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Cruise Club Giveaway september 2021
Valued at $17,000

Return Trip
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Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
8
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Countries Visted
2
Countries

Congratulations Robert Morton!

Winner of September's $17,000 cruise giveaway!

Win a 13 night New Zealand cruise on Royal Princess in a Penthouse Suite.

Draw No. 1     Opens: 1 Sep 2021    Closes: 30 Sep 2021    Drawn: 5 Oct 2021

Cruise Details:

Departure: 6 November 2022
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney

From the moment you arrive by limousine to the port, you will enjoy the true VIP experience that Princess has to offer. No queues to board, no queues onboard, no queues for your shore excursions. This is what the VIP experience truly feels like.

Includes:

  • Deluxe accommodation in a Penthouse Suite for 2 adults
  • Return airport/home-port-airport/home limousine transfers (up to 150km)
  • Premier beverage package
  • WIFI package
  • Priority embarkation & disembarkation
  • VIP dining experiences
  • Lotus Spa thermal suite access
  • Complimentary gifts in cabin and more.

In your Penthouse Suite, begin your cruise with a glass of champagne or a beverage from the stocked minibar. Dining is a delight, whether it is enjoying a daily mimosa breakfast in your Suite, Club Class Dining in the main dining room, In-suite afternoon tea, or priority reservations at the specialty dining restaurants. 

Spend your sea days in the Lotus Spa with complimentary thermal suite access, or enjoy the many activities onboard Royal Princess, the grandest Princess ship to call Australia home.  After two weeks cruising around New Zealand's stunning coastline, you will never want to leave.

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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 Sunday, November 6, 2022 Sydney, Australia Embark 4:00 PM
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

2 Monday, November 7, 2022 At Sea
3 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 At Sea
4 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
View of Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

Fjordland National Park occupies the SW corner of South Island of New Zealand, and is the largest of 14 national parks as well as a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound are all within the Park. It is a region of waterfalls and misty virgin forests, snow-clad mountains and towering granite peaks, crystal clear lakes, rivers and remote fjords. This, together with two off-shore ice carved islands, makes it one of the most dramatic and beautiful places in New Zealand. Read more about Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

5 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Dunedin, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
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

6 Friday, November 11, 2022 Christchurch, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
View of Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located mid-way down the island's east coast just north of Banks Peninsula, on the edge of the Canterbury Plains. It is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attractions. Christchurch was a planned settlement founded by English colonialists, and this rich English history is still apparent in the city's atmosphere. Read more about Christchurch, New Zealand

7 Saturday, November 12, 2022 Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
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 Sunday, November 13, 2022 At Sea
9 Monday, November 14, 2022 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 6:30 AM 5:45 PM
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

10 Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Auckland, New Zealand 6:30 AM 8:00 PM
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

11 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
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

12 Thursday, November 17, 2022 At Sea
13 Friday, November 18, 2022 At Sea
14 Saturday, November 19, 2022 Sydney, Australia 6:00 AM 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