SMART TRAVELS: PACIFIC RIM WITH RUDY MAXA is a High Definition trek through the gorgeous lands that border the Pacific Ocean. From the crystal clear waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to the majestic mountains of British Columbia, host and travel expert Rudy Max showcases the top destinations and hidden gems within this breathtaking region of the world.
Maxa, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and contributing editor to National Geographic Traveler Magazine, brings his years of experience to bear on the art of traveling. In addition to showcasing the rich culture and varied histories of each locale, he provides invaluable advice on handling day-to-day travel concerns that can impact a trip, such as language barriers, currency conversions and regional customs.
In SMART TRAVELS: PACIFIC RIM, Maxa explores the region’s seemingly endless avenues of adventure. Whether he’s taking a helicopter tour of Hawaiian volcanoes, kayaking along the coastline of New Zealand or trolling the San Juan Islands in search of Orca whales, Maxa offers a fresh and unique take on visiting the Pacific’s premier vacation destinations.
Pacific Rim locations include:
- Maui and Hawaii’s Big Island
- Oahu and Kauai
- San Francisco
- Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia
- Hong Kong
- Queensland, Australia
- New Zealand’s South Island
- New Zealand’s North Island
- Guadalajara & Puerta Vallarta
- Mexico City and Ixtapa
SMART TRAVELS is a multiple-award-winning series that explores top travel destinations within Europe and the Pacific Rim. Program honors include: two Emmy Awards, six CINE Golden Eagles, two International Communicator Awards, a Golden Pen Grand Prix award and a dozen national Telly Awards. For information on the European edition of the SMART TRAVEL series, please visit our SMART TRAVELS: EUROPE WITH RUDY MAXA catalog page.
Produced by Small World Productions.
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