Mt Taranaki in New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Visit the Land of the Long White Cloud in style.
Enjoy a 14-night Azamara Cruise.
Seek fur seals in Kaikoura, New Zealand.
The Banks Peninsula, southeast of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Auckland, New Zealand.
View from Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.
The stunning main stairs onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
Mosaic Cafe onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
Cabaret Lounge onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
Atlas Bar onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
Sanctum Spa onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
Discovery Restaurant onboard the Azamara 'Pursuit' ship.
The Bay of Islands is a New Zealand area including more than 140 subtropical islands.
Beautiful Norfolk Island, an Australian territory in the South Pacific.
New Plymouth surrounded by a green meadow and Mount Taranaki in New Zealand's North Island.
Wellington, NZ's capital, sits near the North Island’s southernmost point on the Cook Strait.
Picton is a town on the north coast of the South Island, New Zealand.
Akaroa is a town on the Banks Peninsula, southeast of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Railway Station in Dunedin, at the head of Otago Harbour on the South Island’s southeast coast.
Tunnel Beach in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Humpback whale near Kaikoura in New Zealand's South Island.
The picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura is perfect  for marine life encounters.
Discover the story of Pania of the Reef, the icon of Napier, New Zealand.
Enjoy the art deco landmarks and cultural wealth of Napier, North Island, New Zealand.
Tauranga, a harbourside city in the Bay of Plenty region on New Zealand's North Island.
Ponsonby area, Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland, New Zealand.
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New Zealand & Norfolk Island Cruise

Operated by TripADeal
Cruise aboard Azamara's 'Pursuit’ ship
Visit the Land of the Long White Cloud in style
See Auckland, Dunedin, Picton, Norfolk Island & more
Date: 18 Jan 2025
Earn & Use Qantas Points
Return international full-service flights
Enjoy a 14-night Azamara Cruise
2 nights in a 4-star hotel in Auckland
43 meals, including all while cruising
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Overview

Discover Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud, with this 17-day sailing package of the New Zealand coastline, while also travelling to wonderful Norfolk Island on a stylish Azamara cruise.

Start your holiday with two nights in beautiful Auckland. The city sparkles with a fusion of natural beauty and cosmopolitan charm. The city's diverse culture infuses its streets, from the bustling markets of Otara to the chic boutiques of Ponsonby. 

Board the ‘Azamara Pursuit’ to start your trip around New Zealand. Meticulously refurbished in 2018, this cruise ship was designed to provide an intimate and luxurious experience. A culinary journey awaits, starting with the main dining venue, Discoveries Restaurant. For a more casual dining experience, The Patio and Swirl & Top during the day transforms into an al fresco dining venue in the evening. For entertainment, The Cabaret Lounge hosts live performances. The Pool, a central location on the ship, becomes the venue for the popular White Night Party, held at least once on every cruise, weather permitting. 

The first stop is the Bay of Islands. Rich in culture and natural splendour, this place is a breathtaking tapestry of 144 subtropical isles adorned with emerald forests and pristine beaches. 

Northwest from New Zealand, Norfolk Island enchants visitors. This Australian territory boasts dramatic cliffs, verdant forests, and pristine beaches fringed with coral reefs. Once a convict settlement and later home to descendants of the Bounty mutineers, its cultural tapestry is rich and diverse. 

Cruise back to New Zealand and explore the best Aotearoa has to offer: New Plymouth captivates with its stunning landscapes and vibrant arts scene. Wellington, the country's capital, exudes charm with its picturesque harbour and hilly terrain. Cruise to the South Island and into Queen Charlotte Sound to reach Picton, nestled at the head of the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Akaroa, a quaint town on the Banks Peninsula, enchants visitors with its French-inspired charm, while Dunedin blends Scottish heritage with vibrant student culture. Its Victorian and Edwardian architecture adds a historic charm. Cruise back north to stunning Kaikoura, nestled between rugged mountains and the Pacific Ocean, it boasts fresh seafood and Maori cultural experiences, making it a haven for nature lovers.

