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2011/12 Ocean Cruise Guide October 2011


Welcome Cruising is the fastest growing sector of the travel industry across the globe, with consumers around the world enjoying holidays afloat in ever greater numbers each year. The boom has given rise to a huge variety of choice for cruisers, with many different options available including fabulous upmarket luxury, relaxing family cruises, adventurous expeditions and fascinating ports of call. Cruise Weekly has produced this guide to help our thousands of readers across Australasia navigate the choices available. We’ve aimed to collate information on participating cruise lines in a consistent manner to make it even easier for you to find the cruise that suits you. Different cruise companies have chosen to contribute varying amounts of information to the guide, but we have attempted to include as much information as possible about each operator depending on the available space. We would welcome your feedback on the new Cruise Weekly Ocean Cruise Guide, which will now be updated on a regular basis. Bruce Piper, Cruise Weekly publisher

Contents Aurora Expeditions............................... 17 Azamara Club Cruises .......................... 17 Broome & The Kimberley Holidays ........ 3 Carnival Cruise Lines .............................. 4 Carnival Cruise Lines Int’l ..................... 18 Celebrity Cruises .................................. 18 Classic International Cruises ................ 19 Club Med................................................ 5 Compagnie du Ponant ......................... 19 Costa Cruises .......................................... 6 Crystal Cruises ........................................ 7 Cunard Line .......................................... 20 Disney Cruise Line .................................. 8 Heritage Expeditions ............................ 20 Holland America Line ........................... 21 Hurtigruten .......................................... 21 MSC Cruises ........................................... 9 North Star Cruises ................................ 10

Norwegian Cruise Line ......................... 22 Oceania Cruises.................................... 11 Orion Expedition Cruises...................... 12 Paul Gauguin Cruises ........................... 22 P&O Cruises ......................................... 13 P&O Cruises World Cruising................. 23 Princess Cruises® ................................. 23 Regent Seven Seas Cruises ................... 14 Royal Caribbean International ............. 24 Seabourn .............................................. 24 Sea Cloud Cruises ................................. 25 SeaDream Yacht Club ........................... 25 Silversea Cruises................................... 26 Star Cruises .......................................... 26 Swan Hellenic ....................................... 15 Voyages of Discovery ........................... 16 Windstar Cruises ...................................27

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Broome & The Kimberley Holidays The breathtaking Kimberley coastline of Australia’s north is like no other place. Only a Kimberley cruise can get guests this close to untamed wildlife, remote swimming holes, secret fishing spots and Indigenous rock art sites, that are inaccessible by any other means. Broome & The Kimberley Holidays are the perfect choice when considering a holiday in this unique region of Australia. Here, local knowledge goes a long way. Their team have lived, worked and breathed the Kimberley and the Top End for over 15 years. They contract the majority of the popular vessels cruising the extraordinary Kimberley coast and can provide recommendations on the best vessels for a client’s individual needs; plus suggestions for pre & post accommodation & touring, including itineraries in the Northern Territory and Rail extensions on The Ghan for the ultimate expedition experience.

Contact Details Phone: 1300 357 057 Website: www.broomekimberley.com.au

Dining & Beverages

Founded: 1997

♦ Orion & Oceanic Discoverer have onboard restaurants ♦ Smaller vessels feature indoor and outdoor dining areas

2011/12 Fleet

♦ Coral Princess - 48 pax ♦ Oceanic Discoverer - 72 pax ♦ Orion - 106 pax ♦ True North - 36 pax ♦ Kimberley Quest II - 18 pax ♦ MV Great Escape - 14 pax ♦ Lady M - 18 pax ♦ MV Odyssey II - 20 pax ♦ Escapade - 4 pax

Entertainment

♦ Expedition vessels such as Orion & Coral Princess have onboard lecture theatres ♦ Most vessels travel with a Naturalist guide to explain the wonders of ancient indigenous rock art and the unique flora and fauna of the Kimberley region

Demographic

Ship Facilities

♦ 45+ Adventure Seekers ♦ 55+ Aspirational Cruise Clients

♦ All vessels cruise with tenders for expeditions into the extensive river tributaries of the Kimberley ♦ All feature extensive reference libraries ♦ Several small vessels have outdoor spas

Price Range

♦ $2,325 - $22,995pp

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English - most vessels have all Australian crew ♦ No further expenses onboard ♦ Alcohol and Helicopter excursions settled on departure AU$

Destinations

♦ Cruises operate between Broome & Darwin in varying durations. Iconic sights include: - The Horizontal Waterfalls - Montgomery Reef - King Cascades - Mitchell Falls - King George Falls

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals ♦ On-shore excursions (excluding scenic helicopter flights for most) ♦ All fishing equipment where applicable ♦ Non-alcoholic beverages ♦ Port Fees and Handling Charges where applicable

Accommodation

♦ Cabins vary per vessel from standard cabins on smaller vessels to luxury suites on larger ships ♦ Most vessels have private ensuites for all cabins

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Carnival Cruise Lines Guests can discover the world’s most popular cruising experience with Carnival Cruise Lines. Onboard Carnival Spirit™ there is something new to experience every day from exploring tropical islands and whisking through the ocean on a jet boat to riding the steepest waterslide at sea. Guests can also indulge at the Day Spa, laze by one of the pools or sit back in one of the 16 bars and lounges. Carnival Spirit sails from Sydney and Melbourne from October 2012 to enticing destinations in the Pacific Islands and New Zealand. ♦ Superstar Live Karaoke ♦ Main show lounge featuring full-scale International live shows

Founded: 1972 2011/12 Fleet

♦ 23 ships including Carnival Spirit: 2,124 pax sailing from Australia as of October 2012

Demographic

♦ Fun loving Aussie couples and families, ages 3045, who are ready to have a go and eager to try something new

Price Range

♦ 8-day cruise to New Caledonia starts from $1,169* *Fare is cruise only per person, quad share, based on an Interior cabin departing 20 Oct 12

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: AU$

Phone: 13 31 94 Website: www.carnival.com.au

Ship Facilities

♦ 16 bars & lounges ♦ 3 restaurants serving local and International cuisine ♦ 3 swimming pools & 4 heated spas ♦ Carnival WaterWorks™, the biggest water park at sea, with a splash park, Twister Waterslide and thrill slide ♦ Two-deck fitness centre, mini golf, sports court and jogging track with 360° views ♦ Large, open-air, child-free Serenity area with a pool, spa, bar and sun beds ♦ Luxurious Day Spa with massages and treatments ♦ Library and Internet Cafe

Children’s Facilities

Destinations

♦ Carnival Spirit: Pacific Islands, New Zealand and the Australian coastline ♦ Other Carnival Cruises: Mexico, Caribbean, Bahamas, Europe

♦ Fun, age-appropriate youth programs for kids aged 2-17 years ♦ Onboard babysitting & Infant care available* ♦ Night Owls Program* – late night activities for kids aged 2-11 years *nominal fee applies

Cruise Price Inclusions

Accommodation

♦ Variety of spacious and contemporary accommodation ♦ Carnival Spirit has more balcony cabins (over half the cabins onboard) than any other home-ported cruise ship sailing year-round from Australia ♦ Inter-connecting and quad balcony cabins perfect for families

Dining & Beverages

♦ 3 restaurants offering local and international cuisine ♦ Light meals available at the salad bar & sushi bar ♦ Tempting pastries and coffee at the cafe* ♦ Unlimited Pizza and Ice Cream 24/7 (included in fare) ♦ Afternoon Tea available on select days ♦ 24 hour room service* *nominal fee applies

Entertainment

Contact Details

♦ Accommodation ♦ Onboard main meals and snacks ♦ Live entertainment and stage shows ♦ Full schedule of onboard activities ♦ Use of ship’s pools, water park, fitness centre and sporting equipment ♦ Child-free Serenity area ♦ Award winning youth programs ♦ Port taxes

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♦ 16 bars and lounges including Casino, Pool Bar, Piano Bar and Jazz Club ♦ The Punchliner Comedy Club featuring Aussie comedians

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Club Med The majestic sailing ship Club Med 2, where each stop is a door opening to a new world. Club Med 2 sails the Caribbean in northern winter and the Mediterranean during summer. This floating resort was recently upgraded to a 5 Trident and is the flagship of luxury holidays for Club Med - the worldwide specialist in all-inclusive, upscale, friendly and multicultural holidays for over 60 years. Club Med takes care of every detail – luxurious on board accommodation in newly refurbished cabins, three-daily on board gourmet buffet breakfast and lunches, a la carte dinners, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner and open bar; all-included in the package price. Many sporting activities such as waterskiing and snorkeling are also included in the one inclusive price.

Contact Details Phone: 1800 258 263 Website: www.clubmed.com.au

Entertainment

Founded

♦ 1992 and luxuriously renovated in 2009

2011/12 Fleet

♦ Club Med 2 - 372 passengers ♦ An exceptional, spacious & comfortable French 5masted sailing ship, smaller than the others cruise for more intimacy ♦ 8 different decks, with a surface area of 2,000m² ♦ 5m depth so that the ship can navigate closer to the coast with stabilizers ♦ Windows in every room to admire the breathtaking views ♦ 200 members of crew for 372 passengers.

