Fiji Island Cruise | August 2018
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Legend:IFM: In Flight Meal B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
Day 1 & 2: PERTH TO FIJIIFMD
You holiday begins when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle and transferred to the airport. Meet your fellow travellers and Kings Tour Manager and take the overnight flight to Fiji. Upon arrival we will transfer you to the Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa. Settle in before enjoying dinner at the hotel.
Hotel: The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji for 2 nights
Day 3: FIJI | FREE DAY AT THE RESORTB
Enjoy today at your leisure. The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is a luxury resort in Fiji. The finest resort facilities, personal service and stunning oceanfront location make this is perfect place to settle in.
Day 4: EMBARK CAPTAIN COOK CRUISEB D
Today we will transfer you to the cruise where you will depart from Port Denarau Marina for Tivua Island. Welcome aboard with a complimentary fruit punch and welcome salusalu (lei) as we set sail for our Fiji Island adventure. This afternoon visit Captain Cook Cruises own exclusive island “Tivua” where you can enjoy a twilight swim, snorkel or relax on the beach. Tonight enjoy a special Welcome Dinner and crew entertainment.
Cruise: MV Reef Endeavour for 7 nights (Oceanview Staterooms)
MV Reef Endeavour is a small cruise ship catering for 130 passengers over 3 accommodation levels. (You’ll be on the top two!) Her small size allows her to negotiate remote islands, reefs & shallow bays where bigger ships.
Day 5: LEVUKA, OLD CAPITALB L D
This morning we arrive at the port of Levuka on the island Ovalau, situated off the northeast coast of the main island. Passengers are invited to join an optional tour of this now quiet historic town with its stately backdrop of 19th Century colonial architecture and waterfront promenades. In the afternoon we visit the children of Marist Convent Primary School.
Day 6: MAKOGAI, CLAM RESEARCH & OLD LEPER COLONYB L D
Start your day at Makogai Island with a traditional Fijian ceremony before joining the 1 hour walking tour of Makogai leper colony and nursery,
home to giant clams and turtles. In the afternoon return to the island visiting the local primary school where the children will entertain you
with their song and dance.
Day 7: SAVUSAVU, THE HIDDEN PARADISE’B L D
This morning we arrive at Savusavu, the second town on the second biggest island in Fiji, Vanua Levu. Savusavu is positioned on an extinct
volcanic crater. Choose from a selection of optional tours including a visit to the hot water springs, pearl farm and markets. Later this
afternoon we cruise to a swimming beach in Savusavu Bay.
Day 8: BOUMA, WATERFALL /NASELESELE VILLAGEB L D
This morning we disembark on the western side of Taveuni Island - the “Garden Island” of Fiji. The optional bus tour takes you to the beautiful
Bouma Waterfall where you can swim and relax in the beautiful setting. The tour then continues to the Naselesele Village where you can visit the local handicraft markets. Tonight enjoy the tastes of Fiji with a traditional ‘lovo” (earth oven) feast where we share fresh local seafood, meat
succulent tropical fruits. Then dance to the drum of the meke (dance) and kava ceremony.
Day 9: WAIRIKI, DATELINE & WHISPERING TIDEB L D
For an experience not to be missed, join the special choral church service at Wairiki on the western side of Taveuni. After the service our crew will take you to the famous Dateline Meridian where you can literally stand with one foot in the past and one foot in the future. This afternoon we
visit Whispering Tide for swimming and snorkelling before our scenic cruise along the south west coast of Vanua Levu navigating Bligh
Day 10: NANANU-L-RA, VITI LEVU BAYB L D
Cruising south west from Vanua Levu we arrive at Nananu-i-ra on the northern coast of Viti Levu for our customary swim, snorkel and beachcombing. A lazy morning to enjoy our beach visit or an energetic hike about the mountain. After lunch there is our last opportunity ashore before we begin our homeward journey. This evening don your sulu (sarong) and join all the celebrations of our Pacific Island Night Finale. Predinner cocktails and appetisers are served in the Ra Marama Lounge before our gala farewell dinner featuring the music and dance of
the South Pacific.
Day 11: DISEMBARK CRUISE – FLY FROM FIJI TO PERTHIFMB
Enjoy breakfast before we return to Denarau Marina and disembark the cruise. We’ll transfer you back to the airport for your departing
flight. Upon arrival in Perth, your driver will be waiting to transfer you home.
Cruise beyond the to the remote Northern Fiji Islands for a genuine Pacific Island cultural experience and discover the natural beauty and history of garden islands and villages that are
rarely visited by tourists.
- Home pick-up and return by Hughes
- Fully Escorted by a Kings Tour Manager
- Return economy airfares and taxes
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Denarau at the Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa
- 7 nights on-board the MV Reef Endeavour in an Oceanview Stateroom
- On-shore Island Tours
- Breakfast daily, 6 lunches & 8 dinners
- Friendly Fijian crew
- Wifi on-board the cruise
- On-board Entertainment
- 24 hour tea/coffee facilities
- HIGHLIGHT - Discover islands and reefs rarely visited by tourists
- HIGHLIGHT - Visit the world heritage listed Levuka on the island of Ovalau
- HIGHLIGHT - Be treated to a song and dance by children of all ages from a local village
- HIGHLIGHT - Snorkelling, glass bottom boat & dive opportunities daily
- HIGHLIGHT - Stand on the 180th Meridian – the arbitrary dateline between today and tomorrow
- HIGHLIGHT - Island Night, kava, meke & lovo feast
Tours are based on reaching a minimum number. Home pick-up and return is included based on a set radius – surcharges will apply outside these areas. Other special conditions may apply to each individual tour, please contact the office for further details. Organised shore excursions are an additional expense