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New Zealand Cruise & Australian Open
Includes Tickets to the Australian Tennis Women’s and Men’s Finals
FREE classic drinks package when you book an Ocean View cabin or above
Price from
£4,499pp
Promo code:
AUS7239
Duration
17 nights
Departing
31 Jan 2020

Your Experience:

  • 4 night hotel stay in Melbourne
  • Tickets to the Australian Open including the Women's and Men's Singles finals
  • 3 night hotel stay in Sydney
  • 10 night full-board cruise on board Celebrity Solstice
  • FREE classic drinks package when you book an Ocean View cabin or above
  • All transfers (Excludes transfers to and from the Melbourne Tennis event)
  • All flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Melbourne Hotel Stay
  • Days 2 - 3 Melbourne Hotel Stay
  • Day 4 Melbourne Hotel Stay
  • Days 5 - 7 Sydney Hotel Stay
  • Day 8 Sydney Embark ship
  • Day 9 At Sea
  • Day 10 Hobart
  • Days 11 - 12 At Sea
  • Day 13 Milford Sound (scenic cruising)
  • Day 14 Dunedin
  • Day 15 Akaroa
  • Day 16 Tauranga
  • Day 17 At Sea
  • Day 18 Auckland Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    Melbourne - Hotel Stay
    Melbourne is famous for its markets, where you’ll find everything from local produce to arts and crafts and vintage fashion. The inner city’s leafy sections have a European feel, alongside New York-style 1950s art deco high-rises. Away from the bustle, you’ll find nearby Yarra Valley, where you could taste world-class wines and walk through lush forests.
    Melbourne City Skyline

    Day 1

    Melbourne - Hotel Stay

    Melbourne is famous for its markets, where you’ll find everything from local produce to arts and crafts and vintage fashion. The inner city’s leafy sections have a European feel, alongside New York-style 1950s art deco high-rises. Away from the bustle, you’ll find nearby Yarra Valley, where you could taste world-class wines and walk through lush forests.

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    Days 2 - 3
    Melbourne - Australian Open and Hotel Stay
    During your time in Melbourne, you’ll experience all the excitement of the Australian Open, one of the world’s most thrilling sports tournaments and 2020’s first Grand Slam. With tickets to the Men’s and Women’s Finals, you’ll witness the best tennis stars in the world compete for glory in a game like no other, aptly named the ‘Fans Slam’ due to its incredible atmosphere - an experience every tennis fan would simply love to tick off their bucket list.
    Australian Open

    Day 2

    Melbourne - Australian Open and Hotel Stay

    During your time in Melbourne, you’ll experience all the excitement of the Australian Open, one of the world’s most thrilling sports tournaments and 2020’s first Grand Slam. With tickets to the Men’s and Women’s Finals, you’ll witness the best tennis stars in the world compete for glory in a game like no other, aptly named the ‘Fans Slam’ due to its incredible atmosphere - an experience every tennis fan would simply love to tick off their bucket list.

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    Day 4
    Melbourne - Hotel Stay
    You’ll have plenty of time to explore this cosmopolitan city which is a hive of cultural and sporting activity. You could take a tour beyond the city grid to visit the penguins on Philip Island and the magnificent 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road.
    12 Apostles

    Day 4

    Melbourne - Hotel Stay

    You’ll have plenty of time to explore this cosmopolitan city which is a hive of cultural and sporting activity. You could take a tour beyond the city grid to visit the penguins on Philip Island and the magnificent 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road.

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    Days 5 - 7
    Sydney - Hotel Stay
    Sydney is far more than the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and inviting beaches. Take a walk around the city’s Royal Botanic Garden and uncover the diverse plant-life. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, with rock pools and secluded bays, where you can watch surfers ride the waves. 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.
    Sydney Harbour

    Day 5

    Sydney - Hotel Stay

    Sydney is far more than the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and inviting beaches. Take a walk around the city’s Royal Botanic Garden and uncover the diverse plant-life. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, with rock pools and secluded bays, where you can watch surfers ride the waves. 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.

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    Day 8
    Sydney - Embark Celebrity Solstice
    Today you’ll embark Celebrity Solstice, 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.
    Celebrity Solstice

    Day 8

    Sydney - Embark Celebrity Solstice

    Today you’ll embark Celebrity Solstice, 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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    Day 9
    At Sea
    As you explore new destinations on your cruise, you can also explore a world of new tastes and flavours. Chefs on board the Solstice 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!
    Dining on Board

    Day 9

    At Sea

    As you explore new destinations on your cruise, you can also explore a world of new tastes and flavours. Chefs on board the Solstice 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 10
    Hobart
    Hobart, Tasmania’s capital has bags of sea-salty charm and a gourmet food scene. The buzzing waterfront precinct sits in the shadow of stunning Mount Wellington, which offers spectacular views from its summit. Head to Salamanca Place, Hobart’s historic, creative and cultural heart and the location of Australia’s best outdoor market.
    Hobart

    Day 10

    Hobart

    Hobart, Tasmania’s capital has bags of sea-salty charm and a gourmet food scene. The buzzing waterfront precinct sits in the shadow of stunning Mount Wellington, which offers spectacular views from its summit. Head to Salamanca Place, Hobart’s historic, creative and cultural heart and the location of Australia’s best outdoor market.

