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2025 New Zealand and Australia Golf Cruise

2025 New Zealand & Australia Golf Cruise

16 Nights | 6 Rounds | Melbourne - Auckland | January 4 – 20



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PerryGolf is proud to partner with Azamara® for an exceptional 16-night, 6-round golf and sightseeing voyage to New Zealand and Australia. This cruise with less than 700 guests onboard the outstanding Azamara Pursuit begins in Melbourne, cultural capital of Australia, and proceeds to Sydney, with its spectacular and iconic harbor.  After a call to the beautiful Eden, Australia, we cross the Tasman Sea to experience a country-intensive visit to both the south and north islands of New Zealand, our first call being to the dramatic Milford Sound.  We’ll savor the wine regions of Marlborough and Hawke’s Bay. Our six rounds includes Sydney’s spectacular New South Wales Golf Club, and New Zealand’s stunning world Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs... Read More.

This voyage presents the perfect opportunity to leave the northern hemisphere’s winter behind for the sunshine and long daylight hours of a Southern Hemisphere summer!   Our golf program also includes Otago Golf Club in Dunedin, one of the oldest clubs in the southern Hemisphere, plus the outstanding Christchurch Golf Club and Royal Wellington Golf Club.

Azamara Pursuit which serves as our perfect floating boutique hotel and clubhouse, is a small-sized luxury vessel nimble enough to access smaller ports yet large enough to provide every amenity you would expect, from a choice of fine dining and live entertainment to a well-equipped gym and full-service spa. Forty-six suites are available with English butler style service which routinely book early. Sailing schedules often include extended stays in port plus the occasional overnight which creates a truly immersive experience. Better still, these cruises are inclusive of a selection of beer, spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffees plus wine with lunch and dinner along with gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff. Azamara also proudly boasts two unique signature events on each cruise - AzAmazing Evening℠ and the White Night party – complimentary to all guests and consistently well received.

Every aspect of the golf program is fully managed by PerryGolf staff onboard and ashore. Your clubs will be ready and waiting at each venue. Tee times and pairings arranged and posted in advance. A convenient transportation schedule allows suitable time to warm up at the range, and to make the almost inevitable pro shop merchandise purchase. Carts are always included, subject to availability. A friendly competition is staged at a selected course, with prizes awarded at our farewell gathering. A snack lunch is included on-course plus an open bar operates in the clubhouse at the conclusion of the round. Our typical guest list which brings together like-minded individuals, generally numbers between 40 and 50, with new friendships invariably formed during each cruise. Many guests are golfing couples but an equal number are golfers travelling with a non-golfing spouse. Specially arranged onboard golf group social functions, to which all accompanying non-golfing spouses are most warmly welcomed, further enhances the club-like environment. The award winning Azamara Shore Excursions® program, offering a wide variety of off-ship excursions, also caters beautifully our non-golfing guests during days when our golfing excursions are underway.

The “2025 New Zealand & Australia Golf Cruise” is a genuinely full-featured vacation and a unique opportunity to enjoy yourself in the company of like-minded new friends!

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Date Port Arrive / Depart Golf Sightseeing
Jan 4 Melbourne Embark / 6:00PM   Sky Tower
Jan 5 At Sea      
Jan 6 Sydney 8:00AM / IN PORT New South Wales Sydney Opera House
Jan 7 Sydney IN PORT / 6:00PM   Darling Harbour
Jan 8 Eden 11:00AM / 5:00PM   Eden Lookout
Jan 9 At Sea      
Jan 10 At Sea      
Jan 11 Milford Sound 8:00AM / 9:00PM   Scenic Cruising
Jan 12 Dunedin 7:30AM / 6:00PM Otago Otago Peninsula
Jan 13 Christchurch 8:00AM / 5:00PM Christchurch Christchurch Gondola
Jan 14 Wellington 8:00AM / 10:00PM Royal Wellington Mount Victoria
Jan 15 Picton 8:00AM / 4:00PM   Ohau Point
Jan 16 Napier 11:00AM / 10:00 PM Cape Kidnappers 1930's Art Deco
Jan 17 Gisborne 8:00AM / 4:00PM   Kaiti Beach
Jan 18 Whangarei 1:30PM / 10:00PM   Mount Parihaka
Jan 19 Bay of Islands 6:30 AM / 6:00 PM  Kauri Cliffs Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Jan 20 Auckland Disembark / 9:00AM   Sky Tower

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16 Nights on Azamara Pursuit | 6 Rounds | January 4 – 20, 2025






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Detailed Itinerary

JANUARY 4, SATURDAY: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (EMBARK BY 4:30PM / SAIL 6:00PM)

Embark Azamara Pursuit beginning at 1:00PM. All aboard by 4:30PM. 

