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Active Retirees : Active Retirees Oct-Nov
10 | www.probussouthpacific.org TRAVEL NEWS Tired of travelling with couples, but don't want to go it alone? Grand Pacific Tours’ 16-day single- traveller coach tours could be the best of both worlds. The luxury coach tours specifically for lone travellers begin in the Canterbury region of NZ, kicking off with a welcome dinner where you can meet and greet your companions before exploring Dunedin, Milford Sound and Queenstown. The tour also takes in the North Island’s Rotorua and the Bay of Islands before winding up Auckland. Along the way, Grand Pacific Tours’ reserved seating at hotel breakfasts and dinners mean that lone travellers need not dine alone and can get to know their fellow travellers over delicious meals. •• Solo traveller tours QAll aboard, one by one. Travel guide What: 16-day NZ tour for single travellers Where: Canterbury – Auckland When: departing 27 October W: www.grandpacifictours.com T: 1800 622 768 Russian star Next year, Scenic Tours will introduce the Scenic Tsar to the Russian waterways. The small ship can carry up to 112 passengers, and 93 per cent of staterooms and suites have private balconies. It also features four luxurious Royal Suites, two bars, a large lounge and entertainment area, beauty and massage services, gym, sauna, and onboard doctor. The 15-day Imperial Jewels of Russia River Cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow takes in the Kremlin, Red Square, Peterhof Palace and the Her mitage Museum’s art collection, as well as performances by the Russian Ballet and Moscow Circus. •• What: Jewels of Russia River Cruise Where: St Petersburg to Moscow W: www.scenictours.com.au T: 1300 723 642 Travel guide A kindergarten has been built in the south-western Fijian village of Mavua with support from local tour operator Sigatoka River Safaris. Each jet-boat tour run by the company visits a village along the river for lunch and a kava ceremony, and a percentage of all fares is paid directly to the village visited. As well as generating this income, Sigatoka River Safaris supports individual projects in the villages. “I decided early on that I was going to do something every six months to benefit the 15 villages we work with,” says Jay Whyte, founder and CEO of Sigatoka River Safaris. “I have completed numerous projects for all the different villages.” •• What: Sigatoka River Safari Where: Sigatoka River, Fiji W: www.sigatokariver.com T: +679 650 1721 Travel guide Sigatoka support
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