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Sydney & Scenic New Zealand
Embark on a journey to the land of the long white cloud, covering both the North and South Islands. Experience dramatic landscapes, traditional Maori culture and unique marine wildlife as well as a stay in iconic Sydney on this superb holiday.
- Style: Cruise Holiday
- Duration: 20 days/19 nights
- Starts in: Sydney
Guide Price £2049
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Sydney, Australia
- Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
- Rotorua, New Zealand
Days 1-3 Sydney
Explore the historic Rocks area with its magnificent views across to the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back on Bondi Beach and wander through the Botanical Gardens.
Day 4 Cruise embarkation
Day 5 Eden
Marvel at whales migrating along the coast and visit the Eden Killer Whale Museum. Explore Eden’s natural beauty on one of the many short walks and savour delicious fresh fish from one of the many beachside restaurants.
Day 7 Melbourne
Explore this stylish city with its charming facades, laneways and all kinds of quaint cafés to beachside St Kilda and uptown South Yarra.
Day 9 Hobart
Stroll along the historic waterfront, famous for its Georgian architecture. Make your way to Salamanca Place filled with rows of sandstone buildings.
Day 12 Fiordland NP
Marvel at the dramatic beauty of Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound in one of the world’s most scenic spots. Day 13 Dunedin Visit the Otago Museum to view ancient Maori artefacts or ride a vintage train into the Taireri River Gorge, passing disused gold mines and visiting historic Larnach Castle.
Day 14 Christchurch
Head to the International Antarctic Centre to see little blue penguins and survive an ‘Antarctic Storm’.
Day 15 Wellington
For spectacular views of the city and harbour, travel to the summit of Mount Victoria. Lord of the Rings fans can pay homage to the real ‘Middle-earth’ by visiting Weta Cave and Owhiro Bay.
Day 17 Tauranga
Tauranga is the gateway to Rotorua with its geysers, bubbling mud pools, mineral springs and thermal spas. For a truly unforgettable experience, take a helicopter tour to White Island, New Zealand’s most active volcano.
Days 18-19 Auckland
Disembark Celebrity Solstice® and enjoy two nights in New Zealand’s largest city. Marvel at the stunning views from the 186m high Sky Tower, enjoy dinner at bustling Viaduct Harbour or partake in an adrenaline filled adventure on a real America’s Cup sailing yacht.
Day 20 Auckland
Check out of your hotel for your onward travels.
Days not listed are spent relaxing at sea.
Departs:Oct 2020 - Feb 2021, itineraries may vary
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 12 nights aboard Celebrity Solstice® including full board and most onboard entertainment
- 3 nights 4 Sydney hotel
- Private transfers between ports and hotels
- International flights
- Optional shore excursions
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As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Sydney currently cost from £744 in Economy, £1,562 in Premium Economy and £2,814 in Business Class
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