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New Zealand Cruise

Departure: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney
Up to $50 onboard credit
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Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    New Zealand Cruise

    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 Saturday, October 16, 2021 Sydney, Australia Embark 5:00 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 Sunday, October 17, 2021 Cruising
    3 Monday, October 18, 2021 Cruising
    4 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Milford Sound, New Zealand 8:00 AM 9:00 AM
    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

    4 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Doubtful Sound, New Zealand 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
    View of Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

    Doubtful Sound, despite its name, is a very large and naturally imposing fjord in the far SW of New Zealand. It is located in the same region as the smaller but more famous and accessible Milford Sound, but it is three times longer, and has a surface area ten times larger. Often referred to as the 'Sound of Silence', Doubtful Sound is a tranquil, awe-inspiring destination known for its cascading waterfalls, looming mountains and rare marine life. Not surprisingly, it attracts photographers, adventurers and cruisers from all over the globe. Read more about Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

    4 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Dusky Sound, New Zealand 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
    View of Dusky Sound, New Zealand

    Dusky Sound is a fjord on the SW corner of New Zealand, in Fjordland National Park. In 1770 it was given its name by Captain Cook and his crew as that was the time of night when they found it. They encountered groups of shy Maoris, but nowadays the area is almost uninhabited. However, seal numbers have increased since the ban on seal hunting. Read more about Dusky Sound, New Zealand

    5 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Dunedin, New Zealand 9:00 AM 7:00 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 Thursday, October 21, 2021 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 Friday, October 22, 2021 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 Saturday, October 23, 2021 Napier, New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    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

    9 Sunday, October 24, 2021 Picton, New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Picton, New Zealand

    The picturesque seaside town of Picton near the NE corner of New Zealand's South Island is the South Island base for the ferry service that links the main islands of New Zealand. It’s also the gateway to the marine, forest and island attractions of the Marlborough Sounds. It offers a relaxed setting with beautiful beaches, easy bush walks and an outstanding climate. The town itself has an attractive seafront dotted with cafés, restaurants and various galleries. Read more about Picton, New Zealand

    10 Monday, October 25, 2021 Cruising
    11 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Cruising
    12 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Sydney, Australia 6:30 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

  • Ship

    Ovation of the Seas Overview

    Ovation of the Seas

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    (from 374 verified customers)

    Ovation of the Seas is all about innovation and excitement! The third of five Quantum Class ships, this ship boasts many cruise ships firsts - she’s truly a destination in herself. Guests can take adventure to new heights on the rock climbing wall, experience the thrill of skydiving on the RipCord by iFly, or carve it up on the FlowRider surf simulator. After all of that you can ascend over 91 metres above sea level in the North Star. All of this can be done while soaking up the breathtaking views on the many fantastic ports that are to be visited. Onboard you can treat your tastebuds to a whirlwind tour around the world with Italian at Jamie’s Italian, American Steakhouse classics at Chops Grille and the many over the top creations that bring dreams to reality at Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine.

  • Inclusions

    Ovation of the Seas Inclusions

    • Dodgem Cars
    • FlowRider®
    • North star
    • RipCord by iFLY®
  • Cabins

    Ovation of the Seas Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Ovation of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    SV, S1, PS, C3, C1, A1, 12, 11, 10, 08, VC, IC, 4U, 3U, 2U, 1U, 2W, CI, ZI, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 12.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    OC, 4M, 3M, 2M, 1M, 2N, 1N, YO, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 16.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Staterooms designated for booking together, to ensure best availability and convenience for families and other groups of guests. Note: Ocean View Connected Staterooms may be available to book separately.

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    BC, CB, SB, S2, S4, 4C, 2C, 1C, 8D, 7D, 6D, 5D, 4D, 3D, 2D, 1D, 2E, 1E, 2F, XB, X

    Average Cabin Size – 18.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.7 m2

    Staterooms designated for booking together, to ensure best availability and convenience for families and other groups of guests. Note: Ocean View with Balcony Connected Staterooms may be available to book separately.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Ovation of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    GT, RL, OL, GL, SL, OS, GB, GS, FC, J1, J4, J3, WS, W

    Average Cabin Size – 62.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 17.0 m2

    Size approx: 543 sq. ft. Balcony: 259 sq. ft. Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Two sets of two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed and Two Pullman beds with up to 8 guests. Two bedrooms. Master bedroom. Dressing area. Living area. Private balcony with outdoor dining and seating area. Master bathroom with tub. One bathroom with shower.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Ovation of the Seas

    Legend

    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed
    • Stateroom has 3rd Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 3rd & 4th Pullman bed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed & 3rd Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 4 additional Pullman beds
    • Sofa Bed Eligible
    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom
    • Indicates door location
    • Stateroom has an obstructed view

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    New Zealand Cruise

    Cruiseline: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ship: Ovation of the Seas Departure: Saturday, October 16, 2021 Nights: 11 nights Departs: Sydney Returns: Sydney

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