Honeymoon travel

  • Island Escape 2021/22 Season

    couple in love on romantic location – luxury hotel in greece overlooking the caldera of greek island santorini terrace with seaview vacation honeymoon

    LUXURY SMALL SHIP CRUISING  •  ISLAND ESCAPE CRUISES
     

    ​​​​​​  Departures from Sep 2021 – Apr 2022   ​ 7-12 nights
      The Kimberley, Great Barrier Reef & New Zealand

    Island Escape Cruises is a New Zealand based luxurious super yacht operator with a 15-year history in operating small ship voyages in New Zealand and the remote South Pacific Islands. This year they launch a brand-new yacht, Island Escape. She is a 53.5 metre yacht designed by Vard in Norway and with the interior designed by well-known Tillberg Design of Sweden. With just 32 guests onboard, Island Escape will provide an exclusive experience that is supported by a professional crew of 14 who love to overdeliver on personalised service.

    Explore the wonders of New Zealand & Australia with Island Escape Cruises this 2021/2022 season. Early Bird Prices now on offer – receive 10% off on select itineraries if paid in full within 7 days of booking. The early bird offer expires 8 July 2021 unless sold out prior.*

    Fully Inclusive Experience

    • All meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea
    • All beverages including selected wines, spirits, beer, juice, soft drinks, tea & espresso coffee
    • Tours, Zodiac excursions and helicopter flights where mentioned in itinerary
    • Unlimited WiFi
    • Use of Jacuzzi, kayaks, paddle boards, snorkelling equipment & fishing equipment
    • Luxurious Bulgari Amenities & 100% Egyptian Cotton Linen
    • All taxes and port charges (gratuities are at guest discretion)

    Exclusive In-Depth Itineraries

    • The Kimberley – 12 nights from AU$12,950 pp twin share
    • Great Barrier Reef – 10 nights from AU$10,950 pp twin share
    • Bay of Islands, NZ – 7 nights from NZ$7950 pp twin share
    • Northern Fiordland, NZ – 8 nights from NZ$9950 NZ$8955 pp twin share*
    • Fiordland & Stewart Island, NZ – 8 nights from NZ$9950 NZ$8955 pp twin share*
    • Southern Fiordland, NZ – 9 nights from NZ$10,950 NZ$9855 pp twin share*

    See the full brochure for all departure dates, cabin options and prices.

    Book with Peace of Mind
    Cancel due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or a positive test and receive a Future Cruise Credit of cruise monies paid, valid for 18 months from original booked sailing date (or from date of cancellation in the event Island Escape Cruises cancels a sailing).

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    Terms & Conditions: *EARLY BIRD PRICES. To qualify for the early bird discount full payment must be received within 7 days of booking. Balance can only be paid by bank deposit. The early bird offer expires 8 July 2021 unless sold out prior. Subject to availability. Prices are based on twin share, per person unless stated otherwise. Reservations are subject to the terms, conditions and requirements of carriers, hoteliers and other service providers. Schedules and availability, fare conditions and prices can change at any time. Routing restrictions and other special conditions may apply. We and any third party suppliers have taken reasonable care that the content of this communication and our website, including all travel information and listings is correct but is subject to amendment at any time without notice. All Future Cruise Credits have an 18-month validity from the original booked sailing date (or date of cancellation in the event Island Escape Cruises cancels a sailing). Any booking made using this Future Cruise Credit must be made prior to the expiry date. The Future Cruise Credit has no cash value and will be forfeited if not used prior to the expiration date. The FCC will be issued in the amount of the booking value paid. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: IEC.

  • Bucket List Antarctica Honeymoon Straight from Hobart

    NO INTERNATIONAL FLYING  •  SAVE UP TO 10%  •  BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
    Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on an all-new, once-in-a-lifetime, adventurous, activity-rich expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart!

    Aurora Expeditions is an award-winning, Australian-owned expedition company, with 23 years of experience operating Australian expeditions, and 30 years of experience operating in the polar regions. Their intimate and friendly small ship experience allows you to access some of the most remote and unique places on earth, with excursions all expertly led by their passionate and highly skilled all-Australian Expedition Team.

    Book with Confidence: Aurora Expeditions is offering a Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply – ask us for more information.

    Mawson’s Antarctica 

    25 nights from was $40,395, now $36,356pp twin share*
    SMALL-SHIP EXPEDITION CRUISE  •  AURORA EXPEDITIONS

    ​​​​​​Departs 10 December 2021    ​ 25 nights      Hobart, TAS return
    ON SALE NOW! Earlybird Savings – 10% Off All Cabin Types. Hurry, cabins selling fast!

    Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart.

