Best of Australia and New Zealand - Deluxe

3N Melbourne , 2N Gold Coast , 3N Sydney , 1N Auckland , 2N Rotorua , 2N Queenstown and 1N Christchurch
Flights
Hotels
Meals
Check Dates

Itinerary Map

What's Included

Hotels

Melbourne

3 night(s)

Superior Queen Room - Bed And Breakfast

Room only

Gold Coast

2 night(s)

Mantra Legends Hotel

Watermark Hotel and Spa

Standard Double

Room only

Sydney

3 night(s)

Travelodge Wynyard

Travelodge Hotel Sydney

Superior King Room

Room only

Auckland

1 night(s)

Standard Room

Room only

Rotorua

2 night(s)

Standard, Non-smoking

Room only

Queenstown

2 night(s)

Oaks Shores Apartments

Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Hotel Room

Room only

Christchurch

1 night(s)

Ibis Christchurch

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

Ibusiness King Room

Room only

Sightseeing and Transfers

Melbourne
  • To and Fro Transfers from Melbourne Airport
  • Half Day Melbourne City Tour
  • Full Day Great Ocean Road

Gold Coast
  • 55 min Jet Boat Ride
  • Half Day Admission at Sea World
  • Half Day Admission at Warner Bros. Movie World
  • To and Fro Transfers from Brisbane Airport
  • Daily Lunch and Dinner

Sydney
  • Airport Transfers
  • Half Day Sydney City Tour with Bondi Beach
  • Full Day Blue Mountains Tour with Featherdale Wildlife

Auckland
  • Transfer from Auckland Airport to Hotel
  • Half Day Auckland City Sights
  • Transfer from Auckland to Rotorua (via Waitamo Caves)

Rotorua
  • Full Day Te Puia, Rainbow Springs and Agrodome
  • Transfer from Rotorua to Airport

Queenstown
  • To and Fro Transfer from Queenstown Airport
  • Skyline Gondola Admission and Dinner in Stratosfare
  • Full day Milford Sound Cruise

Christchurch
  • Transfer from Queenstown to Christchurch
  • Transfer from Christchurch Hotel to Airport

Day Wise Itinerary

From the beautiful beaches and famous harbour sites of Sydney, the lush hinterlands and northern temperate forests, to the sparkling waters nestling stunning islands and enticing reefs, the sights and experiences on this tour are colourful and diverse - An Ideal family holiday ! Discover Australia's cities, from Sydney's famous harbour to the islands, rainforest and tropical reef in Cairns and Gold Coast's glitz and glamour ambience.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Melbourne

  • Arrive at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport within 20:00 hrs and transfer to hotel (Extra Private Surcharge apply for late night arrivals). Check-in (Early Check-in is Not Guaranteed). Evening free for exploring Neighbouring Market and have dinner at a Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Melbourne Hotel
  • (Dinner)
Day 2

Day 2: Great Ocean Road Tour

  • Continental Breakfast at Hotel. Pick up from Hotel for Great Ocean Road Tour with Lunch (Scenic journey on Australia's most spectacular coastal route, Iconic Twelve Apostles & Gibsons Steps, Koala spotting & towering eucalyptus trees, A self-guided walk at Great Otway National Park, Loch Ard Gorge & the story of its famous shipwreck). Transfer to the hotel in evening and have dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3

Day 3: Melbourne City Tour

  • After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for Melbourne City Tour covering the City Centre, Sporting Complexes, Parliament House, Queen Victoria Market photo opportunity, Fitzroy Gardens, Cook’s Cottage and the Shrine of Remembrance. Return back to your hotel and rest of the day is free for you to relax and enjoy Melbourne. Have dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight stay at hotel.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4

