AMAZING SIGHTS!

Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

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Visit the Land Down Under!

Experience the best of Australia and New Zealand on this 20-night adventure! Begin in Melbourne and travel around Australia to start, including visits to Uluru, Cairns, and Sydney. Then hop across the Tasman Sea to Auckland, New Zealand! Spend time in Rotorua, Christchurch, Franz Josef, and Queenstown before flying back home. Your vacation includes sightseeing tours, travel by luxury coach, and the services of a travel director! All you have to worry about is how to get all of your souvenirs home after nearly three weeks away! 

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What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Melbourne (MEL), out of Queenstown (ZQN)
  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels listed, or similar:
    • 3 nights in Melbourne at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel
    • 1 night in Alice Springs at the Mercure Alice Springs Resort
    • 2 nights in Ayers Rock at the Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort
    • 3 nights in Cairns at the Hilton Hotel Cairns
    • 3 nights in Sydney at the InterContinental Hotel Sydney
    • 2 nights in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza Hotel
    • 1 night in Rotorua at the Millennium Hotel
    • 1 night in Christchurch at the Distinction Hotel
    • 1 night in Franz Josef at the Te Waonui Forest Retreat
    • 3 nights in Queenstown at the Millennium Hotel
  • Guided sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Melbourne Sightseeing Tour
    • Uluru Sunrise & Caves Tour
    • Western Desert Art experience with local artist
    • Catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef with snorkeling and lunch
    • Sydney sightseeing tour with Opera House & Bondi Beach
    • Captain Cook cruise with lunch
    • Half-day Auckland City Tour with cruise on Waitemata Harbour
    • Traditional Hangi dinner & cultural performance at the Tamaki Family Marae
    • Visit to Rainbow Springs Nature Park
    • Geothermal Tour in Te Puia with Maori guide
    • TranzAlpine Train to Franz Josef
    • Orientation tour of Arrowtown & Queenstown
    • Milford Sound cruise with lunch
  • Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 8 dinners
  • One-way economy class flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)
  • One-way economy class flight from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to Cairns (CNS)
  • One-way economy class flight from Cairns (CNS) to Sydney (SYD)
  • One-way economy class flight from Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL)
  • One-way economy class flight from Rotorua (ROT) to Christchurch (CHC)
  • Services of an experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Travel by luxury coach

Note: Please schedule your arrival flight to arrive no later than 12 noon into Melbourne Airport

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Great Ways to Explore
  • Visit more than 10 cities across Australia and New Zealand!

  • Board catamarans and boats for spectacular sightseeing of the Great Barrier Reef, Auckland, and Milford Sound!
  • Visit the world-famous Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach!

  • Watch a spectacular sunrise over Uluru, an amazing sandstone monolith!

  • Discover the incredible Maori culture all across New Zealand!

Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 


This 20-night package brings you through the must-see sights of Australia and New Zealand! Begin in Melbourne, with a few nights of guided and independent exploration. Continue on to Alice Springs, Uluru, and Ayers Rock. Witness a sunrise over Uluru and a sunset over Kata Tjuta, two spectacular rock formations! 

Your adventure continues to Cairns, where you'll board a catamaran to experience the Great Barrier Reef! Get up close by snorkeling, or stay dry and admire from afar. Sydney is your next stop, and includes a tour of the Sydney Opera House! Visit Bondi Beach, see the Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a lunch cruise, and more!

Say farewell to Australia and fly to Auckland, New Zealand! Take a sightseeing cruise and enjoy free time here. Travel to Rotorua where you'll be introduced to the Maori culture through a hangi dinner and concert! Visit nature parks and geothermal hot springs before flying to Christchurch.

From Christchurch, you'll board the incredible TranzAlpine train to travel through the Southern Alps en route to the Franz Josef Glacier! You won't soon forget the scenery along the way! 

Queenstown is your final destination. Here, you'll enjoy access to the Milford Sound and an amazing sightseeing cruise! Fit in some last minute souvenir shopping and wine tasting before it's time to pack up and fly home!

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