Duration
7 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
Now – 31 March 2020
Destination
Fiji
Can’t get enough of Fiji’s beautiful beaches, stunning coral reefs, islands and culture? Cruise Fiji on Captain cook cruise and discover remote islands rarely visited by tourist. Choose between two fabulous itineraries that conveniently depart from Port Denarau Marina, Nadi. With Captain Cooks Cruises Pay 4 nights and stay  7 nights sale you are sure to enjoy this amazing holiday.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Stay 7 nights Pay for 4 nights with Captain Cook Cruises and Free upgrade for select oceanview staterooms
  • ALL meals included plus complimentary 24hr self-serve tea and coffee located in the Yasawa & Reef lounge
  • Choose from Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands Cruise or Colonial Fiji & 4 Cultures Discovery Cruises

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
7 Nights On board Captain Cook Cruises in the Itinerary of your choice
ALL meals plus complimentary 24hr self-serve tea and coffee located in the Yasawa & Reef lounge
Snorkeling equipment, kayaks, glass-bottomed boat excursions, village and island visits, cultural activities, meke and lovo feast, guided island walks
Group child minding is provided on board for children 5-9 years inclusive at the following times 9.00am-12noon, 2pm -5pm, 6pm-9pm
All onboard facilities including pool, mini gym, Jacuzzi
Every cruise includes transfers from the ship to Nadi/Denarau area hotels post cruise
 
SAIL DATE
  • Now to 31 March 2020

ITINERARY  Colonial Fiji & 4 Cultures Discovery Cruises 
  • Day 1: Tue – Boarding Denarau
  • Day 2: Wed – Kioa Island
  • Day 3: Thu – Rabi Island
  • Day 4: Fri – Kia Island and Great Sea Reef 180th Meridian
  • Day 5: Sat – Malau/Labasa, Vanua Levu
  • Day 6: Sun – Galoa Island, Yaqaqa Island
  • Day 7: Mon – Nanunu-i-ra Island
  • Day 8: Tue – Nadi
Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands Cruise
  • Day 1: Tue – Denarau Marina – Tivua Island
  • Day 2: Wed – Tivua – Brothers Island – Naviti Island
  • Day 3: Thu – Yasawa Island – Sawa-i-lau
  • Day 4: Fri – Sawa-i-lau – Yaqeta – Drawaqa
  • Day 5: Sat – Nuku – i – mana
  • Day 6: Sun – Monuriki – Monu Bay
  • Day 7: Mon – Sacred Island – Waya Islands
  • Day 8: Tue – Waya Island -Denarau Marina
  Colonial Discovery Cruise – Pricing for this cruise is available on request
  • Day 1: Tue – Tivua Island
  • Day 2: Wed – Levuka
  • Day 3: Thu – Makogai, Clam research & Old Leper colony
  • Day 4: Fri – Savusavu
  • Day 5: Sat – Bourma Waterfall/Naselesele
  • Day 6: Sun – Wairiki, Dateline & Whispering Tide
  • Day 7: Mon – Nananu-I-ra, Viti Levu Bay, North Coast of Viti Levu
  • Day 8: Tue – Nadi
  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 1300404606 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: Now to 31 March 2020
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on a twin and single 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.
  • Prices exclude drinks, personal purchases, any optional tours such as scuba diving/Senikai Spa and transfers to the Cruise, Visa, Flights
 
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Colonial Fiji & 4 Cultures Discovery Cruises 
1

Boarding Denarau

Welcome aboard with a complimentary fruit punch and welcome salusalu (lei) as we set sail for our Fiji Island adventure. This afternoon we will cruise along the coast of Viti Levu past the 2nd largest Fiji port of Lautoka and Ba, an economic centre. Tonight enjoy our special Welcome Dinner and crew entertainment.
2

