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Why Choose a Pacific Island Vacation?

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Choosing a Pacific Island vacation with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company with an incredible, vetted selection of Pacific Island trips. Our Adventure Specialists travel to the Pacific Islands frequently, from Hawaii to Papua New Guinea and Rapa Nui to French Polynesia, including Bora Bora. We bring our firsthand experience to help you plan the perfect Pacific Island trip. With our diverse selection of land and sea adventures, let the AdventureSmith team guide you through the sprinkling of islands that reside in this incredible destination. Experience Hawaii in a new way aboard a small island-hopping yacht away from the white-sand beach tourist crowds. Create your own multisport adventure while exploring among the mystical moai on Rapa Nui during an Easter Island vacation. Snorkel and paddle some of the most beautiful islands in the world in French Polynesia, including on a Tahiti vacation and in the Marquesas. Experience some of the world’s most striking and intact cultural regions as they emerge into the 21st century and venture into the most remote corners of Papua New Guinea. Our Pacific Island vacations are as diverse as the region itself and we are here to help you find the right trip for your style of travel.

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Pacific Island vacations are a traveler’s paradise—and not just for the landscapes. Everywhere, you are greeted by warm smiles of a culture where wealth is measured not by how much they have but by how much they can give away. Actively explore up close in the company of expert guides for the perfect Pacific Island trip. We offer an alternative to large cruise ships and crowded resorts with a unique style of intimate travel by land and sea. AdventureSmith Exploration hand picks Pacific Island vacations that are tailor made for both the adventurous traveler and the curious nature enthusiast. The diversity of Pacific Island vacations is immense. The region spans over 7,000 miles from Hawaii to Rapa Nui and over 4,000 from Rapa Nui to New Zealand, comprising some 30,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean. This wide expanse offers an incredible variety of culture, environments and sea life. Vibrant blue waters lined with white-sand beach, swaying palms, colorful mountains, volcanic landscapes, coral reefs bursting with sea life…the Pacific Islands are teeming with treasures for the adventure traveler. With so many options, let our experts match you with the best Pacific Island trip for your interests, ability and budget. You never pay more with AdventureSmith, and our personalized service from booking to post-trip will keep you traveling with us for years.

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Our Pacific Island vacations are varied. Seek out azure seas on a Tahiti vacation, discover moai statues on an Easter Island vacation, interact with Papua New Guinea’s unique communities or explore Hawaii’s lesser-known gems. Why book your Pacific Island vacation with AdventureSmith?

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Your Adventure Specialist helps you find, book & prep for your South Pacific vacation.

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Our Pacific Island vacations let you hike, bike, kayak, snorkel, dive & stand-up paddleboard.

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Our insight into Pacific Island trips ensures that you book the right islands for your interests.

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White-sand beach with palm trees & small thatch-roofed hut with snorkel gear drying in the sun during a Pacific Island vacation.

Where Is The Best Snorkeling In The Pacific Islands?

All of our Pacific Island vacations, whether by small ship or lodge, offer snorkeling. The best snorkeling in the Pacific Islands depends on what you want to experience. Consider a Tahiti vacation to explore the Tuamotu Archipelago’s Fakarava—one of the largest atolls in French Polynesia and part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Search for dolphins, whales and other sea life in the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary off of Maui. On an Easter Island vacation, learn why the waters of Rapa Nui are famous for their clarity. Or swim alongside colossal-yet-harmless whale sharks in Indonesia. Our insightful Adventure Specialists can help you narrow down the options, and our snorkeling tips will help you experience the best of snorkeling the Pacific Islands.

Unique South Pacific Vacations

Our South Pacific vacations offer something different: our style. Immerse in your surroundings. Discover in small groups, away from tourist crowds on a Tahiti vacation or Easter Island vacation. Learn from expert naturalist guides and descendants of longstanding French Polynesian cultures. Explore radiant coral reef by fins and paddles, and lush volcanic peaks by foot. Finish each day with an artistic and thoughtful meal, made with only the finest quality ingredients and authentic flavors.

Thatch-roof huts line a lush green hillside on a sunny day during a South Pacific vacation.

Our Pacific Island vacations seek out azure seas, moai statues, unique communities & lesser-known gems.


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Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 81 81 81 77 73 72 70 70 72 72 75 77
Avg. Low (F) 68 68 68 66 64 61 61 59 61 61 63 64
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 3.5 3.1 3.1 4.3 4.7 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.1 2.8 3.1 3.5

Year-Round Pacific Islands Vacations

Our Pacific Island trips include year-round Easter Island vacations by land, or small ship cruises that sail the North Pacific, South Pacific and Indian Ocean during the Northern Hemisphere’s cooler months, October through May. All of our Pacific Island vacations invite you to enjoy a white-sand beach, lush climate and plenty of sun. Note that the climate data referenced above is for Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Chile, in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Pacific Island Vacations

Travel to remote Rapa Nui, Easter Island, with AdventureSmith's founder who reviews his trip at the luxury basecamp Explora Rapa Nui.
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Adventure Specialist Andrew Browning reviews his 14-day Islands of the South Pacific cruise aboard the 72-guest Coral Discoverer.
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An AdventureSmith cruise expert goes aboard in Australia to write this ship review of the 120-guest Coral Adventurer. Read about her favorite features and cabin insights.
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An AdventureSmith expert shares his experience on the 8-day Hawaiian Seascapes cruise aboard the 36-guest Safari Explorer.
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As I drift off to sleep I begin to dream of the amazing experiences that I couldn't even have imagined only seven days ago. I dream of diving with manta rays, of Pele, the goddess of fire, of paddle boarding at Shark's Fin Cove and swimming in the cool water under the cascading falls of Moâ'oula.
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