Papeete (Tahiti, French Polynesia) to Vancouver (Canada) on Regatta

14 April 2020
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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Tuesday 14 April Papeete (Tahiti, French Polynesia) 0800 2100
Tahitis capital is a mixture of laid-back Tahitian charm and French sophistication. From the top of Tahara Hill there is a good view of Matavai Bay where William Blighs HMS Bounty anchored in 1789. A lighthouse now stands on Point Venus where Captain Cook and his scientists first observed the Transit of Venus in 1769. The Gauguin Museum chronicles the French artists life in Polynesia and exhibits two of his sketches and a sculpture.
2 - Wednesday 15 April Bora Bora 0800 1600
Two towering peaks of sheer black rock dominate the centre of the lovely island of Bora Bora, and make an impressive backdrop to blue waters and gold-sand beaches. Apart from relaxation, favourite activities include shopping for Tahitian black pearls in the main town of Vaitape, enjoying a drink at the Bloody Mary bar or perhaps sampling traditional food from Les Roulettes, rolling food trucks used by locals.
3 - Thursday 16 April Rangiroa (French Polynesia) 1000 1800
The Tuamotus atoll of Rangiroa is a superb diving destination, with a lagoon full of rays, reef fish and dolphin. It is accessed through a fast-moving ocean pass, and beyond the reef there are tuna, schools of sharks and eagle rays and the fossilized coral formations of L'ile Aux Recifs. Ashore, the sights include coral churches and the villages of Avatoru and Tiputa and black pearl farms.
4 - Friday 17 April Cruising The South Pacific
5 - Saturday 18 April Nuku Hiva 0800 1600
6 - Sunday 19 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
7 - Monday 20 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
8 - Tuesday 21 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
9 - Wednesday 22 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
10 - Thursday 23 April Hilo (Hawaii, Usa) 0900 1900
Hilo is on the east coast of Hawaii's Big Island, and its administrative centre. Green gardens and cascading waterfalls surround the bay and the city sits at the foot of Hawaii's three volcanoes. Hilo has a colourful Farmer's Market, art galleries and restaurants. Liliukalani Gardens is a 30-acre Japanese garden with red bridges, pagodas and a tea house and out of townis Wailuku River State Park, waterfalls and the famous pools of the Boiling Pots.
11 - Friday 24 April Kahului 0800 2300
12 - Saturday 25 April Honolulu (Hawaii) 0800 2300
Honolulu on Oahu island is Hawaii's state capital, surrounded by tropical rain forests and beaches. Waikiki beach is the island's main resort where surfing lessons are available along with restaurants, shops and entertainment venues, and the town is home to Iolani Palace, formerly the seat of Hawaiin royalty. There are stunning views of the coast from Pali Lookout on the slopes of the Koolau Mountains.
13 - Sunday 26 April Nawiliwili (Hawaii, Usa) 0700 1700
This is the principal port of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. This tropical paradise is dotted with green valleys, rainforests and has fabulous beaches. The dramatic scenery includes the red-rocked Waimea Canyon, 3500-ft deep and 10 miles long, and many waterfalls and ocean cliffs. Backdrops for South Pacific and Jurassic Park were filmed around Nawiliwili.
14 - Monday 27 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
15 - Tuesday 28 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
16 - Wednesday 29 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
17 - Thursday 30 April Cruising The Pacific Ocean
18 - Friday 01 May Cruising The Pacific Ocean
19 - Saturday 02 May San Francisco (Usa) 0800 1800
San Francisco is a compact city of several districts ' Chinatown, fashionable Nob Hill, Union Square for Macey's department store, bohemian Haight which was the birthplace of the Hippy Movement, and Fisherman's Wharf on the historic Streetcar Line. Pier 39 is the place to go for seafood restaurants and speciality shops, and the famous Cable Cars run up the steep streets between the wharf and Market Street. Trips may be offered to Alcatraz Island and the historic federal prison, or around the harbour below Golden Gate Bridge.
20 - Sunday 03 May Cruising The Pacific Ocean
21 - Monday 04 May Astoria 0700 1700
22 - Tuesday 05 May Cruising The Outside Passage
23 - Wednesday 06 May Ketchikan (Alaska) 0800 1800
Ketchikan is situated inside Tongass National Forest, and its charming wooden boardwalk, Creek Street, is one of America's finest, housing restaurants and galleries exhibiting work from local artists. The town is known for its totems, and Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village give interesting insights into traditional native culture. Misty Fjords National Monument is a pristine stretch of saltwater surrounded by towering cliffs and waterfalls where the wildlife includes black bear, mountain goats, killer whales and porpoises.
24 - Thursday 07 May Sitka (Alaska) 0900 1800
Sitka began as a Tlingit Indian village. It has a distinctive Onion-domed church, St Michael's Orthodox cathedral, a reminder of the days when Sitka was a Russian fur-trading port. Totems line the trail through Sitka National Historic Park. Its gift shops sell native arts and crafts and Russian giftware and restaurants serve up a varied cuisine, including Russian, Mexican, Italian and Chinese. The coast is the habitat of hump-back whales, sea otters and puffins, and brown bears are a common sight on land.
25 - Friday 08 May Cruising Hubbard Glacier
26 - Saturday 09 May Skagway (Alaska) 1000 2300
Skagway is a busy port at the northern end of the Inside Passage, well-known for the historic Klondike Gold Rush National Park, the Arctic Brotherhood Hall, decorated with driftwood and founded by gold prospectors, and the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The route climbs 3000 feet in 26 miles and was carved out of the mountains to serve the Gold Rush during 1898 in a remarkable feat of engineering. The Klondike National Park has restored buildings housing lively saloons and dance halls harking back to the Gold Rush era.
27 - Sunday 10 May Juneau (Alaska) 0700 1600
Juneau is the capital of Alaska, and has the Alaska State Museum, rustic shops and excellent restaurants, but it is the scenery which is the main attraction. Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the massive, 12-mile long Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields are at Juneau's back door. Inland is the lush Tongass National Forest, and the Mt. Roberts Tramway which takes passengers up to mountain hiking trails.
28 - Monday 11 May Wrangell 0700 1500
29 - Tuesday 12 May Cruising The Inside Passage
30 - Wednesday 13 May Victoria 1000 2300
31 - Thursday 14 May Vancouver (Canada) 0800 1800
The beauty of the natural landscape around Vancouver attracts visitors for skiing, hiking and fishing, and the port is a common call for cruises to Alaska and the Inside Passage. In the city there are good restaurants in the warehouse district of Yaletown, shopping opportunities in Robson Street and Granville Island, Chinatown and the restored Gastown district. One of Vancouver's most popular attractions is the Capilano Suspension Bridge above the Capilano Canyon, and the Treetop Walk.
Code Category Status Latest Price
G Inside Stateroom AVAILABLE £6079pp
F Inside Stateroom AVAILABLE £6369pp
E Ocean View AVAILABLE £6589pp
D Ocean View AVAILABLE £6819pp
C2 Deluxe Ocean View AVAILABLE £7109pp
C1 Deluxe Ocean View AVAILABLE £7259pp
B2 Veranda Stateroom AVAILABLE £8819pp
B1 Veranda Stateroom AVAILABLE £9039pp
A3 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9329pp
A2 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9479pp
A1 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9629pp
PH3 Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £11409pp
PH2 Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £11779pp
PH1 Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £12149pp
VS Vista Suite AVAILABLE £16589pp
OS Owners Suite AVAILABLE £19779pp
Prices: £ price per person based on 2 people sharing.
Port Charges: Included; Latest Prices and Status are those supplied to us by the cruise lines, usually daily
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