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Down Under Discovery (PS2021)

Code: PS-2021

A 20-Day Globus Tours tour starting from $7,155.00

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2021-02-26 2021-03-17 8,025.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-03-05 2021-03-24 7,325.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-03-12 2021-03-31 7,325.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-03-19 2021-04-07 8,025.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-03-26 2021-04-14 7,325.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-04-02 2021-04-21 7,155.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-04-09 2021-04-28 7,155.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-04-16 2021-05-05 7,855.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-05-07 2021-05-26 7,727.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-09-10 2021-09-29 7,165.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-09-17 2021-10-06 7,875.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-09-24 2021-10-13 7,165.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-10-01 2021-10-20 7,225.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-10-15 2021-11-03 7,945.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-10-29 2021-11-17 7,275.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2021-11-05 2021-11-24 7,415.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-01-14 2022-02-02 7,335.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-01-28 2022-02-16 7,335.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-02-04 2022-02-23 7,335.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-02-11 2022-03-02 7,335.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-02-25 2022-03-16 8,075.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-03-04 2022-03-23 7,375.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-03-11 2022-03-30 7,375.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-03-18 2022-04-06 8,075.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-03-25 2022-04-13 7,375.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-04-01 2022-04-20 7,205.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-04-08 2022-04-27 7,205.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-04-15 2022-05-04 7,905.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-05-06 2022-05-25 7,205.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-09-09 2022-09-28 7,215.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-09-16 2022-10-05 7,925.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-09-23 2022-10-12 7,215.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-09-30 2022-10-19 7,275.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-10-14 2022-11-02 7,995.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-10-28 2022-11-16 7,325.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2022-11-04 2022-11-23 7,465.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-01-13 2023-02-01 7,725.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-01-27 2023-02-15 7,725.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-02-03 2023-02-22 7,725.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-02-17 2023-03-08 7,725.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-02-24 2023-03-15 8,525.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-03-03 2023-03-22 7,775.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-03-10 2023-03-29 7,775.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-03-17 2023-04-05 8,525.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-03-24 2023-04-12 7,775.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-03-31 2023-04-19 7,585.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-04-07 2023-04-26 7,585.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-04-14 2023-05-03 8,345.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
2023-05-05 2023-05-24 7,585.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
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Documents
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.


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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:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights

Overview

NOTE: Intra-country airfare is required for this tour and is included in the prices below along with applicable air taxes. Please contact a travel agent for more information.

Title
Down Under Discovery

Vacation Overview
Crikey! If you 've always wanted a complete tour of Down Under, with no red stone left uncovered, this is it. Doubling the fun with sightseeing in Australia and New Zealand, this exciting vacation covers New Zealand 's North and South Islands as well as Australia 's vibrant cities, golden beaches, and mystical Red Center. From Rotorua 's boiling mud pools to Waitomo 's Glowworm Caves, you 'll kick off your tour with the hottest—and coolest—sights of New Zealand. Aptly named “The Remarkables,” the South Island 's mountain range sets the tone for the incredible sights you 'll see throughout the land of the kiwi—and the home of the kangaroo. As you hop from Melbourne to Uluru to Cairns to Sydney, you 'll savor the architectural masterpieces of Australia 's renowned cities, the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, and everyone 's favorite highlight of this encompassing journey—a boomerang-throwing barbecue under the starlit Outback sky.


Year Round Offers

  • Save by forming your own group of 5 or more
  • Triple Room Reduction Available for most tours
  • 10% Discount for Young Travelers 8-17 yrs old
  • Pay less for your second vacation in the same year

Down Under Discovery (PS2021) Day 1:
ARRIVE IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND. Welcome to Auckland! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 4:30 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner. (D)

Day 2:
AUCKLAND. AUCKLAND Guided sightseeing includes Queen Street, Auckland Domain (Auckland 's oldest park), and historic Parnell Village. Free time the remainder of the day. (B)

Day 3:
AUCKLAND-WAITOMO-ROTORUA. Scenic drive through the pastoral region of Waikoto en route to Waitomo.
WAITOMO Sightseeing with Local Guide at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves includes a boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto. Scenic drive through the Mamaku mountains en route to Rotorua.
ROTORUA Traditional [LF] Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), followed by an authentic Máori (indigenous Polynesian people) cultural performance with singing, dancing, and storytelling. (B,D)

Day 4:
ROTORUA. ROTORUA Sightseeing includes a visit to Rainbow Springs to see native wildlife including time at the special [LF] Kiwi Encounter, a visit to the Agrodome sheep farm, and to Te Puia, home to Rotorua 's famous geysers, boiling mud pools, and silica terraces. The remainder of the day is free. (B)

Day 5:
ROTORUA-CHRISTCHURCH-MOUNT COOK. Fly to Christchurch.
CHRISTCHURCH Scenic drive to Mount Cook National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage area).
MOUNT COOK Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,D)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Mount Cook National Park with a helicopter flightseeing tour over the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand 's longest glacier. This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Day 6:
MOUNT COOK-QUEENSTOWN. MOUNT COOK Visit to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center. Free time this morning before driving to Queenstown.
QUEENSTOWN Free time this evening. (B)

Day 7:
QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND. MILFORD SOUND Full-day sightseeing in Fiordland National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes a scenic cruise in Milford Sound with the chance to see marine wildlife, waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforests. Late evening return to Queenstown. Please note that the excursion to Milford Sound may happen on Day 8 depending on weather and road conditions today. (B,L)

