Australasia and Pacific holidays
Australasia and the South Pacific offer travellers a wide range of holiday options and experiences for those looking for an Australia holiday, New Zealand holiday or chance to explore the picture-postcard islands close by.
People drawn to Australia and New Zealand by the wonderful combination of sights, wildlife and hospitable people will discover vast open spaces and vibrant cities, stunning panoramas and unspoilt beaches. And if food and drink are close to your heart, Pacific-rim cuisine has a well-deserved reputation, especially for seafood and world-class wine.
In Papua New Guinea you'll find one of the most culturally diverse countries on earth and, in the South Pacific, some of the most beautiful. Both can be visited independently or as extensions to Australia and New Zealand holidays.
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Essential experiences in Australasia and Pacific
Both Australia and New Zealand have several great railway journeys. Take the Indian Pacific Railway or ride the Ghan Railway in Australia, or take the TranzAlpine Express in New Zealand to see some of the finest landscapes in each country.
Australia and New Zealand are perfect for self-drive itineraries, which allow you the chance to travel independently and take in major cities and sights as well as get off the beaten track and explore more fully.
Australasia and the Pacific boasts a wide range of natural wonders, with remarkable sights throughout Australia and New Zealand just waiting to be discovered.
Take an exploration cruise in Australasia and the Pacific to see coastlines you can only comprehend from the sea and enjoy experiences that you can't have by exploring Australia, New Zealand or the islands of the South Pacific overland.
A long term favourite on round-the-world cruises, Australasia and the Pacific is becoming a cruise destination in its own right, with Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea particularly popular.
Whether you want to see kangaroos, koalas or kiwis, Australasia and the Pacific has a wealth of endemic wildlife just waiting to be discovered in both Australia and New Zealand.
Australasia and the Pacific offer a wealth of honeymoon options for people looking to enjoy the trip of a lifetime in Australia, New Zealand or islands such as Fiji and Samoa.
Australasia and the Pacific is perfect for discovering the history and culture of the indigenous groups that live here. Discover the Aborigines, Maori and minority tribes of Papua New Guinea to get a feel for traditional Australasia.
Seemingly simple to navigate, destinations in Australia and the Pacific are so vast and varied that an escorted tour is a good way of settling on what it is actually possible or realistic to see on a single trip to Australia or New Zealand.
Relax and recharge amidst Australasia and the Pacific's outstanding scenery on a spa break in Australia or New Zealand and come away refreshed and revitalised.
There are countless great beaches in Australasia and the Pacific, with superb sections of coastline in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Pacific Islands, with the Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Fiji starring.
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Top itineraries in Australasia and Pacific
For more than 25 years North Star Cruises’ flagship adventure has been the Kimberley Ultimate! During this time the Kimberley Ultimate has also become known as one of Australia’s most exclusive holiday experiences – and for good reason.
Explore Australia with Luxury Lodges of Australia, getting up close and personal to the wildlife, enjoying a private, picture-perfect view of Uluru, wandering deserted beaches and indulging in some of the best food and wine in the country.
Your journey begins in the pearling outpost of Broome, before taking you deep into the centre of the rugged Kimberley and Purnululu National Park via the Gibb River Road.
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The Cairns and Great Barrier Reef region of Queensland is a treasure trove of ancient rainforests, golden beaches and wildlife-rich wilderness, as well as being one of the main launch points for trips to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders.
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