Welcome Cocktails & Briefing this evening.  Meet your fellow participants and PerryGolf staff.

SIGHTSEEING:  Melbourne has the honor of being named “the world’s most livable city” and “Australia’s cultural capital”.  It is UNESCO City of Literature, the hub of the country’s film and television industry, and the unquestioned sporting capital of Australia. But don’t mistake Melbourne for a relentless overachiever, it’s got a laid-back and easy vibe that will leave you wanting more.  Stroll through Melbourne’s interconnected arcades and laneways, filled with vibrant street art, boutiques, restaurants and cafés, or enjoy a leisurely walk through the heart of the city center at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Enjoy Melbourne on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Melbourne

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 5, SUNDAY: AT SEA

Today it’s time to relax and reset. Make your reservations early for The Sanctum Spa, a world-class wellness facility offering a full range of health, beauty and restorative treatments. Complimentary fitness and nutrition classes are available along with a fully equipped gym on Deck 9 offering magnificent sea views. There’s room for everyone on the Pool Deck both in and out of the sun. Service to your lounge chair is available from The Pool Bar where the attentive staff is always ready to offer an inclusive cocktail, beer, bottled water, soft drink or fresh towel. The Patio restaurant serves casual fare during the day then completely transforms itself into a sit-down al fresco dining experience at night with table linens and candles. Elegant specialty dining is available for beef at Prime C and Italian at AqualinaWindows Café serves casual buffet dining with every imaginable choice indoors and out at the sensational Sunset Bar.

What a way to spend a day!

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 6, MONDAY: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (8:00AM / IN PORT)

Enjoy a scenic morning sail into Sydney Harbor.

Your first stop should be the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Sydney Opera House, a prominent feature of Sydney’s famous skyline. Get out and explore the streets to shop, dine, and view spectacular architecture and heritage buildings including Parliament House, Sydney Town Hall, and the Australian Museum. For a chance to feel like you’re away from the city without having to travel far, hop on the ferry and head to Manly Beach to enjoy miles and miles of white sand and turquoise water. In nearby Darling Harbor you can visit The Rocks, where much of Sydney’s past is hidden in plain sight alongside hip restaurants, cafés, and shops, not to mention spectacular views of Sydney’s other iconic landmark—the Harbor Bridge.

Enjoy Sydney on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Sydney

Overnight: In Port - Sydney, Australia

JANUARY 7, TUESDAY: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (IN PORT / 6:00PM)

GOLF: New South Wales Golf Club delivers an unforgettable experience as one of the top courses in the world. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and located in the Botany Bay National Park, this delightful links also offers a beautiful view of the stunning Sydney skyline as golfers finish their round. The 6th hole, a par-3 measuring 193 yards, is memorable and penal. Water and rocks protect a tiny green to the left and a steep slope defends the right side.

A second day in Sydney to enjoy all the city has to offer.

Enjoy Sydney on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Sydney

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 8, WEDNESDAY: EDEN, AUSTRALIA (11:00AM / 5:00PM)

If you’re chasing paradise along the shores of the Sapphire Coast, you’ll find it in Eden. Set on the breath-taking Twofold Bay, Eden’s laid-back atmosphere, charming locals, and stunning natural surroundings make it a destination you’ll never want to leave. Start by making your way to the Eden Lookout, where the best views of Twofold Bay are found. In the distance, marvel at the vast hinterland, as well as Boyd’s tower – an elaborate structure crafted from sandstone that was once used as a lookout for whale spotting.

If adventure is calling your name, pay a visit to Ben Boyd National Park for an up-close look at Australia’s coastal wilderness. While you’re here, enjoy an unforgettable bush walk that makes its way through the forests and rugged headlands of the region before arriving on the sandy beach for some much-deserved relaxation. History buffs will want to spend time at the Eden Killer Whale Museum to learn the unbelievable story of the Killers of Eden – a pod of killer whales who worked alongside humans to help them hunt baleen whales.

