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Epic New Zealand Landscapes

Departure: Thursday, January 12, 2023
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Auckland
Returns: Sydney
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Epic New Zealand Landscapes

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, January 12, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand Embark 7:00 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

    2 Friday, January 13, 2023 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 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

    3 Saturday, January 14, 2023 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 8:00 AM 4:00 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

    4 Sunday, January 15, 2023 Napier, New Zealand 11:00 AM 7:00 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

    5 Monday, January 16, 2023 Wellington, New Zealand 10:00 AM 8:00 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

    6 Tuesday, January 17, 2023 Christchurch, New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 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 Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Dunedin, New Zealand 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    8 Thursday, January 19, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    9 Thursday, January 19, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    10 Thursday, January 19, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    11 Friday, January 20, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    12 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    13 Sunday, January 22, 2023 Burnie, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Burnie, Australia

    Burnie, on the NW coast of Tasmania, is a regional city best known for its busy container port and major industries. It is becoming famous for the wealth of unexpected places for visitors to explore. The central business district provides a thoroughfare to the beach-side board-walk, while Burnie Park with its historic tearoom the 'Burnie Inn', a wildlife sanctuary and a walking track to Oldaker Falls, are close to the city centre. Just a few minutes’ drive away you can view wild platypuses along the banks of the Emu River, then head to the Lactose Cheese Tasting centre and enjoy the region's famous cheeses, specialty products, and the best Tasmanian wines. Read more about Burnie, Australia

    14 Monday, January 23, 2023 Melbourne, Australia 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. To get up close with native fauna, a trip to Healesville Sanctuary will give you a fix - the beautiful, bushland-set sanctuary gives you the chance to cosy up with koalas, kangaroos and wombats as well as lesser-known Australian animals. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    15 Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Melbourne, Australia 12:00 AM 3:00 AM
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. To get up close with native fauna, a trip to Healesville Sanctuary will give you a fix - the beautiful, bushland-set sanctuary gives you the chance to cosy up with koalas, kangaroos and wombats as well as lesser-known Australian animals. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    16 Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Geelong, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Geelong, Australia

    Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River in the Australian state of Victoria. Cruise ships berth here at Cunningham Pier, an hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD. Geelong was first settled when gold was discovered at nearby Ballarat in 1851. With a stable temperate climate offering four distinct seasons, it quickly grew to the modern city it is today. Read more about Geelong, Australia

    17 Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. A second parallel canal is planned for 2017/2019, at a cost of US$4 billion. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    18 Thursday, January 26, 2023 Sydney, Australia 7:00 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

  • Ship

    Seven Seas Explorer Overview

    Seven Seas Explorer

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    Accommodating just 750 guests, and at 56,000 GT, she is the largest vessel in the fleet. Regent Seven Seas Cruises has the highest staff-to-guest ratio of any luxury cruise vessel. Expect highly personalised service, the hallmark of the line.

  • Cabins

    Seven Seas Explorer Cabins

    Superior Suite

    Superior Suite

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    Cabin Types

    D, E, F2, F1

    Average Cabin Size – 31.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.0 m2

    Suite: 332 ft2 (30.8 m2) | Balcony: 83 – 132 ft2 (7.7 – 12.2 m2). Layout: Private Balcony. Intimate Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Walk-in Closet With Safe. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. L'Occitane Amenities. FREE Unlimited WiFi*.

    Penthouse Suites

    Penthouse Suites

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    Cabin Types

    C, B, A

    Average Cabin Size – 42.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Suite: 450 ft2 (41.8 m2) | Balcony: 111 – 176 ft2 (10.3 – 16.3 m2). Layout: Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom & Hair Dryer. Daily Canapés. Butler. Bathroom Guerlain Amenities. Private Balcony. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. FREE Unlimited WiFi.

    Grand Suites

    Grand Suites

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    Cabin Types

    MS, GS, ES, SS

    Average Cabin Size – 92.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 63.3 m2

    Suite: 1,064 – 1,114 ft2 (98.8 – 103.5 m2). Balcony: 831 – 994 ft2 (77.2 – 92.3 m2) Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. 2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms. Private Balcony. Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. FREE Unlimited WiFi. Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

    Verandah Suite

    Verandah Suite

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    Cabin Types

    RS, G2, G1, H

    Average Cabin Size – 84.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 27.8 m2

    Suite: 3,026 ft2 (281.1 m2). Balcony: 1,417 ft2 (131.6 m2). Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. 2 Private Balconies with an Outdoor Jacuzzi Overlooking the Bow of the Ship. 2 1/2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms, 1 with Hot Tub. Private In-suite Spa with Sauna, Steam Room & Jacuzzi, King Size Savoir Bed with Mollissima, Duvet in Master Bedroom, Spacious Living Room, Private Vista Garden. Steinway Arabesque Piano by Dakota Jackson.Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. King-size Savoir Bed in Master Bedroom. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. Unlimited Laundry and Pressing*. FREE Unlimited WiFi (one log-in per suite). Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

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    Deck Plans for Seven Seas Explorer

    Legend

    • 2-bedroom suite accommodates up to six guests
    • Convertible sofa bed
    • Bathroom features a glass-enclosed shower instead of a bathtub
    • Connecting suites
    • Wheelchair accessible

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