Friday 24 August 2018

Captain Cook 2019 and 2020 dates for Fiji Lau Islands and Kadavu Discovery Cruise


Captain Cook Cruises Fiji has released new 2019 and 2020 departure dates for their 11-night Lau & Kadavu Discovery Cruise on board small ship MV Reef Endeavour.

2019 and 2020 departure dates include 5 March and 5 November 2019 and 3 March 2020. Remaining 2018 departures include 6 November.

The Lau and Kadavu Discovery Cruise explores the length of the Lau Group and the island of Kadavu, a part of Fiji rarely seen by tourists and is a mix of cultural experiences and water activities.

Visit Makogai Island, an old leper colony, closed to lepers since the mid-last-century, snorkel over giant clam gardens in the turtle sanctuary and enjoy a traditional song and dance from the local primary school children.

Explore a beautiful beach on the rugged southern coastline of Taveuni at Lavena, hike to a spectacular waterfall and freshwater pool and take part in a guided Kayak tour. Snorkel in the caves and adjoining coral gardens at the Bay of Islands at Qilaqila, known for its pristine waters, limestone caves and mushroom-shaped islands.

Enjoy a Methodist Tongan Church for Sunday service at Oneata and at Wailagilala explore the ruins of an old lighthouse and snorkel beautiful reefs at the top of the Lau group.

Visit Fulaga Island or Komo island, both extinct volcanic craters and known for their crystal lagoons and amazing corals, then spend the afternoon at one of the Yagasa Islands, snorkelling, swimming, coral viewing or kayaking.

Explore uninhabited Vuaqava and its centrally elevated saltwater lake and view turtles, snakes and bird life, taking part in an island walk to explore the relics of this sacred island.

Be entertained by the people of Naikeleyaga Village on the island of Kabara known for their woodturning and Tongan heritage and experience a traditional Tongan meke, Sevusevu and lovo.

On Totoya Island visit a local school and see the children's school work. At Kadavu, famous for its wildlife and underwater world, be amazed by the traditional ceramic craftsmen from a local Village.

Experience the underwater world with scuba diving operated by Viti Water Sports, a PADI 5-Star Dive Centre. Two dives are offered daily and always in different locations.

Stay on board and be pampered in the ship's Senikai Day Spa, work out in the ship's mini gym or simply relax on the sun deck by the jacuzzi or pool and grab a cocktail at the pool bar.

Food is prepared on board using fresh local and imported produce and guests will enjoy alfresco luncheons, casual barbecues and table d'hote dinners.

The cruise departs Port Denarau Marina at 1.00pm and Early Booking Saver fares in a porthole cabin start from AUD$4700.00 per adult, per person, twin share.

Cruise fares include accommodation, all meals, guided village, school and island tours, snorkelling and glass bottom boat excursions, daily island stopovers and water activities, hikes and Kayak safaris, onboard entertainment, kids club (5-10yrs), 24-hour self-service tea and coffee bar, post cruise transfers to Nadi and Denarau hotels and Nadi airport and use of the ship's facilities including a swimming pool, jacuzzi, mini gym, sun deck, cocktail bar and library.

For further information and bookings, please contact Captain Cook Cruises on T: +61 9126 8160 or from within Australia: 1300 To Fiji (86 3454), Email: or visit

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