Foodies will feel right at home in Eden, as the area is renowned for its award-winning cheese and dairy products, as well as for the fresh seafood served daily in the restaurants and cafes near Snug Cove. Before returning to your boutique hotel at sea, take time to sample the signature Sydney Rock Oyster – the only true Australian oyster – which is well known for its creamy sweet flavoring.

Enjoy Eden on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide – Eden

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 9, THURSDAY: AT SEA

A relaxing day onboard Azamara Pursuit, enjoying its many amenities.

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 10, FRIDAY: AT SEA

Another relaxing day onboard Azamara Pursuit, cruising the Tasman Sea enroute for New Zealand.

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 11, SATURDAY: MILFORD SOUND (8:00AM / 10:00AM)

Early morning arrival into iconic Milford Sound, where we make a scenic cruise of this incredible fjord before continuing our coastal cruising around the southern tip of New Zealand.

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 12, SUNDAY: DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND (7:30AM / 6:00PM)

GOLF: Otago Golf Club was formed in 1871, and is one of the oldest golf clubs in the entire Southern Hemisphere. In 1893 the first New Zealand Amateur Championship was held here, and The Otago has gone on to host this tournament on ten further occasions. In 1971, the great Peter Thomson won the New Zealand Open at The Otago. Other golfing legends such as Gene Sarazen, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player have graced this historical golf course’s fairways.  

SIGHTSEEING: Dunedin is located on the southwest coast of the South Island of New Zealand, bordered by the Tasman Sea. The gold rush in the early 1860s made it the richest province in the country, and brought people from far and wide in search of wealth. Settled by Scotland, a statue of the poet Robbie Burns looks over the Octagon in the city’s center. Take a guided tour around the city and view the Flemish architecture and the Otago Peninsula.  Stroll along one of the many beautiful, white sandy beaches. View some of the wildlife unique to the area, like the Northern Royal Albatross, the Little Blue Penguin, and the Kiwi.  Learn more about local culture at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, where you’ll discover the story of the people who settled here. 

Enjoy Dunedin on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide – Dunedin

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 13, MONDAY: CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (8:00AM / 5:00PM)

GOLF: Christchurch Golf Club has a proud history that dates back to 1873. The club is the second oldest in New Zealand and the fifth oldest outside the United Kingdom. Its Shirley Links course has held numerous New Zealand Open and Amateur Championships. In 1990 it hosted the World Amateur Team Championship. The course is renowned world-wide as a challenging championship course of the highest quality which offers a fair test of golf for both club and professional golfer. The Club Patron is former Club Champion Sir Bob Charles, New Zealand’s most successful professional golfer, best known for winning the 1963 British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England.

SIGHTSEEING: “Otautahi”, “The Garden City”, “The Most English City outside England”. Christchurch may go by many names, but one thing is certain: there’s so much to see and do in this lovely, energetic city you’re going to have to plan strategically. You can go punting through the city center on the Avon River, or hop on a tram, double-decker bus, or bike to take advantage of the excellent cycleways and paths. Or why not head to the Christchurch Gondola for a spectacular 360° view of the City, Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps, and Banks Peninsula?

No matter where you end up be sure to get a taste of Christchurch’s food scene. Enjoy everything Māori Hāngī and an afternoon of high tea, to traditional meat pies, whitebait fritters, and fish and chips. Try a dessert of Anzac biscuits, pavlova, or hokey pokey ice cream and top it all off with a glass of world-renowned sauvignon blanc or a local craft beer.

Enjoy Christchurch on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide – Christchurch

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 14, TUESDAY: WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (8:00AM / 10:00PM)

GOLF: Royal Wellington Golf Club was the first club to receive “Royal” status in New Zealand. It enjoys a beautiful setting alongside the Hutt River near Silverstream. Founded in 1895 at Miramar, the club moved to Heretaunga in 1908 and built an 18 hole course along with its current historic and elegant club house. The course was expanded from 18 to 27 holes in 1972. The present championship course was redesigned by Greg Turner and Scott Macpherson and opened in 2013. Royal Wellington has been host to seven New Zealand Open Championships and host venue of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

SIGHTSEEING:  Wellington is located at the southwestern tip of the North Island of New Zealand and is often referred to as “the coolest little capital in the world”. It has fantastic nightlife, including renowned entertainment district of Courtenay Place as well as an internationally recognized coffee culture which has made Wellington both a cosmopolitan and relaxed city. From 19th-century wooden cottages to streamlined art deco structures, the city is filled with sculptures, fountains, and art galleries; be sure to visit The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the national museum and art gallery. Take a ride on the Wellington Cable Car, enjoy stunning panoramic views from the top of Mount Victoria, or tour the famous Oscar-winning Weta Cave—home to props, collectibles, and souvenirs of such movies as Lord of the RingsAvatarMan of Steel, and Narnia.

