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Mamanuca & Southern Yasawa Islands

3 Night cruise

The MS Caledonian Sky is a small ship whose small size allows it to negotiate remote islands, reefs and shallow bays where bigger ships are unable to go, showcasing the real Fiji and giving our passengers a true cultural experience.

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Authentic Fiji Redefined

  • A perfect taste of Fiji when time is limited

  • Explore the waterways with our kayaks & glass bottomed boat tours

  • Departs Port Denarau Marina, Nadi

  • Snorkel, dive or swim daily in pristine waters

  • Visit a new island or coral reef every morning and afternoon

  • Boarding 12pm Saturdays, returning 9am Tuesdays

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3 Unforgettable Nights

Cruise amongst the breathtaking scenery of Mamanuca and Southern Yasawa Islands on this spectacular small ship adventure. Designed for those with limited time, it allows you to enjoy the best of this extraordinary part of the world in 3 unforgettable nights.

You’ll sail through the Mamanuca Island group to Nuku-I-Mana cay, a famously beautiful location renowned for its excellent snorkelling. The Mamanucas are Fiji’s most popular island group, made up of 20 palm fringed islands that are home to some of Fiji’s most exclusive resorts. With stunning white sand beaches, warm turquoise water, swaying coconut palms and amazing coral gardens, you’ll be completely captivated by their untouched beauty.

Continuing your journey, you’ll visit Monuriki, the sheltered island where the classic movie Cast Away starring Tom Hanks was filmed. With a very ‘deserted island’ feel, it boasts an incredible beach, excellent kayaking and snorkelling spots teeming with ocean life and amazing coral gardens.

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You’ll also cruise to the Sacred Island, which is steeped in Fijian history and folklore to take part in a gift-giving ceremony and then visit Waya, where you can meet the villagers or climb to this volcanic island’s lookout. The Yasawa island group is made up of 16 islands stretching a total distance of 90 kilometres. Formed by volcanic activity, they are more rugged than the Mamanucas and are the ideal place to experience pristine natural beauty.

All the while, as you take in this breathtaking scenery, you’ll be enjoying the many facilities that MV Reef Endeavour has to offer, including fully catered buffets and 3-course meals, massage services, jacuzzi and cocktail bar, mini gym and freshwater swimming pool.

Our Mamanuca & Southern Yasawa Islands small ship adventure is ideal for those with busy schedules who want to take a quick break and unwind. Departing 12pm Saturdays and returning 9am Tuesdays, it’s the perfect quick getaway for recharging your batteries.

You can adapt our discovery cruises to suit your holiday. We can collect, or drop you off, at many of the destinations that we cruise to. Give us a call us on 1300 TO FIJI 1800 642 949) or +1800 642 949 for more information.

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Experiences

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1 - Saturday

NUKU-I-MANA Welcome Aboard!  Set sail over lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands past many famous resorts collecting some additional passengers, before arriving for a snorkel from a sand cay and discover the vista of a South Pacific sunset.  Tonight book your preferred time early for our a-la-carte Dinner.

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Day 2 - Sunday

MONURIKI – MONU BAY Reef Endeavour cruises to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Explore this natural film set on a guided kayak tour and explore idyllic Monu Island for snorkelling before a special village choral service.  The beautiful harmonies of the village choir will simply delight you.  This evening join the entertainment of our Sunday Show.

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Day 3 - Monday

SACRED ISLANDS - WAYA ISLANDS 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 of Fijian culture and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony.  Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkelling in spectacular coral gardens, beach combing or coral viewing from the glass bottom boat. Over lunch cruise to the Southern Yasawa islands.  Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise.  Visit a local school this afternoon and a village and shell market. The fit will also have a chance to climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views.  Don your favourite island attire for Pacific Island night tonight!

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Day 4 - Tuesday

WAYA ISLANDS - DENARAU MARINA After Breakfast, Reef Endeavour sets sail and returns to Denarau Marina at 07:30am for a 9:00am disembarkation.

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Experiences

CRUISE ITINERARY

***Itineraries subject to change due to weather and other operational requirement

Day 1 - Saturday

NUKU-I-MANA Welcome Aboard!  Set sail over lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands past many famous resorts collecting some additional passengers, before arriving for a snorkel from a sand cay and discover the vista of a South Pacific sunset.  Tonight book your preferred time early for our a-la-carte Dinner.

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Day 2 - Sunday

MONURIKI – MONU BAY MS Caledonian Sky cruises to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Explore this natural film set on a guided kayak tour and explore idyllic Monu Island for snorkelling before a special village choral service.  The beautiful harmonies of the village choir will simply delight you.  This evening join the entertainment of our Sunday Show.

