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24-night Amazon Discovery Cruise

Cruise Line:
Crystal Cruises®
Ship:
Crystal Symphony®
Destination:
Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale
Departure Date:
11/8/2018
Length:
24
Offer ID:
1224084
from
$8620

The Signature Collection – A Hosted Sailing
Hosted Sailings offer Outstanding Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Theme: Jean-Michel Cousteau + Crystal on Broadway 

Oceanographic expert Jean-Michel Cousteau will share tales from his lifetime of underwater exploration on three Crystal voyages this spring, fall and winter joining one sailing each aboard Crystal Symphony, Crystal Serenity, and Crystal Esprit. While on board, Cousteau will share tales and experiences from his lifetime of exploring and documenting the world’s oceans, as well as his ongoing work to continue the legacy of his famous father -- Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

*Cruise line theme is subject to change or cancellation without notice.


EXCLUSIVE AMENITIES (per couple):

  • $500 Shipboard Credit

Special Promotions Available on 2018 Crystal Symphony Departures

Special promotions available on this sailing! Promotions may include Book Now Fares, Optional Air Program and More.

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Ft. Lauderdale
11/8/2018
11/8/2018 6:00:00 PM

Originally a fort built by the U.S. Army in 1838, during the Second Seminole War, Ft. Lauderdale has little left of its warlike past. Instead the city welcomes visitors with broad beaches and an easy pace of life, plus convenient air and water connections that make the city a perfect place to visit.

Bimini
11/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
11/9/2018 5:00:00 PM

Bimini, the Gateway to the Bahamas, is a tiny island set amidst a magnificent blue sea. Bordered by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream and by the Great Bahama Bank, Bimini has traditionally been referred to as the big game fishing capital of the world. Discovered by Ponce de Leon in 1512 while searching for the fountain of youth, Bimini has long remained a
popular destination for adventurers of all types. Pirates and rum runners took refuge here. Ernest Hemmingway made it a favorite retreat in the 1930's. Thousands more have come to catch prized gamefish, explore the undersea world or simply do nothing at all. Alice Town is at the center of most of Bimini's activity. Everything is close so walking is the usual method of getting place to place. Restaurants specialize in local seafood and other dishes. Shopping consists of duty free liquors and perfume, native artwork, and a Bahamian straw market featuring a wide variety of souveniers. Several bars and night
spots complete with island music provide upbeat nightlife.

At Sea
11/10/2018
11/10/2018

No information currently available.

At Sea
11/11/2018
11/11/2018

No information currently available.

Gustavia
11/12/2018 8:00:00 AM
11/12/2018 11:59:00 PM

There was never any hope of lucrative sugar plantations in St.Barths. It was too dry, too steep, too rocky, and, finally, too small. Unsuitable for agriculture, the island was never coveted as a prize during the colonial wars of the 18th century. The place had a serviceable harbor, and this allowed the town that grew around it, Gustavia, to play a key role in that intermittent conflict, a role that was to presage much of its future. Overflowing warehouses surrounded a harbor packed with ships from many nations, and a mercantile and architectural tradition was established that has lingered to the present day. Today, Gustavia has adjusted itself to satisfy the increasing number of visiting tourists. Restaurants, boutiques, and gift shops now line streets once busy with merchants, merchant seamen, and adventurers.

Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe
11/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
11/13/2018 6:00:00 PM



The largest of the Les Saintes islands, off the southern coast of Guadeloupe, Terre-de-Haut is a tropical paradise.  Its calm waters provide an excellent environment for snorkeling.  Rent a moped and explore the island, visit the 19th century penitentiary turned museum at Fort Napoleon or simply relax on the sandy shores of Terre-de-Haut.



 

St. Vincent (Kingstown)
11/14/2018 7:00:00 AM
11/14/2018 5:00:00 PM

A lush volcanic island, just 18 miles north to south and 11 miles wide, St. Vincent's windward coast is lined with cliffs and rocky shores pounded by the Atlantic ocean. The leeward coast has spectacular slopes and valleys running down to beaches lapped by the tranquil Caribbean Sea. The Capital, Kingstown, combines reminders of its colonial past with the bright and bustling life of a modern market town.

At Sea
11/15/2018
11/15/2018

No information currently available.

Devil's Island
11/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
11/16/2018 5:00:00 PM

In addition to being site of France's satellite launching base, French Guiana is perhaps best known for the infamous penal colony to which convicts and undesirables were deported from France. For a long time the small archipelago (the Safety Islands) was known by the name of "Devil's Island." The three islands - Devil's Island, Ile Royale and Ile St. Joseph - are about one hour by boat from the mainland. Their notorious convict settlements were built in 1852. On the almost inaccessible Devil's Island, political prisoners like Alfred Dreyfus were held in isolation. The prisoner who became most famous was doubtless Henri Charrière, who was immortalized in the movie "Papillon" for supposedly being the only convict who managed to escape from "the Green Hell." Of 80,000 prisoners sent to the islands, some 50,000 died here. Visit the prison ruins or the Kourou Space Centre.

At Sea
11/17/2018
11/17/2018

No information currently available.

Macapa (Amazon River)
11/18/2018
11/18/2018

Many travelers begin their Amazon experience in Manaus, Brazil. Others begin at the "end of the line", in Belém or Macapa, where the Amazon flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

Santarem
11/19/2018 8:00:00 AM
11/19/2018 5:00:00 PM

Today, Santarem is one of the Amazon’s most important trading centers, and is rich in legend and nature. The town is situated at the point where the Tapajos and the Amazon waters meet. This is called the “Wedding of the waters” and is one of Santarem’s major attractions. The lakes and forests of this area are home to numerous species of birds, particularly the white egret.

