Australia & New Zealand: The Lands Down Under


DAY 1: AUCKLAND-On arriving in Auckland, New Zealand, you are met and transferred to your hotel, where this evening you enjoy a welcome dinner of local New Zealand cuisine.Accomodation Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour or Simialr

DAY 2: QUEENSTOWN.This morning, embark on a scenic drive along Auckland’s sparkling Waitemata Harbour waterfront and visit the Auckland Museum to view its world-renowned collection of Polynesian artifacts. Later, fly to Queenstown, a city founded by Maori jade hunters and treasured today for its magnificent scenery.Accomodation Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa or Similar

DAY 3: QUEENSTOWN.Rise early this morning for a unique sightseeing tour of Queenstown aboard a custom-built four-wheel-drive vehicle. View scenic Skippers Road, Coronet Lookout and Lighthouse Rock. Continue to Arrowtown, to visit the site of a Lord of the Rings movie location. Stop for refreshments and gold mining demonstration. Transfer to a motor coach and proceed to Waituri Creek Winery for lunch and a tasting of their fine vintages. Return to Queenstown, stopping en route at a bridge made famous by bungy jumpers, and then enjoy views from a skyline gondola.

DAY 4: QUEENSTOWN.Enjoy a day at leisure in this activity center of New Zealand. Later this afternoon, travel to historic Arrowtown. Enjoy a private cocktail reception at the local museum as you learn about early Maori life and the harsh pioneering days of European settlers. Then, dine at renowned Gantleys Restaurant, housed in a pioneering landmark.

DAY 5: MOUNT COOKJourney to the amazing Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand’s highest mountain, arriving in time for a hike. Enjoy a lunch that includes traditional New Zealand pie. This evening, take a tour of the Milky Way with a stargazing experience at the Theatre Planetarium that highlights unique features of the southern sky.Accomodation The Hermitage Hotel or Similar

DAY 6: CHRISTCHURCH.Today, make your way to Christchurch, past Lake Pukaki to Lake Tekapo. View the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd and take in the sights of the spectacular Southern Alps mountain range along the way. Continue through the diverse farmland of the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Check into your hotel in the center  of this vibrant, ever-changing city. Enjoy this evening at your leisure.Accomodation The George or Simialr

DAY 7: CHRISTCHURCH.Embark on a city tour Christchurch, starting with a scenic drive along the River Avon and the Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a leisurely punt on the Avon River before returning to your hotel, for an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, gather for a New Zealander farewell dinner at the Curator’s House, set in the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

DAY 8-MELBOURNE. After Breakfast fly to Melbourne, Australia, where you are met and transferred to your hotel, located at the prestigious “Paris End” of Collins Street, with sweeping views of Melbourne’s skyline. In the evening you will have the pleasure of dining on Melbourne’s unique Colonial Tramcar. The interior harkens back to a vintage age of a streetcar golden ear..Accomodation Sofitel Melbourne on Collins or Similar

DAY 9-MELBOURNEAfter a delicious and leisurely breakfast at the hotel, get set to spend the entire day at the Great Ocean Road.Enjoy a memorable excursion to the Great Ocean Road, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the ‘Twelve Apostles’.

Day 10: ULURU.Fly via Alice Springs to Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, where you are met and transferred to your luxurious hotel. This afternoon, embark on a sunset tour of Uluru. Stopping at its base, walk with your guide to a tranquil place, taking in the sheer size of the monolith. Enjoy canapés and sparkling wine, watching the sunset over the monolith.Accomodation Sails in the Desert  or Similar

Day 11: ULURU/CAIRNS/PORT DOUGLAS.Rise early to visit Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park as the sun’s morning glow brings the desert to life. Your guide shares the significance of this sacred ceremonial site and explains the evolutionary and geologic forces that have shaped the region. This afternoon, fly to Cairns for a scenic drive along the coast en route to your luxurious resort in Port Douglas.Accomodation  Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa or Similar

Day 12:GREAT BARRIER REEF.Transfer to the Marina for a full-day exploration of the Great Barrier Reef aboard a beautiful sailing vessel. Sail to the Low Isles, with their white sandy beaches and coconut palms, surrounded by magnificent coral gardens. Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch while moored in the sheltered blue lagoon. Relax on the island, join a guided snorkel tour, take a trip on the glass bottom boat or laze on deck before an exhilarating sail back to port.

DAY 13:DAINTREE FOREST.Today, travel through rich farmlands to begin your tour of the Daintree National Park. Board a boat to cruise the mirror-smooth waters of the Daintree River, keeping an eye out for saltwater crocodiles. Enjoy lunch deep in the rainforest at The Treehouse Restaurant at Silky Oaks Lodge, where the head chef shares his cooking techniques for an authentic Chef’s Table culinary experience. After lunch, travel south and enjoy a delightful afternoon tea at the Botanical Ark, a private ethnobotanical garden in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest. Relax and unwind with tea and fruit on the veranda of this beautiful Queensland home, enjoying the sights and sounds of the forest.

