AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS WITH NEW ZEALAND
15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS
MAY : 14, JUNE : 11, AUGUST : 09. Call us for more dates
Gold Coast, Cairns, Sydney, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Wanaka, Queenstown, Rotorua & Auckland

AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS WITH NEW ZEALAND
15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS
MAY : 14, JUNE : 11, AUGUST : 09. Call us for more dates
Gold Coast, Cairns, Sydney, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Wanaka, Queenstown, Rotorua & Auckland
Highlights
Highlights of the Tour
  • A complete value for money tour with quality sightseeing and minimum travelling time
  • Stay in conveniently located hotels
  • Daily American breakfast in your hotel
  • Daily Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian dinners
  • Stay 03 nights in Gold Coast, Australias fun capital
  • Visit your favourite movie stars and enjoy behind the scenes action at Movie World
  • See Aussie farm life at its best, at the Paradise Country farm
  • Visit Sea World
  • Enjoy a Helicopter ride at Sea World
  • Stay 02 nights in Cairns, one of the best tropical cities in the world
  • Chance to visit Kuranda, a village in the rainforest and also experience the Skyrail
  • An unforgettable excursion to Green Island, a beautiful coral ray on Australias Great Barrier Reef
  • Stay 02 nights in Sydney, the most vibrant of all cities in Australia
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Sydney
  • Entrance to the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Sydney Wildlife World & Sydney Aquarium
  • Visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere and experience the 4D show
  • Stay 01 night in Christchurch, the Garden city
  • Visit the Antarctic Centre in Christchurch
  • Enjoy the most scenic train in New Zealand, the Tranz Alpine Train
  • Stay 01 night at Franz Josef glacier
  • Stay 03 nights at Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand
  • Visit the Puzzling World in Wanaka
  • Experience the steepest Gondola ride in the Southern Hemisphere at Queenstown en-route to Bobs peak
  • Enjoy a full day excursion to Milford Sound with lunch on board a cruise
  • Visit Lake Te Anau and pass through the Homer tunnel in Ellington Valley, en-route to Milford Sound
  • Visit the Green and Blue Lakes in Rotorua
  • Visit the Te Puia Thermal Reserve and see the Pohutu Geysers with a cultural show
  • Marvel at the nature on display with your visit to the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
  • Stay 01 night at Auckland
  • Enjoy a city tour of Auckland
  • Visit the Sky Tower in Auckland
  • Visit 09 cities in 15 days at a relaxed and leisurely pace
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager throughout your tour of Australia and New Zealand
Itinerary
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Day 01

Welcome aboard! Today enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you begin your memorable journey to the Land Down Under Australia. Fly to Brisbane. Onto Gold Coast the fun capital of Australia. Chance to enjoy a fun filled Paradise Jet Boating ride Ranked No 1 activity on Gold Coast by TripAdvisor.

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Day 01

Today, enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you embark on your tour to Australia. On arrival at the Brisbane airport you will be met by our professional and experienced tour manager in the arrival area outside the customs hall. After a brief city tour of Brisbane, drive to Gold Coast - with 42km of sun-drenched beaches, theme parks, shopping and nightlife, it has something for everyone. Today you have chance to opt for unique activities like Paradise Jet Boating. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Mantra Legends similar in Gold Coast. (D)

Day 02

Visit Movie World the only Australian Movie related theme park where you will experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Also experience the Aussie farm life on your visit to the Paradise Country Farm. Enjoy Fire Truck Ride.

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Day 02

After an American breakfast, today Enjoy Fire Truck Tour. Board your Fire Truck for a unique tour aboard an authentic Fire Truck & later transfer to the Warner Brothers Movie World - a fun place for all and sure to delight kids of all ages, and adults too. Have the time of your life on the suspended roller coaster Lethal Weapon, enjoy thrilling stunts at the Police Academy stunt show and meet your favourite Looney Toons characters. Enjoy lunch inside the theme park. Today, included is a visit to the Paradise Country Farm, the Gold Coasts authentic Aussie homestead, which provides an opportunity to experience farm life and outback adventure. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Mantra Legends similar in Gold Coast. (B, L, D)

Day 03

Visit Sea World. Enjoy Helicopter Ride!

