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Pacific Island Cruises
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Pacific Island cruises by small ship focus on remote unexplored regions away from big ship crowds. Discover Easter Island’s moai statues, French Polynesia’s azure seas, Papua New Guinea’s unique communities and Hawaii’s lesser-known gems in an active way with expert guides.
Why book your Pacific Island cruise with AdventureSmith?

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Work one-on-one with a dedicated Adventure Specialist to research, book & prepare for your South Pacific cruise.

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Our South Pacific cruises get you out hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, diving & stand-up paddleboarding.

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Let our experience with South Pacific cruises help match you with the best small ship cruises in the pacific islands.

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Our longstanding partnerships in South Pacific cruise destinations translate into savings for you.

Man stands on bow of small ship looking at deep blue sea & verdant green hillside on a partly cloudy but bright day during a small ship cruise in the Pacific Islands.

What Are The Best South Pacific Cruises?

The best South Pacific cruises incorporate your priorities, whether they be cultural visits, education, celebration, activity, romance or all of the above. Our experienced Adventure Specialists are ready to talk through all of your options for small ship cruises in the Pacific Islands, with insights into which Pacific Island is the best to visit based on your interests. Our options for South Pacific cruises in 2023 & 2024 range from the crystal-clear waters of Hawaii to Easter Island, Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia’s Tahiti, the Marquesas and Bora Bora.

Luxury South Pacific Cruises

Cruise around the Pacific Islands in style aboard the refined yet relaxed Safari Explorer. Ideally sized at only 36 guests, this ship offers many opportunities for camaraderie with fellow guests as well as private spaces to take in amazing Hawaiian sunsets. Or consider exploring the islands of French Polynesia on luxury South Pacific cruises in 2023 that feature the best guides from National Geographic.

Our South Pacific luxury cruises all feature stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and unique visits to locations without the tourist crowds; they also emphasize the luxury of time to truly explore, with most luxury South Pacific cruises spanning well over a week.

Aerial view of jagged green volcanic peaks leading down to turquoise waters seen during luxury South Pacific cruises.

Pacific Island cruises by small ship focus on remote unexplored regions away from big ship crowds.


Pacific Island Cruises

Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 81 81 81 77 73 72 70 70 72 72 75 77
Avg. Low (F) 68 68 68 66 64 61 61 59 61 61 63 64
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 3.5 3.1 3.1 4.3 4.7 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.1 2.8 3.1 3.5

Ideal Pacific Islands Weather for Cruising

Small ship cruises in the Pacific Islands operate during the Northern Hemisphere’s cooler months, October through May. Take the opportunity to escape the cold and enjoy some sun, pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters on South Pacific cruises during North American winter. While our small ship cruises in the Pacific Islands sail the North Pacific, South Pacific and Indian Ocean, they all offer a lush climate that’s easy to enjoy. Note that the climate data referenced above is for Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Chile, in the South Pacific Ocean.

When Is The Best Time To Travel To The Pacific Islands?