Beaches Bowls Barrier Reef Cruise
Great Barrier Reef & Bowls Cruise with Natasha Scott
Fly, Cruise, Stay & Play
09 September 2017
Package From
per person twin share
Based on Balcony Cabin ex BNE

Return economy class airfares with Virgin Australia departing 9 Sep 2017*

7 night cruise with P&O Australia departing Brisbane, 9 Sep 2017


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: 

Great Barrier Reef
Pacific Dawn
Bowls Cruise
Bowls Cruise
Great Barrier Reef Australia


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. 


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 09 Sep 2017 Based on Balcony Cabin ex BNE
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