Back in the North Island, reach Napier, a city that charms with its Art Deco architecture and vineyard-dotted landscape. Meanwhile, Tauranga, known for its pristine beaches and harbour, beckons with outdoor adventures and exploring nearby Mount Maunganui. Disembark in Auckland, before you fly back to Australia

This fantastic deal includes return international full-service flights, 2 nights in a 4-star hotel in Auckland and a 14-night Azamara Cruise with 43 meals, gratuities included and a standard drinks package.

Tailor your at-sea experience with an upgraded cabin or even add extra days in Auckland pre and post-cruise. 

Tour Inclusions

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Embark on an unforgettable voyage with Azamara Cruises, where every moment is a journey of discovery, luxury and personalised service
  • Explore Auckland, straddling a volcanic isthmus with stunning landscapes, rich history and vibrant culture, including volcanic peaks, wine regions and more
  • Experience the Bay of Islands, renowned for its beauty and history, offering opportunities for golfing, fishing and sailing amid a relaxed marine lifestyle
  • Discover Norfolk Island, where pristine waters surround lush green hills, Norfolk Island pines, dramatic cliffs and tranquil reef-protected waters await
  • Discover New Plymouth beneath the majestic Mount Taranaki, a vibrant city brimming with adventure from mountain peaks to coastal plains
  • Indulge in Wellington's culinary scene, embarking on a gastronomic journey through vibrant markets, artisanal eateries and innovative restaurants
  • Explore marine wonders, savour local seafood and indulge in Marlborough's famed wine amidst breathtaking landscape in Picton
  • Discover Akaroa, nestled within an ancient volcano, boasting superb surf, pristine beaches and diverse wildlife
  • Venture to Dunedin, where Scottish heritage meets natural wonders, offering white sandy beaches and rugged cliffs, home to unique wildlife like the Little Blue Penguin and Kiwi
  • Witness the breathtaking town of Kaikoura - nestled on a rocky peninsula and home to an abundance of marine life - including whales, seals and dolphins 
  • Experience Tauranga's coastal charm, boasting golden beaches, verdant parks and a relaxed vibe
FLIGHTS
  • Return international full-service flights (economy class), departure city surcharges may apply
CRUISE
  • Cruise from Auckland onboard Azamara’s ‘Pursuit’ on your 14-night New Zealand Intensive Voyage
  • Select standard spirits, international beer, wine, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas included whilst cruising
  • Gratuities included
  • Self-service laundry included onboard
ACCOMMODATION
  • 2 nights in a 4-star hotel in Auckland
DINING
  • Enjoy 43 meals, including all while cruising
  • Enjoy select standard spirits, international beer, wine, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas included while cruising
ESSENTIALS
  • Airport and cruise port taxes
TRANSFERS
  • Day 1: Airport to hotel 
  • Day 17: Port to airport 
UPGRADES AVAILABLE
  • Arrive Early: Arrive up to 30 days before your tour starts. (Does not include hotel accommodation, meals or transfers)
  • Stay Behind: Return up to 30 days after your tour concludes. (Does not include hotel accommodation, meals or transfers)
  • Cabin Upgrades: Cabin upgrades are available. (See checkout for details)
  • Flight Upgrades: Upgrade to Business Class. (See checkout for details)
  • Preferred Airline: Fly with a preferred airline. (See checkout for details)

Please note: Extra charges may apply. See the Important Info section and checkout cart for fees and details.

Day 1 Fly to Auckland, New Zealand

Today, depart for Auckland, the starting point of your New Zealand cruise aboard Azamara’s ‘Azamara Pursuit’.
Upon arrival, your transfer will be waiting for you to drop you to your hotel. Once checked in, this beautiful city is yours to enjoy. 

