12 Night South Pacific Cruise i Voyager of the Seas fra Sydney, Australia Mare, New Caledonia, Clear Blue Water
- Den 12 Night South Pacific Cruise fra Sydney, Australia besøk Mare, New Caledonia; Port Vila, Vanuatu; Luganville, Vanuatu; Mystery Island, Vanuatu; Noumea, New Caledonia; Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia; Sydney, Australia. Utforsk våre cruise reiseruter og velge mellom en rekke rom avhengig av dine behov og budsjett. Begynne å planlegge din neste cruise ferie ved å velge en destinasjon og avreise port.
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12 Night South Pacific Cruise
Itinerary Overview
Explore Voyager of the Seas
Day 1 - Sydney, Australia
Day 2 - 3 - cruising
Day 4 - Mare, New Caledonia
Day 5 - Port Vila, Vanuatu
Day 6 - Luganville, Vanuatu
Day 7 - cruising
Day 8 - Mystery Island, Vanuatu
Day 9 - Noumea, New Caledonia
Day 10 - Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia
Day 11 - 12 - cruising
Day 13 - Sydney, Australia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Mare, New Caledonia, Clear Blue Water
Clear blue water off the coast of Mare, New Caledonia
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12 Night South Pacific Cruise

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Reiser fra
Sydney, Australia
Om bord
Voyager of the Seas
Dag Havn
1
Sydney, Australia
Avviker på 4:30 PM
2 - 3
cruising
Dag på sjøen
4
Mare, New Caledonia
anbud fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6
Luganville, Vanuatu
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7
cruising
Dag på sjøen
8
Mystery Island, Vanuatu
anbud fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9
Noumea, New Caledonia
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10
Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia
anbud fra 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11 - 12
cruising
Dag på sjøen
13
Sydney, Australia
Ankommer 6:30 AM
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Dag 1: Sydney, Australia

Dag 1
Sydney
Australia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Sydney, Australia, Circular quay and opera house
View of the Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay with the Skyline in the distance in Australia
Ting å gjøre i
Sydney
Avviker på 4:30 PM
You won't have any trouble filling up an itinerary in Sydney — there's a wealth of sights, sounds and activities here to delight adventurers of all stripes. Visit one or all of the city's three iconic landmarks: the Sydney Opera House, the massive arched Harbour Bridge and white-sanded, crescent-shaped Bondi Beach. Get your culture on at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with works from ancient tribal Australia to medieval Europe to modern times. Cruise to Sydney and check out the North Head Cliffs at Manly Beach, which offer panoramic views of the bay and the skyline, or go snorkeling along the underwater nature trail at secluded Gordon's Bay to spot starfish and sea urchins.
Sydney, Australia, Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia

Go in Circles

Circular Quay is the perfect place to start exploring Sydney. You can find the Opera House here, and Harbour Bridge is within walking distance. Stride into one of the many walking and pub tours that leave from here. Just 20 minutes away, you can stretch your legs on the iconic Harbour Bridge walk, the first of its kind in the world.
Insider tip
Central Sydney is extremely walkable, so take the time to explore the little streets close to Circular Quay.
Sydney, Australia, Manly beach
People enjoying Manly beach in Sydney, Australia

Get Manly

Bondi Beach gets all the attention, but Manly Beach in the Northern Beaches is a bit more local. The Corso is lined with shops and restaurants, including local favorite, Hugo's. If surfing is your thing, this is the place to be. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a fantastic way to soak in the city's coastline.
Insider tip
Taronga Zoo is filled with indigenous animals (and yes, you can pet a koala). This zoo's biggest secret is that it has one of the best views of the city.
Sydney, Australia, The Gap at Watsons Bay
The Gap at Watsons Bay in Sydney, Australia

Walk Watsons

Hop on the ferry or one of the regular buses that go to Watsons Bay to enjoy the scenic hike around South Head. During your journey, you'll enjoy views of Sydney Harbour, North Head, the historic Hornby Lighthouse and, of course, the sapphire-blue Pacific Ocean. The Gap offers breathtaking views of the sea from the rocky cliffside.
Sydney, Australia, Fresh Rock oysters
A plate of fresh Sydney rock oysters

