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29D28N Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (OAQC) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

29D28N Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (OAQC)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

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From: $6648 From: €6330 From: £5434 From: RM28904 From: CAD8613 From: SGD9220 From: AUD9596 From: HKD52374
Cairns

G Adventures Classic tours combine the support and security of group travel, unbeatable variety, and the flexibility to go off-script when fate says, \"Hey, let’s do this.\" Classic tours deliver the perfect balance of must-see highlights, cultural exchange, insider access, unbeatable value, and the kind of spontaneous, you-really-had-to-be-there moments that make your trip memorable.

Cities to Visit: Cairns - Sydney - Auckland - Rotorua - Wellington - Christchurch
Language: English

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Travel Period: from October 27, 2022 till December 28, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Follow an Indigenous guide through the Daintree Rainforest
~ Sail around the scenic Whitsundays
~ Hike and stay overnight in the Blue Mountains
~ Cruise around the fjords of Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park
~ Soak in the scenery of Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park
~ Hang with the Maori in a traditional village
What To Expect
No one should ever have to choose between adventuring across Australia or New Zealand — so we created this 29-day tour that hits the highlights of both. Featuring guided walks through the Daintree Rainforest, Doubtful Sound day-cruises in Fiordland National Park, overnight stays in a Maori village, and heaps of other awesome experiences, this tour is proof you really can have the best of both worlds. Well, countries. But you get what we mean.
  • Day 1: Cairns

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: Cairns / Cape Tribulation

    Head north to Cape Tribulation. Stop en route to explore Mossman Gorge and take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 3: Cape Tribulation

    With a free day, opt for a trip to the Great Barrier Reef or to explore Daintree National Park.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: Cape Tribulation / Cairns

    Return to Cairns in the afternoon with free time to explore this laid-back city. En route, stop by Port Douglas and opt to have lunch at a local market.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Cairns / Airlie Beach

    Depart early for a full day of travel to reach Airlie Beach, enjoying scenic views along the way.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Airlie Beach

    Set sail for a day in the Whitsunday Islands, visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Opt to swim or snorkel, and hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand. Return to Airlie Beach for the night.

    : Lunch
  • Day 7: Airlie Beach / Byron Bay

    Fly to Brisbane and transfer to Byron Bay for two nights in this "hippie" paradise.

  • Day 8: Byron Bay

    Spend the day wandering the town or taking part in a multitude of optional activities like skydiving, visiting Cape Byron Lighthouse, or relaxing on the beach.

  • Day 9: Byron Bay / Port Macquarie

    Tour an organic farm in the heart of Byron Bay before sitting down to a delicious lunch featuring local produce. Head to the coastal township of Port Macquarie, featuring all the beauty of the beach set alongside gorgeous national parks. Enjoy an evening in Port Macquarie.

    : Lunch
  • Day 10: Port Macquarie / Blue Mountains

    En route to the Blue Mountains, opt to stop at the Koala Hospital to learn about vital wildlife conservation work in the area.

  • Day 11: Blue Mountains

    Travel to the majestic Blue Mountains and experience the natural beauty of this World Heritage Area. Explore the area around Leura and Katoomba and view the Three Sisters. Take a guided tour of Jenolan Caves, filled with striking limestone rock formations.

  • Day 12: Blue Mountains / Sydney

    This morning, take a walk in Jamison Valley, and ride on the Scenic Railway, the steepest railway in the world. Continue to Sydney and head out for an orientation walk. With some free time, opt to rent a bike, stroll the botanical gardens, or visit the iconic Opera House.

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Get a feel for the city. Relax seaside at Bondi Beach. Enjoy an optional final night out with the group.

  • Day 14: Sydney / Auckland

    Say goodbye to Australia and hop on a flight to Auckland, New Zealand. After transferring from the airport, enjoy some free time to explore this vibrant city.

  • Day 15: Auckland

    Enjoy a free day to explore Auckland. Visit the Maritime Museum, walk the waterfront, or even take the ferry to Waiheke Island.

  • Day 16: Auckland / Hahei

    Depart early for the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. Take a walk to Cathedral Cove or opt out in favour of sea kayaking. If the tide is right, grab a shovel and dig a natural jacuzzi in the sand on Hot Water Beach.

