Polynesia is the most far-flung, easterly region of Oceania. Polynesia is comprised of the following island nations: Polynesia includes smaller overseas territories of larger nations, including: New Zealand is also often considered part of Polynesia both culturally and historically.
Popular destinations: French Polynesia, Samoa and Cook Islands

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French Polynesia is halfway between California and Australia in the South Pacific Ocean.
Popular destinations: Bora Bora, Moorea and Marquesas Islands
The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand, located in Polynesia, in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, between French Polynesia to the east and Tonga to the west.
Popular destinations: Rarotonga, Aitutaki and Atiu
Kiribati is an island group in Micronesia straddling the equator and, until 1995, the International Date Line.
Popular destinations: Butaritari, Nonouti and Marakei
Samoa is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean.
Popular destinations: Apia, Upolu and Savaii
Tonga, the "Friendly Islands", is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean.
Popular destinations: Vava'u, Tongatapu and Ha'apai
American Samoa is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean that lie about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand and about 100 km east of its neighboring country of Samoa, which is part of the same archipelago and ethnicity.
Popular destinations: National Park of American Samoa, Pago Pago and Tutuila
Niue is an island in Oceania located approximately halfway between Tonga and the Cook Islands.
The Pitcairn Islands are a loosely grouped handful of tiny islands in the remote South Pacific, farther from any continent than any other inhabited island.
Tuvalu is a group of low-lying islands and atolls in the South Pacific that form the fourth smallest country in the world.
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