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Indonesian Island Discovery

from £3775
We explore a string of idyllic islands, marvel at the world’s largest Buddhist temple, uncover the natural beauty of Indonesia’s active volcanoes, lush countryside and rice plantations, with any luck encountering the fascinating Komodo dragons, the world’s largest lizards.

Enjoy the beauty of exotic islands, scenic and secluded beaches, marvel the world’s largest Buddhist temple, and walk through hidden paths of coastal lowlands, rice paddies, past rivers and coconut plantations.


 Phuket, Thailand - Drive along scenic beach roads via Patong, Karon, Kata, followed by a walk with a local guide along Promthep Cape. We visit the temple of Wat Chalong, the centuries old Sino-Portugese building at Thalang Road.

 Sabang, Sumatra - We explore the city of Sabang and continue to Anak Laut Lake. A visit to the village of Iboih is followed by time at leisure to swim at Gapang Beach and visit the local market.

 Singapore - Take a ride on the world’s largest giant observation wheel, 165m high, enjoying panoramic views of Singapore and beyond. Later we explore two magnificent climate conservatories – Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. The following morning we visit the oldest Indian temple and visit the oldest Buddhist monastery.

 Semarang, Java - Walk around Tiago Agro Plantation to view the huge variety of trees, including rubber, coffee, cinnamon and Kapuk. After lunch we visit Lawang Sewu, the building of ‘a thousand doors.

 Lombok, Indonesia - Walk from the hillside at Kerandangan through Senggigi beach and on to Baun Pusek, from where we hope to find endemic reptiles, mammals and butterflies.

 Komodo Island, Indonesia - If luck is on our side, we see the Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard on earth. Accompanied by a local ranger, we should also see wild buffalo, deer and various species of tropical birds. Next is an excursion to the secluded village of Kampung Komodo where we can swim in the clear waters of Pantai Merah.

 Bali, Indonesia - The GWK Cultural Park showcases the art and culture of this 'Island of the Gods' amid dramatic natural backdrops and breathtaking panoramic vistas. We also visit the Uluwatu Temple.


Holiday Highlights

  • Explore Phuket with a local guide
  • Ride the 165m observation wheel at Singapore for stunning view
  • Discover endemic flora & fauna in Lombok and meet the local hill people
  • Komodo dragons!
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What's included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

    A shore visit programme organised by us and led by your tour leader. Almost all transport costs for our walking and sightseeing programmes from the ports visited. Occasionally there may be an optional museum entrance or cable car fare to pay for locally. Details are in our Holiday Information Sheets.

    Walking tours with local guides around many of the cities we visit.

    Tips to the restaurant staff on the ship – we ask you to tip your cabin staff, however.

    A full on board entertainment programme including stage shows, ship’s band and musicians, comedy and guest speakers. You can enjoy as much or as little as you choose.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
Please select Departure Date to view:

Please see Holiday Information Sheet for this holidays individual departures itinerary (located under View Departures & Book tab)

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised programme, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

  1. Date: 28/11/2019
    Phuket, Thailand Shore Walking Excursion
  2. Date: 28/11/2019
    Embark ship at Phuket, Thailand
  3. Date: 29/11/2019
    Phuket, Thailand Shore Walking Excursion
  4. Date: 30/11/2019
    Sabang, Sumatra Shore Walking Excursion
  5. Date: 01/12/2019
    Day at sea
  6. Date: 02/12/2019
    Singapore Shore Walking Excursion
  7. Date: 03/12/2019
    Singapore Shore Walking Excursion
  8. Date: 04/12/2019
    Day at sea
  9. Date: 05/12/2019
    Day at sea
  10. Date: 06/12/2019
    Semarang, Java Shore Walking Excursion
  11. Date: 07/12/2019
    Day at sea
  12. Date: 08/12/2019
    Lembar, Lombok Shore Walking Excursion
  13. Date: 09/12/2019
    Komodo Island Shore Walking Excursion
  14. Date: 10/12/2019
    Benoa, Bali Shore Walking Excursion
  15. Date: 11/12/2019
    Benoa, Bali Shore Walking Excursion
  16. Date: 12/12/2019
    Disembark ship at Benoa, Bali

Travel Details

Flights with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Phuket returning from Denpasar, Bali via Bangkok both ways. Flight upgrades and/or domestic add on flights available, please ask for a competitive quote.

This cruise begins with an overnight hotel stay in Phuket, Thailand.

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Our Accommodation on this holiday

Below is the accommodation featured on this holiday. If you are on a multi-centre holiday, these are highlights of the places where we stay. Please refer to your Holiday Information sheet (which can be found under View Departures & Book), for your departure date and for all your accommodation details.


Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca offers a sense of timeless elegance not seen or experienced on modern 'megaships'. The emphasis is on providing an intimate and more traditional cruise experience. Up to 880 guests can cruise aboard Boudicca, and the ship has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment of the ship's suites, bedrooms, restaurants, lounges and facilities.

Boudicca's bars and lounges feature comfortable seating, ample space and are open throughout the day, so you'll always find somewhere to unwind, marvel at ever-changing scenery and enjoy a range of fantastic entertainment. You can also indulge in luxurious coffees and chocolates at the Bookmark Café, sip a cold beer or refreshing cocktail in the sunshine at the Marquee Bar; or enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea accompanied by spectacular views at the Observatory.  If you’re feeling more active, take a dip in one of the three heated pools, visit the fully-equipped Fitness Centre, join a class or walk a mile around the Lido Deck's open promenade 

On board facilities also include two swimming pools, a fitness centre including a sauna, steam room and beauty salon, two sun decks, Jacuzzis, several lounges and bars, a card room, small casino, library, coffee shop, internet room and restaurants. The ship has a medical centre, a boutique, a shop where you can buy essentials such as sun cream or toiletries, and there is also a self service laundrette and ironing room on board.

All guest cabins are are equipped with climate control, an interactive smart TV, hairdryer, desk, phone, fridge (which can be stocked as a mini-bar) and tea and coffee making facilities as standard.  Allocated cabins will be an inside cabin unless you have paid a supplement to upgrade. 

Your cabin steward will keep your cabin in immaculate condition, replacing any linen or towels as or when required. Separate towels are provided for poolside use. Boudicca operates a satellite telephone system, with telephones in each cabin, and personal mobile phones enabled for international roaming should work on board. The voltage on board the Boudicca is supplied at 220 volts (requiring a continental style 2-pin plug).

Payment on board is in Sterling, and a credit account system is operated on board allowing purchases to be charged to your account which must be settled at the end of your cruise.