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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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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 sun is beating down, the water is a thousand shades of clear, ...
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 ...
Check in was speedy and EXCELLENT Cabin was very clean and perfect EXCELLENT Ship was EXCELLENT Staff was EXCELLENT Food was EXCELLENT Dinning was the highlight every day. 15 staff in dining room each meal including trained ... Read more
Have been on carnival spirit and legend, we find the spirit to be a better boat, food selection is still below par in the bistro at night which is a shame but during the bay, there is more selection. Liked Guys burger joint, & fat jimmys, not ... Read more
Terrible Cruise l@rett@
06/16
Terrible customer service. Had to line up in huge lines for food everyday, lines for kids club (waited about 45 minutes the first day and they tried to pass me someone else's child to pick up). My Children hated the kids club, they barely interact ... Read more
06/16
Tahiti and the PG have been a bucket list trip since we got married 18 years ago. Finally decided to go and brought the kids (15 and 13 yo) as the Ambassador of the Environment program was being offered and Jean Michel Cousteau was onboard. PG ... Read more
We are from British Columbia, Canada, My list of world travels was Tahiti area and West Polynesia. I am a avid Tripadvisor reader and learned from reviews that this vessel was" All Inclusive" and visited 8 islands and had excellent ... Read more

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Paradise Visited btoohill
06/16
French Polynesia has been on our list for a while. We wanted to see a range of islands so we chose a few nights at an over water bungalow at Le Taha'a and then boarded the Paul Gauguin for a cruise through the Society and Tuamotus Islands. It was ... Read more
We spent three nights prior to the cruise in Moorea and took the 3 PM Arameti ferry to Papeete along with several other cruisers. It was a short walk (800 feet maybe) from where we reclaimed our baggage to the end of the PG dock. Two porters ... Read more
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