4 Night Northern Yasawa Island Cruise

The 4 Night Nothern Yasawa Islands Cruise offered by Captain Cook Cruises Fiji is a great option for couples and families. You will be able to explore long white sandy beaches in sheltered bays and islands and enjoy amazing snorkelling over colourful reefs. There is also the opportunity to visit a local village where you can pick up a few souvenirs and experience the local culture with a lovo feast.

On this 4 night Fiji cruise you will pass by stunning lagoons and view the amazing natural beauty that Fiji has to offer. The 4 Night Northern Yasawa Island Cruise is a great way to see a small slice of what Fiji has to offer.

Accommodation

All Cabins & Staterooms feature private ensuites and picture style windows.

All Rooms Feature: Private bathroom ensuite, On/off air-conditioning, Internal telephone, Soaps, Shampoo and towels are serviced daily.

Cabin: Open to an inside passageway and have portholes facing the outside. Bedding is 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds OR Bunk Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Staterooms: Located on B and C Deck. Are bright and open onto outside walkways and have picture windows. Bedding is 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Tabua Suite: A bedroom with separate lounge, chair, desk, LCD screen & DVD player, refrigerator, tea & coffee facilities and second bathroom. Bedding is 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Dining

Superb dining specialising in fresh local produce is central to life aboard the Reef Endeavour. You will enjoy lavish buffet breakfasts, luncheons that feature fresh Fiji Islands seafood and a la carte dinners with a different menu every night.

Itinerary

Day 1: Denarau Marina - Tivua Island: Cruise to Tivua Island over a light lunch & safety briefing, explore the coral gardens, clam farms & medicine walk through the island before enjoying a magical sunset. Tonight join the Captain & the crew for the Gala Captain's Dinner.

Day 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. Volleyball, snorkel, swim or 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.

Day 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 or choose to explore it on an escorted kayak tour. Join the guided walk to the island village, with a memorable visit to a local school. Snorkel over spectacular coral gardens, swim in fabled lagoons or test your fitness with a climb to the peak behind the school on Yasawa Island. Try your luck at crab racing tonight.

Day 4: Sawa-I-Lau - Yaqeta - Tivua: 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. Cruise the spectacular channels to Drawaqa for amazing snorkelling this aftternoon, you may even see a Manta-ray (seasonal). Our overnight anchorage at Tivua Island for a tropical buffet dinner followed by yaqona (kava) and talanoa (Fijian story telling).

Day 5: Tivua Island - Port Denarau: Enjoy breakfast as you return to port.

Note: Published itinerary may be altered subject to weather or Captains discretion.

Highlights

  • Tivua Island, a turtle sanctuary
  • Remote reef snorkelling & diving
  • Sacred village ceremonies
  • Guided island walks
  • Island feasts & elegant dinners

Inclusions

  • All meals
  • Daily island stopovers & water activities
  • Guided island, village & school tours
  • Snorkelling & glass bottom boat tours to reefs rarely visited
  • Use of snorkelling equipment & mini gym
  • Tropical island lovo feast & kava ceremony
  • Entertainment
  • Child minding during meal times (5-9yrs)
  • 24 hour self-service tea & coffee bar
  • Free WiFi Internet (subject to 3G reception)
  • Transfers at the end of your cruise

Vessel Details

MV Reef Endeavour's small size and shallow draft make it uniquely suited to navigate the sheltered waters of the Yasawa Islands where coral reefs abound. There are big ship comforts too, including a swimming pool, extensive outdoor leisure decks and an embarkation platform with a lift from water level to the main deck.

Shipboard features include a purpose-built conference room and single sitting dining room. The onboard atmosphere is casual and relaxed. Sarongs and shorts are the daily attire for lazing around the pool, coffee bar and sun deck. At sunset the mood changes to champagne and cocktails in the panoramic lounge, as the dining saloon converts to a sea of white linen, a la carte dining and island entertainment.

Facilities: Swimming pool, 1 top deck spa pool & sauna, massage & beauty services, mini gym, meeting room, 24 hour tea & coffee facilities, dive master, WiFi in some rooms and Yasawa lounge & pool deck.

Departures

Departs: 1.00pm Tuesday (Luggage check-in 9am-12pm) from Denarau Marina

Returns: 9.00am Saturday - Denarau Marina

Additional Info

Children: 5-17 years are charged at the child rate. Children under the age of 5 years are not accepted on this cruise.
Excludes: Drinks, optional tours, personal purchases, transfers to the vessel, diving, spa treatments
What to Bring: Soft soles shoes for walking, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, smart casual clothing
Fit to travel: A Certificate of Fitness to travel by the clients doctor is required for passengers over 75 years of age and/or passengers with limited mobility
Operated By: Captain Cook Cruises