37 days in Oceania Itinerary

37 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 4 nights
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Noumea, New Caledonia
— 3 nights
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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 1 night
Bus to Noumea, Fly to Nadi
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Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Taxi to Nadi, Fly to Suva
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Suva, Fiji
— 2 nights
Drive to Nadi International Airport, Fly to Funafuti International Airport
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 night
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
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Yaren, Nauru
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Melbourne, Australia

— 6 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 6th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip app.

Perth to Melbourne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Perth in March; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:

Queenstown, New Zealand

— 4 nights

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Go for a jaunt from Queenstown to Te Anau to see Milford Sound about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, get interesting insight from Tours, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kiwi Birdlife Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Queenstown trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Melbourne to Queenstown by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Queenstown is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 13:

Auckland, New Zealand

— 4 nights

City of Sails

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.
Auckland is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, get impressive views of Mount Eden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and step off the mainland to explore Rangitoto Island.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Auckland road trip site.

You can fly from Queenstown to Auckland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. March in Auckland sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:

Sydney, Australia

— 5 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Auckland to Sydney by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:

Gold Coast, Australia

— 4 nights
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, &more). There's more to do: get interesting insight from Gold Coast Skydive.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast vacation planning app.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:

Noumea, New Caledonia

— 3 nights
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Step out of Noumea with an excursion to La Belle Verte Canopy Tours in Paita--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Ville de Noumea, take a memorable tour with Aquanature, and test your team's savvy at Escape Game Noumea.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Noumea trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Noumea takes 8.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gold Coast to Noumea due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:

Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

— 1 night

L'ile la plus proche du paradis (the island closest to paradise)

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oro Bay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ile Des Pins journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Noumea to Ile Des Pins takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Nadi, Fiji

— 3 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nadi: Sigatoka (Baravi Handcrafts, Off-Road Cave Safari, &more) and Scuba Bula Dive Centre (in Momi). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant and explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nadi day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ile Des Pins to Nadi in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ile Des Pins to Nadi is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Nadi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Suva.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:

Suva, Fiji

— 2 nights
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Fiji Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at 21K Gallery, and then relax and float downstream with Rivers Fiji - Day Adventures.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Suva online trip builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nadi to Suva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nadi in April, plan for slightly colder days in Suva, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Suva

Wildlife · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

Funafuti, Tuvalu

— 1 night
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

Find out how to plan Funafuti trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Suva to Funafuti. Traveling from Suva in April, you will find days in Funafuti are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

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 6th (Tue): get advice or help at Kiribati National Library and Archives, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll driving holiday website.

Getting from Funafuti to Tarawa Atoll by flight takes about 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Yaren.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

Yaren, Nauru

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a stroll around Civic Centre, get outside with Buada Lagoon, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anibare Bay, and finally make a trip to Japanese Guns.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yaren road trip app.

Getting from Tarawa Atoll to Yaren by flight takes about 4 hours. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

New Caledonia travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Islands · Scuba & Snorkeling
An archipelago consisting of the sizable Grande Terre as well as a scattering of smaller surrounding islands, New Caledonia has many of the tourist draws characteristic of the South Pacific: long sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, azure lagoons, and coral reefs. It also supports many unique species of plants and animals, such as the tall conifers that tower above the palm trees lining the waterside. Nature lovers on holiday in New Caledonia should head to the lagoon that surrounds Grande Terre: a World Heritage Site and one of the largest lagoons in the world, it is home to countless species of marine life, including endangered dugongs and green sea turtles. The local culture blends French chic and Melanesian warmth, and it is usually a only short walk from the beach to a stylish bar, cafe, or gourmet restaurant.

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.

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.

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.

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.