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Valued at $27,600

One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
2
Sea Days
Ports
11
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries

Congratulations Helen Conigrave!

Win Silversea's ultra-luxury 14 night New Zealand cruise

Draw No. 7     Opens: 1 Mar 2022    Closes: 31 Mar 2022    Drawn: 5 Apr 2022

Cruise Details:

Departure: 7 December 2023
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Auckland
Returns: Sydney

New Zealand never fails to seduce all who are lucky enough to visit. Enjoy this two week cruise that takes in both islands and sails across the Tasman Sea to the magical land of Oz. Beginning with an overnight in Auckland, explore the country’s craggy east coast with ports such as Gisbourne, Napier, Wellington, Lyttleton, Kaikoura and Dunedin. Beautiful Milford Sound is next, before two days at sea and a perfect opportunity for some onbaord R&R. An overnight in busy buzzy Sydney completes your trip.

Includes:

Silversea's ultra-luxury New Zealand cruise
14 nights Auckland to Sydney, visiting 11 ports
Departs Auckland 07 December 2023

• Twin share Classic Verandah Suite
• Butler service in every suite
• Unlimited Free Wifi
• Personalised service – nearly one crew member for every guest
• Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
• Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
• In-suite bar and fridge with personalised preferences
• Plush bathrobes, slippers and pillow menu in suite
• 24-hour dining service
• Separate bathtub and shower
• Onboard entertainment
• Complimentary transportation into town in most ports
• Onboard gratuities
• One complimentary shore excursion in each port

Your Classic Veranda Suite provides generous living space for voyagers. Located lower bow, the Classic Veranda Suite offers all the comfort and attention to detail that you can expect aboard — both inside and out. A generous expanse of interior comforts — elegant décor, stunning marble bathroom and ample seating area, make this a cosy home away from home. But perhaps this suite’s finest asset lies just outside, as floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto a private veranda, making every sunset feel as if it is yours alone.

Silversea‘s extensive shore excursions options are designed for every interest and level of activity. These excursions cover a variety of interests including history, culture, gastronomy, regional customs, shopping and more.

It’s all included with Silversea. Yes, that’s right. Everything. From shore experiences to 24-hour gourmet dining, butler service to award-winning entertainment, first-class wines to premium spirits, it’s all in there. Whether you want to enjoy the in-depth discovery of a destination or simply be pampered by your butler, relax in the knowledge that there will be no extra price tag at the end of your cruise. It simply doesn’t get any better than this. Feel exclusive with Silversea’s all-inclusive.

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Auckland to Sydney

Ports of call

To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
1 Thursday, December 7, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand Embark
View of Auckland, New Zealand

The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! View Auckland’s most iconic volcano! Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

2 Friday, December 8, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand 1800
View of Auckland, New Zealand

The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! View Auckland’s most iconic volcano! Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

3 Saturday, December 9, 2023 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 0800 1800
View of Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The Bay of Islands - the first permanent European settlement and sea port in New Zealand - is an area in the Northland region of the North Island of New Zealand. Located 60 km NW of Whangarei it is close to the northern tip of the country. The bay is the busiest, yet quietest place you'll ever come to. It lies in a subtropical wonderland with an average summer temperature of 24 deg., and has the bluest skies in the world. Read more about Bay of Islands, New Zealand

4 Sunday, December 10, 2023 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 0800 1800
View of Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

Rotorua (Tauranga) is a centre of tourism and a place of extraordinary natural beauty. It is a smallish city on the shores of a lake of the same name, in the crater of an ancient volcano in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. The entire area is thermally active, and the smell of sulphur, a 'rotten eggs’ smell that is never far, results in the nicknames 'Sulphur City' and 'Rottenrua'. The surrounding geothermal wonderland including 16 beautiful lakes and the lush green of the abundant native flora, soon causes one to get used to the odour. Read more about Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

