Sydney & New Zealand Explorer

See Sydney’s iconic sights before cruising through high-sided fjords, exploring welcoming cities and discovering geothermal wonders as you join a voyage around New Zealand’s breathtaking coast.

• Sydney, Australia
• Milford & Dusky Sounds, New Zealand
• Dunedin, New Zealand
• Christchurch, New Zealand
• Kaikoura, New Zealand
• Picton, New Zealand
• Wellington, New Zealand
• Napier, New Zealand
• Gisborne, New Zealand
• Tauranga, New Zealand
• Bay of Islands, New Zealand
• Auckland, New Zealand

22nights STAY & CRUISE
 
HIGHLIGHTS

On land

Days 1-2 UK to Sydney, Australia Depart the UK on your flight to Sydney.

Days 3-5 Sydney, Australia You’ll have a couple of full days to explore Australia’s most iconic city. A visit to the Blue Mountains and a walking tour of Botany Bay and the Rocks is included. Stay 3 nights at West Hotel Sydney.

At sea with Azamara®

Day 6    Sydney, Australia

Days 7-8    At sea


Day 9    Cruising Milford & Dusky Sounds, New Zealand


Days 10-11    Dunedin, New Zealand


Day 12    Christchurch, New Zealand


Day 13    Kaikoura, New Zealand


Day 14    Picton, New Zealand


Day 15    Wellington, New Zealand


Day 16    Napier, New Zealand


Day 17    Gisborne, New Zealand


Days 18-19    Tauranga, New Zealand


Day 20    Bay of Islands, New Zealand


Days 21-22    Auckland, New Zealand


Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

CRUISE INFORMATION

Is this for you?

Azamara
Azamara® have a real focus on Destination Immersion®, with visits to unique ports, and plenty of late-night departures and overnight stays in port and night touring. The ‘More Inclusive’ package includes meals, gratuities and selected standard spirits, international beers and wines, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas. There’s also one AzAmazing Evening® per cruise – a private experience with a unique insight into your destination’s culture (on voyages seven nights or longer).


Azamara Journey

Like Azamara Pursuit, this is a small ship that can reach more intimate ports and dock closer to the heart of some cities. Together, this means you can explore a country in more depth on one of the intensive single-nation voyages and you’ll have more time to explore many of the places you stop. The design onboard – from the dining venues and lounges to the spa and staterooms – is a modern twist on traditional ship style with clean lines alongside dark wood furnishings and marble features. Onboard entertainment includes lavish productions performed by the Azamara Signature Singers & Dancers in the Cabaret Lounge and White Night parties which take place out on the pool deck (on cruises seven nights or longer and weather dependent).

Our suggested stateroom: The Club Veranda Staterooms have a furnished balcony which is the best place to be as you sail in and out of ports along the coast of New Zealand.

DATES AND INCLUSIONS

Cruise dates

This stay and cruise holiday departs 16 Jan 2021; a similar itinerary is available, call for details.

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Extend your holiday

Follow your cruise with a stay in Auckland. Get a bird’s-eye view from the Sky Tower, hike on island volcano or soak up the city atmosphere.

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Tailor made cruises

Our featured itineraries have been hand-picked by our cruise experts to showcase how you can tailor your own stay and cruise holiday. While the cruise portion of your holiday is set by the cruise lines, the land-based section of your holiday – whether it’s before or after your voyage, or even both – is fully flexible. This means you can choose the airport you fly from and airline you fly with, where you stay, for how long and the adventures you will have while you are there. These featured holidays have been curated using our extensive cruise and destination knowledge, however almost any itinerary can be crafted – just speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts.