12 Nights & 13 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: Gold Coast: 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 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: 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 9: 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 10: Queenstown: 25 Minutes Thunder Jet Boat Ride
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, you will head out to experience 25 minutes of exhilarating adventure starting right in the heart of Queenstown's town centre. Meet your driver and your chosen vessel for an adrenaline rush like no other.
Go Orange offers you an electric 25 minute ride. Filled with speed, thrills and even more of those famous 360 degree spins. Hold on as we race faster than ever before down Lake Wakatipu. We will get you up close and personal with the lakes edge, skimming past trees and any obstacles in our way and be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed.
Day 11: Queenstown to Franz Josef: Glacier Hot Pools – Public Pool Entry
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, check out of the hotel in Queenstown and get SIC transfers to the Franz Josef Hotel. In the evening head out to experience Glacier Hot Pools. Nestled in lush rainforest, the Glacier Hot Pools is a haven of natural tranquillity and the perfect way to unwind and experience a blissful state of pure relaxation after travelling along the West Coast or enjoying one of its many attractions. The three invitingly warm main pools and three secluded private pools are nestled within the native bush and birdlife creating a tranquil space to revive your body, mind and spirit. A totally unique, romantic, oasis in the rainforest, the private pools are set back on the property and surrounded by the majestic rainforest, offering the very best in seclusion.
Day 12: Franz Josef to Christchurch: Tranz Alpine Train
After a good night’s rest and a hearty breakfast, check out of the hotel in Franz Josef and get SIC transfers to the Greymouth Train Station then board on the Tranz Alpine Train to the Christchurch. The TranzAlpine is a passenger train operated by The Great Journeys of New Zealand in the South Island of New Zealand over the Midland Line; often regarded to be one of the world's great train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. After checking into the hotel in Christchurch, you have the rest of the evening at your leisure.
Day 13: Departure Day
As per your return tickets, you will get SIC transfer to Christchurch Airport. Board your flight back to your home with sweet memories.
Hope you have an amazing journey.