Day 4: Transfer To Gold Coast - Jet Boat Ride

  • Today morning you will check out from your hotel and transfer to airport and fly to Brisbane. Upon arrival at Brisbane you will be transferred to your hotel at Gold Coast.
  • Pick up from hotel in evening for jet boat ride (Experience a mix of high-speed thrills, stunning scenery and sightseeing on this 55-minute jet boat ride on the Gold Coast's Broadwater. Your adventure begins as soon as you depart from the wharf, and head directly out to sea for some powerful boating. Take a jet-accelerated ride through more than 21 miles of waterways, and hold on tight as your captain performs daring 360-degree spins and heart-racing twists and turns. As you cruise past the mangrove forests, tidal mudflats and marshes in Moreton Bay Marine Park. Look over the side and spot dolphins, dugongs and turtles as they swim in the calm water. You may even catch a glimpse of a wallaby hopping on the shore. Head back to the harbour to observe Gold Coast's tallest building, Q1, as it towers over the landscape. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous, when you pass by the elegant estates housed on Sovereign Island.)
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel from Melbourne to Gold Coast

Fly to Gold Coast

2hrs 0min

Fly to Brisbane, train

5hrs 13min

Fly to Ballina, bus

6hrs 12min

Drive

18hrs 33min

Train, bus

26hrs 41min

Train

26hrs 59min

Day 5

Day 5: Full Day Movie World And Sea World Adventure

  • Pick up from hotel for 1-Day Admission to Warner Bros. Movie World (Action-packed day filled with rides, shows & entertainment, Favourite Looney Tunes characters for photo opportunities, Rides suited for both young kids and thrill-seeking adults, Memorable attractions & entertainment throughout the parks, Exciting family-friendly outing perfect for young children). After Movie World proceed further for 1-Day Admission to Sea World (Upclose-and-personal encounter with friendly mammals, educational & captivating shows to watch throughout the day, Fun day splashing & swimming at Sea World Resort Water Park, family friendly outing perfect for young children & adults, Thrilling theme park rides & entertaining live shows) followed by Lunch. Return back to hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6

Day 6: Transfer From Gold Coast To Sydney

After a sumptuous breakfast at hotel, check out of the hotel and board your coach for your transfer to the Brisbane airport. Board your flight for Sydney. On arrival in Sydney, board your coach for your transfer to your hotel. Check in to the hotel. Have dinner in the evening at Indian restaurant. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Sydney on your own.

Travel from Gold Coast to Sydney

Fly from Gold Coast

1hrs 30min

Bus to Brisbane, fly

4hrs 44min

Drive

9hrs 53min

Bus Premierms

15hrs 46min

Train

16hrs 27min

Day 7

Day 7: Half Day Sydney Sights - Sydney Attractions

After an American breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting and interactive city tour of Sydney which includes highlights like the Darling Harbour, one of the world’s greatest waterfront destinations, experience a slice of the city’s history at the Rocks area, the busy CBD area, Hyde Park, the Harbour Bridge, Mrs. Macquaries Chair, Eastern suburbs – home to the city’s rich and famous and the world renowned Bondi beach. Later take a journey through the world famous Sydney Aquarium or visit the wild life world & find yourself an amazing animal adventure as your journey into Australia’s most famous locations & experience most loved and featured animals that call Australia home. Also, you have the option to visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest free- standing structure in Sydney and enjoy 4D Movie on spectacular Sydney or enjoy glamour, glitz, sport, politics and music when you visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum where you will see the life size wax statues of the famous personalities from all around the world. Have dinner at a Indian restaurant. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8

Day 8: Full Day Blue Mountains Tour

Morning Breakfast at Hotel. Pick up from Hotel or nearby Point for Full day tour to the Blue Mountains. Enjoy a stop at Echo Point to view famous three Sisters rock. Arrive at Scenic World rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway. Arrive at Leura village for lunch (own expense) then enjoy some free time at Leura. Afternoon encounter at Featherdale Wildlife Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and little penguins. Travel back to Sydney at approximately 6.00pm. Have dinner at a Indian restaurant. Overnight at Sydney Hotel.
Day 9