Overnight: Rydges Auckland (or similar)

Meals included: In-Flight

Day 2 Free Day - Auckland, New Zealand

Enjoy a day at leisure in Auckland!
Straddling a narrow isthmus created by 60 different volcanoes, New Zealand's former capital boasts scenic beauty, historical interest and a cosmopolitan collection of shops, restaurants, museums, galleries and gardens. Rangitoto, Auckland's largest and youngest volcano, sits in majestic splendour just offshore. Mt Eden and One Tree Hill, once home to Maori earthworks, overlook the city. One of New Zealand's fine wine districts lies to the north of Auckland.
Auckland served as New Zealand's capital from 1841 until 1865, when the seat of government moved to Wellington.

Overnight: Rydges Auckland (or similar)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Begin 14-Night New Zealand Intensive Voyage - Auckland, New Zealand

Departs 18:00
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in Auckland before you make your own way to the cruise terminal for embarkation. 
Once onboard, enjoy the afternoon exploring this world-class ship.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Dinner

Day 4 Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Tendered: 08:00 - 18:00
A subtropical micro-region, the Bay of Islands is known for its beauty and history and is a popular golfing, fishing and sailing destination, where you can take advantage of its relaxed marine lifestyle.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5 Cruising

Spend the day sailing in style aboard your boutique hotel at sea. Indulge in a treatment at Sanctum Spa, stay ship shape with a class at our fitness centre, or lounge the day away on our sunny pool deck. In the evening, savour inspired Italian cuisine at Aqualina, or relish in a classic steakhouse experience at Prime C. Plus, you’ll find plenty of exciting evening entertainment, from thrilling shows at Cabaret Lounge to intimate performances in the Living Room.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 Norfolk Island, Australia

Docked: 08:00 - 14:00
An island marked by endless green hills, Norfolk Island pines, dramatic cliffs and calm reef-protected waters.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 7 Cruising

Spend the day sailing in style aboard your boutique hotel at sea. Indulge in a treatment at Sanctum Spa, stay ship shape with a class at the fitness centre, or lounge the day away on the sunny pool deck. In the evening, savour inspired Italian cuisine at Aqualina, or relish in a classic steakhouse experience at Prime C. Plus, you’ll find plenty of exciting evening entertainment, from thrilling shows at Cabaret Lounge to intimate performances in the Living Room.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 New Plymouth, New Zealand

Docked: 11:30 - 18:00
Under the snow-capped Mount Taranaki unfolds the vibrant city of New Plymouth. Midway between Auckland and Wellington, this active Kiwi city offers adventure from its crowning peaks to its coastal plains.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 9 Wellington, New Zealand

Docked: 08:00 - 22:00
With its fantastic nightlife, the renowned entertainment district of Courtenay Place and an internationally recognized coffee culture, Wellington is often referred to as “the coolest little capital in the world”.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 10 Picton, New Zealand

Docked: 08:00 - 17:00
A seaside town situated in the Marlborough region and close to the head of Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton is a great jumping off point for wine tours, fishing, swimming, bird watching and great local seafood.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 11 Akaroa, New Zealand

Tendered: 08:00 - 17:00
Named for the Māori word for “Long Harbor”, Akaroa is a village situated in the heart of an ancient volcano and is home to great surf, beaches, and a variety of wildlife.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 12 Overnight: Dunedin, New Zealand

Arrives: 07:30
Nestled along the shores of the Tasman Sea, Dunedin boasts a captivating blend of Scottish heritage and natural wonders. Its picturesque landscape encompasses stunning white sandy beaches, inviting visitors to bask in the sun and explore coastal treasures. Venture to the scenic Otago Peninsula, where rugged cliffs meet the sea, providing a sanctuary for unique wildlife such as the endearing Little Blue Penguin and the elusive Kiwi. 

