Best of Australia with Queenstown & Rotorua 2021 - 19 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland
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Best of Australia with Queenstown & Rotorua 2021

19 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland

Starting at $4,019


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. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent activities

Day 2
Morning guided sightseeing includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop, and a visit to Bondi Beach, considered the most beautiful beach in Sydney by many. The afternoon is at 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 Harbour Bridge
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Day 4
Fly to tropical Cairns
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Day 5
Prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran 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 Cairns for an evening at leisure
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Day 6
A full day at leisure to explore Cairns. Perhaps select an optional excursion to visit a zoo to see crocodiles, kangaroos, and koalas, or to the quiet mountain village of Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Railway
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Day 7
Fly to Uluru. The rest of the day is at your leisure
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Day 8
This morning, rise early for an inspiring sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Witness incredible views over the dunes and stunning desert landscape. Continue to Walpa Gorge for a guided walk through Kata Tjuta. Later this afternoon, visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, which houses an amazing collection of ceramics, paintings, and punu (woodwork) from the Anangu people, the traditional custodians of Uluru. Finish the day at “Sunset Strip” for a drink & canapes, and to witness the changing colors of the rock
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Day 9
Today, fly to Alice Springs. Then, enjoy guided sightseeing that includes visits to the Old Telegraph Station, Anzac Hill, School of the Air, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. (B) NOTE: On Sundays, Tuesday,s Wednesdays, and Fridays from December through February, sightseeing in Alice Springs will consist of a visit to Desert Park for a closer look at Australia’s outback and life in central Australia, and dinner
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Day 10
Today, fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 11
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 12
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 the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or explore the famous lanes and arcades of the city
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Day 13
Today, fly to the Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 14
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 15
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 16
Fly to Rotorua. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 17
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visits to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Parl, 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
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Day 18
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 19
Your stay in New Zealand ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 20
ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Day 21
SYDNEY

Day 22
SYDNEY

Day 23
SYDNEY–CAIRNS

Day 24
CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF

Day 25
CAIRNS

Day 26
CAIRNS–ULURU (AYERS ROCK)

Day 27
ULURU

Day 28
ULURU–ALICE SPRINGS

Day 29
ALICE SPRINGS–MELBOURNE

Day 30
MELBOURNE

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MELBOURNE

Day 32
MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

Day 33
QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND

Day 34
QUEENSTOWN

Day 35
QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA

Day 36
ROTORUA

Day 37
ROTORUA–WAITOMO–AUCKLAND

Day 38
AUCKLAND

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Day 57 ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.
Welcome to beautiful Sydney. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent activities

Day 58 SYDNEY.
Morning guided sightseeing includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop, and a visit to Bondi Beach, considered the most beautiful beach in Sydney by many. The afternoon is at leisure
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Day 59 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 Harbour Bridge
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Day 60 SYDNEY–CAIRNS.
Fly to tropical Cairns
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Day 61 CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF.
Prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran 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 Cairns for an evening at leisure
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Day 62 CAIRNS.
A full day at leisure to explore Cairns. Perhaps select an optional excursion to visit a zoo to see crocodiles, kangaroos, and koalas, or to the quiet mountain village of Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Railway
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Day 63 CAIRNS–ULURU (AYERS ROCK).
Fly to Uluru. The rest of the day is at your leisure
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Day 64 ULURU.
This morning, rise early for an inspiring sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Witness incredible views over the dunes and stunning desert landscape. Continue to Walpa Gorge for a guided walk through Kata Tjuta. Later this afternoon, visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, which houses an amazing collection of ceramics, paintings, and punu (woodwork) from the Anangu people, the traditional custodians of Uluru. Finish the day at “Sunset Strip” for a drink & canapes, and to witness the changing colors of the rock
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Day 65 ULURU–ALICE SPRINGS.
Today, fly to Alice Springs. Then, enjoy guided sightseeing that includes visits to the Old Telegraph Station, Anzac Hill, School of the Air, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. (B) NOTE: On Sundays, Tuesday,s Wednesdays, and Fridays from December through February, sightseeing in Alice Springs will consist of a visit to Desert Park for a closer look at Australia’s outback and life in central Australia, and dinner
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Day 66 ALICE SPRINGS–MELBOURNE.
Today, fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 67 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 68 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 the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or explore the famous lanes and arcades of the city
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Day 69 MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND.
Today, fly to the Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 70 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 71 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 72 QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA.
Fly to Rotorua. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 73 ROTORUA.
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visits to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Parl, 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
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Day 74 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
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Day 75 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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