Sydney, with its iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and of course Bondi beach must rank as one of the worlds most stunning city’s. Enjoy Sydney’s natural beauty, from unspoilt beaches to public gardens and, of course, the sparkling harbour, before discovering its thriving restaurants and markets. Top it off with a trip to the Blue Mountains, a popular excursion among locals.
Day 2: Sydney Hotel Stay
Day 3: Sydney
Embark your ship – Sun Princess
Day 4: Sydney
Day 5: At Sea
Day 6: Brisbane
Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city with beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar and a vibrant café culture. The river is lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks. The vibe here is relaxed with nearby Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise being a top location for watersports and some of Australia’s best beaches.
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Day 11: Darwin
This small but cosmopolitan city has a thriving art scene with eccentric festivals throughout the year. Explore the busy markets for food, music and culture, or get active with rugby, cricket, basketball and Aussie-rules football. Relax in the restaurants and pubs, or sunbathe at the beautiful Casuarina Beach.
Day 12: At Sea
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Day 14: Lombok
With divine beaches, the majestic Mount Rinjani and spectacular marine life to discover, the island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara has no shortage of attractions both in and out of the water. It’s no wonder that Lombok become one of the most popular destination in West Nusa Tenggara.
Day 15: At Sea
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Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City
Located on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city full of contrasts. Visit the National History Museum filled with ancient ceramics, traditional costumes and relics crafted in stone and bronze. Watch a short performance of the uniquely Vietnamese water puppetry. Ho Chi Minh City is home to many colourful pagodas, cathedrals and palaces, including one of the city’s oldest, Giac Lam Pagoda, dating back to1744.
Day 19: Nha Trang
The Vietnamese seaside resort of Nha Trang is now well on its way to becoming a sophisticated modern town, but you will still find plenty of old fashioned charm. The region surrounding the city is rich in history with one of their most important sacred sites – the Towers of Po Nagar, which dates from the 7th century – lying close to the city.
Day 20: At Sea
Day 21: Hong Kong (Over night on Board)
Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the ‘City of Life’ – is bursting with energy. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.
Day 22: Hong Kong
Disembark your ship – Sun Princess