Pacific Crossing San Diego to Sydney

30 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-80913

from $... per person
Book by April 30, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • 30 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 2 BONUS Nights in San Diego
  • BONUS Onboard Credit
  • BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 30 Night Trans-Pacific cruise from San Diego to Sydney onboard ms Maasdam in an interior cabin
  • Economy flights to San Diego returning from Sydney
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • BONUS 2 Nights pre cruise accommodation in a centrally located hotel in San Diego
  • BONUS US$75 per cabin o board credit
  • BONUS My Cruises Holiday Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Monday, October 19, 2020

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Upgrade to an Outside Cabin from only $599 per person
Upgrade to a Vista Suite Cabin from only $4999 per person

Day 1 - 3: San Diego, California (United States of America)

Welcome to San Diego, California! Here enjoy your 3 BONUS nights. Visit the immense Balboa Park the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. Visit the deep harbour is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public. On day 3 jump onboard the Maasdam and get ready to set sail

Day 4 - 8: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 9: Honolulu / Oahu, Hawaii (United States of America)

Welcome to Oahu, the most populated island of Hawaii, known as ‘The Gathering Place’. There is so much to do on Oahu, from the shops, restaurant and fantastic nightlife of Waikiki, to the historical sights of Pearl Harbour and the natural wonders of the North Shore.

Day 10: Maui, Hawaii

Welcome to Maui, known as the ‘The Valley Island’. Deciding what to do in Maui is not easy! There is so much to choose from, snorkelling adventures, whale watching boat trips or the famous Road to Hana. The 55 mile long road up through the mountainous lush green hills of Maui towards the small town of Hana features waterfalls, rugged cliffs and stunning ocean views. Make sure to take your camera!

Day 11: Kona, Big Island

This side of the island has a sunny warm climate which means it is perfect for water sports and spending time on the beach! They are well known for their Kona Coffee which is made on the islands and can be seen growing in the surrounding fields along with the macadamia nut trees. Feeling adventurous? Book a snorkelling excursion with your My Cruises consultant and explore the lava tubes and sea caves of the coast! Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for turtles, dolphins and whales along the way! Whilst here also enjoy scenic cruising around Kilauea Volcano

Day 12: Hilo, Big Island

Welcome to the island of Hawaii, know as ‘The Big Island’. There are 13 different micro-climates here creating everything from arid deserts to steamy tropical rainforests, black sand beaches, and snow-capped volcanoes. From the port in Hilo you can go for a walk in the spectacular botanical gardens, explore the lava covered town of Kalapana, or go hiking through water falls in Volcano National Park. Make sure to visit Kilauea, the worlds most active volcano.

Day 13 - 15: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 16: Kiritimati (Christmas Island)

Welcome to Kiritimati (Christmas Island), arguably Australia's best kept secret. Astonishing biodiversity and unique isolation Australia’s own Galapagos is a remarkable place to visit. Explore the islands wild expanse of rainforest, volcanic cliffs, and hidden beaches or catch the annual crab migration (which can occur anytime between October and January).

Day 17 : At Sea

Today cross the Equator at sea! Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 18 - 19: Bora Bora, French Polynesia

You have now arrived in Bora Bora! A must visit is the spectacular underwater world of the region, whether by glass-bottomed boat, snorkelling, diving or on an Aqua Safari Helmet Dive. You'll be greeted by an array of marine life, coral reefs and crystal clear water.

Day 20: Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea is a natural paradise. Visit secluded parts of the island on a quad-bike tour, or head out into the bay to see dolphins and whales (whilst in season).

Day 21: Papeete, Tahiti

Welcome to Papeete! Discover the vast array of sea life on a diving excursion, tour the island by car and take in the spectacular views, or learn about the history of Tahiti on a boat trip around the Lagoon.

Day 22: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 23: Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Rarotonga is the largest of the Cook Islands, made up of lush rainforest, volcanic peaks and drastic ridges. Explore the beautiful beaches, lagoons and reefs that this area is famous for.

Day 24 - 26: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 27: Vavau, Tonga

This collection of islands is a picture perfect destination. Local villages and pristine beaches will make this a guaranteed hit for the whole family.

Day 28: Nukuʻalofa, Tonga

Welcome to the capital of Tonga, located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu. Diving is a must once you arrive, the chance of swimming in the company of whales and an abundance of marine life is very likely.

Day 29 - 30: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 31: Cascade, Norfolk Island Australia

Colonial buildings, rocky beaches, spic sunrises and sunsets along with sublime scenery and a unique culture combine to make the ever-fascinating Norfolk Island, located roughly halfway between Australia and New Zealand

Day 32 - 33: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 34: Sydney, Australia

Explore the famed Opera House and drive across the Sydney Harbour Bridge right next door! Sydney is one of the highlights of the world; mixing museums, Michelin Star restaurants, galleries and beautiful beaches. The city is full of wondrous sights so you’ll certainly be kept busy for the day.

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 centre, 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.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 19 October 2020

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.

Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.

Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.

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.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.

Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

  • Explore the Hawaiian Islands
  • Cruise the pristine waters of Polynesia & Beyond
  • Experience the ceremony of crossing the Equator by sea

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Ship: Maasdam
Departs: San Diego, California (United States of America)
Countries Visited: United States of America, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga, & Australia

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