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Discover Australia and New Zealand

Code: TT-CANZQ20M09-2020

A 15-Day Trafalgar Tours tour starting from $6,523.75

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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


Canadian passport holders require a visa (ETA) for Australia. Full Passport Details are required. Canadian passport holders require a NZeTA prior to departure for travel on and after October 1st, 2019 to New Zealand. Cost: $9NZD per person when using free NZeTA app or $12NZD per person on-line. In addition to the NZeTA guests must also pay for an international visitor conservation and tourism levy NZD$35 per person and is paid at the same time as the NZeTA fee. (Fees are subject to change without notice.) Day 1 - Welcome Reception and Be My Guest Dinner Departure flights from Auckland may be scheduled at any time. This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings. The luggage allowance for internal flights are stricter than international baggage allowances. Due to limited motorcoach capacity only 1 luggage per person is allowed. The arrival in Cairns must be before 2pm.

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Australia, New Zealand

Cities Visited:

Cairns|Cairns|Red Centre|Uluru|Kata Tjuta|Red Centre|Uluru|Red Centre|Sydney|Uluru|Cairns|Sydney|Sydney|Auckland|Queenstown Nz|Rotorua|Queenstown Nz|Waitomo|Rotorua|Queenstown Nz|Rotorua|Rotorua|Auckland|Waitomo|


Sightseeing Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights:
CITY TOUR in Sydney and Auckland
CRUISE on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland and Sydney Harbour
ORIENTATION of Rotorua, Queenstown
VIEW sunset & sunrise at Uluru, the native kiwi bird at Rainbow Springs Nature Park
VISIT Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, a glow worm grotto

Overview

Embark on an adventure abounding with contrasts. Meander past ancient totems, modern icons and breathtaking natural wonders, enjoying a bit of 'Fair Dinkum' fun along the way.

Year Round Offers

  • Book 6,10 or 12 months in advance save up to 10%
  • Young Travelers ages 5-17 save 10% off tours
  • Groups of 5 or more save 5%, 9+ one goes for free
  • Triple Room Discount available

Discover Australia and New Zealand

Day 1: Arrive Cairns (3 Nights)
Your leisurely vacation kicks off in Cairns (flights to arrive prior to 2pm). This evening, 'Connect With Locals' at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Watch a rousing indigenous 'Welcome to Country' ceremony and hear Dreamtime stories before enjoying an exclusive 'Be My Guest' dinner with the sounds of the didgeridoo in the background.

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef
Slice through the azure waters of the Coral Sea on board a high-speed catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef and to an astounding wonderland 'Downunder'. Witness the utopia beneath the ocean surface, observing the diversity of this living wall that spans over 2,000km along Australia's Queensland Coast. Sit back in a semi-submersible craft and admire the tranquil depths of the reef. You'll have an opportunity to go snorkelling (equipment provided), before indulging in a tropical buffet lunch with the knowledge that there's a whole other world swimming below.

Day 3: Cairns At Leisure
Slow it right down in true Cairns style. Today is yours to experience this port city at your leisure, or let loose into the tropical rainforests of Queensland on an Optional Experience.

Day 4: Fly from Cairns - Uluru (2 Nights)
The chilled cityscape of Cairns behind us, we fly to the Red Centre of Australia and to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Put paint to canvas with the help of your 'Local Specialist' and Aboriginal artist who will share the symbolism used in Western Desert Art. Then create your own masterpiece to take home as a memento of your time at Uluru. Later, take a leisurely educational drive through the terracotta-hued desert plains of the Outback to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Embrace this place of peace before watching the red and orange hues signal the end of another day, celebrated with sundowner nibbles and bubbles. We spend the next two nights at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays with Stories', the Desert Gardens Hotel, against the backdrop of the Outback's glowing red landscape.

