkway. Get some cultural insight at Holy Trinity Cathedral and St Matthew-in-the-City Church. When in Auckland, make a side trip to see Cooks Beach in Cooks Beach, approximately Cooks Beach away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Tamaki Drive, kick back and relax at Cheltenham Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take an in-depth tour of McCahon House Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Auckland vacation planner.

You can fly from Papeete to Auckland in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Tahiti Time (TAHT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 22 hours. While traveling from Papeete, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

McCahon House Museum, Cheltenham Beach, TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Cooks Beach
Highlights from your plan
St Matthew-in-the-City Church ©
St Matthew-in-the-City Church
TSB Wallace Arts Centre ©
TSB Wallace Arts Centre
McCahon House Museum ©
McCahon House Museum

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