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Page 16 BaY HaRBOUR Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Wednesday March 8 2017 Small Ship Cruising. Where will 2017 and 2018 take you? Cruising and in particular ‘Small ship cruising’ is something we are very passionate about at House of Travel Ferrymead. Unpacking once and exploring diverse environments from the comfort of your stateroom, small ships mean getting up close and personal with a destination, often getting into more intimate locations, more time ashore, smaller groups of travellers and often very luxurious vessels with an expedition aspect and feel. Securing a cabin on a cruise well in advance can form the building block of your future adventure. Believe it or not cruising sells from the ‘top down’ – that is the best cabins always go first, and bookings are already now open for 2018. We are excited to present to you our picks for some exciting adventures for 2017 and 2018 – but rest assured small ships mean less cabins so hurry and get in now to avoid disappointment and start planning your travels with us now! Call us today on 03 376 4022. The Great Corsican Loop Corsica - 8 days from NZD $6,179 from NZD per person based on 12 July/19July/26 July 17 based on 24 Nov/04 Dec 17 Mel Hubber - Owner Operator Definitely a favourite destination of mine, Corsica with its enchanting coastlines, idyllic beaches and historical sights is bound to impress. Blending elegance, comfort and intimacy, set sail for a Mediterranean cruise aboard Le Ponant, our majestic three-mast yacht. Leaving from Nice, you will take in all the beautiful ports Corsica has to offer. You will also visit Bonifacio, the jewel of the far south of Corsica. A veritable fortress sculpted by the wind and the spray, the “sentinel city” will reveal its historical centre and its long cobbled streets. The Last Discovered Continent Antarctica - 15 days $12,499per person share twin share twin Kim Beswick - Owner Operator During a 15-day cruise to Antarctica follow in the footsteps of the pioneers who set out to conquer the last territories of the far south. Between vast expanses of ice floes, tabular icebergs and snow-capped peaks, you will be able to admire the captivating polar desert, home to penguins, rorquals, humpback whales and seabirds.You will also visit Elephant Island, the mountainous island covered in ice on which the crew of the Endurance, led by Ernest Shackleton, managed to survive for 129 days in 1916. CONTACT MEL | email: mellowen@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4018 CONTACT KIM | email: kbeswick@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4019

Wednesday March 8 2017 BaY HaRBOUR Page 17 Luxury Galapagos Islands Discovery Galapagos - 8 days from NZD $10,099per person based on 07 Jul/13 Oct/05 Dec 17 Melanie Bartram - Travel Specialist The Galapagos National Park protects 97% of the islands. Thanks to conservation efforts the Galapagos Islands are much as they were millions of years ago and visitors can see up close some of the planet’s most wonderful creatures and landscapes. It truly is like no place on earth. Imagine yourself walking amongst prehistoric-looking marine iguanas, albatross nesting colonies, lumbering giant tortoises, baby sea turtles hatching or flamingos. Glacier Bay & Island Adventure Alaska - 8 days from NZD $5,859per person share twin share twin based on 14 May/21 May /03 Sep 17 Anna O’Dell - Travel Specialist We welcome you aboard our ship - the Chichagof Dream, designed for intimately exploring the magical coastline of Southeast Alaska. Together we will explore the Alaska less traveled. We’ll spend more time in rare, authentic places with extraordinary scenic qualities, historical significance and abundant wildlife. Be assured that your handcrafted itinerary will include everything that you come to Alaska to see. CONTACT MELANIE | email: melanieb@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4021 CONTACT ANNA | email: annao@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4036 Ancient Lands of the Kimberley Kimberley - 11 days from NZD $10,739 from NZD per person based on 10 July, 31 July, 21 Aug 17 based on 10 Jun 18 Alisha Russell - Travel Specialist We invite you to discover the remarkable Kimberley Coast. Home to towering waterfalls, rugged outback landscapes, ancient Aboriginal art and abundant wildlife there is simply no place on earth quite like the Kimberley, and no better way to discover it than by small ship. Scotland in Depth Scotland - 13 days $8,899per person share twin share twin Harriet Babe - Travel Specialist Explore Scotland’s heartland harbours, villages and islands. It’s history of ages past, whilst making your own history viewing brochs, standing stones and rings. Isles where the wildlife is in abundance. A land where the people are waiting to welcome you to their unique culture - a culture which may reflect threads of your own heritage. CONTACT ALISHA | email: alishar@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4023 CONTACT HARRIET | email: harriets@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4027 Jewels of the Cyclades Greek Islands - 8 days from NZD $2,699per person share twin based on 11, 18 & 25 Aug 17 Melissa Bannister - Travel Specialist Sail around the glorious Cyclades Islands with just 49 guests expoloring Mykonos, Paros and Santorini. A fantastic week of swimming, local cuisine, relaxing, exploring, whitewashed villages and some ancient history. Spend most t of the evenings in port enabling you to experience the nightlife and tavernas of these wonderful small ports. CONTACT MELISSA | email: melissab@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4022 Shannon O’Brien Concierge/Sales Support I love to travel and have been to some great countries so far however there are many more I am longing to explore! While I am relatively new to the industry I am your first point of contact when you come into our office and I hope to make you feel welcome! I support the sales team with the construction of your holiday, something I find truly rewarding and enjoyable. CONTACT SHANNON | email: shannono@hot.co.nz | phone: 376 4038 The best holidays are created together. 987 FERRY ROAD, FERRYMEAD VILLAGE | 376 4022 | FERRYMEAD@HOT.CO.NZ Cruise terms and conditions: All pricing correct as at 03 March 2017 as all pricing is in New Zealand dollars converted from USD on the exchange rate on the day of payment being made and therefore subject to currency fluctuations. Pricing is based on interior and ocean view cabins on a twin share basis on specific dates depending on cruise and based on flash fares, website fares, early-saver fares and limited inventory fares therefore all subject to availability at time of reservation and limited space may apply.