16 days in Sydney & Fiji Itinerary

16 days in Sydney & Fiji Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney & Fiji Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Bus + Fly:  25 h
1
Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  9 h
2
Pacific Harbour, Fiji
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Suva, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Taveuni Island, Fiji
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  27 h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): stop by Haigh's Chocolates and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Pacific Harbour.

Things to do in Sydney

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Pacific Harbour, Fiji

Pacific Harbour ©
At the eastern end of Coral Coast, only a short drive from Suva, lies Pacific Harbour, Fiji's self-styled adventure capital.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Paradise Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, tee off at The Pearl Championship Golf Course, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pacific Harbour online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Pacific Harbour in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Pacific Harbour is 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Pacific Harbour: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Suva.

Things to do in Pacific Harbour

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Shark Diving
The Pearl Golf Course ©
The Pearl Golf Course

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Fiji Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then identify plant and animal life at Colo-I-Suva Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at TappooCity, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and then hunt for treasures at Suva Municipal Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Suva sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Pacific Harbour to Suva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Suva are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Taveuni Island.

Things to do in Suva

Shopping Wildlife Parks
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Suva Municipal Market ©
Suva Municipal Market
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum
Colo-I-Suva Forest Park ©
Colo-I-Suva Forest Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Tavoro Waterfalls, then experience rural life at Civa Pearl Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Lavena Coastal Walk. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bouma National Heritage Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Taveuni Island travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Suva to Taveuni Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Taveuni Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lavena Coastal Walk ©
Lavena Coastal Walk
Bouma National Heritage Park ©
Bouma National Heritage Park
Tavoro Waterfalls ©
Tavoro Waterfalls

4
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Shop till you drop at Hot Glass Fiji and Nadi Market. Escape the urban bustle at Natadola Beach and Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool. Get out of town with these interesting Nadi side-trips: Sigatoka (Baravi Handcrafts & Kula Wild Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Subar Maniya.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nadi vacation builder.

Getting from Taveuni Island to Nadi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nadi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool ©
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool
Hot Glass Fiji ©
Hot Glass Fiji

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