Australia - New Zealand

18 Days / 17 Nights

Australia

Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities - Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide - are coastal. Its capital, Canberra, is inland. The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, a vast interior desert wilderness called the Outback, and unique animal species like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.

Sydney

Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia's largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront 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.

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is a metropolitan region south of Brisbane on Australia's east coast. It's famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots and elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. It's also home to theme parks such as Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild. Inland, hiking trails crisscross Lamington National Park's mountain ridges and valleys, home to rare birds and rainforest.

Melbourne

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne - a performing arts complex - and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art.

New Zealand

New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. Capital Wellington, on the North Island, is home to Te Papa Tongarewa, the expansive national museum. Wellington's dramatic Mt. Victoria, along with the South Island's Fiordland and Southern Lakes, stood in for mythical Middle Earth in Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" films.

Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand, sits on the shores of the South Island's Lake Wakatipu, set against the dramatic Southern Alps. Renowned for adventure sports, it's also a base for exploring the region's vineyards and historic mining towns. There's bungee jumping off Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge and jet-boating on the Shotover and Dart rivers. In winter, there's skiing on the slopes of The Remarkables and Coronet Peak.

Rotorua

Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand's North Island, is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. In Te Puia's Whakarewarewa Valley, there are bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pohutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily. It's also home to a living Maori village and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, with traditional wood carving and weaving schools.

Christchurch

Christchurch, known for its English heritage, is located on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island. Flat-bottomed punts glide on the Avon River, which meanders through the city centre. On its banks are cycling paths, the green expanse of Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. In 2010 and 2011, e

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Detailed Itinerary

Day One Mumbai-Auckland
  • Departure to Auckland via Sydney.
Day Two Sydney - Auckland - Rotorua
  • Arrive in Auckland - the main gateway to New Zealand.
  • Proceed to Rotorua. Enjoy scenic road travel to Rotorua.
  • Arrive in Rotorua.
Day three Rotorua
  • Visit the famous Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and enjoy Maori Dance.
  • Visit the Agro Dome Sheep Shearing Show and the Government garden.
Day Four Rotorua-Waitomo-Auckland
  • Visit the Waitomo caves and see the Glow Worm Grotto with a Silent water boat ride (subject to operation).
  • Proceed to Auckland.
  • Arrive in Auckland Visit Kelly Tarlton Underwater World.
  • Free time for shopping in the evening.
Day Five Auckland-Queenstown
  • Flight to Queenstown
  • Free time to stroll around Queenstown's beautiful waterfront for shopping.
Day Six Queenstown
  • Visit the Arrowtown museum from inside, see the Bungee Jumping Point, experience the unique Jet Boat Adventure in Kawarau river.
  • Enjoy the Gondola ride to Bob Peak.
Day Seven Queenstown-Wanaka-Christchurch
  • Proceed to Lake Tekapo.
  • Visit Puzzling world at Wanaka.
  • We may have a Glimpse of Mt. Cook (subject to weather conditions).
  • visit Lake Tekapo - carved out of mountain rock by glaciers and picturesque Lake Pukaki.
  • Arrive in Christchurch.
Day Eight Christchurch
  • Visit Christchurch Museum from inside, Antarctic centre and South Pole Attractions.
  • City tour includes Botanical Gardens along the Avon River and Mona Vale Garden.
Day Nine Christchurch-Sydney
  • Flight to Sydney.
  • On arrival take a guided tour to Opera House from inside followed by a panoramic city tour which includes the Bondi Beach, Harbor Bridge, Macquarie's Point and the King's Cross.
  • Visit to the Darling Harbour.
  • Free time for shopping in Darling Harbour or Paddy's Market.
  • Enjoy magnificent views Sydney Tower Observatory deck and the Virtual Sky Tour.
  • In the evening, board the Show Boat Cruise for dinner and dance while enjoying the spectacular view of Sydney harbour bridge and City Skyline.
Day Ten Sydney - Canberra -Sydney
  • Proceed to Canberra.
  • Enjoy Canberra city tour including the Embassy Road, New Parliament House, Mt. Ainslie, War Memorial and the National Capital Exhibition Centre.
Day Eleven Sydney - Cairns
  • Flight to Cairns.
  • Enjoy Sky-Rail cable car ride through tropical wonderlands and Kuranda Rain Forest and Army Duck tour.
  • Later Tjapukai Dance show by night with dinner.
Day Twelve Cairns - Great Barrier Reef - Cairns
  • Visit the natural wonder of the world - The Great Barrier Reef in a day adventure tour, enjoy glass bottom boat and the Mini Submersible to see the corals.
Day Thirteen Cairns - Brisbane -Gold Coast
  • Flight to Brisbane.
  • On arrival, orientation tour of Brisbane includes Town Hall, Kangaroo Point and the South bank waterfront.
  • Proceed to Gold Coast. Arrive Gold Coast in the evening.
Day Fourteen Gold Coast
  • Visit Warner Brother's Movie World, enjoy Looney tunes musical show, Police Academy - Stunt show, Batman adventure, 4D show, Superman ride, Bat wing ride etc.
  • All Star Parade, meet your favourite cartoon characters like Bugs Bunny, Tweety and Daffy.
  • Take Fun rides like a Lethal weapon, Scooby Doo and Spooky Coaster.
Day Fifteen Gold Coast
  • Visit the famous Currumbin Bird Sanctuary, see Kangaroos, Koalas and hand feed the Lorikeet Birds.
  • Enjoy various shows at Sea World like Ski Challenge, Sea lion, live Sharks, Dolphin, Polar Bear, Sea world eye ride and 4D Planet show.
  • Enjoy walking on the waterfront in the evening.
Day Sixteen Gold Coast - Brisbane Melbourne
  • Morning departure Melbourne.
  • On arrival Free time for shopping and try your luck at Casinos.
Day Seventeen Melbourne - Phillip Island - Melbourne
  • Visit Melbourne Cricket Ground from inside, followed by orientation tour which includes Town hall, Old Parliament house, Captain Cooks cottage, the Fitzroy garden etc.
  • Visit St. Patrick cathedral.
  • Proceed to Philip Island.
  • En-route visit the Shrine of remembrance.
  • Witness the spectacular world famous Penguin Parade at Phillip Island in the evening.
Day Eighteen Melbourne- Great Ocean Road- Melbourne
  • Experience one of the world's finest coastal drives at Great Ocean Road
  • see the famous 12 Apostles rock formations including the Loch Ard Gorge.
  • Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride(optional).
  • Later drive through the Port Campbell National Park.
Day Nineteen Melbourne - Mumbai
  • After breakfast proceed for the airport to board your flight to your home town.

Pricing

Ex Mumbai (Reporting at Mumbai Airport)
Airfare Included Reporting at Mumbai Airport INR 466698

Note: GST 5.00% (Government Tax) on total package price

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Departure / Tour Dates

October 2017 - Open
November 2017 - Open
December 2017 - Open
January 2018 - Open
February 2018 - Open