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Ovation of the Seas | 29 DEC 2017

Solo Travellers No Age Limit
29 December 2017 - 10 January 2018 ex Sydney


Trip Month December 17 - January 18
Duration: 13 days
Status: Bookings open
Destinations: New Zealand
Trip Style: Cruise
Accommodation: Ship cabins
Prices: Prices quoted on request
Transport: Cruise
Pace: 1
Group Size: maximum 40 (estimate)
Trip Code: ov2017122

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Ovation of the Seas, the third ship in the Quantum Class, will debut in Australia for its second summer season 2017/18. And, we’ve created a solo cruisers group for this extraordinary voyage from Australia to New Zealand.

What a way to see in the New Year! Ovation of the Seas is a mega-liner and will be the biggest ship to visit Australian shores

Featuring the same groundbreaking venues as its sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas, this ship is continuing to take cruisers to new heights. 

While there’s days at sea to enjoy the multitude of activities and entertainment offered on board, and you can also take advantage of the many shore excursions on offer. This itinerary also takes in the stunning views of Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds of New Zealand.



  • Cabin accommodation (12 nights) onboard the spectacular Ovation of the Seas
  • Ocean cruise transportation departing from Sydney
  • All meals onboard (various dining venues) with Group dining for dinner
  • Some non-alcoholic beverages
  • Most onboard entertainment
  • Taxes, port charges 

Not included:

  • Travel insurance*
  • Airfares to/from Sydney
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Group coordinator
  • Shore Excursions
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Incidental expenses such as taxis and telecommunications; wi-fi, internet or telephone costs
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry & medical expenses

    * travel insurance is a mandatory pre-requisite for joining this holiday


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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   

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