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Australia with New Zealand's North Island

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12 Nights
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Nature, beaches, cityscapes, and more!

If you love the independent exploration of exciting cities, road trips filled with amazing tours, and the opportunity to experience two countries on one trip, look no further! This 12-night vacation package takes you through Sydney and Cairns in Australia before you road trip around New Zealand's North Island! You'll experience incredible natural sites, like the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Te Puia Geothermal Park in New Zealand. Combine the natural beauty with incredible cities, food, and culture and you have a dream vacation awaiting you!

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What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Sydney (SYD), out of Wellington (WLG)
  • Private airport transfers in Australia
  • 3 nights in Sydney at the Vibe Hotel, or similar
  • Half-day guided panoramic tour of Sydney & Bondi Beach
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise with lunch
  • One-way economy class flight from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)
  • 3 nights in Cairns at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, or similar
  • Catamaran cruise on the Great Barrier Reef to Michaelmas Cay - includes snorkeling and lunch
  • Kuranda tour with Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & lunch
  • One-way economy class flight from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)
  • Airport transfer upon arrival into Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1 night in Auckland at the Grand Millennium Hotel, or similar
  • Automatic rental car for 7 days- includes unlimited mileage, insurance, and GPS
    • Pickup Auckland city center on Day 2 and drop-off at Wellington airport
  • Waitomo Glowworm Cave tour
  • Barbecue lunch at a local farm
  • Visit to Matamata with tour of Hobbiton movie sets
  • 2 nights in Rotorua at the Rydges Hotel, or similar
  • Visit to the Rotorua Agrodome
  • Admissions to the Rainbow Springs and Te Puia geothermal park
  • Hangi traditional dinner & show
  • 2 nights in Napier at the Te Pania Hotel, or similar
  • 1 night in Wellington at the Novotel Hotel Wellington, or similar
  • Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 1 dinner

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Great Ways to Explore
  • Cruise the Sydney Harbour for spectacular city views!

  • Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef and see this natural wonder up close!

  • Visit the amazing Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and then experience an authentic barbecue lunch near Rotorua!
  • Spend some time relaxing at the Rainbow Springs and Te Puia geothermal park.

  • Try the incredible coffee in Wellington!

Package Overview

Australia and New Zealand await! This vacation package spans 12 nights and two incredible countries.

Begin in Sydney and Cairns, where you'll experience some of Australia's most famous sites! Visit the Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach, then hop to Cairns to snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef! You'll also have plenty of time to experience each city as you please. Souvenir shop, dine at various waterfront restaurants, soak up the Aussie sun, and so much more!

Then, you'll fly to Auckland, New Zealand to kick off the second part of your trip! Pick up your rental car and begin your North Island road trip!

From Auckland, you'll drive to Rotorua, with a visit to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, a barbecue lunch, and a tour of the Hobbiton movie sets along the way! Then, visit the Rotorua Agrodome, Rainbow Springs, and Te Puia geothermal Park en route to a traditional Hangi dinner. The dinner and show will provide you with an authentic Maori cultural experience! 

From Rotorua, you'll drive to Napier for a few nights in the Art Deco city, and then onto Wellington. Catch the awesome coffee and cafe culture here before flying home!

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