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Imagine the ultimate paradise; you're likely to find it in the South Pacific. Reachable from Australia and New Zealand, the South Pacific includes popular islands like Fiji, Bora Bora, Tahiti and Samoa as well as more remote stops that are diverse in culture, history, languages, geology and scenery. On a South Pacific cruise, you can enjoy relaxed beaches and some of the world's best water sports.
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Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Gisborne -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Melbourne
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Tahiti (Papeete) -> Moorea -> Moorea -> Tahaa -> Raiatea -> Raiatea -> Bora Bora -> Bora Bora -> Huahine
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Isle of Pines (New Caledonia) -> Port Vila -> Cruising -> Port Denarau -> Suva -> Savusavu -> Dravuni Island -> Cruising -> Noumea -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
Alotau
This major Milne Bay port has come alive in recent years, thanks ...
Bora Bora
Bora Bora is the haute haunt for honeymooners and celebrities, some ...
Champagne Bay (Vanuatu)
Famous for a sweeping curve of pink-tinged sand framed against a ...
Dravuni Island
Dravuni Island is one of those little patches of paradise. It has a ...
Fanning Island
If you're on Fanning Island, part of the Republic of Kiribati and ...
Honiara
The capital of the Solomon Islands is the only real port with ...
Huahine
Huahine, pronounced wah-ee-nee by the French and who-a-hee-nay by ...
Isle of Pines (New Caledonia)
The Isle of Pines is an island in the Pacific Ocean, found a little ...
Kiriwina and Kitava (Trobriand Islands)
The two major ports in this remote and mysterious island group in the ...
Lautoka
Lautoka is the second-largest city (after Suva) of the island nation ...
Lifou
Lifou is the largest island in the Loyalty Islands, an archipelago of ...
Lombok
The beautiful Indonesian island of Lombok lies to the east of its ...
Luganville
Espiritu Santo, known locally as Santo, is the largest island of the ...
Madang
You can find a number of ways to describe remote Madang, which is ...
Mare
Mare, a raised coral atoll, is part of the Loyalty Islands, an ...
Moorea
They don't call the heart-shaped Moorea "the magical island" for ...
Mystery Island
A regular stopping place for South Pacific cruise ships, this tiny ...
Nadi
Golf pro Vijay Singh got his start by hopping a fence and darting ...
Norfolk Island
Home to the famous Norfolk Island Pine trees, Norfolk is located ...
Noumea
With a string of bays and beaches stretching along a peninsula ...
Pago Pago
Pago Pago (pronounced Pango Pango) is stunningly beautiful, so make ...
Pentecost Island
Pentecost Island, Vanuatu, is located north of the country's main ...
Port Denarau
Port Denarau is located on Denarau Island, a former mangrove swamp on ...
Port Moresby
The capital of Papua New Guinea is not somewhere most cruise ...
Port Vila
The capital of Vanuatu spreads around wide Vila Bay on the ...
Rabaul
Rabaul is an enthralling port for many reasons. There is copious war ...
Raiatea
Raiatea is one of the largest islands in French Polynesia -- second ...
Rangiroa
Located 220 miles northeast of Tahiti, Rangiroa is a stunning atoll, ...
Suva
The capital of Fiji is one of the original South Pacific cruise ports ...
Tahiti (Papeete)
Two nearby volcanoes erupting from an emerald sea created Tahiti, the ...
Wala
A dot in the ocean, the tiny island of Wala lies a short canoe-paddle ...
Having endured the worst of yet another cold Melbourne winter my wife and I found ourselves more than ready for a mid year escape. We hadn't previously considered a cruise however fortuitously an advert for P+O popped up on screen whilst looking at ... Read more
1st time cruise jubes55
08/15
My husband and I have just returned from our first cruise on Pacific Jewel for 7 nights. Before leaving for the cruise I had heard negative comments about P & O cruises, but we were pleasantly surprised. The check-in staff at the cruise ... Read more
very nice cruise jasper00
08/15
We cruised from Papeete on a 7 night cruise on the August 8th, 2015 sailing. We flew in from Honolulu and arranged for our own taxi from the airport to the ship. Our taxi driver's name was "Popo". The price was fair, however I can't ... Read more
After careful review of Paul Gauguin (PG), we decided to pay the expense and sail. PG advertised themselves as being a luxury cruise ship and we were expecting greater things than what we received. In planning for the cruise, we were extremely ... Read more
WOW Les and Pam
08/15
This was our eight cruise on Blue Lagoon. Every time we SO enjoy the cruise. The crew are amazing, so friendly, so helpful and so obliging.....nothing is too much trouble. They go out of their way to make sure every little detail is ... Read more
We were privileged to be able to do the 11 day Lau Islands and Kadavu cruise on Reef Endeavour in August 2015. This cruise is only run 3 times per year and can only be described as an adventure into remote and unspoilt Fiji. It is all inclusive ... Read more
07/15
Cabin: Cabin(extended balcony) was ready on arrival, it was clean and tidy. Myself, my husband & daughter shared the cabin, however there was no seating for a 3rd person on the balcony & the see through/glass railing had not been cleaned. ... Read more
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