9 NIGHT AUSTRALIA & NZ AUCKLAND TO SYDNEY

9 NIGHT AUSTRALIA & NZ AUCKLAND TO SYDNEY

Auckland - Tauranga - Napier - Wellington - Akaroa - Dunedin - Doubtful Sound - Dusky Sound - Milford Sound - Sydney

Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Spirit

Set sail aboard the extensively renovated Norwegian Spirit to experience the best of Australia and New Zealand. Considered the art deco capital of the world, Napier is famous for its colourful unique architecture and the region's surrounding wineries - all awaiting your exploration on a guided tour. Among Fiordland's spectacular landscapes on the South Island, you can experience the awe of Doubtful Sound's natural beauty on a kayak or boat tour.

Departures:

February 21 - Mar 03, 2022 (MON - THU)

Itinerary:

DAY 1- DEPART AUCKLAND 6PM

DAY 2 - TAURANGA
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 3 - NAPIER
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 4 - WELLINGTON
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 harbour 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 5 - AKAROA
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 harbour 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 6 - DUNEDIN
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 7 - CRUISE DOUBTFUL SOUND, DUSKY SOUND, MILFORD SOUND

DAY 8 & 9 - AT SEA

DAY 10 & 11 - SYDNEY
Sydney's harbour 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 harbour 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.

Price:

From $1975 NZD per person twin/double share

PLUS Pick 2 FREE Offers!
* Free Open Bar
* Free Specialty Dining
* Free Shore Excursion Credits
* Free Wifi

CABIN UPGRADES (subject to availability)
Inside: from $1,975 per person twin/double share
Oceanview: from $2,657 per person twin/double share
Balcony: from $3,626 per person twin/double share
Suite: from $6,912 per person twin/double share

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