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Captain Cook Cruises: Mamanuca And Yasawa Islands

1N Fiji , 7N Fiji and 1N Fiji
10 days

From

US$ 4,366

per person

Operated by Captain Cook Cruises

About the tour

Only one Departure left at these super special rates (18 Oct) Embark on a 7-night expedition cruise, blending a 3-night exploration through the Mamanuca and Southern Yasawa Islands and a 4-night Northern Yasawa Islands. Enjoy 2 nights either side of the cruise in Denarau. Aboard the Caledonian Sky, discover Fiji's pristine waters and remote paradises. Dive into Nuku-i-mana for a refreshing swim, explore Monuriki with guided kayaking, and snorkel at Monu Island. Visit Sacred Island and tropical Waya Island for cultural immersion and breathtaking landscapes. Encounter coral wonders and the warm hospitality of local communities, creating unforgettable memories in this South Pacific haven. Conclude your voyage with a heartfelt farewell, leaving you with cherished Fijian memories.

Meals
9 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches , 8 Dinners
Guide Languages
English

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Fijian life with a traditional welcome ceremony (sevusevu), Fijian feast (lovo) and entertainment by local villages
  • Visit idyllic Monoriki Island, where Tom Hank’s Castaway was filmed
  • Take in the towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches of Waya Island
  • Explore Captain Cook Cruises Fiji’s private island, Tivua Island, and try your hand at coral planting and clam rearing cages with our onboard Marine Biologists
  • Visit the local school on Naviti Island and meet the teachers and students, where the children look forward to sharing a song, dance, and story with you.
  • Swim at the breathtaking Sawa-i-lau caves in the Northern Yasawas

Meals

9 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches , 8 Dinners

Accommodation

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

1 night(s) in Fiji

Room Type: Garden View Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

MS Caledonian Sky

7 night(s) in Fiji

Room Type: Standard Room

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa

1 night(s) in Fiji

Room Type: Garden View Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Fiji

  • 1N at Hilton Fiji Beach Resort or similar
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Airport Transfer

Fiji

  • 7N Cruise aboard the Caledonian Sky
  • Transfer from Ship to most Denarau Hotels
  • Daily Breakfast
  • All Lunches and Dinners + Complimentary house beer, wine and soft drinks during your meal
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and filtered water
  • Expedition team of Marine Biologists, cultural experts and Ocean Ambassador program
  • Guided island, village, school and shore excursions
  • Snorkelling (equipment provided) and glass bottom boat tours, kyaking and SUP.
  • Kava (Yaqona) ceremony and tropical Lovo feast

Fiji

  • 1N at Hilton Fiji Beach Resort or similar
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Airport Transfer

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive In Fiji

On arrival at Nadi International Airport, proceed through the airport immigration and customs hall. Once cleared our airport representative will be waiting to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel to check-in. You are free to relax or explore your resort and the surrounding area on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2: Nuku-i-mana

Arrive at the Captain Cook Cruises Fiji check-in counter in Port Denarau this morning to check in for your cruise. Board Caledonian Sky and set sail over a light lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands. Start your expedition cruise with a plunge into the crystal blue waters of Nuku-i-mana sand cay for an afternoon swim and snorkel. Tonight experience the first of many South Pacific sunsets as we join the Captain and crew for Welcome Dinner.

Day 3: Monuriki Island & Monu Bay

Sail to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Immerse yourself in this cinematic setting with a guided kayak tour and discover the underwater wonders of Monu Island as you snorkel the surrounding coral reef before visiting a local village and experiencing their choral service. The beautiful harmonies will simply delight you.

Day 4: Sacred Island & Waya Island

  • The Sacred Island is a place beautiful beyond belief. Legends tell of the great war canoe `Rogoboka' which landed here with the first Fijians. On arrival the ship's crew pay tribute to the forefathers and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony. Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkeling in spectacular coral gardens, or coral viewing from the zodiacs or the kayaks with a marine biologist.
  • In the afternoon, visit Waya Island. Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise. Visit the local school and village, peruse the shell market or climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views.

Day 5: Lautoka & Tivua Private Island

  • Enjoy breakfast onboard as we return to Lautoka for a 9:00am disembarkation of those guests only joining us for our 3-night itinerary.
  • Between departures enjoy a choice of complimentary tours including the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, a tall ship adventure or mud pools (Tuesdays only) before heading back aboard the MS Caledonian Sky for your next island adventure.
  • Set sail over a light lunch as we cruise to Tivua Island. Spend the afternoon exploring the coral gardens, coral planting and clam rearing cages or a scenic walk through the island before enjoying a South Pacific sunset back onboard.

Day 6: Yaqeta Island

Start the day with a morning swim & snorkel in an idyllic bay at Brothers Island. Savour a gourmet buffet lunch as we journey to Naviti Island with aquamarine waters and white sandy beaches. The teachers and children of the local school invite you to visit. The children look forward to sharing a song, dance and story or two with you. Afterwards, you can snorkel, swim, kayak, stand up paddle board or just explore the island.

Day 7: Sawa-i-lau, Blue Lagoon & Yasawa Island

  • Discover the legendary grandeur of Sawa-i-lau and the famous limestone caves. Swimming in the cave lagoon is a wondrous experience.
  • In the evening, we visit the village of Matacawalevu: Immerse yourself in Fijian life with a traditional welcome ceremony (sevusevu), Fijian feast (lovo) and entertainment by the villagers of Matacawalevu.

Day 8: Naviti & Drawaqa

Cruise the soaring volcanic peaks of the Yasawas, discover the myriad of fish in the coral reef and laze in the warm sands of Naviti Island. During lunch cruise to the spectacular channels to Drawaqa Island Beach and Marine Protected Area for amazing snorkelling, you may even see a Manta-ray (seasonal).

Day 9: Lautoka For Transfer To Airport And Denarau

Enjoy breakfast onboard as we return to Lautoka for a 9:00am disembarkation. Our crew bid you farewell in song including their traditional Fijian ‘Isa Lei’ as they say ‘sototale’ or ‘see you again’. Transfers will be available to the Airport, Port Denarau hotels and the Port Denarau Marina.

Day 10: Depart Fiji

Please reconfirm your pick-up time with Tewaka at least 24 hours before departure. Spend the remainder of your time at your leisure. Take a walk to the shops or relax poolside. Your transfer will take you to Nadi International Airport for your return journey home.

Exclusions

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  • Flights are additional and can be selected after you have chosen your trips departure.
  • Drinks
  • Personal Purchases
  • Optional Tours

Terms and Conditions

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  • Please see https://www.captaincookcruisesfiji.com/terms for the Cruise terms and conditions.

Starting from

US$ 4,366

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