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Between the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, Australia is extraordinarily diverse in terms of its geography, wildlife, and climate, with deserts, mountains and rainforests (not to mention those beloved Koala bears). Hardly limited to wilderness, however, Australia boasts urban cultural in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as the Great Barrier Reef. Famous as the set of the Lord of the Rings movies, New Zealand has unparalleled natural beauty, as well as adventure sports and outstanding wine.
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73% Loved It
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Brisbane -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Auckland -> Tauranga -> Napier -> Wellington -> Akaroa -> Dunedin -> Fjordland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Brisbane
74% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fjordland -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Paihia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
82% Loved It
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Milford Sound -> Dusky Sound -> Doubtful Sound -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Cruising -> Tauranga -> Paihia -> Auckland
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fjordland -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Picton -> Cruising -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Paihia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Picton -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
Adelaide
Adelaide (population 1.5 million) is the capital of the state of ...
Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand's biggest city, is a common starting and ending ...
Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland's rapidly growing capital city, caught the ...
Cairns
Cairns, Australia's closest port city to the Great Barrier Reef, is ...
Christchurch
Editor's note: After a devastating earthquake rocked New Zealand in ...
Cooktown
Cooktown is a town like no other. It still feels like a frontier ...
Darwin
Darwin may be better known as a jumping-off point for visits to ...
Dunedin
Located on the Otago Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand, ...
Eden (Australia)
Located 478 kilometres south of Sydney, the charming New South ...
Hobart
Hobart, capital city of Tasmania, Australia's smallest state, has ...
Kangaroo Island
Australia's third-largest island, located off the coast of South ...
Melbourne
If Sydney is the New York of the Southern Hemisphere, then Melbourne ...
Moreton Island
Although it's been a popular getaway for Brisbanites and southeastern ...
Napier
The New Zealand port city of Napier is just like a fine wine from its ...
Perth (Fremantle)
It's the world's most remote capital city, but Perth -- capital of ...
Rarotonga
The island of Rarotonga lies at the heart of New Zealand's Cook ...
Sydney (Australia)
Sydney is a definite stop on just about any cruise that travels Down ...
Tauranga
A cruise ship visit to Tauranga (pronounced "Tao-ronger") is like ...
Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand's cosmopolitan capital city, is located at ...
Whitsundays
Taking in the stunning reef, picturesque islands and luxurious hotels ...
AMAZING & FABULOUS Jenny Smart
01/15
This was our first cruise "a test" to see if we would enjoy cruising prior to booking overseas. We sailed from Fremantle to Esperance, Albany return. This is a four star ship but our whole experience was five star plus !! The staff, food, cabins, ... Read more
It wasn't the worst cruise I have been on but not in the top 10 either. I know that the group of passengers travelling at the same time is just luck if you get a great bunch of people on board. The holiday started to go down hill from day one. I ... Read more
We had both the penthouses and often take our vacations on private yachts. We stay at 5 star hotels and fly first class or private. I am not saying this all to brag, but to let you know the demographic of this review. Overall, there are few ... Read more
My wife and I decide about 2 years ago to do a cruise of New Zealand from Sydney after spending a few days there and seeing all the cruise ships departing for wonderful destinations. Now it was our turn. We spent about 2 weeks visiting friends in OZ ... Read more
01/15
We went on a 10 night Christmas cruise sailing from Fremantle to Bali and back again with a large family group. We had our 2 year old son with us and found the boat to be less than suitable even though we called and asked first. We knew in advance ... Read more
01/15
Wow is about the sum of it. Guys and gals, this ship really is lovely. From embarkation to disembarkation the team really had it together. Head Waiter Feritz was outstanding!!. All the waiters were prompt and courteous. Their attention to detail ... Read more
01/15
I have recently returned from a 14 day New Years Eve cruise to Fiji and New Zealand with my husband and 11 year old daughter. Having previously sailed with P & O, which we enjoyed, we were really looking forward to our cruise on a 'bigger and ... Read more
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