Explore New Zealand and Australia on this 14-night voyage aboard the cruise ship Regatta.
Your first stop is in Rotorua—a geothermal wonderland, known for its colorful hot springs and spouting geysers. This New Zealand hotspot is also home to the Whakarewarewa Forest, which boasts a magical walk through towering redwood trees using a series of 28 suspension bridges, situated roughly 65 feet above the forest floor.
Next, you’ll head east to Gisborne—a coastal town known for its serene beaches and top-notch wineries. And in Napier, embark on an art deco walking tour or hand-feed penguins at the National Aquarium.
Discover the thriving art scene in Wellington, stroll Akaroa’s streets framed by colonial architecture, and look for sunbathing fur seals and yellow-eyed penguins in Dunedin.
Next, navigate one of the world’s most exquisite fjords, Milford Sound, with its dramatic cliffs, verdant forests, and staggering waterfalls.
In the Tasmanian port city Burnie, pay a visit to Australia’s largest distillery—Hellyers Road—or stroll through the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden littered with 22,000 flowers.
During your 48 hours in Melbourne, encounter kangaroos at the Healesville Sanctuary, glimpse the masterpieces at the National Gallery of Victoria, or go on a food tour at Queen Victoria Market.
Your cruise will conclude in Sydney, but first, experience Eden—a town of roughly 3,000 people, nestled between two bays and perched on rolling hills.
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Trip Name: Tasman Sea Traveler
Date: Jan. 18–Feb. 3, 2020
Tour Operator: GO NEXT
Price: From $6,899 per person, based on double occupancy, airfare included from select cities.