Premium Australia and New Zealand on Noordam (Auckland to Sydney)

Three nights four-star hotel stays in Auckland & Sydney, 14 nights' premium cruise

Three Nights Pre And Post Hotel Stays, 14 Nights Premium Cruise

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23rd November 2025
1st February 2026
1st March 2026
  • Departure Date: 18th November 2025
  • Total Nights: 23 Nights
  • Cruise: Noordam
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
£3259 *pp
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Holland America Line

Holland America Line, which has been sailing for 150 years, visits 400 ports in 114 countries every year. Dutch heritage shines through in some of the $4million-worth of artwork to be seen onboard, complimenting the luxurious cruise experience.

Live music remains HAL's forte, with venues including the Rolling Stone Rock room and BB King's Blues Club. For foodies, a wide range of restaurants serve the finest of fayre.

Last refit
  • Return flights from the UK
  • All transfers
  • Three nights' room only accommodation in Auckland (in featured hotel or similar standard)
  • 14 nights' premium cruise on-board Noordam
  • Three nights' room only accommodation in Sydney (in featured hotel or similar standard)
Cruise Itinerary
Day Day1-2
Fly UK to Auckland, New Zealand
Depart UK to Auckland
Day 3
Auckland, New Zealand
Arrive Auckland, transfer to hotel for overnight stay
Day 4-5
Auckland, New Zealand
Built on a narrow strip of land between two island-studded harbours; Auckland is renowned for its beauty and, where ever you are in the city, you’re never far from the water. From wild West Coast surf beaches to the tranquil Hauraki Gulf, the sea and all its attractions are why Auckland is known as the City of Sails. It’s also New Zealand’s largest city, with everything from top-end designer stores to open air street markets and diverse cafes, restaurants and nightlife. Favourite downtown spots include Wynyard Quarter, the Viaduct Harbour and the Britomart precinct.
Day 6
Auckland, New Zealand
Transfer to port, embark ship
Day 7
Waitangi (Bay of Islands), New Zealand
The Bay of Islands is steeped in history and is home to some of the world’s most stunning beaches. Relax and enjoy endless stretches of white sandy beaches and take a dip in the crystal clear waters, or take part in one of the many adventure sports that the area is known for, such as jet skiing, kayaking or even a hot air balloon ride.
Day 8
Gisborne, New Zealand
Gisborne is a city on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s known for wineries and surf beaches such as Makorori. The Tairawhiti Museum has exhibits on indigenous and colonial history, with Wyllie Cottage, an early European house, and Maori artefacts. Titirangi Reserve has lookouts and a monument to explorer James Cook. Nearby, Te Poho-o-Rawiri is a Maori meeting house with carvings of ancestral figures.
Day 9
Napier, New Zealand
Situated on New Zealand's North Island, Napier is the gateway to the wine-producing region of Hawke's Bay. Napier has a tree lined promenade along the waterfront and features Art-Deco architecture such as crazy patterned Daily Telegraph building. The city was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and you will find everywhere - the city's symbol of the Maori maiden statue, t called he Pania of the Reef.
Day 10
Wellington, New Zealand
Located at the southern tip of the North Island and nestled between a beautiful harbour and rolling green hills, Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city. The city has a wealth of cultural attractions with many art galleries and museums, including the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, which is noted as one of the finest interactive museums in the world; the museum is located on the waterfront at Queens Wharf which makes for a pleasant walk from the city centre.
Day 11
Lyttelton (Christchurch), New Zealand
Lyttelton is a port town on the north shore of Lyttelton Harbour / Whakaraupō, at the northwestern end of Banks Peninsula and close to Christchurch, on the eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Day 12
Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand
Nestled in tree-clad hills on the South East coast of the South Island, Dunedin is New Zealand’s largest city by area and arguably the most spectacular in terms of contrasting landscapes. Known as the “Edinburgh of New Zealand” Dunedin is a Kiwi city where Scottish heritage can be found everywhere, you’ll find the statue of Robert Burns in the Octagon as well as New Zealand’s only scotch distillery and kilt shop. The city boasts a wealth of distinguished architecture, including Dunedin train station with its elaborate Victorian facade, extravagant tile floors and etched glass work.
Day 13
Scenic Cruising Fiordland Natl Park, New Zealand
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 14-15
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 16
Melbourne, Australia
In multi-cultural Melbourne you can eat just about any world cuisine you fancy or cruise the funky shops and cafés. Stroll down the secret lanes, take in the view on the rooftops or visit the cultural heart of Federation Square.
Day 17
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 18
Hobart, Australia
Hobart is the Island states harbour capital and is located at the foot of the magnificent Mount Wellington and is Australia’s second oldest city. The city is full of character and history and is nestled on one of the most beautiful harbours in the world. The ships docks in Sullivan’s cove, which is opposite Salamanca Place and within walking distance to some of Hobart’s main sights and attractions.
Day 19
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 20
Sydney, Austrlaia
Disembark ship, transfer to hotel for overnight stay
Day 21-22
Sydney, Australia
Famous for its beautiful harbour and stunning beaches, Sydney is a must on any visit to Australia. With so much to see and do in this amazing city, its well worth planning ahead to make the most of your time here, especially if you’re only in town for a few days. Perhaps begin by exploring the harbour, with its famous landmarks and take a ferry ride across the harbour to Manly, where you’ll experience fantastic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House along the way. Any visit to Sydney wouldn’t be complete without a visit to its iconic beaches and a great way to see these is by taking the Bondi to Bronte walk, a short spectacular coastal trail along epic sandstone cliffs.
Day 23
Fly Sydney, Australia to UK
Transfer to airport for overnight flight to UK
Ship Details
Holland America Line

Named for the Northern compass point, Noordam dazzles with museum-quality art and lavish staterooms. Guests of this Vista Class cruise ship will have their pick of onboard activities.

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