322 islands, 522 islets, mountain peaks up to 4,250 ft. and lush tropical rainforests aboundâ€”what better way to spend a vacation than on a fabulous Fiji cruise? Depart from North America (Los Angeles) and head to Nadi (Fiji Islands) where you can choose from a wide variety of Fiji cruises ranging from 3 days to a whopping 18 days cruising (and flying) throughout the Fiji islands. Make no mistake, a Fiji Cruise will cost you, but it is a cruise you wonâ€™t soon forget.
Fiji Ports of Call
There are 4 major ports of entry for the Fiji Islands including: Suva, Lautoka, Levuka and Savusavu.
Suva has a population or around 141,000 and it is the capital of Fiji, while Lautokais is in Fiji and easily accessible by bus or taxi from Nadi or Nadi Airport. Levuka, a town on the eastern coast of the Fijian island of Ovalau, has a population of around 3,000 and is accessible by ferry (a â€œmust experienceâ€? 4.5 hour trip) or through Air Fiji (12-minute plane ride). Savusavu is considered Fijiâ€™s best kept secret. Savusavuâ€™s hot springs, crystal clear waters and gorgeous white sand beaches attract visitors of all persuasions looking for the ultimate in R&R.
Once you reach the Fiji Islands, there are many different cruises to choose from designed to suit a wide variety of tastes and budgets.
Blue Lagoon Cruises, Mystic, Fiji Princess and Captain Crook Cruises are just a few of the cruise lines offering exciting Fiji Cruises. Each cruise line offers an itinerary perfect for families, couples, groups or singles alike.
Blue Lagoon Cruises, one of the oldest (45 years) and most well-respected cruise lines in the Fiji Cruise industry, features 4 yachts specifically built to explore remote Fijian villages, the coral cays of the Yasawa and Mamanuca island chain and an endless number of tranquil bays. The popularity of this Fiji cruise is due in great part to the highlight of tripâ€”a visit to the lines very own private islandâ€”Nanuyalailai Island.
Whether youâ€™re looking to spend 3, 4 or 7 nights cruising the Fiji Islands, Captain Cook Cruises has you covered. Spend your days aboard CCâ€™s luxury cruise ship Reef Escape enjoying the vesselâ€™s many features including: swimming pool, spa, sauna, two bars, lounge, dining saloon where you can enjoy magnificent cuisine, sun deck, library, video, laundry and gift shop.
All 60 cabins aboard the Reef Escape offer floor to ceiling windows, en suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Personalized service is guaranteed as you cruise to unspoiled beaches and mesmerizing remote islands in warm lagoons.
For additional information about Blue Lagoon Cruises, Mystic, Fiji Princess or Captain Crook Cruises call 1-800-LUV-FIJI or log onto http://fijiescapestravel.com.
Fiji Cruise Itineraries
There are many different Fiji cruise itineraries to choose from ranging from 3-18 days. One of the most popular Fiji cruise itineraries is the Mystic Princess Classic. The following is a breakdown of this exciting 10-day Fiji cruise.
Mystic Princess Classic Cruise Itinerary
Day 1. North American to Nadi (Fiji Islands). This evening depart North America for the enchanting Fijian Islands.
Day 2. Cross the International Dateline. Youâ€™ll lose a day, which will be regained on your return trip.
Days 3-6. Arrive early this morning in Nadi where an Islands Escapes representative will greet visitors with traditional shell lei. Transfer to the First Landing Resort. The resort is nestled amidst magnificent tropical gardens, majestic palms and massive rain trees, and blessed with the only white sand beach in the Nadi area. The beach faces due west, giving breathtaking sunsets across the nearby islands.
Day 7. Join Blue Lagoon Cruise. This morning transfer to Lautoka. Once aboard passengers set sail for the Yasawa Islands and their crystal clear blue lagoons. A splendid “Captain’s Welcome” dinner is the highlight of the evening.
Day 8. Cruising. Enjoy an early morning swim. Then after a leisurely breakfast, we cruise to a calm turquoise lagoon. Swim, snorkel, or sunbathe then relax on board as we cruise to traditional Fijian village. Here you are welcomed ashore for the time-honored “Yaqona” ceremony and to peruse the shell market.
Day 9. Cruising. Cruise to Blue Lagoon’s very own, very beautiful, private island paradise, Nanuya Lai Lai, to enjoy a wonderful day and evening ashore, with lots of activities to interest you. This night, a traditional island feast or ‘magiti’, in an earth oven called a lovo, is prepared for you. With an after dinner beach party, it’s a truly memorable celebration.
Day 10. Fiji to North America. Passengers will enjoy the pleasures of their own private island paradise with a final swim or snorkel before the Captain sets course for Lautoka. Upon arrival passengers will be transferred to the First landing Resort, where a day room has been reserved. This evening transfer to the airport for your return Flight to North America.
Round trip airfare from Los Angeles
Airport resort/cruise transfers
All meals while cruising
Day room Sheraton Fiji Resort
Fiji Cruise Tips
Before setting sail on your Fiji Cruise there are a few things to remember: remember to bring your passport, plenty of sunscreen, wear casual, light clothing for tropical weather and mind the customsâ€”tipping is not encouraged anywhere in Fiji.