Exploring Australia & New Zealand

Oct. 12 – Nov. 2, 2022

Tour Details

Number of days: 
22
Cost: 
From $9,684 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
24
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
Tour Description 


  • Enjoy a day-long excursion to the Great Barrier Reef with an opportunity to swim, snorkel, and view the reef.
  • In Cairns, board a vintage steam train to the village of Kuranda and descend via Skyrail gondolas.
  • Embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime” tour in Alice Springs to meet Walpiri 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 of Ayers Rock.
  • With three nights in cosmopolitan Sydney, see the city’s sights, including the iconic Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and Featherdale Wildlife Park.
  • Enjoy a catamaran cruise with lunch around Sydney Harbour.
  • Fly to Christchurch, New Zealand’s English-accented “Garden City,” for an overnight stay and city tour featuring the acclaimed Botanic Gardens and Cathedral Square.
  • Journey to scenic Mt. Cook National Park, home of New Zealand’s tallest mountain, and visit the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre. Optional activities here include hiking and scenic flights.
  • En route to Queenstown, visit historic Arrowtown and the famous Kawarau Bridge Bungy.
  • Relish a free day to explore lakeside Queenstown, New Zealand’s “adventure capital,” independently, with abundant options for enjoying this beautiful lakeside city.
  • Take a day-long excursion to stunning Fiordland National park that includes a nature cruise through breathtaking Milford Sound.
  • In geothermal Rotorua, visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park, home to kiwis, and the Te Puia Cultural Centre, where you’ll enjoy a traditional hangi dinner and Maori performance.
  • On a city tour of Auckland, see the stunning harbor and the America’s Cup Village.
  • Enjoy additional time in Auckland, the “City of Sails,” on a 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.

  • Elimination of Penalty on Tour Deposits (2022) As a final initiative, Odysseys Unlimited has decided to waive the $200 per person penalty associated with tour deposits. Effective immediately, each guest’s $500 per person deposit will be fully refundable up until the final payment due date: 95 days prior to tour departure.
  • COVID-19 Protocol Update