Australia - New Zealand


19 Days aboard Celebrity Solstice

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Sydney, Australia

Upon arrival at Sydney International Airport you will be met and greeted by tour representatives and transferred to your Sydney hotel for immediate check-in. The rest of the day is free for sightseeing. In the evening you'll be treated to a welcome reception with your Tour Director. The remainder of the evening is free for independent dining. Overnight in Sydney.

Day 2

Sydney, Australia / Cairns, Australia / Port Douglas, Australia

In the morning following breakfast you will board a motorcoach to the Sydney airport for a flight to Cairns. In the afternoon you'll travel by motorcoach to Port Douglas. Upon arrival into Cairns you'll travel by motorcoach to Rainforestation Nature Park in the Kuranda Rainforest. Here you will be treated to a trip on the famous Army Ducks as well as visit the Koala Wildlife Sanctuary. The remainder of the evening is free for sightseeing and dining in the picturesque seaside village of Port Douglas hub of the reef and rainforest coast. Overnight in Port Douglas. Breakfast included.

Day 3

Port Douglas, Australia

After breakfast you will be transported to the jetty where you will board the boat 'Quicksilver' for a full day of marine adventure to the Great Barrier Reef. You'll cruise to Agincourt Reef lying within the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Here you will find ideal swimming and snorkeling with opportunities to dive or view the reef up close from the underwater observatory. During the day enjoy a buffet lunch. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon where you will have the rest of the evening at your leisure. Overnight Port Douglas. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 4

Cairns, Australia / Ayers Rock, Australia

After breakfast in the hotel you'll be transported by motorcoach to Cairns airport for your flight to Ayers Rock. Upon arrival at Ayers Rock you'll be transferred to your hotel for check-in and some free time prior to the evenings' activities. In the evening you'll be treated to the 'Sounds of Silence' gourmet barbeque dinner in a private setting in the desert. Relax and admire the views as the sun dips behind the many domes of Kata Tjuta (Olgas) and Uluru (Ayers Rock) while listening to the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo. Following dinner an astronomer will take you on a tour of the southern night skies before returning by motorcoach to your hotel. Overnight Ayers Rock. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 5

Ayers Rock, Australia / Sydney, Australia

In the early morning a light snack will be served as you take in the sunrise over Ayers Rock followed by a walking tour of the rock encompassing Maggie Springs. Following the walk you will return to the hotel for a full breakfast before transferring to the airport for your return flight to Sydney. Upon arrival in Sydney you will board the Solstice for the next step in your adventure through Australia & New Zealand. Breakfast included.

Tours and activities as described, other than optional activities, are included in your cruisetour vacation.

Day 6

Sydney, Australia

Day 7

At Sea

Day 8

Hobart, Tasmania

Day 9

At Sea

Day 10

At Sea

Day 11

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Day 11

Doubtful Sound

Day 11

Dusky Sound

Day 12

Dunedin, New Zealand

Day 13

Christchurch, New Zealand

Day 14

Wellington, New Zealand

Day 15

Napier, New Zealand

Day 16

At Sea

Day 17

Tauranga,New Zealand

Day 18

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

Day 19

Auckland, New Zealand

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