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16-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney
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16-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

2 overnights and 7 stops in New Zealand.
Cross Australia and New Zealand off your bucket list.
Starting From
$ 1,679 USD
Avg Per Person
Ship Norwegian Jewel

Cross Australia and New Zealand off your bucket list with this incredible 16-day cruise. Before departing from Sydney, be sure to take time to cross the city’s world-famous harbor and go for a swim at popular Bondi Beach. Enjoy an overnight in Melbourne, giving you more time to get close to wallabies and koalas at a wildlife park or meander the oldest Chinatown in the West. While in Akaroa, marvel at the largest penguin colonies on the mainland, plus be on the lookout for marine dolphins on a scenic kayak ride. And see firsthand why Auckland is nirvana for nature lovers, with its serene beaches, verdant landscapes and stunning coastal trails.

16-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

16-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Thu Sydney, Australia (EMBARK) --- 6:45 pm
Sydney, Australia
  • Day:
    Thu
  • Arrive:
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  • Depart:
    6:45 pm

Sydney, Australia

Sydney’s harbor is the hub from which there’s much to see and do. You’ll want to explore this area, home of the iconic Opera House. Admire the skyline, swim at a harbor beach or cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Want to see surfing? Grab your sunblock and towel and spend the day on world-famous Bondi Beach, or take a scenic walk on the coast from Bondi to Coogee Beach. The Rocks district is a shopper’s mecca offering a wide variety of goods, from woodcrafts and unique art to outback fashions.
Fri Eden, Australia 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Eden, Australia
  • Day:
    Fri
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 pm

Eden, Australia

The town’s name reflects what you will indeed find in Eden – a beautiful natural wonderland. Situated on the rugged coastline of Australia’s New South Wales, Eden is nestled among national parks, wilderness areas and enticing beaches. It’s considered one of Australia’s best locations for oyster farming, so bring your appetite. Eden and its surrounding landscapes offer an abundance of outdoor activities on the water and by land.
Sat Burnie (Tasmania), Australia 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Burnie (Tasmania), Australia
  • Day:
    Sat
  • Arrive:
    10:00 am
  • Depart:
    6:00 pm

Burnie (Tasmania), Australia

A community of artisans on the northwest coast of Tasmania, Burnie has long a history as a community that makes things, with locally crafted European-style cheeses, fine papers, ceramics and single-malt whisky. Surrounded by accessible wilderness areas, in Burnie you can still get a glimpse of little penguins and the platypus, a duck-billed mammal, in the wild. The vibrant shopping district spills onto the beach where you can sit down at a café and watch the world slow down for a little while.
Sun Melbourne, Australia 9:00 am ---
Melbourne, Australia
  • Day:
    Sun
  • Arrive:
    9:00 am
  • Depart:
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Melbourne, Australia

Once the richest city in the world thanks to a gold rush, Melbourne is Australia’s cultural capital with striking architecture, chic galleries and boutiques. Wave at a wallaby or get close to a koala at a wildlife park. Feel closer to the land on a ride on the Puffing Billy steam locomotive through the mountains and countryside. Back in the city, explore a different culture and visit Chinatown – the oldest one in the West.
Melbourne, Australia --- Overnight
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  • Depart:
    Overnight

Melbourne, Australia

Once the richest city in the world thanks to a gold rush, Melbourne is Australia’s cultural capital with striking architecture, chic galleries and boutiques. Wave at a wallaby or get close to a koala at a wildlife park. Feel closer to the land on a ride on the Puffing Billy steam locomotive through the mountains and countryside. Back in the city, explore a different culture and visit Chinatown – the oldest one in the West.
Mon Melbourne, Australia 12:00 am 5:00 pm
Melbourne, Australia
  • Day:
    Mon
  • Arrive:
    12:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Melbourne, Australia

Once the richest city in the world thanks to a gold rush, Melbourne is Australia’s cultural capital with striking architecture, chic galleries and boutiques. Wave at a wallaby or get close to a koala at a wildlife park. Feel closer to the land on a ride on the Puffing Billy steam locomotive through the mountains and countryside. Back in the city, explore a different culture and visit Chinatown – the oldest one in the West.
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Thu Milford Sound, New Zealand --- Overnight
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    Thu
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  • Depart:
    Overnight