Enjoy Wellington on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Wellington

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 15, WEDNESDAY: PICTON, NEW ZEALAND (8:00AM / 4:00PM)

Picton is a seaside town situated in the Marlborough region, close to the head of Queen Charlotte Sound on the South Island and can act as a great starting point for exploring the Marlborough Sounds. The area offers a variety of adventures including fishing, swimming, and bird watching—not to mention enjoying delicious local seafood. The Edwin Fox Maritime Museum is also a popular attraction, showcasing the fascinating adventures of the Edwin Fox, one of the oldest ships in the world, as she sailed around the globe. Take a wine tour through one of the vineyards of Picton, and sample acclaimed wines such as Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Visit the playful fur seal pups at their colony near the waterfall at Ohau Point or conquer The Queen Charlotte Track on foot or by mountain bike.

Enjoy Picton on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Picton

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 16, THURSDAY: NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND (11:00AM / 10:00PM)

GOLF: Cape Kidnappers is consistently rated the #1 course in New Zealand and has received critical acclaim from around the golfing world. This Tom Doak design occupies a huge expanse of property, with the drive from the public road to the clubhouse taking you through a sheep and cattle station. The golf course is set on pristine land, wedged between the station and the huge cliffs of the Cape. The much photographed course has a number of holes separated by deep ravines which run down to the South Pacific Ocean. The course also offers commanding views over the wine region of Hawke's Bay and the nearby small port town of Napier.

SIGHTSEEING: Napier is located in Hawke’s Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island. It has a population of 60,000 and together with its sister city Hastings, is referred to as one of “The Bay Cities.” Its exceptional concentration of 1930s Art Deco architecture is symptomatic of the city having been razed by the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. Make a pilgrimage to Pania of the Reef, a statue of a figure of Māori mythology, and one of the most photographed tourist attractions in the country. Take a guided walk around the city, or visit the gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers.

Enjoy Napier on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Napier

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 17, FRIDAY: GISBORNE, NEW ZEALAND (8:00AM / 4:00PM)

Gisborne is known for its superb cuisine, wineyards and surf beaches. It is labelled the “Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand” and does not disappoint with its all-encompassing wine trail. Historically, Captain Cook’s first New Zealand landing – in October 1796 – was Kaiti Beach, which neighbors scenic Te Poho O Rawiri Marae.  Maori culture is evident in Gisborne with records recognizing Titirangi (Kaiti) Hill as the site of arrival for the migratory waka (canoe), ‘Horouta’, which carried the first Maori to the region.

Enjoy Gisborne on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Gisborne

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 18, SATURDAY: WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND (1:30PM / 10:00PM)

Enjoy a relaxing morning at sea before early afternoon arrival into Whangarei.

Whangarei will capture your explorer spirit, and a little bit of your heart with its uniquely Kiwi way of life. The Māori first came here by canoe to enjoy the region’s abundance of seafood. The town center is welcoming and charming, with colonial architecture and central streets filled with excellent art galleries, bars, restaurants, and cafes. Mount Parihaka, an ancient volcano, dominates the skyline as we pull into port, but for the best views around, we suggest making your way to the top; it’s worth the trip to see one of the world’s more remote WWII monuments, and sweeping views of the harbor.

Even those that call New Zealand home are still discovering the pristine natural beauty of Whangarei. Most come for some of the world’s best diving and snorkelling excursions, caves where glow-worms emit an otherworldly glow, and curtain waterfalls that will take your breath away.

Enjoy Whangarei on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Whangarei

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 19SUNDAY: BAY OF ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND (6:30AM / 6:00PM)

GOLF: Kauri Cliffs was designed and built by David Harman of Golf Course Consultants, Orlando, Florida. It is a par 72 championship golf course that measures 7,119 yards with a selection of  five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Tee selection is an important decision here, with gorges and fairways with some of the healthiest and thickest grass in the world making it easy to mount up a tally of lost balls. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs which plunge to the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland. Kauri Cliffs is currently ranked by Golf Digest as #39 among the top 100 in the world.

