American Samoa is a group of six Polynesian islands in the South Pacific which became an unorganized American territory in 1900. Located fourteen degrees below the equator, it is the United States’ southern-most territory. It is often referred to as “the heart of Polynesia.” If you drew a triangle from Hawaii, New Zealand and Tahiti you would find Samoa in the middle. With such a gorgeous location, it is no wonder that American Samoa has become one of the most popular island destinations anywhere.
To experience the most of these terrific islands, it is recommended that you hire a taxi charter [...]
New Caledonia, an island nation and former French colony, is a spectacular wonderland of sparkling blue waters and gorgeous, lush foliage. Rightly called “The Jewel of the South Seas,” the island is a genuine treasure you will fall in love with. A vacation to New Caledonia, also known as the Isle of Pines, delivers the natural beauty you’ve come to expect from island destinations—snorkeling in the stunning turquoise lagoons, sunning on the pristine beaches, and enjoying the warm, friendly welcome of the island’s year-round inhabitants. However, New Caledonia offers something that most other islands don’t—the famous and awe-inspiring Grotte de [...]
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is home to some of the world’s most spectacular diving. Located in the Indo-Pacific area, it is said to have as many marine species as the waters of the Red Sea, and up to five times as many as the Caribbean. Papua New Guinea is surrounded by the Bismarck, Coral, and Solomon Seas, whose constant movements feed and enrich the marine environment. From the tiniest organisms to the world’s biggest fish – the harmless white shark – divers encounter a stunning array of exotic species. The immense diversity of dive sites include the barrier reefs, coral [...]
Sprawled across a vast expanse of ocean between Sulawesi and Irian Jaya lies one of the world’s most volatile volcanic belts: the more than one thousand islands that make up the province of Maluku. These beautiful islands are blessed with incredible sea gardens, tropical beaches and rugged, forest-coated volcanic mountains. Some of the more visited islands, like Ambon and Halmahera offer comfortable hotels right on the beach, however, the majority have barely been touched by the modern world. Maluku has terrain that favors both Asia and Australia and has plant and animal life unique to the province. Maluku hardwoods are [...]