Day 1: Australia –– Fiji
Today depart Australia for Nadi, Fiji!
On arrival, make your own way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Commence Cruise – Mamanuca Islands (L,D)
This morning make your own way to Denarau Marina Nadi for check in. Once on-board 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 enjoy an a-la-carte dinner.
Day 3: Cruise – Monuriki – Monu Bay, Mamanuca Islands (B,L,D)
Cruise 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.
Day 4: Cruise – Sacred Islands – Waya Islands, Yasawa Islands (B,L,D)
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!
Day 5: Cruise – Waya Islands – Denarau Marina – Tivua Island, Mamanuca Islands (B,L,D)
Cruise to Tivua Island over a light lunch then explore the coral gardens, clam farms and a medicine walk through the island. Tonight join the Captain and his crew for the Gala Captain’s Dinner.
Day 6: Cruise – Tivua Island – Brothers Island – Naviti Island, Yasawa Islands (B,L,D)
Start the day naturally with a morning swim & snorkel in an idyllic bay at Brothers Island. Savour the bounty of a gourmet buffet lunch as you journey to spectacular Naviti Island. Here is beauty in its original state where you can bask in aquamarine waters along white sandy beaches. Volleyball, snorkel, swim or explore the island. This evening join the festivities and entertainment of a Fijian Village at Gunu for a traditional Fijian Feast, Lovo and Cultural performance, Meke.
Day 7: Cruise – Yasawa Island – Sawa-I-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands (B,L,D)
Discover the legendary grandeur of Sawa-I-Lau and the famous limestone caves at your own pace. Swimming in the cave lagoon is a wondrous experience or you could explore it on an escorted kayak tour. Join the guided walk to the island village, with a memorable visit to a local school. Snorkel over spectacular coral gardens, swim in fabled lagoons or test your fitness with a climb to the peak behind the school on Yasawa Island. Try your luck at crab racing tonight.
Day 8: Cruise – Sawa-I-Lau – Yaqeta – Drawaqa – Tivua Island, Mamanuca Islands (B,L,D)
Cruise the soaring volcanic peaks of the Yasawas and discover a myriad of fish in the coral reef and laze in the warm sands of Yaqeta. This afternoon, cruise the spectacular channels to Drawaqa for amazing snorkelling and you may even see a Manta-ray (seasonal). Our overnight anchorage is Tivua Island for a tropical buffet dinner followed by yaqona (kava) and talanoa (Fijian story telling).
Day 9: Fiji –– Australia (B)
After breakfast, Reef Endeavour sets sail and returns to Denarau Marina at around 7:30am for a 9:00am disembarkation. At the appropriate time, make your own way to the airport for your flight home.
Please Note – some flights may arrive home one day later.