    : Dinner
  • Day 17: Rotorua / Maori Village

    Visit Rotorua and opt to check out the geothermal area or go whitewater rafting. Later, enjoy a cultural overnight in a Maori village featuring a traditional hangi dinner and show.

    : Dinner
  • Day 18: Rotorua / Wellington

    Take in the ever-changing scenery of the North Island and travel to the capital, Wellington.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 19: Wellington

    Enjoy the atmosphere in this relaxed but lively city. After an orientation walk, enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to visit the Te Papa Museum or take the cable car up to the botanical gardens.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 20: Wellington / Kaikoura

    Fly to the South Island, then travel to the seaside town of Kaikoura, known for its diverse marine life.

  • Day 21: Kaikoura / Hanmer Springs

    Opt to swim with dolphins or go whale watching during a free morning in Kaikoura before travelling to Hanmer Springs, stopping en route for a wine tasting at a local winery. Opt to take a soak in the hot springs.

  • Day 22: Hanmer Springs / Franz Josef

    Take in the stunning scenery while travelling across the Southern Alps to the rugged and remote West Coast, before staying in the rainforest near the world's fastest moving glacier.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 23: Franz Josef

    Enjoy a free day to explore the area around Franz Josef. Opt to explore the glacier with a heli hike.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 24: Franz Josef / Queenstown

    Continue to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. With beautiful scenery and tons of activities, there's something for everyone. Enjoy the great night life.

  • Day 25: Queenstown

    With free time here, opt to go bungee jumping (in its birthplace), jet boating (also born here!), skydiving, paragliding, hiking or mountain biking. Or take it a little slower and travel by gondola to the top of a local peak.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 26: Queenstown

    Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park and Doubtful Sound on a day cruise. Take in the waterfalls and wildlife, then return to Queenstown for the night.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 27: Queenstown / Twizel

    Head through the centre of the South Island to Twizel, near New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook. Visit Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and spend the afternoon hiking the region, taking in the alpine scenery. Learn more about mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary at the Visitor's Centre.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 28: Twizel / Christchurch

    Continue on to Christchurch and take in an orientation walk with your CEO. Enjoy one final night together with the group.

  • Day 29: Christchurch

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 28 nights' accommodation
~ 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned

Where to Visits

Information



Travel Period: from October 27, 2022 till December 28, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Follow an Indigenous guide through the Daintree Rainforest
~ Sail around the scenic Whitsundays
~ Hike and stay overnight in the Blue Mountains
~ Cruise around the fjords of Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park
~ Soak in the scenery of Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park
~ Hang with the Maori in a traditional village
What To Expect
No one should ever have to choose between adventuring across Australia or New Zealand — so we created this 29-day tour that hits the highlights of both. Featuring guided walks through the Daintree Rainforest, Doubtful Sound day-cruises in Fiordland National Park, overnight stays in a Maori village, and heaps of other awesome experiences, this tour is proof you really can have the best of both worlds. Well, countries. But you get what we mean.
  • Day 1: Cairns

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: Cairns / Cape Tribulation

    Head north to Cape Tribulation. Stop en route to explore Mossman Gorge and take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 3: Cape Tribulation

    With a free day, opt for a trip to the Great Barrier Reef or to explore Daintree National Park.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: Cape Tribulation / Cairns

    Return to Cairns in the afternoon with free time to explore this laid-back city. En route, stop by Port Douglas and opt to have lunch at a local market.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Cairns / Airlie Beach

    Depart early for a full day of travel to reach Airlie Beach, enjoying scenic views along the way.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Airlie Beach

    Set sail for a day in the Whitsunday Islands, visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Opt to swim or snorkel, and hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand. Return to Airlie Beach for the night.

    : Lunch
  • Day 7: Airlie Beach / Byron Bay

    Fly to Brisbane and transfer to Byron Bay for two nights in this "hippie" paradise.

  • Day 8: Byron Bay

    Spend the day wandering the town or taking part in a multitude of optional activities like skydiving, visiting Cape Byron Lighthouse, or relaxing on the beach.

