59 days in Oceania Itinerary

59 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati
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Nadi, Fiji
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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Yaren, Nauru
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Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
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Koror, Palau
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Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
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Apia, Samoa
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Funafuti, Tuvalu
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Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati — 2 nights

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Line Islands attractions site.

Vancouver, Canada to Line Islands is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Line Islands, you'll lose 22 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Vancouver in January: high temperatures in Line Islands hover around 34°C and lows are around 29°C. You'll set off for Nadi on the 4th (Tue).
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Nadi, Fiji — 2 nights

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple and then admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Nadi day trip planner.

You can fly from Line Islands to Nadi in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Line Islands Time to Fiji Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Nadi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Nuku'alofa.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga — 2 nights

The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): delve into the mystery of Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, stroll through Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, and then soothe aching muscles at Island Glow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, and then pick up some local products at Talamahu Markets.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Nuku'alofa takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Nuku'alofa. In January, daily temperatures in Nuku'alofa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Auckland.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Parks
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

Auckland, New Zealand — 4 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Auckland is known for sightseeing, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower, head off the coast to Hauraki Gulf, examine the collection at MOTAT - Museum of Transport and Technology, and identify plant and animal life at Tohuna Torea Nature Reserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Auckland travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Auckland takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Tonga Standard Time (TOT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Nuku'alofa in January, expect Auckland to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Rotorua.
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Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Rotorua, New Zealand — 6 nights

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Waitomo Caves (Caveworld, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, &more) and Taupo (Huka Prawn Park, Taupo Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rotorua tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Auckland to Rotorua by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Auckland in January, expect nights in Rotorua to be little chillier, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Queenstown.
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Queenstown, New Zealand — 5 nights

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Get out of town with these interesting Queenstown side-trips: Cheeki Cherries the home of Dam Good Fruit. (in Cromwell) and Milford Sound (in Te Anau). On the 22nd (Sat), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, learn about winemaking at Chard Farm Winery, admire the natural beauty at Queenstown Gardens, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown day trip tool.

Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia — 6 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Queenstown to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Queenstown to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.
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Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums
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Sydney, Australia — 6 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Everglades House & Gardens (in Leura). There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Espiritu Santo.
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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu — 2 nights

Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
On the 5th (Sat), stroll through Nanda Blue Hole and then kick back and relax at Champagne Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Espiritu Santo driving holiday planner.

Fly from Sydney to Espiritu Santo in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Vanuatu Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Espiritu Santo, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Honiara.
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Honiara, Solomon Islands — 2 nights

The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, then get a new perspective on things with Ripples Boat Charters, then pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, take in nature's colorful creations at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Honiara sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Honiara takes 7.5 hours. When traveling from Espiritu Santo in February, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Honiara: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Yaren.
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Yaren, Nauru — 2 nights

On the 9th (Wed), explore the activities along Moqua Well, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, contemplate the waterfront views at Buada Lagoon, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Anibare Bay, and finally take a stroll around Civic Centre. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Japanese Guns.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yaren online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Yaren takes 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Honiara to Yaren. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Rabaul.
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Rabaul, Papua New Guinea — 4 nights

The plucky township of Rabaul lives under constant threat of destruction, thanks to its proximity to Tavurvur, a permanently smoking and very much active volcano.
Rabaul is known for museums, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Tavurvur, learn about all things military at Kokopo War Museum, see what you can catch with Rabaul - Kokopo Dive, and take an in-depth tour of New Guinea Club.

Plan my day in Rabaul using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Yaren to Rabaul in 28.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yaren to Rabaul. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Koror.
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Koror, Palau — 3 nights

Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the galleries of Belau Art Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Milky Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Rock Islands and then explore the ancient world of Stone Monoliths.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Koror day trip planner.

