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Embark on this epic adventure holiday, delving into the riches of both Australia and New Zealand during an unforgettable all-inclusive cruise, paired with a hotel stay in scintillating Sydney.

Enjoy a four-night hotel stay in Sydney to explore some of the fascinating attractions and hidden treasures of this captivating city. From here, you’ll then embark Celebrity Eclipse® for your epic, all-inclusive cruise. This stunning ship features everything from sophisticated bars and restaurants to an innovative Lawn Club with a country-club atmosphere, as well as an array of dazzling entertainment options.

You’ll first head to New Zealand to discover the dramatic and outstanding landscapes that define this beautiful country. You’ll cruise through Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound; three spectacular natural fjords in South West New Zealand. Another highlight is Dunedin and the themed gardens at Larnach Castle. Wellington, New Zealand’s charming capital and nestled on a picturesque harbour, is renowned for its quirky cafes and award-winning restaurants, while Napier sits poised amidst the famous wine-producing region of Hawke’s Bay.

After enjoying gastronomic delights in Tauranga and exploring the contrasts of Auckland, you’ll cross the Tasman Sea back to Sydney where you’ll continue on your voyage into the Pacific. Highlights include Noumea, dubbed the “Little Piece of France” home to a plethora of unique architectural designs, Vila, where you could dive into crystal-clear waters to discover colourful marine life and Mare – home to fascinating ancient ruins and mysterious caves.

Your Route

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The Celebrity Eclipse® Experience

The Celebrity Eclipse® is a masterpiece of design, bringing together all the best features of modern cruising with a sublime ease. The Celebrity Eclipse® includes favourites that regular passengers have found so appealing on its sister ships, like the manicured real grass expanse in the al fresco Lawn Club area and the fascinating Hot Glass Show studio where you can watch skilled glassblowers craft intricate ornaments. The Celebrity Eclipse® has its own innovations like the creatively quirky Qsine speciality restaurant. This wonderful cruise ship boasts the full array of facilities, dining options and fun activities that any passenger could wish for.

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Lawn Club

Unleash your competitive streak at the one-of-a-kind Lawn Club.
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Sunset Bar

Enjoy a cocktail on the top deck as you watch the sun go down.
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OneSpaWorld

Treat yourself to a pampering treatment in the world-renowned OneSpaWorld.

Your 27 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 4

23 - 26 Nov 2022

Explore the striking sights of scintillating Sydney during a four-night hotel stay

As you arrive in Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, star gaze from the planetarium in Sydney's Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Day 5

27 Nov 2022

Embark the sensational Celebrity Eclipse® for your all-inclusive voyage

Today you’ll embark Celebrity Eclipse®, one of the shining lights of the Celebrity fleet. Rich in luxurious design and exciting activities, this ship offers one of the most elegant experiences at sea, from its sophisticated bars and restaurants to its innovative Lawn Club with a country-club atmosphere and sparkling entertainment venues.

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Days 6 - 7

28 - 29 Nov 2022

Settle into two days at sea where you’ll have the chance to indulge in the highlights on board

Located at the end of the Lawn Club, the Sunset Bar offers sweeping panoramas of the ocean – there’s no better place to watch the sun go down. With an award-winning cocktail in hand, of course. For a pre-dinner tipple, head to the Martini Bar where expert bartenders put on a thrilling show as they mix up a range of classic and contemporary cocktails on an ice-topped bar.

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Day 8

30 Nov 2022

Be enchanted by your Lost World surroundings during a scenic cruise through the Milford Sounds

You’ll cruise through spectacular natural fjords in South West New Zealand, where mountain peaks are reflected in mirror-smooth waters. In this important wildlife habitat, you could spot a Little Blue penguin or two, as well as resident fur seals and playful dolphins, as you sail past breathtaking scenery where waterfalls plummet down sheer cliffs into still, deep waters. This unspoilt and rugged landscape will captivate even the most experienced traveller.

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Day 9

1 Dec 2022

Delve into the Scottish delights of Dunedin

A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Renowned for its Scottish and Maori heritage and Victorian and Edwardian architecture, you’ll find plenty to explore. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, a true botanist’s dream. Dunedin is also a gateway to the beautiful Otago Peninsula, criss-crossed with hiking and cycling trails that reward you with sightings of albatross, sea lions and rare penguins.

