Pacific Islands

Experience some of the most idyllic islands on the planet on a small ship cruise through the remote South Pacific Islands. Travel to picture-perfect Bora Bora and discover the rich culture of the Cook Islands or join a small ship cruise to the remote Marquesas and Society Islands. Encounter the mysterious stone Moai and ancient civilizations of Easter Island or go snorkeling in the magical coral reefs of Fiji. Venture to Melanesia to experience the unique festivals of Papua New Guinea and the little-visited Solomon Islands or experience the undeniable allure of Hawaii. A Pacific Islands small ship cruise can easily be combined with a visit to Australia, home to the vibrant city of Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef. Contact our team of experts today to start planning your Pacific Island adventure cruise getaway.

Top 5 Small Ships in Pacific Islands

Caledonian Sky

Completely refurbished in 2012, the Caledonian Sky is an all-suite, 100-passenger expedition vessel which offers intimate cruise experiences. All cabins feature ocean views, sitting rooms and en-...

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National Geographic Orion

One of the newest additions to the National Geographic fleet, the Orion is a fully stabilized, ice-class vessel, designed to navigate not only polar ice but also small harbors in the South Pacific...

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Silver Discoverer

With its small size and shallow draft, the Silver Discoverer has been expertly engineered to explore the rugged coasts and isolated islands of the Pacific. There are spacious decks and panoramic...

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Silver Explorer

Renovated in May 2017, this super luxurious Silver Explorer is a 132-passenger expedition ship. This ship is specifically designed for water navigation in some of the most remote destinations of...

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Spirit of Enderby

Designed specifically for polar and oceanographic research, the 50-passenger Spirit of Enderby is an ice-strengthened expedition vessel which was fully refurbished in 2013. It features a dedicated...

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All Pacific Islands Small Ship Cruises

Faces of Polynesia

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17 Days
Pacific Islands

Travel from the “Garden Island” of Fiji to the idyllic lagoon of Bora Bora on this 17-day itinerary. Go birdwatching in the tiny island nation of Wallis and Futuna, discover the volcanic landscapes...

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$13,980
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Best of Micronesia

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18 Days
Pacific Islands

Travel from the picturesque town of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea through the remote islands of Micronesia on this 18-day itinerary. Visit the fascinating Nan Madol archaeological site on Pohnpei, go...

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$12,980
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Easter Island to Tahiti: Tales of the Pacific

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18 Days
Pacific Islands

Travel in the footsteps of early Polynesian seafarers on this fascinating 18-day cruise from Easter Island to Tahiti. Witness the immense moai statues of Easter Island, go birdwatching on UNESCO...

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$17,990
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Azure Seas from Tahiti to the Marquesas

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16 Days
Pacific Islands

Venture to the remote and enigmatic Marquesas Islands on this 16-day cruise from Papeete. Travel through the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the Tuamotu Archipelago, see one of the largest tikis in...

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$15,680
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Islands of the South Pacific

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19 Days
Pacific Islands

From Hawai’i to Bora Bora, this 19-day itinerary explores some of the most idyllic island destinations the South Pacific has to offer. Go birdwatching in the wildlife refuge of Christmas Island, be...

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$11,000
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Epic Polynesia: Cook Islands to Fiji

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16 Days
Pacific Islands

Experience the warm hospitality and picture-perfect island landscapes of Polynesia on this 16-day itinerary from Papeete to Lautoka. Witness the ancient cultural site of Marae Taputapuatea on the...

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Philippines and Palau

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14 Days
Asia, Pacific Islands

Travel from the bustling streets of Manila into the wild beauty of the Philippines’ islands and Palau on this 14-day itinerary. Go snorkeling or diving in Apo Reef Natural Park, swim with whale...

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Pacific Ring of Fire – Palau to Japan

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13 Days
Asia, Pacific Islands

Journey through Palau, the Federated Straits of Micronesia, the Northern Mariana Islands and Japan on this 13-day Pacific Ring of Fire itinerary. Cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rock...

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Marvels of Melanesia

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16 Days
Pacific Islands

Experience some of Melanesia’s most fascinating island destinations on this 16-day cruise from Koror to Honiara. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rock Islands of Palau, travel up Papua New...

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Islands of the Coral Sea

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16 Days
Pacific Islands

Travel through the exotic archipelagos of Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea on this exhilarating 16-day itinerary. Witness the incredible fireworks display of Tanna Volcano, explore...

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Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals: Southern Line Islands

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9 Days
Pacific Islands

Travel from the sparkling lagoon of Rangiroa to the rugged island of Moorea on this 9-day expedition through the South Pacific. Dive and snorkel on the pristine reefs of the Southern Line Islands,...

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$7,690
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Faces of Melanesia: Silver Discoverer

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11 Days
Pacific Islands

Venture off-the-beaten-track to some of Melanesia’s most fascinating islands on this 11-day itinerary from Honiara. Explore both above and below water in the idyllic Marovo Lagoon, learn about the...

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Treasures of Melanesia: Silver Discoverer

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8 Days
Pacific Islands

Discover the diverse ethnic cultures and mesmerizing underwater world of Melanesia on this 8-day itinerary through the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Dive and snorkel in the great saltwater lagoon of...

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French Polynesia Immersion - 9 days

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9 Days
Pacific Islands

Immerse yourself in the spectacular landscapes and unique cultures of French Polynesia on this 9-day itinerary. Take in the iconic views of Bora Bora’s Mount Otemanu, witness the ancient marae of...

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$7,100
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Australia, Vanuatu & New Caledonia

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16 Days
Australia, Pacific Islands

From the fascinating tribal cultures of Vanuatu to the magical underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, join us for this 16-day cruise through the South Pacific. Witness the incredible fireworks...

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Tahiti to Easter Island

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16 Days
Latin America, Pacific Islands

From the idyllic beaches of French Polynesia to enigmatic Easter Island, this 16-day itinerary explores a stretch of ocean that few get the chance to visit. Go snorkeling off the paradisiacal beaches...

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$11,500
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