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Unlimited 5 Star Australian Wine Voyage

Operated by TripADeal
Cruise aboard the Celebrity Cruises 'Edge' ship
Discover the best wine country that Australia has to offer from Hobart to Adelaide
Enjoy 27 meals, complimentary beverages including wine & cocktails & more
Date: 30 Nov 2024
Earn & Use Qantas Points
9-night luxury cruise aboard the Celebrity 'Edge' ship
27 meals by Michelin-starred chef Cornelius Gallagher
Complimentary beverages including wine & cocktails
Includes gratuities, Wi-Fi & $75 USD credit while cruising
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Overview

Embark on this incredible 11-day Australian wine voyage and discover the magnificent viticulture regions of Southern Australia.

Start your journey with time at leisure exploring vibrant and diverse Sydney, New South Wales, home to iconic landmarks, including the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It’s then time to board the award-winning and luxurious Celebrity ‘Edge’, a resort at sea conceived by world-class designers and architects. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean as you indulge in gastronomic delights created by Michelin-starred chef Cornelius Gallagher and unwind in a plethora of bars, lounges and clubs.

Head to historic Hobart, Tasmania to unearth its heritage pubs and browse eclectic waterfront galleries before sailing onto South Australia’s Kangaroo Island to soak up its picturesque beaches, wildlife, shops and eateries. The elegant city of Adelaide is the next destination, the gateway to more than 200 local vineyards, where you can also hunt for stunning opal gemstones and uncover the thriving local arts scene, before heading to trendy and multicultural Melbourne, Victoria to find out why this cosmopolitan city is Australia’s cultural capital.

Take the wine-filled adventure of a lifetime with a 9-night all-inclusive Celebrity cruise, 1 night of luxury accommodation, 27 meals, bonus onboard credit and more.

Cabins are selling fast with both Interior and Oceanview staterooms already sold out. Book now to secure your Infinite Veranda stateroom aboard the Celebrity ‘Edge’ ship.

Tour Inclusions

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cruise aboard the luxurious Celebrity 'Edge' ship with gratuities, beverage package and Wi-Fi
  • Visit the spectacular wine regions of Southern Australia including Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne and more
  • Soak up the sun on Kangaroo Island’s beautiful beaches alongside kangaroos and sea lions
  • Stay 1 night in New South Wales’ vibrant and diverse capital of Sydney
  • Stroll the historic waterfront of Hobart, enjoy street entertainers and stop at 1840’s era pubs
  • Explore Gold Rush-era buildings and chic restaurants in Melbourne’s trendy multicultural neighbourhoods
  • Sample wines from more than 200 local vineyards in Adelaide
  • See the famous Harbour Bridge and the unique design of the Sydney Opera House
CRUISE
  • 9-night Celebrity cruise aboard the Celebrity 'Edge' ship
  • Cruise to the wine regions of Southern Australia including Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne and more
  • Includes gratuities, a classic beverage package and basic Wi-Fi
  • Bonus $75 USD onboard credit per cabin
  • Welcome bottle of wine or champagne in your cabin upon arrival
ACCOMMODATION
  • 1-night of luxury hotel accommodation in Sydney
DINING
  • Enjoy 27 meals including all meals while cruising
  • Unlimited drinks while cruising with an included Classic Beverage Package
ESSENTIALS
  • Port charges and taxes
Itinerary 1
November 2024 Departure
Day 1 Sydney, Australia

Your Australian wine journey begins today in Sydney, please make your own travel arrangements to Sydney and check into your luxury accommodation in Sydney Harbour.


Enjoy your day at leisure in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Sydney offers so much—from beaches and wineries to stunning landmarks and world-class shopping. Sydney is not only Australia’s oldest city, it is also one of the most ethnically diverse cities on the globe, offering a wealth of cuisines, unique museums, and cultural opportunities. Visit architectural marvels like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore lively pubs, shops, and historic buildings at The Rocks, located on Sydney harbour.

