Arrive in New Zealand! After your trans-Pacific flight to Auckland and short connecting flight to Rotorua, you will be greeted by at the airport before a private transfer to your lakeside hotel. This afternoon or evening, indulge in the Polynesian Spa’s deluxe bathing and relaxation haven.
Half Day Geothermal Wonderland Tour and Te Puia Maori Cultural Experience with Hangi Dinner
After a private transfer to Rotorua’s airport you will fly to Queenstown, the base for exploring the South Island’s stunning mountains and glaciers.
Today savor a breathtaking scenic flight over the Southern Alps followed by a spectacular cruise on Milford Sound, one of the natural wonders of the world.
Enjoy your Wilderness Safari, featuring an exhilarating jetboat trip on the Dart River in Mt. Aspiring National Park
Following your private transfer to Queenstown Airport, you will board your trans-Tasman flight to Melbourne, one of Australia’s most interesting and cosmopolitan cities.
Today you will enjoy your small group tour to Phillip Island to witness the remarkable penguin parade.
This morning, following your private transfer to Melbourne Airport, you will fly to Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.
Snorkeling Cruise to Michaelmas Cay on The Great Barrier Reef
Journey to the Daintree Rainforest, a tropical wilderness with your small group tour operator, led by a naturalist guide with extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture.
Today you will be transferred to Cairns Airport for your flight to Sydney, Australia’s most iconic city. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in the heart of The Rocks, the site of Sydney’s first settlement and now a center for nightlife and the arts, close to everything.
Sydney Touring with the self-paced Explorer Pass and The Essential Opera House Tour.
After a morning free in the city, get ready for one of your most memorable days with your small group 4WD wildlife tour to the Southern Highlands with a naturalist guide.
Your adventure concludes with a private transfer to Sydney Airport. Board your trans-Pacific flight back to North America with experiences that will resonate for years to come (or at least until your next trip Down Under!).
PRICE PER PASSENGER: $3625
Price based on two passengers sharing 3-4 star accommodation. Price valid for travel commencing on September 30, 2018 or earlier and subject to change due to currency fluctuation. Itinerary may be quoted individually upon request for solo travelers and for groups of three or more traveling together. All services listed are included in the price per passenger unless otherwise noted. Airfare quoted separately and subject to change without notice until tickets are issued. Above services and prices subject to availability; similar hotels, tours and services may be substituted if necessary. Land arrangements will be confirmed upon receipt of a $500 deposit. Balance due 30 days prior to departure. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.