Southampton to Sydney cruise

Departs Southampton  •  05th January 2018  •  53 nights
Black Watch  •  W180103  •  Prices from £5,799.00 (cruise only)
Moai on Ahu Mata Ote Vaikava, Hanga Roa
Moai on Ahu Mata Ote Vaikava, Hanga Roa
Visit a plethora of stunning countries on this epic cruise from the UK, finishing in Australia. Explore the lush green landscapes of the Azores, before cruising on to Bermuda and the Americas, where highlights include white sand beaches; Cuban cigars and old cars in Havana, an impressive cruise along the Panama Canal, and an overnight stay in Callao, allowing time to take an overland tour to breath-taking Machu Picchu.

After marvelling at the fascinating Maoi heads on Easter Island, Black Watch heads on to the paradise islands of Tahiti and Bora-Bora in French Polynesia. Spend a day in Auckland, where you can take a panoramic view of the city from the Sky Tower, or visit the famous Hobbiton Movie set. Your cruise concludes in the iconic city of Sydney, home to world-famous wonders such as the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Please note, this is an adult only sailing (18+).

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Itinerary & Port Information

Southampton to Sydney cruise
Date
Arrive
Depart
Destination
January 2018
Fri 05
Late Night
Southampton
Southampton

Southampton

We offer a range of fantastic cruises from Southampton. Sail to the warmth of the Canaries, the majestic Norwegian Fjords, the wonderful American Deep South or the vibrant cities of the Far East. Wherever you want to visit, we have a cruise for you.

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Tue 09
Early PM
Late Night
Ponta Delgada, Azores
Ponta Delgada, Azores

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Ponta Delgada – the main town on the island of São Miguel – has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a fine selection of parks, narrow cobbled streets and squares, a modern marina and waterside cafés. The surrounding island boasts beautiful lakes, magnificent mountains, sandy beaches and lush valleys, as well as the stunning crater lakes of the extinct Sete Cidades volcano.

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Wed 10
Early AM
Early PM
Horta, Azores
Horta, Azores

Horta, Azores

The tranquil little port of Horta has long played host to transatlantic yachtsmen.

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Mon 15
Early AM
Late PM
St. George's Island, Bermuda
St. George's Island, Bermuda

St. George's Island, Bermuda

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is plenty to see in this charming town. Amble along Water Street, home to boutique shops and galleries; explore the World Heritage Centre; visit beautiful Somers Garden and historic King’s Square; and relax on Tobacco Bay Beach. A classic slice of the UK in the sun.

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Fri 19
Early AM
Havana
Havana

Havana

Havana is famed for its history and culture. It is home to exquisite architecture, classic American cars and cobbled streets and squares, alive with the irresistible rhythms of mambo. Take a stroll around Habana Vieja – Old Havana – to soak up the Latin atmosphere.

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Sat 20
Early AM
Havana
Havana

Havana

Havana is famed for its history and culture. It is home to exquisite architecture, classic American cars and cobbled streets and squares, alive with the irresistible rhythms of mambo. Take a stroll around Habana Vieja – Old Havana – to soak up the Latin atmosphere.

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Sun 21
Early AM
Late PM
Cozumel, Mexico
Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico

Lying 20km off the Yucatan coast, the island of Cozumel has over 40 shrines to Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of the moon, the sea and fertility. Visitors can snorkel the coral reefs and relax on the sandy beaches; shop in the colourful downtown stores; become immersed in Mayan history; or visit the Chankanaab National Park, known for its beach, reef and botanical garden.

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Wed 24
Early AM
Late PM
Panama Canal
Panama Canal

Panama Canal

A journey through the incredible Panama Canal provides one of cruising's most unforgettable experiences. One of the world's greatest engineering feats, the canal stretches over 48 miles and takes 8 hours to travel, giving you plenty of time to admire this remarkable man-made wonder and the beautiful natural surroundings.

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Fri 26
Early AM
Late Night
Manta, Ecuador
Manta, Ecuador

Manta, Ecuador

A friendly and busy seafaring port, Manta boasts some lovely beaches and a sprinkling of restaurants to while away the hours in. Inhabited for over 6000 years, Manta has a long history and archaeological evidence of seven different cultures from pre-Colombian times. There are also several museums to enjoy with superb displays and artefacts.

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Mon 29
Early AM
Callao, Peru
Callao, Peru

Callao, Peru

From Callao explore the Peruvian capital, Lima and learn about the country's dramatic history, from the Inca Empire to the Spanish conquistadors.

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Tue 30
Late PM
Callao, Peru
Callao, Peru

Callao, Peru

From Callao explore the Peruvian capital, Lima and learn about the country's dramatic history, from the Inca Empire to the Spanish conquistadors.

