Island Escape Cruises

On board the Island Passage, you’ll discover the perfectly formed luxury travel experience. Our cruises in New Zealand and Vanuatu are designed to provide the glamour and exclusivity of luxury private motor-yacht cruising, along with an appealing dash of soft adventure.

We have accommodation onboard for just 22 like-minded passengers in 11 spacious, individually designed cabins that feature rich timber paneling and handmade furniture.



  • 2005


2012/13 Fleet

  • Island Passage: 22 Guests/9 Crew



  • 50 plus, well travelled to intimate destinations


Language & Onboard Currency

  • Language: French, English
  • Currency: NZD (credit cards accepted)



  • Vanuatu: 6 and 13 night cruises, Departing Santo, Departing Port Vila.
  • New Zealand: 6 night cruises, Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Islands, Islands of Auckland.



  • 3 levels onboard
  • 5 Expedition Cabins
  • 4 Ocean Staterooms
  • 2 Bridge Deck Suites


Dining & Beverages

  • Fine indoor/outdoor dining featuring Pacific Style cuisine
  • Alfresco bar and lounge with an extensive wine selection



  • Soft adventure activities on a daily basis are all inclusive


Ship Facilities

  • 3 dedicated crewed passenger boats
  • 4 kayaks (2 double and 2 single)
  • Snorkel, reef shoes and fishing gear
  • Ship’s helicopter available on request
  • Sun deck and outdoor lounge


Cruise Price Inclusions

  • All activities as shown in schedule
  • Snorkel, kayaks and fishing gear
  • Airport transfers – as specified
  • All meals and non-alcoholic drinks


Loyalty Program

  • Various loyalty programs are offered