♦ Concerts and shows every night both indoor and outdoor

Ship Facilities

♦ Library ♦ Reception 24h ♦ Lounge ♦ Restaurants, bars, ♦ 2 salted water swimming pools, gymnasium, Spa*, Boutique* ♦ Doctor 24h *At additional cost

Cruise Price Inclusions

Demographic

♦ Travellers looking for refinement and comfort ♦ Those wanting to experience the exeptional ♦ Those looking for more freedom of choice

Price Range

♦ $3000 + pp per week in twin share occupancy (contact Club Med for promotions)

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals (Buffet breakfast and lunch and a la carte dinner) ♦ Continental breakfast option served in room complimentary ♦ Open bar and snacking service ♦ Daily and evening entertainment ♦ Wide choice of activities including waterskiing, snorkellng, windsurfing, kayaking, aerobics, fitness ♦ Port taxes

♦ Language: English and French ♦ Currency: Euro and credit cards accepted

Destinations

♦ Caribbean and the Mediterranean

Accommodation

♦ Variety of spacious accommodation from 18m2 ♦ Club cabins all with sea views, Deluxe cabins with 2 portholes, Suites with sea views, Suite Armateur with sea views

Dining & Beverages

♦ Great choice of restaurants and bars, allowing wide range of food experiences and spectacular views while eating ♦ Dining venues include 2 restaurants: The Méditerranée, The Magellan ♦ 3 Bars: The Moby Dick, The Pacific and The Venise ♦ Full board throughout the stay including wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner ♦ Open bar and snacks (at the restaurant) at specific times during the day and night

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Costa Cruises Costa Cruises is Europe’s no. 1 cruise company. For over 60 years its ships have plied the seas of the world, offering the best in Italian style, hospitality and cuisine and providing dream holidays with the utmost in terms of fun and relaxation.

Entertainment

Founded: 1854 2011/12 Fleet

♦ 16 ships ♦ Capacity: from 1,000 to 3,800 guests ♦ Ship size: from 26,000 to 114,500 tons ♦ 2 new ships will be delivered in Spring 2012 and October 2014

Contact Details Phone: 1800 041 903 Website: www.costacruises.com.au

Ship Facilities

Demographic

♦ Couples, families, singles, groups of friends

Price Range

♦ 7 Night Asia cruise starts from $967 ♦ 7 Night Mediterranean cruise starts from $897 ♦ 7 Night Dubai cruise starts from $787

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Languages: Italian, English, French, German & Spanish ♦ Currency: Euro & US$ (depends on itineraries)

Destinations

♦ 250 separate destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Caribbean, South America, the United Arab Emirates, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Indian Ocean

Accommodation

♦ Each cabin equipped with private bathroom with shower, air conditioning, Satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safety box, hairdryer, etc ♦ Additional privileges for those who book suites, such as toweling bathrobe & slippers, pillow menu, Jacuzzi, butler, invitation to an exclusive cocktail party, etc. ♦ Welcome ritual, special privileges reserved for Samsara cabins and suites guests with direct access to the spa

Dining & Beverages

♦ Wide range of day activities including craft workshops, sports and cards tournaments, karaoke, dance lessons, cooking demonstrations and tasting sessions ♦ Shows and extravaganzas at night staged by professional artists, live music, themed and disco parties

♦ Over 50 different dishes every day and a selection of 80 very fine wines list ♦ Breakfast served in the cabin on request ♦ Coffee & Chocolate bar ♦ Unforgettable gourmet experience in ClubRestaurant with little extra charge* ♦ Cognac & Cigar bar* ♦ Captain’s welcome cocktails and gala evenings with special menus ♦ Festive menus for Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Easter

♦ Restaurants & Bars ♦ Swimming pools, Jacuzzis ♦ Multi-purpose sports court, fitness centre with gym ♦ Treatment rooms, sauna and steam room ♦ Grand Prix Simulator*, 4D Cinema*, PlayStation*, Samsara Spa*, Roller Skating* ♦ Internet Point, Shopping Centre

Children’s Facilities

♦ Squok Club ♦ Specially designed for kids aged 3 – 17 ♦ The most qualified entertainment staff organise a variety of on-board activities for younger guests with different age ♦ AquaPark*

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ 5 meals a day ♦ Port charges ♦ Onboard activities, entertainment and classes

Guest Loyalty Program

♦ Costa Club - members are entitled for the Frequent Guest Discount of 5 % on any cruise, year round ♦ Costa Club member can enjoy discounts, special treatment onboard, depends on the particular membership level *Available on some ships

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Crystal Cruises Since the launch of its first ship, Crystal Harmony, in 1990, Crystal Cruises’ exceptional quality has been recognised by consistently winning the most distinguished and coveted hospitality awards. Through its uncompromising focus on classic service, abundant space, extensive choices and quality, Crystal Cruises has redefined the ultra-luxury holiday. Guests are invited to indulge their time exactly as their mood moves them aboard perfectly sized ships, designed for energised or casual play. They can jog along the 360° Promenade Deck, pamper at the Feng Shui-inspired Crystal Spa or take a class at the Creative Learning InstituteŽ. They can discover the beauty of a Crystal cruise and do as much as they can or as little as they wish.

Founded: 1990

Entertainment

2011/12 Fleet

♌ Crystal Symphony - 922 guests ♌ Crystal Serenity - 1070 guests

Demographic

♌ Discerning international travellers including multigenerational groups

Price Range

♌ From US$3,120 per person double occupancy for a seven-night Mediterranean cruise

Language

♌ Language: English ♌ Currency: US$

Phone: 1800 251 174 Website: www.wiltrans.com.au

Ship’s Facilities

♌ Feng Shui-inspired spa; state-of-the-art gym featuring classes including pilates and yoga; golf lessons with PGA pros; library; hands-on cooking classes with celebrity guest chefs on all Crystal Wine and Food Festival sailings; swimming pool and spacious deck

Children’s Facilities

Destinations

♌ Asia, Australia, Europe including Northern, Baltic and Mediterranean, New England and Canada, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, New Zealand, South Pacific, South America, Trans-Atlantic, World Cruise

Accommodation

♌ Spacious stateroom and penthouse accommodations with 85% offering large, private verandahs ♌ Refrigerators with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks ♌ 100% Egyptian cotton linens, pillow menus, and featherbeds ♌ Flat-screen television and DVD player ♌ Lavish bathroom amenities including two hairdryers, Frette bathrobes, slippers, and Aveda bath products ♌ Personal butler service in penthouse accommodations

Dining & Beverages

♌ Award-winning Broadway-style shows, cabarets, piano bars, cinema ♌ Crystal VisionsŽEnrichment Program lectures ♌ Bridge classes, Yamaha keyboard lessons and Berlitz language studies as well as many classes in the latest software in dedicated Computer University@Sea

Contact Details

♌ Supervised activities for all ages including games for younger children, plus teen social events and video game tournaments

Cruise Price Inclusions

♌ Onboard meals and entertainment ♌ Prepaid gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff ^^^ ♌ Fine wines and premium spirits in all restaurants and open bar service throughout the ship^^^ ♌ Shuttle service to city centre in most ports

Guest Loyalty Program

♌ Return guests (Crystal SocietyŽ Members) enjoy exclusive savings on all 2011/12 sailings as well as Benefit Privileges for designated cruise milestones ^^^ All-inclusive commences 19 March and 08 May 2012 on Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity respectively



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♌ Up to seven dining options with open seating including speciality restaurants Prego by Piero Selvaggio, and Silk Road and the Sushi Bar by Nobu Matsuhisa ♌ Complimentary 24-hour room service ♌ All non-alcoholic beverages included ♌ Fine wines and premium spirits in all restaurants and open-bar service throughout the ship^^^

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Disney Cruise Line A magical journey filled with fantasy, character and entertainment. Here, adults find excitement and indulgence. Children discover that dreams really do come true. And together, they create memories that will last a lifetime. Best of all, the fairy-tale begins the moment guests step on board. Passengers will be swept up into a magical world of Disney service, unforgettable dining and world-class entertainment. This is the magic and wonder of a Disney Cruise Line vacation.

