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Embark on an epic adventure on this ocean-spanning voyage to Singapore. With a series of calls in Australia, plus the Caribbean, Mexico, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, buzzing Hong Kong and Singapore, this great-value voyage is simply not to be missed.
Discover life on board Magellan
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Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- 86 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
- Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, luncheon, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
- On-board entertainment as arranged
- Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
- The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
- Port charges and taxes
Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, spacious Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy, thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas, and of course the presence of her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff. A major refit in 2010 has ensured her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home, and she is a hugely welcome addition to the fleet.
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The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.
- Days 1-13 - Crossing the Atlantic
- Days 14-18 - Cruising the Caribbean
- Day 19 - Panama Canal Transit
- Days 20-31 - South America and the Pacific
- Days 32-44 - Polynesia and New Zealand
- Days 46-61 - Around Australia
- Days 62-75 - Indonesia and Malaysia
- Days 76-84 - China and Vietnam
- Days 85-87 - The South China Sea and Singapore
N.B. For more details about the ports of call, please see the Detailed Itinerary below.
All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Magellan. Ports of call may be subject to change.
Magellan sails from London Tilbury as you familiarise yourself with your new, floating home, and the first of many wonderful evenings in the company of fellow adventurers.
Call in delightful Amsterdam, with its canals and waterways, before sailing south to the sun. Relax as the days become warmer and you head towards Spain and the Atlantic.
Arriving in the verdant, mid-Atlantic Azores archipelago, there's a welcome opportunity to step ashore in historic Ponta Delgada. The city has been a stopping-off point for transatlantic sailors down the centuries.
Experience bustling, colourful, cricket-loving Bridgetown today. This Barbadian getaway is a gateway to some of the Caribbean's most popular resorts.
Magellan's second sun-kissed Caribbean call is relaxed Curacao's capital, Willemstad. Discover a UNESCO World Heritage site full of colonial charm.
Beautiful Aruba, your second call in the stunning Dutch Antilles, features a mix of sublime tropical beaches and European-influenced step-gabled houses.
Spend today sailing from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean along the Panama Canal, the waterway which connects the two bodies of water and separates the two 'halves' of the Americas.
Call in the legendary Mexican 'fiesta town' of Acapulco. A full day here offers a taste of Central America in an idyllic setting that has withstood the tests of time and tourism.
After a week of balmy days at sea, the breathtaking islands of French Polynesia are a colourful sight. Taiohae harbour, on tiny Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Isles, is your first chance to absorb the atmosphere of this languid, tropical world.
Perhaps the most famous South Pacific island of all is idyllic Tahiti. Its capital, Pape'ete, is home to historic Le Marche market, the lush Vaipaha Gardens and a perfect lagoon, and seems to have appeared straight out of a Gauguin painting.
Today, legendary Bora Bora, a quintessential island paradise, with mountains, lagoons and sublime beaches, completes Magellan's trio of French Polynesian calls.
Cross the International Date Line. You'll then call in Auckland, the glittering 'City of Sails' on New Zealand's North Island.
Step ashore to take in the Auckland Museum's priceless carvings and artefacts, or to enjoy a trip up the 328-metre Sky Tower, the country's tallest structure. Perhaps join a shore excursion to the thermal city Rotorua's bubbling thermal pools and geysers.
Crossing the Cook Strait, Magellan makes her last stop in New Zealand in the cosmopolitan Kiwi capital, Wellington. See the city's striking modern architecture and colourful Botanic Gardens, and explore its host of bars, restaurants and cafes, before the ship heads west once more.
Vibrant, fun-loving Sydney's iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge and famous beaches are just a handful of the highlights of this wonderful city, which you can explore over the next two days.
Today, Magellan calls at privately owned Hamilton Island, in Captain Cook's Whitsundays archipelago (named after the day he arrived in 1770). Spend a lazy day here, or take a boat to the other islands in the group. Alternatively, seek out the glass lifts that feature in some of the resort's hotels, and take a ride to enjoy the stupendous views.
Bustling former gold town Townsville is not only a gateway to the bush beyond the city, it's also close to beautiful Magnetic Island, where koala bears can often be seen clinging to the eucalyptus trees.
Two days in sun-baked Cairns bring opportunities to take a glass-bottomed boat to a coral cay - as this is the stopping-off point for the extraordinary Great Barrier Reef. Alternatively, head inland on an excursion to the magnificent tropical rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands.
Sail round the Cape York Peninsula, through the Arafura Sea, to your final Australian call, Darwin. From here you'll be able to join a shore excursion to the World Heritage Site at Kakadu National Park, with its swamps, mangroves, salt-water crocodiles and ancient aboriginal art.
Today, a first Indonesian island call offers the possibility of seeing the fearsome Monitor Lizard. The legendary giant 'dragons' are found only here and neighbouring Rinca, so join a National Park ranger to explore. Magellan sails this afternoon, heading towards the next paradise isle.
Magellan stays overnight in Bali's port of Benoa, gateway to an island as welcoming and colourful as any on the planet. Head ashore by tender to discover some of the delights of the south of the island, or take an excursion to explore further afield.
The former Dutch colonial outpost of Semerang, Java, radiates charm with a fascinating old town and a colourful Chinese quarter among its attractions. A shore excursion today will offer the opportunity to discover the world's largest Buddhist shrine, at Borobudur.
A cruise through the South China Sea brings you to oil-rich Brunei, where highlights include the stupendous Omar Saifuddien Mosque and the Royal Regalia Building (housing the Sultan's priceless treasures). No visit here is complete without taking in the delightful water village at Kampong Ayer.
Idyllic Kota Kinabalu is the principal settlement of the state of Sabah, and stands close to Malaysia's highest peak. Discover its delightful mix of Chinese, Malay, expatriate European and local cultures.
Raised from the ruins of WWII, the prosperous capital of the Philippines is a jaw-dropping, cosmopolitan melting pot of cultures. While Old Manila provides an insight to the city's past, and the restored cathedral reflects its status as Asia's largest Christian settlement, reminders of its long-term ties with the west can be seen throughout.
Two full days in Hong Kong will give you lots of time to discover this exciting city. Explore under your own steam, or choose from optional excursions - to Victoria Peak, floating city Aberdeen, colourful Stanley Market, to take in the North Shore's spectacular skyline or cross Victoria Harbour on the Star Ferry.
Cruise into bewitching, UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, where countless limestone pillars and cone-shaped islands rise out of the seascape.
An optional shore excursion, today, takes you to the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, with its labyrinthine '36 Streets', tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake and its island Ngoc Son Temple. Elsewhere in the city, highlights include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the former leader's traditional house, the fascinating Museum of Ethnology and colourful Dong Xuan market.
Magellan calls in the tiny port of Chan May, gateway to central Vietnam's stunning beaches and UNESCO-listed treasures. Take a shore excursion, perhaps to see pretty riverside Hoi An's preserved traditional buildings or to enchanting Imperial City Hue, where Royal pavilions and the tombs of emperors are hidden behind imposing walls.
An overnight stay close to Vietnam's famous Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), brings opportunities to join fascinating optional shore excursions. Visit the remarkable Cu Chi tunnel complex - a former Viet Cong base - or the Mekong Delta's scenic landscape of rice paddies, orchards and colourful market towns.
Conclude your South China Sea passage with an overnight stay in Singapore - dynamic island-city and former British outpost.
Here the remnants of its rich history - in Little India, China Town, the Colonial District and Raffles Hotel - meet glitzy malls and Marina Bay's futuristic wonders. Shop, sightsee or join optional excursions to experience it all before you disembark here at the end of a wonderful adventure.
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