Tasman & Tahitian Gems

19 Night Cruise - Flights - 1 Night of Accommodation - $2500 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-57452
from $... per person
Sail Date 09/05/2018

Package Inclusions

  • 19 nights
  • All meals
  • All taxes
  • Unlimited WiFi

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • One way economy airfare from Papeete to Sydney
  • 1 night post cruise accommodation in Papeete
  • Private car transfers

My Cruises Package Inclusions

  • 19 nights on-board the elegant Insignia ship by Oceania Cruises in an upgraded Veranda Stateroom
  • All meals including afternoon tea daily in any of Oceania’s authentic dining venues, unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, tea & juices, complimentary shuttle services from ship to city centres in most ports, and all entertainment on-board
  • Port Charges & Taxes included
  • Pre-Paid Gratuities
  • Free Unlimited WiFi on board
  • PLUS a choice of Ship Board Credit, Free Shore Excursions or House Beverage Package

Bonus Value

  • One way economy airfare from Papeete to Sydney on a full service carrier including luggage and meals
  • 1 night post cruise accommodation in a deluxe hotel in Papeete
  • Private car arrival transfer from Papeete Cruise Port to hotel
  • Private car transfer from hotel to Papeete Airport
Upgrade to a Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom from $399 per person
Upgrade to a Penthouse Suite and receive the above inclusions, plus a 24hr Butler Service from only $4,399 per person!

Welcome aboard Oceania Insignia where luxury, culinary masterpieces, and indulgent relaxation are assured. This acclaimed ship has undergone a multi-million dollar transformation and features decks of the finest teak, custom stone and tile work and exquisitely spacious lounges, suites and staterooms. With four open-seating gourmet restaurants, eight lounges and bars, a casino, and a world-class fitness centre and spa, the Insignia has something for everyone. With a limit of 684 guests, you will be perfectly accommodated for by the 400 professionally trained European staff. By design, this ship is the perfect vessel to experience the diverse cultural activities of every destination that your visit.

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: At Sea

Take in the beautiful sights as you cruise towards your next destination.

Day 3: 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 4: Burnie, Australia

Situated on the Northwest coast of Tasmania, Burnie is known for their cheese, whisky and ceramics. Keep an eye out for adorable penguins and an Australian icon, the platypus.

Day 5-7: At Sea

Take in the beautiful sights as you cruise towards your next destination.

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: 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 10: Tauranga, 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 11: 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 12-13: At Sea

Take in the beautiful sights as you cruise towards your next destination.

Day 14: Nuku Alofa, Tonga

Welcome to the capital of Tonga, located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu. Diving is a must once you arrive, the chance of swimming in the company of whales and an abundance of marine life is very likely.

Day 15: Pago Pago, American Samoa

Pago Pago belongs to the largest Samoan island in the South Pacific and capital of American Samoa. This beautiful island was a known coaling station and naval base during the second world war, in modern times it is visited due to its ecological diversity.

Day 16-17: At Sea

Take in the beautiful sights as you cruise towards your next destination.

Day 18-19: Bora Bora, French Polynesia

You have now arrived in Bora Bora! A must visit is the spectacular underwater world of the region, whether by glass-bottomed boat, snorkelling, diving or on an Aqua Safari Helmet Dive. You'll be greeted by an array of marine life, coral reefs and crystal clear water.

Day 20: Papeete, Tahiti

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.

General Sail Date Information

May 9, 2018


Additional Sail Dates

No additional sales dates.
Prices shown are in Australian Dollars and are per person, based on twin share. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice. Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing. Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Package is based on a Veranda Stateroom B2 Category. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. OLife Choice free shore excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive and Executive Collection. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions; 10-13 days receive 6 free shore excursions; 14+ days receive 8 free shore excursions. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing. OLife Choice beverage package amenity is House Select. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity and amenity must be chosen by final payment. Not all promotions are combinable.

My Cruise Highlights

Departs: Sydney, Australia
Ship: Insignia
Countries Visited: French Polynesia, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Tonga

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