31 days in Oceania Itinerary

31 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Koror, Palau
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
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Apia, Samoa
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Sigatoka, Fiji
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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Nadi, Fiji
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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Yaren, Nauru
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Koror, Palau

— 3 nights
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Koror is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, delve into the distant past at Stone Monoliths, browse the exhibits of Belau Art Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Milky Way.

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Baghdad, Iraq to Koror is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Baghdad to Koror due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Baghdad in July, expect nights in Koror to be little chillier, around 30°C, while days are much colder, around 36°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Chuuk.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

— 3 nights
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stroll through Kuop Atoll and then contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chuuk trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Koror to Chuuk takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Chuuk are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You'll set off for Majuro on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Majuro, Marshall Islands

— 3 nights
On the 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, then get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library, and then snap pictures at Majuro Bridge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arno Atoll.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Majuro travel planner.

Fly from Chuuk to Majuro in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chuuk to Majuro is 2 hours. In July in Majuro, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. You will leave for Tarawa Atoll on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Majuro

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

— 2 nights
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 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, then stroll through Ambo Island, and finally get your bearings at Kiribati National Library and Archives.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Majuro to Tarawa Atoll in 13 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Funafuti.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

— 2 nights
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Funafuti trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Tarawa Atoll to Funafuti in 7 hours. July in Funafuti sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. You will leave for Apia on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Apia, Samoa

— 3 nights
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 16th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, stroll through Papapapaitai Falls, stroll through Togitogiga Waterfall, stroll through Sopoaga Falls, then stroll through Piula Cave Pool, and finally stroll through Falefa Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefaga Beach, get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, then stroll through Papaseea Sliding Rock, and finally shop like a local with Plantation House Samoa.

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You can fly from Funafuti to Apia in 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Funafuti to Apia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Sigatoka, Fiji

— 2 nights
Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Robinson Crusoe Island and then kick back and relax at Natadola Beach. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an exotic tour of Off-Road Cave Safari, then browse the different shops at Maui Bay Shopping Centre, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sigatoka route planning website.

You can fly from Apia to Sigatoka in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Apia to Sigatoka is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:

Nuku'alofa, Tonga

— 2 nights
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.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Nuku'alofa online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Sigatoka to Nuku'alofa in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time to Tonga Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sigatoka in July: highs in Nuku'alofa hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Nadi, Fiji

— 2 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and then explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool. On the next day, push the limits with an extreme tour, go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nadi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Nadi takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi. Traveling from Nuku'alofa in July, expect nights in Nadi to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can fly to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Port Vila, Vanuatu

— 2 nights
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.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, then steep yourself in history at Ekasup Village, and then explore the galleries of The Vanuatu Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island, take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, admire all the interesting features of Underwater Post Office, then stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Port Vila trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Port Vila takes 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Port Vila. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Honiara.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Honiara, Solomon Islands

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, see what you can catch with Ripples Boat Charters, stroll through Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, stroll through Tenaru Falls, then explore the galleries of Vilu War Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II.

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Fly from Port Vila to Honiara in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Port Vila in July, Honiara is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 33°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yaren.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Yaren, Nauru

— 2 nights
To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yaren vacation planner.

Fly from Honiara to Yaren in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Honiara to Yaren, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Palau travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Visit Palau for an island holiday of exploration, relaxation, and culture. Adventure across the country's many limestone islands, covered in a wealth of vegetation and brimming with wildlife, and head out into the surrounding waters to dive, snorkel, and swim in an abundant marine environment. Learn about the native culture during your Palau holiday through traditional villages, live performances, and, of course, by delving into the local cuisine. Tours and accommodations across the islands offer good, convenient options for exploring the atolls at your own pace.

Federated States of Micronesia travel guide

3.9
Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks · Ruins
Visit the Federated States of Micronesia to experience life on its 607 small islands, scattered across more than 2,600,000 sq km (1,000,000 sq mi) of the Pacific Ocean. These tropical lands dotted in the sea formed as the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago. Today, the four states each have their distinct culture, but share a common ideal of sustainability coupled with an abundance of biological diversity on land and at sea. Enjoy the traditions of the welcoming Micronesian people, and travel between the islands to observe their similarities and differences. A Micronesia holiday offers true exploration, with points of historical, biological, and cultural interest.

Marshall Islands travel guide

3.6
Bridges · Nature & Parks · Churches
A chain of coral atolls and volcanic islands, Marshall Islands are probably best know for their coral reefs, which teem with marine life. A holiday in Marshall Islands is the perfect choice for anyone looking for that classic beach experience on white sand lapped by gentle warm waves. You'll probably spend most of your time there swimming, snorkeling, or diving. If you're a fan of cultural activities, consider visiting a few farms or explore the curio shops, which sell souvenirs made using traditional methods.

