If you want to experience the real Fiji, join us as we explore the Lau Islands and Kadavu; a beautiful and remote region rarely seen by tourists. A visit to this region offers a once in a lifetime experience to a select few travellers, visiting turquoise bays and remote villages where they only see a supply boat once a month.Cruise highlights include a swim at a waterfall, exploring old ruins, snorkelling untouched reefs and getting up close with nesting turtles. You’ll also explore the caves, reefs and lagoons of Qilaqila renowned for its mushroom-shaped islands, and the central lake on uninhabited Vuaqava island where you’ll find turtles, snakes and amazing bird life. Best of all, you’ll be welcomed and entertained by the friendly people of this region and experience a traditional Meke, Sevusevu and lovo quite different from the traditional Fijian feast.

The Lau Island Group consists of 57 islets, of which only 30 are inhabited and if you enjoy getting off the beaten track these islands are for you, with no public transport or restaurants to be found. The Kadavu Group is made up of four main islands, of which Kadavu is the largest. It is home to the Great Astrolabe Reef, one of the world’s largest barrier reefs and a renowned site for premier diving. Most days offer the opportunity to snorkel, swim and scuba dive the pristine waters of these beautiful islands and when you’re not experiencing all that they have to offer, you’ll enjoy the relaxing hospitality aboard. Here you’ll be pampered with most of the luxuries found on larger cruise liners including fully catered buffet and 3-course meals prepared fresh daily onboard, a freshwater swimming pool, jacuzzi, day spa, cocktail bar and much more.
Set sail on your Lau Discovery cruise. After boarding there will be a full briefing from your guide before an afternoon of beach activities at Tivua Island. Later in the evening, enjoy a wonderful Welcome dinner as you cruise into a south pacific sunset.
Start your day at Makogai Island with a traditional Fijian ceremony before joining the 1 hour walking tour of Makogai leper colony and clam research station. There will be an opportunity in the afternoon to return to the island visiting the local primary school children who will entertain you with their song and dance.
Explore a beautiful beach on the rugged southern coastline of Taveuni, take a hike to a spectacular waterfall and fresh water pool and enjoy a picnic lunch ashore and a chat to the locals
We reach the most northern island of Lau—Wailagilala. See the remains of a disused lighthouse, or explore the abundant fish life whilst snorkelling
Qilaqila, at the northwest end of Vanuabalavu, is known for its pristine waters, limestone caves and mushroom shaped islands. This is also known as the Bay of Islands and is famous for its amazing scenery and pristine reefs.
We will arrive at Oneata where the local people will welcome us at their Methodist Tongan Church for Sunday service. The harmonies of the Oneata choir will inspire you.
The ship has an early start today to cruise to Fulaga Island. Both are extinct volcano craters and known for their crystal lagoons and amazing corals. This afternoon we arrive at one of the Yagasa Islands, for snorkelling, swimming, coral viewing or kayaking.
Explore uninhabited Vuaqava and its central lake known for turtles, snakes & amazing bird life. This is a sacred island for the Fijian culture and there will be an island walk to explore these relics. Please be warned that a reasonable level of fitness will be required as the return walk is approximately 3 hours and quite difficult to negotiate.
Be welcomed & entertained by the people of Naikeleyaga Village on the island of Kabara known for their wood turning and Tongan heritage. Experience a traditional Meke, Sevusevu & lovo quite different from the traditional Fijian.
Horse-shoe shaped Totoya Island is our destination today. We will visit a local school and the children will surprise you with their entertainment and show you their work. We will also have the opportunity to explore their reefs.
We arrive in Kadavu and head to the Village of Nalotu for a welcome Sevusevu, then a tour of the village where you can witness the making of traditional fishing traps and pottery. The women of Nalotu village still make clay pottery in the time-honoured tradition that is rarely seen in Fiji anymore. This evening don your sulu (sarong) and join all the celebrations of our Pacific Island Night Finale.
Disembark at Port Denarau feeling refreshed. Most days will offer the opportunity to snorkel, swim and Scuba Dive the pristine waters of the beautiful Lau group the pristine waters of the beautiful Lau group. We offer complimentary transfers back to most Nadi hotels and Nadi airport after you cruise - please advise your hotel at the time of booking.
Itineraries subject to change due to weather and other operational requirement

Castle Standard Suite

$12,639 AUD pp
Castle Standard Suite
Suites on the Castle Deck measure 22.7 square metres and feature four port holes, en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious wardrobes.