Founded: 1995

Contact Details Website: www.disneycruise.com

Dining & Beverages

♦ Rotational main dining ♦ Casual dining ♦ Adult exclusive (small additional reservation charge applies) ♦ Quick service

2011/12 Fleet

♦ Disney Magic - 2,400 pax ♦ Disney Wonder - 2,400 pax ♦ Disney Dream - 4,000 pax ♦ Disney Fantasy - 4,000 pax

Entertainment

Demographic

♦ Everyone – families, couple, kids, teens

Price Range

♦ Varies depending on the cruise, number of nights, season, availability and room types

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English & Spanish ♦ Currency: US$

Destinations

♦ Bahamas, Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Mediterranean ♦ Each Bahamas and Caribbean cruise includes a stop (or multiple depending upon cruise length) at Disney own exclusive island in the Bahamas Castaway Cay - Perfect for guests wanting to have a leisurely walk on the main beach - Lunch provided on the island - Adult, teenage only areas on the island for those who wish to escape to their own piece of Paradise

Accommodation

♦ Various staterooms available ♦ Standard inside, deluxe inside, deluxe ocean view, deluxe with verandah, deluxe family with verandah & suites ♦ On newer ships - Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy Inside Staterooms feature ‘virtual portholes’

♦ Live ‘Broadway-styled’ Disney shows ♦ Disney character experiences ♦ Theatres - including 3D screenings ♦ Organised activities ♦ Nightclubs & lounges

Ship Facilities

♦ Guest services ♦ Meeting facilities ♦ Photography, shopping, ♦ Guest with disability services ♦ Pool, spa & fitness

Children’s Facilities

♦ Youth activities & clubs ♦ Undisputed leader in children’s cruise entertainment ♦ Vast array of clubs and lounges and interactive programs to keep children having fun each and every day ♦ Teenage only deck ♦ All child areas include certified child counsellors

Disney©

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Meals ♦ Non-alcoholic beverages ♦ Onboard entertainment

Ships Registry: The Bahamas

Disney©

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MSC Cruises MSC Cruises is the world’s leading cruise company in the Mediterranean, South African and Brazilian markets and operates across the globe. Its modern fleet comprises eleven ships: MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia, MSC Poesia, MSC Orchestra, MSC Musica, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Opera, MSC Lirica, MSC Melody and MSC Magnifica, launched in March 2010. The fleet will increase in size with the addition of the MSC Divina which will be christened on May 26th 2012 in Marseille, France. The fleet cruises year-round in the Mediterranean and seasonally in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, South America, the Indian Ocean, South and West Africa, Abu Dhabi and the Emirates. ♦ Special beverage packages available for prepurchase

Founded: 2003 2011/12 Fleet

♦ Total of 11 ships across the Mediterranean, Abu Dhabi & the Emirates, Northern Europe, Caribbean, South America, North America, South Africa ♦ New for 2012 - MSC Divina to be christened in May 2012 ♦ MSC Fantasia & MSC Splendida are the largest ships with up to 4363 pax

Demographic

♦ Predominatly 45 and above including couples, singles and families with children under 18 years cruising free

Price Range

♦ Seven night Mediterranean cruising from $659pp

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ English and European launguages are spoken onboard as well as Mandarian can be arranged for larger groups ♦ For Mediterranean, Northern Europe and Abu Dhabi & Emirates currency is Euro, for Caribbean, South America and South Africa currency is US$ ♦ For Ocean Voyages departing from Europe and to/from Emirates currency is Euro and Ocean Voyages for all other departures currency is US$

Destinations

♦ Ocean Voyages, Abu Dhabi & the Emirates, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Caribbean, South America, South Africa

Contact Details Phone: 1300 028 502 Website: www.msccruises.com.au

Entertainment

♦ Large range of entertainment and variety of venues, bars and restaurants to enjoy onboard

Ship Facilities

♦ Gym, jogging track, mini golf, swimming pools, MSC Aurea SPA, 4D Cinema, F1 Simulator, bowling, shops, casino, laundry, dry cleaning

Children’s Facilities

♦ Children under 18 cruise free when sharing a cabin with 2 paying adults, children must pay port charges applicable to cruise ♦ Children’s club (Mini Club, Juniors Club, Teenager’s Club)

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Onboard meals and entertainment ♦ Adults port charges ♦ Captain’s cocktail party and Gala dinner ♦ Children’s Club

Guest Loyalty Program

♦ MSC Club Card - earn one point for every night spent onboard & every €200 spent ♦ Accumulate points and progress from the Classic Blue card to Silver, Gold and the exclusive Black version ♦ Pre cruise privileges and on board benefits with MSC Club Card

Accommodation

♦ Variety of spacious accommodation ♦ Over 80% of MSC Cruise cabins offer outside or balcony views ♦ Onboard MSC Divina, MSC Fantasia & MSC Splendida, 71 luxurious MSC Yacht Club suites offer included food, beverage, VIP lounge and butler service

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Dining & Beverages

♦ All main meals included ♦ Specialty restaurants available at an additional cost ♦ Complimentary water, tea and coffee available 24 hours in the buffet area

OUR DESTINATIONS

OCEAN VOYAGES, MEDITERRANEAN, NORTHERN EUROPE, CARIBBEAN, SOUTH AMERICA, SOUTH AFRICA, ABU DHABI AND THE EMIRATES

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North Star Cruises An adventure with North Star Cruises is one of Australia’s most revered holidays! The company offers adventure-cruises all around the Australian coastline and, in the stunning waters of the South Pacific. North Star Cruises’ guests consistently respond with “that’s the best holiday I have ever had!” The True North is purpose built to access wilderness and features unequalled style and an Australian crew. All cruises include frequent daily excursions. Extended periods at sea are specifically excluded. Multiple expedition craft (not rubber-boats) take guests away in small groups and, to add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an onboard helicopter!

Contact Details Phone: (08) 9192 1829 Website: www.northstarcruises.com.au

Founded: 1987 Ship’s Facilities

2011/12 Fleet

♦ True North: 36 guests, 20 crew

Demographic

♦ 50 plus (younger on trips to the Rowley Shoals) ♦ Majority Australians, with growing international following

Price Range

♦ Ship’s helicopter ♦ 6 dedicated & fully surveyed expedition boats (not rubber boats) ♦ Sun deck ♦ Observation lounge ♦ Lounge & Alfresco bar ♦ Sports Deck ♦ Ship’s naturalist/interpretive sessions

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ $3,995 - $27,995

Language

♦ All crew are young Australians providing an authentic & chaperoned experience

Destinations

♦ The west coast of Australia (Abrolhos Islands, Ningaloo & Monte Bello Islands) ♦ The Kimberley ♦ The Rowley Shoals ♦ West Papua ♦ Papua New Guinea ♦ Sydney ♦ The Great Australian Bight

♦ All activities and excursions in the ship’s expedition boats ♦ Snorkelling and fishing equipment ♦ Unlimited dive cylinder fills ♦ All dining and non-alcoholic beverages ♦ Transfer flights (where applicable)

Guest Loyalty Program

♦ Previous Guest (single cruise) – less 10% on repeat bookings ♦ Privileged Guest (more than 3 cruises) – less 20% on repeat bookings

Accommodation

♦ 3 levels of cabins – upper deck and mid deck staterooms plus entry level twin cabins ♦ All with en-suite, satellite telephone and in-cabin entertainment

Dining & Beverages

♦ Revered fine dining featuring modern Australian cuisine ♦ Alfresco bar and lounge with extensive list of top Australian wines

Entertainment

Twenty Five Years of Adventure

♦ Activity based itineraries - multiple daily excursions included - no extended periods at sea ♦ Activities include bush walks, fishing, snorkelling, diving, picnics, helicopter flights, culture, and natural history events ♦ Light evening entertainment provided by ship’s crew

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Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises is the world’s top-rated, upper-premium cruise line and offers an unrivaled combination of superb cuisine, elegant accommodations, personalized service and great value. Award-winning itineraries visit more than 300 alluring ports across the globe, offering more overnight visits and extended evening port stays. Oceania’s mid-size ships offer large-ship amenities thus all the indulgences guests could possibly imagine. The ships naturally exude a warm, inviting ambiance that instantly allows guests to be themselves and at ease. They are refreshingly casual and friendly, similar to a private country club of like-minded members where everyone knows everyone’s name, but without any pretension or the need for tuxedos and evening gowns. The moment guests step onboard, they know - this is no ordinary cruise experience.

Founded: 2002

Contact Details Phone: (02) 9959 1371 Website: www.OceaniaCruises.com.au

Entertainment

2011/12 Fleet

♦ R Class – Regatta / Insignia / Nautica - 684 pax ♦ O Class – Marina / Riviera - 1258 pax

Demographic

♦ 40yrs + ♦ Discerning, sophisticated travellers ♦ Like luxury but in casual atmosphere ♦ Food & Wine lovers ♦ Empty nesters

Price Range

♦ $1,150 – $21,020pp

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: US$

Destinations

♦ Baltic/Northern Europe/UK ♦ Caribbean ♦ Mediterranean ♦ South America ♦ Asia ♦ Transatlantic ♦ Panama ♦ Africa ♦ Canada/New England ♦ Australia & South Pacific

♦ Worlds only ‘hands-on cooking school at sea’ on O class ships ♦ Artists Loft Enrichment Centre on O class ships ♦ Singers, comedians, string quartets, cabaret shows ♦ Esteemed guest lecturers ♦ Musical performances from live pianist, classical string quartet, dynamic vocalists and spectacular headliners ♦ Dancing & karaoke ♦ Monte Carlo-style casino ♦ Team trivia ♦ Movies Under the Stars ♦ Wine Tasting

Ship Facilities

♦ Canyon Ranch Spa ♦ Library ♦ Card Room ♦ Duty Free Shopping ♦ Large heated pools ♦ Whirlpool spas ♦ Private Cabanas ♦ State of the Art Gymnasium ♦ Casino