DAY 14-15:SYDNEY.Fly to Sydney, where you are met and transferred to your hotel, superbly situated near Sydney Harbour and the city’s historic Rocks area. Tonight, enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant taking in unrivaled views of Syndey. The next morning, privately cruise Sydney Harbour, taking in the iconic sights, such as the Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the opportunity to swim, fish or just sit back with a cool drink and relax.Accomodation Four Seasons Hotel Sydney or Simialr

DAY 16:SYDNEY.Board a ferry to Taronga Zoo for a guided tour, visiting kangaroos, koalas, wombats, dingoes, echidnas and Australian birds. Next, embark on a behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House. Relax on the venue’s lower concourse while taking in Sydney’s most spectacular views.

DAY 17:SYDNEY.Spend today at your leisure in Sydney. Tonight, gather at Wine Odyssey. First visit the Journey Room for a tasting that includes three choices from among 44 varietals. Then, sit down to farewell dinner with matching wines

DAY 18:SYDNEY.After an American breakfast, check out and transfer to the airpor

VIP Experience

Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour-Experience life on the waterfront at a 5-star Auckland hotel blending Sofitel's French chic and the pure beauty of New Zealand's largest city. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour welcomes guests with a heartfelt Bonjour!The stylish Auckland luxury hotel places guests in the heart of Auckland Central between the upscale Viaduct Harbour lifestyle development and the attractions of the new Wynyard Quarter. Its understated elegance overlooks the shimmering Waitemata Harbour.

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa-Discover an award-winning Queenstown luxury hotel that year after year gathers accolades - from the Best New Zealand Hotel -Hotel Management Awards 2010 and 2011- to the Worlds Best Hotel Spa -Travel and Leisure 2011-.Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa offers a refined 5-star experience in the heart of the city just steps from the beauty of Lake Wakatipu and the dining district. Enjoy wineries ski fields and golf courses all within easy reach.

The Hermitage Hotel Mount cook-From an intrepid journey through glacial valleys to a mouth-watering culinary dining adventure, The Hermitage Hotel is the perfect place to base your adventure and discover why this region has endeared itself to Kiwi adventure seekers for so long.Choose from premium hotel rooms or cozy chalets.Add world-class activities such as Glacier Explorers, Tasman Valley 4WD and Argo Tours, Big Sky Stargazing, Mount Cook Guided Day Walks, scenic flights or the visual extravaganza of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and you have a unique, year-round alpine adventure perfect for the family holiday or your next romantic getaway

The George Christchurch-The George, a luxury boutique hotel, is the essence of supreme comfort and is renowned for offering a personalised stay and attentive staff. Located in the heart of Christchurch overlooking the picturesque Hagley Park and river Avon you will find peaceful Christchurch accommodation just steps from the cultural precinct and key attractions. Impeccable service in an intimate ambience is guaranteed at The George, the only Christchurch Hotel with a one-to-one staff to guest ratio.

"Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.With a prime city position at the top end of prestigious Collins Street, an exquisite Sofitel Melbourne On Collins immediately impresses through subtle luxuries, sophisticated elegance and a distinction for the finest service.For every occasion, 363 opulent guest rooms and suites define new luxury and appointment. Award-winning dining, Club Sofitel hospitality and integrated conference and event centre for 10 to 1000 deliver on every level.

For its walking distance position at Collins Place to the wonder of this celebrated city, there is only Sofitel Melbourne On Collins."

Sails in the Desert-Uluru-In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience.Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites.In a destination where one of the world's oldest cultures still thrives, the mystery, colour and wisdom of the local Anangu people is interwoven into every facet of Sails in the Desert's modern design. More than luxury accommodation, Sails in the Desert hotel is a destination of exploration and indulgence.

Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa-There's no reason to do anything but gaze at the stunning 3000m2 lagoon style pool in the centre of Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa with a delicious cocktail in your hand. On second thought, there are several reasons: beautiful Four Mile Beach, a treatment at Vie Spa, first-rate cuisine at AQUA Restaurant, the village of Port Douglas and exploring the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef... That is, when you're ready to emerge from your villa's private plunge pool.

"Four Seasons-Sydney.tunningly situated overlooking Sydney Harbour, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney puts you near the city’s vibrant shopping and business centres. Take in dramatic harbour views, discover Sydney's best restaurants, and explore the famous Rocks district, all near our five-star luxury hotel in Sydney's CBD.Chic and cosmopolitan, Sydney is one of the world’s great cities. It pulses with a vibrant social scene and inspiring possibilities for outdoor adventure. Steep yourself in the culture of a city that oozes urban sophistication and also boasts 37 beautiful beaches – including legendary Bondi Beach, just a 20-minute drive from downtown.

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Discover where the depth of the rainforest meets the colorful world of the Great Barrier Reef. Discover where the cries of a traditional war song can reach the Southern Alps. Discover how a city can be made of gardens and how a tramcar can be set for dinner. These are the ineffable countries of Australia and New Zealand, where the world seems new. Where the geysers dwell and valleys stretch, this is your time to explore. This is your world to discover.
  • 01 Nights Accomodation in Auckalnd
  • 03 Nights Accomodation in Queenstown
  • 01 Nights Accomodation in Mount Cook
  • 02 Nights Accomodation in Christchurch
  • 01 Nights Accomodation in Uluru
  • 02 Nights Accomodation in Melbourne
  • 03 Nights Accomodation in Port Douglas
  • 04 Nights Accomodation in Sydney
  • Sightseing included as per itinearies
  • Daily Breakfast - Jain/Vegetarian Options Available
  • Airport&Internal Transfers included.
Best Time to Visit:
All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs)and humid temperate. 

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