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Cruises visiting Trobriand Islands & all Trobriand Islands cruises for  2017-2018-2019

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The Trobriand Islands (aka the Kiriwina Islands) are an archipelago of coral atolls off the E coast of Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province. Most of the 12,000 indigenous inhabitants live on the main island Kiriwina, the location of the government station, Losuia. Other major islands are Kaileuna, Vakuta, and Kitava. The archipelago is an important tropical rainforest eco-region in need of conservation. The islands lie in the Solomon Sea, where major battles were fought during WWII. You will be treated to elaborate and breath-taking dances performed by men, women and children. Do your own trading for artefacts, including ebony carvings inlaid with mother-of-pearl, masks, and shell jewellery.

The Massim society of Trobriander Islanders produce some of the most detailed and sought-after ebony carvings and artefacts in the region. They have a culture that traces family lineage through mothers rather than fathers, have unusual customs, such as eating privately, or turning their backs on each another and eating quickly so as not to be observed. Sexual practices are unique, and traditional magic spells are intricately woven into daily life. Yams are their currency, also Kula necklaces and arm bands, though visitors buy items using money. Betel nut is commonly eaten causing teeth to become red.

Life here has changed for centuries, unaffected by external influences. The first European visitor to the islands was the French ship Espérance in 1793, later followed by missionaries, schools and colonialists. Cricket was introduced in 1903 by a missionary with the hope of reducing tribal rivalry and fighting. Today they play a very different game with 40 or more players, with dances and chanting, modified bats and balls and the home team is always the winner! The game replaced inter-island warfare which was forbidden by colonialists. Visitors will be welcomed as they alight on the white sandy beaches by colourfully-dressed locals with their intriguing customs.

Cruises visiting Trobriand Islands in 2017

Currently sailing Sold out Available OBC = Onboard credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

11

NOV

Sun Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Sun Princess cruises Up to $300 OBC

Sold out

N/A

14

NOV

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises 27 Up to $100 OBC

$2,149

$215

8

DEC

L'Austral cruises

15

NIGHTS

L'Austral cruises

$9,620

$641

Cruises visiting Trobriand Islands in 2018

Currently sailing Sold out Available OBC = Onboard credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

9

FEB

Pacific Aria cruises

14

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises Up to $100 OBC

$2,749

$196

17

FEB

Crystal Serenity cruises

23

NIGHTS

Crystal Serenity cruises

$11,760

$511

25

FEB

Sea Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Sea Princess cruises Up to $300 OBC

$1,709

$155

29

MAY

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises Up to $100 OBC

$1,799

$180

27

JUL

Pacific Eden cruises

7

NIGHTS

Pacific Eden cruises 1 Up to $50 OBC

$1,299

$186

7

AUG

Pacific Eden cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Eden cruises Up to $100 OBC

$1,899

$190

17

AUG

Pacific Eden cruises

7

NIGHTS

Pacific Eden cruises Up to $50 OBC

$1,454

$208

27

AUG

Pacific Eden cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Eden cruises 2

$2,349

$235

9

OCT

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises

$1,799

$180

28

OCT

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Jewel cruises

$1,749

$175

27

NOV

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises

$2,199

$220

16

DEC

Sea Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Sea Princess cruises Up to $100 OBC

$2,199

$200

Cruises visiting Trobriand Islands in 2019

Currently sailing Sold out Available OBC = Onboard credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

6

JAN

Arcadia cruises

99

NIGHTS

Arcadia cruises

$20,144

$203

3

FEB

Sea Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Sea Princess cruises Up to $100 OBC

$1,799

$164

15

FEB

Maasdam cruises

41

NIGHTS

Maasdam cruises Up to $500 OBC

$8,199

$200

19

FEB

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises

$2,449

$245

2

MAR

Pacific Dawn cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Dawn cruises

$2,399

$240

7

MAR

Maasdam cruises

21

NIGHTS

Maasdam cruises Up to $500 OBC

$4,299

$205

7

MAR

Maasdam cruises

38

NIGHTS

Maasdam cruises Up to $500 OBC

$7,799

$205

26

MAR

Pacific Aria cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Aria cruises

$2,449

$245

1

MAY

Le Laperouse cruises

11

NIGHTS

Le Laperouse cruises

$8,760

$796

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