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ Entertainment ♦ Taxes, Fees & Gratuities ♦ All non-alcoholic beverages ♦ Shuttles from ship to city centre in most ports

Accommodation

♦ Ranging in size from 160 – 2000 square feet, 70% have private teak veranda’s ♦ All suites have the signature Tranquility Bed with 1000 tread-count Egyptian cotton linen ♦ Concierge level and above feature Bvlgari toiletries

Dining & Beverages

♦ Master Chef Jacques Pepin is Oceania’s Executive Culinary Director ♦ Up to six open-seating restaurants ♦ No surcharge for specialty restaurants ♦ Up to nine bars and lounges ♦ All non-alcoholic beverages are included

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Orion Expedition Cruises Since its launch in 2004, Orion Expedition Cruises has become the leading expedition cruise operator in the Asia Pacific. The introduction of Orion II in June 2011 doubles their capacity and opportunity to introduce guests to new, and in many cases unique experiences in amazing destinations. All the while enjoying the comfort and safety of their 100 guest ships and five star onboard service. Orion ventures into locations where larger ships can not access, nor could they bring their guests ashore. Destinations include the Russian Far East; the culturally rich Inland Sea of Japan; the energetic and charismatic Vietnam; the incredibly rich diversity of Borneo; New Zealand and sub-Antarctic islands that so few can visit; Papua New Guinea’s ancient and primitive cultures; the grand frontier of Australia’s Kimberley region and the Antarctic Continent.

Contact Details Phone: 1300 361 012 Website: www.orionexpeditions.com

♦ Selection of Australian, New Zealand and European wines: vintages from exceptional lesser-known wineries complement a range of familiar labels

Founded: 2003 2011/12 Fleet

♦ Orion: 106 pax ♦ Orion II: 100 pax

Entertainment

Demographic

♦ Spirit of adventure ♦ Travellers rather than tourists ♦ May not necessarily classify themselves as ‘cruisers’ ♦ Well travelled and are looking for something different ♦ Enjoy their creature comforts ♦ Recognise the value in unique and intimate itineraries

Price Range

♦ A range of light entertainment ♦ Musical duo in the lounge after dinner playing a selection of music ideally suited to conversation over a cognac or dancing

Ship Facilities

♦ Library, spa, hair and beauty salon, boutique, gymnasium, outdoor café, restaurant, lounge ♦ 10 passenger Zodiacs & marina platform ♦ Dedicated lecture theatre & sauna (Only on Orion)

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ $2,720 - $45,000

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: AU$

Destinations

♦ The Kimberley, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Antarctica, Russian Far East, Vietnam, New Zealand, Sub-Antarctic Islands

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals ♦ Entertainment ♦ Educational programs ♦ Port taxes ♦ Gratuities ♦ 24-hour room service ♦ Use of ship’s sporting equipment and facilities

Guest Loyalty Program ♦ Past guests receive an additional 5% savings

Accommodation

♦ All 50 suites and staterooms with ocean views and room to relax during the day ♦ Choice of either queen- or twin-bed sleeping arrangements ♦ Well appointed marble bathrooms ♦ Conveniences such as ample storage space, complementary 24-hour room service, a flatscreen TV, DVD/CD player, internet connectivity, a personal safe, hair dryer and a mini-refrigerator

Dining & Beverages

♦ Dining at any time is an unhurried experience with a single sitting free of fixed table assignments ♦ Option to enjoy dinner in the restaurant or to dine alfresco, under the stars ♦ Buffet breakfast or lunch at Outdoor Café

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P&O Cruises Since the first cruise from Australia in 1932 three million people have travelled with P&O Cruises which remains the number 1 choice for Australian cruise passengers today. With the arrival in late 2010 of their latest superliner, Pacific Pearl, which joined Pacific Jewel, Pacific Dawn and Pacific Sun and with sailings from various home ports in Australia, P&O Cruises now offers more variety than ever before. P&O Cruises have it all – incredible inclusions, no hassles or worries, travel to amazing destinations including the Pacific Islands and fun for the whole family. With Australian Dollars onboard, Australian designed entertainment and the only cruise line with an Australian chef – Luke Mangan, a P&O Cruise is the holiday of choice for Australians.

Founded: 1932 (Australia)

Entertainment

2011/12 Fleet

♦ 4 vessels which currently service the Australian market: - Pacific Dawn: 1950 pax - Pacific Jewel: 1900 pax - Pacific Sun: 1850 pax - Pacific Pearl: 1800 pax

Demographic

♦ Predominantly 35+ everyday Australian couples and families

♦ Adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club ♦ Musical extravaganzas ♦ Cookery demonstrations ♦ Live bands and nightclubs ♦ Bars and lounges ♦ Big Screens with recent released movies onboard Pacific Jewel and Pacific Pearl ♦ Outdoor arena with circus acts and acrobatics ♦ Laser light shows ♦ Art, craft and dancing lessons ♦ Trivia, quizzes and karaoke ♦ Jackpot bingo

Contact Details Phone: 13 24 94 Website: www.pocruises.com.au

Ship’s Facilities

Price Range

♦ 2 nights from $239pp - 28 nights from $15,179pp

Language

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: AU$

Destinations

♦ Pacific Islands ♦ New Zealand ♦ Queensland ♦ Tasmania

♦ Aqua HealthSpaFitness for beauty treatments, hair salon and massage ♦ Swimming pools and whirlpool spas ♦ Duty free shopping ♦ Night clubs ♦ Child free haven, The Oasis ♦ Jogging track, steam room and sauna

Cruise Price Inclusions

Accommodation

♦ Range of accommodation available for all budgets and requirements ♦ So much choice - quad or twin share, inside or outside cabins, balcony cabins and spacious minisuites offering extra luxuries

♦ Accommodation ♦ Main meals ♦ Daily activities ♦ Entertainment day and night ♦ Children’s centres with supervised programmes

Guest Loyalty Program

♦ Past passengers receive discounts on selected cruises

Dining & Beverages

♦ Guest choice dining - a la carte three times a day in the main dining room or casual dining at the buffet ♦ Salt grill, an exciting addition to on-board dining from Aussie celebrity chef Luke Mangan

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises This is cruising as it was meant to be – where almost everything imaginable is included in the value-packed cruise fare. The accommodations are all suites, most with private balcony. The sixstar, mid-sized ships, with space for only 490 to 700 pampered guests, offer an ideal setting for impeccable personalised service, exquisite dining, and generous included amenities. In keeping with the brand promise of Luxury Goes Exploring®, it is Regent’s objective to provide an ultra-luxury cruise experience in all corners of the world. The ships offer voyages of exploration and discovery to ports on all seven continents. To enhance guest’s time ashore and to maximise the value of the award-winning cruises, the company offers a remarkable variety of FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions in every port.

Founded: 1990

Entertainment

2011/12 Fleet

♦ Three mid-size ships ♦ Seven Seas Navigator – 490 guests ♦ Seven Seas Mariner – 700 guests ♦ Seven Seas Voyager – 700 guests

Demographic

♦ Experienced international travellers

Price Range

♦ From US$3,598* per person double occupancy for a seven-night Mediterranean cruise

Language

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: US$

Contact Details Phone: 1800 251 174 Website: www.wiltrans.com.au

♦ Spotlight Series - Fine arts, culinary demonstrations and wine tastings ♦ Spectacular Broadway-style shows ♦ Knowledgeable lecturers, wellness and family programs

Ship’s Facilities

♦ Canyon Ranch SpaClub® ♦ Library with books and DVDs, Casino, Coffee Connection, fitness centre ♦ Bars and lounges, pool, deck sports

Children’s Facilities

♦ Regent’s Club Mariner youth program: designed for age groups 5-8, 9-12 and 13-17, supervised by a staff of experienced youth counsellors

Cruise Price Inclusions

Destinations

♦ Alaska, Asia, Australia, Canada/New England, Grand Voyages, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Panama Canal, South America, Caribbean, Bermuda, South Pacific

Accommodation

♦ All ocean-view suites, 97% with private balcony ♦ In-suite mini-bar replenished daily with complimentary soft drinks, beer and bottled water ♦ Marble appointed bathroom with LÓccitane® amenities ♦ Flat screen TV with extensive media library ♦ Butler service in Penthouse suites C and above

♦ Onboard meals and entertainment ♦ Unlimited Shore Excursions in each port* ♦ One-night pre-cruise accommodation package ♦ Beverages including fine wines and premium spirits, bottled water, tea and coffee ♦ Onboard gratuities ♦ 24-hour room service ♦ No additional charge for speciality restaurants

Guest Loyalty Program

♦ Seven Seas Society members (past guests) receive additional savings on selected voyages and loyalty program rewards *Subject to availability

Dining & Beverages

♦ Up to four gourmet restaurants including the iconic steakhouse Prime 7, and Signatures, featuring Le Cordon Bleu®-inspired cuisine, Compass Rose, La Veranda, plus the al fresco Pool Grill ♦ Complimentary beverages including fine wines and premium spirits

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Swan Hellenic Swan Hellenic has been defining the art of discovery cruising for more than 50 years where every cruise delights, surprises and satisfies curious minds. Travel in refined comfort and style aboard Minerva, a small ship only carrying 320 like-minded passengers, and best described as a floating country house hotel. A cruise aboard Minerva is the ultimate in well-planned discovery cruising blending a mix of ‘must see’ sites with smaller, but no less intriguing, destinations that larger ships simply pass by. Each cruise itinerary is a unique, cultural travel experience, and boasts a programme of tailor-made included shore excursions to compliment the renowned guest speaker programme which will bring to light each port of call.

