Friday, 22 May 2015

Explore the South Pacific with Silversea Expeditions

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Explore the tropical paradise of the South Pacific with Silversea Expeditions



Experience the undeniable beauty and fascinating underwater wonderland of the South Pacific over 12 days on a speciality Scuba-Diving Expedition voyage aboard Silver Discoverer.

Departing Lautoka on 14 October 2015, Silver Discoverer sails through the breathtaking isles of Fiji, porting in Levuka, Leleuvia, Taveuni, the Lau Islands and Fulanga, each laced with ribbons of white sand and sapphire-blue lagoons.

Continuing her journey, Silver Discoverer uncovers the wonders of Tonga, the Cook Islands and the stunning islands of Bora Bora and Tahiti in French Polynesia. Here, guests have the opportunity to go swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving in tranquil crystal clear waters and observe the vibrant marine life of colourful reef-fish, sea-cucumbers, rays, reef-sharks and sea turtles. Onshore, guests can explore the ancient marae stone temples or hike to traditional villages through lush-green rainforests and extinct volcanos, all the while learning about jungle medicines or spotting tropical birds including noddies, frigatebirds and boobies.

This voyage concludes in Papeete, Tahiti with guests disembarking on 25 October 2015.

As part of Silversea Expeditions’ speciality scuba diving voyage programme, guests that meet the scuba diving requirements* are offered the opportunity to explore some of the world’s most spectacular diving locations. The programme is complimentary, however space is limited.

Book this Silversea Expeditions voyage by 30 June 2015 and select a two-category suite upgrade or 50% savings on a second suite.

Prices are per person starting from AU$12,850 in an Explorer Suite based on double occupancy. Silversea Expeditions’ fares include: all shore and Zodiac excursions hosted by an expedition leader; all-suite accommodation with butler service; gourmet meals with menus inspired by Relais & Châteaux; complimentary wines, Champagne and spirits served throughout the ships; an outstanding expedition team of expert guides and lecturers; and all gratuities.

This voyage is subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, contact your travel professional or Silversea Cruises on +61 2 9255 0600 or 1300 306 872 or visit www.silversea.com/expeditions.

*Silver Discoverer scuba diving requirements:
  • All guests must hold an Advanced Open Water Dive License or equivalent;
  • Guests must obtain Medical Dive Travel Insurance;
  • Certification must be active and logbooks must show evidence that each guest has been diving within 12 months prior to the cruise;
  • All guests must pre-register with Silversea prior to the cruise; and
  • Guests must bring their own SCUBA BCDs, regulators and dive equipment. The ship will provide weight belts and tanks.