11 days in Samoa Itinerary

11 days in Samoa Itinerary

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11 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cape Fatuosofia, Upolu
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
2
Savai'i
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Apia, Upolu
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Queenstown

1
night
Cape Fatuosofia, Upolu

Cape Fatuosofia ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pure Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Pure Ocean.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Fatuosofia travel website .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Cape Fatuosofia is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Cape Fatuosofia is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Cape Fatuosofia

Wildlife Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports
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Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports ©
Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports

1
night
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
You've added Alofaaga Blowholes, Afu Aau Waterfall, Paia Dwarfs Cave, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Aopo Lava Tubes, explore the fascinating underground world of Paia Dwarfs Cave, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater, then see some colorful creatures with Dive Savaii, and finally don't miss a visit to Swimming with Turtles. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Afu Aau Waterfall, then browse the fresh offerings at Salelologa Market, then kick back and relax at Aganoa Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound.

To find out how to plan a trip to Savai'i, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cape Fatuosofia to Savai'i by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Dive Savaii ©
Dive Savaii
Aganoa Beach ©
Aganoa Beach
Salelologa Market ©
Salelologa Market

1
day
Lalomanu, Upolu

Lalomanu ©
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.The white sandy seaside is called Lalomanu Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation run by locals, including Litia Sini Beach Resort and Taufua Beach Fales, for tourists and visitors. Lalomanu Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at To Sua Ocean Trench, enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach, and then go for a walk through Lalomanu Crater Walk.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lalomanu vacation site .

Explore your travel options from Savai'i to Lalomanu with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

To Sua Ocean Trench
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Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench

7
nights
Apia, Upolu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Malua Turtle Feeding Pool, Vaiala Beach, Piula Cave Pool, and other attractions you added. Do your shopping at Plantation House Samoa and Fugalei Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa and EFKS Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Apia side-trips: Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia), Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia) and O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu). There's lots more to do: stroll through Tafa Tafa Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Sauniatu, go for a walk through Coastal Lava Cliff Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lefaga Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Apia trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Lalomanu to Apia takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, Cape Fatuosofia, O le Pupu-Pue National Park
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Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach
Samoan Highland Adventures ©
Samoan Highland Adventures
Plantation House Samoa ©
Plantation House Samoa

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