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Exploring the World Series: Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia

Exploring the World Series: Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia

"Highly Recommended! This is a colossal series that viewers will want to watch again and again; it is filled with insight, and the appeal of each destination is clearly defined." -CITC Review
Filmed entirely on location, featuring world-famous attractions to lesser-known hideaways, various hosts and tour guides in this series provide you with an experienced insider's look at each destination, leaving you with a better understanding and deeper appreciation of the people you meet, the places you see, the histories you learn and the cultures you get absorbed in. Co-produced by Jake and Mieke DeBoer; updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 6 geographic regions. The programs below on Australia, French Polynesia, New Zealand are available on 9 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 9-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Asia and the Middle East"; "Europe"; "North America"; "South and Central America." (Note: The entire series is available on 110 or 155 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 110-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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Australia 1: Canberra and Intro to Sydney (cc)

Australia 1: Canberra and Intro to Sydney (cc)

An historical tour of Australia's beautiful capital, Canberra, and an unforgettable visit to the gateway of the island-continent, Sydney, reveals a nation of wide-open spaces and diverse ethnic groups. We begin our Canberra tour in a unique way - by hot air balloon - where we get a panoramic aerial view of the city. Click for more


Australia 2: The Outback and the Great Barrier Reef

Australia 2: The Outback and the Great Barrier Reef

Paul Hogan, of Crocodile Dundee fame, and international spokesperson for Australia, introduces viewers to his homeland, a land of many contrasts, from the Outback to the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. North Queensland we see is a paradise known for its beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests, and the Click for more


Australia 3: Sydney and Cairns

Australia 3: Sydney and Cairns

Sydney is the gateway to New South Wales and Antarctica. Here we get a close-up tour of this thoroughly modern city, the oldest and most cosmopolitan in Australia, and learn interesting details about its famous Opera House and Harbor Bridge, an architectural landmark that spans Sydney's largest inlet. We explore the Click for more


Australia 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

Australia 1, 2, 3 (3-Disc Set)

A 3-Disc Set of Australia 1: Canberra and Intro to Sydney; Australia 2: The Outback and the Great Barrier Reef and Australia 3: Sydney and Cairns is available.
Australia 1: Canberra and Intro to Sydney (cc)
An historical tour of Australia's beautiful capital, Canberra, and an unforgettable Click for more


French Polynesia 1: Tahiti

French Polynesia 1: Tahiti

Just mention French Polynesia and the first place that comes to mind is usually Tahiti; it is the largest and the most populated of French Polynesia's Society Islands. This south Pacific paradise is only 28 miles wide, but its highest point, Mount Orohena, is 7,352 feel above sea level. The rich soils of the volcanic Click for more


French Polynesia 2: Bora Bora

French Polynesia 2: Bora Bora

The Society Islands of French Polynesia are made up of the Windward Islands, where Tahiti is situated, and the Leeward Islands, which are a group of islands west of the Windward Isles; it is here where you find one of the world's most famous islands, Bora Bora, which is also known as "The Marvelous Island." In this Click for more


French Polynesia 3: Moorea

French Polynesia 3: Moorea

Only 11 miles from Tahiti, Moorea has often been likened to James Michener's mythical island of Bali Hai, made famous in the book and musical, South Pacific.You may have lunch on an uninhabited island, a Motu, or dine Tahitian style in a ceremonial village. Also the richness of this island's underwater life Click for more


French Polynesia 4: Richleigh Sailing

French Polynesia 4: Richleigh Sailing

This program presents you with the opportunity of a lifetime, to discover the French Polynesia Islands as the explorers did centuries ago, sailing through the South Pacific, letting the wind set the vessel's course to charter this paradise of 115 islands and atolls. Here we discover the islands immortalized in the Click for more


French Polynesia 5: Tahaa and Raiatea

French Polynesia 5: Tahaa and Raiatea

An unforgettable visit to two of French Polynesia's most beautiful islands, Tahaa and Raiatea, also known as the "Sacred Islands." First, we visit Tahaa, where one can never escape the magnificent aromas of the island. Here we visit plantations of vanilla, nono plants, pineapple and coconut. Next we view Raiatea's Click for more


French Polynesia 1 - 5  (5-Disc Set)

French Polynesia 1 - 5 (5-Disc Set)

A 5-Disc Set of French Polynesia 1: Tahiti; French Polynesia 2: Bora Bora; French Polynesia 3: Moorea; French Polynesia 4: Richliegh Sailing and French Polynesia 5: Tahaa and Raiatea is available.
French Polynesia 1: Tahiti
Just mention French Polynesia and the first place that comes Click for more


New Zealand: An Insider's Look

New Zealand: An Insider's Look

This fact-filled journey across New Zealand offers viewers an insider's look at this fascinating country. We begin in Queenstown, which is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and overlooks New Zealand's Southern Alps, a popular destination known for its wide range of outdoor activities. Next stop is Christchurch, Click for more





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