As summer begins to fade into autumn in the southern hemisphere sail away from Australia’s shores to undertake a 15-night adventure through the Orient to Singapore aboard the stylish mid-size Columbus cruise ship.
Not long after departing Sydney you will arrive in Sydney with stops in Darwin, Airlie Beach and Yorkey’s Knob for the Great Barrier Reef. Bali acts as a steppingstone up from the Southern to the Northern hemisphere as you venture to Singapore your final stop.
The impressive Columbus cruise ship joined the Cruise & Maritime fleet in June 2017. This splendid medium-sized cruise ship enjoys a sterling reputation on the British cruise market and will offer the same traditional cruising style that CMV is known for. Whether you are treating yourself to a mini cruise or embarking upon a once-in-a-lifetime world cruise, travelling with Columbus is sure to create memories.
Cruising aboard the Columbus ship offers not only a life of leisure on-board, but also countless opportunities to explore some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. At each port, you will find a wide range of excursions specially selected to show you the best of every shore.
Sail Date: Wednesday 24th Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021 Sydney
25 Feb 2021 At Sea
26 Feb 2021 At Sea
27 Feb 2021 Land by launch or tender Airlie Beach
28 Feb 2021 Cruising Barrier Reef
01 Feb 2021 Land by launch or tender Yorkeys Knob
02 Feb 2021 Cruising Barrier Reef
03 Feb 2021 At Sea
04 Feb 2021 At Sea
05 Feb 2021 Darwin, Northern Territory
06 Feb 2021 At Sea
07 Feb 2021 At Sea
08 Feb 2021 Benoa, Bali
09 Feb 2021 At Sea
10 Feb 2021 At Sea
11 Feb 2021 Singapore
According to international custom in the hospitality industry, tipping is accepted as the standard recognition for good service. We operate an automatic tipping system aboard all CMV cruises. All service charges and gratuities are collated, so a portion goes to each crew member, who helps to make the cruise special. Guests wanting to reward a specific crew member for exceptional service are at liberty to additionally reward the individual.
The below amounts will be debited from the passenger’s onboard account on boarding all UK cruises:
GBP British Pounds Sterling on Columbus
It is a requirement that we are informed at the time of booking whether a passenger has any form of restricted mobility.
A Government issued passport is required for all UK/Europe cruises including world cruises. The passport must have 6 months validity beyond return travel to Australia. Visas may also be required and are the responsibility of your client.
All passengers must hold comprehensive travel insurance that is valid for the entire duration of the cruise and provides health cover including pre-existing conditions and medical repatriation. Medicare and private health policies will not cover passengers once they board the ship.
Wi-Fi packages are available for purchase onboard. There are computers available in the internet café or passengers can take their own laptop. There are also some wireless hotspots around the ship. Prices 100MB $19 / 200MB $38 /500MB $69 / 1000MB $99.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
All passengers must hold comprehensive travel insurance valid for the entire duration of the cruise and provides cover for cruising, health including pre-existing conditions and medical repatriation.Insurance not required for an in-port cruise. Medicare, New Zealand ACC and Private Health Cover are void onboard the ship. International medical charges apply on board.