Jules Boult - Australian Blues & Jazz entertainer, Jules Boult, is the celebrity host / musical director of the 2017 Blues Cruise of New Zealand. He is an award winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist. Jules’ musical career has taken him across Australia, the United States and Europe. Since 2011 he has released five albums to critical acclaim and been awarded a coveted Australian Blues Music Award. In 2015 and 2016 Jules toured the US, from New Orleans to New York via the Mississippi delta, performing & recording with various musicians including Kermit Ruffins, Mississippi John Horton, and The Oakridge Boys. Jules’ music, and effortless performance style, are true to the blues tradition.
Join me and our host musicians on this wonderful 11 day adventure for a blend of fine traditional blues music aboard the Radiance of the Seas against a backdrop of some of the world's most beautiful scenery.
You’ll be amazed by this epic destination before you’ve even stepped off the ship. The Bay of Islands is possibly one of the most picturesque cruise spots in the world. Cruise into Milford Sound and drift by soaring snow-capped peaks and tumbling waterfalls, float by picturesque Fiordland National Park or sit back and watch the fiord and vineyard filled landscape of Picton pass you by. Trust us, you’ll want to be on deck and looking outwards for this one.
New Zealand is not just about awe-inspiring natural beauty. Come and discover the captivating Maori culture, take a peek at the museums and galleries and be intrigued by New Zealand’s heritage and history and enjoy the local culinary delights and fine wines on offer.