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Small, Elegant Ships that carry less than 312 guests.

Discover a world that is 180° from ordinary onboard the world’s best small ship cruise line, Windstar Cruises.

Accommodating between 212 and 312 guests each, Windstar’s all-suite power yachts, Star Pride, Star Breeze and Star Legend are large enough to pamper and entertain you, yet small enough to tuck into delightful tiny harbours and hidden coves that others can’t reach. Whichever destination you choose, you’ll enjoy a style of cruising that is intimate and unforgettable.

You can expect to enjoy the following services and amenities onboard all Windstar sailings.

World Class Dining Experiences

No matter what destination beckons you, the local flavor of the culture is deliciously captured when you dine onboard your Windstar ship. Each nightly menu is crafted to highlight the spectacular flavors of the regional cuisine. This includes Cooked To Order Meals, Local & Sustainable Food Selections as well as Cooking Demonstration and Classes onboard.

Enrichment Programs

Complimentary Destination Discovery Events treat you to iconic experiences that capture the essence of your locale. Guest Lecturers intrigue you with regional topics, adding new dimensions to your voyage. And small group excursions take you to meet locals who are delighted to share their homes, cuisines, and cultures with you.

Accommodations

Soft lighting. Beautiful artwork. Soothing, seascape color schemes. Every stateroom, every suite has been redesigned to Windstar’s exacting standards and matchless style.

Check our these NEW 2020 Voyages onboard the renovated STAR BREEZE

Costa Rica and Panama Canal

COLON TO PUERTO CALDERA

7 nights onboard Star Breeze departing 30 March 2020

Experience natural and man-made wonders combined on this exotic Costa Rican and Panama Canal cruise full of bucket list places and activities.

Destinations and Highlights

Puerto Caldera – Quepos – Golfo Dulce – Isla Parida – Balboa / Fuerte Amador – Panama Canal – Colón

  • Daylight transit of the historic Panama Canal  
  • Educational onboard presentations from a knowledgeable Costa Rican Naturalist
  • Discovery of the remote and pristine coastlines of Panama and Costa Rica
  • Golfo Dulce’s mangroves, estuaries, and rainforest teeming with flora and fauna
  • The amazing variety of marine life surrounding Isla Parida
  • Exploration of manuel Antonio’s unspoiled beaches and abundant animal life
  • Cultural performances on board from Costa Rican groups
  • Delicious beach barbecue on Isla Parida*

Southern Mexico: Fish Tales and Mayan Trails

PUERTO CALDERA TO PUERTO VALLARTA

8 nights onboard Star Breeze departing 20 April 2020

Mexico’s southern coast if know for its beauty, its ruins and its cuisines. Enjoy all three as you make your way south from Puerto Vallarta through regions rich with indigenous cultures and natural abundance.

Destinations and Highlights

Puerto Vallarta – Manzanillo – Huatulco – Puerto Chiapas – Playas del Coco – Bahia Herradura – Puerto Caldera

  • Colonial architecture, Mayan ruins, and sport fishing form the perfect backdrop to the mouthwatering cuisines of Southern Mexico
  • Stroll the picturesque boardwalk of Puerto Vallarta
  • See the large blue sculpture in Manzanillo, the “Sailfish Capital of the World”
  • Discover the Izapa Mayan ruins in Puerto Chiapas
  • Snorkel the marine-life-filled waters of UNESCO World Heritage Site Playas del Coco
  • Relax on the beautiful beach at Huatulco or observe crocodiles in the natural habitat

James Beard Foundation: West Coast Epicurean Extravaganza

SAN DIEGO TO VANCOUVER

10 nights onboard Star Breeze departing 5 April 2020

Ten nights fly by as you take inventory of the west coast’s most intriguing ports of call and cuisines. Small ship-only moorages in places like Portland and Sausalito alternate with grand dames like Seattle.

Destinations and Highlights

San Diego – Santa Barbara – Monterey – San Francisco – Portland – Seattle – Vancouver

  • Discover the delicious cuisine, wine and beer delights all down the coast of the Western United States
  • Stroll the many fresh food, flowers and handicrafts of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market
  • In Monterey visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, known for its focus on the marine habitats of Monterey Bay
  • Transit the mighty Columbia River and take a short trip to witness the cascading power of Multnomah Falls
  • Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge for two days in San Francisco with time to shop the Farmer’s Market and visit the iconic waterfront

    This is a James Beard Foundation culinary themed cruise featuring Chef TBA and Beverage Expert TBA and includes:

  • Hosted dinner with  James Beard Foundation Chef and Beverage Expert, including wine pairings
  • Demos by the chef of some of their recipes
  • Shopping at the local market with the chef
  • Wine, spirits, or beer tastings
  • Shopping and tours with the sommelier/beverage expert (based on availability)

Alaskan Splendours

VANCOUVER TO SEWARD (ANCHORAGE) OR REVERSE

10-12 nights onboard Star Breeze – multiple departures available

Witness the grandeur of Alaska’s premier glaciers; Mendenhall in Juneau, Kenai Fjords’ Harding Ice fields, Tracy Arm’s twin Sawyer Glaciers. Discover Alaskan native villages, Russian cathedrals, and Gold Rush history.

Destinations and Highlights

Vancouver – Ketchikan – Misty Fjords – Wrangell – Juneau – Haines – Tracy Arm / Endicott Arm – Sitka – Kenai Fjords National Park – Seward (Anchorage)

  • Be out on deck for scenic cruising of the beautiful Inside Passage between Vancouver and Anchorage looking for wildlife along the way
  • Discover the First Nations totems of Ketchikan, Petroglyph Beach in Wrangell and the incredible beauty of Tracy Arm
  • Take the journey to Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau
  • Enjoy Point Adolphus, one of Alaska’s most popular feeding areas for migrating humpback whales near Icy Strait Point
  • Visit St. Michael’s Cathedral and find out about the Russian heritage of Sitka

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Express your interest!

Take everything you know about cruising and throw it out the porthole on a Windstar cruise. Contact FBI Travel (03) 8573 0900 or email enquires@fbitravel.com.au 

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