Nuku Hiva Cruises

View of the ocean bay on the island of Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia
View of the ocean bay on the island of Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia
Notre Dame Cathedral in Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

The beautiful French Polynesian Island of Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands, and is dominated by two dormant volcanoes which have eroded to leave a 1,200m peak, surrounded by lush, green fertile valleys.

The hidden Taipivai valley is where Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, set his other great novel, Typee. The island is resolutely unspoilt. In its farms, pastureland and fishing villages, life carries on pretty much as it has for generations. The islanders are very welcoming of visitors, although there’s little concession to the tourist trade apart from a couple of souvenir shops.

Cruises to Nuku Hiva

Around the World from Liverpool

Around the World from Liverpool

Departs: Liverpool • Wed 06 Jan 2021
112 nights • Black Watch • W210107

  • Embark on an incredible 108-night global exploration aboard Black Watch and discover iconic sights and unforgettable experiences amongst some of the world’s most breathtaking and inspirational destinations.
  • Explore Havana via classic car; sample paradise at unspoilt South Pacific Islands; marvel at Sydney’s famous landmarks, including Harbour Bridge and the Opera House; and tour to the Taj Mahal from Kochi.
  • Experience the contrasts between vibrant Singapore and rarely-visited Indonesian islands; sail the remarkable Panama and Suez canals; uncover the ‘lost city’ of Petra; and much more on one epic voyage.

Please call our Reservations Team for latest pricing and availability.

Around the World

Around the World

Departs: Southampton • Fri 08 Jan 2021
108 nights • Black Watch • W2102

  • Embark on an incredible 108-night global exploration aboard Black Watch and discover iconic sights and unforgettable experiences amongst some of the world’s most breathtaking and inspirational destinations.
  • Explore Havana via classic car; sample paradise at unspoilt South Pacific Islands; marvel at Sydney’s famous landmarks, including Harbour Bridge and the Opera House; and tour to the Taj Mahal from Kochi.
  • Experience the contrasts between vibrant Singapore and rarely-visited Indonesian islands; sail the remarkable Panama and Suez canals; uncover the ‘lost city’ of Petra; and much more on one epic voyage.

From £12,999pp

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Idyllic & Cultural Island Discovery

Idyllic & Cultural Island Discovery

Departs: Southampton • Fri 08 Jan 2021
80 nights • Black Watch • W210305

  • Experience an unforgettable start to 2021 and set sail on an epic voyage to discover world-famous landmarks and spectacular landscapes, cultural delights and much more among some of the world’s most awe-inspiring regions and destinations.
  • Cross the Atlantic to sun-kissed islands in the Caribbean; visit the legendary city of Havana; navigate the Panama Canal; and discover paradise at idyllic South Pacific islands such as Bora-Bora and Mystery Island.
  • See Sydney’s iconic landmarks; enjoy a rare visit to Burnie, Tasmania; delve into fascinating Australian history at Albany; and much more, then revel in the contrasts of Asia, showcased by Indonesian island scenes and Singapore’s spectacular cityscape.

From £10,999pp

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Caribbean, Cuba & the South Pacific

Caribbean, Cuba & the South Pacific

Departs: Southampton • Fri 08 Jan 2021
56 nights • Black Watch • W210304

  • Begin 2021 with a holiday of a lifetime and discover authentic cultures, amazing wildlife, iconic landmarks and out-of-this-world landscapes as you sail halfway around the world via spectacular islands and cities.
  • Your enthralling journey includes time in the Caribbean, to indulge in pure relaxation and laidback island exploration; a chance to explore Havana via an iconic classic car; and a memorable navigation of the Panama Canal.
  • The unspoilt, sun-splashed scenes of South Pacific islands such as Nuku Hiva, Bora-Bora and Tahiti will bring dreams of paradise to life, before Sydney presents its world-famous attractions, such as Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

From £7,749pp

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Australia with the Islands of Polynesia & the Far East

Australia with the Islands of Polynesia & the Far East

Departs: Havana • Fri 29 Jan 2021
59 nights • Black Watch • W210405

  • Experience the stuff holiday dreams are made of on this epic voyage from Cuba to Sri Lanka, taking in the eclectic highlights of idyllic islands and captivating cities in the Americas, Oceania and Asia.
  • Navigate the Panama Canal and explore Costa Rican rainforest before discovering paradise among the postcard-perfect beaches and unspoilt landscapes of South Pacific islands such as Nuku Hiva, Tahiti, Bora-Bora and Mystery Island.
  • See Sydney’s iconic landmarks; enjoy a rare visit to Burnie, Tasmania; delve into fascinating Australian history at Albany; and much more, then revel in the contrasts of Asia, showcased by Indonesian island scenes and Singapore’s spectacular cityscape.

