South Pacific Bucket List

  1. Arrive at the Marquesas – the northern most group of islands in
    It was great to be on land again after 21 days at sea

    It was great to be on land again after 21 days at sea

    French Polynesia to enjoy an island welcome, tall steep mountains covered in lush jungle.

    another beautiful bay

    another beautiful bay

  2. Dive in the passes of the atolls of the Tuamotu where the sea is full of nutrients so amazing corals, reef fish and sharks are in abundance.
    The reef in Fakarava south pass is amazing

    The reef in Fakarava south pass is amazing

    At one stage I counted 23 black tip, white tip and grey reef sharks in my vicinity

    At one stage I counted 23 black tip, white tip and grey reef sharks in my vicinity

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

There aren't too many people living on the atolls. See the sharks swimming in the shallows.

There aren’t too many people living on the atolls. See the sharks swimming in the shallows.

3. Join in the Heiva i Tahiti festival held from June through to July. It is a spectacular of dance and culture.

4. Swim with the manta rays on Bora Bora in the blue lagoons.

Manta rays, reef fish and sting rays can be seen from the surface because the water is so clear

Manta rays, reef fish and sting rays can be seen from the surface because the water is so clear

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Swim with the humpback whales in Tonga

Swimming with whales has been one of the most wonderful experiences of my life

Swimming with whales has been one of the most wonderful experiences of my life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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