30 days in South Pacific & United States Itinerary

30 days in South Pacific & United States Itinerary

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1
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 4 nights
2
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 3 nights
3
Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
4
Apia, Samoa
— 6 nights
5
Honolulu, United States
— 7 nights
6
Lahaina, United States
— 7 nights

4
nights
Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Noumea is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center, explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baie des Citrons.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Noumea is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Noumea, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
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Ilot Maitre ©
Ilot Maitre
Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pele Island in Pele Island (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island, view the masterpieces at Fondation Suzanne Bastien, admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, and admire the natural beauty at The Secret Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Vila online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Noumea to Port Vila takes 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Port Vila are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island, Rentapao Riverside, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Pele Island ©
Pele Island
Iririki Island ©
Iririki Island

2
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): play a few rounds at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club and then kick back and relax at Natadola Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nadi trip planner.

You can fly from Port Vila to Nadi in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Port Vila to Nadi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Denarau Marina, Natadola Beach
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Apia side-trips: Lalomanu Crater Walk (in Lalomanu), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Apia day trip planner.

Getting from Nadi to Apia by flight takes about 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Apia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu Crater Walk, To Sua Ocean Trench, Giant Clam Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Fishing Charters & Tours
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

7
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Ehukai Pillbox Hike, Sunset Beach Park, &more), Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery & Funeral Services (in Kaneohe) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Apia to Honolulu in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Apia to Honolulu is minus 23 hours. December in Honolulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Makiki Trail, Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery & Funeral Services, Kailua Beach Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 30:
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

7
nights
Lahaina, United States

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Wailuku (Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House & Iao Valley), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Punakea Palms, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. December in Lahaina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Maui, Wailea Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 6:
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Punakea Palms ©
Punakea Palms
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana

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