Aitutaki, also known as Ararau and Utataki, is one of the Cook Islands, north of Rarotonga. It is the second most visited island of the Cook Islands. Aitutaki is famous for its turquoise central lagoon, uninhabited islands and palm-fringed beaches. Noteworthy also are an old church (the oldest in the Cook Islands) and some gigantic banyan trees.
Bora Bora island is a piece of paradise, an ideal destination for romantic souls. The island is surrounded by a coral reef, which creates a lagoon with calm, shallow, light blue waters. Slopes with rich tropical vegetation, valleys full of flowers and blossoms of hibiscus and palm trees swaying in the wind. Discover the beauty of the island, such as Mount Otemanou, one of the two picks of an extinct volcano that looks like a castle and touches the clouds.
Champagne Beach is a popular beach located on the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. It is famous for its beautiful white sandy beaches, some of the best in the South Pacific. It is visited regularly by tourists and cruise boats from Australia. Champagne Beach is located in adjacent and close proximity to Hog Harbour village on the northeast of Santo.
Laoutoka is located in the western part of the Viti Levu island, in Fiji islands, at the Pacific. Laoutoka is known as the "Sugar City", because of its sugar cane belt areas. It is worthwhile visiting the "Sugar Mill", the temple "Hare Krishna", the beautiful Botanical Garden, walk to the central shopping street and shop at duty-free shops and handicraft markets.
Lifou is the capital of Loyalty Islands, located in a small distance of the coast of New Caledonia, east of Australia. It is known for its friendly residents and extraordinary natural beauty. The first who set foot on the island were Europeans whalers.
Moʻorea is an island in French Polynesia. From above, the shape of the island vaguely resembles a heart, with its two nearly symmetrical bays opening to the north side of the island: Cook's (or Paopao) Bay and ʻŌpūnohu Bay. Charles Darwin found inspiration for his theory regarding the formation of coral atolls when looking down upon Moʻorea while standing on a peak on Tahiti. He described it as a "picture in a frame", referring to the barrier reef encircling the island. The CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) maintain a research station at the end of ʻŌpūnohu Bay since about 1970.
Neiafu is a picturesque port of Vava'u group islands. It is a center of activity and a popular destination in South Pacific, for yauchts and cruise ships. This place is famous for its crystal clear waters and this fact makes diving and snorkelling a unique experience. Coral reefs and scenic caves are here to be explored! Do not forget to go for whale watching, a very common activity in this area.
Nuku'alofa is the capital and the largest city in Tonga, a transport, commercial and social center of the island country. There is also located the Royal Palace.
At Espiritu Santo, Paradise Lagoon is the largest of the eighth volcanic islands that make Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by lush vegetation, blue, clean, crystal clear waters that invite you to swim in, the Paradise Lagoon is one of the first places the traveler will visit when it comes to Espiritu Santo. An important tourist destination for discerning divers, therefore it is also a pole of attraction for those who love to explore wrecks, since the area around the island is rich in them from World War II.
French Polynesia is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of the French territory. The most famous island of French Polynesia is Tahiti, where is located Papeet. Here you can wonder around and visit on foot all the attractions such as Bougainville Park, the cathedral of Notre Dame, the presidential mansion, the city hall and the papeete market.
Sydney, a diverse city, the largest in Australia, with many sights of interest, such as parks, sandy beaches and shopping areas
Sydney stands on a deep natural harbor and is not only the largest city in Australia but also the oldest and most diverse. Significant points of the city is the Harbor Bridge, the impressive Opera House and the historic district "The Rocks", with shops, cafes, galleries and crowded streets. Also don't miss the world famous beaches for surfers and the sandy beaches.
The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth, that runs from the north to the south pole and demarcates one calendar day from the next. It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° longitude but it deviates to pass around some territories and island groups.
The International Date line is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Prime Meridian. The Prime Meridian helps to define Universal Time and is the meridian from which all other time zones are calculated. The International Date Line and the moving point of midnight separate the two calendar days that are current somewhere on Earth.
|1||Papeete (Tahiti French Poly)||------||23:00|
|2||Moorea, French Polynesia||08:00||18:00|
|3||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||08:00||23:00|
|5||Aitutaki, Cook Islands||08:00||18:00|
|9||Nukualofa, Tonga Island||08:00||17:00|
|10||Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga||07:00||12:00|
|14||Paradise Lagoon, Vanuatu||06:00||07:30|
|14||Champagne Beach, Micronesia||10:00||23:00|
|16||Lifou (Loyalty Island)||09:00||17:00|
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