Explore Australia & New Zealand

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 23 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
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  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Queenstown, New Zealand
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy a sunset cruise on Sydney harbour.
  • Take an interpretive walk with an indigenous guide.
  • Get an exclusive tour of a research aquarium.
  • Witness thousands of glowworms lighting up the scenery
The trip Explore Australia & New Zealand starts from Sydney and NSW and ends in Queenstown. This is an explorer tour that takes 23 days taking you through Sydney and NSW, Queenstown, Franz Josef, Sydney and NSW and 9 other destinations in New Zealand and Australia. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the highlights of Australia and New Zealand on this epic adventure, exploring vibrant cities, breathtaking natural wonders, and unique cultural traditions. Experience an indigenous welcome in Sydney and witness the dazzling marine life of the Great Barrier Reef on an optional snorkelling or diving excursion. Enjoy a Maori feast in Rotorua, glide through majestic, wildlife-rich fjords, and end your journey in Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Josh's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Josh
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 22 2018
“Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Iceland is truly spectacular. Our guide was professional and the tour was well laid out. Great way to explore Iceland.”
Steve's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Steve
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 07 2018
“Joined a great group and a well organised tour. Don't miss out on Indonesia, really a culturally diverse and rich country. So much to experience. We had a really great tour.”
Merilyn's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Merilyn
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 05 2019
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Sydney
  • Day 2: Sydney
  • Day 3: Sydney/Port Douglas
  • Day 4: Port Douglas
  • Day 5: Port Douglas/Cairns
  • Day 6: Cairns
  • Day 7: Cairns/Uluru
  • Day 8: Uluru
  • Day 9: Uluru/Melbourne
  • Day 10: Melbourne
  • Day 11: Melbourne
  • Day 12: Melbourne/Auckland
  • Day 13: Auckland
  • Day 14: Auckland/Rotorua
  • Day 15: Rotorua
  • Day 16: Rotorua/Christchurch
  • Day 17: Christchurch/Franz Josef
  • Day 18: Franz Josef
  • Day 19: Franz Josef/Queenstown
  • Day 20: Queenstown/Fiordland National Park
  • Day 21: Fiordland National Park/Queenstown
  • Day 22: Queenstown
  • Day 23: Queenstown
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (21 nts), cruise boat (1 nt, seasonal).
Meals
  • 22 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
    Note: Allow USD925-1205 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, plane, train, boat, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: The Rocks Indigenous Dreaming and Welcome Tour, Sydney
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: James Cook University Research Aquarium, Cairns
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Waiheke Island Wineries, Waiheke Island
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Meet a Maori Elder, Rotorua
  • Your Discover Moment: Cairns
  • Sydney Harbour dinner cruise
  • Aboriginal walk through the Daintree Rainforest
  • Sunrise interpretive walk at Uluru
  • Melbourne orientation walk
  • Visit glowworm caves
  • Scenic TranzAlpine train
  • Queenstown gondola ride
  • Wilderness day cruise (winter) or overnight cruise (summer) in Fiordland National Park
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Sydney and NSW and from Queenstown are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Explore Australia & New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Explore Australia & New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 March 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 March 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Explore Australia & New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Explore Australia & New Zealand tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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