Local Cuisine

With all the water surrounding you, it's no surprise seafood takes center stage on many plates in the city. Head to Sydney Fish Market for giant Sydney Rock oysters or classic fish and ships. Stop into a local pie shop for a traditional Australian meat pie, or explore Sydney's international side with udon or ramen noodles at a Japanese noodle bar, or seek out shrimp dumplings in Chinatown.
Sydney, Australia, Opal ring
An opal ring displayed on a stone

Shopping

There are plenty of shopping malls in the heart of the city, including Westfield Mall, Pitt Street Mall and the wonderful Queen Victoria Building, which is now a shopping mall featuring top designers. Seek out cutting boards made from local camphor laurel — they're not only beautiful but also have natural antimicrobial properties. During your Sydney cruise vacation, look for jewelry made from opal, the national gemstone of Australia.

Dag 2 - 3: cruising

Dag 2 - 3
cruising
På sjøen
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Girl Climbing the Rock Wall During the Day
Girl Climbing the Rock Wall while Parents Watch
FAVORITTER
Family Celebrating a Hole in One
Family Playing Mini Golf on Liberty of the Seas

Mini Golf

Hit the links on the high seas! Refine your mini-golf game on a green that overlooks a sea of blue. Included in your fare, no reservation required.
Man Arrive on the top of the Rock Wall
Man Climbing Down the Rock Wall

Rock Climbing Wall

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

Dag 4: Mare, New Caledonia

Dag 4
Mare
New Caledonia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Mare, New Caledonia, Coastal view
Coastal view of Mare, New Caledonia
Ting å gjøre i
Mare
anbud fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
As the southernmost Loyalty island, Mare is the first to welcome the sun's golden rays in the morning. Untouched by the outside world, the island holds a wild beauty supported by environmentally sustainable tourism. The landmass itself is formed from layers of coral, and the entire island is honeycombed with secret freshwater lagoons, grottoes and sinkholes. Cruise to Mare and head to Yejele Beach to walk the white sands and wade in the aquamarine waters punctuated by colorful coral. Descend into Trou de Bone, a limestone cave leading to lush gardens and a natural pool. Or check out the Yeiwene Yeiwene Cultural Centre to learn more about the indigenous Kanak culture and see the stone ruins of the Hnaenedr wall, which dates back to 250 AD.
Mare, New Caledonia, Rocky coast
The rocky coast on Mare, New Caledonia

A Legendary Leap

Head to Wakone called to see Le Saut du Guerrier — the Warrior's Leap. According to island legend, warrior Here Hnor was once cornered here by his enemies, and to escape, he made a daring seven-meter leap over to the other side of the cliff. Soak up the history as you stand in the same spot as the warriors of old.
Insider tip
Many of the main sights are unmarked — chat up a local to point them out to you, or hire a guide to take you around.
Mare, New Caledonia, Tropical fish and coral
Tropical fish and coral off the coast of Mare, New Caledonia

Crazy for Coral

At the Shabadran Terraces, layers of coral form an expansive reef under turquoise water and crashing waves. Every so often, water rushes through blowholes, exploding into the air with a rainbow spray. Reach the terraces with a short drive through swaying coconut trees or a two-hour hike.
Insider tip
English isn't widely spoken in Mare, only French, so keep a phrase book handy.
Mare, New Caledonia, Sea turtle in shallow water
A sea turtle swimming in shallow water

Turtle Time

Head to the La Baie des Tortues at high tide to find a wealth of sea turtles milling about, casually munching sea grass as they go. After checking with a local, you can swim with these gentle creatures in their natural habitat during your cruise.
Mare, New Caledonia, Chicken shish kebob
Multiple chicken shish kebobs with a bowl of salad on the side

Local Cuisine

For the best eating on Mare island, head to the casual beach-side huts. Settle down and indulge in a few brochettes — island-style skewers of chicken grilled over a fire. Eager to share the catch of the day, locals will offer you freshly caught lobster and crab platters with a rustic charm.
Mare, New Caledonia, Wooden turtle sculptures
Wooden turtle souvenir sculptures

Shopping

There are a few small market stalls where you can find little handicrafts and keepsakes. Experience Kanak fashion and get your hair braided in a traditional native style by one of the local women. You can use Australian Dollars on the island to pay for any goods you want to buy. Cruise to Mare and bring home a tribal turtle sculpture for good luck.

