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Special Departures

If you’re undecided as to where your next travel adventure will take you, we have a selection of special departures that make those once-in-a-lifetime holidays even more extraordinary. Be inspired by the breathtaking ice sculptures at the Sapporo Snow Festival, or immerse yourself in the spectacular Field of Light art installation in the place which inspired it – Uluru. We hope our selection of special departures featured below inspire you to make to an unforgettable travel experience.


Snow Monkeys & the Sapporo Snow Festivle departure - Japanese Winter Wonderland

On this special departure we visit both the pretty Otaru Snow Light Path Festival and the unbelievable Sapporo Snow Festival. We also witness the snow monkeys keeping warm in the hot springs of their natural habitat, Jigokudani.

Departs 28 and 30 January 2018


Winner’s Parade departure - Colours of Brazil

Our 15 February 2018 ‘Winner’s Parade Special departure’ visits Rio a week after its famous Carnival - the area will be much less crowded and tickets are included to the Winner’s Parade, showcasing the best floats and dancers from the main carnival.

Uluru Field of Light departure - The Best of Australia

The spectacular Field of Light art installation created by British artist Bruce Munro will be on display in the place which inspired it – Uluru. Featuring more than 50,000 slender stems crowned with radiant frosted-glass spheres, gently blooming as darkness falls over the desert.

Departures up to 15 March 2018

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Mardi Gras departure - Southern Sights and Sounds

It’s the biggest party of the year in the ‘Big Easy,’ and there is no better time to experience the unique atmosphere of New Orleans than during Mardi Gras, when the city is one big exuberant stage of colour and sound, with parades, floats, marching bands, and live music.

Departs 03 February 2018


Calgary Stampede departure - Calgary Stampede & the Rockies

The so-called ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ promises rip-roaring fun with the world’s largest rodeo, agricultural events, sensational live concerts and an Indian village. Combine this superb experience with a tour of the spectacular Rockies and enjoy numerous memorable wildlife encounters.

Departs 05 July 2018