Australia & New Zealand: An Adventure Down Under - 2017

Auckland • Mount Cook • Queenstown • Sydney • Great Barrier Reef • Cairns
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Melbourne & Ayers Rock

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Health & Wellness

Stay Healthy and Pamper Yourself
To enjoy your Vantage Adventure to its fullest, you’ll want to stay fit throughout your trip. That’s why we’ve built in many opportunities for you to keep active while you immerse yourself in the rich cultures of Australia and New Zealand. Plus, we always offer alternatives at mealtimes to suit your preference, whether vegetarian, diabetic, or any other type of diet so long as we receive your requests at the time of booking.

Have Fun and Stay Fit!
On this journey, you'll have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. We also offer several invigorating optional activities at the reef, including scuba diving and a walk along the ocean floor. While in Sydney, you may choose to walk atop the Sydney Harbor Bridge for spectacular views of the city skyline and harbor. If you like, you may choose to discover the nightlife in Cairns, Queenstown, and Sydney during your tour by exploring local bars. In Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, there are options nearby for jet boating and bungee jumping in your free time. There are also opportunities for walking and trekking, or even a quick visit to the nearby ski resorts.

Go Biking Down Under
The great weather and scenery make biking a wonderful way to experience Australia and New Zealand. Your Adventure Leaders suggest three locations where you can go for a spin during your free time. As you would expect in the adventure capital of Queenstown, there are cycling options for riders of all levels – whether you are up for heli-biking or just an easy pedal along Lake Wakatipu. The popular Queenstown Trail links a series of paths from Queenstown Bay to the historic gold-mining town of Arrowtown to the Gibbston wine region. Sydney offers flat, dedicated paths in its stunning Centennial Park. Located in the heart of the city, it’s dotted with facilities for picnics, entertainment, and sports. The beautiful Bay Run stretches from Birkenhead Point to Rozelle. You can even cycle over two of Sydney’s most recognizable landmarks, the ANZAC and Harbor bridges. In Cairns, the lovely Walking and Cycling Circuit takes in the Esplanade Lagoon, Botanic Gardens, and mangrove boardwalks. Let your Adventure Leader point you in the right direction during your New Zealand and Australian vacation.

View the Biking Route Map: Queenstown
View the Biking Route Map: Sydney
View the Biking Route Map: Cairns

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Journey Australia & New Zealand: An Adventure Down Under Grand Australia & New Zealand
Price without Air* $0 $8,390 + internal air starting at $3,300 Save $6,782 per couple!
Trip Length 0 days 20 days Better pacing — enjoy more time in each destination!
Per Diem $0 per day $585 Save $546 per couple per day!
Small Group travel Yes!  No more than 24 travelers per departure! Select dates start at $12,290 per person for doubles Smaller group size, lower price!
Extend Your Value Explore the Australian Outback with visits to Melbourne & Ayers Rock No extensions Since you've come this far we offer you the choice to make the most of your international airfare and extend your discoveries at an unbeatable value!
Sightseeing 17 Sightseeing Tours & Cultural Connections - a $3,680 value per couple! 15 Sightseeing Tours 2 MORE tours & Cultural Connections! Highlights include a Milford Sound cruise, Maori concert, and full day excursion to the outer Great Barrier Reef!
FREE Single Supplement Yes! Available on every departure date — a value of $1,499! Single Supplement $2,385 Best Savings for Single Traveler with Free Single Supplement available on every departure date!
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