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Dazzling Oceania - Australia & New Zealand

Date: Feb 24-Mar 10, 2024
Starting Price: $7,599
Trip Length: 15 nights
Trip: Auckland to Sydney
Cruise line: Oceania Cruises | Regatta

From striking glaciers to sparkling beaches, find adventure in the great Down Under on this 15-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Regatta. Embark in Auckland and watch for dolphins, whales, and blue penguins as you make way for the Bay of Islands.

Spend a day in Tauranga, a destination for both city slickers and the outdoorsy types. Taste the flavor of Napier’s famous vintage vineyards, and in Picton discover one of the world’s best seafront views. Stroll through Cathedral Square in Christchurch and in Dunedin, experience Scottish and Maori heritage. Taste the widely hailed Bluff oysters in Bluff. Relax on the ship as you take in the sensational sights and sounds along the Tasman Sea, the Fjords of Milford Sound, the Doubtful Sound, and the Dusky Sound. Spend some time in Melbourne, where you can catch sight of a kookaburra or watch wallabies huddle and hop. Finally, before the journey’s end in Sydney, relax at a café in Geelong and in Burnie and plan to see a Tasmanian devil up close!

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Features

OCEANIA CRUISES OLIFE CHOICE
Limited Time Offer! Book by December 31, 2023 for this offer

• INCLUDES ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE
NEW FREE ROUNDTRIP AIRPORT TRANSFERS*
• FREE UNLIMITED INTERNET

• 8 FREE SHORE EXCURSIONS
OR FREE BEVERAGE PACKAGE
OR $800 SHIPBOARD CREDIT

Limited Availability
Offers are per stateroom, based on double occupancy; air credit is $1,700 per person.
If booking after December 31, 2023 call for current available offer.

 

 

Oceania Cruises prices* are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect the OLife Fare with included round-trip airfare. The Round-Trip Airfare promotion only applies to round-trip coach flights from select U.S. and Canadian gateways. Airfare is available from other U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. Any advertised fares that include the Round-Trip Airfare promotion include all airline fees, surcharges, and government taxes and may be subject to change. Due to limited flight schedules, overnight stays may be required at the traveler’s expense. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Free Roundtrip Airport Transfer offer is only available when OLife Choice airfare is purchased through Oceania Cruises. 
OLife Choice offers* are per stateroom, and the selection must be the same for both guests. If the shore excursion amenity is selected, excursions will be available for selection approximately four months prior to departure. All excursions must be chosen at least fourteen days prior to the sailing. Shore excursion options for OLife Choice offers (up to a value of $199 per excursion) exclude the following: Culinary Discovery Tours; Food and Wine Trails; Oceania Select; Oceania Exclusive; Executive Collection; and Wellness excursions. The House Select Beverage Package is per stateroom and includes unlimited champagne, wine, and beer with lunch and dinner.
*Prices, air credits, and itineraries are subject to change at the discretion of Oceania Cruises.

Itinerary

  • February 22: Depart for Auckland, New Zealand
  • February 24: Auckland, New Zealand
  • February 25: Bay of Islands, New Zealand anchor icon
  • February 26: Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand
  • February 27: Napier, New Zealand
  • February 28: Picton, New Zealand
  • February 29: Christchurch (Lyttelton), New Zealand
  • March 1: Dunedin, New Zealand
  • March 2: Bluff, New Zealand
  • March 3: Cruising the Dusky Sound
  • March 3: Cruising the Doubtful Sound
  • March 3: Cruising the Fjords of Milford Sound
  • March 4: Cruising the Tasman Sea
  • March 5: Cruising the Tasman Sea
  • March 6: Melbourne, Australia
  • March 7: Melbourne, Australia
  • March 7: Geelong, Australia anchor icon
  • March 8: Burnie (Tasmania), Australia
  • March 9: Cruising the Tasman Sea
  • March 10: Sydney, Australia
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Air Cities

