Rarotonga: Nuts to all on family getaway
Rarotonga: Nuts to all on family getaway

Captain Awesome helps Chris Daniels become his sons' coconut hero in Raro.

The essential guide to Hawaii's national parks
The essential guide to Hawaii's national parks

If moonbows, starry skies and volcanic activity peak your interest, head to one of the two national parks on these remote…

Tonga: Recharge in a fairy tale fale
Tonga: Recharge in a fairy tale fale

Pre-visit research shows me the name Nuku'alofa means "abode of love" and Tonga's main island, Tongatapu, means "Sacred…

Fiji: Immerse yourself
Fiji: Immerse yourself

Otherwise known as the "Soft Coral Capital of the World", Fiji offers some of the globe's best scuba diving.

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The National Park of American Samoa
The National Park of American Samoa

Spread across three separate islands, this national park is home to an abundance of fish and coral species…

Fiji: Paradise gets helping hands

Fiji has 333 islands. Some are large, some small - sticking up like green molars in a Listerine sea, each with its own smile…

Great places to eat and drink in Port Vila

Whether you want to live it up, chow down, take the heat or just chill, Port Vila has what you want, writes Shandelle Battersby…

Adventurous ways to see the South Pacific

Tired of the flop and drop? Stephanie Holmes finds some memorable adventures for your next tropical getaway.

Watch: Volcano puts on fire-spitting show
Watch: Volcano puts on fire-spitting show

For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has crept down kilometres…

The horse whisperer of Vanuatu

Maria de Jong saddles up with with Wayne and trepidation for a plantation trek.

Room check: Double Tree by Hilton, Fiji

Michelle Weir stays on a car-free private island where the noise of the ocean and people laughing are the only sounds to…

A slice of Fijian paradise

Kris Shannon explores Fijian islands with plenty of reasons to make you stay.

Three vibrant Pacific festivals

Want more from your island holiday than just fly 'n' flop? Stephanie Holmes finds some memorable music festivals.

Snorkelling in an emerald lagoon
Snorkelling in an emerald lagoon

Shandelle Battersby enjoys a day of thrilling adventures on - and under - the water.

Diving into the Pacific

Stephanie Holmes suggests some great ways to combine a Pacific Island getaway with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Deluxe living in Raro

Two resorts, 10 days, many highlights. Tessa Stockdale has one tough assignment.

'The odds are higher than any lotto'

Australian couple's out-of-the-box idea sparks a global ticket-selling frenzy.

Vanuatu: Ride the wild side

Shandelle Battersby gets down and dirty on Vanuatu's main island and has a fabulous time.

Tonga's heavenly Heilala
Tonga's heavenly Heilala

A tranquil lodge on a beach with spectacular sunsets makes for the perfect island getaway, writes Sue…

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