Dag 5: Port Vila, Vanuatu

Dag 5
Port Vila
Vanuatu
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Port Vila, Vanuatu Mele Cascades Waterfalls
Mele cascades waterfalls at Port Vila, Vanuatu
Ting å gjøre i
Port Vila
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In Port Vila, Vanuatu's energetic capital, you'll be greeted by friendly Bislama-speaking locals and street-side markets. Walk around the center of town — you'll see a touch of French influence still remains in the form of bistros and murals. Cruise to Port Vila to explore the hidden waterfalls of the Mele Cascades, tucked away in the Mele village rainforest with plenty of gently sloping hiking trails. Check out Mama's Market, the cultural hub of Vanuatu, where you can sample local bananas or shop for traditional island handicrafts. Or take the 10-minute boat ride out to Pele Island: Here, you'll find picturesque beaches shaded by palm trees overlooking turquoise waters that are prime for snorkeling.
Port Vila, Vanuatu Wooden Tam Tams
Two wooden tam tamsin from tree trunks in Port Vila, Vanuatu

One for the History Books

The history of Port Vila alone is impressive — add that to the story of the entire South Pacific, and you've got the Vanuatu Cultural Center. It houses one of the most extensive collections of South Pacific artifacts on the planet. Outrigger canoes, photos, videos and traditional sand drawing exhibitions await.
Insider tip
Public buses are cheaper than taxis and don't follow a set route. Just tell them where you want to go.
Port Vila, Vanuatu Meele Cascades Waterfalls
Slippery path with guide ropes at Meele Cascades Waterfalls in Port Vila, Vanuatu

Natural Heat Remedy

It gets pretty hot and sticky on a tropical island. Do like the locals do and cool down at the Mele Cascades Waterfall. At 150 feet high, the spray alone is refreshing. A bus ride and a brief walk up the valley gets you to this spectacular feat of nature.
Insider tip
The local language is Bislama. It is loosely based on English and can be deciphered with a little effort.
Port Vila, Vanuatu Hideaway Island
The beautiful tropical Hideaway Island by Port Vila, Vanuatu

Find the Perfect Hideaway

A quick drive and a water taxi trip will bring you to the tiny Hideaway Island. Jump right in and snorkel in crystal clear waters teeming with rainbows of fish. Jump onboard a Port Vila, Vanuatu cruise to swim to the world's only underwater post office, and post a waterproof postcard to your friends back home.
Insider tip
Water taxis are a great way to get a unique view of the town without breaking the bank.
Port Vila, Vanuatu Traditional Fried Pancakes
Traditional Fried Pancakes in Port Vila, Vanuatu

Local Cuisine

For cheap eats, go to Mama's Market, where you can sample taro root pancakes, Vanuatu French fries — delicious flakes of coconut deep fried and salted to perfection —or traditional lap lap, grated yam and banana cooked with coconut cream in an earthen oven. Or dine al fresco along the waterfront: Modern eateries serve up French-inspired takes on local fish and grass-fed beef, which is some of the world's best.
Port Vila, Vanuatu Wooden Tam Tams Totem Process
Woodem Tam-Tams spiritual totems being created in Port Vila, Vanuatu

Shopping

Along Wharf Road in the center of town, you'll see the charming Vanuatu Handicraft Market. Here, local vendors sell authentic Vanuatu wooden carvings, as well as prints and other crafts. If you're looking for something a bit more tailored during your cruise, pop in at the nearby Pandanus shop, which supports local creators.

