18 days in Australia & Fiji Itinerary

18 days in Australia & Fiji Itinerary

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Sigatoka, Fiji
— 1 night
Bus to Nadi, Ferry to Mana Island
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Mana Island, Fiji
— 1 night
Ferry
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Tokoriki Island, Fiji
— 1 night
Ferry
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Nadi, Fiji
— 1 night
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Noosa, Australia
— 5 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 3 nights
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Sigatoka, Fiji — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tee off at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Off-Road Cave Safari.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sigatoka planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Sigatoka is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Sigatoka is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Sigatoka hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mana Island.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Golf

Mana Island, Fiji — 1 night

Barely 2 km (1.25 mi) across, the miniscule Mana Island is inhabited only thanks to a handful of resorts, which make the most of white-sand beaches appealing to vacationers from around the globe.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through South Beach and then see some colorful creatures with Aqua-Trek Mana.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mana Island road trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Sigatoka to Mana Island in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mana Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Tokoriki Island.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Tokoriki Island, Fiji — 1 night

On the 5th (Mon), take a tour by water with Tokoriki Diving at Tokoriki Island Resort.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tokoriki Island trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mana Island to Tokoriki Island takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Tokoriki Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride to Nadi.
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Nadi, Fiji — 1 night

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina, admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nadi trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Tokoriki Island to Nadi takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can fly to Noosa.
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Noosa, Australia — 5 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Home & Her (in Montville), Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Noosa Spa, take in the exciting artwork at Tracey Keller Gallery - Noosa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Noosa vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Noosa takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nadi to Noosa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 5 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Toowoomba (Queens Park Botanic Gardens & Laurel Bank Park). And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner.

Drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.
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Gold Coast, Australia — 3 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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Fishing Charters & Tours
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.
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Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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