Australia is up on everybody’s travel bucket list and with good reason. The country’s outback and fantastic beaches can be easily reached from cosmopolitan cities and its natural wonders are both at the heart of the country and its shores. Rock formations change color, whales, sharks and dolphins swim and Australia is beautiful with one of the world’s most scenic coastal roads.
Historical Sites | History & Archaeology Tours | Landmarks | Local Food | World Heritage Sites | Leisure | Beaches | Islands | Local Cruises | Luxury Cruises | Shopping | Outdoors Sports | Boating & Sailing | National Park | Nature | Outdoor Adventures | Scuba Diving | Snorkeling
Leisure | Wellness Retreat | Relaxation | River Cruises | Barges | Outdoors Sports | Outdoor Adventures
BEST TIME TO VISIT
June – September
Welcome aboard ‘Australia and New Zealand Delights’ tour. Arrive
into Brisbane and then proceed towards Gold Coast – Australia’s entertainment capital.
On arrival at Brisbane airport, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Friendly Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. Enjoy Lunch. Get ready for some fun and excitement as you experience Gold Coast with the Aquaduck. Your Amphibian land and water tour begins with a bit of ducking and weaving around the streets of Surfers Paradise, followed by a waddle along the glorious Gold Coast beaches and up to the magnificent Versace and Marina Mirage Resorts. You would now proceed and check into your hotel (Standard check in at
1400hrs). Tonight enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Gold Coast.
A thrilling day at Gold Coast’s iconic attractions, starting with a visit to Warner Brothers ‘Movie World’ after a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Immerse yourself in the magic of movies, meet your favorite stars, and experience behind-the-scenes actions, comedy stunts, and exhilarating rides like Superman Escape and Batwing Space Shot. Lunch at Rick’s Café adds to the excitement. Later, explore Sea World, where fun and entertainment abound. Witness daring stunts, enjoy performances by dolphins and sea lions, and marvel at sharks in “Shark Bay.” After a day filled with laughter and excitement, return to the hotel and savor a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gold Coast.
Today is yours to shape as you wish, offering the flexibility to explore Gold Coast at your leisure or opt for exciting experiences. Choose to spend the day at Dream World, a haven for thrills, spills, and family fun with thrilling rides and unique animal attractions. Alternatively, consider a visit to the Sky Point observatory deck atop Q1 for breathtaking 360-degree views. Another option is to explore Tangalooma or venture to the scenic Mt. Tamborine. Conclude your day with a delightful dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Gold Coast.
Arrive into Cairns – The Tropical Paradise. Today experience one way Scenic Skyrail over the World Heritage Rainforest of Kuranda. After breakfast at the hotel, check out & proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns. Packed lunch will be provided. On arrival into Cairns proceed to Kuranda. The one way Sky Rail journey will take you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest. Later you can relax in the comfort of your hotel or you can visit some of the exciting shops at the ‘Cairns Night Market’ on your own. Tonight dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Cairns.
Adventure to the Great Barrier Reef, specifically Green Island, a living marvel visible from space. Begin your day with the option of a hot air balloon ride, accompanied by a boxed breakfast. After an early hotel breakfast, board a cruise liner bound for Green Island. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, with activities ranging from snorkeling and diving to exploring the reef from an air-conditioned semi-submersible. Enjoy a continental lunch on the cruise liner before returning to your hotel with incredible memories of this natural wonder. In the evening, explore the Cairns night market at your leisure, followed by a delightful dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Cairns.
Onto Sydney – The Harbour city.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival into the Harbour city proceed to hotel and check in. Packed lunch will be provided. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Sydney.
After breakfast, delve into the city’s history at the Rocks area, marvel at the iconic Harbour Bridge, and bask in the beauty of Bondi Beach. Capture the brilliance of the Sydney Opera House during a photo stop. Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Continue the adventure with a visit to the Sydney Aquarium, immersing yourself in stunning underwater life. Explore the renowned Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and the Wild Life Zoo, encountering Australia’s beloved animals. Conclude the day with a delectable dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Sydney.
