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Australia & New Zealand: From Ayers Rock to the Great Barrier Reef & Beyond - 2022

Melbourne • Ayers Rock • Cairns • Great Barrier Reef • Sydney • Queenstown • Auckland
  • Australia and New Zealand Land Tour including Melbourne, Ayers Rock, Great Barrier Reef, Sydney, Queenstown and Auckland
    DISCOVER THE SPLENDOR OF ULURU/AYERS ROCK, A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • Tropical fish and coral, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
    OBSERVE VIBRANT MARINE LIFE ON A FULL-DAY EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF
  • Mitre Peak, Milford Sound, New Zealand
    TAKE IN THE SCENIC SPLENDOR OF THE PRISTINE MILFORD SOUND
  • Sydney Harbor Opera House, Australia
    EXPLORE THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE ON A GUIDED, SPECIAL-ACCESS TOUR
  • Captain Cook Sydney Harbor cruise, Australia
    VIEW SYDNEY HARBOR’S ICONIC SKYLINE AND BE REGALED WITH TALES OF THE CITY ON A SCENIC CRUISE
DATES & PRICES
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$11,199
  • $509
    PER DAY
  • 22
    DAYS
  • 23
    TOURS
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What to Expect

Activity Level

Takes into consideration the physical requirements for each of the trips, walking, hiking, climbing in and out of safari vehicles etc.
           Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Pacing

Takes into consideration the length of bus rides, flights, number of destinations in the number of days
           Moderate

Pacing is sometimes robust, and may include several long days with early hotel departures, active sightseeing and evening activities. Opportunities for daytime rest and rejuvenation may be limited on most days. May include significant motor coach time, two or more on-tour flights, and/or occasional travel via non-traditional means such as safari vehicles, Zodiac ship tenders, rickshaws/pedi-cabs, etc.

PACING:

  • This adventure is moderately-paced
  • Your adventure is 19 nights. In New Zealand, you’ll stay 3 nights in Auckland and 4 nights in Queenstown. In Australia, stay 4 nights in Sydney, 4 nights in Cairns, 2 nights in Melbourne, and 2 nights in Ayers Rock
  • Some of your daily excursions last a full day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., while other days offer a half day of sightseeing with some free time
  • Transportation modes include planes, buses, and two long motorcoach transfers in New Zealand. During long coach drives, rest stops and visits en route are arranged

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This is a tour for active travelers
  • There is easy to moderate walking on this adventure, but travelers should be able to walk 1-2 miles unassisted
  • Some exploration takes place on dirt roads and paths, including in the desert and forested areas
  • Swimming and snorkeling is optional during your Great Barrier Reef cruise

TERRAIN & TRANSPORTATION:

  • Sightseeing is via deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach
  • All tours involve some walking to and from motorcoaches, in museums, and some areas of the Outback
  • There is minimal stair climbing on this New Zealand and Australian adventure

Important Notice: The above day-by-day itineraries are preliminary and therefore subject to change. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your Vantage Adventure Leader or regional expert.

Please Note: The hotels listed are preliminary and subject to change. Although we contract our hotels a year in advance, unforeseen situations do occasionally occur. Should it be necessary to change a hotel, one of equal quality and value will be substituted. You will receive verified hotel information with your final itinerary. That hotel ratings are based on the Hotel and a leading travel industry authority on hotels throughout the world.

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