Cairns, Soloman Islands & Papua New Guinea
Soak up the sun, snorkel the bright coral reefs, and swim in crystal clear waters. Explore beautiful tropical forests, stumble across wildlife and sample a diverse range of cuisine, culture and history.
Your Holiday Package Includes:
- 4 Nights accommodation in Cairns
- Kuranda, Skyrail & Scenic Rail Full Day Tour
- Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Cruise
- 10 Night South Pacific cruise onboard the Pacific Explorer, Cairns return
- All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
- A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
- Port charges & prepaid gratuities onboard your cruise
***Rate is based on twin share for travel 29 May to 12 June 2022***
***Sailing also available for 19 June 2022 departure. A Surcharge may apply***
A destination like no other, with the glorious Coral Sea on one side and lush rainforest hinterland on the other. It’s perfect for trekking, discovering secret islands along the reef and sipping cocktails whilst enjoying scrumptious cuisine. Cairns also is home to the Esplanade, which is a swimming lagoon where you can freely bask under the sun as you enjoy the panoramic views of the Trinity Inlet.
Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Meet a giant Maori wrasse, a turtle or a shark in colourful coral gardens when you dive, snorkel and sail the Great Barrier Reef. Friendly staff will take you on a reef adventure to two pristine outer Great Barrier Reef locations. With a choice of 27 moorings owned exclusively by Passions of Paradise and just 80 passengers on board the air-conditioned 25-meter catamaran, you will avoid the crowds. A commitment to research, education and conservation of the World Heritage area has earned Passions many environmental awards. The exclusive sites include Hastings Reef (Some sites Include: 1770, Coral Gardens, Turtle Bommie), Paradise Reef, Norman Reef – Shark Mountain, Long Bommie, Flynn Reef (Little Tracey and Three Sisters), Milne Reef (The Whale, The Edge) and more! Lunch is served on-board; enjoy a sumptuous hot and cold buffet lunch including a selection of fresh salads and tropical fruits. Lunch is prepared daily by the chef on-board the vessel for maximum freshness and taste. On the way bay to Cairns, it's time to refresh yourself with a cold beverage from the bar.
Kuranda, Skyrail & Scenic Rail Full Day Tour
Board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for unforgettable views of the world’s oldest continually surviving rainforest, stroll around Kuranda Heritage Markets and the boutique shops the town has to offer. Board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for a rail journey from Kuranda to Freshwater station, passing waterfalls and Barron Gorge.
Located on the island of Guadalcanal, Honiara was built on land that saw some of the bloodiest battles of WWII. Now the capital and base of tourism to the beautiful Solomon Islands, this city offers something to satisfy the desires of history junkies, nature lovers, shoppers, and everyone in between. Spend your days picking up crafts at the outdoor markets or exploring the Botanical Garden's orchid collection, and your nights eating coconut crab and playing Pacific Poker, two local specialties.
Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in Solomon Islands. Picturesque villages, remote beaches, and islands formed from coral dominate Gizo. You’ll find fantastic opportunities for diving, 270 species of marine life and an abundance of history.
Rabaul is a township in East New Britain province, on the island of New Britain, in the country of Papua New Guinea. It lies about 600 kilometres to the east of the island of New Guinea.
The largest among the Trobriand Islands, and part of the beautiful Milne Bay Province is Kiriwina, and is home to only 12,000 people. It is a town of uplifted coral reefs, traditional villages, and farming plains, carrying a very rural feel as you explore its footpaths and dirt roads.
This peaceful collection of 22 islands is home to a rich and biodiverse coral reef system that's teeming with life. Take a walk (or a deep dive) on the wild side as you kayak, snorkel, or paddleboard your way to this natural paradise.
Terms & Conditions
* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).
Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest inside category available at the time. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 22 October 2021 and can be withdrawn without notice. Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.