New Zealand and Australia by Land and Sea - 2025

February 08, 2025 - February 20, 2025

Embark on an intimate and unparalleled journey with Nomadic Travel Company as we host an extraordinary trip from Auckland to Sydney aboard Azamara's boutique cruise liner. This small ship experience of less than 690 passengers ensures you a more personal, attentive service and a warm sense of camaraderie among fellow travelers, akin to an exclusive club at sea. Savor the luxury of space and the comfort of an uncrowded deck, perfect for unhurried days of exploration or tranquil relaxation. Our active orientation encompasses a voyage brimming with adventure, while our flexible pre and post stays afford you the freedom to discover, to linger, and to indulge in the local culture at your own pace. Glide across the Tasman Sea with Nomadic Travel Company and Azamara, where every moment is crafted for delight, and every port of call is an invitation to adventure—it's not just a cruise; it's an odyssey tailored to the inquisitive spirit.

Optional Five Night Pre Cruise Stay In Queenstown. From $1095

Nestled within the dramatic peaks and shimmering lakes of New Zealand, Queenstown beckons those looking to infuse their pre-cruise experience with a generous shot of adrenaline and awe. Nomadic Travel Company presents a curated 5-night stay where you set the pace. Slow down and soak in the serene beauty of Lake Wakatipu with a glass of local Pinot Noir by the fire pit or rev up the action with bungee jumping and jet-boating that will have your heart racing just as much as the rivers beneath you. For those with a passion for the peaks, guided hikes unveil breathtaking vistas while the more spirited traveler can take to the skies paragliding. Queenstown is the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure playground, poised to indulge your cravings for peace or your thirst for thrills. Before you set sail, anchor your soul amid its natural splendor and set your spirit soaring with experiences that resonate with your inner explorer.

Twelve Night Cruise From $4895

Set sail on a luxurious journey from the picturesque landscapes of Auckland to the iconic Sydney skyline aboard the Azamara Journey Onward. This exceptional vessel, offers an intimate cruising experience, as she carries approximately 700 lucky passengers.

What's included, you ask? Here's a treasure trove of offerings:

Gratuities: Leave any worries about tipping at home. We've got that covered, so the service you receive is absolutely hassle-free.

Gourmet Cuisine: Taste the world with an array of included dining options that cater to every craving, day or night. Delight in the flavors of meticulously prepared dishes, complimented by complimentary water, coffee, tea, and a collection of beverages to quench your thirst.

Laundry: Travel light and fresh, thanks to our complimentary self-service laundry facilities.

Beverages & More: In addition to basic beverages, our inclusive approach extends to a selection of beers, wines, spirits, and nonalcoholic drinks. Craving something more? Our upgraded premium drinks package can elevate your experience to new heights.


Post Cruise Visit to the Great Barrier Reef. From $495

After unfurling the sails of discovery and weaving through the ocean's wonders, why not let the adventure linger with an optional post-cruise live-aboard snorkel or dive cruise at the majestic Great Barrier Reef? With Nomadic Travel Company, keep the magic of the marine world alive as your home on the waves anchors you at the very heart of underwater paradise. Wake up to the gentle lapping of the sea, slip into the embrace of the warm waters, and immerse yourself amid the technicolor dreamscape of the reef. Glide alongside inquisitive turtles, flirt with parades of parrotfish, and marvel at the intricate dance of coral gardens below. Whether you're a snorkeling novice hungry for visual feasts just beneath the surface, or a seasoned diver eager to plunge into the deeper mysteries that lay below, this live-aboard experience promises a seamless blend of comfort, exhilaration, and pure oceanic bliss. Each day closes with vivid sunsets, storytelling with fellow travelers, and a sky bursting with stars above, each night dreaming to the rhythm of the tide, gearing up for another day of aquatic exploration at one of the world's most enchanting natural wonders.


Date Location Arrive Depart
February 8, 2025 Auckland, New Zealand Embarkation
February 9, 2025 Auckland 6:00 PM
February 10, 2025 Tauranga, New Zealand 8:00 AM, Docked 5:00 PM
February 11, 2025 Napier, New Zealand 11:00 AM, Docked 6:00 PM
February 12, 2025 Picton, New Zealand 11:30 AM, Docked 6:00 PM
February 13, 2025 Christchurch, New Zealand 9:00 AM, Docked 5:00 PM
February 14, 2025 Dunedin, New Zealand 8:00 AM, Docked 6:00 PM
February 15, 2025 Stewart Island, New Zealand 8:00 AM, Docked 2:00 PM
February 16, 2025 Milford Sound 7:00 AM, Cruising 10:00 AM
February 17, 2025 At Sea
February 18, 2025 At Sea
February 19, 2025 Sydney, Australia 7:00 AM
February 20, 2025 Sydney Disembarkation

Join the group in the following optional activities!

Off Road UTV Experience, Shotover Jet Boat, Bike n Wine, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Visit to Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton, Climb the Sydney Bridge, Snorkeling, Diving and More. 

Per Person Pricing - 12 Night Cruise

Accommodation Category Type Per Person
Double or Twin Balcony $4895.00
Single Interior (no window) $7229.00
Upgrades Available

5 Night Queenstown Extension, Rates Per Person.

Standard Double or Twin $1095.00

Add $108.00 Alpine View

Add $218 Lake View

Standard Single $1695.00

Add $215.00 Alpine View

Add $435.00 Lake View

Prices may vary a small amount, 2025 is not firm yet.

Includes 5 nights lodging, shared transfers and BBQ Cruise.

Great Barrier Reef, Rates Per Person

Custom for those that attend.

One night/Two day Live Aboard Rate is $495.

Other cost to be added:

Pre/Post Hotel nights


Air from Sydney to Cairns.


$50 per person, non-refundable due upon booking.

2nd Deposit $550 per person double or $1100 single is due by February 15, 2024


Extension deposits are custom.