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Join Unmistakable Creations owner Melissa Kennedy as she hosts and takes you on one of her memorable cruises as we head this year over to New Zealand for 11 days and 10 nights of Exploring this gorgeous country and creating some wonderful memories as well as projects to take home and share with your friends. As this cruise finishes in Auckland you have the opportunity of flying home directly or staying on in this great city to explore more of the sights.
Further details below
Welcome aboard Radiance of the Seas for this 10 Nights adventure.
The newly renovated Radiance of the Seas provides a dazzling at-sea experience with floor-to-ceiling glass walls will take your breath away. With acres of glass enclosing the nine-story central atrium, elevators facing the sea, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, you’ll never be at a loss for an incredible view. Plus, they have just added eight new dining experiences, ranging from casual eats at Boardwalk Doghouse, to the family-style Italian fare at Giovanni’s Table, to the sizzling skewers of Samba Grill Brazilian Steakhouse.
Other new features include a Royal Babies & Tots Nursery, VIP guest lounges, and an outdoor, poolside movie screen showing first-run movies day and night. Whether you seek adventurous activities, relaxing moments, or fine fare, Radiance of the Seas has the features to please every taste.
Departing Sydney 14th January 2019 and returning to Auckland 24th January 2019
Prices below are based on a TWIN SHARE – Please request prices for 3rd /4th person or Single Supplement
from $1330* – Interior room
from $1580* – Oceanview
now from $1785* – Balcony SALE
PLUS Scrapbooking/Workshop FEE $500
*prices subject to availability and maybe withdrawn at anytime from RCC
OUR PRICES INCLUDED
- Gratuities, Port Fees and taxes
- All meals (alcohol additional – drink packages available onboard)
- All onboard entertainment and shows
- Use of PRIVATE room – Convention Centre 24/7
- Goodie bag (or should I say box)
- Prizes and giveaway
- Classes included on cruising days plus OPTIONAL extras
- Spectacular ports of call
*Optional Shore Excursions are available
BOOKINGS / DEPOSITS / PAYMENTS
Bookings are made by completing the online booking form above, which will be directed to Geelong Travel where an agent will contact you to confirm and discuss cabin requirements. No actual deposit/payment is made through this website.
A $200 deposit will be required to guarantee your reservation and this is then payable to Geelong Travel. You will receive a reservation number once you have directly paid them the deposit. Full payment for balance of cruise/any other travel arrangments made and the scrapbooking portion is payable and due by the date indicated on your invoice.
Board – Radiance of the Seas
What’s not to love about Sydney?
Watch a show or just admire this architectural icon from the water or harbour.
10-4pm Classes –
ARRIVES 08:30 DEPARTS 09:30 (CRUISING)
Cruising: Milford Sound (Cruising)
The Maori believed a divine mason carved Milford Sound. The fjord is a geological wonder of the ice age, where waterfalls cascade over sheer cliffs into the dark waters below and mountains dominated by Mitre Peak reach towards the sky.
Cruising: Doubtful Sound
ARRIVES 13:00 DEPARTS 14:00 (CRUISING)
You can only experience the grand scenery and tranquility of this magnificent fjord by boat. Doubtful Sound sustains an amazing array of wildlife. In the rainy season, its steep hills are covered with hundreds of waterfalls.
Cruising: Dusky Sound
ARRIVES 16:00 DEPARTS 17:00 (CRUISING)
Part of New Zealand’s Fiorland National Park, Dusky Sound was long the site of Maori camps but few permanent settlements. Captain Cook spent five weeks exploring the dramatic coastline that edges the mountainous wilderness.
ARRIVES 08:00 DEPARTS 17:00 (DOCKED)
Port of Call: Dunedin, New Zealand
Dunedin proudly celebrates its Scottish heritage but gold-rush fortunes are behind its grand Victorian and Edwardian architecture. From here you can also explore the Otago Peninsula, home to penguin colonies and scenic coastline.
ARRIVES 08:00 DEPARTS 16:00 (TENDERED)
Port of Call: Akaroa, New Zealand
Set on a beautiful harbour, Akaroa is a quaint resort town with unique French heritage. It’s your gateway to Christchurch and amazing South Island nature, from the volcanic Banks Peninsula to the mountains of the Southern Alps.
ARRIVES 08:00 DEPARTS 17:00 (DOCKED)
Port of Call: Picton New Zealand
ARRIVES 08:00 DEPARTS 17:00 (DOCKED)
Port of Call: Napier New Zealand
ARRIVES 06:00 DEPARTS 17:15 (DOCKED)
Port of Call: Tauranga, New Zealand
ARRIVES 06:30 (you need to arrange your own flights back home or extend stay in Auckland)
Port of Call: Auckland, New Zealand
Nestled between two harbours and surrounded by volcanic landscapes, New Zealand’s largest city is scenic. Auckland also boasts a cool cosmopolitan vibe, with hipster districts, a big Maori population and growing Asian communities.
After a day of exploring the world, its exotic cuisine and interesting cultures, there’s nothing better than returning to the comfort of your private stateroom. Every one of the staterooms are designed to be a comfortable, relaxing place for you to rest after your adventures. The staterooms vary by ship but every room offers a television, telephone, private bathroom, shower, vanity area and even a hair-dryer.
Open your private balcony door and take in the beautiful view. It’s a great way to get close to every destination and make the most of your holiday at sea.
Deluxe Ocean View Staterooms with Balcony offer a spectacular view, small sitting area and a private balcony.
You’ll never miss a moment of the breathtaking scenery just outside your window.. These larger staterooms offer a gorgeous view, two twin beds and a private bathroom.
Spend your days on board by the pool, on sports deck or scrapbooking in the conference room. Then relax at night in the comfort of your interior stateroom.
These nicely appointed rooms are excellent value. The standard stateroom offers two twin beds, a private bathroom and all the facilities of a standard staterooms.
This information will be provided to booked in guests closer to the travel date.
You will need to bring along a normal basic scrapbooking tool kit. Similar to what you would bring to any retreat.
Items to definitely include:
- craft matt – needs only to be a small A4 mat but something to use with your craft knife.
- craft knife
- small scissors (blades to be no longer than 4″)
- edge distressor
- adhesives….lots of them (include tape runners/adhesive tape and glues for embellishments)
Optional Extra’s (not necessary but certainly helps if you have them
- mini mister
- baby wipes (to clean up your area and hands) – no taps in the conference room to wash hands.
You will be given kits for each class so its not necessary to bring along other scrapbooking products unless you have something specific in mind you want to work on whilst away.
Closer to the sailing date you will be given more detailed list of requirements.
In regards to photograph requirements which you can either bring from home or cut up white card stock to relevant sizes so you can use on layouts and replace with a real photo when you have a suitable one.