South Pacific Explorer: Sydney, Cairns & Auckland

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Three incredible cities in the South Pacific!

Experience the natural beauty of Sydney, Cairns, and Auckland! Spend 9 nights traveling through Australia and New Zealand, with incredible cityscapes, beaches, nature, and so much more! Visit the iconic Sydney Opera House, the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, and the Auckland city Sky Tower on sightseeing tours in each city. You'll have plenty of time to explore each city independently, too! Pack your bags and get ready for a dreamy South Pacific vacation!

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What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Sydney (SYD), out of Auckland (AKL)
  • All airport transfers
  • 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)
  • 3 nights in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, or similar
  • Auckland city tour with admission to Sky Tower (half-day)
  • Breakfast daily and 3 lunches

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Great Ways to Explore
  • Take a lunch cruise on the Sydney Harbour for amazing views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge!

  • Visit world-famous Bondi Beach and watch surfers hit the swells!

  • Experience the Great Barrier Reef in a personal way by snorkeling while on a catamaran cruise!
  • In Cairns, take a ride on the Kuranda Scenic Railway to get to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway!
  • Take a tour of Auckland and experience the whole city from the Sky Tower!
Package Overview

This vacation package brings you through Sydney, Cairns, and Auckland! Begin your adventure with a few nights in Sydney. Take a sightseeing tour of the city, a lunch cruise on the harbour, and bask in the beautiful views of this incredible destination! In your free time, visit the Taronga Zoo, Darling Harbour, and Hyde Park!

Continue on to Cairns, where history is plentiful. Considered the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns offers a number of activities in and around the city. Take a catamaran cruise to go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef, ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway, visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and so much more! Between your included tours, you'll have free time to shop and dine at leisure.

Your final stop is Auckland, New Zealand! Spend your last few nights here as you take a sightseeing tour of the city, visit the Sky Tower, and souvenir shop! Try New Zealand foods, chat with locals, and explore Auckland independently before it's time to fly home!

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