Australia & New Zealand are one of those beautiful countries that you can’t do all in one trip. Too much beauty all around and friendly locals make it for top of most bucket lists. Enjoy this Australia-New Zealand Magic Tour which will capture some of the brief highlights of each destination.
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Day 1: Sydney, Australia Upon arrival in Sydney Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel.
Day 2: Sydney In the morning, first visit Sydney Aquarium and then Wildlife Sydney Zoo to watch the Australian wildlife at close range and take photos of kangaroos and koalas, After that, visit fish market (lunch in fish market at your own expense). In the afternoon, visit Sydney Opera House (outside only), Harbour Bridge and The Rocks, In the evening, take a luxury cruise to enjoy the evening view of Sydney Harbour and enjoy a 3-course dinner onboard. (B, D)
Day 3: Blue Mountain After breakfast, meet in the hotel lobby, take a day trip to the Blue Mountains. Drive to the Blue Mountains National Park and take the Skyrail to see the Three Sisters Mountains, one of the wonders of the Blue Mountains. At noon, go to the local restaurant for lunch (at your own expense), then experience a pure Aboriginal performance at the Aboriginal Center, listen to the unique Aboriginal drops, enjoy Aboriginal dances in the theatre. Finally, take a short tour of the famous English town-"Leura Town" and return to Sydney. (B, D)
Day 4: Sydney ~ Gold Coast Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens next to Sydney Beach, the stone chair of Lady Macquarie; the South Cape and the suicide cliff at the harbor exit; then head to the world-famous Bondi Beach where many surfers gather. After that, transfer to Sydney domestic airport for your flight to Gold Coast. You will arrive at Gold Coast Airport in the afternoon, then visit the Gold Coast city and you will have time to stroll around the beautiful beach. (B, D)
Day 5: Gold Coast Visit the Paradise Country Farm with Australian characteristics: cuddle a koala, enjoy milking, shearing wool demonstrations, shepherd dogs and sheep, taste the stray tea, and taste the Australian-style barbecue. In the afternoon, visit Sea World. Located on the Gold Coast with its beautiful beaches, Sea World has the advantage of geography and landscape. It is a fun and interactive way to successfully attract the eyes of adults and children. Come to curiosity and adventure. It has the best in the world. Castaway bay amusement park. Children who love cartoons and animals are also very blessed. There is a 3D movie "Sponge Babies" - the taste of adventure in these three digital movies. The polar bear shore can watch the cute new members of the polar bear baby "Hudson" and "Nelson". You can also experience the thrilling “triple rollover roller coaster” that continually rolls over three laps and experience the thrilling “Bermuda Triangle Adventure” to relax in the “water park” pool. Stay overnight in Gold Coast. (B, L)
Day 6: Gold Coast ~ Brisbane ~ Melbourne After breakfast, check out and drive to Brisbane. See all the sights such as Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point, Brisbane River, Fortitude Valley, China Town, ANZAC Square and King George Square, just to name a few. After that, you are transferred to Brisbane airport for your flight to Melbourne (flight after 6 pm). Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to hotel. (B, L)
Day 7: Melbourne ~ Phillip Island Visit the Houses of Parliament, Fitzroy Gardens and Captain Cook Memorial House, St. Patrick's Cathedral and more. You enjoy free time at Chinatown and lunch (at your own expense). In the afternoon, head to Phillip Island, visit the chocolate factory along the way, arrive at Penguin Island, and watch the fairy penguin return to the nest at night. Stay overnight in Melbourne. (B, D)
Day 8: Great ocean Go to Victoria's 150-year-old gold mining city, where you will find buildings from the 1850s, visit underground gold mines and the Gold Museum, and try the gold rush. In the afternoon, you will travel to the 12 Apostles. After millions of years of weathering and seawater erosion, this has become one of the most attractive strait wonders. You can take a helicopter to overlook this breathtaking scenery (at your own cost). (B, D)
Day 9: Melbourne ~ Christchurch, New Zealand ~ Greymouth Today your trip in Australia comes to an end. However, you will continue your adventure unto New Zealand. You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Christchurch airport pickup, and then walk around this beautiful garden city. After that, cross the Arthur Canyon National Park to the scenic West Coast. Then take the bus to the largest town on the west coast, beautiful Greymouth, which used to be a gathering place for Maori. (B, L, D)
Day 10: Greymouth ~ Hokitika ~ Fox Glacier ~ Haast After breakfast, drive to Pancake Rocks and small town Hokitika. Then go to the golden town, visit the old site of the gold mine, and experience the fun of gold rushing. Then head to Glacier Town and visit the Fox Glacier after lunch. From the west side of the Southern Alps, look out over Mount Tasman and Mount Cook, and the banks of the glaciers run down the Southern Alps like waterfalls. The most special feature of the New Zealand Glacier is that it is only a few kilometers away from the coastal road. Tourists can go directly to the ice tongue area of the glaciers to see the most active areas of the glacier. You will witness the wonders of the glaciers and the majestic glaciers, and the mysteries of the glaciers will be displayed in front of you. You can also take a helicopter at your own expense to reach the top of the glacier and experience the wonders of the glacier. (B, L, D)
Day 11: Haast ~ Wanaka ~ Queenstown After breakfast, drive to Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand. Surrounded by Lake Wanaka in the majestic Southern Alps, you will be immersed in this hidden paradise of paradise. Arrive in Queenstown, which is hailed as a holiday honeymoon resort by the world. You will experience dreamlike romance and warmth on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in a paradise. In the afternoon, take the cable car to Mount Bobs Peak to see Queenstown, and overlook the town of Glenorchy, located at the end of the lake. Then travel to city pier and take a cruise across Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic century-old coal fired steamship, the TSS Earnslaw to reach Walter Farm, where you can enjoy the sheep and shearing show. (B, L, D)
