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New Zealand - OV10K148 Ovation of the Seas departing 5 Apr 2023

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Ovation of the Seas
  • £99 low deposit**£99 low deposit applicable to cruises outside of balance due date. Further terms apply, call for details.
  • Drink packages available
  • Family friendly
Ship
Cruise Line
Embark
5 Apr 2023
Duration
10 Nights
From / To
Sydney / Sydney
Ports of call
Sydney - New Zealand Fiordland National Park - New Zealand Fiordland National Park - New Zealand Fiordland National Park - Dunedin

Inside from £1,423pp

Outside from £1,048pp

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Date Date
Location Location
 
In In
Out Out
Date 05/04/2023
Location Sydney
In
Out 18:45

Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs.

Date 06/04/2023
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 07/04/2023
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 08/04/2023
Location New Zealand Fiordland National Park
In 08:00
Out 09:00

Mountains and waterfalls abound in South Island’s Milford Sound, one of New Zealand’s top attractions and a site of otherworldly beauty. Called the eighth wonder of the world by Rudyard Kipling, the sound (technically a fjord) is part of Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Site. Take in the surrounding water on nature on your Milford Sound cruise, passing by green cliffsides and plummeting waterfalls like Lady Elizabeth Bowen Falls. Along the way, take in the famous Milford Track: Suspension bridges, boardwalks and mountain passes take you past stunning vistas of emerald green mountains and valleys, as well as Sutherland Falls, the tallest waterfall in New Zealand.

Date 08/04/2023
Location New Zealand Fiordland National Park
In 13:00
Out 14:00

Situated in Fiordland National Park, Doubtful Sound is the deepest and second-largest fjord in New Zealand. It was named by Captain Cook, the first European here, because he was doubtful that he would be able to sail his ship, the Endeavor, back out of the sound due to the westerly winds. Look for the area’s towering waterfalls: See 619-meter Browne Falls in Hall Arm and 220-meter Helena Falls at Deep Cove. Try to spot dolphins, penguins and fur seals in the waters and shoreline below with your Doubtful Sound cruise.

Date 08/04/2023
Location New Zealand Fiordland National Park
In 16:00
Out 17:00

Dusky Sound lies among the grand fjords of Fiordland National Park in the southwest part of New Zealand’s South Island. Named by Captain Cook when he sailed by at dusk on his first voyage in 1770, this spot holds one of the area’s largest fjords, at almost 25 miles long. During the rainy season, you can spot hundreds of waterfalls splashing down from the verdant green hills into the dark deep waters. During your Dusky Sound cruise, keep an eye out for sunbathing seals in repose on Seal Rock. Look out for Astronomer’s Point, a former observatory dating back to 1773 that overlooks the dramatic fjord.

Date 09/04/2023
Location Dunedin
In 09:00
Out 19:00

On the southeast coast of New Zealand’s South Island, on the Otago Peninsula, you’ll find Dunedin. The city basks in its Scottish heritage — its name is actually the Gaelic word for Edinburgh. No Scottish city would be complete without a castle: Explore Dunedin’s Larnach Castle and Gardens, a Gothic Revival mansion surrounded by impeccably manicured rows of rhododendrons, azaleas and Scottish heathers. Then, check out Baldwin Street, the world’s steepest residential street. Cruise to Dunedin and explore St. Paul’s Cathedral in the city’s center, the Octagon. Or head to Taiaroa Head at the end of the Otago Peninsula, where unique wildlife abounds: Spot the rare yellow-eyed penguin, New Zealand fur seals and royal albatross.

Date 10/04/2023
Location Christchurch
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Named after a college at the University of Oxford, England, Christchurch has a reputation for being a conservative, “British” city. This may be true on the surface, but a bit of poking around this largest city of the South Island, population 360,000, will reveal a vibrant arts culture and adventurous spirit that’s 100% “Kiwi.”

Date 11/04/2023
Location Wellington
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, sits at the southern tip of the North Island, roughly the middle of the country. According to Maori legend, New Zealand’s two main islands are associated with the god Maui; the South Island is his canoe and the North Island is the fish he caught. Wellington sits in that fish’s mouth. Wellington is New Zealand’s second-biggest city, after Auckland. Despite its smaller size, it has an abundance of cultural attractions like the National Library, National Archives, theaters and excellent museums. The city is also home to the country’s film industry and is nicknamed Wellywood.

Date 12/04/2023
Location Picton
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Picton, on the northeast corner of New Zealand’s South Island, provides access to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and to New Zealand’s most famous wine region, Marlborough, home to the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc. Known as the sunniest place in the country, this small town of about 3,000 is named for Sir Thomas Picton, who fought at the Battle of Waterloo. The pretty harbour town has several cafes and shops, plus a market when cruise ships are in port. The area is home to five different types of dolphins, orca and rare birds.

Date 13/04/2023
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 14/04/2023
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 15/04/2023
Location Sydney
In 06:30
Out

Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs.

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