Short VIDEO - Kauri Cliffs Golf Course

SIGHTSEEING: Waitangi is the home of the Māori culture. If one of us walks right up, leans in close, and touches noses with you, don’t be alarmed. We’re just saying a friendly “hongi” hello. You may have seen the haka dance, which has been made famous by the New Zealand Rugby team before the start of a match or watched the movie Whale Rider. However when it comes to really understanding and appreciating the Māori culture and people, the best way to do so is visit Waitangi. Māori chiefs signed their 1840 accord with the British Crown at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, making it New Zealand’s most historic site. Not only does Waitangi honour the birthplace of a nation and offer stunning views of the Bay of Islands, but it also features cultural and musical performances, including, yes, the haka. So if you’ve ever wanted to dive into an absolute treasure trove of all things Māori, come with us to Waitangi.

Enjoy Bay of Islands on your own or via Azamara Shore Excursions®.

Port Explorer Guide - Bay of Islands

Overnight: At Sea

JANUARY 20, MONDAY: AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (7:00AM / DISEMBARK AT 9:00AM)

Disembark Azamara Pursuit by 9:00AM.

SIGHTSEEING: Auckland is the capital and most populous city in New Zealand. The only city in the world built on an active basaltic volcanic field;  its warm, coastal climate allows for surfing at black-sand beaches, picnics in secluded coves, or horseback riding.  Tour a sheep farm, take a guided tour of the coastal rainforest, or go on a harbor cruise. Immerse yourself in Auckland’s art, Māori culture, and history.  View the beauty of the coastline from above when you go hang gliding, or take a trip around the winemaking regions of either Matakana or Waiheke Island.

Golf Schedule

NEW SOUTH WALES GOLF CLUB: BOTANY BAY NATIONAL PARK, AUSTRALIANEW SOUTH WALES GOLF CLUB: BOTANY BAY NATIONAL PARK, AUSTRALIA

New South Wales Golf Club delivers an unforgettable experience as one of the top courses in the world. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and located in the Botany Bay National Park, this delightful links also offers a beautiful view of the stunning Sydney skyline as golfers finish their round. The 6th hole, a par-3 measuring 193 yards, is memorable and penal. Water and rocks protect a tiny green to the left and a steep slope defends the right side.

Otago Golf Club, New ZealandOTAGO GOLF CLUB: dunedin, NEW ZEALAND

Otago Golf Club, was formed in 1871, and is one of the oldest golf clubs in the entire Southern Hemisphere. In 1893 the first New Zealand Amateur Championship was held here, and Otago has gone on to host this tournament on ten further occasions. In 1971, the great Peter Thomson won the New Zealand Open at The Otago. Other golfing legends such as Gene Sarazen, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player have graced this historical golf course’s fairways.

Christchurch Golf ClubCHRISTCHURCH GOLF CLUB: CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND

Christchurch Golf Club has a proud history that dates back to 1873. The club is the second oldest in New Zealand and the fifth oldest outside the United Kingdom. Its Shirley Links course has held numerous New Zealand Open and Amateur Championships. In 1990 it hosted the World Amateur Team Championship. The course is renowned world-wide as a challenging championship course of the highest quality which offers a fair test of golf for both club and professional golfer. The Club Patron is former Club Champion Sir Bob Charles, New Zealand’s most successful professional golfer, best known for winning the 1963 British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England.

Royal Wellington Golf Club by David BradleyRoyal Wellington Golf Club

Royal Wellington Golf Club was the first club to receive “Royal” status in New Zealand. It enjoys a beautiful setting alongside the Hutt River near Silverstream. Founded in 1895 at Miramar, the club moved to Heretaunga in 1908 and built an 18 hole course along with its current historic and elegant club house. The course was expanded from 18 to 27 holes in 1972. The present championship course was redesigned by Greg Turner and Scott Macpherson and opened in 2013. Royal Wellington has been host to seven New Zealand Open Championships and host venue of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

Cape Kidnappers by Gary LisbonCAPE KIDNAPPERS GOLF COURSE: HAWKE'S BAY, NEW ZEALAND

Cape Kidnappers is consistently rated the #1 course in New Zealand and has received critical acclaim from around the golfing world. This Tom Doak design occupies a huge expanse of property, with the drive from the public road to the clubhouse taking you through a sheep and cattle station. The golf course is set on pristine land, wedged between the station and the huge cliffs of the Cape. The much photographed course has a number of holes separated by deep ravines which run down to the South Pacific Ocean. The course also offers commanding views over the wine region of Hawke's Bay and the nearby small port town of Napier.

