South Pacific Sojourn

Deal Details

Travel Dates

7-16 November 2023

Priced From

$5,388 per person

Set sail on an authentic 10-day adventure cruise and traverse the cobalt blue waters of the South Pacific exploring the untouched beauty of remote tropical islands, white sand beaches and traditional cultures of Vanuatu and New Caledonia, before visiting the quiet paradise of Australia’s Norfolk Island and our aptly named subtropical Bay of Islands before arriving into the disembarkation port of Tauranga.


  • Flight from Auckland to Port Vila in economy class
  • NZ$300 local payment
  • One night Port Vila hotel accommodation in a twin/double share room, including dinner and breakfast
  • Transfers in Port Vila: airport - hotel - ship
  • All onboard ship accommodation with meals, house beer, and wine/soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • All expedition shore excursions

Twin/Double share from $5,388* per person (Superior, Deck 4)

Superior Cabins on Deck 4 are a spacious 22mand feature large panoramic windows, king or two single beds, comfortable lounge, writing desk, private en-suite with shower, ample storage and a flat-screen entertainment system.

Indulge in a Heritage Suite from $8,638* per person, double share

Located on Deck 6, Heritage Suites are an expansive 44mand feature large double panoramic windows, king bed, large living area with a sofa, coffee table and chairs and grand marble bathroom with a double basin, bathtub and shower, large writing desk, floor to ceiling cabinetry for storage and a flat-screen entertainment system.

Triple share from $4,593* per person (Main Deck)
Single cabins from $6,568* per person (Main Deck)

Download the full itinerary and pricing information here.

The Voyage


Specially designed with cruise enthusiasts and adventurers in mind, South Pacific Sojourn carefully blends exciting island adventures with luxurious sea days spent poolside, in the Observation Lounge or watching your voyage unfold in the Bridge alongside your Captain.

Discover a region rich with history and opportunities for exploration where life abounds both above and below the water while enjoying all-inclusive travel.

Highlights during the voyage include exploring the lively markets of Port Vila and snorkelling through a kaleidoscope of colourful reefs in New Caledonia’s Lifou Island to uncover a myriad of exotic fish and coral species. Enjoy either a drive or hike to the top of Vanuatu’s active volcano Mount Yasur on Tanna Island and discover historic UNESCO heritage sites on Australia’s Norfolk Island along with over 40 species of endemic plants in the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Discover New Zealand’s early history with a visit to the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi, location of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and explore the iconic and historic Kiw town of Russell in the Bay of Islands.

Adventure and all-inclusive luxury awaits aboard the sophisticated surrounds of the purpose-built 140-guest flagship Heritage Adventurer where house beer and wine is served alongside gourmet lunches and dinners as you sail the South Pacific on a voyage like no other.

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Day 1
Auckland - Port Vila, Vanuatu
Day 2
Port Vila, Vanuatu - Embark ship in the afternoon
Day 3
Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Mt Yasur)
Day 4
Lifou Island, New Caledonia
Day 5
A leisurely day at sea
Day 6
Norfolk Island, Australia
Day 7
At sea
Day 8
At sea
Day 9
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Day 10
Tauranga, New Zealand

Your Ship - Heritage Adventurer

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A true pioneering expedition vessel of exceptional pedigree, Heritage Adventurer is often referred to as the ‘Grande Dameof Polar Exploration’. Purpose built for adventure in 1991 at Finland’s Rauma shipyard and specifically designed for Polar exploration, Heritage Adventurer (formerly known as MS Hanseatic) is 124-metres long, boasts the highest passenger ship ice-class rating (1A Super) and an impressive history of Polar and remote region exploration making her perfect for Heritage Expeditions' signature experiential expedition travel.

Originally designed to accommodate 184 guests, just 140 expeditioners are now welcomed onboard creating a spacious, comfortable on board experience and continuation of the exceptional, personalised expedition experience synonymous with the company. While a fleet of 14 Zodiacs ensures all guests are able to maximise their expedition experience.


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On board, enjoy stylish, sophisticated accommodations spanning 4 decks, visit the captain and crew in the Bridge with the Open Bridge Policy and dine on gourmet fare from leading chefs.

Watch your adventure unfold from numerous spectacular indoor and outdoor viewing locations including Heritage Adventurer’s famed Observation Lounge resplendent with 270-degree views and join the world-renowned team of naturalists, botanists, historians and experts as they interpret the natural and human history discovered during each voyage, as well as hosting regular lectures.

And should you require a little R&R, unwind in the library, pool, gym, hot tub, sauna and steam room, indulge in some retail therapy or find a quiet place to enjoy a coffee or cocktail from the café and bar.

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