Splendour in the South Pacific

22 January - 4 February 2018

Duration

13 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

7 Ports

22 January

Setting sail from Papeete

If you are in search of paradise, don't expect it to be easy to get there! It's a long old haul to get to Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia. And once you are there, Papeete itself is by no means the most magical spot - you need to venture forth to see the other islands, and luxuriate in the turquoise lagoons, white sand beaches fringed with palm trees, rugged mountain peaks and coral reefs. Expensive and remote, these islands have maintained their uncommercial magic, with excellent hotels and a warm Polynesian welcome everywhere you go.

Our tip

Don’t bother with local currency – all the local shops and markets will take US dollars. And take aqua shoes, impossible to walk in the sea otherwise.

23 January

French Polynesia: Bora Bora

24 January

French Polynesia: Raiatea

25 January

At sea

26 January

Cook Islands: Aitutaki

27-29 January

At sea

30 January

Tonga: Nuku'Alofa

31 January - 1 February

At sea

2 February

New Zealand: Bay of Islands

3-4 February

Arriving in Auckland

Auckland offers a buzzing waterfront and a vibrant arts scene, and provides a fascinating introduction to New Zealand's proud cultural heritage. The centre is home to excellent shopping and a number of fantastic restaurants, while the north of the city has a distinctly more laid-back vibe, and to the west is the city's oldest wine region.

Don't miss

It’s not all about the city; there is stunning natural beauty within easy reach, including black sand beaches, islands and extinct volcanic cones.

The Ship

Your home from home

Silver Whisper in Venice
Silver Shadow & Silver Whisper - Pool deck
Silversea cruises - Butler service

Silver Shadow & Whisper are elegant ships carrying just 382 privileged guests each, in beautiful style, with plenty of space and loads of facilities, whilst maintaining a nurturing intimacy.

What we love

We do enjoy stepping aboard these sleek ships, the second generation from Silversea. Whilst maintaining the small ship feel, they have the space to offer upgraded facilities and choices, not to mention outstanding levels of service and hospitality, with Italian flair and a family atmosphere.

Capacity 382 Guests
Crew 302 International Staff
Style The Italian verve and sparkle of Silversea makes for a social, welcoming ambience and cosmopolitan style. The international passenger mix creates a sophisticated and elegant environment.
Inclusions
  • Wines and spirits included at all times throughout the ship
  • Numerous dining options
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Daytime activities and lecture programme
  • Evening entertainment and shows
  • Gratuities
More about Silver Whisper

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Brando hotel, French Polynesia

Extend your stay in French Polynesia

For the ultimate eco-hotel experience, go for the Brando! Eye wateringly expensive, but a bit special.

View of Bora Bora from above

Explore the islands

If you are visiting Bora Bora tour the island by open bus - Le Truck.

The Langham Auckland

Where to stay in Auckland

There are some great luxury lodges within easy reach of the city. In the city itself we like the Langham.

Kayaking in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Around Auckland

About 3 hours north of the city is the Bay of Islands, an area of pristine islands and turquoise water as well as small towns of historic and cultural interest.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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