15 days in New Zealand, Australia & Fiji Itinerary

15 days in New Zealand, Australia & Fiji Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
3
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
4
Suva, Fiji
— 1 day
5
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 1 night

3
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Get a sense of the local culture at L'Arte and Tukairangi Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate 3D Trick Art Gallery and New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway, Kinloch Beach, &more). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Te Puia, take a peaceful walk through Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and learn about winemaking at Volcanic Hills Winery.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rotorua itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Rotorua is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 17 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Rotorua hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Rotorua

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Taupo
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

2
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. National Gallery of Victoria and Australian Sports Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at HMAS Castlemaine, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Melbourne takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Rotorua to Melbourne. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia ©
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor plenty of shopping. Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Suva.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
day
Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
On the 22nd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Fiji Museum, thenhunt for treasures at Suva Municipal Market, and then buy something for everyone on your list at TappooCity Suva.

Plan my day in Suva using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Suva with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Fiji Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Suva, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Suva

Shopping Museums
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Suva Municipal Market ©
Suva Municipal Market
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum
TappooCity Suva ©
TappooCity Suva

1
night
Sigatoka, Fiji

Sigatoka ©
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natadola Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sigatoka online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Suva to Sigatoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Suva in August: highs in Sigatoka hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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