50 days in South Pacific Itinerary

50 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 night
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Nadi, Fiji
— 8 nights
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 9 nights
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Luganville, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 3 nights
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
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Neiafu, Tonga
— 4 nights
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Savai'i, Samoa
— 4 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 9 nights

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Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Funafuti trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Funafuti is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Tuvalu Time (TVT) is 20 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Funafuti: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
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Traveler Resource
Tuvalu National Library
3.8

8
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: La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island), Sigatoka (Vatukarasa Village, Natadola Beach, &more) and Momi Battery Historical Park (in Denarau Island). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, tee off at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club, and get outside with Cloud 9 Fiji.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nadi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Nadi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Funafuti in October, expect little chillier with lows of 70°F in Nadi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 17:
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9
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
When in Port Vila, make a side trip to see Pele Island in Pele Island, approximately Pele Island away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Vila online trip builder.

Fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time (FJT) to Vanuatu Standard Time (VUT) is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Port Vila can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 26:
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Island
Iririki Island
4.0

5
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Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Change things up with these side-trips from Luganville: Champagne Beach (in Espiritu Santo) and Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, steep yourself in history at SS President Coolidge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanda Blue Hole, and make a trip to Magical Water Music Experience.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luganville trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Port Vila to Luganville takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
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Nature / Park
Nanda Blue Hole
4.8

3
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Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls, admire the masterpieces at Solomon Islands National Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Honiara online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Luganville to Honiara takes 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Luganville in October since evenings lows in Honiara dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your trip

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Change things up with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Ha'atafu Beach, pause for some photo ops at Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuku'alofa online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Nuku'alofa takes 20.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honiara to Nuku'alofa. Traveling from Honiara in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nuku'alofa, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

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Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
Neiafu is known for wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Ene'io Botanical Garden, hunt for treasures at Utakalongalu Market, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Talau, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Neiafu travel site.

Getting from Nuku'alofa to Neiafu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In November in Neiafu, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
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Mountain
Mt Talau
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Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall, kick back and relax at Aganoa Beach, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, and Head underground at Paia Dwarfs Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savai'i trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Neiafu to Savai'i in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
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Geologic Formation
Alofaaga Blowholes
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Waterfall
Afu Aau Waterfall
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Apia, Samoa

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Apia side-trips: Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, make a trip to Samoa Cultural Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Papaseea Sliding Rock, and kick back and relax at Tafa Tafa Beach.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Apia road trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
To Sua Ocean Trench
4.7

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