Stay Local In Melbourne Longer

Stay Local In Melbourne Longer

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3-night or more in-depth embark/debark port exploration.

Stay Local In Melbourne Longer

Location
Australia
Duration#Number of nights offered for the pre cruise or post cruise program.
3-Night Pre-Cruise | 3-Night Post-Cruise

Prices starting from

£1,901 GBP/Per Person

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Melbourne enjoys an artsy, bohemian vibe that translates directly to the city’s foodie culture, as you’ll discover on this three-night exploration. Taste your way through the city streets on a culinary tour that reveals a melting pot of flavors and provides insight into how Melbourne became an international culinary sensation. Come sundown, travel to Phillip Island for an enchanting ritual. Watch as tiny Fairy Penguins make their nightly waddle from the sea to their nests. The next day, board the Puffing Billy Railway for a panoramic journey that chugs through bushlands, ancient woodlands and the majestic Dandenong Mountains.

All Passport details should be confirmed at the time of booking. Sales of this program close 90 days prior: book early to avoid disappointment, as space is limited.

Highlights

Foodie Tour: Explore Melbourne alongside a local guide on a culinary exploration that invites you to sample the city’s international flavors.

Penguins of Phillip Island: Witness the celebrated ‘Parade of Penguins’ on Phillip Island, a nightly ritual where these tiny waddlers make their way from the sea to their burrows in the sand.

Puffing Billy Railway: Rumble through some of Australia’s most spectacular natural scenery aboard a classic train boasting Victorian-style interiors and open-air viewing cars for one-way journey.

Wine and Dine: Visit a well known winery located in the Yarra Valley, the main wine region in Victoria for wine tasting & lunch

Explore Melbourne: The city is known for its cultural diversity, excellent dining, and amazing street art. It's also known for being the coffee capital of the world, and for being regularly voted as the world's most livable city!

Highlights

  • Foodie Tour: Explore Melbourne alongside a local guide on a culinary exploration that invites you to sample the city’s international flavors.

  • Penguins of Phillip Island: Witness the celebrated ‘Parade of Penguins’ on Phillip Island, a nightly ritual where these tiny waddlers make their way from the sea to their burrows in the sand.

  • Puffing Billy Railway: Rumble through some of Australia’s most spectacular natural scenery aboard a classic train boasting Victorian-style interiors and open-air viewing cars for one-way journey.

  • Wine and Dine: Visit a well known winery located in the Yarra Valley, the main wine region in Victoria for wine tasting & lunch

  • Explore Melbourne: The city is known for its cultural diversity, excellent dining, and amazing street art. It's also known for being the coffee capital of the world, and for being regularly voted as the world's most livable city!

Land Program Itineraries

  • Pre-Voyage Itinerary
  • Post-Voyage Itinerary
Pre-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
    Arrive in Melbourne
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    Arrive in Melbourne and meet your local guide at the pier. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Set out to discover the city’s artful nature on a stroll along the Yarra River through bohemian streets and eclectic neighborhoods or pop into a lively pub or café to mix and mingle with the locals. Regroup for dinner at the hotel—a great chance to get to know your fellow travelers a little better.

  • Day 2
    Ultimate Foodie Tour
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    This morning, venture out to discover the flavors of Melbourne on the Ultimate Foodie Tour. Follow a local guide through the city on a culinary quest that brings you tastings from some of the city’s favorite local haunts. Marvel at the diverse range of flavors, from Asian Fusion to contemporary Aussie fare. Afterwards, head back to the hotel for a little downtime before regrouping in the evening for a captivating Melbourne ritual. Visit Phillip Island to witness the nightly parade of Fairy Penguins as they shuffle from the ocean back to their sandy burrows. Dinner on the island tops off this unforgettable day.

  • Day 3
    Puffing Billy Railway
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    Board the Puffing Billy Railway and set off on a rumbling ride through the rugged Yarra Valley. You’ll journey for 7.5 panoramic miles, soaking up amazing views of Australia’s desolate bushlands, fern gullies, ancient forests, and commanding Dandenong Ranges. Relax amid Victorian-style railcars and venture into the open-air viewing carriages, all pulled by an authentic steam engine. Enjoy the romance of rail travel on this one-hour experience with views that can’t be found any other way. Then, board your coach and head to a winery in the Yarra Valley, Victoria’s main wine region, where you can taste 4 wines and have a 2-course lunch accompanied by a glass of wine. Return to the hotel by late afternoon for some time on your own. Later, regroup for dinner.

  • Day 4
    Begin Your Azamara® Voyage
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    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading to the port to begin your Azamara® voyage, a journey that’s sure to be full of more great discoveries.

Post-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
    Arrive in Melbourne
    Read More +

    Arrive in Melbourne and meet your local guide at the pier. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Set out to discover the city’s artful nature on a stroll along the Yarra River through bohemian streets and eclectic neighborhoods or pop into a lively pub or café to mix and mingle with the locals. Regroup for dinner at the hotel—a great chance to get to know your fellow travelers a little better.

  • Day 2
    Ultimate Foodie Tour
    Read More +

    This morning, venture out to discover the flavors of Melbourne on the Ultimate Foodie Tour. Follow a local guide through the city on a culinary quest that brings you tastings from some of the city’s favorite local haunts. Marvel at the diverse range of flavors, from Asian Fusion to contemporary Aussie fare. Afterwards, head back to the hotel for a little downtime before regrouping in the evening for a captivating Melbourne ritual. Visit Phillip Island to witness the nightly parade of Fairy Penguins as they shuffle from the ocean back to their sandy burrows. Dinner on the island tops off this unforgettable day.

  • Day 3
    Puffing Billy Railway
    Read More +

    Board the Puffing Billy Railway and set off on a rumbling ride through the rugged Yarra Valley. You’ll journey for 7.5 panoramic miles, soaking up amazing views of Australia’s desolate bushlands, fern gullies, ancient forests, and commanding Dandenong Ranges. Relax amid Victorian-style railcars and venture into the open-air viewing carriages, all pulled by an authentic steam engine. Enjoy the romance of rail travel on this one-hour experience with views that can’t be found any other way. Then, board your coach and head to a winery in the Yarra Valley, Victoria’s main wine region, where you can taste 4 wines and have a 2-course lunch accompanied by a glass of wine. Return to the hotel by late afternoon for some time on your own. Later, regroup for dinner.

  • Day 4
    Return Home
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    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before bidding new friends farewell and heading to the airport to catch your outbound flight.

Voyages Available For This Land Program

  • 3-Night Pre-Voyage Program
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Sailing:

Jan

4

2022

Region Australia & New Zealand Australia & New Zealand
Ship Azamara Journey Azamara Journey
Embark Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
Debark Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

Voyage Only from
£3,009 GBP

Land Program from
£1,901 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£568

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Sailing:

Jan

4

2022

from
£3,009 GBP

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Map & Voyage Information
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Ports of Call:

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Sydney (White Bay), Australia
  • Eden, Australia
  • Milford Sound
  • Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Akaroa, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Picton, New Zealand
  • Napier, New Zealand
  • Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Bay of Islands, New Zealand
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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