Water is the second of the classical elements. It is associated with emotion and intuition. Travel to, into and upon the water are also experiences of emotion and we hope to guide you on this journey.

Water is the second of the classical elements. It is associated with emotion and intuition. Travel to, into and upon the water are also experiences of emotion and we hope to guide you on this journey.


Heart shaped reef on the Great Barrier Reef
Introducing The Sundays on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island Enterprises, the team behind the luxurious resort qualia, is thrilled to announce “The Sundays,” a new boutique hotel on Hamilton Island, nestled within Australia’s World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

Lizard Island: A Resplendent Weekend of Champagne and Caviar

Lizard Island Resort, the northernmost jewel of the Great Barrier Reef, announces a resplendent long weekend of champagne and caviar this June.

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Gourmand discoveries with European waterways in France

This August 2024, the promise of an ‘exclusive’ culinary adventure twinkles on the horizon like a Michelin-star in the dim twilight.

Aerial view of the Hunter River, Kimberley, Australia.
Coral Expeditions Unveils Kimberley Cruise Guide

In a move as bold and spirited as the Australian outback itself, Coral Expeditions, the trailblazers of the Aussie cruise scene, have unveiled their latest magnum opus: the 2024-2025 Kimberley Cruise Guide.

Kids can explore the lagoon's wildlife with a naturalist in the onboard family program.
Paul Gauguin Cruises launches 2025 Tahiti & Cook Islands Moana Explorer Program

Paul Gauguin Cruises has unfurled the enchanting tapestry of its 2025 Moana Explorer Program. Aboard the distinguished m/s Paul Gauguin, this curated symphony of 11 dedicated summer and holiday sailings beckons the younger connoisseurs of wanderlust.

Virgin Voyages Party
Virgin Voyages launch in Sydney

Virgin Voyages, the acclaimed cruise line under the wing of Sir Richard Branson, orchestrated a stellar Scarlet Night soiree in Sydney to herald the arrival of Resilient Lady to the Australian shores.

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Rip Curl Surf School in Bali

For over two decades, the Rip Curl School of Surf has been an integral part of Bali’s tourism tapestry, consistently exceeding expectations with comprehensive water sports packages.

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PONANT Launches Ultimate Kimberley Expedition Guide

Making discovering the extraordinary even more accessible to travellers, PONANT has launched their 52-page Ultimate Kimberley Expedition Guide, further enhancing the company’s position as the leader of breathtaking luxury expeditions along Western Australia’s remote and untouched Kimberley coast.

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Hamilton Island Race Week with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer covers Hamilton Island race week. The sailing ‘week’ is when maxi, major and minor (there’s actually nothing minor about the sailing world) yachts venture up north in the hope of taking home line honours.

Mykonos by Johnny Africa
Cruising in Europe with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer was invited to cruise on the 1900-people ship, Oosterdam from the Holland America Line, which took us from Athens to Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Olympia, and finishing in Trieste, a couple of hours out of Venice.

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Peppers Arrives at Manly Beach

Previously known as the North Tower of The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach, Peppers Manly Beach’s official opening will take place on August 25, marking the beginning of a new era in hospitality in the Manly region. 

Aerial view of Great Barrier Reef
Sleep with the fishes on the Great Barrier Reef

At Hardy Reef, however, 40 nautical miles northeast of Airlie Beach you can sleep with the fishes and wake up to tell the tale. That’s because Hardy Reef is the home of Reefworld, a hotel built on a pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef.

Opening image credit: Laverne Nash