We just returned from Australia and New Zealand….it was GREAT… here is the promotion for Holland America…and I could not put it better….and cruises start at $1199.  Such a deal.

Exclusive Signature Experiences in Sydney & Auckland

Vibrant lands and natural wonders await in Australia & New Zealand. Before you sail away on your cruise, experience a memorable evening of fine dining and live classical music in the Utzon Room of Sydney’s iconic Opera House or immerse yourself in local culture during an exclusive after-hours event at the Auckland Museum. Plus, receive a complimentary two-night hotel stay and airport-hotel and hotel-ship transfers.

Specially crafted for our guests, and complimentary for suite guests, choose a Sydney or Auckland itinerary today to take advantage of this intimate pre-cruise signature experiences!*