Duration
16 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
17 Oct 19
Destination
South Pacific
Embark on Pacific Explorer and after a first escape enjoying wonderful Norfolk Island, cruise the pristine blue seas of the South Pacific where sunshine and smiles meet. During this 17 day journey, you can take a dip in the crystal clear waters, be welcomed by the locals as you check out the markets and immerse yourself in village life, feel the white sand between your toes and just relax in this laid-back island paradise.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy a quiet and relaxing escape discovering Norfolk Island
  • Be amazed by the South Pacific natural beauty as you sail Tonga, Fiji and New Caledonia
  • All meals on board included and stay in beautifully appointed cabins.

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
17 Day Cruise on Pacific Explorer
All meals onboard
Entry into all bars, pubs and nightclubs
All entertainment: Live music, cinema, party nights, big Screen, game shows
Adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club
Guest entertainers and comedians

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 17 Oct 2019

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Thu 17 Oct – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Fri 18 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 3: Sat 19 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 4: Sun 20 Oct – Norfolk Island, Australia
  • Day 5: Mon 21 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 6: Tue 22 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 7: Wed 23 Oct – Nuku’alofa, Tonga
  • Day 8: Thu 24 Oct – Vava’u, Tonga
  • Day 9: Fri 25 Oct – Mutiny On the Bounty (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 10: Sat 26 Oct – Dravuni Island, Fiji
  • Day 11: Sun 27 Oct – Suva, Fiji
  • Day 12: Mon 28 Oct – Port Denarau, Fiji
  • Day 13: Tue 29 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 14: Wed 30 Oct –  Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Day 15: Thu 31 Oct – At Sea
  • Day 16: Fri 01 Nov – At Sea
  • Day 17: Sat 02 Nov – Sydney, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE 
WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 17 Oct 2019
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised price is based on a twin package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: Items of a personal nature, travel insurance.
 
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
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Thu 17 Oct - Sydney, Australia

Departs 16:00 Welcome aboard Pacific Explorer. What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants, and sprawling beaches, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that has something for everyone.
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Fri 18 Oct - At Sea

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Sat 19 Oct - At Sea

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Sun 20 Oct - Norfolk Island, Australia

Arrives 07:00 – Depart 16:00 Norfolk Island, a tiny Australian island in the South Pacific Ocean, is defined by pine trees and jagged cliffs. Sandy beaches include Emily Bay, with reef-protected waters. Norfolk Island National Park offers views over palm forests from Mt. Pitt. In the capital Kingston, the Norfolk Island Museum traces the island’s colourful past.
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Mon 21 Oct - At Sea

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Tue 22 Oct - At Sea

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Wed 23 Oct - Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Arrives 08:00 – Depart 18:00 Nukuʻalofa, the capital of Tonga, is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga. Take your time to explore this charming city between rich culture heritage, delightful food market, and stunning beaches.
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Thu 24 Oct - Vava'u

Arrives 08:00 – Depart 07:00 Vavaʻu is an azure tropical paradise and an island group of one large island and 40 smaller ones in Tonga. With coral gardens, deserted beaches and shimmering clear lagoons, whether you’re seeking for active holidays or a relaxing escape, this island offers an incredible range of ‘Must Do’ activities in Tonga.
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Fri 25 Oct - Mutiny On the Bounty, (Scenic Cruising)

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Sat 26 Oct - Dravuni Island, Fiji

Arrives 08:00 – Depart 17:00 Dravuni is home to about 200 Fijian natives who live together in the small central village. As their guests, you will discover what island living is all about. Nestled in the spectacular Kadavu group of islands, Dravuni normally provides perfect weather both day and night. For the adventurous, a trek up the grassy slops of Dravuni’s highest peak will give you a fantastic view of the ship and the surrounding islands.
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Sun 27 Oct - Suva, Fiji

Arrives 08:00 – Depart 18:00 Suva, Fiji’s capital is on the south-eastern coast of the big island of Viti Levu. Suva is the country’s political and administrative centre as well as the major port. It’s a multicultural city with many mosques, temples, churches and cultural centres. The Roman Catholic Cathedral is one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. The waterfront area is very active, you’ll love the Suva Municipal Market for its exotic fruits and vegetables, kava, fish and seafood, and spices.
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Mon 28 Oct - Port Denarau, Fiji

