31 days in Auckland & Bahamas Itinerary

31 days in Auckland & Bahamas Itinerary

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31 days in Auckland & Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
1
Auckland, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
2
Nassau, Bahamas
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
4
Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
5
Spanish Wells, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
6
Governor's Harbour, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Hope Town, Bahamas
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
8
Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Staniel Cay, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
10
George Town, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

6
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auckland: Stockade Hill (in Howick) and The Lost Spring (in Whitianga). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Tower, explore the activities along Devonport, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's, and brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Auckland day trip planning app .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are Auckland International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. In June in Auckland, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

The Lost Spring, Stockade Hill, Cheltenham Beach
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 26:
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Sky Tower ©
Sky Tower
Auckland War Memorial Museum ©
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

5
nights
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Fri) at Aquaventure. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, kick back and relax at Junkanoo Beach, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and get to know the resident critters at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nassau road trip planning app .

Fly from Auckland to Nassau in 25 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 17 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Nassau, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure

4
nights
Paradise Island, Bahamas

Paradise Island ©
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, wildlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, look for gifts at Bahama Craft Centre, step off the mainland to explore Rose Island, and browse the different shops at Marina Village.

Plan my Paradise Island trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Paradise Island is very close to Nassau. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Predator Lagoon ©
Predator Lagoon

2
nights
Harbour Island, Bahamas

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Princess Street Gallery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stop by A and A Hidden Treasures, and then contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Harbour Island trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Paradise Island to Harbour Island in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Spanish Wells.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery

1
night
Spanish Wells, Bahamas

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): Head underground at Sapphire Blue Hole, get engrossed in the history at Spanish Wells Museum, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally look for gifts at Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Spanish Wells fast, fun, and easy.

You can ride a ferry from Harbour Island to Spanish Wells in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Governor's Harbour.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sapphire Blue Hole
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Spanish Wells Museum ©
Spanish Wells Museum
Sapphire Blue Hole ©
Sapphire Blue Hole

1
night
Governor's Harbour, Bahamas

Governor's Harbour ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, then stroll through French Leave Beach, and then stroll through Ten Bay Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Governor's Harbour trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Spanish Wells to Governor's Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hope Town.

Things to do in Governor's Harbour

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Eleuthera
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Ten Bay Beach ©
Ten Bay Beach
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve ©
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

1
night
Hope Town, Bahamas

Hope Town ©
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Tahiti Beach, step off the mainland to explore Elbow Cay, then look for gifts at Hope Town Canvas, then see the interesting displays at Wyannie Malone Historical Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Byrle Patterson Memorial Garden.

Plan trip to Hope Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Governor's Harbour to Hope Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Green Turtle Cay.

Things to do in Hope Town

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Great Abaco Island
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Elbow Cay ©
Elbow Cay
Hope Town Canvas ©
Hope Town Canvas
Wyannie Malone Historical Museum ©
Wyannie Malone Historical Museum

1
night
Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas

Green Turtle Cay ©
The northernmost and most populated of the Abacos, Green Turtle Cay has an idyllic appearance, with secluded beaches set in attractive blue bays and neatly arranged urban developments blending in well with the landscape.
On the 11th (Thu), get outside with Island Adventures with Lincoln Jones and then get engrossed in the history at Albert Lowe Museum.

Before you visit Green Turtle Cay, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hope Town to Green Turtle Cay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Green Turtle Cay

Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Albert Lowe Museum ©
Albert Lowe Museum

1
night
Staniel Cay, Bahamas

Staniel Cay ©
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): head outdoors with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then explore the fascinating underground world of Thunderball Grotto.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Staniel Cay trip itinerary tool .

Fly from Green Turtle Cay to Staniel Cay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay ©
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay

3
nights
George Town, Bahamas

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Take a break from George Town with a short trip to Tropic of Cancer Beach in Moore Hill, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Beaches of Stocking Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at Straw Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Jolly Hall Beach, and pick up some local products at Exuma Markets.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip planning app .

You can fly from Staniel Cay to George Town in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Exuma, Tropic of Cancer Beach
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Spas
Hooper's Bay Beach ©
Hooper's Bay Beach

3
nights
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Grand Bahama Island is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, parks, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with Port Lucaya Marketplace, kick back and relax at Gold Rock Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Bahamian Brewery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lucayan National Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Bahama Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Grand Bahama Island takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Grand Bahama Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

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