You can fly from Rabaul to Koror in 19.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Yap.
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Yap, Federated States of Micronesia — 3 nights

Yap or Wa′ab traditionally refers to an island located in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, a part of the Federated States of Micronesia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll around Sunset Park, hike along Tamilyog Trail, and then explore the galleries of The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Japanese Zeros, then explore the ancient world of Stone Money, and then take in the views from Colonia Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yap online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Koror to Yap takes 23 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Majuro.
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Majuro, Marshall Islands — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stroll through Arno Atoll. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): get advice or help at Alele Museum and Public Library.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Majuro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yap to Majuro takes 17.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yap to Majuro. February in Majuro sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Apia.
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Apia, Samoa — 3 nights

The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Waterfall Sauniatu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship Samoa, then stop by Mailelani Samoa, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Yoga Samoa. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with AquaSamoa, then browse the fresh offerings at Fugalei Market, then have fun at Apollo Cinemas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Malua Turtle Feeding Pool.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Apia day trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Majuro to Apia in 24.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Majuro to Apia due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Funafuti.
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Shopping · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure
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Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:

Funafuti, Tuvalu — 1 night

Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Funafuti day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Apia to Funafuti in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Apia Standard Time to Tuvalu Time is minus 1 hour. In February in Funafuti, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
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Highlights from your trip

Republic of Kiribati travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Government Buildings · Churches
You'll find a surprising number of vacation ideas in Kiribati, an island nation boasting a rich cultural and natural abundance. The 33 coral islands offer world-class fishing spots, marine and terrestrial reserves, and great places to try a range of water sports. Its refreshingly noncommercial and lively culture engages visitors with its colors, vibrancy, and welcoming character. Experience the local philosophy of subsistence in the villages, where delicious cuisine and traditional ceremonies take precedence. On a different note, history buffs will appreciate sites commemorating an infamous World War II battle that took place here. Head farther inland for an adventurer's holiday--exploring the forests, discovering a wealth of impressive natural features, and identifying the diversity of plant and animal life.
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Fiji travel guide

4.3
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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Tonga travel guide

3.8
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
The Friendly Islands
Spread out over 177 islands, Tonga features an incredible array of natural environments and places to visit. "Island time" remains omnipresent in Tonga, and visitors may find that locals are in little hurry in their day-to-day lives. While sightseeing in Tonga, head for the country's three main island groupings--Vava'u, Ha'apai, and Tongatapu--to enjoy a taste of their world-class snorkeling and diving opportunities. Reefs and forests burst with life and lush foliage, and lend themselves well to enjoying the great outdoors, while sun-kissed beaches and idyllic lagoons make for fantastic lazy days along the shore. Alternatively, take advantage of the country's prolific whale-watching industry--frequently ranked among the best on the planet.
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New Zealand travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Hiking Trails
Land of the Long White Cloud
Far-flung New Zealand has become known for its astounding topography, singular biodiversity, varied climate, and for marrying native Maori and post-colonial European cultures on its two main islands and the multitude of smaller landmasses dotted around them. Free-spirited New Zealanders cultivate a love of sports, sustainability, and the outdoors. Far from other landmasses, the islands existed for millions of years before being inhabited by humans, so an abundance of species have come to thrive in the thick, wild rainforest, vast and rugged backland, and extensive surrounding marine areas. While much of New Zealand tourism centers around adventures through this spectacular scenery, take time to explore the nation's rich cultural heritage as well. The traditions and history of the Maoris, and the industry and internationalism of the descendents of the first European settlers endure in fascinating attractions, ranging from museums, to farms, to places of worship.
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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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Vanuatu travel guide

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Waterfalls · Nature & Parks · Bodies of Water
Composed of 83 rugged islands spread out over a stretch of nearly 1,300 km (810 mi), Vanuatu features a huge diversity of natural environments and cultures. A fusion of British, French, Polynesian, and Melanesian influences, the nation combines devout religious devotion with the slow, relaxed pace of island life. Lush rainforests and thriving coral sanctuaries abound across the island chain and feature a colorful array of native wildlife and plant species that make for fantastic snorkeling, diving, and hiking excursions. Active volcanoes remain among the biggest attractions in Vanuatu, along with the chain's stunning beaches and shimmering blue waters. Despite the nation's harsh volcanic landscapes, rocky coast, and lack of arable land, Vanuatu is a warm and welcoming place to visit, as its people do everything they can to make tourists feel right at home.
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Solomon Islands travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Flea Markets · Ruins
Build your Solomon Islands trip around the many enriching diving experiences available, or plan a relaxing break on a luxuriously sandy and peaceful beach. Witness the vibrant culture of the local people on an eco-friendly guided walk, shopping for locally made handicrafts, and sampling the local cuisine. Solomon Islands still bears the marks of a very different aspect of its history, when some of the most intense fighting in World War II happened here. Learn about this dark chapter through memorials, museums, artifacts, and relics, both on land and under the sea.
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Nauru travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Tourist Spots · Civic Centers
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.
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Papua New Guinea travel guide

