Urban Culture & Untamed Nature

4 February - 20 February 2018

Duration

16 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

4 February

Setting sail from Auckland

Auckland offers a buzzing waterfront and a vibrant arts scene, and provides a fascinating introduction to New Zealand's proud cultural heritage. The centre is home to excellent shopping and a number of fantastic restaurants, while the north of the city has a distinctly more laid-back vibe, and to the west is the city's oldest wine region.

Don't miss

It’s not all about the city; there is stunning natural beauty within easy reach, including black sand beaches, islands and extinct volcanic cones.

5 February

New Zealand: Tauranga

6 February

New Zealand: Napier

7 February

New Zealand: Wellington

8 February

New Zealand: Picton

9 February

New Zealand: Akaroa

10 February

New Zealand: Dunedin (Port Chalmers)

11 February

New Zealand: Dusky Sound

11 February

New Zealand: Milford Sound

12-14 February

At sea

15 February

Australia: Devonport

16-17 February

Australia: Melbourne

18 February

At sea

19-20 February

Arriving in Sydney

One or our favourite cities in the world, we love pretty much everything about Sydney. Offering outdoor living at its best, the city is known for the excellent beaches but offers so much more, including a thriving and varied food scene inspired by Asian and European flavours. Walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens and admire the amazing views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House from Mrs Macquarie's Chair, enjoy the cafés and bars in The Rocks district, walk across the top of the Harbour Bridge (or enjoy the easier option of a view from the top of one of the stone towers) or just relax on the beach.

Our tip

Rather than go to Bondi, take a local ferry from Circular Quay (an attraction in itself) to the relaxed northern beaches for a (slightly) less crowded experience.

The Ship

Your home from home

Silver Whisper in Venice
Silver Shadow & Silver Whisper - Pool deck
Silversea cruises - Butler service

Silver Shadow & Whisper are elegant ships carrying just 382 privileged guests each, in beautiful style, with plenty of space and loads of facilities, whilst maintaining a nurturing intimacy.

What we love

We do enjoy stepping aboard these sleek ships, the second generation from Silversea. Whilst maintaining the small ship feel, they have the space to offer upgraded facilities and choices, not to mention outstanding levels of service and hospitality, with Italian flair and a family atmosphere.

Capacity 382 Guests
Crew 302 International Staff
Style The Italian verve and sparkle of Silversea makes for a social, welcoming ambience and cosmopolitan style. The international passenger mix creates a sophisticated and elegant environment.
Inclusions
  • Wines and spirits included at all times throughout the ship
  • Numerous dining options
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Daytime activities and lecture programme
  • Evening entertainment and shows
  • Gratuities
More about Silver Whisper

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Langham Auckland

Where to stay in Auckland

There are some great luxury lodges within easy reach of the city. In the city itself we like the Langham.

Kayaking in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Around Auckland

About 3 hours north of the city is the Bay of Islands, an area of pristine islands and turquoise water as well as small towns of historic and cultural interest.

Park Hyatt Sydney

Our favourite hotel in Sydney

So many to choose from, but we love the Park Hyatt – make sure you upgrade to a room with a view.

Jamison Valley, Blue Mountains

Around Sydney

The Blue Mountains is a beautiful area of hikes, waterfalls and unusual rock formations, and a place to learn about the Aboriginal dreamtime.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP