Australasia / Pacific
Australia - Australia A diver's paradise. How do you begin to describe the diving to be found on this huge continent? From the Tropics in the north to the more temperate waters of the south, Australia has lots to offer the diver and indeed the traveller.
Australia - New South Wales Despite being a city with millions of inhabitants Sydney's waters are surprisingly rich in marine life. The dive sites are quite close to the city, this is great for any non divers about since, as you can imagine, there is quite a bit to see and do in Sydney.
Australia - Queensland and The Great Barrier Reef From its famous Reef to the mysterious undersea mountains of the Coral Sea, Queensland offers a mythic range of excellent dive locations, many of which are still unexplored. Brilliantly coloured coral, magnificent underwater terrain and exotic underwater wildlife are immersed in warm, clear water where visibility is measured in the hundreds of feet.
Australia - South Australia As a place to dive, it can be argued that South Australia is uniquely blessed. The combination of being centred located on the world's only south facing temperate coastline, the 2 large gulfs (Spencer and St Vincent) and a large offshore island (Kangaroo Island) sheltering part of its long coastline creates a range of diverse marine environments that are home to many unique species.
Australia - Tasmania Separated from mainland Australia by the 240 km stretch of Bass Strait, Tasmania is a land apart - a place of wild and beautiful landscapes; friendly, welcoming people; a pleasant, temperate climate; wonderful wine and food; a rich history; and a relaxed island lifestyle.
Australia - Victoria Melbourne is on the edge of Port Phillip Bay and there is a good variety of diving from drifts to reefs and wrecks.
Australia - Western Australia Closer to Bali than it is to Sydney - so it gets less attention that the Eastern states, but not to be missed under any circumstances. There is the Ningaloo Reef, famous for its Whale Sharks, Exmouth Pier and the Rowley Shoals up in the north of the state to mention but a few of the excellent dive sites WA has to offer.
Cook Islands - Cook Islands A net of 15 islands in the heart of the South Pacific spread over an area the size of India with a population no bigger than a small New Zealand country town, 14,000 souls. The Cook Islands are a part of New Zealand and were discovered (by Europeans) when Captain Cook visited.
Fiji - Fiji More then anything else, Fiji is an exotic destination. The 333 islands that make up this nation can sizzle with excitement or murmur with the quiet calm of pristine nature.
French Polynesia - French Polynesia Comprised of five archipelagos, the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society and Tuamotu Islands, the 35 islands and 83 atolls of French Polynesia are certainly the most famous, and arguably the most beautiful exotic destination on the planet.
Marshall Islands - The Marshalls - Bikini Atoll While the Marshall Islands major attractions are the abundant dive wrecks, the vast majority of the country is waiting to be discovered.
Micronesia - Chuuk Truk, as it is known by most divers, has officially changed its name to Chuuk and is one of the Federated States of Micronesia.
Micronesia - Kosrae Have you ever been somewhere where even the smell was Green? Kosrae is Micronesia's most remote destination and has three main geographical features - mountains, jungle and mangrove forests, ringed by miles of white sandy beaches.
Micronesia - Micronesia The eight island groups that form Micronesia are Guam, the Republic of Palau (Belau), the Marianas, Pohnpei, Yap , Chuuk, the Marshalls and Kosrae - each unique group with its own culture, language, history and stunning tropical attractions.
Micronesia - Pohnpei Pohnpei Island is a deeply indented, jagged circle, some 21 kilometres in diameter, 112 kilometres in circumference. Its main features of topography are the outer barrier reef, the intertidal lagoon, the fringe reef and mangrove forest, the lowland area on the outer edges of the island, and the central mountain rain forests.
Micronesia - Yap Yap is one of the most intriguing & traditional islands in Micronesia, just over an hour's flight from Guam, but worlds away in terms of culture. It is a land steeped in ancient traditions, fascinating legends, and peopled by one of the most distinctive cultures in the Pacific.
New Zealand - New Zealand Do you prefer adrenaline charged outdoor activities in the sky, on land, on the water and under water? In New Zealand you will be able to do it in beautiful scenic surroundings spiced with rare seismic beauty, glacial mountains, fast-flowing rivers, deep, clear lakes, hissing geysers and boiling mud.
Palau - Palau Palau offers some of the most unique holiday opportunities to be found anywhere in the world. Its natural beauty, untouched wilderness, intact culture, remoteness and stability combine to offer something for divers, adventure seekers, history buffs & nature enthusiasts as well as those who just want to get away from the rapid pace of their lives and soak up the peace and tranquillity.
Papau New Guinea - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea, or "PNG" as it is called by the locals, is a land of variety and contradiction, often called the "land of the unexpected". It must be one of the most exciting and remote places left in the world. The country possesses some fantastic dive sites.
Samoa - Samoa The islands are full of colour and packed full of incredible scenery, there is no mass tourism although there are excellent resorts and facilities. Putting this together with the warm welcome given to visitors and you will see that Samoa is recognised as one of the top tourist destinations in the Pacific.
Solomon Islands - Solomon Islands Travelling to the Solomon Islands remains an adventure even today, however the varied attractions upon arrival more than compensate even the most jaded explorer. Divers lured to the Solomons by the promise of extraordinary natural features will not be disappointed.
Tonga - Tonga The faka Tonga (Tongan way), which emphasizes hospitality and gift giving, still holds sway, and the Tongan people are among the friendliest in the South Seas.
United States - Hawaii One of the most isolated yet populous places on Earth, the Hawaiian Islands were formed by volcanic eruptions and these eruptions still continue today on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Vanuatu - Vanuatu Diving in Vanuatu is an experience not to be missed and offers everything from easy protected waters to shallow reefs and deeper drop-offs.