31 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

31 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Belgrade, Serbia
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
7
Taveuni Island, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
8
Apia, Samoa
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
9
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
11
Yaren, Nauru
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  40 h
12
Palau, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Belgrade, Serbia

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., get your game on at Viri VR, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder app.

Belgrade, Serbia to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Belgrade to Melbourne. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Belgrade in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Wineries
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Walking tours
Food Tours

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool.

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 May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Hollyford Track, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ben Lomond Track, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown visit planner.

Getting from Sydney to Queenstown by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hollyford Track
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Taupo (Kinloch Beach, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, &more). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rotorua trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Queenstown to Rotorua in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Rotorua are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Auckland.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Taupo
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Aratiatia Rapids ©
Aratiatia Rapids
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley ©
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley

1
night
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Pauanesia, thenenjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, thenhead off the coast to Hauraki Gulf, and finally walk around Auckland Domain.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Auckland tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rotorua to Auckland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Auckland when traveling from Rotorua in May, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Auckland Domain ©
Auckland Domain
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Hauraki Gulf ©
Hauraki Gulf

2
nights
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
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.
On the 18th (Tue), pick up some local products at Talamahu Markets, thenmake a trip to Kingdomkoffie, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Centenary Church.

Make your Nuku'alofa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Auckland to Nuku'alofa by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Tonga Standard Time (TOT) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Auckland in May; daily highs in Nuku'alofa reach 31°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Taveuni Island.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Centenary Church ©
Centenary Church
Talamahu Markets ©
Talamahu Markets

2
nights
Taveuni Island, Fiji

Taveuni Island ©
Known as the Garden Island, Taveuni is a tropical paradise of tall mountains draped in lush rainforest, filled with delicate wildflowers and colorful birds, and dotted with cascading waterfalls.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Bouma National Heritage Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lavena Coastal Walk.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Taveuni Island trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nuku'alofa to Taveuni Island. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nuku'alofa to Taveuni Island. Traveling from Nuku'alofa in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 31°C in Taveuni Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Taveuni Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bouma National Heritage Park ©
Bouma National Heritage Park
Lavena Coastal Walk ©
Lavena Coastal Walk

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, stop by Mailelani Samoa, thenexplore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Tafa Tafa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lefaga Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Apia Town Clock Tower, thensavor the flavors at Fugalei Market, and finally admire the sheer force of Waterfall Sauniatu.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Apia trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Taveuni Island to Apia. The time zone difference when traveling from Taveuni Island to Apia is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Waterfall Sauniatu
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

2
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave and then stroll through Champagne Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanda Blue Hole and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Espiritu Santo trip app.

You can fly from Apia to Espiritu Santo in 18 hours. The time zone difference moving from Apia Standard Time (WSST) to Vanuatu Standard Time (VUT) is minus 2 hours. In May in Espiritu Santo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave

1
night
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Guadalcanal American Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Honiara road trip tool.

You can fly from Espiritu Santo to Honiara in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Espiritu Santo in May, Honiara is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yaren.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II

1
night
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the activities along Moqua Well, head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, head outdoors with Anibare Bay, thenget into the urban bustle at Civic Centre, and finally make a trip to Nauru Government House.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yaren trip planner.

You can fly from Honiara to Yaren in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honiara to Yaren is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palau.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

2
nights
Palau, Italy

Palau is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220km north of Cagliari and about 30km northwest of Olbia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Talmone, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dell'Isolotto.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Palau trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yaren to Palau. The time zone difference when traveling from Yaren to Palau is minus 11 hours. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Palau

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours

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