31 days in Oceania Itinerary

31 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Train to Vadodara Jn, Fly to Koror
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Koror, Palau
— 4 nights
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 2 nights
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Yaren, Nauru
— 1 night
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 night
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
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Sigatoka, Fiji
— 2 nights
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
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Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
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Koror, Palau

— 4 nights
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Koror is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, head off the coast to Rock Islands, capture your vacation like a pro with Pacific Mission Aviation, and admire the sheer force of Ngardmau Falls.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Koror itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Koror is an approximately 24-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Koror is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in February, Koror is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

— 1 night
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the activities along Truk Lagoon.

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Traveling by flight from Koror to Chuuk takes 60 hours. In February, daytime highs in Chuuk are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 23:
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Majuro, Marshall Islands

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arno Atoll. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bikini Atoll.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Majuro attractions planner.

You can fly from Chuuk to Majuro in 16 hours. The time zone changes from Chuuk Time to Marshall Islands Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February in Majuro, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Yaren.

Things to do in Majuro

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:

Yaren, Nauru

— 1 night
On the 26th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, then head outdoors with Anibare Bay, then make a trip to Japanese Guns, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yaren sightseeing planner.

Fly from Majuro to Yaren in 46 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:

Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

— 1 night
The capital of Kiribati, Tarawa Atoll has an administrative and cultural importance to the country as a whole and deserves to be explored by those visiting the islands.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Yaren to Tarawa Atoll in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in February, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly to Funafuti.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

Funafuti, Tuvalu

— 2 nights
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, then ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Funafuti trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tarawa Atoll to Funafuti takes 6 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Funafuti can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

Apia, Samoa

— 4 nights
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.
Take a break from Apia with a short trip to To Sua Ocean Trench in Lotofaga, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at Yoga Samoa, Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, have fun at Apollo Cinemas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Apia trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Funafuti to Apia takes 15 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Funafuti to Apia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:

Sigatoka, Fiji

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with Diveaway Fiji, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Off-Road Cave Safari.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sigatoka tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Apia to Sigatoka in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Apia Standard Time to Fiji Standard Time is minus 1 hour. March in Sigatoka sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

Nuku'alofa, Tonga

— 2 nights
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at Island Glow, get a taste of the local shopping with Talamahu Markets, then kick back and relax at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua. On your second day here, paddle through the water with Fatai Kayak Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuku'alofa trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Sigatoka to Nuku'alofa in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sigatoka to Nuku'alofa is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Nuku'alofa are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:

Nadi, Fiji

— 3 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Go for a jaunt from Nadi to Momi to see Scuba Bula Dive Centre about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, play a few rounds at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nadi trip planner.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Nadi in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Nadi, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Port Vila, Vanuatu

— 4 nights
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.
Port Vila is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, find something for the whole family at Wet N Wild Adventure Park, stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Vila tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time (FJT) to Vanuatu Standard Time (VUT) is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:

Honiara, Solomon Islands

— 2 nights
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, then see what you can catch with Ripples Boat Charters, and finally admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Solomon Islands National Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Honiara Central Market, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, and finally explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Honiara trip website.

Fly from Port Vila to Honiara in 5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

Palau travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Scuba & Snorkeling · Shark Diving
Visit Palau for an island holiday of exploration, relaxation, and culture. Adventure across the country's many limestone islands, covered in a wealth of vegetation and brimming with wildlife, and head out into the surrounding waters to dive, snorkel, and swim in an abundant marine environment. Learn about the native culture during your Palau holiday through traditional villages, live performances, and, of course, by delving into the local cuisine. Tours and accommodations across the islands offer good, convenient options for exploring the atolls at your own pace.

Federated States of Micronesia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Ruins · Fishing Charters & Tours
Visit the Federated States of Micronesia to experience life on its 607 small islands, scattered across more than 2,600,000 sq km (1,000,000 sq mi) of the Pacific Ocean. These tropical lands dotted in the sea formed as the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago. Today, the four states each have their distinct culture, but share a common ideal of sustainability coupled with an abundance of biological diversity on land and at sea. Enjoy the traditions of the welcoming Micronesian people, and travel between the islands to observe their similarities and differences. A Micronesia holiday offers true exploration, with points of historical, biological, and cultural interest.

