Luxury New Zealand Voyage & All-Inclusive Indian Pacific Rail

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Cruise Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 14 February 2025 - 22 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Westerdam
  • Duration 22 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jan 2025 - Mar 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Rail
  • Cruise code AUS2272

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LIMITED TO ONLY 20 CABINS

Embark on a luxury Holland America Line cruise of New Zealand, embrace a three-night hotel stay in Sydney, then board the Indian Pacific for the ultimate outback adventure to Perth.

Fly into Auckland to enjoy a hotel night in the midst of this beautiful coastal city. Next, embark the illustrious Westerdam to begin a 14-night cruise of New Zealand and Australia. Explore the beaches of Tauranga, visit the wine regions of Napier, wonder at Wellington’s blend of rolling hills and urban charm, and marvel at the dramatic landscapes of Fiordland National Park.

Spend a day in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, before making your way to Melbourne and finally Sydney, where you’ll experience a three-night hotel stay. From here, you’ll board the Indian Pacific and glide to Perth in the unparalleled style of luxurious sleeper carriages with all-inclusive dining.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

14 night full-board cruise on board Westerdam

All-Inclusive Rail Journey*

3 night all-inclusive rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth with all meals, fine wines, and beverages

Off Train Experience and short stop in Adelaide, Nullarbor Plain and Cook

Hotel Stays

1 night four-star hotel stay in Auckland at the Crowne Plaza Auckland

3 night four-star hotel stay in Sydney at the Mercure Sydney

All hotel stays include breakfast

Outbound Flight, Taxes and Transfers^

Overnight flight

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
^Transfers not included for Perth departure

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Auckland

Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Day 2
Auckland: Hotel Stay

Situated between two stunning harbours, Auckland boasts a breathtaking waterfront and iconic landmarks. During a one-night hotel stay, explore the city’s vibrant neighbourhoods, filled with trendy cafés, boutique shops, and world-class restaurants.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Auckland

Day 3
Auckland: Embark Ship

Today you’ll embark Holland America Line’s Westerdam. A ship that combines the elegance of traditional cruise sailing with state-of-the art amenities, Westerdam promises the finest eateries, health and fitness facilities, and dazzling entertainment venues.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 4
Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand

Tauranga, a vibrant harbor town where Pacific waves meet bustling streets. Embrace the rhythm of coastal life, forge connections, and chase dreams beneath the New Zealand sun.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 5
Napier

Immerse in Napier’s Art Deco charm, sip world-class wines, and stroll its sun-kissed waterfront. This vibrant city invites you to embrace its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. The unforgettable awaits.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 6
Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand’s vibrant capital, harmonises urban culture and natural beauty. From Te Papa Museum to Mount Victoria’s panoramic views, it’s a captivating blend of creativity, history, and coastal allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 7
Picton

Unveil the enchantment of Picton, New Zealand. Amidst breathtaking landscapes and tranquil waters, this gateway beckons with scenic trails, world-class wines, and boundless adventures. Embrace the allure of this captivating destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 8
Lyttelton

Discover the captivating harbor town of Lyttelton, New Zealand. Nestled between hills and ocean, its artistic vibe, historic charm, and stunning landscapes create a unique blend of culture and nature on the South Island.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 9
Dunedin

Dunedin, New Zealand’s southern gem, entices with Victorian elegance and natural wonders. From historic architecture to the Otago Peninsula’s wildlife, it offers a captivating blend of culture and nature.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 10
Fiordland National Park: Scenic Cruising

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Fiordland National Park. Majestic fiords, cascading waterfalls, and ancient forests await your exploration. Lose yourself in nature’s grandeur and experience a wilderness like no other.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Days 11 - 12
Relax At Sea
Day 13
Hobart

Discover pure bliss on Cosmoledo Atoll. With untouched coral reefs, turquoise waters, and pristine white sands, this remote paradise invites you to indulge in a tropical sanctuary of unrivaled beauty and serenity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 14
Relax At Sea
Day 15
Melbourne

