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NEW ZEALAND GARDEN CRUISE TO - YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN SUE MCDOUGALL - TRAVELRITE
You are invited to join Sue McDougall
    on the Travelrite International 2020

    Garden Cruise to
NEW ZEALAND
      Aboard Majestic Princess

    28 November to 11 December, 2020

          Visiting Hobart, Melbourne, Milford Sound,
          Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound, Dunedin,
          Akaroa, Tauranga and Auckland
NEW ZEALAND GARDEN CRUISE TO - YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN SUE MCDOUGALL - TRAVELRITE
Garden Cruise to
  NEW ZEALAND
                 with Sue McDougall

Sue McDougall has been passionate about plants and gardening from a very young age. She ran her
own garden centre for 16 years and for over 22 years has been part of the gardening programs on
6PR. Sue also writes regular gardening columns for magazines, websites and newsletters and runs
gardening workshops. Sue is once again looking forward to sharing her love of gardens with you.

Itinerary
DAY 1 Saturday November 28, 2020                            Embarkation       DAY 5 Wednesday December 2, 2020                               Melbourne
This afternoon we board Majestic Princess for our garden cruise to New        Today we travel through the picturesque countryside on the Mornington
Zealand. Meet Sue on deck to enjoy spectacular views as we cruise Sydney      Peninsula to visit some of the best gardens in Australia. We first visit The
Harbour and cruise out through Sydney Heads.                                  Royal Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne. Sue will take us on an exploration of
                                                                              the spectacular landscape which has a dramatic red sand garden, rock pool
DAY 2 Sunday November 29, 2020                                     At Sea
                                                                              waterways, Eucalypt walk and exhibition gardens all featuring Australian
The morning is free to enjoy the many facilities and activities aboard        plants. We continue to Heronswood Gardens, home of Diggers Seeds. Enjoy
the ship. In the afternoon Sue McDougall will give a talk on her career in    a tour of Diggers, who have Australia’s largest range of heirloom vegetables,
horticulture and the media, and answer any questions you might have. In       cottage and fruit plants for sale. We continue to the Garden Vineyard,
the evening we will enjoy a drinks party to formally meet Sue McDougall       featured in Monte Don’s Around the World in 80 Gardens.
and other tour members.
                                                                              DAY 6 Thursday December 3, 2020                                      At sea
DAY 3 Monday November 30, 2020                                    Hobart
                                                                              Today you are free to enjoy some of the many activities available aboard
On arrival into Hobart this morning we visit the Inverawen Native Garden.     Majestic Princess. Why not enjoy a spa or massage in the Wellness Centre,
Inverawen is the largest landscaped native garden in Tasmania, and contains   take a relaxing swim, an exercise class at the gym or play quoits or lawn
8500 Australian native plants – most of them Tasmanian. Enjoy strolling       bowls on the grass area.
through 22 acres of colorful gardens, taking in the stunning views of the
Bay and listening to the local birds. After time for lunch we will continue   DAY 7 Friday, December 4, 2020                                       At sea
to the Crawleighwood Garden. This wonderful two hectare garden nursery        The morning is free to enjoy the many facilities and activities aboard the
is nestled in the picturesque hills at Nicholls Rivulet near Cygnet in the    ship. In the afternoon Sue will talk about her favourite gardens and plants
beautiful Huon Valley. The garden features lush rhododendron woodland         from around the world.
and rainforest with myrtles, rare and unusual plants, a wide variety of
                                                                              DAY 8 Saturday December 5, 2020               Milford Sound,
deciduous trees including maples, meandering paths, stone walls and a
Gondwana arboretum.                                                                                      Doubtful Sound & Dusky Sound, NZ
                                                                              Nothing can prepare you for the majesty of Milford Sound, star of Fiordlands
DAY 4 Tuesday December 1, 2020                                     At sea     National Park. New vistas mesmerise at each turn, towering Mitre Peak,
The morning will be free to explore the ship. In the afternoon join Sue       rising 1692 metres above the sound, plunging waterfalls, bottlenose and
McDougall for a game of Garden Trivial Pursuit. We will divide the group      dusky dolphins, fur seals and Fiordland crested penguins are among the
into teams to compete in answering garden questions. This is a great way to   wonders in this place of outstanding natural beauty. Sometimes called ‘The
meet your fellow group members and there will be prizes for the winners.      Sound of Silence’, there is a cloistered serenity within Doubtful Sound that
                                                                              contrasts with Milford Sound. At 40 kilometres long and eight across at its