Kioa Island

Kioa Islands are freehold islands populated by South Sea Islanders. In 2005 Fiji granted them full citizenship. Kioa Island was settled by the people of Tuvalua Island (also called Ellice Island) after they were displaced by rising sea levels. Be met by these colourful people in their traditional way and see their vibrant cultural presentation. Snorkel their pristine reefs and dive among the soft coral gardens
3

Rabi Island

Rabi Island is the home of the Banabas people from Ocean Island in the Pacific. Meet the people and enjoy an introduction to the different culture and lifestyles of the Ellice and Banabas Islanders. Enjoy beach activities and perfect your Snorkelling at Albert Cove.
4

Kia Island and Great Sea Reef 180th Meridian

Crossing the North-eastern tip of Vanua Levu we cruise west to idyllic Druadrua Island and visit the local school. We then snorkel and dive the world’s third longest barrier reef. The Great Sea Reef’s prolific marine life include extensive varieties of soft corals and fish. Take to the glass bottom boat, snorkel or join the Dive Master for an unforgettable experience. Tonight discover the traditional Fijian culture, with a village sevusevu ceremony, meke and lovo feast at Kia Island.
5

Malau/Labasa, Vanua Levu

Labasa is the largest town on Vanua Levu and lies on a delta formed by three rivers; the Wailevu, the Labasa and the Qawa. Sugar cane is the main industry in this agricultural town. Travel by local bus past the hard wood depot, sugar cane mill. Visit the Hindi Snake temple and see the growing rock up close. Experience the thriving market of spices, fish, poultry, goat and local products. Retreat to the local hotel and enjoy morning tea while being entertained by a Bollywood style dance troop (Indian).
6

Galoa Island, Yaqaqa Island

Before rounding the western coast of Vanua Levu we spend a day enjoying the beach and marine beauty of Galoa and Nanuku Islands and the surrounding cays and reefs. Today is yours to do as much or as little as you like. Swim, snorkel, beachcomb or laze on the beach. Take a glass bottom boat tour or enjoy a cocktail by the pool. There will also be the opportunity to experience a local church service and the wonderful harmonies of a Fijian choir.
7

Nanunu-i-ra Island

As we complete our circumnavigation, we bid farewell to Vanua Levu and make the journey across Bligh Water. This body of water is named after Captain Bligh of Mutiny in the Bounty fame. Bligh, through courage and excellent seamanship – and arguable a return of his good character and leadership qualities – successfully managed to navigate from Tofua, through the Fiji Islands to the Dutch East Indies on a small 7 metre open launch. A harrowing journey over 47 days. Our final destination is Nananu-i-ra off the north coast of Viti Levu for our customary swim, snorkel and beach activities. A hike to the lookout offers amazing views of the Bligh Water. This evening wear your sulu (sarong) and join all the celebrations of our Pacific Island Night Finale. Pre-dinner cocktails and appetisers are served in the lounge before our gala farewell dinner featuring the music and dance of the South Pacific.
8

Nadi

Enjoy breakfast before we return to Port Denarau Marina with farewell Isa Lei, disembarking 9.00am
Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands Cruise
1

Denarau Marina - Tivua Island

Ni sa Bula’ is the magical call of welcome as you board Reef Endeavour for your island adventure. Cruise to Tivua Island over a light lunch and safety briefing, then explore the coral gardens, clam rearing cages or a scenic walk through the island before enjoying a South Pacific sunset on your first night at sea. Tonight join the Captain and his crew for the Gala Captain’s Dinner and Crew Introduction.
2

Tivua - Brothers Island - Naviti Island

Start the day naturally with a morning swim & snorkel in an idyllic bay at Brothers Island. Savour the bounty of a gourmet buffet lunch as you journey to spectacular Naviti Island. Here is beauty in its original state where you can bask in aquamarine waters along white sandy beaches. Snorkel, swim, kayak, stand up paddle board or just explore the island. This evening join the festivities and entertainment of a Fijian Village at Gunu for a traditional Fijian Feast (Lovo) and Cultural performance (Meke).
3