Dag 6: Luganville, Vanuatu

Dag 6
Luganville
Vanuatu
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Vanuatu Luganville Sealife
Vanuatu Luganville Coast Underwater Sea Life
Ting å gjøre i
Luganville
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Although Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu, locals maintain a near-perfect harmony with nature. Known for its one extra-wide road (a remnant of a WWII base), this is the perfect spot for a little exploration during your vacation. Scramble up rocks and make your way through leafy jungles to find Luganville's natural blue hole and hidden caves. Visit Vanuatu to take it easy at Unity Park — the center of town — while you browse "Kastom" handicrafts and sample crunchy banana chips sweetened by the sun. Cruise to Luganville, Vanuatu, where you can feel the warmth of locals welcoming you to the South Pacific.

DIVE THROUGH HISTORY

At the so-called Million Dollar Point, tons and tons of U.S. military equipment was dumped after the war. Dive down and be humbled at how nature is reclaiming the metals with thriving coral gardens. When the tide goes out, you can see hundreds of curious metal objects littering the beach.
Insider tip
Public transport is limited in Luganville. If you plan on going outside of the town center — hire a taxi or join a tour.
Vanuatu Blue Hole
Crystal Clear Waters in Vanuatu's Blue Hole

ONWARD AND UPWARD!

The trip to the Millennium Cave is not quick — but it's certainly worth it. Visit Vanuatu and follow a guide through a rainforest, climb up bamboo ladders, scramble over rocks and find the hideaway cave. To get home, float down the river surrounded by stunning, untouched nature.
Insider tip
It's handy to carry some cash with you for marketplace purchases.
Vanuatu Luganville Wooden Tams
Vanuatu Luganville Local Wooden Tams Being Carved

MORE THAN MUSIC

Head to Leweton Village for a demonstration that'll blow you away with authenticity. Watch women expertly mold the sounds of water into "Water Music," dance spiritedly with locals and learn how to start a fire from scratch. A pure reflection of Vanuatu culture and lifestyle.
Insider tip
Dives are only available for those who have completed a PADI license.
Vanuatu Luganville Kumara
Vanuatu Luganville Kumara Sweet Potatoes at the Local Market

LOCAL CUISINE

Tuck into Vanuatu favorites like the coconutty lap-lap or just-grilled seafood caught early that morning. The Market Meal Booths are always popular, consistently winning cruisers over with fresh, fast and cheap meals. Choose a booth, order a dish and sit down at one of the cozy rustic tables. You won't be disappointed!
Vanuatu Luganville Local Market
Vanuatu Luganville Local Market Colorful Dresses

SHOPPING

While Luganville market has plenty of fresh produce, Mama Handicraft & Souvenir Shop at the east end of town is where you can find the largest variety of locally made "Kastom" crafts. Cruise to Luganville, Vanuatu to browse island clothing, turtle jewelry, carvings, dyed clothes and woven bags to take back home.

Dag 7: cruising

Dag 7
cruising
På sjøen
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Johnny Rockets Hamburgers
Hamburgers on the Boardwalk
FOR MATELSKERE
Focaccia della Casa - Giovanni's Table
Flat Italian bread with potatoes and herb, marinated artichokes, olives & pesto. Cruise fine dining at Giovanni's Table.

Giovanni's Table

Every meal at Giovanni’s Table is a family-style celebration of rustic Italian flavor. You’ll find all your favorite Old-World classics on the menu here, like house focaccia served with marinated artichokes, olives and pesto, fluffy gnocchi tossed in a thyme-scented sauce of lamb and root vegetables, traditional risotto finished with porcini and truffle mushroom tapenade, and veal osso buco paired with creamy cheese polenta, ripe tomatoes and sautéed green beans.
Johnny Rockets Burgers and Hot Dogs
Delicious Burger and Hot Dogs with a Soda Pop

Johnny Rockets®

With a family-friendly uncomplicated menu that offers all-American good eats and is reminiscent of simpler days, you’ll feel like you stepped back in time to an era of sock hops, soda fountains and drive-in theaters.

