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The 2023 Australia and New Zealand Adventure

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FREE Stateroom Upgrades*

Three night 4★ hotel stay in Sydney included*

Complimentary on board spend of up to $600*

Exclusive launch savings of up to £4,400*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 25 nights
  • Departs 27 Feb 2023
  • Sails from Sydney, Australia
  • Ship Ovation of the Seas
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1914418
  • Voyage code ‍OV08K090

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Sydney

Fly overnight from London to Sydney, Australia Mon 27 Feb 2023

Fly from London to Sydney

regional and premium class flights may be available on request

Sydney, Australia

Three Night 4★ Hotel Stay in Sydney, Australia Tue 28 Feb 2023

Sydney, Australia

Transfer to the 4★ hotel for your three night stay

Sydney, Australia - Enjoy at your leisure Wed 01 Mar 2023

Enjoy your complimentary Half Day Sydney City Tour. Travel through the centre of Sydney and listen to your informative guide. Your tour highlights all the city's major landmarks - Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Sydney Opera House and The Rocks before heading out of the city through Sydney's Red Light district Kings Cross.

Later travel through the exclusive eastern suburbs of Double Bay & Vaucluse to the gap for stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the heads before arriving at the famous Bondi Beach.

Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia - Enjoy at your leisure Thu 02 Mar 2023

Sydney, Australia

Aside from the symbolic Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, the nearby Blue Mountains make for an ideal trip off-the-beaten-track. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has many eucalyptus trees, offers ample walking opportunities and, of course, the views are breathtaking.

Embark the ship

Embark the Ship Fri 03 Mar 2023

Embark the ship

Transfer to the port for your 20 night voyage on board Ovation Of The Seas

Cruises to Sydney

Sydney, Australia Fri 03 Mar 2023

Cruises to Sydney

From the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach, man and Mother Nature contribute in equal measure to this splendid city.

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Cruising Sat 04 Mar 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Cruises to Australia

Adelaide, South Australia Mon 06 Mar 2023

Cruises to Australia

South Australia’s easy-going capital is your portal to the rugged Outback and outdoor adventure, as well as some of the country’s finest vineyards. Hop over to Kangaroo Island to view indigenous wildlife, then hit the wine trail with glass in hand!

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Cruising Tue 07 Mar 2023

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Cruises to Hobart

Hobart Wed 08 Mar 2023

Cruises to Hobart

Bursting with modern energy and historic charm, Hobart is a contrasting mix of colonial style and vibrant modernity. Discover all this and more on a cruise to Hobart.

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Cruising Fri 10 Mar 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Cruises to Sydney

Sydney, Australia Sat 11 Mar 2023

Cruises to Sydney

From the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach, man and Mother Nature contribute in equal measure to this splendid city.

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Cruising Sun 12 Mar 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Milford Sound, New Island

Milford Sound (Cruising) Tue 14 Mar 2023

Milford Sound, New Island

Fifteen dramatic fjords are protected within this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the spectacular Milford, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds.

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Doubtful Sound (Cruising) Tue 14 Mar 2023

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

One of the unusual features of Doubtful Sound is that it has two layers of water. The fresh water flows on top of the seawater, and the two never mix together. As a result, much of the marine life can be found closer to the surface.

Cruising Dusky Sound, New Zealand

Dusky Sound (Cruising) Tue 14 Mar 2023

Cruising Dusky Sound, New Zealand

The grand 19th century Victorian buildings are as characteristic to the city as the natural surroundings. Stroll through the historic part of town or travel by vintage train to view Otago Harbor, where seals and penguins sunbathe.

Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

Dunedin, Australia Wed 15 Mar 2023

Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

Known for its unique fusion of Scottish and Maori heritage, vibrant Dunedin is the second largest city of New Zealand’s South Island.

Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch Thu 16 Mar 2023

Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand’s Garden City is renowned for its English heritage and it’s easy to see why. Tree-lined avenues, backed by elegant Victorian buildings.

