Schoolies

Mayhem-free: the new schoolies hotspots

With Schoolies Week less than two months away, Jane Reddy counts down the options beyond the Gold Coast - from extreme adventures and fun in the sun to getaways with a good cause and holidays with heart.

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Raja Ampat Palau

Fresh waters, new frontiers

Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.

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Vanuatu

Isle the resorts forgot

Rather than play down old cannibalistic customs, Malakula runs tours on them, writes Lance Richardson.

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Club Med Maldives

Life over the ocean waves

The natural high of a holiday perched above tropical waters is a memory that lasts forever. Our travel writers share their experiences.

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Mount Yasur

Bargains and bright ideas

Belinda Jackson rounds up a wide range of escapades for shoppers, temple lovers, volcano hoppers and film fans.

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Cooldige

Down, down, deeper down

The wreck of a luxury cruise ship that was converted to a World War II troop carrier now offers spectacular diving.

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