New Zealand Explorer

7 Night Cruise + Flights + 5 BONUS Nights + $2000 BONUS Value

Deal Code: MC-71973

from $... per person
Book by February 28, 2019

Package Inclusions

  • 7 Night Cruise
  • Return Airfares
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 3 BONUS Nights in Queenstown
  • 2 BONUS Nights in Auckland
  • Gondola Skyline Pass in Queenstown
  • Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass in Auckland
  • BONUS My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 7 Night cruise from Auckland to Sydney onboard Explorer Dream in an Inside Cabin
  • One Way Economy Class airfares to Queenstown
  • One Way Economy Class airfares from Queenstown to Auckland
  • Return flight from Sydney to originating capital city
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues, & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities, & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • BONUS 3 Nights in a centrally located hotel in Queenstown
  • BONUS Gondola Skyline Pass in Queenstown
  • BONUS 2 Nights in a centrally located hotel in Auckland
  • BONUS Hop On Hop Off bus pass in Auckland
  • BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set Sail on Sunday, February 02, 2020.



*Surcharges may apply

Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin from only $299 per person
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin from only $599 per person

Day 1: Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is surrounded by 48 erupted volcanic structures which are spread around the city and present some stunning views. This is also the best spot for the shop-a-holics on-board, spanning from luxury brands to open-air markets. If you’d prefer something involving nature, Auckland also has lush rain forests, coastal trails and sparkling beaches!

Day 2: Gisborne, New Zealand

On the east coast of New Zealand's North Island is Gisborne, known for its wineries & beaches perfect for surfing. Visit the Tairawhiti Museum filled with indigenous exhibits & colonial history. For more cultural experiences visit Te Poho-o-Rawiri a Maori meeting house filled with traditional cave carvings of ancestral figures.

Day 3: 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 4: Dunedin, New Zealand

Embodying a Scottish heritage while shaped by a Victorian and Edwardian influence, you can feel right at home in the heart of this culturally rich city.

Day 5: Milford Sound, New Zealand

Ancestors believed a divine mason created this awe inspiring location. The fjord boasts unbelievable mountain ranges, enforced by Mitre Peak and cascading waterfalls that extend off cliff faces!

Day 6-7: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. 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 8: Sydney, Australia

Explore the famed Opera House and drive across the Sydney Harbour Bridge right next door! Sydney is one of the highlights of the world; mixing museums, Michelin Star restaurants, galleries and beautiful beaches. The city is full of wondrous sights so you’ll certainly be kept busy for the day.

Joining the Dream Cruises family in 2019 with a USD30 million transformation, Explorer Dream leads the way in luxury. Indulge in delectable dining offering the best of “East meets West” dishes and heavenly wellness treatments at Crystal Life Spa as you traverse the seas en route to Queensland’s famed Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand’s stunning hotspots and Tasmania’s imposing landscapes. Deluxe accommodation, world-class entertainment and state-of-the-art leisure facilities are just the beginning aboard Explorer Dream.

Travel based on cruise departure on 02 February 2020.

Lead price is based on travel from Sydney, other ex-points include a set domestic flight surcharge from Sydney back to your original capital city.

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 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. Accommodation is subject to change and availability. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.

Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. PLEASE NOTE GRATUTIES ARE NOT PAYABLE ONBOARD

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.

  • New Ship modern and fresh
  • First Season in Australia
  • See Queenstown from high above the city on the Gondola
  • Experience the beauty of Milford Sound

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: Dream Cruise Line
Ship: Explorer Dream
Departs: Auckland, New Zealand
Countries Visited: New Zealand & Australia

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