22 Day Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

12/05/2019 through 11/30/2020
11/14/2019 through 11/29/2020
Qantas Vacations

22 Day Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

First Choice Tour

A perfect mix of modern cities and ancient landscapes characterises this epic journey across two nations. The Great Barrier Reef and breathtaking Milford Sound complement a world of ancient Aboriginal tradition in Australia’s Red Centre and vivid Maori culture in Rotorua. From tropical Cairns to the towering mountain peaks of the land of The Long White Cloud, you’ll be amazed at every turn.

The Package

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)
  • Travel2 After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Melbourne’s colorful hidden laneways and arcades
  • Enjoy an Aussie BBQ at Earth Sanctuary
  • Toast an Uluru sunset with sparkling wine
  • Discover rock art at Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Hike through Walpa Gorge at Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  • Create your own dot painting
  • Cruise and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean on Bondi Beach
  • Experience the Sydney Opera House on a guided tour
  • Join the O’Sullivans for lunch on their Waikato farm
  • Immerse yourself in rich Maori food, arts & culture
  • Travel on the TranzAlpine Train
  • Discover spectacular Milford Sound on a lunch cruise

Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights:

  • Day 1 Flights to arrive prior to 12 noon into Melbourne Airport
  • Day 4 Must book QF796 into Alice Springs from Melbourne
  • Day 7 Must book QF1854 into Cairns from Ayers Rock
  • Day 10 Must book QF925 into Sydney from Cairns
  • Day 13 Must book QF143 into Auckland from Sydney
  • Day 16 Must book NZ5785/5787 into Christchurch from Rotorua
  • Day 22 Flights to depart anytime from Christchurch

Departure Dates


DEC: 15


JAN: 5, 12, 19, 26
FEB: 2, 9, 23
MAR: 1, 8, 15
APR: 12
MAY: 31
JUN: 28
AUG: 9, 30
SEP: 13, 27
OCT: 11
NOV: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Day 1-3 Melbourne
Day 4 Alice Springs
Day 5 Ayers Rock
Day 6 Kata Tjuta
Day 7 Uluru National Park
Day 8 Great Barrier Reef
Day 9 Cairns
Day 10-12 Sydney
Day 13-14 Auckland
Day 15 Rotorua
Day 16 Christchurch
Day 17 Franz Josef Glacier
Day 18 Queenstown
Day 19 Milford Sound
Day 20 Queenstown
Day 21-22 Christchurch

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