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 13 Dunedin, New Zealand

Departs: 14:00
Immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity of this region, where every corner unveils a new marvel, making Dunedin a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and culture-seekers alike.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 14 Kaikoura, New Zealand

Docked: 08:00 - 14:00
The “we can’t believe how beautiful” town of Kaikoura is situated on a rocky peninsula with a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. The Māori name of Kaikoura translates to “meal of crayfish” (kai = food, koura = crayfish) for which the region is famous. And it is this abundance of crayfish, combined with a complex marine system and rich habitat, which draws so many visitors here — humans and animals alike. In fact, you could call Kaikoura a marine mammal mecca, where sperm whales, fur seals and dolphins live permanently, while migrating species like the rare Hector’s dolphins, humpback whales and orca pop by for visits.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 15 Napier, New Zealand

Docked: 08:00 - 22:00
In Napier you can visit Pania of the Reef (one of the most photographed tourist attractions in the country), take a guided city walk, explore Cape Kidnappers or enjoy the day wine tasting at local vineyards.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 16 Tauranga, New Zealand

Docked: 09:00 - 18:00
A popular coastal town with a subtropical climate, Tauranga offers beautiful golden beaches, lush parks and a laid back atmosphere, with an array of adventures including dolphin watching, hiking and fishing.

Overnight: Azamara ‘Azamara Pursuit’

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 17 Disembark Auckland, New Zealand - Australia

Docks: 06:00
The only city in the world built on an active basaltic volcanic field, Auckland’s warm, coastal climate allows for surfing at black sand beaches, picnics in secluded coves, wine tasting and horseback riding.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast onboard as you sail back into this stunning harbour. When the time is right, disembark and your transfer will be waiting to take you back to the airport in time for your flight home. 

Meals included: Breakfast; In-Flight

Important Info

Booking information


After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. You must complete the Passenger Information Form within 72 hours of purchase.



 



Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.



 



On purchasing this Travel Offer, you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions and the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information. 



 



Please note: All countries and territories have different entry requirements in relation to vaccinations, quarantine/isolation periods and travel restrictions. Due to the evolving nature, we would ask all of our customers to monitor, meet and adhere to the specific requirements of their intended destination(s) in the lead-up to and immediately before travel, as well as any requirements post-travel upon their return.



 



CANCELLATION POLICY



Tour packages are non-refundable. If your tour package is affected by Covid-19-related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other tour or package available via the TripADeal website.



 



Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the tour operator you are due to stay with.



 



We recommend you consider purchasing travel insurance with Covid-19 protection. The standard cancellation policy will apply if you cannot travel because you have tested positive for Covid-19.



 



Please note: All additional charges are payable in AUD (unless otherwise stated). 



 



Offer essentials


This travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 18th January 2025.



 



This travel offer is priced per person based on a twin share.



 



Single Traveller Supplement



For solo travellers, a mandatory single supplement applies. 



  • Club Interior Stateroom: $4,400
    Club Oceanview Stateroom: $5,100
    Club Veranda: $5,800
    Club Continental Suite: SOLD OUT


Please note: Accommodation for single customers who are travelling on a tour or cruise package may be in a single room, depending on availability.



 



Departure Dates



2025



January: 18



Flights


Departure Cities



Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, *Adelaide, *Perth



 



Departure City Surcharges



Adelaide: $300 per person



Perth: $600 per person



 



International Full-Service Airline(s) Used



• Cabin Class: Economy Class



• Airlines: Qantas, Air New Zealand, LATAM, Virgin Australia and airline partners (subject to availability).



Please note: We cannot accommodate one-way flights. Travellers must take all included flights within the package, and any flights intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being subject to cancellation. 



 



Missed Flights 



If you fail to arrive for your outbound flight, you risk all flight and land arrangements in your destination being automatically cancelled by the airlines and land operator, respectively. Additional fees may apply to reinstate these services. If you miss your flight for whatever reason, please contact us as soon as possible to make arrangements. 



 



Preferred Airline surcharge



• Cabin Class: Economy Class



• Qantas: $200 per person 



Please note: 



• Preferred airlines are subject to availability. If we are unable to fulfil your request, the above extra cost will be refunded.



• On any upgrade purchase, short-haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed, subject to aircraft configuration.



• In the event that a purchased stopover package and a purchased preferred airline upgrade are not compatible, you will have the option to receive a refund for the preferred airline upgrade or be offered an alternative stopover city option, e.g if you choose to fly with Singapore Airlines you cannot stopover in Dubai.



• Preferred airline refers to the marketing carrier and could include codeshare partners. 



