Wonders of Australia with Queenstown & Rotorua 2021 - 20 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland
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Wonders of Australia with Queenstown & Rotorua 2021

20 Day Package from Sydney to Auckland

Starting at $4,239


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; 3 lunches

ITINERARY

Day 1
Welcome to Sydney. The rest of the day is at your 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. 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 tropical Cairns and transfer 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 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 strolling the beach, 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 and fly to Darwin at the top end of Australia
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Day 8
This morning, depart Darwin for a full-day excursion to Kakadu National Park. Upon arrival, take a guided walk around Nourlangie Rock to view ancient Aboriginal rock art. Then, take a guided cruise on Kakadu’s famous wetlands for a chance to see crocodiles in the wild. You will also stop at the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn more about the cultural significance of the park. Afterward, return to Darwin. (B,L) NOTE: On Mondays & Thursdays, December-March, sightseeing to Kakadu National Park is not available. On Mondays, alternative sightseeing to Katherine Gorge will be given and on Thursdays, alternative sightseeing to Litchfield National Park will be given
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Day 9
Today, fly to Uluru. The rest of the day is at your leisure
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Day 10
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 11
Fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 12
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 13
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 14
Today, fly to the Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 15
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 16
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 17
Fly to Rotorua. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
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Day 18
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 19
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 20
Your stay in New Zealand ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 21
ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Day 22
SYDNEY

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SYDNEY

Day 24
SYDNEY–CAIRNS–PORT DOUGLAS

Day 25
PORT DOUGLAS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF

Day 26
PORT DOUGLAS

Day 27
PORT DOUGLAS–CAIRNS–DARWIN

Day 28
DARWIN. EXCURSION TO KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

Day 29
DARWIN–ULURU (AYERS ROCK)

Day 30
ULURU

Day 31
ULURU–MELBOURNE

Day 32
MELBOURNE

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MELBOURNE

Day 34
MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

Day 35
QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND

Day 36
QUEENSTOWN

Day 37
QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA

Day 38
ROTORUA

Day 39
ROTORUA–WAITOMO–AUCKLAND

Day 40
AUCKLAND

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Day 60 ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.
Welcome to Sydney. The rest of the day is at your leisure

Day 61 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
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Day 62 SYDNEY.
Enjoy a full day at leisure. 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 63 SYDNEY–CAIRNS–PORT DOUGLAS.
Fly to tropical Cairns and transfer 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 64 PORT DOUGLAS. 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, 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 65 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 strolling the beach, 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 66 PORT DOUGLAS–CAIRNS–DARWIN.
Transfer to Cairns and fly to Darwin at the top end of Australia
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 67 DARWIN. EXCURSION TO KAKADU NATIONAL PARK.
This morning, depart Darwin for a full-day excursion to Kakadu National Park. Upon arrival, take a guided walk around Nourlangie Rock to view ancient Aboriginal rock art. Then, take a guided cruise on Kakadu’s famous wetlands for a chance to see crocodiles in the wild. You will also stop at the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn more about the cultural significance of the park. Afterward, return to Darwin. (B,L) NOTE: On Mondays & Thursdays, December-March, sightseeing to Kakadu National Park is not available. On Mondays, alternative sightseeing to Katherine Gorge will be given and on Thursdays, alternative sightseeing to Litchfield National Park will be given
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 68 DARWIN–ULURU (AYERS ROCK).
Today, fly to Uluru. The rest of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 69 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
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 70 ULURU–MELBOURNE.
Fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 71 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 72 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
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 73 MELBOURNE–QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND.
Today, fly to the Queenstown. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 74 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 75 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 76 QUEENSTOWN–ROTORUA.
Fly to Rotorua. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
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Day 77 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
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 78 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 79 AUCKLAND.
Your stay in New Zealand ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

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Travelodge Wynyard
Moderate First-Class



7-9 York Street Sydney NSW Australia

The Travelodge Wynyard is ideally located adjacent to the Wynyard railway station and is a stones throw away from many major Sydney attractions including The Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the historical The Rocks area. The hotel features a restaurant, lounge, room service, fitness center, concierge service, internet access, and coin-operated, self-service laundry.
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