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Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Famous for its active and easily accessible volcano, Tanna is one of Vanuatu’s most popular outer islands. When White Grass Ocean Resort recently announced it will be launching the island’s first scuba diving experiences in 2015, it served as a reminder that Tanna has even more to offer beyond Mount Yasur’s fiery presence. Tanna is […]

6 New Voyages on the Orion

6 New Voyages on the Orion

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced six new itineraries that cater to guests looking for shorter stints of expedition travel aboard the 102-guestNational Geographic Orion. Guests can choose from a range of voyages that offer undersea exploration, islands with a wealth of history and cultures that maintain close ties to their ancestral traditions. Each expedition also […]

An Underwater Wilderness Unique On Earth

An Underwater Wilderness Unique On Earth

The deep south-western wilderness of Tasmania is so far from civilisation that getting there is an adventure in itself. Flying aboard a light aircraft, sailing or a 9 day hike are the only ways to reach this remote wilderness, yet these obstacles are far outweighed by your reward on arrival. This Southwest National Park is […]

Top 10 Fun Family Activities in the Whitsundays

Top 10 Fun Family Activities in the Whitsundays

School holidays are just around the corner and it is time to slow down, reconnect with your loved ones and enjoy a fun family getaway in the Whitsundays! Your kids will be wide-eyed with wonder – bright colours, fun places to stay and a huge range of things to do will keep your family busy […]

Whale Watching 2.0 at Hervey Bay

Whale Watching 2.0 at Hervey Bay

FRASER ISLAND: Hervey Bay Whale Watching has been taken to the next level with the release of Whale Watching 2.0… an immersive experience where watchers can slip over the sides of the boat and swim with the Humpback Whales in calm protective waters. Skipper Brian Perry, who pioneered Humpback Whale watching in Hervey Bay some […]

Top 5 Reasons to Escape to the Whitsundays

Top 5 Reasons to Escape to the Whitsundays

If you prefer to escape the cold and holiday somewhere hot, then ditch the winter blues and pack for the sunny Whitsundays. When it comes to choosing whether to freeze or fry over winter, Aussies love a hot getaway, with 72.5% preferring to head to a hot destination, according to a winter survey by leading […]

Echidna Walkabout on the Great Ocean Road

Echidna Walkabout on the Great Ocean Road

Did you know that the Great Ocean Road is home to most of Australia’s iconic wildlife? Kangaroos, Penguins, Koalas, Cockatoos, Echidnas, Kookaburras and even Platypus live in this diverse and scenic region. For Australia’s top wildlife tour operator, Echidna Walkabout, the Great Ocean Road is about wildlife, not only scenery. “Where else can you watch […]

Compagnie du Ponant, Special Solo Fares

Compagnie du Ponant, Special Solo Fares

Recognising the demand to accommodate solo travellers who, in many cases, are required to pay twin-share rates when booking a cruise, Compagnie du Ponant has dedicated accommodation specifically for travellers who require, or prefer, single accommodation. Ponant now offers a single supplement option for solo travellers on all 2014 and 2015 voyages. Some cruises currently incur NO single […]

MSC Cruises 96-hour Sale!

MSC Cruises 96-hour Sale!

International cruising couldn’t be more affordable in 2014-2015 with the return of MSC Cruises popular 96-Hour Sale. With savings of up to 60 per cent across its fleet of 12 luxurious ships, this annual sale has been designed to reward the cruise line’s clients with “amazing value”. Discover discount cruising from May 2014 to April […]

Kimberley Wilderness Walk to Find Lost Outback Road

Kimberley Wilderness Walk to Find Lost Outback Road

Expedition cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, is inviting guests to take part in a special mission in the Kimberley to uncover a lost historical track once used by early missionaries nearly 100 hundred years ago. The search will take part on a dedicated ‘Wilderness Walk’ which is an exclusive highlight on the company’s 2014 Kimberley itinerary. […]