4 NIGHTS NAPIER ART DECO CRUISE
Auckland - White Island - Napier - Auckland
P&O Cruises - Pacific Explorer
Need a break but have little time to spare? Come away with us on a value-packed P&O SeaBreak.
To sweeten the deal, you’ll also visit Napier, the Art Deco capital of the world. The city was rebuilt in the 1930’s following a devastating earthquake. The new buildings reflect the architectural styles of the time and feature Maori motifs and design elements. Napier also offers world class attractions including Cape Kidnappers - the only mainland gannet colony and vineyards with award winning wines. There’s also every outdoor adventure you can imagine from caving to paragliding and even trout fishing.
19 Feb 2021
DAY 1 - Depart Auckland 6pm
Auckland’s waterside location has fostered the locals’ love affair with the sea, and has earned itself the nickname “the City of Sails”. With more boats per capita than any other country in the world, it truly is a water lover’s paradise.
DAY 2 - White Island
We won’t be landing here, but thought you might like to take a closer look. Enjoy some time to marvel at the sights.
DAY 3 - Napier
Located by the sea, Napier is dubbed the Art Deco capital of the world.
Hawkes Bay Express - Road Train
Discover Napier onboard this modern road train, styled like an old-fashioned steam engine inclusive of 1930s-themed carriages.
Cape Kidnappers Eco Safari
Explore Cape Kidnappers Station, the world's largest and most accessible gannet colony.
Napier City Drive & Aquarium
Board you bus for an orientation city tour of Napier “Art Deco City". Your tour will conclude at the National Aquarium when you might see a Kiwi! Enjoy as much time as you wish before catching a free shuttle back to Napier or to your ship.
Farm Visit & Tuki Tuki Valley
Explore the Napier region with a farm visit to Clifton Station and a pleasant countryside drive. From the port, travel along Napier’s Marine Parade, lined with lovely Norfolk pines.
In-Depth Insight into Maori Ancestors
Discover historical and contemporary Mâori culture from a Mâori personal point of view during a half-day excursion to Hakikino Conservation Reserve, a culturally important and archaeologically significant site. Originally a Mâori fortress dating back to the 15th century, today, Hakikino offers a fascinating mix of old world wisdom and new world innovations.
Following a traditional welcome ceremony, you’ll hear fascinating Mâori myths, legends and customs as you follow your guide through the archaeological remains of the ancient fortification. You’ll also learn how the Mâori are making great strides in replanting and restoring native plants, forests and wetland areas that were once a vital part of their heritage.
From here, you’ll visit a present day Marae reservation and meet one or two of the group’s elders, known as “kaumâtua” who will share time-honored stories, culture and language.
DAY 4 - At Sea
Leave your worries behind at The Oasis. It’s just like it sounds-a happy, peaceful escape that’s all about the downtime.
Bars & Nightclubs
Dance until your feet hurt or chat over an ice-cold pint at our range of nightclubs, bars and pubs.
Relax, rejuvenate or get poolside fabulous. We have a range of utterly decadent and relaxing therapies at our Spa.
DAY 5 - Auckland arrive 7am
From NZ $532 per person quad share
PLUS $100 on-board spending money included per room