Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-23092
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Christchurch, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • National Kiwi Hatchery in Rotorua, and Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve in Tekapo with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns, Auckland, Arrowtown, Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, and Christchurch
  • Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Cairns and Wendy's Secret Garden in Lavender Bay
  • View Geothermal activity in Rotorua, and the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo
  • On the Great Barrier Reef, Milford Sound
Starting in Melbourne and ending in Christchurch, the tour "Contrasts Of Australia And New Zealand" is a guided chill out tour that takes 18 days. You will be traveling through Christchurch, Milford Sound, Auckland and 7 other destinations in Australia and New Zealand. "Contrasts Of Australia And New Zealand" is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Want a bit of everything? Sun, sand, city life, and wilderness all take centre stage on this Australia and New Zealand tour. Find yourself gliding across the Great Barrier Reef and getting to know the cities before Queenstown, Milford Sound, and hearing tales of Māori Warriors in just 18 incredible days.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Melbourne
  • Day 2: Uncover Melbourne's Laneways
  • Day 3: Cairns, in the Tropics
  • Day 4: View Colourful Coral and Tropical Fish
  • Day 5: Cairns, it's All Yours
  • Day 6: Fly to Glorious Sydney
  • Day 7: Savour the Sights of Sydney
  • Day 8: Sydney, It's Your Choice
  • Day 9: Kia Ora Auckland New Zealand
  • Day 10: Delve into Auckland
  • Day 11: Rotorua, the Cultural Hub
  • Day 12: Adventure Capital Queenstown
  • Day 13: Cruise Milford Sound
  • Day 14: Indulge Yourself in Queenstown
  • Day 15: Breathtaking Lake Tekapo
  • Day 16: Christchurch, the Garden City
  • Day 17: Meet a Local Farming Family
  • Day 18: Farewell Christchurch
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Porterage where hotels provide this service
Meals
  • 2 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 18 Breakfast (B)
  • 3 Lunch (L)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 3 Regional Dinner (RD)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
Transport
  • All land transport shown. All transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Melbourne to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney, Sydney to Auckland, Auckland to Queenstown
Guide
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
Others
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • 2 Be My Guest (BMG)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Melbourne and from Christchurch 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 Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 64 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 September 2024, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 64 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Contrasts of Australia and 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 29 people.
  • Groups traveling together will be seated together, and face coverings will be required where mandated, otherwise it is the choice of our guests if they wish to wear face coverings when traveling on the coach. Additionally, all surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day, and due to our high performing air filters the air within the coach will be completely filtered and changed every 2-3 minutes
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children aged 5-15, who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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