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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Australia & New Zealand: The Lands Down Under 2022


17 days from $15,995 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Venture through stunningly diverse natural settings, from Australia’s fabled Outback and Great Barrier Reef to New Zealand’s dazzling Milford Sound, and experience cultural and culinary wonders in the region’s most stylish cities.

A&K Advantages

  • Relax during a luxurious stay at Longitude 131°, a five-star tented eco-camp with unparalleled views of majestic Uluru
  • Discover the wonders of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on a full-day excursion aboard an elegant vessel
  • See the sights of Sydney Harbour on a private cruise, and then privately explore the iconic Sydney Opera House
  • Experience insider access and up-close interaction with Australian animal species, including koalas, on a privately guided visit to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
  • Visit the amazing Botanical Ark to learn about its fascinating mission, and then stay for lunch, during an experience exclusively for A&K guests
  • Cruise New Zealand’s Milford Sound amid soaring, glacier-carved mountain peaks that reflect in its pristine waters
  • Discover life in Queenstown as you visit the private home and gallery of a world-renowned local artist and savor a private wine tasting in New Zealand’s largest wine cave

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Melbourne, Australia
DAY 2
Melbourne | City of Magnificent Architecture
DAY 3
Cairns | Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef
DAY 4
Great Barrier Reef | Exploring Underwater Gems
DAY 5
Daintree Rainforest | Exclusive Botanical Ark Visit
DAY 6
Uluru | An Undeniable Presence
DAY 7
Uluru | Sunrise over the Olgas
DAY 8
Sydney | Luxury in the Rocks
DAYS 9–10
Sydney | Harbor Cruise and Opera House
DAY 11
Wellington, New Zealand | An Eclectic Capital
DAY 12
Wellington | Design Your Day
DAY 13
Queenstown | Exploring the City
DAY 14
Queenstown | Magnificent Milford Sound
DAY 15
Queenstown | Private Artist Visit & Wine Tasting
DAYS 16–17
Depart Auckland

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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.


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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