Chasing Summer

We may be at the end of balmy weather in Melbourne, but that doesn’t mean summer fun is over. Chase the sun while you adventure at these four action-packed destinations, with an activity for all types of keen explorers.


Puerto Princesa Underground River

Trade your thongs for a hard hat at the Palawan Underground River, found in the world-renowned
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.
Here is your chance to explore one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, where you can tour through dark limestone caverns along the water and see the beauty the rock formations, flora and fauna up close.

Banaue Rice Terraces

If your idea of adventure involves a pair of sturdy boots and sweeping landscapes, Banaue's Rice Terraces are calling. Carved centuries ago by the ancestors of the Igorot people, these terraced fields offer the perfect hike through lush, sculpted hills.

Fly direct to the Philippines with Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific

New Caledonia

Isle of Pines

If you've got a thirst for exploring untouched beauty,
head to Isle of Pines. Dive into the clear waters of Oro Bay and relax in the natural pool bounded by coral reef. Re-emerging from the ocean, lace up those hiking boots. The lush forests reveal hidden caves, pristine coastal landscapes and trails that lead to jaw-dropping views.

Heart of Voh

Take your adventure to new heights with a helicopter
ride over the Heart of Voh, a naturally formed heart-shaped swathe of mangrove vegetation. As you soar above the lush greenery below, you'll enjoy the beauty of New Caledonia from a fresh perspective.

Fly direct to New Caledonia with Aircalin.


Mount Bromo

This otherworldly adventure in Java starts before dawn, as you trek towards the edge of the volcano. There are  awe-inspiring scenes when the first light of the day breaks, making it a true bucket list experience.

Raja Ampat

Explore the underwater paradise of Raja Ampat, an archipelago found just off the northwest tip of
the Southwest Papua province. Dive into crystal-clear waters teeming with the richest marine biodiversity on Earth, where you can encounter manta rays, exotic fish and stunning coral gardens.

Fly direct to Indonesia with Garuda, Batik Air, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Northern Territory

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park is one of the largest National
Parks in Australia, home to Aboriginal peoples for over 65,000 years. There’s a variety of activities you can take part in with the park rangers, including rock art site talks, walks, cruises and scenic flights. There are even spots you can fish, alongside wetlands and billabongs perfect for a casual boat ride.

Kings Canyon Rim Walk

The Kings Canyon Rim Walk is no walk in the park, but the views from the top are worth every step. Red
rock formations, sprawling landscapes and that feeling of being on top of the world make for an exhilarating adventure for those who crave a taste of the outback.

Fly direct to the Northern Territory Airports with Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar.