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New Zealand Allure - 16 Night Stay & Cruise Package (CRY29183)

Enjoy renowned cuisine, exceptional enrichment, sun-soaked verandahs, and the most gracious hospitality at sea, whilst sailing from Melbourne to Sydney.

Tour Departure: Jan 4, 2022

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Deluxe Picture Window$8,565
Deluxe Stateroom Verandah$10,345
Seabreeze Penthouse$14,365


Begin your journey in the foodie city of Melbourne and explore the diversity of the region, with natural wonders of Hawke’s Bay and the Otago Peninsula complemented by cosmopolitan Sydney and its iconic Opera House.


16 Night Package Includes: 
  • 2 nights pre-cruise hotel stay at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, including breakfast
  • 14 night cruise from Melbourne to Sydney aboard Crystal Symphony
  • All main meals and entertainment onboard (excludes specialty restaurants)
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port in Melbourne
  • Port charges, government fees, and onboard gratuities

  • 14 night cruise from Melbourne to Sydney onboard Crystal Symphony
  • Plus 2 nights luxury accommodation in Melbourne pre-cruise with a full day Hot Air Balloon, and Yarra Valley Wine Tasting tour, and private transfers!
  • Visit Milford Sound, Dunedin, Akaroa, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland, and Waitangi!



Day 1:Private transfer from Melbourne Airport to Hotel
Tue 4 Jan 2022
Day 1 - 3:Sofitel Melbourne On Collins

This hotel enjoys a strategic setting at the heart of the Central Business District of Melbourne - at the 'Paris end' of Collins Street.

The hotel is surrounded by historical buildings, chic boutiques, theatres and restaurants. Situated just a short walk from Treasury Garden,

St. Patrick's Cathedral and Melbourne Arts Centre. Guests will find themselves just a short driving distance from the Eureka Tower,

the Royal Botanic Gardens and Luna Park.

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins comprises stunningly-appointed guest rooms, which feature floor-to-ceiling windows, commanding breath-taking

views over the city. The hotel's exemplary range of facilities and services fully cater for the needs of discerning business and leisure travelers.

Tue 4 Jan 2022
Day 3:Full Day Sunrise Ballooning, Breakfast & Wine Tour

Full Day Sunrise Ballooning, Breakfast & Wine Tour

Start your day with a balloon flight followed by a full day of tasting wine in the Yarra Valley, with the Australian Wine Tour Co. One of Victoria's most spectacular winery regions, with outstanding vineyards and mountains,

the Yarra Valley is a leisurely one-hour drive from Melbourne’s CBD. It is a natural amphitheatre, which makes it the perfect location for a ballooning tour: great views, native fauna and flora, excellent food and wine and

stable weather.

Duration: 12 hours

Start/End Point: Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne. 649 Bridge Rd, Richmond.

Start Time: 04:30am

Thu 6 Jan 2022
Day 3:Private transfer from Melbourne Hotel to Port
Thu 6 Jan 2022
Day 3:Melbourne, AU
Thu 6 Jan 2022
Depart 5:00 PM
Day 4:Cruising the Tasman Sea
Fri 7 Jan 2022
Day 5:Cruising the Tasman Sea
Sat 8 Jan 2022
Day 6:Cruising Milford Sound
Sun 9 Jan 2022
Day 7:Dunedin, NZ
Mon 10 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 8:Akaroa / Christchurch, NZ
Tue 11 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 9:Wellington, NZ
Wed 12 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 10:Napier, NZ
Thu 13 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 11:Tauranga, NZ
Fri 14 Jan 2022
1:15 PM to 10:00 PM
Day 12:Auckland, NZ
Sat 15 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Day 13:Waitangi, NZ
Sun 16 Jan 2022
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 14:Cruising the Tasman Sea
Mon 17 Jan 2022
Day 15:Cruising the Tasman Sea
Tue 18 Jan 2022
Day 16:Sydney, AU
Wed 19 Jan 2022
Arrive 8:00 AM
Day 17:Sydney, AU
Thu 20 Jan 2022
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.


*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by flight schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.