22 days in Oceania Itinerary

22 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
2
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
3
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
4
Taveuni Island, Fiji
— 2 nights
5
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
6
Apia, Samoa
— 2 nights
7
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 1 night
8
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 1 night
9
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 2 nights

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online travel route builder.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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: wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online tour planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, thendon't miss a visit to Kingdomkoffie, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuku'alofa road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Nuku'alofa takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Tonga Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Nuku'alofa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taveuni Island.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Historic Sites
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Free Church of Tonga ©
Free Church of Tonga
Basilica of St Anthony of Padua ©
Basilica of St Anthony of Padua

2
nights
Taveuni Island, Fiji

Taveuni Island ©
Known as the Garden Island, Taveuni is a tropical paradise of tall mountains draped in lush rainforest, filled with delicate wildflowers and colorful birds, and dotted with cascading waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Bouma National Heritage Park and then stroll through Lavena Coastal Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Taveuni Island travel route site.

Explore your travel options from Nuku'alofa to Taveuni Island with the Route module. The time zone changes from Tonga Standard Time to Fiji Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Taveuni Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lavena Coastal Walk ©
Lavena Coastal Walk
Bouma National Heritage Park ©
Bouma National Heritage Park

2
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. On the 14th (Tue), shop like a local with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre, get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, thenponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and finally stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Funafuti travel route planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Taveuni Island to Funafuti. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Funafuti

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

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Samoa Cultural Village, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Sauniatu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Lefaga Beach and then stop by Mailelani Samoa.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Apia trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Apia takes 15 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Funafuti to Apia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Apia

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Waterfall Sauniatu
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Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach

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night
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral, thendelve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Honiara online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Apia to Honiara takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Apia to Honiara. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial ©
Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial

1
night
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
On the 19th (Sun), Head underground at Millennium Cave.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Espiritu Santo day trip website.

Getting from Honiara to Espiritu Santo by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Honiara in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Espiritu Santo, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Nature Parks
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Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave

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nights
Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Ville de Noumea, thenstep off the mainland to explore Ile aux Canards island, thenhead off the coast to Ilot Maitre, and finally get your game on at Simulators Games NC. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center, explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, and finally shop like a local with Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Noumea route planner.

Getting from Espiritu Santo to Noumea by flight takes about 11 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Nature Museums
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Ilot Maitre ©
Ilot Maitre
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center

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