Ancient fjords and unspoiled islands of southern New Zealand
Many islands and island nations can be found here. The region is known for its incredible biodiversity and stunning natural beauty, making it a unique and fascinating part of the world. Thousands of islands are scattered across the Pacific Ocean, with sub-regions such as Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia, all with different cultures and languages. This is a vast area between Papua New Guinea and Easter Island, to New Zealand and Australia.
Many regions in this part of the world are filled with 'off the beaten path' destinations. South of Indonesia, you can discover the natural wonders and ancestral tribes of Papua New Guinea. A fascinating country where no less than 700 ethnic groups live within a very rich ecosystem. More eastern in the Pacific Ocean, you will find one of the most remote places in the world, Easter Island, with the mysterious and world-famous Moai statues adorning its shores.
The islands of Polynesia are among the most beautiful in the world and are home to amazing and rich fauna. Surrounded by beautiful lagoons of transparent water and exceptional coral reefs. You will be amazed by the incomparable beauty of Fiji and the Cook Islands. The Society Islands, including Bora Bora and Tahiti, are little paradises on Earth where natural beauty can be seen everywhere you look. Here you will find attractive white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and superb lagoons.
Two neighboring countries located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean are Australia and New Zealand. Outback deserts, beautiful coastlines, and renowned for its unique wildlife is the sixth-largest country in the world: Australia. New Zealand is an island nation consisting of two main islands and several smaller islands. Here you find stunning natural landscapes, including majestic mountains, fjords, pristine lakes, and picturesque beaches. Both are interesting destinations known for their colonial histories and distinct cultures, natural beauty, and outdoor adventures.