FIVE OF THE BEST... OCEAN CRUISES

Ben Hyde sets sail on the high seas to some of the best ports of call.

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Join Royal Caribbean’s Rhap­sody of the Seas for a jour­ney through the is­lands of Hawaii and across the Pa­cific Ocean to Van­cou­ver, Canada. The 11-day cruise is priced from $1789 a per­son, twin share, which in­cludes all meals, on­board en­ter­tain­ment, port and gov­ern­ment charges. Air­fares to cruise start and fin­ish ports are not in­cluded. The of­fer is valid un­til April 14, 2010, and the cruise de­parts from Hawaii on April 27. De­tails Travel.com.au, ph 1300 130 483 or travel.com.au

ASIA

Dis­cover the se­crets of ex­otic Asia on this 17-night cruise aboard the Sun Princess, start­ing and fin­ish­ing in Fre­man­tle. Leav­ing on June 21, 2010, the sun Princess sails to Ger­ald­ton, Phuket, Langkawi, Pe­nang, Kuala Lumpur and Sin­ga­pore. Prices start from $2555 a per­son, twin share, which in­cludes four-star ac­com­mo­da­tion, all meals and on­board en­ter­tain­ment, port charges and gov­ern­ment taxes. Pas­sen­gers also re­ceive $100 credit to spend on­board. De­tails Es­cape Travel, ph 1300 799 783 or es­cape­travel.com

PA­CIFIC OCEAN

Jump aboard the Dawn Princess at Mel­bourne and cruise around Aus­tralia for 27 days. En­joy vis­its to Burnie, Ho­bart, Syd­ney, Bris­bane, Port Dou­glas, Dar­win, Broome, Fre­man­tle, Bun­bury and Al­bany be­fore fin­ish­ing in Ade­laide. There’s also a visit to Pedang Bay in Bali. The cruise, which de­parts on Novem­ber 10, 2010, is priced from $4039 a per­son, twin share, which in­cludes econ­omy air­fare to Mel­bourne, on­board meals and en­ter­tain­ment, and $250 on­board credit. De­tails King William Travel, ph 8212 2132 or kwt.com.au

AT­LANTIC OCEAN

Take a cruise from the sunny beaches of Florida across the At­lantic Ocean to cul­ture-laden Italy. The 14-night cruise on­board Celebrity Equinox takes in Por­tu­gal, Spain, France and Italy. The ship boasts 10 din­ing venues, a casino and a mar­tini bar. Prices start from $1629 a per­son, which in­cludes all main on­board meals and en­ter­tain­ment, port charges, taxes and gratuities. The cruise de­parts Fort Laud­erdale, Florida, on April 19. De­tails Cruiseabou­t, ph 1300 363 428 or cruiseabou­t.com.au

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