Duration
10 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
13 Nov 19
Destination
New Zealand
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand’s Fiordland, home to the magnificent glacier-carved fiords of Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound. Explore these geological wonders, where waterfalls cascade over sheer cliffs into deep waters and snow-capped mountains reach high up into the sky. Sail on to experience some of New Zealand’s most charming cities, including the nation’s capital Wellington, Scottish-influenced Dunedin and Napier with its art deco flair.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoying the luxury of travelling on Ovation of the Seas and its exclusive entertainments
  • Explore the natural beauty of New Zealand and its iconic cities
  • All meals onboard and choose between Inside, Oceanview and Balcony cabin

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
10 Night Cruise on Ovation of the Seas
All meals in the main dining room, pizza parlour, casual dining and buffet-style restaurants
All port and government charges
Complimentary room service is provided 24 hours a day
Entertainment: youth and teen programs, fitness centre, onboard activities and spa facilities
Iced water, tea, coffee and lemonade are available on board

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 13 Nov 2019

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Wed 13 Nov – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Thu 14 Nov – At Sea
  • Day 3: Fri 15 Nov – At Sea
  • Day 4: Sat 16 Nov – Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound (Cruising)
  • Day 5: Sun 17 Nov – Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Day 6: Mon 18 Nov – Wellington, New Zealand
  • Day 7: Tue 19 Nov – Napier, New Zealand
  • Day 8: Wed 20 Nov – Picton, New Zealand
  • Day 9: Thu 21 Nov – At Sea
  • Day 10: Fri 22 Nov – At Sea
  • Day 11: Sat 23 Nov – Sydney, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE
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WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 13 Nov 2019
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on a twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: Items of a personal nature, travel insurance, flights, shore excursions, speciality restaurants, beverages.

VISA Visas for Australians travelling overseas A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country. We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here
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Wed 13 Nov - Sydney, Australia

Departs 18:45 Welcome aboard Ovation of the Seas. What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants, and sprawling beaches, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that has something for everyone
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Thu 14 Nov - At Sea

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Fri 15 Nov - At Sea

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Sat 16 Nov - Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound (Cruising)

Milford Sound – Arrives 08:00 – Departs 09:00 Wake up slowly in front of Milford Sound a smorgasbord of history, culture, scenery and alpine beauty. Doubtful Sound – Arrives 13:00 – Departs 14:00 Continue your journey and experience the grand scenery and tranquility of this magnificent fjord by boat. Try to see the amazing array of wildlife in Doubtful Sound. Dusky Sound – Arrives 16:00 – Departs 17:00 Enjoy the end of the day with your travel mates, watching spectacular sightseeing in Dusky Sound. Try to catch the best picture of sunbathing seals on Seal Rock!
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Sun 17 Nov - Dunedin, New Zealand

Arrives 09:30 – Departs 17:00 Dunedin, the second-largest city in the South of New Zealand and the principal of the region of Otago is an incredible blend of Scottish and Maori heritage, Victorian and Edwardian architecture. You should definitely see the Dunedin Railway Station and go for a ride on the world famous Taieri Gorge Train.
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Mon 18 Nov - Wellington, New Zealand

Arrives 11:00 – Departs 19:00 Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, encompasses a waterfront promenade, sandy beaches, a working harbour and colourful timber houses on surrounding hills. Enjoy a walk around Lambton Quay, and take the iconic red Wellington Cable Car heads to the Wellington Botanic Gardens.
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Tue 19 Nov - Napier, New Zealand

Arrives 08:30 – Departs 17:30 Have you already seen Napier and its architecture, built in a distinctive Art Deco style? The port is also a gateway to explore the Maori heritage, and see the most comprehensive collection of marine life in the country.
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Wed 20 Nov - Picton, New Zealand

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 Experience the beautiful scenery, pristine waters and wildlife of the Marlborough Sounds by taking an adventurous hike.
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Thu 21 Nov - At Sea

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Fri 22 Nov - At Sea

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Sat 23 Nov - Sydney, Australia

Arrives 08:00  It’s time to disembark and say goodbye to Ovation of the Seas.
Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquillity, Ovation of the Seas has it all. Enjoy the exceptional view 90 metres above sea level from the exclusive North StarSM, melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax by the side of the pool.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin
  • Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Two twin beds that convert to Royal King
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Vanity area and private bathroom
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service
    • Hair-dryer
    • Closed-circuit TV
    • Radio
    • Phone
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
  • Stateroom: 182 sq. ft.
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Two twin beds that convert to Royal King
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Vanity area and private bathroom
  • Oceanview large window
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service
    • Hair-dryer
    • Closed-circuit TV
    • Radio
    • Phone
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin
  • Stateroom: 198 sq. ft.
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Two twin beds that convert to Royal King
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Vanity area and private bathroom
  • Private Balcony: 55 sq. ft.
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service
    • Hair-dryer
    • Closed-circuit TV
    • Radio
    • Phone
Dining
On a Royal Caribbean cruise holiday, dining is part of the journey. It’s more than just food. It’s about the ambience, the dining experience, variety and the flexibility to plan dinner whenever you’re ready.
  • Main Dining Room: offering both flexible and traditional options. The flexible option allows you to select your own dining time and table companions on a daily basis.
  • Wonderland: Because dinning on Ovation of the Seas is always a new experience, you will love the dreamscape at wonderland restaurant – food like you never seen before between sun, Ice, Fire, Water, Earth and Dreams.
  • Chops Grille: Royal Caribbean’s popular signature steakhouse, features grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and mouth-watering desserts in an upmarket, contemporary setting.
  • Jamie’s Italian: Chef Jamie Oliver may be one of Britain’s most famous food exports, but it’s his love of Italian cooking and the Italian way of life that drives his menu of rustic Italian favourites, handmade with fresh, seasonal ingredients, including toasted herb foccacia, pastas, braised meat dishes and stews, all served family-style.
  • Chef’s Table: Get the family together for a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience – join other guests in an exclusive enclave to savour a five-course gourmet menu and wine tasting.
Entertainment The gorgeous view isn’t the only thing that will dazzle you onboard our cruise ships. World-class performers from all over the globe star in awe-inspiring original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions.
  • North StarSM: The exclusive North StarSM promises to heighten your worldview. Simply step into the North Star’s intimate, jewel-shaped capsule and gently ascend over 90 metres above sea level.
  • RipCord by iFLY®: Experience the sheer thrill and utter WOW of flying without ever having to leave the ship. RipCord by iFly®’s skydiving simulator will keep you afloat in a safe, controlled environment that kids and adults will absolutely love.
  • Ice skating Shows: Royal Caribbean is the first and only cruise line with ice skating rinks right onboard Oasis, Freedom and Voyager Class ships – and complimentary ice spectaculars featuring professional skaters that amaze with jumps, lifts and spins.
  • Original productions: Royal Caribbean Productions, our own in-house production company, brings together world-class performers to star in awe-inspiring original shows from contemporary dance to headline musical acts, aerial acrobatics and more.
  • Guest entertainers: We supplement a full-time roster of amazing singers and dancers with special guest performers that are loaded with talent – from well-known bands and vocalists to stand-up comedians, dance troupes, jugglers, magicians and more.
  • Theme Nights: When the sun goes down, the excitement flares up with theme nights onboard. From masquerade balls to ’70s or ’80s night, there’s always an element of surprise in our themes.
  • Onboard activities: Rock climbing, Ice rink, Fitness centre, Fitness classes, Mini golf, FlowRider, pool and library
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.