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7 Night Package

Departs from Denarau

independent Trip

From
$3,020
AUD
7 Night Lau Discovery Cruise & Dive - 30% Off Sail
REF: 26132

7 Night Package

Departs from Denarau

independent Trip

From
$3,020
AUD
REF: 26132

7 Night Package

Departs from Denarau

From
$3,020
AUD

Package Details

7 Night Lau Discovery Cruise & Dive - 30% Off Sail
Experience the real Fiji and explore a beautiful and remote region rarely seen by tourists. The Lau Island Group consists of 57 islets, of which only 30 are inhabited. If you enjoy getting off the beaten track these islands are for you, with no public transport or restaurants to be found. The Kadavu Group is made up of four main islands, of which Kadavu is the largest. It is home to the Great Astrolabe Reef, one of the world’s largest barrier reefs.
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Departure Period

7 NIGHT LAU DISCOVERY CRUISE  - Dive around Tivua Island, Makogai Island, Lau Islands

Departs 22 JAN 22 | 10 SEP 22 | 24 SEP 22 | 19 NOV 22 | 14 JAN 23 | 20 MAY 23 | 09 SEP 23 | 18 NOV 23 | 20 JAN 24

 

Inclusions

7 Night Triple Share (Adults) "D" Porthole Cabin aboard MV Reef Endeavour
All meals on board, Tropical lovo feast and kava ceremony, 24 hour self-service tea, coffee and filtered water bar
10 dive package with full scuba equipment (BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, tanks and weights) and dive guide services
Daily island excursions and water activities, Guided island, village and school tours; Use of snorkeling equipment and mini gym; Entertainment; Hikes and kayak safaris; Captain's Kid's Club (5-9yrs); Marine biologist led snorkeling and glass bottom boat tours to remote reefs and daily marine and cultural lectures; Participate in the Marine Biologist led Ocean Ambassador programme cleaning our oceans
Transfers at the end of the cruise to most Nadi and Denarau hotels and Nadi Airport

Exclusions

  • ● International airfares and taxes to Nadi
  • ● Any pre or post accommodation required
  • ● Transfers to Port Denarau for embarkation
  • ● Beverages other than specified
  • ● Optional tours and spa treatments
  • ● Mandatory Travel insurance including COVID-19 medical expenses cover
  • ● Costs of any COVID-19 PCR and/or RAT testing required
  • Upgrades

  • ● Non Diver Package Price : Triple Bunk share "D" Porthole Cabin $2,086 pp
  • ● Upgrade to Twin share | Double "D" Porthole Cabin $525 pp
  • ● Upgrade to Single Occupancy "D" Porthole Cabin $1,176
  • ● Upgrade to Twin Share | Double "C" Ocean Stateroom $1,050 pp
  • ● Upgrade to Twin Share | Double "B" Ocean Stateroom $1,372 pp
  • ● Upgrade to Twin Share | Double "A" Tabua Suite $2,250 pp
  • ● Contact us for a quote including airfares for your preferred travel dates and cabin configuration. Please enquire for more information on each itinerary.
  • Proposed Itinerary

