Australian & New Zealand Explorer 2021 - 16 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland
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Australian & New Zealand Explorer 2021

16 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland

Starting at $3,229


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Destination & Sightseeing

Transportation:
As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary and transfers to/from all intra-vacation flights (intra-vacation flights not included)

MEALS

American breakfast daily; 2 lunches

ITINERARY

Day 1
Welcome to beautiful Sydney, Australia’s largest city. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent activities

Day 2
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop. Visit stunning Bondi Beach, considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in Sydney. The afternoon is at your leisure
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Day 3
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful city. Choose from our selection of optional excursions, including a cruise on Sydney Harbour and a climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Day 4
Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.” Continue to Port Douglas, a beachside town surrounded by rainforest and the Coral Sea. Enjoy a 3-night stay in this tropical paradise
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Day 5
Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran and cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Explore this underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Choose to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Return to Port Douglas, where the evening is at leisure
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Day 6
A full day at leisure. You may wish to take a trip into the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest living rainforest, and to beautiful Cape Tribulation. Other activities include hiking, relaxing by your resort’s pool, or shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries in downtown Port Douglas, where you are sure to find a favorite souvenir
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Day 7
Transfer to Cairns for your flight to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 8
Your morning guided sightseeing tour includes Federation Square, St. Patrick’s Park, Queen Victoria Market (when open), Albert Park Lake, the Shrine of Remembrance, and St. Kilda Beach. Your tour ends at the Eureka Skydeck for awe-inspiring views of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 9
Enjoy a full day at leisure for independent activities. You may want to join an excursion to Phillip Island to watch the world-famous Penguin Parade, travel on the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or explore the lanes and arcades of the city
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Day 10
Fly to Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 11
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Milford Sound. First, travel by motorcoach along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park. View the Mirror Lakes as you pass through Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel, emerge into Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound cruise for an unforgettable experience. Be on the lookout for wildlife such as dolphins and penguins, and enjoy the breathtaking waterfalls and scenery. Return to Queenstown late this evening
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Day 12
Enjoy a full day at leisure in the “Adventure Capital of the World.” Perhaps choose an optional jet boat ride, visit a local winery, or tour some of the sites used to film The Lord of the Rings trilogy
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Day 13
Fly to Rotorua on New Zealand’s north island. The rest of the day is at your leisure
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Day 14
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visit to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and Agrodome, where you’ll learn about New Zealand’s sheep industry. This afternoon explore this geothermal wonderland on your own. This evening you may choose to join our optional Maori cultural performance and Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones)
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Day 15
Today, head north for Waitomo, where you will take a boat trip through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Continue on to Auckland where your evening is at leisure
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Day 16
Your stay in New Zealand ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 17
ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Day 18
SYDNEY

Day 19
SYDNEY

Day 20
SYDNEY–CAIRNS–PORT DOUGLAS

Day 21
PORT DOUGLAS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF

Day 22
PORT DOUGLAS

Day 23
PORT DOUGLAS–CAIRNS–MELBOURNE

Day 24
MELBOURNE

Day 25
MELBOURNE

Day 26
MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

Day 27
QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND

Day 28
QUEENSTOWN

Day 29
QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA

Day 30
ROTORUA

Day 31
ROTORUA–WAITOMO–AUCKLAND

Day 32
AUCKLAND

Day 33
Breakfast

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Day 35
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Day 36
BreakfastLunch

Day 37
Breakfast

Day 38
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Day 39
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Day 40
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Day 47
Breakfast

Day 48 ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.
Welcome to beautiful Sydney, Australia’s largest city. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent activities

Day 49 SYDNEY.
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop. Visit stunning Bondi Beach, considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in Sydney. The afternoon is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 50 SYDNEY.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful city. Choose from our selection of optional excursions, including a cruise on Sydney Harbour and a climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 51 SYDNEY–CAIRNS–PORT DOUGLAS.
Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.” Continue to Port Douglas, a beachside town surrounded by rainforest and the Coral Sea. Enjoy a 3-night stay in this tropical paradise
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 52 PORT DOUGLAS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF.
Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran and cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Explore this underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Choose to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Return to Port Douglas, where the evening is at leisure
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 53 PORT DOUGLAS.
A full day at leisure. You may wish to take a trip into the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest living rainforest, and to beautiful Cape Tribulation. Other activities include hiking, relaxing by your resort’s pool, or shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries in downtown Port Douglas, where you are sure to find a favorite souvenir
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 54 PORT DOUGLAS–CAIRNS–MELBOURNE.
Transfer to Cairns for your flight to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 55 MELBOURNE.
Your morning guided sightseeing tour includes Federation Square, St. Patrick’s Park, Queen Victoria Market (when open), Albert Park Lake, the Shrine of Remembrance, and St. Kilda Beach. Your tour ends at the Eureka Skydeck for awe-inspiring views of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 56 MELBOURNE.
Enjoy a full day at leisure for independent activities. You may want to join an excursion to Phillip Island to watch the world-famous Penguin Parade, travel on the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or explore the lanes and arcades of the city
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 57 MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND.
Fly to Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 58 QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND.
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Milford Sound. First, travel by motorcoach along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park. View the Mirror Lakes as you pass through Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel, emerge into Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound cruise for an unforgettable experience. Be on the lookout for wildlife such as dolphins and penguins, and enjoy the breathtaking waterfalls and scenery. Return to Queenstown late this evening
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 59 QUEENSTOWN.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in the “Adventure Capital of the World.” Perhaps choose an optional jet boat ride, visit a local winery, or tour some of the sites used to film The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 60 QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA.
Fly to Rotorua on New Zealand’s north island. The rest of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 61 ROTORUA.
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visit to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and Agrodome, where you’ll learn about New Zealand’s sheep industry. This afternoon explore this geothermal wonderland on your own. This evening you may choose to join our optional Maori cultural performance and Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones)
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 62 ROTORUA–WAITOMO–AUCKLAND.
Today, head north for Waitomo, where you will take a boat trip through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Continue on to Auckland where your evening is at leisure
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 63 AUCKLAND.
Your stay in New Zealand ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

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Rydges World Square
First-Class



389 Pitt Street Sydney NSW Australia

Feel right at home when checking into Rydges World Square and enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. After a great day of sightseeing, wine and dine in their Italian & Mediterranean-inspired Sphere Restaurant or relax while sipping a cocktail at the Cidery Bar and Kitchen with a great outside deck overlooking the World Square area. The hotel features coin-operated, self-service laundry.
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