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Celebrity pairs in-depth land explorations with cruises

Celebrity pairs in-depth land explorations with cruises
The new 'Celebrity Explorations' pair ocean cruises with immersive destination experiences in programs stretching 11 to 22 nights.

Among the more than 20 offerings are a visit to some of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves paired with a cruise to the Iberian Peninsula, an Amazon riverboat journey with an Antarctica cruise and a Sydney stay with a South Pacific voyage.

Travel agents will earn commission on the full Celebrity Explorations package, according to Celebrity Cruises' Dondra Ritzenthaler, svp sales, trade support and service.

'Sydney & the South Pacific' combines three nights in a luxury hotel in Sydney with tours of highlights including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach, plus a dinner cruise of Sydney Harbour. Vacationers can then choose from an array of Celebrity cruises sailing through the South Pacific aboard Celebrity Solstice.

'Africa & the Iberian Peninsula' includes a five-night adventure in Africa, beginning with a five-star hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, before heading to an upscale lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park and a luxurious tented camp in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Travelers will get three fully escorted expeditions before joining Celebrity Eclipse in Southampton for a cruise of 11 to 14 nights through the Canary Islands.

'Amazon & the Antarctic, Argentina or Chile' is a customizable 21- to 22-night exploration with upscale accommodations in Lima, Peru, combined with Buenos Aires, Argentina, or Santiago, Chile. Four days on an exclusively chartered luxury Amazon riverboat are included. Then participants will embark on a 14- or 15-night cruise aboard Celebrity Infinity to Antarctica, Argentina and Chile.