Discover the Best of New Zealand
19 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday with $2000 Bonus Value including Hotel Stay, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Deal Code: MC-100105
Your 19 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes
One Way Economy Flights to Queenstown
One Way Economy Flight from Queenstown to Auckland
One Way economy flights from Sydney to home city (as needed)
Your Pre Cruise Experience in Queenstown & Auckland
Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Queenstown
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the city Auckland
Your 14 Night Holland America Cruise
14 Night cruise from Auckland to Sydney onboard ms Noordam in an interior cabin
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low deposit from only $199* per person
General Sail Date Information
Set sail on 25 February 2023
Day 1 – 3: Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown; the adventure capital of the world. From bungee jumping to skiing, zip-lining to hiking, Queenstown is guaranteed to get your heart racing. For those who like their heart rate to beat at a normal rate, Queenstown boasts a wonderful dining, arts and cultural scene
Day 4: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly to Auckland for your overnight hotel stay to explore the city.
Day 5: Auckland, New Zealand
Set sail on your 14 Night cruise from Auckland to Sydney onboard ms Noordam.
Day 6: Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand
Explore the towering extinct volcano on the island of Tauranga which boasts historic sights, picturesque waterfront views and easy access to pristine beaches, traditional culture and numerous outdoor adventures.
Day 7: Napier, New Zealand
Take your pick between fine art or fine wine, hint: both are a win! The quaint town was devastated by an earthquake in 1931 which inspired them to rebuild Art Deco style. The style is evident everywhere you look so bask in your surroundings with a stroll along Marine Parade or escape to the country to discover rolling vineyards.
Day 8: Picton, New Zealand
You’re in wine country now, a short drive will find you in the midst of the Marlborough wine region. Otherwise, you can spend the day embracing the shoreline in a kayak and swimming in the pristine waters.
Day 9: Wellington, New Zealand
Explore the charm of one of New Zealand’s most well-known cities, it may be compact but there is an abundance of activities to partake in. Step out of the city to the embrace of green hillsides or venture further to see the countryside and rugged coastline.
Day 10: Lyttelton, New Zealand
Southeast of Christchurch, the prominent Port Hills slope down to the city’s port on Lyttelton Harbour. Christchurch’s first European settlers landed here in 1850 to embark on their historic trek over the hills. The town’s arty, independent and bohemian vibe is stronger than ever and is a hub for great bars, cafes and shops.
Day 11: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Welcome to Port Chalmers, the main port of Dunedin. Embodying a Scottish heritage while shaped by a Victorian and Edwardian influence, you will feel right at home in the heart of this culturally rich city.
Day 12: Fjordland National Park (Cruising)
Explore the stunning glacier-carved fjords of Doubtful and Milford Sounds. You’ll cruise in glass-like waters, enabling beautiful reflections of the towering fjords. Depending on the weather, it may have added theatrics with thick fog blanketing the region at sporadic moments, perfect ambiance for some winter cuisine.
Day 13 – 14: At Sea
Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.
Day 15: Hobart, Australia
With a curation of culture, arts, food and historical sites, you’ll want more than one day here! An adventure throughout the Tasman Peninsula will bless you with beautiful natural backdrops and an abundance of wildlife. Spend your afternoon with a glass of wine and local culinary delights!
Day 16: At Sea
Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.
Day 17: Melbourne, Australia
Explore one of Australia’s most culturally rich cities with an eclectic urban edge, boasting an array of food, art and sports! A visit to Luna Park is a great way to spend your day in the beautiful city of Melbourne.
Day 18: At Sea
Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.
Day 19: Sydney, Australia
Bid farewell to your newfound friends today as board your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay.
Noordam derives its name from the ‘Northern compass point’ and is filled with stunning art, most notably an oil painting of the city of Utrecht painted in 1842. She also carries contemporary pieces including photograph series of music greats Dizzy Gillespie and B.B. King. Whilst on board you will be treated to cooking shows and in-depth workshops, undoubtedly showing you some new tricks in the kitchen. Enjoy a fine selection of dining options including the luxurious Pinnacle Grill, authentic Italian at Canaletto or casual dining at Dive In. As for on board activities, you’ll never run out of options with relaxing treatments at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, take part in a Digital Workshop for valuable movie making knowledge, swimming pools, fitness center, sport areas, boutique shops and an immersive BBC Earth Experiences session. There are an abundance of entertainment and nightlife options such as B.B. King’s Blue Club, Vista Show Lounge, Piano Bar, Casino, Ocean Bar and Pinnacle Bar.
Upgrade to Oceanview Stateroom from only $499 per person
Upgrade to Balcony Stateroom from only $1,299 per person
Upgrade to Suite from only $2,499 per person
Travel based on Cruise Departure 25 February 2023
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions: At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises. Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.
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