Caledonian Superior Suite

$14,289 AUD pp
Caledonian Superior Suite
Suites on the Caledonian Deck measure 21.6 square metres and feature en-suite bathrooms with bath tub and shower (except for suites 329, 330 and 331 which feature only a shower), spacious wardrobe and large window.

Promenade Premium Suite

$14,839 AUD pp
Promenade Premium Suite
The Premium Suites on the Promenade Deck measure 20.2 square metres and feature a spacious wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with shower (cabins 431 and 432 feature a bathtub) and a large window.

Bridge Deluxe Balcony Suite

$16,489 AUD pp
Bridge Deluxe Balcony Suite
Balcony Suites The Premium Balcony Suites on the Promenade Deck measure 20.2 square metres and feature a walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with shower and a private balcony measuring 5.6

Promenade Prem. Balcony Suite

$17,039 AUD pp
Promenade Prem. Balcony Suite
The Premium Balcony Suites on the Promenade Deck measure 20.2 square metres and feature a walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with shower and a private balcony measuring 5.6

Promenade Owner's Corner Suite

$18,106 AUD pp
Promenade Owner's Corner Suite
The two corner suites on the Promenade Deck measure 22.6 square metres and feature one window facing to the side and two forward facing portholes, a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom with shower.

Additional charges:

Fuel Surcharge: 154 AUD pp

Vessel Type: Luxury Expedition

Length: 90.6 metres

Passenger Capacity: 99

Built: 1991 / refurbished 2012

Relax on your private balcony or be guided by our expanded expedition team in one of the ship's 10 zodiacs to experience fabulous remote locations.  Caledonian Sky will provide comfort and elegance as you experience undiscovered locations unable to be accessed by any other means.  

With additional 7 night cruises to the Northern Lau, Southern Lau as well as 14 night Togan and Samoan adventures, you will experience dazzling reefs, gorgeous beaches, plus fascinating remote exclusive island and cultural visits.  The amazing snorkelling, kayaking, SUP, hiking, ocean swimming and PADI 5 Star diving are crowned with the opportunity to swim with whales during the whale migration in Tonga.

The Onboard Experience

Our expanded team of marine biologists and cultural experts will provide personalised guiding and on board lectures during your journey.  They will give you a deeper experience and understanding of the cultures of Fiji and the Pacific as well as its rich marine life and ecosystems. 

You can choose to dine al fresco or in the dining room.  There are two elegant lounges to choose from as well as a panoramic Sky Deck. 

Deck and Cabin Plan

Comprising 57 exceptionally spacious, well designed suites with ocean views arranged over four decks, all suites feature a sitting room area and just under half 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 bath tub. 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.

 An exclusive journey into the unexplored

We feel honoured to be able to welcome MS Caledonian Sky and provide a new level of experience never seen before in Fiji. She will build on the wonderful educational, cultural and adventurous experiences we have pioneered over the years with a new level of comfort.   We will be your guide into the classrooms of smiling Fijian children in remote Fijian villages.  You will hike magnificent landscapes with our crew and plant coral,  ensuring that future generations can enjoy Fiji's abundant marine life.  We strive to make your time with us as meaningful as possible, which will make you feel rewarded, inspired and connected! We can't wait to see you!

Cabin layout for Caledonian Sky

Optional tours and excursions available. Please contact us for more details.


• All meals
• 24hr tea, coffee and filtered water
• Captain’s Kids Club for children aged 5-9yrs
• Daily island stopovers and water activities - kayaks, stand up paddle boards, snorkelling
• Guided island, traditional village and school tours
• Tropical island lovo feast & kava ceremony
• Use of swimming pool, gym and sauna
• Resident Marine biologist for cultural and Marine presentations


• Spa treatments
• PADI Diving Courses
• Drinks from the bar.
• Some optional tours.
• Items from our shop.

• You may also wish to make purchases during excursions, or donations to the local community during your trip.
Caledonian Sky
South Pacific Ocean Luxury ExpeditionLuxury Expedition
12 Days from
$12,639 AUD pp


• Visit the amazing Bay of Islands – a magnificent location with many limestone islands

• Snorkelling, glass bottom boat & dive opportunities daily

• Island Night, kava, meke & lovo feast

• Discover islands and reefs rarely visited by tourists

• Be treated to a song and dance by children of all ages from a local village

• Swim in some of the most pristine and clear waters that the Lau group has to offer

or call us on

NZ Freephone
0800 945 3327

AUS Freephone
1800 107 715

to help you make your reservation

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