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    Australia & Melanesia Cruise

    From $3299 $898 taxes

    The Lands Down Under have their own special allure. The scenery is spectacular, from New Zealand’s jagged, snow-capped peaks to Ayer’s rock, a massive feldspar outcropping in Australia’s desert outback, to the Great Barrier Reef, a living organism so large it can be seen from space. Here the majestic and beautiful collide with the utterly unique. Home to numerous plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth, Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific are on any serious traveler’s bucket list—and there’s no better way to experience them than on a Holland America Line cruise.

    Travel Best Bets Package Includes

    • Round trip airfare to Sydney
    • 15 night cruise aboard Noordam
    • Round trip transfers from airport to pier and pier to airport
    • Book by July 10: Travel Best Bets Exclusive: $75 USD per cabin onboard credit!

    December 5 – 22, 2018

    Inside Outside
    Obst View
    Outside Balcony Taxes & Fees
    Vancouver $3299 $3599 $3699 $3999 $898
    Victoria, Kelowna, Comox from $300 more

    Please call to inquire about flights from other departure cities.



    Sailing Itinerary


    Date Port of Call Arrive Depart
    Dec 7 Sydney, Australia - 6:30pm
    Dec 8 At Sea - -
    Dec 9 Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
    Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
    12:00pm 11:00pm
    Dec 10 At Sea - -
    Dec 11 At Sea - -
    Dec 12 Alotau, Papua New Guinea
    Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
    8:00am 6:00pm
    Dec 13 Kiriwina Island, Papua New Guinea
    Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
    8:00am 5:00pm
    Dec 14 Kitava, Papua New Guinea 8:00am 5:00pm
    Dec 15 Conflict Islands (Panawal Group), Papua New Guinea
    Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
    8:00am 5:00pm
    Dec 16 At Sea - -
    Dec 17 Cairns, Australia 6:00am 5:00pm
    Dec 18 Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
    Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
    10:00am 11:00pm
    Dec 19 At Sea - -
    Dec 20 Brisbane, Australia 8:00am 11:00pm
    Dec 21 At Sea - -
    Dec 22 Sydney, Australia 7:00am -



    Call for details: 1-877-523-7823


    Terms & Conditions

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287