Dag 8: Mystery Island, Vanuatu

Dag 8
Mystery Island
Vanuatu
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Beach Palm tree
The beach with palm trees in Mystery Island, Vanuatu
Ting å gjøre i
Mystery Island
anbud fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Uninhabited and untouched by modern society, Mystery Island will make you believe it wouldn't be so bad to be a marooned sailor in an old storybook. You'll find no electricity, roads or telephones here. A comfortable 30-minute walk will take you on a self-guided tour of the entire island. Only accessible by cruise ship and the nearby inhabitants of Aneityum, you'll truly get to experience life on a deserted island. Cruise to Mystery Island and explore the white-sand shoreline and its warm waters — go for a snorkel and see an incredible underwater world untouched by human influence.
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Underwater Sea Life
View of underwater sea life in Mystery Island, Vanuatu

Go on a Coral Safari

Because Mystery Island is so secluded, the coral is exceptionally healthy and the fish plentiful. Whether you are swimming or snorkeling, you'll pass clown fish, parrot fish, barracudas and majestic sea turtles. You might even be lucky enough to glimpse a seahorse.
Insider tip
There are no rentals on this island, so bring your own snorkeling gear. It's worth it.
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Aerial View Paddle Boarding
Woman on a stand up paddle boat over turquoise waters

What's SUP?

Hop on a quick boat ride to the nearby inhabited island of Aneityum for a little adventure. From there, you'll be given a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and a quick beginner's lesson on how to use it. Enjoy the remainder of your time by SUPing around the lush bay in cool island style.
Insider tip
AUS and VAV are accepted, but notes are not. Make sure you only bring coins.
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Beach Boat Sticks
A beach paradise with a wooden boat in Mystery Island

Embrace the Escape

Unlike most of your other stops, this island is unfrequented and small — give yourself permission to slow down. Take a break from the real world and take in the shimmering turquoise ocean with your Mystery Island cruise. Dig your toes into the white powdery sand, and breathe in the warm, tropical air.
Insider tip
If you are interested in local culture, you can take a quick trip to the nearby Aneityum Island.
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Grilled Lobster
Grilled lobster on the beach

Local Cuisine

The inhabitants of the nearby Aneityum come to the island to prepare food and entertainment for visitors. They serve traditional Vanuatuan food, which is simple and delicious. Cruise to Mystery Island and tuck in to freshly caught grilled lobster for lunch, and treat yourself to island banana pie for dessert.
Mystery Island, Vanuatu Sarongs
Sarongs for sale on the beach

Shopping

Along the beach, you can find small market stalls set up by locals. They sell postcards, sarongs and traditional trinkets. For a more cultural experience, have your hair braided by one of the local women or enjoy a traditional Vanuatu massage on the beach.

Dag 9: Noumea, New Caledonia

Dag 9
Noumea
New Caledonia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Noumea, New Caledonia Street Beach Views
Views of Noumea's streets and city along the beaches with tikis over the water
Ting å gjøre i
Noumea
Fra 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A melting pot of ethnicity and culture, sunny Noumea will quickly win you over with its upbeat city vibe. The capital city of New Caledonia offers some of the best weather in the South Pacific. Noumea's cultural pride shines through in its museums, theaters and art galleries — check out the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre to explore the traditional Kanak culture. Head to the top of the Noumea Cathedral for views of the island, dotted with palms, hibiscuses and coconut trees. Hop a ferry out to Amedee Island to see its lighthouse and swim with sea turtles. Cruise to Noumea and relax on the picturesque beach at lemon tree-lined Baie des Citrons, or go snorkeling in Anse Vata Bay.
Noumea, New Caledonia Kiteboarding
Kiteboarding over the beach in Noumea, New Caledonia

Wet and Wild

Noumea has every water sport imaginable. Head on over to the Bay of Anse Vata to speed across the water with a kitesurfing lesson. From Anse Vata Beach, catch a water taxi to Duck Island ("Ile aux Canards") and snorkel in the majestic underwater world.
Insider tip
Taxis will only come to the port if ordered by phone, so plan in advance.
Noumea, New Caledonia Grey Kagu Birds
The face of a grey kagu bird from New Caledonia

Walk With Nature

Stretch your land legs and take a tour around the Michel Corbasson Zoological and Forest Park. Full of lush greenery and unique species of fauna native to New Caledonia, the park lets you catch glimpses of giant geckos, flying foxes and exotic birds, including New Caledonia's national bird, the kagu.
Insider tip
The easiest way to get around the city is on foot — take a tour or hop on a bus if you're planning to go further afield.
Noumea, New Caledonia Statue Musem
Old Caledonian statue on the cultural center of Tjibaou in Noumea

