60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  26 h
1
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Nadi, Fiji
— 9 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 9 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
6
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Neiafu, Tonga
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  5 h 15 min
8
Savai'i, Samoa
— 6 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Apia, Samoa
— 9 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

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 parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, get a taste of the local shopping with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre, and ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

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San Francisco, USA to Funafuti is an approximately 26- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Tuvalu Time (TVT), which is usually a 20 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Funafuti: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 79°F at night. You'll set off for Nadi on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

9
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nadi: La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island), Momi Battery Historical Park (in Denarau Island) and Sigatoka (Vatukarasa Village, Natadola Beach, &more). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, get outside with Cloud 9 Fiji, step off the mainland to explore Robinson Crusoe Island, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nadi trip site.

You can fly from Funafuti to Nadi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Funafuti in October, Nadi is slightly colder at night with lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island, La Galerie, Robinson Crusoe Island, Zipline
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

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. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, see the interesting displays at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and steep yourself in history at Ekasup Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Vila trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Fiji Standard Time to Vanuatu Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in Port Vila sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Efate, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Explore Luganville's surroundings by going to Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry), Champagne Beach (in Espiritu Santo) and Tuffuntari Waterfall (in Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Hog Harbour). The adventure continues: Head underground at Millennium Cave, stroll through Nanda Blue Hole, make a trip to Million Dollar Point, and contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge.

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Fly from Port Vila to Luganville in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

5
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, pause for some photo ops at Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Japanese War Memorial.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Honiara online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Luganville to Honiara in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Honiara when traveling from Luganville in November, with lows around 84°F. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral

4
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 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Ha'atafu Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, and browse the fresh offerings at Talamahu Markets.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nuku'alofa trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Honiara to Nuku'alofa in 18 hours. The time zone changes from Solomon Islands Time (SBT) to Tonga Standard Time (TOT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honiara in November, Nuku'alofa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 71°F. You'll set off for Neiafu on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes

5
nights
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, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Utakalongalu Market, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Neiafu trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Neiafu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Neiafu, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Savai'i.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ene'io Botanical Garden ©
Ene'io Botanical Garden
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mt Talau ©
Mt Talau

6
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, take in the dramatic natural features at Aopo Lava Tubes, and stroll through Falealupo Canopy Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Savai'i road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Neiafu to Savai'i takes 6.5 hours. You'll set off for Apia on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga), Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk) and Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, and get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Apia online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench, Giant Clam Sanctuary, Cape Fatuosofia
Find places to stay Nov 22 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

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