Duration
18 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
03 Mar 2021
Destination
Australia & New Zealand
On a magical round trip from Perth, explore Australia and New Zealand’s top attractions, such as Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Milford Sound, or Chrischurch. Book back-to-back to circumnavigate Australia and New Zealand with 16 Night Travel Australia & New Zealand on Serenade of the Seas.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Bask in ocean views onboard the spacious Serenade of the Seas, with panoramic windows and exclusive adults-only solarium
  • Immerse in Australia’s best destinations and observe wildlife in the Darwin
  • All meals and onboard entertainment included

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
Book back-to-back to circumnavigate Australia and New Zealand with 16 Night Travel Australia & New Zealand on Serenade of the Seas
18 Night Cruise on Serenade 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 03 Mar 2021

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Wed 03 Mar 2021 – Perth (Fremantle), Australia
  • Day 2: Thu 04 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 3: Fri 05 Mar – Esperance, Australia
  • Day 4: Sat 06 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 5: Sun 07 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 6: Mon 08 Mar – Adelaide, Australia
  • Day 7: Tue 09 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 8: Wed 10 Mar – Melbourne, Australia
  • Day 9: Thu 11 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 10: Fri 12 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 11: Sat 13 Mar – Milford Sound (Cruising), Doubtful Sound & Dusky Sound, New Zealand
  • Day 12: Sun 14 Mar – Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Day 13: Mon 15 Mar – Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Day 14: Tue 16 Mar – Picton, New Zealand
  • Day 15: Wed 17 Mar – Napier, New Zealand
  • Day 16: Thu 18 Mar – Wellington, New Zealand
  • Day 17: Fri 19 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 18: Sat 20 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 19: Sun 21 Mar – Sydney, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE
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: 03 Mar 2021
  • 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
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Wed 03 Mar 2021 - Perth (Fremantle), Australia

Departs 16:30 Welcome aboard Serenade of the Seas Historic, atmospheric Fremantle is the ocean gateway for Perth. Known for a laid-back lifestyle, great beaches and fine weather, the fast-growing state capital also delivers culture, restaurants and other big-city attractions.
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Thu 04 Mar - At Sea

Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquillity, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, mini golf and basketball on our sports court. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax by the side of the pool.
3

Fri 05 Mar - Esperance, Australia

Arrives 09:00 – Departs 19:00 Pristine nature is the top attraction in the remote town of Esperance. The spectacular scenery includes the bushland and beaches of Cape Le Grand National Park, uninhabited islets, granite headlands and the bubblegum-hued Pink Lake.
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Sat 06 Mar - At Sea

Onboard, dining is about more than just food. Think ambience, variety and the flexibility to decide when and what you savour.
5

Sun 07 Mar - At Sea

When our ships hit the high seas, the excitement of Casino Royale® kicks off. Try your hand at our card tables, spin to win at roulette and hit it big time with the pull of a poker machine.
6

Mon 08 Mar - Adelaide, Australia

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 18:00 Ringed by lush parkland, South Australia’s compact capital offers easy access to the outdoors, from rolling hills and vineyards to beaches. Or enjoy its vibrant city culture of the arts, festivals, gourmet food and great wines.
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Tue 09 Mar - At Sea

World-class performers from across the globe come together on our ships to WOW you from morning to night. Catch Broadway musicals, the DreamWorks Experience, ice-skating spectaculars – plus thrilling casino action, live comedy and music, bars, clubs and much more.
8

Wed 10 Mar - Melbourne, Australia

Arrives 07:00 – Departs 18:00 Multicultural Melbourne retains its Victorian-era elegance even as new districts spring up around historic harbour. It has a dynamic, eclectic urban scene that includes the arts and sports as well as exciting dining and great shopping.
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Thu 11 Mar - At Sea

Kids will never be bored onboard. Our complimentary Adventure Ocean® Youth Program is packed with some fantastic stuff for babies, teens and kids in between – like pyjama nights, science experiments, scavenger hunts and theme parties.
10

Fri 12 Mar - At Sea

Whether you’re celebrating a life milestone, a special day or a special someone, you’ll enjoy extras that make for a truly unforgettable voyage.
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Sat 13 Mar - Milford Sound (Cruising), Doubtful Sound & Dusky Sound, New Zealand

