Your Explorer Experience
An island hopping cruise is one of the best ways to appreciate Fiji, especially the stunning Yasawa Islands. Snorkel over vibrant coral and marine life, relax on deserted beaches and experience the warm hospitality of Fijian people.
Following your flight from Sydney to Nadi, you will spend your first night in Denarau. As the departure point for the Mamanuca islands, this exciting port has a good range of shops and restaurants to enjoy.
Jump aboard your cruise ship, complete with air conditioning, library, guest lounge, a swimming pool, spa pools, day spa, sundeck, sauna and gym, bars and restaurant. Cabins are all en suite and if you have chosen a stateroom you can also relax on your outside deck.
During your cruise explorer, there is plenty of time to snorkel, enjoy island excursions and take glass bottom boat tours. Your voyage makes a special stop for a traditional Fijian village visit where you will be welcomed by a sevusevu ceremony of music and song.
Day 1 (Friday) - Sydney to Denarau
Board your flight from Sydney to Nadi and watch the city lights make way for turquoise waters and idyllic islands. On arrival you will transferred to your overnight accommodation in Denarau. Relax and unwind or explore this quaint port which is hugely popular due to the fact that it is launch point to the access the Mamanuca Islands.
Day 2 - Tivua Island & Nuku-I-Mana
Welcome Aboard! Enjoy lunch as you set sail through the beautiful Mamanuca islands and many famous resorts, collecting some additional passengers, before arriving for a snorkel from a stunning sand cay and your first South Pacific sunset. Don’t forget to book your preferred time for your a-la-carte dinner.
Day 3 - Monuriki & Monu Bay
Today you will visit Monoriki, the island where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Explore this incredible film set on a guided kayak tour, before exploring idyllic Monu Island with snorkelling. Then experience a special village choral service before heading back to Reef Endeavour for Sunday Show evening entertainment.
Day 4 - Sacred Islands & Waya Islands
The Sacred Islands are picture-perfect Fiji. If you are keen to learn some exciting Fijian legends, read about the great war canoe that landed here, namely `Rogoboka’. On arrival, your ship’s crew will pay tribute to the forefathers of Fijian culture and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony. Spend a magical morning snorkelling in spectacular coral gardens, viewing marine life from the glass bottom boat or swimming in the aquamarine lagoons.
Over lunch, set sail for the Southern Yasawa islands. Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise. This afternoon, you will visit a local school, local village and a shell market. If you fancy something a little more active, take this opportunity to climb to the peak of Waya for panoramic views. Once back on board, don your favourite island attire for exciting and colourful Pacific Island night!
Day 5 - Waya Islands & Denarau Marina
Enjoy your final breakfast at sea before Reef Endeavour sets sail for Denarau Marina at 07:30 for a 9:00 disembarkation then it is on to the airport for your return flight to Sydney.
5 day Explorer - from £1349