Explore the Sun-Antarctic in Luxury
Cruise Express has released a 15-night escorted fly/cruise package including a flight from Australia to Auckland on 19 December, 2013, a night in the Hilton Auckland and a 14-night voyage aboard the luxurious, 106-passenger expedition vessel, Orion, from Auckland to Dunedin via the remote, rarely-visited and wildlife-rich islands of the sub-Antarctic. Perfect for nature lovers and bird spotters, the special, once-a-year voyage will feature destinations such as the Chatham Islands, the Auckland Islands, albatross-prolific Campbell Island, the Bounty Islands and the Antipodes. Passengers will celebrate Christmas and New Year in the sub-Antarctic before Orion ends the unique voyage in Dunedin on 3 January, 2014.
Hosted by Cruise Express, the exclusive package includes return flights to New Zealand, one night in Auckland, all meals aboard Orion, wine and beer with lunch and dinner on the vessel each day and shore expeditions, and is available from AU$9700pp, twin-share, from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne and AU$10,100 from Adelaide and Perth.