Kanak Culture Lesson

Although New Caledonians speak French, their native culture is called Kanak. The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre is a spectacular feat of architecture that celebrates Kanak culture and educates visitors on its core beliefs. Check out traditional Kanak totems and artifacts, as well as recreated traditional huts.
Insider tip
Most shops close between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for a leisurely lunch.
Noumea, New Caledonia Escargots
Escargots de Bourgogne, snails with herbs butter in Noumea, New Caledonia

Local Cuisine

Discover the abundance of French-influenced food found on Noumea. Head to Baie de Citrons to find the best restaurants, bistros and bars. Cruise to Noumea and sample French classics like slow-cooked lamb shanks and escargots, or experience island-inspired twists on Old World cuisine, like choucroute (a filling platter-style meal typical in Alsace) with sweet potato, cabbage, papaya and pumpkin. And look out for the bakeries — they stock bread worthy of a Parisian cafe.
Noumea, New Caledonia French Wines
Hard to find French wines found in Noumea, New Caledonia

Shopping

There are two main shopping attractions in Noumea: grocery stores and open-air markets. Head to the Casino (a grocery store) and indulge in the array of French goodies — pick up some hard-to-find French wine to take home. At the market, you'll find local spices, including regionally produced vanilla, alongside Kanak artifacts. For souvenirs, browse the market for Melanesian masks or tribal turtle sculptures.

Dag 10: Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia

Dag 10
Isle Of Pines
New Caledonia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia, Palm tree on a beach
A palm tree on a beach in Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
Ting å gjøre i
Isle Of Pines
anbud fra 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time will stop when you first lay eyes on the Isle of Pines' glittering blue water and white, powdery beaches. Nicknamed "The Jewel of the Pacific," this small isle greets you with the spiny trees that line its shores — these pines give the island its name. Formed from nutritious volcanic rock, the isle is surrounded by the New Calendonia Barrier Reef. Cruise to Isle of Pines and head to secluded Upi Bay, where you can go snorkeling and see the reef up-close, as well as clownfish, sea turtles and other exotic sea life. Or take the one-hour hike through lush rainforest to the top of N'Ga Peak. From the summit, you can spot the natural pool at Oro Bay — head there afterward to relax and splash around in the clear waters surrounded by pines.
Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia, Pic N'Ga
Pic N'ga towering over Isle of Pines, New Caledonia

Play King of the Island

The hike up to the highest point, Pic N'Ga, takes only an hour. As you walk, catch glimpses native bird life and soak in the perfume of tropical flora. At the summit, your hard work is rewarded with panoramic views of the entire island and the never-ending blue ocean.
Insider tip
Wear a shirt that covers your shoulders and shorts to your knees if you leave the beaches.
Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia, Rocky Coast
Rocky coast at Isle of Pines, New Caledonia

Go Au Naturelle

A quick taxi ride will land you at Piscine Naturelle, a natural saltwater lagoon filled with clear blue waters and powder-soft sand. Less crowded than the other areas, these shallow waters are the perfect spot to slow down and take in the natural splendor.
Insider tip
You can rent snorkeling equipment from shops near the port if you don't have your own.
Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia, Kanumera Bay
Kanumera Bay at Isle of Pines, New Caledonia

Snorkel Around the Sacred Rock

Snorkel in warm waters in Kanumera Bay during your cruise. You'll come across an ancient sacred rock covered by vegetation. Made from pure limestone, it's passionately protected by the Melanesian people. Swim its circumference, and catch glances of colorful schools of fish passing by.
Insider tip
Be sure to wear coral-friendly sunblock that is environmentally friendly!
Haifa, Israel Shawarma Falafel
Traditional Israeli shawarma and falafel with fried eggplant

Local Cuisine

The isle is small but well-prepared for tourists. At Kuto Bay — yet another snorkeling spot — you'll find a small cafe serving island food and drink. Try bougna, an island specialty of fish, chicken or lobster with yams cooked in coconut milk and wrapped in a banana leaf. Bulimes, the local snails, are also a delicacy. Cruise to Isle of Pines and walk along the shores, and you'll pass local-run stalls selling BBQ meat skewers and tasty grilled lobsters.
Haifa, Israel Ceramic Plates
Ceramic plates and other souvenirs in the flea markets in Haifa, Israel

Shopping

Dotted around the bay areas are little market stalls where you can shop for souvenirs. The Islanders make a fragrant oil from the roots and inner trunk of sandalwood trees, or pick up a pareo — a local sarong — for your beach trips back home.

