Long ago, these Mediterranean islands and ports were the landing places for an endless tide of invaders from far off lands. From ancient Phoenisia, Persia, the Peloponnesus, Imperial Rome and Constantinople they came. Followed by waives of European Crusader knights, Genoan mariners, Venetian merchants and turbaned Turkish troops of the Ottoman Empire. They stormed ashore to conquer, only to be vanquished by time and absorbed into the dry volcanic earth.

All that remains are their stone ruins, ghostly shapes wrapped in myth and mystery. Today the sun-spangled seas bordered by Greece, Turkey, Italy, Croatia and the Dalmatian Coasts are inviting playgrounds for pleasure seekers. Join us as we explore a yachtsman's paradise on forgotten islands where white-washed sands invite sun worshipers to bask under Helios' gaze, or fortress-like rocks where ancient monasteries cling like mountain climbers on towering cliffs.

Or stand where battling armies fought hand-to-hand in Troy and Gallipoli. Walk through iron doors of medieval Kastros where tales of pagan rites and knightly rituals are told. Inhale the balm of almond and lemon at the place where Hippocrates taught his healing arts. The Dodecanese, the Cyclades, the Sporades, the Dardanelles Islands and places that fairly sing on the tongue. And no one knows these favoured lands and seas as well as Star Clippers.

Highlights


• Beaches of Amorgos

• Windmills of Mykonos

• Rock of Monemvasia

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Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.
Kusadasi is a popular Turkish port of call for cruise ships, as not only is it a bustling resort town full of shops, bars and restaurants, but it is also the main access point for the famous archeological site at Ephesus. Extensive excavations have revealed an ancient city through which visitors can now wander and observe the wonders of a bygone civilisation. Near Kusadasi, on Turkey’s turquoise coast, we make a stop at Camlimani, a small pellucid bay. Swim at the beach, snorkel, stroll the pine scented grounds, or have a run at the rides in the aquapark.
This serene island is known as the site of the apocalyptic revelations of St. John the Divine, The cave where he is said to have lived is now the site of the Monastery of the Apocalypse. It houses priceless icons and manuscripts in its treasury.
Amorgós’ cliff-clinging monastery of Hozoviotissas has one of the most spectacular locations of any in Greece. Only a few monks live in the cavernous 50-room monastery, but the view from their terrace aerie might make you think they had all flown to heaven from this very spot.
One of the most cosmopolitan of all the Greek Islands, Mykonos is a contrast of rocky hills and beautiful beaches. Hora, the capital, spreads around a colourful harbour, a popular meeting place, overlooked by a variety of tavernas, in which fishing boats nestle side by side with luxury yachts.
From the shore, it's a big rock sticking out into the sea. Then you pass over the causeway, and through an iron fortress gate, and suddenly, the town of Monemvasia is before you, a perfectly preserved Byzantine fortified port, once 60,000 strong, now home to just a few hundred. You can readily see why the name Monemvasia means single entrance! In the rocky hills above, ancient Byzantine ruins loom over the town, while below a maze of red tiled roofs and twisting alleys hide tavernas and cafes and the home of revered Greek poet Yannis Ritsos.
Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.
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Category 6

$ 2655 USD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 2895 USD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 3180 USD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 3370 USD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 3545 USD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 4060 USD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 5575 USD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Category 6

$ 2655 USD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 2895 USD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 3180 USD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 3370 USD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 3545 USD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 4060 USD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 5575 USD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Category 6

$ 2655 USD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 2895 USD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 3180 USD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 3370 USD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 3545 USD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 4060 USD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 5575 USD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Category 6

$ 2655 USD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 2895 USD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 3180 USD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 3370 USD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 3545 USD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 4060 USD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 5575 USD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Additional charges:

Port Charges: 305 AUD pp

Star Flyer

Vessel Type: Tall Ship

Length: 109.7 m

Passenger Capacity: 170

Star Flyer is a true clipper ship reflecting it's proud heritage in every inch of her polished brass and gleaming brightwork. Step aboard this unique vessel and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Star Flyer is a modern cruise ship in every way, created for luxury-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. Star Flyer is 360 feet long and carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.

Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on Star Flyer. Ship offers spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you’ll find that this ship offers more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships.

The décor of Star Flyer is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.

All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.

Cabin layout for Star Flyer

A variety of excursions are available and bookable onboard.

Back to Back Cruises & Early Bird Discount on Voyages aboard Star Flyer

Back to Back Cruises: If you wish to sail 1 or more consecutive cruises, they will be discounted by 5%. This discount is combinable with Early Booking Discount and is valid for all categories except guaranteed single.

Early Booking Discount (EBD): Availability of EBD will be confirmed at time of booking. Early booking discounts do not apply to port charges. At times, EBD booking deadlines may be extended. Please contact us for more details.

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