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Australia & Indonesia Encounter- 18 Night Fly, Cruise, Stay PACKAGE - Benoa to Cairns (WIN9633)

Australia & Indonesia Encounter- 18 Night Fly, Cruise, Stay PACKAGE - Benoa to Cairns (WIN9633)

Tour Departure: May 15, 2020


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Outside $6580


18 Night package includes:

  • Economy class airfare from Sydney & Melbourne to Denpasar, returning from Cairns
  • 1 night pre-cruise stay at the Mercure Bali Legian, including breakfast
  • 16 night cruise from Benoa to Cairns aboard Wind Spirit
  • All main meals, in all venues and entertainment onboard 
  • 1 night post-cruise stay at the Doubletree By Hilton Cairns, Including breakfast
  •  All non-alcoholic beverages, including specialty tea and coffee drinks
  • Ocean views from all beautifully appointed staterooms or suites
  •  Champagne welcome reception
  • Cooking demonstrations powered by the James Beard Foundation and recipes by James Beard Foundation chefs
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout
  • Port Charges & Air taxes

Price is based on the lead in cabin category. Please call us for other cabin categories prices.


Day 1: Qantas Q/Scl ex SYD MEL to DPS OJ CNS


to Denpasar & Cairns

Qantas economy booking class S/Q


Fri 15 May 2020
Day 1: Private transfer from Denpasar Airport to Hotel
Fri 15 May 2020
Day 1 - 2: Mercure Bali Legian

Mercure Bali Legian is strategically located in the Legian area at the intersection of popular tourist destinations. It is close to the surrounding places of interest such as Legian beach, Seminyak and Kuta area.The brand new Mercure Bali Legian is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel and is ideal for anyone from families, to honeymooners, to corporate clients. Part of the MyResorts program featuring exclusive experiences for Le Club AccorHotels members.

Fri 15 May 2020
Day 2: Private Transfer Hotel to Port (Benoa)
Sat 16 May 2020
Day 2: Benoa (Denpasar), Bali, Indonesia
Described as paradise, Bali’s spectacular beauty is difficult to describe in words.  The calm waters and beautiful white sand beaches of the small village of Benoa have made it the prime water sports area of Bali. Bali Volcano, also known as Mount Batur is a popular sightseeing destination with magnificent views from the Batur Caldera. Batik is still very popular in Bali and is considered one of the country’s most highly developed art forms.
Sat 16 May 2020
Depart 5:00 PM
Day 4: Loh Liang, Komodo National Pk, Indonesia
The home to about 5,700 of the unique Komodo dragons, this park works to protect its biodiversity,. It has been declared both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Man and Biosphere Reserve. In addition to Komodo dragons, there are other notable wildlife here such as the orange-footed scrub fowl and the Timor deer. Marine life here finds more than 1,000 species of fish, 260 species of coral, Dugong sharks, manta rays, over 14 species of whales, dolphins and sea turtle, plus 70 species of sponges.
Mon 18 May 2020
6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Day 5: Flores, Ende, Indonesia
Located on the island of Flores, Ende has both a hospital and a university and people with good English skills. This remote harbor is located near Mount Kelimutu volcano where the 3 crater lakes change colors all the time, and also near Blue Stone Beach with rocks of all colors, At Wologai Traditional Village you will see traditional houses, master wood carvers and traditional cloth weavers.
Tue 19 May 2020
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Day 6: Timor, Kupang, Indonesia
This remote off the path area is the first port of entry to Indonesia from Australia. During World War II it served as a refueling and landing site for the long flights from Europe. The locals here are very friendly and love to laugh. They will delight in showing you their woven cloths called tenun ikat with their beautiful and sometimes mysteriously formed patterns. For some secluded relaxing try Tablolong Beach or Lasiana Beach.
Wed 20 May 2020
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Day 9: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
This cosmopolitan city where over 50 nationalities are represented is a gateway to large Kakadu National Park and its popular waterfront has several lovely beaches like Mindil Beach, known for its night markets and green areas like Bicentennial Park and Litchfield Park. Crocosaurus Cove and Crocodylus Park both offer opportunities to see the wildlife of the area including turtles, water buffalo and saltwater crocodiles.
Sat 23 May 2020
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 12: Yirrkala, Northern Territory, Australia
Yirrkala is part of the Arnhem Northern Territory, which is aboriginal. It is known for being an aboriginal artisan city where bark paintings, weaving and some of the finest Didgeridoos can be seen at the Yirrkala Arts Center. Children here are taught both their native Yolngu Matha and English and ancient spiritual practices for burials, marriages and other rituals are still very much alive here with rituals serving as a way to pass spiritual understandings to future generations.
Tue 26 May 2020
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Day 14: Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia
Part of the fun of Thursday Island is the wet landing needed to get there. It will seem like time stands still on this colorful island paradise, which is home to the indigenous Torres Strait Islanders whose lifestyle has evolved from the sea. During World War II Thursday Island became a military base for Australian and U.S. forces. Enjoy a drink on the pub deck overlooking aquamarine waters and offers a chance to interact with the friendly locals.
Thu 28 May 2020
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 17: Port Douglas, Qld, Australia
Port Douglas is known for sitting adjacent to two UNESCO sites, the world’s largest reef system, Great Barrier Reef and the biodiverse Daintree Rainforest. It has delightful beach resorts and popular Macrossan Street, lined with boutique shops and restaurants. Swim in crystal-clear Mossman Gorge, crocodile watch at Daintree River, relax on the palm-fringed golden sands of Four Mile Beach or snorkel the Low Isles and the outer reef.
Sun 31 May 2020
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Day 18: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Here is the gateway to see the Great Barrier Reef and no one should miss it if you’ve come this far, so plan to expand your stay here. Other highlights of Cairns include the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park with stories of the indigenous aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, the beautiful gorges, beaches and mountainous rainforest of Daintree National Park and the Cairns Esplanade full of local flavor in its bars and restaurants.
Mon 1 Jun 2020
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 18: Private transfer Cairns Port to Hotel
Mon 1 Jun 2020
Day 18 - 19: Doubletree by Hilton Cairns

Holiday Inn Cairns is located on the Cairns Esplanade boardwalk overlooking Trinity Bay. The hotel is located near the entertainment and the central business district in Cairns. This air-conditioned hotel has a total of 237 rooms and features a unique rainforest atrium in its centre with lush tropical plants, rock pools and barramundi fish. Guests can avail of the saltwater pool, hot spa, sundeck, Jacuzzi and gym. Sirocco's restaurant is famous for its seafood buffet and international cuisine. The hotel's lobby bar and liquor store offers a wide range of Australian and imported wines and beers, perfect after a long day spent discovering the Great Barrier Reef. Guests staying at the Holiday Inn Cairns will be assured of a warm and relaxing experience.

Mon 1 Jun 2020
Day 19: Private transfer from hotel to airport
Tue 2 Jun 2020
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.


*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.

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