The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence - SU­SAN KURO­SAWA

HAWAIIAN Air­lines (1300 669 106; hawai­ianair­lines.com. au) has Sum­mer Saver spe­cials from Syd­ney to Honolulu from $1074 re­turn, in­clud­ing taxes, with fares also avail­able from other Aus­tralian ports; add just $5 to fly to your choice of one neigh­bour is­land, in­clud­ing Maui; fares on sale to Oc­to­ber 5 for travel from Fe­bru­ary 1 to March 31, 2012 Queens­land’s Or­pheus (or­pheus.com.au), 80km north of Townsville, is cel­e­brat­ing the first phase of its makeover with a visit from chef Cheong Liew, who has de­vised a con­tem­po­rary dai­ly­chang­ing menu; Liew will be on Or­pheus from Oc­to­ber 12 to Novem­ber 7 but the prop­erty will close from Jan­uary to March for the fi­nal stages of re­fur­bish­ment

Wol­gan Val­ley Re­sort & Spa (wol­gan­val­ley.com) west of Syd­ney has a Spring Re­newal pack­age that of­fers sav­ings of $500 a cou­ple; a two-night break, with all meals, se­lected bev­er­ages and two na­ture-based ex­cur­sions a day is $1450 a per­son twin-share, but if you stay Sun­day to Thurs­day, a 60-minute spa ses­sion for each guest is in­cluded, a sav­ing of $330 a cou­ple.

Our Fol­low the Reader col­umn will re­turn next week.

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