Milford Sound, New Zealand

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Cruise Dusky Sound

Cruise Dusky Sound
Fri Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand
  • Day:
    Fri
  • Arrive:
    9:00 am
  • Depart:
    7:00 pm

Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand

This dramatic South Island coastal town offers a mix of unique natural beauty and fascinating history. Rare, yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals and the Royal Albatross all call Dunedin home. Equally impressive is the Victorian and Edwardian architecture that dates from its days as a gold rush town. New Zealand’s only castle sits high above the city and offers sweeping views from its famous gardens. Shop for a locally made souvenir, with crafts, artwork, wool and leather items being popular.
Sat Akaroa, New Zealand 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Akaroa, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Sat
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Akaroa, New Zealand

Tiny penguins rule the roost in this historic settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. With a balmy, year-round climate, these famous foot-tall residents are certainly not snowbirds. The spectacular surroundings offer a wealth of outdoor activities, both in the sheltered harbor and on dry land. Cafes open onto streets and exquisite local boutiques and galleries offer superb local works. Be sure to sample the fine fudge and traditional cheeses.
Sun Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wellington, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Sun
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Wellington, New Zealand

Travel to a Victorian past as you stroll by the city’s Victorian Gothic buildings. Take the cable car up the mountain for a fantastic view, or grab some sunscreen and head to the beach. Great views abound in Wellington: Journey around the spectacular harbor and enjoy its amazing views. See some of the sites where the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed. Shopping opportunities are plentiful, with arts and crafts, jewelry, fine woolens and leather goods on offer.
Mon Napier, New Zealand 7:00 am 2:00 pm
Napier, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Mon
  • Arrive:
    7:00 am
  • Depart:
    2:00 pm

Napier, New Zealand

Napier calls itself the Art Deco capital of the world, but it’s also a leading wine-travel destination. Leveled by an earthquake in 1931, Napier was rebuilt in Art Deco style. Along with Miami Beach, Napier is one of the best examples of this style, with many of its structures well preserved. Take a walk down Marine Parade, a tree-lined ocean boulevard with fountains and gardens, or go out to the country to enjoy the lovely vistas, tour superb area vineyards and relax with a glass of wine.
Tue Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand 6:00 am 5:00 pm
Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand
  • Day:
    Tue
  • Arrive:
    6:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand

Go walk-about and explore Tauranga, set on the beautiful Bay of Plenty. And indeed there are plenty of things to do. Head to the beach or discover Tauranga’s lovely parks and rich history. Visit a village buried by a volcanic eruption and captured in a moment of time – a fascinating yet moving experience. Take a selfie at Hell’s Gate, an aptly named geothermal park with boiling pools, fantastic geysers and mud baths, the largest of which is Poutamu, “the stairway to heaven.”
Wed Auckland, New Zealand 7:00 am 2:00 pm
Auckland, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Wed
  • Arrive:
    7:00 am
  • Depart:
    2:00 pm

Auckland, New Zealand

Surrounded by tranquil golden beaches, lush forests and dramatic coastal trails, Auckland is a nature lover’s paradise. The 48 volcanic cones that dot the surrounding area provide stunning panoramic views of the city and harbor. New Zealand’s largest city is also a shopper’s paradise offering everything from top designers to local open-air markets. Learn about the indigenous Maori and take home some native art pieces or jewelry. The fine, locally produced woolens also make excellent gifts.
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Sat Sydney, Australia (DISEMBARK) 6:00 am ---
Sydney, Australia
  • Day:
    Sat
  • Arrive:
    6:00 am
  • Depart:
    ---

Sydney, Australia

Sydney’s harbor is the hub from which there’s much to see and do. You’ll want to explore this area, home of the iconic Opera House. Admire the skyline, swim at a harbor beach or cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Want to see surfing? Grab your sunblock and towel and spend the day on world-famous Bondi Beach, or take a scenic walk on the coast from Bondi to Coogee Beach. The Rocks district is a shopper’s mecca offering a wide variety of goods, from woodcrafts and unique art to outback fashions.

Please Note:

  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
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