  • Day 9: Byron Bay / Port Macquarie

    Tour an organic farm in the heart of Byron Bay before sitting down to a delicious lunch featuring local produce. Head to the coastal township of Port Macquarie, featuring all the beauty of the beach set alongside gorgeous national parks. Enjoy an evening in Port Macquarie.

    : Lunch
  • Day 10: Port Macquarie / Blue Mountains

    En route to the Blue Mountains, opt to stop at the Koala Hospital to learn about vital wildlife conservation work in the area.

  • Day 11: Blue Mountains

    Travel to the majestic Blue Mountains and experience the natural beauty of this World Heritage Area. Explore the area around Leura and Katoomba and view the Three Sisters. Take a guided tour of Jenolan Caves, filled with striking limestone rock formations.

  • Day 12: Blue Mountains / Sydney

    This morning, take a walk in Jamison Valley, and ride on the Scenic Railway, the steepest railway in the world. Continue to Sydney and head out for an orientation walk. With some free time, opt to rent a bike, stroll the botanical gardens, or visit the iconic Opera House.

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Get a feel for the city. Relax seaside at Bondi Beach. Enjoy an optional final night out with the group.

  • Day 14: Sydney / Auckland

    Say goodbye to Australia and hop on a flight to Auckland, New Zealand. After transferring from the airport, enjoy some free time to explore this vibrant city.

  • Day 15: Auckland

    Enjoy a free day to explore Auckland. Visit the Maritime Museum, walk the waterfront, or even take the ferry to Waiheke Island.

  • Day 16: Auckland / Hahei

    Depart early for the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. Take a walk to Cathedral Cove or opt out in favour of sea kayaking. If the tide is right, grab a shovel and dig a natural jacuzzi in the sand on Hot Water Beach.

    : Dinner
  • Day 17: Rotorua / Maori Village

    Visit Rotorua and opt to check out the geothermal area or go whitewater rafting. Later, enjoy a cultural overnight in a Maori village featuring a traditional hangi dinner and show.

    : Dinner
  • Day 18: Rotorua / Wellington

    Take in the ever-changing scenery of the North Island and travel to the capital, Wellington.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 19: Wellington

    Enjoy the atmosphere in this relaxed but lively city. After an orientation walk, enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to visit the Te Papa Museum or take the cable car up to the botanical gardens.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 20: Wellington / Kaikoura

    Fly to the South Island, then travel to the seaside town of Kaikoura, known for its diverse marine life.

  • Day 21: Kaikoura / Hanmer Springs

    Opt to swim with dolphins or go whale watching during a free morning in Kaikoura before travelling to Hanmer Springs, stopping en route for a wine tasting at a local winery. Opt to take a soak in the hot springs.

  • Day 22: Hanmer Springs / Franz Josef

    Take in the stunning scenery while travelling across the Southern Alps to the rugged and remote West Coast, before staying in the rainforest near the world's fastest moving glacier.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 23: Franz Josef

    Enjoy a free day to explore the area around Franz Josef. Opt to explore the glacier with a heli hike.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 24: Franz Josef / Queenstown

    Continue to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. With beautiful scenery and tons of activities, there's something for everyone. Enjoy the great night life.

  • Day 25: Queenstown

    With free time here, opt to go bungee jumping (in its birthplace), jet boating (also born here!), skydiving, paragliding, hiking or mountain biking. Or take it a little slower and travel by gondola to the top of a local peak.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 26: Queenstown

    Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park and Doubtful Sound on a day cruise. Take in the waterfalls and wildlife, then return to Queenstown for the night.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 27: Queenstown / Twizel

    Head through the centre of the South Island to Twizel, near New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook. Visit Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and spend the afternoon hiking the region, taking in the alpine scenery. Learn more about mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary at the Visitor's Centre.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 28: Twizel / Christchurch

    Continue on to Christchurch and take in an orientation walk with your CEO. Enjoy one final night together with the group.

  • Day 29: Christchurch

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 28 nights' accommodation
~ 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned
★★★★☆

Cnr Abbott And, Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

The Ramada Cairns City Centre with its impeccably private and tropical ambience is a Cairns Resort Hotel superbly positioned in the central business district of Cairns, one block from the famous Esplanade. Its architectural profile and exterior facade is one of the most beautiful examples of Queenslander heritage style, and is a popular talking point among many of the hotel’s visitors and guests.

