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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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Popular Itinerary:
Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Fjordland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Melbourne
74% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Napier -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Fjordland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Melbourne
Bora Bora
Bora Bora is the haute haunt for honeymooners and celebrities, some ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Port Denarau
Port Denarau is located on Denarau Island, a former mangrove swamp on ...
Port Vila
The capital of Vanuatu spreads around wide Vila Bay on the ...
Raiatea
Raiatea is one of the largest islands in French Polynesia -- second ...
Rangiroa
Located 220 miles northeast of Tahiti, Rangiroa is a stunning atoll, ...
Tahiti (Papeete)
Two nearby volcanoes erupting from an emerald sea created Tahiti, the ...
First time cruising - travelling with parents and siblings (1x U18s & 3x20s) After reading mostly negative reviews I set my standards low for this cruise. Setting (just before the end of school holidays approx. 1500 kids on board); 1x Ultimate ... Read more
We had heard that the food on the Holland cruises was very good. Check. Lots of options, beautifully presented and spot-on services in the dining rooms. We were fortunate to have a waitstaff that was extraordinary - attentive, of good cheer, and ... Read more
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Travelled with 2 other families, initial impression was a little dissapointing after travelling on the Carnival Spirit on July 2013. The main interior of the ship looked dated and tired, however I soon got over this after a day or two. The service ... Read more
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Our second cruise to the Pacific Islands but first with RCL. Embarkation and disembarkation was brilliant. Great organisation from OPT staff in Sydney. Ship a little tired in places but generally clean and enjoyable to be on. Great staff in MDR and ... Read more
Disappointing Cruise HappyDayDreamer
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This was a very disappointing cruise in many ways. I slept on a lounge then finally slept in a real bed on the 8th night. My booked room was deck 8 external and my new room was deck 2 internal. What a HUGE disappointment. The configuration of the ... Read more
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Third time aboard Rhapsody, and first since it was refurb'd and the speciality rest'ts added. Loved Giovanni's again, but it would be good to see the menu varied a little. We loved Rhapsody, and after also sailing on Radiance, we were looking ... Read more
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2nd timer cruiser, went with P&O once (Ocean view room). But this time we decided to go with Grand suite The room was perfect for our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids 9 & 12). Compare to balcony room (category 8D) Our room had some extra eg. ... Read more
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