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Home to 30 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises; six species of sea turtles; 215 species of birds; and more than 1,500 species of fish,600 species of sponges, 5,500 species of mollusks, and 5,000 species of crustacean.
A collective name for mostly islands scattered around the Pacific Ocean. It embraces the insular region between Asia and America. It includes Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The floras and faunas across the island group is unique for their incredibly high number of endemic species. The Great Barrier Reef and the New Caledonia Barrier Reef are underwater hot spots for biodiversity.
The countless small islands are known for their white sands, incredible coral reefs, and tough volcanoes. Oceania also include the deserts of Australia and the highland rainforests of Papua New Guinea, as well as indigenous tribal communities.
So what to do in Oceania?
Adventure Sports. Hiking and Trekking. Fishing. Scuba diving and snorkeling. Sailing too of course!
Malo e lelei! (Hello)
Friendly Islands or the Kingdom of Tonga is a country with 170 islands to enjoy. Tonga is divide into three main island groups: Tongatapu, Ha ápai and Vava ú. It has a semitropical climate and is mostly savored in the northeastern part of the islands.
Tonga shares the authentic and coarse island life to the visitors. Culture is centered around monarchy and family and known for showcasing cultural inheritance through dance, music, arts and of course, food. Prepare for a lot of activities like hiking, snorkelling, diving, kayaking and yachting. Endless pristine beaches, coral atolls, active volcanoes, untouched rainforest, rugged cliffs, deserted islands all awaits on this True South Pacific Kingdom!
Set out to the Pacific!
French Polynesia is divided into five group of islands: Society Islands Archipelago, Tuamotu Archipelago, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands and the Austral Islands. Papeete, the capital, is on Tahiti, the largest and most popular island of French Polynesia. It is the place to be if you want some water sports like surfing, snorkelling, kite surfing. It is home to the country´s most impressive volcanic monuntain ranges, black sand beach on Pointe Venus Lighthouse and three waterfalls known as Les Trois Cascades.
The atoll lagoons in French Polynesia are really majestic. The high islands are surrounded by reefs that creates a protected swimming pool where fishes, dolphins, rays, sharks and turtles and clear water coral garden can be seen.