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

Taste of Tasmania (Original), February 2018

Philip Bowers

Broome to the Bungle Bungles (Basix), July 2018

Therese Taylor

Kakadu Katherine & Litchfield Adventure, July 2018

Anna Richards

Reef to Rock Overland, June 2018

Mary Supik

Perth to Broome Overland, May 2018

Julia Monro

4WD Darwin to Broome Overland , May 2018

Suzan Venter

Taste of Tasmania (Original), June 2018

Laura Geraghty

Broome to Perth Overland, June 2018

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Top End & Arnhem Land Adventure, June 2018

Kerrin Udall

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