Phone: (02) 9959 1382 Website: www.swanhellenic.com.au

Dining & Beverages

Founded: 1954 2011/12 Fleet ♦ Minerva - 350 pax, 160 crew

Demographic

♦ 60+ age group ♦ Those who want to learn & discover while on holiday ♦ Good for sole travellers ♦ Majority guests from UK ♦ People who want to enjoy a more leisurely style of cruising and enjoy the charm of English Country-House style

Price Range

♦ $2,240 - $32,615 pp

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: Pound Sterling £

♦ Choice to dine in the informal Veranda or the more formal Dining Room ♦ Freedom of open seating is an ideal way to meet new friends ♦ Cuisine often reflects the region in which the ship is sailing ♦ Black tie Cocktail and Gala Dinner at the beginning and end of each two week cruise

Entertainment

♦ Varied entertainment which might include afterdinner speakers, classical or operatic performances, light-hearted quizzes or sparkling revues ♦ Occasional performances by local musicians, singers and dancers when Minerva is in port overnight

Ship Facilities

♦ 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars, Lounge, Cinema, Library, Card Room, Boutique & Gift Shop, Swimming Pool, Gymnasium & Spa services, Beauty Salon

Destinations

♦ The Baltic ♦ The British Isles ♦ Norwegian Fjords ♦ France ♦ Ireland ♦ The Mediterranean and the Levant ♦ Black Sea ♦ Red Sea ♦ North Africa ♦ The Middle East ♦ India ♦ The Far East

Accommodation

Contact Details

♦ Variety of staterooms from insides to suites, which provide a welcome retreat at the end of each day ♦ Private facilities, built-in wardrobes, television, safe, hairdryer, direct dial telephones, writing desk and chair, binoculars, bathrobes and many other thoughtful touches ♦ Suites and Deluxe cabins have a separate sitting area with sofa, chair, table and refrigerator

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Tailor-made, inclusive shore excursion programme in every port ♦ Intergraded programme of talks by guest speakers ♦ All gratuities both onboard and ashore ♦ Entrance fees to places of interest featured in the shore excursion programme ♦ Cruise Book with detailed destination and excursion information ♦ All meals, including Welcome and Farewell Cocktail parties ♦ Morning coffee and afternoon tea

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Voyages of Discovery As anyone who has travelled with Voyages of Discovery before will testify, it is like no other cruise holiday. With her classic liner style, room to relax and with only 650 passengers, Discovery is perfect for seeing the smaller ports and islands that have to be missed by other lines. Aboard Discovery, fascinating destinations are brought to life by renowned guest speakers, and as there are no distracting nightclubs, casinos, or other extravagant amenities found on so many other cruise lines, you can fully immerse yourself in the destination. It is a return to classic cruising, where learning about, and then experiencing a port of call is highly valued. ♦ From a light and healthy alfresco buffet lunch to a five-course dinner in the elegant Seven Continents Restaurant, to a meal in the forward facing Yacht Club

Founded: 1983 2011/12 Fleet

♦ mv Discovery - 650 pax ♦ mv Voyager - 550 pax

Phone: (02) 9959 1381 Website: www.voyagesofdiscovery.com

Entertainment

Demographic

♦ 60yrs + ♦ Learning about a destination as opposed to extravagant onboard facilities is of greater importance ♦ Looking for an ‘experience’ more than just a holiday ♦ Sole Travellers ♦ Majority are UK passengers

♦ Knowledgable and passionate Guest Speakers highlight of every Voyage of Discovery ♦ Cabaret shows ♦ Dancing ♦ Art classes ♦ Cards ♦ Recitals ♦ Movies ♦ Quizzes + much more

Ship Facilities

Price Range

♦ $1,155 – $26,030pp

Language & Onboard Currency

♦ Language: English ♦ Currency: Pound Sterling £

Destinations

♦ Northern Europe ♦ Baltic ♦ Mediterranean ♦ Black Sea ♦ India ♦ Asia ♦ Australia ♦ South America ♦ Caribbean

♦ 2 Restaurants and on-deck dining ♦ 4 lounges ♦ 5 Bars ♦ Cinema ♦ Lecture Theatre ♦ Library ♦ 2 pools (one under cover) ♦ Health and Fitness Centre ♦ Beauty Salon ♦ Card Room ♦ Medical Centre ♦ Internet Centre

Cruise Price Inclusions

Accommodation

♦ Wide range of accommodation: - Inside - Outside - Balcony - Suites ♦ Cabins are tastefully furbished to provide maximum space and comfort and are fully equipped with private facilities, TV, airconditioning, hairdryer and safe ♦ Single cabins available

Dining & Beverages

Contact Details

♦ Number of different dining options available onboard Discovery designed to cater for all moods and tastes

♦ All meals and entertainment ♦ Comprehensive programme of informative talks by port lecturers and guest speakers ♦ All on board gratuities ♦ All service charges ♦ All port taxes

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Aurora Expeditions Aurora Expeditions is an Australian owned expedition cruising company, specialising in small group voyages (maximum 54 passengers) to remote regions: Antarctica, European Arctic, Russian Coast, Papua New Guinea and Australia’s Kimberley Coast. Members of IATTO and AECO, Aurora Expeditions offer flexible itineraries, multiple Zodiac landings, expert staff, educational lectures and an “open bridge” policy.

Entertainment

Founded: 1990’s No. of Vessels

♦ 3 vessels: Polar Pioneer, Akademik Shokalskiy and Coral Princess

Demographic: 35+ years Price Range:

♦ Fares start from $6,255 per person

♦ Optional activities on selected voyages - kayaking, scuba diving, camping, photography and climbing ♦ Slide shows, videos, educational lectures by guest speakers

Contact Details Phone: 1800 637 688 Website: www.auroraexpeditions.com.au

Ship Facilities

♦ Bar, lecture room and library ♦ Spa/sauna on selected vessels

Cruise Price Inclusions

Accommodation

♦ Spacious cabins with ample storage space ♦ All cabins with outside portholes or windows ♦ Choice of shared or private facilities

Dining & Beverages

♦ Meals prepared by western chefs ♦ Tea, coffee and snacks available ♦ Open seating in the dining rooms ♦ BBQ on deck/on shore

♦ All onboard meals ♦ All shore excursions ♦ Medical services - resident medical officer ♦ Port taxes and port charges ♦ Pre departure information ♦ Pre and post land arrangements as mentioned in voyage itinerary

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Azamara Club Cruises A boutique cruiseline of distinction. Azamara’s smaller ships reach unique destinations larger ships can’t, with longer and more overnight stays to truly experience them. Azamara offers gracious accommodation, fine wines and dining and a host of complimentary amenities.

Founded: 2007

Dining & Beverages

No. of Vessels

♦ Two ships - Azamara Journey and Quest ♦ Delivering ‘destination immersion’ around the globe

Demographic

♦ Those who want an up-market, unique and intimate cruise experience

Price Range

♦ Prices are subject to itinerary, cabin and season, visit website for details

Accommodation

♦ All staterooms include en suite with TV, telephone, a vanity area, hair dryer and security safe plus a dedicated stateroom attendant and true English Butler service in Suites

♦ Complimentary dining in main restaurant ♦ Specialty restaurants, Prime C and Aqualina* ♦ Casual dining in Windows Café or in the relaxing Pool Grill ♦ Choice to dine in the comfort and privacy of stateroom

Contact Details Phone: 1800 754 500 Website: www.azamaraclubcruises.com

Entertainment ♦ Onboard entertainment with a local flavour

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Bottled water, sodas, specialty coffees & teas ♦ Boutique wines at lunch and dinner ♦ English butler service for suite guests ♦ Shuttle service to and from ports where available ♦ Onboard gratuities (tips) ♦ Self Service laundry ♦ Fees and taxes *Some conditions apply. Please see the website or download the brochure for full details

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Carnival Cruise Lines Int’l With the world’s largest fleet Carnival Cruise Lines delivers fun, memorable experiences to guests by offering an array of entertainment, activities and amazing value for money. Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleet operates two to 17-day voyages in The Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Canada, New England, Europe, Hawaii, Panama Canal, Bermuda, Transatlantic and Transpacific. Whether guests are dreaming of a romantic escape, a family-focused getaway, or a chance to meet new friends, there’s a Carnival Cruise that’s perfect for everyone!

