South Pacific Cruises

Tranquil waters, long sandy beaches and countless islands. Enjoy a new pace of life while cruising the South Pacific.

South Pacific

The South Pacific is iconic landscapes, a reflective beauty and an outback adventure ready to be discovered on a cruise. Sprinkled across the world's biggest ocean, the countries of the South Pacific are vast and diverse and include The Cook Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Easter Island and so much more.


For culture, diverse and beautiful flora and fauna, beaches and inviting waters, backpacking opportunities and watersports such as surfing and diving, Vanuatu, Samoa and Fiji are just some of the unmissable charms of the South Pacific. Cruising the South Pacific is simply a dream for lovers of the outdoors and adventure. A cruise is guaranteed to take you to the best of the South Pacific and introuduce you to cultures and ways of life that will encourage you to return again and again.

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Discover the Loyalty Islands Sydney Return
Discover the Loyalty Islands Sydney Return
9 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 11.06.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1712
Explore Vanuatu Sydney Return
Explore Vanuatu Sydney Return
10 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 16.04.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1599
South Pacific and Fiji Discovery
South Pacific and Fiji Discovery
12 Nights with the Explorer of the Seas
 21.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1460
South Pacific Treasures
South Pacific Treasures
12 Nights with the Sun Princess
 05.06.2017
p.p.from AU$ 1349
Uncover the Loyalty Islands Sydney Return
Uncover the Loyalty Islands Sydney Return
9 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 July 2018 - October 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1612
  Cruises to Papua New Guinea
Cruising Around Australia
Cruising Around Australia
15 Nights with the Sea Princess
 18.11.2017
p.p.from AU$ 1799
Northern Australia Explorer from Brisbane to Perth
Northern Australia Explorer from Brisbane to Perth
15 Nights with the Sun Princess
 01.07.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2599
New Guinea Islands Encounter
New Guinea Islands Encounter
10 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 November 2017 - June 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1359
Ultimate New Guinea Islands Excursion
Ultimate New Guinea Islands Excursion
14 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 09.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2149
The Down Under Explorer - Sydney to Perth
The Down Under Explorer - Sydney to Perth
17 Nights with the Sun Princess
 26.04.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2999
  Cruises to New Caledonia
Magical Pacific Views from Sydney
Magical Pacific Views from Sydney
8 Nights with the Celebrity Solstice
 14.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1458
South Pacific Adventure
South Pacific Adventure
9 Nights with the Celebrity Solstice
 20.10.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1499
New Caledonia Escape from Sydney
New Caledonia Escape from Sydney
9 Nights with the Celebrity Solstice
 March 2017 - March 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1521
South Pacific Cruise Sydney Return
South Pacific Cruise Sydney Return
8 Nights with the Celebrity Solstice
 22.10.2017
p.p.from AU$ 1490
8 Sunny Days in the Pacific
8 Sunny Days in the Pacific
7 Nights with the Celebrity Solstice
 13.04.2017
p.p.from On Request
Our Recommendations
Gail
The Society Islands and the Tuamotus10 Nights with the Paul Gauguin
6 star cruising in the most spectacular South Pacific destination, Tahiti!
Our advice:
Don't miss the local beach bar-b-que! Freshest Seafood to die for.

  • Papeete, Tahiti - Papeete, Tahiti
  • South Pacific
  • July 2017 - December 2018
  • 0 out of 5

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Kerryn
Australia and New Zealand Holiday Sydney to Auckland13 Nights with the ms Maasdam
This cruise visits some of NZ's most interesting coastal areas but the highlight is Fjordland!
Our advice:
This ship is perfect value for money for the 45yr plus cruiser! Don't forget your camera!

  • Sydney - Auckland
  • New Zealand
  • 23.12.2017
  • 5 out of 5

from AU$ 2799
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Anne
Fiji and Vanuatu 12 Nights with the Pacific Aria
Best value for money South Pacific cruise from Brisbane and SE Queensland locals.  Super popular!
Our advice:
Book early, specially if you want a school holidays cruise!

  • Brisbane - Brisbane
  • South Pacific
  • 09.07.2017
  • 0 out of 5

from AU$ 1549
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Ports in the South PacificTop Ports in the South Pacific
Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesiafrom
AU$ 2289

Papeete is located on Tahiti, the largest in a chain of islands that make up French Polynesia. Papeete is the capital city of Tahiti and is the ideal location to explore the best of Tahiti's natural beauty. The downtown market in Papeete, Le Marché, is a perfect example of the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere in the city. The lush landscapes of Tahiti are waiting to be explored and the abundance of shady hiking trails, pleasant beaches and calm waters are sure to impress all visitors. You can also embrace the ocean with activities like snorkeling, jet skiing and surfing.

Highlights of Papeete
  • Enjoy a celebration of Polynesian culture and dance at the Heiva I Tahiti festival
  • Catch world famous waves at Teahupo'o
  • Head to Vai'ete Square after dark to see the waterfront promenade come to life
Bora Bora, French Polynesiafrom
AU$ 2289

Bora Bora is an idyllic island in the Western part of French Polynesia and is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. Known as an exclusive island, Bora Bora is one of the most popular tourist islands of the South Seas, due to the beautiful turquoise lagoon, imposing mountain peaks and iconic overwater bungalows. On the island, there is plenty of opportunity to explore, from 4x4 safaris to shark feedings and a natural underwater park perfect for seeing the local fish and coral. Bora Bora will be sure to capture your heart and provide you with unforgettable memories of the South Pacific.

