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  • Explorer Dream

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream Observation Deck

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Inside Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Ocean View Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Balcony Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour - Option 1

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • NEXT Hotel Brisbane - Option 2

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Pavilion Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Silk Road Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Umi Uma Teppanyaki Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream Zodiac Theatre

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream Observation Deck

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Inside Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Ocean View Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Balcony Cabin

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour - Option 1

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • NEXT Hotel Brisbane - Option 2

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Pavilion Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Silk Road Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream - Umi Uma Teppanyaki Restaurant

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream Zodiac Theatre

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Explorer Dream Waterslide

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
   

5 Day Dream Cruise & Escape ex SYD/BNE

  • Cruise to Sydney aboard the Explorer Dream
  • Unwind with 2 nights at a 4-star hotel
Includes 1-way domestic flight: SYD to BNE

There’s nothing quite like a cruise. The sun on your skin and the wind in your hair, the endless blue horizon stretching out before you, the wealth of restaurants and bars just waiting to be explored, and plenty of time for well-earned rest and relaxation… it’s a dream holiday option worth embarking on.

On this five-day cruise and escape package featuring a two-night sailing from Brisbane to Sydney aboard the 4.5-star Explorer Dream, together with two nights hotel accommodation in either Sydney or Brisbane, the thrill of an ocean cruise is yours to experience - with no passport required.

Choose from two sensational options - Brisbane to Sydney featuring two nights at the Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour, or the Sydney to Sydney option featuring two nights at NEXT Hotel or Capri By Fraser Hotel in Brisbane city. Both options also include a one-way flight from Sydney to Brisbane. The only thing missing is you!

**Note: Please double check the option you have chosen matches your departure city.**

ITINERARY

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Itinerary - 1

Today, climb aboard the Explorer Dream at 1:30pm. Take the time to settle in and then make your way to lunch on board, meet your fellow cruisers, admire the sunset, and enjoy a sensational dinner on board prior to setting sail for your first night at sea at 9pm.

Depending on your departure date, you will cruise from either Fishermans Island or Portside Wharf (details can be found within the Important Information of the deal).

Overnight: Dream Cruises ‘Explorer Dream’
Meals included: Lunch;Dinner

Today, the day is all yours. Take advantage of the wonderful programs the ship has on offer, or simply sit back and relax as you enjoy time at sea onboard the Explorer Dream.

Overnight: Dream Cruises ‘Explorer Dream’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today after breakfast on board, you will have time to pack your bags as your ship arrives into Sydney's White Bay Cruise Terminal at 6am for a 9am disembarkation. After you disembark the ship you will have time to make your own way to your hotel accommodation. Please note: check-in time is at 2pm. You will be able to leave your bags at the hotel while you set out to explore the city.

White Bay Terminal is located on Robert Street, Rozelle on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. On cruise ship days access is via James Craig Road

Overnight: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour, Sydney
Meals included: Breakfast

Today is yours to explore Sydney and the surrounding areas with plenty of attractions and sights to see. Darling Harbour is home to the fantastic Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds, while the Pitt Street Mall, Sydney Town Hall, QVB and Circular Quay are all just a short walk away.

Overnight: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour, Sydney
Meals included: None

Today you will make your own travel arrangements to Sydney Domestic Airport for your scheduled flight back to Brisbane. On arrival into Brisbane, please make your own travel arrangements.


Meals included: None

Itinerary - 2

Today you will depart from Sydney. Fly with Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and any codeshare partners. On arrival to Brisbane airport you will need to make your own way to your hotel accommodation in Brisbane CBD for the next two nights prior to your cruise.

Overnight: NEXT Hotel or Capri By Fraser, Brisbane CBD
Meals included: None

After breakfast this morning, put your best foot forward and experience the dizzying delights of Brisbane. Queen Street Mall, Southbank, and Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) are just a few of the highlights within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Overnight: NEXT Hotel or Capri By Fraser, Brisbane CBD
Meals included: None

Following another breakfast at the hotel, you will have time to set out for a morning of exploration prior to boarding your cruise ship at 1:30pm. Take the time to settle in and then make your way to lunch on board, meet your fellow cruisers, admire the sunset, and enjoy a sensational dinner on board prior to setting sail for your first night at sea at 9pm.

Depending on your departure date, you will cruise from either Fishermans Island or Portside Wharf (details can be found within the Important Information of the deal).

Overnight: Dream Cruises ‘Explorer Dream’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today, the day is all yours. Take advantage of the wonderful programs the ship has on offer, or simply sit back and relax as you enjoy time at sea onboard the Explorer Dream.

Overnight: Dream Cruises ‘Explorer Dream’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today after breakfast, you will have time to pack your bags as your ship arrives into Sydney's White Bay Cruise Terminal at 6am for a 9am disembarkation. Once you have disembarked the ship, please make your own travel arrangements.

