South Pacific

February 7, 2011

Fiji: Top 10 family things to see and do

Kid-friendly Fiji has a wealth of activities and attractions. Here are ten of the best.
February 7, 2011

Samoa: Top 10 family things to see and do

The best of all the things Samoa has to offer.
February 4, 2011

Vanuatu: Top 10 family things to see and do

From ship to shore, we've done it all and come up with the top ten things to do in Vanuatu.
February 4, 2011

Tahiti: Top 10 family things to see and do

We've travelled the length and breadth of Tahiti to bring you this roundup of our top ten tips.
January 19, 2011

Family-friendly resorts in Fiji

For attractions delivered by nature, accompanied by locals who are happy to nurture and resorts that are happy to pamper, Fiji is hard to beat.
January 17, 2011

Viva Vanuatu

Less than four hour’s from Australia’s east coast by plane, Vanuatu is an unforgettable place of unspoiled ancient landscapes and an absolute paradise for families.
January 11, 2011

A place to stay and play

Think of Fiji and you're likely to think of smiling locals, cocktails by the pool, beachside fun, happy families and complete relaxation. Fiji is this - and so much more.
December 2, 2010

Suite Life On Rhapsody (6)

We’re back at sea after two days in New Caledonia and back into the sea-faring routine, which, to my surprise, is just as enjoyable to the kids as a day on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
December 1, 2010

Suite Life On Rhapsody (5)

We’re woken this morning by the sound of tenders being lowered from beneath our balcony, ready to take us ashore to the Isle of Pines. There are islands dotting the turquoise waters all around us, heavily wooded with pine trees and ringed with brilliant white sand.
November 30, 2010

Suite Life on Rhapsody (4)

Ah, Noumea! After days of agonising over the vast array of shore excursions, we find a visitor centre offering even more and settle on the Explorer Bus day pass. For $10 each we can hop on and off all around the island.
November 29, 2010

Suite Life on Rhapsody (3)

We’re starting to get the hang of cruising and have even formed a little routine - or at least started to see the need for one. For as far as you can see in every direction there is water, which varies in colour from dark grey to dark blue.
November 28, 2010

Suite Life on Rhapsody (2)

After a long day waiting to leave Sydney, our first day sailing is all about figuring out how the whole thing works. Activities, kids’ clubs and meal times: how do we actually find all these things?
November 27, 2010

Suite Life on Rhapsody (1)

Day 1 on Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas was longer than I had planned: while it promised boarding a big and exciting cruise ship, it largely involved sitting endlessly in Circular Quay waiting to leave.