Experience the dynamic allure of Melbourne, Victoria’s cultural capital. Immerse yourself in a vibrant arts scene, indulge in world-class cuisine, and explore hidden laneways. Let Melbourne’s energy and creativity ignite your passion for discovery.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 16
Relax At Sea
Days 17 - 19
Sydney: Disembark & Hotel Stay

Sydney, the vibrant capital of New South Wales, captivates with its iconic landmarks, stunning harbour, and cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Sydney Opera House stands as a symbol of architectural brilliance, while the Sydney Harbour Bridge offers breathtaking views.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 20
Sydney: Board the Indian Pacific

Today you’ll join the Indian Pacific for your all-inclusive rail journey to Perth. As you traverse ever-changing landscapes, immerse yourself in the on-board comforts, and indulge in a regionally inspired dinner with complimentary wines.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 21
Adelaide

Enjoy a delicious lunch as the train continues its journey. As the afternoon unfolds, you’ll arrive in Adelaide, where you’ll have the option to embark on a city tour or venture to the breathtaking Adelaide Hills.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 22
Nullarbor Plain

As the sun rises, you’ll be surrounded by the vast Nullarbor Plain. Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the world’s longest stretch of straight railway track. After a brief stop in once-thriving Cook, you’ll approach the Australia’s western edge.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 23
Perth: Alight the Indian Pacific & Travel Home

Breakfast is served as you glide through the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after a final delicious on-board lunch. Here you’ll then bid farewell and prepare to make your own way home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Westerdam

Westerdam has been trusted by more than one million guests since its launch in 2003. Allow this splendid Vista-class vessel to carry you in comfort to some of the world’s must-see destinations.

With its abundant range of high-class dining options, Westerdam satisfies almost every conceivable gastronomic preference. Travellers on board can also delight in duty-free shopping and luxuriate in world-class spa facilities.

Infuse your evenings with magic, courtesy of Westerdam’s Broadway-style shows and movies under the stars, as well as the very best in live music.

With its three enticing swimming pools, a basketball court, and an impressive fitness centre offering daily classes, Westerdam serves up seemingly infinite opportunities for thrills.

Whatever activities you enjoy on your cruise, you will be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy Westerdam’s renowned stabilised cruising technology, as you decompress on your journey across the ocean to your next captivating destination.

  • Occupancy 1964
  • Tonnage 82,348 tons
  • Length 951 ft (290.00 m)

Life on Board Westerdam

This Vista-class ship presents guests with everything that they will require in order to enjoy their time on board, encompassing the finest eateries, health and fitness facilities, and entertainment venues, to cite just a few of the vessel’s attractions.

dining

The dining options on board Westerdam are diverse, and sure to please almost every imaginable palate and nationality. Whether you require a quick bite to eat or are in the mood for a multiple-course formal dinner, you can be sure of finding the right eateries for the occasion.

  • The Pinnacle Grill
  • Tamarind
  • The Dining Room
  • Rudi’s Sel De Mar
  • Nami Sushi
  • Club Orange
  • Canaletto
  • Taste of De Librije (European Sailings)
  • Lido
  • New York Deli and Pizza
  • Dive-in
  • Grand Dutch Cafe
  • Explorations Cafe
  • Gelato
  • The Culinary Arts Centre

Facilities

Make the most of a wide range of facilities on board the stunningly appointed Westerdam, from an extensive library to sports activities and a relaxing spa. It’s all about making the kinds of memories that you might rarely get to make in your lifetime – so whatever catches your eye, why not throw yourself in?

  • Library
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sport
  • Three pools (indoor and outdoor)
  • Whirlpools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Nursery
  • Kids Club
  • Youth Area
  • Shops
  • Laundry

entertainment

Westerdam makes available only the very best in evening entertainment for all guests, including such highlights as a stimulating casino, thrilling theatrical shows, and a welcoming nightclub at which to dance the night away.

