Australia & New Zealand: An Adventure Down Under - 2018

Auckland • Queenstown • Sydney • Great Barrier Reef • Cairns
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Pullman Cairns International Hotel

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Cairns, Australia

Overlooking Cairns Harbour and the lush inland mountains, this contemporary hotel is spectacularly positioned to take advantage of all that Australia’s premier tropical resort area has to offer. Rooms are spacious and airy, with air-conditioning, balcony or terrace, high-speed Internet access (fee charged) cable/satellite TV, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, mini bar, telephone, refrigerator, and in-room safe. Health and wellness facilities at the hotel include bicycling, health club, spa and massage, hot tub, and three outdoor pools. The hotel is also near the beach. Other services and amenities include a concierge, room service, laundry and dry cleaning, currency exchange, barber and hairstylist, and gift shop. On-site restaurants include the popular full-service Coco’s Restaurant and the elegant, high-ceilinged Lobby Bar, an excellent place to relax and enjoy a cocktail, snack, or the hotel’s famed High Tea.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

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Sydney, Australia

One of Sydney’s grand hotels, the Deluxe Sofitel Wentworth Sydney is located just minutes away from the Opera House, Circular Quay, the Rocks, and the Botanic Gardens. Shopping is also nearby, or visit the two-level shopping arcade within the hotel, featuring boutiques and specialty shops, plus a newsstand, pharmacist, hairdresser, and barber. To add convenience to your Australian vacation, a gym, four restaurants, five bars, and a coffee shop are also available. The well-appointed guest rooms include air conditioning, TV, radio, telephone, minibar, and private bath with hair dryer.

Hotel St Moritz

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Conveniently located in the heart of Queenstown and with wonderful views overlooking Lake Wakatipu to The Remarkables mountain range, the Moderate Deluxe Hotel St Moritz embodies the spirit of its location. Blending understated luxury with warmth and genuine hospitality, the hotel is handsomely appointed to blend timeless classics with modern essentials. Each comfortable guest room features a wooden sleigh bed with feather bedding, ensuite bathroom, a 40” LCD TV, iPod dock, coffee/tea making facilities, microwave, iron, and minibar.

Crowne Plaza Auckland

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Auckland, New Zealand

The First-Class Crowne Plaza Auckland sits in the city’s heart, superbly positioned above a unique shopping complex and just a short stroll from Queen Street. Though in the business district, this hotel’s smart design — which starts guest rooms on the 16th floor — provides a quiet space and attractive lookout for Auckland. Room amenities include internet access, iron and ironing board, coffee- and tea-maker, hairdryer, bathrobe, cable/satellite TV, individually controlled A/C, mini-bar, and more.

Pullman Melbourne on the Park

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Melbourne, Australia

The Moderate Deluxe Pullman Melbourne on the Park is located near the city center, and boasts wonderful views over historic Fitzroy Gardens. The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, room service, business center, currency exchange, dry cleaning services, outdoor pool, and health club. Guest rooms have air conditioning, telephone, television, minibar, safe, Internet access, coffee/tea making facilities, iron, and private bathroom.

Sails in the Desert

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Ayers Rock, Australia

The First-Class Sails in the Desert is a three-story hotel located at Ayers Rock Resort. The hotel offers two restaurants, bar, room service, business center, currency exchange, concierge services, laundry/dry cleaning, barber/hair stylist, gift shop, outdoor pool, health club, and lighted tennis courts. Guest rooms have air conditioning, balcony/terrace, telephone, cable/satellite TV with VCR/DVD, minibar, coffee maker, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, and private bathroom.

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Journey Australia & New Zealand: An Adventure Down Under Grand Australia & New Zealand
Price without Air* $5,499 $8,890 + internal air starting at $3,500 Save $13,582 per couple!
Trip Length 16 days 20 days Better pacing — enjoy more time in each destination!
Per Diem $343 per day $620 Save $546 per couple per day!
Small Group travel Yes! No more than 24 travelers per departure! Select dates start at $13,090 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! 17 Sightseeing Tours The most enriching tours & Cultural Connections, including a Home-Hosted meal, Maori concert, and full-day excursion to the Great Barrier Reef!

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