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Cruising Fri 17 Mar 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Tauranga City, North Island, New Zealand

Tauranga Sat 18 Mar 2023

Tauranga City, North Island, New Zealand

It's hobbit enthusiast's dream come true in Tauranga. This town on the Bay of Plenty, perched on New Zealand's North Island, is just a short trek from the rolling hills of Waikato — this is where you'll find Hobbiton, the location that served as the Shire in the uber-popular "Lord of the Rings" movies. But the fantastic findings of Tauranga don't end there. Cruise to Tauranga and hike to the summit of nearby Mount Maunganui, an extinct volcano that offers panoramic views of the city and the Pacific Ocean below. Or take the one-hour drive to Rotorua, a geothermal fairyland where you can soak in the rejuvenating waters of the natural hot springs.

Auckland, New Zealand Sun 19 Mar 2023

Stretched over a volcanic field on New Zealand's North Island is multicultural Auckland. The country's largest city, this thriving hub offers everything you would expect.

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Bay of islands Mon 20 Mar 2023

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Look up — the Bay of Islands is said to have the world's second bluest sky after Rio de Janeiro. Located on the northwestern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the sea here is also a beautiful shade of turquoise, dotted with 144 subtropical islands of the area. Cruise to Bay of Islands and check out Urupukapuka Island, where you can hike through Maori village sites or relax on the white-sand beach. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds — this is the site where the treaty that made New Zealand into its own nation was signed. Or head out on a dolphin spotting cruise to see the population of bottlenose dolphins that call these waters home.

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Cruising Tue 21 Mar 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Cruises to Sydney

Sydney, Australia Thu 23 Mar 2023

Cruises to Sydney

From the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach, man and Mother Nature contribute in equal measure to this splendid city.

Disembark the ship

Disembark the Ship Thu 23 Mar 2023

Disembark the ship

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London

Fly from Sydney to London

Fly overnight from Sydney, Australia to London Thu 23 Mar 2023

Fly from Sydney to London

regional and premium class flights may be available on request

Arrive in London

Arrive in London Fri 24 Mar 2023

Arrive in London

What's included *

  • Exclusive Savings of up to £4,400
  • Three Night Pre Cruise 4★ Hotel Stay in Sydney, Australia
  • Complimentary Half Day Sydney City Tour included for ALL bookings
  • 20 Nights Full Board cruising on board Ovation of the Seas including:
  • Free Stateroom Upgrades^
  • Complimentary On Board Spend of up to $600 for Oceanview cabins & above
  • Return flights from London (regional and premium flights may be available on request) and all overseas transfers
  • Full board cruising on board Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas
  • Captain’s Welcome reception and sail away parties
  • Variety of INCLUDED dining options – treat yourself to a range of cuisines throughout your cruise
  • A range of bars, lounges & entertainment venues on board
  • Full entertainment programme – plenty of choice for how to spend your day, including surfing on FlowRider, Skydive with Ripcord by iFly, Rock-climbing wall, SeaPlex and more
  • Panoramic views 90 metres above sea with the exciting North Star
  • Two resort-style pools and the Adults-Only Solarium
  • Onboard shows including award-winning Broadway style musicals
  • Exciting nightlife options with live music, a casino, outdoor film nights and more
  • Vitality Spa, fitness centre, sports court & running track
  • Royal babies & Tots Nursery, plus Teen-only spaces and the Adventure Ocean Youth Programme
  • Cutting edge technology in TWO70, 270 degrees of windows, an immersive space that can be transformed into any place real or imagined
  • On board salon, as well as a range of shops
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 30th June 2022 and receive a FREE John Lewis gift card worth up to £200

The 2023 Australia and New Zealand Adventure

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Connecting Interior

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Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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High-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, and full bathroom. Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Beds One full size bed. Size Stateroom: 101 sq. ft.

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Interior With Virtual Balcony

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Enjoy a live feed scenic view in the comfort of your room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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Spacious Ocean View

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Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa. Alcove with large forward-view panoramic window with seat and lounge chair. Stateroom: 214 sq. ft.

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Ocean View

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Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft.

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Spa Oceanview Large Balcony

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Experience a tranquil and relaxing room with a beautiful view. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Spa Oceanview Balcony

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Experience a tranquil and relaxing room with a beautiful view. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

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Enjoy the ocean sounds from your a private balcony and sitting area. Beds wo twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Ocean View Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Connecting Oceanview Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft.

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Ocean View Balcony Accessible

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 272 sq. ft. Balcony: 81 sq. ft.

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Ocean View with Large Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation from your comfortable balcony. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms . Size Stateroom: 177 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.

