Category Archives: Oceania

For the complete list of nations in Oceania, please visit thesciencetutor.org.

Travel to American Samoa

Money Currency 1 US dollar = 100 cents. Currency code: US$, USD (ISO code). See USA for more information. Credit cards American Express is accepted almost everywhere, Mastercard only partially. Details from the issuer of the relevant credit card. ATMs Bank cards With the credit card and pin number, money can be withdrawn from ATMs.… Read More »

American Samoa Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations Nationalities Passport required visa required Return ticket required Switzerland Yes no Yes Other EU countries Yes 1 Yes Austria Yes no Yes Turkey Yes Yes Yes Deutschland Yes no Yes Passport information Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months and biometric upon entry. Visa information Generally required, except… Read More »

How to get to Australian Capital Territory

Overview The Australian Capital Territory is Australia’s smallest state. The country’s pristine capital, Canberra, sits amidst rugged bushland. Canberra has a character all of its own, having grown from a small bushland settlement of bureaucrats and politicians into a vibrant city with a multicultural cuisine, important cultural institutions such as the National Gallery, music festivals… Read More »

Attractions in New South Wales, Australia

Sydney The legendary city of Sydney is a must-see. The Sydney Opera House, whose distinctive architecture is reminiscent of the sails of ships in the famous Sydney Harbour, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (Internet: www.sydneyoperahouse.com ). Also worth seeing is the impressive steel structure of the Harbor Bridge. The Sydney Tower’s… Read More »

How to get to New South Wales, Australia

Overview New South Wales is a wonderful combination of history (it’s Australia’s oldest state), natural beauty (snow-capped mountains, forests and a spectacular coastline) and big-city glamor (Sydney). and historic pubs can be found all over the country. Huge areas of untouched bushland are national parks or landscape protection areas and are ideal for discovery tours.… Read More »

Attractions in Northern Territories, Australia

Red Centre Ayers Rock Resort is 14 miles from Ayers Rock and was built to accommodate the ever increasing number of visitors. Hotels, restaurants, two lodges, apartments, shops, a bank, post office and campsites are available. Daily tours to Ayers Rock, the nearby Olga Rocks (the Aboriginal call them Kata Tjuta, meaning “many-headed”) and other… Read More »

How to get to Federated States of Micronesia

Overview The Federated States of Micronesia is a tropical diver’s paradise with crystal clear, turquoise water and white beaches. The shallow, enormous lagoons of islands like Chuuk are incredibly beautiful, filled with shipwrecks and rainbow-hued coral reefs. The population of Micronesia is characterized by many languages ​​and unique customs. On the island of Yap, for… Read More »

How to get to Northern Territories, Australia

Overview The Northern Territory is a gigantic landscape with thundering waterfalls and deep gorges, red deserts and breathtaking rock formations. For visitors, it embodies the Australian outback like no other landscape. Here, in the Wild West of this vast country, you can still experience real adventures: watch crocodiles, go on safari and take four-wheel drive… Read More »

Attractions in Queensland, Australia

Great Barrier Reef With 1900 individual reefs, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980 (Internet: www.gbrmpa.gov.au ). It stretches 2000 km long and 25-50 km wide along the Queensland coast. About 400 species of coral and 1500… Read More »

How to get to Queensland, Australia

Overview Life in Queensland is exactly what you imagine Australia to be: beaches, cookouts, wilderness, endless sunshine and cold beers. Known for its laid-back lifestyle and miles of sandy beaches, this wonderfully diverse state never fails to offer visitors unlimited fun. In addition to beaches, Queensland also has ancient rainforests, parks and historic settlements to… Read More »

Attractions in South Australia

National parks The Naracoorte Cave Conservation Park in south-east South Australia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its impressive rock formations and fossils. Emus and kangaroos also live in the Coorong National Park with mighty sand dunes and crystal-clear lagoons with many birds. See other countries in Oceania on pharmacylib. Andamooka In the city of… Read More »

How to get to South Australia

Overview South Australia’s sun-baked outback encompasses the Flinders Ranges, the sand dunes of the Simpson Desert and the stunning scenery surrounding the salt flats of Lake Eyre and Lake Eyre National Park. Known as the “Festival State,” this state offers a wealth of cultural delights in its capital, Adelaide. From the massive State Library and… Read More »

Attractions in Tasmania, Australia

Hobart Hobart is the capital of the state of Tasmania and is the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney. Port facilities, jetties and warehouses testify to the city’s strong connection to the sea. Tasmania’s history is illustrated at Van Diemen’s Land Memorial Folk Museum, the Maritime Museum (website: www.maritimetas.org ) and the Allport Library.… Read More »

How to get to Tasmania, Australia

Overview Lush green rainforest, high mountain peaks, white sandy beaches and dense bushland characterize the island of Tasmania, the smallest of Australia’s six states. Some of the tallest and rarest trees grow in Tasmania’s enchanting forests, and some of Australia’s most wonderful corners of the earth can be found here. Located south of the state… Read More »

