Service Personnel ANZAC Centenary Cruise

21 night vacations | Commencing in Istanbul ⎮18 April 2015

 We have created an offer to travel on this once-in-a-life-time experience for those people and their partners, who are serving, or have served in the New Zealand or our Allies Armed Services – Army, Navy or Air Force or the New Zealand Police Service in recognition of their contribution to our communities.

This cruise only vacation package is for two guests sharing a Deluxe Stateroom on our 21 night voyage onboard Le Lyrial between Istanbul and Venice.

This voyage will see our ship off the Gallipoli Peninsula on the Dawn of ANZAC Day, April 25 – 100 years after the commencement of the Battle of Gallipoli.

The vacation package provides one (1) complimentary berth for the service   person when traveling with their partner.

Proof of service will be required to be eligible for this offer and space is strictly  limited. The vacation price is for the cruise only and is inclusive of your port taxes and gratuities.

Reservations are open until Thursday 02 April, 2015*

We hope you can join us on this once-in-a-lifetime vacation.

Lance Green & Lisa Tapley-Bale


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VACATION INFORMATION ⎮ New Zealand Service Personnel ⎮Click here


New Zealand Residents ⎮Two Guests sharing the Deluxe Stateroom  ⎮NZ$ 18,399

USA & Canadian Residents ⎮Two Guests sharing the Deluxe Stateroom  ⎮USD $ 13,250

UK / European Residents  ⎮Two Guests sharing the Deluxe Stateroom  ⎮EU€ 11,899



The Vacation

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The vacations for  21 nights onboard our privately chartered ship LE LYRIAL on her inaugural voyage Istanbul to Venice

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Onboard your exclusive 244 passenger luxury cruise ship. 
Panoramic sea view staterooms with private balcony’s 
staying in a Deluxe Staterooms,

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Commencing Saturday 18 April 2015 in Istanbul concluding in Venice on Saturday 9 May 2015.

the inaugural sailing of Le Lyrial
This will be the inaugural sailing of LE LYRAIL, and our guests will be the first to sail onboard the ship on her inaugural voyage between Istanbul and Venice.

the vacation package

The vacation package is limited to “Service personal” either current or retired who have served in the New Zealand Arm Forces ( Navy, Army and Air Force) or the New Zealand Police Force


limited availability
Space remaining on this departure is very limited with only selected number of Deluxe staterooms available with reservations closing on Friday 27 March 2015.

Anzac Day, April 25, 2015
an experience of a lifetime… lest we forget…

A day of remembrance for those that 100 years ago traveled the distance, and lost their lives in a battle to secure the Gallipoli Peninsula as well as those who served and returned home.  We will remember them on April 25, 2015 with the respect and honor they deserve.

We will also remember those who, since that day, have fought for the freedoms we now enjoy, in the battles over the past century, all deserving of much respect for they have served our country and made us proud.

Prior to arriving at Anzac Cove, as part of your cruise, there will be a series of lectures and events leading up to the  Anzac100 anniversary.

Our vessel will be positioned within the vicinity* of Anzac Cove for the dawning of April 25, 2015, and you will be able to experience sunrise with the outline of the Peninsula beaches of Gallipoli as your backdrop. You can take part in our private Dawn Service together with just 244 privileged guests.
Our Dawn Service will be followed by breakfast and then the re-playing of the service which will take place on the beach that morning.  Our vessel will remain in the area for the day and the evening.

On April 26, we dock at Cannakale for the day. This is the access point for us to disembark and make our way to the Gallipoli Peninsula.  We will have available our own private fleet of 12 seater deluxe vans, each accompanied with a private guide.Highlights will include visits to Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, Anzac Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels),Turkish 57, Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial.

A unique experience of a lifetime.


Don’t miss out – Reserve Now

Service Personal

To request a reservation for our Inaugural sailing of Le Lyrial please complete the form below. Once submitted you will receive an email with full details.
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