Day 9: Sydney - Auckland - Auckland Sights

  • After a sumptuous breakfast at hotel, check out of the hotel and board your coach for your transfer to the Sydney airport. Board your flight for Auckland. Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand, the youngest country on Earth! On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Auckland is a blend of islands, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment.
  • In the afternoon you will be picked up for Auckland city sights. Travel through the city centre, including Auckland's famous Queen Street, Karangahape Road with its chequered past and eclectic vibe and fashionable Ponsonby. Cross over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf and city skyline, and visit the Viaduct Harbour and the revitalised Silo Park waterfront precinct. See historic buildings around the University of Auckland before continuing over Grafton Bridge to the Auckland Domain. The Domain is the city's oldest park and, at 75 hectares, one of its largest. Developed around an extinct volcano, it features tropical gardens, duck ponds and public art, and is also home to the Auckland War Memorial Museum. After visiting the Domain, the tour continues through the boutique shopping area of Parnell Village, where you will make a brief morning tea stop, and along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive. Just above Mission Bay is one of the scenic highlights of your tour: Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park. Named after one of New Zealand's most revered Prime Ministers, the park, with its formal gardens and tranquil atmosphere, offers stunning views over the picturesque Eastern Bays, Auckland city and the Waitemata Harbour. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel from Sydney to Auckland

Fly

3hrs 0min

Fly

3hrs 0min

Day 10

Day 10: Transfer To Rotorua (Via Waitamo Caves)

  • Check out from Hotel and transfer to Rotorua via Waitomo Glowworm Caves (Morning snack will be served en route). Continue through New Zealand’s largest dairy and sheep farming province, the Waikato, to the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. The highlight of your visit will be a gentle boat ride along an underground stream past thousands of glow worms lighting up the cave walls. A Smoked chicken, Roast beef, Smoked ham or roast peppers vegetarian Picnic lunch is served as your tour continues to Rotorua. Upon arrival, we’ll visit the Agrodome, New Zealand’s premium agricultural attraction. Board a purpose-built tractor for a tour around their working farm located nearby. Your guide will give you brief insight on the rustic practices in New Zealand. The tour also includes a sheep shearing display in a replica wool-shed.
  • The highlight of your day is a visit to Te Puia, home of New Zealand’s Maori arts and crafts. Your visit will commence with a 40-minute Maori Cultural Performance. Highlights include a welcome Powhiri, Haka, Poi Dance, and Stick Games. Some members of the audience will be invited to participate in a Haka (Maori War Dance.)
  • Overnight stay at hotel.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel from Auckland to Rotorua

Fly to Rotorua

40min

Drive

2hrs 41min

Fly to Tauranga, bus

2hrs 49min

Bus

3hrs 54min

Day 11

Day 11: Full Day Te Puia, Rainbow Springs And Agrodome

  • Pick up from hotel for Te Puia, Rainbow Springs and Agrodome (Discover three of Rotorua's best visitor attractions on this morning Rotorua sightseeing tour. Gain an insight into New Zealand's Maori culture at Te Puia, then experience Rotorua's famous geothermal activity with a tour of the neighbouring Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley - a place where mud pools bubble and boil and geysers shoot steam high into the air. You'll also see Te Puia's woodcarving and weaving schools and see how these ancient Maori art forms are being passed on to a new generation of master artists.
  • Then see our agricultural industry in action at the Agrodome, a working organic farm where you can find out all about farming life in New Zealand, watch a sheep shearing display and see sheep dog trials where the hard-working farm dogs show off their amazing skills. New Zealand wildlife and natural scenery is on display at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, where you can get up close to all kinds of native flora and fauna including the famous kiwi, a flightless native bird. Wander through native forest and discover New Zealand birds, fish and lizards (including the ancient tuatara), as well as exotic animals from around the world). Followed by lunch.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 12

Day 12: Transfer From Rotorua To Queenstown - Evening Skyline Gondola

  • In the morning check-out from your hotel and you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Queenstown. On arrival in Queenstown, you will be transferred and check-in to your hotel. In the evening make your way to the base of the Queenstown gondola, located within walking distance from downtown. Take a seat on the gondola for an exciting ascent to Bob's Peakat Skyline where the Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar awaits. During the ride, soak up the magnificent mountain views of the Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Queenstown and the aquamarine waters of Lake Wakatipu — part of Southern Lakes region of New Zealand's South Island. On arrival at the skyline restaurant, fill your plate with a delicious buffet, with your choice of 4-course lunch or 6-course dinner. Sink your teeth into local favorites including South Island salmon, seafood, salads, roast meats and desserts. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel from Rotorua to Queenstown

