FLY FREE! Facets of Australia – departs 4th Dec 2021 – 04 Dec 2021 – Cruise Traveller

FLY FREE! Facets of Australia – departs 4th Dec 2021

Cruise Line
Crystal Cruises
Ship
Crystal Symphony
Package Departs
04 Dec 2021
Package Duration
17 Nights
Embark Ship
Perth (Fremantle), WA Australia
Disembark Ship
Auckland, New Zealand
C2 - Outside B2 - Balcony A3 - Balcony PH - Suite
AU $10,340
per person
AU $11,055
per person
AU $11,410
per person
AU $16,985
per person

CRYSTAL`S NEW CONFIDENCE 2.0 POLICY:
No money down
90 Day deposit window
Relaxed cancellation terms
Limited time only

The World`s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line invites guests to dream big and plan for their future travels with total confidence, excitement and reduced pressure of commitment. Newly expanded to include voyages through 2023 across all Crystal Experiences – Ocean, River, Yacht and Expedition – is their Crystal Confidence 2.0 for all new and existing bookings, and you`ll have 90 days before deposit is due. Effective immediately, this new limited-time offer launches in conjunction with enhancements to their other Peace of Mind booking policies – from reduced deposits and extended final payments to relaxed cancellation schedules and extended Early
Full Payment Savings – granting travelers who are eager to return to their global discoveries with broader choices and flexibility to alter plans if necessary. Book your dream cruise by September 2, 2020 to take advantage of Book Now Fares and prepare to enjoy the spacious luxury and all-inclusive value of Crystal… Where Luxury is Personal.
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Package Duration: 17 nights Fly, Cruise & Stay
Package Starts: 4th December 2021
Cruise Starts: 6th December 2021 from Fremantle
Cruise Ends: 21st December 2021 into Auckland
Package Ends: 21st December 2021
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Prices in AUD per person from:
Twin Category C2 Deluxe Ocean View – was $12,120 – our exclusive price $10,340*pp
Twin Category B2 Deluxe Forward Verandah – was $12,625 – our exclusive price $11,055*pp
Twin Category A3 Deluxe Verandah – was $12,945 – our exclusive price $11,410*pp
Single Category C1 Deluxe Ocean View – was $23,809 – our exclusive price $13,520*
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FACETS OF AUSTRALIA – FLY FREE – STAY FREE – TOUR FREE Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes:
– FREE one way economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide to Perth inc tax
– FREE one way transfer from Perth airport to hotel
– FREE 2 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel, Perth
– FREE day trip to Rottnest island from Perth
– FREE one way transfer from Perth hotel to port at Fremantle
– 15 night ultra-luxury Crystal Symphony cruise from Fremantle to Auckland including: Complimentary gratuities for all cruise dining, bar, housekeeping and butler staff | Complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits onboard cruise ship | Complimentary Wi-Fi and Internet access | All shipboard main meals plus one complimentary evening of specialty restaurant dining at least once per cruise | Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute and Computer University@Sea | Complimentary Fitness and Wellness at Sea programs | 24 hour room service onboard cruise | Port/govt charges
– FREE one way transfer from Auckland port to airport
– FREE one way economy class airfare from Auckland to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide inc tax

Special Conditions

*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as singled) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (07Aug20). Some suites may have obstructed views. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. All airfares/taxes are subject to strict cancellation/change fees once ticketed. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. While we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ from the prices in our booking system at time of reservation. Offer ends 30Sep20 or until sold out/withdrawn and is subject to availability at time of booking. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Upgrades to business class available upon request at varying prices. Cruise fare does not include shore excursions. This package has different cancellation fees to the cruise only Crystal fees and charges.

Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 07 Aug 2020 to 30 Sep 2020 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Pre-cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
04 Dec 2021 Fly FREE from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide to Perth
04 Dec 2021 Arrive Perth, Transfer FREE to your hotel
05 Dec 2021 FREE day trip to Rottnest Island
06 Dec 2021 Transfer to port, Embark Crystal Symphony ship

Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
06 Dec 2021
Perth (Fremantle), WA Australia
08:00 PM
07 Dec 2021
Bunbury, Western Australia
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
08 Dec 2021 At sea    
09 Dec 2021 At sea    
10 Dec 2021
Adelaide, South Australia
05:00 PM overnight
11 Dec 2021
Adelaide, South Australia
09:00 PM
12 Dec 2021
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
07:30 AM 06:00 PM
13 Dec 2021 At sea    
14 Dec 2021
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
08:00 AM 07:00 PM
15 Dec 2021 At sea    
16 Dec 2021
Sydney, NSW, Australia
08:00 AM overnight
17 Dec 2021
Sydney, NSW, Australia
05:00 PM
18 Dec 2021 At sea    
19 Dec 2021 At sea    
20 Dec 2021
Waitangi, New Zealand
11:00 AM 07:00 PM
21 Dec 2021
Auckland, New Zealand
06:00 AM

Post-cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
21 Dec 2021 Transfer to airport, Fly FREE to Australia
21 Dec 2021 Arrive Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person     Single Per Person
C2 - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window Forward
   
B2 - Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah Forward
   
A3 - Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah Forward
   
PH - Penthouse with Verandah
   

15 Night cruise sailing from Perth to Auckland onboard Crystal Symphony.

Taste some of Australia’s renowned vintages with visits to Adelaide and Bunbury’s Margaret River, visit Kangaroo Island’s seals, dolphins and eponymous ‘roos; indulge in friendly big city life in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland.

Highlights of this cruise:

Fremantle/Perth, Australia
Fremantle has welcomed seafarers from around the world for over 150 years. This distinguished port city lies at the mouth of the Swan River and is Western Australia’s leading harbor. During the America’s Cup Yacht Race of 1986/87, it underwent a dramatic facelift and was transformed into a restored and revitalized mecca of cafés, restaurants, bars and beautiful Federation-style buildings.

Just 12 miles north lies Perth, Fremantle’s sister city. This thriving capital billows with an infectious sense of energy and confidence. Its scenic riverside setting is enhanced by splendid parks, restaurants, beaches, galleries, museums and a wonderful Mediterranean-like climate.

Bunbury (Margaret River), Australia
Shaped ages ago by lava flows, the basalt-rock land of Bunbury now encompasses one of Western Australia’s liveliest and fastest growing commercial hubs. Perhaps it’s the peninsula’s natural setting surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Koombana Bay and Leschenault Inlet, or maybe it’s the city’s proximity to Perth and even closer proximity to Australia’s abundant wildlife. Whatever the reason, Bunbury’s popularity is rising, bringing a surge of energy and a renewed appreciation for its history. Victoria Street forms the heart of the CBD (Central Business District), attractive and enriching with its parks, galleries, museums and 19th-century buildings. Cappuccino Strip, as the name suggests, is where you will find a cluster of hip coffeehouses and eateries, many with outdoor seating. As you would expect from a town nicknamed “City of Three Waters,— aquatic activities abound, including fishing, snorkeling and diving, not to mention a chance to interact with dolphins at the Dolphin Discovery Centre.

Adelaide, Australia
The gracious city of Adelaide is the capital of South Australia. It lies on a narrow plain between the Mt. Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St. Vincent’s blue waters. Much of the city’s appeal can be attributed to the planning of Colonel Light, who, as Surveyor-General in 1834, showed excellent foresight in providing a profusion of gardens and open space. The city center is completely surrounded by playgrounds, sports fields and colorful flower beds. Laid out on either side of the Torrens River and set against the rolling hills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, the city is blessed with ample water to maintain its green belt of parks and gardens. Adelaide is affectionately known as the “City of Churches.” The combination of verdant parklands and stately buildings imbue this prosperous center with enduring grace and character.

Kangaroo Island, Australia
Just minutes from South Australia’s mainland, with an ambience that feels a million miles away, Kangaroo Island or “KI”, as the locals call it, is home to so many incredible wildlife and nature preserves that it has earned the nickname “where the wild things are” and is known as Australia’s third largest island, after Tasmania and Melville Island. A veritable playground for all manner of recreation, the island is also revered for its exceptional produce and laid-back, rural lifestyle.

