47 days in South Pacific Itinerary

47 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 9 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
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Savai'i, Samoa
— 2 nights
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Lalomanu, Samoa
— 1 night
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
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Maupiti Island, French Polynesia
— 1 night
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Papetoai, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
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Papeete, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
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Alofi, Niue
— 2 nights
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
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Neiafu, Tonga
— 1 night
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
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Avarua, Cook Islands
— 1 night
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
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Atiu, Cook Islands
— 2 nights

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Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago ©
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office and Jean P. Haydon Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to National Park of American Samoa and Fagatele Bay Trail. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Alava, hike along World War II Heritage Trail, stroll through Lower Sauma Ridge Hike, and kick back and relax at Two Dollar Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pago Pago day trip site.

San Francisco, USA to Pago Pago is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, Pago Pago is warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 80°F and lows of 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Apia.

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Mountain
Mount Alava
4.4
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Nature / Park
Fagatele Bay Trail
2.1

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa and Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plantation House Samoa and Samoa Culture Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia), Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports (in Mulifanua) and O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu). Next up on the itinerary: explore the gorgeous colors at Giant Clam Sanctuary, Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, take in the dramatic scenery at Papapapaitai Falls, and soothe aching muscles at Yoga Samoa.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Apia trip planner.

Getting from Pago Pago to Apia by ferry takes about 9 hours. Traveling from Pago Pago to Apia, you'll lose 23 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Find places to stay Jan 11 — 18:
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Waterfall
Papapapaitai Falls
3.7
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports
4.6

2
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Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
On the 19th (Tue), get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, Head underground at Paia Dwarfs Cave, then Head underground at Aopo Lava Tubes, and finally get outside with Mount Matavanu Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, make a trip to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, then admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aganoa Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savai'i trip builder.

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

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Waterfall
Afu Aau Waterfall
4.6
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Outdoor Activity
Saleaula Lava Fields
3.9
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Geologic Formation
Alofaaga Blowholes
4.4

1
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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 (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach, explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, then take 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 (Thu) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:
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Waterfall
Sopoaga Falls
4.2

2
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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 (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Leopard Rays Trench, take in the exciting artwork at Bora Art Upstairs, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pahia. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Natura Discovery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, and then look for gifts at Baldini perles.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bora Bora holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Lalomanu to Bora Bora in 30 hours. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time (WSST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT), which is usually a -23 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
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Off-Road Tour
Natura Discovery
4.6
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Mountain
Mount Pahia
4.4

1
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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.
On the 24th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Maupiti Diving, then get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then kick back and relax at Tereia Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Maupiti Island trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bora Bora to Maupiti Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Papetoai.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Maupiti Diving
4.8
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Beach
Tereia Beach
4.3

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Papetoai, French Polynesia

Papetoai ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Lycee Agricole Opunohu, then take a stroll through Route des Ananas, and then get a dose of the wild on Moorea Vip Tours. Keep things going the next day: stop by Pareo Perso, then steep yourself in history at Tiki Village Cultural Center, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Moorea Activities Center, and finally admire the sheer force of Afareaitu Waterfalls.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Papetoai trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Maupiti Island to Papetoai takes 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Papetoai can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Papetoai

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Moorea Activities Center
5.0
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Neighborhood
Route des Ananas
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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 (Wed), contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, head outdoors with Vallee de la Papenoo, then look for gifts at Manapearl Tahiti, then take in the exciting artwork at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with Tahiti Dream Tours, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, then examine the collection at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Papeete trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Papetoai to Papeete takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In January in Papeete, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alofi.

Things to do in Papeete

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
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Lighthouse
Pointe Venus
4.2
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Outdoor Activity
Vallee de la Papenoo
4.3
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Historic Site
James Norman Hall Home
4.2

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Alofi, Niue

Alofi ©
Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue, which is located within the Realm of New Zealand. Get outdoors at Avaiki Cave and Limu Pools. Get a sense of the local culture at Togo Chasm and Ekalesia Church. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Utuko Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Peniamina's Grave, stroll through Opaahi Landing, and see the vivid underwater world at Tautu Reef.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alofi trip planner.

Getting from Papeete to Alofi by flight takes about 14.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Papeete to Alofi due to the time zone difference. In January in Alofi, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Alofi

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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Nature / Park
Tautu Reef
4.2
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Historic Walking Area
Togo Chasm
5.0
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Nature / Park
Avaiki Cave
5.0

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Talamahu Markets, then paddle through the water with Fatai Kayak Adventures, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Cook's Landing Place. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at Island Glow, pause for some serene contemplation at Centenary Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa trip maker site.

Getting from Alofi to Nuku'alofa by flight takes about 24 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 24 hours traveling from Alofi to Nuku'alofa. In February, daily temperatures in Nuku'alofa can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
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Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
On the 6th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Talau.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Neiafu attractions site.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Neiafu in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Neiafu

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
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Mountain
Mt Talau
4.1

3
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, and then stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

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. In February in Funafuti, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Avarua.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife · Parks
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Traveler Resource
Tuvalu National Library
3.8

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Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
On the 11th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), then get a dose of the wild on Adventure Cook Islands, then contemplate the long history of Cook Islands Cultural Village, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tikioki Marine Reserve.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Avarua online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Avarua takes 33 hours. The time zone changes from Tuvalu Time (TVT) to Cook Islands Standard Time (CKT), which is usually a -22 hour difference. In February in Avarua, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Avarua

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
On the 12th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, head off the coast to Moturakau, then stroll through Aitutaki Lagoon, then tour 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, then surround yourself with nature on Aitutaki Adventures, then stop by T & S Artworx, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Aitutaki Secret Garden.

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 (Sat) early enough to travel to Atiu.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:
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Must see
Aitutaki Lagoon
4.9
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Mountain
Mount Maungapu
5.0
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Beach
O'otu Beach
4.9

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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 (Sun), 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. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Atiu

Nature · Parks
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