5 Monday, December 11, 2023 Gisborne, New Zealand 0900 1900
View of Gisborne, New Zealand

The city of Gisborne is located at the north end of Poverty Bay in the east coast region of North Island, New Zealand. The Gisborne region has been settled by Maori tribes for over 700 years, where they built their fishing villages and hill forts. Here Captain Cook made his first landing in New Zealand with the Endeavour in 1769. European traders and whalers began to settle in the river and port area. Read more about Gisborne, New Zealand

6 Tuesday, December 12, 2023 Napier, New Zealand 0800 1800
View of Napier, New Zealand

Napier is a port city in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the world because following the earthquake which almost levelled the city in 1931 the rapid rebuilding was strongly influenced by Art Deco architecture. The building style of clean simple lines and bas-relief decoration was not only at its height of popularity, it also suited the needs of the city. It is now maintained by the Art Deco Trust. Read more about Napier, New Zealand

7 Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Wellington, New Zealand 0900 1900
View of Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. The city’s world-class film industry attracts many visitors who are taken by expert tour operators to locations of several famous movies (e.g. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

8 Thursday, December 14, 2023 Kaikoura, New Zealand 0700 1630
View of Kaikoura, New Zealand

The seaside settlement of Kaikoura, situated midway between Christchurch and Picton on the rugged east coast of New Zealand's South Island, is overlooked by majestic mountains in the north reaching 2600m, which are snow-capped for many months of the year. Kaikoura is mostly settled on a peninsula that drops off sharply to the 3000 m deep Hikurangi Trench. The resulting upwelling currents bring an abundance of marine life that attracts whales, hence the town’s history as a whaling centre. This unique combination of ocean and mountains offers stunning coastal alpine scenery. Read more about Kaikoura, New Zealand

9 Friday, December 15, 2023 Dunedin, New Zealand 0900 1800
View of Dunedin, New Zealand

Dunedin is the principal city of the Otago Region of New Zealand. It was founded in 1848 by Scottish migrants, and today the city still contains many Scottish relics, including a statue of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns. Fine examples of working heritage include the Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum and the very popular Taieri Gorge Railway. Then there are the standout Victorian and Edwardian buildings like First Church and Dunedin Railway Station, as well as the stately homes such as Larnach Castle and Olveston. Read more about Dunedin, New Zealand

10 Saturday, December 16, 2023 Milford Sound, New Zealand 1600 1900
View of Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound is a stunningly beautiful fjord in the SW of New Zealand's South Island and lying within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', it has been judged 'the world's top travel destination' in an international survey, and is acclaimed as New Zealand's most famous tourist destination. Milford Sound runs 15 km inland from the Tasman Sea and is surrounded by sheer rock faces, such as the Elephant and Lion Peaks that rise to 1200 m or more on either side. Lush rain forests cling precariously to these cliffs, and seals, penguins and dolphins frequent the waters, while whales are sometimes seen. Read more about Milford Sound, New Zealand

11 Sunday, December 17, 2023 Day At Sea
12 Monday, December 18, 2023 Day At Sea
13 Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Eden, Australia 0800 1800
View of Eden, Australia

Eden is located at deep-water Twofold Bay on the Sapphire Coast, 476 km south of Sydney. The port berths ships to 325m. It is set in rugged beauty with golden sandy beaches and crystal waters to the east and forests and park lands to the west. Tourism and its related businesses are the mainstays of Eden. Read more about Eden, Australia

14 Wednesday, December 20, 2023 Sydney, Australia 1200
View of Sydney, Australia

Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. The best times to visit Sydney are September through November and from March to May as they offer the most comfortable temperatures, around mid 20°C. Read more about Sydney, Australia

15 Thursday, December 21, 2023 Sydney, Australia 0700 Disembark
View of Sydney, Australia

Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. The best times to visit Sydney are September through November and from March to May as they offer the most comfortable temperatures, around mid 20°C. Read more about Sydney, Australia