Duration
7 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
23 Feb 20
Destination
New Caledonia
Cruise the pristine blue seas of the South Pacific where sunshine and smiles meet. You can take a dip in the crystal clear waters, be welcomed by the locals as you check out the markets and immerse yourself in village life, feel the white sand between your toes and just relax in this laid-back island paradise. And if you love food, the awesome fusion of local Melanesian and French flavours can’t be missed.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore local Melanesian and French culture of New Caledonia
  • Carnival Splendor offers fantastic cabins! Choose between Inside, Oceanview, and Balcony cabin
  • All meals included and incredible entertainment and show onboard

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
7 Night Cruise on Carnival Splendor
All meals on board included
Selected drinks: non-bottled water, lemonade, unsweetened iced tea, hot chocolate and non-speciality coffee and tea
Activities: Art exhibitions, auctions, and seminars, library, games
Sports activities: Fitness centre, jogging track, basketball court
Entertainment: The Game Show, The Punchliner Comedy Club, Live Music, Piano Bar, and much more!
Access: Serenity adult-only retreat, pools, mini golf, green thunder waterslide

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 23 Feb 2020

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Sun 23 Feb – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Mon 24 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 3: Tue 25 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 4: Wed 26 Feb – Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Day 5: Thu 27 Feb – Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
  • Day 6: Fri 28 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 7: Sat 29 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 8: Sun 01 Mar – Sydney, Australia
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 1300 404 606 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: 23 Feb 2020
  • 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: Items of a personal nature, travel insurance, flights, shore excursions, speciality restaurants, alcoholic and special beverages.
 
VISA Visas for Australians travelling overseas A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country. We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here New Caledonia: If you are visiting New Caledonia for tourism and you have a return ticket, you generally won’t need a visa. In other circumstances, you’ll need a visa. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice. New Caledonia is an overseas territory of France. Visit the website of the French Consulate-General in Sydney  or contact an Embassy or Consulate of France for up-to-date information.
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
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Sun 23 Feb - Sydney, Australia

Departs 17:30 Step aboard Carnival Splendor for a wonderful 8 Day cruise around the pacific islands. Before embarking, spend some time exploring Sydney, its stunning CBD, the Harbour Bridge, and the Opera house.
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Mon 24 Feb - At Sea

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Tue 25 Feb - At Sea

4

Wed 26 Feb - Noumea, New Caledonia

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 Nouméa is the capital of the South Pacific archipelago and overseas French territory New Caledonia. Situated on the main island, discover Grand Terre, with its beautiful beaches and its blend of French and native Kanak influences. Experience the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre to learn about Kanak heritage, and see exhibits from across the Pacific region. The Aquarium des Lagons introduces the rich local marine life.
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Thu 27 Feb - Isle of Pines, New Caledonia

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 The Isle of Pines is an island in the southeast of the main island. Enjoy the exceptional landscapes blend of white sand beaches and tall pine trees.
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Fri 28 Feb - At Sea

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Sat 29 Feb - At Sea

8

Sun 01 Mar - Sydney, Australia

Arrives 18:30 It’s time to say goodbye to Carnival Splendor. Extend a bit your escape, to enjoy the Sydney skyline, experience the best restaurant and cafe, or just take the ferry to breathe and relax on the northern beaches.
It’s hard to tell which onboard space best represents Carnival Splendor, probably because they all have a different atmosphere and seem to hint at the amazing time you’re going to have. From El Morocco Lounge hosting comedy shows, and musical performances, to the Spa Carnival, by the way of 20 elegant restaurants there is always something exciting to do on Carnival Splendor. Day and night enjoy endless entertainments, activities and amenities whether you’re seeking for active holidays or just a relaxing escape.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin
  • 2 beds and shower (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • The most affordable way to cruise
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
  • 2 beds, shower (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • Large oceanview window
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin
  • 2 beds, shower, living area and balcony (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • Exceptional balcony
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone
  • Dining: Discover an incredible dining experience on Carnival Splendor. With its 22 restaurants, bars, and lounges there is something for everyone. Whether you’re seeking for traditional food or a fine meal, there is an endless possibility to share a good moment enjoying amazing food.
    • Included Restaurant: Pizza Pirate, RedFrog Pub, Breakfast Grill, Dining Room, Good Eats, Lido Restaurant, Salad Bar, Seaday Brunch and more!
    • Speciality Restaurant: Bonsai Sushi, The Chef’s Table, Coffee Bar, Nouveau Restaurant and more to discover!
  • Entertainment:
    • The Game Show
    • The Punchliner Comedy Club
    • Playlist Productions
    • Lip Sync Battle: Carnival
    • Stage shows, Live Music, Piano Bar, Karaoke, Nightclub
  • Activities:
    • Art exhibitions, seminars, auctions
    • Atrium, Library
    • Games room, Bingo
  • Spa & Fitness:
    • Fitness centre, classes
    • Spa Carnival
    • Hair beauty salon
  • Games Deck:
    • Serenity Adult-Only Retreat
    • Pools
    • Mini golf, Basketball court
    • Waterworks
    • Green Thunder waterslide
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
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my 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 at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
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.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
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
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.