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9 days - South Pacific Undiscovered: Fiji, Vanuatu & New Caledonia [Noumea to Lautoka]

 
 
9 days - South Pacific Undiscovered: Fiji, Vanuatu & New Caledonia [Noumea to Lautoka]
Starting from $3,299*

Noumea to Lautoka


Ship: Wind Spirit


Departure Date :

Jun 08 2020

Optional tours are available from most ports for an additional charge.

 

Itinerary

 
Day Noumea, New Caledonia
Departs 06:00 PM
Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, is both cosmopolitan and French, a thriving seaport as well as a commercial and industrial center. Enjoy your day here on Noumea, a tropical paradise with a distinctive geography and charm all its own.
Noumea, New Caledonia
 
 
Day Mare, New Caledonia
Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 05:00 PM
Mare is home to stunning and varied beaches. Wabao and Kurine are known for their immaculate, fine white sand. Shabadran boasts rugged terrain and Pede Beach is hailed as one of the most beautiful beaches I the world. And there is Tadine, a natural aquarium with its wide array of multi-colored fish, making it a snorkeler’s delight. In addition to the beaches the landscapes of the island offer steep cliffs, dense, wild forests, and delightful little coves on the ground of superimposed coral layers that reach down almost 427 feet (130 meters).
Mare, New Caledonia
 
 
Day Iles de Pins, New Caledonia
Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 05:00 PM
This beautiful island, nicknamed “The Closest Island to Paradise,” is uniquely home to native pines.. Surrounded by turquoise waters full of colorful coral, white-sand beaches, and tropical vegetation including thesetall native pine trees, it is a wonderful place to explore. Highlights here include Notre Dame de L’Assumption Church built in 1860, Grotto of Queen Hortense and St. Joseph’s Bay with its outrigger-style pirogues.
Iles de Pins, New Caledonia
 
 
Day Lifou, New Caledonia
Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 03:00 PM
Lifou is the largest of the Loyalty Islands, a fossilized coral atoll now raised high above sea level and is a center of traditional Melanesian culture. The towering cliffs here, Jokin Cliffs, are made up of layers of compressed coral stone. The Mucaweng Vanilla Plantation is a must-see as is the Jinek Beach for some of the best snorkeling and diving and possibly dolphin and whale watching.
Lifou, New Caledonia
 
 
Day Tanna, Vanuatu
Arrives 07:00 AM Departs 03:00 PM
The main attraction of this remote island is Mount Yasur, an active volcano considered one of the most accessible in the world. See the wild horses that roam the island, swim in the practically untouched underwater caves and snorkel some of the best coral reefs in the South Pacific.
Tanna, Vanuatu
 
 
Day Port Vila, Vanuatu
Arrives 07:00 AM Departs 03:00 PM
The Vanuatu archipelago, consisting of 13 large islands and 60 smaller islands stretches for 450 miles through the southwest Pacific Ocean. Formerly known as New Hebrides, the name was changed to Vanuatu when the nation gained independence in 1980. An abundance of vividly colored flowers brighten the islands along with fifty-four types of native birds, among them green pigeons and multihued parrots. The warm waters, calm lagoons and miles of beautiful beaches provide the visitor to this off-the-beaten-path island with a perfect setting for a variety of recreational activities.
Port Vila, Vanuatu
 
 
Day At Sea

 
 
Day At Sea

 
 
Day Yasawa-I-Rara, Island, Fiji
Arrives 12:00 PM Departs 06:00 PM
The main attraction of this remote island is Mount Yasur, an active volcano considered one of the most accessible in the world. See the wild horses that roam the island, swim in the practically untouched underwater caves and snorkel some of the best coral reefs in the South Pacific.
Yasawa-I-Rara, Island, Fiji
 
 
Day Lautoka, Fiji
Arrives 08:00 AM
A major seaport, Fiji's second-largest city, Lautoka is the main center of the sugar and timber industries. Towering royal palms march in a long, orderly row from the main street to the harbor and into the heart of the city. Although Lautoka grew up around the Fijan village of Namoli, it is a very Indian town today.
Lautoka, Fiji
 
 
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