60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  30​h
1
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Yaren, Nauru
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h
8
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 8 nights
Fly:  10​h
9
Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
10
Savai'i, Samoa
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Neiafu, Tonga
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
12
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
Nadi, Fiji
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
14
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Yap ©
Yap or Wa′ab traditionally refers to an island located in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, a part of the Federated States of Micronesia. Yap is known for historic sites, trails, classes, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Stone Money, explore the world behind art at The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia, contemplate the long history of Japanese Zeros, and view the masterpieces at Yap Art Studio Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yap trip website .

San Francisco, USA to Yap is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Yap, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yap are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are much warmer (77°F). On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Yap

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Park ©
Sunset Park
Stone Money ©
Stone Money
Japanese Zeros ©
Japanese Zeros

1
night
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk ©
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon and then identify plant and animal life at Kuop Atoll.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chuuk trip planner .

Getting from Yap to Chuuk by flight takes about 10.5 hours. In October in Chuuk, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll

2
nights
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
Majuro is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Majuro is known for nature, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Arno Atoll, browse the collection at Alele Museum and Public Library, snap pictures at Majuro Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Majuro trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chuuk to Majuro takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chuuk Time (CHUT) to Marshall Islands Time (MHT) is 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Majuro are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

2
nights
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

Tarawa Atoll ©
The capital of Kiribati, Tarawa Atoll has an administrative and cultural importance to the country as a whole and deserves to be explored by those visiting the islands.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get lost in a book at Kiribati National Library and Archives, then step off the mainland to explore Ambo Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tarawa Atoll tour planner.

You can fly from Majuro to Tarawa Atoll in 1.5 hours. In October in Tarawa Atoll, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Yaren.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

2
nights
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
On the 19th (Sat), get outside with Buada Lagoon, then go deep underground at Central Plateau, and then stroll through Anibare Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well, take a stroll around Civic Centre, then make a trip to Japanese Guns, and finally ponder the world of politics at Nauru Government House.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yaren route planner .

You can fly from Tarawa Atoll to Yaren in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

3
nights
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, museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, browse the eclectic array of goods at Honiara Central Market, get engrossed in the history at Japanese War Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon Islands National Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Honiara itinerary planning website .

Getting from Yaren to Honiara by flight takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Nauru Time (NRT) to Solomon Is. Time (SBT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II

5
nights
Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Step out of Luganville to go to Port Olry and see Port Olry Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Champagne Beach, and don't miss a visit to Magical Water Music Experience.

To plan Luganville vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Honiara to Luganville in 5.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Luganville when traveling from Honiara in October, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Luganville

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Espiritu Santo, Port Olry Beach
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

8
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.
Go for a jaunt from Port Vila to Pele Island to see Pele Island about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and examine the collection at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Vila online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Luganville to Port Vila takes an hour. Traveling from Luganville in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 66°F in Port Vila. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Pele Island, Cascades Waterfalls, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
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: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and look for gifts at Mailelani Samoa.

To plan Apia vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Port Vila to Apia in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Vanuatu Time to West Samoa Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Piula Cave Pool ©
Piula Cave Pool

4
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, explore the fascinating underground world of Paia Dwarfs Cave, head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater, and don't miss a visit to Swimming with Turtles.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Savai'i day trip planning site .

Getting from Apia to Savai'i by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

3
nights
Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
Neiafu is known for wildlife, parks, historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Talau, admire the natural beauty at Ene'io Botanical Garden, and hunt for treasures at Utakalongalu Market.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Neiafu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Savai'i to Neiafu takes 5.5 hours. In November in Neiafu, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ene'io Botanical Garden ©
Ene'io Botanical Garden
St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Nuku'alofa to Haveluliku to see Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ha'atafu Beach, explore the striking landscape at Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge, make a trip to Kingdomkoffie, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nuku'alofa online tour planner .

You can fly from Neiafu to Nuku'alofa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

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), Momi Bay Battery Historic Park (in Denarau Island) and Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours, & more). There's lots more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and play a few rounds at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nadi road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Nadi in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi due to the time zone difference. In November in Nadi, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island, Zipline, La Galerie, Robinson Crusoe Island
Find places to stay Nov 23 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for wildlife and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get lost in a book at Tuvalu National Library, look for gifts at Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre, and get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Funafuti online road trip planner .

Fly from Nadi to Funafuti in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. You will leave for home on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area

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