South Pacific Specialists

18 Day Contrasts of Australia & New Zealand

On this grand, wide-ranging journey, you'll explore the two diverse and fascinating nations that lie on the shores of the Tasman Sea.

USD Per person from: $7725
Tour code: QCANA.
*Terms & Conditions (USD): Discount available on selected Guided Vacations and Inspiring Journeys. Discount applies only to the land content portion of the vacation. Can be combined with other discounts where applicable. The full amount must be paid by the designated date. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices are land only, 'from' per person, based on double occupancy and valid for travel between 4 January 2018 and 26 December 2019. International airfare is not included. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (28 December 2017). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Subject to availability, this offer may be withdrawn at any time. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. CST#2001136-50

18 Day Contrasts of Australia & New Zealand

On this grand, wide-ranging journey, you’ll explore the two diverse and fascinating nations that lie on the shores of the Tasman Sea.

Package Details:

  • An experienced, professional Tour Director and Driver
  • Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, reclining seats & panoramic windows
  • 17 nights accommodation with private bathrooms
  • 17 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 9 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers (see suggested flight information below)
  • Welcome reception
  • Qantas Vacations After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance


Tour Highlights

  • Indulge in lunch & learn about Aussie surf culture at Bondi Beach
  • Venture inside the Sydney Opera House on a guided tour
  • Toast the sunset on a dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • View Darling Harbour from your Sydney hotel room
  • Snorkel and cruise the Great Barrier Reef
  • Discover Melbourne's colorful hidden laneways
  • Discover spectacular Milford Sound on a lunch cruise
  • View Franz Josef Glacier
  • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train
  • Immerse yourself in rich Maori arts and culture


Early Payment Discount*:

  • SAVE 7.5% when you pay in full by 27 April 2018*
  • SAVE 5% when you pay in full by 29 June 2018*


Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights.

  • Day 1 Flights to arrive prior to 12:00pm into Melbourne
  • Day 3 Must book QF702 into Cairns from Melbourne
  • Day 6 Must book JQ957 into Sydney from Cairns
  • Day 9 Must book QF143 into Auckland from Sydney
  • Day 12 Must book NZ5785/5787 into Christchurch from Rotorua
  • Day 18 Flights to depart anytime from Christchurch


Departure Dates


APR: 5
MAY: 17
JUN: 7
JUL: 5
AUG: 16
SEP: 6, 20
OCT: 4, 18
NOV: 15, 29
DEC: 13, 20, 27



JAN: 3, 24
FEB: 7, 21, 28
MAR: 14, 21
APR: 4, 18
MAY: 16
JUN: 6
JUL: 4
AUG: 15
SEP: 5, 19
OCT: 3, 17, 31
NOV: 14, 28
DEC: 19, 26

All dates are definite departures.


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