25 days in South Pacific Itinerary

25 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Port Fairy, Australia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
4
Nadi, Fiji
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Avarua, Cook Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  37 h
End: Zurich, Switzerland

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Sydney is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Sydney. In January, Sydney is warmer than Zurich - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Port Fairy, Australia

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts, then head off the coast to Griffiths Island, then admire the landmark architecture of Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, and finally explore the activities along Moyne River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, then stroll the grounds of Port Fairy Public Cemetery, and finally get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Fairy day trip planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Port Fairy in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island ©
Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island

5
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nadi: Hot Glass Fiji (in Korotogo) and Sigatoka (Natadola Beach & Tavuni Hill Fort). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, play a few rounds at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nadi trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Fairy to Nadi. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Fairy to Nadi is 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Nadi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:
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Cloud 9 Fiji ©
Cloud 9 Fiji
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Auckland Museum, stop by Pauanesia, and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Viaduct Harbour, take a stroll through Devonport, then kick back and relax at Cheltenham Beach, and finally get impressive views of Mount Eden.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Auckland online journey planner.

Getting from Nadi to Auckland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Nadi in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Auckland: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Cheltenham Beach
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Mount Eden ©
Mount Eden

3
nights
Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Avarua is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Perfumes of Rarotonga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aroa Marine Reserve.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Avarua tour itinerary app.

Getting from Auckland to Avarua by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Avarua is minus 22 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in February: highs in Avarua hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Avarua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Titikaveka Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Titikaveka Beach ©
Titikaveka Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon

3
nights
Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Aitutaki is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Aitutaki Lagoon, admire the natural beauty at Aitutaki Secret Garden, step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aitutaki online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Avarua to Aitutaki takes 1.5 hours. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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