Dag 11 - 12: cruising

Dag 11 - 12
cruising
På sjøen
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Man Doing Air Trick
Man Doing Air Trick on Flowrider
SOLRIKE DAGER
Girl Surfing Flowrider at Daytime
Girl Surfing Flowrider at Daytime with a Smile

FlowRider®

Grab your board and get ready for 30,000 gallons of rushing awesome headed your way. The surf’s always up on the 40-foot-long FlowRider® surf simulator.
Solarium at Sunset
Sunset at the Solarium Pool

Solarium

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Dag 13: Sydney, Australia

Dag 13
Sydney
Australia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Sydney, Australia, Aerial View
Aerial view of Double Bay in Sydney, Australia
Ting å gjøre i
Sydney
Ankommer 6:30 AM
You won't have any trouble filling up an itinerary in Sydney — there's a wealth of sights, sounds and activities here to delight adventurers of all stripes. Visit one or all of the city's three iconic landmarks: the Sydney Opera House, the massive arched Harbour Bridge and white-sanded, crescent-shaped Bondi Beach. Get your culture on at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, with works from ancient tribal Australia to medieval Europe to modern times. Cruise to Sydney and check out the North Head Cliffs at Manly Beach, which offer panoramic views of the bay and the skyline, or go snorkeling along the underwater nature trail at secluded Gordon's Bay to spot starfish and sea urchins.
Sydney, Australia, Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia

Go in Circles

Circular Quay is the perfect place to start exploring Sydney. You can find the Opera House here, and Harbour Bridge is within walking distance. Stride into one of the many walking and pub tours that leave from here. Just 20 minutes away, you can stretch your legs on the iconic Harbour Bridge walk, the first of its kind in the world.
Insider tip
There are a surprising number of interesting museums in Sydney, including the Maritime Museum, which explores the seafaring history of the city.
Sydney, Australia, Manly beach
People enjoying Manly beach in Sydney, Australia

Get Manly

Bondi Beach gets all the attention, but Manly Beach in the Northern Beaches is a bit more local. The Corso is lined with shops and restaurants, including local favorite, Hugo's. If surfing is your thing, this is the place to be. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a fantastic way to soak in the city's coastline.
Sydney, Australia, The Gap at Watsons Bay
The Gap at Watsons Bay in Sydney, Australia

Walk Watsons

Hop on the ferry or one of the regular buses that go to Watsons Bay to enjoy the scenic hike around South Head. During your journey, you'll enjoy views of Sydney Harbour, North Head, the historic Hornby Lighthouse and, of course, the sapphire-blue Pacific Ocean. The Gap offers breathtaking views of the sea from the rocky cliffside.
Sydney, Australia, Fresh Rock oysters
A plate of fresh Sydney rock oysters

Local Cuisine

With all the water surrounding you, it's no surprise seafood takes center stage on many plates in the city. Head to Sydney Fish Market for giant Sydney Rock oysters or classic fish and ships. Stop into a local pie shop for a traditional Australian meat pie, or explore Sydney's international side with udon or ramen noodles at a Japanese noodle bar, or seek out shrimp dumplings in Chinatown.
Sydney, Australia, Opal ring
An opal ring displayed on a stone

Shopping

There are plenty of shopping malls in the heart of the city, including Westfield Mall, Pitt Street Mall and the wonderful Queen Victoria Building, which is now a shopping mall featuring top designers. Seek out cutting boards made from local camphor laurel — they're not only beautiful but also have natural antimicrobial properties. During your Sydney cruise vacation, look for jewelry made from opal, the national gemstone of Australia.

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