15 Nights & 16 Days Australia & New Zealand
Day 1: Arrival in Sydney: Leisure
Upon landing in the Sydney you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have rest of the evening at your leisure. Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia's largest cities, is best known for its harbour front Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs.
Day 2: Sydney: Sydney Sightseeing & Bondi Beach
Today after breakfast, join your coach at the selected pick up location to commence an afternoon Bondi Beach and Sydney Sights tour. Tour through the historic Rocks area and take in views of the Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary's Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery. Stop at Mrs Macquarie's Chair for magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Visit The Gap to enjoy the stunning views then stop at the world famous Bondi Beach. Re-join the coach for the return journey to Sydney travelling through Paddington and the exclusive Eastern Suburbs.
Day 3: Sydney: Blue Mountain Tour with Australian Wildlife
Today after breakfast, commence a full day to the Blue Mountains.Explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park with over one million hectares of dramatic cliffs, unspoiled bushland, deep canyons and lush rainforest. Visit the famous Three Sisters rock formation up close from Echo Point before arriving at Scenic World where you can witness the vastness of the Blue Mountains and join the optional rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys and canyons and follow the boardwalk along the valley floor. Explore the leafy village of Leura where you will have free time for lunch (own expense) at one of the local cafés with time to wander the picturesque streets. Next, immerse yourself in an Aussie Bush Safari at Sydney Zoo. See dingoes, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils and echidnas in a cage free environment in the Australian Precinct. Kangaroos, wallabies and emus roam free for guests to interact with along the level pathways that lead to the Bungarribee Dreaming Experience which is delivered by Aboriginal guides.
Day 4: Cairns: Leisure Day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Sydney and get a SIC transfer to the airport. Board the flight from Sydney to Cairns. On landing in Cairns, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have the day at your leisure.
Day 5: Cairns: Green Island Tour with Lunch & Semi Sub
After breakfast, today you head Green Island Tour, Cruise to Green Island in comfort aboard a modern air-conditioned catamaran. Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef where you spend 4 hours viewing the coral reef and fish life, relaxing on the white sandy beach and exploring the walking tracks that lead through the National Park. Enjoy the activities such as the choice of a glass bottom boat tour or snorkelling equipment for the day, Semi Submarine tour, self-guided island walks or simply relax on the white sandy beach. Enjoy lunch on board Big Cat in air conditioned comfort. A range of optional extras are available such as scuba diving, helmet diving, boat snorkel tours, or the hire of canoes and beach lounge chairs.
Day 6: Gold Coast: Leisure Day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Cairns and get a SIC transfer to the airport. Board the flight from Cairns to Gold Coast. On landing in Gold Coast, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have the rest of the evening at your leisure. Explore the Beautiful city Gold coast at your own pace also visit to famous restaurants in Gold Coast.
Day 7: Gold Coast: Sea World Entry
Today after breakfast, today you head out to Sea World. Make contact with marine life wonders and experience a whole world of amazing rides, shows and attractions at Sea World. The multi-award winning 25 hectare (61 acre) attraction combines the amazing world under the sea with a whole world of fun to provide a full day's exciting entertainment for people of all ages. Marine Attractions: Shark Bay: Get up close and personal at Shark Bay at Sea World! Shark Bay is the world's largest man-made lagoon system for sharks and houses some of the most awe-inspiring of the species in an innovative exhibit. Sea World's cutting edge 4-D presentation, Planet SOS, is an engaging animated adventure starring a selection of endearing and stunningly realistic animal heroes, as they cope with the changing conditions of their habitats: changes resulting from mankind's overuse of our planet's finite resources. Children will love the enchanting animal stars and the awesome, interactive 4-D effects specially designed to educate through entertainment.
Day 8: Gold Coast: Movie World Entry
Today after breakfast, you will visit the Warner Bros. Movie World on Australia's Gold Coast - where movie magic happens every day! As the only Australian movie related theme park, you will experience a fun-filled, Gold Coast theme park family adventure with all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Meet your favourite stars and enjoy all the behind the scenes action, comedy stunts and exhilarating rides, shows and attractions! Batwing Spaceshot: Get ready to go ballistic with an extreme adrenalin rush that will leave you a bit batty! The awesome new Batwing Spaceshot is a rapid 4.5G vertical launch up a 60 metre tower, followed by a drop into a breathtaking negative descent - beyond freefall! Superman Escape: Warner Bros. Movie World's Superman Escape is an unprecedented roller coaster ride experience with an exciting pre-show adventure themed around the world's most popular Super Hero.
