THE KING PENGUIN PARADE - FLY FREE - from Australia 2020
Validity Dates 21 May 2019 to 30 Jun 2019
Start Price AU $17,675 per person
Cruise Le Laperouse, Fiordland & Sub Antarctic Islands ex Dunedin to Lyttleton
Cruise Line Ponant
Ship Le Laperouse
Destination South Pacific & New Zealand
Brief Description Fly Free! Stay Free! and save thousands with our exclusive package to the SubAntarctic Islands in Feb20.
Type of Special 17 day Fly Cruise and Stay
Departure Date 01 Feb 2020
Inclusions Highlights:
- A cruise in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert specialised in the destination onboard.
- This PONANT cruise will allow you to be one of the few to explore the Sub Antarctic Islands of New Zealand & Australia, one of the least visited regions in the world.
- Zodiac outings & shore visits with your expedition team.
- Sail in the breath-taking Fiordlands in the south-west of New Zealand and discover the famous Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound.
- Opportunities for guided walks on the Auckland Islands, Campbell Island and Macquarie Island, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Wildlife: colonies of fur seals, elephant seals along with King, Royal & Yellow-eyed penguins. A wide variety of birds including Gibson`s albatross, Giant petrels, Auckland shag & Campbell Island Teals.
- Landscapes: beaches of black sand, rugged mountains, hidden inlets and undulating meadows.
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PRICES per person in AUD from:
Twin DEL Deluxe Balcony - WAS $21,055 - our exclusive price $17,675*pp (only 1 at this price)
Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony - WAS $23,360 - our exclusive price $19,545*pp (only 1 at this price)
Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony - WAS $24,420 - our exclusive price $20,415*pp (only 2 at this price)
** SORRY all singles sold out on this Fly Free offer **
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THE KING PENGUIN PARADE Fly, Expedition Cruise & Stay package includes:
- FREE return economy class airfare** from Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney to Dunedin and ex Christchurch on return inc tax
- FREE one way transfer from Dunedin airport to hotel
- FREE 1 nights accommodation pre-cruise in Dunedin
- FREE one way transfer from Dunedin hotel to port
- 14 night `Fjordland & The Sub Antarctic Islands` EXPEDITION Cruise aboard the NEW Le Laperouse from Dunedin to Lyttelton including
- All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
- Captain`s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
- Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request)
- Evening entertainment and events
- Room service 24h (special selection)
- Highly qualified bilingual French/English expedition team
- Zodiac excursions
- Park entry fees into protected areas (where applicable)
- Port taxes
- Free expedition parka
- Free boots rental
- FREE one way transfer from Lyttelton port to Christchurch hotel
- FREE 1 nights accommodation post-cruise in Christchurch
- FREE one way transfer from Christchurch hotel to airport

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CRUISE Day to Day Summary:
02FEB20 - DUNEDIN, embark
03FEB20 - AT SEA
04FEB20 - SAILING DUSKY SOUND | DOUBTFUL SOUND
05FEB20 - MILFORD SOUND
06FEB20 - SNARES ISLANDS
07FEB20 - AT SEA
08FEB20 - ANARE STATION, MACQUARIE ISLAND
09FEB20 - SANDY BAY, MACQUARIE ISLAND
10FEB20 - AT SEA
11FEB20 - CAMPBELL ISLAND
12FEB20 - MUSGRAVE INLET, AUCKLAND ISLANDS
13FEB20 - ENDERBY ISLAND, AUCKLAND ISLANDS
14FEB20 - AT SEA
15FEB20 - AT SEA
16FEB20 - LYTTELTON, NZ - disembark
Special Conditions *Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin, in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (21May19) and ends 30Jun19 or until sold out/withdrawn from sale. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. **Free airfare carrier and schedules at the discretion of our agency in economy class. Once issued, all airfares/taxes have strict cancellation charges and change fees apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Highlights are just for example. Given the inaccessibility of expedition cruising it is an obligation to choose your insurance company carefully and note that Travel insurance is mandatory and not included in package prices. A medical questionnaire may be required. This voyage includes activities such as Zodiac landings (sometimes wet landings), Zodiac outings, moderate walks to more active hikes. All this accompanied by your expedition team of naturalist guides. Considering the nature of the programs, a reasonable level of mobility is required to enjoy these expeditions. Due to the exceptional nature of this itinerary, the calls/sites listed are only a guide. The final route will be confirmed by the ship`s Captain with priority being given to passenger safety. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty.
Sailing Dates
  • 01 Feb 2020
Prices
Category Twin Per Person Single Per Person
Deluxe Stateroom AU $17,675 Request Price
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4 AU $19,545 Request Price
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5 AU $20,415 Request Price
Itinerary

Pre-cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
1 01/02 FLY FREE from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to NZ
1 01/02 Arrive Dunedin, Transfer to hotel
2 02/02 Transfer to port, embark Le Laperouse ship

Cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
2 02/02 Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand 06:00 PM
3 03/02 At sea    
4 04/02 Dusky Sound, New Zealand
4 04/02 Doubtful Sound, New Zealand
5 05/02 Milford Sound, New Zealand
6 06/02 Snares Island, New Zealand
7 07/02 At sea    
8 08/02 Macquarie Island, Sub Antarctic Island
9 09/02 Macquarie Island, Sub Antarctic Island
10 10/02 At sea    
11 11/02 Campbell Island, New Zealand
12 12/02 Auckland Islands, New Zealand
13 13/02 Enderby Island
14 14/02 At sea    
15 15/02 At sea    
16 16/02 Christchurch (Lyttleton), New Zealand 08:00 AM

Post-cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
16 16/02 Transfer to Christchurch hotel, overnight stay
17 17/02 Transfer to airport, FLY FREE to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

* Unless otherwise noted all pricing is on a per person twin share basis. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions may apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Any pricing not in Australian Dollars will be converted on the day of payment into the relevant currency based on our daily rate of exchange. Please note that many of the prices shown on this website are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Please submit any data errors/omissions you may notice on this site.

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