South Pacific Islands Often referred to as Oceania, the South Pacific, is one of the most diverse and fascinating areas on the planet. Encompassing Australia, New Zealand and the vast collection of volcanic island nations and coral atolls, this region between Asia and the Americas includes... + Read More
island nations as far flung as Tonga, French Polynesia and Fiji. Private islands for sale in Oceania are some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth. Nothing resembles Eden more than a South Pacific island paradise. The Pacific’s volcanic history has created some amazing atolls completely removed from civilization, famous for their romantic island mentality.
The nations of Oceania have varying degrees of independence from their colonial powers and some have limited freehold properties available to foreigners, all subject to government approval and hefty paperwork. Fiji offers a few private islands and has seen a lot of resort development in recent times. French Polynesia, particularly Bora Bora's coral lagoon, offers freehold investment opportunities to foreigners, with some stipulations. Australia tends to operate on a leasehold basis, although there are some freehold properties available. The majority of New Zealand's islands are crown land and very few private islands come on the market. - Read Less