60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  21 h
1
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Munda, Solomon Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
4
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Tanna Island, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Lifou, New Caledonia
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  45 min
8
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 10 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Denarau Island, Fiji
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Charlotte, United States

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ekasup Village and Pele Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Vanuatu Cultural Centre and National Museum of Vanuatu. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Eden on the River, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades Waterfalls, enjoy the sand and surf at Havannah Beach and Boat Club, and step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Vila trip planning app .

Charlotte, USA to Port Vila is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Charlotte to Port Vila. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Charlotte in February, with highs in Port Vila at 88°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Munda.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Cascades Waterfalls, The Secret Garden, Pele Island
Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 1:
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ekasup Village ©
Ekasup Village

3
nights
Munda, Solomon Islands

Munda ©
Take a break from the city and head to Roviana Lagoon and Shark Point. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Tetepare.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munda travel planner .

Getting from Port Vila to Munda by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Munda are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. You'll set off for Honiara on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Munda

Parks Nature
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Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon
Tetepare ©
Tetepare

5
nights
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.
Bonegi I and II and St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tenaru Falls and Guadalcanal American Memorial. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Mbonege Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Honiara Botanical Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Japanese War Memorial.

Make your Honiara itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Munda to Honiara by flight takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Honiara, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 78°F at night. You will leave for Espiritu Santo on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Honiara Botanical Gardens ©
Honiara Botanical Gardens
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral

4
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nanda Blue Hole and SS President Coolidge. Take a break from the city and head to Champagne Beach and Port Olry Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Matevulu Blue Hole, identify plant and animal life at Santo's Blue Hole Hangout, get outside with Cruising Safaris, and make a trip to Magical Water Music Experience.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Espiritu Santo trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Honiara to Espiritu Santo in 7 hours. Traveling from Honiara in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Espiritu Santo, with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach

5
nights
Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Tanna Island ©
Explore hidden gems such as Louniel Beach and Mount Yasur. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Yasur and Blue Hole Number Two.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tanna Island itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Espiritu Santo to Tanna Island takes 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tanna Island can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. You will leave for Lifou on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Tanna Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur
Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave
Yakel Village ©
Yakel Village

4
nights
Lifou, New Caledonia

Lifou ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de Luengoni and Baie de Jinek. Get outdoors at Luecille Beach and Easo Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Koumac (Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi & Reve Bleu Caledonie).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lifou online attractions planner .

Getting from Tanna Island to Lifou by flight takes about 7 hours. March in Lifou sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. You will leave for Ile Des Pins on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Lifou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Koumac
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes
Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek

5
nights
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kanumera Bay and Pic N'Ga. Get outdoors at Kuto Bay and Ile Moro. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Oro Bay, take in the awesome beauty at N'Ga Peak, step off the mainland to explore Brush Island, and go for a stroll along the water at Port de Kuto.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins trip maker website .

You can fly from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 30th (Sat), you're off toNoumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Port de Kuto
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

10
nights
Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Visit Chateau Hagen and Notre Dame Du Pacifique for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dalocean Charter and Aventure Marine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noumea: Yate (La Chutes de la Madeleine & Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue), Karikate Randonnees (in Paita) and La Foa (Fort Teremba & Pocquereux Randonnees). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, kick back and relax at Anse Vata Beach, learn about all things military at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie, and head outdoors with Canons du Ouen Toro.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Noumea online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denarau Island.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dumbea, La Foa, Yate, Karikate Randonnees
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 9:
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Dal'Ocean Charter ©
Dal'Ocean Charter
Promenade Pierre-Vernier ©
Promenade Pierre-Vernier
Canons du Ouen Toro ©
Canons du Ouen Toro

5
nights
Denarau Island, Fiji

Denarau Island ©
Denarau Island, a small 2.55 sq km (1 sq mi) private island connected to mainland Viti Levu by a short causeway, includes eight beachside resorts arranged around the 18-hole Denarau Golf Course.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vuda Point Marina Fiji and Big Bula Water Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denarau Island: Lautoka (Botanical Gardens & Saweni beach). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, contemplate the long history of Momi Bay Battery Historic Park, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and don't miss a visit to Prestige Laundry.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Denarau Island travel route website .

Traveling by flight from Noumea to Denarau Island takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Caledonia Time (NCT) to Fiji Time (FJT) is 1 hour. April in Denarau Island sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Denarau Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lautoka, Vuda Point Marina Fiji
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Momi Battery Historical Park ©
Momi Battery Historical Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Paradise Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Sigatoka to Pacific Harbour to see Shark Diving about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: tee off at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, steep yourself in history at Vatukarasa Village, and enjoy the sand and surf at Natadola Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigatoka online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Denarau Island to Sigatoka by bus takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Harbour, Maui Bay Shopping Centre, Robinson Crusoe Island
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park ©
Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park
Zipline
Fishing Charters & Tours

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