Tasmanian Christmas Escape

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  • Departure Date: 17/12/20
  • Duration: 10 Nights
Overview

Previously respected and very popular on the international cruise market, Vasco da Gama has a rich heritage and maritime pedigree. The 55,877 grt Vasco da Gama has ten passenger decks serviced by eight lifts, is stabilised and air-conditioned throughout and underwent a multi-million dollar refurbishment in 2015.

Comfortable cabin accommodation ranges from standard to de-luxe with 80% enjoying an ocean view. There are no less than 120 balcony cabins and 29 more spacious suites which also benefit from having private balconies.

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Tasmanian Christmas Escape
Cruise Ship
Vasco da Gama
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Main Info
  • Children Not allowed
  • Smoking Some
  • Decks 10
  • Cabins 630
  • Wheelchair Cabins -
  • Crew Members -
  • Refurbished 2019
  • Currency -
Unique Features

Following the great success of many guest acts from the field of comedy Cruise & Maritime Voyages are launching ‘A Laugh on the Ocean Waves’ where, on selected cruises, you are invited to enjoy the talents of one of their guest comedians. Laughter is the best medicine so enjoy the talents of their comedy acts with their dedicated evening shows, hear them talk about their life experience and listen to their Comedy Corner interviews with the Cruise Director.

Enrichment Facilities
Gratuities

Take your pick from a selection of four superb onboard packages and enjoy some great pre-sail savings too!

To enable you to budget for any extra costs, we are offering a selection of four superb value onboard package options that include service charges, gratuities and other additions. Savings are available on these packages when booked and paid for before your cruise, so we highly recommend that you take full advantage of these packages.

For example, the CMV Value option for cruises between 5 and 29 nights includes gratuities and service charges for the duration of your cruise, a welcome bottle of wine per cabin, priority cabin upgrade (if available) and confirmed seating in the restaurant (first come, first served basis). Pre-book for just £6pp per night (£7pp per night onboard).

Please note: There is no Gratuity & Service charge for teenagers & children under 18 years.

Fares

Buy One Get One Half Price
Voyager Inner: £ 1319
Standard Twin Inner: £ 1359
Standard Plus Twin Inner: £ 1399
Premium Single Inner: £ 1469
Superior Twin Inner: £ 1479
Premium Twin Inner: £ 1559
Voyager Ocean View: £ 1599
Standard Twin Ocean View: £ 1659
Standard Twin Port Hole Ocean View: £ 1659
Standard Twin Ocean View: £ 1739
Standard Plus Single Ocean View: £ 1759
Standard Twin Ocean View: £ 1789
Standard Plus Twin Ocean View: £ 1879
Superior Twin Ocean View: £ 2079
Superior Plus Twin Ocean View: £ 2259
Premium Single Ocean View: £ 2279
Premium Twin Ocean View: £ 2439
Superior Balcony: £ 2599
Superior Plus Single Balcony: £ 2609
Superior Plus Balcony: £ 2779
Premium Balcony: £ 2959
De Luxe Suite: £ 3909
Royal Penthouse Suite: £ 6079
Itinerary
Accommodation
Category RPS - Royal Penthouse Suite

Located forward on Navigator’s Deck 10, the highest accommodation deck, this expansive Royal Penthouse suite comprises of a sitting area with a double sofa-bed and a large private balcony. King bedded, this suite offers en-suite facilities with whirlpool bath and shower above, generous hanging and storage space and a fridge. 

Category DS - De Luxe Suite

These spacious De Luxe suites are located on Navigator’s Deck 10 and comprise of a sitting area and a private balcony. They are twin/king bedded, and a double sofa-bed may accommodate a third and/or fourth passenger. They offer en-suite facilities with whirlpool bath and shower above (cabin 10058 shower only), wardrobe, storage space and a fridge. 

Category 16 - Premium Balcony Ocean View

Located aft on Navigator’s Deck 10, the highest accommodation deck, there are 20 twin/double bedded Premium cabins with private balconies. They offer en-suite facilities with whirlpool bath and shower over, wardrobe, ample storage space and a fridge. Some of these cabins have a sofabed for a third occupant.

Category 15 - Superior Plus Balcony Ocean View

There are 48 Superior Plus cabins with private balconies located midship on Verandah Deck 9. These cabins are twin/double with some having a sofa-bed for a third occupant. They offer en-suite facilities with whirlpool bath, shower over, wardrobe, ample storage space and a fridge. 

Category 14 - Superior Balcony Ocean View

Located on Verandah Deck 9, there are 42 Superior cabins with private balconies. They offer en-suite facilities with a whirlpool bath and shower over (9186 and 9190 have shower only), wardrobe, ample storage space and a fridge. Cabins 9174, 9175, 9178 and 9179 are twin/double bedded cabins. The remainder have a sofabed for a third occupant. 

Category 12 - Premium Twin Ocean View

Located on Main Deck 5, these midship cabins offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over and ample hanging and storage space. The majority are twin/double bedded. However, cabins 5082, 5083, 5086 and 5087 have a third and/or fourth berth.

Category 11 - Superior Plus Twin Ocean View

These ocean view cabins all offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space. They are twin/double bedded and are located midship on A Deck 4.

