DAY 1 - DENARAU
Welcome aboard with a complimentary fruit punch and welcome salusalu (lei) as we set sail for our Fiji Island adventure. This afternoon we will cruise along the coast of Vitu Levu past the 2nd largest Fiji port of Lautoka and Ba, an economic centre. Tonight enjoy our special Welcome Dinner and crew entertainment.
DAY 2 - KIOA ISLAND
Kioa Islands are freehold islands populated by South Sea Islanders. In 2005 Fiji granted them full citizenship. Be met by these colourful people in their traditional way and see their vibrant cultural presentation. Snorkel their pristine reefs and dive among the coral gardens.
DAY 3 - RABI ISLAND
Rabi Island is the home of the Banabas people from Ocean Island in the Pacific. Meet the people and enjoy an introduction to the different culture and lifestyles of the Ellice and Banabas Islanders. Enjoy beach actvities and perfect your Snorkelling at Albert Cove.
DAY 4 - KIA ISLAND AND GREAT SEA REEF 180TH MERIDIAN
Crossing the North-eastern top of Vanua Levu we cruise west to idyllic Druadrua Island and visit the local school. We then snorkel and dive the world’s third longest barrier reef. The Great Sea Reef’s prolific marine life include extensive varieties of corals and fish. Take to the glass bottom boat, snorkel or join the Dive Master for an unforgetable experience. Tonight discover the traditional Fijian culture, with a village sevusevu ceremony, meke and lovo feast at Kia Island.
DAY 5 - MALAU / LABASA, VANUA LEVU
Labasa is the largest town on Vanua Levu and lies on a delta formed by three rivers; the Wailevu, the Labasa and the Qawa. Sugar cane is the main industry in this agricultural town. Travel by local bus past the hard wood depot, sugar cane mill. Visit the Hindi Snake temple and see the growing rock up close. Experience the thriving market of spices, fish, poultry, goat and local products. Retreat to the local hotel and enjoy morning tea while being entertained by a Bollywood style dance troop (Indian).
DAY 6 - GALOA ISLAND, YAGAGA ISLAND
Before rounding the western coast of Vanua Levu we spend a day enjoying the beach and marine beauty of Galoa and Nanuku Islands and the surrounding cays and reefs. Today is yours to do as much or as little as you like. Swim, snorkel, beachcomb or laze on the beach. Take a glass bottom boat tour or enjoy a cocktail by the pool. There will also be the opportunity to experience a local church service and the wonderful harmonies of a Fijian choir.