Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Best spot for first time SCUBA
  2. 2 NZ S Island itinerary help please!
  3. 3 Question on Driving from Sydney to Blue Mts
  4. 4 Trip Report Amazing New Zealand - Trip Report
  5. 5 Stopover Toronto- Perth
  6. 6 Domestic flights in Australia? when?
  7. 7 Australia/New Zealand 3 weeks
  8. 8 New Zeaaland
  9. 9 9.5 days in New Zealand
  10. 10 Bay of Islands vs Marlborough Sound
  11. 11 Tasmania Itinerary
  12. 12 Trip Report Tasmania, Melbourne, and the Great Ocean Road--November/December 2015
  13. 13 Scuba trip Great Barrier Reef
  14. 14 January-March When to visit NZ
  15. 15 Hikes in New Zealand
  16. 16 New Zealand Itinerary Help
  17. 17 Tiger Air and Baggage Fees
  18. 18 Nervous American driving in AU
  19. 19 Milford Sound day trip sounds like too long a day!
  20. 20 Trip Report A major meander through Australia/Tasmania, Bali, Laos & Vietnam.
  21. 21 HELP! New Zealand 2weeks July with baby (and pregnant)
  22. 22 New Zealand on our own?
  23. 23 2nd year visa extentiom
  24. 24 Sydney places to stay
  25. 25 Sydney in March
View next 25 » Back to the top

Need help deciding next trip. Honduras, Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand?

Jump to last reply

Hey guys and gals, I need some help deciding my next trip or two. First of let me give you all some background so you can get a feel for what I enjoy. My wife and I are both in our late mid 20's, no kids and live in California. We love to do all things outdoors and love trying new things and going on adventures. I feel like I just filled out an online dating profile......Anyways we have traveled a bit over the last few years, making it to a few parts in Mexico, some Caribbean islands, Belize, Fiji, and each of the Hawaiian islands a few times. Through these travels we have found many things that we like and many things that we have not. Starting off with the diving, obviously that is one of the best parts of the trips and I feel it will be hard to beat what we saw in Fiji and the Rainbow reef and shark dive. We love all of the "off the beaten path" non tourist stuff that we found in Belize and Fiji. I did find that Mexico and the Caribbean islands we went to were just too touristy and everything was overpriced because ship loads of people show up to snorkel and zipline. I loved that I was able to explore the country in Fiji and Belize and still feel safe yet have a sense of adventure because of the culture. We're not huge fans of big cities while on trips either. Hawaii has been amazing each time we have been there but we want to try someplace new. Like I said before we love to dive, fish, snorkel and pretty much do anything in the warm ocean water, which is why I'm hesitant to travel to a place like New Zealand where there may not be as much time spent in the water. That being said, we also loved spending time in the jungle of Belize and seeing all of the wildlife and doing the hikes(most of which aloud us to be the only ones on the trail). So a good mix would be awesome. Lodging should be nice but doesn't have to be 5 star. Pretty much we want to do lots of stuff besides just sit on a beach and have a great adventure doing things we will be talking about for years to come! We have kind of looked into Honduras(Utila and Roatan), Costa Rica and Australia but are not stuck on just those destinations. Looks like we be able to travel about 8-10 days in April and then 14ish days in late July or early August. Any info or ideas would be great!

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement