Let’s face it. Unless you are a skier, snow boarder or polar bear, winter is a time of the year that most of
us struggle our way through. Grey skies, drizzle, ice on the windscreen and howling winds make it hard
to put a smile on your face. So we’ve decided that enough is enough.
In July 2017 we’ll be holding our first Winter Celebration...in Fiji where the average temperature in July is a gorgeous 29°C degrees.
We’ve chartered a small ship just for Two’s a Crowd solos and together we’ll cruise the beautiful Fijian
Islands from Denarau over 8 days - in fact only 61 solos and everyone will have their own cabin. No
sharing with strangers. No couples and no tables for one.
Together we’ll explore the stunning Fiji Islands and stop at island villages for traditional ‘Lovo’ feasts,
‘Kava’ ceremonies and the opportunity to meet the locals and see how they live.
Would you like to be one of the escapees? Get in touch to grab your place.
Tour will be co-hosted by Two's a Crowd founder Ken Morgan and Tour Host Elise.
Refer to our brochure for day-to-day itinerary.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Recent review from Denise a traveller on the Reef Endeavour
We did the 7 day cruise from Denarua Wharf in late November and from the time we stepped on board you were made feel like the crew have known you forever. The ship is suberly organised and nothing left to chance.The day starts with a great breakfast choice and with Florien announcing all the daily activities and times to be ready, there was no chance of missing out on any activities. Everyday morning and every afternoon a new snorkelling spot, and beach, to go to ,with help from the boat crew, who were absolutely amazing. A couple of afternoons we visited villages, had some of the meal cooked the traditional way in the ground, had kava ceromonies and were entertained with village dances. Our attendance at a church service and craft markets as well as local schools was truly an amazing experience. Back on board the crew and staff kept the drinks and entertainment happening every night.We also chose the day trip to Tivua Island and had a great day relaxing until the ship picked us up with a group of new passengers. You can do as much or as little as you like. Do yourself a favour and experience true Fijian hospitality and culture with Captain Cook Cruises Fiji.
About the Reef Endeavour
The MV Reef Endeavour has 62 suites, staterooms and cabins. Every cabin type features a private bathroom ensuite, irconditioning, hair dryer, 240 volt power,international shaver point, soaps, shampoo and towels serviced daily. Each cabinis approximately 14sqm. Tabua Suitesare approximately 28 sqm. Stateroomsand Suites open onto the outside deck and have two windows. Tabua Suites(4) feature a bedroom (twin/double) with ensuite bathroom, plus a separate dayroom with, chair, settee, desk, TV & DVD player, refrigerator, tea and coffee facilities and second bathroom. Staterooms (49) are located on the main decks (twin/queen). Cabins (9) with portholes, open onto an inside passageway (twin/double/bunk triple/bunk quad). Two’s a Crowd solos ill have exclusive use of their cabin - no sharing.
English is an official language and is the language of instruction in education, and is spoken by most in Nadi, Suva and any other major tourist area. On a few of the less touristy islands, English may be spoken with some difficulty. Fijian or Hindustani (Hindi/Urdu) is spoken by most adults and children, and learning even a few key phrases will help you gain the respect of the locals.
Words and Phrases
Bula! - A general greeting, pronounced mboo-lah.
Vinaka - "Please" or "thank you", pronounced vee-nah-kah.
Moce - "Goodbye", pronounced mow-they.
In Fiji the currency is the Fijian dollar - symbolized as FJD placed before the amount with no intervening space. Bills include: FJD5, FJD10, FJD20, FJD50. Coins include: 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, $1, $2. ATM's are plentiful and credit cards widely accepted.
Australia and New Zealands passport holders are entitled to a free visa on arrival in Fiji for stays of up to 4 months.
Fiji has a warm tropical climate perfect for beachside holidays. Maximum temperatures rarely move out of the 31°C (88°F) to 26°C (79°F) range all year round. Southeast trade winds from March to November bring dry weather and the rainy season runs from December to April. On average there are 15 cyclones per decade, and two to four actually cause severe damage. They occur from November to April and with greatest frequency in January and February. There is more risk in the outlying northwest island groups.
Fiji does have a wet season, which is characterised by heavy, brief local showers and contributes most of the country’s annual rainfall. The wet season is normally from November to April and results from the southerly movements of the South Pacific Convergence Zone. Typically the smaller islands in Fiji receive less rainfall than the main Island with various amounts according to their location and size. Cyclones do occur in Fiji and are normally confined to wet season.
The best months for holidaying in regards to Fiji weather is late March through to early December.
Flight schedules for July 2017 will be released in August/September 2016. We are negotiating with one of the major airlines to develop a special airfare for our winter escapees!. We will contact all clients who have booked once the special fare is finalised.
Price is based on sole use of cabin throughout. Prices correct as at 15th June 2016 and subject to change until paid in full. Deposit of $1500 required to confirm booking. Balance payable 28th February 2017. Cruise includes:
- 8 days/7 nights on board MV Reef Endeavour cruising the Fijian islands - round trip from Denarau. Only Two’s a Crowd solos on board
- Sole use cabin with ensuite — no sharing with strangers
- Return airport transfers
- All meals while on board. Give your credit card a holiday too!
- 4 hour self-service tea and coffee bar
- WiFi (located in Tabua Suites, Yasawa Lounge, Pool Deck and on the Sundeck)
- Use of swimming pool, spa and gym
- Daily island stopovers and optional water activities
- Guided island, village and school tours
- Optional glass bottom boat tours
- Guided hikes
- Tropical island lovo feast and kava ceremony
- Entertainment on-vessel
Plus flights and travel insurance