Fiji’s Blue Lagoon Cruises is offering travellers the opportunity to visit Fiji’s remote north-eastern
reaches with a 30% ‘early bird’ discount applicable to its final
2010 ‘Historical & Cultural Dateline Cruise’ scheduled to sail on
To take advantage of the special offer,
passengers must book by 15 October.
The discount means pricing for the all-inclusive
cruise itinerary starts from US$1615 per person twin share, a
saving of US$692 per person on normal rates.
The cruise provides a special insight
into an area extending well beyond the Fiji Island’s more popular
cruise routes and into a region that seldom receives attention
from the outside world.
Highlights include a stop
in the secluded islands of Kioa and Rabi, a visit the
international date line on the garden island of Taveuni, a Yadua
Passage crossing, the picturesque port of Savusavu, the Drudrua
and Kavewa Islands and Macuata on the north-eastern part of Vanua
Levu, the archipelago’s second largest island.
for 2010/11 is a picnic lunch on Taveuni as part of a visit to
Fiji’s famous Bouma Falls followed by a traditional Fijian
afternoon tea before heading back to ship.
spot of the overall cruise is a time-honoured greeting by Kioa
islanders resplendent in traditional war dress, paddling out to
greet passengers in outrigger canoes as part of their traditional
Day six of the program is
spent onshore at Blue Lagoon Cruises’ private island of Nanuya
Lailai in the pristine Yasawa Island group.
activities include daily shore excursions and water-based
activities ranging from bush walks, snorkeling safaris, fish
feeding, fishing and glass bottom boating.
experiences include a ‘Lovo’ feast on Nanuya Lailai, visits to
remote villages and Kava ceremonies.
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