NEW ISLAND ADVENTURE
VISIT Myanmar’s little-known Mergui Islands on a new sailing adventure run by Australian travel company Active Travel. Boasting more than 800 islands in the Andaman Sea, the remote archipelago receives only 1700 visitors a year. Travelling aboard a luxury yacht, the a maximum of eight passengers will discover the Mergui Islands’ white, deserted beaches lined with palm trees, dense jungles filled with wildlife and colourful coral reefs on the six-day, roundtrip cruise. Leaving from the southern Myanmar port of Kawthaung, there are 23 departures planned between October and April 2015. Priced from €1800 ($A2658) a person, twin share, it includes all on-board meals, welcome drinks, sunset drinks each day, shore excursions and sea kayaking. Active Travel is also offering new, 12-day cruises aboard on various sectors of its Spice Island cruise between Myanmar and Borneo from May to September this year. For details, visit activetravel.com.au or call 1300 783 188.