Duration
15 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
21 Apr 19
Destination
South Pacific
Travel from Sydney to Honolulu across the South Pacific on Holland America’s Noordam. Discover incredible scenery, crystal water, and white sand beaches as you sail around New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa and finish your exceptional journey in Hawaii. Named for the Northern compass point, ms Noordam features museum-quality art, cooking shows, and hands-on workshops to name a few of its exciting activities.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit stunning tropical locations cruising on Holland America Line Noordam
  • Life onboard offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment, and enriching activities
  • All meals included during the cruise

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
15 Nights aboard Holland America Line Noordam in cabin category selected
All meals on board
All port and government charges
Activities: Culinary lessons, Nightclub and Late Night disco
Entertainment: Movies, Las-Vegas style Production Shows, Talented Vocalists, Illusionists, Comedians and variety acts
Library Facilities for books, DVD hire & board games
 
SAIL DATE
  • Departs 21 Apr 2019

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Sun 21 Apr – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Mon 22 Apr – At Sea
  • Day 3: Tue 23 Apr – At Sea
  • Day 4: Wed 24 Apr – Tadine, Mare, New Caledonia
  • Day 5: Thu 25 Apr – Easo, Lifou, New Caledonia
  • Day 6: Fri 26 Apr – At Sea
  • Day 7: Sat 27 Apr – Lautoka, Fiji
  • Day 8: Sun 28 Apr – Savusavu, Fiji
  • Day 9: Sun 28 Apr – At Sea – Cross International Dateline
  • Day 10: Mon 29 Apr – Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa
  • Day 11: Tue 30 Apr – At Sea
  • Day 12: Wed 01 May – At Sea – Crossing The Equator
  • Day 13: Thu 02 May – At Sea
  • Day 14: Fri 03 May – At Sea
  • Day 15: Sat 04 May – At Sea
  • Day 16: Sun 05 May – Honolulu, Hawaii, US
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE  
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WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300404606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 21 Apr 2019
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on a twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: Travel Insurance, Flights, Visas, Prepaid Service Charges, Specialty Restaurant Cover Charge & Shore Excursions, Alcoholic and premium soft drinks.
 
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
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Sun 21 Apr - Sydney, Australia

Departs 18:00 Welcome aboard Noordam. What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants, and sprawling beaches, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that has something for everyone
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Mon 22 Apr - At Sea

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Tue 23 Apr - At Sea

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Wed 24 Apr - Tadine, Mare, New Caledonia

Arrives 11:00 – Departs 23:00 Relax in one of the three Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia. Surround yourself with lagoons teeming with marine life, walk beside the fossilised coral rock and discover secret grottoes.
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Thu 25 Apr - Easo, Lifou, New Caledonia

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 Explore the largest of the three Loyalty Islands! Lifou is made of fossil coral, immaculate beaches, precipitous cliffs, deep forests and immense caves, the perfect place to catch beautiful picture and build unforgettable souvenir.
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Fri 26 Apr - At Sea

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Sat 27 Apr - Lautoka, Fiji

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 The second-largest city of Fiji, Lautoka is located in the west, on the island of Viti Levu. It is nicknamed The Sugar City due to its expansive sugarcane plantations producing the island’s most important crop. Its soft-sand beaches are fringed with swaying palm and coconut trees reflected in the crystalline turquoise waters.
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Sun 28 Apr - Savusavu, Fiji

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 Savusavu boasts one of the most spectacular harbours in the South Pacific. Its serene waters are dotted with islands. Rugged volcanic ridges, their slopes covered in rainforest, tower above the coastal plains. Coconut palms and old copra plantations line the southern shore.
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Sun 28 Apr - At Sea - Cross International Dateline

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Mon 29 Apr - Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa

Arrives 10:00 – Departs 18:00 Pago Pago Bay is one of the most dramatic harbors in the South Pacific, a region known for beautiful and dramatic landscapes. Eons ago, the massive seaward wall of a volcano collapsed and the sea poured in. Today, dramatic mountain peaks encircle the deep harbor.
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Tue 30 Apr - At Sea

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Wed 01 May - At Sea - Crossing The Equator

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Thu 02 May - At Sea

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Fri 03 May - At Sea

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Sat 04 May - At Sea

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Sun 05 May - Honolulu, Hawaii, US

Arrives 07:00 After two wonderful weeks onboard it’s time to disembark and say goodbye to Noordam. Before flying back home, spend some time in Honolulu, Hawaii’s state capital and only major city. The city of Honolulu and the island of Oahu offer a wealth of historic, cultural and scenic attractions. Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head are two of the city’s enduring symbols.
Enjoy exceptional entertainment and show aboard Noordam, melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax by the side of the pool.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin
  • Stateroom: Approx. 151-233 sq. ft.
  • Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed
  • Mariner’s Dream™ bed
  • Euro-Top mattresses
  • Premium massage showerheads
  • A host of amenities
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
  • Stateroom: Approx. 151-233 sq. ft.Stateroom
  • Large ocean view (can be partial or obstructed view)
  • Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed
  • Mariner’s Dream™ bed
  • Euro-Top mattresses
  • Premium massage showerheads,
  • A host of amenities
Upgrade to a Verandah Cabin
  • Stateroom: Approx. 179 to 279 sq. ft., including balcony
    • Private verandah
    • Light from floor-to-ceiling windows
    • Sitting area
    • Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed
    • Mariner’s Dream™ bed
    • Euro-Top mattresses
    • Bathtub with premium massage showerheads
    • A host of amenities
Dining & Bar: 
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • America’s Test Kitchen
  • Canaletto Restaurant
  • Lido Market
  • Pinnacle Bar, Sports Bar, Piano Bar, Ocean Bar
  • Explorations cafe
Entertainment and Activities:
  • Explorations Central: Discover the connections that unite us across borders and cultures. Explorations Central™ (EXC™) is immersive onboard programing designed to make your journey more engaging, vivid and meaningful. From EXC Talks,™ to EXC Encounters™ to a chat with your EXC Guide™, you’ll feel the spirit of a region come to life.
  • B.B. King’s Blues Club
  • BBC Earth Experiences
  • O The Oprah Magazine
  • Lincoln Center Stage
  • The Mainstage
  • Casino Action
  • Explorer’s Lounge
  • Lido pool, Hydro pool, Sea view pool
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Fitness Centre, sports court
  • Art and photo gallery
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
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What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
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I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
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