Australia & New Zealand
All the Year
Welcome to Melbourne, Australia. Upon arrival meet our representative at the airport & proceed to hotel check-in (Standard check time 03:00 PM) and relax. Melbourne is known as the Cultural Capital of Australia and is set around the shores of Port Philip Bay. Later in the afternoon, proceed to Philip Island where you will witness the world-famous Penguin Parade, which is Australia’s most popular wildlife attraction and home to the largest Little Penguin colony in the world. Every sunset, hundreds to over a thousand penguins emerge from the sea and march across the beach to their dune burrows. Overnight in Melbourne.
After breakfast, we enjoy the Melbourne Cricket Ground tour. Later proceed for lunch followed by Guided City Tour and visit Old Melbourne Gaol, Prestigious Melbourne University, Royal Exhibition Buildings & Museum, Parliament House, Princess Theatre, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Collins Street, Federation square, Queen Victoria market, Chinatown, downtown and little Italy. Overnight in Melbourne.
After breakfast, we leave for a day tour of Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road, on Victoria's spectacular west coast, stretches 104kms. From the idyllic resort town of Apollo Bay, to within sights of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful National Parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries. Enjoy the breathtaking sights of world-famous rock formations “The Twelve Apostles”, “The Loch ArdGroge”. Overnight in Melbourne.
After breakfast transfer to the airport for a flight to Cairns. You’ll experience world heritage rainforest with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway including time at Barron Falls and Red Peak stations. Later proceed for dinner. Overnight in Cairns.
After breakfast, we proceed to board the cruise liner to the Green Island to see the Great Barrier Reef, world’s large Coral reef system. Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It has unique rainforests surrounded by white sandy beaches & magnificent coral reefs, which have an abundant marine life. There are various activities like snorkeling and swimming in the warm island waters, viewing the spectacular reef from the coral viewing tours and helicopter (optional) rides. Enjoy a continental lunch on board the cruise liner. Return and overnight in Cairns.
Today we depart for Sydney, the largest city in Australia and the cosmopolitan city of New South Wales. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel check-in. Later we proceed to visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest tower in the southern hemisphere. Enjoy a visit to the observatory deck for the most spectacular 360° aerial view of Sydney. Free time leisure. Overnight in Sydney.
Today proceed for a Guided City tourof Sydney. Visit Opera House, step inside and enjoy a guided tour of this iconic landmark. Enjoy a cruise along the Sydney Harbor. It is a great opportunity to get pictures of the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge.Free time at Bondi Beach. Overnight in Sydney.Breakfast at Hotel. Check-out of the hotel.
Transfer to Airport for your flight for your own destination.
After breakfast, we proceed to Sydney Feather dale Wildlife Parkfor ‘Cuddle a Koala’ tour. You will have excellent opportunities to observe Australia’s most unique native animals up close. See Australia’s biggest crocodile and walk through a forest. Later proceed to the Blue Mountains. Enjoy the scenic view and three rock formations known as 3 sisters. A must visit the Blue Mountains a world-famous attraction. Later proceed to the scenic world to enjoy your Ultimate discovery pass. Overnight in Sydney.
It is time to say goodbye to Australia & Hello to New Zealand! The town sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic ranges. Overnight in Queenstown.
Today depart to visit the eighth wonder of the world Milford Sound also known as Piopiotahi in Maori. Nowhere else in Fiord land do the mountains stand so tall, straight out of the sea. Luxuriant rainforest clings to sheer rock walls and waterfalls tumble hundreds of meters to the sea below. Enjoy a day cruise with lunch at Milford sound. Overnight in Queenstown.
After breakfast depart to take an Orientation Tour of Queenstown. The town sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic ranges. We go for Gondola ride in Queenstown. We enjoy a tranquil uphill Gondola ride and the thrilling downhill Luge tracks, all with unsurpassed scenic views. Overnight in Queenstown.
After breakfast depart to Christchurch by bus. Photo stop of Mount Cook at Lake Pukaki. The famous Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain with the most breathtaking backdrop. Overnight in Christchurch.
After breakfast, we take a flight to Rotorua city which is located on the Volcanic Plateau and has one of the world’s most lively fields of geothermal activity. On arrival, proceed to the world-famous and live Sheep Show at the Agro dome. Agro dome Sheep Show is an exciting stage show about the different breeds of New Zealand. Overnight in Rotorua.
After breakfast we will travel to a “Living Thermal Village – Whakarewarewa to discover the unique lifestyle and tradition.Take a guided tour and witness phenomena of Mother Nature and learn how we have come to live in harmony within this unique landscape and environment and later enjoy the Maori cultural Dance (if time permits). Later travel through Waikato farmland to the Wautoma Caves where you will glide silently by boat and observe a spectacular display of tiny lights emitted by these unique life forms deep in the cave grotto. Later, depart for Auckland by surface and overnight stay in Auckland.
After breakfast, proceed for a City Tour of Auckland, rightly called the City of Sails. This city has more boats per capita than any other city in the world. It is also known as Tamaki Makaurau, the city of 100 lovers. Visit Waterfront, Mission Bay, Harbor Bridge, Amex Viaduct Harbor. Later proceed for Waiheke Island, which is one of the larger Hauraki Gulf islands. It’s a picturesque blend of farmland, forest, beaches, vineyards and olive groves. Today a 35-minute boat ride will take you to this beautiful island which will be followed by a scenic highlight tour of various stunning locations. On arrival, you will meet an experienced bus guide who will give you a taste of the views, culture, and history that made up the diverse island of Waiheke. Overnight in Auckland
Today after breakfast late check out followed by lunch. We will visit the botanical garden in Auckland. free time on your own. After Lunch proceeds for the airport for flight back home.