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Auckland, Great Barrier Reef and Sydney
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Auckland, Great Barrier Reef and Sydney


Experience the captivating culture and incredible beauty of New Zealand and Australia on this marvellous cruise and land adventure. Following a three night hotel stay in Auckland with an included city tour, you will fly to Sydney and embark Radiance of the Seas® for an amazing 8 night cruise across Australia’s east coast, visiting a mix of serene ports and bustling cities across the country, including Newcastle, Airlie Beach for the Great Barrier Reef and Brisbane. You will return to Sydney for a three night hotel stay, providing you with plenty of time to explore on your own and visit the city’s most iconic landmarks as well as enjoy an included tour to see the majestic Blue Mountains and Australian wildlife.

What´s included:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Private overseas transfers
  • 3 night 4-star hotel stay in Auckland
  • Auckland city tour
  • Direct flight from Auckland to Sydney
  • 8 night full-board cruise
  • 3 night 4-star hotel stay in Sydney
  • Blue Mountains and Australian wildlife tour

Interior from
£3199pp
Oceanview from
£3349pp
Balcony from
£3499pp
Suite from
£3799pp

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17 nights | 24 Mar 2018
Fly indirect over two nights from the UK to Auckland
Day 1
Transfer to a 4-star hotel stay in a three night stay
Day 3

The city of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest, offering visitors a wealth of historic landmarks alongside plenty of amazing cultural experiences and attractions to uncover. From fascinating museums paying tribute to the region’s rich past and cosmopolitan culture, to areas of stunning natural beauty and scenic stretches of coastline, Auckland offers a truly incredible experience.
Transfer to the airport to fly direct to Sydney
Day 6
Transfer to the port and embark Radiance of the Seas®
Sydney
Newcastle
Day 7
Go walkabout on a bush trail at Blackbutt Reserve, spotting koalas, kangaroos, wombats and native birds. At Stockton Beach, with the largest moving sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, you can have fun sand boarding or zooming around on a quad bike. Discover Newcastle’s fascinating history as a convict colony on a walking tour of the city or hike the Pacific shoreline for spectacular coastal and harbour views.
Days at sea
Day 8
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our 'at sea' days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenaline-charged sports.
Airlie Beach
Day 10
The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the stunning Whitsunday Islands, Airlie beach (or Airlie) is a charming little town situated in the Whitsunday region. With its lush, tropical greenery and sparkly blue sea, it's an area of stunning natural beauty. There are plenty of activities to enjoy at this port of call, including snorkelling, fishing and the ever so popular crocodile safaris. From November-May, the beach is inhabited by box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri). If you're here during this time and fancy swimming or sunbathing, head to Airlie Beach Lagoon. Whatever you choose to do, you will simply love this beautiful port of call. There are shops, boutiques and markets around Airlie Beach. It is here that you will be able to purchase souvenirs such as; designer goods to jewellery, hand-crafted ornaments to leather goods, perfume to arts and crafts.
Day at sea
Day 11
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our 'at sea' days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenaline-charged sports.
Brisbane
Day 12
Get a fantastic bird’s eye view of Brisbane from the Mt Coot-tha. Lookout and pop into Brisbane Botanic Gardens to see the Bamboo Grove and great views of the Brisbane River. Cuddle cute koalas at the Lone Pine Sanctuary and explore the Gold Coast’s stunning scenery and Tamborine Mountain. Be wow’ed by walking among the treetops at the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk and take advantage of local beers and wines.
Day at sea
Day 13
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our 'at sea' days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenaline-charged sports.
Sydney
Disembark and transfer to a 4-star hotel for a three night stay
Day 14
Sydney is the largest city in Australia and lies on the south east coast of the Tasman Sea. Sydney is a modern city boasting beautiful scenery and magnificent architecture. As you sail into port you should be able to catch a glimpse of the Sydney Harbour Bridge which will quite simply take your breath away. During your time here you can take a tour of the world famous Sydney Opera House, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge where you will be able to witness panoramic views of the city, take a city tour on the Sydney Explorer bus or spend a day shopping for a bargain around the shopping districts of Sydney. The main areas to go shopping in Sydney include Pitt Street Mall, Castlereagh Street and downtown Sydney. You will find a whole host of shops, boutiques and markets where you can buy; designer clothes, jewellery, perfume, antiques, ceramics, pottery, fresh produce and hand-crafted souvenirs.
Transfer to the airport for your indirect overnight flight to the UK
Day 17
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What´s on board Radiance of the Seas

  • Dance classes with seasoned professionals
  • Outdoor movie nights under the stars
  • Adventure Ocean® youth programme
  • Exceptional crewmember service
  • Fun-filled miniature golf course
  • Tantalising cookery demonstrations
  • Thrilling rock-climbing wall
  • Luxurious spa and fitness centre
  • Delectable wine tasting experiences
  • Relaxing jewellery-making classes
  • Exciting live bands
  • Fascinating guest lectures

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