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Discover the beauty of New Zealand through an immersive tour paired with an all-inclusive Silversea cruise of Australia and luxury retreat stay in Bali. 

Your sensational holiday begins in New Zealand, where you’ll delight in an immersive tour beginning in the country’s beautiful capital of Wellington. As your tour guides you through the multitude of wonders residing in New Zealand, you’ll enjoy a plethora of activities ranging from sightseeing and wine tasting to panoramic mountain rides. Highlights of your tour include an immersive Māori concert and dinner, a mesmerising glow worm cave experience and a trip to Mount Victoria. Your magical tour will then end in Auckland, from where you’ll embark the magnificent Silver Muse.

Relax on board in iconic Silversea luxury, featuring chic bars and lounges, an elegant spa and an array of dazzling entertainment options. Your cruise highlights include a call to the stunning Bay of Islands, as well as an overnight in port in Sydney and calls to tropical Darwin and laid-back Cairns to mention a few. You’ll then disembark in blissful Bali to luxuriate in a five-night, all-inclusive stay at Maya Sanur Resort & Spa, where you’ll have ample opportunity to unwind amidst lush rainforests, glorious beaches and spectacular service.

Your Route

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The Silver Muse Experience

Delivered in spring of 2017, the beautiful Silver Muse accommodates just 596 guests with unrivalled space-to-guest ratio. Silver Muse redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel - enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. From elegant suites equipped with luxury bath amenities and pillow menus, to culinary excellence in the eight on board restaurants and evening shows In L’Opera theatre, you can’t help but fall in love with the comfort, service, and quality that the Silversea way of cruising so effortlessly delivers.

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Butler Service

Relish in the VIP treatment of having your own personal butler.
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Dining

With eleven exquisite dining venues, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to start.
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Panorama Lounge

Sip a cocktail while taking in panoramic views of the sunset as a pianist plays just the right notes to take you from day to night.

Your 29 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

23 February 2024

Welcome to Wellington – New Zealand’s small capital that packs a punch

Today you’ll arrive in New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, a city nestled amongst green hills and lush valleys, and home to one of the finest natural harbours in the world. You will then transfer to your first hotel stay at the Rydges Wellington in preparation for a wonderful guided tour of New Zealand and its innumerable highlights.

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Day 2

24 February 2024

Relish a fully-escorted sightseeing tour to experience Wellington’s highlights from all angles

Today you’ll enjoy a fascinating city sightseeing tour of Wellington by coach. Your guided tour will provide a wonderful introduction to the city, showcasing a diverse range of sights ensuring you touch base with all of Wellington’s highlights. To name a few, you’ll visit the iconic Weta Cave, the historic Old St. Paul's Cathedral and even take the Wellington cable car up to the top of Mount Victoria to savour panoramic vistas of Wellington’s beautiful city and its stunning harbour.

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Day 3

25 February 2024

Today you’ll enjoy a scenic ride to Napier, followed by a delicious wine tasting

You’ll travel to the Art Deco city of Napier, enjoying a scenic journey through the countryside by coach. On arrival in Napier you will enjoy a detailed wine tasting in one of Napier’s best vineyards, and transfer to your beautifully located hotel, the Scenic Te Pania which sits on the edge of the breathtaking Hawke’s Bay.

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Day 4

26 February 2024

Enjoy a half-day tour of Napier and a sensational Maori Village Hangi concert and dinner

Today you’ll delight in a half-day art deco tour of Napier, provided by the Art Deco Trust. Your knowledgeable guide will enlighten you to the trauma suffered in Napier by its devastating 1931 earthquake and the narrative of its journey to rebuild the city in the style of the times – Art Deco. Next, you’ll transfer to Rotorua, home to the most energetic thermal activity in the country. You will then join the local marae for an evening buffet dinner prepared in an earth-oven, before witnessing the spectacle of The Maori Hangi and Concert, a cultural evening where you’ll learn more about the indigenous people, their dances, songs and cuisine.

