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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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78% Loved It
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Moorea -> Tahiti (Papeete) -> Moorea -> Tahaa -> Raiatea -> Raiatea -> Bora Bora -> Bora Bora -> Huahine
72% Loved It
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Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Gisborne -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Melbourne
74% Loved It
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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 ...
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 ...
Lautoka
Lautoka is the second-largest city (after Suva) of the island ...
Lifou
Lifou is the largest island in the Loyalty Islands, an ...
Lombok
The beautiful Indonesian island of Lombok lies to the east of its ...
Luganville
Espiritu Santo, known locally as Santo, is the largest ...
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 ...
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
Editor's Note: The U.K.'s Foreign Office (FCO) is advising against ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
01/15
This was our first P&O UK cruise travelling from the UK back to New Zealand. Previously we had cruised 6 times with Princess so we are not inexperienced at cruising. Aurora is a lovely ship, well designed in terms of passenger space and you ... Read more
Well, where do I begin? Oceania Cruise Line far surpasses any cruise line I have sailed. I've sailed 8 different cruise lines and many numerous times. I would consider myself to be fairly seasoned as far as cruising goes. With that being said, I ... Read more
Having just returned from a 12 day cruise, to New Guinea on the Pacific Pearl, I must say that this cruise was by far the most disappointing cruise I have had. This one being my 29th cruise, 4th time on this ship, I could not believe the difference ... Read more
This was our 29th voyage (various Lines throughout the world) and 7th occasion with Royal Caribbean (second time on 'Voyager'); we had booked this 15-day cruise to New Caledonia, Fiji and New Zealand on a balcony-guarantee basis and were allocated ... Read more
We have just returned from our cruise on the Ocean Princess. Started and finished in Papeete Tahiti, and visited Huahine, Rangora, Raiatea, Bora Bora, and Moorea. Most people's flights arrive in Tahiti before 6.30 a.m. Princess offer for $39 per ... Read more
Wonderful cruise Treasure Hunter
02/15
We arrived early and stayed two and a half nights at the Intercontinental .We booked on our own ( not the Princess package and had private transfers through hotel which avoided having to wait for anyone to show up late with arrival at 5:30AM. We ... Read more
I will start by saying I had a ball on the cruise in spite of RC. The ship was around 30-50% under staffed in all area (except speciality restaurants)! We did not meet our Stewart until late the first night (pretty average for a mini suite) ... Read more
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