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Majesty of Milford with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

19 NIGHTS FROM £10,725 per person

No other two places in the world offer a spirit of adventure, rugged natural beauty and a warm welcome quite like Australia and New Zealand. Explore iconic cities, historic harbours, UNESCO-listed biosphere reserves, striking fjords, sun-dappled vineyards and beautiful beaches on this dreamy and diverse tailor-made tour with Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Overview: 2 nights in Sydney, followed by 15 nights cruising on Seven Seas Explorer
2021 Dates: 4-21 Jan

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Seize the chance to come face-to-face with some of Australia’s most renowned wildlife – such as kangaroos, koalas and charming little penguins

Cruise through the breathtakingly beautiful Milford Sound fjord, enjoying dazzling views from the comfort of your luxury ship

Embrace Auckland's art scene, Melbourne's culinary delights and Napier's boundless vineyards

Optional complimentary excursions include learning more about New Zealand’s Maori culture, cheese and wine-tasting, and sea kayaking

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    Park Hyatt Sydney
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    DAY 2-4 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Explore Sydney at your leisure, a cosmopolitan and vibrant city filled with iconic landmarks. Transfer to the port and board Seven Seas Explorer.

    Park Hyatt Sydneykeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Luxury Hotel
    • Summary: Fantastic views across the harbour to the Opera House
    • Feature: Harbourfront dining in The Dining Room is formidable
    • Rooms: 155 rooms & suites
    • Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    • Star rating: 5 Star
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast

    DAY 5 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    A whaling hub back in the 19th century, Eden still offers wonderful whale-watching opportunities. You can also sample the area’s renowned fresh lake oysters, explore the wilderness by 4WD, or keep your eyes peeled for kangaroos outside of the city.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 6 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    For wildlife lovers, Phillip Island is paradise, part of the UNESCO Western Port Biosphere Reserve. Tiny penguins, sleeping koalas and the largest colony of fur seals in Australia are among the species found here, while other complimentary excursions include helicopter tours and exploring with a park ranger.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 7-8 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Graceful, green and notably European in style, Melbourne boasts a great locally inspired culinary and art scene. Possible shore excursions range from a vintage train ride and unwinding in an Edwardian-style bathhouse, to meeting koalas in the wild.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 9 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Intriguing Burnie is known as the ‘City of Makers’, with whisky (made at Australia’s largest boutique whisky distillery) ceramics and award-winning cheese all produced here. Why not sample local produce with an expert guide, visit the beautiful Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, or meet the indigenous species at Wing’s Wildlife Park?

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 10-11 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Cruise towards New Zealand, enjoying Seven Seas Explorer’s facilities – from the Canyon Ranch Spa, to the Culinary Arts Kitchen’s interactive cookery classes with expert chefs.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 12 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Gaze out from your cabin, the pool deck or one of a selection of restaurants and lounges, absorbing spectacular views over Milford Sound.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 13 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    With a proud Scottish heritage, Dunedin is known as the ‘Edinburgh of the South’, home to New Zealand’s oldest university, the 19th century Lanarch Castle, and Victorian bluestone building – all showcased on a possible guided tour. The charming city is also a gateway to the geological gems and wildlife of the Otago Peninsula.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 14 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    With an undeniable charm and a beautiful sheltered harbour, Akaroa was the first French settlement in New Zealand. Explore its colonial architecture, galleries, craft shops and charming cafés on various complimentary excursions, or embrace the coastal delights with a nature cruise.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 15 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Beautiful Wellington is next to explore. Learn more about local Maori culture at the national museum Te Papa Tongarewa, head out on a gourmet walking tour, or get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy at the Weta Cave special effects studio.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 16 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Charismatic Napier is renowned for its colourful vineyards. As such, wine-tasting is a popular activity here and can be arranged by Regent, while the Art Deco buildings and National Aquarium can also be explored on various included excursions.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 17 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Often called the ‘Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand’, Gisborne offers more great boutique wineries, as well as a vibrant Maori heritage and culture, best showcased in the terrific Tairawhiti Museum. Possible excursions with no additional costs range from a cycling tour to feeding stringrays.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 18 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    The Bay of Islands comprises 144 islands surrounded by an abundance of marine life, making it a popular fishing and sailing destination. Possible excursions include a canoeing tour by a local Maori host and a trip through the spellbinding Kawaiti Caves, filled with glow-worms.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

    DAY 19 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    For cultural experiences, natural beauty and a jam-packed events calendar, Auckland is the place. Explore the rugged beaches on the west coast, enjoy iconic city views from atop Mount Eden, or embrace Auckland’s awesome art scene at a variety of galleries housed in quaint Victorian buildings.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
    • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
    • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All Inclusive

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DAY 2-4ACCOMMODATION
Sydney, Australia

Explore Sydney at your leisure, a cosmopolitan and vibrant city filled with iconic landmarks. Transfer to the port and board Seven Seas Explorer.

