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This deal was published September 02, 2023 and sold out September 20, 2023. See current deals
Benoa, Lembar, Loh Liang, Ende, Pulau Banda, Kokas, Triton Bay, Tal, Thursday Island, Lizard Island

$5999—21-night Bali to Cairns cruise w/flights, save $5000

Travelzoo Staff
Visit some of the world's greatest dive and snorkel spots on this 5-star luxury yacht experience

Why We Love This Deal

Boasting smaller yachts specially crafted to access remote destinations and a guest capacity of just 312 people, a cruise with Windstar promises fewer crowds, personalized service and greater cultural immersion in rarely-visited destinations. The perfect pairing for this 21-day itinerary from Cruise1st.

You'll spend 13 nights onboard Windstar's Breeze as you sail through the iridescent seas of the Indonesian archipelago and Far North Queensland. You’ll encounter the planet’s largest living reptiles at the Komodo National Park in Loh Liang, be mesmerized by the volcanic landscapes of Ende, Flores and wander the 17th-century Fort Belgica while in Palau Banda. Upon reaching the Torres Straight, you’ll discover the vast marine life and rich culture of Thursday Island before heading to Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef to explore its rich biodiversity and world-class snorkelling and diving opportunities.

With airfares and 5-stay stays in both Bali and Cairns included, this deal delivers massive savings to Travelzoo members of up to 45% compared to similar self-packaging options—an impressive saving of up to $5000 per person. Our members also enjoy exclusive savings of up to $1200 against Cruise1st's usual prices.

What's Included

  • International airfare from Sydney to Denpasar
  • 5-night pre-cruise stay at 5-star The Kuta Beach Heritage Bali
  • 13-night cruise from Benoa to Cairns aboard Windstar’s Breeze in an Oceanview Suite 
    • All meals while onboard
    • An alcoholic beverage package
    • Wi-Fi
    • Gratuities
    • Live music and entertainment
    • Complementary watersports platform equipment, including snorkel gear
  • 3-night post-cruise stay at 5-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns
  • Domestic airfare from Cairns to Sydney

Be sure to book before 20 September 2023 to enjoy these exciting savings and exclusive prices.

About the itinerary: 

On arrival in Bali, you’ll enjoy a 5-night stay at the 5-star Kuta Beach Heritage Bali. Here you are free to do as much or as little as you like. On day 6, you’ll make your way to Benoa to meet your 13-night cruise to Cairns. Your first stop is Lembar Harbor on Indonesia’s Lombok Island. From here, you’ll head to Loh Liang, where you’ll encounter fascinating Komodo dragons at the Komodo National Park. These massive lizards are believed to be the largest reptiles on Earth. Next up is the town of Ende on the island of Flores - known for its stunning volcanic landscapes and vibrant local culture.

After spending a day at sea, you’ll arrive at Pulau Banda, an archipelago located in the Banda Sea and well-known for its diving and snorkelling spots. Kokas is next, located on the mid-north coast of the Bomberai Peninsular. From here, you’ll head to Triton Bay in the West Papua province of Indonesia, renowned for its stunning marine biodiversity and vibrant coral reefs. Tual is next, located in the southeastern part of the Maluku Islands. The locals here are largely of the Kei ethnic group, who have their own unique traditions and cultural heritage - a fascinating stop for culture and history lovers.

After another day spent at sea, you’ll arrive on Thursday Island, where you can explore local museums and art galleries or simply enjoy the island’s stunning beaches, clear water and ample snorkelling spots. After another day at sea, you’ll arrive at Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef. Also known for its stunning snorkelling spots, this exclusive island has up to 24 pristine white sand beaches and a spectacular blue lagoon.

From here, you head to your final destination of Cairns, where you’ll enjoy a 3-night stay at the 5-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino before meeting your flight back to Sydney.

* Subject to availability and some restrictions apply. All prices are in AUD and based on twin share.


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at 11:59 PM CT on Sep 20

When You Can Go

21 November 2023


Up to 45%

How to Book

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