 



Arrive Early Options



Auckland, New Zealand - $300 per person



High season dates range up to $500 per person, subject to availability 



Please note:



• This fee does not include extra nights' accommodation, meals or airport transfers.



• You may book a date to arrive early via our website but only a date that is within 30 days of the tour departure date. If you wish to arrive earlier than 30 days before your tour departure date, please call our friendly staff for availability and pricing. Additional costs may apply



• No flight booking changes or cancellations are permitted after air tickets have been issued.



• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.



• A high season arrive early can be purchased for up to $500 per person, subject to availability.



• High season surcharges apply to flights departing between the below date ranges (only available for purchase over the phone):



• 23rd September 2024 - 20th October 2024



• 6th December 2024 - 31st January 2025



 



Stay Behind Options



Auckland, New Zealand - $300 per person



High season dates: up to $500 per person, subject to availability 



Please note:



• This fee does not include extra nights' accommodation, meals or airport transfers.



• A stay behind can only be booked up to one month after your package end date upon check-out. Should you wish to stay later, please contact us to request availability. Additional costs may apply.



• No flight booking changes or cancellations are permitted after air tickets have been issued.



• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.



• A high season stay behind can be purchased for up to $500 per person, subject to availability.



• High season surcharges apply to flights departing between the below date ranges (only available for purchase over the phone):



• 28th March 2025 - 27th April 2025



  



Flight Class Upgrades



Business Class: For pricing, please refer to the payment cart at checkout.



Please note:



• Flight upgrades are subject to availability and pricing changes (if we cannot fulfil your request, the upgrade cost will be refunded).



• On any upgrade purchase, short-haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed



Cruise


The ‘Azamara Pursuit’ Ship



Step aboard the Azamara Pursuit, a vessel that boasts a rich history, having been initially constructed in the year 2001 and then meticulously refurbished in 2018. This cruise ship is designed to provide an intimate and luxurious experience, accommodating a maximum of 702 passengers spread across its eight meticulously designed decks. A culinary journey awaits guests on board, starting with the main dining venue, Discoveries Restaurant. This restaurant is a gastronomic haven, offering a diverse and delectable menu with nightly selections that include mouthwatering dishes such as fillet mignon with black truffle sauce. For those seeking a more casual dining experience, Azamara Pursuit offers The Patio and Swirl & Top during the day, a laid-back pool grill, which transforms into an al fresco dining venue in the evening. Additionally, the ship provides 24-hour room service, allowing passengers to savour breakfast delights from 6:30 am to 10 am, and choose from a menu featuring a variety of options, including hearty soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, pizzas, and tempting desserts.



The entertainment options on Azamara Pursuit are as diverse as its culinary offerings. The Cabaret Lounge hosts live performances ranging from professional full-stage musical revues to classical soloists and lively bands. 



The ship features various bars to suit different preferences. Discoveries Bar, located just outside the main restaurant, is a favourite spot for pre and post-dinner conversations and drinks, offering a full selection of fine wines, mixed drinks, and premium spirits. The Sunset Bar provides a welcoming outdoor patio with covered and open-air seating, creating the perfect ambience to enjoy refreshments during the day and cocktails of your choice in the evening.



Fitness enthusiasts can maintain their routines or embark on new ones at the onboard Fitness Center, where activities like yoga and Pilates are available. An onboard wellness consultant is present to assist guests in their fitness journey.



The Azamara Pursuit also caters to those seeking quiet moments of relaxation and intellectual pursuits. The Drawing Room is a peaceful and beautifully appointed space, perfect for reading or unwinding after dinner. The Living Room, on the other hand, serves as a versatile space for guests throughout the day and evening. Here, guests can engage in lively conversations, attend interesting speakers, peruse art, play card games, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, partake in wine and tapas, listen to delightful music, or simply relax with a good book. Guests looking to engage in card games or use computers during the voyage will find the Card Room and In Touch, respectively, catering to their needs.



