• Pacific Island Welcome
  • Milford Sound New Zealand
  • Ayers Rock / Uluru Outback
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25 Days Australia + New Zealand + Fiji Islands - Full Itinerary

Your 25 days South Pacific journey

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Day 1 - Arrive in Sydney and a private hotel transfer
Go through the arrival gates at Sydney Airport to meet your driver. Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides stunning harbour views, golden beaches, exciting shopping, dining and a vibrant nightlife. Stay 3 nights in Sydney.

Day 2 - Sydney City Ultimate Highlights tour
This is the ideal and relaxing way to experience the beauty of Sydney. Be collected from your hotel by an experienced guide who will drive you around the historic Rocks precinct. Visit the first church in Australia, the Observatory and the convict built cottages. Continue around Circular Quay, the Opera House and the magnificent Botanical Gardens. Take a short walk to see Mrs Macquarie’s chair and to the stunning views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Day 3 - Blue Mountains day tour (with optional hiking)
The Blue Mountains are famous for dramatic scenery. See Australia’s first church and remnants of the past. Stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park to meet Australia’s adorable Kangaroos and Koalas. Continue west to the Blue Mountains National Park then onward to Kings Tableland for magnificent views over Grose Valley. After lunch at the village of Leura, take a two-hour hike to the famous Three Sisters Rock Formation to rejuvenate your spirit.

Day 4 - Flight Sydney to Cairns - transfer to Port Douglas
After private transfer from your hotel to Sydney Airport, take a domestic flight to Cairns (3 hours and 15 mins). Once in Cairns, transfer to the Port Douglas area (1 hour drive away). Your accommodation is located in the tropical holiday town of Port Douglas. Note: the 5-star option, Silky Oaks Lodge, is located in Mossman, about 20 minutes drive from Port Douglas.
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Day 1 and 2 - Sydney

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Day 3 + 4 - Peninsula Hotel Port Douglas

Included in Days 1 to 4:
  • ✓ Private airport collection and hotel transfer
  • ✓ 3 nights hotel with breakfast
  • ✓ Essential Sydney city highlights tour
  • ✓ Blue Mountains day tour in small party
Optional tours at your request
  •  Sydney harbour BridgeClimb
  • Hunter Valley wine tour
  •  any other tour you'd wish to do
Day 21 - Fly out from Auckland to Nadi/ Fiji
Most travellers usually depart from New Zealand in the morning via Air New Zealand and arrive in Nadi in the early afternoon. This ensures a smooth transfer out to one of the beautiful offshore island resorts. Transfer from the Airport to the ferry terminal is included in your package. Arrive to a world of stunning beaches, a balmy climate and relaxed island atmosphere. The Fijian people are incredibly friendly and the sheer natural beauty of Fiji will provide a sense of calm and wellbeing.

Day 22-25 - Stay at Fiji holiday island resort
The choice of accommodation in Fiji is huge.Many resorts and Fiji hotels are located on the largest 2 islands of Fiji, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, while others are on smaller islands contain a small number of resorts or even a single resort. The facilities at Fiji resorts vary greatly. Some resorts have Day Spas, fully equipped gyms, huge lagoon style pools and modern rooms with all the modern conveniences. Others are more budget focused or cater for those wishing to escape the modern way of life. Transfers to the closer islands are facilitated by boat with air transfers being more common for the outer islands. The recommended time to travel is in the cooler months between April to October. The wet season occurs from December to March.Visit our Fiji Weather page for more details.

Important for you to know: every part of this itinerary can be amended to your personal requirements. We can add, delete or amend. Contact us and it will be done!

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Day 21-24 - Castaway Island Fiji

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Day 21-24 - Turtle Island Resort

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Day 21-24 - Explore under water...