A question you might ask about this Australian outpost is: Are there really kangaroos on Kangaroo Island? The answer is an emphatic yes. Kangaroos are not only numerous but also tame, known to hop into campgrounds and other human-inhabited areas to satisfy their curiosity and snatch a snack. Other types of wildlife found on the island include the aptly named Little Penguins, small creatures standing only 13 inches tall, along with koalas, wallabies, platypus, pelicans and sea lions. Several national parks and reserves invite visitors to watch and even interact with animals ranging from cuddly to reptilian. Other diversions on KI (as the island is known) run from the gastronomic to the photogenic. You might make an afternoon of sampling wine, cheese and honey. Swim and snorkel in the waters of a beautiful bay. Investigate underground caverns. Or marvel at the breathtaking coastline and striking rock formations. One such formation, Remarkable Rocks, is indeed remarkable, a group of wind- and wave-shaped boulders perched atop a granite outcropping, appearing as if a sculptor placed them there for display. The rocks are a highlight of Flinders Chase National Park, which hosts another remarkable formation, the distinctive rock bridge called Admiral’s Arch.

Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria. It maintains an air of old-world grace and refined dignity with spacious tree-lined boulevards and expansive parks. The prosperous lifestyle of its people is both cosmopolitan and sophisticated. Quaint trams rumble through the downtown area past verdant gardens and impressive high-rises, in a city that has never lost its endearing charm. The heritage of more than 100 different cultures has contributed to Melbourne’s richly international character. This diverse ethnic mix is exemplified by its range of 15,000 dining venues which offer more than 50 different kinds of cuisine. Melbourne’s sightseeing is as diverse as it is composition and beckons for your discovery.

Sydney, Australia
The billowing profile of the Opera House greets us on her return to Sydney’s glorious, world-class harbor. Ahead lies the arch of the Harbour Bridge. These twin symbols, more than any other, identify one of the Southern Hemisphere’s premier cities.

Sydney is an energetic and exciting metropolis whose nightlife, shopping and fine restaurants compare favorably with the finest the world has to offer. Despite its modern advances, Sydney has lovingly cherished its heritage, for this was the birthplace of the Australian nation.

Combine Sydney’s boundless attractions with its superb harborside location, and you have that certain magic that few other cities can rival.

Waitangi, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Like a stop in Philadelphia or Colonial Williamsburg, a visit to Waitangi lets you trace the founding of a country. It was here that a treaty between the Maori and the British was formed, making New Zealand part of the British Empire. At the Waitangi National Reserve, one of the most important historic sites in New Zealand, visitors can see the Treaty House where the 1840 treaty was signed, and view a faithful replica of the original document. Other attractions of the Reserve include the ornate Maori meeting house and a massive war canoe. Of course, this being New Zealand, there are many natural attractions as well, including lush forest and spectacular coastline.

Auckland, New Zealand
Welcome to Auckland, the “City of Sails.” New Zealand’s largest city is along the shores of an extinct volcanic cone known as Rangitoto, often visible to the east. Auckland’s population of over one million people represents almost a third of the country’s total.
New Zealand seems to have a bit of everything: great natural beauty, friendly people, magnificent glacier-studded mountain ranges, sculpted fjords, pristine untouched beaches, lush rainforest, an endless array of sporting activities, and, not to be forgotten, plenty of sheep and rolling farmland.
Auckland is the perfect city from which to experience most of what New Zealand has to offer. The city lies astride a narrow isthmus between the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean on two harbors, the Waitemata and Manukau. Auckland and New Zealand’s geographic and cultural treasures beckon for your discovery.
An enthusiastic welcome awaits you at this thriving city by the sea.

It begins the moment you embark. An immersion into luxurious wonder. An extraordinary sense of well-being. The Crystal Symphony is one of the most spacious and luxurious cruise ships at sea. Onboard amenities feature grand lounges, a full-service fitness facility, exciting casino, a lavish spa, expansive decks, a swimming pool with an extra-large Jacuzzi, award-winning cuisine and entertainment. To top it off, exquisitely-appointed staterooms, more than half of which offer private verandahs. Considered to be the finest shipboard staff afloat, it is their goal to anticipate your every need and to make this a vacation to remember.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 781 ft
  • Tonnage: 51,044 tonnes
  • Maiden Voyage: 1995
  • Refurbished: 2017
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 848
  • Crew Nationality: American/European
  • Officer Nationality: International
  • Dining Staff Nationality: European
  • Ship Registration: Bahamas

Ship Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Electric Current 110 AC
  • Wireless Internet Acess
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary soft drinks, beer and bottled water in room

