Cruises to Thursday Island


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Top Thursday Island Cruises

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Outback & Island Pearls - Bali to Papeete

Regatta 23 Jun 2025 24 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Benoa

FREE Flights, Wi-Fi & Speciality Dining*

FREE Shore Excursion Credit*

FREE Champagne, Wine & More Drinks Package with Lunch and Dinner*

5★ Luxury Full-Board Cruising*

Itinerary: Benoa, Bali, Indonesia - Komodo Island, Indonesia - Darwin, Australia - Thursday Island - Cairns, Australia - Townsville, Australia - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Mystery Island, Vanuatu -…
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Inside from £9,679pp

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Lagoons to Safari Legends - Papeete to Cape Town

Nautica 07 Mar 2025 76 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Tahiti (Papeete)

FREE Flights, Wi-Fi & Speciality Dining*

FREE Shore Excursion Credit*

FREE Champagne, Wine & More Drinks Package with Lunch and Dinner*

5★ Luxury Full-Board Cruising*

Itinerary: Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia - Huahine, French Polynesia - Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Pago Pago, American Samoa - Apia, Samoa - Suva, Fiji - Lautoka, Fiji - Port Vila,...
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Inside from £20,739pp

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Asia & Oceania Odyssey - Tokyo to Honolulu

Regatta 22 May 2025 71 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Tokyo

FREE Flights, Wi-Fi & Speciality Dining*

FREE Shore Excursion Credit*

FREE Champagne, Wine & More Drinks Package with Lunch and Dinner*

5★ Luxury Full-Board Cruising*

Itinerary: Tokyo, Japan - Nagoya - Osaka - Hiroshima, Japan - Sasebo - Shanghai, China - Xiamen - Hong Kong, China - Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam - Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam - Saigon (Ho…
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Outside from £24,649pp

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What to see in Thursday Island

Thursday Island, nestled in the Torres Strait between Australia and Papua New Guinea, entices with its rich cultural heritage and tropical allure. Known as Waiben to its indigenous inhabitants, the island boasts stunning landscapes, maritime history and a vibrant community, making it a captivating destination for travellers seeking adventure and exploration.

Thursday Island is rich in cultural heritage, with a history shaped by its indigenous roots, maritime trade and diverse communities. A visit to the Gab Titui Cultural Centre provides a comprehensive insight into the island's cultural identity, showcasing traditional art, artefacts and stories of the Torres Strait Islanders. The cultural centre's exhibitions highlight the unique customs, beliefs and practices of the island's indigenous communities, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about traditional hunting and fishing techniques, ceremonial rituals and the significance of dance and music in Torres Strait Islander culture.

Thursday Island has a rich maritime history dating back to the 19th century when it served as a strategic trading post and administrative centre for the Torres Strait region. A visit to the Torres Strait Heritage Museum offers insight into the island's maritime heritage, showcasing artefacts, photographs and memorabilia that tell the story of its seafaring past. Exhibits at the museum highlight the island's role as a hub for pearl diving, maritime trade and immigration, with displays on traditional sailing vessels, pearl luggers and the diverse cultures that have contributed to the island's maritime heritage.

Thursday Island is surrounded by pristine waters, coral reefs and lush tropical landscapes, making it an ideal destination for outdoor adventures and exploration. Snorkelling and diving tours offer visitors the chance to discover the underwater wonders of the Torres Strait, with colourful coral gardens, tropical fish and marine life waiting to be explored. One popular destination for snorkelling and diving is nearby Horn Island, where crystal-clear waters and vibrant coral reefs teem with marine biodiversity. Guided tours provide equipment and expert guidance, ensuring a safe and memorable experience for visitors of all skill levels.


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