60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 5 nights
2
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 9 nights
3
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
4
Neiafu, Tonga
— 2 nights
5
Apia, Samoa
— 6 nights
6
Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 1 night
7
Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 day
8
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 day
9
Nadi, Fiji
— 5 nights
10
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
11
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
12
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
13
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
— 4 nights
14
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
15
Koror, Palau
— 6 nights

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Papeete: Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue), Moana Pearls (in Paopao) and Afareaitu Waterfalls (in Afareaitu). The adventure continues: get great views at Belvedere Lookout, explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and steep yourself in history at James Norman Hall Home.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Papeete road trip site.

Boston, USA to Papeete is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Boston in April: high temperatures in Papeete hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tahiti, Moorea, Faarumai Waterfalls, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Moana Pearls
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home

9
nights
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Matira Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Leopard Rays Trench, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu.

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

You can fly from Papeete to Bora Bora in 3.5 hours. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Off-Road Tours
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Nuku'alofa to Haveluliku to see Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ha'atafu Beach, delve into the mystery of Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Centenary Church, and browse the fresh offerings at Talamahu Markets.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuku'alofa day trip site.

You can fly from Bora Bora to Nuku'alofa in 17.5 hours. The time zone changes from Tahiti Time (TAHT) to Tonga Standard Time (TOT), which is usually a 23 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

2
nights
Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Talau and then admire the natural beauty at Ene'io Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Neiafu route maker site.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Neiafu in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. April in Neiafu sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Talau ©
Mt Talau
Boat Tours & Water Sports
St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Crater Walk & Lalomanu Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, and admire the sheer force of Togitogiga Waterfall.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Apia day trip tool.

You can fly from Neiafu to Apia in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Pago Pago.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

1
night
Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago ©
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cloud Rainforest to Reef Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Park of American Samoa, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Alava, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Congregational Christian Church, and finally stroll through National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office, stroll through Lower Sauma Ridge Hike, stroll through Two Dollar Beach, explore the galleries of Jean P. Haydon Museum, thenhike along World War II Heritage Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blunts Point Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pago Pago trip planner.

Getting from Apia to Pago Pago by ferry takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Apia Standard Time (WSST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 23 hours. May in Pago Pago sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Line Islands.

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tutuila, Blunts Point Trail
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
National Park of American Samoa ©
National Park of American Samoa
Mount Alava ©
Mount Alava
Jean P. Haydon Museum ©
Jean P. Haydon Museum

1
day
Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati

Line Islands
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Line Islands day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Pago Pago to Line Islands takes 19 hours. You'll lose 24 hours traveling from Pago Pago to Line Islands due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for Funafuti on the 7th (Fri).
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

1
day
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. On the 8th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Funafuti tour planning site.

Getting from Line Islands to Funafuti by flight takes about 20 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Line Islands to Funafuti is minus 2 hours. In May in Funafuti, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area

5
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nadi online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Funafuti to Nadi in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nadi when traveling from Funafuti in May, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Port Denarau Marina
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
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.
Port Vila is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, admire the natural beauty at The Secret Garden, see Off-Road Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Vila trip planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nadi to Port Vila, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Port Vila can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Efate, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

5
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Espiritu Santo is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Champagne Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santo's Blue Hole Hangout, take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall, and make a trip to Million Dollar Point.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Espiritu Santo itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Port Vila to Espiritu Santo takes 4 hours. May in Espiritu Santo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

2
nights
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 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Vilu War Museum, thenexplore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, explore the world behind art at Solomon Islands National Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Honiara online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Honiara takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Espiritu Santo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Honiara, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Moresby.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II

4
nights
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby ©
In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Port Moresby is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Kokoda Track, explore the world behind art at National Museum and Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Port Moresby Mosque, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bomana War Cemetery.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Moresby road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Port Moresby takes 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Solomon Islands Time (SBT) to Papua New Guinea Time (PGT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Honiara in May since evenings lows in Port Moresby dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kokoda Track
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kokoda Track ©
Kokoda Track
Bomana War Cemetery ©
Bomana War Cemetery
Port Moresby Nature Park ©
Port Moresby Nature Park

1
night
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk ©
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 30th (Sun): stroll through Kuop Atoll and then contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chuuk trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Port Moresby to Chuuk takes 20 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koror.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll

6
nights
Koror, Palau

Koror ©
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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Milky Way, see the vivid underwater world at Mandarin Fish Lake, and look for gifts at Rur Giftshop & Cafe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Koror trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Chuuk to Koror takes 8 hours. In May in Koror, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koror

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

German Channel
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 5:
Highlights from your plan
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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