|Day 1 ||& 2 Tues. & Wed., Feb. 8 & 9 Fly Overnight to Sydney, Australia |
Fly overnight to Sydney, Australia. You will lose a day crossing the international date line and regain it on your return to the United States.
|Day 3 ||& 4 Thurs. & Fri., Feb. 10 & 11 Explore Sydney, One of the Worlds Most Beautiful Cities |
Land in Sydney and tour the city. Visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park, where you will come face to face with unique Australian Animals - Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Wallabies, Emus & Koalas.
|Day 5 ||Sat., Feb. 12 The Sydney Opera House and Sail Away On The Majestic Princess |
Tour the iconic Sydney Opera House which looks like white “sails” and contrasts with Sydney Harbor’s deep blue. Enjoy some final touring in Sydney then board the Majestic Princess to sail into the South Pacific to New Zealand.
|Day 6 ||& 7 Sun. & Mon., Feb. 13 & 14 Sail Into The South Pacific Ocean |
Enjoy the many amenities aboard the beautiful Emerald Princess the newest ship in the Princess fleet, launched in 2017. At Princess Theater take in the Broadway style productions at sea.
|Day 8 ||Tues., Feb. 15 Bay of Islands-The Maori, The Whalers, Missionaries & Captain Cook |
Some of the highlights include the Glow Worm Cave & Puketi Kauri Forest.
|Day 9 ||Wed., Feb. 16 Auckland, Largest City of NZ |
Created by 60 volcanoes, this cosmopolitan city boasts the country’s best museums and cultural institutions.
|Day 10 ||Thurs., Feb. 17 Tauranga - Heart of the Maori |
The highlights include the Maori culture and Rotorua the playground of New Zealand with many activities.
|Day 11 ||Fri., Feb. 18 A Day At Sea |
A chance to rest and enjoy the activities aboard the ship.
|Day 12 ||Sat., Feb. 19 Picton, The Marlborough Region |
Set on the beautiful Marlborough Sound, Picton is near the famous Marlborough wine region.
|Day 13 ||Sun., Feb. 20 Christchurch (Lyttlelton) |
The most English city in New Zealand. Tour the English-style gardens and drive past a cathedral.
|Day 14 ||Mon., Feb. 21 Dunedin (Port Chalmers), The Edinburgh of New Zealand |
Perched on the hills above one of New Zealand’s loveliest harbors, this city dates back to the 1860’s
|Day 15 ||Tues., Feb. 22 Fjordland National Park (Scenic Cruising) with Milford Sound |
New Zealand’s largest national Park was formed millennia ago by massive glacial flows that carved deep fjords into the coast of New Zealand’s South Island including the famous Milford Sound.
|Day 16 ||& 17 Wed. & Thurs., Feb. 23 & 24 Days At Sea |
After four days of touring, enjoy two beautiful days at sea on the way back to Sydney, Australia. Remember, this is summer in the Southern Hemisphere with lovely warm weather.
|Day 18 ||Fri., Feb. 25 Arrive into Sydney & Fly Home |
Disembark in Sydney and fly non-stop to San Francisco on United Airlines before returning by motor coach to San Joaquin County.