Entertainment

Founded: 1972

♦ Host of stage shows and musical revues ♦ Children’s entertainment: Camp Carnival, Circle C and Club O2

No. of Vessels: 24 in 2012 Demographic

♦ All age groups (something for everyone)

Price Range: $280 - $6,710 Accommodation

♦ Soft carpeting, indirect lighting, individual climate control, comfortable twin beds that convert into a king bed ♦ Phone, television showing first run movies, plenty of drawer and closet space and a spacious bathroom

Dining & Beverages

♦ Variety of indoor/outdoor settings ♦ Flexible hours, and the choice of casual or formal settings

Contact Details Phone: 1300 857 437 Website: www.traveltheworld.com.au/ carnival

Ship Facilities

♦ Boutiques, library, games room, mini golf, internet cafe, seaside theatre, bars, night clubs, casino, swimming pools, waterslides and more

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals, entertainment ♦ Pre-paid gratuities ♦ 24 hour room service ♦ Onboard activities ♦ Children’s Club ♦ Port charges & taxes

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Celebrity Cruises Guests can discover modern luxury with Celebrity Crusies and embark on an unforgettable holiday where they’ll feel like the world revolves around them. With exceptional staff and impeccable attention to detail, every moment exemplifies the Celebrity Cruises tradition of superior service and outstanding design.

Dining & Beverages

Founded: 1989 No. of Vessels

♦ 10 exquisite ships with one on the way ♦ Sailing to over 200 ports worldwide

Demographic

♦ Couples, singles and families that appreciate the finer things in life

Price Range

♦ Prices are subject to itinerary, cabin and season, visit website for details

Accommodation

♦ Unique Concierge Class of premium balcony staterooms with exclusive privileges and indulgent amenities ♦ New AquaClassSM balcony staterooms* with access to special amenities and luxurious extras

♦ Fine dining in the main dining room ♦ Casual dining ♦ Speciality dining* ♦ Celebrity Select Dining – offering flexible dining* ♦ Room service available 24 hours a day *Some conditions apply. Please see the website or download the brochure for full details

Contact Details Phone: 1800 754 500 Website: www.celebritycruises.com.au

Entertainment

♦ Musical spectaculars, aerial fantasias, comedians, contortionists, magicians, jugglers, string quartets, jazz musicians and more ♦ Activities including cooking classes, wine tasting and wellness programs

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Dining & entertainment ♦ Onboard gratuities (tips) ♦ Fees and taxes

*Available on selected ships

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Classic International Cruises Classic International Cruises will offer its eighth successive and longest-ever season in Australia this summer, with the return of the line’s stylish flagship, Athena, which will offer 15 cruises from 2 to 40 nights to and from Perth and Adelaide. The 600-passenger Athena offers a popular mix of traditional-style cruising aboard a classic ocean liner with personal service and a warm and relaxed atmosphere that you only find on a smaller vessel.

Dining & Beverages

Founded: 1982 No. of Vessels

♦ 5, with Athena based in Australia each summer

Demographic

♦ Couples, singles and families from all States, who enjoy affordable, classic cruising

Price Range:

♦ Fares from $450 per person, twin-share for a twonight cruise ♦ On selected cruises, children under 18 cruise for free, paying only port charges and gratuities

Accommodation

♦ 276 cabins, including 43 suites ♦ Eight of the top suites have private balconies and jacuzzi baths ♦ Every cabin offers a bath – a luxury only found in suites on the latest superliners

♦ Fine dining restaurant with traditional sittings serving international cuisine and wines including WA wines

Entertainment

♦ Cabaret shows, live bands and activities for young and old

Contact Details Phone: Bookings via travel agents 1800 990 857 (travel agents only) Website: www.classicintcruises.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Wrap-around promenade deck, traditional wooden deck chairs, pool, gym, sauna, 5 bars and lounges, nightclub, showlounge, casino, library, boutiques, cinema, internet café, 2 restaurants

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ All onboard meals ♦ Entertainment ♦ Taxes and gratuities

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Compagnie du Ponant With French flair and luxury, embark upon a cruise with Compagnie du Ponant. Their exclusive fleet of ships represent the best in French hospitality, including attention to detail in decor, cuisine and service. Guests explore dream locations off the beaten track, new cultures and close encounters at exceptional sites inaccessible to large ships. Compagnie du Ponant cruises create a unique atmosphere and warm ambience that provide magical moments.

Founded: 1988

Entertainment

No. of Vessels: 4 in 2012 Demographic

♦ Sophisticated, well travelled cruise passenger

Price Range: $915 - $22,539 Accommodation

♦ Luxurious fittings in oceanview and balcony staterooms ♦ Extras including dressing gowns, a mini bar, a safe, a television, a DVD player, wi-fi, radio, telephone and air conditioning

Dining & Beverages

♦ Inspired, sophisticated and varied cuisine ♦ Pouring wines serviced during meals

♦ Lectures and shows ♦ Games area ♦ Dance floor and bar ♦ Library and internet corner

Contact Details Phone: 1300 857 437 Website: www.traveltheworld.com.au/ ponant

Ship Facilities

♦ Restaurants, lounges, bars, library, beauty/fitness centre, sun deck, pool, sauna, digital area and more

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals ♦ Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner ♦ 24hour room service (select vessels) ♦ Evening entertainment ♦ Port charges and taxes

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Cunard Line Some believe travel is meant to be savoured and crossing the oceans should be a majestic experience, not merely a hop across the pond. For travellers of this persuasion, only one name evokes the pleasures of a golden era: Cunard Line.

Founded: 1840

Entertainment

No. of Vessels

♦ 3 ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth

Demographic

♦ Australians who appreciate the finer things in life – irresistible glamour, luxury and service

Price Range:

♦ Fares start from $389#pp, twin share for 2 nights

Accommodation

♦ Variety of accommodation from Inside Cabins to the more luxurious Queen Suites

Dining & Beverages

♦ The Queens Grill, The Princess Grill & The Britannia Restaurant ♦ Todd English Restaurant* - available on Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria ♦ Verandah Restaurant* - Queen Elizabeth

♦ Daytime and evening entertainment available on every luxury voyage including concerts & recitals, cabaret & stage productions, ballroom dancing, bridge lessons & art classes

Ship Facilities

♦ Shopping arcade ♦ Swimming pools & whirlpool spas ♦ Deck sports & golf driving net ♦ Canyon Ranch SpaClub - Queen Mary 2 ♦ The Royal Spa - Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria

Contact Details Phone: 13 24 41 Website: www.cunardline.com.au

Voyage Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation & main meals of the finest cuisine ♦ Entertainment ♦ Personalised Cunard White Star Service *Charges apply # Fare based on voyage V302A, dep. 05 Jan 2013

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Heritage Expeditions Heritage Expeditions is a New Zealand based company which was formed in 1985, as a way of increasing awareness and conservation of the natural world through responsible expedition travel. It operates its own Polar Research Vessel (maximum of just 50 passengers) on expeditions to Antarctica, the Subantarctic’s, through the Pacific and the Russian Far East.

Founded: 1985

Entertainment

♦ On board lectures given throughout all voyages ♦ Regular landings ♦ Zodiac cruises ♦ Farewell dinner and slideshow

No. of Vessels

♦ 1 vessel: Spirit of Enderby

Price Range:

♦ Prices start from $2,000 to $27,000 per person

Demographic: 60+ years Accommodation

♦ Refurbished in November 2009 and carries just 50 passengers ♦ Provides comfortable accommodation in twin share cabins approximately half of which have private facilities ♦ All cabins have outside windows or portholes and ample storage space

Contact Details Phone: 1800 143 585 Website: www.heritage-expeditions.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Combined bar/library/lounge area ♦ Dedicated lecture room

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ All shore excursions ♦ On board accommodation ♦ All on board meals ♦ Services of Heritage Expeditions leaders

Dining & Beverages

♦ Excellent cuisine prepared by top NZ and Australian chefs

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Holland America Line Holland America Line has graceful mid-sized ships with a generous amount of personal space. Guests are treated to award-winning service, with nearly one crew member for every two guests. They can choose from quality dining options as diverse as the enrichment programs, and onboard activities that suit their every whim.

Founded: 1873

Entertainment

♦ Evening entertainment: live music, stage shows, diverse lounges and music

No. of Vessels: 15 Demographic

♦ Premium customer - their mind set is not defined by age or income

Price Range:

♦ Fares start from $999pp

Accommodation

♦ Mid-sized ships purposefully designed to accommodate fewer guests, resulting in more space per guest than any other premium cruise line

Dining & Beverages

♦ Delicious and innovative menus across a broad range of dining venues

Ship Facilities

Contact Details Phone: 1300 987 322 Website: www.hollandamerica.com.au

♦ The Greenhouse Spa and Salon ♦ Fitness Centre, fitness classes ♦ Two outdoor pools ♦ Basketball and practice tennis or volleyball courts ♦ Whirlpool, hot tub, sauna and steam room ♦ Club Hal for ages 3 - 7 and ages 8 - 12

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals ♦ Entertainment ♦ Port taxes & government fees ♦ Room service

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Hurtigruten Original explorers since 1893, Hurtigruten introduces intrepid travellers to the spectacular Scandinavian gem that is Norway. During the voyage, Hurtigruten’s ships call at more than 30 ports, giving guests a comprehensive experience of Norway, allowing them to encounter its rich culture, charming architecture, long-held tradition and awe-inspiring natural sights.

