24 days in South Pacific Itinerary

24 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 5 nights
2
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
3
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 5 nights
4
Ofu, American Samoa
— 1 day
5
Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Notre Dame Cathedral and Papeete Roulottes. Visit Punaauia Beach and Taharuu Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Papeete: Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue) and Taravao (Bain de Vaima & Taravao Plateau). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, take in the dramatic scenery at Fautaua, view the masterpieces at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, and explore the world behind art at Paul Gauguin Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Papeete trip planner.

Memphis, USA to Papeete is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Papeete is minus 4 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Memphis in December; daily highs in Papeete reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tahiti, Taravao, Punaauia, Pointe Venus, Faarumai Waterfalls
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Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Notre Dame Cathedral

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and The National Pass. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls) and Sublime Point Lookout (in Leura). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Papeete to Sydney takes 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Papeete to Sydney is 20 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Papeete in January, with highs in Sydney at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sublime Point Lookout
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

5
nights
Sigatoka, Fiji

Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vatukarasa Village and Momi Battery Historical Park. You'll get in some beach time at Paradise Beach and Natadola Beach. Step out of Sigatoka with an excursion to Shark Diving in Pacific Harbour--about 1h 50 min away. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the fascinating underground world of Naihehe Caves, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and browse the different shops at Maui Bay Shopping Centre.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sigatoka trip builder app.

You can fly from Sydney to Sigatoka in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Sigatoka. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sigatoka when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ofu.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Harbour, Maui Bay Shopping Centre, Momi Battery Historical Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving
Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park ©
Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park

1
day
Ofu, American Samoa

Ofu ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ofu Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ofu trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sigatoka to Ofu takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fiji Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -22 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pago Pago.

Things to do in Ofu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ofu Beach ©
Ofu Beach

4
nights
Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago ©
Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Congregational Christian Church and Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office. Explore hidden gems such as Mount Alava and Fagatele Bay Trail. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park of American Samoa, browse the exhibits of Jean P. Haydon Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Two Dollar Beach, and hike along Lower Sauma Ridge Hike.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pago Pago road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ofu to Pago Pago. In January, daily temperatures in Pago Pago can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pago Pago

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blunts Point Trail, Fagatele Bay Trail
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National Park of American Samoa ©
National Park of American Samoa
Fagatele Bay Trail ©
Fagatele Bay Trail
Blunts Point Trail ©
Blunts Point Trail

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