Overnight: InterContinental Sydney (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 2 Embark Sydney, Australia

(Embark at 18:45)


Enjoy a free morning before making your own way to the cruise terminal in time for boarding. This afternoon you will embark on your Australian wine cruise aboard Celebrity 'Edge' ship. Launched in 2018, this refined vessel marked a turning point in ship design. Taking luxury, culinary experiences to the next level, you will never feel more connected to the ocean and the destinations you visit than aboard 'Edge'.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Dinner

Day 3 Cruising

Make yourself at home and enjoy a day at sea to explore all that Celebrity 'Edge' has to offer! If you haven’t already done so, today is a great opportunity to book in for any specialty dining options or on-board experiences.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 4 Hobart, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 18:00)


From your ship, stroll the historic waterfront, enjoying street entertainers and stopping into pubs. Two historic pubs from the 1840s are the Customs House Hotel, a waterfront fixture, and the Shipwright Arms Hotel, at Battery Point.

Browse Tasmanian Aboriginal art, including rare shell necklaces, paintings, prints, and more, at Art Mob Aboriginal Fine Art Gallery. It's next to the Henry Jones Art Hotel—a combination first-class hotel and gallery of Tasmanian visual and performing arts—which now occupies the harbour-front factories and warehouses of the 1820s.


Blocks from the port, the Salamanca Arts Centre presents multiple artist studios, galleries, venues, and public spaces. Choose a memento, sip fair-trade coffee and savour baked treats at the café.

If you choose to venture a little further from the port, you might like to take the short, 21-kilometre trip to the summit of Mount Wellington. Take in the panoramic views of the city, harbour, and islands. Enjoy a picnic, then hike off the calories on trails for all fitness levels. It's a rare environment.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5 Cruising

While at sea, take the time to recharge before the next adventure. Lounge by the pool, be spoiled at the spa, taste the delicacies or explore the on-board venues as you cruise toward Kangaroo Island.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 Kangaroo Island, Australia

(Tendered from 09:00 to 19:00)


Soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of Kangaroo Island alongside kangaroos or sea lions. Discover the island’s relaxed, congenial side by exploring its charming restaurants, pubs, art galleries, and shops. Kangaroo Island is like no other place on earth. Book an optional excursion to Flinders Chase National Park, known for its penguin colonies and unique coastal rock formations. You can also visit Island Beehive to learn about honey production.


Please note: Log into your cruise account when you receive your travel pack to view and book all shore excursions.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 7 Adelaide, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 20:00)


Cruise to Adelaide and discover an elegant city of church spires, multicultural gastronomy and thriving arts. Adelaide's wide thoroughfares and graceful cosmopolitan style lead to a variety of activities just outside the city limits. The South Australian wine industry produces more than half of the country's wine output. Sample wines from more than 200 local vineyards that take advantage of the cool climate and diverse geography of the Adelaide Hills. The environment enables a range of grape varieties, from aromatic Riesling to full-bodied Shiraz. Adelaide is also world famous for opals, the national gemstone of Australia. They range from clear to green, blue, magenta, and even black, the rarest colour. Travellers often shop for these locally mined stones in the area’s fine shops.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 Cruising

The Celebrity 'Edge' ship is home to world-class restaurants bringing the flavours of the world to you - right on board. 29 unique food and beverage experiences crafted by a Michelin-starred chef speak to all of your senses in distinctly different ways. You won’t find another dining experience like this at sea – or on land for that matter. You will be spoilt for choice with the included dining options onboard, but for a truly unique experience be sure to check out the specialty dining restaurant, Le Petit Chef. Tabletops come to life with a brand new Le Petit Chef experience—an animated fusion of entertainment and dining, featuring dishes such as fillet mignon. Watch a story unfold as you enjoy each course.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 9 Melbourne, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 18:00)


Melbourne offers modern elegance that stays true to its local Aboriginal and Australian roots. As Australia’s cultural hub, the city is home to over a dozen fascinating museums. Melbourne Museum features diverse interactive exhibits, as well as an extensive collection of indigenous and postmodern art. Explore Gold Rush-era buildings in trendy multicultural neighbourhoods where chic restaurants, stylish rooftop bars and street art vie for attention. Unwind at the Royal Botanic Gardens or meet kangaroos, wallabies and Tasmanian Devils at the Healesville Sanctuary. Check out Celebrity Cruises optional shore excursions to take a dramatic coastal ride along the breathtaking Great Ocean Road. Or, visit the 12 Apostles, a land of stunning rock stacks that rise out of the ocean, each with its own story. Melbourne’s cultural diversity is also reflected brilliantly in its cuisine. Sample Chinese fare in Chinatown, enjoy Spanish tapas in bohemian Fitzroy, or sample Lebanese cuisine in Brunswick. Try fish and chips and a strong stout at a local pub.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 10 Cruising