The Pool, a central location on the ship, not only serves as a refreshing spot for passengers to enjoy during the day but also becomes the venue for Azamara's famous White Night Party, held at least once on every cruise, weather permitting. This event adds a touch of glamour and excitement, making it a memorable experience for all on board.



 



On board currency : USD 



 



Cabins/Staterooms:



Interior Stateroom: 14.7m2



Explore the world in comfort and luxury in this stylish, elegant stateroom featuring all the amenities of a boutique hotel at sea.



Features: Two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed, 40-inch flat-screen television, refrigerator with mini-bar, thermostat-controlled air conditioner, direct dial telephone, writing desk, in-room safe, hand-held hair dryer and USB ports under bedside reading lamps.



Amenities: Luxurious cotton bed linens with duvet, terry bathrobes and slippers, 24-hour room service, fresh cut flowers, tote bag, use of umbrella, shoe shine service, turndown treats and daily news bulletin.



 



Oceanview Stateroom: 13.3m2 



Revel in the polished style and stellar service of your own private retreat, boasting modern and contemporary decor. Enjoy picturesque ocean views outside your window, and all the finer touches in every stateroom.



Features: Two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed, some staterooms feature a sofa bed, 40-inch flat-screen television, refrigerator with mini-bar, thermostat-controlled air conditioner, direct dial telephone, writing desk, in-room safe, hand-held hair dryer and USB ports under bedside reading lamps.



Amenities: Luxurious cotton bed linens with duvet, terry bathrobes and slippers, 24-hour room service, fresh cut flowers, tote bag, use of an umbrella, shoeshine service and turndown treats.



 



Veranda Stateroom: 16.3m2 with veranda at 3.7m2 



Refreshing sea breezes and stunning destination views come standard in these staterooms that offer your own private veranda. Greet the day with room service on your balcony, or toast to another stunning sunset. Polished touches and professional service perfectly complement the warm, friendly attention you’ll receive from the staff and crew. 



Features: Veranda, two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed, sitting area with a 40’ flat-screen television, refrigerator with mini-bar, thermostat-controlled air conditioner, direct dial telephone, writing desk, in room safe, hand-held hair dryer and USB ports under bedside reading lamps.



Amenities: Luxurious cotton bed linens with duvet, terry bathrobes and slippers, 24-hour room service, fresh cut flowers, tote bag, use of umbrella, shoe shine service, turndown treats and daily news bulletin.



 



Club Continent Suite: 24.7m2 with Veranda 5.6m2



Spacious and comfortable, these Club Continent Suites feature fresh decor inspired by natural elements. With two beds convertible to a queen, a cosy sitting area, breezy balcony and refreshed bathroom with a bathtub or shower, this is your wonderful, refined home away from home. 



Features: Veranda, two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed, spacious and comfortable sitting area with a 55’ flat screen TV. Room bathroom with shower, some also feature a tub. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors. Mini bar, thermostat controlled air conditioner, direct dial telephone, writing desk, in room safe, hand held hair dryer. 



Amenities: Luxurious cotton bed linens with duvet, terry bathrobes and slippers, 24-hour room service, fresh cut flowers, tote bag, use of umbrella, shoe shine service, turndown treats and daily news bulletin. Complimentary internet (240 minutes or 50% off the unlimited internet package_, one free bag of laundry per suite, each seven days, complimentary speciality dining, complimentary access to the Thalassotherapy pool and spa deck



 



All cabins are subject to availability; some cabins may have restricted views.



 



Cruise Arrival and Departure times: 



Please keep in mind that the provided cruise arrival and departure times are an approximate and will be finalised upon receipt of your cruise tickets.



Accommodation


Accommodation Used:



4-Star Properties (Self-Rated)



Auckland, New Zealand: Rydges Auckland



 



Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type and are subject to availability based on seasonality. In the instance a property is not available, a similar standard of accommodation will be provided. Properties will be confirmed and included in your travel pack, which you will receive 4-6 weeks before travel.



  



Extra Nights



Not available



  



Maximum Room Capacity



2 people.