★★★★☆

152 Rykers Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873, Australia

Located on seven acres, where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef – the only place on earth where two world heritage sites meet – this rainforest oasis is the ideal place to escape and enjoy some downtime.

★★★★☆

3 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia

The Sebel Whitsundays creates the perfect setting for your Airlie Beach Whitsunday holiday. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family friendly accommodation or somewhere to mix work with pleasure, The Sebel Whitsundays looks forward to welcoming you.

★★★★☆

20-22 Fletcher St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments is your ideal home base whilst you explore Byron Bay. Accommodation located right in the heart of Byron Bay surrounded by vibrant cafes, restaurants and fashion boutiques with glorious Main Beach just 150 metres away.

★★★★☆

29 Clarence St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia

The El Paso Motor Inn is located within easy walking distance from restaurants, galleries, theatres, shopping and beaches, making it the ideal for family holidays or business accommodation. We are right across the road from the Glasshouse Entertainment Centre and Port Central Shopping Centre.

★★★★☆

28/100 Leura Mall, Leura NSW 2780, Australia

Leisure Inn Spires is situated in the quaint township of Leura, Blue Mountains – just over an hour’s drive from Sydney or an easy 1-minute walk from Leura Train Station. The property is an idyllic base for all things Blue Mountains and located on the same street as Leura Mall where guests will find a bustle of boutique stores, cafes, restaurants and village fairs during certain months of the year.

★★★★☆

27/33 Wentworth Ave, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia

Travelodge Hotel Sydney is in prime position on the edge of the Sydney CBD, setting you up within easy walking distance of the city’s major attractions including Hyde Park, the Capitol Theatre, the Queen Victoria Building and Chinatown.

★★★★☆

219 Federal Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Ramada Suites Auckland offers exciting experiences and contemporary accommodations in destinations across the globe and at Ramada you can enjoy a city escape like no other.

★★★★☆

9 Grange Road, Hot Water Beach 3591, New Zealand

From the moment you enter the tree lined driveway you immediately feel the relaxed friendliness of this Hahei holiday oasis that awaits you. Set in beautifully maintained subtropical gardens with bush and valley views our small Resort is just moments away from Hahei beach and Hahei village amenities.

★★★☆☆

223 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

The 3-star Naumi Studio Wellington Hotel is set 1.3 km from Wellington Museum and 1 km from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

★★★★☆

92/94 Esplanade, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand

Set on the Esplanade in Kaikōura, Heritage Collection The White Morph enjoys commanding views of the ocean and mountains, and gives you access to all of the region’s experiences. Only a 10 minute walk to downtown Kaikōura, The White Morph has been beautifully placed so that guests can take in the spectacular scenery of Kaikoura while enjoying the variety of attractions on offer.

★★★★☆

2 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand

Drifter's Inn combines the comfort and personal service of an alpine lodge with all the convenience of motel accommodation. Drifter's Inn is in the heart of the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs, just 80 metres from New Zealand's finest thermal spa and hot springs.

★★★★☆

46 Cron Street, Franz Josef / Waiau 7856, New Zealand

Rainforest is located in Franz Josef Village close to the glacier of the same name on New Zealand’s West Coast, 5 hours drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown airports. Rainforest is committed to environmental stewardship and is proud to promote the Tiaki Promise.

★★★☆☆

27 Stanley Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

With stunning views our friendly Swiss-style Heartland Hotel Queenstown brings visitors from all over the world. Access a range of leisure activities from bungy jumping to shopping from one of the best accommodation locations in Queenstown.

★★★☆☆

Wairepo Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand

Travelers are guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay with all the amenities and services provided by Mountain Chalet Motels.

★★★☆☆

263 Bealey Avenue, Edgeware, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

The Bealey Quarter is a truly unique hospitality and accommodation complex, centrally located in Christchurch. Providing quality, affordable accommodation and the ability to accommodate leisure and business travelers through to large bookings, from colleges to sporting and cultural groups.

