Discover the Oceania Region
If the outdoor scenery is a must-see on your travel list, then the countries of the Oceania region exude an ambience that will ignite your senses and captivate your heart. Delve into the natural beauty that surrounds you and experience a travel adventure that will leave you thoroughly impressed.
Uncover a Hidden Gem
Land and sea combine to bring travellers a world of fantastic outdoor activities and fun. A relaxed and rejuvenating environment is present within the countries and locations of the Oceania region.
Want a large order of sun, surf, and relaxation with a sprinkle of adventure? Or do you prefer an adventure packed itinerary with a side order of relaxation? Whatever your dream holiday is, the Oceania region is sure to impress with its outdoor, fresh-air, tropical, laid back appeal.
Whether it is Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, New Caledonia, or Vanuatu, each location has something special to offer visitors.
3: New Zealand
Simplicity in Paradise
The Island locations such as Fiji, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands offer holiday makers a tranquil and serene paradise. Explore beaches, forests, taste exotic foods, and enrich your life with an appreciation of the culture of the people of these magnificent Islands.
Take the time to delve into the local history or just to explore the amazing atmosphere on offer by adding these great top locations to your travel list.
- Parliament Haus - (Museum) Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
- Parc Zoologique et Forestier - (Zoo and Museum) Noumea, New Caledonia
- Musee Gauguin - (Museum) Tahiti, Tahiti and French Polynesia
- The Grotto - (Diving) Northern Mariana Islands
- Noumea Market - Noumea, New Caledonia
- Sohano Island - Buka, Papua New Guinea
- Alele Museum and Public Library - Marshall Islands
- Ofu Beach - American Samoa
- Obyan Beach - Northern Mariana Islands
- Sacre Coeur Cathedral - Port Vila, Vanuatu
- Mariamma Temple - Suva, Fiji
It's Full Steam Ahead
You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to 'what to do in New Zealand'. Planning will offer you the chance to pack more into your holiday and to ensure you get the most out of your days. For those that love to be outdoors you can't go past these activities. Land, sea, or air… so much to do!
- Kaituna River White Water Rafting - Rotorua
- Queenstown Triple Challenge (Jet Boat Ride, Helicopter, and White Water Rafting) - Queenstown
- Queenstown Shotover River Helicopter Ride and White Water Rafting - Queenstown
- Franz Josef Mountain Scenic Helicopter Flight - Franz Josef Glacier
- Active Volcano Helicopter Landings - Rotorua
- Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight - Queenstown
- Mount Cook Mountains High Helicopter Flight - Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park
- Remarkables Mountain Range Helicopter Flight - Queenstown
To Entice You...
Water lovers can enjoy the picturesque and crisp ocean waters that lap at white sandy beaches. Australia's coastline has scores of beaches and sandy havens that exude an atmosphere that will have you feeling relaxed and invigorated.
You can't go past Fraser Island, Moreton Island, and Stradbroke Island. Each offers a great location for families, couples, and groups. Snorkel, 4wd, fish, sand toboggan, and the list goes on! It provides visitors that much needed break away from the hustle and bustle of hectic work life and offers a unique getaway experience.
Want more adventures based on the truly breath-taking landscapes of Australia?
Then experience this vast and sprawling great land and explore national parks, take a helicopter tour, enjoy a horse riding adventure, take a winery tour, canoe and kayak the gorges and rivers of inland locations, take a walking tour, hike, enjoy a 4wd / off road adventure, and much more!
Top Road Trips in Australia
Great Southern Touring Route - Victoria
Trip Length (Approx): 777 kilometres
Locations on Offer: Melbourne, Geelong, Great Ocean Road, Lorne, Apollo Bay, Otway National Park, Princetown, Port Campbell, Twelve Apostles, Port Fairy, Ballarat, Sovereign Hill
The Adventure: The Great Southern Touring Route provides travellers with a journey of diverse yet captivating locations and a vast array of things to see and do. Be amazed by picturesque scenery on offer from the coastline's water views to the beauty of nature in the Grampians National Park. This drive also encompasses the Great Ocean Road that is renowned for presenting travellers with a breath-taking journey that ignites appreciation for what Australia has to offer.
The Great Alpine Road - Victoria
Trip Length (Approx): 308 kilometres
Locations on Offer: Wangaratta, Bairnsdale, Bright, Beechworth
The Adventure: This 308 kilometre road adventure is all about natural and unspoilt beauty. In addition to breath-taking alpine scenery and mountain views, the Great Alpine Road adventure will introduce your taste buds to a range of delectable wines and scrumptious gourmet foods.
Snowy Mountains Drive - New South Wales
Trip Length (Approx): 496 kilometres
Locations on Offer: Cooma, Berridale, Dalgety, Thredbo Village, Albury, Khancoban
The Adventure: National parks, pristine lakes, scores of natural landscapes lined with wildlife, are just some of the great attractions that results in travellers taking this road trip journey. The Snowy Mountains drive presents a canvas of mountainous landscapes that provides a majestic and wondrous view. For the more adventurous, a 13 kilometre walk to the summit in the Kosciuszko National Park will let you experience herb fields, limestone gorges, glacial lakes, and wildflowers.
Kangaroo Island Drive - South Australia
Trip Length (Approx): 420 kilometres
Locations on Offer: Penneshaw, Cape Jervis, Seal Bay, Vivonne Bay, Flinders Chase National Park
The Adventure: Kangaroo Island is beaming with life and colour and offers visitors access to contrasting landscapes of beaches, national parks, wetlands, and lagoons. See sea lions play and relax on the beach, or enjoy watching native wildlife such as goannas, possums, bandicoots, echidnas, platypus, fur seals, kangaroos, koalas, and much more at the Flinders Chase National Park. Be amazed by a spectacular visual display of colour that is provided by the collection of Australian native flora found on the Island.
Getting From A to B!
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- French Polynesia
- New Caledonia
- New Zealand
- Northern Mariana Islands