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London To Sydney Cruise

Australia & New Zealand
  • Duration: 50 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW19162

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

49 nights. January 2017. From £3399.00.

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Leave the cold and grey of a British winter behind and cruise in comfort and style from London Tilbury to Sydney - heading across the Atlantic to the sun-kissed Caribbean, through the Panama Canal to Mexico, and on to enchanting French Polynesia and New Zealand - the Land of the Long White Cloud.

Discover life on board Magellan

There's far more to life on board Magellan than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.

Ship Information

At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, spacious Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy, thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas, and of course the presence of her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff. A major refit in 2010 has ensured her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home, and she is a hugely welcome addition to the fleet.

Deck Plans

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Cruise Information

The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.

Itinerary Overview

Days 1-13 - Crossing the Atlantic
Days 14-18 - Cruising the Caribbean
Day 19 - Panama Canal Transit
Days 20-31 - South America and the Pacific
Days 32-44 - Polynesia and New Zealand
Days 45-60 - Around Australia

N.B. For more details about the ports of call, please see the Detailed Itinerary below.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

49 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, luncheon, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
On-board entertainment as arranged
Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
Port charges and taxes

Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement

PRICE FROM ? £3399 per person
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Detailed Itinerary

All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Magellan. Ports of call may be subject to change.

Day One

Join Magellan as she heads off on a wonderful cruise adventure this evening. Spend time getting to know the crew, your fellow passengers, your cabin and the ship as you begin your exciting voyage.

Day Two

Amsterdam, the Dutch capital, is Magellan's first stop, but from here you'll turn south heading towards Spain, the Atlantic and warmer waters. Lazy days become warmer, and you'll be able to enjoy all the pleasures of cruising, including the ship's host of amenities.

Day Seven

Today, you'll arrive in the verdant, mid-Atlantic Azores archipelago. After a few days at sea it's a welcome chance to step ashore and explore historic Ponta Delgada, a stopping-off point for transatlantic sailors through the centuries.

Day 14

When next "Land Ho!" is heard, it will be to herald your arrival in Bridgetown, Barbados, the bustling, colourful, cricket-loving gateway to some of the Caribbean's most highly favoured watering holes.

Day 16

Magellan's second sun-kissed Caribbean call is at charming, colonial Willemstad, capital of Curacao.

Day 17

Beautiful Aruba, where you'll find both pristine tropical beaches and European-influenced step-gabled houses, is the second call Magellan makes in the stunning Dutch Antilles.

Day 19

Spend today sailing from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean along the Panama Canal, the famous waterway that connects the two bodies of water at the same time as it 'separates' the two 'halves' of the Americas.

Day 23

Get a taste of Mexico on a full-day call in Acapulco - one-time playground of the likes of Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and JFK. The idyllic setting has withstood the tests of time and tourist development.

Day 35

Idyllic Tahiti - perhaps the most famous of all the South Pacific islands - is Magellan's next call. The colourful, bustling capital, Pape'ete, boasts a historic market, lush gardens and a perfect lagoon - all straight out of a Gauguin painting.

Day 32

After a week of balmy days at sea, discover the breathtaking islands of French Polynesia. Magellan's first call is tiny Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Isles, where she'll tie up at Taiohae giving you the chance to enjoy this friendly, tropical idyll.

Day 36

Today, legendary Bora Bora, a quintessential island paradise, with mountains, lagoons and sublime beaches, completes Magellan's trio of French Polynesian calls.

Day 43

Cross the International Date Line, then arrive in Auckland, New Zealand's 'City of Sails'. Here, some 20 per cent of the inhabitants are of Maori or South Pacific origins and their history and artefacts are preserved at Auckland Museum. Explore, see the views from the 328-metre Sky Tower, or join an excursion to Rotorua's thermal pools.

Day 45

Crossing the Cook Strait, Magellan makes a last New Zealand call in the cosmopolitan Kiwi capital, Wellington. Discover its striking modern architecture, colourful Botanic Gardens and its host of bars, restaurants and cafes before Magellan turns west once more to cross the Tasman Sea.

Day 50

Vibrant, laid-back Sydney is your final port on this wonderful cruise. Disembark to explore this great city, renowned for its iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge, famous beaches and stunning Botanic Gardens.

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Accommodation

Magellan

At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, spacious Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy, thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas, and of course the presence of her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff. A major refit in 2010 has ensured her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home, and she is a hugely welcome addition to the fleet.

Passenger accommodation is arranged on nine spacious decks served by eight lifts, wide corridors and stairways. Extensive teak decking adds to sense of spaciousness, and in addition to the extensive outdoor areas, there are several beautifully appointed lounges boasting panoramic picture windows. Two beautifully appointed dining rooms, the Waldorf and the Kensington, as well as a less formal buffet-style bistro that offers indoor and outdoor dining, will tempt you at mealtimes, and there are three lounge bars and three deck bars where you can while away a convivial hour or two. Other on-board amenities include a night club, a casino and the magnificent, multi-tiered Magellan Show Lounge. For the energetic and body-conscious, Magellan offers a beautifully appointed wellness centre, a gym, two pools and Jacuzzis. A well-stocked shopping gallery, internet centre and library can also be found on board.

Magellan's 15 categories of cabin and suite are graded according to size and position. Each cabin is air-conditioned, and has ample storage space, a safe, a TV, a hairdryer and private facilities with a shower. All ocean-view cabins have picture windows apart from eight Cat 6 cabins and 10 Cat 7 cabins, towards the front of the ship, which have portholes. Suites offer the added comforts of baths, seating areas and private balconies.

Magellan

At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, spacious Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy, thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas, and of course the presence of her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff. A major refit in 2010 has ensured her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home, and she is a hugely welcome addition to the fleet.

Passenger accommodation is arranged on nine spacious decks served by eight lifts, wide corridors and stairways. Extensive teak decking adds to sense of spaciousness, and in addition to the extensive outdoor areas, there are several beautifully appointed lounges boasting panoramic picture windows. Two beautifully appointed dining rooms, the Waldorf and the Kensington, as well as a less formal buffet-style bistro that offers indoor and outdoor dining, will tempt you at mealtimes, and there are three lounge bars and three deck bars where you can while away a convivial hour or two. Other on-board amenities include a night club, a casino and the magnificent, multi-tiered Magellan Show Lounge. For the energetic and body-conscious, Magellan offers a beautifully appointed wellness centre, a gym, two pools and Jacuzzis. A well-stocked shopping gallery, internet centre and library can also be found on board.

Magellan's 15 categories of cabin and suite are graded according to size and position. Each cabin is air-conditioned, and has ample storage space, a safe, a TV, a hairdryer and private facilities with a shower. All ocean-view cabins have picture windows apart from eight Cat 6 cabins and 10 Cat 7 cabins, towards the front of the ship, which have portholes. Suites offer the added comforts of baths, seating areas and private balconies.

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*Offer applies to new bookings made between 1st September and 31st October 2016 (inclusive) only. All fares exclude gratuities. The exact discount available will vary depending on cruise, cabin and departure date selected. All cabin prices shown when booking include their discount amount. This offer may be withdrawn at any time.

**Offer applies to new bookings made between 1st September and 31st October 2016 (inclusive) only. All fares exclude gratuities. Cabin upgrades will result in you being allocated a cabin a category higher than the one you book, and will apply to categories 1 to 11 (excluding single cabins - categories 5 and 10). This offer may be withdrawn at any time.

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