New Zealand & Australia Tour

Cities in this New Zealand & Australia Tour:

  • Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra

Tour Price Includes:

  • Meals as in the itinerary (B=Breakfast * L=Lunch * D=Dinner)

Scheduled Itinerary for this Tour:

DAY 1 – USA – Auckland (New Zealand)

Depart USA for Auckland, the largest city of New Zealand, known as the “City of Sails.”

DAY 2 – Enroute

Overnight on board.  Cross the International Date Line.


Arrive Auckland early in the morning.  We begin our tour by visiting the Harbor Bridge, King’s Domain, Tamaki Drive, Mount Eden.  Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience at the Kelly’s Tarltons Underwater World. (D).

DAY 4 – Auckland-Waitomo-Rotorua

In Auckland today, we will drive along the Waitomo River and visit the Waitomo Glowworm Cave.  Then we will proceed to Rotorua, this is a place inhabited by indigenous Maori People.  We will have some free time to enjoy and walk along the Rotorua Lake.  Tonight, we will enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi Feast Dinner while watching a cultural performance. (B, D)

DAY 5 – Rotorua-Rainbow Spring and Farm/Maori Village

Today, we begin our tour at the Rainbow Springs and Farm which is set in a wonderful environment where you can have a special and unique experience of New Zealand’s animals which includes the trout and Kiwi birds.  In this farm, you will see the performances of sheep shearing, milking and sheepdogs herding.  Then we will proceed to a Maori Village, where we will see the unique lifestyle and traditions of Maoris.  We will view artifacts, handicrafts, budding mud pools and geysers.  Optional hot bath at thermal spring. (B/D).

DAY 6 – Rotorua-Redwood Trail/Blue and Green Lakes/Lake Taupo – Auckland

After breakfast, we will drive along the scenic route and will stop at the Redwood Walking Trail.  We will have an opportunity to look over the Blue and Green Lakes, which is a venue to summers sports activities such as water skiing, swimming, sailing and boating. We will have a photo stop at Lake Taupo, famous for trout fishing which is also the largest fresh water lake in New Zealand.  View the mighty Huka Falls and Lake Taupo.  Overnight in Auckland (B/D).

DAY 7 – Auckland – Melbourne

From Auckland we will fly to Melbourne (Australia) , the capital city and the second largest city in Australia. Our city tour of Melbourne includes major attractions such as Victoria Market, Fitzory Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens, Shrine of Rememberance, Art Gallery, Southbank, and Federation Square. (B/D).

DAY 8 – Melbourne-Dandenong Ranges/Rainforest Scenery/Puffing Billy Steam Train/Philip Island

Our tour starts with an excursion to Dandenong Ranges with beautiful gardens and tall forests.  We travel through Rainforest scenery.  We will have a chance to hand feed parrots and an option to travel aboard Puffy Billy Stream.  We will arrive Philip Island in the late afternoon.  We will proceed and visit Australia’s most popular wildlife attractions including the world famous Penguin Parade and the Nobbies Center.  (B/D).

DAY 9 – Melbourne – Sydney

We will fly to Sydney, the largest city in Australia and start our City Tour.  We will visit Hyde Park, Mrs. MacQuarie’s Chair, Art Gallery, St Mary’s Cathedral and the world famous Sydney Opera House.  In the afternoon, we will visit Darling Harbour and enjoy and harbor cruise dinner. (B/D).

DAY 10 – Sydney-Canberra-Sydney

Full Day Excursion to Canberra, the Capital City of Australia. This city’s design was heavily influenced by the garden city movement and have earned Canberra the title “Bush Capital”. Our Sightseeing features the Parliament House, War Memorial Park, Embassies Court, Eruptive Fountain, the diplomatic residential areas, and Mt. Ainslie. (B/D).

DAY 11 – Sydney-Sydney-Blue Mountains-Katoomba Railway-Australia wildlife Park-2000 Summer Olympic Park

Bus ride to the top of Blue Mountains. Enjoy amazing views of Echo Point and Three Sisters Rock. Take a scenic ride of Katoomba Railway down the mountains. Continue on to Australia Wildlife Park with a photo stop at 2000 Summer Olympics Park. Complete the evening with an exciting Farewell Dinner. (B/D).

DAY 12

Free Day for Leisure. (B.)

Day 13 – Sydney – USA

Board a homebound flight back to the USA.  (B.)

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