Holland America Line – Indian Ocean Explorer Luke Bourke
Indian Ocean Explorer
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE
Traverse the Indian Ocean for 20 nights on board the luxurious Maasdam from Holland America Line. Discover the beautiful Asian cities of Singapore, Penang and Phuket before embarking upon a cultural journey through Sri Lanka. You’ll also have the chance to relax on secluded islands in the Maldives and eat your way around Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy unparalleled service, spacious staterooms, a range of delicious dining options, nightly entertainment and exclusive on board activities. This exclusive My Cruises package includes flights, deluxe accommodation in Singapore, private car transfers, premium plaza lounge access, all meals and more!
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Indian Ocean Explorer
20 night cruise on board Maasdam in an Interior Stateroom
All meals daily in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
Most entertainment and activities on board
Port taxes and charges included
$4,000 Bonus Value
FREE return full service economy airfares to Singapore including checked luggage
2 nights pre cruise deluxe accommodation in Singapore
Private car arrival transfer from Singapore Airport to hotel
Private car transfer from hotel to Singapore Cruise Terminal
Private car transfer from Singapore Cruise Terminal to Airport
Premium Plaza Lounge Access in Singapore Airport prior to departure
Maasdam was inspired by the Maas River in the Netherlands and is the fifth ship to carry the name. The ship offers a stunning interior by paying homage to it’s Dutch heritage with the central focus being Luciano Vistosi’s “Totem”, a monumental sculpture using nearly 2,000 shimmering pieces of glass, boldly displayed in the impressive three-story atrium. Choose from an array of dining options including the luxurious Pinnacle Grill, authentic Italian at Canaletto or a delicious burger at the Lido Market. As for on board activities, you’ll never run out of options with relaxing treatments at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, swimming pools, fitness center, sport areas, boutique shops and digital workshops featuring BBC Earth Experiences. There are an abundance of entertainment and nightlife options such as The Showroom at Sea,Casino, Piano Bar, Ocean Bar, Pinnacle Bar and new release movies in Wajang Theatre.
Welcome to Singapore! Visit Universal Studios, ride the observational Singapore Flyer and wander through the magical ‘Gardens by the Bay’. There’s plenty to do in this magical city, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll want to revisit to explore everything on offer.
Welcome to Malacca, situated on the southwest coast of Malaysia. Filled with a colonial past, you’ll find the 16th century Prtugese St. Paul’s church. Located next to Christ Church in Red Square is the Stadthuys, the Dutch-era town hall which is now a museum of Malaccan history.
Penang is the northern gateway to Malaysia and is home to the countries oldest British settlement. Georgetown is a must visit, boasting the largest collection of pre-war residences in Southeast Asia and continues to maintain the quintessential heritage thanks to the protection of Penang Heritage Trust.
Phuket boasts some of the worlds most stunning coastlines, reef structures, sandy beaches and 5 star resorts. Venture in to the capital to view the juxtaposition of historic structures being absorbed by new shops, restaurants and cafes.
Maasdam was inspired by the Maas River in the Netherlands and is the fifth ship to carry the name. The ship offers a stunning interior by paying homage to it’s Dutch heritage with the central focus being Luciano Vistosi’s “Totem”, a monumental sculpture using nearly 2,000 shimmering pieces of glass, boldly displayed in the impressive three-story atrium.
Male is the bustling capital of the Maldives. Famed for its mosques, colourful buildings and a buzzing harbour. Head down to the fish market to pick up the fresh catch of the day and local fruit stalls for something refreshing. The National Musuem is filled with ancient artifacts and Maldives history.
Uligamu is an incredible, tropical island located in the Maldives. This is a spot for pure relaxation on the white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and coral reefs, brimming with marine life. The worst thing about this island is having to leave…
As for on board activities, you’ll never run out of options with relaxing treatments at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, swimming pools, fitness center, sport areas, boutique shops and digital workshops featuring BBC Earth Experiences.
Sri Lanka is a terrific example of where old meets new in the countries capital. Stroll past colonial architecture and lush gardens in the Fort district, shop traditional marketplaces, step into modern times at Colombo’s countless restaurants, museums and galleries.
Welcome to Langkawi where you’ll be greeted by crystal blue waters and flawless beaches. Taste the local cuisine, explore an abundance of caves and waterfalls or delve underwater to bask in the marine life.
Explore the capital of Malaysia with it’s futuristic skyline dominated by the Petronas Twin Towers. Look out over the city from the observation deck and indulge in some local street food for a change of pace or maybe some fine dining and shopping.
Visit Universal Studios, ride the observational Singapore Flyer, wander through the magical Gardens by the Bay. There’s plenty to do in this magical city, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll want to revisit to explore everything on offer.
Ocean View Stateroom
Upgrade to an Ocean View Stateroom from only: $499 per person
Upgrade to a Lanai Stateroom from only: $1,499 per person
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Sail Date: 26 January 2019
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Prices shown are in Australian Dollars and are per person, based on twin share. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice. Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing. Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Airfares are currently out of system range and are not published at this time – airfares in this package are based off 2018 pricing and scheduling. Once the airfares are released in the system within date range, your consultant will contact you in regards to pricing fluctuation if any, along with correct date and flight information.
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