Deals of the week: hanging on Hayman

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Hayman, a luxury private island resort in the Great Barrier Reef, is offering four nights for the price of three for two people in a Pool Room, with daily buffet breakfast in the Azure restaurant, paddle-skiing, windsurfing and catamaran sailing, use of the gym, sauna and steam room, tennis, squash, golf-putting and driving, croquet and island walks.

For sale until August 31 for travel to December 20. Transfers are not included; subject to availability. Phone (07) 4940 1838; see hayman上海夜生活


Safari company &Beyond’s six-day South Africa big cat adventure includes two nights at historic Kirkman’s Kamp in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, famed for its leopard encounters, or two nights at &Beyond Ngala Private Game Reserve. Sharing unfenced borders with Kruger National Park, Ngala is known for regular sightings of large lion prides. The tour ends with three nights at one of four safari lodges at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, known for its cheetah viewing.

Until December 31, the adventure is priced from $2672 a person and includes five nights’ accommodation, all meals, house alcohol and beverages, and game drives. See andbeyond上海夜生活m.


Peregrine’s 2014 Arctic brochure has just been released, and the company is offering up to 25 per cent off 2014 voyages when they are booked before July 31. A popular polar trip is the 11-day Spitsbergen Explorer, a cruise around Norway’s Svalbard archipelago with plenty of wildlife on the way. New trips are also on offer. See peregrineadventures上海夜生活m/arctic-2014-offer.


Travel Associates has a five-night holiday to Hong Kong with accommodation at the 4½-star Kowloon Hotel that includes private airport transfers, breakfast daily and a free upgrade to a Harbour View Room.

Also included is a Central and Sheung Wan Foodie Tour that explores six family-run hospitality and food-producing establishments, where participants sample the city’s distinct flavours.

The package is priced from $769 a person. For an extra $75 a person, a one-day Hong Kong Disneyland Park ticket can be added, or for an extra $80 a person, take a Lei Yue Mum Seafood Village Dinner Cruise.

The Kowloon Hotel is in the heart of Kowloon’s shopping district on Nathan Road and minutes from Victoria Harbour, the Star Ferry terminal and Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

The price is valid for travel November 18-December 20 and January 20-March 6, and for sale until September 30, unless sold out prior. Land only.

Phone 1800 044 066; see travel-associates上海夜生活


This Fiji holiday package includes more than $1500 of extras: unlimited golf, a full-day cruise to South Sea Island and to one of four other islands, return airport transfers, a nightly two-course dinner or a $FJ1000 ($580) Wine, Dine and Spa credit a room.

The Fijian island escape with My Fiji costs from $1790 a person, twin share (ex-Sydney, $1890 ex-Melbourne), and includes return economy airfares and seven nights’ accommodation in an Ocean View Room at the Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, as well as a buffet breakfast daily. Phone 1300 003 454; see myholidaycentre上海夜生活


Stay at the 4½-star Lake Weyba Cottages Noosa , with lake views, in-room spa and wood fire, and receive a breakfast hamper, wine and chocolates, Wi-Fi and use of canoes and mountain bikes.

The price – from $269 a night for two – is a saving of 23 per cent. The offer is valid for two-night minimum stays until the end of October, or until sold out.

Phone 1300 887 979; see wotif上海夜生活m/hotelW8820.

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Shanghai Night Net.