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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong

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  • Experience the best of Australia & New Zealand on this once in a lifetime 28-night guided holiday.
  • Spend 11 nights exploring Australia staying in Sydney, Ayers Rock & Palm Cove.
  • Stay 10 nights in New Zealand visiting Christchurch, Queenstown, Rotorua & Auckland.
  • On your way, enjoy 2 nights in Singapore & 2 nights in Hong Kong with city tours & leisure time in each.
  • Savour regional flavours with a gourmet dinner under the stars at the base of Ayers Rock.
  • Discover the incredible Great Barrier Reef with a snorkelling excursion & helicopter tour.
  • Enjoy a scenic journey across New Zealand’s Southern Alps aboard the TranzAlpine Express.
  • Includes 24 nights on a bed and breakfast basis, 1 night on half board basis.

Book Your Trip From £8819pp

From£8819pp

HOW MANY TRAVELLING?
2 Adults

Your Guided Group Holiday To Australia and New Zealand 

Travel with us on this exceptional 28-night holiday, incorporating the highlights of two countries that appear on every traveller's list: Australia and New Zealand. Our outbound journey is punctuated by a 2 night stopover in Singapore, where we’ll enjoy a half day city tour and free time to explore the city. Upon arrival in Sydney, we’ll enjoy a full day guided tour of the city and its harbour, before travelling around the country to visit sites like the fabulous Blue Mountains, Ayers Rock, the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland. Then, it’s on to New Zealand to take a scenic train journey across the beautiful Canterbury Plains, visit the highlights of Queenstown, Christchurch and Auckland and their surrounding areas. Our journey home includes a 2-night stopover in Hong Kong to round off this incredible holiday.

Please Note: Visas are required for travel on this tour. Please visit our visa information page for more information.

Coach transfer to and from Belfast (Chichester Street) to Dublin Airport on selected dates Prior to November 2020. After 01 November 2020 we will no longer be providing this service.

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Trip Itinerary

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Travel to Singapore

Travel to Singapore

Depart for Singapore via Dubai.

Travel to Singapore

Arrive in Singapore

Experience the culture in Singapore

Arrive in Singapore where you will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.

Experience the culture in Singapore

Singapore

Half Day Guided Tour of Singapore

Morning
Guided tour of Singapore

Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Singapore including Chinatown and Little India. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore this captivating city.

Guided tour of Singapore

Travel to Australia

Visit Australia

Transfer from your hotel by coach to Singapore Airport, with guide.

Visit Australia

Arrive in Sydney

Kangaroo in Australia

Arrive in Sydney where you will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel. The reminder of the day is at your leisure.

Kangaroo in Australia

Sydney

Sydney Sightseeing Tour

Full Day
Explore Sydney on a guided holiday

Your local guide will take you on a full-day tour of the city, including Parliament House, Darling Harbour, Bondi Beach and of course a guided tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House and an afternoon Harbour Cruise.

Explore Sydney on a guided holiday

The Blue Mountains

Guided Excursion to The Blue Mountains

Full Day
Guided tour of the Blue mountain

Take in the sights of natural bush land as you travel to the beautiful Blue Mountains. Stop off for a visit to the Featherdale Wildlife Park to observe Australia's unique wildlife including Kangaroos, Koalas and other marsupials, reptiles and birds. Continue on to the town of Katoomba and take a relaxing trip on the Katoomba Scenic Railway - the glass roofed carriages offer expansive views of the rainforest - followed by a viewing of 'The Three Sisters' rock formation. Lunch is included.

Guided tour of the Blue mountain

At Leisure

Free Time in Sydney

Full Day
Sydney city tour

You will have today free in Sydney for shopping or sightseeing of your choice, your local guide can advise you on sites and activities depending on your interests.

Sydney city tour

At Leisure

Explore Sydney at Your Own Pace

Full Day
Sightseeing tour in Sydney

You will have today free in Sydney for shopping or sightseeing of your choice, your local guide can advise you on sites and activities depending on your interests.

Sightseeing tour in Sydney

Ayers Rock & Sounds of Silence

Depart for Ayers Rock

Morning
Ayers Rock

Transfer to Sydney airport for your short internal flight to Ayers Rock in the centre of Australia. You will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.

Ayers Rock

Sounds of Silence

Evening
The Olga Mountains

Spend the evening under the stars at the outdoor 'Sounds of Silence' gourmet dinner. Served while watching the sun set over the Olga Mountains, the dinner will be followed by a late night guided talk from the resident Astronomer.

