SOUTH PACIFIC OVERVIEW

More than 7,500 sublime islands scatter the South Pacific between New Zealand and South America. Each of them rising to the indulgent holiday occasion - tropical sunshine, azure seas, heavenly beaches, bubbling volcanoes and friendly people. The islands are famed for their tranquillity and laid-back atmosphere.

Two of its most magical destinations are Fiji and French Polynesia, both offering sensational tropical retreats amidst rainforests and waterfalls.

Fiji has over 300 islands in its archipelago, all fringed with coral reefs and lapped by warm, inviting waters. Located nearly 2,000 miles off the east coast of Australia, it has a mountainous terrain covered with tropical forests.

French Polynesia comprises a selection of volcanic islands and atolls strewn across the eastern South Pacific. These isles have enamoured visitors since they were first discovered. Their appeal comes from a combination of Polynesian hospitality and spectacular scenery. Here you’ll find a truly special ambience - from the warmth of the floral scented air to the fiery romantic sunsets that signal the end of another fabulous Tahitian day.

 

ABOUT SOUTH PACIFIC

GMT: +12 hours (Fiji)
-10 hours (French Polynesia)
FLIGHT TIME: Approximately 23 hours via Los Angeles
CURRENCY: Fiji - Fijian Dollar
French Polynesia - Pacific Franc
Cook Islands - New Zealand Dollar
STOPOVERS: Australia, Hong Kong, Los Angeles & New Zealand
CLIMATE: Cooled by the gentle breeze of the Pacific, the climate is sunny and pleasant. There are two seasons; from November to April the climate is warmer and more humid, whilst May to October is cooler and drier.

SOUTH PACIFIC

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