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Costa Rica & Mexico Cruise – 18 Apr 2023

Cruise and Stay 14 nights with Ocean Victory departing 18th April 2023

* Valid until 18 April 2023 or sold out/withdrawn

Cruise Inclusions

SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 14 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 18 April 2023 – hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica
Cruise Begins: 19 April 2023 – embark, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
Cruise Ends: 2 May 2023 – disembark, San Diego, USA
Ship: Ocean Victory
Region: Costa Rica & Mexico (Central America)

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in San Jose, Costa Rica
• One way transfer from hotel in San Jose to port at Puerto Caldera on cruise departure day
• 13 night small ship cruise aboard Ocean Victory from Puerto Caldera to San Diego
• All onboard meals
• Complimentary range of included shore excursions
• Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise
• Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening
• Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water
• Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary)
• Port charges of USD $849 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $267 per person

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DISCOUNTS:
The fares shown here are full brochure fare. This cruise may also have discounts applicable for Australian residents. Please contact us for your best offer. All rates in USD – U.S Dollars.

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    15 days
  • Day
    1
  • Day
    2
    Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
  • Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

    Puerto Caldera is situated in Esparza, in the northern region of Puntarenas province, Costa Rica. It sits near the mouth of the Golfo de Nicoya on the Central Pacific Coast. This tiny town is a key port for ships from all across the globe. Although Puerto Caldera is a small town, it is close to many popular tourist attractions.

    Excursions available from Caldera include the Carara National Park Tour, a magnificent reserve where an amazing tropical bird called the Ara Macaw, can be seen. Also close by is the Turubari adventure center where you can enjoy the Canopy Tour, the Aerial Tram, Horseback Riding or the Sensational Cable. to visit the magnificent Poas Volcano.

    Things to See and Do

    * Carara National Park * Poas Volcano * Turubari adventure center * San Jose day trip * Monteverde Cloud Forest

    General information

    Cruise Season – Jan – Dec Currency –

    Costa Rican colón (CRC) Language – Spanish Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Population – 40,000 approx Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code –

    +506

    Port Location – The port facilities are located on the outskirts of the Puerto Caldera.

    Travel Links –Puerto Caldera can be accessed from San Jose airport (two hours). It is also a 45 minute drive from the tourist town of Jaco and about 18 km southeast from the city of Puntarenas.

  • Day
    3
    Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica

    World class snorkeling awaits you, along with unspoiled beaches and rainforest canopy tours. 

  • Day
    5
    Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
  • Puerto Chiapas, Mexico

    Today we visit Puerto Chiapas, our gateway to Tapachula and the Izapa Mayan ruins. Civilization at the site goes back at least 3,500 years.

  • Day
    6
    Huatulco Mexico
  • Huatulco Mexico

    In this paradise for sun and sea, we’ll visit the nearby pre-Hispanic ruins and coral reefs for excellent optional diving opportunities.

  • Day
    8
    Manzanillo Mexico
  • Manzanillo Mexico

    Colima is Mexico’s least visited State and its main port is Manzanillo.

    Combine an exciting town where you can shop and eat, with all the water sports you could want and eco tours to the interior and you have a host of options on how to spend your visit to this port.

    Visit Volcan de Colmina and active Volcano, see ancient ruins at Tampumacchay or visit the turtle sanctuary at Cuyutlan

  • Day
    9
    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    By reputation the second of Mexico’s beach resorts, PUERTO VALLARTA is smaller, quieter and younger than Acapulco.

    Whether you just want to relax and get away from it all or you are in the mood to party all night, Puerto Vallarta is the place for natural beauty of the ocean and hills and the warmth of the people.

    When most people think of Mexico, they think of the special culture of the state of Jalisco: the Mariachi music, the colorful, swirling traditional dresses, the manly horsemen, and let’s not forget Jalisco’s most popular export – tequila! Puerto Vallarta is on the coast of this most representative of all Mexican states and you can get to know Mexico by visiting Puerto Vallarta.

  • Day
    11
    La Paz, Mexico
  • La Paz, Mexico

    Here, in one of the most biodiverse places on earth, you can opt to explore the charming town, swim with whale sharks. or dive and snorkel at Isla Espíritu Santo.

  • Day
    12
    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    Enjoy a day of play in this resort city known for white-sand beaches, impressive arching stone cliffs – including the famous Arch of Cabo – and wildlife-filled waters.

  • Day
    15
    San Diego, California, USA
  • San Diego, California, USA

    San Diego is one of California’s most important cities and San Diego is known for its fantastic beaches, natural harbor areas and historic buildings. Full of outdoor activities and tourist attractions, including San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Balboa Park. San Diego’s diverse neighborhoods include plenty of shopping, dining, tourism and entertainment opportunities.

    The city of San Diego has thrived since the opening of the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 19th century and much of the city is centered around San Diego’s compact downtown district, the Gaslamp Quarter and the charming Old Town area.

    San Diego features many superb tourist attractions, including Belmont Park – a major amusement park dating back to 1925, Birch Aquarium,

    San Diego Zoo founded in 1916 and home to more than 4,000 animals, including many endangered species; SeaWorld

    and Knott’s Soak City USA a popular water park.

    Things to see and do

    * San Diego Zoo * Mission Beach * Cabrillo National Monument * Balboa Park *

    Sea World

    Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area – 839 square kilometers Population – 1,300,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus eight hours International Country Telephone Code –

    + 1

    Port Location – The port of San Diego is located approximately half a mile from downtown San Diego and three miles from the airport.

    Transport Links – San Diego’s local airport offers regular connecting flights with Los Angeles as well as numerous direct flights to and from destinations across the country. Train and bus travel are also popular methods of transport in San Diego.

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Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Puerto Caldera is situated in Esparza, in the northern region of Puntarenas province, Costa Rica. It sits near the mouth of the Golfo de Nicoya on the Central Pacific Coast. This tiny town is a key port for ships from all across the globe. Although Puerto Caldera is a small town, it is close to many popular tourist attractions.

Excursions available from Caldera include the Carara National Park Tour, a magnificent reserve where an amazing tropical bird called the Ara Macaw, can be seen. Also close by is the Turubari adventure center where you can enjoy the Canopy Tour, the Aerial Tram, Horseback Riding or the Sensational Cable. to visit the magnificent Poas Volcano.

Things to See and Do

* Carara National Park * Poas Volcano * Turubari adventure center * San Jose day trip * Monteverde Cloud Forest

General information

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec Currency –

Costa Rican colón (CRC) Language – Spanish Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Population – 40,000 approx Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code –

+506

Port Location – The port facilities are located on the outskirts of the Puerto Caldera.

Travel Links –Puerto Caldera can be accessed from San Jose airport (two hours). It is also a 45 minute drive from the tourist town of Jaco and about 18 km southeast from the city of Puntarenas.

Pricing and Cabins

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Category Twin/pp Single/pp
D - View Stateroom
E - Stateroom with Private Balcony
F - Stateroom with French Balcony
C - Deluxe Stateroom with Private Balcony
BB - Private Balcony Suite
B - Private Balcony Suite
A - Deluxe Suite with Private Balcony
PS - Premium Suite with Private Balcony
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*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on full brochure cruise fare at time of publication and does not include any discounts. Visitors to the United States/Canada must complete an online ESTA/CANESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. All guests must be fully vaccinated by a US approved vaccine prior to departure on any American Queen Voyages cruise. Please note that cabin availability is not shown in real time – All inquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. Transfer to hotel on day one and post cruise are not included. Discounts may be available – please contact our office for the best offers applicable.

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