New Zealand, Australia

13 nights sailing from Auckland (New Zealand) on cruise ship Discovery Princess

Itinerary: Sailing from Auckland (New Zealand), visiting Picton (New Zealand), Christchurch, Dunedin (New Zealand), Sydney (Australia), Tauranga (New Zealand), ending in Auckland (New Zealand).
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13 nights sailing from Auckland (New Zealand) on cruise ship Discovery Princess

Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Auckland (New Zealand) Embarkation | Departure: 19:00H
Day 2 at sea
Day 3 Picton (New Zealand) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 17:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 4 Christchurch Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 16:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 5 Dunedin (New Zealand) Arrival time: 05:45H | Departure: 18:00H 13 hours in destination
Milford Sound (New Zealand) Onboard Experience
Day 7-8 at sea
Day 9 Sydney (Australia) Arrival time: 06:00H | Departure: 16:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 10-11-12 at sea
Day 13 Tauranga (New Zealand) Arrival time: 06:00H | Departure: 17:15H 11 hours in destination
Day 14 Auckland (New Zealand) Arrival time: 06:30H
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New Zealand, Australia

13 nights Cruise on Discovery Princess. Sailing from Auckland (New Zealand), visiting Picton (New Zealand), Christchurch, Dunedin (New Zealand), Sydney (Australia), Tauranga (New Zealand), ending in Auckland (New Zealand).

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Auckland (New Zealand)

Auckland is a major cruise ship stopover point, with the ships usually tying up at Princes Wharf. Auckland CBD is connected to coastal suburbs, to the North Shore and to outlying islands by ferry. Auckland is home to many cultures. The majority of inhabitants claim European - predominantly British and/or Irish - descent, but substantial Maori, Pacific Islander and Asian communities exist as well. Auckland has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world and a higher proportion of people of Asian origin than the rest of New Zealand. Ethnic groups from all corners of the world have a presence in Auckland, making it by far the country's most cosmopolitan city.

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Picton (New Zealand)

picton is located in the region of Malbourough, on the north of South Island. It is the bridge city between both islands. It is a peaceful city, that has a marina and a park on the beach. The wide principal street is full of souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes, many with sea views. A relaxing walk down the marina and the coast will allow you to see the marvelous views. The Queen Charlotte Drive, the touristic train TranzCoastal, the fjords of Malborough, together with the diving, the navigation and the sighting of dolphins and sea lions, are some of the attractions of Picton.

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Christchurch

Christchurch is the second largest city in New Zealand. It is internationaly known for it's open spaces, its wineries and its gardens.The only place in the world where within two hours of an international airport you can ski at a world class alpine resort, play golf, bungy jump,go rafting, mountain biking, hot-air ballooning, wind surfing, or whale watching.

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Dunedin (New Zealand)

Dunedin is the largest city in the province of Otago, New Zealand. You can find endless beaches for the practice of surfing or diving.

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Onboard Experience

Milford Sound (New Zealand)

Renowned as the most famous attractions in New Zealand, Milford Sound is a fjord located in the southwest on the Southern Island of New Zealand. Found in the Fiordland National Park, within the Wahipounamu World Heritage site, Rudyard Kipling called Milford Sound the 8th wonder of the world. An underwater observatory offers visitors the chance to observe the black coral, which usually only found in deep water, as well as a wide variety of marine life. With its awe inspiring views and landscape, Milford Sound offers incredible hiking and kayaking or take the chance to visit the breathtaking Mitre Peak, Stirling Falls and watch the dolphins, seals, and penguins.

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Sydney (Australia)

Sydney is known as the Harbour City. It is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia and one of the world´s most beautiful and liveable cities. Brimming with history, nature, culture, art, fashion, cuisine, design, it is set next to miles of ocean coastline and sandy surf beaches. Recent immigration trends have led to the cities reputation as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in Australia and the world. The city is also home to the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, two of the most iconic structures on the planet. The city is surrounded by nature and national parks, which extend through the suburbs and right to the shores of the harbour.