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  • Albany, NY
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Billings, MT
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Boston, MA
  • Bozeman, MT
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Calgary, AB
  • Charleston, SC
  • Charleston, WV
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • O'Hare Chicago, IL
  • Midway Chicago, IL
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbia, SC
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Dayton, OH
  • Denver, CO
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Eugene, OR
  • Fargo, ND
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Greenville/Spartanburg, SC
  • Hartford, CT
  • Helena, MT
  • Intercontinental Houston, TX
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Jackson, MS
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Lexington, KY
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Manchester, NH
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • Missoula, MT
  • Montreal, QC
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Orleans, LA
  • John F. Kennedy New York, NY
  • LaGuardia New York, NY
  • Newark, NJ
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Omaha, NE
  • Orlando, FL
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, OR
  • Providence, RI
  • Quebec, QC
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Reno, NV
  • Richmond, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Rochester, NY
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Saskatoon, SK
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Spokane, WA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, ON
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Victoria, BC
  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • Washington National, DC
  • Wichita, KS
  • Winnipeg, MB

Deck Plans

Deck Plans

Excursions

Personalize this trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the city’s architectural masterpieces that are known around the world. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Shore excursions become available to book 365 days before the trip departs. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so book your Shore Excursions today!

To view the shore excursions offered for this sailing click here.

Please note the highlighted excursions which have received positive feedback from our guests.

Go Beyond with GoNext

More time and peace of mind. Don’t just wave at your port city from the deck—extend your trip with an overnight land stay and city exploration. Spend more time with your feet on the ground and immerse yourself in local culture with engaging tours led by an expert travel guide. Let us handle the logistics of your airport transportation, luggage handling, and so much more, so you can worry less and go all in on your vacation.

3-Night Auckland Pre-Cruise Program
Feb 21
+–24 • $2,699 per person, double occupancy; $3,499, single

  • 3 nights at the 4-star Cordis Hotel, or similar accommodations, with breakfast
  • Guaranteed hotel check-in upon arrival
  • Full-day Auckland city & Waiheke Island tour, featuring:
    – Sky Tower
    – Guided visit of Auckland War Memorial Museum
    – Round-trip ferry ride to Waiheke Island
    – Wine tasting and fine dining lunch at Mudbrick Vineyard
    – Rangihoua Estate scenic tour with olive oil tasting
  • Full-day sightseeing excursion of the Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton Village, with lunch, featuring:
      Boat tour through the Glowworm Grotto
    –  Private tour of the Hobbiton Village movie set from The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • Half-day Auckland city tour via scenic Tamiki Drive to village of Devonport on Auckland’s north shore
  • Transfers between airport*, hotel, and cruise ship, with related luggage handling

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+Auckland hotel check-in is Feb 21

    1-Night Auckland Pre-Cruise Program
    Feb 23+–24 • $999 per person, double occupancy; $1,199, single

    • 1 night at the 4-star Cordis Hotel, or similar accommodations, with breakfast
    • Guaranteed hotel check-in upon arrival
    • Half-day Auckland city tour via scenic Tamiki Drive to village of Devonport on Auckland’s north shore
    • Transfers between airport*, hotel, and cruise ship, with related luggage handling

    View 1-Night Auckland details

    +1 Night Auckland hotel check-in is Feb 23

    4-Night Great Barrier Reef & Sydney Post-Cruise Program
    March 10 – 14 • $3,399 per person, double occupancy; $3,999, single

    • 4 nights’ accommodations:
      • 1 night at 4-star PARKROYAL Darling Harbour in Sydney, with breakfast
      • 3 nights at 5-star Riley Cairns Crystalbrook Collection, with breakfast
    • Full-day sightseeing tour of Sydney, featuring:
      • Panoramic tour of Darling Harbor, The Rocks, Macquarie Street including Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair & Conservatorium of Music
      • Royal Botanical Garden
      • Private Aboriginal Tour (photo stop for Sydney Opera House)
      • Bondi Beach
    • Airfare from Sydney to Cairns^ 
    • Full day of sightseeing on an Outer Reef cruise, with morning tea and lunch, featuring:
      • Agincourt Reef
      • Reef viewing from an underwater observatory or snorkeling
    • Full day at leisure or add the Optional Scenic Skyrail, Waterfall, and Wetlands Excursion: $299 per person
    • Experience the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, savor signature delights at Australia’s oldest coffee plantation, and experience an EXCLUSIVE Make Travel Matter® encounter at Barron Falls, enriched with cultural immersion.