Yasawa Island - Sawa-i-lau

Discover the legendary grandeur of Sawa-i-lau and the famous limestone caves at your own pace. Swimming in the cave lagoon is a wondrous experience. Visit a local school for a memorable experience you will never forget. Snorkel over spectacular coral gardens, swim in fabled lagoons or test your fitness with a climb to the peak of Mt Tamasua on Yasawa Island. This evening try your luck at crab racing tonight.
4

Sawa-i-lau - Yaqeta - Drawaqa

Cruise the soaring volcanic peaks of the Yasawas and discover a myriad of fish in the coral reef and laze in the warm sands of Yaqeta. During lunch cruise the spectacular channels to Drawaqa for amazing snorkelling this afternoon, you may even see a Manta-ray (seasonal). This evening get your dancing shoes on for the Famous Captain Cook Cruises Music Quiz.
5

Nuku - i - mana

Set sail over lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands past many famous resorts collecting some additional passengers, before arriving for a snorkel from a sand cay and discover the vista of a South Pacific sunset. Tonight join the Captain and his crew for the Welcome Dinner and Crew Introduction
6

Monuriki - Monu Bay

Reef Endeavour cruises to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Explore this natural film set and explore idyllic Monu Island, before a special village choral service. The beautiful harmonies of the village choir will simply delight you. This evening join the entertainment of our Fijian Fashion Show and Crew choir.
7

Sacred Island - Waya Islands

The Sacred Island is a place beautiful beyond belief. Legends tell of the great war canoe `Rogoboka’ which landed here with the first Fijians. On arrival the ship’s crew pay tribute to the forefathers of Fijian culture and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony. Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkeling in spectacular coral gardens, beach combing or coral viewing from the glass bottom boat. Over lunch cruise to the Southern Yasawa islands. Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise. Visit a local school this afternoon and a village and shell market. The fit will also have a chance to climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views. Don your favourite island attire for Pacific Island night tonight!
8

Waya Island -Denarau Marina

After Breakfast, Reef Endeavour sets sail and returns to Denarau Marina at 07:30am for a 9:00am disembarkation.
Colonial Discovery Cruise – Pricing for this cruise is available on request
1

Tivua Island

Welcome aboard with a complimentary fruit punch and welcome salusalu (lei) as we set sail for our Fiji Island adventure. This afternoon visit Captain Cook Cruises own exclusive island “Tivua” where you can enjoy a twilight swim, snorkel or relax on the beach. Tonight enjoy our special Welcome Dinner and Crew Introduction.
2

Levuka

This morning we arrive at the port of Levuka on the island Ovalau, situated off the northeast coast of the main island. Levuka was the first European settlement in Fiji and became the centre of British colonial administration and trade. At its peak over 50 hotels catered to the thirst of sailors in port and the town gained a wild reputation. In 1888 the capital was moved to Suva on the main island, and Levuka’s notoriety gradually waned. Passengers are invited to join an optional tour of this now quiet historic town with its stately backdrop of 19th Century colonial architecture and waterfront promenades. In the afternoon we visit the children of Marist Convent Primary School.
3

Makogai, Clam research & Old Leper colony

Start your day at Makogai Island with a traditional Fijian ceremony before joining the 1 hour walking tour of Makogai leper colony and clam research station. There will be an opportunity in the afternoon to return to the island visiting the local primary school children who will entertain you with their song and dance.
4

Savusavu

This morning we arrive at Savusavu, the second largest town on the second biggest island in Fiji, Vanua Levu. Savusavu is positioned on an extinct volcanic crater. Choose from a selection of optional tours including river tubing or a trip to the world famous Justin Hunter pearl farm. Later this afternoon we cruise to swimming beach in Savusavu Bay.
5

Bourma Waterfall/Naselesele

This morning we disembark on the western side of Taveuni Island – the “Garden Island” of Fiji. The optional bus tour takes you to the beautiful Bouma Waterfall where you can swim and relax in the beautiful setting. This evening we will be visiting Naselesele Village to enjoy the tastes of Fiji with a traditional ‘lovo” (earth oven) feast where we share fresh local seafood, meat succulent tropical fruits. Then dance to the drum of the meke(dance) and kava ceremony.
6