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    Days 11 - 12
    At Sea
    Days on board Celebrity Solstice come with a guarantee of fun and fulfilment. Choose to enjoy the fresh sea air, lounging in the sun, splashing in the pool or trying out one of the many sporting options. If exercise of the mind is what you’re after, then take a class at the iLounge, the first authorised Apple specialist at sea, head to the art gallery or join a photography workshop.
    Relax on Board

    Day 11

    At Sea

    Days on board Celebrity Solstice come with a guarantee of fun and fulfilment. Choose to enjoy the fresh sea air, lounging in the sun, splashing in the pool or trying out one of the many sporting options. If exercise of the mind is what you’re after, then take a class at the iLounge, the first authorised Apple specialist at sea, head to the art gallery or join a photography workshop.

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    Day 13
    Milford Sound
    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.
    Milford Sound

    Day 13

    Milford Sound

    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 14
    Dunedin
    A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, including the Serpentine Walk, the Alice Lawn and a native plant trail; 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.
    Gardens at Larnach Castle

    Day 14

    Dunedin

    A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, including the Serpentine Walk, the Alice Lawn and a native plant trail; 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 15
    Akaroa
    Be charmed by Akaroa’s natural beauty and thriving artisan culture. The waters are home to rare Hector dolphins, the smallest in the world and a host of other marine life. As a former French settlement, you’ll find pretty French-named streets full of boutique shops, craft galleries and French bakeries and delis.
    Akaroa Lighthouse

    Day 15

    Akaroa

    Be charmed by Akaroa’s natural beauty and thriving artisan culture. The waters are home to rare Hector dolphins, the smallest in the world and a host of other marine life. As a former French settlement, you’ll find pretty French-named streets full of boutique shops, craft galleries and French bakeries and delis.

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    Day 16
    Tauranga
    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.
    Walking Trails in Tauranga

    Day 16

    Tauranga

    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 17
    At Sea
    Days on board Celebrity Solstice come with a guarantee of fun and fulfilment. Choose to enjoy the fresh sea air, lounging in the sun, splashing in the pool or trying out one of the many sporting options. If exercise of the mind is what you’re after, then take a class at the iLounge, the first authorised Apple specialist at sea, head to the art gallery or join a photography workshop.
    Drinks on Deck

    Day 17

    At Sea

    Days on board Celebrity Solstice come with a guarantee of fun and fulfilment. Choose to enjoy the fresh sea air, lounging in the sun, splashing in the pool or trying out one of the many sporting options. If exercise of the mind is what you’re after, then take a class at the iLounge, the first authorised Apple specialist at sea, head to the art gallery or join a photography workshop.

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    Day 18
    Auckland - Disembark Celebrity Solstice
    Today you’ll arrive in Auckland where you’ll disembark Celebrity Solstice and fly home.
    Disembark your Ship

    Day 18

    Auckland - Disembark Celebrity Solstice

    Today you’ll arrive in Auckland where you’ll disembark Celebrity Solstice and fly home.

Celebrity Solstice

The heroine of the Celebrity’s Solstice class, this ship has forged the way for innovative design and modern amenities that raise the benchmark of luxury cruising. Beautiful public areas, elegant restaurants and exciting entertainment venues make the Celebrity Solstice the perfect choice for those cruise passengers who appreciate real quality. Celebrity has partnered with Canyon Ranch, thirteen-time winner of Travel and Leisure’s Best Spa award, to provide the ultimate in pampering and wellness treatments. With an itinerary of sun-kissed, exotic destinations and a fantastic range of superb dining options, thrilling entertainment and fascinating activities, Celebrity Solstice has everything you need for a fantastic cruise holiday.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/11/2008

Number of Decks: 14

Passenger Capacity: 2,852

Total Crew: 1,210

Number of Cabins: 1,426

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Restaurants: 5

Great places to visit on board:

Lawn Club

Feel the grass between your toes on this real lawn, ideal for picnics or playing games in the sunshine.

Silk Harvest

Savour the authentic tastes of Asia in this specialty restaurant with its friendly, laidback atmosphere.

Canyon Ranch Spa & Persian Garden

Spoil yourself at the spa or head to the Persian Garden, complete with steam tropical rain showers.

Prices per person from

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  • Interior
    1. £4,499pp
  • Ocean View
    1. £4,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. £5,499pp
  • Concierge Class
    1. £5,999pp
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