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In Pictures: The right royal welcome Harry and Meghan can expect on Pacific trip

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be following in some notable footsteps when they visit Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Andrew with traditional Samoan warrior, Fonoti Faagalu (John Stillwell/PA)
Andrew with traditional Samoan warrior, Fonoti Faagalu (John Stillwell/PA)

Harry and Meghan will undertake their first major overseas tour together when they visit four Commonwealth nations in the Pacific region.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are following in a long line of previous royal visitors to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Leuca the Koala during a visit to Taronga zoo in Sydney (Anthony Devlin/PA)
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh admire a tortoise, reputedly presented by Captain Cook to the King of Tonga, in the gardens of Tonga’s Royal Palace (PA)
The Prince and Princess of Wales made it snappy when they visited a crocodile farm at Noonamah, near Darwin (Ron Bell/PA)
In 1988 Diana chatted to some surf lifesavers ahead of a competition at Terrigal Beach (PA)
The Duke of York is carried ashore by Fijian warriors on the island of Beqa (John Stillwell/PA)
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall (centre) are serenaded with a mass haka by Maori warriors (John Stillwell/PA)
The Queen accepts an Australian Rules football given to her during a visit to the Clontarf Aboriginal College in Perth (Arthur Edwards/Sun/PA).
Prince George found out that it is never too early to undertake a royal tour of Australia (Anthony Devlin/PA)
The Duke of York tries some Angel hair seaweed at the Tongan fisheries research centre (John Stillwell/PA)
Prince William also made an early foray Down Under, here in Auckland, New Zealand with his parents (PA)
The Duchess of Cornwall holds a joey Kangaroo called Ruby Blue in Longreach, Australia (Chris Jackson/PA)
Uluru provides the perfect backdrop for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Anthony Devlin/PA)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George look at a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo in Sydney (Chris Jackson/PA)
Grass skirted native torchbearers run alongside the Royal car as the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh drive to a State ball at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, Fiji (PA)
Tongan gunners stand by to fire a salute as the Royal Yacht Britannia arrives in Tonga (Ron Bell/PA)
A haka welcome from a Maori warrior at Rugby Park, Gisborne, New Zealand during a visit from the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh (PA)
Tony Greig introduces the Queen to the England cricket team at Melbourne’s MCG (PA)



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