    Day 1 - Sat Check in is at Port Denarau by 12 midday (noon) for all cruises. Luggage check-in is available from 9am – 12 midday. Explore Port Denarau's retail outlets, bars and restaurants. Welcome aboard with a complimentary fruit punch and welcome salusalu (lei). Set sail on your Lau Discovery cruise over a light welcome lunch. After boarding there will be a full safety briefing from your Captain while we sail to the private island of Tivua, a great place to refresh your snorkelling skills. Later in the evening, enjoy a wonderful Welcome dinner as you cruise into a south pacific sunset. - Dive option: Raiyawa Wreck
    Day 2 - Sun 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. The people of this remote village welcome us for church. - Dive option: Makogai Outer Reef, Sister Maria Slope
    Day 3 - Mon Qilaqila, at the northwest end of Vanuabalavu, is known for its pristine waters, limestone caves and mushroom shaped islands. This is also known as the Bay of Islands and is famous for its amazing scenery and pristine reefs - Dive option: Vanuabalavu Island Outer Reef
    Day 4 - Tue We arrive at Fulaga Island this morning. Both are extinct volcano craters and known for their crystal lagoons and amazing corals. This afternoon we arrive at one of the Yagasa Islands, for snorkeling, swimming, coral viewing or kayaking. - Dive option: Yasaga Island: Gorgonian Point Reef Chain
    Day 5 - Wed Explore uninhabited Vuaqava and its central lake known for turtles, snakes & amazing bird life. This is a sacred island for the Fijian culture and there will be an island walk to explore these relics. Please be warned that a reasonable level of fitness and good walking shoes will be required as the return walk is approximately 3 hours and quite difficult to negotiate. The beach here is also gorgeous for those who prefer to relax. We heave anchor and travel over lunch to our next destination. This afternoon be welcomed & entertained by the people of Naikeleyaga Village on the island of Kabara known for their wood turning and Tongan heritage. Experience a traditional Meke, Sevusevu & lovo quite different from the traditional Fijian. Don’t forget your bula shirt and sulu for a traditional lovo dinner on the island. - Dive option: Vuaqava Island 1st Reef
    Day 6 - Thu Horse-shoe shaped Totoya Island is our destination today. We will visit a local school and the children will surprise you with their entertainment and show you their work. We will also have the opportunity to explore their reefs. - Dive option: Totoya Island Lagoon Passage
    Day 7 - Fri We arrive in Kadavu and head to the Village of Nalotu for a welcome Sevusevu, then a tour of the village where you can witness the making of traditional fishing traps and pottery. The women of Nalotu village still make clay pottery in the time-honoured tradition that is rarely seen in Fiji anymore. This evening don your sulu (sarong) and join all the celebrations of our Pacific Island Night Finale. - Dive option: Kadavu Island Nalotu Village Reef Edge
    Day 8 - Sat Enjoy breakfast before returning to Port Denarau Marina with farewell Isa Lei, disembarking 9.00am. Transfer to your Nadi or Denarau Hotel or Nadi Airport. Most days will offer the opportunity to snorkel, swim and Scuba Dive the pristine waters of the beautiful Lau group of islands. * Itineraries subject to change due to weather and other operational requirements.

    Terms and Conditions

    Children under the age of 5 are not accepted on board. Passengers over 75 years of age, pregnant or with a restrictive pre-existing medical condition must provide a doctor’s letter stating that they are fit to travel without help or provide a comprehensive travel insurance certificate. Taxes and Fares may be subject to change due to fuel price or FJD or AUD currency fluctuations. Captain Cook Cruises reserve the right to increase fares without prior notice..
    Valid for travel from January 22, 2022.
    Valid for travel until January 20, 2024.
    Only available for sale until December 31, 2021.

    Subject to availability and COVID-19 conditions – please contact your Dive Adventures travel specialist.

    Destination Information

    Kadavu

    Take the path less travelled, get off the beaten track, and immerse yourself in the authentic Fijian way of life in Kadavu. A tiny town with very few roads, the communities in the surrounding area are relatively isolated, lead somewhat subsistence lifestyles, and preserve strong cultural values.

    Exploring Kadavu can be challenging, but it has some astounding rewards. Trekking through the luxurious rainforest, joining a sea-kayaking tour, and birdwatching are among some of the most popular activities on the island. 

    However, perhaps the most impressive drawcard is the Great Astrolabe Reef. Reef systems here are healthy due to seclusion from the mainland and less pressure from people. Subsequently, this reef is home to a variety of stunning marine life living amongst the colourful coral gardens.

     

    M V Reef Endeavour

    Leave the tourist trail behind and experience the ‘real Fiji’ on a Captain Cook Cruises adventure and discovery a small ship cruise. Whether it’s a 3, 4 or 7 night cruise or a relaxing 11-night island cruise, we have an itinerary designed to give you the best possible experience in the time you have available. Visit places where larger cruise ships simply can’t venture and discover the stunning natural beauty of Fiji and the amazing cultures of its people.

    The MV Reef Endeavour is an intimate small ship. She caters to 130 passengers, ensuring every guest receives personal attention in an informal, social atmosphere. Small ship cruising allows passengers greater shore access. New and exciting destinations are visited daily. The easy access hydraulic platform, makes it quick and easy to board and disembark for passengers of all ages. Facilities aboard  include: Swimming pool, spa, sun deck, jacuzzi and mini gym; glass bottomed-boat, snorkelling and dive vessels; two bars, two lounges and a single-sitting dining saloon; day spa, gift shop, chart house, library, free Wi-Fi (when in range) guest laundry and24 hour coffee and tea facilities.

     

    Facilities

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    Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
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    Gym
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    Dive Center on Site
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