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    12-Night Great Barrier Reef CME Cruise March 30-April 11, 2018

    March 30, 2018 • April 11, 2018

Early bird tuition

All of our CME AWAY Conferences have fantastic early bird tuition offers. Save $100 on tuition if you book up until 270 days (9 months) from departure

12-Night Great Barrier Reef CME Cruise March 30-April 11, 2018

Onboard the Celebrity Solstice.

Great Barrier Reef Cruises: are an especially good fit for those travellers who want to experience the history and culture with the natural beauty of this region. Sunshine, water sports, history, and some of the most coveted ports of call in the world await you!


Dr. Margaret Blackwell


Topic: Cardiology

  • Co-director of Heart Function Clinic Department of Cardiology, Royal Columbian Hospital, ...

Dr. Skye Raffard



  • Obstetrician and gynecologist
  • Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Obstetrics...

Dr. Micky Obradovic


Topic: Pediatrics

  • Faculty, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics; and ...

Dr. Geri-ann Galanti

PhD Anthropology

Topic: Cultural Anthropology

  • Medical Anthropologist and a leading expert in the field of cultural diversi...

Additional Noteworthy Features

All staterooms include:

  • Our signature friendly, personalized service with a guest to staff ratio of nearly 2:1
  • Twice daily service (makeup and turndown)
  • Ice service on request
  • 24 hour room service
  • Robe
  • Complimentary tote bag
  • Custom blended bath products (shampoo, conditioner and lotion), shower cap, cotton balls and cotton swabs
  • Water/wine glasses
  • Celebrity eXhale™ bedding featuring custom premium mattresses, plush duvets and pillows, and 100% cotton linens
  • Hair dryer
  • Private mini-bar*
  • Interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and watch movies*
  • Private safe
  • Dual voltage 110/220AC outlets

Great Barrier Reef Cruises : are an especially good fit for those travelers who want to experience the history and culture with the natural beauty of this region. Sunshine, water sports, history, and some of the most coveted ports of call in the world await you!

Amenities for Concierge Class include early embarkation/debarkation, priority check-in; Welcome bottle sparkling wine, fresh fruit & flowers, expanded room service breakfast menu, daily evening hors d’oeuvres, pillow menu; 100% cotton oversized bath towels & much more.

Staterooms are designed for the ultimate spa enthusiast. These double occupancy staterooms are located high above it all, nestled comfortably close to the AquaSpa. And in addition to receiving the same Concierge Class amenities, guests enjoy complimentary and unlimited access to AquaSpa Relaxation Room, Persian Garden and wellness classes. Plus dine in the exclusive restaurant ~ Blu.

Extraordinary Service

Service that is smartly attentive not tediously formal. A staff person for nearly every two guests ensures you can fully escape your everyday.

Exceptional Dining

Savor favorites and soon to be favorites served in up to 10 distinctive restaurants

The Lawn Club

A freshly manicured lawn where you can enjoy casual outdoor activities in a Country Club atmosphere & let the grass between your toes take you places no cruise has gone before.

Exhilarating Entertainment

Crowd-pleasing entertainment program to keep you captivated day and night. Whatever your entertainment preference - we've got a performance for you.

Celebrity’s Youth & Teen Program

Enjoy crafts, music, karaoke, treasure hunts, theme parties, movies & lots more. An assortment of interactive toys are available for check out for private use.


NEW VENUE serving craft beer and comfort food venue with more than 40 handcrafted, boutique beers all paired with a menu of elevated bar-fare creations.


NEW VENUE Chill out with a flurry of fresh frozen cocktails located pool side.


This course is designed for Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’ s medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to facilitate the faculty with the development of their presentations. 

  • Fri, Mar 30 Sydney, Australia

    Embark: 6:30 pm

  • Sat, Mar 31 Newcastle, Australia

    Free day!


    Arrive: 8:00 am

    Depart: 5:00 pm

  • Sun, Apr 1

    At Sea

    CME 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    CME 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Mon, Apr 2

    At Sea

    CME 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CME 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Wed. Apr 4 Cairns, Australia

    CME 8:15 am - 9:45 am


    Arrive: 10:00 am

  • Tue, Apr 3 Airlie Beach, Australia

    Sea Courses Private Welcome Reception 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


    Arrive: 8:00 am

    Depart: 5:00 pm

  • Thu, Apr 5 Cairns, Australia

    Free day!


    Depart: 7:00 pm

  • Fri, Apr 6 Port Douglas, Australia

    Free day!


    Arrive:  7:00 am

    Depart: 7:00 pm

  • Sat, Apr 7

    Cruising Willis Island/ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    CME 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    CME 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm



  • Sun, Apr 8

    At Sea

    CME 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CME 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Mon, Apr 9 Brisbane, Australia

    Free day!


    Arrive:  8:00 am

    Depart: 8:00 pm

  • Tue, Apr 10

    At Sea

    CME 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CME 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

  • Wed, Apr 11 Sydney, Australia

    Disembark: 6:30 am

Our Group Will Be Visiting Many Exciting Stops

Sydney, Australia

Book a window seat for your flight to Sydney: day or night, this city sure is good-lookin’. Scratch the surface and it only gets better. After a lazy Saturday at the beach, urbane Sydneysiders h...

Newcastle, Australia

For many years the port city of Newcastle has been on the brink of big things. Coal, steel and timber were its lifeblood but the cultural, the gastronomical and the creatively entrepreneurial ha...

Airlie Beach, Australia

Aside from being the jump-off point for the dreamy Whitsunday Islands, Airlie Beach is a backpacker's good-time town of the highest order, with cavernous bar/hostels lining the bright main drag ...

Cairns, Australia

Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest UNESCO World Heritage sites, and starting point for serious 4WD treks into Cape York Peninsula's vast wilderness, Cairns (pronounced ‘Ca...

Port Douglas, Australia

From its humble origins as a sleepy 1960's fishing village, Port Douglas has grown into a sophisticated alternative to Cairns’ hectic tourist scene. With the outer Great Barrier Reef less than a...

Willis Island, Australia

Willis island is an external territory of Australia, located beyond the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea approximately 450 km (280 mi) east of Cairns, Queensland. It is the only permanently i...

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane's charms are evident: the arts, the cafes, the bars, the weather, the old Queenslander houses, the go-get-'em attitude. But perhaps it’s the Brisbane River itself – which broke so many ...