Deal of the week: Explore New Caledonia

An eight-night round-trip cruise on Pacific Explorer from Sydney on August 12 will visit New Caledonia's ports of Noumea, Mare and Isle of Pines. Priced from $999pp, twin-share, for an Interior Stateroom, all main meals and on-board entertainment are covered, as are port charges and government fees. Interior Stateroom bookings come with an A$100 on-board credit. Book by February 26.

Contact: helloworld, 0800 808 040.

Aloha Hawaii

Just a short drive from Honolulu, the lush Manoa Falls Rainforest has spectacular scenery and a half-hour hiking trail to a beautiful waterfall. Hawaii four-night holidays with return Air New Zealand fares are priced from $1099pp, twinshare, from Auckland, or from $1199 for travel from Wellington or Christchurch. Book by January 18. Travel between March1and 16, March 26 and 30, or May 14 and June 18.

Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 427 555.


Start your engines!

The Superloop Adelaide 500 is Australia's largest domestic motorsport event. Held from February 29 to March 3, Superloop is four action-packed days of adrenaline rush entertainment. Four nights' accommodation and a four-day Pit Entry or Brabham Straight Grandstand Pass are priced from $779pp, twin-share. Flights from New Zealand are additional.

Contact: House of Travel, 0800 713 715.

The royal treatment

Step aboard the Queen's former floating palace, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and experience what it would have been like to travel on this special royal residence. Berthed in Edinburgh, this beautiful ship is open to tourists to explore, and a visit is part of a nine-day small-group tour. Priced from $5185pp, twin-share, the Royal Tour of Britain includes eight nights' accommodation with daily breakfasts, dinners on five evenings, transport, activities and attractions. Departures are from Edinburgh, starting on May 18 and are on set dates through to September 21. Book by February 28. Airfares from New Zealand are additional.

Contact: Travel Associates, 0800 951 655.

Anyone for tennis?

A ticket to The Championships tennis at Wimbledon on July 11 and two nights' accommodation are priced from $1445pp, double-share. The Championships, Wimbledon is the oldest, most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Your accommodation, Lancaster Gate Hotel, is in the centre of London, tucked away on a street close to Hyde Park. Travel between June 30 and July 15. Book by May 31. There are options to extend your stay and also upgrade.

Contact: helloworld, 0800 303 132.