Cruise Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds

This 6 night scenic cruise is just one of the itineraries on offer. Designed with Kiwis in mind, they provide:

  • Interesting and flexible itineraries.
  • Special requests to visit areas of importance to passengers.
  • Not to rush around, but to sit back and take in the atmosphere.
  • Good Kiwi food like mum used to make.

Ideal for mature travellers wanting to explore the best of NZ.

Cruises operate in the Marlborough Sounds, Fiordland and Stewart Island.

Email jody@searletravel.co.nz for more information on your preferred destination.

Southern Alps & Fiordland Escape

This unique and very special package is a celebration of the seven wonders of the deep south: food, wine, nature, adventure, wildlife, scenery and history. From glowworms and gourmet feasts, high country farms and the Hermitage – this package has many highlights, and not least the overnight cruise on Milford Mariner on Milford Sound, some unique Exclusive Encounters, including a 2 hour guided walk on the Milford Track. This is a touring package exploring the Southern Alps region and misty, magical Fiordland with loads of gold nugget experiences included. Limited numbers!

Viking Cruises Mississippi 2022

In August 2022, Viking will begin to sail the mighty Mississippi River.

Travelling on board their very first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, guests will have the chance to explore fascinating cities and towns in Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Hop between roaring jazz clubs and famous eateries in festive New Orleans.  In Hannibal see where Mark Twain grew up and where he drew inspiration for his most celebrated novels.  Visit key Civil War sites in historic Vicksburg.  Make a rock’n’roll pilgrimage to Graceland, the legendary home of Elvis Presley in Memphis.  Admire the heritage architecture and quaint antique  stores of La Crosse.

Vikings unique Mississippi itineraries will reveal the heart and soul of America like never before.

View the brochure online here

Hunt the Southern Aurora

We are offering you the opportunity to explore the night skies, searching for Aurora Australis and other secrets of the universe.  At the same time spend your days exploring the best Stewart Island has to offer from Kiwi spotting to cruising the Paterson inlet, with some free time to explore at leisure.  Choose your departure date and we will provide costs for flights to Invercargill.

This is a small group tour perfect for those who wanting with witness the world’s most magical phenomena.

Luxury small ship cruising

With just 32 guests onboard, this brand new ship is offering cruises around NZ including the Bay of Islands, Fiordland and Stewart Island. Yes, that is a helicopter on board! Check out their Heli-Golf cruises operating in November of this year. Download the brochure for a look on board. You wont be disappointed.

Expedition Cruises on board MV Strannik

All inclusive, maximum 8 passengers:

Stewart Island Expedition: Explore the coast of Stewart Island, anchoring overnight in some of the most spectacular places in the world and enjoy discovering some of New Zealand’s most significant natural and cultural sites.

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Fiordland Expedition: Be overwhelmed by Fiordland – weather, seascapes, landscapes, wildlife, forests, history (pre European and European), the conservation work and more. The ultimate experience visiting remote regions and places that are quintessentially Fiordland.

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Explore the top of the South Island from Tasman Bay to the Marlborough Sounds. Visiting some of New Zealand’s most iconic destinations in between including the Abel Tasman National Park, Adele Island, d’Urville Island, Greville Harbour, Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds.

Cruise around Australia in 2022

This popular itinerary will sell out very quickly. 28 Days, 14 Ports, 1 Scenic Cruising.

INCLUSIONS:
28 night Round Australia cruise onboard Coral Princess®
Main meals and entertainment onboard+
Port charges and government fees
Princess Plus# includes Premier Beverage Package & Wi-Fi (valid for first 2 guests in stateroom)
CAPTAIN’S CIRCLE BONUS: Save $105 per person^

Seabourn Europe 2022

When looking to cruise, more people are choosing quality rather than quantity. In the current environment, small ships are the ships of choice.

Step aboard any one of Searbourn’s vessels, and you’ll enjoy a sophisticated and luxurious small ship cruise like no other. You will feel as though you’ve been invited to sail on a private yacht.

Each small ship cruise offers all ocean-front suites, luxuriously appointed accommodations, an open-bar policy serving premium wine, champagne and spirits, and a world-class dining experience, further enhanced through a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller.

Seabourn Cruise Line offers unique, all-inclusive, luxury cruise holidays, featuring ports of call around the globe with service consistently ranked best of the best.

Experience the rich history and cultural diversity of the European continent in 2022 on board one of four Seabourn ships. Choose from 68 hand-tailored itineraries visiting marquee ports and hidden harbours.

Huka Lodge & Golf

Escape the Hawkes Bay for a 2 night stay at NZs most famous luxury lodge. This 2 night package includes 18 holes with golf cart and 2 nights accommodation in a junior suite. Plenty of time to wander the grounds, walk to the falls and enjoy the river.

Luxury SKI in Wanaka

Stay at the luxurious ranch style lodge, Mahu Whenua, accessible to Treble Cone, Cardrona or Coronet Peak. This 3 day itinerary can be extended or added to the end of your South Island trip to end on a high note!