Day 8:
QUEENSTOWN. QUEENSTOWN Free day before a scenic gondola ride to the top of Bob 's Peak includes dinner with amazing views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkable Mountains, Lake Wakatipu, and Queenstown. (B,D)

Day 9:
QUEENSTOWN-MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. Fly to Melbourne.
MELBOURNE Free time the remainder of the day. (B)

Day 10:
MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE Morning sightseeing includes Federation Square, Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Queen Victoria Market, and beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. A ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel includes a sparkling drink, appetizers, and views of Melbourne and the bay. Free time the remainder of the day. (B,L)

Day 11:
MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE Free day. (B)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Melbourne with a scenic day trip to see the spectacular Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles. This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Day 12:
MELBOURNE-ALICE SPRINGS. Fly to Alice Springs.
ALICE SPRINGS Guided sightseeing includes the School of the Air and the Old Telegraph Station. [LF] Outback barbecue and campfire this evening includes music, stargazing, and a boomerang demonstration. (B,D)

Day 13:
ALICE SPRINGS-ULURU (AYERS ROCK). ALICE SPRINGS Drive to Uluru (Ayers Rock) (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
ULURU View the unique formation of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), followed by a sunset drink at Uluru. (B)

Day 14:
ULURU-CAIRNS. ULURU Guided tour of the base of Uluru. Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.” (B)

Day 15:
CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF. OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF Scenic catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes the option of snorkeling, a glass-bottom-boat tour, an underwater observatory, and watching a fish feeding.
CAIRNS Free time this evening. (B,L)

Day 16:
CAIRNS. CAIRNS Free day. (B)

Day 17:
CAIRNS-SYDNEY. CAIRNS Visit to the Koala Gardens includes having your photo taken with a koala.
Fly to Sydney.
SYDNEY Free time remainder of the day. (B)

Day 18:
SYDNEY. SYDNEY Sightseeing includes a tour of the Sydney Opera House (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) with a Local Guide. See the financial district, Mrs Macquarie 's Chair, the botanic gardens, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Visit to world-famous Bondi Beach includes a guided tour of [LF] Bondi Surf Bathers ' Life Saving Club with one of the lifesavers, and lunch at the historic [LF] North Bondi Returned Servicemen 's Leagues Club. Later, a scenic cruise on Sydney Harbour. Free time this evening. (B,L)

Day 19:
SYDNEY. SYDNEY Free day before a farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant. (B,D)

Day 20:
SYDNEY. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)



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.

Globus Tours

Meals
American breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 6 dinners

Hotels:

SKYCITY Hotel
Auckland, New Zealand
This spacious hotel allows you to relax in style while enjoying more than 20 restaurants, cafes and bars, a theatre, free live entertainment on selected nights and the iconic Sky Tower - all right on your doorstep! Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Additional amenities include a casino, spa services, and a fitness facility. This is a smoke-free property.
Rating: First-Class

Distinction Hotel Rotorua
Rotorua, New Zealand
Situated adjacent to the Whakarewarewa Forest, Distinction Hotel Rotorua is located minutes away from the city center of Rotorua. The hotel features a heated outdoor pool and spa, underground private grotto spas, on-site restaurant and bar, laundry facilities and dry cleaning, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Rating: First-Class

The Hermitage
Mount Cook, New Zealand
A haven for adventurous travelers for more than a century, the world renowned Hermitage Hotel in the heart of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a complete year-round alpine retreat. The hotel features self-service coin-operated laundry, outdoor tennis court, and a selection of on-site bars and restaurants.
Rating: Moderate First-Class

Ramada Queenstown Central
Queenstown, New Zealand
The Ramada Queenstown Central is ideally positioned in the heart of Queenstown with spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Mountain Range, and Walter Peak. The hotel features a fitness center, on-site restaurant and bar, laundry services, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Rating: First-Class

The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins
Melbourne, Australia
Situated in the heart of downtown Melbourne, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is ideally located for exploring the city. The hotel features an on-site restaurant, bar, gym, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Rating: First-Class

Crowne Plaza Alice Springs
Alice Springs, Australia
The modern Crowne Plaza Alice Springs is located at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges, in Australia's red center. The hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, spa, fitness center, on-site restaurant and bar, and in-room dining.
Rating: Superior First-Class

Desert Gardens Hotel
Uluru, Australia
Centrally located to all resort facilities, the hotel offers a range of accommodation, outdoor pool, coin-operated self-service laundry, and the popular Bunya bar. It's only a short stroll to the Resorts' numerous lookouts, where you can view what is arguably Australia's best sunset, with the spectacular play of colors across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert.
Rating: First-Class

Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
Cairns, Australia
Modern and innovative with an appreciation for the arts, Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel, celebrates originality and individuality. Positioned in the heart of the Cairns Central Business District, the Bailey is just a short stroll from the Cairns Esplanade boardwalk, lagoon, and the Great Barrier Reef departure terminal. At the hotel, you'll find artists-in-residence and artwork from across Australia displayed in and around the hotel with a different artist featured on each level. The hotel features a swimming pool, on-site restaurant and bar, fitness center, gift shop, and complimentary Wi-Fi. A laundry service is available for a fee.
Rating: First-Class

Swissotel Sydney
Sydney, Australia
The Swissotel Sydney is surrounded by Sydney's most exclusive shopping centres, such as the beautiful Queen Victoria Building and iconic Westfield Sydney and is within walking distance to all of Sydney's famous landmarks and cultural attractions. Enjoy a seasonally inspired dinner menu at JPB or delight in a unique buffet high tea at Crossroads Bar. The hotel offers a wide choice of treatments at the Day Spa as well as a gym, heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi.
Rating: Deluxe



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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