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Australia & New Zealand: The Lands Down Under (2018)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 18  |  From: $14,395


Explore two inspiring destinations in a single journey, starting in Australia with Melbourne, Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney, followed by Christchurch, Franz Josef Glacier, Queenstown and Auckland in New Zealand.

A&K Advantages

  • Journey through a diverse range of landscapes from the Outback of Australia to the glaciers of New Zealand
  • Observe native Australian species firsthand, including koalas, platypuses, Tasmanian devils and kangaroos at Sydney's Taronga Zoo
  • Experience the wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef on a full-day excursion
  • Explore the best of Sydney - tour the magnificent Sydney Opera House, cruise on Sydney Harbour, bask on Bondi Beach and tour the famed Rocks District
  • Get a feel for authentic Aussie rural life on a private visit to a working sheep farm
  • Cruise through New Zealand's spectacular Milford Sound and view the stunning Franz Josef Glacier on a guided walk
  • Enjoy sparkling wine and canapés as you watch the sunset at Uluru in the Australian Outback


Itinerary at a Glance

Australia & New Zealand: The Lands Down Under

Day 1: Arrive Melbourne, Australia

Day 2: Melbourne | Private Sheep Farm Experience

Day 3: Uluru | An Undeniable Presence

Day 4: Uluru/Port Douglas | A Spiritual Sojourn

Day 5: Daintree Rainforest | Exclusive Botanical Ark Visit

Day 6: Great Barrier Reef | Exploring Underwater Gems

Days 7-8: Sydney | Harbor Cruise & The Rocks Tour

Day 9: Sydney | City Highlights & Bondi Beach

Day 10: Sydney | Native Species & Opera House Tour

Day 11: Christchurch, New Zealand | The Garden City

Day 12: Franz Josef Glacier | The Story of Pounamu

Day 13: Franz Josef Glacier | Glacier Valley Walk

Day 14: Franz Josef to Queenstown | Scenic Drive

Day 15: Queenstown | Magnificent Milford Sound

Day 16: Queenstown | Wine Tour and Tasting

Days 17-18: Depart Auckland

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Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension to Tasmania (4 days, from $2,995). Enhance your journey with a post-tour extension to Rotorua (3 days, from $2,995).

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.



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