3.9
Zoos · Cemeteries · Hiking Trails
Occupying the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands, Papua New Guinea represents an immense cultural and biological diversity. Densely carpeted in lush rainforest, the largely mountainous interior includes several active volcanoes. Because of this rugged landscape, Papua New Guinea remains one of the planet's least explored areas, thought to harbor as-yet undiscovered species. Remote mountain ranges nurture unique plant and animal life found nowhere else in the world, while the wildly fluctuating topography creates large differences in climate that further diversify the ecosystems. The people of Papua New Guinea are equally varied and distinct, with hundreds of tribes and communities--the vast majority of which are rural--and approximately 850 different languages. Don't expect much of a tourism infrastructure in Papua New Guinea (or infrastructure of any kind), but do expect any challenges to be richly rewarded by a real adventure unlike any other, in an untamed wilderness, untouched by commercialization.
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Palau travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Scuba & Snorkeling · Shark Diving
Visit Palau for an island holiday of exploration, relaxation, and culture. Adventure across the country's many limestone islands, covered in a wealth of vegetation and brimming with wildlife, and head out into the surrounding waters to dive, snorkel, and swim in an abundant marine environment. Learn about the native culture during your Palau holiday through traditional villages, live performances, and, of course, by delving into the local cuisine. Tours and accommodations across the islands offer good, convenient options for exploring the atolls at your own pace.
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Federated States of Micronesia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Ruins · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Visit the Federated States of Micronesia to experience life on its 607 small islands, scattered across more than 2,600,000 sq km (1,000,000 sq mi) of the Pacific Ocean. These tropical lands dotted in the sea formed as the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago. Today, the four states each have their distinct culture, but share a common ideal of sustainability coupled with an abundance of biological diversity on land and at sea. Enjoy the traditions of the welcoming Micronesian people, and travel between the islands to observe their similarities and differences. A Micronesia holiday offers true exploration, with points of historical, biological, and cultural interest.
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Marshall Islands travel guide

3.7
Bridges · Nature & Parks · Churches
A chain of coral atolls and volcanic islands, Marshall Islands are probably best know for their coral reefs, which teem with marine life. A holiday in Marshall Islands is the perfect choice for anyone looking for that classic beach experience on white sand lapped by gentle warm waves. You'll probably spend most of your time there swimming, snorkeling, or diving. If you're a fan of cultural activities, consider visiting a few farms or explore the curio shops, which sell souvenirs made using traditional methods.
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Samoa travel guide

3.9
Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · History Museums
Enchanting Samoa and its people boast a legendarily laid-back approach to life, and clocks and set times are merely a formality here. The society remains a proud one, deeply connected to a set of millennia-old traditions known as "Fa'a Samoa"--the Samoan Way. Spread out over two main islands and several smaller landmasses, Samoa is a land of incredible contrasts and natural beauty, home to rocky volcanic mountains and expansive beaches, rugged cliffs and lush rainforests. Visitors on holiday in Samoa can easily spend their time exploring the country's exotic interior and untamed coastal reaches, which offer plenty of wildlife and fantastic landscapes. Alternatively, they can just as readily kick back in sleepy seaside villages, indulging in a full-service resort, or splash around in lagoons and at beaches that hold their place among the world's best.
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Tuvalu travel guide

3.9
Nature & Parks · Government Buildings
A group of tiny atolls and reef islands in the South Pacific, Tuvalu offers plenty of seaside appeal. Most visitors start and end their tour of Tuvalu on Fongfale, the main islet where you'll find the majority of accommodations and other tourist-oriented facilities. Beaches fringed by palms remain the main attractions on Tuvalu, with visitors coming to dive and snorkel the waters sheltering a variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. Others head for the uninhabited islets, which provide no amenities but plenty of chances to spot a range of sea birds.
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