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USA Southern Coastal Charm Small Ship Cruise – 03 Dec 2022

Cruise and Stay 11 nights with Victory I departing 03rd December 2022

* Valid until 01 December 2022 or sold out/withdrawn

Cruise Inclusions

SOUTHERN COASTAL CHARM CRUISE: From the historic South to pristine beaches, a voyage from the Southeast coast to The Bahamas delivers just the right balance of excitement and relaxation. Charleston and Savannah offer a glimpse into coastal Southern living and architecture, while the islands of The Bahamas feature a tropical oasis just 50 miles from the U.S. coastline. On these incredible voyages, you will be able to enjoy included excursions that highlight each destination. Perhaps you have a specific interest that can be best served on a thoughtfully crafted premium experience.

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SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 11 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 3 December 2022 – hotel in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Cruise Begins: 4 December 2022 – embark, Amelia Island, USA
Cruise Ends: 14 December 2022 – disembark, Fernandina Beach Amelia Island, USA
Ship: Victory I
Region: South and Southeast USA

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast in Jacksonville
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 10 night Southern Coastal Charms small ship cruise aboard Victory I round trip from Amelia Island
• 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 $549 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $175 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
    12 days
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    Fernadina Beach, Amelia Is, Florida
  • Fernadina Beach, Amelia Is, Florida

    Fernandina Beach is a city in Nassau County, Florida, United States, on Amelia Island. It is the northernmost city on Florida’s Atlantic coast, and is one of the principal municipalities comprising Greater Jacksonville. It is also the seat of Nassau County. The area was first inhabited by the Timucuan Indian people

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    Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Savannah, Georgia, USA

    The most common association with this historic town is its tie to the Battle of Shiloh – a major Civil War battle also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, fought on April 6, 1862. Uncover the stories and history associated with Savannah, and explore the city’s many trails and paths winding down the lush banks of the Tennessee River. 

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    Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Savannah, Georgia, USA

    The most common association with this historic town is its tie to the Battle of Shiloh – a major Civil War battle also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, fought on April 6, 1862. Uncover the stories and history associated with Savannah, and explore the city’s many trails and paths winding down the lush banks of the Tennessee River. 

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    5
    Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  • Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    Charleston is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is located just south of the mid-point of South Carolina’s coastline, at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers.

    Charleston boasts many historic buildings, art and historical museums, and other attractions. The current downtown skyline, is dominated by church steeples and the stunning Arthur Ravenel cable-stay bridge completed in 2005 over the Cooper River.

    The city is a major port on the eastern seaboard of the US and a popular destination for domestic and international tourists.

    Things to See & Do

    * The Battery and White Point Gardens * Charleston Museum * Fort Sumter * French Quarter * The Market

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area – 361.2 km²

    Population – 126,600 approx

    Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Port Location – The Port of Charleston consists of five terminals. Three are on the Harbor and the other two are on the Cooper River just north of Charleston’s bustling harbor.

    Travel Links – Charleston is served by Charleston International Airport, located about 12 miles northwest of historic downtown.

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    Beaufort, South Carolina, USA
  • Beaufort, South Carolina, USA

    Charted in 1711, Beaufort is the second oldest city in South Carolina behind Charleston.

    It is located on Port Royal Island in the heart of Sea Islands and Lowcountry.

    Beaufort has been called “Americas Happiest Seaside Town” and is known for its historic architecture and exquisite local cuisine.

    Remnants of the original English colonial settlement can be found in the downtown (historic district) area and it is one of only a handful of US towns that has had its entire downtown designated a historic district by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

    A coastal town that has wonderful B&Bs and restaurants, Beaufort is also known for its outstanding golf courses, beaches, and outdoor adventures.

    Things to see and do

    * Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park * Hunting Island State park

    * Hunting Island Lighthouse * John Mark Verdier House * The Sands Beach

    * Farmers Market

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency – US Dollar (USD) Language – English Land area – 48.2 km2 Population – 12,361

    Time – GMT minus five hours Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below International Country Telephone Code – +1

    Port location – Downtown Beaufort

    Transport links

    Beaufort is served by Hilton Head Domestic Airport 63km and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

    77km Regular bus service

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    Brunswick, Georgia (for Jekyll & St. Simons Islands)
  • Brunswick, Georgia (for Jekyll & St. Simons Islands)

    Brunswick is an American city in the state of Georgia and the seat of Glynn County. The municipality is located in southeastern Georgia on a harbor on the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 30 miles (50 km) north of Florida.

    Brunswick has a busy waterfront and its downtown area features Victorian commercial buildings and offers visitors and residents alike a sole experience with limitless shopping, dining and cultural activities.

    Brunswick includes the second largest concentration of documented historic structures in Georgia. The nearby islands of St. Simons and Jekyll lure visitors with the promise of beaches, resorts, and historic sites.

    Things to See & Do

    * Downtown area

    * Art galleries

    * Historic sites * St. Simons and Jekyll islands

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area – 44.6 km² Population – 17, 000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Transport Links – Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK, previously known as “Glynco Jetport”) has daily flights from Atlanta on Delta Airlines.