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Day 5

27 February 2024

Today you’ll explore the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua

Next, you’ll visit the incredible geothermal Rotorua. Expect gurgling mud pools, hot water springs, geothermal lakes and gushing geysers during a day to uncover the spectacular Waimangu Volcanic Rift Valley, the beautiful geothermal lake Rotomohana, and the breathtaking mount Ngongotaha, boasting phenomenal views of the plethora of lakes creating Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland. You’ll also delight in a trip to Te Puia to explore its geothermal centre and Maori Arts and Carving school.

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Day 6

28 February 2024

Discover a moment of magic in the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves

Today you’ll transfer to Waitomo, to embark on a captivating Glow Worm Caves tour, a truly beguiling experience. Savour a boat ride through the magnificent underground caves, to observe an ancient world 30 million years in the making and marvel at the spectacular light display created by glow worms. You’ll witness thousands of these wonderful creatures as they radiate their unmistakable luminescent light.

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Day 7

29 February 2024

Today you’ll embark the intimate Silver Muse in Auckland

Today you will set sail on board Silversea’s Silver Muse. Your cruise ship redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel, enhancing the small-ship elegance and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. From elegant suites equipped with luxury bath amenities and pillow menus, to culinary excellence in the eight on-board restaurants and evening shows In L’Opera theatre, you can’t help but fall in love with the comfort, service, and quality that Silver Muse so effortlessly delivers.

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Day 8

1 March 2024

The natural beauty of the Bay of Islands will leave you inspired

This stunningly beautiful bay is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations and it’s easy to see why. Clear turquoise waters peppered with remote islands that are home to unspoilt beaches and an abundance of wildlife make it the perfect place for water-based activities such as kayaking, diving, and sailing.

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Days 9 - 10

2 - 3 March 2024

Savour two days at sea to enjoy all that the magnificent Silver Muse has to offer

Choose from eight delicious dining experiences; personalise your suite to the finest detail, including your choice of scent, toiletries and pillows and get to know your personal butler who will keep your fridge stocked with your favourite drinks – cruising with Silversea is simply fabulous.

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Days 11 - 12

4 - 5 March 2024

Soak up Sydney’s wealth of historic sights and iconic harbour during two days in port

Enjoy two days in port to explore this dynamic and exciting city. Take a guided walk around Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden and uncover the diverse plant-life. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, 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. If you’re feeling adventurous, take the legendary climb up the smooth curve of the bridge – nicknamed the Coathanger, or visit the wildlife sanctuaries caring for the country’s animals – from hopping kangaroos to adorably cute, cuddly koalas.

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Day 13

6 March 2024

Relish the comfort and attention to detail on board Silver Muse

Picture yourself taking a delicious breakfast in bed. Imagine watching the sun set, a flute of chilled champagne in hand, setting sail for your next destination. Prestigious, classic and sophisticated, your stateroom offers the ultimate in finest accommodation on board.

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Day 14

7 March 2024

Revel in Brisbane’s stunning beaches and laid-back atmosphere

Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city with beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar and a vibrant café culture. The river is lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks. The vibe here is relaxed with nearby Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise being a top location for water sports and some of Australia’s best beaches. 

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Day 15

8 March 2024

Spend a further day at sea doing as much or as little as you like

You days at sea on board Silver Muse can be just as enriching and fulfilling as those spent exploring new destinations. During the day learn how to make your favourite cocktail poolside, relax around the pool or compete in a shuffleboard tournament, before an evening of dancing and musical shows. 

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Day 16

9 March 2024

Lose yourself in Townsville’s unparalleled natural beauty

Townsville is a welcoming, sun-soaked slice of tropical Australia and is the perfect place to discover, appreciate and immerse yourself in nature. From the Great Barrier Reef and its tropical islands to the verdant rainforests and World Heritage listed national parks, this once quiet coastal town has merged into a modern metropolis. Climb to the rosy rock of Castle Hill for spectacular views over the sparkling coastline and islands, or wander Townsville's pretty seaside streets and The Strand's waterfront, lined with charming 19th-century architecture and plenty of inviting cafés and alfresco eateries. 

