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Sunrise in Sydney with the Great Barrier Reef

Royal Caribbean International Serenade of the Seas®
Date 3rd Jan 22
Nights 13 Nights
1
Sydney, Australia
Arrive in Sydney and be transferred to your hotel for a four night stay.
2-4
Sydney, Australia
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and is packed to the brim with famous attractions and sights. Explore Sydney Harbour with its Opera House and Harbour Bridge; before relaxing with a seafood platter in an open-air, waterside eatery. Admire the architecture at Parliament House, Australia Museum and Sydney Town Hall. Head to Darling Harbour and visit Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and Wild Life Sydney Zoo, before discovering the city's history at the nearby Rocks area and Rocks Discovery Museum. Ride to the top of Sydney Tower Eye for amazing city-wide views and to meet the challenge of the Skywalk. Or simply hop on a ferry and spend a few hours enjoying the delights of Manly Beach.
5
Sydney, Australia
After your four night stay you will be transferred to the port where you will board Serenade of the Seas® for your nine night cruise.
6-7
At Sea
8
Airlie Beach (Queensland), Australia
Step ashore at Airlie Beach, the gateway to Queensland's Whitsundays Island and the Great Barrier Reef. The bustling Esplanade is the heartbeat of the resort with its vibrant shops, restaurants, and nightclubs. Spend a few hours swimming and sunbathing at the family-friendly Airlie Beach Lagoon. Take a stroll through the boutiques and shops on the main street or visit the markets to browse local arts and crafts and fresh fruit and vegetables. Taste the local cuisine; from fresh local seafood at a bustling cafe to hand-made tapas in a seafront restaurant.
9
Cairns, Australia
The tropical city of Cairns sits between the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforests of the Atherton Tablelands. Stroll along Cairns Esplanade and discover the vast variety of parks, cafes, and water-themed attractions. Stop by Cairns Botanic Gardens with its spectacular rainforest boardwalk or view the fascinating marine life at the Green Island National Park from a glass-bottomed boat. Pay a visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about the heritage of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through music and dance. Head northwest out of the city to admire the rainforest, gorges, and beaches of Daintree National Park.
10
Port Douglas, Australia
Picturesque Port Douglas is a great base for exploring the Far North of Queensland. Visit the nearby Great Barrier Reef and embark on a scuba diving tour, snorkelling adventure, or helicopter flight. Head to Four Mile Beach and admire the natural beauty. Get up close to koalas, crocodiles, birds, and pythons at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Wander down Macrossan Street and browse the boutiques for souvenirs and trinkets. Venture out to nearby Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest - one of the only places where two World-Heritage listed sites merge - to admire the spectacular views.
11
Willis Island (Cruising), Australia
Willis Island is a scenic area which was formed tens of thousands of years ago. Cruise by and take a closer look; this remote island is surrounded by coarse sand and covered by lush greenery. Although uninhabited by humans, it is home to a wide range of seabird species. The area is also an important nesting ground for turtles, and if you're lucky you'll catch a glimpse of a few of them.
12-13
At Sea
14
Sydney, Australia
Today your cruise come to an end. Disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Return flights from the UK 
  • FREE upgrade from coach to private overseas transfers 
  • 4 nights 4* hotel stay in Sydney
  • 9 night cruise on board Serenade of the Seas®

Ship Highlights…
  • Onboard pool features a retractable glass roof with spectacular views
  • Variety of casual to formal dining, day/night time activities & high-calibre entertainment
  • Best scenic views from the cruise ship in the Main Dining Room
  • Ocean View £2,799.00 
  • Balcony £2,899.00
Why Book
Why Book
  • Stroll along the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Or if you are feeling adventurous you can even climb this iconic bridge
  • Visit Cairns Esplanade and discover the vast variety of parks, cafes, and water-themed attractions
  • While in Port Douglas visit the nearby Great Barrier Reef and embark on a scuba diving tour, snorkelling adventure, or helicopter flight

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Background
Serenade of the Seas®
Overview
One of the newest cruise ships, Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas® offers the ultimate 'at sea' experience by combining speed, added comfort, greater space, sweeping ocean vistas and exceptional staff committed to serving your every whim. Her spectacular features include the ten-storey glass-constructed Centrum, glass lifts facing the sea, and the highest percentage of outside staterooms in the Royal Caribbean fleet.
Serenade of the Seas
Serenade of the Seas - Main Dining Serenade of the Seas - Windjammer Cafe Serenade of the Seas - Rita's Cantina Serenade of the Seas - Latte'tudes Serenade of the Seas - Izumi Serenade of the Seas - Chef's Table Serenade of the Seas - Vintages Serenade of the Seas - Chop's Grille Serenade of the Seas - Park Cafe Serenade of the Seas - Park Cafe Serenade of the Seas - Park Cafe Serenade of the Seas - Portofino Serenade of the Seas - Giovanni’s Table Serenade of the Seas - Seaview Cafe
Food & Drink

For exclusivity and intimacy, enjoy the culinary experience of the Chef’s Table where the head chef cooks for just 14 guests. Alternatively, enjoy the romance and fine Italian cuisine of Portofino and excellent seafood and steak dishes of Chops Grille. Casual dining is available at the Windjammer Café and light snacks are served in the Park cafe. 

Entertainment

With glitzy, glamorous entertainment aplenty, the show never stops on a Royal Caribbean holiday. Be dazzled by the West-End style theatre productions. Or be left on the edge of your seat by the AquaTheatre’s acrobatic high-diving antics.

There’s brilliant comedy, immense live music and stunning ice-skating shows that will take your breath away. And if movies are your thing, there’s all the latest blockbusters in 3D too. All of this is included in the price so the only trouble is working out how you’re going to fit it all in.

Serenade of the Seas - Tropical Theatre Serenade of the Seas - Vortex Nightclub Serenade of the Seas - Casino Royale Serenade of the Seas - Cinema Serenade of the Seas - Cards Room Serenade of the Seas - Shops & Boutiques Serenade of the Seas - Centrum Serenade of the Seas - Schooner Piano Bar Serenade of the Seas - Champagne Bar Serenade of the Seas - Pool Bars Serenade of the Seas - Viking Crown Lounge Serenade of the Seas - Connoisseur Club Serenade of the Seas - Explorers Lounge Serenade of the Seas - Zanzibar Lounge Serenade of the Seas - Crown & Castle Pub Serenade of the Seas - Diamond Lounge Serenade of the Seas - Congo Bar Serenade of the Seas - Safari Club Serenade of the Seas - R Bar Serenade of the Seas - Library Serenade of the Seas - The Game Reserve
Serenade of the Seas - Sports Serenade of the Seas - Vitality Spa Serenade of the Seas - Fitness Centre Serenade of the Seas - Solarium Serenade of the Seas - Solarium Serenade of the Seas - Solarium Serenade of the Seas - Pool Deck
Health & Fitness

The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities including, a spa, a fitness centre, a rock climbing wall and much more.

Kids & Teens

Royal Caribbean International's cruise ships offer a wide range of options for the whole family, as well as a great range of just-for-kids options.

Serenade of the Seas - Adventure Beach Serenade of the Seas - Teen Disco Serenade of the Seas - Royal Babies & Tots Serenade of the Seas - Aquanauts (3-5 Years) Serenade of the Seas - Explorers (6-8 Years) Serenade of the Seas - Voyagers (9-11 Years) Serenade of the Seas - Teens
Terms & Conditions
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