Arrives 08:00 – Depart 18:30 Leave your stress at the door because Port Denarau is the place for ultimate rejuvenation. From local masseurs with magic fingers to Sabeto’s natural thermal mud pools, you’ll leave Port Denarau more relaxed than when you arrived. Once you’re up for some fun again, explore the white sand beaches, coral and wildlife of the Fijian island. Hook yourself a tuna or learn some new moves watching cultural dances with the locals.
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Tue 29 Oct - At Sea

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Wed 30 Oct - Noumea, New Caledonia

Arrives 09:00 – Depart 17:30 The Pacific’s most cosmopolitan city is also its most French – and that means delicious cuisine! Treat your tastebuds to authentic French croissants and cheeses while you try to pronounce ‘crêpe’ properly. Allow your expert local guides to lead you to stunning bays, beaches and the world’s largest lagoon.
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Thu 31 Oct - At Sea

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Fri 01 Nov - At Sea

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Sat 02 Nov - Sydney, Australia

Arrives 07:00 After sharing incredible moments onboard, it’s time to say goodbye to Pacific Explorer. Take your time and explore Sydney, home to two of the world’s most famous landmarks – the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, both perfectly situated on the magnificent harbour.
Pacific Explorer is the perfect way to make the most of your trip, wherever you’re heading. Restaurants, entertainment and a host of luxury facilities make this a favourite for so many cruise fans. Jump on board and see what amazing experiences await you.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin
  • Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way to cruise.
  • Up to four guests can stay in these Inside Staterooms.
  • The room includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed.
  • Room layout, design and bed configuration may vary. Some triple and quad share rooms may contain bunk beds & cannot accommodate queen bedding.
  • Room service and many other amenities included.
 
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin 
  • Up to four guests can stay in these Oceanview Staterooms.
  • The room includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed.
  • Room layout, design and bed configuration may vary. Some triple and quad share rooms may contain bunk beds & cannot accommodate queen bedding.
  • They include a large window to appreciate the beautiful ocean view and let the lights comes in.
  • Room service and many other amenities included.
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin
  • Up to four guests can stay in these Balcony Staterooms.
  • The room includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed.
  • Room layout, design and bed configuration may vary. Some triple and quad share rooms may contain bunk beds & cannot accommodate queen bedding.
  • They include a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony, to enjoy all the beauty of living on the ocean.
  • Room service and many other amenities included.
Relaxing on Pacific Explorer Not in the mood for active entertainment? You can always just kick back around the onboard pools, or enjoy a game of barefoot bowls. Head to P&O Australia’s exclusive adults-only Oasis if you’re looking for the ultimate place for peace and quiet. Fancy a show? A range of stage shows is available for passengers to choose from, including the new show Lets Misbehave. There’s even a unique cabaret experience at Black Circus. Unforgettable food No stone is left unturned when it comes to dining on Pacific Explorer. Enjoy al fresco feasting at Luke’s as you sail to the superb South Pacific, or traditional Italian at the 400 Gradi pizzeria. After dinner, why not head to one of the unique bars and pubs. The Explorer Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a good old-fashioned pint, while the Blue Room serves up a range of live music as you enjoy a drink or two. Cruising in style If the amazing Pacific Explorer has got you ready for a fun-packed cruise experience, there’s nothing stopping you getting on board. Cruise 1st has a vast array of cruises for you to choose from, and at fantastic prices. We work with the biggest and best cruise lines to provide you with exclusive cruise deals and discounts. Pacific Explorer other amenities:
  • Ballroom, Basketball, Tennis Court, Barefoot Bowls, Waterslides, Photo Shop, Theatre, Blue Room, Duty-free shop
  • Beauty Salon, Hair Salon, Day Spa & Fitness Centre, Thermal Suite, The Atrium, The Dome, Hot Tubs
  • Swimming Pool, Lido Pool, Top deck pools,
  • Chef’s Table, Terrace Grill, Bar, Lido Bar, Salt Grill Bar
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.