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Australia and New Zealand Panorama summer 2018
Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: The Australia and New Zealand Book 2018

The untamed, unspoiled natural splendour, sophisticated cities and bewitching landscapes of Australia and New Zealand take centre stage on this extraordinary discovery of two destinations unlike any other. Bask in the brilliance of Waitomo's glow worms, the dazzling hues of the Great Barrier Reef and watch the sun set over the Sydney Opera House.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland
  • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland and Sydney Harbour
  • Scenic drives past Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range
  • View Darling Harbour from your Sydney hotel room, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House on your city tour
  • Visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Cairns, Rainbow Springs Nature Park in Rotorua, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and a geothermal valley in Rotorua
Dining Highlights
  • 14 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 7 dinners (Including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage, local tips and charges
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
  • All hotel charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights
Call 888-775-0288 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13698481
Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MelbourneArrive Melbourne (2 Nights): Welcome to Melbourne! On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12pm). Early evening join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and dinner on board the famous Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, for what is not only a culinary delight, but a trip into a little piece of Victoria's history. As you cruise the city streets of Melbourne, you'll enjoy a seasonal menu and quality Australian wines. It's a great opportunity to get to know everyone in a unique setting.Welcome Reception, Dinner with wine
Crowne Plaza
Day 2MelbourneMelbourne Sightseeing: Join your Travel Director for a Cultural Insight. Your city sights tour includes a private walk through Melbourne's famous hidden laneways. You'll discover the city's eclectic little lanes, arcades, cafe society and fascinating street art. Spend the rest of the day as you choose.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3CairnsMelbourne - Cairns (3 Nights): This morning you will fly to Cairns. On arrival join your Local Specialist for a private wildlife journey at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. On a boat cruise you'll encounter koalas, wallabies, birds and of course, crocodiles!Buffet Breakfast
Pacific Cairns
Day 4Great Barrier ReefGreat Barrier Reef: Get ready for an experience of a lifetime when you board a high-speed catamaran and cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Covering approximately 35 million hectares, it is the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. View the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft. You'll have the opportunity to go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5CairnsCairns Free Time: Today is free for you to discover Cairns. Perhaps take one of our Optional Experiences. You could journey on the Scenic Railway to Kuranda, where there's time to explore the 'village in the rainforest' including the Heritage Village Markets. Then return to the lowlands high above the breathtaking canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park through some of the oldest rainforest in the world on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This evening prepare for a very special Be My Guest dinner and show at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Experience a personal Welcome to Country ceremony, hear stories of the Dreamtime and witness an entertaining high impact performance by the indigenous dance group. Then enjoy dinner accompanied by the sounds of the didgeridoo.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 6SydneyCairns - Sydney (3 Nights): This morning you'll fly to Sydney. On arrival there's time to relax before boarding a Captain Cook Sunset Dinner Cruise. Enjoy a two course a la carte Regional Meal and the mesmerising views of Sydney at night. You'll pass magnificent waterfront homes, beaches and parklands and all the main harbour attractions including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Hyatt Regency (Darling Harbour View Room)
Day 7SydneySydney Sightseeing: Kick off this highlight day on a guided tour of Sydney Opera House with a Local Specialist. Later, your destination is famous Bondi Beach, for an iconic Australian experience. You'll be greeted by a local surf lifesaver before a Regional Meal at an Aussie institution, the Returned Servicemen's Club, with its views over the Pacific Ocean. Your host, a Local Specialist, will take you on an exclusive tour through Australia's oldest surf lifesaving club for an insight into the history of Bondi and surf lifesaving. Later spend free time exploring or shopping, enjoy an Optional Experience or maybe just take a stroll along the harbour front.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 8SydneySydney Free Time: The day is yours to explore this wonderful city. Why not take an Optional Experience to the spectacular Blue Mountains to see the Three Sisters. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for dinner by the waterfront.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 9QueenstownSydney - Queenstown (3 Nights): This morning say farewell to Sydney and fly to Queenstown, New Zealand. On arrival explore the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown, before an orientation tour of Queenstown and surrounds. This evening join your Travel Director for dinner at The Boatshed, set in the historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office built in 1936. Restored and relocated to its lakefront setting, The Boatshed, with its spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, is the perfect venue for your exclusive Regional Meal with wine.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Millennium
Day 10QueenstownQueenstown Free Time: You have a free day to do as you choose in New Zealand's adventure capital. Why not take an Optional Experience to breathtaking Milford Sound for a cruise on the majestic fiord.Buffet Breakfast
Day 11QueenstownQueenstown Free Time: Today you may like to consider taking one of our Optional Experiences. You could ride the Shotover Jet, the most thrilling jet boat ride in the world! Perhaps join a wine tour at Gibbston Valley Winery or play 9 holes of golf on one of Queenstown's spectacular courses. Choose from the immaculately groomed greens of a resort course or a simple fairway with rugged mountain peaks as your backdrop. You could take a 4WD minibus excursion through Skippers Canyon alongside the Shotover River to Skippers Point in Mount Aurum Conservation Area. Or why not enjoy a relaxing spa. You'll be pampered at one of Queenstown's luxurious day spas. Sink into a therapeutic hot pool or treat yourself to a selection of therapies at a local salon. This evening, consider taking the gondola ride to Bob's Peak for dinner at the Stratosphere Restaurant.Buffet Breakfast
Day 12RotoruaQueenstown - Rotorua (2 Nights): Fly from Queenstown to Rotorua, the cultural centre of New Zealand. This evening join your travelling companions for a memorable Be My Guest dinner. Experience the heart-pounding wero (challenge) from a Maori warrior during a Powhiri, a ceremonial welcome, at the Tamaki Family Marae. Journey into the village and gain insight into life in New Zealand before European settlement. Feast on succulent meats and vegetables cooked in a hangi, the traditional Maori method of cooking in the earth. Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Millennium
Day 13RotoruaRotorua Sightseeing: This morning a Maori Local Specialist will accompany you around the Whakarewarewa Living Thermal Village, where you'll gain an appreciation of Maori culture. See New Zealand's biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Your next stop is Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a tour with a Local Specialist. You may even spot a kiwi! Then visit the Agrodome Farm Show, the multi-award-winning stage show, for a Cultural Insight and taste of farm life.Buffet Breakfast
Day 14AucklandRotorua - Auckland: Travel to the Waitomo Caves to see the incredible Glow Worm Grotto and Limestone Caves with a Local Specialist. You'll take a silent boat ride through the subterranean cavern lit by thousands of tiny glow worms. Later, on arrival in Auckland you'll see the sights on a city tour. This evening join your Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Stamford Plaza
Day 15DEPART AUCKLANDDepart Auckland: Time to bid you farewell as we transfer you to Auckland Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing
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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
January 25, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - Full$4,750.00 (USD)Quote
February 08, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - Full$4,750.00 (USD)Quote
February 22, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request$4,750.00 (USD)Quote
March 08, 2018Land Price - On Request$4,750.00 (USD)Quote
March 15, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request$4,750.00 (USD)Quote
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