Park Hyatt Sydneykeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Fantastic views across the harbour to the Opera House
  • Feature: Harbourfront dining in The Dining Room is formidable
  • Rooms: 155 rooms & suites
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Star rating: 5 Star
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast

DAY 5ACCOMMODATION
Eden, Australia

A whaling hub back in the 19th century, Eden still offers wonderful whale-watching opportunities. You can also sample the area’s renowned fresh lake oysters, explore the wilderness by 4WD, or keep your eyes peeled for kangaroos outside of the city.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 6ACCOMMODATION
Phillip Island, Australia

For wildlife lovers, Phillip Island is paradise, part of the UNESCO Western Port Biosphere Reserve. Tiny penguins, sleeping koalas and the largest colony of fur seals in Australia are among the species found here, while other complimentary excursions include helicopter tours and exploring with a park ranger.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 7-8ACCOMMODATION
Melbourne, Australia

Graceful, green and notably European in style, Melbourne boasts a great locally inspired culinary and art scene. Possible shore excursions range from a vintage train ride and unwinding in an Edwardian-style bathhouse, to meeting koalas in the wild.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 9ACCOMMODATION
Burnie (Tasmania), Australia

Intriguing Burnie is known as the ‘City of Makers’, with whisky (made at Australia’s largest boutique whisky distillery) ceramics and award-winning cheese all produced here. Why not sample local produce with an expert guide, visit the beautiful Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, or meet the indigenous species at Wing’s Wildlife Park?

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 10-11ACCOMMODATION
Cruising The Tasman Sea

Cruise towards New Zealand, enjoying Seven Seas Explorer’s facilities – from the Canyon Ranch Spa, to the Culinary Arts Kitchen’s interactive cookery classes with expert chefs.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 12ACCOMMODATION
Cruising The Fjords Of Milford Sound, New Zealand

Gaze out from your cabin, the pool deck or one of a selection of restaurants and lounges, absorbing spectacular views over Milford Sound.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 13ACCOMMODATION
Dunedin, New Zealand

With a proud Scottish heritage, Dunedin is known as the ‘Edinburgh of the South’, home to New Zealand’s oldest university, the 19th century Lanarch Castle, and Victorian bluestone building – all showcased on a possible guided tour. The charming city is also a gateway to the geological gems and wildlife of the Otago Peninsula.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 14ACCOMMODATION
Akaroa, New Zealand

With an undeniable charm and a beautiful sheltered harbour, Akaroa was the first French settlement in New Zealand. Explore its colonial architecture, galleries, craft shops and charming cafés on various complimentary excursions, or embrace the coastal delights with a nature cruise.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 15ACCOMMODATION
Wellington, New Zealand

Beautiful Wellington is next to explore. Learn more about local Maori culture at the national museum Te Papa Tongarewa, head out on a gourmet walking tour, or get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy at the Weta Cave special effects studio.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 16ACCOMMODATION
Napier, New Zealand

Charismatic Napier is renowned for its colourful vineyards. As such, wine-tasting is a popular activity here and can be arranged by Regent, while the Art Deco buildings and National Aquarium can also be explored on various included excursions.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 17ACCOMMODATION
Gisborne, New Zealand

Often called the ‘Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand’, Gisborne offers more great boutique wineries, as well as a vibrant Maori heritage and culture, best showcased in the terrific Tairawhiti Museum. Possible excursions with no additional costs range from a cycling tour to feeding stringrays.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 18ACCOMMODATION
Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

The Bay of Islands comprises 144 islands surrounded by an abundance of marine life, making it a popular fishing and sailing destination. Possible excursions include a canoeing tour by a local Maori host and a trip through the spellbinding Kawaiti Caves, filled with glow-worms.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY 19ACCOMMODATION
Auckland, New Zealand

For cultural experiences, natural beauty and a jam-packed events calendar, Auckland is the place. Explore the rugged beaches on the west coast, enjoy iconic city views from atop Mount Eden, or embrace Auckland’s awesome art scene at a variety of galleries housed in quaint Victorian buildings.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: The largest of Regent Seven Seas' ships
  • Feature: Sample gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurant, Compass Rose
  • Rooms: 375 rooms & suites
MEAL BASIS

All Inclusive

DAY ACCOMMODATION

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