Kauri Cliffs by Gary LisbonKAURI CLIFFS GOLF COURSE: MATAURI BAY, NEW ZEALAND

Kauri Cliffs was designed and built by David Harman of Golf Course Consultants, Orlando, Florida. It is a par 72 championship golf course that measures 7,119 yards / 6,510 metres with a selection of five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Tee selection is an important decision here, with gorges and fairways with some of the healthiest and thickest grass in the world making it easy to mount up a tally of lost balls. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs which plunge to the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland. Kauri Cliffs is currently ranked by Golf Digest as #39 among the top 100 in the world.



The Small-Sized Ships of Azamara

Azamara Quest, Journey, Pursuit & Onward

Less than 700 Guests | 410 Crew | 46 Suites

Since 2011, we have been delighted to partner with Azamara® whose fleet of four boutique ocean liners are ideal for the purposes of our worldwide golf cruises.  Azamara Journey®, Azamara Quest®, Azamara Pursuit® & Azamara Onward℠ are sister ships, each with accommodation for less than 700 guests including 46 suites attended by English-style butler service.  These perfectly sized vessels are large enough to provide every amenity yet small enough to access smaller harbors and premium docking.  The Azamara experience is built on four key pillars: Destination Immersion®, extraordinary service, fine cuisine and wine plus wellness and vitality. Few cruise lines offer more overnight stays or as many last night departures so that you may experience each destination to its fullest.  Better still, you’ll enjoy a relaxing vacation onboard with Azamara’s country club-like ambience.



Ship Facts

Azamara’s four ocean liners, with accommodations for less than 700 guests, offer a sophisticated, yet relaxing atmosphere. Guests will enjoy more inclusive amenities such as included gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff; Spa and Wellness Center; complimentary bottled water and sodas, specialty coffee and teas, as well as complimentary boutique red and white wines to accompany lunch and dinner; English Butler service for suite Guests.


AZAMARA JOURNEY
Entered Service 2007
Refurbished 2016

AZAMARA QUEST
Entered Service 2007
Refurbished 2016

AZAMARA PURSUIT
Entered Service 2018
Refurbished 2019

AZAMARA ONWARD
Entering Service 2022
Refurbished 2021


  Registry: Malta
Built: Nazaire, France
Occupancy: Less than 700
Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593 ft
Beam: 95 ft
Draught: 19.85 ft
Cruise Speed: 18.5 kts
International Staff and Crew 410
Total Staterooms: 347
Suites: 46


Suites and Staterooms

Welcome to your vacation home with ocean views, sea breezes, and all the style and amenities of a boutique hotel. Relax with plush cotton robes and slippers, French bath products, fresh flowers, and 24-hour room service. Our goal is to make you comfortable so you can spend more time on important things. Like exploring the world.

Suites on an Azamara voyage. There are forty-six total:  Club World Owner’s (6), Club Ocean (4), Club Continent (34) and the Club Spa suite (2). Our suite guests receive a variety of exclusive benefits in addition to comfortable, spacious accommodations. We take care of all the details, so you can focus on experiencing the world.

Staying in a suite is like staying in your own vacation home complete with ocean views, sea breezes, and butler service. Relax with plush cotton robes and slippers, French bath products, fresh flowers, and fine linens. Open the sliding glass doors to your private veranda, perfect for reading, al fresco dining, or stargazing. Enjoy a drink from complimentary bottles of specialty spirits, mixers included. And should you need anything, your English-trained butler is never more than a call away, ready to assist with restaurant and spa reservations, private parties, dinners for two, and much more.