    The nearest major airports are Savannah/Hilton Head International (SAV) to the north, and Jacksonville International (JAX) to south, in Florida. Each is about 1.5 hours away by car.

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    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Situated in Duval County, in northeastern Florida, Jacksonville stands in the great double loops of St. John’s River, next to the Atlantic Ocean. Its locals often know Jacksonville as ‘JAX’, after the city’s nearby airport.

    Jacksonville offers tourists kilometers of beaches used all year round, the scenic Southbank Riverwalk, a Skyway Monorail, museums and numerous art galleries located in the downtown Jacksonville district. The Spanish discovered Jacksonville in 1513, and the cities many tourist attractions are often full of historic information, celebrating Jacksonville’s rich past.

    Jacksonville has a host of popular tourist attractions, including Adventure Landing and Shipwreck Island Water Park, ALLTEL Stadium home to the Jacksonville Jaguars American football team, Jacksonville Zoological Gardens – with more than 1,000 rare and exotic animals, regarded locally as a ‘Walking Safari’; and the Jax Expo Center hosting many notable events, festivals and concerts in downtown Jacksonville.

    Some of the main museums and art galleries in Jacksonville include the Cummer Museum of Art and Garden, the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History, the Museum of Weapons and Early American History, the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum and the Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art.

    Things to see and do

    * Jax Expo Center * Jacksonville Zoological Gardens * Adventure Landing and Shipwreck Island Water Park * The Landing – A downtown shopping district * Jacksonville beach

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 2,033 square kilometers Population – 775,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    + 1

    Port Location –Jaxport Cruise Terminal is located in North Jacksonville approximately 7.5 miles from downtown Jacksonville.

    Transport Links – Jacksonville International Airport, greyhound buses and Amtrak trains provide links to other US destinations.

    A variety of bus services operate in the city and an elevated train system, called the Skyway service operates between downtown destinations. Taxis are readily available throughout Jacksonville, however car rental is a better option.

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    Freeport, Bahamas
  • Freeport, Bahamas

    Freeport is a city, district and free trade zone located on the island of Grand Bahama of the North-west Bahamas. It is located just 65 miles (105 km) off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida and on the major EW – NS shipping routes.

    Visitors to Freeport will have lots of opportunities to snorkel, sail, build sand castles and even go scuba diving with dolphins.

    Duty free shopping is available on cameras, watches, porcelain and fine jewelry. Sightseeing opportunities include tranquil botanical gardens bursting with tropical flowers as well as gardens of coral under the sea.

    Things to see and do

    * Lucayan National Park * Port Lucaya * Garden of the Groves * Beaches

    * Duty free shopping

    General Information

    Cruise Season – Jan – Dec Currency –

    Bahamian dollar (BSD) Language –

    English

    Population – 27,000 approx Land Area – 558 km²

    Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code – + 1 – 242

    Port Location – The port of Freeport is not near the city, transfer will be required to reach the city center.

    Transport Links –

    The main airport serving the city is the Grand Bahama International Airport.

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    Port Canaveral, USA
  • Port Canaveral, USA

    Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. It is most famous as the home of America’s launch pad, Kennedy Space Center. Cape Canaveral is part of a region known as the “Space Coast”, since all of the manned United States spacecraft are launched from the Space Center on nearby Merritt Island.

    The city of Cape Canaveral is located at the northern end of a barrier island on the Atlantic coast of Florida. It is due south of the geographical feature Cape Canaveral which is on Merritt Island.

    Things to See & Do

    * Cape Canaveral Lighthouse * Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex * Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory

    * U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame * Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area –

    6 km² Population – 10,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Port Location – Cruise ships dock at Port Canaveral. There are taxis and shuttles available for transfer.

    Transport Links – Melbourne International Airport just 27 miles south, is the closest airport to Cape Canaveral. It is served by Delta Airlines

    with six daily arrivals (note that Flight 5197 does not operate on Saturday, and Flight 5049 does not operate on Tuesday or Wednesday) from Atlanta.

    Orlando International Airport

    from which Florida State Route 528 goes straight to Cape Canaveral, is the largest airport serving the area. The drive takes a little less than 1 hour.

    Daytona Beach International Airport

    is about an hour and 15 minutes north by way of Interstate 95.

    The nearest Amtrak rail station is in DeLand, 77 miles north.

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    Fernadina Beach, Amelia Is, Florida
  • Fernadina Beach, Amelia Is, Florida

    Fernandina Beach is a city in Nassau County, Florida, United States, on Amelia Island. It is the northernmost city on Florida’s Atlantic coast, and is one of the principal municipalities comprising Greater Jacksonville. It is also the seat of Nassau County. The area was first inhabited by the Timucuan Indian people

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Fernadina Beach, Amelia Is, Florida

Fernandina Beach is a city in Nassau County, Florida, United States, on Amelia Island. It is the northernmost city on Florida’s Atlantic coast, and is one of the principal municipalities comprising Greater Jacksonville. It is also the seat of Nassau County. The area was first inhabited by the Timucuan Indian people

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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, inclusive of port charges and ship`s pre-paid gratuities, at time of publication and do 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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