    Follow in the wake of Australia’s greatest polar pioneer over the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays this year. Departing Tasmania’s glorious south coast, sail to New Zealand’s Auckland Islands to encounter sea lion harems and yellow-eyed penguins. On Campbell Island, delight in royal albatross courting amidst mega herb meadows. Sail south into pack ice, skirt the Mertz Glacier Tongue and enjoy the wildlife-rich waters leading to Commonwealth Bay. Ice and katabatic winds allowing, Mawson’s Hut transports you back to the Heroic Age, where the ghosts of Sir Douglas’s team await. Cruise west along the East Antarctic coastline searching for emperor and Adélie penguins, snow petrels, seals and orcas. Sailing north, drop into Macquarie Island, where vast king penguin rookeries, nesting albatross and elephant seal wallows await.

    25 Night Expedition Cruise includes:

    • Welcome Reception/Pre-Embarkation Briefing
    • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Hobart
    • Accommodation during voyage onboard Greg Mortimer including daily cabin service ​​​​​​
    • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage 
    • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner 
    • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages 
    • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises 
    • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
    • Hotel/airport transfers, port surcharges, permits and landing fees, gratuities for ship crew 


     And much more – see Trip Notes for all inclusions

    Expedition Highlights:

    • Skirt beaches busy with New Zealand sea lion harems, to reach gnarled rata forests where yellow-eyed penguins are found
    • Navigate a maze of pack ice alive with Weddell and leopard seals, Adélie and emperor penguins and hunting orcas to reach Mawson’s Hut, Commonwealth Bay
    • Zodiac-cruise off Lusitania Bay, Macquarie Island, surrounded by thousands of bathing king penguins alert to hungry leopard seals

    Book With Confidence:
    For your peace of mind, Aurora Expeditions is offering Deposit Protection Program, Booking Flexibility and Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply^, ask us for more information.

    Offer ends 30 June 2021.

    *Advertised price is for Balcony Stateroom Category C. Aurora Triple Share and Twin Share Staterooms sold out. Other Balcony Staterooms and Suites available – ask us for more information.

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    Terms & Conditions: Please note: Aurora Expeditions requires all embarking crew, Expedition Team and our guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarking on any of its cruises. This expedition is subject to regulatory approval and only open to Australian and New Zealand residents. Offer is only valid on new bookings and on select ship voyages only which must be booked and deposited by 30th June 2021. Promotion is subject to availability at the time of booking and capacity controlled. The promotion is only available in conjunction with the back to back voyage discount or the loyalty program offer, and not available with any other offer. The promotion can be withdrawn at any time and is not redeemable for cash. Prices and offers correct at time of printing and subject to change. Normal booking terms and conditions apply. To confirm your booking, a completed booking form and non-refundable deposit of AUD 2,500  per person is required within 7 days of reserved berth/s. Additional terms and conditions may apply.  In true expedition style we encourage exploration and adventure, offering flexibility in challenging environments in a way that puts you among the action to see and do as much as possible. This itinerary is only a guide and subject to change due to ice and weather conditions. ^The Booking Peace of Mind policy is only applicable to new bookings from 27th October 2020 only on Aurora Expeditions operated voyages until advised otherwise. Future Travel credits will be valid for 3 years post original departure date. Proof of airline reservation required to be eligible. 1Evidence to be provided in writing from the travel insurance provider including a valid reason required to be eligible. This section only applies if there is no travel insurance policy available to purchase that you would normally be eligible for based on your country of residence/nationality. Please note, if your insurer provides a COVID-19 policy extra that you choose not to purchase you would not be eligible for inclusion in our Booking Peace of Mind program. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: AUR (MAW101221G).

    OR Check out this package:

    Antarctica Featuring The Ross Sea 26 nights from
    $47,595pp twin share*


    SMALL-SHIP EXPEDITION CRUISE  •  AURORA EXPEDITIONS
     

    ​​​​​​  Departs 04 Jan & 30 Jan 2022    ​ 26 nights      Hobart, TAS return

    ON SALE NOW! Earlybird Savings – 10% Off Junior Suites*. Hurry, cabins selling fast!

    Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart.

    Step back into the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration to discover a wildlife wonderland. Departing Tasmania’s glorious south coast, sail to New Zealand’s Auckland and Enderby Islands to encounter sea lion harems and yellow-eyed penguins in the rata forests. While on Campbell Island, magnificent royal albatross court amidst mega herb meadows. Crossing the Antarctic Convergence, enter pack ice alive with orcas, seals and emperor penguins. On Cape Adare, the first documented landing site in Antarctica, be overwhelmed by the world’s largest Adélie penguin colony. Deep in the Ross Sea, the amazingly preserved huts of Scott and Shackleton await. Sail north, aiming for the remote Balleny Islands, then on to the tussocked coast of Macquarie Island, home to half a million king penguins and vast wallows of elephant seals. After a month away, the emerald shores of Tasmania greet you like a warm smile.

