South Pacific cruise excursions mean azure blue waters, plentiful snorkeling opportunities and unique cultural experiences. Alan and I have crossed the South Pacific six times sampling what the region has to offer. It’s one of our favorite cruising itineraries. We KNOW active boomer fun in the South Pacific.
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The Best South Pacific Cruise Excursions
We appreciate the laid-back vibe of the South Pacific with access to beautiful natural settings and opportunities to observe sea life. A boomer word of warning: Most excursions tend to be on the basic side. You may or may not have transportation with air conditioning. And it’s best to be flexible and go with the flow. Take a look at some of our favorite things to do in the South Pacific.
Tips for Rangiroa Snorkeling
Snorkeling in Rangiroa was one of Alan and Donna’s favorite memories from their South Pacific Cruise. Read all about it by clicking on Tips for Rangiroa Snorkeling.
Discover the Moorea Lagoon
We never get tired of the blue, blue waters in Tahiti’s Moorea. Learn more by clicking on Discover the Moorea Lagoon.
Noumea cruise excursion
On a Seabourn cruise excursion, we discovered artful graffiti in Noumea, New Caledonia. To read more about our experience, click on Noumea cruise excursion.
Dreaming of Raiatea
Although there are many cruise options, a cruise itinerary that includes Raiatea offers baby boomer travelers the chance to explore a lesser known tropical paradise. Check out our experience by clicking on Dreaming of Raiatea.
Confused about what to bring on a trip to the South Pacific? You need our tropical gear advice.
Finding Paradise at Iles de Pins
On this free Seabourn excursion, you’ll discover a tropical paradise in New Caledonia. Board the ship’s tender with your snorkel gear and a beach towels for a few hours of rest and relaxation. To read about our experience, click on cruise excursion in Iles de Pins.
Cruise excursion in Pago Pago, American Samoa
On a Seabourn cruise excursion in Pago Pago, we took a school bus ride to the scenic spots in this part of American Samoa. To read more about our experience, click on cruise excursion in Pago Pago.
Independent snorkel excursion in Fiji
When Seabourn Odyssey stopped in Suva, Fiji, we joined an independent snorkel excursion to Moon Reef. To read more about our experience, click on snorkel excursion in Fiji.
Swimming with Stingrays in Moorea
If we had to pick one cruise excursion that’s a favorite, swimming with stingrays in Moorea would be at the top of the list. To read more about our experience, click on Swimming with Stingrays in Moorea.
Enjoy Fakarava French Polynesia on Your Own
If you’re looking to visit an off-the-beaten-path travel paradise, look no further than French Polynesia. However, if you’re really looking for something special, visit the beautiful Fakarava atoll.
How to Visit Fanning Island
If you’re looking for a South Pacific cruise excursion that’s totally off-the-beaten-path, make sure to get off the boat at Fanning Island. This coral atoll with a turquoise-hued lagoon is truly unique. Check out our tips for visiting Fanning Island.
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