Monday, 15 August 2011

Five Stars, Three yachts and One World on offer from Sea Cloud Cruises in 2012


-Early bird savings before 31 October 2011-

Yearning to discover faraway places or sail to a distant shore?  Sea Cloud Cruises bring that yearning to life with a selection of sumptuous journeys on offer in their 2012 program.  Combining all three yachts for the first time; Sea Cloud, Sea Cloud II and the River Cloud II the brochure provides discerning passengers with a smorgasbord of themes and experiences to choose from whether for lovers of art, music, gardens, golf or cycling.

River yachting on the River Cloud II

The River Cloud II will begin her season in April 2012 in Belgium and the Netherlands, including the opportunity to experience "Floriade" which takes place only once every ten years.  After cruises on the Rhine, Moselle and Main, she will glide down the Danube to the Danube Delta in July, the largest coherent reed area in the world and home to 1000 plant and 4000 animal species.

Special dates for River Cloud II in 2012 include:

·         17-24 May 2012: Garden cruise to experience the World Horticultural Expo "Floriade" with landscape gardener Antonius Bösterling from Amsterdam to Basle.  *Prices commence from €1,745 per person for a guaranteed double cabin on the 7 night/8 day cruise for bookings made prior to 31 October 2011.

·         01-09 June 2012:  Culinary cruise with starred chef Harald Rüssel and wine connoisseur Ingo Swoboda cruising from Trier to Basle.  *Prices for the 8 day/9 night cruise commence from €1,995 per person for a guaranteed double cabin for bookings made prior to 31 October 2011.

·         19-26 July 2012:  Art cruise for the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt with art connoisseur Frank Köck from Budapest, Hungary to Passau, Germany.  *Prices for the 8 day/9 night cruise commence from € 1,745 per person for a guaranteed double cabin for bookings made prior to 31 October 2011.

·         27 October – 03 November: Music cruise for the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy cruising from Koblenz to Amsterdam.  *Prices for the 8 day cruise commence from € 1,745 per person.

Yachting on the high seas with the Sea Cloud and Sea Cloud II windjammers

Both windjammers are spending the European winter in the Lesser Antilles and the Grenadines, Cuba, Costa Rica and Panama. 

In April 2012 the Sea Cloud II will first head for the Azores and Madeira before sailing into the western and eastern Mediterranean, followed by the Adriatic and the Aegean.

Special cruise dates on the Sea Cloud II include:

·         04-16 January 2012: The Panama Canal and National Parks in Costa Rica from Puerto Limón (San José) to Puerto Caldera.  *Prices for the 13 day cruise commence from € 2,835 per person.

·         11-18 April 2012: Resplendent garden landscapes of the Azores with an 8 day round trip sailing from Ponta Delgada.  *Prices commence at € 2,445 per person.

Sea Cloud: A newly resplendent legend

After six months of rejuvenation in 2010 Sea Cloud is setting sail for new waters with a youthful freshness.  She will plow the waters of the Adriatic and the Aegean before sailing into the Atlantic and on to the Canary Islands via the western Mediterranean.

Special cruise dates on the Sea Cloud for 2012 include:

·         17-24 August 2012: Rediscover Sicily departing Malta for an 8 day round trip cruise.  *Prices commence at € 2,795 per person.

·         27 October – 03 November 2012: Golf Cup 2012 sailing the Mediterranean from Mallorca, to Cadiz, Spain. *Prices for the 8 day cruise commence from €2,445 per person and €695 per person for the golf package.

For more information please contact Sea Cloud Cruises on info@seacloudcruises.com.au 

Visit www.seacloud.com  or Toll-free Ph:  1300 583 572