www.fredolsencruises.com 47SouthamptonAlexandriaSuez CanalSharm el SheikhSokhnaGibraltarMadeiraSalalahDubaiFujairahLaem ChabangSemarangHamilton Isl.AucklandRangiroaTahiti Marquesas Isl.St. MaartenTortolaHavanaPanama CanalBrisbaneSydneyHobartSingaporePhuketDarwinKomodoMuscatAqabaHo Chi Minh CityPuerto CalderaColomboAcajutlaAcapulcoTaurangaBay of IslandsCruise highlightsLeave a cold UK and cruise the broad Atlantic, stopping off in balmy Madeira on the way before reaching the tiny island of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin: the adventure beginsIn Havana, for an overnight stay, visit Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway's home from 1949-59: now a museum to the Nobel laureate.Enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime chance to sail two of the greatest man-made waterways, the Panama and Suez CanalsIn Acapulco, don't miss the astonishing La Quebrada Cliff Divers; young men who make perfectly timed dives from jagged cliffs into huge waves, crashing into a bay that's just 7m wideTravel in Gauguin's footsteps, with an excursion to the Museum of Tahiti and the Paul Gauguin Museum, telling the story of the artist's life in PolynesiaAs Balmoral cruises the blue Pacific Ocean, cross the International Date Line.First landfall in Australia is Hobart, where - close to the harbour - craft and antiques shops, cafés, friendly bars and restaurants are set among the charming colonial houses of Salamanca Place and Battery PointTake a tour of Sydney's highlights taking in everything from the Rocks to the iconic Opera House, followed by a drive past the harbour and the world-famous bridge to Bondi Beach Cruising the Great Barrier Reef will give the chance to appreciate its astonishing variety, with over 3,000 individual reef systems - and coral cays that are home to over 1,500 species of fishFor a different kind of wildlife, enjoy a tour of the Komodo National Park, home to the unique Komodo dragon - the world's largest lizard - as well as dozens of other rare speciesFeel the vitality of Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon - now recovered from years of war. Explore its many markets and museums, cafés and restaurants, parks and boulevardsExplore the glorious Grand Palace of Bangkok, along with the sacred Emerald Buddha Temple, on a tour from Laem ChabangWhen in Singapore escape the hustle and bustle with an excursion to the Jurong Bird Park, with its fascinating collection of over 600 species that include penguins, cockatoos, macaws, flamingos and hornbillsEnjoy a tour of Phuket's cultural heritage, including visits to Wat Chalong - the island's most famous temple - the Big Buddha, Phuket market - and a short tour of old Phuket, with its well-preserved colonial buildingsMake the most of a two night stay in Dubai with a dhow cruise, a drive through the Arabian Desert or by taking high tea in the iconic Burj Al Arab HotelBangkok, ThailandSingaporeUp to £550 per person On Board Credit Bookings for cruise L1301 will receive up to £550pp* On Board Credit.*Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Amount varies by cabin type and is available to the first two passengers in each cabin only.
48 Telephone 01473 742424 or contact your travel agentCruise highlights include optional tours which are bookable from six weeks prior to departureDate Arr Dep DestinationCruise highlightsCruise to the Caribbean & CubaWORLD CRUISE SECTORSat 05 Sun 06-Tue 08 Wed 09 Thu 10-Tue 15 Wed 16 Thu 17 Fri 18-Sat 19 Sun 20 Mon 21 Tue 22-Wed 23 Thu 24 Fri 25 Sat 26 Sun 27 Mon 28 Tue 29 Wed 30 Thu 31 SouthamptonCruisingFunchal, MadeiraCruisingPhilipsburg, St. MaartenRoad Town, TortolaCruisingHavana, CubaHavana, CubaCruisingCruise Panama CanalCruisingPuerto Caldera, Costa RicaCruisingAcajutla, El SalvadorCruisingAcapulco, MexicoLondonPMlate pmlate pmlate pmearly pmlate pmlate pmDepartearly amearly amearly am late pmearly amearly amearly amArriveDeparts 5 January 2013 26 nights from £2,779 per personBalmoral L130112See the full beauty of Madeira with our excursion past deep gorges, imposing cliffs and a long-extinct volcano to Pico do Areeiro, the second highest peak on the islandEnjoy a tour of the two nations of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin, perhaps visiting the Grande Case, a fishing village known for its fine French cuisineThere is much to admire on an overnight stay in Havana; our guided excursion gives the chance to see the most important sights, including a visit to Castillo de Los Tres Santos Reyes del Morro, which offers a panoramic view of the cityHabana Vieja - Old Havana - is a great place to stroll and soak up the atmosphere while taking in some of the city's finest museums and palacesA cruise through the tropical lakes and channels of the Panama Canal is an unforgettable experience, which never fails to impress and exciteHavana, CubaSouthamptonMadeiraSt. MaartenTortolaHavanaPanama CanalPuerto CalderaAcajutlaAcapulcoFunchal, MadeiraSails from: Southampton There will be a coach service from the arrival airport to Southampton at the beginning of this cruise (charge applies).balcony suitesoutside twininside twinoutside singlePSMSSSBJBABCABCDEFGHIJB JKLMNPlease also see pages 156 & 157 for details of cabin grades. Holiday duration may change depending on flight timings, which were not confirmed at time of going to press.L130112 8,219 Prices per person from £7,119 6,189 5,529 4,779 4,649 4,279 3,999 3,899 3,529 3,399 3,219 3,119 2,969 2,779 7,279 6,809 5,719 5,529 4,939 4,399balcony twinsuperior twininside singleCabin gradesbalcony singlePrices include flights and transfers. Cruise only prices also available; please call for details