White Bay Terminal is located on Robert Street, Rozelle on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. On cruise ship days access is via James Craig Road


Meals included: Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Live the cruise life aboard the sensational Explorer Dream
  • Enjoy time at leisure in the vibrant city of Sydney

  • FLIGHTS
  • 1-way domestic flight (economy class): Sydney to Brisbane

  • CRUISE
  • 2 night Brisbane to Sydney cruise with Dream Cruises
  • Sail aboard the 4.5 star Explorer Dream cruise ship
  • Witness incredible stage shows in the onboard theatre
  • Browse the fabulous boutique shopping outlets
  • Stay active with fitness facilities onboard

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 2 nights quality hotel accommodation at Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour
  • Stay in a modern Studio Apartment
  • Access unlimited Wi-Fi throughout your stay
  • Relax with a 12pm late checkout

  • DINING
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at selected restaurants onboard

  • TRIP ESSENTIALS
  • Includes all local taxes
    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Live the cruise life aboard the sensational Explorer Dream
  • Enjoy time at leisure in the multicultural city of Brisbane

  • FLIGHTS
  • 1-way domestic flight (economy class): Sydney to Brisbane

  • CRUISE
  • 2 night Brisbane to Sydney cruise with Dream Cruises
  • Sail aboard the 4.5 star Explorer Dream cruise ship
  • Witness incredible stage shows in the onboard theatre
  • Browse the fabulous boutique shopping outlets

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 2 nights quality hotel accommodation in Brisbane CBD
  • Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi

  • DINING
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at selected restaurants onboard

  • TRIP ESSENTIALS
  • Includes all local taxes

Important info

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After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase.
 
Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
 
On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information. 
 
Please note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated).



Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 6th December 2019.
 
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share
 
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers no discounts apply (twin share purchase must be made).
 
Departure Dates (2019)
Option 1: BNE-SYD-BNE
November: 15, 22
November: 8 (SOLD OUT)
December: 6
 
Option 2: SYD-BNE-SYD
November: 13, 20
November: 6 (SOLD OUT)
December: 4
 
Please note: depending on the departure date chosen, you may board your cruise from Brisbane from either Portside Wharf or Fisherman Island. Please see GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION below for details. 
 
Departure Cities
Sydney or Brisbane



Airline(s) Used


Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and any codeshare partners (subject to availability). 

 

Arrive early
Not available.
 
Stay behind
Not available.
 
Stopover Packages
Not available.
 
Flight Class Upgrades
Not available.



Cabins
All cabins are subject to availability; some cabins may have restricted views.



Accommodation Used


Option 1: BNE-SYD-BNE

4 Star (self-rated)

Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

 

Option 2: SYD-BNE-SYD

4 Star (self-rated)

NEXT Hotel or Capri By Fraser

 

Extra Nights
Not available.
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 People (subject to availability).
 
Child Policy
Deal is available for children 2 years and over only.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.
 
Triple Share
Not available.
 
Bedding Configuration
- Explorer Dream: 1 x Queen Bed or 2 x Single Beds
- Oaks Goldsbrough: 1 x King Bed or 2 x Single Beds
- NEXT Hotel: 1 x Queen Bed or 2 x Single Beds
- Capri By Fraser: 1 Queen or 2 x Single Beds
(subject to availability)
 
Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms
Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.



Minimum group size of 2 people.
 
Embarkation Brisbane:

Please note, depending on the departure date chosen, you may board your cruise from Brisbane from either Portside Wharf or Fisherman Is. Please see below for further information.

Fisherman Island
Nov: 08, 15
Fisherman Island, Seafarers Street, off Port Dr, Port of Brisbane QLD 4178
 

Portside Wharf
Nov: 22
Dec: 06
Flare Building, Level 1/39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007
 
Disembarkation Sydney:
White Bay Cruise Terminal: White Bay is located on Robert Street, Rozelle on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. On cruise ship days access is via James Craig Road. 



- Visa fees and requirements (a visa is not required if travelling on an Australian passport)
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary (including any specialty restaurants onboard cruise)
- Optional gratuities/tipping
- Optional activities/tours (including any 'onshore' excursions as part of cruise)
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Strongly recommended)
Please note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised.



CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate with hot, wet summers and dry, moderately warm winters. Brisbane experiences an annual average minimum of 16.6 °C and an average maximum of 26.6 °C, making it Australia's second-hottest capital city after Darwin.
 
Sydney enjoys a sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers, perfect for making the most of the outdoors. During summer, average temperatures range from 18.6 - 25.8°C, and average humidity spikes to 65%.
 
FLIGHTS
Seat Selection & Frequent Flyer Points:
At TripADeal we do not arrange seat selection. It is important to highlight that some Airlines do not allow pre-selected seats. We strongly suggest you contact the Airline directly with seating allocation requirements and or arrive at the airport earlier to arrange your seating. While we do not add frequent flyer member details to bookings, you can do this directly with the Airline once you have your flight information.
 
CRUISE
Disembarkation:
- Begins approximately 2 hours after docking.
- Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
- Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
- Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
 
Cruise Loyalty Discounts:
Please note: Travellers booked via TripADeal will not be entitled to receive any cruise line customer loyalty discounts. Similar to airline frequent flyer programs, this is outside of the TripADeal booking process. However, customers may contact the cruise line direct upon receiving their TripADeal travel documents to request any membership benefits they are entitled to. 
 
Luggage:
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst travelling. 
 
OTHER
Fitness Level Required / Mobility:
A low level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Gratuities / Tipping:
Cruise
Pre-paid gratuities onboard the cruise are included in the package price. Any optional extras purchased onboard the cruise will have up to an 18% gratuity added.



A tourist visa is not required if travelling on an Australian passport.
Please note: Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required. It is also important to note, some areas of employment such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations may have additional restrictions in applying for Visas. This may in turn affect the type of application required.



We are proud to offer a range of travel insurance products - please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.



Voluntary Changes


This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.

·   1st Change - $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

·   2nd Change - $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

·   Subsequent changes - $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

·   Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

·   Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

 

Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
·   If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.