- Day One: Depart Auckland for your Mexican adventure, upon arrival in Los Angeles make your own way to your hotel
- Day Two: Los Angeles, California - Morning at leisure before boarding the Royal Princess in the afternoon
- Day Three: At sea
- Day Four: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (tender required, wheelchair access limited)
- Day Five: Mazatlan, Mexico
- Day Six: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
- Day Seven: At sea
- Day Eight: At sea
- Day Nine: Los Angeles, California - Disembark the Royal Princess in the morning and make your way to the airport for your journey home to NZ
Points of Interest:
- The Malecon
The city's popular boardwalk by the beach is lined with shops, restaurants and artists selling their wares. Begin your stroll at the LosMilenos sculpture by Mathis Lidice and head southward.
- Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe
The cathedral features a gilded crown, a replica of one worn by Carlota, Empress of Mexico. A 1995 earthquake damaged the crown and sculptor Octavio Gonzales created its replacement.
- Tequila Hacienda
Discover the fascinating process of tequila making, from its origins in the blue agave cactus to your glass, and sample Puerto Vallarta's finest at Hacienda Doña Engracia.
The tiny town and crescent-shaped beach of the same name is situated in a cove off Banderas Bay, south of Puerto Vallarta. Sleepy and remote, the only way to get there is by boat.
Cabo San Lucas:
- El Arco (the Arch) and Lover's Beach
This majestic rock formation, carved by the ocean currents, is the most recognised landmark in Cabo San Lucas. Located at Land's End, around the corner from Lover's Beach, it is a haven for sea lions.
- San José del Cabo
Stroll through the historical centre of San Jose del Cabo and immerse yourself in the Spanish colonial character and charm preserved in the 18th-century architecture and cultural traditions.
- Médano Beach
Cabo's most popular beach and main swimming area, Medano encompasses the east side of the harbour. An abundance of water sports, restaurants and street vendors add lively local colour.
- Todos Santos
Located on the southern Baja Peninsula, this charming paradise lies between the desert and the Sierra Laguna mountain range. Quaint village life, abundant agriculture, and miles of unspoilt beaches abound.
Offering some of the best snorkelling in the Mexican Riviera, Cabo San Lucas is a marine sanctuary that's home to a wide variety of colourful, thriving sea life just waiting to be encountered.
- Dolphin Encounter
Interact and ride through the water with the friendly dolphins at the renowned Cabo Dolphin Center. Educational encounters for kids include feeding, hugging and kissing these magical creatures.
- Whale Watching
Naturalist guides lead you on an adventure in search of the grey whale as it navigates the waters from Alaska to the Sea of Cortez on the longest migration of any mammal.
- Outdoor Adventure
Enjoy the scenery as your horse gently strolls upon the sand, soar through the canyons on a zip line tour, race through the water aboard a thrilling yacht or off-road through Mexico's rugged interior.
- Cathedral Basilica and Plaza Revolución
Admire the Moorish and Gothic architecture at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, then head across the way to the popular Plaza Revolución with its charming gazebo and street vendors.
- Teatro Angela Peralta
The Italian-style theatre, a national landmark lovingly restored to its 19th-century splendour, is home to a concert hall, galleries, an art school and a highly regarded conservatory of music and dance.
In the lush Sierra Madre foothills, the twin colonial towns are reminiscent of yesteryear as artisans craft furniture and pottery, and cobblestones and colourful red roof tiles dot the streets.
- High Divers
High-flying divers perform acrobatic and dangerous plunges into rocky surf from a 59-foot high ledge.
- Return economy class airfares from Auckland to Los Angeles
- One-night pre-cruise accommodation in Los Angeles
- Meals onboard the cruise
- Seven-night cruise onboard the Royal Princess along with Mexican Riviera
Cruise Departure Dates:
- 11th, 18th, or 25th January 2020
About the Royal Princess:
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Valid from Apr 24, 2019
Expires May 5, 2019
Bookings essential and must be made within seven days of purchase, or by 1st May 2019, whichever occurs first. Return economy class airfare from Auckland to Los Angeles included. Departures from Wellington and Christchurch surcharge of $200 per person. Cruise departs Los Angeles, California, United States on 11th, 18th, or 25th January 2020. Subject to availability. Must be used in one visit. Deal valid for one person on a twin-share basis i.e. two vouchers must be purchased at this price. Single supplement fee of $1200 applies for solo travellers. Includes: return economy airfare from Auckland to Los Angeles, one-night accommodation in Los Angeles prior to cruise, seven-night cruise & meals onboard. Upgrade available to oceanview cabin for $300 per person or balcony cabin for $400 per person, payable direct to merchant. Passports must be supplied at the time of booking. NZ passport holders require an ESTA visa to visit the USA, these can be applied for online and will cost USD14 per passport. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after intended travel date. Travel insurance is recommended. Deposit option: A further payment of $2500 per person is due by 31 May 2019 and full payment is due 21 October 2019. Value of deal is based on current rates, which are subject to change. Due to the specific date of departure for this deal, once you have received the GrabOne email confirming your purchase, this purchase is not refundable unless required by law. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers.
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