This is for Rebecca, Darren's daughter, who asked, "Wow, 2622 to go... Is this until Tahiti or Australia?.... That's a long way... Ahhh I miss Dad! "
You can find the exact location for any point on Earth at http://www.findlatitudeandlongitude.com/
You can find the "great circle" distance between any two points using the Coordinate Distance Calculator at http://boulter.com/gps/distance/
So, it turns out to be:
3021 miles from Cabo San Lucas to Nuku Hiva,
then 884 miles to Papeete, Tahiti,
then 4250 MORE miles to Cairns, Queensland, Australia