From £9,269pp

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Cultures & Landmarks of Polynesia, Australia & Asia

Cultures & Landmarks of Polynesia, Australia & Asia

Departs: Havana • Fri 29 Jan 2021
88 nights • Black Watch • W210406

  • Embark on the adventure of a lifetime for chances to discover iconic landmarks; marvel at idyllic island scenes; experience diverse cultures and much more, among some of the world’s most captivating regions and countries.
  • Enjoy a navigation of the impressive Panama Canal; indulge in blissful relaxation at paradise islands in the South Pacific such as Bora-Bora and Mystery Island; and take in Sydney’s famous sights, such as Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
  • Experience the contrasts between unspoilt Indonesian islands and bustling cities including Singapore and Mumbai; take a tour to the Taj Mahal; uncover the ‘Lost City’ of Petra and Israel’s hallowed sites; and much more.

From £12,219pp

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Polynesian Paradise with Iconic Sydney

Polynesian Paradise with Iconic Sydney

Departs: Havana • Fri 29 Jan 2021
35 nights • Black Watch • W2104

  • Bring dreams of the South Pacific’s faraway idylls to life and immerse yourself in a world of pristine white-sand beaches, sparking lagoons, coral reefs, exotic flora and fauna, and more.
  • You can marvel at the breathtaking, unspoilt landscapes of Nuku Hiva and Fakarava; indulge in paradise at Tahiti, Raiatea and Bora-Bora; and explore the ‘island where time begins’, Tonga.
  • There’s memorable calls at remote, uninhabited Mystery Island and the Fijian gem of Savusavu too, while unforgettable experiences to enjoy either side of your Polynesian exploration include a navigation of the Panama Canal and time to explore iconic Sydney.

From £6,219pp

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Voyage Around the World

Voyage Around the World

Departs: Dover • Mon 18 Oct 2021
152 nights • Boudicca • D21GV

  • This around the world voyage is an unforgettable discovery of spectacular islands, iconic cities, famous historical, cultural and spiritual sites, amazing wildlife and more.
  • Taste Cuban life in Havana; indulge in the paradise of South Pacific Islands; learn of New Zealand’s Maori culture; and see Sydney’s icons, meet Koalas and celebrate New Year’s in Hobart.
  • Encounter Bornean orangutans; delve into Vietnamese war history; explore Singapore and bustling Mumbai; seek-out Egyptian wonders; and even walk hallowed ground in Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

From £14,999pp

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Atlantic, Pacific & Central America Discovery

Atlantic, Pacific & Central America Discovery

Departs: Dover • Mon 18 Oct 2021
57 nights • Boudicca • D212527

  • Experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery as you sail halfway around the world via the vast Atlantic and Pacific oceans on board smaller-sized
  • After a very special celebration at the ‘Four Ladies in Lisbon’ event, your Atlantic journey takes in the verdant Azores and beautiful Bermuda, before it’s on to delve into the rich cultures of Cuba, Colombia, Mexico and more.
  • In the Pacific, idyllic French Polynesian islands await; visiting unmolested islands such as Bora Bora, Fakarava and Tahiti provides a taste of postcard-perfect paradise.

From £6,199pp

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The Atlantic & Pacific with Central America & New Zealand

The Atlantic & Pacific with Central America & New Zealand

Departs: Dover • Mon 18 Oct 2021
70 nights • Boudicca • D212528

  • Sail the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; take in iconic cities; discover idyllic islands; and immerse yourself in unforgettable experiences, as you journey halfway around the world.
  • After a very special celebration at the ‘Four Ladies in Lisbon’ event, your Atlantic journey takes in the verdant Azores and beautiful Bermuda, before it’s on to delve into the rich cultures of Cuba, Colombia, Mexico and more.
  • In the Pacific, taste unspoilt paradise at the islands of French Polynesia, before visiting New Zealand for Maori and Kiwi culture and wonderful scenic beauty.