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Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

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Enjoy the ocean sounds from your a private balcony and sitting area. Beds wo twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Studio Ocean View Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds One full size bed. Size Stateroom: 119 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Owner’s Loft Suite

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Luxurious two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 975 sq. ft., Balcony main level: 501 sq. ft.

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Grand Loft Suite

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Spectacular two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 696 sq. ft. Balcony: 216 sq. ft.

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Owner’s Suite - 1 Bedroom

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Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Full bathroom with tub and two sinks. Separate half bath. Marble entry, large closets, living area with dining table and sofa that converts to double bed. Private balcony with seating area and private outdoor dining. Sleeps up to 4. Stateroom: 541 sq. ft. Balcony:259 sq. ft.

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Royal Loft Suite

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Enjoy a one of a kind experience and special perks in this expansive two-floor contemporary suite. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed Size Stateroom: 1,640 sq. ft. Main Balcony: 553 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

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Enjoy a comfortable suite and the extra perks. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 351 sq. ft. Balcony: 109 sq. ft.

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Sky Loft Suite

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Contemporary two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress One double sofa bed Size Stateroom: 673 sq. ft. Balcony: 183 sq. ft.

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Junior Suite

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An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 267 sq. ft. Balcony: 81 sq. ft.

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Junior Suite with Large Balcony

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Enjoy a great view from your spacious balcony. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 276 sq. ft. Balcony: 161 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite - 2 Bedroom

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Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Beds Two sets of two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two Pullman beds. Size Stateroom: 543 sq. ft. Balcony: 259 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite with Large Balcony - 1 Bedroom

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Enjoy a comfortable suite, larger balcony and extra perks. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 351 sq. ft. Balcony: 259 sq. ft.

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The Ship - Ovation of the Seas

  • Occupancy4,180
  • Tonnage168,666 tons
  • Length1141 ft (347.78 m)
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Your Alaska adventure hits a high point. Pioneer America’s last frontier onboard one of the world’s most groundbreaking ships, Ovation of the Seas, the biggest boldest ship to ever sail Alaska. It’s scenery scoping from the unrivalled perspective of North Star – the highest vantage point on any cruise ship. Edge-of-your-seat entertainment, game-changing family fun you can enjoy in any climate and breathtaking vistas from every stateroom – even interior staterooms offer real-time views from a Virtual Balcony. All between unforgettable destinations from Juneau to Skagway. No other cruise ship lets you see Alaska like this.

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Royal Caribbean International FAQs

Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship?

Vaccination requirements may differ depending on the departure port. 

Departure port: Southampton

All Royal Caribbean guests aged 12 and over must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination, with the final dose of their vaccine administered at least 14 days before sailing. Guests under the age of 12 don’t need to be vaccinated but will receive a COVID-19 test before boarding.   To be considered as up to date on your vaccinations by all European countries, your vaccination must meet both of the following requirements:
1.    You received your most recent vaccine dose no more than 9 months (270 days ago). This could have been the final dose in your original vaccine series (or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson), or a booster dose.
2.    Your most recent vaccine dose is on the below list of EMA-approved vaccines:

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • AstraZeneca
  • Nuvaxovid

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Last Updated: 21/03/2022

Booking conditions of Royal Caribbean International and Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday booking conditions apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single staterooms, may increase or be withdrawn at any time, offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Please note, this is a back-to-back voyage therefore dining and entertainment may be repeated. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Star ratings are ROL Cruise classified.  Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Flights are subject to schedule changes and may be based on indirect services with flights arriving same day or overnight. Flights will be confirmed closer to departure which may affect your overall holiday duration and an additional overnight hotel stay may be required. On board spend is per stateroom, for Ocean View Staterooms and above and tiered depending on grade booked. Stateroom upgrades are subject to availability^. Hotels are subject to change for operational reasons. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

Pre-paid gratuities are compulsory when booking anytime dining on board the following ships - Sailing in 2021: Anthem & Jewel. Sailing in 2022: Anthem, Allure, Brilliance, Jewel, Odyssey, Vision & Voyager.

John Lewis Gift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Oceanview or above by 8pm 30th June 2022. The amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.

*Please be advised that the pricing advertised may have changed - Please call your cruise specialist for the latest pricing and deals*

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