Day 9: Queenstown: Leisure Day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Gold Coast and get a SIC transfer to the Brisbane airport. Board the flight from Brisbane to Queenstown. Upon landing in Queenstown, you will get a SIC transfer to your hotel in Queenstown, after checking in to your hotel, you will have the rest of the day at your leisure. This vibrant city has a lot to offer, we will give you a list of suggested eateries, bars and cafes, closer to your arrival. Also if you would like to add an additional activity or tour please feel free to get in touch with us.
Day 10: Queenstown: Milford Sound Cruise Ex Queenstown
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, you head out to commence full day Milford Sound Tour.Where you will board a ferry to start a magnificent journey through the waters to experience one of the world’s natural wonders. Get up close to steep cliffs rising out of the deep blue water and watch fur seals sunbathing on rocks. Visit the 160-metre high Bowen Falls or the Stirling Falls, which cascade into the fiord, like a giant shower. Some boats have underwater viewing observatories. Look out for penguins and dolphins, as well as whales – the occasional one makes it all the way into the fiords.
Day 11: Queenstown: Skyline Gondola Ride (Self Transfer)
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, you will head out to experience Gondola Ride. Take a scenic Gondola ride on the Southern Hemisphere's steepest Gondola for quick and easy access to Queenstown's most spectacular views. The Gondola rises 450 vertical metres above Queenstown on an average incline of 37.10 to the Skyline complex on Bob's Peak.
Day 12: Queenstown to Christchurch:Leisure Day
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, check out of the hotel in Queenstown andcommence a full day tour to Christchurch. The tour departs Queenstown in the morning and travels through ruggedly beautiful landscape and over the Lindis Pass before venturing into the Mackenzie Country. Enter the amazing Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's highest mountain. After a stop for lunch (at own expense) in Mt Cook Village and a chance to enjoy the amazing alpine scenery, the afternoon is spent travelling past Lake Pukaki and on to Lake Tekapo, and catch a view at the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd and take in the sights of the spectacular Southern Alps mountain range. Continue through the diverse farmland of the Canterbury Plains before arriving in Christchurch.
Day 13: Auckland: Sky Tower Entry (Self Transfer)
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Christchurch and get a SIC transfer to the Auckland airport. Board the flight from Christchurch to Auckland. Upon landing in the ‘city of sails’ you will get a SIC transfer to your Hotel. After checking in to your hotel, you will have the rest of the day at your leisure. In the evening, visit Sky Tower which is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s an exciting hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining and breathtaking views.
Day 14: Auckland: Auckland City Tour
After breakfast,commence a half day tour introducing you to the sights of Auckland. Travel through the city centre, past iconic Karangahape Road and the stylish suburb of Ponsonby, and over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf and city skyline. Visit the Viaduct Harbour, home to America's Cup racing for many years, and the central city's main road Queen Street, before continuing to the Auckland Domain. Developed around an extinct volcano, the Domain features 75 hectares of open spaces, tropical gardens, duck ponds and public art, and is home to the Auckland War Memorial Museum. The tour continues to historic Parnell Village, where you can explore this boutique shopping area during an afternoon tea stop. Next, travel the stunning waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, above Mission Bay. Named after one of New Zealand's greatest and most popular Prime Ministers, the park with its formal gardens and tranquil atmosphere offers a panoramic outlook over the picturesque Eastern Bays, Auckland city and the Waitemata Harbour.
Day 15: Auckland: Waitomo Glowworm Caves Ex Auckland
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, commence a full day tour to the fascinating Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Leave Auckland and travel through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions. Your local driver guide will point out highlights of the region such as Rangiriri, where a major battle was fought between British forces and those loyal to the Maori King movement in 1863. Upon arrival in the small town of Waitomo, enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Formed from limestone over 30 million years ago, the caves were first discovered in 1887 and learn about stalagmites and other limestone formations. Finish the tour with a silent boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - where thousands of glow-worms light up the darkness like tiny stars. Afterwards spend leisure time at the Waitomo visitor complex where you can enjoy stunning views.
Day 16: Departure Day
As per your return tickets, you will get SIC transfer to Auckland Airport. Board your flight back to your home with sweet memories.
Hope you have an amazing journey.