Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)
Discover Diverse Treasures of Many Pacific Ocean Islands
EXPERIENCE the seductive power and breathtaking vistas of the Pacific islands on two of Holland America Line's newly released itineraries.
Showcasing the idyllic isles of French Polynesia, Tahiti, Samoa, Vanuatu and Fiji, the itineraries will represent the first time Holland America Line sails the South Pacific region in its 136 year operating history.
Holland America Line's MS Volendam will sail a 14-night Pacific Treasures cruise roundtrip from Sydney on January 6, 2010. Guests on this itinerary will enjoy highlights in Noumea, Mouli and Ile des Pins (Isle of Pines), New Caledonia; Port Vila and Luganville, Vanuatu; as well as Lautoka and Levuka, Fiji, before returning to Sydney on January 20.
Fares start at $2391 per person twin share for an inside stateroom, while outside stateroom cruise fares start at $2681 per person twin share. Passengers also have the opportunity to bring along an additional third or fourth guest for $57 per person per day - ideal for families looking for a great summer school holiday getaway. Pricing includes all taxes and cruise NDA's, as well as meals, entertainment and leisure while cruising.
For those who prefer a longer stint in the South Pacific, Holland America Line is offering a 32-night Grand Pacific cruise from Los Angeles to Sydney on 30 September 2009. …