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Celebrity Cruises

New Zealand Cruise

30 Oct 2017
Celebrity Solstice cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Solstice
Departure Date
30 Oct 2017
12 nights
Inside Oceanview Balcony Suite

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Drinks Package - Prepaid tips - Unlimited Internet - $300 cabin credit
3rd/4th guests receive free soft drink pack + 40 mins internet

Itinerary and Ports    Show / Hide Port Details

1 Mon 30 Oct 2017 Sydney, Australia 6.30pm
2 Tue 31 Oct 2017 At Sea
3 Wed 1 Nov 2017 Melbourne, Australia 8.00am 5.00pm
4 Thu 2 Nov 2017 At Sea
5 Fri 3 Nov 2017 At Sea
6 Sat 4 Nov 2017 Milford Sound, New Zealand 8.00am 9.00am
6 Sat 4 Nov 2017 Doubtful Sound, New Zealand 1.30pm 2.30pm
6 Sat 4 Nov 2017 Dusky Sound, New Zealand 4.30pm 6.00pm
7 Sun 5 Nov 2017 Dunedin, New Zealand 9.00am 7.00pm
8 Mon 6 Nov 2017 Akaroa, New Zealand 7.00am 6.00pm
9 Tue 7 Nov 2017 Wellington, New Zealand 8.00am 6.00pm
10 Wed 8 Nov 2017 At Sea
11 Thu 9 Nov 2017 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 8.00am 6.00pm
12 Fri 10 Nov 2017 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 8.00am 7.00pm
13 Sat 11 Nov 2017 Auckland, New Zealand 6.00am

All aboard the Celebrity Solstice for 12 unforgettable nights on this New Zealand Cruise exploring Australia. Your ship departs from Sydney and visits 11 ports in 2 countries before returning to Auckland. This 4.5 star cruise from Celebrity Cruises has 2 forward departures. You can join this cruise today for as little as $184 per person/day, twin share. Don't miss out - reserve your cabin today!

Celebrity Solstice Overview

Celebrity Solstice shares its year between Australia/New Zealand and Alaska. Around October until March each year, based between Sydney and Auckland, she cruises the South Pacific, Great Barrier Reef, Tasman Sea and New Zealand, and (late 2016) makes a return trip to Singapore for a minor refit. Around April to September she is based in Seattle and offers 7-night cruises of the fjord coastline of Alaska and the Inside Passage. Take a trans-Pacific cruise via Hawaii in April or September/October. The full crossing takes 27/29 nights, and consider linking it with a 7-night cruise of the Inside Passage. Celebrity Solstice is ranked by Berlitz (2014) the highest of cruise ships that regularly sail Australian waters.


Ninety percent of staterooms have an outside view, and of these 95% have a balcony – more than any other superliner in the world. Features in all cabins include: twin beds convertible to queen-sized bed, sitting area, vanity desk with hairdryer, interactive flat-screen TV (32” minimum), bathroom with shower enclosure, wireless internet access, and premium bedding. The suites are larger, with more personal amenities and extras. AquaClass cabins share a deck with the AquaSpa amenities, dine at the exclusive Restaurant Blu, and share in a feast of indulgences. Families can book inter-connecting cabins.

Food and Dining

The two-deck Grand Epernay is the principal dining room, of stunning and contemporary design. Dinner is served at two sittings, either traditional with assigned tables, or 'when and with whom you choose'. There are four specialty dining rooms, all with picture window views of the sea. Murano is a superb, extra-cost reservation-only venue not to be missed. Blu is mainly for guests in the AquaClass cabins. The Tuscan Grille, an Italian steakhouse, delivers the best of grills, seafood and pasta. Silk Harvest serves a mix of Southeast Asian dishes.


The main showlounge Solstice Theatre typically provide three shows on a seven-night cruise: circus-type acrobatics and revues. Theme nights are held in the Observation Lounge. Celebrity Central hosts comedy, cookery and entertaining lectures. The Ensemble Lounge is from the big-band era with jazz-style music. The Entertainment Court, featuring street performers, is adjacent to the Quasar nightclub. Throughout the vessel guests will be met by a variety of soloists and ensembles. During the day entertainment choices range from games, art auctions, bingo, wine samplings and dance lessons, to educational presentations. A unique "Hot Glass Show" demonstrates the creation of glass art by the Corning Museum of Glass. For a quiet time withdraw to the card room, or the spectacular 24-hour library, extending vertically for two decks. Play casino-style games on their Apple or Android smartphones while on board.

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What's onboard?

  • Suite butlers
  • AquaClass suites
  • Interconnect balcony cabins
  • Shops
  • Dining venues (10)
  • Main dining, reserve ahead
  • In-cabin dining
  • Casual dining & cafés (3)
  • Multiple lounges & bars
  • Internet lounge
  • High Tea (pay)
  • Beverage packages
  • Show Theatre
  • Movies, comedy, lectures
  • Aerial show
  • Library & Art gallery
  • Casino & Night club
  • Smartphone casino gaming
  • Street performers
  • Pools (3)
  • Pool butler
  • Whirlpools (6)
  • Spa treatments
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Fitness centre, programs
  • Solarium
  • Lawn Club, croquet
  • Conference Centre
  • Workshops & lectures
  • Shore excursion desk
  • UNDER 18
  • Club for teenagers
  • Children’s centre
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Cabin 110/220V
  • High speed Wi-Fi Internet packages
  • Mobile phone (home carrier)

What's included?

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Australia: Gratuities paid when booking fare (can request to pay onboard in USD) at AU$ 11.75 ($12.25 Concierge/Aqua Class, $15.30 Suites) pp/night, all ages
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • Alternative specialty dining (extra)
  • Suites: Butler, private restaurant & lounge, priority dis/embarkation
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Infant crèche, kids clubs & teen programs
  • Special needs requests (when booking) & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded?

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 yrs, 10pm-1am)
  • Babysitting, individual or in groups (from 1 yr)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • GRATUITIES (subject to change at any time):
  • Australia: Pre-paid with fare (at AUD 18.22; AUD 18.92 Concierge/Aqua Class; AUD 22.44 Suites, pp/night) all ages; or, can request to pay later in USD on board. US$ 13.50 (Concierge/Aqua $13.45, Suites $17) pp/night all ages, 'adjusted at your discretion'
  • All cruises: If not pre-paid, US$13.50; US$14.00 Concierge/AquaClass; US$17.00 Suites, pp/night.
  • Service charge 18% beverage, mini-bar, spa and salon.
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code requirements ahead

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All aboard the Celebrity Solstice for 12 unforgettable nights on this New Zealand Cruise exploring Australia. When: Ship: Celebrity Solstice Category: Cruise Cabins from $2205 per person