How to get to Victoria, Australia

Overview Victoria is a miniature version of Australia: in its tiny expanse, the state boasts snow-capped mountains, scorching deserts, wineries, rainforests and the country’s largest water vein. The biggest urban attraction is Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital, which offers countless galleries, museums, sporting events and festivals. The great restaurant scene is characterized above all by a… Read More »

How to get to Western Australia

Overview Western Australia is a country full of fascinating contrasts: from the tropical north to the Great Sandy Desert to the forests and wineries of the southwest, this state has a lot to offer. In contrast to the eastern states, the coast of Western Australia has not developed as rapidly. This ancient land is enormous,… Read More »

How to get to Australia

Overview Sunny, friendly and charismatic, Australia beckons with long beaches, vibrant cities and expansive bushland. The most enchanting thing about this country is its vastness; Having a beach, a stretch of tropical rainforest or a patch of desert all to yourself becomes a reality here. The largest island in the world is a realm of… Read More »

How to get to American Samoa

Overview Exotic American Samoa is made up of seven islands, including the islands of Ta’u, Olosega and Ofu known as the Manu’a Group, which are volcanic in origin and characterized by high peaks. This tropical island paradise in the heart of Polynesia has preserved the traditional values ​​of ancient Samoa to this day. The islands’… Read More »

How to get to Cook Islands

Overview Fifteen sandy spots in the South Pacific, the Cook Islands invite you to a single pleasure: soaking up the sun and crystal clear waters on a pristine beach. Those who want to go straight to the best beaches should head to Muri Lagoon and Titikavek. Although the Cook Islands cover a huge area, few… Read More »

How to get to Fiji

Overview A warm welcome and a big smile await visitors to Fiji, a tropical paradise of beautiful beaches, blue lagoons and swaying palm trees. Known for its stunning sunsets and waterfalls, great surf and pristine rainforests, Fiji is a coveted travel destination for a reason. Fiji, made up of 300 islands, is a melting pot… Read More »

How to get to French Polynesia

Overview Exuding laid-back tranquility, the islands of French Polynesia are the epitome of turquoise surf and romantic sunsets. Far away and untouched are the islands where nature dominates everything else. The first Europeans to set foot here were the Spanish and Portuguese explorers in the 16th century. First the British, then the French took power… Read More »

How to get to Guam

Overview Guam is a vibrant tropical paradise with fine sandy beaches, colorful coral reefs and a diverse underwater wildlife. Inland, you’ll find historic buildings in the bustling capital Hagåtña, lively nightlife in Tumon and a melting pot of Asian, European, Pacific and American cultures everywhere. If you want to be active, you can put on… Read More »

How to get to Kiribati

Overview Kiribati – a republic of 33 coral islands in the Pacific – is characterized by white sandy beaches and crystal clear lagoons. Not least due to its very remote location, the tourism industry has not been developed here so far. Swaying coconut palms, warm sea breezes and shimmering waters as far as the eye… Read More »

How to get to Marshall Islands

Overview The Marshall Islands is a remote nation of scattered islands and atolls best known for their underwater wildlife and diving spots. Many of the atolls are covered with exotic flowers such as jasmine and plumeria and are surrounded by at least 160 different species of coral. The uninhabited atolls are known for their coconut… Read More »

How to get to Nauru

Overview The island of Nauru, which is rather atypical for the Pacific and is surrounded by a coral reef, has been mined for decades for phosphate, which can clearly be seen in the interior of the island. In the water, strong sea currents unfortunately make swimming and diving almost impossible. Although tourism has never played… Read More »

How to get to New Caledonia

Overview Scenically, New Caledonia is extremely diverse: it boasts some of the best white-sand beaches in the Pacific, but also breathtaking mountains. A 1,600 km long barrier reef surrounds New Caledonia, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. New Caledonia is also said to have the largest lagoon in the world. New… Read More »

How to get to New Zealand

Overview New Zealand is a country of breathtaking beauty: rugged cliffs, golden beaches, lush rainforests, snow-capped mountains, volcanically hot waters, rivers teeming with rainbow trout and large glacial lakes make New Zealand one of the most diverse countries in the world. It formed an unforgettable film set for the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings”.… Read More »

How to get to Niue

Overview Said to be the largest coral island on earth, Niue is an idyllic retreat from the modern world. Its rugged coast, clear waters and coral reefs provide excellent conditions for various recreational activities such as fishing, diving, snorkeling and whale watching. Parrots, terns, weka and other exotic birds live here, and all kinds of… Read More »

How to get to Northern Mariana Islands

Overview The Northern Mariana Islands consist of a chain of 14 volcanic islands almost 89 km long. The landscape of the islands is diverse and includes beautiful bays, spectacular cliffs, caves and mountains. Because of their location, the Northern Mariana Islands played an important role in World War II. Even today, the many shipwrecks off… Read More »

How to get to Micronesia

Overview Micronesia consists of four groups of islands: the Federated States of Micronesia (Caroline Islands), the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and the Republic of Palau. The area has a turbulent past, of foreign rulers and political unrest. Despite these problems and the influence of Spain, Germany, Japan and the USA,… Read More »