Embark on a 14-night expedition cruise through Northern Fiji & Samoa. Explore Tivua Private Island's pristine shores, encounter vibrant marine life at Yadua Tabu, and dive into Moon Reef's teeming waters. Uncover the natural splendor of Wailagilala's secluded beaches and Lavena's cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in Samoa's culture at Apia's bustling markets and tranquil Aleipata Islands. From Safata Bay's rugged cliffs to Asau's volcanic landscapes, each stop offers a unique blend of adventure and relaxation. Conclude your journey with cherished memories in Apia, Samoa, bidding farewell to this extraordinary voyage.


Highlights


• Explore Tivua Private Island's pristine shores and indulge in refreshing snorkeling sessions

• Immerse yourself in Fijian culture at Yadua Tabu, interacting with friendly locals amidst lush rainforests and vibrant marine life

• Dive into the teeming waters of Moon Reef, a submerged volcanic crater, for unforgettable snorkeling and diving experiences

• Discover the untouched natural beauty of Wailagilala, with its pristine beaches and emerald waters perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation

• Uncover Samoa's rich culture in Apia, exploring bustling markets and tranquil Aleipata Islands for a serene contrast to the adventure

• Experience the rugged landscapes of Safata Bay and Asau, offering stunning coastal panoramas and volcanic terrains, concluding your journey with unforgettable memories

 

Set sail on our Northern Fiji & Samoa voyage over a light welcome lunch. After boarding there will be a full safety briefing from your Captain while we sail to our private island of Tivua, a great place to refresh your snorkelling skills. Later in the evening, enjoy a wonderful welcome dinner as you cruise into a south pacific sunset.

 

We continue to Yadua Tabu, an unspoiled island known for lush vegetation and vibrant marine life. Immerse yourself in Fijian culture, interact with friendly locals, and explore the rainforests and beautiful beaches. Snorkel or dive in the clear waters to discover colorful coral reefs and an array of tropical fish, making this stop a true paradise for nature enthusiasts.

 

Moon Reef, a submerged volcanic crater, offers incredible snorkelling and diving experiences with its teeming marine life. Naigani Island is a hidden gem with white sandy beaches, lush tropical forests, and a sense of seclusion that will transport you to a serene, untouched world.

 

Wailagilala is a remote island in the Lau Group, offering a rare chance to experience untouched natural beauty. With its pristine beaches and emerald waters, this secluded paradise is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and exploring the shoreline. An ideal stop for relaxation and rejuvenation.

 

Lavena, on the island of Taveuni, beckons with rainforests and cascading waterfalls. Explore the enchanting Lavena Coastal Walk, winding through dense vegetation and leading to waterfalls and swimming holes. A nature lover's dream with captivating scenery, birdwatching and hiking.

 

With its pristine beaches and lush vegetation, this island is an ideal spot for beachcombing and soaking up the sun. Dive into the vibrant underwater world, snorkel, or simply relax in the midst of untouched paradise.

 

Futuna's rugged landscapes, volcanic peaks, and lush forests provide an awe-inspiring backdrop for adventure. Engage with the local culture and enjoy the island's natural beauty, creating lasting memories of your journey.

 

Wallis, the heart of the French Overseas Territory, is a captivating destination rich in history and natural beauty. A blend of Polynesian and French influences discover the unique culture, explore ancient Polynesian fortifications, and visit the stunning Catholic church.

 

Enjoy a relaxing and restorative day onboard. There will be special lectures and activities as the ship sails towards Samoa.

 

Find yourself immersed in the vibrant culture of the South Pacific. Apia is the capital and largest city of Samoa. Explore the lively Maketi Fou (Fresh Food Market) to sample fresh tropical fruits and local delicacies, visit the beautifully restored Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, or take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque beach promenade.

 

The Aleipata Islands are a remote and enchanting archipelago in Samoa. Reknown for their unspoiled natural beauty, with pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush greenery you'll snorkel among vibrant coral reefs, explore hidden coves, and enjoy a serene day of relaxation. The Aleipata Islands provide a tranquil contrast to our adventure, offering a chance to unwind and recharge amidst breathtaking scenery.

 

Situated on the southern coast of Upolu, Samoa's second-largest island, this region is known for its stunning coastal landscapes, rugged cliffs, and picturesque villages. Take a scenic drive along the coast to admire the dramatic scenery, visit local villages to learn about Samoan culture and traditions, or opt for water-based activities like kayaking or paddleboarding in the calm bays.

 

Asau, a charming town located on the island of Savai'i, Samoa's largest island is nestled on the northern coast of Savai'i and is surrounded by rainforests and volcanic landscapes. Explore the Saleaula Lava Fields, remnants of past volcanic eruptions, or venture into the heart of the island to discover hidden waterfalls.

 

The remote village of Saleia in Matautu Bay offers an authentic glimpse into traditional Samoan life (Fa’a Samoa) and a deeper appreciation for the rich heritage of Samoa. You'll meet local residents, learning about their customs and way of life and participate in activities such as traditional dance and weaving.

 

We return to Apia, Samoa where you can savour your final moments in this tropical paradise before disembarking.

Itineraries are subject to change.

Standard Suites (Forward)

$15,386 AUD pp
Standard Suites (Forward)
Suites on the Castle Deck measure 22.7 square metres and feature four port holes, en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious wardrobes.

Standard Suites

$16,086 AUD pp
Standard Suites
Suites on the Castle Deck measure 22.7 square metres and feature four port holes, en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious wardrobes.

Superior Suites

$18,186 AUD pp
Superior Suites
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.

Premium Suites

$18,886 AUD pp
Premium Suites
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.

Deluxe Balcony Suites

$20,986 AUD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suites
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

Premium Balcony Suites

$21,686 AUD pp
Premium 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

Owner's Corner Balcony Suites

$23,044 AUD pp
Owner's Corner Balcony Suites
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.

Standard Suites (Forward)

$15,386 AUD pp
Standard Suites (Forward)
Suites on the Castle Deck measure 22.7 square metres and feature four port holes, en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious wardrobes.

Standard Suites

$16,086 AUD pp
Standard Suites
Suites on the Castle Deck measure 22.7 square metres and feature four port holes, en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious wardrobes.

Superior Suites

$18,186 AUD pp
Superior Suites
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.

Premium Suites

$18,886 AUD pp
Premium Suites
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.

Deluxe Balcony Suites

$20,986 AUD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suites
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

Premium Balcony Suites

$21,686 AUD pp
Premium 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

Owner's Corner Balcony Suites

$23,044 AUD pp
Owner's Corner Balcony Suites
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.

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

Inclusions


• 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

Exclusions


• 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.
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