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Spectacular Sydney & New Zealand

  • Departure DateFeb & Mar 2022
  • Princess Cruises Emerald Princess
  • 18/19 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £2,499 per person

Itinerary

  • Stay 2 nights in Auckland
  • Auckland
  • Tauranga
  • At Sea
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Fiordland National Park
  • At Sea
  • At Sea
  • Hobart
  • At Sea
  • Stay 2 nights in Sydney

Starting with 2 nights in beautiful Auckland; explore its enormous parks, learn about Maori culture or visit a local vineyard. You’ll then embark Emerald Princess for your wonderful cruise of New Zealand, where golden beaches, spectacular scenery and awe–inspiring natural beauty are just waiting to be explored. This sensational cruise holiday ends with 2 nights in sensational Sydney where you’ll have the chance to see the iconic Opera House, climb Harbour Bridge and discover the interesting mix of art, culture and outdoor activities this vibrant city has to offer. 

Highlights

  • FREE Sydney Stay
  • Upgrade for only £35pp per day & get: Premium All Inclusive Drinks, WiFi & Gratuities

What's Included?

  • Return flights from UK (call about regional departures)
  • 2 night stay in Auckland on room only basis
  • 11 night cruise on board Emerald Princess on full board basis
  • Upgrade for only £35pp per day & get: Premium All Inclusive Drinks, WiFi & Gratuities
  • FREE 2 night Sydney stay on room only basis

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Feb 2022£2,639£2,699£3,149£3,479
Mar 2022£2,499£2,569£2,969£3,289

Prices based on 21 Feb & 05 Mar 2022 flying from London. Itinerary & duration varies depending on date. Itinerary also operates in reverse. Transfers are not included. Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

From initial booking and throughout we always receive a unrivalled service.

From initial enquiries onto booking and later customer service we have had exceptional support. Providing wonderful cruise holiday experiences since we first booked with Cruise Kings in 2015. Your teams have worked tremendously hard in making our holidays amazing. Even when we’re not able to go due to the current pandemic you have given timely refunds and helped us re-book for 2021/22.

Mr South / March 2021

Happy customer

Craig was brilliant told him what we wanted and he sent me at least 5 opitions. Then we wanted a few changes and he did it for us without any problems.Excellent service.

Laura / March 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel.

Michelle was great.part of a very professional team.If the holiday is as good as the booking agents it will be fantastic! Many thanks Phil and Gail.

Mr Cox / March 2021

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Itinerary for Spectacular Sydney & New Zealand

Day 1 - Fly UK to Auckland

Day 2 - Fly UK to Auckland

Day 3 - Enjoy Auckland

Day 4 - Enjoy Auckland

Day 5 - Embark Emerald Princess in Auckland

Straddling a narrow isthmus created by 60 different volcanoes, New Zealand's former capital boasts scenic beauty, historical interest and a cosmopolitan collection of shops, restaurants, museums, galleries and gardens. Rangitoto, Auckland's largest and youngest volcano, sits in majestic splendor just offshore. Mt. Eden and One Tree Hill, once home to Maori earthworks, overlook the city. One of New Zealand's fine wine districts lies to the north of Auckland. Auckland served as New Zealand's capital from 1841 until 1865, when the seat of government moved to Wellington.

Day 6 - Tauranga

New Zealand's natural bounty is always on display at the Bay of Plenty. It was Captain James Cook who in 1769 aptly named this bay after he was able to replenish his ship's provisions, thanks to the prosperous Maori villages of the region. Tauranga, the chief city, is a bustling port, an agricultural and timber center and a popular seaside resort. Tauranga is also the gateway to Rotorua - a geothermal wonderland that is the heart of Maori culture. A 90-minute drive from Tauranga, Rotorua is New Zealand's primary tourist attraction. Your ship docks near the foot of Mt. Maunganui, which rises 761 feet above the bay. Across the harbor, Tauranga offers scenic tidal beaches at Omokoroa and Pahoia. The region boasts fine beaches, big-game fishing, thermal springs and seaside resorts.