Suite Amenities

All Stateroom amenities
English-style Butler Service
Priority check-in and departure
En-suite dining

En-suite spa service (optional)
En-suite afternoon tea service
Complimentary wine, vodka and Whisky
Seating in specialty restaurants

Stateroom Amenities

Egyptian cotton bed linen and duvet
Terrycloth bathrobes and slippers
24-hour room service
Turndown treats
Flat-panel television
Refrigerator with mini-bar

Desk and Telephone
Thermostat-controlled air conditioning
In-room safe
Hairdryer
Complimentary welcome fruit basket and fresh-cut flowers
Shoe shining service

Dining

Azamara Dining
Discoveries (Main restaurant)
Windows Café casual buffet (Daytime)
Windows Café and Sunset Bar casual
    alfresco dinner and cocktails
Prime C Steakhouse and Wine Cellar
Aqualina - Mediterranean Flavors
Pool Grill

Health, Beauty and Vitality

Azamara Health, Beauty and Vitality Fitness Center and Spa
Thalassotherapy Pool
Acupuncture at Sea
Salon Main Pool with Jacuzzi

Entertainment and Lounges

Azamara Entertainment and Lounges Cabaret Lounge
Club Looking Glass Lounge and Late Night Spot
Discoveries Lounge
The Drawing Room / Library
Mosaic Café Coffee Bar
eConnections Computer Lounge

Shoppes

Azamara Shoppes Indulgences
La Boutique
Photo Shop
The Journey Shop / The Quest Shop

Additional Onboard Amenities

Azamara Amenities Guest Laundry Facility
Table Tennis
Shuffle Board
Medical Facility
Sales & Club Desk
Land Discoveries Desk

<New South Wales Golf Club

New South Wales Golf Club delivers an unforgettable experience as one of the top courses in the world. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and located in the Botany Bay National Park, this delightful links also offers a beautiful view of the stunning Sydney skyline as golfers finish their round. The 6th hole, a par-3 measuring 193 yards, is memorable and penal. Water and rocks protect a tiny green to the left and a steep slope defends the right side.

<Otago Golf Club

Otago Golf Club was formed in 1871, and is one of the oldest golf clubs in the entire Southern Hemisphere. In 1893 the first New Zealand Amateur Championship was held here, and Otago has gone on to host this tournament on ten further occasions. In 1971, the great Peter Thomson won the New Zealand Open at The Otago. Other golfing legends such as Gene Sarazen, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player have graced this historical golf course’s fairways.

<Christchurch Golf Club

Christchurch Golf Club has a proud history that dates back to 1873. The club is the second oldest in New Zealand and the fifth oldest outside the United Kingdom. Its Shirley Links course has held numerous New Zealand Open and Amateur Championships. In 1990 it hosted the World Amateur Team Championship. The course is renowned world-wide as a challenging championship course of the highest quality which offers a fair test of golf for both club and professional golfer. The Club Patron is former Club Champion Sir Bob Charles, New Zealand’s most successful professional golfer, best known for winning the 1963 British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England.

<Royal Wellington Golf Club

Royal Wellington Golf Club was the first club to receive “Royal” status in New Zealand. It enjoys a beautiful setting alongside the Hutt River near Silverstream. Founded in 1895 at Miramar, the club moved to Heretaunga in 1908 and built an 18 hole course along with its current historic and elegant club house. The course was expanded from 18 to 27 holes in 1972. The present championship course was redesigned by Greg Turner and Scott Macpherson and opened in 2013. Royal Wellington has been host to seven New Zealand Open Championships and host venue of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

<Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers is consistently rated the #1 course in New Zealand and has received critical acclaim from around the golfing world. This Tom Doak design occupies a huge expanse of property, with the drive from the public road to the clubhouse taking you through a sheep and cattle station. The golf course is set on pristine land, wedged between the station and the huge cliffs of the Cape. The much photographed course has a number of holes separated by deep ravines which run down to the South Pacific Ocean. The course also offers commanding views over the wine region of Hawke's Bay and the nearby small port town of Napier.