                                                                              widest point, Dusky Sound is one of the largest and most complex fiords
                                                                              in Fjordland. Dusky Sound was discovered and named by Captain Cook in
                                                                              1773 who originally called it Dusky Bay because of its sombre aspect.
                                                                              DAY 9 Sunday December 6, 2020                                     Dunedin
                                                                              Arriving at Port Chalmers this morning, we’ll be met by our private coach
                                                                              to travel to the city of Dunedin. Originally founded by Scottish settlers and
                                                                              known as the Edinburgh of the South, it features beautifully preserved
                                                                              buildings overlooking parklands. We’ll visit the Glenfalloch Woodland
                                                                              Garden, situated in a fertile coastal valley above the harbour. Originally
                                                                              developed by Philip Brady in 1917, it has a collection of superb European
                                                                              trees from 1872, under planted with azaleas and rhododendrons. Fuchsias
                                                                              and native ferns grow luxuriantly beside Russell Creek. Returning to
                                                                              Dunedin, we visit the historic, Jacobean-style Olveston House, containing
                                                                              a treasure trove of art and antiques, set in nearly half a hectare of garden.
NEW ZEALAND GARDEN CRUISE TO - YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN SUE MCDOUGALL - TRAVELRITE
DAY 10 Monday December 7, 2020                                       Akaroa
Today we call in to the pretty village of Akaroa, originally founded by
the French. It’s a delightful town still retaining the French ambience. We
visit Coombe Farm, a working eight hundred and fifty sheep farm in the
Takamatua valley. The garden is in a beautiful setting surrounded by hills
strewn with native trees and bush, abundant bird life, creeks and a waterfall.
At Potter’s Croft we explore 1.2 hectares of gorgeous private country garden
next to a gently flowing stream. There are roses everywhere, mixed with
lush lawns, trees, wisteria and scented white Azores jasmine.
DAY 11 Tuesday December 8, 2020                                       At sea
Today you are free to enjoy some of the many activities available aboard
Majestic Princess. In the afternoon we will have Garden Trivial Pursuit led
by Sue McDougall with questions based on the gardens we have explored
over the last 11 days. We will divide the group into teams with prizes for
the winners.
                                                                                 DAY 13 Thursday December 10, 2020                                  Auckland
DAY 12 Wednesday December 9, 2020                      Tauranga (Rotorua)        This morning we arrive in Auckland, the largest city and commercial centre
We dock in Tauranga and travel to Rotorua to visit two gardens today. The        of New Zealand. After disembarking we enjoy a sightseeing city tour. We
12 hectare Tikiteret garden, developed since 1987, incorporates a natural        will take in the main sights of Auckland, including the Harbour Bridge,
stream, established trees and bog plants including hostas, iris and primulas.    which spans the beautiful Waitemata Harbour and the quaint and stylish
Bridges cross the stream, which is lined with a collection of Japanese maples    shopping area of Parnell. At gorgeous Ayrlies Garden, created from 1964 by
and cherry trees, while azaleas and rhododendrons cover the slopes beyond.       Beverley and Malcolm McConnell, gardening is an art form. Covering 4.5ha,
We travel on to visit Miller’s garden, a private, well-established garden with   it is one of New Zealand’s finest and best-known gardens, incorporating
many interesting features.                                                       three large ponds, cascading waterfalls, a rose garden, rockery, meadow
                                                                                 garden and the stimulating “lurid border”. There’s also an adjoining 14 ha
                                                                                 wetlands reserve. This is a superb garden which is considered to be the best
                                                                                 garden in New Zealand. We then transfer to our hotel. This evening we will
                                                                                 enjoy an included dinner to say goodbye to the other tour members and Sue
                                                                                 McDougall.
                                                                                 DAY 14 Friday, December 11, 2020                                 Departure
                                                                                 This morning we transfer to the airport for flights back to Australia.

