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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.
South Pacific Cruise Basics South Pacific Cruise Basics
Do all the islands in the South Pacific have you lost? Read our tips and get oriented.
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Moorea -> Tahiti (Papeete) -> Moorea -> Tahaa -> Raiatea -> Raiatea -> Bora Bora -> Bora Bora -> Huahine
77% Loved It
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Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Gisborne -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Melbourne
75% 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 ...
Fanning Island
If you're on Fanning Island, part of the Republic of Kiribati and ...
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 ...
Retirement Cruise Tsunami74
02/15
We booked this cruise almost a year in advance to celebrate our both being retired and now able to travel The cruise itself was, for the most part, wonderful. However, the travel service left us down. The ship and cabin were beautiful. The ... Read more
Fantastic! onehorsemedia
04/15
We decided to try a seven day cruise to see if we liked it. Well that was an understatement, we LOVED it! Radiance of the Seas is magnificent and their customer service second to none. From embarking, being catered for and entertained on board...I ... Read more
Poor Service bbilaki@gmail.com
03/15
After hearing about all the positive spin about this ship, I decided to take the family on a cruise, only to be left bitterly disappointed. Due to a cyclone brewing, we never saw fiji which was why we went on this cruise, only to be taken to Hobart ... Read more
Never done a cruise and generally wouldn’t consider it but had 13 yr old, wanted some adult rest and to go to a few places. Wouldn’t recommend this one though – heard others can be different. If you’re an extrovert, with ... Read more
On Board Review B.K Azzab
04/15
The cruise was great with plenty of selections to pick from ashore. Our cabin steward was a thorough gentleman, very polite and willing to answer questions we put to him, our cabin was spotless and hopefully our next cruise we will have the same ... Read more
Initially I was worried about cruising as I am not good on boats but we have so many friends who love cruising we thought we would have our honeymoon on the Radiance of the Seas and see what all the fuss was about. Well now we know! We stayed on ... Read more
04/15
Where do I begin. I get nightmares just thinking about the ship. The food in the buffet is HORRIBLE. The buffet was always dirty and had a fowel smell that reminded me of raw eggs spill that has not been cleaned properly. My whole time on the cruise ... Read more
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