Chile, Easter Island & Pacific Discovery
36 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value
Deal Code: MC-87285
- 36 Night Cruise
- All Onboard Meals
- Activities & Entertainment Onboard
- Port Charges & Taxes Included
Exclusive Bonus Value
- 2 BONUS Nights in Santiago
- BONUS Drink & Dine Package Onboard
- BONUS 5 Shore Excursions Included
- BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
- 36 Night cruise from Valparaiso to Sydney onboard MSC Poesia in an interior cabin
- One way economy flight to Santiago
- One way flight from Sydney to home capital city (where applicable)
- All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
- A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
- All port taxes & charges included
- Overnight stays onboard in Lima, Tahiti & Sydney
- BONUS Drink & Dine package onboard – Drinks with meals
- 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Santiago
- BONUS Transfer from Santiago to Valparaiso Cruise Port
- BONUS 5 Shore Excursions Included
- BONUS 30% off laundry onboard
- BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
General Sail Date Information
Set sail on Thursday, February 10, 2022
*Surcharges may apply
Day 1: Valparaiso, Chile
Valparaíso is a port city on Chile’s coast. It's known for its steep funiculars and colorful, clifftop homes. La Sebastiana, the quirky former residence of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, is now a museum with far-reaching Pacific views. During the 19th century, an influx of European immigrants left their mark on the city’s architecture and cultural institutions, many of which congregate around downtown’s Plaza Sotomayor.Day 2-3: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 4: Arica, Chile
Arica is a port city in northern Chile, known for its surfing beaches. In the center of the city, a path climbs up to Morro Arica hill, which has sweeping views and the Museo Histórico y de Armas war museum. The iconic Gothic San Marcos Cathedral, designed by French architect Gustave Eiffel, dates back to 1876.Day 5: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 6-7: Lima, Peru
Welcome to the capital of Peru, situated on the barren Pacific coastline. Lima is a thriving South American metropolis with a rich history including The Plaza de Armas and the 16th-century cathedral at the heart of Lima Centro.Day 8-11: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 12: Easter Island, Chile
Visit the world famous Easter Island sculptures & marvel at the beautiful scenery. The island is home to many archaeological sites, including nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, created by inhabitants during the 13th–16th centuries.Day 13-17: At Sea
Welcome to Papeete! Discover the vast array of sea life on a diving excursion, tour the island by car and take in the spectacular views, or learn about the history of Tahiti on a boat trip around the Lagoon.Day 20: At Sea
Rarotonga is the largest of the Cook Islands, made up of lush rainforest, volcanic peaks and drastic ridges. Explore the beautiful beaches, lagoons and reefs that this area is famous for.Day 22: Aitutaki Atoll, Cook Islands
Aitutaki is one of the Cook Islands, which are in the South Pacific. It consists of a main island, a turquoise lagoon and a surrounding barrier reef. The lagoon’s waters teem with marine life, including rays, bonefish and turtles. Near the main town of Arutanga, trails lead to the top of Maunga Pu hill. Boats run to small uninhabited islands called motu, including tiny Tapuaetai, known for its white sand beaches.Day 23-26: At Sea
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 28: 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 29: 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 30: 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 31: 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 32-33: At Sea
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 35: At Sea
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, world-class restaurants, galleries and beautiful beaches. The city is full of wondrous sights so you’ll certainly be kept busy for the day.
MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship catering for 3,233 passengers with elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort, from the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness centre with steam room, sauna and divine massages to pamper body and mind, it’s the perfect place to unwind. Kids and teens are equally well served, with their own clubs and parties. The ship features 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen. The gourmet cuisine on board brings specialities from around the world but retains its Mediterranean heart, rooted in the values of the Italian slow food movement. The varied lounge bars offer similarly refreshing originality and authenticity, from the Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the Mojito cocktail bar and sumptuous design of the cigar room. Whether a family holiday, luxury treat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.
Travel based on Cruise Departure 10 February 2022
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. 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.
- Enjoy a pre cruise stay in the Vibrant city of Santiago
- Overnight stays onboard in Lima & Tahiti
- Bucket List itineary - complete a sector on a World Cruise
- Port Call Highlight - Easter Island
- Cruise back to Sydney
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