Oceania

Travel ideas for the Oceania region – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in and living in Oceania. From the major countries of Australia and New Zealand to the myriad island nations of the South Pacific, you will find beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, rich cultural traditions and a laidback lifestyle. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in the Oceania region so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Oceania has to offer travellers.

The Maheno shipwreck on Fraser Island Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Queensland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Independent Fraser Island tours in Australia

It may be the world’s biggest sand island but Fraser Island is also famous for its rainforest and when the Wandering Kiwi family visited this island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, we loved its diversity and uniqueness. The traditional name of the island is K’gari, which means “paradise” in […]

Cruising the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand web
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, South Island

A boating adventure in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds is a beautiful part of New Zealand that I had never properly explored before so when friends invited us to spend a few days on their boat in the Marlborough Sounds during our trip to New Zealand we jumped at the chance! Looking at a Marlborough Sounds […]

The Grampians Victoria Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Top day and weekend trips from Melbourne, Australia

Having lived in Melbourne for two years I can shout from the roof tops about the fabulous bars, incredible restaurants, culture, street art and nightlife of my favourite Australian city. But one of the best things was exploring the beautiful state of Victoria in day or weekend trips from Melbourne. […]

Views of Squeaky Beach Wilsons Promontory Victoria Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria

Wandering in Wilsons Promontory National Park, Australia

Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Australia’s natural treasures and a place the locals like to keep to themselves. This pristine wilderness on the southernmost tip of the state of Victoria is affectionately referred to as ‘The Prom’. From floating down the river on an inner tube (or try […]

Rangitoto Island from Auckland beach New Zealand
Adventure Travel Ideas, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island

New Zealand: A day trip to Rangitoto Island, Auckland

It’s hard to miss Rangitoto Island when you visit Auckland. It forms part of almost every view you’ll see, its broad, volcanic shape draped gracefully along the horizon of the Hauraki Gulf. Usually with a few yachts decorating the foreground. Taking the half-hour ferry trip from the central Auckland waterfront […]

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