16 days in Fiji & Gisborne Itinerary

16 days in Fiji & Gisborne Itinerary

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16 days in Fiji & Gisborne Itinerary

Start: Gisborne, New Zealand
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
2
Nadi, Fiji
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
3
Mana Island, Fiji
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + taxi:  5​h
4
Pacific Harbour, Fiji
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Gisborne, New Zealand
— 4 nights
End: Gisborne, New Zealand

2
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Hot Glass Fiji, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Subar Maniya. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nadi attractions planner .

Gisborne, New Zealand to Nadi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. October in Nadi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Nadi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Sigatoka
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Hot Glass Fiji ©
Hot Glass Fiji

5
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Natadola Beach and Denarau Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Denarau Golf and Racquet Club. Step out of Nadi with an excursion to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Sigatoka--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Cloud 9 Fiji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, make a trip to Fiji Culture Village, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nadi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Auckland, New Zealand to Nadi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland in October, you will find days in Nadi are warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mana Island.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Denarau Island, Sigatoka
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Mana Island, Fiji

Mana Island ©
Barely 2 km (1.25 mi) across, the miniscule Mana Island is inhabited only thanks to a handful of resorts, which make the most of white-sand beaches appealing to vacationers from around the globe.
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach and then kick back and relax at Sunset Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mana Island road trip website .

Traveling by ferry from Nadi to Mana Island takes 3 hours. In October in Mana Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pacific Harbour.

Things to do in Mana Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

2
nights
Pacific Harbour, Fiji

At the eastern end of Coral Coast, only a short drive from Suva, lies Pacific Harbour, Fiji's self-styled adventure capital.
On the 19th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Fiji Museum and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Mana Island to Pacific Harbour takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Pacific Harbour are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Gisborne.

Things to do in Pacific Harbour

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Fiji Museum
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Shark Diving
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum

4
nights
Gisborne, New Zealand

Gisborne ©
A holiday in Gisborne incorporates both leisure and culture.
Visit Makorori Beach and Mokotahi Hill for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Eastwoodhill Arboretum and Rere Rockslide. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gisborne: Morere (Morere Hot Springs & Nikau Loop Track). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Millton Vineyards & Winery, hike along Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve Walks, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sunshine Brewery & Taproom, and admire the masterpieces at Tairawhiti Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gisborne tour itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Pacific Harbour to Gisborne with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gisborne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Morere, Manutuke, Eastwoodhill Arboretum, Mokotahi Hill, Lake Waikaremoana
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Rere Rockslide ©
Rere Rockslide
Eastwoodhill Arboretum ©
Eastwoodhill Arboretum
Morere Hot Springs ©
Morere Hot Springs

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