Included in Days 21 to 25:
  • ✓ Return Nadi airport to Denarau ferry terminal transfers
  • ✓ Return boat transfers to and from the resort island
  • ✓ 4 nights accommodation with meal plan (breakfast & dinner)
  • ✓ Activities provided but the resort (unless marked as surcharged)
Optional tours at your request
  •  Additional activities at resort surcharged
  •  Additional foods and drinks at island resort
  •  any additional services (e.g. heli transfers)
Day 18 - Domestic flight to Rotorua/ North Island
Take a domestic flight to Rotorua in the central North Island. Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland of bubbling mud pools, clouds of steam, and natural hot springs. After viewing the distinctive landscapes and volcanic activity, take a relaxing soak in a natural hot stream or be pampered in a wellness getaway at a luxurious spa. Rotorua offers a spiritual and authentic journey into Maori culture with village tours and night performances. For outdoor adventure, go kayaking, hiking or mountain biking. For extra adrenaline, go sky-diving, jet boating and zorbing - it’s all here!
 
Day 19 - Thermal springs and Maori culture in Rotorua
Plan for a full day in Rotorua. Visit the volcanic areas and hot pools around the town, enjoy a traditional Hangi concert and a boat trip. Zipline through the forest or fish on the lake. In the morning, take a scenic flight over Rotorua and Tarawera (3 + 4-star package). The 5-star package includes a memorable flight-hiking combo to White Island with Volcanic Air Safari. In the afternoon, enjoy a soak in one of nature’s hot springs or a relaxing massage. For outdoor adventure, fish for trout, kayak or go mountain biking. For an adrenaline rush, take a thrilling jet boat ride. Included in this itinerary, is a trip to an original Maori Village (Ohinemutu) and an evening Hangi concert with dinner.

Day 20 - Travel via Waitomo to Auckland (344 kms/220 m/5 hrs)
Time for a total change of scenery! Take a 2-hour drive to nature’s ‘underground park, the Waitomo Caves. Drive through classic rural North Island rolling landscape, where between Arapuni and Te Awamutu, the scenery is sublime. In Otorohanga visit the Kiwi House & Native Birds Park. At Waitomo there are a number of caving options. ‘Dry caving’ does not require a wetsuit however other options do. The 2-hour ‘Ruakuri Cave’ is included in your itinerary, but you might prefer the more adventurous 3-4 hour ‘Black Water Rafting’ which includes swimming and walking through the cave. After Waitomo, continue on to the Coromandel Peninsula for the last few days of your stay.

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Day 18 - Central North Island

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Day 19 - Canopy Tours Rotorua

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Day 20 - Blackwater Rafting Waitomo

Included in Days 18 to 20:
  • ✓ Domestic flight Nelson to Rotorua
  • ✓ 3 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • ✓ Rental car with insurance, all taxes + GPS
  • ✓ Maori evening + dinner + Ohinemutu village
  • ✓ Ruakuri Caves tour (2 hrs) Waitomo
Optional tours at your request
  •  Scenic flights Mt. Tarawera or White Island Heli tour
  •  Hobbiton Village tour ex Rotorua
  •  Canopy Tours Rotorua
  •  any other tour you wish to do
Day 13 - Drive by rental car Queenstown to Fox Glacier (370 kms/ 230 miles/ 5.5 hrs)
Drive 5.5 hours to Fox Glacier (or Franz Josef Glacier) via Wanaka and Haast Pass. Take your time to explore one of the most scenic roads in New Zealand. Enjoy a short walk to the beautiful ‘Blue Pools’ near Makarora, visit the Twin Falls just before Haast Pass and the ‘Shipwreck Cove’ walk along the West Coast main road. A late afternoon walk is possible, as the terminal face of Fox Glacier is only 5 kms from the Fox township.Stay 2 nights in Fox village.

Day 14 - Stay and explore the glacier, rainforest and remote beaches
The Fox Glacier and Franz Josef townships are nestled among the rain forest foothills of the Southern Alps and provide quality facilities. Access to Fox Glacier is only possible via local companies offering guided walks, heli-hikes and scenic flights. Fox Glacier is famous for Lake Matheson’s stunning mirror images of Aorangi/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. A less known attraction is the drive to Gillespie Beach (around 25 kms away) along the stunning coastline nearby. Once at the beach, connect to a lagoon walk and see an old miners tunnel. Before visiting Gillespie Beach, do check the tides!