Dining & Beverages

Founded: 1893 No. of Vessels:

♦ 11 vessels divided into 4 categories: Millennium Ships, Mid-Generation Ships, Traditional Ships and Expedition Ships

Demographic

♦ 30+, adventure seekers, experienced travellers, chill-out voyagers

Price Range:

♦ From GBP672 per person twin share

Accommodation

♦ Wide range of cabins ♦ From comfortable interior cabins to the luxurious Owner’s Suites that come with a private balcony, internet access and up to 45sqm of living space ♦ Cabins equipped for disabled users and suitable for three or four people available

♦ All meals prepared by Norwegian chefs ♦ Range of cuisine from the richly traditional to the completely modern

Ship Facilities

♦ Reception area, a glass-enclosed observation lounge, restaurant, facilities for corporate meetings and events, gym, sauna, Jacuzzis ♦ Selected ships also have libraries and saloon bars

Contact Details Phone: Discover the World Marketing Travel 1800 623 267 Website: www.discovertheworld.com.au

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Voyage in cabin grade of choice on a full board basis ♦ English speaking tour leader on board ♦ Entrance fee to the Hurtigruten Museum (except on the Classic Voyage North, due to schedule) ♦ Current fuel supplement of GBP5 per person per night

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Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian’s freestyle cruising is all about giving the freedom of choice; relaxing or being adventurous, dressing up or going casual and never having a fixed schedule. With Norwegian’s new restaurants menus, new activities & entertainment as well as Norwegian having the widest range of accommodation afloat, it is a different kind of cruise for a different kind of cruiser. With Norwegian, everyone gets to do exactly what they want to do.

Entertainment

Founded: 1967 No. of Vessels: 11 ships in 2012 Demographic:

♦ Mass Market

Price Range: From $1,210pp Accommodation

♦ Range of cabin categories available - Insides, Windows, Balcony’s, Suites & Garden Villas ♦ Couples, singles, families, conferences and groups are all catered for in a range of accommodation available

♦ Pools with slides, Wii” on two-story screens, modern fitness centres, expansive spas, fun kids and teens programs, wine tastings, casino’s, live entertainment day & night such as the Blue Man Group & Nickelodeon at Sea

Contact Details Phone: 1300 658 666 Website: www.ncl.com

Ship Facilities

♦ 24-hour room service, sauna, spas, beauty and hair treatments, swimming pools ♦ Connecting rooms and suites for families, internet access, ♦ Jogging and walking tracks, basketball, golf driving nets, bowling alleys, library and shopping facilities

Cruise Price Inclusions

Dining & Beverages

♦ Freestyle dining onboard means no set dining times, no assigned tables and a relaxed dress code ♦ Up to 20 dining options offered including casual eateries to five star dining

♦ Accommodation ♦ All Main meals (at selected restaurants) ♦ Entertainment ♦ Port taxes & gratuities

Paul Gauguin Cruises m/s Paul Gauguin, the renowned intimate, award-winning, 5+-star, luxury cruise ship built specifically to sail the waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific draws guests closer to their destination than a larger vessel allows. Since its maiden voyage in 1998, the m/s Paul Gauguin has been the longest continually operating year-round luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. ♦ Complimentary beverages, including select wines and spirits, soft drinks, bottled water

Founded: 1998 No. of Vessels ♦ Paul Gauguin carrying 332 guests

Demographic ♦ International guests including family reunions and honeymooners

Price Range

♦ From US$3,211* per person double occupancy for a seven-night cruise

Accommodation

♦ Spacious oceanview accommodations, nearly 70% with private balconies ♦ Butler service in categories B and above

Dining & Beverages

♦ Three open-seating dining venues ♦ Complimentary 24-hour room service

Entertainment

♦ Les Gauguines – The Gauguin’s own troupe of Polynesian entertainers ♦ Le Grand Salon for live entertainment

Contact Details Phone: 1800 251 174 Website: www.wiltrans.com.au

Ship Facilities

♦ Spa; fitness centre; optional dive program; lounge and disco; casino; piano bar; pool bar

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Onboard meals, complimentary beverages as above, all onboard gratuities ♦ Use of private beach in Bora Bora with bar service; day on private islet, Motu Mahana, featuring watersports and barbeque ♦ Onboard watersports marina activities

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P&O Cruises World Cruising P&O Cruises World Cruising is one of the world’s most recognised cruise brands and can trace its roots back to 1837 when the Peninsular Steam Navigation Company was awarded the lucrative Admiralty contract to carry mail to the Iberian Peninsula and beyond. Today, as trusted cruise experts, P&O Cruises World Cruising has a fleet of seven ships offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. ♦ Afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes and pastries

Founded: 1837

Entertainment

No. of Vessels: 7 Demographic ♦ Predominantly 50 + cruise aficianados and cruise enthusiasts

Price Range

♦ From $1,929pp twin share for 13 nights to $45,269pp twin share for 110 nights

Accommodation

♦ Wide choice of luxury en suite accommodation

♦ Dazzling West-end style shows ♦ Caberet ♦ Live music, piano recitals and tribute bands ♦ Cinema and film screenings ♦ Dance classes and regional cooking demonstrations

Contact Details Phone: 13 24 28 Website: www.pocruises.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Sports court ♦ Swimming pools and whirlpool spas ♦ Fully equipped gym, sauna and steam rooms

Cruise Price Inclusions

Dining & Beverages

♦ Sumptious dining every day ♦ Breakfast, lunch and dinner in silver-service main restaurants ♦ Meals and snacks in buffet restaurants, daytime grills and pizzerias

♦ Accommodation & Entertainment ♦ Main meals, snacks and afternoon tea ♦ All UK and overseas port taxes

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Princess Cruises® Cruisers haven’t escaped completely® until they’ve experienced a voyage with the destination experts, Princess Cruises®. Guests will feel instantly refreshed as they explore the comfortably elegant surroundings of their relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea. ♦ Variety of dining options, from specialty restaurants to themed buffets on deck

Founded: 1965 No. of Vessels

♦ 3 ships that sail from Australia year round: Dawn Princess®, Sun Princess® & Sea Princess® ♦ 2 ships that sail from Australia over summer, Diamond Princess® & Ocean Princess®

Demographic

♦ Australians who want to know how to enjoy life, relax and rejuvenate, they crave new experiences and exotic destinations

Price Range:

♦ 13 nights from $1,399pp#, twin share

Phone: 13 24 88 Website: www.princess.com

Ship Facilities

♦ The Sanctuary* - a relaxing oasis reserved exclusively for adults ♦ Pools & spas ♦ Lotus Spa®*, Beauty Salon* ♦ Gym & fitness centre, Sports court ♦ Grand Casino, bars & lounges, boutiques* ♦ Supervised centres for children and teens^

Cruise Price Inclusions

Accommodation

♦ Variety of stateroom categories from interior staterooms for the value-conscious passenger to the more luxurious full suites

Dining & Beverages

Entertainment

♦ Movies Under the Stars®, musical productions, live music, art auctions, bingo

Contact Details

♦ Main meals freshly prepared from scratch

♦ Accommodation & main meals ♦ Dedicated cabin steward ♦ 24-hour service * Charges apply ^ Centres are not available on Ocean Princess® # Fare based on cruise C127, dep, 12 Nov 11

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Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean International are the leading global cruise company with a fleet of 22 ground-breaking ships including the world’s largest and most innovative superliners, Oasis of the SeasSM and Allure of the SeasSM. They visit more than 280 destinations on six continents including Asia, the Americas, Australasia, Europe and the Middle East and have two superior ships based in Australia in 2011/12.

