12 Night Cruise sailing from Sydney roundtrip aboard Ovation of the Seas.
Marvel at the newest and third ship in the Quantum Class, Ovation of the Seas. Featuring the same groundbreaking venues as its sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas, this ship is continuing to take cruisers to new heights. Making its debut in 2016, Ovation will offer guests a variety of activities, entertainment and dining options.
Highlights of this cruise:
What's not to love about Sydney? Home to some of the friendliest people, countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants and of course, the sprawling Outback, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that no one can resist.
Bay of Islands
Named by the intrepid Captain Cook in 1769, the Bay of Islands region is comprised of some 150 isles and a handful of coastal towns that beckon with outdoor adventures like game fishing, yachting, kayaking and more.
Nestled between two harbours and surrounded by volcanic landscapes, New Zealand's largest city is scenic. Auckland also boasts a cool cosmopolitan vibe, with hipster districts, a big Maori population and growing Asian communities.
On the Bay of Plenty, sunny Tauranga has a beautiful harbour, historic sights, a revitalised waterfront and easy access to beautiful beaches, vibrant Maori culture and outdoor adventures in the sea, lakes and volcanic landscapes.
Dunedin proudly celebrates its Scottish heritage but gold-rush fortunes are behind its grand Victorian and Edwardian architecture. From here you can also explore the Otago Peninsula, home to penguin colonies and scenic coastline.
The Maori believed a divine mason carved Milford Sound. The fjord is a geological wonder of the ice age, where waterfalls cascade over sheer cliffs into the dark waters below and mountains dominated by Mitre Peak reach towards the sky.
You can only experience the grand scenery and tranquility of this magnificent fjord by boat. Doubtful Sound sustains an amazing array of wildlife. In the rainy season, its steep hills are covered with hundreds of waterfalls.
Part of New Zealand's Fiorland National Park, Dusky Sound was long the site of Maori camps but few permanent settlements. Captain Cook spent five weeks exploring the dramatic coastline that edges the mountainous wilderness.