Date:12/20/2020From:MelbournePrice:$1,913 Book Now
Nights:13To:MelbournePer Day:$147
Date:December 20, 2020 From:Melbourne
Ship:Sapphire Daily:$147
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  4. Sapphire December 20th, 2020 Melbourne round-trip
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  4. Sapphire December 20th, 2020 Melbourne round-trip

Napier or Akaroa? How About Visiting Both (And More)?

Set sail with the Sapphire Princess and prepare for thirteen days of leisurely cruising across the sea from Melbourne and back again!

Aboard this Christmas and New Years sailing you'll tour through usual destinations such as Auckland in addition to uncommon destinations such as Napier, Akaroa, and Wellington. This route is an interesting one for the Sapphire, As it sails it just once.

We include all all taxes and fees in this price, so that you can compare sailings easily. With a cost of less than $140 per day, this value is.

Day 8: Napier
Day 6: Akaroa

Sapphire Princess

The Sapphire Princess

Based in Melbourne and refurbished just two years ago in 2018, over 2,600 travelers can travel on this highly-rated Grand class vessel.

The Sapphire boasts a casino, an outdoor movie theater, a gym, a spa, a jacuzzi, and a minigolf course.

Pricing Information

The accompanying graph indicates the price over time for each type of cabin. Since it was first listed on June 1st of last year, The cost of a room on this sailing has fluctuated between $1,747 and $2,453 inclusive of $274 in taxes and port charges. Right now this sailing is just $58 higher than the all time low of $1,747 so lock in your cabin now before it goes up.

$1,805 $1,913 $2,426 $2,840
$138.85 per day $147.15 per day $186.62 per day $218.46 per day
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Day 5: Dunedin
Day 7: Wellington
Day 10: Auckland
Day 9: Tauranga

Your Itinerary

This itinerary includes six sea days and six port days. Highlights include visits to uncommon cities like Napier, Akaroa, and Wellington in addition to a long stop in Tauranga.

Sun, Dec 20Melbourne, Australia5:00pm
Mon, Dec 21At Sea
Tue, Dec 22At Sea
Wed, Dec 23At Sea
Thu, Dec 24Dunedin, New Zealand8:00am6:00pm
Fri, Dec 25Akaroa, New Zealand8:00am6:00pm
Sat, Dec 26Wellington, New Zealand8:00am6:00pm
Sun, Dec 27Napier, New Zealand7:00am2:00pm
Mon, Dec 28Tauranga, New Zealand6:30am5:45pm
Tue, Dec 29Auckland, New Zealand7:00am3:00pm
Wed, Dec 30At Sea
Thu, Dec 31At Sea
Fri, Jan 1At Sea
Sat, Jan 2Melbourne, Australia7:00am

Alternate Sailings

The Sapphire sails this route once this year. This is the only ship that sails this exact route. In the accompanying graphic you can see a visualization of when this ship sails as well as the relative price.

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