15 days in Fiji, Cook Islands & Bora Bora Itinerary

15 days in Fiji, Cook Islands & Bora Bora Itinerary

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15 days in Fiji, Cook Islands & Bora Bora Itinerary

Start: Durango, United States
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
2
Avarua, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  13​h
4
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Durango, United States


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3
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nadi: Sigatoka (Natadola Beach & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nadi vacation maker .

Durango, USA to Nadi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Fiji Time (FJT), which is usually a 19 hour difference. Traveling from Durango in December, things will get much hotter in Nadi: highs are around 87°F and lows about 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Denarau Island, Sigatoka
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Avarua is known for shopping, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Muri Lagoon, take in the awesome beauty at Te Rua Manga (The Needle), stroll through Titikaveka Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Matutu Brewery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Avarua trip simple and quick.

Fly from Nadi to Avarua in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 22 hours traveling from Nadi to Avarua. In December, daytime highs in Avarua are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Avarua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Titikaveka Beach
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Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon
Titikaveka Beach ©
Titikaveka Beach
Te Rua Manga (The Needle) ©
Te Rua Manga (The Needle)

2
nights
Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Aitutaki Lagoon, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Maungapu. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Akaiami, get interesting insight from Tours, and then stop by T & S Artworx.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aitutaki trip planner .

You can fly from Avarua to Aitutaki in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
Akaiami ©
Akaiami

3
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, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, and see the vivid underwater world at Leopard Rays Trench.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bora Bora route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Aitutaki to Bora Bora takes 13 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora ©
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora

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