Popular Tourist Destinations to Visit in Oceania

Oceania is an incredible continent to plan your travels around — it’s fast-paced, green, and with many indulging points of interest. I find it pretty easy to explore the countries in Oceania, especially during the fall and winter — after the summer crowds have gone. Here is the list of random popular tourist destinations in the countries of Oceania — inspiring and highly intriguing.

Sydney, Australia

Well, you might have heard that Sydney is the most beautiful Australian city, well… it’s kind of true. With an astounding cityscape, bountiful natural attractions, and enviable quality of life, Sydney is an inspiring destination for relaxing getaways. The best Sydney scenes are built around its harbour and that’s why taking a dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour has become so popular. What better way could there be than lavishly celebrating your Sydney trip on a luxury showboat offering a deluxe 3-course dinner with a one-hour long spectacular cabaret show? You won’t ever regret exploring the world’s most beautiful harbour on a Sydney Harbour dinner cruise. Other popular Sydney highlights include its pristine beaches, art galleries, rainforests, and even rousing neighbourhoods.

Nuku՛alofa, Tonga

Nuku՛alofa is the capital of Tonga, an astounding small island, located in the South Pacific. Getting to Tonga is surprisingly simple, especially if you are a resident of Oceania. There are flights to Tongo from Australia, Fiji, and NZ. Tongatapu is the main island in Tonga and home to Nuku՛alofa. It’s a small city with white sandy beaches and a great number of churches. There is an 1867 wooden royal palace that can certainly lure you in. Before venturing to explore popular points of interest in Nuku՛alofa, you should try visiting its cafes, markets, and some local stores where you can find the absolute best of the town.

Levuka, Fiji

If Fiji is not one of the must-visit countries on your bucket list, I’m afraid…I can’t believe you! Home to more than 300 islands, Fiji is an astounding tourist hotspot gifted with turquoise seas, endless white-sand beaches, lush rainforests, and so on. Swimming, snorkelling, beach-ing, diving, and hiking are some of the popular activities Fiji is good at! Levuka, located on the east coast of the island Ovalau, was the first colonial capital of Fiji until 1883. Over time, Levuka was designated as a historic town and later as one of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. The Sacred Heart Church established in 1858, Totoga Falls, and Nasoa village are some of the highlights of Levuka.

Sopoaga Waterfall, Samoa

Samoa is a Polynesian island country consisting of two main islands fondly known as the “Cradle of Polynesia”. Samoa is a tropical paradise worth checking out on your next holiday trip. Sopoaga Waterfall, located in southeastern Upolu, is an amazing destination you can stop by. You can enjoy the prime views of the waterfalls from a viewpoint just off the road, set in manicured gardens full of native plants and trees. It is ideal to explore the location without a rush so that you can spend enough time enjoying the best flora on display. You can also check out the To-sua Ocean Trench and some spots perfect for surfing.

Rotorua, NZ

As we all know, New Zealand is an astonishing ancient landscape, filled in with breathtaking natural beauty. There are plenty of forests, mountains, beaches, and green fields to explore. Galore of natural marvels and cultural treasures, Rotorua is absolutely a destination, you can plan your travels around. Have you heard about the constant hydrothermal activities going on in the city? Well, the thermal activity provided by geysers, exploding mud pools, and hot springs can be seen as one of the many things that attract visitors to the city. You can also check out the world’s highest rafted waterfall located in the city, and enjoy rafting at the Kaituna River!

If the countries of Oceania can’t own your fondest and unforgettable travel memories, I wonder which other country would! Because Oceania is gifted as heaven!

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