Despite this being our shortest discovery cruise, you’ll still come face to face with some of the most beautiful sights that the islands have to offer. Relax and and take in the breathtaking scenery while enjoying our fully catered buffet’s and 3-course meals, massage services, jacuzzi and cocktail bar, or get more active with some snorkelling, swimming in the pool, or try out our mini-gym.
On your first day, you’ll be sailing through the Mamanuca Island group passed many well known island resorts to Nuku-I-Mana cay, a famously beautiful location renowned for its brilliant seaside views.
You might see familiar sights on the second day as we head to Monuriki, the sheltered island location where the movie Castaway with Tom Hanks was filmed. Don’t worry if you’re not much of a film buff, Monu Island boasts an excellent kayak path, snorkelling spots teeming with ocean life and spectacular coral, and a deserted island feel. This evening we attend a village church service and the harmonies in the church choir will move you to tears.
On day three, we head off to the Sacred Island. Steeped in Fijian history and folklore, this is where you’ll partake in a Sevusevu gift giving ceremony before going off to explore the encompassed lagoons. Then, in the afternoon, you’ll head over to Waya, where you’ll visit the local village or climb the volcanic peak of the mountain.
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 (1300 86 3454) for more information.
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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.
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.
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!
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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Transfers to the ship, drinks, optional tours, scuba diving & massage & beauty services.
MV Reef Endeavour is a small cruise ship catering for 130 passengers over 3 accommodation levels. Her small size allows her 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.Find Out More & View Deck Plan
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“ This is our 12th cruise, mostly on large liners and to be honest this is the most fun we have ever had. The crew were fantastic and all the guests got to know one another. We love Fiji having visited many times and certainly hope to do another Captain Cook cruise.???Amelia Jane
Fantastic Day, Great Staff, food entertainingAngie Common, Western, Australia, 7/29/2016
Best day on holiday ever! Thank you for a beautiful day in paradise!!Sarah & Shaun, Australia, 7/30/2016
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