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Wed 31
Early AM
Late PM
Paracas, Peru
Paracas, Peru

Paracas, Peru

The small port town of Paracas is the gateway to a number of Peru's most famous natural wonders and nature reserves. There's not much in the town itself, but even just a short journey from the port can conjure up unforgettable sights and experiences.

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February 2018
Tue 06
Early AM
Late PM Anchor Port
Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile

Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile

Located between two volcanos, Hanga Roa - the capital of Easter Island - is a truly beautiful, historic settlement and - thanks to its shops and other services - is the perfect base for tours of the island's pretty natural landscapes and famous archaeological sites.

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Fri 09
Late PM
Late PM
Cruising by Pitcairn Island
Cruising by Pitcairn Island

Cruising by Pitcairn Island

Sail by the Pitcairn Islands – the last British colony in the South Pacific – and admire the stunning volcanic landscapes of Pitcairn Island, the only inhabited island in the archipelago. 

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Tue 13
Early AM
Late Night
Papeete, Tahiti
Papeete, Tahiti

Papeete, Tahiti

French Polynesia is comprised of over 100 islands and atolls, with Tahiti possibly being the most famous thanks to its soaring peaks, lush valleys,cascading waterfalls and stunning vistas. The bustling city of Papeete is home to the world’s only Pearl Museum and an array of natural treasures including the Faarumai Waterfalls and spring garden of Vaipahi.

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Wed 14
Early AM
Late PM Anchor Port
Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
Bora-Bora, French Polynesia

Bora-Bora, French Polynesia

With incredible sandy beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, grand palm trees swaying gently in the breeze and turquoise waters filled with turtles, sharks, rays and tropical fish, It is hard to find the right words to describe the magic that emanates from this special paradise island. 

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Fri 16
Early AM
Late PM Anchor Port
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Rarotonga, Cook Islands

According to Captain James Cook - the man who named these islands - when you arrive in Rarotonga you are arriving at the most detached parts of the earth. As you relax on the glorious beaches and explore the unspoilt, natural beauty of the dense jungle and sloping valleys, you feel like you are on another planet, a world away from hectic modern cities.

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Mon 19
Late Night
Late Night
Crossing International Date Line

Crossing International Date Line

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Thu 22
Early AM
Late Night
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland - New Zealand's largest city - is a modern-day showcase of prosperity and self-confidence. Boasting an abundance of attractions and experiences - both within the city centre and the stunning natural landscapes that surround it - there's so much to see and do here.

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WAITOMO GLOW WORM GROTTO - TOUR D

Auckland, New Zealand must do

WAITOMO GLOW WORM GROTTO - TOUR D

  • Marvel at the geological wonders of the Glowworm Grotto
  • Enjoy a visit to one of New Zealand’s top tourist attractions
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Fri 23
Early AM
Late PM Anchor Port
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Captain Cook, on his first visit here in 1769, chose the name because of the 150 or so islands dotted around its deep-blue waters. Russell was the first permanent European settlement in New Zealand and it was here that the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the Maori people and the British in 1840.

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand must do

HOLE IN THE ROCK CRUISE (TOUR A)

 

  • Experience a relaxing cruise to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock
  • Marvel at the stunning scenery surrounding the Bay of Islands
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Tue 27
Early AM
Sydney, Australia
Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia is one of the world's most exciting, must-visit modern cities. Home to the famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House - two of the most iconic structures on Earth - it is easy to understand why Sydney is so highly regarded. A timeless, charming city, you will fall in love with this cosmopolitan metropolis as soon as you step off the ship.

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Pricing / Rooms

Prices shown are updated once daily and are based on the lowest price available for each room type. Correct at 12:20 19/11/2017.
Please contact our Reservations Team for live availability and prices.
Pricing based on cruise only. Please call for latest fly-cruise prices.

What's Included

Rest assured, all of the following comes as standard on every Fred. Olsen cruise:

  • Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.
  • Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks.
  • Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
  • Sandwiches and snacks in your room.
  • All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, dancing and live music.
  • Captain's Drinks Party and Gala Buffet.
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym.
  • A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day.
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance).
  • Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point.
  • Flights, as confirmed as part of a fly-cruise holiday.

Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours.

On Our Ship

Black Watch is the ultimate home-from-home at sea: spacious with a friendly, familiar feel and providing a traditional cruise experience. Refurbished at the end of 2016, the 804-guest Black Watch features stylish new décor, fittings and furniture, plus the new The Poolside restaurant. What's more, new TVs, mini-bars and safes enhance the accommodation on board, while the on board cinema has been upgraded too. Despite all these new features, Black Watch still retains her sleek, intimate style and has a welcoming ambience - just like the rest of the Fred. Olsen fleet. 

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