Pacific Island Holidays 

A Port Vila kind of life
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Capital of breathtaking Vanuatu, Port Vila makes a point of keeping it casual and tropical, making it oh-so hard to leave behind.
Join the Isle of Pines family
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Isle of Pines boasts some of the world’s whitest beaches flanked by azure waters to one side and palm trees to the other.
 
Experience the cosmopolitan Noumea
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Discover what it means to mix European chic with tropical heat as you discover the New Caledonia’s mesmerising capital.
Lifou in all its glory
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With one of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in the Pacific Islands, Lifou is a holidaymaker’s dream.
The best of Vanuatu, Santo
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A prime destination for relaxation and adventure, the port of Santo is your gateway to all the island wonders of Espirito Santo.
Fall in love with Nuku’alofa
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Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa is a window to a picturesque nation where tradition and religion are paramount in everyday life.
Experience the island paradise of Vava’u
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This group of islands has it all - clear waters, forests, cliffs, white sand beaches and all the serenity you can imagine.
Vila City Highlights
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Follow Sally’s lead and book yourself in for a Shore Tour that will do much more than just entertain you for the day.
Lost in Noumea
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Meet comedian Monty Franklin in our next destination video as he discovers Noumea on foot.
Myth of the Kanak Culture
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Discover the Pacific region’s rich and varied indigenous culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, designed by world famous architect Renzo Piano.
Jetskiing in Noumea
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Participate in a fantastic 30-minute ride on a jet ski in Noumea’s picturesque harbour.
Scenic Drive with Cheese and Wine Stop
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Relax and enjoy French wine with cheese
Amadee Island
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Amedee Island is a tiny coral atoll located just 18 kilometres south of Noumea.
Dumbea River Kayaking
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The perfect blend of adventure and eco-tourism awaits on this fantastic tour of the Dumbea River.
Tree to Tree Adventure
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Test your balance and boldness in total safety amongst the tree canopy of the Koghis Forest.

A Port Vila kind of life

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Set on a beautiful natural harbour, Port Vila is a magnificent cultural blend with Melanesian, English, French and Asian influences. You’ll love the warm hospitality, beautiful scenery and great cafe culture. You won’t soon forget your visit to Port Villa.

Join the Isle of Pines family

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Situated 50km southeast of its mainland of New Caledonia, Isle of Pines is truly a tropical wonderland. With a population of 220,000, the close knit atmosphere and breathtaking surroundings make for a true escape from the everyday.

Experience the cosmopolitan Noumea

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Heavily influenced by both its French roots and South Pacific locale, Noumea is a place unlike any other. Ride Le Petit Train into town from the port to sample traditional French and local delicacies, shop in old markets and take in the colonial architecture.

Lifou in all its glory

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A much loved stop on many P&O Cruises itineraries, Lifou proves itself an unforgettable destination to all visitors. From limestone caves and white sand beaches, to coral reefs teeming with brightly coloured marine life, the island’s beauty is only surpassed by the warmth of its people.

The best of Vanuatu, Santo

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Proof that the Vanuatu has more to offer than just endless white beaches, crystal waters, and blue skies (though you'll find all of those here), Santo is home to the world's most intact and accessible shipwreck – the 22,000-tonne President Coolidge.

Fall in love with Nuku’alofa

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Translating to mean “Home of Love”, Nuku’alofa is a great place for travellers to stretch their legs and explore by foot. Its markets are widely renowned for their crafts and it is a great portal from which to discover the surrounding islands.

Experience the island paradise of Vava’u

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Think sun, scenery and water-based recreation. Think dolphins, tropical fish, small villages and unspoilt scenery. Vava’u has a year-round warm climate, perfect for those wishing to flee the grips of everyday life and find themselves somewhere amazing.

Vila City Highlights

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After cyclone Yasi devastated her home town, Sally decided to get out there, get on her first cruise and experience other cultures. On her tour of Port Vila she finds that there is so much more to the world than the town you live in and your day to day life.

Lost in Noumea

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Meet comedian Monty Franklin in our next destination video as he discovers Noumea on foot. He has a few hints and tips about what you might like to see and eat while you are in port. Whether you decide on a Shore Tour or solo exploration time, planning is key when visiting this incredible city.

Myth of the Kanak Culture

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Discover the Pacific region’s rich and varied indigenous culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, designed by world famous architect Renzo Piano. The centre showcases world class exhibits and collections of both Kanak and Pacific cultures.

Jetskiing in Noumea

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Participate in a fantastic 30-minute ride on a jet ski in Noumea’s picturesque harbour.  Take the controls of a 1200cc-100p horse power, 2-seater jet ski, and with your instructor, set off to explore part of the world’s largest lagoon.

Scenic Drive with Cheese and Wine Stop

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Relax and enjoy French wine with cheese to compliment the vintage at one of Noumea’s top restaurant , La coupole, passing by Anse Vata Beach on the journey.

Amadee Island

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Amedee Island is a tiny coral atoll located just 18 kilometres south of Noumea. Step ashore and enjoy white sandy beaches with ample shaded areas, pathways criss-crossing the island, a children’s playground and crystal clear water boasting an abundant array of colourful coral and fish species.

Dumbea River Kayaking

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The perfect blend of adventure and eco-tourism awaits on this fantastic tour of the Dumbea River, which meanders its way through the surrounding mineral rich hills. Eucalyptus forests and indigenous flora contrast with the predominantly red soil and deep green hues of the river. Once afloat, the tranquillity of the river setting is only disrupted by the swish of paddles on a journey through one of the prettiest valleys in New Caledonia.

Tree to Tree Adventure

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Test your balance and boldness in total safety amongst the tree canopy of the Koghis Forest. From this perspective, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the virgin forest of Mount Koghis, together with the exhilarating adrenalin rush of adventure.

 

No one can show you the Pacific Islands quite like us

We've been cruising to the Pacific Islands for over 80 years. It's this experience combined with our perfectly sized ships that let us unlock the secrets and take you to more Pacific Island ports than any other cruise line from Australia.

From the spectacular sights of Fiji, to the stunning natural beauty of Vanuatu, the French flavours of New Caledonia to the friendliness and lush landscapes Tonga, a cruise with us is the best way to discover this beautiful part of the world.

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