South Pacific Islands
For a real adventure, drift through the mighty Pacific Ocean and enjoy the atolls, coral reefs, and volcanic islands which adorn the southern Pacific. Sail past the spectacular lagoons and colourful reefs and while away your days on Desert Island, palm fringed beaches. This quieter more relaxed corner of the world reveals its hidden treasures to all visitors who are in search of a remote entirely different experience.
Apia, Western Samoa
The beautiful waterfalls and lush green landscape provide a stunning backdrop to the many attractions on offer on this enticing island. Visit Vallima, renowned for its connection with Robert Louis Stevenson and Treasure Island. You will find an interesting collection of monuments and historic churches.
With wildlife, flora and fauna that can’t be seen anywhere else in the world, the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime destination. The Galapagos Islands are filled with history and boasts some of the oldest species on the planet as well as playing host to Charles Darwin while he worked on his theory of evolution. The islands are filled with incredible creatures and stunning scenery.
You will be joined by a variety of nature and geology experts, who will guide you through the wildlife and history of the islands and their fascinating species
You will see approximately twenty-nine land birds, six mammals, giant tortoises, three types of land iguana, marine iguanas, invertebrates and many more. Explore in a Zodiac and hike around the stunning islands.
Noumea, New Caledonia
Try a local dish known as bougna, a mixture of banana, sweet potato, taro, yam, and pieces of chicken, crab or lobster baked in a ground oven and served in banana leaves.
Tonga is the place to visit for the thrill of adventure sports like kiteboarding, scuba diving and sea kayaking. The warm colourful waters will invite you to jump in and swim with interesting sea life including friendly dolphins and humpback whales.
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Enjoy the tropical scenery from the beautiful sun drenched local beach and taste the local delicacies after watching a fascinating umu cooking demonstration using hot river rocks.
Papeete, French Polynesia
Papeete has ebony peaks rising from the azure seas, with miles of pristine beaches and lush tropical lagoons, this truly is a paradise island. This bustling capital city is famous for its stunning black pearls and designer fragrances.
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
The Cook Islands have some of the best snorkelling in the crystal clear waters and shallow coral lagoons with tropical fish of all varieties and colours. Take to the hills for a scenic drive along the Avatiu Valley then see the refreshing Papua Falls up close. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and stunning rugged coastlines.
In Suva, the capital, visit the Fiji Museum and learn all about the island’s rich history and its inhabitants, who lived here almost 3,500 years ago. For the ultimate in relaxation, simply stretch out on one of the incredible sun drenched beaches.
The stunning collection of islands that make up Vanuatu lie North of New Zealand. The volcanoes, waterfalls and jungles on these islands enhance the adventure experience of South Pacific life. Coral reefs and volcanic basalt meet white sandy beaches and enrich the islands beauty.