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

Get to know New Zealand with 9 consecutive port stops.
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$ 1,849 USD
Avg Per Person
Ship Norwegian Jewel

Discover the treasures of New Zealand on this amazing round-trip voyage from Sydney. In Auckland, learn about the Maori and their culture - don't miss the chance to take home some native art and jewelry. Whilst 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 one of the best collections of Southern Maori artifacts in Dunedin's Otago Museum.

12-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

12-Day Australia & New Zealand from Sydney

Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Day 1 Sydney, Australia (EMBARK) --- 6:30 pm
Sydney, Australia
  • Day:
    Day 1
  • Arrive:
    ---
  • Depart:
    6:30 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.
Day 2 At Sea --- ---
Day 3 At Sea --- ---
Day 4 Auckland, New Zealand 12:00 pm 8:00 pm
Auckland, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 4
  • Arrive:
    12:00 pm
  • Depart:
    8:00 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 jewellery. The fine, locally produced woolens also make excellent gifts.
Day 5 Tauranga, New Zealand 5:00 am 4:00 pm
Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 5
  • Arrive:
    5:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 pm

Tauranga, 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."
Day 6 Napier, New Zealand 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Napier, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 6
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 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.
Day 7 Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wellington, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 7
  • 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, jewellery, fine woolens and leather goods on offer.
Day 8 Akaroa, New Zealand 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Akaroa, New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 8
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    6:00 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.
Day 9 Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand
  • Day:
    Day 9
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 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.
Day 10 Cruise Doubtful Sound --- ---
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    Day 10
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Cruise Doubtful Sound

Cruise Doubtful Sound
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Cruise Dusky Sound

Cruise Dusky Sound
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Cruise Milford Sound

Cruise Milford Sound
Day 11 At Sea --- ---
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Day 13 Sydney, Australia (DISEMBARK) 6:00 am ---
Sydney, Australia
  • Day:
    Day 13
  • 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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