If you are fortunate to visit Fiji's beautiful Coral Coast, you are a qualified scuba diver and you have some disregard for danger, then you should consider booking a place on one of the most exciting dives in the South Pacific, and one of the few dives in the world where you are guaranteed to see a bull shark.
Taman Safari is a large open plain zoo that gives a level access to it’s animals not common in western zoos. It is located in Puncak, near Bogor, around two and a half hours from Jakarta and 3 hours from Bandung. It has a sister park in Bali called ‘The Bali Safari and Marine Park’.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been a popular Gold Coast attraction for nearly 70 years. It contains a wide variety of native Australian wildlife, set on 40 hectares of parkland. It is known best for its flock of semi-tame Rainbow lorikeets, that visits twice a day and can be hand fed by visitors without having to pay an entry fee.
We worked out before we booked our trip that we wanted to see the snow monkeys that bathed in hot springs, and had researched how to get there before we left, but were a little uncertain even on the day we left.
The area around Osaka to Kyoto and Kobe is a high point of any visit to Japan. Due to the closeness of the three cities, it is possible to stay in one of them and travel between them at will. Obviously having a rail pass is an advantage. Last time we visited Japan we stayed in Kyoto, so this time we decided to try Kobe.
Tropical North Queensland is a great place to view wildlife in their natural habitats. Many different species can be found without having to go too far off the beaten track.