14 days in South Pacific Itinerary

14 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 2 nights
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Mauke, Cook Islands
— 1 night
Fly to Faa'a International Airport, Drive to Moorea
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Moorea, French Polynesia
— 1 night
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Drive to Moorea, Ferry to Papeete/Tahiti, Fly to Wellington

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Change things up with a short trip to Milford Sound in Te Anau (about 1h 45 min away). The adventure continues: trek along Hollyford Track, explore the activities along Lake Gunn, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and learn about winemaking at Peregrine Wines.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip itinerary planner.

Wellington to Queenstown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Sydney, Australia

The Harbour City

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, visit Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip app.

Getting from Queenstown to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Apia, Samoa

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Pacific Jewell Gift Shop & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Sauniatu, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Apia trip itinerary site.

Fly from Sydney to Apia in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Apia Standard Time (WSST) is 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mauke.

Things to do in Apia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Mauke, Cook Islands

Mauke is an island of the Cook Islands archipelago, lying in the central-southern Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Zion church.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mauke trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Apia to Mauke with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 23 hours traveling from Apia to Mauke. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moorea.

Things to do in Mauke

Historic Sites
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Moorea, French Polynesia

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Keep things going the next day: stop by Eva Perles Pearl Buying, wander the streets of Route des Ananas, and then take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Moorea, use our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Mauke to Moorea with the Route module. In March in Moorea, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails
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Upolu travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · History Museums
Samoa's second-largest island, Upolu contains the nation's capital city, along with the majority of its population. Head for the island's host of gorgeous beaches to journey into a world of crashing waves, blue waters, and endless sunshine, or trek through vast landscapes of picturesque plantations and wild rainforests. Be sure to stop by the bustling city of Apia, where those on tour of Upolu can find energetic markets, resorts, and restaurants awaiting them. Traveling around the island on its single main road remains a solid option for exploring popular tourist attractions.