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Tauranga (New Zealand)

Tauranga is the largest city in the region of Bay of Plenty, on the east coast of the Northern island of New Zealand. We can find Mount Manganui, named after an extinct volcano. Famous for the beaches and mostly for its mountain.

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Auckland (New Zealand)

Auckland is a major cruise ship stopover point, with the ships usually tying up at Princes Wharf. Auckland CBD is connected to coastal suburbs, to the North Shore and to outlying islands by ferry. Auckland is home to many cultures. The majority of inhabitants claim European - predominantly British and/or Irish - descent, but substantial Maori, Pacific Islander and Asian communities exist as well. Auckland has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world and a higher proportion of people of Asian origin than the rest of New Zealand. Ethnic groups from all corners of the world have a presence in Auckland, making it by far the country's most cosmopolitan city.

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The ship: Discovery Princess

Discovery Princess, a sister ship to Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess, is Princess' sixth ship and final Royal-class ship. Setting sail in November of 2021 but available to book now!

The 3,660-guest ship’s maiden season is available to book from October 2019. The multi-award winning OceanMedallion, which is the same size as a 10p piece, has been designed to deliver an entirely new level of service and create a holiday that is more simple, effortless and personalised. Enjoy 270-degree sweeping views from the largest balconies at sea, unwind in ultimate comfort at The Sanctuary, and indulge your senses with world-class dining options from Michelin-star chefs. Plus, Princess Live Entertainment presents spectacular new productions that can only be seen in our state-of-the-art Princess Theater. 

Inaugurated 2021
Beam 47 m.
Length 330 m.
Tonnage 145000 tn.
Occupancy 3660
Crew 1411
Ratio passenger / crew Premium 3:1
Ratio tonnage/passengers Excellent 40:1
Number of decks 18
Number of staterooms 1539
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What's included onboard?

Room Service (24 hours)

Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner), with the following exceptions: anytime dining is not available on Dawn, Sea and Sun Princess (while sailing in Australia), Ocean or Pacific Princess

Casual Dining Venues, with the following exceptions: Vines Wine & Seafood Bar & specialty drinks at the International Café

The following Beverages: Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee

Captain's Welcome Champagne Waterfall Reception

Theatre/Production Shows & Guest Entertainer Shows

Movies Under the Stars

Bars, Nightclubs, Discos

Casino, Bingo & Gaming Lessons

Dancing, Karaoke & Comedy

Library & Princess Book Club

Theme Night Parties and Ultimate Deck Party

Afternoon Trivia

ScholarShip@Sea® Enrichment Activities with the following exceptions: Creativity@Sea, Ceramic@Sea ($5) (prices may vary)

Youth & Teen Programs with the following exceptions: Group Kidsitting - $5/hour/child between 10 pm - 1 am (prices and times may vary)

Youth & Teen Activities with the following exceptions: Jr. Chef@Sea cooking workshop ($25/child) (prices may vary)

Amenities included: hairdryer and bathroom sundries, refrigerator, stateroom TV Programming

Fitness Center, with the following exceptions: Specialty group fitness classes

Laundry is included only for Suite passengers that enjoy complimentary laundry and dry cleaning

Only Included for Suite passengers the use of the Lotus Spa Thermal Suite with the following exceptions: Royal Princess and Regal Princess

What's not included?

Specialty Restaurants (including Chef's Table): Additional Fees May Apply

Gratuities, a discretionary gratuity of approximately $12 per person for mini-suites and suites, and approximately $11,50 per passenger in all other staterooms per day (including children) will be automatically added to your shipboard account on a daily basis; a 15% gratuity is added to bar charges and dining room wine accounts.

Sodas and Alcoholic Beverages

The Sanctuary. To use The Sanctuary will cost a fee, approximately $20 per half day session (prices may vary).

Stateroom Calling: Additional Fees May Apply

Balcony Dining (breakfast & dinner only): Additional Fees May Apply

Shore Excursions

Dining at Vines Wine & Seafood Bar & specialty drinks at the International Café

Complimentary Laundry is not included  for Non-Suite passengers. Additional Charges Apply

Spa treatments, fitness classes and beauty salon services at the Lotus Spa

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