Ray Martin cruises the Irrawaddy
Tune in to Getaway on Channel Nine over the next three weeks to see Ray Martin report from Scenic Aura along the beautiful Irrawaddy River, Myanmar.
Ray will travel from Mandalay to Yangon, exploring the heart of this beautiful country on one of Scenic’s luxurious spaceships.
Kids sail free
Stretch the family holiday dollar further when you sail on Carnival’s family fun ship Carnival Spirit from Sydney, with ‘Kids Sail Free’ promotion. Sale ends 14 March.
Fares start from $749* for a four-night cruise to Moreton Island on Carnival Spirit departing Sydney on 17 August 2017 – the equivalent of $1498* for a family of four, a saving of more than $1278.
South Pacific cruises are also available with a ten-night cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu on Carnival Spirit departing Sydney on 13 June 2017, priced from $1099* per person for the first two guests, with a family of four paying just $2198 – a saving of more than $1628.
Meanwhile, a 12-night cruise on Carnival Spirit to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji, departing 21 August 2017, is priced from $1699* per person – a saving of nearly $3068 for a family of four.
Bali cruise sleep over
Enjoy two whole days in Bali when cruising on P&O’s Pacific Eden from Fremantle (Perth) on the cruise line’s 12-day Indonesian itinerary with stops also scheduled in Komodo Island, Lombok and Probolinggo.
As part of the P&O’s biggest cruise season from the West Australian capital, the sailings will run over three months between 9 April to 3 July 2017.
New food with a view
Sydney’s newest relaxed rooftop dining destination, No. 1 William, is the perfect spot to soak up the last of the summer sun whilst enjoying 180-degree views across Hyde Park, Sydney Harbour and William Street.
Perched on Level 4 of the iconic Australian Museum, the 180-seater venue boasts floor to ceiling glass doors opening up onto an outdoor terrace where diners can enjoy a drink, a bite to eat and some of the best views in the city.
Accessible to everyone, not just visitors to the Museum, No. 1 William is open from 10am to 4.30pm daily and offers a delicious range of simple, classic and affordable Australian-inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea, as well as a wide selection of Australian wines and beers.
Captain Cook harbour cruises for Vivid Festival
Vivid Sydney is back bigger and brighter from 26 May to 17 June, 2017. Captain Cook Cruises is operating a range of Vivid cruises, so everyone can see the city come alive in a spectacular array of lights and projections from the water.
A short one-hour harbour cruise to experience Vivid starts at $39 or try the dinner cruise departing at 5.00pm ($75pp) or 7.30pm Dinner and Drinks cruise ($149). Both cruises include a 3-course contemporary Australian set menu and an open bar of Tyrrell’s house wine, Tooheys New beer and soft drinks.
Parrtjima Returns to the Red Centre
The spectacular free public event is the first authentic Indigenous light festival of its kind and showcases the oldest continuous culture on earth through the newest technology on a 300-million-year-old natural canvas.
Illuminating 2.5 kilometres of the epic MacDonnell Ranges and spilling into Alice Springs Desert Park, Parrtjima provides a breathtaking outdoor gallery experience presenting local artwork, culture and stories, with interactive installations the whole family can enjoy.
The event runs from 22 September – 1 October, 2017.
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