NAVIGATING NEW ZEALAND’S ISLANDS ABOARD THE 128-PASSENGER CLIPPER ODYSSEY ® DEC 27, 2006 – JAN 7, 2007 Explore New Zealand during the austral summer, venturing off the tourist path to experience North and South Islands’ breathtaking bays, abundant wildlife, spectacular national parks and nature reserves, and rich Maori culture (and Jewish history!) during a cruise aboard the yachtlike Clipper Odyssey, winner of the 2005 World Travel Award for Best Small Ship (under 150 passengers). Travel with fewer than 130 passengers, tying up in quaint towns and sparkling cities, and discovering secluded spots virtually untouched by tourism, where large ships could never venture. A distinguished group of naturalists and experts will accompany you, enhancing your enjoyment of this fascinating region. Auckland Wednesday, December 27 Auckland (Embark), New Zealand Tauranga Thursday, December 28 Tauranga (for Waimangu) Waimangu Friday, December 29 Napier NORTH ISLAND Shabbat, December 30 Napier Napier Sunday, December 31 Wellington Wellington Monday, January 1 Lyttelton (for Christchurch) SOUTH ISLAND Tuesday, January 2 Akaroa ND Christchurch Wednesday, January 3 Dunedin LA Lyttelton A Milford Sound Akaroa E Z Thursday, January 4 Cruising Doubtful & Dusky Sounds Doubtful Sound EW N Friday, January 5 Milford Sound (Disembark) / Queenstown Queenstown Dusky Sound Dunedin Shabbat, January 6 Queenstown Sunday, January 7 Queenstown / Return to Home City DEC 27 Auckland (Embark), New Zealand the International Antarctic Center. The afternoon is at Arrive this morning in Auckland and transfer to the leisure for independent exploration of Christchurch - be Heritage Hotel where a day room and box lunches will be sure to visit the Canterbury Synagogue. waiting for us. Enjoy a walk around this lovely city, and we’ll visit the Auckland Hebrew Congregation near the JAN 2 Akaroa hotel, for a lecture and tour. This afternoon, we’ll board Sail along the incredible Banks Peninsula to the artists’ the Clipper Odyssey, and enjoy a sunset cruise. colony of Akaroa, with its unique French heritage and quaint 19th-century wooden buildings. You may join an DEC 28 Tauranga (for Waimangu) optional excursion and swim with the rare Hector’s dol- Arrive in Tauranga, a port city located on the Bay of phins that almost always welcome arriving ships. Plenty, and join an optional excursion into the heart of North Island’s Maori culture. From Mount Maunganui, JAN 3 Dunedin travel along the coast to Te Puke, the “Kiwi Capital” of Unlike larger ships, we tie up right in the heart of New Zealand, before continuing to the seldom-visited Dunedin. Join an optional excursion to explore this Kiwi Waimangu Valley, the only large hydrothermal system in city’s glorious Victorian heritage, or opt for an overland the world formed as the direct result of volcanic eruption. tour to Southlight, a wildlife sanctuary for the rare yellow- Arrive at the “Hot Stream” and a performance by a local eyed penguin and little blue penguin. Continue to Taiaroa cultural group. Conclude your excursion with a cruise Head, nesting place of the great royal albatross. through majestic Lake Rotomahana. JAN 4 Cruising Doubtful & Dusky Sounds DEC 29-30 Napier Relax on deck as you sail up close to splendid waterfalls Rebuilt in 1931 after an earthquake virtually destroyed all and precipitous cliffs in remote passages of Doubtful and of the original city structures, Napier today represents the Dusky sounds. Keep a lookout for Dusky and bottlenose most complete group of Art Deco buildings in the world. dolphins, fur seals, and Fiordland crested penguins. An optional excursion transports you in all-terrain vehicles to Cape Kidnappers. Enjoy spectacular views of Hawkes JAN 5-6 Milford Sound (Disembark) / Queenstown Bay and the Mahia Peninsula before visiting Summerlee On Friday morning, we’ll disembark the Clipper Odyssey Station, a high country farm. Alternately, join an optional and travel through majestic Fiordland National Park to tour of Napier’s historic center and visit the Hawkes Bay Queenstown. Enjoy two delightful days including Shabbat wine region. This afternoon, we’ll prepare for a restful at the deluxe Copthorne Hotel, where your lakeview Shabbat. Next morning, following Shacharit and a lovely rooms provide a wonderful vantage point for exploring buffet lunch, feel free to join a lecture or stroll around this this beautiful resort town. scenic town. JAN 7 Queenstown / Return to Home City DEC 31 Wellington Transfer this morning to the airport for your return Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, overlooks a flight home. beautiful harbor. Join an optional tour this morning that features a visit to the Botanic Garden, a tour of the SCHOLARS IN RESIDENCE Parliament Buildings, and a stop at Te Papa Tongarewa (the Museum of New Zealand), the pride of the Kiwis. We’ll Rabbi Steven Weil is the spiritual leader of Congregation also stop at the Wellington Jewish Community Centre. Beth Jacob of Beverly Hills, California. He is a National Vice President of the RCA, and is a noted historian JAN 1 Lyttelton (for Christchurch) and has narrated a multi-part PBS TV series on Jewish Arrive this morning in Lyttelton, where you may join an history.Yael Weil has lectured widely on Jewish women’s optional excursion to the charming English-influenced city issues, and as an educator at Netivot, the Women’s of Christchurch, the historic homestead of Mona Vale, and Torah Study Institute. CATEGORY DECK(S) RATE YOUR ADVENTURE INCLUDES: Outside cabin on A Deck; portholes $6,495 1 – Day room upon arrival in Auckland at the Heritage Hotel with box lunch Outside cabin $6,995 – Nine nights aboard the Clipper Odyssey in fully 2 on Main Deck Forward; window air-conditioned, outside staterooms with lower beds, Outside cabin on Main Deck; window $7,495 individual temperature controls, and private bathrooms 3 – Two post-cruise nights in lake-view rooms at the Copthorne Hotel in Queenstown, including meals, and Outside cabin on Lido Deck; window $7,995 all taxes and service charges 4 – All meals during the cruise, beginning with dinner on Outside cabin on Bridge Deck; window $8,495 day of embarkation and ending with breakfast on day 5 of disembarkation, served at single leisurely seatings and prepared to order by chefs trained at some of the most Outside deluxe cabin $8,995 6 prestigious culinary institutes in America on Bridge Deck; veranda – Choice of optional shore excursions (at additional cost) Outside suite on Bridge Deck; $9,495 in Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Lyttelton, Akaroa 7 veranda and Dunedin – Experienced onboard experts to lead informal discus- Single Supplement (Category 2) $1,000 sions and expeditions ashore, enhancing your enjoyment Triple Occupancy $3,695 of the places visited Departure Fees / Port Charges Included – All onboard gratuities – All port charges INTRAV~Air offers a comprehensive air program. 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