Day 15 - Travel from Fox Glacier to Punakaiki (240 kms / 149 miles / 3.5 hrs)
The West Coast region is sparsely populated and there are very few towns on the 600 kms long coastal road between Karamea and Jackson Bay. This is a visually stunning area of native forest, beaches and lagoons. Visit the goldfield walkway at Ross and stop for a picnic by the shores of Lake Ianthe. A visit to the White Heron colony near Whataroa is an absolute must-do. Hokitika is famous for New Zealand Pounamu (Jade) and the gold rush from 1860-80. Stop at Hokitika for a coffee then visit the local museum to see the historic slideshow.

Day 16 - From Pancake Rocks to Nelson/ Abel Tasman region (265 kms/ 165 m/ 4 hrs)
The Great Coast Road is Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Coastal Drives in the world and connects between Greymouth and Westport. Travel pass the ancient limestone cliffs of Paparoa National Park, home to the world's smallest penguin. Go underground rafting at Charleston or caving at Fox River. Visit the famous Pancake Rocks and Blowholes at Punakaiki. Highway 6 continues north through the dramatic Buller Gorge. Along this section is a beautiful photo stop (do use the correct pullover area). 

Day 17 - Sandy beaches, arts and crafts and vineyard in the Tasman region
The beautiful Nelson-Tasman region contains New Zealand's smallest National Park with 22,350ha - the Abel Tasman National Park. Golden beaches stretch from Kaiteriteri to Collingwood in the Golden Bay. Try to include at least one of two walking tracks - the beautiful coastal track, and the inland track. Bring your own supplies and hiking gear. Visit nearby Marahau nearby, then take a short drive from Motueka to Kaiteriteri Beach, a favourite holiday spot with a beautiful sheltered beach.
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Day 13 - Haast Wilderness Jet-boating

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Day 14 - Glacier walking

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Day 15 - White Heron Colony Whataroa

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Day 16 - Cottage in Tasman region

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Day 17 - Kayaking Abel Tasman NP

Included in Days 13 to 17:
  • ✓ 5 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • ✓ Rental car with insurance, all taxes + GPS
  • ✓ Fox Glacier 30-minute flight with landing
  • ✓ Abel Tasman Water taxi or Cruise (Premium)
Optional tours at your request
  •  Waiatoto River Wilderness Jetboating (Haast)
  •  Heli-Hiking Fox or Franz Josef Glacier
  •  White Heron tour ex Whataroa (Sep-mid-Feb)
  •  Sea Kayaking Abel Tasman (half/full day)
  •  Heli-Food & wine tour Nelson/ Tasman
  •  any other tour you wish to do
Day 9 - Flight from Ayers Rock to Adelaide
Transfer back to Ayers Rock Airport and take a domestic flight to Adelaide in South Australia. Adelaide is a renowned for it’s museums, art galleries and a wine region uniquely combining European heritage and the fresh vitality of the Barossa. There are many hidden treasures in this rural setting and much to admire in the way of historic churches and cottages.


Day 10 - Kangaroo Island day tour ex Adelaide
Today you'll enjoy the highlights of South Australia’s nature-based destination, Kangaroo Island. Be collected from your hotel at 6.45am and transferred to the Cape Jervis ferry terminal for a 45-minute ferry trip to Penneshaw to visit the Seal Bay Conservation Park. Take a guided beach walk to see Australian Sea-lions. Stop for a delicious two-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro. Visit the Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary to meet koalas. Spend the afternoon at Flinders Chase National Park and see New Zealand Fur Seals at Admirals Arch. Return via Rex Air and arrive back at your hotel by 7.30pm.
 
Day 11 - Flight Melbourne to Queenstown/ New Zealand
Take a flight to Melbourne then another flight to Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of New Zealand. A driver will meet you at the arrival hall for transfer to your accommodation. Queenstown provides every variety of adventure from para-gliding, jetboating to bungy jumping. This alpine playground is surrounded by majestic mountains and the shores of Lake Wakatipu. The scenery is stunning!  Enjoy the perfect combo of world-class dining options, shopping and adventure.

