Alumni Trips

New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud

Trip Details

New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud

Trip Details
University of Minnesota Alumni Trips

Relax and immerse yourself in the special camaraderie that happens when U of M alumni and friends explore fascinating destinations and learn about unique cultures together. Experience the rewards of a vacation where all the details are expertly taken care of for you.

All Trips > $5000

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Apr 05
April 5, 2018 - April 16, 2018
The Wonders of Peru
Immerse yourself in Peru’s wonders. See Lima’s highlights, then experience a three-night, intimate Amazon cruise. Enjoy wildlife-watching and a rain forest hike. In the Andes, explore ethereal Machu Picchu with a guide. This ten-night journey features free economy airfare, round-trip between Miami, Florida, and Lima; expert local guides; a Travel Director; and generous meals with wine at dinner. For solo travelers, the single supplement is waived.

Apr 25
April 25, 2018 - May 13, 2018
China, Tibet & The Yangtze River
East joyfully meets West on this distinctive 19-day small group journey. Begin by savoring Beijing’s legendary sites: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall. Ride rickshaws through the city’s hutongs (alleyways), glimpsing the traditional communal lifestyle with a home visit.

Apr 30
April 30, 2018 - May 9, 2018
European Coastal Civilizations
This eight-night cruise along coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England aboard the Five-Star M.S. LE BORÉAL features a memorable cruise up the River Thames, our exclusive C’EST BON! CULINARY TRADITIONS ™ program celebrating local cuisines and a visit to the beaches of Normandy with special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

Jul 21
July 21, 2018 - July 31, 2018
Exploring Iceland
Discover Iceland’s remarkable natural history and rich cultural heritage on this 11-day small group tour that traverses an astonishing land. Begin your journey in Borgarnes’ scenic environs, touring the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its lava field, fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds.

Jul 27
July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
The Majestic Great Lakes
Unwind in idyllic Mackinac Island; traverse the legendary Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie; explore native traditions in Manitoulin Island; browse Cleveland’s famous and expansive West Side Market; dive—or drive—into automotive history in Detroit; and see Niagara Falls up close and personal from the thrilling perspective of a Hornblower vessel.

Jul 29
July 29, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Vikings & Royals
Trace the path of the Vikings on this luxury cruise across the Northern Atlantic. Starting and ending in London, you’ll explore the otherworldly beauty and extraordinary culture of Iceland and Greenland, as well as the opportunity to delve into the United Kingdom and Ireland’s own Viking heritage.

Sep 02
September 2, 2018 - September 17, 2018
Southern Africa
Discover the remarkable beauty and vibrant culture of South Africa and Zimbabwe as you explore modern cities, track wildlife on safari and explore the natural wonder of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. Talks by local experts, excursions with expert guides and safari game drives combine to make this the travel experience of a lifetime.

Sep 26
September 26, 2018 - October 10, 2018
Grand Danube Passage
Discover eight European countries, antiquated capitals, charming villages and the storied Danube River. During this 13-night journey, admire archaic facades, castles and cathedrals; laud epic panoramas; and enjoy engaging culture experiences. Celebrate each region’s heritage and flavors, and Personalize Your Cruise with a choice of excursions in select ports. For solo travelers, there is no single supplement.

Oct 16
October 16, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Romance of the Mekong
Explore lively Saigon, formally known as Ho Chi Minh CIty, then cruise the Mekong River to visit rural villages and learn about the local heritage and life on the river. Discover fascinating Phnom Penh and settle in Siem Reap to discover the magnificent Angkor Wat complex of remarkable palaces and temples.

Nov 10
November 10, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Exploring Australia & New Zealand
From Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, to the storied Outback, to sophisticated Sydney, to New Zealand’s breathtaking Milford Sound, to high-spirited Queenstown and nautical Auckland, this 22-day journey captures the best of these Lands Down Under.


Jan 05
January 5, 2019 - January 18, 2019
Expedition To Antarctica
Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night, exclusively chartered cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier, aboard the intimate LE BORÉAL. Experience “The White Continent” in its unspoiled state, accompanied by the ship’s expert team of naturalists. Spend two nights in vibrant Buenos Aires. Iguazú Falls Post-Program Option offered.

Jan 14
January 14, 2019 - January 30, 2019
Outback Explorer
Explore Australia and New Zealand as Oceania Cruises’ elegant Regatta takes you on an impressive fourteen-night voyage.

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