Naturally New Zealand with Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne 2021 - 22 Day Package from Sydney to Queenstown
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Naturally New Zealand with Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne 2021

22 Day Package from Sydney to Queenstown

Starting at $4,869


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Map for Naturally New Zealand with Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne 2021 - 22 Day Package from Sydney to Queenstown


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; 4 lunches; 1 dinner

ITINERARY

Day 1
Welcome to Sydney. The remainder of your day is at leisure

Day 2
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop. Visit stunning Bondi Beach, considered the most beautiful beach in Sydney by many. The afternoon is at your leisure
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Day 3
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this vibrant 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
Today, fly to Cairns, "Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef," one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The balance of the day is at your leisure
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Day 5
Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. 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, where your evening is at leisure
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Day 6
A full day at leisure to explore tropical Cairns. Perhaps select an optional excursion to visit a wildlife park 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
Today, fly to Melbourne. 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 the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or the famous lanes and arcades of the city
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Day 10
Today, fly to Auckland. The rest of the day is at your leisure. (B)
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Day 11
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour of the city, followed by a cruise on Waitemata Harbour for spectacular views of Auckland and its surroundings. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 12
Today, travel via motorcoach south to visit the Hobbiton movie set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Afterward, visit Waitomo, where you will take a boat trip through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Continue on to Rotorua
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Day 13
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visits to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and the Agrodome. 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 14
Fly to Wellington, capital of New Zealand
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Day 15
Your guided morning sightseeing tour takes you to see the famous Beehive and Parliament buildings as well as scenic views from the top of Mount Victoria. Take in the beauty of the Wellington Botanical Gardens, then drive around the rugged Wellington coastline, discovering hidden bays and some of Wellington’s most popular beaches. During your free time today, you may want to visit Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, where interactive displays tell the story of the country’s great heritage and natural wonders
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Day 16
Today, fly to Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island
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Day 17
Today, travel to Akaroa, a former French and British settlement where you will have some time to explore the charming village with its colonial architecture, galleries, and cafés. Afterward, take a nature cruise on Akaroa Harbour for a chance to see some of the native wildlife, including New Zealand fur seals, the white-flippered blue penguin, and the Hector’s dolphin, one of the smallest and rarest in the world. Return to Christchurch in the late afternoon
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Day 18
Travel south by motorcoach via the Canterbury Plains to the shores of turquoise-blue Lake Tekapo, where the Southern Alps provide the backdrop for a stunning photo. Continue on to Mount Cook National Park. After lunch at your hotel, you will have time to explore this alpine wonderland
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Day 19
Enjoy the morning at leisure to further explore the area. In the afternoon, travel via motorcoach past Lake Pukaki and rugged Mackenzie Basin to Omarama, where you will make a comfort stop. Continue on to Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World.”
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Day 20
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. Marvel at the Mirror Lakes as you pass through Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel, emerge into Cleddau Valley and 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 21
Enjoy a full day at leisure in one of New Zealand’s prettiest towns. Perhaps choose an optional jet boat ride, visit a local winery, or tour some of the sights used to film The Lord of the Rings trilogy
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Day 22
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 23
SYDNEY

Day 24
SYDNEY

Day 25
SYDNEY

Day 26
SYDNEY–CAIRNS

Day 27
CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF

Day 28
CAIRNS

Day 29
CAIRNS–MELBOURNE

Day 30
MELBOURNE

Day 31
MELBOURNE

Day 32
MELBOURNE–AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Day 33
AUCKLAND

Day 34
AUCKLAND–HOBBITON–WAITOMO–ROTORUA

Day 35
ROTORUA

Day 36
ROTORUA–WELLINGTON

Day 37
WELLINGTON

Day 38
WELLINGTON–CHRISTCHURCH

Day 39
CHRISTCHURCH. EXCURSION TO AKAROA

Day 40
CHRISTCHURCH–MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK

Day 41
MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK–QUEENSTOWN

Day 42
QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND

Day 43
QUEENSTOWN

Day 44
QUEENSTOWN

Day 45
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Day 66 SYDNEY.
Welcome to Sydney. The remainder of your day is at leisure

Day 67 SYDNEY.
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop. Visit stunning Bondi Beach, considered the most beautiful beach in Sydney by many. The afternoon is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 68 SYDNEY.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this vibrant 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 69 SYDNEY–CAIRNS.
Today, fly to Cairns, "Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef," one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The balance of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 70 CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF.
Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. 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, where your evening is at leisure
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 71 CAIRNS.
A full day at leisure to explore tropical Cairns. Perhaps select an optional excursion to visit a wildlife park to see crocodiles, kangaroos, and koalas, or to the quiet mountain village of Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Railway
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 72 CAIRNS–MELBOURNE.
Today, fly to Melbourne. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 73 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 74 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 the famous lanes and arcades of the city
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 75 MELBOURNE–AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
Today, fly to Auckland. The rest of the day is at your leisure. (B)
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 76 AUCKLAND.
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour of the city, followed by a cruise on Waitemata Harbour for spectacular views of Auckland and its surroundings. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 77 AUCKLAND–HOBBITON–WAITOMO–ROTORUA.
Today, travel via motorcoach south to visit the Hobbiton movie set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Afterward, visit Waitomo, where you will take a boat trip through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Continue on to Rotorua
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 78 ROTORUA.
This morning, enjoy guided sightseeing with visits to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and the Agrodome. 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 79 ROTORUA–WELLINGTON.
Fly to Wellington, capital of New Zealand
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 80 WELLINGTON.
Your guided morning sightseeing tour takes you to see the famous Beehive and Parliament buildings as well as scenic views from the top of Mount Victoria. Take in the beauty of the Wellington Botanical Gardens, then drive around the rugged Wellington coastline, discovering hidden bays and some of Wellington’s most popular beaches. During your free time today, you may want to visit Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, where interactive displays tell the story of the country’s great heritage and natural wonders
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 81 WELLINGTON–CHRISTCHURCH.
Today, fly to Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 82 CHRISTCHURCH. EXCURSION TO AKAROA.
Today, travel to Akaroa, a former French and British settlement where you will have some time to explore the charming village with its colonial architecture, galleries, and cafés. Afterward, take a nature cruise on Akaroa Harbour for a chance to see some of the native wildlife, including New Zealand fur seals, the white-flippered blue penguin, and the Hector’s dolphin, one of the smallest and rarest in the world. Return to Christchurch in the late afternoon
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 83 CHRISTCHURCH–MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK.
Travel south by motorcoach via the Canterbury Plains to the shores of turquoise-blue Lake Tekapo, where the Southern Alps provide the backdrop for a stunning photo. Continue on to Mount Cook National Park. After lunch at your hotel, you will have time to explore this alpine wonderland
Meal Icon BreakfastLunchMeal Icon Dinner

Day 84 MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK–QUEENSTOWN.
Enjoy the morning at leisure to further explore the area. In the afternoon, travel via motorcoach past Lake Pukaki and rugged Mackenzie Basin to Omarama, where you will make a comfort stop. Continue on to Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World.”
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 85 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. Marvel at the Mirror Lakes as you pass through Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel, emerge into Cleddau Valley and 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 86 QUEENSTOWN.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in one of New Zealand’s prettiest towns. Perhaps choose an optional jet boat ride, visit a local winery, or tour some of the sights used to film The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 87 QUEENSTOWN.
Your vacation 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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