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 09:30 The Maori believed a divine mason carved Milford Sound. The fjord is a geological wonder of the ice age, where waterfalls cascade over sheer cliffs into the dark waters below and mountains dominated by Mitre Peak reach towards the sky. Arrives 13:00 – Departs 14:00 You can only experience the grand scenery and tranquility of this magnificent fjord by boat. Doubtful Sound sustains an amazing array of wildlife. In the rainy season, its steep hills are covered with hundreds of waterfalls. Arrives 16:00 – Departs 17:00 Part of New Zealand’s Fiorland National Park, Dusky Sound was long the site of Maori camps but few permanent settlements. Captain Cook spent five weeks exploring the dramatic coastline that edges the mountainous wilderness.
12

Sun 14 Mar - Dunedin, New Zealand

Arrives 09:00 – Departs 19:00 Dunedin proudly celebrates its Scottish heritage but gold-rush fortunes are behind its grand Victorian and Edwardian architecture. From here you can also explore the Otago Peninsula, home to penguin colonies and scenic coastline.
13

Mon 15 Mar - Christchurch, New Zealand

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 18:00 Named after a college at Oxford, Christchurch is often described as the most ‘English’ city outside England. This may be true on the surface, but the Garden City’s vibrant arts scene and active lifestyle is 100% pure ‘Kiwi’.
14

Tue 16 Mar - Picton, New Zealand

Arrives 07:00 – Departs 17:00 The seaside town of Picton is your base for exploring the beautiful scenery, pristine waters and wildlife of the Marlborough Sounds. A short drive brings you to sunny Blenheim, heart of Marlborough’s acclaimed wine region.
15

Wed 17 Mar - Napier, New Zealand

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 18:00 Napier’s top draw for tourists is its architecture, built in a distinctive Art Deco style. The port is also a gateway to exploring the Maori heritage, seascapes and wildlife of Hawke’s Bay and the many vineyards and wineries in the region.
16

Thu 18 Mar - Wellington, New Zealand

Arrives 07:00 – Departs 16:00 Wellington embraces its reputation as a cool ‘little’ capital. The city centre is compact but there’s no shortage of big-city culture. The charm extends to the surrounding green hillsides while countryside and rugged coast are within easy reach.
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Fri 19 Mar - At Sea

From Internet service to dry cleaning to accessibility features, our ships are equipped with helpful amenities to enhance your holiday. And it’s all delivered with friendly, engaging Gold Anchor Service®.
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Sat 20 Mar - At Sea

Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquillity, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, mini golf and basketball on our sports court. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax by the side of the pool.
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Sun 21 Mar - Sydney, Australia

Arrives 06:30 What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to some of the friendliest people, countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants and of course, the sprawling Outback, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that no one can resist.
Explore Serenade of the Seas, a dreamlike ship that’s sleek and sunlit, with panoramic vistas and wide-open spaces at every turn. Enjoy an amazing view with the ship’s floor-to-ceiling glass windows, relax by the tranquil adults-only Solarium pool* or try your luck at the Casino Royale.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin After an action-packed schedule of meetings, activities, and exploring the world, you need to relax. At the end of a busy day, retreat to your Interior stateroom and unwind in comfort! These well-appointed staterooms offer everything you need for a comfortable voyage. Aboard our Voyager-class ships, opt for a Promenade stateroom, offering all the features of a standard room plus a bowed window overlooking the Promenade.
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
As your Royal Caribbean cruise sails to some of the world’s most stunning destinations, you don’t want to miss a single moment. In an Ocean View stateroom, you’ll be treated to a beautiful new view every day! Spend the day exploring the world, then retreat to your comfortable, well-appointed stateroom and don’t miss a thing.
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin
Imagine waking up every morning, opening your balcony door, and being greeted with views of a brand-new and breathtaking part of the world. Reserve a Royal Caribbean Balcony stateroom to enjoy spectacular vistas each and every day from the comfort and privacy of your own room. We believe the best way to explore the world is by sea – and a Balcony stateroom is the perfect way to get a little bit closer to everything!
Onboard experience: Climb to new heights, taste the world, delight in unparalleled views on Serenade of the Seas. Memorable experiences, impressive dining, and room for your entire group await.
  • 12 dining options
  • Multiple Bars and Lounges
  • 3 pools, 3 whirlpools
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Mini-golf course
  • Basketball court
  • Full service Vitality at Sea Spa and state-of-the-art Fitness Center
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.