Coral Princess II
Discover the idyllic world of tropical islands, breathtaking coral reefs and abundant marine life while cruising aboard the Coral Princess II. This intimate expedition cruiser is acclaimed for its exceptional crew, which embodies Australian hospitality and is known for establishing a strong sense of camaraderie with passengers from around the globe. Designed specifically to navigate the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, this impeccably crafted ship is the perfect vessel for exploring the wonders of the Coral Sea. With only 22 staterooms, it offers the personal feel of a yacht, and its enhanced navigability enables it to call at remote coral reefs and small islands inaccessible to larger ships. Each tastefully appointed stateroom is outside and features two twin beds or one double bed, private bathroom facilities and air conditioning. Meals are served daily in a singe, open seating in the dining room, where skilled chefs specialize in Australian cuisine prepared with local ingredients, including the region's legendary fresh seafood. Complimentary coffee and tea are available around the clock. Public areas include the lounge, bar, reference library, boutique and the spa pool on the sun deck. The Coral Princess II features an onboard marine biologist who enthusiastically shares his knowledge of an insights into the Great Barrier Reef's amazing array of marine life during excursions and lectures. The ship is also equipped with a special glass-bottom boat for viewing the wonders of the underwater universe in dry comfort.
Novotel Queenstown Lakeside - Queenstown, New Zealand
The first-class, three-story Novotel Queenstown Lakeside enjoys an ideal setting on the shore of Lake Wakatipu. The hotel, built in 1987 and renovated in 2007, is centrally located in downtown Queenstown, just a few steps from popular shopping and dining venues. Spacious accommodations provide modern amenities and contemporary decor.
Luxmore Hotel - Te Anau, New Zeland
The two-story Luxmore Hotel is located in the center of the beautiful New Zealand town of Te Anau. The township takes its name from New Zealand's second largest lake, which is located only 100 meters from the front steps of the hotel. The hotel was built in 1970 and renovated in 1996. Accommodations provide modern amenities, clean lines and modern decor.
Copthorne Central Hotel - Christchurch, New Zealand
The four-star Copthorne Central Hotel overlooks Christchurch's beautiful Victoria Square and the tranquil Avon River. The hotel is only a four-minute walk from the center of the city. Built in 1974 and renovated in 2002, the hotel's contemporary architecture is completed by comfortable accommodations, modern amenities and striking city views.
Menzies Hotel - Sydney, Australia
Embracing Sydney’s best location, The Menzies Sydney Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Sydney City with famous attractions including the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Royal Botanical Gardens all a short stroll away. With Sydney at its finger tips The Menzies Sydney Hotel offers an unparalleled standard of personal service in time-honored tradition.
Novotel Rockford Palm Cove Hotel - Cairns, Australia
The superior first-class Novotel Rockford Palm Cove Hotel is set in 45 hectares of lush tropical gardens, just a five-minute walk from the beach or the palm-fringed beachside village of Palm Cove, dotted with outdoor cafés, restaurants, bars, boutiques and convenience ships. The hotel was built in 1989 and renovated in 2006. Each guestroom features modern amenities and a private outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking one of the resort's seven swimming pools or the golf course.