Australian Outback Land tour and New Zealand Cruise

February 18 – March 9, 2023

DAY 1 - FEB. 18

Sydney, Australia

Arrive in spectacular Sydney, Australia, and enjoy a seamless transfer to your comfortable hotel accommodations where you’ll spend the night gearing up for an exciting tour ahead. Overnight Hyatt Regency Sydney.
DAY 2 - FEB. 19

Cairns, Australia

Enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Baron Falls. Overnight Pullman Cairns.
DAY 3 - FEB. 20

Cairns, Australia

Today’s activities are among the most exciting – unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water’s surface, and don’t worry about breakfast or lunch – we’ll make sure you get fed! Overnight Pullman Cairns. 
DAY 4 - FEB. 21

Uluru (ayers Rock), Australia

Wave goodbye to Cairns as you soar into the clouds and fly to iconic Uluru in the Outback. This evening you’ll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia’s Aboriginal people on an enlightening cultural tour. Walk along the base of Uluru and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight Desert Gardens Hotel. 
DAY 5 - FEB. 22

Uluru (ayers Rock), Australia

Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Visit the cultural center in the National Park where you can learn more about the indigenous history and culture, and see traditional arts and crafts on display. After a tour of Kata Tjuta (The Olga’s), the rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to do as you please. Perhaps enjoy a guided garden walk at the hotel, watch the Wakagetti Cultural Dancers perform in the town square or wander the Indigenous Art Markets. Overnight Desert Gardens Hotel. 
DAY 6 - FEB. 23

Sydney, Australia

Fly back to Sydney for another stay in this fabulous city. Overnight Hyatt Regency Sydney.
DAY 7 - FEB. 24

Sydney, Australia

Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You’ll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge, known locally as “The Coat Hanger” for its arched hanger-like shape. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops and an abundance of Old World charm. Embark on your ship and sail away for more incredible sights in Australia and New Zealand! 
DAY 8 & 9 - FEB. 25 & 26

AT SEA

DAY 10 - FEB. 27

Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)

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DAY 11 - FEB. 28

Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand

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DAY 12 - MAR. 1

Christchurch (Lyttelton), New Zealand

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DAY 13 - MAR. 2

Picton, New Zealand

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DAY 14 - MAR. 3

AT SEA

DAY 15 - MAR. 4

Tauranga, New Zealand

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DAY 16 - MAR. 5

Auckland, New Zealand

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DAY 17 - MAR. 6

Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited)

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DAY 18 & 19 - MAR. 7 & 8

AT SEA

DAY 20 - MAR. 9

Sydney, Australia