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Sydney stay & New Zealand cruise

15 nights from £1,549 per person

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Overview

Take this exciting 15-night itinerary, exploring the enticing city of Sydney before embarking on a 12-night cruise from Sydney. Spend a couple of days at sea relaxing on-board, enjoying the many entertainment and sports facilities or simply relaxing by the pool soaking up the sun before arriving into New Zealand's awe-inspiring north island.Cruise southwards enjoying the breathtakingly, gorgeous natural wonders this land has to offer with its rich history and culture, there is much to see for all the family to embrace (TM - NCL)

Itinerary is available on 28th November 2018 & 15th January 2019

Highlights

  • Visit Sydney Opera House, the famous Harbour bridge and Circular Quay   
  • Learn about the aboriginal Maori people and enjoy the spectacular Auckland surroundings
  • Take a moving trip to a village buried by a volcanic eruption – captured in the moment of time
  • Tour the Hobbiton Movie set
  • Ride the Wellington cable car into the mountains with spectacular views of the city
  • Spot rare yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals and Royal Albatross

Details

Day 1-3

Arrive into Sydney and spend 3 nights exploring the city. Make the most of this vibrant and sunny city with a wander to the Sydney Opera House and the famous Harbour bridge, take a break in one of the many cafés then continue on to stroll through the beautiful historic Rocks area and Circular Quay.

Overnight: Adina Apartment Hotel Darling Harbour

Day 4

Transfer to the cruise port to embark on the 6:00pm departure of the Norwegian Jewel.

Day 5

At sea

Day 6

At sea

Day 7

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Acclaimed as New Zealand’s most famous destination, Milford Sound is a fusion of spectacular natural features with breathtaking visual cues around every corner. Cruises, both during the day and at night time are an excellent way to experience the Sound.

Day 8

Dunedin (Port Chalmers)

Dunedin, home to the rare, yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals and Royal Albatross – plenty of natural beauties in this dramatic coastal town with a fascinating history and enjoyable architecture from the Victorian and Edwardian era during its gold rush town days. Explore the stunning castle and its sweeping views from the famous gardens.

Day 9

Lyttelton. New Zealand

Lyttelton is a charming port town with a long history, just 20 minutes from the centre of Christchurch city. It's a vibrant town, home to a small community of 3,000 residents is filled with bohemian artists, cafés, restaurants and unique shops to discover.

Day 10

Marlborough (Picton), New Zealand

Embark at 8:00am into Marlborough. This picturesque port town is home to great cafés, restaurants, galleries and speciality shops. Picton is the South Island base for the ferry service that links the main islands of New Zealand and the heart of Marlborough Sounds.

Day 11

Wellington, New Zealand

Arrive early morning into Wellington where you can enjoy its Victorian history and gothic style architecture. Ride the cable car into the mountain to enjoy superb views of the city or head down to the beach and enjoy the sea breeze. The shopping here is plentiful so great to have a wander around the arts, crafts, jewellery, fine wools and leather goods on offer. If you’d like to learn more about the Maori’s then a day trip can be arranged taking you through Te Papa Tongarewa – the national museum of New Zealand where many Maori treasures are displayed or head to the botanical gardens and the city’s former cathedral.

Day 12

Napier, New Zealand

Today embark at 10:30am into the Art Deco capital of the world, if you enjoy wine tasting then this is the perfect place to go out into the countryside and tour the superb wineries, visiting a boutique winery and a private home sitting back with a glass of wine or if you prefer take a stroll down the Marine Parade, with its tree-lined ocean boulevard, fountains and gardens it’s an enjoyable place to enjoy the ambience.

Day 13

Tauranga, New Zealand

Go walk about and explore Tauranga, set on the beautiful Bay of Plenty. There are many things to do in Tauranga – head to the beach or discover Tauranga’s lovely parks and rich history. Or go dolphin watching and soak up the stunning coastal environment.

Day 14

Whangarei, New Zealand

A thriving city with a vibrant arts community, once the largest fortified village in New Zealand. Quayside at the town basin is a sophisticated yet leisurely centre for eating and entertainment. Modern landscaping blends perfectly with colonial architecture to create a gathering place for locals, visitors and yachties from all over the world.

Day 15

Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is a nature lover’s paradise – surrounded by tranquil golden beaches, lush forests and dramatic coastal trails. It is the country’s largest city and main transport hub. Make sure you stop and enjoy shopping, dining and natural wonders Auckland has to offer!

Day 16

At sea

Day 17

At sea

Day 18

(DISEMBARK in Sydney)

 

Select between the following room types on board the Jewel:

Inside Cabin - accommodates 2-4 guests with 12.8 - 13.2sqm of space

Oceanview - Clear sea views from your window sleeping between 2-4 guests with 14.4- 15 sqm of space

Balcony - with floor to ceiling glass doors which open onto your own private balcony showcasing the spectacular sea views and breeze. Sleeps 3-4 guests in 19sqm cabins with a seating area both inside and on the balcony.

Mini- Suite - Similar balcony and seating amenities as the room above only with 25.2sqm including a luxury shower and bath in the ensuite

Two bedroom Suite - Perfect for families sleeps up to 6 guests in 50.7sqm including a lounge and dining area, balcony with stunning views and the finest touches including a butler service. Bathroom with shower and a separate ensuite with bathtub and shower as well as double sink vanities.

Penthouse with Large Balcony - Spacious 31.6 - 53.6sqm sleeping between 3-4 guests with a large private balcony including sunbeds and a seating/ dining area.

The Haven - select between the 3-bedroom Garden Villa, Owners Suite with large balcony, 2-bedroom Family Villa or the Penthouse with balcony

There are many dining options on board the Jewel, guests can enjoy complimentary dining at the following restaurants:

  • Azura - Serving a selection of culinary delights with a contemporary flair
  • Chin Chin - Asian Fusion with freshly prepared noodles, soups, wok fried dishes and more
  • Garden Cafe - Buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner with floor to ceiling oceanview windows
  • O'Sheehan's - Irish pub classics serving all you can eat ribs and draft beer in a cool and casual setting open 24 hours
  • Sky High Bar & Grill - Enjoy fabourites such as hot dogs, hamburgers and bratwurst at the Sky High Bar

A la carte dining options are also available on board with selections from the Sushi bar, cocktail and coffee bar, steak restaurant, Italian, French, Brazilian steakhouse with impressive salad bar and room service is available at a supplement.

  • Dining experiences in 5 restaurants
  • Beverages included: Soft drinks, bottled water, a wide choice of premium alcoholic drinks
  • Award-winning entertainment
  • Service charge and gratuities
  • Internet package

Please note any of the excursions you wish to book will be at an additional rate.

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