Questions tagged [pacific-ocean]

Questions about traveling through the largest and deepest ocean on Earth.

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Air Pass to visit Pacific Islands

I am interested in visiting some Pacific Islands, even though at the moment I have no specific plan about which to visit. I would like to have a look at how to get there and in particular island ...
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Traveling from San Francisco to Tokyo with a peculiar medical condition

I have a peculiar medical condition. I can stand and walk around fine, but that is exactly the extent of physical movements I can make; I cannot sit for a long time or carry anything heavier than my ...
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Shark Cage Diving: What are the shark populations like in April at Oahu, Hawaii? [closed]

In the spirit of Shark Week, I wish to ask a shark-travel question for an upcoming trip. I am hoping to do some shark cage diving while on a vacation to Hawaii next April, and I was wondering which ...
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Transpacific travel with dog

We are living in West Coast USA and are moving to Asia. Our dog has a severe emotional issue because he was a rescue from the streets. He is unable to be kenneled without massive panic attacks, ...
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Is October a decent time to whalewatch for orca pods in Vancouver, B.C.? Question about migratory patterns in the Pacific Northwest?

Is October a decent time to see orca pods in Vancouver, B.C.? I've gone whale watching in early spring in Seattle, Washington; mid-summer in Monterrey, California; and lower Alaska in late summer, ...
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Is the port in Vladivostok ice-free all year round?

Is it possible to sail into Vladivostok all year round? One source in Wikipedia about Vladivostok says: The port is ice-free all year round Another source in Wikipedia says: The locality of ...
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What is this peculiar line on Google Maps? [closed]

On Google Maps, there's a line in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. What does it mean and why does it have such an odd shape?
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How can I travel to the Great Pacific garbage patch?

The Great Pacific garbage patch is a region in the central North Pacific Ocean characterized by a great concentration of plastics and other traces of human trash. Here's an approximate map: Is it ...
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Affordable yacht holiday around Cook Islands / Pacific Islands

Does anyone know any affordable options for some form of yacht / boat holiday around the Cook Islands or other Pacific Islands? I'd really like to explore a bit off the normal beaten path with a bit ...
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How do I decide whether to be worried about having enough blank pages in my passport?

I am planning a long trip over a year from now. The tentative itinerary is Canada USA (maybe LA, maybe Hawaii, doesn't matter, I have Nexus) Australia New Caledonia Vanuatu Fiji Samoa New Zealand ...
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What routes are there to cross the Pacific (without flying)?

This question is similar to Is possible to cross the Bering Strait without flying? but broader. If you depart from North America, how can you reach any East Asian destination by cruise, ferry, cargo ...
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Sail boat from Santiago Chile to Tahiti

I am trying to find out how easy it is to catch a sail boat from Santiago, Chile to Tahiti or beyond. I am a skilled (older female!) coastal sailor but would like to crew on a Transpacific journey. ...