Tahiti: Glide time
Tahiti: Glide time

Far from work, Winston Aldworth clocks in to experience the charms of Tahiti.

Room check: InterContinental Resort, Tahiti
Room check: InterContinental Resort, Tahiti

Winston Aldworth makes the InterContinental his base for exploring Papeete.

Tonga: Bed and board in the tropics
Tonga: Bed and board in the tropics

Flat seas threaten to ruin his surfing trip, but James Russell avoids breaking point thanks to some awe-inspiring oceanic…

Samoa: The first XV
Samoa: The first XV

With the All Blacks playing in Samoa this week, the Herald's Pacific Affairs reporter, Vaimoana Tapaleao, selects her top…

Pacific Island Holidays

Five reasons to stay at Castaway Island
Five reasons to stay at Castaway Island

Megan Singleton has a fine time on Castaway Island, where cocktails come with umbrellas.

Cruising: Sailing solo

Party of one Helen van Berkel boards an ocean liner for a Pacific cruise and learns that being on your own is far from lonesome…

Vanuatu: Mountain high

Diana Balham comes face to face with a very angry - but very pretty - volcano on the Vanuatu island of Tanna.

New Caledonia: The old and the beautiful

The Jurassic-like landscape and quirky flora and fauna of the island of New Caledonia captivates Liz Light.

Cook Islands: Touch of paradise
Cook Islands: Touch of paradise

Aitutaki casts its beautiful and restful spell over Carly Flynn, who discovers a destination better…

New Caledonia: Loyal to Lifou

Listening to the gentle breeze in the palm trees and the lazy waves gently turning, time slows for Liz Light.

Snorkelling: Underwater magic

We asked Travel readers to send us tips for their favourite South Pacific snorkelling spots. Here are a few of your top…

Five top Pacific Island escapes

To inspire us with ideas for a winter break, Rick Felderhof from Our World shares the five most popular Pacific escapes…

Tonga: Restful retreat

Fears about travelling with a tiny tot are quickly put to rest when Chris Marriner finds many open arms on a Tongan island…

Pacific Islands: The best snorkelling spots
Pacific Islands: The best snorkelling spots

Patricia Greig looks at the best spots to get eyeball-to-eyeball with fish on your next visit to the…

Fiji: Banquet for a princess

Jane Jeffries tries to mind her manners while cooking a meal for her fellow cruise ship passengers in Fiji.

Cruising: Relaxation 101

Tropical beaches, fine dining, cooking and dance lessons – Lynley Bilby finds her every whim is catered for on a Pacific…

Room check: Le Meridien Resort, Noumea

Nicky Park stays at a beachside hotel near the New Caledonia capital.

Fiji: Islands provide a triple threat

Three unique resorts make Anne Cooke and Steve Haggerty feel right at home.

French Polynesia: A cruise in paradise
French Polynesia: A cruise in paradise

Elisabeth Easther and her son booked a passage on a freighter to explore the far-flung charms of French…

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