Melbourne to Brisbane on Crystal Symphony
DATES : January 5 - 17, 2013 (12 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $5,730 Per Person


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Enjoy complimentary enrichment that inspires and choices that impress with instruction in topics from Pilates to Photoshop. Also featured on every Crystal cruise is a delightful combination of entertainers and guest speakers that include world affairs experts, renowned writers and fascinating celebrities to talk about their professional experiences and share their insights.

Cruise 3201 - Southern Australia Sojourn

Melbourne to Brisbane
January 5 to January 17, 2013
12 days (3 sea days) aboard Crystal Symphony
*Theme: Mind, Body & Spirit


Ralf Zander

Hotel Director

Josef Matt

Cruise Director

Paul McFarland

Maître D'

Remi Szutkiewicz

Crystal Society Hostess

Isabell Wagner

Cruise Sales Consultant

Nikki Andrew

Headline Entertainers

Analiza Ching, Variety Violinist
Francis Diatschenko
, Variety Guitarist
Mark Merchant
, Ventriloquist 
Michael Montgomery, Vocalist

Magic Castle At Sea

Kerry Pollock

Lounge Pianists

Colin Salter, Avenue Saloon 
Brian Donnelly, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers 
Curtain Call 
Diva starring Karen Grainger 
I Write The Songs 
Route 66 
Standing Room Only 
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).

Crystal Visions Enrichment Program

Destination Lecturer

Dr. Fred Levine (Carlsbad, CA) 
Art historian and anthropologist, Dr. Levine is currently Professor of Art History at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA, and is a frequent enrichment speaker on Crystal Cruises. 

Special Interest Lecturer: World Affairs

Robert Warne (Arlington, VA) 
Rob Warne served for 28 years as a Senior Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State. Specializing in international economics, he held a variety of senior posts at the Department and aboard. He has worked on Asian affairs much of his life and authored books and articles, and lectured frequently on the region. He will speak on the policy and economic issues relating to Africa and the Indian sub-continent, as well as on current developments in terrorism, globalization, and emerging nations.

Rob Warne was President of a Washington, D.C. based think tank focusing on East Asia. This entailed regular contacts with regional leaders, US senior officials and members of Congress and conferences on the region at many US universities cities. He was also a university professor at several universities in the region. Currently he is a program Chair at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center of the US Department of State where he has been teaching for five years. A graduate of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School for International and Public Affairs, he received an advanced degree in economics at The Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

*Theme Presentations: Mind, Body & Spirit

Theme Lecturer: Ultrarunner & Seven Summits Mountaineer

Marshall Ulrich (Idaho Springs, CO) 
Marshall Ulrich defies the ideas of “too old,” “too far,” and “not possible.” A versatile, world-class extreme-endurance athlete, he is an ultrarunner, Seven Summits mountaineer, and adventure racer. Marshall’s prolific athletic career has earned him numerous wins, records, and firsts on some of the toughest courses in the world and has taken him to the top of the highest mountains, including Mount Everest, all in his 40s and 50s.

Tai Chi Instructor

Dr. Martin Lee and Emily Lee (Los Altos, CA) 

Yoga Instructor

Lisa Goodwin (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)


Crystal Cruises' exclusive Walk-on-Water program features The WALKVEST® Training System which revolutionizes walking simply by adding resistance (added weight) to your walk.

Nordic Walking 
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to offer a Nordic Walking program to help you get more out of your limited exercise time on board. The use of lightweight poles for stability and balance will facilitate your fitness needs even if you have knee or hip issues. Two specially designed adjustable poles work the upper body while walking. Like cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Our Fitness Staff will guide you to quickly be deck-walking for fun and fitness. You will be using feather weight aluminum poles provided by the market leader, LEKI®.

The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute

Our innovative series of complimentary interactive classes created to enhance our guests quality of life in the areas of Art, Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle and Wellness. Guests receive a certificate of completion at the end of the curriculum.

Odyssey Art at Sea Instructor

Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Gail Ivanco (Elmira, Canada).

USC School of Cinematic Arts presents
Digital Filmmaking: The iPad iMovie Video Course

David Johnson and Claudia Gonzalez (Pasadena, CA)
Want to take your home movies to the next level? Post your mini-blockbusters or vacation videos to Facebook or YouTube? In five fun classes, learn how to shoot and edit short movies using an iPad. Improve your video and photo skills. The course is taught by professionals, but aimed at non-professionals.
Course requirements: please bring your own iPad and pre-load the iMovie application prior to boarding. If you do not already own the iMovie app for iOS, you must have iOS6 in order to purchase and download iMovie ($4.99) from the App Store. You cannot download the app on board the ship. Due to the hands-on nature of this unique program, class size is limited to 20 participants. Please sign up online using Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC). If you sign up on board, make sure to sign up EARLY.

Computer University@Sea

Lead Technology Concierge Louie Payongayong plus Instructor Christine Potvin (Sidney, Canada). Our popular Computer University@Sea program: expanded curriculum of complimentary lectures and classes on a variety of computer-related topics, plus e-mail instruction in our computer center, equipped with 25 state-of-the-art workstations, all equipped for e-mail and Internet access (fees apply).

Golf Teaching Professional

Mike Smith (La Quinta, CA) 
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.

ACBL Bridge Instructors

Susan Carter and Jean Paul Trudel (Nepean, Canada)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Rev. Michael McCullough (Los Angeles, CA)

Dance Team/Instructors

Cheryl Smith and Paul Zaidman (Bentleigh East, Australia) 
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Ambassador Hosts

Richard Douglas (San Diego, CA)
Robert Ho
(West Covina, CA)  
Ed Murmurian
(Waterford, MI)
Andy Tam (San Francisco, CA) 

List as of 01/04/2013. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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