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SALE: Cruise Melbourne to New Zealand return from $70 pp/night (Jan 2023)

Book by 22 Dec 2022 for exclusive savings!

Tick New Zealand off your bucket list on an easy, affordable roundtrip! We've secured exclusive reduced rates on this voyage — but only if you book through Travel at 60, and only until 22 December 2022!

13 nights
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About this holiday

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Fiordland National Park - Scenic Cruising

Melbourne — Fiordland National Park (scenic cruise) — Dunedin (Port Chalmers) — Christchurch — Wellington — Napier — Tauranga — Auckland — Melbourne

Tick New Zealand off your bucket list on an easy, affordable roundtrip!

If you love wine and cheese tasting, swimming with dolphins, shopping sprees, adventure sports, lush green countryside, art deco buildings, and World Heritage listed wonders, this is the cruise for you.


  • 13 nights / 7 Ports on the Pacific Explorer.
  • Food from selected dining experiences, entry into all bars, pubs and clubs, selected activities, entertainment and selected kids activities.
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses.


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Balcony Cabin

Stylish yet relaxed modern interior designs make Pacific Explorer the perfect place to holiday.

Relax by day, enjoy great restaurants, bars and stage shows at night. There’s something for every member of the family.

When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in your cruise fare. Or treat yourself to something special at Luke's our amazing celebrity chef restaurant with Luke Mangan. Enjoy a mouth-watering signature burger at lunch or a delicious 3 course la carte dinner with the sunset. Or try our award winning pizza in 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef Johnny Di Francesco.

Travel dates


28 Jan - 10 Feb 2023 - Departing Melbourne, Disembark Melbourne

  • Inside cabin from $899 per person twin share*
  • Outside (obstructed) cabin from $1,099 per person twin share*
  • Balcony cabin from $1,599 per person twin share*

*Pricing is subject to cabin availability and may fluctuate without notice at the cruise line's discretion. Please call 1300 414 198 for an up-to-the-moment quote on your preferred cabin and departure.


  • 28 Jan 23 - Melbourne, depart 4pm
  • 2​9 Jan 23 - At Sea
  • 3​0 Jan 23 - At Sea
  • 3​1 Jan 23 - Fiordland National Park scenic cruising 9am to 5pm
  • 0​1 Feb 23 - Dunedin (Port Chalmers) 9am to 6pm
  • 0​2 Feb 23 - Christchurch 8am to 6pm
  • 0​3 Feb 23 - Wellington 8am to 6pm
  • 0​4 Feb 23 - Napier 8am to 4pm
  • 0​5 Feb 23 - Tauranga 9am to 7:30pm
  • 0​6 Feb 23 - Auckland 7am to 3pm
  • 0​7 Feb 23 - At Sea
  • 0​8 Feb 23 - At Sea
  • 0​9 Feb 23 - At Sea
  • 1​0 Feb 23 - Melbourne, arrive 10am


Do I have to tip?

Tipping is not required but if you’d like to thank the crew who provide you with great service, you are welcome to tip them personally or visit the Reception Desk to have the tip added to your onboard account.

What is the dress code onboard?

Guests are requited to cover-up swim suits when entering the ship’s public rooms. During the day, casual clothes are suitable. After 5.30pm, smart casual attire is required in the public lounges and restaurants or as published in the daily newsletter  'Good Times'.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Room imagery is for illustration purposes only, actual room layout and design may vary and subject to change.

Authentic COVID-19 vaccination certificate (electronic or paper showing date and time of vaccination(s)) with final or booster dose given at least 15 days before departing is required for this trip.