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Marvel at the spectacular scenery of Fiordland National Park, voted one of the 7 Cruise World Wonders by Condé Nast Traveler. Immerse yourself in Māori culture, see glowworms twinkle in underground caves outside Auckland, stroll the famed Art Deco city of Napier, and peek into moviemaking magic with The Lord of the Rings tour in Wellington.

Inclusions
  • Round trip airfare to Melbourne
  • 13 night cruise aboard Sapphire Princess
  • Round trip transfers from airport to pier and pier to airport
  • Exclusive $85 AUD per cabin on board credit!

 

January 12, 2021 Vancouver
Inside $2199
Oceanview Obstructed $2299
Oceanview $2599
Balcony $2799
Taxes & Fees $698
Kelowna, Victoria, Comox, Calgary, Edmonton add from $300 more

Non refundable deposit. Please call to inquire about flights from other departure cities.

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Map shows port stops for New Zealand. For more details, refer to the List of Port Stops table on this page
Date Port Arrive Depart
Thu, Jan 14 Melbourne, Australia 05:00 pm
Fri, Jan 15 At Sea
Sat, Jan 16 At Sea
Sun, Jan 17 Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising) 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Mon, Jan 18 Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Tue, Jan 19 Akaroa, New Zealand

(Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited)
08:00 am 06:00 pm
Wed, Jan 20 Picton, New Zealand 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Thu, Jan 21 At Sea
Fri, Jan 22 Tauranga, New Zealand 05:30 am 04:15 pm
Sat, Jan 23 Auckland, New Zealand 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Sun, Jan 24 At Sea
Mon, Jan 25 At Sea
Tue, Jan 26 At Sea
Wed, Jan 27 Melbourne, Australia 07:00 am

Map illustration may contain port order and/or port substitutions, please review itinerary listing for actual list of ports. Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Australia 
Canadians must be in possession of an Australian visa (Electronic Travel Authority) prior to departure from Canada. Ensure that you travel with  the same passport used to apply for your visa. You can apply online https://www.eta.homeaffairs.gov.au/ETAS3/etas for $20 Australian dollars per person (subject to change).

If you prefer Travel Best Bets will issue your Australia visas for $25 CAD per person (plus the Visa costs) after providing your agent with the required information.

New Zealand
Canadian passport holders entering New Zealand will need to get an electronic travel authority before their arrival, even if they are transiting to another country.
You will not be allowed to travel to New Zealand if you do not have a visa or an NZeTA.

You may also have to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). The IVL costs NZD $35 and is paid at the same time as the NZeTA.
An NZeTA request costs NZD $9 on our free app, or NZD $12 if completed online.
Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date you expect to leave from New Zealand.

If you prefer Travel Best Bets will issue your New Zealand visas for $25 CAD per person (plus the Visa costs) after providing your agent with the required information.

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Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287