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Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands Cruise - Captain Cook Cruises Fiji

7 Night Cruise Only


  • Cruise Line: Captain Cook Cruises Fiji
  • Ship: Caledonian Sky
  • Package Departs: 27 April 2024
  • Package Duration: 7 Nights
  • Offer Type: Cruise Only
  • Embark Ship: Port Denarau (Nadi), Fiji
  • Disembark Ship: Port Denarau (Nadi), Fiji
For those who just can`t get enough of Fiji`s beautiful beaches, coral reefs, islands and rich customs and culture, this 7 night tour of the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands is the ultimate discovery cruise. Combining 3 and 4 night tours of the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands, this 7 night cruise will give you access to all of the most breathtaking scenery and cultural experiences that this beautiful region has to offer.

The Mamanuca group is comprised of 20 stunning palm fringed islands with beautiful white sand beaches, stunning coral gardens and some of Fiji`s most famous resorts, while the rugged Yasawa group is composed of 16 islands stretching for some 90 kilometres, making it the place to experience the pristine, untouched natural beauty of Fiji.

Highlights of this 7 night Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands cruise includes idyllic Monuriki Island where the Tom Hanks movie `Cast Away` was filmed and the Sacred Islands where the first Fijians are said to have landed their canoes.

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Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands cruise only package includes:
- 7 night Fiji cruise aboard MV Caledonian Sky round trip from Denarau
- All shipboard meals plus complimentary 24hr self-serve tea and coffee located in the Yasawa & Reef lounge
- Complimentary house beer, wine, juice and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner
- Sunset Canapes and tropical Lovo feast ashore
- Use of snorkelling equipment, kayaks, glass bottomed boat excursions, village and island visits, cultural activities, meke and lovo feast, guided island walks
- Guided Island tours
- Marine Biologist Presentations
- Sevusevu gift giving ceremony and Kava Ceremony
- Use of all on-board facilities including mini gym and jacuzzi
- Ship operated transfer from port to hotel on disembarkation day
- VAT (Value added tax of 15%)

DISCOUNTS:
The fares shown here are full brochure fare. This cruise may also have discounts available - please contact our office for the best offers applicable.

Fares Exclude:
- Transfers to the ship, drinks, optional tours, scuba diving & services.
Special Conditions
*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (May2023). Some cabins may have obstructed views. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that prices and cabin availability shown are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All inquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Prices may be subject to change due to fuel price & currency fluctuations.
Special Validity Dates
Special is valid from 13 July 2023 to 15 May 2025 or until sold out/withdrawn.
Cruise Itinerary
Date Port Arrive Depart
27 Apr 2024 Port Denarau (Nadi), Fiji Embark
27 Apr 2024 Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
28 Apr 2024 Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
29 Apr 2024 Sacred Islands, Fiji
29 Apr 2024 Waya Islands-Fiji
30 Apr 2024 Lautoka, Fiji
30 Apr 2024 Tivua Island, Fiji
1 May 2024 Naviti Island, Fiji
2 May 2024 Sawa-I-Lau Island, Fiji
3 May 2024 Yasawa Islands, Fiji
4 May 2024 Lautoka, Fiji Disembark Transfer to Port Denarau
4 May 2024 Port Denarau (Nadi), Fiji
7 Night Cruise sailing from Denarau to Lautoka aboard the Caledonian Sky.

Embark on a 7-night expedition cruise, blending a 3-night exploration through the Mamanuca and Southern Yasawa Islands and a 4-night Northern Yasawa Islands. Aboard the Caledonian Sky, discover Fiji's pristine waters and remote paradises. Dive into Nuku-i-mana for a refreshing swim, explore Monuriki with guided kayaking, and snorkel at Monu Island. Visit Sacred Island and tropical Waya Island for cultural immersion and breathtaking landscapes. Encounter coral wonders and the warm hospitality of local communities, creating unforgettable memories in this South Pacific haven. Conclude your voyage with a heartfelt farewell, leaving you with cherished Fijian memories.

Sample Itinerary:

DAY 1. NUKU-I-MANA
Arrive at Port Denarau this morning to check in for your cruise. Board Caledonian Sky and set sail over a light lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands. Start your expedition cruise with a plunge into the crystal blue waters of Nuku-i-mana sand cay for an afternoon swim and snorkel. Tonight experience the first of many South Pacific sunsets as we join the Captain and crew for Welcome Dinner.

DAY 2. MONURIKI ISLAND & MONU BAY
Sail to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Immerse yourself in this cinematic setting with a guided kayak tour and discover the underwater wonders of Monu Island as you snorkel the surrounding coral reef before visiting a local village and experiencing their choral service. The beautiful harmonies will simply delight you.

