"Discover outback life, Aboriginal culture and history, and get up close to native wildlife on this introductory Australia tour.
Highlights include the icons of Uluru, the incredible Great Barrier Reef and the cultural hive that is beautiful Sydney.
The Australian Highlights tour is combined with an escorted tour of New Zealand, visiting the country’s most fascinating sites, including geothermal Rotorua, Franz Josef glacier and a cruise on Milford Sound. From cosmopolitan cities to areas of unmatched natural beauty, this incredible tour is sure to make you fall in love with one of the world's most unique continents.
On arrival in Melbourne, you will be met and transferred to the Crowne Plaza.
Morning walking tour taking in Melbourne's eclectic little laneways, arcades and cafes.
Day at leisure in Melbourne.
Morning flight to the outback town of Alice Springs.
In the morning, you will travel to Uluru, via the MacDonnell and James Ranges.
Sunrise tour of Uluru, where you will learn about the history of the local Aboriginal tribes.
Morning introduction to indigenous art.
Travel out to world heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef on board a catamaran.
Day at leisure in Cairns.
Morning visit to the Cairns Wildlife Dome before flying to Sydney.
Morning tour of Sydney, including visits to the Opera House, Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach.
Day at leisure in Sydney.
Transfer to the airport and fly from Sydney to Auckland.
Morning cruise in Waitemata harbour to see the 'city of sails' from the water, followed by a city tour.
In the morning, you will travel to Rotorua.
Afternoon flight to Christchurch, on arrival there will be a city tour.
Morning rail journey aboard the TranzAlpine through the Southern Alps to Arthur's Pass.
Travel to Queenstown passing spectacular scenery and visiting Arrowmine.
Travel to Milford Sound, passing breathtaking scenery before taking a nature cruise.
Day at leisure to relax.
Travel back to Christchurch visiting Lake Tekapo and a working farm en route.
Transfer to Christchurch airport to fly home or continue your holiday.
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