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South Pacific - A Guide to South Pacific Travel

A comprehensive guide to South Pacific travel with information on accommodations, activities, dining/entertainment, live-cams, luaus, maps, photos and sightseeing in Tahiti, Bora Bora, Polynesia, Melanesia and the rest of the South Pacific.
  1. Fiji (165)
  2. Melanesia (81)
  3. Polynesia (223)
  4. Tahiti and French Polynesia

South Pacific Islands 101 — A Guide to the Islands of Polynesia, Melanesia...
South Pacific Islands 101 — A Guide to the Islands of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia

Eco-Conscious Resorts in the South Pacific
Eco-conscious travelers to Tahiti, Fiji or Easter Island in the South Pacific will find that resorts are making efforts to go green in various ways, from harnessing the energy of the sun and the cooling power of deep ocean water to offset power for air-conditioning overwater bungalows to building resorts with a goal of LEED certification.

Favorite South Pacific Resorts For Celebrity Honeymoons in Fiji, Tahiti and...
When you're a celebrity worth millions of dollars you can pretty much honeymoon anywhere your heart desires. And yet over the past decade, quite a few A-listers and their new mates have chosen to wing their way to the sunny South Pacific to enjoy their first days of marital bliss. Check out our picks for the most popular South Pacific resorts...

Top 10 Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Tahiti, Fiji the Cook Islands and the...
Our picks for the top movies and television shows that were filmed in the South Pacific islands. Filming sites include Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Taha'a, Fiji, Palau, the Cook Islands and Samoa.

21 Interesting Facts About Tahiti and Her Islands
Tahiti and Her Islands are unlike any set of islands in the world. Here are 21 interesting facts about Tahiti and Her Islands.

Finding Tahiti's Hidden Paradise Islands
Relatively unchanged by the modern world and long considered as some of French Polynesia’s "best kept secrets," the islands of Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, and the Tuamotu atolls lure travelers for their authentic Polynesian appeal, enhanced by world-class resorts, international cuisine and pure uncrowded beaches.

History and Culture of French Polynesia
We take a look at the history and culture of Tahiti and Her Islands otherwise known as French Polynesia.

Map of French Polynesia
A general overview map of the islands of French Polynesia.

Quick Facts about Tahiti and "Islands Beyond The Ordinary"
Quick Facts about Tahiti and "Islands Beyond the Ordinary" to help the traveler planning a visit to French Polynesia.

South Pacific Factsheets Maps and Travel Information
A quick one stop guide to the islands of the South Pacific with factsheets, maps and basic travel information.

Tahiti and Her Islands
Better known by the name of its main island, Tahiti, French Polynesia is actually made up of five island groups: the Society Islands, Austral Islands, Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu atolls and the Gambier Archipelago, also known as the Mangareva Islands. We'll show you the best places to stay and dine as well as the best things to see and do while you're vacationing in French Polynesia.

Tahiti and Her Islands at a Glance
Tahiti. The word evokes visions of an earthly paradise. Actually there are 118 islands that encompass French Polynesia, better known as Tahiti and Her Islands. We offer an overview of some of travelers’ favorite islands and what they have to offer.

Te Tiare Beach Resort - Huahine, French Polynesia
Enjoy a free night or free meals at Outrigger's newest South Pacific property, the Te Tiare Beach Resort in Huahine, French Polynesia.

Thor Heyerdahl 1914 - 2002
A look at the life of Thor Heyerdahl, adventurer, anthropologist, explorer author of Kon Tiki

Top Picks in Travel Books About the South Pacific
Our picks for the best books to help you plan your trip to the South Pacific and the islands of French Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia.

Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
When is the best time to travel to the South Pacific? The islands of the South Pacific - which include Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Fiji and the Cook Islands - are a tropical playground with balmy conditions year-round and average daytime temperatures in the 80s. Still, there are two main seasons, summer and winter. Read on for more details.

Cruising in the South Pacific
Cruising is an increasingly popular way to explore the islands of the South Pacific. Fans of cruising can visit many of the South Pacific's top islands, such as Tahiti,Moorea, Bora Bora, the Tuamotus, Fiji and the Cook Islands, via cruise ship. Itineraries and ships vary by destination. Here's a sampling of what's available.

Top Books Set in the South Pacific
Books set in the South Pacific let you read about these islands' history, culture and people while providing both entertainment and insight. Here's a selection of books, half fiction and half non-fiction, set in the islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora, Fiji, Vanuatu, American Samoa and more.

Airlines Flying to the South Pacific
Getting to the South Pacific these days is as easy as getting to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and making a connection to one of several international carriers that fly to Tahiti, Fiji, the Cook Islands and even more far-flung destinations. Other carriers offer connections via Honolulu.

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