DAY 3. SACRED ISLAND & WAYA ISLAND
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 and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony. Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkeling in spectacular coral gardens, or coral viewing from the zodiacs or the kayaks with a marine biologist.
In the afternoon, visit Waya Island. Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise. Visit the local school and village, peruse the shell market or climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views.

DAY 4. LAUTOKA & TIVUA PRIVATE ISLAND
Enjoy breakfast onboard as we return to Lautoka for a 9:00am disembarkation of those guests only joining us for our 3-night itinerary.
Between departures enjoy a choice of complimentary tours including the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, a tall ship adventure or mud pools (Tuesdays only) before heading back aboard the MS Caledonian Sky for your next island adventure.
Set sail over a light lunch as we cruise to Tivua Island. Spend the afternoon exploring the coral gardens, coral planting and clam rearing cages or a scenic walk through the island before enjoying a South Pacific sunset back onboard.

DAY 5. YAQETA ISLAND
Start the day with a morning swim & snorkel in an idyllic bay at Brothers Island. Savour a gourmet buffet lunch as we journey to Naviti Island with aquamarine waters and white sandy beaches. The teachers and children of the local school invite you to visit. The children look forward to sharing a song, dance and story or two with you. Afterwards, you can snorkel, swim, kayak, stand up paddle board or just explore the island.

DAY 6. SAWA-I-LAU, BLUE LAGOON & YASAWA ISLAND
Discover the legendary grandeur of Sawa-i-lau and the famous limestone caves. Swimming in the cave lagoon is a wondrous experience.
In the evening, we visit the village of Matacawalevu: Immerse yourself in Fijian life with a traditional welcome ceremony (sevusevu), Fijian feast (lovo) and entertainment by the villagers of Matacawalevu.

DAY 7. NAVITI & DRAWAQA
Cruise the soaring volcanic peaks of the Yasawas, discover the myriad of fish in the coral reef and laze in the warm sands of Naviti Island. During lunch cruise to the spectacular channels to Drawaqa Island Beach and Marine Protected Area for amazing snorkelling, you may even see a Manta-ray (seasonal).

DAY 8. LAUTOKA FOR TRANSFER TO AIRPORT AND DENARAU
Enjoy breakfast onboard as we return to Lautoka for a 9:00am disembarkation. Our crew bid you farewell in song including their traditional Fijian ‘Isa Lei’ as they say ‘sototale’ or ‘see you again’. Transfers will be available to the Airport, Port Denarau hotels and the Port Denarau Marina.

November 2023 will see the dawn of a new era in high end cruise experiences never before seen in Fiji with the arrival of luxury expedition small ship MS Caledonian Sky. The luxury expedition ship is tailor made for the adventurous sophisticated traveller offering spacious boutique comfort with a capacity of only 114 passengers across 57 ocean view suites.

Caledonian Sky will provide an elegant onboard experience. Relax on your private balcony, soak in the views from panoramic Sky Deck, sip on bubbles in the two lounges and dine al fresco or in the dining room.

Be guided by our expanded expedition team of 70 crew members in one of the ship's 10 zodiacs to some fabulous destinations. MS Caledonian Sky will provide comfort and elegance as you experience remote locations unable to be accessed by any other means.

Comprising 57 exceptionally spacious, well-designed suites with ocean views arranged over four decks, all suites feature a sitting room area, and some have private balconies.

Each affords considerable comfort with en-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, hot towel rack and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or bathtub. Each have walk-in or spacious wardrobes, dressing table with large mirror and stool or desk, mini- fridge, flat screen television, telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted toiletries, air- conditioning and heating, bottled water, dressing gowns and slippers.


Ship Profile & Stats
  • Maiden voyage: 2023
  • Refurbished: 2018
  • Passenger capacity (dbl): 114
Captain Cook Cruises offers small-ship discovery cruises, day tours and cruising restaurants in the Fiji Islands. From the volcanic Yasawa Islands to the remote Northern Fiji Islands, we draw on four decades of cruising knowledge to create individual travel experiences you will never forget.

Discover the natural beauty, environmental diversity, culture and history aboard our fleet of explorer-style small ships. Unique itineraries take you to places where mainstream tourists rarely venture and where you can meet the locals. Our Day Tour and Dining experiences offer tailored packages for all ages and budgets.

Captain Cook Cruises is the recipient of numerous awards including the Fiji Visitors Bureau 'Best Cruise Line', and the Fiji Tourism Awards 'Best Fiji Experience' in 2012.

The company offers a choice of cruises weekly throughout Fiji. All vessels have hosted some of the world's most prestigious events and dignitaries, and are proud of their attention to detail and customer service.

Deck plan

Owners Corner Suites w/ Balcony

From

AU $7,693*

per person
*All prices are per person twin share unless stated as solo, triple or quad share.
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