Day 12: Queenstown ~ Milford Sound ~ Te Anau After breakfast, drive to Milford Sound. The road to Milford Sound is known as one of the best highland roads in the world. Both sides of the road are covered with New Zealand's original cold temperate rainforest, passing through the largest natural grassland, the Eglinton Valley, the Mirror Lake, and the 1.17-kilometer Homer Tunnel. The Milford Sound is a miracle of nature, a peculiar gorge created by the glacial movement two million years ago. Take a quiet cruise on the cruise and enjoy the buffet while enjoying the stunning views along the way. You can see the snow-capped waterfalls on both sides rushing down, and in the place close to the waterfall, you can feel the cold feeling brought by the snow mist. In addition to the natural wonders of the gods, you may also see seals at close range. If you are lucky, you can also see the Dolphin Tour greet you on both sides of the boat. (B, L, D)
Day 13: Te Anau ~ Dunedin ~ Oamaru After breakfast, take a bus to Dunedin, known as South Edinburgh. The city's architecture is typical of Scottish style, and the city still has a strong Scottish atmosphere. You will visit Octagon, the city centre of Dunedin. You will also visit the famous University of Otago and the World’s steepest drivable residential street. Continue to drive to Oamaru. En-route, you can see the mysterious Moeraki Boulders, which are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave-cut Otago coast between Moeraki and Hampden. In the evening, arrive at Oamaru. Visit the Blue Penguin Habitat in Oamaru, where you can see the world's smallest penguin homing. After dark, they will swim to the shore below the stands and cross the viewing area to return to the habitat. (B, L, D)
Day 14: Oamaru ~ Christchurch After breakfast, take the bus from Oamaru to Lake Tekapo and follow the beautiful east coast all the way north to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the way. After arriving in Christchurch at noon, you are transferred to airport for your flight to your sweet home. End of your 6-day trip to New Zealand's South Island. (B, L)
**Please book your flight arriving at Christchurch before 10:00am on arrival and flight departing after 3:00pm for departure**
*English speaking guide
*All Hotels are subject to change until final confirmation * This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
* This tour departure is guaranteed if there are over four adult travelers. Please check before booking. * Escorted Group Tour by coach
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the group size of this tour?
The maximum group size will be 35 people per coach. Our Pacific tours are suitable for families, kids, seniors.
What kind of tour is this?
This is an Escorted Group Tour by coach. This guided tour features the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
How much does single supplement or triple sharing cost?
Single supplement costs an additional $1235USD and triple sharing has a $65USD deduction.
What do I do if I want to extend my stay in Oceana Pacific?
Please let us know during your booking, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
How long is the duration of tour?
A full day of tour is scheduled from around 8am to 7pm
Does this tour include any flights?
Land Only packages only include domestic flights within one country. For air rates from other cities, please contact us directly at [email protected]
What if I don’t want to join the tour some days or only join for half a day?
Due to this is a group tour, you will need to follow the group for the entire program and cannot deviate. Any deviation will result in a penalty at the discretion of the local office.
Is there a luggage limit?
The luggage allowed for each passenger on our Group tours is limited to one piece of a maximum of 60lbs (note airlines and trains have their own limits, normally lower). We may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage. Domestic airline luggage included is at 44lbs for each domestic flight per person. Anything extra will have to be paid at your own expense.
Will someone help me with my luggage?
Porterage is not included and you are responsible to handle your own luggage at all times.
What mode of transportation will be used?
This tour will use a Coach unless specifically stated.
Will the bus have toilets?
South Pacific Group tours will not have toilets in the bus.
Are the tours wheelchair friendly?
Our coaches are not equipped with access ramps for wheelchairs.
Can three guests stay in the same room?
Yes, each room has a maximum occupancy of either 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. The triple room deduction rate is $65USD per person. If there are two children, a second room will need to be booked. If a child occupies a bed, the child rate cannot be applied.
Can we change the meal plan?
Charming Travel Destinations offers vegetarian meal options for travelers. If you have any food allergies, please let us know during your booking.
What information do I need to provide to book?
Please provide legal names, email address, phone number, mailing address, number of rooms (single-triple occupancy), travel insurance preference, birth dates, and passport information.
Do I need a visa to visit South Pacific?
Visa is not required for travelers with U.S. or Canadian passports.
How much is the deposit to reserve a spot in the tour?
For Land Only, the deposit is $300USD.
Are there gratuities included? If not included, how much?
Gratuities are not included and we suggest $5 to $10USD per person per day.
When should I expect to receive my travel documents and confirmations?
Travel Documents and Hotel confirmations will be emailed out 1 week before arrival.
What time can we check-in or out?
The hotel check in is usually about 2pm and check out is 10am. If you want your room to be available for more time, consider booking an extra night.
Are airport transfers included?
Yes they are.
Are the hotels listed the exact ones we will get?
Final hotel confirmation will not be available until 1 week prior to departure. Hotels may be confirmed at any of the hotels listed or at similar properties.
Greymouth Hotel – New Zealand or similar
Haast Scenic Hotel – Haast, New Zealand or similar
Copthorne Lakeview Hotel – Queenstown, New Zealand or similar
Kingsgate Hotel – Te Anau, New Zealand or similar
Eden Garden Hotel – Oamaru, New Zealand or similar *
Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Mantra Hotel Parramatta – Sydney, Australia or similar
Mercure Gold Coast Resort – Gold Coast, Australia or similar
Mantra Bell City – Melbourne, Australia or similar
Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. No visa is required for U.S. passport holder.
Email us at [email protected] for Air Rates from your cities.
This tour departure is guaranteed if there are over four adult travelers.