Category 9 - Superior Twin Ocean View

These ocean view cabins conveniently located adjacent to the wraparound promenade deck offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over (6182 and 6183 have shower only) plus ample hanging and storage space. They are all twin/double bedded and are located on Promenade Deck 6 with convenient access to the restaurant and lounges on Boat Deck 7. Cabins 6182 and 6183 are equipped for passengers with specific mobility limitations and their companions.

Category 8 - Standard Plus Twin Ocean View

Located on Main Deck 5, Promenade Deck 6 and Verandah Deck 9, these cabins offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space. Some cabins on Main Deck 5 and Verandah Deck 9 have a third and/or fourth berth. 

Category 7 - Standard Twin Ocean View

These twin/double ocean view cabins on Atlantic Deck 4 offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over (4227 and 4231 have shower only) plus ample hanging and storage space. Some of these cabins have a third and/or fourth berth.

Category 6 - Standard Twin Ocean View

Located midship on A Deck 4, these twin/double cabins offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space. The majority have a third and/or fourth berth. All these cabins interconnect with the adjacent cabin when required.

Category 6P - Standard Twin (port hole) Ocean View

These cabins on A Deck 4 and Main Deck 5 are with port hole ocean view. All these twin/double cabins offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over (4010, 4011, 4014, 4015, 5006 and 5007 have shower only) plus ample hanging and storage space. Cabins 4006, 4007, 4022 and 4023 provide accommodation for a third and/or fourth occupant. Cabins 4101, 4011, 4014 and 4015 are equipped for passengers with specific mobility limitations and their companions. 

Category 6A - Standard Twin Ocean View (partially or fully obstructed view)

These cabins are located on Promenade Deck 6 with convenient access to the restaurant and lounges on Boat Deck 7. All these twin/double cabins have partially or fully obstructed views and offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space. 

Category 4 - Premium Twin Inner

These twin/double cabins are conveniently located on Promenade Deck 6 and all offer private en-suite facilities with shower plus ample hanging and storage space. Cabins 6088, 6092, 6097, 6221 and 6225 provide accommodation for a third and/or fourth occupant. 

Category 3 - Superior Twin Inner

Located midship on Main Deck 5, these twin/double cabins all offer private en-suite facilities with shower plus ample hanging and storage space. Some have a third and/or fourth berth. 

Category 2 - Standard Plus Twin Inner

These twin/double bedded cabins all offer private en-suite facilities with shower plus ample hanging and storage space. They are located on Main Deck 5 and Verandah Deck 9. Some of these cabins have a sofa-bed for a third occupant and some offer an upper fourth berth.

Category 1 - Standard Twin Inner

Located on A Deck 4, these cabins all offer private en-suite facilities with shower plus ample hanging and storage space. They are twin/double bedded and some have a sofa-bed for a third occupant.

Category 4S - Premium Single Inner

These cabins offer private en-suite facilities with shower plus ample hanging and storage space. They are all twin/double bedded and are located on Verandah Deck 9 and Navigator’s Deck 10.

Category 8S - Standard Plus Single Ocean View

Located forward and aft on Promenade Deck 6, these twin/double bedded cabins offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space.

Category 12S - Premium Single Ocean View

These ocean view cabins all offer private en-suite facilities with bath and shower over plus ample hanging and storage space. They are twin/double bedded and are located midship on Main Deck 5. 

Category 15S - Superior Plus Single Balcony

Located midship on Verandah Deck 9, these cabins offer the benefit of a private balcony. They are twin/double bedded with private en-suite facilities, whirlpool bath with shower over plus ample hanging and storage space and a fridge.

Entertainment

The facilities on board Vasco da Gama are impressive with a choice of five lounge bars, a pool bar and four entertainment venues each with its own individual style. She offers a casino, library, card room and shopping galleria plus extensive deck areas.

Hollywood’s

At Hollywood’s, the fabulous two-tiered show lounge, you may enjoy ‘big show’ entertainment from our talented singers and dancers or one of our special guest acts.

The Dome

With its panoramic seascapes, The Dome is a delightful venue to relax and watch the world sail by or to chat with fellow passengers, and at night, this the place to be to dance the night away.

Blue Room

Head to the Blue Room, the perfect venue to enjoy some musical entertainment after another wonderful day ashore or a nightcap before taking that final stroll on deck and retiring to the comfort of your cabin.

A Laugh on the Ocean Waves

On selected cruises, enjoy ‘A Laugh on the Ocean Waves’ where you are invited to enjoy the talents of our guest comedians. Laughter is the best medicine so enjoy the talents of our comedy acts with their dedicated evening shows. Look out for cruises listed with a smile symbol.

Daytime Activities

During days at sea, our entertainments team will arrange activities ranging from a morning quiz to an afternoon dance class. You may choose from a work-out in the gym; a make-over in the beauty salon; a swim in the pool or something a little less energetic in the form of curling up with a good book. Perhaps listen to a speaker or learn a new skill from one of our arts and crafts specialists. The choice is yours!

Evening Entertainment

At Cruise & Maritime Voyages, we recognise the importance of offering a very high standard of evening entertainment brought to you by our experienced Cruise Directors and entertainment hosts. It is their aim to ensure that you have an unforgettable cruise holiday and present a truly wonderful and varied entertainment programme. With stylish productions, guest acts, cabarets and classical interludes, there’s something for everyone on board.

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