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Vanessa Noronha

Lovely to meet you

"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." - Jack Kerouac. 

That's the quote that inspired me to pursue my passion for travel and become a travel consultant. For the past seven years, I have been helping my clients plan their dream vacations and create unforgettable memories. 

Some of my favorite personal travel moments have been  swimming with dolphins, sting rays and turtles in the Maldives, zip lining through a Fijian rainforest, quad-biking through aboriginal landscapes and one of the largest sand dunes in the  Southern Hemisphere (Port Stephens), being in New York over Christmas, weaving my own 'ei Katu (flower crown) in Rarotonga, exploring the Seventh wonder of the world - The Taj Mahal, parasailing over the beautiful Bay of Islands and visiting Disneyland for the first time in my 20s. These are all experiences that have been invaluable to me. 

Meeting new people, trying new food, and experiencing new culture is something I thoroughly enjoy during my travels. And in my spare time, I attend training sessions and workshops to update my skills and knowledge on various destinations and products that I have not yet crossed off my list. So, whether you are looking for a relaxing beach getaway, a cultural adventure, or a thrilling safari, I can help you make it happen. 

I'm a reliable, honest, and friendly travel consultant who listens to your needs and preferences. I can think outside the box and find creative solutions for any travel challenges. 

My goal is to create an excellent customer experience for you, from the moment you contact me until you return from your journey. I can share with you my insights and tips on how to make the most of your trip, making you feel positive and excited about your travel plans. 

If you are ready to climb that mountain or explore any other destination of your dreams, contact me today and let's start planning your next trip!


My favourite holiday memories

  • Maldives
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    Practically my second home!  I recently spent 3 months in the Maldives visiting the islands. There is something for every budget from guesthouses to luxury resorts. You can never get tired of this view!!

  • North America
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    Disneyland, is truly the happiest place on earth, even for the big kids!!  Don't forget to download the app - it saves you walking to attractions only to find out it is temporarily closed & gives you approximate wait times.

  • South Pacific Islands
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    The Pacific Islands are a great winter holiday escape. The people are the heart and soul of these destinations. Every islands has something different to offer. So far I have visited - Fiji, Cook Islands, Samoa and Vanuatu. Rarotonga is my favorite - hiring a motorcycle and getting around the island was too easy.

  • Singapore
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    Such a great stopover with lots to see and do. You can spend two full days just exploring Sentosa island. We loved the Singapore Zoo - rainforest setup and only a few steps away was the Night Safari. Plenty of photo opportunities and stunning views of Marina Bay sands and Gardens by the Bay.

  • Australia
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    Quad biking on the sand dunes in Port Stephens. You can enjoy stunning views of the coastline, explore the diverse terrain, and feel the thrill of riding on the largest moving sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere.

Where I have travelled to

ASIA: India/Nepal/Bhutan | Malaysia/Borneo | Maldives | Singapore | Sri Lanka
AUSTRALIA: Brisbane | Perth/Kimberleys, WA |  Sydney, New South Wales
SOUTH PACIFIC: Fiji | Rarotonga, Cook Islands | Samoa | Vanuatu

My travel stories

Postcard from Maldives

Maldives is a dream destination for many travelers who want to enjoy the beauty of nature and have some unforgettable adventures. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo trip, Maldives has something for everyone and every budget. 

Postcard from Hong Kong

My short 4 night stay in Hong Kong recently was extraordinary. This is a great stopover destination for travelers who want to experience a vibrant and diverse city. 

Postcards from Honolulu

In Hawai`i you will be welcomed with a warm ALOHA from the locals. If you are looking for an island destination with a small city influence this is the place to go. From the adventurous kind to the sit back and relax and the shopaholics.

Postcards from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination all year round. I'd recommend visiting the South West Coast region between October-April and the East Coast from May - September. Sri Lanka offers amazing culture, history, nature, wildlife, cuisine and beaches!

Postcards from San Francisco

Going to California for the first time, we decided to do both Los Angeles and San Francisco in one week. 

Awards & qualifications

  • New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4
  • Aussie Specialist
  • Fiji Specialist
  • USA Discovery Programme
  • Graduate Diploma in International Tourism Management - Level 7
  • House of Travel Bronze Sales Award for outstanding performance 2016
  • House of Travel Bronze Sales Award for outstanding performance 2017
  • House of Travel Bronze Sales Award for outstanding performance 2018
  • House of Travel Silver Sales Award for outstanding performance 2019