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Trip code: ECGK
Duration: From 8 weeks
Explore Australia and New Zealand on this action-packed combo package. Bringing together our comprehensive 6-week Australia East Coast Adventure and our super-popular Grand Kiwi, you’ll discover the very best of these two wonderful countries. Enjoy exciting activities and excursions in Australia as you travel from Sydney to Cairns. Go surfing in Byron Bay, camp on Fraser Island, snorkel by the Great Barrier Reef and much more! Then hop over to New Zealand and explore top Kiwi highlights including Auckland, Rotorua, Tongariro National Park, Kaikoura, Queenstown, & more!
See it all in Australia and New Zealand! Begin with an action-packed 6-week tour on Australia’s sparkling East Coast and then hop over to New Zealand for an exciting 19-day group tour!
Australia East Coast Adventure (6 weeks)
Your tour begins in the buzzing city of Sydney. After an included airport transfer, you’ll meet your group and enjoy a city tour, a trip around Sydney harbour on board a private catamaran, a 2-day getaway on Bondi Beach, a Sydney bar crawl and a walk from Coogee to Bondi, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal walks.
In week 2, the road trip begins! Your first stop is Byron Bay, where you’ll enjoy surf lessons and yoga sessions. You’ll then crawl up to Surfers Paradise for beach bliss and water sports. Your third week sees you touring around Brisbane and enjoying a getaway in the lush forests of Noosa. The week ends on Rainbow Beach, where you’ll hit the waves on a dolphin spotting cruise!
Weeks 4 + 5 are dedicated to unique experiences. First, you’ll enjoy a 4x4 camping adventure on the glorious sands of Fraser Island. Then, after a brief rest in the town of 1770, you’ll enjoy a cruise around the gorgeous Whitsundays Islands on board a sailing yacht. You’ll then chill out on Airlie Beach and Magnetic Island. Your final week includes a stop off on the golden sands of Mission Beach and 5 days in Cairns, where you’ll enjoy a day-trip to the dramatic Atherton Tablelands and a snorkelling boat trip to the Great Barrier Reef.
Your Australia East Coast Adventure highlights include:
Please note: A 5 week option is also available. The 5 week option does not include the first week of activities in and around Sydney. Your tour will begin on week 2 of the itinerary given here. Please speak to a travel advisor for more information.
Flights between Australia and New Zealand are not included. Contact our fantastic flights team to get a great quote for this journey.
Grand Kiwi (19 days)
Head from north to south on this fantastic group tour through New Zealand! You’ll meet Maori elders in Rotorua, hike through Tongariro National Park, see snowy mountains reflected in Lake Ohau, and get adventurous in Queenstown. This epic 19-day tour has it all!
After meeting in Auckland, you’ll travel north to beautiful Paihia in the Bay of Islands. After a day of relaxation and optional boat trips around the islands, you’ll head back to Auckland for a night in the city. You’ll then head south to a traditional Maori Marae, where you’ll spend the night and watch a traditional tribal performance. Next up, you’ll discover the thermal waters of Rotorua and the dramatic landscapes of Tongariro National Park.
After a brief stop in Wellington, you’ll cross over to the South Island of New Zealand and explore Nelson, Kaikoura and Christchurch. Journey through the Southern Alps to incredible Fox Glacier and then hit the adventure capital, Queenstown. Enjoy a few days of optional adventure activities and then discover stunning Milford Sound on an included boat cruise. After a chilled day by the waters of Lake Ohau, you’ll return to Christchurch where your tour ends.
Your Grand Kiwi highlights include:
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