47 days in South Pacific Itinerary

47 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 9 nights
2
Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
3
Savai'i, Samoa
— 2 nights
4
Lalomanu, Samoa
— 1 night
5
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
6
Maupiti Island, French Polynesia
— 1 night
7
Papetoai, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
8
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
9
Alofi, Niue
— 2 nights
10
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
11
Neiafu, Tonga
— 1 night
12
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
13
Avarua, Cook Islands
— 1 night
14
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
15
Atiu, Cook Islands
— 2 nights

9
nights
Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago ©
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Park of American Samoa and Blunts Point Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Alava and Lower Sauma Ridge Hike. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fagatele Bay Trail, hike along National Park of American Samoa Breakers Point Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Congregational Christian Church, and explore the galleries of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pago Pago trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Pago Pago is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Pago Pago hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will leave for Apia on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tutuila, Fagatele Bay Trail, Blunts Point Trail
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National Park of American Samoa ©
National Park of American Samoa
Mount Alava ©
Mount Alava
Fagatele Bay Trail ©
Fagatele Bay Trail

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa and O le Pupu-Pue National Park. Get in touch with nature at Giant Clam Sanctuary and Lefaga Beach. Step out of Apia with an excursion to Cape Fatuosofia in Cape Fatuosofia--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Togitogiga Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, and look for gifts at Plantation House Samoa.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Apia attractions planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Pago Pago to Apia takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 23 hours traveling from Pago Pago to Apia. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, O le Pupu-Pue National Park, Cape Fatuosofia
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Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary
Togitogiga Waterfall ©
Togitogiga Waterfall

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Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
On the 19th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Aganoa Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, thenhunt for treasures at Salelologa Market, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, and finally don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, explore the fascinating underground world of Paia Dwarfs Cave, thenexplore the striking landscape at Aopo Lava Tubes, and finally head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savai'i travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Saleaula Lava Fields ©
Saleaula Lava Fields
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes

1
night
Lalomanu, Samoa

Lalomanu ©
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.The white sandy seaside is called Lalomanu Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation run by locals, including Litia Sini Beach Resort and Taufua Beach Fales, for tourists and visitors. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach, explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Sopoaga Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall.

Discover how to plan a Lalomanu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Savai'i to Lalomanu by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach

2
nights
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pahia, see Off-Road Tours, thensee the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench, and finally explore the galleries of Alain Despert. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, see the vivid underwater world at Tupitipiti Point, thenstop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bora Bora holiday planner.

You can fly from Lalomanu to Bora Bora in 30 hours. The time zone difference moving from Apia Standard Time to Tahiti Time is minus 23 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Pahia ©
Mount Pahia

1
night
Maupiti Island, French Polynesia

Maupiti Island ©
Tropical paradise doesn't get more surreal than on Maupiti Island, a volcano perched on a coral atoll and surrounded by a horseshoe of forested land.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Tereia Beach, thenhead outdoors with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then make a trip to Le Palais de la mer.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Maupiti Island trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bora Bora to Maupiti Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Papetoai.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

2
nights
Papetoai, French Polynesia

Papetoai ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, thenkick back and relax at Ta'ahiamanu Beach, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Afareaitu Waterfalls, and finally get outside with Cooks Bay. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Belvedere Lookout, stroll through Route des Ananas, relax in the rural setting at Lycee Agricole Opunohu, thentake in the awesome beauty at Magic Mountain, and finally look for gifts at Tahia Pearls Exquisite Tahitian Pearls.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Papetoai trip site.

You can fly from Maupiti Island to Papetoai in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Papetoai

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Moorea, Afareaitu Waterfalls, Off-Road Tours
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
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Cooks Bay ©
Cooks Bay
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas
Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach

3
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Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Pointe Venus, thenhead outdoors with Vallee de la Papenoo, thensee the interesting displays at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, and finally ponder the world of politics at Assemblee De La Polynesie Francaise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): head outdoors with Taravao Plateau, explore the activities along Bain de Vaima, explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Taharuu Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and finally look for gifts at Viamiti Perles.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Papeete tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Papetoai to Papeete by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Papeete can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alofi.

Things to do in Papeete

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Taravao, Pointe Venus, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Taharuu Beach
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Vallee de la Papenoo ©
Vallee de la Papenoo
Taravao Plateau ©
Taravao Plateau
Pointe Venus ©
Pointe Venus

2
nights
Alofi, Niue

Alofi ©
Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue, which is located within the Realm of New Zealand. Visit Togo Chasm and Peniamina's Grave for their historical value. Get outdoors at Matapa Chasm and Talava Arches. The adventure continues: stroll through Utuko Beach, kick back and relax at Limu Pools, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekalesia Church, and see the vivid underwater world at Tautu Reef.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alofi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Papeete to Alofi takes 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Papeete to Alofi is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Papeete in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Alofi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Alofi

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Limu Pools, Tautu Reef, Peniamina's Grave, Talava Arches, Togo Chasm
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Matapa Chasm ©
Matapa Chasm
Togo Chasm ©
Togo Chasm
Talava Arches ©
Talava Arches

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, kick back and relax at Ha'atafu Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nuku'alofa trip planner.

You can fly from Alofi to Nuku'alofa in 24 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 24 hours traveling from Alofi to Nuku'alofa. November in Nuku'alofa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
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Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Centenary Church ©
Centenary Church

1
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Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
On the 6th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Talau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral.

Start your trip to Neiafu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Neiafu in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Neiafu are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Neiafu

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral
Mt Talau ©
Mt Talau

3
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Step off the beaten path and head to Funafuti Marine Conservation Area and Tuvalu National Library. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau and shop like a local with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Funafuti trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Neiafu to Funafuti by flight takes about 31 hours. The time zone changes from Tonga Standard Time to Tuvalu Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Neiafu in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Funafuti: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Avarua.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Cook Islands Cultural Village, stroll through Tikioki Marine Reserve, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Titikaveka Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Avarua trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Avarua takes 33 hours. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Funafuti to Avarua due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Funafuti in November; daily highs in Avarua reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Avarua

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Titikaveka Beach
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 11:
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Titikaveka Beach ©
Titikaveka Beach
St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
On the 12th (Thu), stop by T & S Artworx, admire the natural beauty at Aitutaki Secret Garden, thenstroll through Aitutaki Lagoon, thentour the pleasant surroundings at O'otu Beach, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Akaiami, thenhead off the coast to One Foot Island, thenstep off the mainland to explore Moturakau, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Aitutaki road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Avarua to Aitutaki takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Atiu.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks Outdoors Nature
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O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach
Mount Maungapu ©
Mount Maungapu
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon

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Atiu, Cook Islands

Atiu
Atiu, also known as Enuamanu, is an island 187 km northeast of Rarotonga, in the Southern Islands group of the Cook Islands Archipelago.GeographyAtiu is a raised volcanic island surrounded by a reef from which rise 6m cliffs of fossilized coral (makatea). On the 14th (Sat), Head underground at Anatakitaki Cave (Kopeka Cave).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Atiu trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aitutaki to Atiu. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Atiu

Nature Parks
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