The Olga Mountains

Ayers Rock at Sunrise, Sacred Caves & Olga Mountains

Experience a Sunrise Over Ayers Rock and See the Sacred Caves

Morning
Sunrise over Ayers Rock

Start today with a spectacular viewing of the sunrise over Ayers Rock, followed by a viewing of the sacred aboriginal caves.

Sunrise over Ayers Rock

Visit the 36 Domes of Olgas

Afternoon
Visit the 36 Domes of the Olgas

In the afternoon visit the 36 domes of the Olgas known as Kata Tjuta, followed by a viewing of the sunset over Ayers Rock.

Visit the 36 Domes of the Olgas

Travel to Cairns

Cairns and Palm Cover

Transfer from your hotel to Ayers Rock airport for your internal flight to Cairns. You will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.

Cairns and Palm Cover

Great Barrier Reef

Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Full Day
Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Travel from Cairns by high speed catamaran to the Marine World pontoon - a purpose-built two storey platform on the outer Great Barrier Reef. From here you can explore this spectacular and unique marine area of extraordinary beauty, with time to swim, snorkel or travel in a semi-submersible boat. Get a bird's eye view of the turquoise water and magnificent coral formations as you soar through the air on a helicopter flight over the reef.

Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Experience the Kuranda Scenic Railway

Full Day
Australian Tribe

Ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway for the spectacular journey from Cairns to Kuranda taking in the stunning scenery of North Queensland. Experience the Queensland rainforest from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which skims through the canopy as you marvel at the rainforest below. At the end of the Skyrail visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about the traditions and to experience the authentic music, dance and storytelling of the Tjapukai people. Lunch is included.

Australian Tribe

At Leisure

Full Day
Visit Palm Cove in Australia

You will have today free to relax, recharge the batteries and enjoy the laid back pace of life in this beautiful beach community.

Visit Palm Cove in Australia

Travel to New Zealand

Arrive in Christchurch

Travel to New Zealand

Depart for New Zealand via Sydney. You will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.

Travel to New Zealand

Tranz Alpine Express

Experience the Tranz Alpine Express

Full Day
 Rail journey to Arthurs Pass

Morning transfer to Christchurch station where you will board the Tranz Alpine Express for your scenic rail journey across the stunning Canterbury Plains and into the heart of the Southern Alps. Travel across towering viaducts, through spectacular gorges and river valleys and into the lush forest of Arthurs Pass National Park. Disembark at Arthur's Pass and continue your journey to your hotel in the village of Franz Josef.

 Rail journey to Arthurs Pass

Franz Josef Glacier & Queenstown

Guided Excursion to Franz Josef Glacier & Queenstown

Full Day
Guided  excursion to Franz Josef Glacier

Morning excursion to view the magnificent Franz Josef glacier, a huge river of snow and ice that flows from vast snowfields high in the Alps, almost to sea level. Afterwards, travel onwards to your hotel in Queenstown.

Guided  excursion to Franz Josef Glacier

Queenstown

Queenstown Sightseeing Tour

Morning
Sightseeing Morning Tour Of Queenstown

Morning sightseeing tour of Queenstown which includes a visit to historic Arrowtown and an aerial gondola ride to Bob's Peak to take in the panoramic views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain range - the backdrop to several scenes in The Lord of the Rings.

Sightseeing Morning Tour Of Queenstown

At Leisure

Free Time in Queenstown

Full Day
Enjoy cable car ride in Queenstown

You will have today at leisure to explore the beautiful alpine resort of Queenstown. An adrenaline junkies' paradise, there is also plenty to do at a more relaxed pace including walking, golf, sailing and fishing before sampling some of the delicious food and wine on offer.

Enjoy cable car ride in Queenstown

Travel to Christchurch

Morning
Road trip to Christchurch

Travel north by coach, through the rugged Kawarau Gorge, across the Waitaki Valley and Burkes Pass, and on to Christchurch.

Road trip to Christchurch

Travel to Rotorua

Travel from the South Island to the North Island

Coach transfer to Christchurch airport for your flight from the South Island to Rotorua on the North Island. You will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Travel from the South Island to the North Island

Rotorua

Rotorua Sightseeing Tour

Morning
Morning tour of Rotorua

Morning sightseeing tour of this popular tourist town, set on the shores of Lake Rotorua, with visits to the New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, the Agrodome and Rainbow Springs.