                                                                                         SYDNEY

                                                                                    MELBOURNE                  AUCKLAND        TAURANGA
                                                                                                                    ROTORUA

                                                                                    HOBART
                                                                                                     FIORDLAND NP       AKOROA

                                                                                                                     DUNEDIN
                                                                                                   MILFORD SOUND
                                                                                                  DOUBTFUL SOUND
                                                                                                     DUSKY SOUND

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    spectacular example of the next
    generation of innovative Princess
    ships. From the breathtaking
    Atrium & Piazza – over 50 per cent
    larger than other ships’ atriums in
    the line and featuring exciting new
    eateries – to signature features like
    The SeaWalk, a dramatic glass-
    bottom walkway, which has been
    called one of the “Top Gee-Whiz
    Features at Sea”, you’ll quickly
    come to love the many exciting
    dining and entertainment options
    available on this majestic ship.
    Majestic Princess offers a truly
    luxurious cruise experience

  Clothing on board the Majestic Princess                                        The advantages of Majestic Princess
  During the day casual clothing is typical attire, although swimwear is         Garden Cruise to New Zealand
  not permitted in the restaurants. During the evening on formal nights          The cruise is fully escorted and is a fun holiday with plenty of activities.
  a dinner suit or dark suit for gentlemen and eveningwear for ladies            Each evening you can eat with the group on our reserved group tables.
  is required for the main restaurants. On other nights a collared shirt         You will meet a fun group of people with a love of gardens and nature in
  is required for gentlemen and equivalent for ladies. The self-service          common, and have a fabulous time!
  restaurants are casual attire.
NEW ZEALAND GARDEN CRUISE TO - YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN SUE MCDOUGALL - TRAVELRITE
Garden Cruise to
NEW ZEALAND
               with Sue McDougall

28 November – 11 December, 2020                                                                                    Twin-share fares per person in Australian Dollars

Included in the price:                                                                                               Cabin Description Deck                                               Twin-share   Single
                                                                                                                     			                                                                     Fare    Supplement
• Economy-class air travel from Auckland back to Sydney Melbourne
  and Brisbane. There is a $300 surcharge for Perth.                                                                  ID          Interior                          10,11,12,14              $ 5,395                 $ 2,200
• Travel on in the selected cabin category on Majestic Princess                                                       IC          Interior                            8,15,16                $ 5,450                 $ 2,230
• All meals, entertainment and service charges on Majestic Princess                                                   IB          Interior                      8,9,10,11,12,14,15           $ 5,495                 $ 2,250
• Private activities on board Majestic Princess and a drinks party
                                                                                                                      BW          Balcony Obstructed                     8                   $ 5,695                 $ 2,495
• 1 night’s accommodation in Auckland including breakfast in a
  first-class hotel and a farewell dinner.                                                                            DW          Balcony Obstructed                     8                   $ 5,895                 $ 2,670
• Garden visits as per the itinerary in Melbourne and Hobart in                                                       BE          Balcony                          9,10,11,12,15             $ 6,095                 $ 2,765
  Australia; Dunedin, Akaroa, Tauranga and Auckland in New Zealand                                                    BD          Balcony                          9,10,11,12,14             $ 6,150                 $ 2,815
• Tour leadership by Sue McDougall
                                                                                                                      BB          Balcony                        9,10,11,12,14,15            $ 6,195                 $ 2,960
• Port and handling charges on Majestic Princess
• Cruise taxes and air taxes as of 31 October 2019                                                                    DB          Deluxe Balcony                   9,10,11,12,14             $ 6,495                 $ 3,230
• Onboard gratuities                                                                                                  MC          Mini-Suite                          8,15,16                $ 6,795                 $ 3,440
• An experienced tour manager
                                                                                                                      Included port & handling charges                                       $ 652                   $ 952
Not included in the price:                                                                                            Included air taxes as at 31/10/2019                                    $ 60                    $ 60
• Travel insurance
                                                                                                                   Availability: All cabins are subject to cabin availability. Please call
• Additional travel arrangements not detailed in the itinerary.
                                                                                                                   for fares and information on other cabin categories. A limited number of
  These will be quoted for separately
                                                                                                                   cabins are available for single occupancy.
• Drinks on board (excepting the drinks party)
• Lunches when not on the ship and in Auckland                                                                     Extending: You can stay longer in New Zealand for minimal
• Passport and visa fees                                                                                           additional cost. Please contact 1800 630 434 for more information.

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International touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that
all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the assistance from others.
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