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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
   

7 Day Dream Cruise & Escape ex MEL/ADL

  • Cruise along Australia’s beautiful East Coast
  • Unwind with 4 nights in Sydney & Brisbane
Includes return domestic flights

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 seven-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 both Sydney and Brisbane, the thrill of an ocean cruise is yours to experience - with no passport required.

Jump on board this incredible deal now. Includes return flights ex Melbourne or Adelaide, eight meals, four nights accommodation, two nights cruising and so much more!

ITINERARY

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Today you will depart from either Melbourne or Adelaide. Fly with Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and any codeshare partners.

On arrival to Brisbane airport you will make your own way to your hotel accommodation in Brisbane CBD for the next 2 nights prior to your cruise date.

Capri By Fraser, Oaks Charlotte or Oaks Festival Towers (subject to availability)
Meals included: None

Today, explore Brisbane's CBD! after breakfast, why not get your adventure boots ready with an unlimited amount of attractions and things to do, the opportunities are endless and are at your own time.

Capri By Fraser, Oaks Charlotte or Oaks Festival Towers (subject to availability)
Meals included: None

Today, board the Explorer Dream at 1:30pm, here you will have time to settle in and then make your way to lunch on board.

Take your time to explore and meet your fellow cruisers as you explore the ship before you settle in to watch the sunset and dine onboard where your dinner will be served.

Tonight at 9pm you will set sail with your first night at sea.

Overnight: Explorer Dream Ship, Dream Cruises
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

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

Overnight: Explorer Dream Ship, Dream Cruiseline
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today after breakfast, you will have time to pack your bags as your ship arrives into the oh so iconic Sydney Harbour at 6am for a 9am disembarkation.

Here you will make your own way to your hotel accommodation where you will spend the next 2 nights.

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

Today after breakfast, the day is yours to explore Sydney and the surrounding areas with plenty of attractions and sights to see. Here the City is your oyster, so pack your comfortable walking shoes and choose your choice of adventures for the day, or perhaps relaxing close by is your ideal time spent.

Overnight: Oaks Goldsbrough, Sydney Harbour
Meals included: None

Today after breakfast, you will make your own way to Sydney Domestic Airport for your scheduled flight back home.

On arrival to Melbourne or Adelaide Airport you will make your own travel arrangements back home.


Meals included: None

Tour Inclusions

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  • 2 nights relaxing cruise on The Explorer Dream
  • Drinks package available for purchase on-board
  • Enjoy 2 nights pre cruise 4 star accommodation in Brisbane
  • Enjoy 2 nights post cruise 4 star accommodation at Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour
  • Gratuities included onboard the cruise

    Brisbane Accomodation:
  • Stay 2 nights in a Brisbane City hotel
  • Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi
    Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour:
  • Stay 2 nights in a modern studio apartment
  • Access to unlimited Wi-Fi throughout your stay
  • Relax longer with a 12PM late checkout
  • Return domestic flights included (economy class) ex MEL/ADL.
  • 2 night cruise from Brisbane to Sydney
  • Sail aboard the 4.5 star Explorer Dream ship
  • Enjoy inclusive meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Onboard theatre
  • Boutique shopping
  • Stay active with fitness facilities onboard
  • Pamper yourself with spa and beauty options
  • Drinks packages available for purchase
  • 2 nights 4 star hotel accommodation pre cruise Capri By Fraser, Oaks Charlotte or Oaks Festival Towers
  • 2 nights 4 star hotel accommodation post cruise at Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour
  • All meals included on-board the Explorer Dream at selected restaurants
  • Drinks package available for purchase on board
  • 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 4th 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)
EX MEL/ADL:
November: 6 (SOLD OUT)
November: 13, 20
December: 4
 
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.
 
08 Nov - Fisherman Is.
15 Nov - Fisherman Is.
Fisherman's Island, Seafarers Street, off Port Dr, Port of Brisbane QLD 4178
 
22 Nov - Portside Wharf
06 Dec - Portside Wharf
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
  
Departure Cities
Melbourne or Adelaide.



Airline(s) Used


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

 

Please note: One way flights can not be accommodated. Travellers must take all included flights within the package, and any flights intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being subject to cancellation. 

 

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


4 Star (self-rated)

Capri By Fraser, Oaks Charlotte or Oaks Festival Towers (subject to availability) Sydney: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

 

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
Cruise
Explorer Dream:
1 x Queen Bed or 2 x Single Beds
  
Brisbane
Capri By Fraser: Studio Deluxe: 1 x Queen bed or 2 x Single beds (subject to availability)
Oaks Charlotte: One Bedroom Apartment: 1 x Queen bed or 2 x Single beds (subject to availability)
Oaks Festival Towers: One Bedroom Apartment: 1 x Queen bed or 2 x Single beds (subject to availability)
   
Sydney
Oaks Goldsbrough:
Studio: 1 x King Bed or 2 x Single Beds (with Inside Cabin option)
One Bedroom Aparment: 1 x King Bed or 2 x Single Beds (with Ocean View Cabin option)
One Bedroom City View Apartment: 1 x King Bed or 2 x Single Beds (with Balcony Cabin option)
(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.
 
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.
 
08 Nov - Fisherman Is.
15 Nov - Fisherman Is.
Fisherman's Island, Seafarers Street, off Port Dr, Port of Brisbane QLD 4178
 
22 Nov - Portside Wharf
06 Dec - Portside Wharf
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)
- Cruise: Additional gratuities up to 18% are payable on additional items and services such as alcohol and spa treatments
- 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. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off-loading of the luggage from the coach.
 
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.