28 days in South Pacific Itinerary

28 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  24 h
1
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 45 min
5
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: London, United Kingdom

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get your game on at Zero Latency, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip app.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Melbourne is 10 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock & The National Pass). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online holiday planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

4
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Chard Farm Winery and Gibbston Valley Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at The Remarkables Ski Area and Milford Sound. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronet Peak, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and do a tasting at Wet Jacket Winery.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Queenstown by flight takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Queenstown, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Milford Sound, Lake Gunn
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Te Puia and Volcanic Hills Winery. Step out of the city life by going to Huka Falls Walkway and Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Taupo (Kinloch Beach & Great Lake Trail) and Waitomo Caves (River Rafting & Tubing, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Redwoods Treewalk, get impressive views of Waimangu Volcanic Valley, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rotorua tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Rotorua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Taupo, Waitomo Caves
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Horseback Riding Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Zipline

2
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Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Get in touch with nature at Anse Vata Beach and Promenade Pierre-Vernier. Get a sense of the local culture at Amedee Lighthouse and Musee de la Ville de Noumea. Take a break from Noumea with a short trip to Blue River Provincial Park in Yate, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Baie des Citrons, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Du Pacifique.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Noumea online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Rotorua to Noumea in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rotorua to Noumea, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Blue River Provincial Park
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Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach
Plage de la Baie des Citrons ©
Plage de la Baie des Citrons
Blue River Provincial Park ©
Blue River Provincial Park

2
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Nadi Sports and Social Club, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Nadi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Noumea to Nadi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from New Caledonia Standard Time to Fiji Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool ©
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool
Nadi Sports and Social Club ©
Nadi Sports and Social Club

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