39 days in South Pacific Itinerary

39 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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39 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  27​h
1
Kangaroo Island, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Hobart, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Savaia, Samoa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Lalomanu, Samoa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
9
Taveuni Island, Fiji
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
10
Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
12
Albany, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Margaret River, Australia
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: London, United Kingdom

5
nights
Kangaroo Island, Australia

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and George's 40,000 Castle Lights. Explore hidden gems such as Seal Bay Conservation Park and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, relax in the rural setting at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, and hike along Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip planner.

London, UK to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

1
night
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally explore the world behind art at ArtVo. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Degraves Street.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

4
nights
Hobart, Australia

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Richmond Gaol and Constitution Dock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. David's Cathedral and St. John's Presbyterian Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Tessellated Pavement (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Government Farm (in Port Arthur). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at The Neck, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Moorilla Estate Winery, Richmond Gaol, Tessellated Pavement, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Highlights from your plan
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
The Neck ©
The Neck
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

1
night
Queenstown, New Zealand

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 13th (Thu), do a tasting at Chard Farm Winery, then steep yourself in history at Arrowtown Chinese Settlement, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally make a trip to Fallen Soldiers Memorial. Keep things going the next day: hike along Tobins Track, admire all the interesting features of Crown Range Road, then trek along Lake Hayes Walkway, and finally do a tasting at Amisfield Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary website .

Getting from Hobart to Queenstown by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) to New Zealand Standard Time is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arrowtown, Crown Range Road
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Lake Hayes Walkway ©
Lake Hayes Walkway

2
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Waimangu Cauldron, take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Waiotapu Boardwalk/ Mud Pool, then get impressive views of Waimangu Volcanic Valley, and finally identify plant and animal life at Redwoods Treewalk. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then appreciate the history behind Fred W Wylie Memorial Statue, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally trek along Blue Lake Track.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rotorua trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Queenstown to Rotorua in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Rotorua are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Waiotapu Boardwalk/ Mud Pool
Highlights from your plan
Waimangu Volcanic Valley ©
Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Redwoods Treewalk ©
Redwoods Treewalk

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Govetts Leap. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Giant Stairway). There's still lots to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Rotorua to Sydney in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Rotorua, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. You will leave for Savaia on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Giant Stairway, Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap, Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

1
night
Savaia, Samoa

Savaia ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Giant Clam Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Savaia day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Savaia with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Savaia is 3 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Savaia to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savaia

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Giant Clam Sanctuary ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary

1
night
Lalomanu, Samoa

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. For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lalomanu online route planner .

Traveling by car from Savaia to Lalomanu takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Taveuni Island.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Sopoaga Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

1
day
Taveuni Island, Fiji

Taveuni Island ©
Known as the Garden Island, Taveuni is a tropical paradise of tall mountains draped in lush rainforest, filled with delicate wildflowers and colorful birds, and dotted with cascading waterfalls.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waitabu Marine Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lavena Coastal Walk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Taveuni Island itinerary planning app .

Explore your travel options from Lalomanu to Taveuni Island with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lalomanu to Taveuni Island due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Taveuni Island can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Taveuni Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lavena Coastal Walk ©
Lavena Coastal Walk

3
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Momi Bay Battery Historic Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natadola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Hot Glass Fiji and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nadi holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Taveuni Island to Nadi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Taveuni Island in August, Nadi is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Momi Bay Battery Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Momi Bay Battery Historic Park ©
Momi Bay Battery Historic Park

4
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of the Winds and Red Desert Reptiles. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Field of Light. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Nadi to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Nadi to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nadi in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

4
nights
Albany, Australia

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cosy Corner Beach and Ocean Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Farm, Strawberry Hill and Princess Royal Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Denmark (Elephant Rocks & Shelley Beach). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Goode Beach, stroll through Frenchman Bay, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ellen Cove Boardwalk.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Bluff Knoll
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

3
nights
Margaret River, Australia

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hamelin Bay and Bunker Bay. Get outdoors at Sugarloaf Rock and Margaret River Mouth Beach. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, learn about winemaking at Brown Hill Estate, head outdoors with The Horse Resort (Location B) - Horse Riding Tours, and take in the exciting artwork at Boranup Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River tour builder site .

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Cape Naturaliste, Redgate Wines, Brown Hill Estate, Hamelin Bay Jetty
Highlights from your plan
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

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