Enjoy one last day at sea as you make your way back to Sydney. If you haven’t already, you might like to catch a show at the Theatre. Expertly designed and fully contemporary, it offers unparalleled entertainment in a dynamic setting at sea. Immersive acts meet innovative technology on an ever-changing stage that displays everything from whimsical productions to edgy experiences, blurring the lines between audience and performance.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 11 Disembark Sydney, Australia

(Disembark at 06:30)


Today your 9-night Australian Wine Cruise comes to an end in Sydney. We hope you enjoyed your time aboard the Celebrity 'Edge' and enjoyed some bucket list experiences along the way. Please make your own onward travel arrangements after disembarkation.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast

Itinerary 2
April 2024 Departure
Day 1 Sydney, Australia

Your Australian wine journey begins today in Sydney, please make your own travel arrangements to Sydney and check into your luxury accommodation in Sydney Harbour.


Enjoy your day at leisure in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Sydney offers so much—from beaches and wineries to stunning landmarks and world-class shopping. Sydney is not only Australia’s oldest city, it is also one of the most ethnically diverse cities on the globe, offering a wealth of cuisines, unique museums, and cultural opportunities. Visit architectural marvels like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore lively pubs, shops, and historic buildings at The Rocks, located on Sydney harbour.

Overnight: InterContinental Sydney (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 2 Embark Sydney, Australia

(Embark at 17:00)


Enjoy a free morning before making your own way to the cruise terminal in time for boarding. This afternoon you will embark on your Australian wine cruise aboard Celebrity 'Edge' ship. Launched in 2018, this refined vessel marked a turning point in ship design. Taking luxury, culinary experiences to the next level, you will never feel more connected to the ocean and the destinations you visit than aboard 'Edge'.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Dinner

Day 3 Cruising

Make yourself at home and enjoy a day at sea to explore all that Celebrity 'Edge' has to offer! If you haven’t already done so, today is a great opportunity to book in for any specialty dining options or on-board experiences.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 4 Melbourne, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 20:00)


Melbourne offers modern elegance that stays true to its local Aboriginal and Australian roots. As Australia’s cultural hub, the city is home to over a dozen fascinating museums. Melbourne Museum features diverse interactive exhibits, as well as an extensive collection of indigenous and postmodern art. Explore Gold Rush-era buildings in trendy multicultural neighbourhoods where chic restaurants, stylish rooftop bars and street art vie for attention. Unwind at the Royal Botanic Gardens or meet kangaroos, wallabies and Tasmanian Devils at the Healesville Sanctuary. Check out Celebrity Cruises' optional shore excursions to take a dramatic coastal ride along the breathtaking Great Ocean Road. Or, visit the 12 Apostles, a land of stunning rock stacks that rise out of the ocean, each with its own story. Melbourne’s cultural diversity is also reflected brilliantly in its cuisine. Sample Chinese fare in Chinatown, enjoy Spanish tapas in bohemian Fitzroy, or sample Lebanese cuisine in Brunswick. Try fish and chips and a strong stout at a local pub.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5 Cruising

While at sea, take the time to recharge before the next adventure. Lounge by the pool, be spoiled at the spa, taste the delicacies or explore the on-board venues as you cruise toward Kangaroo Island.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 Adelaide, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 20:00)


Cruise to Adelaide and discover an elegant city of church spires, multicultural gastronomy and thriving arts. Adelaide's wide thoroughfares and graceful cosmopolitan style lead to a variety of activities just outside the city limits. The South Australian wine industry produces more than half of the country's wine output. Sample wines from more than 200 local vineyards that take advantage of the cool climate and diverse geography of the Adelaide Hills. The environment enables a range of grape varieties, from aromatic Riesling to full-bodied Shiraz. Adelaide is also world famous for opals, the national gemstone of Australia. They range from clear to green, blue, magenta, and even black, the rarest colour. Travellers often shop for these locally mined stones in the area’s fine shops.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 7 Kangaroo Island, Australia

(Tendered from 07:00 to 17:00)


Soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of Kangaroo Island alongside kangaroos or sea lions. Discover the island’s relaxed, congenial side by exploring its charming restaurants, pubs, art galleries, and shops. Kangaroo Island is like no other place on earth. Book an optional excursion to Flinders Chase National Park, known for its penguin colonies and unique coastal rock formations. You can also visit Island Beehive to learn about honey production.


