Oceania for Gay Travellers

While the majority of the countries in Oceania accept, or even support, homosexuality, there are still some conservative ones which are not that acceptive. The continent of Oceania is divided into 4 sub-regions: Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, while Australasia, which includes the countries of Australia and New Zealand, is considered the most gay friendly one. Nevertheless, the indigenous people of Oceania are very kind and warm,so you will feel welcome no matter your sexual orientation. Public shows of sexual affection like hugs and kisses should be avoided in countries like SamoaNauru,Tuvalu or Solomon Islands.

Oceania is distinguished for its outstanding natural beauty, featuring several exotic islands with stunning crystal-blue beaches and breathtaking landscapes, making it a specially beloved continent by gay couples and alternative travellers. The gay life is pretty unorganised in every island, so finding a gay beach, gay bar or, generally, gay meeting point is very difficult. The best isolated and gay friendly destinations in Oceania are: Pitcairn IslandsFrench PolynesiaNorthern Mariana IslandsGuam and Fiji.

If you aren't a fan of peaceful holidays and you want in your next vacations to meet many new gay & lesbian people, then Australasia is the best region to visit. The most organised gay life can be found in the major cities and capitals of New Zealand and Australia. Due to the big and active lgbt community, the organised gay nightlife and the high level of acceptance, these countries are the hosts of many gay events. Amazing cities with many gay hotspots and lively gay nightlife are SydneyAuckland, Melbourne and Wellington.

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