    Transfers between cruise ship, hotel, and airport(s),* with related luggage handling

    View 4 Night Great Barrier Reef + Sydney details

    1-Night Sydney Post-Cruise Program
    Mar 10 – 11 • $999 per person, double occupancy; $1,199, single

    • 1 night at 4-star PARKROYAL Darling Harbour in Sydney, with breakfast
    • Full-day sightseeing tour of Sydney, featuring:
      – Panoramic tour of Darling Harbor, The Rocks, Macquarie Street including Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair & Conservatorium of Music
      – Royal Botanical Garden
      – Private Aboriginal Tour (photo stop for Sydney Opera House)
      – Bondi Beach
    • Transfers between cruise ship, hotel, and airport(s),* with related luggage handling

    View 1-Night Sydney details

    MOBILITY:
    This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties. Guests participating in this program must be comfortable operating on the water, as portions of the programs operate on a boat or ferry.

     *FOR GUESTS BOOKING THEIR OWN AIRFARE: Airport transfers are only applicable during program dates. You must provide your complete flight details to Go Next 30 days prior to departure in order to ensure airport transfers. ^If you book your air independently, it is your responsibility to book your inbound flight to Cairns from your home city. Only the flight from Cairns to Sydney is included with this program.

    Visa Requirements

    Australia – Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Visa is required for all nationalities* New Zealand – Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) Visa is required for most Nationalities* * NZeTA visas for U.S. & Canadian passport holders who opt in to the visas through Oceania Cruises will be processed by Oceania Cruises. Guests will receive information on obtaining the ETA visa closer to departure. It is imperative that all guests obtain the necessary travel documents prior to the vacation departure date. Failure to produce the correct visa and valid passport at embarkation will result in denial of boarding. Please ensure passport is valid at least 6 months after the cruise return date. Birth certificates, copies of passports and passport cards are not accepted.

    Cancellation Policy

    REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS:
    If you choose to cancel your reservation, we must receive written notice of your cancellation either via certified mail, overnight courier, or e-mail sent to cancel@gonext.com. (with a confirmation of receipt from us). The following cancellation fees apply to cancellations received by us on the days below before the date of departure.
    Cruise Cancellation Fees:
    181 days = Full Refund
    180-151 days = $250 per person
    150-121 days = 25% of total fare
    120-91 days = 50% of total fare
    90-61 days = 75% of total fare
    60-1 days = 100% of total fare
    If a flight or other delay for any reason prevents you from joining the trip on the date of departure, you will be considered a no-show, and we cannot provide a full or partial refund or credit toward a future trip. For Owner's, Vista and Oceania Suites, the cancellation amounts are as listed above with two exceptions: For cruises of less than 15 days, the administrative fee from 91 to 120 days prior to sailing is 10% of the Fare; and for cruises 15 days or longer, the administrative fee from 151 to 180 days prior to sailing is 10% of the Fare.

    ADDITIONAL REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR GO NEXT PROGRAMS
    Go Next Pre- and/or Post-Cruise Program Cancellation Fees:
    121 days or more = No Penalty, Full Refund
    120-91 days = 25% penalty of total fare, per program
    90-61 days = 50% penalty of total fare, per program
    60-0 days = 100% penalty of total fare, per program
    If you cancel any Go Next Program, your rights to a refund are limited. Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 30 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)

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    Dazzling Oceania - Australia & New Zealand

    Date: Feb 24-Mar 10, 2024
    Starting Price: $7,599
    Trip Length: 15 nights
    Trip: Auckland to Sydney
    Cruise line: Oceania Cruises | Regatta
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