  



Child Policy



• No child discounts. The full price applies to all children travelling with their parents.



• Valid for children 1 years old and over.



Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 21 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.



  



Triple Share



Not available 



 



Bedding Configuration



Twin / Double (subject to availability).



General information


Optional Tours/Activities



• Some tours or shore excursions require minimum numbers to operate.



• Shore excursions can be booked/reserved directly with the cruise line before travel (subject to availability)



• Shore excursions can also be booked whilst onboard (subject to availability).



• Shore excursion programmes and itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events concerning the timing on the day of the tour. Some excursions are very popular, and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.



Exclusions


• Visa fees and requirements 



• Domestic transfers and flights not stated in the deal offer



• Meals/beverages not stated in the deal offer



• Optional gratuities/tipping 



• Optional activities/tours 



• Personal expenses



• Travel insurance



• Mandatory city tax



Other important information


TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER



Tour Guide: 



Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on the history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction where they are guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves it at the end of the tour; they do not travel with the group. 



Tour Leader: 



An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides at each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village and offer information on the place visited on the bus. However, they are not required to have specific art, architecture, or historical knowledge. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and, if caught doing so, can be fined. 



 



Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when required to enhance the experience of the destination featured. 



 



CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES



New Zealand



The best time to visit New Zealand is during the summer months of December to March. Expect long, bright, sunny days and temperatures between 16°C and 32°C. It’s an ideal time to visit the lovely beaches or enjoy the many outdoor activities available, such as hiking and mountain biking.



 



FLIGHTS



Seat Selection & Frequent Flyer Points:



We do not arrange seat selection. It is essential to highlight that some airlines do not allow pre-selected seats. We strongly suggest you contact the airline directly with seating allocation requirements and/or arrive at the airport earlier to arrange your seating. While we do not add frequent flyer member details to bookings, you can do this directly with the airline once you have your flight information.



 



Passport Validity:



Customers must provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase or no later than 45 days before the departure date. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the booking. Customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred in this instance.



 



CRUISE



Embarkation / Disembarkation:



• Begins approximately 2 hours after docking.



• Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.



• Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.



• Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.



Please note: Strict Covid-19 terms may also apply regarding proof of insurance covering Covid-19 and/or vaccination. Please refer to the cruise lines’ terms and conditions for further information before boarding.



 



Cruise Loyalty Discounts:



Please note: Travellers must contact the cruise line directly upon receiving their travel documents in order to request any membership benefits they may be entitled to.



 



COACH TOUR



Meals:



For meals not included, the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements. Please note: We will do our best to meet your requests/requirements; however, we cannot guarantee that we will always be able to.



 



Luggage:



You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on tour. You must carry your own luggage from the vehicle to the hotel room and back to the vehicle. The driver will assist with the uploading and unloading of bags from the vehicle.



 



OTHER



Mobility:



If you require wheelchair access please contact our friendly sales and service team to inquire on your behalf.



 



Fitness Level Required:



An Easy / Low level of fitness will be required. 



Easy / Low is described as Light walking on well-maintained surfaces, occasional climbing of stairs and ability to get on and off vehicles without assistance and stand for a minimum of 30 minutes in hot/humid conditions. A general level of fitness and mobility.



 



Please note: If you have any concerns, please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.



 



Gratuities / Tipping:



Please note: Tipping for services provided is always a matter of personal discretion; however, please be aware that many locals consider tipping part of their normal remuneration, and they may approach you for payment; there's no need to be intimidated by the request.



 



Cruise



Gratuities (tips) are included for this departure. You are welcome to tip onboard for exceptional service, however this is not expected. If you have any questions regarding the gratuities on your cruise, please speak to the guest services staff onboard the ship.



 



Sightseeing:



Please note: If entry to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary, where possible, may be adjusted, or a similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).



 



Shopping: 



Shopping overseas can be a daunting and confusing experience, especially when there is a language barrier. Please be very cautious when foreign currencies and prices are involved. If paying by credit card, please pay close attention to the amount you are being charged and keep all your receipts. 



Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader.



