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Outrageous Outback

17 Day Cruise from £4,955 pp incl. flights  

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Oceania Cruises 17 Day Cruise on Regatta, Oceania Cruises from £4,955 pp incl. flights  

Departure 04 January 2020 | Outrageous Outback


  • Sydney
  • Eden
  • Melbourne
  • Burnie Tasmania
  • At Sea
  • Dunedin
  • Akaroa
  • Wellington
  • Napier
  • Gisborne
  • Rotorua
  • Auckland

Outrageous Outback

from £4,955 pp incl. flights
Cruise offer
Exclusive offer. Special fares, pre-paid gratuities & more

Take advantage of complimentary pre-paid gratuities on us and $100 shipboard credit.

Plus our offer includes flights with British Airways, private overseas transfers and FREE Unlimited Internet, plus choose one of the below:

  • Free - 8 Shore Excursions
  • Free - House Beverage Package
  • Free - $800 Shipboard Credit

Amenities are per stateroom

Includes on board:

  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • Shuttle service from ship to city centre in many ports of call
  • Room service dining 24 hours a day
  • Dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi

Take advantage of pre-paid gratuities, special fares and more on this luxury cruise from Sydney to Auckland

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Day by day itinerary

Day 1 to 2 — UK to Sydney

Fly to Sydney on British Airways

Day 3 — Sydney, Australia
Sydney Harbour, Australia

Sydney Harbour, Australia

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred by private car to the ship. Or use the morning to explore Sydney. Visit the famous Opera House, stroll along the harbour or cruise around it. Climb the Harbor Bridge, take a walk through the Rocks where Sydney began, or enjoy celebrated Bondi Beach. Head into the beautiful Blue Mountains for a taste of the country; visit a wildlife park and enjoy Australia’s fabulously unique creatures.

Stay: Regatta

Day 4 — Eden, Australia

Formerly a whaling hub in the 19th century, Eden is the southernmost town in New South Wales, nestled between two glorious bays and perched on rolling hills bounded by dramatic cliffs and expansive sandy beaches. Eden’s whaling legacy lives on in its exciting whale-watching opportunities and the fascinating Killer Whale Museum. At the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, towering lighthouses and the scenic coastline keep the focus firmly on the ever-changing sea.

Stay: Regatta

Day 5 to 6 — Melbourne, Australia


Head into the scenic Dandenong Mountains and ride the Puffing Billy steam train through the forest. Meet the koalas, wallabies and more at a wildlife park or explore local wineries. Take a walk and discover the city's marvelous architecture, chic galleries and boutiques.

Stay: Regatta

Day 7 — Burnie (Tasmania), Australia

Nestled in the northwest corner of Tasmania, this energetic and creative seaside town offers a unique perspective on the world of industry. Once dependent on paper manufacturing, the inventive community has transformed its industry into a compelling art culture. Visit Makers’ Workshop, part museum and part arts center, for an introduction to the inspired spirit of Burnie, along with a tour of the process of papermaking and a glimpse of local artisans at work on their handicrafts. Discover Burnie’s natural gems on the many trails at Fern Glade Reserve or the picturesque Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden.

Stay: Regatta

Day 8 to 10 — At Sea
Day 11 — Dunedin, New Zealand
Otago Peninsula, New Zealand

Otago Peninsula, New Zealand

Discover the rugged, beautiful Otago Peninsula, filled with geological wonders, and gaze in awe at the great albatross with its 10-foot wingspan. Keep an eye out for fur seals and yellow-eyed penguins sunbathing on the rocks. Enjoy the amazing views and the enchanting gardens that surround the historic 19th century Larnach Castle. Splendid Victorian and Edwardian stone buildings are a highlight of a tour of Dunedin.

Stay: Regatta

Day 12 — Akaroa, New Zealand
A beautiful view of Akaroa, New Zealand

A beautiful view of Akaroa, New Zealand

Take your time to soak in the magic of this little piece of paradise. Nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano, you will find the largest little penguin colonies on mainland New Zealand. Sea kayak amidst the scenic surroundings and keep your eyes open for the rarest and smallest variety of marine dolphins. A quiet and peaceful place, it is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy walking paths, cycle tours, wildlife cruises, sailing and yachting.

Stay: Regatta

Day 13 — Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

Stroll past Victorian Gothic buildings, visit the exquisite botanic gardens, take the cable car up the mountain for a fantastic view, or head for the city beach. Journey around the spectacular harbor with its amazing views and visit a sheep or cattle station. See some of the sites where the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed.

Stay: Regatta

Day 14 — Napier, New Zealand
First colors of a day from the Te Mata Peak, Napier, New Zealand

First colors of a day from the Te Mata Peak, Napier, New Zealand

Spend time admiring the marvelous Art Deco architecture for which Napier is known. Enjoy the picturesque countryside, tour superb area vineyards and sample the vintages. Visit a huge nesting colony of gannets near the spot where Captain Cook landed.

Stay: Regatta

Day 15 — Gisborne, New Zealand
A view of Gisborne and its port

A view of Gisborne and its port

Named in honor of the crew member on Captain James Cook’s ship Endeavour who first sighted land in the area in 1769, this thriving seaside community is wedded to the sea and its vibrant Maori heritage and culture. Often called the “Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand,” Gisborne has a splendid array of boutique wineries. For a taste of Gisborne’s history and art, the Tairawhiti Museum is an essential destination in this city of warm smiles and even warmer hearts.

Stay: Regatta

Day 16 — Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

Discover Tauranga's lovely parks and history or head to Rotorua with its fabulous geysers, hot springs and Maori culture. Explore the Rangitaiki River and its amazing scenery.

Stay: Regatta

Day 17 — Auckland, New Zealand
Waitemata Harbor and Devonport District

Waitemata Harbor and Devonport District

Enjoy this beautiful city, its enormous parks and spectacular views from Mount Eden. Learn about Maori culture; visit the famed Waitomo Glowworm Caves and their fantastic formations. Or head for the coast and the crashing surf, see a gannet colony and admire the sheep farms along the way. Visit an area vineyard or one of sixty volcanoes.

Debark the ship and take your private transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Sailing on Regatta

Regatta was the first ship Oceania ship launched and is furnished to the highest standards, with teak decks and luxurious suites filled with neo-classical fittings.She is a sister ship to Insignia and Nautica

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  • 1 year complimentary Priority Pass membership
  • Complimentary airport lounge access *
  • Welcome Home Gift

* fly-cruise only

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