Whether you’re looking for a faraway, 51-night journey or a few days exploring your own backyard, this week’s travel deals have you sorted.
1. Tassie’s East Coast highlights
Experience the sweetest holiday around Tassie’s east coast. Visit Pyengana Dairy Company to taste their delicious cheeses and discover Bridestowe Lavender Estate’s famous lavender ice cream. Embark on a spectacular guided walk in Freycinet National Park and step back in time at Port Arthur Historic Site, cruising to the Isle of the Dead. You’ll be surprised what this island has to offer.
With this holiday deal you won’t have to worry about a thing. It includes return flights to Denpasar, seven nights in a deluxe room at the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa, one night pre-holiday accommodation at the Holiday Inn in Melbourne, full breakfast daily, a complimentary dinner for two and return airport transfers. Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa is one of Bali’s premier holiday destinations, featuring nine hectares of beautifully manicured gardens, right on the beachfront.
If you’re looking for adventure, this deal encompassing Southeast Asia is for you. Fly into Singapore and explore the Gardens By the Bay, staying at your pre-cruise accommodation for the night before setting sail. You’ll cruise from Singapore to Penang and then on to lively Phuket before returning to Singapore. On board the magnificent Voyager of the Seas, you’ll enjoy the beautifully appointed state rooms and public spaces, as well as fun activities.
For people who love a long cruise, this holiday deal is heaven sent. For 51 days, you’ll cruise from Southampton in New York to Mexico, Hawaii, the South Pacific Islands, New Zealand and your final destination, Sydney. The Queen Elizabeth is famous for its opulence and refinement. You’ll enjoy themed balls in the Grand Ballroom, white-gloved afternoon teas in the Garden Lounge and the country club chic of croquet or paddle tennis.
No stone is left unturned as you venture into parts of the South Island less travelled. From the wild and pristine natural wonderland of Stewart Island to the spectacular vistas of Mt. Cook, through to Milford Sound, you’ll asleep under a blanket of mist and shadows on the still waters of the fiord. Travelling in a small group, you’ll enjoy an intimate guided adventure, staying in handpicked accommodation.
There is something magical about Alaska that must be experienced by both land and sea. Begin your exploration of this magnificent region via motor coach to two of its top attractions, the picturesque Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks. Then encounter the breathtaking beauty of the glaciers up close and personal, on board the Voyage of the Glaciers Cruise. It truly is the ultimate Alaska experience.
See the highlights of the stunning Red Centre of Australia with this holiday deal. Witness the breathtaking Uluru sunrise and sunset, wander through the domes of Kata Tjuta and explore Kings Canyon’s towering sandstone walls. This three-day short break begins in Uluru and ends in Alice Springs and includes three nights in your choice of accommodation, selected meals, travel in a luxury coach, and the services of an experienced driver and guide.
See the best of New Zealand with this spectacular cruise, focusing on sites of natural beauty. You’ll begin in Auckland before heading to the Bay of Islands, stopping in places such as the beautiful Akaroa and Milford Sound, before returning to Melbourne and then Sydney. You’ll be on board the Celebrity Solstice – the first cruise ship to feature a lush, manicured lawn on its highest deck, giving you the perfect spot for outdoor activities like bowls and bocce.
9. Southern Delights 8-night rail and sail holiday
Departing Sydney, this fantastic holiday combines a variety of modes of travel to ensure you have a holiday that ticks all the boxes. Flying to Adelaide, enjoying time to explore the City of Churches, before boarding the stunning Golden Princess for your four-night cruise to Melbourne, via the natural wildlife habitat of Kangaroo Island and rugged Port Lincoln. Once in Melbourne you will have time to explore, including a cruise down the Yarra River and then return home on the XPT rail journey. What more could you want?
The contrasting landscapes of the rugged Kimberley, spectacular coastline and the rich mineral fields will amaze you. Cruise on rivers and gorges, hike to waterholes, tour working mines, relax on sandy beaches and stay in safari-style accommodation. Discover the ocean at Broome, Coral Bay and Monkey Mia and the outback scenery of the Kimberley and Pilbara.