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Scenic Announces World’s First Discovery Yacht

Scenic Announces World’s First Discovery Yacht

Discover a whole new world in 6-star luxury Scenic has announced the launch of Scenic Eclipse – the World’s First Discovery Yacht. Three years in planning, the launch of Scenic’s Ocean Cruising Line heralds a new direction for the award winning luxury travel operator which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Launching on 31 […]

Have You Thought About Niue?

Have You Thought About Niue?

The Pacific Island paradise of Niue, also called “The Rock”, is a large, upraised coral atoll with some of the clearest water in the world. It has water clarity of up to 80 metres, creating, the perfect conditions for whale and dolphin watching, or for diving and snorkelling. Niue offers the best of both worlds […]

Get The Best Out Of Your Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience

Get The Best Out Of Your Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience

Ever wondered why Hervey Bay is touted as the best location for whale watching in Australia?  With the season fast approaching, and having accommodated thousands of whale watchers over the years, Mantra Hervey Bay andBreakFree Great Sandy Straits have the following fast facts, top tips and great accommodation packages for an unforgettable whale watching experience. 1. It’s all about timing During […]

Discover the New Spirit of Tasmania

Discover the New Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania has launched a micro web site (www.spiritoftasmania.com.au/discover) to provide information about the refurbishment of its vessels. The site features an updated concept video that takes visitors on a journey through the stylish new facilities, updated images and information on the new dining and entertainment options. The microsite also reveals the names of […]

Pitcairn Islands – Home to World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Pitcairn Islands – Home to World’s Largest Marine Reserve

The British Government has recently taken action to create the world’s largest fully protected marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, a British overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean. The reserve will cover an area of 834,334-square-kilometre and is slightly larger than the size of New South Wales.  Home to at least 1,249 species of […]

Great Value in Alaska and San Fran

Great Value in Alaska and San Fran

Specialist online cruise operator ecruising.travel is offering a 15 night package to San Francisco and Alaska for just $4969 per person twin share. The package includes return airfares, five nights at the celebrated Westin St Francis Hotel on Union Square in San Francisco and 10 nights cruising through Alaska with all the comforts and activities […]

Community Strength Shines After Cyclone

Community Strength Shines After Cyclone

Residents and business owners of Western Australia’s Ningaloo region (Exmouth & Coral Bay), recently affected by Tropical Cyclone Olwyn have pulled together in a show of strength and fervour to clean up the town in time for their imminent tourist season.  With the whale shark season just getting underway and Easter school holidays right around […]

Whale Sharks Off WA’s Mid-North Coast

Whale Sharks Off WA’s Mid-North Coast

Western Australia is preparing for another huge whale shark season, following sightings of the world’s largest fish near Exmouth in the State’s Coral Coast region. More than 19,300 people visited World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef in 2014 to get up close with the gentle giants of the sea, who migrate to Western Australian shores between […]

Whitehaven Beach, South Pacific’s Best!

Whitehaven Beach, South Pacific’s Best!

World-famous Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays has again taken out the top gong for the South Pacific’s Best Beach in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. This marks the third consecutive year that Whitehaven Beach was voted Australia’s Best Beach by TripAdvisor reviewers. Picture-perfect Whitehaven Beach also ranked in the Top 10 of the world’s […]

East Coast Wildlife Safari Cruise

East Coast Wildlife Safari Cruise

Polar expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, is introducing a new 10-day trip in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada highlighting the Maritimes’ otherwise inaccessible out-ports and islands. What’s more, the new East Coast Wildlife Safari, which launches in July, features some new and exciting adventure options, such as kayaking, cycling and paddle boarding that will […]