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Day 03

After Breakfast, visit Sea World - Australias most spectacular marine theme park. Visit Shark Bay which is comprises of three main zones all allowing for unsurpassed viewing and interaction, including a touch pool, a snorkel and dive lagoon and a shark lagoon housing the worlds most feared sharks. Visit Sea Worlds famous attraction - the Polar Bear shores. Later, enjoy spectacular views of Gold Coast beaches on a scenic helicopter ride!! Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Mantra Legends similar in Gold Coast. (B, D)

Day 04

Fly to Cairns one of the best tropical cities in the world. An opportunity to visit Kuranda a picturesque rainforest village. Experience the Skyrail Rainforest cableway where you will be just metres above the rainforests and soak in the spectacular and uninterrupted views of tropical Cairns.

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Day 04

After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns. Check into your hotel and relax. You can choose to visit Kuranda a village in the rainforest. Here, experience the Skyrail - a unique rainforest experience taking you on an unforgettable journey through Australias world heritage listed Tropical Rainforest. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns (B, D)

Day 05

An unforgettable experience to Green Island a beautiful coral cay on Australias Great Barrier Reef.

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Day 05

After an early American breakfast, proceed to board the cruise liner to the Green Island a Marine National Park with unique rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs. Green Island is a true coral atoll and is one of the most picturesque island resorts on the Queensland coast. There are several activities like snorkelling, diving and swimming in the warm island waters. Enjoy a delicious continental lunch on board the cruise liner. After spending the entire day at the reef, return with lifetime of memories. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns (B, L, D)

Day 06

Fly to Sydney a fabulous city on the banks of the Darling River. Chance to enjoy the spectacular Showboat Dinner Cruise along the famous Sydney harbour.

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Day 06

After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney. Later transfer to the hotel and check in. The evening is at leisure OR get set for the time of your life on board the Showboat Dinner Cruise. Enjoy a three course Indian dinner, followed by a spectacular cabaret show, with a cavalcade of glamorous Australian and International artistes to entertain you. Overnight at Travelodge Sydney or similar in Sydney (B)

Day 07

Guided city tour of Sydney. Visit the famous Sydney Tower & 4D Experience.. Visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visit the Sydney Aquarium and the Sydney Wildlife Word.

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Day 07

After an American breakfast, proceed on a guided city tour of Sydney. Explore the sights of this beautiful city. See the Hyde Park, Opera House, Parliament House, Royal Botanical garden, the famous Bondi Beach are just some of the attractions you will see on your city tour. Visit the Sydney Tower, the tallest tower in the southern hemisphere - here visit the observation deck for spectacular 360 view of Sydney. Uncover a new dimension to Sydney with the brand new 4D Cinema Experience. See what makes Sydney the city it is through a whole new perspective with spectacular footage transporting you across Sydney Harbour, its famous coastline, iconic landmarks and events that are integral to the city. The engaging film experience is taken to the fourth dimension with evocative in-theatre effects including wind, bubbles and fire - a perfect way to get to know the inspiring city of Sydney. Visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Get up close and personal with over 75 of the worlds most iconic celebrities. Walk along the red carpet and revel in the unique atmosphere of glamour, fame and history at Madame Tussauds Sydney and go on an interactive star-studded journey through the world of music, sport, culture, film and much, much more! Later visit the Sydney aquarium where you can come face to face with over 12,000 all-Australian aquatic animals, including, fearsome sharks, rays and crocodiles. See the adorable penguins and secretive platypus; find Nemo in his colourful coral home and ride the new glass bottom boat floating over hundreds of tropical fish and sharks in Australias largest Great Barrier Reef display! Next, discover an authentic Australian wildlife experience in the heart of Sydneys Darling Harbour at the Sydney Wildlife World, featuring the largest variety of all-Australian animals under one roof. Get up close to iconic kangaroos, cuddly koalas, colourful butterflies and vivid birds in the remarkable walk-through habitats! Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Travelodge Sydney or similar in Sydney (B, D)

Day 08

Welcome to New Zealand!