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Day 10

2 Dec 2022

Uncover the uniqueness of compelling Christchurch

Christchurch is one of the world’s most unique destinations as it combines urban regeneration with heritage charms. Although it’s the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch is still small enough to be explored on foot. Perhaps the best way of seeing this compact city is on the hop- on, hop-off tram. There are 17 stops, which include punting on the River Avon, which runs through the heart of the city. However, to really soak up the spectacular surroundings of the city, take the Christchurch Gondola - a scenic cable-car ride.

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Day 11

3 Dec 2022

Lose yourself in the lush landscapes of New Zealand’s compact capital

Curving protectively around its harbour with a white lighthouse guarding the bay in the distance, New Zealand’s compact capital is a charming city to visit. Head to one of its many museums and art galleries, sample some of the city’s celebrated craft beers or embark on the historical Wellington Cable Car, an attraction widely recognised as a symbol of the city. Taking five minutes to reach the top, you’ll roll through the landscapes and capture fantastic views of the ocean and sprawling city below.

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Day 12

4 Dec 2022

Savour views of rolling hillsides and sample delicious wines in Napier

Rebuilt following an earthquake in 1931, Napier is known as Art Deco City. Take a walk around the city centre to experience the world’s most comprehensive collection of art deco buildings with their geometric shapes and bold designs. Napier is also home to some of New Zealand’s oldest wineries, including the Mission Estate Winery producing a wide range of award-winning wines. Nature-lovers will embrace the chance to embark on a hike to Te Mata Peak where you experience engrossing panoramic views of the rolling countryside.

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Day 13

5 Dec 2022

Take in the treasures of Tauranga from Mount Maunganui to beautiful beaches

As you sail into Tauranga’s scenic harbour, you’ll pass the Bay of Plenty’s iconic Mount Maunganui, an extinct volcano crossed with walking trails and dotted with hot saltwater pools. On arrival you’ll find many delights in this beachside city: art, culture, boutique shopping and delicious food. You could take an excursion to Rotorua to experience Maori culture or visit the ‘Hobbiton’ film set where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were made.

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Day 14

6 Dec 2022

Auckland’s panoramic views of the coastline and the city will leave you inspired

The lush greenery of Auckland’s rolling hills are punctuated by the eyewatering skyline of the city’s centre, offering the fascinating contrasts of modern architecture meets natural landscape. Escape to Mount Eden where you’ll find the volcanic crater of Maungawhau and savour beguiling views across the city and both harbours, climb One Tree Hill for panoramic views and explore the surrounding Cornwall Park, or pay a visit to the imposing Auckland Museum, a neoclassical temple that dominates the city skyline.

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Days 15 - 16

7 - 8 Dec 2022

Relish the tantalising dishes from the exquisite restaurants on board

As you explore new destinations on your cruise, you can also explore a world of new tastes and flavours. Chefs on board the Celebrity Eclipse® are committed to providing guests with top-quality food crafted with care and attention, and presentation is just as important as taste: buffets with ice sculptures are a sight to behold!

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Day 17

9 Dec 2022

Returning to Sydney, enjoy another chance to explore more of the iconic attractions

Returning to Sydney, you’ll have yet another chance to explore this captivating city. Grab a picnic and head to Australia’s oldest park: Sydney Hyde Park. Drink in the sights of the Anzac Memorial and tranquil fountains before seeking shade under one of the towering trees. Embrace the city’s rich heritage and seek out the aboriginal rock carvings near Mackenzies Point or tour the Rocks and learn about Australia’s first European settlement. And if you want to escape the bustle, a short drive from Sydney’s cosmopolitan centre are the beautiful Blue Mountains and the Three Sisters rock formation.

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Days 18 - 19

10 - 11 Dec 2022

From tranquil escapes to shimmering pools, dazzling music shows to picnics on the lawn, days at sea are wonderful

If you’re in the mood for some peace and quiet, head to the Alcoves. These secluded cabanas offer the perfect spot to relax and unwind – complete with ocean views. Enjoy a drink or light snack from the menu, atmospheric lighting and chilled towels to keep you cool and refreshed throughout the day. Or retire to the comfort of your cabin to unwind ahead of your next superb destination.

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Day 20

12 Dec 2022

Experience wonderful exotic flavours in Noumea, a quintessential Pacific island

New Caledonia’s capital is very much the quintessential Pacific island, with picturesque bays, golden beaches, towering palm trees that whisper in the breeze, and turquoise lagoons. A choice of ten wonderful excursions is offered here, from scenic drives combined with wine and cheese-tasting to a helicopter sight-seeing flight over the mesmerising Noumea Lagoon. You could also take a kayaking tour of the Dumbea River, where you’ll also find time for a refreshing swim in the aptly named Beautiful Valley.

