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Hope you can come and join us in some of our upcoming tours and/or events.  New participants are always welcome – both couples and singles.  Be sure to look at our Tours pictures in the Photo Gallery (click on link at top of Home page). 


Stay tuned for details on these upcoming Broadway Popejoy Hall Events:  Wicked, Finding Neverland, Sound of Music, Kinky Boots, Cats, Beautiful & Rent!


* July 6, 2018 (Friday) – Santa Fe Opera “MADAME BUTTERFLY” (8:30 pm Performance): “Featuring Puccini’s longest and most passionate love duet, much of his most lyrical music, including the ‘Humming Chorus’ and ‘Flower Duet’, a justly famous soprano aria in ‘Un bel dì’, and a spine-tingling climax.” This opera is sung in Italian with Opera Titles on a display screen in front of every seat, offering instant translations in your choice of English or Spanish. Group cost is $189/person, which also includes coach transportation plus Preview Buffet Dinner, including wine and dessert, at the SFO’s open-air cantina on the beautifully landscaped rehearsal grounds. A guest speaker offers an informative preview talk about the evening’s opera during the dessert course. Full payment is due NowNon-members pay an additional $2 guest fee, unless family or houseguest.  We need to depart Tanoan Country Club at ~4:45 p.m.  To date, this trip is sold out with 48 participants – if interested, please sign up in case of cancellation(s).

* Mail above payments (made out to Albuquerque MOAA Tours) to Karen Brown at 962 Antelope NE, 87122. For further tours/events information, call Karen Brown at 856-1927; email or call Judy Keppler at 293-5274.

Cancellation of any trip/event may result in loss of money, unless space is filled.
Note: These prices are subject to small changes. You will be notified of any change.

Upcoming 2018 -2019 Tours planned for MOAA Tours by Sun Tours:

All payments for the trips below go to SUN TOURS, 1700 Louisiana NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Travel insurance recommended. For reservations and information, call 889-8888.  Sun Tours now accepts credit cards for most their tour payments – however, sometimes there will be an added cost when using a Credit Card.

July 29-August 16, 2018 (19 days) – SOUTH AFRICA PLUS VICTORIA FALLS:  On this comprehensive tour we see South Africa’s grandeur and its wildlife & meet its diverse peoples.  This tour goes beyond the highlights to give an in-depth exploration of all aspects of South Africa.  Learn about the diverse topography as well as the sometimes shameful history that is the Republic of South Africa.  The Western Cape offers beaches, lush wine lands, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.  We continue up the eastern coast and experience different ecosystems in Kruger National Park, as well as Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.  This tour is sold out.   There are 34 participants, including 19 MOAA participants, looking forward to this adventure!


May 15-20, 2019 (6 days): ASHEVILLE & THE SMOKIES:  There is such a variety of beauty and activities in this tour!  Cost is $1994/person (double occupancy); $2295 (single), which includes roundtrip airfare from Albuquerque; transportation by deluxe motorcoach; 5 nights’ lodging at excellent hotels, 5 breakfast, 2 lunches, 3 dinners; admission to all listed attractions; baggage handling at hotels (for 1 piece); professional Sun Tours Tour Director; all taxes & tips for included items (except hotel housekeeping).  A $200/person deposit will hold your place, refundable through February 7, 2019, when final payment is due.

The modern city Charlotte boasts Billy Graham’s home and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  Vanderbilt’s opulent Biltmore Estate in Asheville is the largest privately-owned home in the nation.  We feast our eyes and senses crossing the Smoky Mountains National Park on our way to a great time in Gatlinburg and Chattanooga (Choo Choo)!  For detailed brochure, click on this link: Asheville-The Smokies.  This trip is open only to MOAA members & their family/friends through June – it will be opened up to Sun Tours clients July 1. So, sign up now!


August 28-September 12, 2019 (16 days) SCANDINAVIA BALTIC CRUISE:  Sail the clear waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on the 16-day trip.  Cost is from $8985/person to $9485/person (cash cost, double occupancy) depending on your choice of  Veranda Stateroom.  Note: add on $300/person extra when using a credit card.  This cost includes roundtrip airfare from ABQ, 14-night cruise with all meals on board, included excursions at every port, prepaid gratuities on included excursions (not including optional activities), transfers to and from Viking Sea.  There are also optional excursions available (your additional cost/tips).  A $500/person deposit holds your stateroom – only half this amount is refundable up until February 22, 2019, when final payment is due.  

Enjoy overnights in cosmopolitan Stockholm (Sweden) and St Petersburg (Russia) and explore charming historic city centers in Tallinn (Estonia) and Gdansk (Poland).  Visit Helsinki (Finland) and Berlin (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Bergen (Norway) and witness breathtaking scenery from the Viking Sea as she glides through majestic Norwegian fjords in the legendary homelands of the Vikings.  Call Minnie at Sun Tours (889-8888) to reserve your stateroom!  For detailed flyer, click on this link: Scandinavia Baltic CruiseThis trip is only open to MOAA members & their family/friends through June – it will be opened up to Sun Tours clients July 1.  So, sign up now!



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