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Day 08

Today after an American breakfast, proceed to the airport for your flight to New Zealand. On arrival at the Christchurch airport you will be met by our professional and experienced tour manager in the arrival area outside the customs hall. Transfer to your hotel and check in. Later, proceed to Cashmere Hills for a breath-taking view of Christchurch and Southern Alps. Also visit the International Antarctic centre here you can get as close as possible to the real South Pole. This interactive experience takes you on a journey of discovery. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Quality Hotel Elms or similar in Christchurch. (D)

Day 09

Get set for the ride of your life on the Trans Alpine Express the most scenic route in New Zealand.

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Day 09

After a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed to the station, where you will board the Trans Alpine Express. This train ride will pass through the most scenic sights of South Island. Travel beside the Waimakariri River, through the Southern Alps and onto the alpine village of Arthurs Pass. Board your coach and drive to Greymouth and enjoy an Indian lunch. From Greymouth travel south along the scenic west coast. Take a stop at Hokitika to see greenstone carvers and glass blowers at work. Continue through the former gold mining townships of Ross and Harihari and then drive to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Scenic Circle Franz Josef Hotel / Rainforest Retreat or similar in Franz Josef. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Onto scenic Queenstown New Zealands adventure capital. Visit the Puzzling World in Wanaka. Experience a Gondola ride to Bobs Peak that gives you unparalleled views of Queenstown.

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Day 10

After an American breakfast check out and drive to Queenstown via the Haast Pass. En route visit the puzzling world at Wanaka. Enjoy Indian vegetarian lunch. On arrival into Queenstown experience the famous Gondola ride, which is the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere and carries visitors high above Queenstown to the Skyline complex located on Bobs peak. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Copthorne hotel /Mercure Resort or similar in Queenstown. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Set out for the most spectacular cruise to the Milford Sound a spectacular experience.

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Day 11

After an American breakfast, travel via Te Anau through the awe-inspiring Homer Tunnel and the stunning glacier-carved Elington Valley, to arrive at Milford Sound. Enjoy an unforgettable Milford Sound cruise, which sails right up to the mouth of the Tasman Sea (weather permitting). Enjoy Indian vegetarian lunch on board the cruise. Experience the untouched paradise of Milford Sound and explore the natural wonders and history surrounding this deep fjord. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Copthorne hotel /Mercure Resort or similar in Queenstown. (B, L, D)

Day 12

Day at leisure

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Day 12

After an American breakfast at the hotel, the day is at leisure to explore Queenstown on your own. Spend some time at the shores of the beautiful lake or indulge in some thrilling adventure sport activities. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Copthorne hotel /Mercure Resort or similar in Queenstown. (B, D)

Day 13

Onto Rotorua a beautiful town well-known for geothermal activity. Visit the Green and Blue Lakes. Visit the Waitomo Glow-worm Caves.

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Day 13

After an American breakfast, proceed to the airport for your flight to Auckland. After an Indian lunch, drive to Rotorua. On arrival, visit the scenic Green and Blue Lakes. Later visit the Waitomo Caves through the lush Waikato region. Marvel at Mother Natures light display, as you glide silently through the starry wonderland caves of Glow-worms situated underground along the Waitomo River. Later check into your hotel and relax. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Copthorne Hotel Rotorua or similar in Rotorua. (B, L, D)

Day 14

Visit the living Thermal village Whakarewarewa. Agrodome Sheep Show. Onto Auckland. City tour of Auckland. Visit the Sky Tower.

