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Grand Australia & New Zealand

2015 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, 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, a day 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 2015 or Spotlight on New Zealand 2015.

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  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

    Fly to Uluru (Ayers Rock) & the Outback

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    Day 4

    From the mysteries of Uluru to a skyrail & more in Queensland

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    Day 5

    Cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef

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    Day 6

    Optional balloon ride and a day at leisure

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    Day 7

    Crocodile adventures and on to Sydney

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    Day 8

    A Sydney Harbour cruise, the Opera House & more

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    Day 9

    Koalas and a Sydney "Foodie Tour"

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    Day 10

    Sydney as you please

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    Day 11

    Farewell to Australia, hello to New Zealand

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    Day 12

    Wonders of Wellington

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    Day 13

    Charter flights to a cruise on the Marlborough Sounds and Te Anau

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    Day 14

    Fiordland National Park and cruising on gorgeous Milford Sound

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    Day 15

    To Queenstown and lunch at a winery

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    Day 16

    Adventures by jet boat and helicopter in Queenstown

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    Day 17

    A Lake Wakatipu steamer and South Island country life

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    Day 18

    Geothermal wonders in Rotorua, Maori culture and on to Auckland

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    Day 19

    A wine tasting and lunch 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.

    Note: Tours of January 19 & 22 will stay at The Reef House in Palm Cove on nights 4 – 6; tours of January 15 and October 29 will stay at Millbrook Resort in Queenstown on nights 15 – 17; tour of October 29 will stay at Silky Oaks Resort on nights 4 – 6 and at Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour on nights 18 & 19.