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Going on that once in a lifetime safari? Wear light coloured clothing to blend in with your environment whilst on safari. Take some warm clothes for those early morning game drives - it’s one of the times in Africa when you would be glad to go out with a warm beanie hat, and also be sure to have a sun hat handy for when the sun warms up.

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When visiting Niue, there's definitely no shortage of water sport activities!

Fishing, diving, snorkelling with the dolphins & swimming in beautiful coves are high on the list for many travellers to Niue. If any of these tours are priorities, we recommend that clients tick these boxes early in their stay. Don’t save the best till last in case changes in the weather preclude some of these activities.

Niue is one of the very few places in the world where you can swim with whales – but you will need to plan your holiday from Jun-Sep when these magnificent mammals migrate from Antarctica to warmer water.

Niue is riddled with sea tracks that lead to beautiful and secluded swimming holes. To enjoy this experience you should definitely be packing some reef shoes!

We recommend renting a car as Niue has no public transport system and is a “place to explore”. With over 120kms of paved roads, a rental car is definitely a must. To rent a car you will be required to show your NZ licence and then will be issued with a Niue licence (cost is approx. $22.50 NZD – Subject to change).

On arrival in Niue, you will be handed a Visitor's Guide at the airport. DO NOT leave it in your bag until the last few days. This book is a valuable planning guide and includes relevant information for your stay. The team at the Visitors Centre in Alofi are a great source of information and they’re on hand Mon-Fri and Sat morning to answer any questions that comes their way from visitors.

Note: Shops and eateries are generally closed on Sundays as this is their religious day, so if you need to purchase supplies plan on any day other than a Sunday!

Plus: Make sure you have a bit of NZ currency in hand as some of the smaller businesses on the island don’t take Eftpos or credit cards. Niue does not have an ATM machine either, however if you need to get cash out, Swanson’s Supermarket will extend cash out with a minimum $5 purchase.


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The world of Viking Cruises keeps expanding, yet there are some destinations and some journeys that will forever remain on the list of favourites. Take a look at their current top selling ocean and river cruises. Some have already become familiar favourites, while others are recent additions to their exciting cruise offerings.

Their inspiring new ocean itineraries are walking off the shelves, and even more so with a choice of AU$1,000 Air Credit per couple or $1,000 Shipboard Credit per couple.

Plus their fly free river cruise offers makes it a very easy decision to choose Viking, and we know their Business Class return to Europe at AU$4,995 per person is appealing to many guests who think of travelling to Europe in 2018.

The sooner you book, the greater the availability, so secure the holiday of their dreams now at an amazing price.


  1. IN SEARCH OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS - London to Bergen or vice versa. 13 Days, 2 Countries | Jan - Mar 2019 - from AU$9,095 per person PLUS $1,000 Air Credit per person.
  2. VIKING HOMELANDS - Stockholm - Bergen or vice versa. 15 Days, 8 Countries | Apr - Sep 2018 - from AU$9,649 per person PLUS $1,000 Air Credit or Shipboard Credit per couple.
  3. IN THE WAKE OF THE VIKINGS - Bergen to Montreal. 15 Days, 6 Countries | Sep 2018 - from AU$10,895 per person PLUS $1,000 Air Credit or Shipboard Credit per couple.


  1. GRAND EUROPEAN TOUR - Amsterdam to Budapest or vice versa. 15 Days, 4 Countries | Mar - Oct 2018 - from AU$7,295 per person PLUS FLY FREE TO EUROPE.
  2. LYON & PROVENCE - Avignon - Lyon or vice versa. 8 Days, 1 Country | Mar - Nov 2018 - from AU$3,295 per person PLUS Fly for $995 per person
  3. RHINE GETAWAY - Amsterdam to Basel or vice versa. 8 Days, 4 Countries | Mar - Dec 2018 - from AU$3,495 per person PLUS Fly for $995 per person

Talk to us about your next cruise holiday. Viking has a huge selection of cruises across their Ocean and River portfolio. They're a privately-owned company offering river and ocean cruises, aimed at more experienced travellers with an interest in geography, culture and history. If this sounds like you get in touch with us today!

Call 0800 110 108 or email info@mondotravel.co.nz


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