A family holiday in Samoa by Juliet Davis

With a 3 hour direct daily flight from Auckland and their time zone just 1 hour ahead, Samoa has proven to be a fantastic holiday destination for our family (with children aged 8 and 10). Our 12 days away was a mixture of time in Apia, Lalomanu Beach on the… Learn more

Norfolk Island

This delightfully unique destination will take you by surprise – so rich in history and breathtakingly beautiful, Norfolk Island is as enchanting and quaint as its friendly locals who have lived on this tiny island for generations, many of whom are descendants of those famous Bounty Mutineers. You’ll find it… Learn more

Pacific Islands

In our ‘backyard’ are some of the most beautiful tropical Pacific Islands in the world. Need a winter break? Well, we’re only a few hours flight away from world-class snorkeling, white sand beaches and a dazzling ocean that merges from jade to turquoise. Languid days spent idly in a rocking… Learn more

My family holiday with P&O Cruises by Discover Travel

Looking for a new winter escape option for the July school holidays my family decided on a Pacific Island cruise.  Options for cruising the South Pacific at this time of year are limited, P&O have capitalised on this offering a variety of cruise options around Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.  … Learn more

Cook Islands

Many of our clients enjoyed a Cook Islands escape and the feedback from recently returned clients has been great. If you’ve not, we’d recommend getting in touch with us as soon as possible. There’s limited accommodation in this beautiful Pacific paradise , so time is very much of the essence… Learn more


Imagine a tropical island where there’s fun for the entire family, on a Fiji Holiday you can have: great kids clubs, great food. Doesn’t appeal? What about a boutique luxury island haven with enough beaches for you to have one to yourself? We’re a lucky nation. As New Zealanders we… Learn more

New Caledonia

An intoxicating blend of South Pacific idyll and French sophistication is waiting just a two-and-a-half hour flight from Auckland. New Caledonia is like nowhere else in the Pacific – and as soon as you set foot there, you’ll appreciate the source of its very special charm: Mediterranean meets mellow Melanesia.… Learn more


You’ll never feel like just another tourist on Niue, the island nation a three hour flight from Auckland. That’s because, with just under 130 guest rooms, there are often more whales visiting in season than human visitors! Niue is one of the world’s largest raised coral atolls and is home… Learn more


There’s truly nowhere quite like Samoa. From the moment you arrive on this idyllic nation’s shores, you will be greeted by smiles and the lively ‘Talofa’ of the locals, who are ready to treat you like a treasured friend. A special and important part of Fa’a Samoa – ‘the Samoan… Learn more


There are 118 islands and atolls that make up Tahiti, spreading over 2 million square miles of the South Pacific Ocean and traversing five archipelagos, according to Tahiti Tourisme. Literally spoilt for choice, how do you know which island you should call home? Verdant mountains rising up from turquoise coral… Learn more


The Pacific’s last kingdom is a paradise for seekers of pure peace. Its beautiful islands, divided into four groups, are scattered like pearls across 700,000 square kilometres of ocean. There is no shortage of deserted beaches and pristine anchorages here, and the swimming, snorkelling and diving are exceptional. The main… Learn more


Vanuatu is a country where the sun shines bright but the people’s smiles shine brighter. Absolutely nothing hinders the population’s enviable zeal for life. In Santo there are more cows than people. If it wasn’t for the cattle, you’d find yourself alone on the beach. Variety, vibrancy, volcanoes − these… Learn more