Please refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding shopping for further information.



Visas


New Zealand



A tourist visa is not required for Australian passport holders.



 



Important: 



• Please start arranging your visa three weeks before departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours.



• Visa rules may have changed since Covid-19. Some countries and airlines may require you to obtain an additional visa before arrival. Please check with the nearest embassy, consulate or immigration department of the destination you're entering.



Please note: 



• Passengers who are not Australian citizens must also check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.



• It is also important to note that some areas of employment, such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations, may have additional restrictions in applying for visas. This may, in turn, affect the type of application required.



Schedule of fees


Voluntary Changes



This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.



• Changes - $100 AUD per booking and any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.



 



Name Changes Due To Passenger Error



If the incorrect name has been provided, charges of $100 AUD per booking and any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.



 



Supplier Fees



In the event the tour package you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the tour due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. If refunds are not available from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. In the event we are unable to obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee.

Important information
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You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

To earn Qantas Points with Qantas Tours, Members will be required to provide a valid Frequent Flyer number and last name at checkout. Only the lead traveller, the primary contact for the booking, will earn 3 Qantas Points per AU$1 spent (including GST) on eligible holiday packages. Qantas Points will not be earned and cannot be redeemed on any amounts payable directly to the hotel. Conditions apply. Qantas Points will be credited to a member's account up to 8 weeks after tour completion. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled bookings.

In addition to the 3 Qantas Points per AU$1 spent, each Frequent Flyer member who enters their Qantas Frequent Flyer number into the booking will also earn Status Credits and Qantas Points on the flight component of the package. The amount you earn depends on your flights, the operating airline, fare class and member status. Find out how many Qantas Points you could earn on your next Qantas Tours flights with our online Points Calculator. Terms and conditions apply.

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Points Plus Pay allows you to choose the number of Qantas Points you redeem above the minimum level of 4,000 and pay for the remainder of the booking value with an accepted payment method. TripADeal booking terms and conditions apply.

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Earn up to 30,000 Bonus Qantas Points Offer - Terms and Conditions

You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and use points. Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn up to 30,000 Bonus Qantas Points on deals listed on qantas.com/tours where cash spent criteria (as listed below) is met during the promotion period of 12:01am Tuesday 16 April 2024 to 11:59pm Friday 31 May 2024 (AEST).

Cash spent criteria is the following:
Customers who spend $999 - $4,999 will receive 10,000 Bonus Qantas Points; customers who spend $5,000 - $9,999 will receive 15,000 Bonus Qantas Points; customers who spend $10,000 - $14,999 will receive 20,000 Bonus Qantas Points; customers who spend $15,000 - $19,999 will receive 25,000 Bonus Qantas Points; and customers who spend $20,000+ will receive 30,000 Bonus Qantas Points.

The offer can be used in conjunction with bookings made using Qantas Points, however the Bonus Qantas Points are based on cash spent excluding Point Redemptions, and the minimum cash spend to qualify for the offer is $999, excluding Point Redemptions and promotional vouchers.

Bonus Qantas Points will be issued to the member who has made the booking and is valid once per order. This is in addition to the standard 3 Qantas Points earnt per $1 spent on the total booking value.

The offer is non-refundable, non-redeemable for cash, and cannot be used with any other offer/promotion. Offer excludes credit card surcharges.

All deals and associated base prices and travel dates are subject to availability and may be sold out, or can be withdrawn or varied without notice. All bookings will be bound by the Terms and Conditions and Important Information of your selected deal.

Payment is required in full, together with the redemption of the offer. The offer must be used within the stated validity period.

Qantas Tours is operated by TripADeal. To redeem this offer, book online at qantas.com/tours or contact the TripADeal Sales and Service centre on 137 066. Changes, refunds, cancellations and other service queries are bound by the TripADeal terms and conditions. Qantas Points will be credited to a member's account up to 8 weeks after cruise, or tour completion. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled bookings, or on any amounts payable directly to the hotel, cruise or tour operator.

Terms and conditions are subject to change at any time and without notice