Category: Zen Living Written by Nina Simons Views: 1198
Oceania is the continent that is full of tropical paradises and magnificent natural beauty attracting visitors from all over the world. You will easily find the perfect activity for you here, whether it’s just spending leisure hours on the beach or walking through undiluted nature. So, if you are in search of serene and gorgeous landscapes, here are top zen places to visit in Oceania to recover body and soul from the urban commotion
Vanuatu is an archipelago equally beautiful as Bora Bora and Fiji, but more secluded and perfect to open up your chakras. Pearly beaches and turquoise waters surrounded by volcanoes will make you feel as though you have gone to another plane of existence. Espiritu Santo or Holy Spirit is the best island to combine adventures with leisure time by the sea on the Lonnoc Beach.
This is a very quiet area so you will have complete privacy to explore the jungle and many blue holes on the island. Locals are very friendly and you can even try their technique to enter the water which is a rope swing catapult. Since tourists don’t come here in large numbers yet, this is a perfect power place to rediscover yourself and fill up with positive energy.
Fiji consists of hundreds of islands with most of them being unpopulated but offering undiluted natural beauties and landscapes. For many travelers, Fiji is the very definition of tropical paradise with its lush forests and volcanic mountains standing tall over the see-through water. Hike through Colo-i-Suva Forest Park which is full of rich greenery and numerous waterfalls and swimming holes perfect to jump in and cool off.
The crystal waters are ideal spots for snorkeling especially Castaway and Mantaray islands with diverse marine life. However, coral reefs of Monuriki is an even better location for those who want to dive and see the unspoiled regions of Earth's oceans. Wakaya Island besides azure lagoons and variety of plants also offers guided nature walks, sea kayaking, and paddle boating as part of the offer from the resident resort.
Australia is a perfect combination of modern urban dwellings and unique nature like the Great Barrier Reef. This is the largest coral system in the world located in the Coral Sea and even visible from space. Diving and snorkeling are the best ways to observe this powerful ecosystem and see for yourself why they call it one of the most important natural wonders on the planet.
Christmas Island is one of the most remote areas in Australia which is a perfect eco-paradise to recharge your soul. The main attractions here are millions of endemic red crabs, dolphins, manta rays and whale sharks swimming close to beautiful beaches. Christmas Island National Park is full of caves waiting for explorers and the rich fusion of cultures here living in harmony attest to this place is a true paradise.
4. New Zealand
If you are already in the area, you can travel to New Zealand from Australia and vice versa thanks to good charter service like Air Charter Network. Both countries are full of immense natural beauties that it would be a shame to miss them when they are in such proximity. Lake Tekapo is a perfect example of New Zealand's bursting colors and untouched nature with green valleys and snow-capped mountains surrounding it.
Milford Sound is a fjord full of untouched wilderness and fairytale sights like rocky cliffs overshadowing crystal waters. Mitre Peak is considered to be one of the most photographed mountains in the world while the area has hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The popular way to reach this fjord is by hiking a 31-mile long trail perfect to clear your head and breathe in the fresh air.
Tonga is a small Pacific country with more than 170 islands and one of the rare spots on the planet where you can swim with humpback whales. The whole country is surrounded by a relaxing vibe and peaceful feelings that will immediately calm you down and embrace the serenity. This is also a unique place where you can observe whale calves being born and even spend time with them and their mothers in nature.
Haʻamonga ʻa Maui which translates to Burden of Maui is a stone trilithon constructed from coral slabs which are either built to serve as a gateway to the royal area or astronomical observatory. Tofua is a volcanic island where people grow kava a plant used for traditional medicine and ceremonies. ʻEneʻio Botanical Garden is the best way to see the largest and rarest specimens of flora in the world with guided tours and also enjoy the private beach with camping area.
In the end
The moment you feel trapped in your life, it's time to embark on a journey to replenish the energy and eliminate stress. These top ten places to visit in Oceania are perfect for individuals who are on a spiritual path to reinvent themselves or simply seek shelter to recover from the exposure to constant pressure.
Nina is a blogger, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast with a distinctive taste for home decor. She's passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she's up to you can find her on twitter!
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