Craig Tansley takes one of the planet's last combined cargo/passenger ship rides to the world's most isolated island archipelago.
Nothing beats being marooned on this enchanting isle.
My legs are aching, I'm drenched in sweat and my shoes are covered in mud. But I still feel pretty great.
French Polynesia Expedition cruise: Mangareva, Gambier Islands
The Pacific is by far the top cruise destination for Australians, but it isn't all about short itineraries on mega-ships.
A private native forest outside Rotorua sets the scene for the ultimate foodie getaway and retreat.
Now better known as "Cuddle Class", the Skycouch converts three economy seats into a bed.
Air New Zealand's Premium Economy is consistently lauded and awarded as the world's best-in-class, and with good reason.
Long stretches of coastline, vibrant cultural experiences and seafood plucked from the ocean; the Pacific islands is a top choice for luxury, family or honeymoon getaways.