Parintins (Amazon River)
11/20/2018 8:00:00 AM
11/20/2018 5:00:00 PM

The little Indian village of Parintins lies beside the river on Tupinambarana Island, amid the largest archipelago of the Lower Amazon. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. On a shore visit you will be entertained at a special recreation of the villagers' annual 'Boi Bumba' festival, featuring some truly spectacular costumes and unique traditional music.

Manaus (Amazon River)
11/21/2018 8:00:00 AM
11/21/2018


The capital of the State of Amazonas, the belle époque splendor of Manaus is still evident in the graceful mansions and the Teatro Amazonas opera house. This city, resting on the Rio Negro, was created by the rubber boom of the mid-19th-century, when steam navigation opened up the Amazon to entrepreneurs and the social elite. Today, stroll down the Parisian-styled boulevards and Italian piazzas, or watch the fisherman at Municipal Market unload their catch of the day on the river’s edge.

Manaus (Amazon River)
11/22/2018
11/22/2018 4:00:00 PM


The capital of the State of Amazonas, the belle époque splendor of Manaus is still evident in the graceful mansions and the Teatro Amazonas opera house. This city, resting on the Rio Negro, was created by the rubber boom of the mid-19th-century, when steam navigation opened up the Amazon to entrepreneurs and the social elite. Today, stroll down the Parisian-styled boulevards and Italian piazzas, or watch the fisherman at Municipal Market unload their catch of the day on the river’s edge.

Boca Da Valeria (Amazon River)
11/23/2018 9:00:00 AM
11/23/2018 6:00:00 PM

Boca Da Valeria is a remote little Indian community, set at the entrance of the Valeria river on a 400ft hill overlooking the Amazon River and is reached by zodiac or tender. It is located between Parintins and Santarem. Calls allow exploration of the jungle in quest of monkeys, butterflies and the colourful birdlife, - and the opportunity to buy wooden carvings and gourd masks, and see something of the, simple traditional lifestyle of the villagers.

Macapa (Amazon River)
11/24/2018
11/24/2018

Many travelers begin their Amazon experience in Manaus, Brazil. Others begin at the "end of the line", in Belém or Macapa, where the Amazon flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

At Sea
11/25/2018
11/25/2018

No information currently available.

At Sea
11/26/2018
11/26/2018

No information currently available.

Scarborough, Tobago
11/27/2018 7:00:00 AM
11/27/2018 6:00:00 PM

The capital of Tobago, Scarborough, is also one of its busiest tourist destinations. While visiting the city, see the historical Fort King George which was built in the 1780’s as a British colonial outpost. And what town would be complete without an open-air market? At the Scarborough Market, shop with the locals for fruits, vegetables, livestock and other goods.

At Sea
11/28/2018
11/28/2018

No information currently available.

San Juan
11/29/2018 7:00:00 AM
11/29/2018 6:00:00 PM

San Juan, Puerto Rico, is an old city of cobblestone streets, colonial architecture and shaded courtyards. It reflects its Spanish past in such famous fortresses as El Morro and San Cristobal. San Juan is also a modern world capital -- a cosmopolitan metropolis of wide boulevards, lively cafes and highly regarded shops and galleries. San Juan is two unique destinations -- and you'll be fascinated by them both.

At Sea
11/30/2018
11/30/2018

No information currently available.

At Sea
12/1/2018
12/1/2018

No information currently available.

Ft. Lauderdale
12/2/2018 8:00:00 AM
12/2/2018

Originally a fort built by the U.S. Army in 1838, during the Second Seminole War, Ft. Lauderdale has little left of its warlike past. Instead the city welcomes visitors with broad beaches and an easy pace of life, plus convenient air and water connections that make the city a perfect place to visit.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Cruise port, security and handling fees of $864, transfers, airfare, government fees and taxes are additional for all guests.

Departure Date:
11/8/2018
Number of Nights
24
Cruise Inclusions:
  • "World’s Best" All-Inclusive experiences
  • Fine wines, champagne, premium spirits, bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees
  • Dining by Reservation™
  • Nobu Matsuhisa’s Asian restaurant and Prego Italian restaurant
  • Up to eight evening dining options including 24-hour room service
  • Early embarkation with champagne lunch, daily afternoon teatime
  • Award-winning entertainment including Magic Castle® at Sea, Rocket Man! and Diva! Production Shows
  • State-of-the-art fitness center with pilates, yoga and spinning classes
  • Open bar service throughout the ship plus gratuities for all dining and bar staff including housekeeping and Penthouse butler service
  • Golf clinics with PGA instructors, full-size paddle tennis courts
  • Spacious 360° teak Promenade Deck
  • Experiences of Discovery theme cruises, Local Insights and USD School of Cinematic Arts Digital Filmmaking Program
  • 100% indelibly soft cotton linens
  • Ocean Views™ interactive polling devices in guest lecturer discussion panels.
Available Addons:
  • Optional air add-ons are available from Crystal Cruises' designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada, and include all government fees and taxes.
  • Pre- or Post- cruise hotel stay
  • Optional shore excursions
Remarks:

Cruise-Only fares are per person in U.S. dollars, double occupancy and do not include cruise port, security and handling charges. Solo Traveler Fares are available upon request. All offers may not be combinable with other promotions, apply to first two

Offer ID:
1224084

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