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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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76% 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)
72% Loved It
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Brisbane -> Cruising -> Airlie Beach -> Cairns -> Port Douglas -> Willis Island -> Cruising -> Brisbane
92% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Honolulu -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Pago Pago -> Cruising -> Nuku Alofa -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Paihia -> Auckland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
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 ...
The capital of the Solomon Islands is the only real port with ...
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 is the second-largest city (after Suva) of the island nation ...
Lifou is the largest island in the Loyalty Islands, an archipelago of ...
The beautiful Indonesian island of Lombok lies to the east of its ...
Espiritu Santo, known locally as Santo, is the largest island of the ...
You can find a number of ways to describe remote Madang, which is ...
Mare, a raised coral atoll, is part of the Loyalty Islands, an ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 is an enthralling port for many reasons. There is copious war ...
Raiatea is one of the largest islands in French Polynesia -- second ...
Located 220 miles northeast of Tahiti, Rangiroa is a stunning atoll, ...
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 ...
A dot in the ocean, the tiny island of Wala lies a short canoe-paddle ...
Sailing with teens kirbyfamily
Our first experience on a cruise ship. I did a lot of research before hand - we wanted a cruise that had loads activities for teens - our son was almost 16. We all had a ball. Plenty of things to do for us and him - we hardly saw him after a ... Read more
Our second cruise on the Dawn and the best so far. Loved the port and island visits, especially Rabaul with its volcanoes and WWII history and the white sand, unspoilt tropical islands that have only been visited by cruise ships since 2013. It's ... Read more
Food was ordinary - Breakfast , lunch and Dinner never changed in the windjammer...needs to be more creative. Overcrowded since the refurbishment...queues were common through-out the ship. This is due to adding 750 people to the ship capacity ... Read more
We had never been on a cruise before but this won't be our first and last time. We loved it!! We sailed from Sydney and the ports of call were Noumea, Mare and Isle of Pines. Noumea was a bit disappointing as we arrived on a saturday and most ... Read more
First Time on Legend nswsteampower
This was our 4th Cruise, 1st Time on Legend, travelled with Granddaughter and her friend (both 15). Cabin was 6185 Ocean suite, which was great for 4 people had enough room to get around without causing trouble to each other. King Double Bed and ... Read more
Fantastic Tina Wallace
This was my first cruise in over thirty years and I absolutely loved it. From the moment we took our bags to the check in everything was so smooth and easy. I have never come across such excellent , friendly and professional service in my life. From ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise but we have stayed at various resorts (all-inclusive and non-all inclusive) and I am basing the experience on those stays. This trip was our honeymoon in Tahiti and also included stays in Papeete and Moorea. In ... Read more
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