Exploring Australia and New Zealand

Mar. 14-Apr. 4, 2018 [waitlist only]

Tour Details

Number of days: 
22
Cost: 
$9,284 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Moderately Active
Max Passengers: 
24
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited Inc.
Tour Brochure 
Tour Description 
  • Enjoy a day-long excursion to the Great Barrier Reef with the opportunity to swim, snorkel and view the reef.
  • In Cairns board a vintage Kuranda steam train and descend via Skyrail gondolas.
  • Embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime” tour to meet Warlpiri tribespeople and learn about their ancient culture.
  • Visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is the traditional land of the aboriginal peoples and home of Uluru (Ayers Rock).
  • Watch the sun set over the fabled sandstone monolith at Ayers Rock.
  • Tour Sydney, including a visit to the iconic Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and Featherdale Wildlife Park.
  • Enjoy a lunch cruise by catamaran around Sydney Harbour.
  • Fly to Christchurch, New Zealand’s “Garden City,” for an overnight stay and city tour featuring the acclaimed Botanic Gardens and “Re:START Mall.”
  • Journey to scenic Mt. Cook National Park, home of New Zealand’s tallest mountain.  Optional activities include hiking and scenic flights.
  • En route to Queenstown visit historic Arrowtown and Kawarau Bridge Bungy.
  • Have a free day to explore Queenstown, New Zealand’s “adventure capital,” independently.
  • Take a day-long excursion to Milford Sound that includes a nature cruise through the breathtaking fjords.
  • Visit geothermal Rotorua and a Maori Cultural Center where you’ll enjoy a traditional hangi dinner and performance.
  • On a city tour see Auckland’s stunning harbor and the America’s Cup Village.