Hang with orangutans in Borneo, be tantalised by Turkey’s delights and get cultured in Tuscany with Adventure World’s Travel Dea

20 March 2012

** Borneo – Islands & Primates Tour **

3 Days / 2 Nights from $1,121*pp
 
Cruise or snorkel in tropical Sabah’s pristine waters, witness giant green turtles lay their eggs and come eye-to-eye with orangutans on Adventure World’s 3 day Islands & Primates tour, priced from $1,121* per person, twin share.
 
Departing from Kota Kinabalu, this enchanting package takes travellers to the Sepilok Orangutan Centre where volunteers aid orphaned orangutans towards rehabilitation to the wild and to Libaran Island, where there is a rare opportunity to watch huge green turtles lumber ashore and lay their eggs on the beach.
 
Price includes return flights Kota Kinabalu/ Sandakan, accommodation, transportation, selected meals and sightseeing with an English speaking local tour guide.
 
* Terms & Conditions apply.
 
** Charitable Tour of Hue & Hoi An **
5 Days/4 Nights from $507*
 
Tour the Mausoleum of Tu Duc in Hue and the beautifully preserved historical trading port of Hoi An, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, while also contributing to local community organisations. In Hue, visit an orphanage which has been run by nuns since 1987 and also help to keep the ancient craft of kite making alive by visiting a third generation kite maker. Buy one and fly it by the lake, alongside the local school children.
 
In Hoi An wander along the traditional narrow lanes, and cross the 400 year old Japanese covered bridge before an afternoon visit to Children’s Hope in Action (CHIA), a grassroots organisation for disadvantaged children.

* Terms & Conditions apply. Price includes accommodation, some meals, transfers, sightseeing with local English speaking guides and entrance fees.
 
** Tuscany and Cinque Terre culturious tour **
8 Days / 7 Nights from $4,925*pp
 
For the culturally curious (or culturious’), Tuscany travel is all about tasting the flavours of olive oil. It’s a lesson in key Italian words to get you comfortable ordering gelato on the piazza or choose lunch at a local market. It’s feeling much more savvy after an art history briefing. It’s walking, jogging, cycling, or if you wish, rollerblading on the walls of Lucca. It’s sharing vino made from grapes in the vineyards you’ve just walked through. It’s about becoming a part of day-to-day Italian life.
 
Experience the ‘culturious’ side of Tuscany and immerse yourself in the Italian way of life with Tauck’s 8 day Tuscany and Cinque Terre culturious tour.
 
Priced from $4,925* per person, twin share highlights of this truly immersive tour include taking part in a cooking class in Fattoria Colle Verdi, embarking on a bike ride atop the medieval walls of Lucca and drinking vino made from grapes in the vineyards you’ve just walked through.
 
* Terms & Conditions apply. Departs from Florence on selected dates between April and October 2012.
 
** Flying Carpet Tour of Turkey **
Buy 1, Get 1 half price
 
Take a step back in time as you wander roads where Trojan warriors once trod and live out every kid’s dream by sleeping in a cave. Discover the battlefields of Gallipoli, marvel at the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia and watch on with interest as villagers dry fruit on their rooftops, bake bread and ride donkeys through the main town.
 
Book your spot on Fez Travel’s top selling 15 day Flying Carpet tour before April 30,2012, and the second person travelling will save 50% off the price of the tour.
 
Now priced from $2,395* for the first traveller and $1,197* for the second traveller, this package showcases the highlights of western and central Turkey with the price including return airport transfers, 14 nights’ 4 and 5 star accommodation, transport throughout, most sightseeing and entrance fees and some meals.
 
* Terms & Conditions apply. Available for travel until December 31, 2012. Price is per person, twin share. Tour departs Istanbul.
 
** Tauck’s Christmas Markets Along the Rhine Cruise **
 
8 Days from $2,779*pp
 
Mix, mingle and be merry as you capture the magic of the Christmas Markets in Germany and France on Tauck’s 8 day Christmas Markets Along the Rhine cruise, priced from $2,779* per person, twin share.
Travelling from Basel to Köln aboard the ms Swiss Sapphire,along with all the inclusions that are part of every Tauck river cruise, Tauck’s Christmas market cruises wow travellers with amazing activities including an onboard tree-trimming party with Glühwein, a traditional European Christmas dinner with all the fixings, visits to markets in cities like Aachen and Colmar, a lecture on Alsatian storytelling traditions in Strasbourg and a cookie-making demonstration.
 
* Terms & Conditions apply.
** Africa Insight Overland Tour **
 
8 Days / 7 Nights from $702* per person – Save up to 20%
 
From spotting the Big 5 on a game viewing excursion in South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park, to crossing the fringes of the dry and desolate Kalahari into Botswana. Sip sundowners as you cruise along the Chobe River, go wild with the all the adrenaline activities on offer from Livingstone in Zambia, and marvel at the thunderous Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, as you gain an insight into Africa on Acacia Africa’s Africa Insight Overland Tour.
 
For a limited time, receive up to 20%* off this and other Acacia Africa Overland Safari’s, when you book with Adventure World before March 31, 2012.
 
Now priced from $702* per person (when travelling with three other friends), the price of Acacia Africa’s Africa Insight Overland Tour includes travel in a fully equipped Safari vehicle, camping and cooking equipment, a sleeping mat, all ground transportation, most meals, the services of a tour leader / driver and mandatory local payment of USD190 per person.
 
* Terms & Conditions apply. Available for travel from now until December 31, 2012. Receive a 10% discount off the regular price when booking one person; a 12.5% discount when you book two people; a 15% discount when booking 3 people and a 20% discount when four people are booked.
 
For more information on any of the above special travel deals or to book, contact Adventure World on 0800 465 432 or visit www.adventureworld.co.nz
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Sarah Collier / Pauline Ray                             or                                 Melissa Harris
Dock Street Group                                                                              Adventure World
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About Adventure World
For over 25 years, Adventure World has been crafting unique and inspiring holidays for New Zealanders to some of the most beautiful and exotic places in the world.
 
With first hand destination knowledge, and impeccable attention to detail, Adventure World is constantly sourcing new and unique “hand-picked” travel options to take travellers on the paths less travelled for a truly personal and rewarding holiday experience.

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