departing 9 Sep 2017*
P&O Australia departing Brisbane, 9 Sep 2017with
Join Australian Jacakaroo, Natasha Scott, and a group of like minded 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.
Here's a preview of what to expect:
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 Australian Jacakroo, Natasha Scott & your new ship mates at some of the finest lawn bowls clubs in Airlie Beach, Cairns and Port Douglas.
09 Sep 2017 - 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.
10 Sep 2017 - 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!
11 Sep 2017 - Airlie Beach
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.
Bowls Details: Airlie Beach Bowls Club, 09:00am to 1:00pm
12 Sep 2017 - Yorkeys Knob (Cairns)
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.
Bowls Details: Edge Hill Memorial Bowls Club, 11:00am to 3:00pm
13 Sep 2017 - Port Douglas
Your final round of bowls will commence at 09:00am and will 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.
Bowls Details: Mossman Memorial Bowls Club, 09:00am to 1:00pm
14 Sep 2017 - 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).
15 Sep 2017 - At Sea
16 Sep 2017 - Brisbane - Disembark
Your trip sadly comes to an end today. Interstate travellers will be picked up from the cruise terminal and transferred to the airport for their flight home.
- 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 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
- Return economy class airfares with Virgin Australia
- Flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth & Adelaide
- Return airport transfers
- Air taxes
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