Ship Facilities

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Retractable Swimming Pool Cover
  • 2 Whirlpool(s)
  • Boutiques/Shops
  • 8 Elevator(s)
  • Library
  • Medical Centre
  • Crystal Cove Bar
  • Galaxy Lounge Showroom
  • Caesars Palace Casino
  • Hollywood Theatre & Cinema
  • Starlite Club Night Club
  • Jade Garden Restaurant
  • Connoisseur Club
  • Avenue Saloon
  • Prego Restaurant
  • Bridge Lounge
  • Self Service Laundry
  • Palm Court
  • Waves Teen Centre
  • Fantasia Children’s Playroom
  • Trident Bar & Grill
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • Golf Driving Net
  • Wimbledon Tennis Court
  • Crystal Salon & Spa
  • Golf Putting Green
  • Silk Road Restaurant
  • Seahorse Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Sushi Bar
  • Crystal Casino
  • Computer University @ Sea
  • The Vintage Room
  • Bistro Cafe
  • Dessert Bar
  • Waterside Open Seating Restaurant
  • Marketplace Restaurant
  • Churrascaria Steakhouse
  • Umi Uma Specialty Restaurant

Luxury, as they say, is in the details. It is so often the little details that make all the difference. And on a Crystal cruise, the differences are many.

From the moment you step on board, you will experience Crystal Cruises’ dedication to making your cruise with us a perfect one. Our Six-Star Commitment means each instant must be memorable, every detail sublime. From the grand designs of our ships to the right vintage wine, a turned-down bed, or even a simple smile, singular attention is paid to every detail of your cruise. For all of us at Crystal Cruises, Six-Star quality means more than awards and accolades; it means the constant pursuit of a single goal: to create the best, then make it better. We are not just aiming to provide a fabulous vacation, we are aiming to create an experience that will enrich your life and provide memories to cherish forever. Think of the farthest corners of the world connected by a smooth and shining sea. Imagine that a floating luxury resort, filled with everything you ever could desire, is waiting to carry you on the journey of your dreams. At Crystal Cruises, they take pride in navigating that magical highway of the sea, transporting you to the best the world has to offer.

Your days and nights on a Crystal cruise are effortless and carefree. You will revel in a wealth of time, a luxurious sense of leisure and ease; your hours are your own, to spend as you see fit. Released from the pressure of schedules and routines, you are free to play, to rest, to mingle and relax – to allow for the luxury of serendipity. Like the open sea, each day is limitless. You can chart a course, then change it at your whim. Let possibility fill the sails of your imagination and see what magic might appear.

Crystal Cruises gives you space to stretch out and explore. There are broad, sunny decks to stroll and inviting corners to settle into. There are cozy nooks where you can be alone. You can join a spellbound audience at an exciting Broadway-style show or get together with a few new friends over a frothy cappuccino. Your stateroom is a comforting place to call your own, where you can snuggle in and dream.

With skilled and practiced sleight-of-hand, chefs prepare the finest cuisine from around the world. Guests may begin a cruise alone, but within days they find themselves greeting new-found friends. There is a spirit of cheerfulness and good humor to be found wherever you are on the ship. Guests say that’s the real magic of a Crystal cruise. There’s no mystery to it; it’s simply a commitment to heartfelt service that creates an atmosphere of enchantment, every day.

Crystal Cruises now all-inclusive value provides: * Complimentary fine wines, champagne and premium spirits as well as dining in all restaurants, including specialty venues Prego, and Silk Road and The Sushi Bar by Nobu Matsuhis * Open-bar service throughout the ship * Gratuities for housekeeping, bar and dining staff throughout the ship * All non-alcoholic beverages including bottled water, specialty coffee drinks, soft drinks, fresh juices and Afternoon Tea service * Acclaimed Crystal Wine & Food Festival® cruises featuring famous chefs and wine authorities on select voyages * Early embarkation luncheon * Welcome champagne * 24-hour room service * Enrichment & Entertainment Programmes

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* Unless otherwise noted all pricing is on a per person twin share basis. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions may apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Any pricing not in Australian Dollars will be converted on the day of payment into the relevant currency based on our daily rate of exchange. Please note that many of the prices shown on this website are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Please submit any data errors/omissions you may notice on this site.

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