Australia & New Zealand Tour Package
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destinations : Auckland - Rotorua - Queenstown - Melbourne - Cairns - Sydney - Los Angeles
Day 1 Los Angeles - Auckland
This evening fly from Los Angeles to Auckland on Air New Zealand Airline.
Day 02 En-route
Cross the international dateline.
Day 03 Auckland, New Zealand
Arrive in Auckland. Welcome and assistance upon arrival in Auckland by our local representative. Later, transfer to hotel Langham. Rest of the evening is free to relax and adjust to the time zone.
Day 04 Auckland - Rotorua
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed on a panoramic tour of Auckland- the city of sails. Drive to the top of Mt. Eden for spectacular city and harbor view. After the tour continue drive to Rotorua- the sulphur city Visiting en-route the Waitombi caves, where the highlight of your day is an underground boat ride through a magical grotto lit by millions of glow worm. Arrive in Rotorua and check in at hotel Novotel Lakeside. In the evening enjoy a special Maori cultural show and Hangi dinner at local restaurant.
Day 05 Rotorua
Morning visit the Agro dome Farm show to enjoy viewing the professional shearing demonstrations of sheep and sheepdog show. Also visit Rotorua’s turbulent forces with its lively fields of geothermal activity where you can witness skyrocketing geysers, hot springs and boiling mud pools.
Day 06 Rotorua - Queenstown
Transfer to airport for flight to Queenstown. Arrive in Queenstown and transfer to hotel The Rees. Later enjoy a breathtaking view of Queenstown's amazing lake and mountain views at Skyline Restaurant. Ascend to the restaurant is by scenic gondola ride
Day 07 Queenstown
Drive to Milford Sound, a breathtaking scenic wonderland. A steep descent down the Cleddau Canyon brings you to majestic Milford Sound with its gigantic waterfalls tumbling into the fjord from mountain locked lakes. In the evening enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 08 Queenstown - Melbourne
Transfer to airport for flight to Melbourne. Arrive in Melbourne and transfer to hotel Novotel.
Day 09 Melbourne
In the morning visit the Phillip Island. Join us for an incredible day as we make our way down to the majestic Phillip Island! Get up close and personal to your favorite Australian animals at a Wildlife Park. Visit the Nobbies information center and watch seals. Lunch will be substituted today with your dinner. Later continue your tour of Melbourne. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Melbourne visiting the famous landmarks including the Melbourne Town Hall, St Paul’s Cathedral, Victorian Parliament, Flinders Street Station and Federation Square Travel over the Westgate Bridge. Visit the beach and café cultures of St Kilda and Williamstown. Stop at the Melbourne Observation Deck. Travel past other Melbourne icons including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Tennis Centre and Melbourne University.
Day 10 Melbourne
Enjoy full day tour of the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostle. This diverse and dramatic region takes in surf beaches, historic ports, whale lookouts, breathtaking mountain ranges, rainforests and national parks. Of course, you can't miss the Twelve Apostles - craggy limestone stacks rising majestically from the Southern Ocean.
Day 11 Melbourne - Cairns
Transfer to airport for flight to Cairns. Arrive in Cairns and transfer to hotel Hilton. Rest of the day at leisure to explore this city on your own pace.
Day 12 Cairns
A full day excursion to Great Barrier Reef one of the natural wonders of the world is planned for you to enjoy. In the morning sail aboard the Catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef where coral gardens abound a myriad of marine life surrounding a protected seabird sanctuary. The tour includes four hours at the reef, a buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea, informative ecological presentation by marine biologist, snorkeling demonstrations and equipment, guided snorkeling and coral viewing tours. (If you like to stay dry, then explore the stunning coral reef from the comfort of a submarine. The semi-submersible cruise slowly through the colorful coral gardens giving passengers, seated just one meter underwater, the opportunity to experience a snorkeler’s eye view of the marine life without getting wet. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Day 13 Cairns - Sydney
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and visit the Kurunda Rainforest for wildlife experience. The Koala and Wildlife Park, allow you to experience another facet of Australia. A series of elevated boardwalks provide close-up uninterrupted views of the Australian animals and reptiles. After the tour continue drive to airport for flight to Sydney. Arrive Sydney. Transfer to hotel Novotel Darling Harbor.
Day 14 Sydney
In the morning enjoy your panoramic tour of Sydney’s Opera House, The Rock's - Sydney's birthplace, Conservatorium of Music, Parliament House, Hyde Park, St James Cathedral, St Mary’s Cathedral, Visit Mrs. Macquaries Chair - superb views of the harbor and city skyline, Kings Cross - Sydney's 'hot spot', Bondi Beach. After the tour enjoy an afternoon luncheon cruise over Darling Harbor (dinner is substituted with lunch). An optional show at the Sydney Opera House can be arranged (subject to availability).
Day 15 Sydney
Enjoy your free morning exploring this beautiful Darling Harbor area. In the evening enjoy the farewell dinner at Sydney Observation Revolving tower restaurant to enjoy delicious buffet food and bird eye view of Sydney city.
Day 16 Sydney- Auckland - Los Angeles
Transfer to airport for flight to Los Angeles aboard Air New Zealand via Auckland. Arrive Los Angeles same day with happy memories of Australia and New Zealand.