New Lau & Heritage Cruises for Locals Released

January 28, 2021
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Captain Cook Cruises, are celebrating the amazing response from our Fiji locals to Reef Endeavour cruises over the festive season by releasing some incredible opportunities to cruise in the next 4 months. Reef Endeavour, will also depart from the Port of Suva on selected itineraries each month.  Special cruises for Valentines day and the Easter holiday are on offer – all at excellent rates for locals.

Reef Endeavour, the largest cruise ship based in Fiji, will embark on 3 amazing itineraries; a 7 night Lau Islands Cruise, 5 night remote north Heritage Discovery Cruise and Mamanuca and Yasawa Itineraries for 3 nights.

All inclusive itineraries are packed full of activities such as snorkelling over pristine coral reefs, visiting remote tropical beaches, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, village visits and many other extraordinary experiences (see details of itineraries and dates below). The cruises are designed to be as active or relaxed as passengers desire.  5 star PADI Diving is offered from introductory to expert.

Cruises are aboard the purpose built MV Reef Endeavour, a cruise ship offering a warm, highly personalised experience with only 60 cabins. Passengers explore magnificent and remote parts of Fiji in the comfort her size provides and participate in a breadth of stunning Fiji experiences impossible to replicate with a single destination holiday. A perfect combination of the facilities of a larger ship with the intimacy and maneuverability of a small vessel.

Captain Cook Cruises have implemented strict cleaning, hygiene and health protocols to ensure the safety of its passengers. The ship also offers its passengers large open and sheltered deck space and almost all its well appointed cabins open directly to Fiji’s beautiful fresh sea air.

Prices offer at least 50% off full fares for locals on all itineraries and three-night cruises start from F$999 per adult twin share, save F$1269 per adult twin share; 5 night cruises from F$1890 per adult twin share; and 7 night cruises from F$2539 per adult twin share. They are also offering some great family fares.

All fares include shipboard accommodation, all meals, guided village, school and island tours, snorkelling and glass bottom boat excursions, daily island stopovers and water activities such as kayaking and stand up paddling, hikes, on board entertainment, kids club (5-9 yrs), onboard Wi-Fi, 24-hour self-service tea and coffee bar, and use of the ship’s facilities including a freshwater swimming pool, jacuzzi, mini gym, sun deck, cocktail bar and library.   There are also reduced child fares for 3 to 17 years and a kids club for 5-9 year olds.

For further information and bookings visit, phone +1800 067 893 or contact your local travel agent.

Overview of Captain Cook Fiji Itineraries

Captain Cook Cruises five nights Heritage Discovery Cruise reveals the unique history, art and culture of the Northern Fiji Islands and allows passengers the ultimate experience of ‘standing’ on the 180th Meridian, the natural dateline. The cruise also visits the recently UNESCO listed old capital of Levuka on the island of Ovalau, Makogai, the old leper colony now marine sanctuary, Taveuni, the garden island and Savusavu, a town of hot springs and Pearl farms.  

Scheduled departure dates for the Heritage Cruise include Saturday 20th Feb, Thursday 1st April for Easter (surcharge applies) & 1st May 2021.

The 7 night Lau cruise is a once in a lifetime experience to a pristine part of the Fiji group. Highlights include a visit to Qilaqila known for its crystal clear aqua waters and reefs, amazing caves and mushroom shaped islands and see extinct volcano craters on Fulaga or Totoya Islands. Visit Vuaqava and hike to its central lake to explore and view turtles, snakes and bird life and experiencing a traditional Tongan Meke, Sevusevu and lovo feast with the people of Naikeleyaga Village. The school & church visits illustrate the incredible harmonies of the people in this remote group.

Scheduled departure dates for the Lau Cruise are 27th February, 9th April & 8th May 2021.

All cruises offer on and underwater world experiences with daily swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling and glass bottom boating over amazing coral reefs. The ship is equipped with a hydraulic platform ensuring boarding and disembarking the small boats is easy.  Our Marine Biologist provides expert marine habitat knowledge with guided snorkelling, glass bottom boat tours and lectures and our Ocean Ambassador helps educate passengers and locals to reduce our oceans of plastic.

Try mind blowing scuba diving operated by Viti Water Sports, a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre Dive with two dives offered daily and always in different locations.

On-board be pampered at the ship’s Day Spa, relax on the sun deck by the jacuzzi or freshwater pool, work out in the mini-gym, play a game in the lounge or grab a cocktail at the pool bar and watch the breathtaking scenery pass by.

Enjoy mouth-watering cuisine including buffet breakfasts, alfresco lunches, casual barbecues and a-la-carte dinners. All food is prepared on board from fresh local and imported produce and served with careful attention to hygiene.

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For further information and bookings, please contact Captain Cook Cruises on Fiji: +1800 067 893, or Australia T: +61 9126 8160  or Email: or or visit

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