Marshall Islands travel guide

3.6
Bridges · Nature & Parks · Churches
A chain of coral atolls and volcanic islands, Marshall Islands are probably best know for their coral reefs, which teem with marine life. A holiday in Marshall Islands is the perfect choice for anyone looking for that classic beach experience on white sand lapped by gentle warm waves. You'll probably spend most of your time there swimming, snorkeling, or diving. If you're a fan of cultural activities, consider visiting a few farms or explore the curio shops, which sell souvenirs made using traditional methods.

Nauru travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Outdoor Activities
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.

Republic of Kiribati travel guide

3.1
Nature & Parks · Government Buildings · Churches
You'll find a surprising number of vacation ideas in Kiribati, an island nation boasting a rich cultural and natural abundance. The 33 coral islands offer world-class fishing spots, marine and terrestrial reserves, and great places to try a range of water sports. Its refreshingly noncommercial and lively culture engages visitors with its colors, vibrancy, and welcoming character. Experience the local philosophy of subsistence in the villages, where delicious cuisine and traditional ceremonies take precedence. On a different note, history buffs will appreciate sites commemorating an infamous World War II battle that took place here. Head farther inland for an adventurer's holiday--exploring the forests, discovering a wealth of impressive natural features, and identifying the diversity of plant and animal life.

Tuvalu travel guide

3.9
Nature & Parks · Government Buildings
A group of tiny atolls and reef islands in the South Pacific, Tuvalu offers plenty of seaside appeal. Most visitors start and end their tour of Tuvalu on Fongfale, the main islet where you'll find the majority of accommodations and other tourist-oriented facilities. Beaches fringed by palms remain the main attractions on Tuvalu, with visitors coming to dive and snorkel the waters sheltering a variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. Others head for the uninhabited islets, which provide no amenities but plenty of chances to spot a range of sea birds.

Samoa travel guide

3.9
Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · History Museums
Enchanting Samoa and its people boast a legendarily laid-back approach to life, and clocks and set times are merely a formality here. The society remains a proud one, deeply connected to a set of millennia-old traditions known as "Fa'a Samoa"--the Samoan Way. Spread out over two main islands and several smaller landmasses, Samoa is a land of incredible contrasts and natural beauty, home to rocky volcanic mountains and expansive beaches, rugged cliffs and lush rainforests. Visitors on holiday in Samoa can easily spend their time exploring the country's exotic interior and untamed coastal reaches, which offer plenty of wildlife and fantastic landscapes. Alternatively, they can just as readily kick back in sleepy seaside villages, indulging in a full-service resort, or splash around in lagoons and at beaches that hold their place among the world's best.

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Outdoor Activities
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.

Tonga travel guide

3.9
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
The Friendly Islands
Spread out over 177 islands, Tonga features an incredible array of natural environments and places to visit. "Island time" remains omnipresent in Tonga, and visitors may find that locals are in little hurry in their day-to-day lives. While sightseeing in Tonga, head for the country's three main island groupings--Vava'u, Ha'apai, and Tongatapu--to enjoy a taste of their world-class snorkeling and diving opportunities. Reefs and forests burst with life and lush foliage, and lend themselves well to enjoying the great outdoors, while sun-kissed beaches and idyllic lagoons make for fantastic lazy days along the shore. Alternatively, take advantage of the country's prolific whale-watching industry--frequently ranked among the best on the planet.

Vanuatu travel guide

4.4
Waterfalls · Nature & Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Composed of 83 rugged islands spread out over a stretch of nearly 1,300 km (810 mi), Vanuatu features a huge diversity of natural environments and cultures. A fusion of British, French, Polynesian, and Melanesian influences, the nation combines devout religious devotion with the slow, relaxed pace of island life. Lush rainforests and thriving coral sanctuaries abound across the island chain and feature a colorful array of native wildlife and plant species that make for fantastic snorkeling, diving, and hiking excursions. Active volcanoes remain among the biggest attractions in Vanuatu, along with the chain's stunning beaches and shimmering blue waters. Despite the nation's harsh volcanic landscapes, rocky coast, and lack of arable land, Vanuatu is a warm and welcoming place to visit, as its people do everything they can to make tourists feel right at home.

Solomon Islands travel guide

3.9
Scuba & Snorkeling · Flea Markets · Ruins
Build your Solomon Islands trip around the many enriching diving experiences available, or plan a relaxing break on a luxuriously sandy and peaceful beach. Witness the vibrant culture of the local people on an eco-friendly guided walk, shopping for locally made handicrafts, and sampling the local cuisine. Solomon Islands still bears the marks of a very different aspect of its history, when some of the most intense fighting in World War II happened here. Learn about this dark chapter through memorials, museums, artifacts, and relics, both on land and under the sea.