Founded: 1968

Entertainment

No. of Vessels

♦ 22 ships sailing worldwide ♦ 2 ships sailing from Sydney in 2011/12

Demographic

♦ From aqua-shows and ice skating spectaculars to Broadway-inspired revues ♦ DreamWorks Experience on selected ships, including parades, character breakfasts and more

Contact Details Phone: 1800 754 500 Website: www.royalcaribbean.com.au

Ship Facilities

♦ Friends, families, couples and singles

Price Range

♦ Prices are subject to itinerary, cabin and season, visit website for details

Accommodation

♦ All cabins are en-suite with a dedicated steward

Dining & Beverages*

♦ Fine dining, casual dining and speciality dining ♦ My Time Dining and My Family Time Dining ♦ Room service available 24 hours a day

♦ Ice-skating rink, cinema under the stars, mini golf, boulevard of shops, rock climbing wall, kids waterslide and sports court

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Onboard dining and entertainment* ♦ Onboard activities and seminars ♦ Fitness and Spa facilities ♦ Kids programs and activities ♦ Onboard gratuities (tips), fees and taxes *Some conditions apply. Facilities vary by ship. Please see the website or download the brochure for full details

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Seabourn Seabourn pioneered small-ship, ultra luxury cruising, and continues to represent the pinnacle of that unique style of travel. Its fleet of six intimate, all-suite ships, carrying between 208 and 450 guests each, sail to the world’s most desirable destinations at their peak seasons. Each cruise is a hand-picked collection of fascinating places, and each day brings a new opportunity for authentic discovery. ♦ Restaurant 2 with innovative, small-plates tasting menus ♦ Complimentary fine wines poured with lunch and dinner

Founded: 1988 No. of Vessels: 6 Demographic

♦ Affluent, well-seasoned travellers who want the “best of the best” ♦ Explorers seeking new experiences to enrich their lives, and prefer customised and personalised travel

Price Range:

♦ Fares start from US$3,200pp

Accommodation

♦ All suite accommodation with exceptional service

Dining & Beverages

♦ Fine dining at The Restaurant ♦ Casual indoor/outdoor venues ♦ Option to dine under the stars on deck

Contact Details Phone: 13 24 02 Website: www.seabourn.com

Entertainment

♦ Marina Day with complimentary watersports on select sailing

Ship Facilities

♦ The Spa at SeabournSM ♦ Fully equipped fitness centre ♦ Computer Centre ♦ Complimentary Massage Moments on deck

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation & all meals ♦ Entertainment ♦ Port taxes, government fees & gratuities

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Sea Cloud Cruises Customised travel at the ultimate level – that is the idea behind Sea Cloud Cruises. It all began with a passion for a luxurious sailing yacht, the legendary Sea Cloud. This ship inspired company’s enthusiasm for uniqueness and perfection for a long time. Today guests can reach the most exotic destinations in Europe, the Caribbean and Central America aboard two imposing tall ships and one luxurious river cruise vessel, all in a wonderfully relaxed and casual atmosphere in which first-class chefs create culinary highlights.

Founded: 1979

Entertainment

No. of Vessels:

♦ 2 Windjammer sailing yachts, 1 River Yacht

♦ On-board pianist, lecturers, artists, library, water sports

Ship Facilities

Demographic: 50+

Contact Details Phone: 1300 583 572 Website: www.seacloud.com

♦ Lounge with bar and Steinway piano ♦ Library with laptop, on-board boutique ♦ Massages and beautician ♦ Luxurious sun deck with teak chairs ♦ Sauna, fitness area and swim platform (Sea Cloud)

Price Range

♦ From €400 per person per day

Accommodation

♦ All outside staterooms with individually adjustable air conditioning

Dining & Beverages

♦ All meals à la carte in the restaurant or on deck buffets BBQ’s ♦ A selection of fine wine and beer included with lunch and dinner ♦ Soft drinks throughout cruise ♦ Tea & Coffee

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ All meals ♦ Selected wines and beer with lunch and dinner, all soft drinks & juices, coffee & tea ♦ Bottled water on excursions ♦ Fresh fruit basket in cabin replenished daily ♦ Port charges ♦ Welcome bottle of champagne

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SeaDream Yacht Club “It’s yachting, not cruising.” Just 112 guests pampered by an award-winning crew of 95, and the finest cuisine at sea. Fares include meals, wine with lunch & dinner, open bar with select premium brands, water toys from the Marina, gratuities and more. Caribbean – Amazon – Mediterranean Yachting Voyages. ♦ Premium spirits from the bars

No. of Vessels

♦ SeaDream I and SeaDream II

Entertainment

Demographic

♦ Average age: 50 ♦ Active people who enjoy exploring the ports

Price Range:

♦ From US$2991 in the Caribbean* ♦ From US$4026 in the Mediterranean* *Prices as at 10 Oct 2011, pp twin share based 7 night voyage, including port fees and taxes

Accommodation

♦ 56 ocean-view staterooms including 10 suites ♦ Marble-lined bathrooms & BVLGARI® toiletries ♦ TV/DVD/CD/iPod Docking/safe/minibar

Dining & Beverages

♦ Award winning cuisine, a la carte dining ♦ Open sitting in the elegant Dining Room or al fresco in Topside Restaurant ♦ Complimentary wines at lunch/dinner

♦ Late sailings enable guests to experience the nightlife in the ports ♦ Onboard: Piano Bar, movies & dancing in the Main Salon, Starlit MoviesTM, classical guitarist, casino, sleep out under the stars

Contact Details Phone: (02) 9958 4444 Website: www.seadream.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Generous decks, Thai Spa, Fitness Centre, Balinese Dream Beds, library, pool, Jacuzzi, Golf Simulator, Boutique, Medical Facility and Water Sports Marina

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ All onboard meals ♦ Wine with lunch and dinner & open bar with select premium brands ♦ Water toys from the Marina ♦ Gratuities

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Silversea Cruises The World of Silversea. It is a world of European elegance and sophistication. All-inclusive, highly personalised and breathtaking in scope. Aboard their intimate ships there is a passion for perfection inherent in everything they do - an uncompromising commitment to quality.

Founded: 1994 No. of Vessels

♦ 6, ranging from 132 to 540 pax ♦ Silver Cloud & Silver Wind (296 pax) ♦ Silver Shadow & Silver Whisper (382 pax) ♦ Silver Spirit (540 pax) ♦ Silver Explorer - expedition ship (132 pax)

Demographic

♦ Well-travelled international guests

Price Range: Fares start from $3,000 Accommodation

♦ Spacious ultra-luxury suites - over 85% with private Verandas, and all with Butler Service ♦ Some of the largest suites at sea, featuring luxurious amenities that can be customised to guest’s individual preferences

Dining & Beverages

♦ Open-seating dining offering at least four choices on every ship

♦ The only Relais & Chateaux restaurant at sea and a partnership with “Slow Food” ♦ Complimentary beverages ♦ In-suite dining and 24-hour room service

Entertainment

♦ Production shows, classical concerts and folkloric performances ♦ Enrichment lectures, culinary & wine experts

Contact Details Phone: 1300 306 872 Website: www.silversea.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Show Lounge, Casino, Spa at Silversea, Pool, Library & Internet Cafe, Panorama Lounge, The Observation Lounge, Fitness Centre, Connoisseur’s Corner, Boutiques, Bar, Restaurant, La Terrazza, Le Champagne

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Butler service for all ships, all suites ♦ Complimentary beverages ♦ Gratuities and port charges ♦ 24-hour room service

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Star Cruises Star Cruises continues to open up Asia as a region to cruise enthusiasts from around the world. Acknowledging changing tastes & social trends Star Cruises created Freestyle Cruising. This innovative approach to cruising allows guests to enjoy themselves any way they like. It’s informal, flexible & fun. It allows guests to break away from the routines of Traditional Cruising. There is never a dull moment with Star Cruises’ blend of rejuvenating facilities, exciting entertainment & activities. Guests can discover all that resort style cruising has to offer, with the warmest of Asian hospitality.

Entertainment

Founded: 1993 No. of Vessels: 4 ships in 2012 Demographic

Phone: 1300 658 666 Website: www.starcruises.com

Ship Facilities

♦ Mass Market

Price Range:

♦ Cruise fares from $621*per person, twin-share *This price is guide only

Accommodation

♦ Range of cabin categories available - Inside, Window, Balcony’s and Suites

Dining & Beverages

♦ Entertainment includes international shows, casino, nightclub, karaoke rooms

Contact Details

♦ Wide variety of freestyle dining options available on board serving a range of international cuisines

♦ Pools, golf driving ranges, mini golf & basketball courts, fitness centres & spas, Jacuzzi, library, cinema, karaoke lounges, casino’s, night clubs, business centre, conference rooms ♦ Child care centre with children’s games, interactive computer games & video arcades

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All Main meals (at selected restaurants) ♦ Entertainment ♦ Port taxes & fuel surcharge ♦ Strict “no tipping” policy

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Windstar Cruises Windstar’s sleek yachts are made for seeing the world from a different, more intimate point of view. Onboard, guests will feel as if they’re sailing on their own private yacht, experiencing quiet coves and tucked-away harbours off-limits to larger ships. As the world’s most romantic cruise line, Windstar Cruises offers award winning holidays that truly are 180 degrees from ordinary.

Entertainment

Founded: 1984

♦ Nightly entertainment

No. of Vessels: 3

Ship Facilities

Demographic

♦ Couples looking for a romantic and casually elegant cruise experience

Price Range: $1,828- $10,116 Accommodation

♦ All staterooms have ocean views ♦ This November, Windstar will start an extensive refurbishment programme fleet wide including upgrades to staterooms and suites

Dining & Beverages

♦ Meals are a celebration of seasonal ingredients and regional specialties influenced by the cruise’s destinations ♦ Attentive staff offering unobtrusive service

♦ Wind Surf’s facilities: 3 restaurants, 2 bars, lounge, 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, casino, water sports platform, spa & fitness centre, salon, library and open bridge ♦ Wind Spirit and Wind Star’s facilities: 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a lounge, casino, library, watersports platform, pool, hot tub, spa & fitness centre and open bridge

Contact Details Phone: 1300 857 437 Website: www.traveltheworld.com.au/ windstar

Cruise Price Inclusions

♦ Accommodation ♦ All meals ♦ Entertainment ♦ Port taxes & government fees ♦ Room service ♦ Water sports

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