Crystal Cruises announces 4 "Grand Journey" extended voyages for 2024

   May 24, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

The relaunched Crystal Cruises has unveiled 4 "Grand Journey" extended voyages scheduled for 2024, featuring a prominent 68-night itinerary from Sydney NSW Australia to Singapore.

Taking place aboard the 606-passenger ship Crystal Symphony, the journey departs on January 4, 2024, and encompasses various destinations across Asia, New Zealand, and Australia. Highlights include cruising through the Great Barrier Reef (snorkeling and diving), an expedition to witness the Komodo Dragons on Pulau Komodo Indonesia, and island hopping in the Philippines.

During the voyage, Crystal Symphony will offer overnight stays in Benoa Bali, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hong Kong, and Manila, allowing guests to experience the vibrant nightlife of these Asian metropolises. Oceanview staterooms are available from US$50600, equating to US$744 per night.

Crystal Cruises also presents several European excursions, including a voyage from Lisbon to Monte Carlo, commencing on May 20th, 2024. This itinerary encompasses classic Mediterranean ports across Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, and Greece, as well as an overnight in Istanbul Turkey. Fares for this journey start at US$37700.

In Northern Europe, the Symphony embarks on a 38-night voyage from Stockholm to London, passing through Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Germany, and the Netherlands. The route then proceeds through the United Kingdom, showcasing the barren and unique landscapes of Iceland. The capital city, Reykjavik, offers an overnight stay, followed by visits to more Icelandic ports before reaching the Faroe Islands. Fares for this voyage begin at US$30100.

Once the Crystal Serenity sets sail, it embarks on a 42-night journey from Vancouver Canada to Quebec City. Starting from Vancouver, the ship traverses Alaska, providing opportunities to witness the abundant wildlife in the 51st American state. Continuing through Canada, it then sails along the Californian coast and explores the marine life haven of Baja California in Mexico.

This epic journey also takes the Serenity to Central and South America, with additional stops in Mexico, as well as ports in Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia. Following a visit to the Cayman Islands, the ship heads towards the East Coast, calling at Miami, New York City, Portland ME, and Halifax NS before concluding the voyage in Quebec City. Fares for this sailing on Crystal Serenity begin at US$29900.