Monday, 3 September 2012

Week Tropique: 7 nights in May 2013

This week of cruising will take you to the tropical highlights of northern Queensland! Departing from Brisbane, the first stop is at Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays, a popular holiday destination for Australians and international tourists. Next is Yorkey's Knob, a port which is part of the city of Cairns, which has swimming beaches to the north and south and is close to the incredible Daintree Rainforest. Port Douglas comes after that, a town which features the stunning 4-mile beach. The final item on the agenda before the ship returns to Brisbane is scenic cruising at Willis Island, which is protected against landings but passengers will enjoy the scenery and birdlife from the ship.

Port Douglas
by Fifi le Roux Flickr Creative Commons

Operator: P&O
Vessel: Pacific Dawn
Ports of Call: Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Yorkey's Knob, Port Douglas, Willis Island (scenic cruising)
Sailing Dates: Saturday 11th May 2013- Saturday 18th May 2013

Cruise Itinerary

Length of cruise: 7 nights

Day 1: Brisbane, departing Sat 11 May 14:00
Day 2: At sea
Day 3: Airlie Beach, Mon 13 May 07:00- 16:00
Day 4: Yorkey's Knob, Tues 14 May 09:00- 18:30
Day 5: Port Douglas, Wed 15 May 08:00- 18:00
Day 6: Willis Island (scenic), Thurs 16 May 10:00- 11:00
Day 7: At sea
Day 8: Brisbane, arriving Sat 18 May 06:00

About the Pacific Dawn

The Pacific Dawn is cruising out of Brisbane year-round, with new additions such as connecting cabins for families, a giant LED screen and some new evening venues like the MIX cocktail bar. Dining happens in the lovely Waterfront Restaurant, and there is a buffet and casual grill for less formal eating. Gourmet lovers can try the specialty restaurants- La Luna for Asian Cuisine or Salt Grill by celebrity chef Luke Mangan. Evenings can be spent in bars, lounges and the theatre, or the Dome which is a large entertainment area with great views and activities during the day and live music, comedy and the like at night. Other day entertainment includes the pool, the gym, the sun loungers, the library and more.

See here for some great prices for the Week Tropique cruise in May 2013

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