New Zealand Discovery with Sydney

From $2499 (was $2749)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

18 Days

Passport Required

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This program is currently sold out but new dates are coming soon! Call 877-332-6185 for more details.

Introduction

Take an unforgettable trip “down under” as you travel to New Zealand and Australia for this amazing 18-day cruise tour through the must-see sights of some of the world’s most historically, culturally, ecologically and environmentally unique places.

Trip Includes

Sightseeing
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga (Rotorua)
  • Napier
  • Picton
  • Akaroa
  • Dunedin
  • Milford Sound
  • Sydney
Cruise Accommodations
  • 10 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Jewel
Hotel Accommodations
  • 5 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • All meals onboard ship
  • 6 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner on land portion
Service
  • A professionally trained English-speaking local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Relaxed
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Passports and Visas:

Australia
You must have a valid U.S. passport and a visa to enter Australia. Most U.S. passport holders traveling to Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). The ETA is an electronic label-free visa and can be obtained at the ETA website for a small service fee. Please visit www.eta.immi.gov.au to obtain this visa and for further information on Australia’s entry requirements. The current cost of the ETA is $20 AUD, however this is determined by the Australian government and is subject to change.


New Zealand
You must have a valid U.S. passport and submit an electronic entrance form to enter New Zealand. Most U.S. passport holders traveling to New Zealand for tourism purposes can obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) online for a small service fee. Please visit https://nzeta.immigration.govt.nz to submit your form and for further information on New Zealand’s entry requirements. The current cost of the NZeTA is $47NZD, which includes the cost of the International Visitor Conservation Levy (IVL). Requirements are determined by the New Zealand government and is subject to change.

Please Be Advised: These must be obtained at least 24 hours prior to departure.

Trip Highlights

  • 2 days and included city tour in Auckland, New Zealand’s delightful city between 2 harbors
  • 10 nights of freestyle comfort aboard NCL’s spacious Jewel, visiting 6 of Australia and New Zealand’s most popular ports
  • Visit New Zealand's North and South islands
  • 3 days and included city tour in Sydney, Australia’s cultural epicenter
  • Add 2 nights in Cairns to see the Great Barrier Reef (additional cost)

Set Sail Offers

*Web prices reflect instant rebate pricing. Free beverage or internet package for Balcony cabins only. Free Balcony upgrade from Ocean View Cabin only. Click here to view offer details. Offers valid for new bookings only and subject to availability. Offer may be cancelled at any time. Please follow the steps below to price your vacation with YMT. When you complete all the steps, please click "Reserve" next to the date.

 

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This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.


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Inside Stateroom

With room for up to four guests, these Inside Staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate two more. These staterooms are mid-ship, so you'll have easy access to everything on board. Accommodates: 2 - 4 Total Approx. Size: 138 - 143 sq. ft

Oceanview Picture Window Stateroom

These Oceanview Staterooms have enough room for up to three guests. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate one more guest. You'll also have an amazing view to enjoy from your big picture window, along with room service and many more amenities. Accommodates: 2 - 4 Total Approx. Size: 155 - 161 sq. ft.

Balcony Stateroom

These Norwegian Jewel mid-ship staterooms sleep up to three guests and come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a convertible sofa pulls out to sleep two more. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with a great view. Because they are mid-ship, you'll have easy access to everything on board. Total Approx. Size: 205 sq. ft.

Norwegian Jewel Deck Plans

Click here to view Norwegian Jewel's deck plans on Norwegian's website. Content that you may read on Norwegian's website may not be applicable to your tour, please speak with a YMT Travel Consultant for clarification.




FAQ

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Guests will need a passport, but not a visa for this tour. Guests are required to have a valid government issued passport with an expiration of a minimum of six (6) months beyond the end date of for this tour.

Need to specify that this is for U.S. citizen guests only. Need to link to your gov department site. Contact your government policy to see if you need anything different.

Yes. Holland America Cruise Line has an obligation to collect certain cruise guest information before embarkation. This is a Department of Homeland Security requirement and should only take a few minutes.

To check in online please:

1. Access the Holland America website at www.hollandamerica.com
2. Click “Register”
3. Select “Yes” to Do you have a cruise booked with Holland America?
4. Enter Holland America Booking Number
5. Enter Sailing Date
6. Enter First Name & Last Name
7. Continue
8. Follow the instructions to continue with registration.

If you require further assistance, please call the Holland America support desk at 1-800-426-0327.

Northbound Tours – Arrival in Seattle
If you are not planning to take any of our available optionals, please arrive at any time during the day of arrival day, however, hotel check in does not begin until 3pm

If you are planning to take the optional we have available in the evening, please arrive at the hotel no later than 4:00pm.

Southbound Tours – Arrival in Anchorage
Guests can arrive at any time during this day, however, hotel check in does not begin until 3pm.

Seattle
Flights into Seattle should arrive before 3PM. Departures from Seattle are booked between 8AM-1PM.

Anchorage
Flights into Anchorage should arrive between 3PM-10PM. Departures from Anchorage are generally red-eye flights and can be booked after 6PM.

Several weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive notification via email that Optional Tours are available for booking at an additional cost. These Optional Tours are also available for purchase online by logging into your YMT account. Optional Tour information will also be mailed to you along with your travel documents.

Additional Shore Excursions are available directly with the cruise line. We highly recommend that you book Shore Excursions well in advance by accessing the cruise line’s website and registering online. Information on how to register with the cruise line will be mailed to you along with your travel documents.

The weather in Seattle and Vancouver will be warmer with average temperatures between 74°F and 53°F during the months of May through September. The weather in Alaska will be fairly cooler with average temperatures between 62°F and 48°F during the months of May through September.

You can find more on the weather in Alaska here.

On Cruise
For most ocean cruises, consider three different types of clothing: casual attire for days aboard, layered outfits for time in port, and smart or formal eveningwear. Contact your respective cruise line for their dress code and guidelines for evening attire. Typically, a larger amount of nights is reserved for more casual clothing while some evenings are set aside for formalwear. Some recommendations for daywear include slacks or pants, blouses or shirts, knit tops or polo shirts. Bring a pair of sneakers or rubber-soled shoes for deck sports and a swimsuit cover-up for cool areas on the ship. As port wear for women consider a casual dress, skirt and blouse, or pants outfit; for men, casual pants or walking shorts, and polo-type shirts. Comfortable walking shoes are a must. Also, remember to bring extra bathing suits, as well as sun block, sun visors and other types of sun protection. Formal attire can include cocktail dress, gown, or dressy pantsuit for women and a tuxedo, suit, or dinner jacket with slacks for men. Note that T-shirts, swimsuits, robes, bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps and pool wear are often not allowed in certain areas of the ship, for example restaurants.

On Tour
For more information, check out our How To Pack for Your Alaskan Vacation article.

You will need U.S. dollar in the U.S. and Canadian Dollar in Canada.

No, guests will not need to bring adapters or converters as the U.S. and Canada both use standard 110V plugs.



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