Australia & New Zealand Land Tour & Cruise

 

Princess Cruise Lines

on the Majestic Princess

January 3-25, 2019

 

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Australian Outback Adventure and New Zealand CruiseTour

Discover the land down under with the No. 1 North American cruise line in Australia.  Spend three days exploring the Melbourne area including the famous “March of the Penguins”.  From there we will fly to Sydney, where we will spend three days enjoying the area including a Sunset Dinner Cruise.  Following our exciting land tour of Australia, we will embark on a wonderful 12 day cruise that will circle New Zealand with great stops to enjoy the beauty and history of this interesting country.  Limited space is available, so sign up soon!

Majestic Princess®

Built to cater to the Chinese market, Majestic Princess® debuted in April 2017 and offers year-round cruises out of Shanghai.  Welcoming 3,560 guests and 1,346 crew members, Majestic Princess® touts new features not available on any other Princess ship, including two new specialty restaurants with dinner menus created by two Michelin-star awarded chefs.

Along with its three specialty restaurants, passengers also have the option to eat in the ship’s three main dining rooms, and grab snacks and beverages at Majestic’s handful of casual eateries, including a lobster and dim sum bar.

Similar to the rest of Princess’s fleet, the ship houses the Lotus Spa, a casino, a fitness center, a sports and pool deck, and the SeaWalk – a glass-paneled walkway that stretches 28 feet beyond the ship’s edge.  Majestic Princess® also features several bars and lounges, theatres and the Watercolor Fantasy Show, a choreographed water show set to music.

In terms of accommodations, Majestic offers a variety of lodging types, with Interior cabins measuring 158 to 162 square feet and Suites spanning between 460 and 932 square feet.  Though cabin sizes vary, all feature flat-screen TV’s, mini-fridges and desks.

Your Hosts

Gary and Connie Gannon have been escorting tours for over 20 years and have hosted cruise groups on over 40 different occasions.  What better way to travel to Australia than with someone who knows the ins and out of Princess.  They can make recommendations on tour opportunities as well as the best places to eat, and if you have a concern they are there to take care of it on the spot so you travel worry free.

Itinerary:

 

January 3rd: Flight from Omaha to Melbourne

January 5th: Arrive Melbourne, City Tour

January 6th: Yarra Valley Wineries Tour

January 7th: Phillip Island & Penguin Parade

January 8th: Great Ocean Road Tour

January 9th: Flight to Sydney, City Tour

January 10th: Sydney & Harbour Dinner Cruise

January 11th: Blue Mountain & Aussie Wildlife

January 12th: Embark Ship

January 13th & 14th: Cruising the Tasmanian Sea

January 15th: Auckland, New Zealand

January 16th: Tauranga, New Zealand

January 17th & 18th: Cruising the South Pacific

January 19th: Wellington, New Zealand

January 20th: Akaroa, New Zealand

January 21st: Dunedin, New Zealand (Christchurch)

January 22nd: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

January 23rd & 24th: Cruising the South Pacific

January 25th: Sydney and our flight for home

 CruiseTour Prices:

Mini Suite: Category MB = $10,279 per person*

Balcony: Category BB = $9,619 per person*

Inside: Category IB = $8,479 per person*

(*All prices are based on Double Occupancy)  Prices above include air travel, roundtrip motorcoach Grand Island to Eppley for flight (with at least 20 passengers), transfers, government fees & taxes, luggage handling, entertainment and all meals aboard ship, land tour of Melbourne and Sydney areas, 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners on the land portion of the trip, all included admissions for included sights on Australian land tour.

Additional Gannon Travel Benefits: Private cocktail party on board the ship (with 30 minimum passengers traveling with the group, Escorted with at least 20 passengers.

**Please note that a Passport and visa are both REQUIRED for this cruise.**

A deposit of $1600 per person must be paid at time of booking of which $500 is nonrefundable.  The balance will be due approximately 90 days prior to departure (on or around October 3, 2018).  Payment may be made by check to: Gannon Travel Associates.  Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express may be used for payment.  Contact Gannon Travel Associates at 308-381-8785 for more details and for Cancel Penalties. Travel insurance is available at and additional cost and is due with final payment.  We highly recommend that you do include travel insurance with this trip.  Amount of insurance is based on age of passenger and is offered through Travel Guard.  Rate will be quoted by your request

 

 

 

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