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12 Night New Zealand Cruise

Departure: Monday, December 6, 2021
Nights: 12 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney
Return Trip
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trip
Duration
12
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    12 Night 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 Monday, December 6, 2021 Sydney, Australia Embark 6:45 PM

    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. learn more

    2 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 At Sea
    3 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 At Sea
    4 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Milford Sound, New Zealand 8:00 AM 9:00 AM

    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. learn more

    4 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Doubtful Sound, New Zealand 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

    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. learn more

    4 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Dusky Sound, New Zealand 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

    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. learn more

    5 Friday, December 10, 2021 Dunedin, New Zealand 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

    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. learn more

    6 Saturday, December 11, 2021 Wellington, New Zealand 12:00 PM 10:00 PM

    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. learn more

    7 Sunday, December 12, 2021 At Sea
    8 Monday, December 13, 2021 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

    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. learn more

    9 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Auckland, New Zealand 8:00 AM 4:00 PM

    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! learn more

    10 Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

    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. learn more

    11 Thursday, December 16, 2021 At Sea
    12 Friday, December 17, 2021 At Sea
    13 Saturday, December 18, 2021 Sydney, Australia 6:30 AM Disembark

    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. learn more

  • Ship

    Ovation of the Seas Overview

    Ovation of the Seas

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    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

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    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

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    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

    • Connecting Staterooms
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    • Sofa Bed Eligible
    • Stateroom has 3rd & 4th Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 3rd Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 4 additional Pullman beds
    • Stateroom has an obstructed view
    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed
    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed & 3rd Pullman bed
    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom
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    12 Night New Zealand Cruise

    Cruiseline: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ship: Ovation of the Seas Departure: Monday, December 6, 2021 Nights: 12 nights Departs: Sydney Returns: Sydney

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