  • Casino
  • Theatre
  • Nightclub

For prices please select your departure airport

Cabins and Suites

When it comes to picking from a wealth of utterly pleasurable and generously equipped staterooms and suites, you could scarcely make a finer choice of ship for your upcoming luxury cruise than Westerdam. Cabins are on offer that are suitable for single travellers and larger groups alike, catering to almost every possible preference and demand.

inside Prices from $6,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Inside Stateroom

As the name suggests, these are elegantly appointed and cosy inside staterooms, all with ample space to relax, and a variety of amenities of which to take advantage. An Inside stateroom on board Westerdam really does present almost everything you could really require on your luxury cruise.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
Cruise Code: AUS2272
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Alternative Departure Dates
17 January 2025
17 Jan 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $6,999pp
14 March 2025
14 Mar 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $7,499pp

Ocean View Prices from $7,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Outside Stateroom

It’s called “ocean view”, and that’s exactly what this large and high-specification stateroom provides. These cabins vary in their exact configuration, but you can certainly expect the kinds of views of the open ocean that will have you and your fellow travellers whipping out your cameras – not to mention approximately 174 to 180 square feet of space in which to stretch your legs.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Window
  • Desk
  • Separate seating area
Cruise Code: AUS2272
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
17 January 2025
17 Jan 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $7,999pp
14 March 2025
14 Mar 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $8,399pp

Verandah Prices from $8,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Balcony Stateroom

Westerdam’s Veranda staterooms are elegantly designed and furnished, with many comfort-enhancing amenities, although these are far from their only attractions. That’s because they also offer plentiful natural light, thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook a private veranda, giving passengers head-turning views of the ocean or port.

  • Signature Marine’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Separate seating area
  • Private verandah
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
Cruise Code: AUS2272
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
17 January 2025
17 Jan 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $8,999pp
14 March 2025
14 Mar 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $9,799pp

suite Prices from $9,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Suite Stateroom

Westerdam offers guests an almost unrivalled luxury experience with its Signature Suites. Each spacious suite is exquisitely decorated and includes state-of-the-art amenities. Expect floor-to-ceiling windows, a private verandah, two lower beds that can be converted to a single queen-size bed, and a formidable 372 to 384 square feet of space in which to unwind.

  • Mini bar
  • Sofa bed
  • Murphy bed
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Choice of firm, medium, or soft pillows
  • Private bathroom with shower, dual vanity, full-size whirlpool path and additional flower stall
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Deluxe bathrobes
  • Generous storage
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elemis Aromapure bath amenities
Cruise Code: AUS2272
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
17 January 2025
17 Jan 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $9,999pp
14 March 2025
14 Mar 2025
22 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Auckland, Auckland: Hotel Stay, Auckland: Embark Ship, Tauranga (Rotorua), New...
Fr From $10,799pp

Your Hotel Stays

Auckland

Included Hotel

Crowne Plaza Auckland, an IHG Hotel (Or Similar)

Crowne Plaza Auckland stands as a modern urban retreat in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand. Boasting comfortable accommodations, stunning city views, and convenient access to major attractions, this hotel caters to both business and leisure travellers. With stylish rooms, a fitness centre, and on-site dining options, guests can experience comfort and convenience. Its central location offers easy exploration of Viaduct Harbour, Sky Tower, and the vibrant downtown area, making it an ideal base for Auckland adventures.

Sydney

Included Hotel

Mercure Sydney (Or Similar)

The Mercure Sydney is a stylish and contemporary hotel in the heart of Sydney. With its prime location, it offers easy access to major attractions like Darling Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and the iconic Harbour Bridge. The hotel features modern rooms, equipped with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Enjoy delicious dining options at the on-site restaurant, relax at the rooftop pool, and stay fit at the fitness centre.

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