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Royal Princess 07 Dec 2024 14 nights Fly Cruise Sydney

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Itinerary: Sydney, Australia - Bay of Islands, New Zealand - Auckland, New Zealand - Tauranga - Wellington - Christchurch (from Lyttelton) - Port Chalmers - Fiordland National Park - Sydney,.…
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Westerdam 02 Mar 2025 14 nights Fly Cruise Sydney

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Itinerary: Sydney, Australia - Melbourne - Hobart - Milford Sound, New Zealand - Cruising Fiordland National Park - Port Chalmers (Dunedin) - Lyttelton - Picton - Wellington - Napier -...
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Westerdam 19 Jan 2025 14 nights Fly Cruise Auckland

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Itinerary: Auckland - Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand - Napier - Wellington - Picton - Lyttelton - Port Chalmers (Dunedin) - Hobart - Melbourne - Sydney, Australia
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What to see in Lyttelton

Lyttelton, nestled on New Zealand's South Island, is a charming harbour town steeped in maritime history and artistic flair. Surrounded by dramatic hills and a rugged coastline, this vibrant community offers visitors a picturesque setting to explore, with bustling markets, eclectic shops and stunning views of the harbour.

Lyttelton boasts a rich history dating back to its establishment as a bustling port town in the mid-19th century. Begin your exploration of this historic enclave by strolling along the picturesque waterfront, where charming heritage buildings and colourful murals pay tribute to the town's maritime past. Stop by the Lyttelton Museum to delve into the town's fascinating history, from its Maori roots to its role as a gateway for early European settlers. Browse through artefacts, photographs and exhibits that showcase Lyttelton's evolution from a whaling station to a thriving port and cultural hub.

Lyttelton has long been a haven for artists, musicians and creatives drawn to its bohemian charm and inspirational setting. Explore the town's thriving arts scene by visiting galleries, studios and performance spaces that showcase the talents of local and international artists. Start your artistic journey at the Lyttelton Arts Factory, a dynamic community arts centre housed in a historic industrial building. Here, you can browse through galleries featuring contemporary artworks, attend workshops and exhibitions or even create your own masterpiece in a studio space available for rent.

No cruise to Lyttelton would be complete without indulging in the town's vibrant culinary scene, which showcases the best of New Zealand's fresh, seasonal produce and innovative cuisine. From cosy cafes and waterfront restaurants to bustling markets and food trucks, Lyttelton offers a diverse array of dining options to suit every palate and budget. Start your culinary adventure at the Lyttelton Farmers Market, held every Saturday in the town's main square, where you can sample delicious local specialities, artisanal products and gourmet treats sourced from nearby farms and producers. Chat with vendors, sample freshly baked bread, organic fruits and locally caught seafood and soak up the lively atmosphere of this beloved community gathering.


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