Please note: Log into your cruise account when you receive your travel pack to view and book all shore excursions.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 Cruising

The Celebrity 'Edge' ship is home to world-class restaurants bringing the flavours of the world to you - right on board. 29 unique food and beverage experiences crafted by a Michelin-starred chef speak to all of your senses in distinctly different ways. You won’t find another dining experience like this at sea – or on land for that matter. You will be spoilt for choice with the included dining options onboard, but for a truly unique experience be sure to check out the specialty dining restaurant, Le Petit Chef. Tabletops come to life with a brand new Le Petit Chef experience—an animated fusion of entertainment and dining, featuring dishes such as fillet mignon. Watch a story unfold as you enjoy each course.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 9 Hobart, Australia

(Docked from 08:00 to 18:00)


From your ship, stroll the historic waterfront, enjoying street entertainers and stopping into pubs. Two historic pubs from the 1840s are the Customs House Hotel, a waterfront fixture, and the Shipwright Arms Hotel, at Battery Point. Browse Tasmanian Aboriginal art, including rare shell necklaces, paintings, prints, and more, at Art Mob Aboriginal Fine Art Gallery. It's next to the Henry Jones Art Hotel—a combination first-class hotel and gallery of Tasmanian visual and performing arts—which now occupies the harbour-front factories and warehouses of the 1820s.


Blocks from the port, the Salamanca Arts Centre presents multiple artist studios, galleries, venues, and public spaces. Choose a memento, sip fair-trade coffee and savour baked treats at the café. If you choose to venture a little further from the port, you might like to take the short, 21-kilometre trip to the summit of Mount Wellington. Take in the panoramic views of the city, harbour, and islands. Enjoy a picnic, then hike off the calories on trails for all fitness levels. It's a rare environment.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 10 Cruising

Enjoy one last day at sea as you make your way back to Sydney. If you haven’t already, you might like to catch a show at the Theatre. Expertly designed and fully contemporary, it offers unparalleled entertainment in a dynamic setting at sea. Immersive acts meet innovative technology on an ever-changing stage that displays everything from whimsical productions to edgy experiences, blurring the lines between audience and performance.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 11 Disembark Sydney, Australia

(Arrive at 06:30)


Today your 9-night Australian Wine Cruise comes to an end in Sydney. We hope you enjoyed your time aboard the Celebrity 'Edge' and enjoyed some bucket list experiences along the way. Please make your own onward travel arrangements after disembarkation.

Overnight: Celebrity 'Edge'

Meals included: Breakfast

Important Info

Booking information 

After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. You must complete the Passenger Information Form within 72 hours of purchase.
 
Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
 
On purchasing this Travel Offer, you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions and the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.  
 
Please note: All countries and territories have different entry requirements in relation to vaccinations, quarantine/isolation periods and travel restrictions. Due to the evolving nature, we would ask all of our customers to monitor, meet and adhere to the specific requirements of their intended destination(s) in the lead-up to and immediately before travel, as well as any requirements post-travel upon their return. 
 
CANCELLATION POLICY 
Covid-19 Booking Policy 
TripADeal Tour packages are non-refundable. If your Tour package is affected by Covid-19-related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other package available via the TripADeal website.  
 
Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the tour operator you are due to stay with. The standard cancellation policy will apply if you cannot travel because you have tested positive for Covid-19. 
 
Please note: All additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated). 
 
Offer essentials 

This travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 30th November 2024.
 
This travel offer is priced per person based on a twin share. 
 
Single Traveller Supplement 
For solo travellers, a mandatory single supplement applies:
• Deluxe Interior Stateroom $2,849
• Ocean View Stateroom $3,149
• Infinite Veranda Stateroom $3,599
Please note: Accommodation for single customers who are travelling on a tour or cruise package may be in a single room, depending on availability.
 
Departure Dates
2024
April: 4
November: 30
Please note: See checkout for live dates and availability. 
 
Departure Cities 
Sydney. 
 
Cruise  

Celebrity 'Edge' 
The 'Edge' marks a turning point in Celebrity’s approach to ship design. From the very first sketches to experiencing those designs in a virtual reality setting, every step was done in 3D to design the most refined ship at sea. The unique outward facing design breaks from tradition. Aboard, you’ll feel more connected with the sea and the places you’ll visit in a variety of spaces ranging from staterooms with Infinite verandas, to the reimagined, terraced pool deck that offers even greater views of the destinations and ocean. Celebrity 'Edge' is now equipped with Starlink internet service by SpaceX, bringing you high speed connectivity. Enjoy faster, more reliable internet onboard.
 
Cabins/Staterooms
Deluxe Interior Stateroom (DI) - Sold Out
Approximate size: 18-19m2
With ample living space, bigger bathrooms, and more drawer space, Inside Staterooms become your home away from home while on board.
 
Ocean View Stateroom (O2) - Sold Out
Approximate size: 19-24m2
Larger living spaces and expansive views make Ocean View Staterooms the ideal place to unwind at sea.
 
Edge Stateroom with Infinite Veranda (E2)
Approximate size: 22.5m2
Approximate balcony size: 4m2
The Infinite Veranda takes your room right to the water’s edge, giving you open air access to the sea with the touch of a button. These staterooms feature the latest in design and technology, and they’re 23% larger than the award-winning Solstice® Series veranda staterooms. Edge Series accommodations feature the latest technology to precisely adjust nearly every comfort feature. Veranda Staterooms add the luxury of outdoor space to enjoy sweeping ocean views. 
Please note: Cabins are subject to availability; some may have restricted views.
 
All Included Package
This deal includes Celebrity Cruises 'All Included' benefits, comprising a classic beverage package, gratuities and basic wifi. The Classic Drinks Package includes an incredible array of beers, spirits, cocktails, liqueurs, frozen drinks, specialty coffees and organic teas, bottled water, Coca-Cola selections and wines by the glass for up to $10 per serving. Guests with wifi packages will receive instructions for internet access in their staterooms on the first day of the cruise. The Basic Wifi Package includes basic internet service allowing web browsing, email access and text messenger services. 
 
Accommodation

Accommodation Used
Luxury 5-Star Properties
Sydney, Australia: InterContinental Sydney
Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type and are subject to availability based on seasonality. In the instance a property is not available, a similar standard of accommodation will be provided. Properties will be confirmed and included in your travel pack, which you will receive 4-6 weeks before travel.
 
Extra Nights
Not available
Please note: If you are interested in booking additional nights of accommodation pre or post-tour, please wait until you receive your travel documentation approximately 4-6 weeks before departure for the confirmed list of hotels. If booking your own additional accommodation directly with the hotel, please be aware that you may be required to change rooms at the start/end of your tour. 
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 people. 
Please note: Triple/Quad share cabins or hotel rooms may be accommodated on some departures. Please contact our cruise experts or request a call back for prices and availability.  
 
Child Policy
• No child discounts. The full price applies to all children travelling with their parents.
• Valid for children 6 months old and over.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.
 
Triple Share
Please note: Triple/Quad share cabins may be accommodated on some departures. Please contact our cruise experts or request a call back for prices and availability.
 
Bedding Configuration
Double or twin (subject to availability). 
Please note: Triple share bookings may be required to share existing bedding.  
 
General information

Optional Tours/Activities
Please note:
• Some shore excursions require minimum numbers to operate.
• Shore excursions can be booked/reserved directly with the cruise line before travel (subject to availability)
• Shore excursions can also be booked whilst onboard (subject to availability).
• Shore excursion programmes and itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events concerning the timing on the day of the tour. Some excursions are very popular, and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment. 
 
Exclusions

• Domestic transfers and flights not stated in the deal offer
• Meals/beverages not stated in the deal offer
• Optional specialty dining restaurants
• Optional gratuities/tipping 
• Optional activities/tours 
• Personal expenses
• Travel insurance 
 
Other important information

ACCOMMODATION TERMINOLOGY USE
Luxury 5-Star
Luxury 5-star properties offer the highest dining standard of comfort, service, decor, attention to detail and a high staff-to-guest ratio. Fitness and recreational facilities and wellness centres are generally on-site. Guest rooms are spacious and include luxurious bedding, bath products, and extensive amenities. They are centrally located, with easy access to a range of dining, entertainment and shopping options.
 