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Day 14

After an American breakfast this morning, check out and visit the Te Puia Thermal Reserve and wander around the bubbling mud pools and see the famous Pohutu Geyser. Experience the Whakarewarewa Cultural experience including a guided tour and concert. Set amidst a landscape of erupting geothermal activity, hot thermal springs and bubbling hot pools in the living thermal village of Whakarewarewa. Discover the unique lifestyle and traditions by joining a guided tour. Sit back and relax as Te Pakira Maori culture group entertain you with song and dance. Next, visit the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dogs demonstrations, cow milking sheep show. After an Indian lunch, drive to Auckland. On arrival proceed on a city tour. Visit Mt. Eden from where you have spectacular views of the city, harbor and many more interesting sights. Drive past the Victoria Park market, the West Haven Marina, the War Memorial Museum and through the Parnell, onto Bastion Point, Aucklands most expensive residential area. Also included is a visit to the Sky Tower. At 328 metres, the Sky Tower offers views in every direction. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Auckland City Hotel or similar in Auckland. (B, L, D)

Day 15

Farewell!

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Day 15

After an American breakfast, proceed to the airport to board your return flight back home. Return home with great experiences and wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica. (B)

Inclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    • AUSTRALIA
      • Gold Coast
        • Visit Movie World
        • Visit Sea World
        • Helicopter Ride at Sea World
        • Enjoy a Fire Truck Ride
      • Cairns
        • Visit Green Island - a beautiful coral cay on Australia`s Great Barrier Reef
      • Sydney
        • Guided city tour
        • Sydney Tower and 4D experience
        • Visit the Madame Tussauds wax museum
        • Visit Sydney Wildlife World
        • Visit the Sydney Aquarium
    • NEW ZEALAND
      • Christchurch
        • Visit the Antarctic Centre
      • Franz Josef
        • Tranz Alpine experience - the most scenic route of New Zealand
      • Wanaka
        • Visit the Puzzling World
      • Queenstown
        • Tour of the city
        • Cruise on the Milford Sound right unto the mouth of the Tasman Sea with lunch
        • Gondola ride to the sky line complex on Bob`s peak
      • Rotorua
        • Visit the Green and Blue Lakes
        • Visit the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
        • Visit the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
        • Agrodome show
      • Auckland
        • Tour of the city
        • Entrance to the Sky Tower
        • Enjoy Te Pakira Maori Cultural song & dance show
  • HOTELS
    • 03 nights accommodation at Mantra Legends similar in Gold Coast
    • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns
    • 02 nights accommodation at Travelodge Sydney or similar in Sydney
    • 01 night accommodation at Quality Hotel Elms or similar in Christchurch
    • 01 night accommodation at Scenic Circle Franz Josef Hotel / Rainforest Retreat or similar in Franz Josef
    • 03 nights accommodation at Copthorne hotel /Mercure Resort or similar in Queenstown
    • 01 night accommodation at Copthorne Hotel Rotorua or similar in Rotorua
    • 01 night accommodation at Auckland City Hotel or similar in Auckland
  • MEALS
    • Daily American breakfast buffet in the hotel
    • Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian lunches as specified in the itinerary
    • Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian dinners as specified in the itinerary
  • AIRFARE, TICKET TAXES AND OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary
    • Cost of ticket taxes
    • Cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour
    • Cost of Internal Flights (Melbourne - Cairns, Cairns - Gold Coast, Gold Coast - Sydney, Sydney - Christchurch, Queenstown - Auckland)
    • All local taxes as of 01st January 2018
  • VISAS
    • Single entry Australian Visa(included in the tour cost)
    • Single entry New Zealand Visa(included in the tour cost)
  • TRANSFERS
    • All transfers will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • It is extremely important to possess an Overseas Travel Insurance policy before you travel on your tour. We have included the cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour. For any passengers above 70 years of age and those who wish to extend their holiday, additional charges would apply.
  • TOUR MANAGER
    • Services of a professional and experienced tour manager or a local representative throughout your tour. (Subject to minimum 15 full paying passengers)
Exclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team / partner agent. The same is subject to availability of seats for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking or at least 30 days prior to departure date
  • Tour Cost is subject to GOI/RBI regulations under Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS)
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as Porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in What your tour price includes.
  • Tips to drivers, guides, etc. of AUD/NZD 03 per person per day for the duration of the tour.
NOTE: Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions.
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