Wairiki, Dateline & Whispering Tide

For an experience not to be missed, join the special choral church service at Wairiki on the western side of Taveuni. Taveuni Island lies on the 180th Meridian, the arbitrary line between today and tomorrow. After the service our crew will take you to the famous Dateline Meridian where you can literally stand with one foot in the past and one foot in the future. This afternoon we visit Whispering Tide for swimming and snorkelling before our scenic cruise along the south west coast of Vanua Levu navigating Bligh Water.
7

Nananu-I-ra, Viti Levu Bay, North Coast of Viti Levu

Cruising south west from Vanua Levu we arrive at Nananu-i-ra on the northern coast of Viti Levu for our customary swim, snorkel and beachcombing or just a lazy morning to enjoy our beach visit.. After lunch there is our last opportunity ashore before we begin our homeward journey. This evening don your sulu (sarong) and join all the celebrations of our Pacific Island Night Finale.
8

Nadi

Enjoy breakfast before we disembark at Port Denarau Marina with farewell Isa Lei, at 9.00am
MV Reef Endeavour is a purpose-built small cruise ship catering to 130 passengers, with the intimate size ensuring that all passengers receive personal attention in an atmosphere of informality and relaxation. MV Reef Endeavour offers passengers 4 levels of accommodation with 63 suites, Ocean Staterooms and Porthole cabins. Each cabin is approximately 14 or 28 sq metres and features:
  • Private ensuite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer and international shaver point
  • 240V power
  • Shampoo, soaps and towels
  • Serviced daily.
Cabin categories
Porthole Cabins
  • Located on the lower deck (D), cabins open to an inside passageway and have portholes. Configuration: twin/double/bunk triple/bunk quad.
Upgrade to an Ocean Staterooms
  • Located on the upper and main decks (B & C), each room opens to the outside walkway and have picture windows. Configuration: twin / double beds.
Upgrade to an Tabua Suites
  • Comprising of a bedroom with separate lounge, chair, desk, LCD screen TV & DVD player, refrigerator, tea & coffee facilities and second bathroom. Located on the Upper Deck (A). Configuration: twin / double beds.
Reef Endeavour Features 
  • Swimming Pool & Sun Deck
  • Two Lounges
  • 24hr Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Single Sitting Dining Saloon
  • Spa & Mini Gym
  • Satellite communications, telephone and fax
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • Two Bars
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest Laundry
  • Library & Videos
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? Captain Cook Cruises are fully licensed and are able to store any duty free liquor you may have for the duration of the cruise as it can’t be consumed aboard.
What will I pay for on board? Our cruise packages cover all of the essentials that you will need on your holiday with us. We do offer some additional services at additional cost and these include:
  • Spa treatments
  • PADI Diving Courses
  • Drinks from the bar.
  • Some optional tours.
  • Items from our shop.
You may also wish to make purchases during excursions, or donations to the local community during your trip.
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? Generally, pack for a hot and sunny holiday with plenty of time in the water, but there are a few essential items to remember:
  • Clothing to cover your shoulders and knees for visiting local villages. Fijians dress modestly and revealing clothing is not permitted in public places. A Bulu shirt and Sulu are ideal and you will also need to remove headwear and sunglasses when visiting Fijian villages
  • Some shoes that you can wear in the water. Many of the places that we visit have wet landings and most beaches are not groomed.
  • Sportswear and casual clothing for daytime wear.
  • We ask that you do not wear uncovered bathing suits and beach attire in public rooms and lounges so a cover up is also a good idea
  • Smart casual attire, including shoes, for dinner time. Footwear is requested in the lounges and mandatory in the Dining Saloon due to Fiji health regulations
  • The opening night of the cruise is the Captain’s Welcome Dinner and your opportunity to dress up if you choose
  • Sunscreen

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.