Fly from Rotorua

3hrs 35min

Bus to Auckland, fly

7hrs 52min

Drive, car ferry

19hrs 36min

Bus, ferry

27hrs 31min

Day 13

Day 13: Full Day Milford Sound Cruise

  • Today take an unforgettable journey into the heart of Milford Sound, New Zealand's most famous tourist destination. You'll experience the world-famous fiord in all its natural glory – surrounded by dense rainforest, glacier-carved valleys and beautiful waterfalls. Leaving Queenstown, travel in comfort along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and into southern farmland to Lake Te Anau, the largest lake in the South Island. After a morning tea stop (own expense), travel along the lake and into Fiordland National Park. Enter the picturesque Eglinton Valley, a place of ancient alpine forest and gushing waterfalls and one of only a few road-accessible glacier valleys in New Zealand, and take advantage of the photo opportunities on offer along the Milford Road, like the stunning Mirror Lakes, where on a calm day the surrounding mountain ranges are perfectly reflected in the still waters, and Knobs Flat, where glaciers have carved their mark on the terrain. Your glass-roof coach will provide amazing views of the dramatic skyline as you cross the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, with stunning mountain peaks all around. Stop at Monkey Creek and sample some of the purest water in the world (but watch out for cheeky kea - native mountain parrots!). Travel under the mountains through the Homer Tunnel, a 1.2km passageway drilled into solid rock, then experience The Chasm, a short but impressive walk over footbridges spanning a series of powerful, swirling waterfalls and rapids. At Milford Sound, board your 1 hour 45 minute cruise and set off to explore the region that Rudyard Kipling called the 'eighth wonder of the world'. Travel the length of the fiord and out to the Tasman Sea, gliding past glacier-scarred rock walls and waterfalls that tumble through valleys and crash into the sea far below. Lush native forest clings to steep cliffs, while wildlife including seals, penguins and dolphins are regular visitors to the icy waters. After your cruise, return to Queenstown by coach for overnight stay.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14

Day 14: Transfer From Queenstown To Christchurch

  • Take a day trip from Queenstown to Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's highest mountain. Setting off from Queenstown, travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through ruggedly beautiful landscape and over the Lindis Pass into the Mackenzie Country. We enter the amazing Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's highest mountain, where there is time to stop for lunch and a chance to enjoy the amazing alpine scenery. During your stop at Mount Cook Village, choose to enjoy a delicious lunch (optional extra) at the famous Hermitage Hotel. In the afternoon, travel past Lake Pukaki to Lake Tekapo, where you can view the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd against the backdrop of this vivid blue glacier-fed lake. We then continue through the diverse farmland of the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch, the Garden City, where your tour concludes.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel from Queenstown to Christchurch

Fly

55min

Drive

6hrs 36min

Bus Newmans Coach Lines

9hrs 0min

Day 15

Day 15: Departure From Christchurch

Today morning check-out from your hotel. You will be transferred to the airport to catch your return flight back home. Your tour ends with happy memories.

Hotels Included

Bayview Eden Melbourne (4 star)

6 Queens Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia, Melbourne

Mantra Legends Hotel (4 star)

25 Laycock Street Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217 Australia, Gold Coast

Travelodge Wynyard (4 star)

7-9 York Street, Sydney Central Business District - 2000, Sydney

Ibis Budget Auckland Airport

2 Leonard Isitt Drive, Auckland

Holiday Inn Rotorua (5 star)

10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua

Oaks Shores Apartments (5 star)

327-343 Frankton Road, Queenstown

Ibis Christchurch (3 star)

107 Hereford St, Christchurch Central - 8011, Christchurch

Exclusions

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Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.

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