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Day 17

10 March 2024

Cairns is bursting with life and energy and offers a feast of adventure and activity

If you’re looking for an adventure, you're sure to find it in Cairns! From trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation and the Atherton Tablelands to skydiving, bungee jumping and hot air ballooning, you can do it all here. Its tropical setting and buzzing atmosphere is sure to you get into holiday mode. Or you can take the scenic cable car to Kuranda which glides above the rainforest for breath taking panoramic views across North Queensland. 

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Day 18

11 March 2024

Dine to your heart’s content with an array of Silversea’s culinary offerings

Dining on board Silver Muse is in a class of its own. Enjoy a Japanese lunch of sushi and sashimi at Kaiseki; savour Asian fusion dishes at Indochine where it’s not uncommon to find rock lobster and aloo palak on the menu; and head to La Terrazza to finish your evening off with tiramisu, panna cotta or a delicious cheese board. 

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Day 19

12 March 2024

Explore the history and natural beauty of Thursday Island

Rich in Indigenous culture, history and natural beauty, picturesque Thursday Island has been home to the Torres Strait Islanders for centuries, whose lifestyle has evolved from the sea and its abundance of wildlife. Uncover the island’s heart and soul at the Gab Titui Cultural Center, where a modern gallery displays the island’s history and exhibits local aboriginal arts and crafts or climb to the small grassy hill that is home to Green Hill Fort, built in the 1890’s to guard against the threat of Russian invasion and browse the fort’s underground tunnels which host the Torres Strait Historical Museum. 

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Days 20 - 21

13 - 14 March 2024

Spend two days at sea unwinding with the finest cognac and exquisite company

Those looking for a sophisticated venue to enjoy an after-dinner drink, should head to Connoisseur’s Corner. Decorated in a rich and luxurious fashion, enjoy the finest range of cognacs or whiskey while swapping stories with fellow passengers.  

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Day 22

15 March 2024

Uncover natural wonders in Darwin

This whole area is rich in indigenous culture and unique natural landscapes. Venture outside the compact city centre to one of the two National Parks nearby. Kakadu National Park is Australia’s biggest national park where you can see Aboriginal rock art dating back 20,000 years. At Litchfield National Park, discover misty waterfalls and swim in crystal clear waterholes.   

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Days 23 - 24

16 - 17 March 2024

Relax and unwind as you savour a further two days at sea

Spend your final days at sea relaxing in the Zagara Beauty Spa, a sanctuary of pure bliss. Enjoy invigorating therapies including facials, body wraps and massages or simply relax in the saunas and steam rooms.  

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Days 25 - 29

18 - 22 March 2024

Complete your holiday with a restorative five-night all-inclusive stay at Maya Sanur Resort & Spa in Bali

Savour five nights at the Maya Sanur Resort & Spa, a luxury resort thoughtfully designed to blend contemporary design with the spirit of a traditional Balinese village. This tranquil haven features an expansive lagoon pool, private pool suites and luxury guestrooms. Set beside an alluring stretch of golden sand, this exotic retreat is the perfect way to complete your sumptuous holiday.

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Day 30

23 March 2024

Your sumptuous holiday complete, today you’ll fly home

You will transfer to the airport for your flight with a wealth of incredible memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

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Touring Experiences

Wellington & Napier Half-Day Tours

Enjoy in-depth tours of the cities of Wellington and Napier, complete with knowledgeable guides and stunning landmarks. In Wellington you’ll uncover a phenomenal 360 ° view of Wellington from Mount Victoria, explore quaint villages, wander the botanic gardens, visit the New Zealand’s parliament building and marvel at Old St. Paul’s Cathedral. While in Napier, you will uncover the art deco heritage that undercuts the city through a guided walking tour. Here, you’ll learn about the 1931 earthquake’s responsibility for the unique styling of Napier, and the realities of rebuilding a city in the depths of the Great Depression – an informative and fascinating archaeological history brought to life before your eyes.

