The western Pacific offers some of the clearest waters, most pristine beaches and perfect coral reefs on the planet.
This exploration ventures to the remote Ulithi Atoll, a hotbed of green sea turtle nesting, and spends a night on the beach looking for nesting turtles. Formerly a military base, be among the first to discover the 36 tropical islands that surround its lagoon.
Continue to Yap and Palau for unrivalled coral reef snorkelling, abundant marine life—sea turtles, manta rays, sharks and any number of the multi-coloured tropical fish—and visits to traditional local communities.
Days 1-2: Flying across the international date line from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Koror, Palau
Days 3-7: Snorkelling daily into Palau's reef complex and jellyfish lake, complemented by picnic lunches on the beach
Days 8-9: Travelling and snorkelling across Koror, Yap and Ulithi
Days 10-12: Enjoying complete isolation while diving even deeper into the untouched reefs of Ulithi Atoll, far away from tourist crowds
Days 13-15: Returning to Honolulu by way of Yap, ideal for a stopover to learn about the region's cultural and natural history