Exclusive Great Barrier Reef & Bowls Cruise
Nights
7
Journey
Fly, Cruise, Stay & Play
Departing
24 September 2016
Package From
$2,219*
per person twin share
ex BNE based on Balcony Cabin

Return economy class airfares with Virgin Australia departing Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth

7 night cruise with P&O Australia departing Brisbane

 

Join a like minded group of cruisers and bowling enthusiasts on this exclusive cruise & bowls tour of the Great Barrier Reef, onboard one of Australia’s most popular cruise ships, the Pacific Dawn.

At 3 ports of call on your Brisbane round-trip you’ll be transported to the bowls club for a social game of bowls, followed by either morning tea or lunch, before returning to the ship.

Highlights

Enjoy a slice of the laidback Queensland lifestyle on this seven-night Barrier Reef cruise. Your days at sea will be filled with a plethora of activities, while a tropical mix of crystal clear water and lush rainforests await along the sun-soaked coastline.

Discover the sophisticated, yet relaxed village-like atmospheres of Airlie Beach and Yorkey’s Knob, and unearth the brilliant splendour of Willis Island. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to play against your new ship mates at some of the finest lawn bowls clubs in Airlie Beach, Cairns and Port Douglas.

Itinerary

24 Sep 2016 - Cruise Departs Brisbane

Make your way to the Brisbane Cruise Terminal to embark on your Great Barrier Reef Cruise. All interstate travellers will be picked up from the Brisbane Airport & transferred to the Cruise Terminal ready for departure at 2:00pm.   

25 Sep 2016 - At Sea

Enjoy Pacific Dawn’s three-storey atrium foyer, nine bars and lounges, two restaurants, the pizzeria, casino, gym and health spa. There is also a library, jogging track, whirlpool spas, show lounge and duty-free shopping!

26 Sep 2016 - Airlie Beach

Bowls Details: Airlie Beach Bowls Club, 09:00am to 1:00pm
You will be picked up from the ship by a coach and taken to the Airlie Beach Bowls Club for a 9:00am start. There you can enjoy a game of bowls with your fellow ship mates. Morning tea will be included & served at the Bowls Club. The rest of the afternoon is your to enjoy the beautiful town of Airlie Beach. Airlie Beach has a friendly and vibrant atmosphere with a wide variety of cafés, restaurants, bars and stores that line its main street. The town also features a lovely swimming lagoon, which is perfect for a quick dip.

27 Sep 2016 - Yorkeys Knob (Cairns)

Bowls Details: Edge Hill Memorial Bowls Club, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Yorkey’s Knob is a beautiful and relaxed beachside community just 13 kilometres north of Cairns and blessed with safe, palm-fringed swimming beaches, open-air restaurants and cafes, shopping venues, and friendly locals. The second round of bowls will commence at 11:00am at the Edge Hill Memorial Bowls Club followed by a BBQ lunch.  

28 Sep 2016 - Port Douglas

Bowls Details: Mossman Memorial Bowls Club, 09:00am to 1:00pm
Your final round of bowls will commence at 09:00am and wll include morning tea at the Bowls Club. You are then free to roam the tropical beachside town of Port Douglas. With a sophisticated and relaxed village atmosphere, it's no wonder it's one of Queensland's favourite holiday destinations! Make sure to check out the galleries, cafes, wonderful bars & boutiques.  

29 Sep 2016 - Willis Island Cruising

Relax and enjoy a mid-ocean interlude as you anchor at Willis Island in the Coral Sea. Willis Island is home to an array of protected seabirds and wildlife (scenic cruising only).

30 Sep 2016 - At Sea

01 Oct 2016 - Brisbane - Disembark

Inclusions

Cruise Inclusions
  • 7 night cruise on board Pacific Dawn based on twin share
  • All main meals and entertainment on board
  • Daytime activities, including the sports court, whirlpool spas, pools and fully equipped gym
  • Welcome function on the ship
  • Port charges & government fees
Bowls Package
  • Bowls game while in port at Airlie Beach, with morning tea
  • Bowls game while in port at Yorkeys Knob (Cairns), with BBQ lunch.
  • Bowls game while in port at Port Douglas with morning tea
  • All transfer between the ship and bowls clubs
Airfares Inclusions
  • Return economy class airfares with Virgin Australia 
  • Flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth & Adelaide 
  • Return airport transfers
  • Air taxes
 
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Departs 24 Sep 2016 ex BNE based on Balcony Cabin
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*Pricing is based on twin share Balcony cabin and twin share accommodation departing Brisbane. Other capital city prices vary. Applies to genuine cruise quotes from all cruise line & registered travel agencies and websites. Quote must be in writing and must be presented to us prior to booking. Fare must be available & able to be booked by Australian passport holders & Australian residents when you bring it to us. Fares available due to membership of a group or corporate entity or subscription to a closed group excluded. Quote must be for same dates & cabin category. Travel restrictions & conditions apply visit our website at www.cruiseabout.com.au or ask your Cruiseabout consultant for full terms and conditions. Prices are per person & taxes are correct as at time of publication, include all discounts, are in AUD, per person & subject to change without notice. Changes may be due to (without limitation) adverse currency fluctuations, increases to fuel surcharges, taxes & airfares. Accom &/or cruises are based on twin share. Bowls club venues will be confirmed prior to departure and are a guide. Valid for new bookings only. Not combinable with any other special offer except for Past Passenger Discount. Conditions apply please contact your Cruiseabout consultant or www.cruiseabout.com.au for full terms & conditions. Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ABN 25 003 377 188) trading as Cruiseabout. ATAS Accreditation No. A10412.

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