Morning tour of Rotorua

Auckland via the Mamaku Ranges

Guided tour of the Famous Limestone Caves

Morning
Travel across the Mamaku Ranges

Leave Rotorua and travel across the Mamaku Ranges and through picturesque farmlands to the Waitomo Cave region. En-route, enjoy a guided tour of the famous limestone caves including a silent boat ride on an underground river into the magnificent Glowworm Grotto, before continuing your journey to Auckland.

Travel across the Mamaku Ranges

Auckland

Auckland Sightseeing Tour

Morning
Guided sightseeing tour of Auckland

A morning sightseeing tour of the 'City of Sails', including the harbour views from Bastion Point, the Maori and Pacific Islands Court at the Auckland Museum, waterfront drive, and Parnell Village.

Guided sightseeing tour of Auckland

Travel to Hong Kong

Travel to Hong Kong

Early morning coach transfer from your hotel to Auckland airport for your flight to Hong Kong. On arrival in Hong Kong you will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.

Travel to Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sightseeing Tour

Morning
Vibrant city Of Hong Kong

A full-day city tour of this bustling and vibrant city, including Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Man Mo Temple and Hollywood Road. You will have some free time at Hollywood Road for lunch at your leisure before transferring back to your hotel.

Vibrant city Of Hong Kong

Return Home

Depart Hong Kong

Dinner in Hong Kong

Enjoy a late checkout from your hotel and an evening meal in a local restaurant before your transfer to Hong Kong International Airport for your flight home.

Dinner in Hong Kong

Arrive Home

Visit Australia & New Zealand on a guided group holiday

Arrive home from this holiday of a lifetime.

Visit Australia & New Zealand on a guided group holiday
* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

Customer Reviews

Hotels Available

Auckland,  New Zealand

Grand Millennium Auckland

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  • 01 Sep

The Grand Millennium Auckland is considered to be New Zealand’s largest hotel. It is centrally located in Auckland, close to key attractions including Queen Street and the Viaduct Harbour. The hotel i ...

Christchurch,  New Zealand

The Quality Hotel Elms

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  • 01 Sep

The Quality Hotel Elms is surrounded by award-winning gardens. Situated 4.5 kilometres from central Christchurch, it is close to the city’s Northlands Mall, which offers 150 shops, a food court and ci ...

Ayers Rock,  Australia

Ayers Rock Desert Gardens Hotel

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  • 01 Sep

Magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs are the setting for this hotel. Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities and offers a range of accommod ...

North Point,  Hong Kong

Harbour Plaza North Point Hotel

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4* Hotel in Hong Kong   *Some hotel facilities may be seasonally operated or under maintenance and therefore unavailable at the time of your stay. Charges may apply for certain facilities. ...

Mount Elizabeth,  Singapore

York Hotel Singapore

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  • 01 Sep

The York Hotel lies in the heart of Singapore, a few minutes on foot to Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping and entertainment district. Guests can enjoy the hotel's range of dining and leisure faci ...

Rotorua,  New Zealand

Millennium Hotel Rotorua

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  • 01 Sep

Centrally located in the city beside mystical Lake Rotorua, this welcoming, international class  Rotorua Hotel is just a brief stroll from the Rotorua Museum, Convention Centres and adjacent to Polyne ...

Franz Josef Glacier ,  New Zealand

The Franz Josef Glacier Hotel

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  • 01 Sep

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is located at the edge of the Westland World Heritage Park. *Some hotel facilities may be seasonally operated or under maintenance and therefore unavailable at the ti ...

Palm Cove,  Australia

Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove

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  • 01 Sep

The resort is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday, featuring 2 swimming pools, restaurant, bar, alfresco dining, massage, beauty & hair salon, games room and is within 5 minutes walk to the be ...

Sydney,  Australia

The Grace Hotel

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  • 01 Sep

Built by Grace Bros. in the 1920s as a showpiece of their successful retail business; The Grace Hotel has been beautifully restored to its former glory, making it one of Sydney’s most prominent histor ...

Queenstown,  New Zealand

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

4
  • 01 Sep

Centrally located in Queenstown, overlooking Lake Wakatipu, with the Remarkable Mountain range in the background, giving this hotel a beautiful and scenic backdrop.  The Crowne Plaza is within a short ...

Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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