Discover Australia & New Zealand by Qantas Vacations

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6 ยท a u st ralia newzealand australia new zealand nights at destinations melbourne 3 kewarra beach 3 sydney 3 queenstown 3 christchurch 2 rotorua 2 auckland 1 discover 18 days flights coach cruise day 1 arrive melbourne highlights tramcar dinner melbourne phillip island penguin parade melbourne great barrier reef cruise port douglas sydney city sights tour blue mountains 4wd eco tour sydney milford sound cruise and scenic flight mt cook national park christchurch city highlights tour maori hangi feast and cultural performance pride of auckland dinner cruise you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel the rest of the day is at leisure to explore the fabulous alfresco eateries jump on a tram or enjoy international shopping overnight melbourne novotel melbourne on collins for 3 nights day 2 melbourne city highlights tramcar dinner depart with your driver/guide this morning through melbourne s lush parklands elegant heritage and contemporary architecture highlights of this city sights tour include the yarra river captain cook s cottage queen victoria market fitzroy gardens and albert park home to the formula one grand prix visit the historic shrine of remembrance and stroll along southbank s waterfront precinct return to your hotel mid-afternoon this evening a treat is in store dine aboard a magnificently restored air-conditioned 1927 tramcar as it trundles the streets of melbourne b,d price includes centrally-located first class hotels in key locations return private car transfers from airport hotel in melbourne port douglas sydney auckland and christchurch shuttle transfers in queenstown and rotorua sightseeing as per itinerary 25 meals 17 breakfasts b 4 lunches l and 4 dinners d domestic and international airfare not included riverboat moored along the yarra river day 7 cairns sydney today you will be transferred by private car to cairns airport where you will connect with your onward flight to cosmopolitan sydney flight not included the afternoon is at leisure for you to explore this remarkable city overnight sydney the grace hotel for 3 nights b day 3 phillip island penguins tour this luxury tour begins around 1:00pm and travels through exclusive bayside melbourne t o u suburbs to the mornington peninsula for stunning views over port phillip bay at arthur s seat wind your way through vineyards farmland and natural bush to stoniers winery enjoy cheese and dips with wine tasting at the boutique winery head eastward to phillip island the wildlife island penguins come ashore at dusk from their ocean feeding grounds the large penguin colony enters the beach in groups and walk and talk loudly as they work their way into the dunes where their burrow nests are situated boardwalks enable the visitor to gain close contact with the penguins in the dune area return to melbourne arriving late evening b,d rlgor smal day 4 melbourne cairns this morning you will be transferred by private car to the airport for your flight to cairns flight not included you will be met on arrival and transferred to kewarra beach resort spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool or take a rainforest walk kewarra beach is a peaceful haven overlooking the beach and the rainforest overnight kewarra beach kewarra beach resort for 3 nights b smal day 5 quicksilver outer barrier reef cruise this morning board a cruise out to the great barrier reef on a wave-piercing catamaran includes delicious lunch semi-submersible boat ride and snorkeling swim snorkel and relax on the great barrier reef from the floating pontoon moored at agincourt reef b,l day 6 kewarra beach relaxation many activities are available today we highly recommend the cape tribulation and daintree rainforest day including a wildlife cruise along the daintree river own expense b blue mountains today you will be met and transferred by private car to the sydney airport for your onward flight to queenstown new zealand flight not included on arrival you will be met and transferred by shuttle to your hotel queenstown is a beautiful year-round alpine resort perfect for adventurers or leisure seekers alike overnight queenstown grand mercure st moritz for 3 nights b www.qantasvacations.com r up day 8 sydney city sights this morning you will be met by your driver/guide at your hotel you will have a chance to get an overview of the city and surroundings as you view the opera house botanic gardens and conservatorium of music travel to mrs macquarie s chair for a view of the city and harbor continue through exciting darling harbour home to shops and restaurants before heading for kings cross travel through the exclusive suburbs of double bay and rose bay known for their rodeo drive ambience then on to the gap for spectacular ocean views arrive at bondi beach where you will see the famous bondi lifesavers we have a short stop here then continue back to sydney via trendy paddington b day 9 blue mountains luxury 4wd tour your friendly and knowledgeable guide will pick you up in a luxury touring vehicle you ll travel t o u through the historical rocks area experience the magnificent world heritage-listed blue mountains lunch at a unique rainforest hut and continue on to the three sisters this afternoon seek out the kangaroos that roam the area on your return to sydney pass by the olympics 2000 site en route to your hotel b,l day 10 sydney queenstown rlgo up