You’ll need a big set of crayons to fill in the colour wheel of Oceania. Start with every shade of red imaginable: that will probably cover the ochre rocks and rusted deserts of the Outback. For the waters of the Pacific? Cobalt blue. But save plenty of turquoise and pale gold for the shallow sandbanks and coastal shoals of Timor and northern Queensland. Then there’s the pure white of New Zealand snow, the moss green of Tasmania's southern forests and the inky brown of a classic Melbourne espresso. Oceania is life in full colour, just the way we like it. Someone fetch us a crayon...

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Oceania tour reviews

Red Centre Adventure (Original), May 2018

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Overland, April 2018

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The Great Kimberley Overland (Original), April 2018

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Perth to Darwin Overland , April 2018

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Perth to Darwin Overland , April 2018

Trevor Gambell

Adelaide to Alice Springs Overland, May 2018

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Perth to Broome Overland, April 2018

Kathy Pollock

Broome to the Bungle Bungles (Basix), May 2018

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