SOUTH PACIFIC

The South Pacific encompasses the diverse regions of Australia and New Zealand to the smaller island regions of Tahiti, Fiji and Hawaii, each with its own attractions and diversions. The turquoise waters of Fiji’s three-hundred islands and the atolls of Tahiti offer fantastic vistas of mountains and white sand beaches, while New Zealand’s open pastures and traditional wineries provide a different but equally relaxed interpretation of life.

The more densely populated coast of Australia provides all manner of modern entertainments in addition to its natural marvels, such as the Great Barrier Reef, excellent for scuba diving. Like Australia, Hawaii has all the modern comforts in addition to its active volcanoes and nature preservers. All the islands of the South Pacific, known for their warmth and hospitality, are ready to share their natural beauty with you.

Fiji Islands

Fiji Islands

With over 300 islands in this archipelago, Fiji blends its culturally diverse background, including Indian, Chinese, and European, along with its natural beauty into an unforgettable destination. Hike through the dense rainforests of Colo-i-Suva Park or attend the summer South Indian Fire Walking Festival.

The Coral Coast offers traditional pottery making in the Nayawa Tribal Village, scenic beaches, and a spectacular waterfall tour. The Sun Coast allows visitors into the renowned Fiji Water Plant, home to some of the purest water on Earth. Fiji’s theme of relaxation and natural preservation make it one of the most sought after destinations in the world.

New Zealand

New Zealand

The landscape of New Zealand includes such contradictions as glacial mountains and boiling mud. Here, anything becomes possible and activities include hiking, skiing, white water rafting, swimming with dolphins, whale watching and bungee jumping. For a taste of the metropolitan life, visit the New Zealand Capital, Wellington, a prospering resort town and home to the country’s parliamentary seat and Victorian fashioned architecture. Wellington may be the only city in the world to warn drivers to watch for crossing penguins. 

New Zealand mixes the breathtaking scenery of Auckland with tribal Maori and modern celebrations. Recently, the country has caught the eye of filmmakers, the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Chronicles of Narnia were both filmed here. This cinematic interest stands as a testament to New Zealand’s beauty and appeal.

Australia

Australia

This continent’s endless variations in landscape provide everything, from coastal beaches with excellent surfing, and sun baked deserts, to tropical rainforests and metropolitan cities, for visitors.

Sydney, Australia’s oldest city, is known for its world famous Opera House, extensive sporting events and an outlandish nightlife in the King’s Cross area. On the way to the Great Barrier Reef, visit Brisbane in the Queensland Territory for its interesting history.

It started as a penal colony in the 1823 and has since blossomed into a destination for the arts and culture, with the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Performing Arts Complex and the city even made Billboard’s Top 5 International Music Hot Spots list in 2007. marine life, including dolphins, turtles and over 1,500 species of fish. 

Tahiti & Bora Bora

Tahiti & Bora Bora

Early morning markets and refreshing lagoon waters typify the French Polynesian Islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora. The large island of Tahiti, with its emerald waters and lush hibiscus blossoms, functions as the cultural and political gateway to French Polynesia.

The richness of Tahiti mixes rare treasures, like black pearls, with World War II history, found in the remnants of canons and other munitions on the island of Bora Bora. This French Colony interprets living as a passion for color, culture and the sea.