60 days in Oceania Itinerary

60 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Koror, Palau
— 7 nights
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 4 nights
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 2 nights
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 8 nights
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Savai'i, Samoa
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Mulifanua, Drive to Apia, Fly to Nuku'alofa
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 5 nights
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Nadi, Fiji
— 7 nights
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 6 nights
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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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Koror, Palau

— 7 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: explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Rock Islands, and take an in-depth tour of Etpison Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koror sightseeing planner.

Baghdad, Iraq to Koror is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Chamorro Standard Time (ChST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Baghdad in July, plan for colder days in Koror, with highs around 36°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly to Chuuk.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 9:

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

— 2 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 10th (Sat): explore the activities along Truk Lagoon and then stroll through Kuop Atoll.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Chuuk trip maker.

You can fly from Koror to Chuuk in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Majuro, Marshall Islands

— 4 nights
Majuro is known for parks and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Arno Atoll and get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Majuro trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Chuuk to Majuro takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chuuk Time to Marshall Islands Time is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Majuro are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ambo Island, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Kiribati National Library and Archives.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Majuro to Tarawa Atoll takes 13 hours. In July in Tarawa Atoll, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Funafuti.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

— 2 nights
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. On the 18th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, and then get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Funafuti online trip builder.

Getting from Tarawa Atoll to Funafuti by flight takes about 7 hours. In July in Funafuti, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Apia.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Apia, Samoa

— 8 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Yoga Samoa, stroll through Papaseea Sliding Rock, and get outside with AquaSamoa.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Apia trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Apia takes 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Tuvalu Time to Apia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 27:

Savai'i, Samoa

— 3 nights
Savai'i is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alofaaga Blowholes, pick up some local products at Salelologa Market, get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, and explore and take pictures at Swimming with Turtles.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Savai'i online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Nuku'alofa, Tonga

— 5 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.
Take a break from Nuku'alofa with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ha'atafu Beach, cast your line with Whale Dive Tonga, pause for some photo ops at Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Centenary Church.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuku'alofa trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Savai'i to Nuku'alofa takes 9.5 hours. July in Nuku'alofa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Nadi, Fiji

— 7 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore Nadi's surroundings by going to Sigatoka (Tavuni Hill Fort, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, make a trip to Fiji Culture Village, and take in the waterfront activity at Vuda Point Marina Fiji.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nadi day trip app.

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 August, 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 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 11:

Port Vila, Vanuatu

— 6 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.
When in Port Vila, make a side trip to see Pele Island in Pele Island, approximately Pele Island away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island, and stroll through The Reef Vanuatu Zoological.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Vila trip maker site.

You can fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nadi to Port Vila is minus 1 hour. August in Port Vila sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 17:

Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

— 6 nights
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Espiritu Santo is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, admire all the interesting features of Magical Water Music Experience, take in the dramatic scenery at Tuffuntari Waterfall, and steep yourself in history at SS President Coolidge.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Espiritu Santo attractions planner.

You can fly from Port Vila to Espiritu Santo in 3 hours. Traveling from Port Vila in August, Espiritu Santo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Honiara.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 23:

Honiara, Solomon Islands

— 4 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.
Honiara is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Ripples Boat Charters, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenaru Falls, delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, and hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market.

Find out how to plan Honiara trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Honiara takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Espiritu Santo in August, you will find days in Honiara are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly to Yaren.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:

Yaren, Nauru

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Japanese Guns, enjoy the sand and surf at Anibare Bay, explore and take pictures at Central Plateau, then head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament House, and finally explore the activities along Moqua Well.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yaren trip planning app.

You can fly from Honiara to Yaren in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Solomon Islands Time (SBT) to Nauru Time (NRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

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.

Tongatapu Island travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Nature & Parks
Sacred South
The starting point for most visitors touring Tonga, Tongatapu Island contains the national capital Nuku'alofa and more than two-thirds of the country's population. Although plenty of tourists do little more than pass through, Tongatapu Island vacations offer plenty in terms of nature and culture. Explore the countryside for a taste of traditional Tongan life, wandering through the multitude of quiet towns and expansive plantations along the way. Churches dot the landscape, an indicator of the island's strong religious dedication. Accented by powerful ocean blowholes and rocky cliffs, the rugged coastline's occassional beaches offer perfect spots for some rewarding beach activities. History also abounds in the form of mystical stone structures, dating back to the 11th century. Consider also delving into the capital's busy produce and flea markets, where you can pick up souvenirs and try street foods.

Fiji travel guide

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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.

Vanuatu travel guide

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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.