2019 Star Clippers Sailings

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The gentle lapping of the waves against a wind-driven hull. A pod of Dolphins playing in the curling bow wave. It is a unique combination of sailing tradition and pampered relaxation that is the essence of Star Clippers.


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Star Clippers Sailing: Southern Thailand

8 Days from $2,285* pp


From Phuket, plunge into the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, explore exotic Penang and lie back on powdery white island beaches on this Star Clippers Tall Ship sailing adventure. Explore the many islands that are scattered off the coast of Thailand and Northern Malaysia with some of the most beautiful beaches and dazzling marine life in the world.

Inclusions:

  • 7 nights air-conditioned Star Clippers Tall Ship cabin accommodation
  • Port charges
  • All activities (including water sports) and entertainment on the Ship
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • English speaking hosts

Valid for travel 04 Dec 2019 to 12 Dec 2019


Itinerary


Day 1 - Phuket

Phuket’s landscape is one of lush green hills, coconut groves and rubber plantations, with a coastline dotted with a dozen spectacular beaches. Please board your Star Clippers Tall Ship at Patong Bay, Phuket between 3pm and 5pm. A transfer from your Phuket hotel or the Phuket airport to your Tall Ship is not included in the trip package but can be purchased at an additional cost at the time of booking. (D)

Day 2 - Ko Butang or Ko Adang

These islands are close to the Malaysian island of Langkawi and are characterised by towering rock formations and beautiful beaches. Ko Butang is a small, remote island covered with lush rainforest and fringed with pristine white sandy beaches. Ko Adang has brooding, densely forested hills, white-sand beaches and healthy coral reefs. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3 - Penang

Penang’s capital, Georgetown, bears the stamp of a mixture of foreign influences and boasts ornate mosques, slick cafes, jungles and white beaches. In total contrast, this beautiful island is also home to one of the finest Buddhist temples in south-east Asia, Kek Lok Si Temple. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4 - Ko Adang

Protected by the Ko Tarutao National Park, this 61-island archipelago is only a stone’s throw from the Malaysian border and way, way off the radar screen of most tourists. The only habitations on Ko Adang are the Park offices and since there aren’t many visitors, the pristine beaches and deserted coves are all yours. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5 - Ko Rok Noi

There are almost no people living on Ko Rok Noi, only the Marine Park Rangers reside here, leaving the islands to remain unspoiled. Ko Rok Noi has some beautiful beaches and colourful reefs to offer, Ao Man Sai Beach in particular is ranked in the top ten most beautiful beaches in Thailand. (B)(L)(D)

Day 6 - Phang Nga Bay - Ko Hong

The sheer-sided sea mountains that rise vertically out of Phang Nga Bay form some of Thailand’s most spectacular scenery. The islands in this region feature wonderful white sandy beaches and superb coral reefs.

Day 7 - Ko Miang

Accessible only by sea, the Similan Islands (which Ko Miang is a part of), are stunningly beautiful with scenes straight out of your dreams of a tropical paradise. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8 - Phuket

After breakfast, disembark the Ship between 8am and 10am. A transfer from the Tall Ship to your Phuket hotel or the Phuket airport is not included in the trip package but can be purchased at an additional cost at the time of booking. (B)


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Star Clippers Sailing: Northern Thailand

8 Days from $2,260* pp



Enjoy 7 nights aboard your tall ship sailing vessel and discover what makes this part of Asia special. This sailing adventure explores Thailand’s largest island, Phuket before sailing via the tropical coast to the Surin Islands Marine National Park. Travel south via the granite Similan islands and the dive sites around Hin Daeng then visit Langkawi before returning along the coast to Phuket. 

Inclusions:

  • 7 nights air-conditioned Star Clippers Tall Ship cabin accommodation
  • Port charges
  • All activities (including water sports) and entertainment on the Ship
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • English speaking hosts

Valid for travel 14 Dec 2019 to 11 Jan 2020

Itinerary


Day 1 - Phuket

Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, lies in the Andaman Sea and is joined to the mainland by a causeway. Please board your Star Clippers Tall Ship at Patong Bay, Phuket between 3pm and 5pm. A transfer from your Phuket hotel or the Phuket airport to the Ship is not included in the trip package but can be purchased at an additional cost at the time of booking. (D)

Day 2 - Ko Surin

The five gorgeous islands (including Ko Surin) that make up the Surin Islands Marine National Park sit 60km offshore, just 5km from the Thailand–Myanmar marine border. The islands’ sheltered waters also attract chow lair – sea gypsies live off the water's fauna and flora by using simple tools such as nets and spears to forage for food. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3 - Ko Similan

The Similan Islands, or Nine Islands as they are also known because of their number, nestle in the Andaman Sea to the north of Phuket and are world-renowned among diving enthusiasts for underwater sightseeing. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4 - Ko Rok Noi

Hin Daeng which you visit in the early morning is one of the most dramatic dive sites in Thailand. It consists of three small rocks visible at the surface, before plunging down to a depth of over 50 metres. These, remote, deep water rocks are home to many manta rays, whale sharks, barracuda and countless species of reef fish. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5 - Langkawi

The breathtaking Malaysian island of Langkawi is one of a group of 104 islands scattered in the calm seas off the northern-most tip of Malaysia. The clear, tropical waters here provide some of the most spectacular swimming and diving in the world, while scenes of paddy fields contoured into limestone hillsides, lush tropical forests, entrance nature lovers on land. (B)(L)(D)

Day 6 - Ko Kradan

These islands are close to the Malaysian island of Langkawi and are characterised by towering rock formations and beautiful beaches. Ko Butang is a small, remote island covered with lush rainforest and fringed with pristine white sandy beaches. Ko Adang has brooding, densely forested hills, white-sand beaches and healthy coral reefs. (B)(L)(D)

Day 7 - Phang Nga

The sheer-sided sea mountains that rise vertically out of Phang Nga Bay form some of Thailand’s most spectacular scenery. Kong Ho is one of the prettiest bays in the area, huge monolithic rocks provides shade all day long on a beautiful white silica sand beach. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8 - Phuket

After breakfast, disembark the Ship between 8am and 10am. A transfer from the Ship to your Phuket hotel or the Phuket airport is not included in the trip package but can be purchased at an additional cost at the time of booking. (B)


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*Terms and Conditions: Prices are in AUD, per person, twin share in lead in category 6, inclusive of all discounts and port charges. Prices are valid for sale in Australia and New Zealand only. Prices differ for other cabin categories and departure dates. Valid until 30 Apr 2019. Early bird discounts (EBD’s) are applicable to all cabin categories, however EBD’s don’t apply to guarantee single, third person or children fares and port charges. Back to Back Cruises: If you wish to sail 1 or more consecutive cruises, they will be discounted by 5%. This discount is combinable with Early Booking Discount and is valid for all categories except guaranteed single. Gratuities of 8 Euro per person per day are additional and payable onboard, unless otherwise quoted. In some cases gratuities need to be prepaid and will be quoted in advance. All prices are subject to availability and/or change and can be withdrawn at any time. Miscellaneous deadlines applicable for bookings. Contact your travel agent for more information. SUPPLIER: Adventure World Travel