To usher in the New Year and the Chinese New Year, Crystal AirCruises has announced all-new, all-inclusive holiday itineraries that will take passengers to alluring destinations that include Australia, Hawaii and the South Pacific Islands.
The new trips will travel on the airline’s twin-aisle private plane, Crystal Skye, complete with exceptional comforts on board and planned excursions along the way.
Double New Year’s Celebrations – 2018 New Year’s Eve AirCruise
Turn back the clock and celebrate New Year’s Eve twice on both sides of the International Date Line in Sydney, Australia and Hawaii from December 30, 2017 to January 4, 2018.
Ring in the New Year at the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge where guests can see fireworks show from the comfort of a private boat. Then, guests will take a stroll through historic Sydney at “The Rocks,” a district filled with cobbled lanes, boutiques and delightful cafes, or indulge in a seafood feast in one of the city’s top restaurants. Guests can also explore the sights and attractions in the city’s most iconic destinations like SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, the Australian National Maritime Museum, Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Opera House.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve again by crossing the International Date Line to the tropics of Hawaii to count down to 2018 on the beaches of Honolulu. As 2017 ends, travelers take part in a luau and enjoy a traditional hula dance before exploring the waters and white sand beaches of Waikiki Beach.
Guests can also hike up to the national natural landmark of Diamond Head for view of Oahu, visit lolani Palace, or visit the World War II site of Pearl Harbor and the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial for an historic experience.
This round-trip itinerary from Singapore is $29,999 per person.
Wonders of Africa Safari Adventure – Chinese New Year AirCruise
This Chinese New Year, embark on an astounding journey to the wilds of Kenya from February 17-23, 2018 at $28,000 per person round-trip from Hong Kong.
Guests voyage to Africa to encounter the exotic wildlife on safari through the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, home to cheetahs, elephants, zebras, lions, hippopotamus and more. While there, guests will witness ancient African rituals, including the “jumping dance” of the Maasai tribe warriors.
Accommodations at the Governors Camp make camping a glamorous experience with spacious, luxury tents and elegant open-air dinners. Celebrate Chinese New Year with an authentic banquet prepared by a Chinese chef, complete with traditional red lanterns and “lai-see” packets (red envelopes used as a monetary gift given during holidays) that are juxtaposed with the backdrop of the African wilderness.
Both itineraries will take place aboard Crystal AirCruises’ Crystal Skye. The private private jet is equipped with spacious lavatories, on-board noise cancelling headphones, complimentary global Wi-Fi, interactive TVs with on-demand programming, individual USB ports and power outlets, and a live cockpit-to-ground listening channel.
Passengers can also enjoy an expansive social lounge, a stand-up bar, international cuisine prepared by an executive chef, and a selection of complimentary wines, champagnes, beers and spirits.