New Zealand and South Pacific Crossing Collectors' Voyage (36 Days)

Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Ship: Noordam  |  59 Reviews
Sydney, Australia to Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dates: 07 Apr 2019 - 11 May 2019

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
07 Apr 2019
Sydney, Australia
6:30 PM
DAY 2
08 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 3
09 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 4
10 Apr 2019
Milford Sound, New Zealand
7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
DAY 5
11 Apr 2019
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 6
12 Apr 2019
Akaroa, New Zealand
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 7
13 Apr 2019
Picton, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 8
14 Apr 2019
Wellington, New Zealand
8:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 9
15 Apr 2019
Napier, New Zealand
7:00 AM 2:00 PM
DAY 10
16 Apr 2019
Tauranga, New Zealand
9:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 11
17 Apr 2019
Auckland, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 12
18 Apr 2019
Waitangi, New Zealand
7:00 AM 2:00 PM
DAY 13
19 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 14
20 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 15
21 Apr 2019
Sydney, Australia
6:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 16
22 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 17
23 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 18
24 Apr 2019
Tadine, New Caledonia
11:00 AM 11:00 PM
DAY 19
25 Apr 2019
Lifou, New Caledonia
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 20
26 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 21
27 Apr 2019
Lautoka, Fiji
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 22
28 Apr 2019
Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
International Dateline (Crossing)
Day-at-Sea
DAY 23
29 Apr 2019
Pago Pago, AS, United States
10:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 24
30 Apr 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 25
01 May 2019
Equator (Crossing)
DAY 26
02 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 27
03 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 28
04 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 29
05 May 2019
Honolulu, HI, United States
7:00 AM 11:00 PM
DAY 30
06 May 2019
Nawiliwili, HI, United States
8:00 AM 2:00 PM
DAY 31
07 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 32
08 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 33
09 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 34
10 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 35
11 May 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 36
12 May 2019
Vancouver, BC, Canada
7:00 AM
New Zealand and South Pacific Crossing Collectors' Voyage map

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Caneletto Dinner

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Pinnacle Grill Dinner

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What's Included

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    Onboard meals and entertainment

Not Included

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    Items of a personal nature

    Shore excursions and meals ashore

    Hotel service charge

    Anything not noted as included

About Us

For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

Insider Tip

The Holland America Line Culinary Council® is an innovative team of top-name chefs from around the world assembled to guide and enhance all aspects of the shipboard culinary experience.

Terms & Conditions

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Add-Ons

Shore Excursions

Auckland, New Zealand - 17 Apr 2019

Offered by: Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd.
Location: Auckland city, New Zealand
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Adventure • Cruises & Water Tours • Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Food & Wine • Sightseeing • Walking & Biking
Central Auckland sample itinerary

Choose to start off your day with a bike ride around the city with Adventure Capital, where you will be able to take in some of Auckland’s most famous sights. If you are looking for a more relaxed morning in the city, join a Big Foody Tour, and visit some of Central Auckland’s top eateries and artisan producers while taking in the sights and learning some local history.

When it comes to lunch options, there are several locations in the central city where there are collections of fabulous restaurants. Britomart, Wynyard Quarter & the Viaduct are Auckland’s waterfront dining precincts, where you will be able to enjoy fabulous views, alongside your wonderful food.

For an afternoon in the city, there are options to suit any visitor. For those looking for a more culture-focused afternoon, the Auckland Museum offers a journey through the story of Aotearoa New Zealand and Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

One of the more popular products in Auckland for visitors that like to be on the water is the America’s Cup Sailing. Enjoy the thrill of sailing an authentic America’s Cup yacht by taking the helm to help steer or work hard to hoist the mainsail during this hands on sailing adventure on the Waitemata Harbour.

For those who are wanting to take in the beautiful scenery, look at the Auckland Bridge Climb experience. Visitors get the chance to walk to the top of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, and take in the 360˚ views of the city.

Wow factor: Add a Bungy Jump to your Bridge Climb experience!

Top tip: Enjoy a Māori performance when visiting the museum

Offered by: Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd.
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Food & Wine • Islands & Beaches • Romance & Honeymoons • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Waiheke Island sample itinerary

Travel to the beautiful ‘Island of Wine’ in the Hauraki Gulf via a Fullers ferry. Only a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland.

Start off your day with EcoZip Adventures! Ecozip offers state-of-the-art flying-fox ziplines over a working vineyard, and with views back to the city, followed by an eco-immersive forest walk, completing the perfect activity for adventure and nature lovers of all ages.

Another active option on Waiheke Island, is horse riding along Waiheke’s native bush trails and beautiful beaches. Stop off at a traditional Maori marae to learn about the island’s Maori culture and history.

The most popular option to enjoy lunch on the island, is to visit one of the wineries restaurants. Mudbrick Vineyard offers fantastic views back to the city, while at Tantalus Estate, you will be in the heart of the island’s wine growing valley.

Spend your afternoon on an island tour; sampling wines at various vineyards, taking part in an olive oil tasting at Rangihoua Estate, visiting quirky shops in Oneroa village, and taking in the islands numerous idyllic beaches.

Wow factor: Swap a ferry transfer for a glamorous helicopter or seaplane scenic flight to Waiheke Island. Include an overnight stay at the romantic Mudbrick Cottages or The Boatshed

Top tip: Your local guide can assist shipping your wine & olive oil purchases overseas

Offered by: Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd.
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Adventure • Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Food & Wine • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Matakana sample itinerary

Travel to the beautiful Matakana region, an easy one hour drive north of central Auckland. There are a range of operators that can help you plan your journey based on your interests.

Your morning activity will take you to Pariki, where you enjoy a scenic horse ride along the sparkling, pristine white sands of Pariki Beach.

An alternative option to horse riding, is paddling through Goat Island, New Zealand’s first marine reserve, in a clear kayak. These kayaks offer a pure, peaceful experience and the vision beneath you is amazingly clear and detailed.

Following your morning’s activity, you can choose to stop off for lunch at either Sawmill Brewery where you can taste the locals’ favorite beers, or visit the award winning Brick Bay Wines & Sculpture Trail, offering fresh local produce, wine and art!

For art lovers, Matakana’s newest artistic offering, Sculptureum, is a must see. With carefully curated pieces gathered over the past decade, Sculptureum offers unique ways to view some truly rare and unique sculptures and paintings from artists around the world.

Wow factors:

-Enjoy a behind the scenes visit at Morris & James Pottery and get the chance to make your own tile!

-Include an overnight stay at Takatu Lodge and Vineyard, the area’s top accommodation option set within a working vineyard.

Top Tip:

-If visiting the region on a Saturday, a stop at the Farmers’ Market is a must! Local artisans, farmers and growers gather at the famous Matakana Farmers' Market from 8am to 1pm every Saturday. There's live music, organic specialties and delicious homemade baking. It’s a great place for clients to visit while in the area!

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