11 days in Samoa Itinerary

11 days in Samoa Itinerary

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11 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  8​h
1
Apia, Upolu
— 6 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Savai'i
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Christchurch

6
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.
Step out of Apia with an excursion to Giant Clam Sanctuary in Savaia--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, hunt for treasures at Old Apia Market, and don't miss a visit to Samoa Cultural Village.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Apia trip itinerary planning website .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Apia is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Christchurch to Apia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

2
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Salelologa Market. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falealupo Canopy Walk and then make a trip to Swimming with Turtles.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Savai'i online visit planner .

Getting from Apia to Savai'i by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

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 24th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, then explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then admire the sheer force of Fuipisia Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Lalomanu Beach and then take in the pleasant sights at Lalomanu Crater Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lalomanu vacation maker app .

Getting from Savai'i to Lalomanu by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

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