For over fifty years, Hollywood has been obsessed with Fiji, its islands and its people. Many blockbuster movies and popular TV shows have been shot in Fiji including Blue Lagoon Cruises, namesake.
Blue Lagoon Cruises has been an essential part of many of these productions providing accommodation and transportation for the cast and crew, location scouting throughout its familiar Fiji islands and providing the quintessential pristine deserted island. You may be interested to know that it is in fact the privately owned Blue Lagoon Cruises island of Nanuya Lai Lai which is a feature of all Blue Lagoon itineraries.
Here are details of some productions that will be familiar to you.
1948 Original Blue Lagoon movie starring Jean Simmons and Lloyd Bridges Shot throughout Fiji islands.
1979 Remake of Blue Lagoon movie starring Brooke Shields and Chris Atkins shot throughout Fiji islands and a Blue Lagoon vessel was chartered to ferry the production crew around and act as location scouts.
1995-96 Remake of Swiss Family Robinson as a TV series starring Richard ("John boy" in the Waltons) shot on Blue Lagoon?s private island, Nanuya Lai Lai.
1996 Original movie Contact starring Jodie Foster shot in Yasawa island group and production company hired Blue Lagoon vessel to ferry them around and act as location scouts.
1998 Original movie The Truman Show starring Jim Carrey where lead character has an obsession with Fiji
1999 MOVIE: CASTAWAY - Box office hit filmed on Yasava Islands. The box office hit, Castaway, starring Tom Hanks was filmed in the very waters Blue Lagoon Cruises operates in. In fact the film crew & stars used 3 of Blue Lagoons ships at different times over a two-year period, often utilizing the food & beverages of our luxury vessels.
Mimi McPherson Sister of supermodel Elle McPherson spent her recent holiday aboard a Blue Lagoon Cruise.
BLUE LAGOON CRUISE FIJI
CLUB CRUISE 4 & 7 DAYS
Enjoy the sophisticated Princess Class vessel, 54 metres (50-60 passenger) with spacious, outboard cabins, deck windows or large porthole.
Day 1. Embark Lautoka. At 3:00pm your cruise slips away to explore island bays, coral cays and lagoons as blue as the sky. D
Days 2-4 (or Days 2-7). Blue Lagoon Cruise. Cruise for about four hours each day, from one beautiful island to the next. Step ashore onto soft white sand, swim and dive in clear, calm waters. Visit thatch-hut villages set amongst tall coconut palms where the Fijian people still live as they have for centuries. Enjoy a lavish Lovo (Fijian) feast on a deserted beach. Sip cocktails on deck, watch romantic sunsets and dance under the stars to island music. Enjoy the company of new friends in the magical surroundings of these islands. BLD
Day 4 (or Day 7). Disembark Lautoka. Your cruise returns to Lautoka at 12:00pm.
Mondays and Thursdays (Mondays only for 7 day cruise).
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GOLD CLUB CRUISE 4 DAYS
Cruise aboard the state-of-the-art, 56 metre MV Mystique Princess featuring 36 luxury air-conditioned outboard staterooms, air-conditioned forward lounge, three sun decks and two cocktail bars.
Day 1. Lautoka to Yasawa Islands. Depart Lautoka at 3:00pm and cruise to the spectacular Yasawa Islands. At sunset, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and complimentary champagne, followed by dinner with the captain. D
MV Mystique Princess
Day 2. Yasawa Islands. We anchor in a sheltered lagoon for snorkeling, beach activities, and BBQ lunch under the coconut palms. Following lunch, we continue to a Fijian village where the local villagers perform traditional ceremonies. Tonight enjoy cocktails and dinner on board the ship. BLD
Day 3. A full day on Nanuya Lailai. Snorkel, view coral and colourful fish from a glass bottom boat, explore the island and after lunch relax in the sun. Tonight is Island Night with songs, dancing and a traditional Lovo feast. BLD
Day 4. Disembark Lautoka. Time for a swim before returning to Lautoka at 12:00pm. B
Mondays and Thursdays.
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PRICES INCLUSIONS - FOR BLUE LAGOON CRUISES
Return airport/launch transfers, air-conditioned cabins with shower, all meals (excluding drinks) while on board, including morning and afternoon teas. The Club Cruise features welcome cocktail reception, complimentary fruit, flowers and gift pack, Club Lounge and more. Gold Club Cruise cabins also have T.V./in-house movies, in-room safe, telephone, music, hair-dryer, refrigerator and mini-bar.