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Sydney, Australia
You can expect warm days with average temperatures of 22°C and highs of 28°C. During the summer months, Sydney can experience a higher chance of rainfall with approximately 85mm through December. December is a great time to visit Sydney despite the chance of rain. You can still expect many warm, sunny days to enjoy all this city has to offer.
 
Hobart, Australia
Further south you can expect the weather to be a little cooler. With average temperatures of 16.5°C and highs of 21°C you can expect comfortable days. The temperature can drop to as low as 12°C so you might want to pack a warm option.
 
Kangaroo Island, Australia
Kangaroo Island generally experiences perfect weather conditions through summer. December is a dry month with only 28mm of average rainfall throughout the month. Daytime temperatures average 28°C dropping to around 16°C in the evenings.
 
Adelaide, Australia
Similar to Kangaroo Island, Adelaide experiences ideal weather conditions in December. The chance of rain is low with an average of 20mm this month and temperatures are a comfortable 16°C - 24°C.
 
Melbourne, Australia
December in Melbourne brings warm summer days with average daytime temperatures of 21°C dropping to 17°C in the evening. Melbourne experiences on average 58mm of rainfall spread over 10 days of the month meaning you have a high chance of warm, sunny days during your visit.
 
CRUISE
Embarkation/Disembarkation
• Begins approximately 2 hours after docking.
• Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
• Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
• Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
Please note: Strict Covid-19 terms may also apply regarding proof of insurance covering Covid-19 and/or vaccination. Please refer to the cruise lines’ terms and conditions for further information before boarding.
 
Cruise Loyalty Discounts
Please note: Travellers booked via TripADeal will not be entitled to receive any cruise line customer loyalty discounts. However, customers may contact the cruise line direct upon receiving their TripADeal travel documents to request any membership benefits they are entitled to. 
 
Luggage
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on tour. You must carry your own luggage from the vehicle to the hotel room and back to the vehicle. The driver will assist with the uploading and offloading of bags from the vehicle.
 
OTHER
Mobility
If you would love to travel with TripADeal and require wheelchair access please contact our friendly sales and service team to inquire on your behalf.
 
Fitness Level Required
A low level of fitness will be required. 
Please note: If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Easy/Low
Light walking on well-maintained surfaces, occasional climbing of stairs and ability to get on and off vehicles without assistance and stand for a minimum of 30 minutes in hot/humid conditions. A general level of fitness and mobility.
 
Gratuities/Tipping
Cruise
Gratuities (tips) are included for the cruise staff's services throughout this tour's cruise component.
Some optional purchases on board, such as spa services & specialty dining may incur additional service charges.
If you have any questions regarding the gratuities on your cruise, please speak to the guest services staff onboard the ship.
Please note: Tipping for services provided is always a matter of personal discretion; however, please be aware that many locals consider tipping part of their normal remuneration, and they may approach you for payment; there's no need to be intimidated by the request.
 
Sightseeing
Please note: If entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary, where possible, may be adjusted, or a similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).
 
Shopping
Shopping overseas can be a daunting and confusing experience, especially when there is a language barrier. Please be very cautious when foreign currencies and prices are involved. If paying by credit card, please pay close attention to the amount you are being charged and keep all your receipts. 
Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding shopping for further information.
Visas

Visas are not required for Australian travellers.
Please note
• Passengers who are not Australian citizens must also check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.
• It is also important to note that some areas of employment, such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations, may have additional restrictions in applying for visas. This may, in turn, affect the type of application required.
Travel insurance
 
Embarking on your next trip is exciting, and while you hope the unexpected does not happen, it is best to be prepared. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance when making your booking. Whether it’s a potential medical emergency, a flight cancellation, a delayed suitcase, or an unforeseen event, it's important to ensure you're adequately protected. For more information or advice visit https://www.tripadeal.com.au/travel-insurance 
 

Schedule of fees

Voluntary Changes
Includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.
 • Changes - $100.00 per booking plus additional charges from the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.
 
Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
• If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $100.00 per booking plus any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.
 
Supplier Fees
In the event the Travel Offer you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the Travel Offer due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. TripADeal has committed to these costs as your Agent and will endeavour to recover all funds committed and/or paid for your Travel Offer, but this may not be possible in all circumstances. If refunds are unavailable from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. If TripADeal cannot obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee. This fee is not revenue-raising and is paid to or withheld by our suppliers when recovering payments.