The Amazing Race - Thailand Edition

A story of mangoes, sandcastles and haikus (by Lucy)What is the best way, you may ask, to get young adults to bond with each other? Put them in teams and then tell them they’ll be participating in a competition. The rules of the game are simple: complete the tasks, protect your mango, win the game.  We set our scene on the tropical island of Koh Lanta, Thailand. Think white, sandy beaches and picturesque, azure seas. One bright, clear morning, Tari (our instructor) aske… Read more

The 12 Principles

*Hullo… it’s me … again… *(sing in an Adele voice) Beth and Lou signing out once and for all, our final piece of wisdom we hope to install Just when you critters thought you had gotten away, we are back with our last thing to say :( Like at the crossing we thought it was only fair, 12 new life principles that we would like to share: Principle Number 1: “Thou shall not complain” - Megan Cox Principle Number 2: “Jump in every body of water you come across” - Danny Gol… Read more

Hello from Malawi!

Just touching base from Lilongwe - already the time has flown by too five weeks here in Malawi have been amazing. I have thrown myself into life in Malawi - walking to work, shopping at local markets, waking up with the sun, playing football, eating nsima, learning the language, getting dusty, wearing a chitenje and oh-so-much more!! The wildlife centre has been amazing - such fun work looking after all the resident animals - vervet monkeys, yellow and oliv… Read more

Aborignal high school kids to Cambodia

We are very excited to be putting together a Cambodia itinerary for the Rawa Community School, located in an outback aboriginal community in Western Australia. It's going to be an amazing cultural exchange! Read more

Haiti Earthquake

Family close to the directors of Pacific Discovery have been caught up in the earthquake in Haiti. Director Rachel Sanson is flying over to assist where and if possible. Please bear with us over the coming days if we are a little slower than usual in getting back to you. With thanks for your understanding and patience, The Pacific Discovery Team. Read more

New Pacific Discovery website is live

We've just put the new Pacific Discovery website live! It will take a couple of weeks to make sure everything is working ok before we officially launch the site. If you've just come here from a referring site like, please bear with us as we re-link to the correct pages. It's been months of work in the making and we are really happy. Enjoy taking a look through the site and send us your feedback. Kind regards, Scott and Rachel Read more

New website under development

We're working on developing a new website at the moment. It's exciting, challenging and a lot of fun working out how to make it super easy to navigate and have all the information at your fingertips...but still look really inspiring. Scott's brother Glen is coming down for the weekend to give us some techie advice on the 'back end' - that's database stuff. Not sure exactly when it's going to go live, but hopefully sometime in June (trips to Nepal and Vietnam before then … Read more