The Pearls of the Pacific! Welcome to the smallest continent that offers the biggest amount of fun and incredible experiences - Australia. Hop on a journey to the land down under and the paradise country of New Zealand for some breathtaking landscapes, amazing journeys, and unforgettable memories. Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of an amazing Australia tour package.
Immerse yourself in seven iconic destinations, each offering a unique side to a magical continent
Explore the dazzling city lights and surrounding natural beauty of Sydney, the great harbor city, providing an idyllic introduction to Australia
Indulge in the tropical paradise of Cairns, then dip in the water and discover the color and charm of the Great Barrier Reef
Admire the dramatic burning red of Uluru, losing yourself in the spirituality and sunsets of Australia's most famous natural attraction
Weave down the Great Ocean Road and discover wild kangaroos and koalas, just two highlights from your stay in inimitable Melbourne
Feel your heart race as Queenstown showcases why it's the adrenalin capital of the world
Drive and cruise through Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park, twinkling snow-capped mountains gazing down on calm turquoise waters
Discover authentic Aboriginal and Maori culture in all its complexity, from traditional tribal welcomes to hunting for food in the bush
Experience outdoor New Zealand as you mountain bike, kayak and walk, through the nature that makes the country famous
Pretend to be Gandolf as you wander through the untouched Hobbiton movie set and stop for a drink in Greed Dragon Tavern
(Day 1): Sydney - Welcome to Australia
(Day 2): Sydney - The Best of Iconic City
(Day 3): Sydney - Marveling at the Blue Mountains
(Day 4): Cairns -Tropical Retreat
(Day 5): Cairns - Experiencing the Unique Great Barrier Reef
(Day 6): Cairns - Aboriginal Dreaming
(Day 7): Uluru - The Burning Red Beauty
(Day 8): Melbourne - Desert Exploration and Melbourne City Lights
(Day 9): Melbourne - Kangaroos and Koalas in the Wild
(Day 10): Melbourne - Meandering Along the Great Ocean Road
(Day 11): Queenstown - Welcome to New Zealand
(Day 12): Queenstown - Lost in the Wonder of Milford Sound
(Day 13): Queenstown - Adrenaline Adventure
(Day 14): Rotorua - A Maori Immersion
(Day 15): Rotorua - Outdoor Adventure and Natural Beauty
(Day 16): Auckland - Lost in the Magical World of Hobbiton and Onwards to Auckland
(Day 17): Auckland - Departure from New Zealand
Cultural / Historical Sites / Landmarks / Local Food / Movie & TV Themed Tours / Beaches / Local Cruises / Scenic Drive / Walking Tours / Biking Tours / Kayaking / National Park / Reserve / Nature / Outdoor Adventures / Safari / Wildlife
Leisure / Spectacular Scenery
Sydney, Blue Mountains, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree, Uluru (Ayer's Rock), Kata Tjuta, Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Queenstown, Rotorua, Milford Sound, Hobbiton, Auckland
Australia and New Zealand occupy a lost corner of the world map, each country remaining relatively unexplored and unchanged. On this Australia and New Zealand tour, you will discover that the endless red desert is fringed by dazzling city lights; tropical delights entice you above and below the surface, and landscapes dance with the sun's irrevocable curve. Of course, you should be expecting natural beauty, but which ecosystem will most capture your imagination? Perhaps white sand beaches or maybe incomprehensible desert. The colorful reef beneath the ocean or the rugged trails through the indigenous rainforest? It's most likely to be the subtleties and contradictions; verdant green jungle merging into dramatic mountains or unadulterated coastline, snow-capped peaks towering over vast fjords and serene lakes. These two countries put on a beguiling spell, each day feeling like you're experiencing a new country and destination.
But the land is just the start of the canvas from which your adventure is painted. Start in iconic Sydney, a city that is defined by the nature that surrounds it. Surfers patrol the beaches, boats cruise past the Opera House and beneath the Harbour Bridge, and within 30 minutes you're out of the city and into the enchanting Blue Mountains. Flights take you across the country, catapulting you to new colors and charms. Continue to tropical Cairns, where the Great Barrier Reef and an immersive Aboriginal experience await. Swoop into the red center and discover that Uluru is more than just a big rock in the desert. Uluru is a spiritual center that epitomizes the inimitability of both Australia and its residents.
Then continue the adventure in Melbourne, a city that promises kangaroos and koalas, as well as evocative glimpses of the country's past. Throw in the astonishing delights of the Great Ocean Road and your ten days in Australia are looking pretty full. Striking fjords provide a provocative welcome as you cross the Tasman Sea to New Zealand, and stark mountains rising vertically from turquoise waters. It looks unfamiliar. The landscape is crisper and more defined. Rocks grow bigger, lakes become calmer, and nature's great playground provides the final week of this unique vacation.
Your travel experience is defined by the volcanic-shaped land. Cruise through the tranquil waters of Milford Sound, rocking your head back and marveling at the Fiordland National Park from below. Helicopter ride between the mountains, skim across glacial rivers in a jet-paced boat; and dare yourself to jump into the abyss. Queenstown is the world's adrenaline capital, but there's a wonderful calm that contrasts your three days here on the country's South Island. Fly north and be welcomed to Rotorua in true Maori style, with traditional warriors inviting you into their tribal home. Like every day in New Zealand, it will be the nature that captures your heart. Mountain bike through pristine forest, kayak to natural hot springs and weave through a unique landscape that looks every bit as surreal as the movies. Discovering the Hobbiton movie set provides a fitting conclusion to your vacation because even if you've seen it in photos or movies, nothing compares to experiencing the firsthand beauty of Australia and New Zealand.
Leisure recommends the following guidelines for customized Australia and New Zealand tour packages, excluding international flights:
5-star: USD $350 - $1,000+ per person per day
4-star: Minimum USD $300 per person per day
3-star: Minimum USD $250 per person per day
The customized package will include accommodations, airport transfers and other transportation within Australia and New Zealand, guided tours or activities, unique experiences, trip planning, and 24x7 support during your trip.
Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other customer preferences.
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