Day 12 - Scenic flight Queenstown to Milford Sound with cruise
This morning, take a scenic flight connection between Queenstown and Milford Sound. This is the ultimate way to experience New Zealand’s dramatic scenery. After flying into Milford Sound, join a 1 hour and 40 minute scenic cruise from the comfort of a spacious and modern boat. Enjoy the spectacular fjords, see dolphins and penguins in their playground and marvel at the spectacular display of cascading waterfalls. Fly back to Queenstown in the early afternoon. 
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Day 9 - Kangaroo Island day tour

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Day 11 - Queenstown Country Lodge

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Day 12 - Cruise in Milford Sound

Included in Days 9 to 12:
  • ✓ Private airport to hotel transfer in Adelaide + Queenstown
  • ✓ 4 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • ✓ Kangaroo Island day tour - Ferry/ Flight option
  • ✓ Fly-Cruise-Fly Queenstown to Milford Sound
Optional tours at your request
  •  Barossa or McLaren Valley wine tours
  •  Adelaide Market food tour
  •  Shotover Jet or Rafting Queenstown
  •  Queenstown food & wine tour
  •  any other tour you wish to do
Day 5 - Sailing and Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is a kaleidoscope of colourful marine life. Sail off in the Aquarius Catamaran, a dedicated snorkel-only vessel with a maximum of  23 passengers. Cruise to a stunning tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef, swim and snorkel with green turtles, parrot fish and fusiliers. Explore the tranquil waters of the Low Isles lagoon. After a tropical fruit and seafood gourmet lunch on-board the Aquarius, take a relaxing stroll around the island with your guide. Learn the fascinating history of the Low Isles. Relax on the way back and enjoy refreshments.

Day 6 - Daintree Forest Day tour in a small tour group
Be collected from your accommodation and driven through rich farming areas toward the World Heritage listed forest region of the Daintree National Park. Step aboard a personalized craft for a cruise on the mirrored waters of the Daintree River. Cruise close to riverbanks and under the overhead canopy of the rainforest. Seek out the vivid Ulysses Butterfly, Kingfishers and other wildlife. Glide through silent backwaters to enjoy the sight of magnificent crocodiles.

Day 7 - Flight from Cairns to Ayers Rock/ Uluru
Meet your driver at the hotel/lodge for transfer back to Cairns airport. Take a domestic flight to Ayers Rock (either direct or via Alice Springs) to experience the overwhelming power of the great Australian outback. The skyscrapers are made of rock and one of the best shows in town is the spectacular million-star night-time display.This arid environment is home to long-established 'locals' such as reptiles. wallabies, dingoes, emus, tiny geckos and huge eagles.

Day 8 - Guided Outback Tour
Guests staying at at Longitude 131° will have a private guided 4-wheel drive outback tour to experience the spirit heart of Australia. Guests staying at other accommodations, will be taken on a small group outback tour.
Reef Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef

Day 5 - Great Barrier Reef

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Day 6 - Daintree Forest day tour

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Day 8 - Ayers Rock + Outback

Included in Days 5 to 8:
  • ✓ Private Sydney hotel to airport transfer
  • ✓ Coach transfer from Cairns to Port Douglas hotel
  • 4 nights hotel or lodge with breakfast
  • ✓ Great Barrier Reef Sailing & Snorkel tour with Aquarius
  • ✓ Daintree & Cape Tribulations tour in small party
  • ✓ Outback half day tour. Premium: Private guide + 4WD
Optional tours at your request
  • Private airport collection or rental car option
  •  Diving day tour Great Barrier Reef
  •  Aboriginal half or full day tour with local guide
  •  Sound of Silence dinner (Uluru)
  •  Camel to Breakfast (Uluru)
  •  any other tour you wish to do
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Standard

AU$300
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 3 star accommodation
  • Motel, Hotel, B&B style
  • Partly breakfast included
  • Tours with 10-25 Person
  • Coach Transfers
  • Compact Rental Car
  • PDF travel documents
 

Superior

AU$500
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 4 star accommodation
  • Lodges, Boutique Hotels
  • All breakfast included
  • Tours with 6-10 Person
  • Private Transfers
  • Intermediate Rental Car
  • Travel App + PDF docs
 

Premium

AU$800
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 5 star accommodation
  • Exclusive Resorts & Retreats
  • Full meal plan included
  • Private Tours 2-4 Person
  • Exclusive Transfers
  • SUV / 4WD Rental Car
  • Travel App + PDF docs
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Tasman, New Zealand