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Leading cruise line P&O Cruises has strengthened its commitment to New Zealand, adding FIVE more voyages to its sailings from Auckland next year.

The cruise line today released full details of its largest New Zealand program yet, with local holidaymakers able to choose from an unprecedented 22 roundtrip cruises in 2018.

With the extension of its latest program, P&O’s superliner Pacific Jewel will now be based in Auckland between March and August 2018, offering itineraries ranging from themed three-night Sea Break cruises, perfect for a weekend getaway, to a 15-night cruise exploring the islands of Polynesia.

The additional five itineraries now on offer in July and August include:

• a 10-night cruise to Tonga departing July 24, 2018 and visiting four ports including Vava’u and Nuku’alofa

• a nine-night cruise to the Pacific Islands, visiting Noumea, Lifou, Port Vila and Mare, departing August 6, 2018

• an eight-night cruise to Fiji departing August 15, 2018

• a three-night comedy cruise departing August 3, 2018

• a three-night food and wine cruise, departing August 23, 2018.

Also on offer is a new four-night comedy cruise sailing one-way from Auckland to Brisbane on August 26, 2018.

Accommodating 1950 guests, the 70,310-tonne Pacific Jewel features almost 200 private balcony rooms and mini-suites, an indulgent spa and a host of great onboard activities including the action-packed P&OEdge Adventure Park. Its many dining options include fine dining at Salt grill by Luke Mangan and contemporary casual eating in the Pantry, a stylish international food market featuring eight fresh food outlets and a bar.

Call 0800 110 108 to speak toone of our Cruising Specialists soon to ensure you don't miss out!


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Peabody Ducks - These ducks live on the roof at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Every day at 11am they come down the elevator with the ‘duck master’ and head to the fountain in the hotel lobby where they spend the day. This has been going on since the 1930s! You need to get there early to get a good spot to see the ducks - a drink in the lobby bar gives you a good vantage point!



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With a travel background spanning four decades ... and a passion for fishing going back even further ... the man at the helm of our Bay of Islands offce is Peter Barry

Going under his alias of “Phat Buoy”, Peter has spent the last ten years providing sportfishing adventures to enthusiasts from New Zealand and around the world.

Utilising the latest technology, Pete’s crew are not office bound; they are usually out in the field undertaking R&D programs (i.e. they’re out fishing), ensuring only the very best sportfishing destinations and product is delivered to their fishing buddies everywhere.

If you're keen to take on some sportfishing, whether that's partaking in a tournament or on a private charter, get in touch with Peter ....

Ph: +64 021 434 220

Email: bayofislands@mondotravel.co.nz

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