New Zealand & Sydney Escape. You’ll first head to New Zealand to discover the dramatic and outstanding landscapes that define this beautiful country. You’ll cruise through Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound; three spectacular natural fjords in South West New Zealand. Another highlight is Dunedin and the themed gardens at Larnach Castle. Wellington, which is the charming capital and nestled on a picturesque harbor, is renowned for its quirky cafes and award-winning restaurants, while Napier sits poised amidst the famous wine-producing region of Hawke’s Bay.
Serenade of the Seas – The Ultimate 277 Night World Cruise.
Adventurers seeking to travel far and wide can now set off on a world tour of their own. Royal Caribbean International is raising the bar for world cruises with the debut of the inaugural Ultimate World Cruise, an epic 274-night adventure that visits all seven continents, more than 150 destinations in 65 countries, and 11 great wonders of the world. This rich, immersive experience on Serenade of the Seas is the longest and most comprehensive world cruise out there, sailing roundtrip from Miami on Dec. 10, 2023, and through Sept. 10, 2024.
Travelers will sail to 57 destinations new to the cruise line and exclusive to the cruise itself. Highlights include Casablanca, Morocco; Qaqortoq, Greenland; and Shimizu, Japan – the gateway to Mount Fuji. Guests can delve deep into many of the world’s breathtaking wonders, from Peru’s Machu Picchu to the Taj Mahal in India, and experience distinct cultures and picturesque shores at every corner of the world all in one spectacular adventure – only on the Royal Caribbean.
“This is the world cruise of world cruises,” said Michael Bayley, president, and CEO, Royal Caribbean International “Now more than ever, people have resolved to travel the world and make up for a lost time. Royal Caribbean is making that a reality with the ultimate vacation that welcomes those seeking adventure and exploration to taste, dance, and dream with us around the world. To travelers asking themselves where they should go next, we say everywhere.”
Guests ready to traverse the world can book the full Serenade of the Seas Ultimate World Cruise today or choose from any of the four expeditions that will offer a wide range of destinations as soon as December 2021 – the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Mediterranean, and Northern Europe:
Globetrotters will explore the world in style onboard Serenade of the Seas, thanks to Royal Caribbean’s award-winning experiences and amenities. And adventurers can stay close to the action with the ship’s acres of glass, which offer panoramic views, as they cruise from one destination, continent, and world wonder to the next. From start to finish, guests who book the full Ultimate World Cruise can expect a seamless, world-class travel experience that includes business class airfare, premium transportation as well as an evening of festivities and accommodations at a five-star hotel before setting sail. Plus, Crown & Anchor Society Platinum status members and above will receive a bonus Seven New World Wonders shore excursion package in addition to other perks, including a Deluxe Beverage package, VOOM Wi-Fi, laundry service, and more.