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Day 3 - Monday

SACRED ISLANDS - WAYA ISLANDS 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 of Fijian culture and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony.  Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkelling in spectacular coral gardens, beach combing or coral viewing from the glass bottom boat. Over lunch cruise to the Southern Yasawa islands.  Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise.  Visit a local school this afternoon and a village and shell market. The fit will also have a chance to climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views.  Don your favourite island attire for Pacific Island night tonight!

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Day 4 - Tuesday

WAYA ISLANDS - DENARAU MARINA - The MS Caledonian Sky sets sail and returns to Denarau Marina at 07:30am for a 9:00am disembarkation. After Breakfast, meet the crew on the pool deck as they bid you farewell in song including their traditional Fijian ‘Isa Lei’ as they say ‘sototale’ or ‘see you again’.

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Experiences

Activities & Inclusions

Mamanuca & Southern Yasawa Islands 3 Night Cruise Inclusions

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Food & Beverage

All meals

24/7 Coffee & Tea facilities

Afternoon Tea

Buffet Breakfasts and Lunches

Canapés at Sunset

A la carte dining

Traditional tropical Island Lovo feast ashore

Cuisine is freshly prepared on-board from local produce

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Activities

Use of snorkelling equipment, stand up paddle boards kayaks & mini gym

Morning Ocean Swim

Daily guided snorkelling & glass bottomed boat tours to rarely visited reefs

Marine Biologist Presentations

Citizen Science Projects

Ocean Ambassador Program

Daily island stopovers & water activites

Kids club including early dinner (5-9 yrs)

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Culture

Guided island tours

Take part in a Sevusevu gift giving ceremony and Kava Ceremony

School Visits and Church service (itinerary dependant)

Friendly Fijian crew with a wealth of local knowledge

Transfers at the end of your cruise

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On Board

Easy access small boat launching platform

Choice of 4 accommodation levels

Mini-gym & meeting room

Mix of male & female crew

Wi-Fi throughout the ship including in the Caledonian Lounge, Panorama Lounge and cabins

extras

optional extras

There are lots of wonderful ways to enhance your experience with us. Check out these exciting optionals - there are some great ways you can make your time with us even more fabulous! When you are completing your booking online, you will be able to book your optionals at that time. If you have already booked your cruise or would like to purchase one or more as a gift please email us on fiji@ captaincookcruisesfiji.com

Day Spa

Massage and beauty services are available

Facials, Therapeutic Massage, Hand and Foot Indulgence, Romance Packages, Beauty Essentials

(Spa is optional)

Diving

Scuba diving - PADI 5 star.

Advanced certified dives as well as learn to dive courses and introductory dives

Rarely visited remote reefs and locations.

Wreck Dive

(Diving is optional)

Deluxe Private Deck Dinner

A$101 or F$150 per person

A private dinner under the starts is a fabulous experience

You will have your own waiter and a table under the stars for that special evening

(Bookings are essential)

Private Beach Cocktails

A$44 / F$65

Enjoy private sunset cocktails on your own remote beach

Available on selected nights depending on your itinerary

Includes transportation to and from the beach, your own butler, and complimentary canapes

(Bookings are essential)

Romance Package

A$134 / F$199 per couple (plus cruise cost)

You will receive:

A bottle of sparkling wine

His and Hers sulu's (sarongs)

A Private Deck Dinner for one evening

15-minute massage from Senikai Spa for each person

Renewal of Vows

A$594 / F$879 per couple (plus cruise cost)

Why not renew your vows with our Captain and receive all the inclusions of our Romance Package?

PLUS:

Flowers for the ceremony performed either aboard, at Tivua Island or a deserted beach on a 3-14 night MS Caledonian Sky Cruise

Celebratory Cake

A$47 / F$69

Celebrating a special occasion like a birthday or wedding anniversary?

A delicious cake made with love can be organised

Larger cakes for groups of more than 6 people are available on request

Immerse Yourself in Adventure

We know Fiji.  Join us on a multi night stay on the MS Caledonian Sky or one of our gorgeous sailing vessels for private island day excursion or a dinner cruise. Snorkel, dive, hike, paddle, visit a village or just laze around and read a book. Be as active or relaxed as you like, the choice is yours.

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We can’t speak highly enough of the staff and service, so helpful, friendly and warm. We would definitely cruise with you again

Hadrian
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4 Night Cruise
1 August 2023
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The crew is so amazing and lovely, we had such an amazing stay and made new friends as well. Thank you so much for everything.

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4 Night Cruise
25 July 2023
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