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Embark on a 12-night voyage with Cunard's Queen Elizabeth, exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Australia and New Zealand. Departing from and returning to Sydney, Australia, this journey takes you on a remarkable itinerary. Experience the stunning beauty of Fiordland National Park with a cruise-by, and immerse yourself in the charm of New Zealand's cities: Dunedin, Wellington, and Auckland. This captivating journey offers a perfect blend of natural wonders and vibrant urban destinations.

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  • 01 February 2024
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • from £1,649 per person
  • 12 nights

Ports of Call: Sydney, Australia – Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (cruise-by) – Dunedin, New Zealand – Wellington, New Zealand – Auckland, New Zealand – Sydney, Australia - Plus 5 days At Sea


Day 1

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sydney, Australia's oldest and largest urban centre, boasts a stunning natural harbour, golden beaches, and top-notch dining. Its iconic Opera House and bustling harbour make it a dynamic destination. Beyond the city lies secluded coves, expansive beaches, and the awe-inspiring Blue Mountains. A gateway to the east coast, Sydney offers outdoor living and cultural experiences, embodying a vibrant blend of history and modernity.

Day 2-3

At Sea

Day 4

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (Cruise-by)

While cruising through segments of Fiordland National Park, you'll be captivated by its timeless allure, as it has enchanted explorers for centuries. Beyond the glacier-carved fjords like Doubtful and Milford Sound, rise majestic snow-capped peaks, lush green slopes, and forests housing extraordinary and distinct species, preserving an untouched, graceful beauty.

Day 5

Dunedin, New Zealand

As the principal city of the Otago region and the second-largest on New Zealand's South Island, Dunedin's growth surged in 1865, fuelled by a gold rush. Don't miss the remarkable Dunedin Railway Station, and a journey on the renowned Taieri Gorge Train promises a lasting scenic memory.

Day 6-7

Wellington, New Zealand

Nestled amidst hills overlooking a glistening bay, Wellington's scenic beauty and invigorating climate evoke San Francisco vibes. The bay's enchantment is enhanced by the delicate dance of white sails among cargo ships. The city boasts a delightful blend of charming Edwardian architecture and a modern skyline adorned with concrete and glass. Often considered more culturally rich than Auckland, Wellington beckons as a captivating urban haven.

Day 8

At Sea

Day 9

Auckland, New Zealand

In a land renowned for its breath-taking landscapes, Auckland stands out. Nestled on New Zealand's North Island, it's a nautical paradise where yachts gracefully navigate its harbours and the Hauraki Gulf, earning it the moniker 'City of Sails'. Encircled by over 48 dormant volcanoes against a backdrop of rugged mountainous beauty characteristic of New Zealand, Auckland offers countless picturesque moments that beckon to be captured on your camera roll.

Day 10

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

To the north of Auckland, nestled along the slender Northland peninsula, you'll discover a majestic 'cathedral' of colossal trees. These towering giants reach heights of up to 170 feet and have thrived for over 1,200 years. The alluring Bay of Islands, with its 150 islands and captivating wetlands, teems with vibrant birdlife, fish, seals, dolphins, and even whales. It's no surprise that this destination ranks among New Zealand's most beloved.

Day 11-12

At Sea

Day 13

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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From £1,649 per person