★★★★☆

Cnr Abbott And, Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

The Ramada Cairns City Centre with its impeccably private and tropical ambience is a Cairns Resort Hotel superbly positioned in the central business district of Cairns, one block from the famous Esplanade. Its architectural profile and exterior facade is one of the most beautiful examples of Queenslander heritage style, and is a popular talking point among many of the hotel’s visitors and guests.

★★★★☆

152 Rykers Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873, Australia

Located on seven acres, where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef – the only place on earth where two world heritage sites meet – this rainforest oasis is the ideal place to escape and enjoy some downtime.

★★★★☆

3 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia

The Sebel Whitsundays creates the perfect setting for your Airlie Beach Whitsunday holiday. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family friendly accommodation or somewhere to mix work with pleasure, The Sebel Whitsundays looks forward to welcoming you.

★★★★☆

20-22 Fletcher St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments is your ideal home base whilst you explore Byron Bay. Accommodation located right in the heart of Byron Bay surrounded by vibrant cafes, restaurants and fashion boutiques with glorious Main Beach just 150 metres away.

★★★★☆

29 Clarence St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia

The El Paso Motor Inn is located within easy walking distance from restaurants, galleries, theatres, shopping and beaches, making it the ideal for family holidays or business accommodation. We are right across the road from the Glasshouse Entertainment Centre and Port Central Shopping Centre.

★★★★☆

28/100 Leura Mall, Leura NSW 2780, Australia

Leisure Inn Spires is situated in the quaint township of Leura, Blue Mountains – just over an hour’s drive from Sydney or an easy 1-minute walk from Leura Train Station. The property is an idyllic base for all things Blue Mountains and located on the same street as Leura Mall where guests will find a bustle of boutique stores, cafes, restaurants and village fairs during certain months of the year.

★★★★☆

27/33 Wentworth Ave, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia

Travelodge Hotel Sydney is in prime position on the edge of the Sydney CBD, setting you up within easy walking distance of the city’s major attractions including Hyde Park, the Capitol Theatre, the Queen Victoria Building and Chinatown.

★★★★☆

219 Federal Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Ramada Suites Auckland offers exciting experiences and contemporary accommodations in destinations across the globe and at Ramada you can enjoy a city escape like no other.

★★★★☆

9 Grange Road, Hot Water Beach 3591, New Zealand

From the moment you enter the tree lined driveway you immediately feel the relaxed friendliness of this Hahei holiday oasis that awaits you. Set in beautifully maintained subtropical gardens with bush and valley views our small Resort is just moments away from Hahei beach and Hahei village amenities.

★★★☆☆

223 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

The 3-star Naumi Studio Wellington Hotel is set 1.3 km from Wellington Museum and 1 km from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

★★★★☆

92/94 Esplanade, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand

Set on the Esplanade in Kaikōura, Heritage Collection The White Morph enjoys commanding views of the ocean and mountains, and gives you access to all of the region’s experiences. Only a 10 minute walk to downtown Kaikōura, The White Morph has been beautifully placed so that guests can take in the spectacular scenery of Kaikoura while enjoying the variety of attractions on offer.

★★★★☆

2 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand

Drifter's Inn combines the comfort and personal service of an alpine lodge with all the convenience of motel accommodation. Drifter's Inn is in the heart of the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs, just 80 metres from New Zealand's finest thermal spa and hot springs.

★★★★☆

46 Cron Street, Franz Josef / Waiau 7856, New Zealand

Rainforest is located in Franz Josef Village close to the glacier of the same name on New Zealand’s West Coast, 5 hours drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown airports. Rainforest is committed to environmental stewardship and is proud to promote the Tiaki Promise.

★★★☆☆

27 Stanley Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

With stunning views our friendly Swiss-style Heartland Hotel Queenstown brings visitors from all over the world. Access a range of leisure activities from bungy jumping to shopping from one of the best accommodation locations in Queenstown.

★★★☆☆

Wairepo Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand

Travelers are guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay with all the amenities and services provided by Mountain Chalet Motels.

★★★☆☆

263 Bealey Avenue, Edgeware, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand

The Bealey Quarter is a truly unique hospitality and accommodation complex, centrally located in Christchurch. Providing quality, affordable accommodation and the ability to accommodate leisure and business travelers through to large bookings, from colleges to sporting and cultural groups.

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