31 days in Samoa Itinerary

31 days in Samoa Itinerary

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31 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 9 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h
2
Savai'i
— 10 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Apia, Upolu
— 11 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Auckland

9
nights
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 is known for beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Lalomanu Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Lalomanu Crater Walk.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lalomanu tour planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Lalomanu is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to West Samoa Standard Time (WSST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

10
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, wildlife, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Alofaaga Blowholes, get outside with Mount Matavanu Crater, don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Falealupo Canopy Walk.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savai'i trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Lalomanu to Savai'i by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. You will leave for Apia on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

11
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.
Explore Apia's surroundings by going to Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia), O le Pupu-Pue National Park (in Si'umu) and Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool, and get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Apia visit planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Apia in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Upolu, Cape Fatuosofia, Giant Clam Sanctuary, O le Pupu-Pue National Park
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

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