From £8,199pp

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Cultures of Polynesia & the Americas

Cultures of Polynesia & the Americas

Departs: Havana • Thu 04 Nov 2021
40 nights • Boudicca • D212627

  • Experience explorations of culture-rich cities, discoveries of idyllic, picture-postcard islands and an unforgettable transpacific voyage on this holiday of a lifetime.
  • You’ll visit Havana for Cuban dance, cocktails and history; taste Colombian culture; head to Mexico and Belize for beach resorts and Mayan ruins; and uncover Costa Rican nature reserves and rainforest.
  • Discover scenes of mountainous backdrops, crystal-clear waters and powder-white beaches at Bora-Bora, Tahiti, Nuku Hiva, and Raiatea; and explore Fakarava’s fauna-rich Biosphere Reserve, famed for its rare species.

From £5,419pp

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Central America, French Polynesia & New Zealand

Central America, French Polynesia & New Zealand

Departs: Havana • Thu 04 Nov 2021
53 nights • Boudicca • D212628

  • Immerse yourself in Central American culture; experience an unforgettable transpacific journey across the world’s largest ocean; and then enjoy the best of New Zealand, all on one cruise.
  • Highlights include the dance, rum and history of Havana; the Mayan ruins of Cozumel and Belize; and discoveries of idyllic South Pacific Islands such as Bora Bora, Tahiti and Raiatea.
  • Learn of Maori traditions; taste modern Kiwi culture in energetic cities such as Wellington; sail fjord-like sounds; and much more.

From £7,419pp

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Crossing the Pacific with French Polynesia

Crossing the Pacific with French Polynesia

Departs: Puerto Caldera • Tue 16 Nov 2021
28 nights • Boudicca • D2127

  • Experience an unforgettable journey across the world’s largest ocean – one of the great cruise voyages – on board smaller-sized.
  • After time in Costa Rica and Mexico, you’ll revel in the magic of Pacific Ocean cruising and discover paradise amongst a string of idyllic South Pacific Islands.
  • Discover picture-postcard scenes of mountainous backdrops, crystal-clear waters and powder-white beaches at Bora-Bora, Tahiti, Nuku Hiva, and Raiatea; and explore Fakarava’s fauna-rich Biosphere Reserve, famed for its rare species.

From £4,299pp

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Transpacific Voyage with New Zealand

Transpacific Voyage with New Zealand

Departs: Puerto Caldera • Tue 16 Nov 2021
41 nights • Boudicca • D212728

  • Experience a small-ship sailing across the vast Pacific Ocean and taste paradise at idyllic South Pacific Islands, then be immersed in New Zealand’s rich culture and incredible beauty.
  • Discover mountainous backdrops, crystal-clear waters and powder-white beaches at Bora-Bora, Tahiti, Nuku Hiva, and Raiatea; and explore Fakarava’s Biosphere Reserve, famed for its rare species.
  • Learn of Maori traditions and the Haka’s origins; taste modern Kiwi culture in energetic cities such as Wellington; sail fjord-like sounds; and much more.

From £6,099pp

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Transpacific Voyage to the Icons of Oceania

Transpacific Voyage to the Icons of Oceania

Departs: Puerto Caldera • Tue 16 Nov 2021
62 nights • Boudicca • D212729

  • Sail an unforgettable transpacific journey; experience paradise at idyllic islands; and discover icons and cultural highlights in Australia and New Zealand on a holiday of a lifetime.
  • Discover mountainous backdrops, crystal-clear waters and powder-white beaches at Bora-Bora, Tahiti, Nuku Hiva, and Raiatea; and explore Fakarava’s Biosphere Reserve, famed for its rare species.
  • Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s Maori traditions; cruise fjord-like sounds; see the famous sights of Sydney; encounter cuddly Koalas; celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hobart; and much more.

From £8,899pp

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