Uncover the extraordinary along the Australian and East Asian coastlines during this extensive cruise to remote beaches, iconic cities, and untouched villages throughout Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia. Meditate for a moment in silence amid fragrant, wood incense in an intricately crafted shrine in Okinawa, surrounded by raked gravel beds and verdant gardens.
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Enrich your travel insights and worldview during this 65-day cruise featuring stops in coastal cities, small ports, remote villages and isolated beaches in Australia, New Zealand and Eastern Asia. Roam off-road on 4-wheeled ATVs along misty mountain trails in the picturesque New Zealand backcountry beyond Wellington. Soar in a small plane from Hobart, Tasmania to South West National Park, one of the last wilderness frontiers.
Spanning six seas from Japan to Indonesia, this voyage immerses you in ancient Asian culture, rich history, and tropical beauty. Enjoy modern Tokyo’s nod to its shogun past against the backdrop of majestic Mount Fuji. Sip sake in Kyoto, find the Golden Palace or hop on the Kobe Nunobiki Ropeway. Enjoy scenic cruising along Hashima Island and Japan’s Inland Sea, and relax with six days at sea.
Experience unforgettable sights and culinary delights beneath cosmopolitan skylines, inland ranges, and expansive sandy beaches along Australia’s eastern and southern shorelines. Sip full-bodied Shiraz from Barossa Valley old vines, indulge in bright Eden Valley Rieslings, and linger over floral-fragranced Tasmanian Pinot Noirs as you discover how Australian wineries lead the world in technical innovations.
Wines, wilderness and wildlife-iconic hallmarks throughout Australian and New Zealand scenic coastlines-are yours to explore during this 2-week cruise crossing the Tasman Sea. Browse specialty food shops and sample seasonal fruit and artisan cheeses at popular local eateries during a Tauranga foodie tour. Glide a sleek sea kayak amid seals and aquatic birds in the stunning natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds near Picton.
Koalas, penguins and red kangaroos abound throughout this remarkable 25-day cruise that touches the warm beaches, small villages and coastal cosmopolitan cities on New Zealand’s North and South Islands and Australia’s eastern coastline. Ride bikes through Marlborough, New Zealand’s most famous wine country, and enjoy wine tasting paired with a light private lunch sourced from local ingredients. Watch sheepdogs herd sheep on a working farm outside Christchurch.
Whether you prefer to snorkel or witness vibrant marine life from the comfort of a glass bottom boat, dive into your Eastern Australian adventure at the awe-inspiring Great Barrier Reef-accessible from Cairns and Port Douglas. Watch for wedge-tailed shearwaters, sooty terns, and noodies as we pass Willis Island, and fall in love with Whitehaven Beach.
Your adventure begins in Auckland. Stake out must-sees from 1,076-feet in the air at Sky Tower. Enter the yachters’ beloved Mercury Bay to explore beautiful beaches or try game fishing. An overnight in Wellington offers a chance to explore the Te Papa Maori cultural museum, gorgeous beaches, and a waterfront promenade. In Christchurch, visit Hagley Park Botanic Gardens and punt on the Avon River. Stroll Baldwin Street in Dunedin, designated a UNESCO City of Literature.
Cruise from Yokohama to Seattle on an incredible 17-day transpacific cruise. A remote port city in eastern Russia surrounded by tall snow-capped mountains, volcanoes and Avacha Bay, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky offers a glimpse into Russian culture and the opportunity for a grand outdoor adventure – whether hiking in the mountains or enjoying a whale-watching tour. Then cruise across the Pacific Ocean and the International Date Line to wilds of Alaska.