S/V Southern Cross at McKean Atoll (Phoenix Islands) in May 2013


Remote Islands Adventure Travel with Pacific Expeditions

We are an adventure travel company:

Adventure Travel: "Vacation or trip to a natural environment or remote location
with the specific purpose of active physical participation and
exploration of a new experience"

Dictionary.com

We operate in the central Pacific, including the remote islands of:
Cook Islands, Samoa, Tokelau and the Phoenix Islands World Heritage Site

Our specialties include sailing adventure travel, ecotourism, amateur radio expeditions,
bird watching tours, scuba diving, conservation & science expeditions



S/V Southern Cross (our 58ft long expedition support vessel)

Note: For a detailed line drawing of the S/V Southern Cross (1MB pdf) please click here

Abandoned guano miners' huts (ca 1870) Enderbury Atoll, Phoenix Islands


Want to Explore the Phoenix Islands World Heritage Site ?

On our Phoenix voyages we visit the very remote and uninhabited Phoenix Islands,
which is the largest marine reserve in the world and a World Heritage Site,
we specialise in expeditions for sailing adventure travel, amateur radio,
bone fishing, science surveys and other specialty charters.

We always visit Kanton (Canton) Atoll, with other islands optional:
including Enderbury, Orona (Hull), Birnie, Rawaki, Manra (Sydney),
Nikumaroro (Gardner) and McKean
plus Atafu and Nukunonu Atoll in the Tokelau Islands

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2014 Phoenix Islands Expeditions:

1) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Tuesday 1st to Thursday 17th July 2014 (17 days) fully booked

2) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Friday 18th July to Monday 4th August 2014 (18 days) fully booked

3) Scuba Diving - Island Adventure Expedition:
Thursday 7th to Monday 25th August 2014 (19 days) space available

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2015 Phoenix Islands Expeditions:

1) Island Adventure Expedition:
Monday 8th to Friday 26th June 2015 (18 days) space available

2) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Tuesday 30th June to Monday 20th July 2015 (21 days) fully booked

3) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Wednesday 22nd July - Tuesday 11th Aug 2015 (21 days) fully booked

4) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Friday 14th - Monday 31st Aug 2015 (18 days) fully booked

5) Scuba Diving Expedition:
Friday 4th - Monday 21st Sept 2015 (18 days) space available

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Maximum of 7 passengers per voyage - US$4,900 per passenger

For more details on our Phoenix voyages click here

S/V Southern Cross - Phoenix Islands World Heritage Site Expedition in 2009

Cook Islands:

Want to explore Suwarrow National Park
& Palmerston Island ?


Swim with manta rays and sharks?
Sleep on an uninhabited atoll and walk in the footsteps of Tom Neale?

These are 13 day voyages to two extremely remote Cook Islands
(Palmerston Atoll and Suwarrow National Park) - Price: US$3,900

These voyages start and finish in Rarotonga (Cook Islands)

Rarotonga has direct air links with Los Angeles, Sydney and Auckland


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2014 Palmerston-Suwarrow Expedition:
Depart Rarotonga on Monday afternoon 21st April
Arriving back in Rarotonga on Saturday morning 3rd May

2015 Palmerston-Suwarrow Expedition:
Depart Rarotonga on Monday afternoon 4th May
Arriving back in Rarotonga on Saturday morning 16th May

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For more details on our Cook Islands voyages click here

Some recommended reading:
By US born author 'Robert Dean Frisbie' (The Island of Desire)
By NZ born author 'Tom Neale' (An Island to Oneself)
To read about one of Pacific Expedition's Suwarrow voyages click here


Masked Boobies, Rawaki Island, Phoenix Group, 2006

Our adventure tourism, scuba diving and scientific expeditions operate in the central Pacific's
key wilderness areas

Our expeditions help protect and nurture these wild places

We run a quality business, ensuring that the central Pacific's most pristine islands are
sustainably protected, while delivering a great wilderness experience for our clients

To book your place on one of our voyages, email us on info@pacific-expeditions.com

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