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Day 21

13 Dec 2022

Snorkel in the shimmering turquoise waters of Mystery Island

Mystery Island spans just 1.5 kilometres and is one of the world’s last completely untouched paradises. Mystery Island is an uninhabited island where the most you can do is relax and enjoy the beautiful sandy beach and crystal-clear water. An underwater paradise of marine life and beautiful coral reefs await those taking the opportunity to snorkel or dive.

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Day 22

14 Dec 2022

Immerse yourself in the dense rainforests of Vila, home to tropical wildlife

Vila is the capital of Vanuatu, an archipelago of some 83 islands in the Coral Sea. Cloaked in dense rainforest, these volcanic islands were little known until World War II, when some were used as Allied bases. Today, Vila’s easy-going charm, superb white-sand beaches and pristine rainforest are what entice visitors. While here you can indulge in a variety of experiences, whether zip-lining through the forest, roaming the Mele Secret Gardens where lizards and coconut crabs scuttle amongst the foliage, or snorkelling at Eton Beach.

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Day 23

15 Dec 2022

Enjoy barefoot bliss strolling on the bright-white sands of Lifou

The commune of Lifou is rich in culture. It is also home to beautiful landscape, with sheltered beaches, hidden caves, clear lagoons and towering cliffs. Its beaches are white, and the waters are bright blue. Tropical fish swim around the coral in secluded bays, making it a snorkeller’s paradise.

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Day 24

16 Dec 2022

Spend the day soaking up the sun from Mare, a destination of unspoilt beauty

Maré is a destination that’s ideally suited for idling on the beach. The second biggest of the Loyalty Islands – an overseas territory of France – it offers unspoilt beauty and a blissful escape from the modern world. Plunge into scenic Tadine Bay's glassy waters and hike through dense forests of araucaria trees, through which you’ll spot glimmers of sapphire seas and swathes of secluded golden sand. Plus, the marine life here is simply out of this world.

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Day 25

17 Dec 2022

Bask in the beauty of the Isle of Pines, a scuba-diving heaven

Once a French penal colony, this tiny island off the New Caledonian mainland harbours some of the world’s most beautiful bays and lies next to the world’s third-biggest barrier reef. It’s a scuba diving or snorkelling heaven, with swirls of colourful fish and inquisitive turtles which you could see on the Turtle Bay Encounter excursion. Or check out the old ruins of the prison and its water tower and cemetery, now entangled in lush tropical vegetation.

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Days 26 - 27

18 - 19 Dec 2022

Enjoy two final days at sea being dazzled by extraordinary entertainment

Your evenings on board Celebrity Eclipse® can be every bit as exciting as your days. Book your seats in the main theatre for dazzling stage performances and musicals or be wowed by extraordinary circus show with stunning acrobatic displays. Night owls will love to try their luck in the Fortunes casino or hit the dance floor in the glitzy Quasars nightclub.

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Day 28

20 Dec 2022

Returning to Sydney, you’ll leave your fabulous ship for your flight home

Your epic adventure complete, today you’ll bid farewell to your superb ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

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Your Holiday Summary

 

 

Hotel Stay

  • 4 night four-star hotel stay in Sydney with breakfast

Cruise

  • 23 night all-inclusive cruise on board Celebrity Eclipse®
  • Classic Beverage Package
  • Tips
  • Surf Internet Package

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) 

Prices

Departing

18 October 2022

Inside

£3,799pp

Ocean View

£4,199pp

Veranda

£4,799pp

Concierge Class

£5,399pp

Duration: 27 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Sydney, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland, Willis Island, Port Douglas, Yorkeys Knob (Cairns), Airlie Beach, Brisbane

Departing

23 November 2022

Inside

£3,499pp

Ocean View

£3,899pp

Veranda

£4,299pp

Concierge Class

£4,799pp

Duration: 27 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Sydney, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland, Noumea, Mystery Island, Vila, Maré, Isle of Pines

Departing

24 January 2023

Inside

£4,199pp

Ocean View

£4,599pp

Veranda

£4,999pp

Concierge Class

£6,299pp

Duration: 25 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Picton, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound, Milford Sound, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart

Departing

22 March 2023

Inside

£3,699pp

Ocean View

£4,099pp

Veranda

£4,499pp

Concierge Class

£4,899pp

Duration: 28 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Sydney, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound, Dunedin, Christchurch, Picton, Napier, Wellington, Noumea, Suva, Lautoka, Nuku'alofa (Tonga), Mystery Island

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