Highlights of Bora Bora
  • Take a trip to the top of Mount Otemanu for unrivalled views of Bora Bora
  • Enjoy a boat trip and discover the beauty of the lagoon
  • Discover the maritime wildlife on a scuba-diving, shark diving and whale watching tour
Moorea, French Polynesiafrom
AU$ 2289

Moorea, Tahiti, is one of the most beautiful Polynesian islands and is a very popular tourist destination for romantic breaks and family holidays. The island boasts fantastic natural scenery, with 8 striking mountain peaks rising from the inviting clear water of the lagoon. The lagoon is an ideal location to try activities like snorkelling, paddle boarding and even swimming with dolphins at the Moorea Dolphin Centre. On the island, the charming local villages and picturesque beaches are sure to leave a lasting impression on even the most discerning traveller.

Highlights of Moorea
  • Journey to the top of the Magic Mountain for views that are hard to beat
  • Immerse yourself in Polynesian culture at the Tiki Village Cultural Centre
  • Swim with rays, sharks and thousands of fishes in the Lagoonarium
Apia, Samoafrom
AU$ 1694

Apia is the capital and commerical centre of Samoa, located on the island of Upolu. Apia is the perfect location to discover the culture of the South Pacific, with a mix of colonial buildings and traditional Samoan houses situated alongside beautiful reef-bordered beaches. Apia is a town with a wealth of culture waiting to be discovered, from the Samoa Cultural Village to the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum. The natural beauty on the island is everywhere, from beaches like Lefaga, to majestic waterfalls like Papapapaitai Falls, tropical raiforests.

Highlights of Apia
  • Explore the history and culture of the island at the Samoa Cultural Village
  • See the marine wildlife in the Palolo Deep Marine Reserve
  • Experience Apia like a local by visiting Apia flea markets
Suva, Fijifrom
AU$ 1189

Suva is the capital city of Fiji and is the perfect combination of modern city living, along with the quaintness and natural beauty of the South Pacific. Suva boasts diverse cultural activities, colonial era buildings and a vibrant nightlife. The natural beauty of Suva is evident in parks like Colo-I-Suva, where vistors will find a vast National Park with waterfalls, clear rivers and stunning landscapes. Orchid Island is also a great way to find out more about the Polynesian way of life. The city's blend of modern city living in a lush green enviornment is an ideal way to experience the South Pacific.

Highlights of Suva
  • Uncover the history and culture of Fiji at the Fiji Museum
  • Experience an everyday Fijian market at the Suva Municipal Market
  • Visit Colo-I-Suva National Park to truly experience the natural beauty of Fiji
Pago Pago, American Samoafrom
AU$ 2208

Pago Pago is the capital of American Samoa and is located on the volcanic island of Tutuila. Mount Matafao is the highest peak on the island and offers a fantastic view of the tropical scenery of the island. The National Park of American Samoa offers dramatic hiking trails to historic sites, secluded beaches and picturesque villages. The beaches and reefs of Pago Pago are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, diving and fishing. Full of idyllic beaches, Pago Pago is the ideal place for relaxation and unwinding.

Highlights of Pago Pago
  • Explore the many different highlights of the National Park of American Samoa
  • Hike to the top of Mount Alava for a stunning view of the island
  • Relax on the beach or enjoy a barbeque on the little island, located just off Two Dollar Beach
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Best South Pacific Cruises - Fiji

Renowned for its warm and friendly locals and exotic wildlife, Fiji is an island nation waiting to be discovered on one of our many options on South Pacific cruises.

Underwater adventurers will delight in the sea scapes of dense coral forests in a multitude of colours. The Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands are among the best havens for white sand beaches, turquoise waters and holiday resorts. For a remote hideaway destination look no further than Kadavu, where you can pass by prehistoric-looking jungle coves and be in awe over the regions chirping endemic birds. It is a phenomenal destination for cruising the South Pacific with its fishing and organic produce.

Rarotonga & the Cook Islands

Visit the Cook Islands for the perfect mix of New Zealand hospitality and azure Polynesian waters. Experience first-hand a local dance performance and indulge in a cultural ‘Island Night’ Polynesian feast. Aquamarine blue lagoons are plentiful in this charming island nation, which allow for tranquil midnight strolls and harmonious swimming and snorkelling. Rarotonga is the capital island and also the youngest of the Cook Islands and is renowned for its scenic vistas and water activities.

The Samoan Islands

The Samoan Islands consist of two countries, independent Samoa and American Samoa, an American territory. Traditionally Polynesian, these spectacular island nations proudly remain traditionally Polynesian. Much of the accommodation can be found in the form of fale, basic open beach huts.

Delight in the views of wonderfully tranquil bays, charismatic villages and magnificent mountain ridges. The tropical American Samoa is a haven of relaxation appealing to all tastes. The unspoiled pathways and strips of sand in the Manu’a Islands make up the perfect routes to some of the best wildlife areas around. Avid snorkelers will revel in the coral-filled waters of Ofu beach, a region of striking and colourful landscapes.

Other great Islands and best time to cruise

South Pacific cruises are great year-round. With the likes of The Isle of Pines or Conflict Islands offer great Year-round temperatures that are normally between 20-25 degree. There is a rainy season which peaks in November, but don’t let that put you off. Normally the rain only stays around for a short while, so you get to enjoy the rest of the day. Popular departure ports in Australia include Sydney and Brisbane.

If you need any more information on a South Pacific cruises, don’t hesitate to call our cruise experts on 1300 877 590 today. If you have a short time until you travel, then browse through our last minute options or our cheap options. All cruises are available through our cruise experts.