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New Zealand Discovery - 16 Night Fly, Stay, Cruise PACKAGE (SIL17942)

Visiting Picton, Napier, Christchurch, Melbourne and more, this is a cruise that sets 2021 off to a stunning start.

Tour Departure: Jan 3, 2021


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Visiting Picton, Napier, Christchurch, Melbourne and more, this is a cruise that sets 2021 off to a stunning start.


16 Night Package Includes:
  • Business class airfare from Australia to Auckland
  • 2 night pre cruise stay at Hilton Auckland, including breakfast
  • Auckland City & West Coast Luxury Tour
  • 14 night cruise from Auckland to Sydney aboard Silver Muse
  • All main meals (excluding specialty restaurants) and entertainment onboard
  • Transfer between airport and hotel in Auckland
  • Transfer between home and airport^
  • Port charges, government fees, air taxes and onboard gratuities


Day 1:Private Car Transfer from home to Melbourne Airport

Rates are valid for travel up to 50kms. Surcharges will apply for transfers over 50km.

A surcharge will apply between the hours of 00.01am and 04.59am.

Sun 3 Jan 2021
1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Day 1:Private transfer From Airport to Hotel
Sun 3 Jan 2021
Day 1 - 3:Hilton Auckland

Positioned within Auckland's city center, the Hilton Auckland hotel is just a five minute walk from Auckland's central business district, as well as many impressive local attractions. Located 300 meters out over the harbour you will be afforded sweeping views of the harbour. 

Dine with a breathtaking views at "FISH" celebrating New Zealand's finest seafood in a menu designed by New Zealand master chef Simon Gault.

Recuperate in the outdoor heated lap pool and marvel at spectacular sights from Auckland's only underwater viewing window & keep in touch in the hotel's 24-hour internet connectivity station and enjoy WiFi in all public areas.

A short walk from the hotel you will find wide range of local bars, restaurants, shops and tourist attractions. Take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour Concierge team and arrange Auckland sightseeing tours. 

Sun 3 Jan 2021
3:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 2:Auckland City & West Coast Luxury Tour

Experience the very best of Auckland city, the Marine village of Devonport, Auckland's glorious West Coast and Waitakere Ranges on this award-winning and unforgettable full-day tour.


- Explore the heart and soul of Auckland

- Marvel at breathtaking volcanic landscapes

- Discover the spectacular coastline and black sand beaches

Enjoy an amazing full-day experience including lunch with the very best overview of Auckland City and its glorious West Coast. Marvel at views of several ancient volcanoes on the Auckland isthmus. Travel through the Auckland Domain with the Auckland Museum as its centrepiece, stopping to enjoy views of Auckland’s 2nd-largest volcano. Continue through the boutique suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style and with many beautiful mansions.

Explore Tamaki Drive, one of the world’s most beautiful city drives along Auckland’s waterfront, looking out at several of the stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline. See Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand. Enjoy great views of the famous Hauraki Gulf and the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano at 600 years old.

Drive over the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge, spanning the sparkling blue waters of the Waitemata Harbour dotted with white sails, from which you can marvel at the iconic view back to Auckland’s skyline. Visit the Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa, the great forest of the Maori ancestor Tiriwa, also known as the Waitakere Ranges. Witness spectacular ocean vistas of both the Manukau Harbour and along Auckland’s wild West Coast. Get up close to some of New Zealand’s unique indigenous flora and fauna. View soaring cliffs, roaring surf and spectacular volcanic black sand beaches. Discover ancient native rainforest including our New Zealand Christmas Trees (Pohutukawa), Nikau Palms, our national icon the Silver Fern, plus our amazing Kauri Trees.

Mon 4 Jan 2021
Day 3:Auckland
Tue 5 Jan 2021
Depart 10:00 PM
Day 4:Day at sea
Wed 6 Jan 2021
Day 5:Napier
Thu 7 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Day 6:Picton
Fri 8 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 7:Kaikoura
Sat 9 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 8:Lyttelton (Christchurch)
Sun 10 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 9:Dunedin (Port Chalmers)
Mon 11 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 10:Stewart Island
Tue 12 Jan 2021
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 11:Cruising Doubtful Sound
Wed 13 Jan 2021
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Day 11:Cruising Milford Sound
Wed 13 Jan 2021
3:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Day 12:Day at sea
Thu 14 Jan 2021
Day 13:Day at sea
Fri 15 Jan 2021
Day 14:Melbourne
Sat 16 Jan 2021
Arrive 3:00 PM
Day 15:Melbourne
Sun 17 Jan 2021
Depart 6:00 PM
Day 16:Day at sea
Mon 18 Jan 2021
Day 17:Sydney
Tue 19 Jan 2021
Arrive 8:00 AM
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. ^Transfer between home and airport is valid in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Transfer is only included up to 50kms between home/airport. Further distances may require a supplement.