Day 5: Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sightseeing
This morning behold an intoxicating pink, purple and yellow dawn canvas set against the majestic red sandstone mound of Uluru. It's well worth an early start to your day, hearing about the caretakers of this spiritual centre, the Anangu people, who have regarded this site as sacred for centuries. 'Dive Into Culture' and spend your day in a soulful exploration of their ancient culture and traditions, until the larger-than-life sky turns a fiery shade of orange and red and gives rise to another opportunity to enjoy sundowners against an Uluru backdrop. Savour the flavours of an Aussie barbecue Regional Dinner while the night sky lights up with billions of stars and a 'Local Specialist' shares insights into the southern hemisphere's constellations.

Day 6: Fly from Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Sydney (3 Nights)
Rise with the birds and visit the kaleidoscopic art installation in the desert, the Field of Light. This soul-stirring start to your morning gives way to yet another magical experience on top of a sand dune to watch the desert landscape awaken over Uluru with a hot drink in hand. Later, fly to Sydney where the evening is free to explore the city the way you like.

Day 7: Sydney Sightseeing
Think beautiful beaches, iconic architecture and a tangible sense of vitality - Sydney will tick all these boxes and more. Visit famous Bondi Beach where you'll rub shoulders with the sun-worshipping locals before heading to the Sydney Opera House for a privately guided 'behind-the-scenes' tour. Our encounter with Sydney's picture-perfect harbour hasn't quite come to an end as we board a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a fresh seasonal menu, as you sail past the magnificent waterfront mansions, parklands, coves and golden beaches. See the billowing white sails of the Opera House from the water and cruise under the Harbour Bridge.

Day 8: Sydney At Leisure
Get your final fix of Sydney with a free full day to explore the city on your terms. The shimmering Blue Mountains are just a short drive away and you'll have an opportunity to join an Optional Experience for fresh air and stunning scenery. Join your Travel Director and new friends for a Regional Dinner on the Darling Harbour waterfront.

Day 9: Fly from Sydney - Queenstown (3 Nights)
This morning say farewell to Sydney and fly to Queenstown, on arrival travel to the delightful gold rush village of Arrowtown situated on the Arrow River which was once one of the world 's richest rivers, later get a feel for Queenstown and surrounds on an orientation tour. This evening meet your travel director for a welcome reception and 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 setting for your highlight dinner with wine.

Day 10: Queenstown
Get the feel for real country life at a Be My Guest experience with your host, Southern Girl Laura, who was born and raised on a sheep farm in the deep south of New Zealand. Try your hand at sheep mustering, whip cracking as well as the chance to feed and pet the farm animals. Laura is sure you 'll leave feeling more like a local than a visitor.

Day 11: Queenstown Free Time
Your final day in Queenstown could see you take an optional experience through Fiordland National Park for a cruise on Milford Sound.

Day 12: Fly from Queenstown - Rotorua (2 Nights)
This morning, you 'll fly from Queenstown to Rotorua. Airfare is not included and must be booked by you or your travel agent. This evening we visit Mitai where you 'll experience the heart-pounding wero (challenge) from a Maori warrior during the Powhiri, a ceremonial welcome. Feast on succulent meats and vegetables cooked in a hangi, the traditional Maori method of cooking in the earth.

Day 13: Rotorua Sightseeing
Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Continue to the Living Maori Village Whakarewarewa and 'Dive Into Culture' to gain in-depth insights into the lives of the Maori people and the special bond they share with this ancient land. See New Zealand's biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs.

Day 14: Rotorua - Auckland
Today we journey north and join our 'Local Specialist' in a starry wonderland - a cavernous galaxy of twinkling bright green and blue glow worms that light up the Waitomo Caves. We continue to Auckland for a city tour and later, we'll join our Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner.

Day 15: Depart Auckland
Bid farewell to your epic Antipodean adventure as you are transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Trafalgar Tours

Dining Highlights:
14 breakfasts
2 lunches
6 dinners (Including Connect with Locals)

First class travel Highlights:
All internal flights included
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
Handcrafted Highlights
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and local charges included
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
VIP entry to many sights



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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