From only $4999 per person** (cruise only)!!
An 11-day cruise sailing from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney Australia on Princess Cruises beautiful Majestic Princess
Followed by a 6-day land tour in Australia
February 28 – March 19, 2019
Must book by September 3, 2018 to guarantee your spot!!
From only $4999 per person** (cruise only)!!
Some of Australia’s fantastic sights lie inland and you can get there on this Land & Sea Vacation. Pair an 11-day cruise on the beautiful, new (2017) Majestic Princess and see the natural beauty that is New Zealand followed by a 6-day land tour and let a friendly and knowledgeable tour director lead the way to unforgettable adventures.
The cruise will take you from the historic North Island, known as “the birthplace of the nation,” to the stirring drama of Fiordland National Park, voted one of the 7 Cruise World Wonders by Condé Nast Traveler. Peek into moviemaking magic with The Lord of the Rings tour in Wellington. Travel along Akaroa’s Southern Alps, and see white-flippered blue penguins and New Zealand fur seals on a cruise through Akaroa Harbor. Escape to this unhurried corner of the world, where Maori legends, steaming volcanic lakes, penguins and hobbits add to the magical landscape.
On land in Australia you will visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: soak in the brilliant underwater colors of the Great Barrier Reef, and then watch the setting sun transform the sky as Uluru glows red from afar. When your tour ends you will take with you memories of your journey that last a lifetime!
|February 28, 2019||Depart Home City – Cross International Date Line|
|March 2, 2019||
Arrive Auckland, New Zealand
|March 3, 2019||Tauraanga, New Zealand||7:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|March 4, 2019||Day at Sea|
|March 5, 2019||Wellington, New Zealand||9:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|March 6, 2019||Akaroa, New Zealand||8:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|March 7, 2019||Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand||8:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|March 8, 2019||Fjordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)||8:00 AM||5:00 PM|
|March 9, 2019||Day at Sea|
|March 10, 2019||Day at Sea|
|March 11, 2019||Hobart (Tasmania), Australia||7:00 AM||5:00 PM|
|March 12, 2019||Day at Sea|
|March 13, 2019||
Disembark Majestic Princess and enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Baron Falls. Overnight Pullman Cairns.
|March 14, 2019||
Today’s activities are among the most exciting. Unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water’s surface, and don’t worry about breakfast or lunch, we’ll make sure you get fed! Overnight Pullman Cairns. (B,L)
|March 15, 2019||
Ayers Rock, Australia
Wave goodbye to Cairns as you soar into the clouds and fly to iconic Ayers Rock in the Outback. This evening you’ll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia’s Aboriginal people on an enlightening campfire tour. Walk along the base of Ayers Rock and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight Desert Gardens Hotel. (B)
|March 16, 2019||
Ayers Rock, Australia
Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Visit the cultural center in the National Park where you can learn more about the indigenous history and culture, and see traditional arts and crafts on display. After a tour of Kata Tjuta (The Olga’s), the rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to do as you please. Perhaps enjoy a guided garden walk at the hotel, watch the Wakagetti Cultural Dancers perform in the town square or wander the Indigenous Art Markets. Overnight Desert Gardens Hotel. (B)
|March 17, 2019||
Enjoy a delicious breakfast before your flight back to Sydney for 2-nights in this wonderful city. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore the city. Overnight Hyatt Regency Sydney. (B)
|March 18, 2019||
Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You’ll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Sydney Harbor Bridge, known locally as “The Coat Hanger” for its arched hanger-like shape. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops and an abundance of Old World charm. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please, whether you’d like to explore more of Sydney or simply rest your feet. Overnight Hyatt Regency Sydney. (B)
|March 19, 2019||
Your tour ends in Sydney (B)
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Air from your home city and back is NOT included. Intra-tour air IS included. Meals are included on the ship. Meals on the land tour are included as indicated on the itinerary. Please inquire as to single occupancy rates.
Other stateroom categories may be available.
**Please note: New rates and promotions often become available. If a better rate is available at the time you book we will get you the best available rate for your chosen stateroom category.
Must book and deposit no later than September 3, 2018.
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