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

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

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

Prices Available
9th November 2025
15th February 2026
  • Departure Date: 04th November 2025
  • Total Nights: 23 Nights
  • Cruise: Noordam
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
£3129 *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 Sydney (in featured hotel or similar standard)
  • 14 nights' premium cruise on-board Noordam
  • Three nights' room only accommodation in Auckland (in featured hotel or similar standard)
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1-2
Fly UK to Sydney, Australia
Fly UK to Sydney
Day 3
Sydney, Australia
Arrive into Sydney, transfer to hotel
Day 4-5
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 6
Sydney, Australia
Transfer to cruise port, embark ship
Day 7
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 8
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 9
Burnie, Australia
Situated on Emu Bay at the mouth of the Emu River, Burnie is Tasmania's third largest city and port for the rich agricultural and mineral mining activities of the region. Burnie is a major deep water port for the north of Tasmania, with two permanent container ships making daily crossings to Melbourne.
Day 10-11
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 12
Scenic Cruising Milford Sound
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 13
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 14
Timaru, New Zealand
Timaru is a busy coastal South Island port and holiday resort and is a gateway to the mountains, lakes and rivers of the Central South Island. The town is known for its elegant Victorian and Edwardian buildings, made of volcanic bluestone.
Day 15
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Kaikoura is a coastal town on the South Island of New Zealand. It’s known for its abundant wildlife and its sperm whale population. The Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway winds from the town centre to lookout points at Point Kean. Close by, the rock platforms are home to a colony of New Zealand fur seals. The 1800s Fyffe House is a cottage built on a foundation of whalebones, with displays on the town’s whaling past.
Day 16
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 17
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 18
Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand
Located in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is a bustling port and a favourite spot for deep sea fishers. The port is located short a distance from Mount Maunganui, one of New Zealand’s most popular beach resorts, and has a reputation as surfing mecca. A stroll along the strand waterfront area is well worth doing, where you’ll find a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants.
Day 19
Scenic cruising, Cruising Bay of Plenty, Cruising Coromandel Peninsula, 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 20
Auckland, New Zealand
Disembark ship, transfer to your hotel for overnight stay
Day 21-22
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 23
Fly Auckland, New Zealand 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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