Imitators abound, but Moon Handbooks South Pacific was the first - and is still the best - detailed, reliable source of information on travel around hundreds of Polynesian and Melanesian islands. It's loaded with insider information about places on and off the beaten track, not just the hot spots. In this edition of his recognized masterwork, David Stanley provides:
Chapters on American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Niue, Pitcairn, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis & Futuna
Unbiased evaluations of guesthouses, campgrounds, hostels, hotels, and resorts on all the islands
Practical advice on food, entertainment, shopping, visas, money, health, packing, and interisland travel
Special attention to outdoor recreation: swimming, diving, snorkeling, yachting, kayaking, biking, hiking, camping, climbing, caving, horseback riding, and more
Ecotravel information: profiles of local flora and fauna, environmental issues, and ecotour providers
147 detailed maps and charts, 976 pages
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