Republic of Kiribati travel guide

3.1
Nature & Parks · Government Buildings · Churches
You'll find a surprising number of vacation ideas in Kiribati, an island nation boasting a rich cultural and natural abundance. The 33 coral islands offer world-class fishing spots, marine and terrestrial reserves, and great places to try a range of water sports. Its refreshingly noncommercial and lively culture engages visitors with its colors, vibrancy, and welcoming character. Experience the local philosophy of subsistence in the villages, where delicious cuisine and traditional ceremonies take precedence. On a different note, history buffs will appreciate sites commemorating an infamous World War II battle that took place here. Head farther inland for an adventurer's holiday--exploring the forests, discovering a wealth of impressive natural features, and identifying the diversity of plant and animal life.

Tuvalu travel guide

3.8
Nature & Parks · Government Buildings
A group of tiny atolls and reef islands in the South Pacific, Tuvalu offers plenty of seaside appeal. Most visitors start and end their tour of Tuvalu on Fongfale, the main islet where you'll find the majority of accommodations and other tourist-oriented facilities. Beaches fringed by palms remain the main attractions on Tuvalu, with visitors coming to dive and snorkel the waters sheltering a variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. Others head for the uninhabited islets, which provide no amenities but plenty of chances to spot a range of sea birds.

Samoa travel guide

3.9
Nature & Parks · History Museums · Tourist Spots
Enchanting Samoa and its people boast a legendarily laid-back approach to life, and clocks and set times are merely a formality here. The society remains a proud one, deeply connected to a set of millennia-old traditions known as "Fa'a Samoa"--the Samoan Way. Spread out over two main islands and several smaller landmasses, Samoa is a land of incredible contrasts and natural beauty, home to rocky volcanic mountains and expansive beaches, rugged cliffs and lush rainforests. Visitors on holiday in Samoa can easily spend their time exploring the country's exotic interior and untamed coastal reaches, which offer plenty of wildlife and fantastic landscapes. Alternatively, they can just as readily kick back in sleepy seaside villages, indulging in a full-service resort, or splash around in lagoons and at beaches that hold their place among the world's best.

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Outdoor Activities
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.

Tonga travel guide

3.9
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
The Friendly Islands
Spread out over 177 islands, Tonga features an incredible array of natural environments and places to visit. "Island time" remains omnipresent in Tonga, and visitors may find that locals are in little hurry in their day-to-day lives. While sightseeing in Tonga, head for the country's three main island groupings--Vava'u, Ha'apai, and Tongatapu--to enjoy a taste of their world-class snorkeling and diving opportunities. Reefs and forests burst with life and lush foliage, and lend themselves well to enjoying the great outdoors, while sun-kissed beaches and idyllic lagoons make for fantastic lazy days along the shore. Alternatively, take advantage of the country's prolific whale-watching industry--frequently ranked among the best on the planet.

Vanuatu travel guide

4.4
Nature & Parks · Waterfalls · Scuba & Snorkeling
Composed of 83 rugged islands spread out over a stretch of nearly 1,300 km (810 mi), Vanuatu features a huge diversity of natural environments and cultures. A fusion of British, French, Polynesian, and Melanesian influences, the nation combines devout religious devotion with the slow, relaxed pace of island life. Lush rainforests and thriving coral sanctuaries abound across the island chain and feature a colorful array of native wildlife and plant species that make for fantastic snorkeling, diving, and hiking excursions. Active volcanoes remain among the biggest attractions in Vanuatu, along with the chain's stunning beaches and shimmering blue waters. Despite the nation's harsh volcanic landscapes, rocky coast, and lack of arable land, Vanuatu is a warm and welcoming place to visit, as its people do everything they can to make tourists feel right at home.

Solomon Islands travel guide

3.9
Nature & Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling · Flea Markets
Build your Solomon Islands trip around the many enriching diving experiences available, or plan a relaxing break on a luxuriously sandy and peaceful beach. Witness the vibrant culture of the local people on an eco-friendly guided walk, shopping for locally made handicrafts, and sampling the local cuisine. Solomon Islands still bears the marks of a very different aspect of its history, when some of the most intense fighting in World War II happened here. Learn about this dark chapter through memorials, museums, artifacts, and relics, both on land and under the sea.

Nauru travel guide

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Tourist Spots · Nature & Parks · Outdoor Activities
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.