Day 7 - At Sea

Day 8 - Wellington

New Zealand's capital offers stunning views of forested peninsulas, dramatic cliff-side homes and fine Victorian buildings. Settled in 1840 by the London-based New Zealand Company, "wonderful, windy Wellington" is frequently buffeted by bracing winds funnelling through Cook Strait. The sophisticated metropolis boasts museums, winding streets and even a cable car. No wonder many travelers compare it to San Francisco. Despite its steep hills, the city can be easily explored on foot. Kelburn Cable Car, stairways and footpaths climb the slopes from the city center.

Day 9 - Christchurch

Christchurch has a rich history of adventurers who used Christchurch as a gateway for Antarctic explorations. Famed explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton used the port of Lyttelton as a departure point for their expeditions.

Day 10 - Dunedin, New Zealand

Perched on the hills above one of New Zealand's loveliest harbors, Dunedin is a Kiwi city with a Scottish heart. Hailed as the "Edinburgh of New Zealand," Dunedin is proud of its heritage. A statue of famed Scottish poet Robert Burns graces downtown, and the presence of New Zealand's only kilt maker and whisky distillery - as well as many bagpipe bands - keep Dunedin's ties to Scotland alive. The city also boasts a distinguished architectural and cultural history, a legacy of New Zealand's 1860s gold rush. Port Chalmers, gateway to Dunedin, is located eight miles from the city center. Dunedin is a planned city: its streets and suburbs fan out from the city's octagon.

Day 11 - Fiordland National Park

New Zealand's largest national park was formed millennia ago by massive glacial flows that carved deep fiords into the coast of New Zealand's South Island. At the heart of Fiordland National Park lies Milford Sound. Lined by cliffs that soar nearly a mile above its surface, Milford Sound cuts into the heart of the Southern Alps. Rainforest clings to the cliffs and graceful waterfalls plummet into the void. Mile-high Mitre Peak dominates the upper reaches of the sound. The town of Te Anau in Fiordland National Park is also your gateway to the South Island's other natural wonders including Lake Wakatipu, the resort of Queenstown and Mt. Cook National Park.

Day 12 - At Sea

Day 13 - At Sea

Day 14 - Hobart

Tasmania's capital has much in common with Sydney. Founded but a few years later, Hobart also owes its origins to the establishment of a penal colony - and its natural setting is just as impressive. Seen from its fine deep-water harbor, Hobart spills over the lower reaches of the Derwent Valley as Mt. Wellington towers in the background. Much of the city's heritage is centered on the historic waterfront. North of the city stretches the vast parkland of the Queen's Domain. Many of Tasmania's other attractions are within easy reach of Hobart. With more than 90 National Trust buildings, Hobart, founded in 1804, combines colonial character with a sophisticated metropolitan lifestyle.

Day 15 - At Sea

Day 16 - Sydney, disembark and transfer to hotel

As your ship passes Harbour Heads, you are presented with the shimmering skyline of Sydney - hailed by many seafarers as "the most beautiful harbor in the world." Two prominent landmarks, Harbour Bridge and the sail-like curves of the Sydney Opera House, grace the backdrop of this picturesque harbor. There is a wealth of adventure waiting in Sydney - from its cosmopolitan city center to miles of beautiful beaches and the Blue Mountains. Australia's oldest and largest city was born in 1788 with the arrival of the "First Fleet" transporting 760 British convicts. Today, Sydney is the largest port in the South Pacific and is often voted the most popular destination in the South Pacific.

Day 17 - Enjoy Sydney

Day 18 - Fly Sydney to UK

Fly Sydney to UK/Arrive UK

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

From initial booking and throughout we always receive a unrivalled service.

From initial enquiries onto booking and later customer service we have had exceptional support. Providing wonderful cruise holiday experiences since we first booked with Cruise Kings in 2015. Your teams have worked tremendously hard in making our holidays amazing. Even when we’re not able to go due to the current pandemic you have given timely refunds and helped us re-book for 2021/22.

Mr South / March 2021

Happy customer

Craig was brilliant told him what we wanted and he sent me at least 5 opitions. Then we wanted a few changes and he did it for us without any problems.Excellent service.

Laura / March 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel.

Michelle was great.part of a very professional team.If the holiday is as good as the booking agents it will be fantastic! Many thanks Phil and Gail.

Mr Cox / March 2021

Read All Reviews

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0800 197 8050

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