Pacific Island Resources

 

 

 

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Internet Scavenger Hunt

General Country Resources

 

CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/aq.html
Pretty much the best resource for data (population, etc.) about the nations of our planet.

Pacific Island Travel
http://www.pacificislandtravel.com
Best source of culture information for most of the pacific islands.

Students of the World
http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/menu_infopays.html
Great source of Economy and Government information. Easy to read format.

Countries and their Cultures
http://www.everyculture.com
Excellent Info -- but difficult reading level.

Travel Destinations and advice @ Frommers
http://www.frommers.com/destinations
Has good interesting travel and culture information on some countries.

Geographic.org
http://www.geographic.org/
Much of their data is taken from CIA World Factbook but it is shared in a more student friendly manner. Also includes easy map, climate, and flag links.

Lonely Planet
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/pacific
Click on your country and go to the background info section for a lot of history and culture.

 

Official Government & Tourist Bureau Web Sites


American Samoa

Government
http://americansamoa.gov/

Cook Islands

Government
http://www.cook-islands.gov.ck/


Fiji

Government
http://www.fiji.gov.fj/

Fiji National Vistor's Bureau
http://www.bulafiji.com/

French Polynesia

Tahiti Tourisme - North America
http://www.tahiti-tourism.com/


Guam

Government
http://ns.gov.gu/


Kiribati

Government
http://www.visit-kiribati.com/


Micronesia, Federated States of

Government
http://www.fsmgov.org

Federated States of Micronesia - Visitor's Board
http://www.visit-fsm.org/


Nauru

Travel & Tourism
http://www.un.int/nauru/tourism.html


New Caledonia

Tourist Bureau
http://www.visitnewcaledonia.com/


Niue

Niue Tourism Office
http://www.niueisland.com/

New Zealand

Government
http://www.govt.nz/

Tourism New Zealand - Official Travel Information
http://www.newzealand.com/travel/USA/


Palau

Government
http://www.palaugov.net/

Palau Visitors Authority
http://www.visit-palau.com/


Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority
http://www.pngtourism.org.pg/


Pitcairn Island

Government
http://www.government.pn/


Samoa

Samoa Tourism Bureau
http://www.visitsamoa.ws/


Tokelau
http://www.tokelau.org.nz/


Tonga
http://www.pmo.gov.to/


Tuvalu

Official Government Tourism Website
http://www.timelesstuvalu.com/


Vanuatu

Government
http://www.vanuatugovernment.gov.vu/