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Off The Beaten Track in the Pacific Islands

South Pacific
South Pacific
South Pacific
Savai'i Samoa
Tonga South Pacific
Niue South Pacific
Halawa Valley  Molokai
Fern Grotto Kauai Hawaii
Kauai Cliffs

Off The Beaten Track in the Pacific Islands

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The Pacific Islands offer the ultimate holiday to relax and unwind, but there is so much more to be discovered. Experience a different side of the Pacific Islands, the largely undiscovered remote areas provide a perfect balance of relaxation with daily activities off the beaten track. The Pacific Islands: fun, thrilling and right on our doorstep.

Tonga welcomes visitors in low-key style. This is the place for simpler living and genuine encounters with the local people. Tongans know that what they can offer visitors doesn’t need dressing up, and visitors to its shores can enjoy many activities including game fishing, superb diving and sea-kayaking.
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Niue is one of the best kept secrets in the South Pacific. On arrival you may consider how you’ll spend a week here. But it quickly becomes clear that there is more than enough to keep you busy. Niue is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. There are sea tracks and walks galore. All round the island are caves, tracks, snorkelling coves, bush walks, cycle tracks and more. Simply getting in the car and exploring will reveal a new and awe-inspiring spectacle at every turn.
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Savai’i, Samoa
Samoa’s largest island, Savai’i, offers a cultural experience you’ve yearned for, offering a taste of true Samoa. You can live like a local in one of the many beach fales dotted around the coastline. These fales are mostly on village land and usually family-operated and enjoy some of Samoa’s most scenic vistas.
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Atiu, Cook Islands
Atiu is the Eco capital of the Cook Islands and a great island for the adventurous traveller. It is a fantastic place for nature watching and hiking. The island is riddled with caves, and tours through them are a popular activity.
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Only a 45 minute flight from Rarotonga, the big magnet for visitors to Aitutaki is the magnificent turquoise lagoon, considered by many as the most beautiful in the world.

Taveuni, Fiji
The pace of life in Fiji is seldom hectic, but in Taveuni it’s even more relaxed. Taveuni is just an hour’s flight from Nadi, but as you explore the region you’ll feel as though you’ve taken a trip back in time.
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Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
There may be no better places than the Loyalty Islands for combining quintessential tropical island activities with encounters with the friendly Kanak locals and their unique culture. The three islands, Ouvéa, Lifou and Maré, are all distinctly different, each offering special experiences including village stays, fishing trips and the chance to see sculptors and weavers at work.
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Tanna, Vanuatu
Tanna is one of the most traditional islands, not only in Vanuatu, but in the whole of the South Pacific. Custom and culture remain extremely important, with many villages on the island shunning modern life and preferring to live as their ancestors have for centuries. Mount Yasur on Tanna Island has proved the big attraction for visitors. The pyrotechnic display at night is incredible!
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Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Whilst there are some world class resorts on the tranquil Yasawa Islands, there is a good range of simple accommodation that makes for genuine interactions with Yasawa’s inhabitants. Awesome Adventures Fiji has designed holiday itineraries for those keen to get ‘off the beaten track’ and who are happy to pack their sense of fun and adventure. In the Yasawas, you’ll explore stunning settings, enjoy some amazing activities, stay in modest local style accommodation and mix and mingle with the locals over a bowl of kava in the local village. The Awesome Adventures Fiji packages are designed so you can do as much or as little as you like.

Molokai, Hawai’i
Molokai Island is one of the best kept secrets in Hawai’i. It lies east of O Ľahu and close enough to be able to see the lights of Honolulu are visible at night from the west end and Maui from the South end. This unspoilt part of Hawaii is very old-world Hawaiian and not very touristy at all. Be sure to check out the amazing mule ride to Kalaupapa. Other spectacular and secluded sights include Halawa Valley and Papohaku Beach, one of the longest white sand beaches in Hawai’i.
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Kaua’i, Hawai’i
For a serene spot full of hidden gems and empty beaches, head to Kaua’i. Get a taste of authentic Hawaiian life in this little slice of tropical heaven. Must-sees include Waimea Canyon and the Na Pali Coast, where you can hike the challenging but rewarding 17km Kalalau Trail. Not keen to walk? Take a boat tour around the coast instead, showcasing beautiful panoramic views of deserted Kalalau Beach.
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