Dive & Water Sports

Best scuba diving holidays Australia

The best places to enjoy a diving holiday in Australia

Escape crowded beaches and explore the vast open spaces underwater. Here are the best places to scuba dive around Australia.

New york pool

New York just approved a swimming pool in the East River

New Yorkers could soon be able to swim in the East River. That hasn’t been possible since 1938.

FIRST LOOK: Urbnsurf Sydney set to open in Summer 2022

Ditch the crowds at Bondi. You’ll find the best waves at Sydney’s first surf park 25 kilometres from the sea at Urbnsurf.

urbnsurf melbourne

Why Urbnsurf Melbourne is better than most Aussie beaches

If the Hemsworth brothers choose to surf here then it must be good. And yes, we did say surfing in Melbourne.

Blue Mountains swimming holes

CHILL OUT: 5 incredible Blue Mountains swimming holes

Save yourself a trek to the beach with these amazing swimming spots in the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains areas.

To Sua Ocean Trench Samoa

‘The picture’s don’t do it justice’: Samoa’s sensational natural swimming pools

The water at To Sua Ocean Trench is so blue that it doesn’t look real. But wait until you see the pool with natural waterslides.

View of the Wisemans Ferry Surf Lodge wave pool

An epic wave pool and luxury surf resort is coming to Sydney

Who said surf retreats needed to be by the beach?

Sailing is the new green

Sustainable social distancing: sailing is the new green

The message of sustainability (and social distancing) is everywhere now, so seeing the world under sail may be the most enriching way to holiday for the better.

The best ways to cruise around Europe at your own pace

Whether you fancy meandering down a beautiful canal or sailing the Mediterranean sea, here are some of the best operators that let you go at your own pace.

New Caledonia: Kayaking through Blue River Provincial Park. Image: Terres de Lumière - NCTPS

Off-the-beaten-track adventures in New Caledonia

Although justifiably famous for its beautiful beaches and lagoons, New Caledonia also has an adventurous side, with everything from a vibrant culinary scene to a cracking countryside on offer.

Photo Essay: French Polynesia

Islands of plenty: a photographic journey of French Polynesia

A journey through the islands and waters of French Polynesia provides abundant natural beauty – both on land and sea.

Bang Pae waterfall. Image: JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

Wet and wild: family fun in Phuket

One of Phuket’s finest luxury hotels is now offering families a different way to connect and explore the island together.