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The ultimate fly-tour-cruise adventure! Explore Uluru, Darwin and Cairns, then cruise New Zealand! (Oct 2022)

Amazing-value package!

Explore iconic attractions in Aussie destinations (Sydney, Uluru, Darwin and Cairns) before boarding the Royal Princess for your cruise to New Zealand before returning to Sydney. Book before 22 June 2021 for bonus onboard credit & reduced deposits.

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About this holiday

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Tour Australia

20 Days | 6 Ports | 1 Scenic Cruising | 7 Nights on Land


  • Accommodation in Sydney, Uluru, Darwin, Cairns (breakfast included)
  • Airport transfers in Sydney, Uluru, Darwin, Cairns
  • Airfares included from Sydney to Ayers Rock; Ayers Rock to Darwin; Darwin to Cairns & Cairns to Sydney
  • Sydney city tour
  • Aboriginal cultural tour
  • Uluru sunrise tour
  • Jumping croc and Royal Flying Doctor tours
  • Cairns Aquarium tour and dinner
  • Great Barrier Reef cruise (lunch included)
  • 13-nt cruise from Sydney to New Zealand (roundtrip)

*Ask about a fare which includes Premier beverage package and 'medallion net' internet on board the cruise portion of the itinerary*


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Balcony cabin

Choose your cabin type:

Balcony - This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It’s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

Interior - Standard amenities include a hair dryer, refrigerator, TV, closet and bathroom with shower

Travel dates


**Book before 22 June 2021 to receive bonus onboard credit & half-price deposits**

30 Oct-19 Nov 2022:

Land + Economy Air + Inside cabin pricing:

  • Twin share from $8,893pp
  • Single traveller from $13,136pp

Land + Economy Air + Balcony cabin pricing:

  • Twin share from $9,593pp
  • Single traveller from $14,536pp

Limited Suites available, ask us for the price!

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book this amazing holiday



30 Oct 22 Sydney

Arrive in spectacular Sydney and enjoy a seamless transfer to your comfortable hotel accommodations where you'll spend the night gearing up for an exciting tour ahead. Meet your traveling companions this evening at a welcome reception hosted by your tour director. Overnight at a Sydney hotel - Four Seasons

31 Oct 22 Sydney

Enjoy breakfast, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You'll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops and an abundance of Old World charm. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please, whether you'd like to explore more of Sydney or simply rest your feet for another memorable day ahead. Overnight at a Sydney hotel. (B) 

01 Nov 22 Uluru

After breakfast, board a plane and take in the views as you soar through the skies on your flight to iconic Uluru in the Outback. This afternoon you'll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia's Aboriginal people on an enlightening cultural tour. Walk along the base of Uluru and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight Sails in the Desert Hotel. (B)

02 Nov 22 Darwin

Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Travel to the airport for a flight to Darwin. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Hilton Darwin. (B)

03 Nov 22 Darwin

After breakfast, start the day with an exciting journey down the Adelaide River witnessing the river's famous "jumping" crocodiles as they shoot out of the water in pursuit of prey. Follow this with lunch at a local restaurant and a trip to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum. Overnight Hilton Darwin. (B,L)

04 Nov 22 Cairns

Transfer from your hotel to Darwin airport for your flight to Cairns. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.End the day with a twilight tour of the Cairns Aquarium and dinner. Overnight Riley Hotel Cairns. (B,D)

05 Nov 22 Cairns

Today's activities are among the most exciting. Unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water's surface, and don't worry about breakfast or lunch, we'll make sure you get fed! Overnight Riley Hotel Cairns. (B,L)

06 Nov 22 Cairns to Sydney

Transfer from your hotel to Cairns airport for your flight to Sydney. Wave goodbye to Cairns as you soar into the clouds and fly back to Sydney, where you're relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea awaits. On arrival in Sydney, you will be transferred to the ship and spend the night settling in to your cabin ahead of your 13-night cruise to New Zealand and back.

07 Nov 22 Cruising

At sea

08 Nov 22 Cruising

At sea

09 Nov 22 Cruising

Scenic cruising around Fiordland National Park (7am to 4pm)

10 Nov 22 Cruising

Dunedin (Port Chalmers) (8am to 6pm)

11 Nov 22 Cruising

Christchurch (Lyttelton) (8am to 6pm)

12 Nov 22 Cruising

Wellington (8am to 6pm)

13 Nov 22 Cruising

At sea

14 Nov 22 Cruising

Tauranga (0630am to 5.45pm)

15 Nov 22 Cruising

Auckland (7am to 8pm)

16 Nov 22 Cruising

Bay of Islands (7am to 5pm) Water shuttle required, wheelchair access limited)

17 Nov 22 Cruising

At sea

18 Nov 22 Cruising

At sea

19 Nov 22 Cruising

Arrive Sydney 6am


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