Maori Village Hangi Concert & Dinner

Witness a spellbinding cultural performance and participate in a traditional Maori ‘hangi’ feast at Maori Village. A local guide will escort you to Marae for an immersive evening of culture and cuisine. Enjoy a sensational welcome ceremony performed by indigenous people and watch powerful displays of song and dance before savouring a traditional ‘hangi’ buffet prepared in an earth-oven – the ultimate way to experience and understand Mahori culture.  

Geothermal Wonderland Tour of Rotorua

Spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools, warm lakes and colourful terraces populate Rotorua, making for a fascinating day trip. Here you’ll witness the spectacular natural consequences of volcanic eruptions creating geothermal wonders. You’ll enjoy a trip to Waimangu Volcanic Rift Valley, a hydrothermal system created by the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886 and a boat ride along the stunning lake Rotomohana. Savour a delicious lunch at the famous skyline Gondola, as well as an awe-inspiring gondola ride to the heights of mount Ngongotaha before enjoying a trip to Te Puia to discover a playground of fascinating mud pools, geysers and hotsprings.  

Glow Worm Cave Experience & Boat Ride

Known as one of New Zealand’s best attractions, a boat ride through the glow worm grotto provides an unforgettable experience to be cherished for a lifetime. As you glide along the waters amidst the glow worm caves, you’ll be transported to a galaxy of light and become part of over 130 years of cultural and natural history. Marvel Mother Nature’s spectacular light display as you traverse through the starry delicate cave formations, experiencing a serene ambiance created by incredible glow worms which are entirely unique to New Zealand.

Luxury Hotel Stay

Maya Sanur Resort & Spa
★★★★★

Maya Sanur Resort & Spa intertwines Bali’s distinct heritage and contemporary design to transport guests to a blissful luxury escape unlike any other in Sanur. Maya Sanur is a stunning five-star resort complete with iconic Balinese design elements, making for a truly memorable stay. Blissful golden sands of Sanur’s coveted beachfront are on Maya Sanur’s doorstep, offering breath-taking natural beauty and blissful ocean waters galore. Choose from an exceptional menu celebrating international flavour and fresh seafood at Reef’s signature restaurant, visit Graze’s urban dining for a wealth of healthy flavoursome options or dine at Kuu to indulge in sensational Japanese cuisine. Maya Sanur spa offers a range of spectacular treatments taking you to a tranquil haven, or instead enjoy the three dazzling swimming pools in the Balinese sun at your leisure.

Your Holiday Summary

 

FREE Fully Escorted Tours

  • Wellington city highlights tour
  • Napier vineyard wine tasting tour
  • Art Deco Trust tour of Napier
  • Traditional Māori concert and Hangi feast
  • Rotorua geothermal wonderland tour
  • Glow worm cave experience and boat ride

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 18 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Muse
    • Complimentary premium shore excursions included at every port*
    • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
    • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge for all suites
    • All-inclusive beverages including fine wines, beers and premium spirits

FREE Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Rydges Wellington or similar with breakfast
  • 1 night four-star stay in Napier at the Scenic Hotel Te Pania or similar with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside or similar with breakfast
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay at the Stamford Plaza Auckland or similar with breakfast
  • 5 night all-inclusive five-star hotel stay in Bali at the Maya Sanur Resort & Spa

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

*Offer includes one excursion per guest, per port/day. Additional excursions available at an extra charge.

Prices From

Departing

23 February 2024

Vista Suite

£7,999pp

Veranda Suite

£8,999pp

Silver Suite

£14,999pp

Duration: 29 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Wellington, Napier, Rotorua, Auckland, Bay of Islands, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Thursday Island, Darwin, Bali

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800