After breakfast, the day unfolds with various options: explore the vibrant city at your own pace, venture into the breathtaking Blue Mountains for a full-day excursion, or scale the heights of the iconic Sydney Bridge on a fully guided climb, reaching the summit at 134 meters above Sydney Harbour. The sense of accomplishment is bound to be unforgettable, conquering an Australian icon recognized worldwide.
In the evening, indulge in a Sydney Harbour cruise aboard the Sydney Showboat. Gliding past landmarks like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, witness the city transforming with the colors of the sunset. A 3-course local fine dining dinner awaits, enjoyed from your table or the viewing deck, accompanied by live entertainment on this 2.5-hour dinner cruise.
Welcome to New Zealand. Arrive into Christchurch – the Garden city and enjoy a Panoramic City tour.
After breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to Christchurch. On arrival, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Friendly Tour Manager / Local representative outside the baggage hall. Proceed for a brief panoramic city sights tours featuring CBD, Container mall and view of the cardboard cathedral. Later check into your hotel. Tonight a delicious dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Christchurch.
Proceed to Queenstown – adventure capital of the world. Today move onto Queenstown on the most scenic route. After breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to one of the most scenic regions of this beautiful country. Journey across Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo. Visit the Sheep Dog Monument and Church of the Good Shepherd. Today lunch will be on your own arrangement. Now move onto Lake Pukaki lookout point to view Mt Cook from a distance. Cross Lindis Pass to Queenstown. On arrival into Queenstown check in at the hotel. Tonight Local dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Queenstown.
Today we set out for the most spectacular cruise to the Milford Sound.
After breakfast, depart from Queenstown and travel via Te Anau through the awe inspiring Homer Tunnel and the stunning glacier-carved Eglington Valley, to arrive at Milford Sound. Enjoy an unforgettable journey onboard the Milford Sound cruise, which sails right up to the mouth of the Tasman Sea (weather permitting). Enjoy lunch on board the cruise. Journey into the untouched paradise of Milford Sound and explore the natural wonders and history surrounding these deep fjords. Return to Queenstown. Tonight Dinner in a Local Restaurant.
Overnight in Queenstown.
Todays experience the Gondola ride that gives you the best view of this city.
After breakfast at the hotel; today get ready to experience the famous Arrow town, A J Hackett Bungee Jump Site and the Gondola ride, also a fast convenient access to the best views in the region, which is reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere. A chance to do a Shot over Jet boat on the Shot over River. Experience adrenaline-fueled fun as the jet boat skims the water’s surface at high speed and fishtails into 360-degree spins. OR you have a chance to experience adventure activities like Sky Diving (Weather Permitting) & Bungee jumping (43 Mtrs). Later tonight, enjoy a Dinner in a Local Restaurant.
Overnight in Queenstown.
Welcome to Auckland – “The city of Sails”. Enjoy a city tour of this beautiful, pristine city and also enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.
After breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to Auckland. On arrival get set for a day of fun as we take you for a city tour of Auckland featuring Harbour Bridge and waterfront drive. Check into your hotel. Later in the evening, enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck. Tonight Local dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Auckland/Hamilton.
Proceed to Rotorua – “The Thermal city”, Enroute visit Hamilton Gardens. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserves.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and continue your journey to Rotorua via Hamilton and visit the Hamilton Gardens. Enjoy guided Tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserves on arrival in Rotorua, via the beautiful Cambridge. Tonight dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Later, check into the hotel.
Overnight in Rotorua. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Enjoy yourself in the world of New Zealand agriculture, featuring diverse sheep breeds, shearing demonstrations, cow milking, lamb feeding, and impressive dog displays. Later, journey towards Auckland, making a captivating stop at the Waitomo Caves in the lush Waikato region. Marvel at the enchanting Glow-worm Grotto, where myriad glow-worm lights create a starry wonderland. Glide silently along the Waitomo River and be captivated by nature’s light display. Conclude the day with dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Auckland/Hamilton.
Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday.
This morning After breakfast / Boxed Breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport, where your memorable Friendly tour comes to an end.
Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your “Australia and New Zealand Delights” tour.