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… Read more

Buddhist discovery

One of the great things about exploring the world with Pacific Discovery is that you are able to take a deeper look into an area of the culture that you normally wouldn’t find as independent traveller. For example, on our current program in South East Asia we had the opportunity to visit a mindfulness meditation retreat for a day to explore more of the philosophies… Read more

Hello from Malawi!

Just touching base from Lilongwe – already the time has flown by too quickly…my 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 –… 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!

National Geographic Photo Story

A great photo story in National Geographic traveller, featuring Jordan Weitzman, a participant on our Southeast Asia Program, Spring 2010: Nice one Jordan!The Pacific Discovery team

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.

Thailand volunteer summer program launched!

Our new Thailand summer program has just been launched and registration is open for July 2010. It will be an amazing month in the ‘Land of Smiles’ with two fantastic volunteer projects as well as a ton of adventures and cultural immersion. Participants spend a week at the Elephant Nature Foundation caring for elephants and learning an enormous amount about elephant care and conservation. This… 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… 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… Read more