Package Includes
  • Round trip airfare to Sydney
  • 2 nights hotel in Sydney at Cambridge Hotel Sydney or similar
  • 8 night cruise aboard Explorer of the Seas
  • Transfers from airport to hotel, hotel to pier and pier to airport


Royal Caribbean Cruise Inclusions
  • The ultimate in comfort, convenience, and luxury plus a staff that’s available twenty-four seven. You’ll agree there’s nothing better than returning “home” after a day filled with adventure.
Dine Royally
  • On a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation, dining is part of the journey. It’s more than just food. It’s about the ambience, the dining experience, variety and the flexibility to plan dinner whenever you’re ready.
Love Your Days at Sea
  • Whether it’s your first time on a rock wall or you’re a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience. We’ll provide all of the equipment, including shoes, helmets, and harnesses.
  • The gorgeous view isn’t the only thing that will dazzle you onboard our cruise ships. World-class performers from all over the globe star in awe-inspiring original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions.
Youth and Teen Program
  • Your kids are in good hands with our Adventure Ocean® Youth & Teen Program. With our uniquely creative, educational and totally awesome programs, now you can be sure your kids will have a great, safe time.
Fitness Center
  • From state-of-the-art equipment to all the latest classes, we’ve got everything the most sophisticated fitness clubs have – plus an amazing view.


Book by Oct 31: Exclusive $100 USD per cabin onboard credit! *Plus book a balcony or higher and receive additional $100 USD on board credit and a bottle of wine!
(New Booking Only. Promotion may be modified or withdrawn without prior notice)

January 28, 2019 Vancouver
Inside $1899
Oceanview $2099
Balcony* $2399
Taxe & Fees $698
Kelowna, Victoria, Comox, Calgary, Edmonton add from $400 more

Please call to inquire about flights from other departure cities.


Date Ports of Call Arrival Departure Activity
Fri 01Feb2019 Sydney, Australia 6:45 PM Boarding
Sat 02Feb2019 Cruising Cruising
Sun 03Feb2019 Brisbane, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Docked
Mon 04Feb2019 Cruising Cruising
Tue 05Feb2019 Willis Island (Cruising), Australia 9:00 AM 10:00 AM Cruising
Wed 06Feb2019 Airlie Beach, Queensland 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Tendered
Thu 07Feb2019 Cruising Cruising
Fri 08Feb2019 Cruising Cruising
Sat 09Feb2019 Sydney, Australia 6:30 AM Departure



Sydney Opera HouseBeaches

Sydney, Australia Australia
Welcome aboard Explorer of the Seas. What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to some of the friendliest people, countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants, and of course, the sprawling Outback, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that no one can resist.



Lone Pine Koala SanctuaryAustralia Zoo

Brisbane, Australia Australia
Brisbane has the culture and skyline of a major metropolis without attitude — with great nature and beaches nearby. Opt for urban explorations or head to the hills, rainforest or renowned Gold Coast for other types of experiences.



Brown and Red-footed BoobiesWildlife

Willis Island (Cruising), Australia Australia
This Coral Sea island lies outside the Great Barrier Reef and is the pristine habitat for native bird species as the booy, wedge-tailed shearwaters and sooty terns.



The Great Barrier ReefThe Whitsunday Islands

Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia Australia
This laidback town on the Coral Sea is the perfect base for exploring the spectacular archipelago of the Whitsunday Islands and the aquatic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Village life revolves around nature, the beach and sea.

Australia Visa: Canadians must also be in possession of an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). Ensure that you travel with the same passport used to apply for your ETA. The cost is included when booked with one of our travel agents.


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Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287