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17-night Australia Cruise

Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Destination:
Perth (Fremantle)/Darwin
Departure Date:
8/26/2023
Length:
17
Offer ID:
1435437


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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Perth (Fremantle)
Suggested Private Excursion
8/26/2023
8/26/2023

Fremantle is located at the mouth of the River Swan on the east coast of Western Australia. Fremantle is one of the oldest settlements in Australia and has a sense of history with many well-preserved examples of colonial architecture including the Maritime Museum (1852) and the Fremantle Museum and Arts Centre, built by convicts as a lunatic asylum in the 1860s. It is gateway to Perth, capital city of Western Australia, located on the banks of the River Swan (10 miles) from its mouth. From Freemantle you can also visit the outback sites of the Pinnacles and Wave Rock

Suggested Private Excursions

Perth: City Sights - 4 hours

Perth: City Sights and Fremantle Tour - 8 hours

Abrolhos Islands
8/27/2023
8/27/2023

No information currently available.

Dirk Hartog Island
8/28/2023
8/28/2023

No information currently available.

At Sea
8/29/2023
8/29/2023

No information currently available.

Exmouth
8/30/2023
8/30/2023

Exmouth, Australia, which is a small town of about 3,500 people situated just north of the Tropic of Capricorn has an average winter temperature of 77 degrees farenheit, while the summer averages 95 degrees. Luckily, Exmouth has no wet season, so the summer days are low in humidity. In 1967 Australia and the US established a communications base in the area and in the same year the town of Exmouth was gazetted as the supporting town to the base.

Montebello Islands Marine Park
8/31/2023
8/31/2023

No information currently available.

Dampier Archipelago
9/1/2023
9/1/2023

No information currently available.

At Sea
9/2/2023
9/2/2023

No information currently available.

Lacepede Islands
9/3/2023
9/3/2023

No information currently available.

Buccaneer Archipelago
9/4/2023
9/4/2023

No information currently available.

Hunter River
9/5/2023
9/5/2023

No information currently available.

Hunter River
9/6/2023
9/6/2023

No information currently available.

King George River
9/7/2023
9/7/2023

No information currently available.

Wyndham
9/8/2023
9/8/2023

No information currently available.

At Sea
9/9/2023
9/9/2023

No information currently available.

Pulau Matkus
9/10/2023
9/10/2023

No information currently available.

At Sea
9/11/2023
9/11/2023

No information currently available.

Darwin
Suggested Private Excursion
9/12/2023
9/12/2023

Darwin

Soak up Darwin's balmy weather and the melting pot of food and cultures in the city's many outdoor festivals and markets. Then explore the region's dramatic history - from World War II air raids to Cyclone Tracey - in the museums and galleries. Sail Darwin harbour at sunset, cruise next to crocodiles and bushwalk through monsoon forest. Swim in the crystal-clear waterholes of Litchfield National Park and visit the colourful communities of the Tiwi Islands. This vibrant, tropical capital has a youthful energy you'll find hard to resist.


Five ways to discover Darwin and its surrounds:


1. At festivals, markets and on the harbour In Darwin, the action happens outside - in markets, parks, by the beach or on boats. You can join the locals with a crate and a plate of sizzling satay at The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets from May to October. Or watch them build boats out of beer or soft drink cans at the annual Darwin Beer Can Regatta in July. At the Deckchair Cinema from April to November you can watch movies under a canopy of stars with a drink from the bar and a picnic dinner. Soak up Darwin's tropical weather with a harbourside dinner at Cullen Bay Marina or a sunset harbour cruise complete with a history lesson.


2. With wildlife and in tropical parklands

Cycle past orchids and bromeliads and traditional Aboriginal plants in George Brown Botanic Gardens. Swim, have a sunset barbecue and explore sacred Aboriginal sites at Casuarina Coastal Reserve. In Berry Springs Nature Park, you can spot birds in monsoon forest and fish in the crystal clear swimming holes. Get up close to fish, birds-of-prey, nocturnal animals and reptiles in the Territory Wildlife Park, a 45-minute drive from Darwin. Have a close crocodile encounter at Crocodylus Park, the Darwin Crocodile Farm or on a crocodile cruise along Darwin's coastal fringe and rivers.


3. Hot on the heels of history

Learn more about Darwin's rich Aboriginal heritage in the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Here you can also relive the tragic Cyclone Tracy which hit Darwin on Christmas Eve in 1974. See the Chinese Temple it nearly destroyed in Litchfield Street. Darwin endured 64 Japanese air raids in World War II, and you can watch dramatic footage of the bombings and visit the bunker where Top End defense strategy was planned at East Point Military Museum. See original B52 bomber planes at the Aviation Heritage Centre and a network of walking trails leading to World War II oil tunnels around the Wharf Precinct. In Myilly Point Historical Precinct you can see some of the few surviving cottages designed by architect B.C.G Burnett in the colonial style popular before World War II.


4. Under the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park

Make time for a day trip to the waterfalls and plunge pools, wildlife and birdlife, ranges and rainforest of Litchfield National Park, a one-and-a-half hour drive from Darwin. Swim in the crystal-clear swimming hole at the base of Florence Falls and bush-walk through monsoon rain-forest to Walker Creek. Picnic next to roosting fruit bats at Wangi Falls and see sweeping valley views at Tolmer Falls. Take a wildlife cruise on the Reynolds River, part of a working cattle station. Explore this Tarzan landscape with traditional Aboriginal owners the Wagait people or peer into a pastoral past in the ruins of Blyth Homestead.


5. On a trip to the Tiwi Islands

Join in the excitement of the Tiwi Islands Grand Football Final, held every March in Nguiu. Browse and buy Tiwi art, distinctive for its strong design, decorative features and vivid colours. Take billy tea and damper tea with Tiwi ladies as they demonstrate traditional weaving and painting. Then watch them perform a traditional dance and a smoking ceremony to clear bad spirits. Catch big barramundi on a fishing tour on the Tiwi coast. You'll find a warm welcome and a lush landscape of rainforest, beaches and rock pools on Melville and Bathurst Islands, together known as the Tiwi Islands. Explore them on a day or overnight tour, traveling a 20-minute flight or two-hour ferry from Darwin.

Suggested Private Excursions

Darwin: WWII History Tour - 4 hours

Darwin: City Sights and Surrounds - 8 hours

Darwin: Litchfield National Park Discovery Tour - 8 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Port, security and handling fees, government fees and taxes are included in the fare. Price does not include airfare, transfers and airline government fees and taxes.

Departure Date:
8/26/2023
Number of Nights
17
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Spacious Ultra-Luxury Suites - over 85% with Private Verandas
  • Butler Service - All Suites
  • Complimentary Beverages Served Throughout the Ship
  • Gratuities
  • Open-Seating Dining
  • In-Suite Dining and 24-Hour Room Service
  • In-Suite Beverages
  • Free Unlimited WiFi in all suites and throughout the ship
  • Transportation into Town
Remarks:
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Offer ID:
1435437

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