    26 Night Expedition Cruise includes:

    • Welcome Reception/Pre-Embarkation Briefing
    • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Hobart
    • Accommodation during voyage onboard Greg Mortimer including daily cabin service ​​​​​​
    • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage 
    • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner 
    • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages 
    • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises 
    • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
    • Hotel/airport transfers, port surcharges, permits and landing fees, gratuities for ship crew 


     And much more – see Trip Notes for all inclusions

    Expedition Highlights:

    • Delve into NZ’s hobbit world of stunted rata forests on Enderby Island where shy, yellow-eyed penguins shuffle and sea lions roar, and witness Campbell Island’s royal albatross ballet
    • Stand quietly in huts little-changed since Scott, Shackleton, Mawson and others wintered over, then launched desperate journeys that would define the Heroic Age (ice & weather permitting)
    • Gaze in wonder at ethereal, ice-clad summits of the Transantarctic Mountains, in the unique ‘Ross Sea’ ecosystem – part of a “Hope Spot” designated by Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue team

    Book With Confidence:
    For your peace of mind, Aurora Expeditions is offering Deposit Protection Program, Booking Flexibility and Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply^, ask us for more information.

    Offer ends 30 June 2021.

    *Advertised price is for Balcony Stateroom Category A on 30 Jan 2022 departure. Aurora Triple Share and Twin Share Staterooms & Balcony Stateroom Category B & C now sold out. Other Balcony Staterooms and Suites available – ask us for more information. 10% Off Junior Suites only – sale price from $58,675.50 pp twin share.

    ENQUIRE NOW

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    VIEW SHIP & CABIN INFO

    Terms & Conditions: Please note: Aurora Expeditions requires all embarking crew, Expedition Team and our guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarking on any of its cruises. This expedition is subject to regulatory approval and only open to Australian and New Zealand residents. Offer is only valid on new bookings and on select ship voyages only which must be booked and deposited by 30th June 2021. Promotion is subject to availability at the time of booking and capacity controlled. The promotion is only available in conjunction with the back to back voyage discount or the loyalty program offer, and not available with any other offer. The promotion can be withdrawn at any time and is not redeemable for cash. Prices and offers correct at time of printing and subject to change. Normal booking terms and conditions apply. To confirm your booking, a completed booking form and non-refundable deposit of AUD 2,500  per person is required within 7 days of reserved berth/s. Additional terms and conditions may apply.  In true expedition style we encourage exploration and adventure, offering flexibility in challenging environments in a way that puts you among the action to see and do as much as possible. This itinerary is only a guide and subject to change due to ice and weather conditions. ^The Booking Peace of Mind policy is only applicable to new bookings from 27th October 2020 only on Aurora Expeditions operated voyages until advised otherwise. Future Travel credits will be valid for 3 years post original departure date. Proof of airline reservation required to be eligible. 1Evidence to be provided in writing from the travel insurance provider including a valid reason required to be eligible. This section only applies if there is no travel insurance policy available to purchase that you would normally be eligible for based on your country of residence/nationality. Please note, if your insurer provides a COVID-19 policy extra that you choose not to purchase you would not be eligible for inclusion in our Booking Peace of Mind program. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: AUR (ROSS300122G).

  • Queensland Outback & Tropics by Private Jet​​​​​​

    Courtesy of our in-house travel team, explore the magnificent West Coast and Kimberley from the sky with this luxury escorted tour by private plane. With incredible aerial views and signature experiences, you’ll see unique parts of this region that few people do!

    ​​​​​​Departs 24 Jul, 22 Aug (from Brisbane only) & 05 Sep 2021
    ​ 8 nights     Roundtrip from Sydney or Brisbane

    ON SALE! Save up to $1000 per couple.

    Courtesy of our in-house travel team, explore the magnificent West Coast and Kimberley from the sky with this luxury escorted tour by private plane. With incredible aerial views and signature experiences, you’ll see unique parts of this region that few people do!

    Tour Inclusions and Highlights:

    •  Travel aboard a private jet, escorted by an APT Tour Director
    •  Stay eight nights in premium outback accommodation and luxurious tropical resorts
    •  Locally-inspired dining – a total of 17 meals (8 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 7 Dinners)
    •  Enjoy scenic flying with aerial views of the vast Outback, Cape York, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Islands and rainforest fringed shores
    •  Visit Outback icons including a working cattle property, the Qantas Founders Museum and enjoy Luminescent Longreach, an incredible sound and light show
    •  Discover the underground riches of Mount Isa
    •  Stay on Thursday Island and walk to the ‘tip of Australia’ on the Cape York Peninsula
    •  Relax in luxury tropical resorts in Port Douglas and Hamilton Island

    $8495pp twin share

    View the Brochure to explore more once-in-a-lifetime APT Private Jet Tours.

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    Terms & Conditions: Subject to availability. Prices are based on twin share, per person unless stated otherwise. Reservations are subject to the terms, conditions and requirements of carriers, hoteliers and other service providers. Schedules and availability, fare conditions and prices can change at any time. Routing restrictions and other special conditions may apply. We and any third party suppliers have taken reasonable care that the content of this communication and our website, including all travel information and listings is correct but is subject to amendment at any time without notice. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: AGT (AACQB9 & AACQS9).