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Lau and Kadavu Discovery Cruise

11 night Cruise from $13,285 per person in a Standard Suite share twin
Fiji Luxury Small Ship Cruising
Available from 11 Nov 23 to 31 Mar 25

Sale Period

Until sold out

 

11 night Cruise from
$13,285
per person in a Standard Suite share twin Fiji Luxury Small Ship CruisingAvailable from 11 Nov 23 to 31 Mar 25

Lau and Kadavu Discovery Cruise

With her modest size, the MS Caledonian Sky can navigate shallow harbors, secluded islands, and reefs that larger ships cannot, allowing us to show off the true Fiji and provide our guests with an authentic cultural experience.

A 7- or 11-night Lau Discovery Cruise is available. Explore the breathtaking Bay of Islands, a magnificent area home to numerous limestone islands. Daily opportunities for diving, glass bottom boating, and snorkeling. Island night, feast of lovo, meke, and kava. Explore islands and reefs that are seldom seen by travelers. Enjoy a performance of songs and dances by local village kids of all ages. Take a dip in some of the pure, transparent waters available in the Lau group.


Activities and Inclusions
Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily onboard cruise
Local beer, wine, soft drinks and juice at lunch and dinner
Expedition team of Marine Biologists, cultural experts and Ocean Ambassador program
Guided Island, Village, school tours and shore excursions
24 hour self-service tea & coffee bar
Use of snorkeling equipment, glass bottom boat tours, kayaking & SUP.
Tropical island lovo feast & kava ceremony
Glass bottom boat tours to remote reefs and daily marine and cultural lectures

11 Night Lau and Kadavu Discovery Cruise
Departing: Port Denarau  on Saturdays
Standard Suite Cabins

From $13,285 per person share twin
Early Bird Savings from $10,629 per person share twin

Deluxe Balcony Suite     
From $18,119 per person share twin
Early Bird Savings from $14,495 per person share twin

*Early Bird Savings – limited availability per departure and rates must be booked at least 6 months in advance

 

Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 

Sail into a stunning sunset over a delicious welcome meal following an afternoon filled with beach activities at Tivua Island.

Day 2 
At Makogai Island, participate in a customary Fijian ritual and take a walking tour of the former leper colony, which has been closed to lepers since the middle of the 20th century. In this turtle refuge, you may snorkel above enormous clam gardens and participate in a traditional song and dance performance by the local primary school kids.

Day 3
Discover a stunning beach at Lavena, located on Taveuni's untamed southern coast. Then, trek to the breathtaking Bouma Falls and freshwater pool. Talk with the locals while having a picnic lunch on the beach. If the weather permits, there's also a guided kayak cruise along the coast.

Day 4
On the northernmost island of Lau, Wailagilala, explore the remnants of an abandoned lighthouse and go snorkeling with the plethora of fish.

Day 5
Immerse yourself in the amazing scenery, pristine reefs, strange mushroom shaped islands and hidden caves of the Bay of Islands at Qilaqila, on the northwest end of Vanua Balavu.

Day 6
Once we get to Oneata, the locals will greet us and take us to their Methodist Tongan Church for Sunday services. The Oneata choir's harmonies will motivate you.

Day 7
Today the ship sets out early to cruise to Komo Island or Fulaga Island. Both are former volcanic craters that are well-known for their stunning corals and crystalline lagoons.  We get to one of the Yagasa Islands this afternoon for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and coral gazing.

Day 8 
Discover the uninhabited, holy island of Vuaqava, which is located in the middle of a lake and is home to several turtles, snakes, and bird species. On the beach, you might be served a delicacy of coconut crabs, made locally.

Day 9

Be welcomed & entertained by the people of Naikeleyaga Village on the island of Kabara or Komo known for their wood   turning and Tongan heritage. Experience a traditional Meke, Sevusevu & lovo quite different from the traditional Fijian.

 
Day 10
Shaped like a shoe Today we are going to Totoya Island. When we go to a nearby school, the kids will show you their work and surprise you with a performance.  We will also be able to investigate their reefs.

Day 11

Upon our arrival in Kadavu, we proceed to the hamlet of Nalotu for a traditional Sevusevu greeting and a tour of the hamlet, where you may observe the production of pottery and fishing traps. The time-honored custom of clay pottery making, which is uncommon in Fiji, is still practiced by the women of Nalotu village.

Day 12
At Port Denarau, disembark with a sense of renewal, ease, and readiness to tackle the next challenge.

 
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Terms and Conditions

 All cruise packages are based on Twin share, inside cabin and costs are per person. Availability is current as at 30 Nov 23 and deals are available until date shown or until sold out. Space is strictly limited and is subject to availability at time of booking. On board credit where shown is per cabin & must be spent on board and is not refundable in cash. All passengers are bound by the individual cruise lines terms & conditions, please ask your consultant for a full copy. Current Deals must be paid in full at time of booking or deposit dates as shown. All passengers must have a valid passport with more than 6 months validity at the end of their holiday. Travel insurance should be taken out at time of booking to cover in the event of any unforeseen cancellation, we recommend that you purchase a policy that includes cover around Covid-19. Included airfares are based on special non refundable economy fares, ground transfers are not included unless specified, any hotels included are on a room only basis unless specified. Hotels in certain destinations in Europe, USA and Asia may require local tourist taxes or resort fees payable at check in, We aim to give an indication of these where possible, but unfortunately you cannot pre pay this aspect of the hotel rate and must settle at check in. ESTA Visas are required for Itineraries visiting USA ,Canada, India, China, Vietnam & Sri Lanka. Visa costs are not included. If travelling on a non NZ passport other visas + NZ re-entry permits may also be required, please check with applicable embassy. Vaccination and health requirements are the responsibility of the passengers, please note that most cruise lines require guests to be double vaccinated against covid-19 up to 14 days prior to cruise departure.  
 

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