<Kauri Cliffs

Kauri Cliffs was designed and built by David Harman of Golf Course Consultants, Orlando, Florida. It is a par 72 championship golf course that measures 7,119 yards / 6,510 metres with a selection of five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Tee selection is an important decision here, with gorges and fairways with some of the healthiest and thickest grass in the world making it easy to mount up a tally of lost balls. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs which plunge to the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland. Kauri Cliffs is currently ranked by Golf Digest as #39 among the top 100 in the world.
Kauri Cliffs by Gary Lisbon
Azamara®
Cape Kidnappers by Gary Lisbon
Cape Kidnappers by Gary Lisbon
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand
Wellington Cable Car
Wellington Cable Car

 

Golf and Cruise Pricing Per Person


20% Off Cruise Fare. Plus a Complimentary Experience More Essentials Package.
When You Book a Veranda Stateroom or Higher on this Golf Cruise Before August 31, 2023 Details


Our prices are provided as Golf Package and Cruise Fare so that your choices for suites and staterooms are clear. The total cost is the combination of both plus applicable taxes.

The cruise fare is dynamic and may change until booked and locked in, but you are assured of the best available selection of suites and staterooms and the very best available rates which exist at any point in time. Cruise fares below are the current "from" prices, supplements apply for prime locations within each main category. Your PerryGolf golf travel specialist will assist in selecting the best suite or stateroom for you, and will be pleased to book and confirm both your cruise and your golf package.



  Club Interior Stateroom Club Oceanview Stateroom Club Veranda Stateroom Club Continent Suite Club Spa Suite Club Ocean Suite Owners Suite
Cruise Fare $5,799 $6,099 $6,899 $8,899 $13,499 $14,499 $15,499
Combine the Cruise Fare with Selected Golf Package(s) for the Total Cost
Golf Package & Extra Golf Options: Golfer Non-Golfer
6 Round Program – New South Wales, Otago, Christchurch, Royal Wellington, Cape Kidnappers, Kauri Cliffs $TBA N/A

Cruise fares are the published gross prices (exclusive of any port taxes & fees), and where special promotions may be in force, any relevant discounts will be taken from these prices at the time of booking.

Deposits Per Person: Golf 25% of Golf Package Price; Staterooms $550 / Suites $1,100
Payment & Cancellation Terms per Reservation Form
Lock in Early for the Best Suites & Staterooms at the Best Price
The Cancellation Fee Is Only $125 Per Person Until 12 Months Out
Prices Exclude Port Taxes and Fees of $255 Per Person

IMPORTANT : Please review the PerryGolf Travel Insurance.




Cruise & Golf Package Inclusions

Cruise

  • Accommodation in the suite or stateroom of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner whilst on board served at your leisure in an open seating format in a choice of restaurant
  • An option to dine, at a modest supplement in either of the ship’s two speciality restaurants, The Prime C Restaurant and the Aqualina Mediterranean Restaurant (complimentary for suite guests)
  • Selected boutique red, white, rosé and sparkling wines by the glass with lunch and dinner
  • Bottled water, soda, specialty coffees and teas throughout the day
  • Select standard spirits, beers and wines at all ship bars during regular bar hours
  • Gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff
  • Shuttle service to and from port communities where available
  • English-trained butlers for suite guests
  • Complimentary self-service laundry
  • AzAmazing EveningsSM event
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations

Not Included

Drinks & any meals off ship | Personal expenses onboard | Arrival/departure airport/ship transfers | Any non-golf shore excursions


Golf Package

  • Green fees and starting times for number of rounds as indicated including shared use of electric golf cart where available
  • All transfers to and from the scheduled golf courses in luxury air conditioned motor coaches
  • Practice range golf balls where available
  • Welcome & Farewell on board Cocktail parties with hors d’oeuvres
  • Box lunch at each golf course plus open bar for select standard beers, wines and spirits
  • “Golfers Social” gatherings onboard where scheduling permits
  • Casual tournament format with awards on one day
  • Management and handling of golf equipment by PerryGolf for duration of voyage
  • All gratuities for golf related staff including drivers and golf bag handling staff
  • Any overland offship excursions with accommodations, dining and drinks as may be specified
  • Full-time PerryGolf program manager onboard and onsite at each golf venue

Important Information

Golf Handicap Limit: The golf courses we play around the world offer varying challenges. Players often require to be of a certain standard to properly and fully experience them in the company of likeminded fellow golfers. We therefore set a maximum permitted golf handicap to participate on our tours and cruises; The maximums are 28 for men and 36 for ladies.

Golf Courses: The included list may be subject to change in the event of any club accepting any conflicting national or international event, or for any other reason. Should such a situation occur, PerryGolf will endeavour to book a course of comparable standard, and all booked guests would be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.

Transfers: No transfers are included to or from the ship at arrival/departure airports.

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