Australia/New Zealand Tour
16 Nights/17 Days
Day 01 : Melbourne
Today we fly to Melbourne.On arrival,transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Melbourne
Proceed for morning city tour of Melbourne. On this tour you will experience the beautiful sights of Melbourne. Hear about it's wonderful history, famous buildings, sensational shopping, great sporting centres and universities. Stop and explore the Fitzroy Gardens, including a visit to Captain Cook's Cottage, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance. Travel over the Westgate Bridge, drive along the Grand Prix track and see the Melbourne Cricket Ground, St Paul's Cathedral, the Arts Centre, Crown Casino and Port Phillip Bay. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 03 : Melbourne
Full day tour of Great Ocean Road tour. Highlights of the tour include: 1.Enjoy panoramic views of Port Phillip Bay and the Melbourne city skyline. 2.Visit Torquay, Australia's surfing capital and home of Rip Curl surf wear (includes morning Devonshire Tea). 3.Visit world's famous surf beaches, Bells Beach (featured in the movie Point Break), home to the World Surfing Championships. 4.Travel Victoria's famous Great Ocean Road. 5.Discover golden sandy beaches, sheer cliff faces and rugged surf beaches. Stunning scenery as the winding road hugs the coastline. 6.Beautiful coastal towns of Anglesea, Lorne and Wye River.See spectacular Cape Patton Lookout with lots of photos and stories. 7.Beautiful white sandy beaches of Apollo Bay, a scenic coastal town. 8.Otway National Park. 9.Tree-fern gullies and towering mountain ash forests. 10.Twelve Apostles(8 in total). 11.Historic fishing village of Port Campbell for afternoon tea (own expense). 12.Visit the rock known as London Bridge, parts of which collapsed in recent years.
Day 04 : Melbourne To Gold Coast
Today we fly to Goldcoast. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 05 : Gold Coast
Full day tour of sea world.
Day 06 : Gold Coast
Full day tour of Movie world.
Day 07 : Gold Coast
Breakfast.Day free for leisure.
Day 08 : Sydney
Proceed for Sydney city tour. The morning Half Day Sydney Sights tour is a perfect option for those who have a tight schedule or those who don't wish to be on tour for a full day. This tour is a thorough introduction to Sydney and its neighbours. Travel to Manly Beach for a wonderful stroll along The Corso to see the beach that has made Manly famous. Along the way to Manly, you will view Darling Harbour and then cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Stop at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Enjoy views from Seaforth Lookout and stop at Arabanoo Lookout for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.Enjoy your time at Manly beach before heading back to Sydney via the exclusive and trendy suburbs of Neutral Bay and Mosman.Rest of the day free for leisure. In the evening, proceed for sydney showboat dinner cruise.
Day 09 : Sydney
Full day tour of Blue Mountain + Wildlife park.Discover the spectacular Blue Mountains and see native wildlife whilst you explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of the Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to temperate south, while dividing coastal cities from the vast Outback. Pass by Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympics. Enjoy a stop at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and have an opportunity to visit the Koomurri Centre and hear the ancient Aboriginal legends of this impressive rock formation. Arrive at Scenic World and join the optionalBlue Mountain rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (included).These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation.Discover Leura village where you will have free time for lunch or the chance to wander the streets. Next we enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins. The last stop will be at Homebush Bay, the venue of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The coach will arrive in Sydney at approximately 5.45pm.Hotel drop offs to most city hotels are available; your Coach Captain will ask you at the end of the day where you would like to be dropped off.
Day 10 : Sydney - Queenstown
Today we fly to Queenstown. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure.
Day 11 : Queenstown
Proceed for shotover Jet boat ride. Get ready for the World's most exciting Jet Boat ride! Acknowledged as the World's most famous Jet Boat operation, many imitate Shotover Jet but for sheer excitement, no one comes close. Shotover Jet is the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.It's a thrilling ride - skimming past rocky outcrops at close range in your Shotover Jet'Big Red', as you twist and turn through the narrow canyons at breath taking speeds. And a major highlight - hold tight for the world famous Shotover Jet full 360 degree spins.
Day 12 : Queenstown
Full day free to enjoy various activities Queenstown has to offer or proceed for milford sound cruise at extra cost.
Day 13 : Queenstown - Rotorua
Today we fly to Rotorua. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Rotorua
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour around three of Rotorua's iconic visitor attractions. Experience Te Puia, a place of Maori culture and a thermal wonderland of impressive geysers and boiling mud pools. Explore Rainbow Springs Nature Park, which showcases native flora and fauna as well as the New Zealand Kiwi. Then see NZ's agricultural industry in action with a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome.
Day 15 : Rotorua - Waitmo - Auckland
Today we leave for Auckland. Enjoy a tour from Rotorua to Auckland including a guided tour of the fascinating Waitomo Glowworm Caves. We cover the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions including passing through the beautiful Fitzgerald Glade where the roadside trees arch overhead to form a tunnel of natural greenery. On arrival in the small town of Waitomo enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. We finish the tour with a silent boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - a subterranean cavern lit up by the lights of thousands of tiny glowworms. The tour concludes on arrival in Auckland.
Day 16 : Auckland
Proceed for Auckland city tour. See first hand why Auckland is known as the City of Sails as you enjoy a trip over the Harbour Bridge. Visit the famous Auckland landmark of Mount Eden, a dormant volcano whose summit offers excellent panoramic views of the city and harbours. From this fantastic vantage point you will see evidence of Auckland's volcanic history, the most significant being the youngest volcano of Rangitoto Island at the entrance to the Waitemata Harbour. The sightseeing tour also takes in the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park which is situated on a 62,000 year old volcano. In addition to these natural features the city sights tour takes in the trendy shopping area of Parnell Village, with its historical buildings that have been transformed into boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 17 : Fly Back India
Transfer to airport for your return flight to India via Thailand.