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Grand Australia & New Zealand

2014 Prices From $8,690 plus on-tour air for 20 Days - Tauck World Discovery

Tauck's ultimate 20-day New Zealand and Australia tour includes desert Outback, tropical rainforests, a four-mile beach, coral reefs, glacier-capped mountains, dramatic fjords, and cosmopolitan cities. Keep your camera at the ready to capture the amazing sights of the Great Barrier Reef, the dramatic waters of Milford Sound, and the setting sun on Uluru (Ayers Rock). From a "Foodie Tour" of Sydney to a green-lipped mussel cruise, jet boat, sky tram and helicopter rides, champagne and canapés in the Outback and a special Maori cultural experience, you'll experience a great taste of Down Under life with Tauck – enhanced by exclusive charter flights throughout New Zealand!

Looking for an all-Australia or all-New Zealand Journey?  Try our Spotlight on Australia 2014 or Spotlight on New Zealand 2014.

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  1. Itinerary
  2. Pricing & Availability
  3. Accommodations
  4. Before You Go
  5. Reviews (69)
  6. Packing Tips

  1. Day 1

    Melbourne and the start of your Australia tour

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    Day 2

    Melbourne’s Victorian charms

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    Day 3

    On to Uluru (Ayers Rock) & champagne at sunset

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    Day 4

    Explore the mysteries of Uluru (Ayers Rock) then fly to Queensland

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    Day 5

    Cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef

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    Day 6

    A rainforest skyrail, crocodiles and more in Far North Queensland

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    Day 7

    Optional balloon ride and on to Sydney

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    Day 8

    A Sydney Harbour cruise, the Opera House & more

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    Day 9

    Featherdale Wildlife Park & a Sydney "Foodie Tour"

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    Day 10

    Sydney as you please

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    Day 11

    Farewell to the Australia tour as you fly to Wellington, New Zealand

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    Day 12

    Wonders of Wellington

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    Day 13

    Fly to the South Island, cruise the Marlborough Sounds and fly to Te Anau

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    Day 14

    Cruise gorgeous Milford Sound and a visit to Fiordland National Park

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    Day 15

    To Queenstown for a winery visit & more

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    Day 16

    Adventures by jet boat and helicopter in Queenstown

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    Day 17

    A Lake Wakatipu steamer & South Island country life

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    Day 18

    Geothermal wonders in Rotorua, Maori culture & on to Auckland

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    Day 19

    A wine tasting & more on Wahiheke Island, and a farewell evening in Auckland

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    Day 20

    Our New Zealand and Australia tour ends

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    Note: Activities marked with an asterisk (*) are at your own risk; a signed liability waiver will be required.
The Tauck Difference

We absolutely loved our Australia and New Zealand trip and consider it one of our best vacations, if not THE best. If any of our friends consider going ‘down under’ we will simply insist that they take this Tauck trip; I’m convinced there is nothing better. Thank you for such wonderful memories.

Karen & Steve Van Deren, IL

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