Australia and New Zealand Panorama [QPACA]
15 Days: Australia and New Zealand Panorama [QPACA]
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Available Tour Dates


Jun 29
Aug 31
Nov* 9, 30
Dec* 28


Jan* 18
Feb* 1, 15
Mar* 7
Apr* 11
May* 9
Jun* 27
Aug* 29
Sep* 26
Oct* 10
Nov* 7, 28

*Seasonal supplements apply.


  • All inclusive
  • Luxury coach travel
  • 3 – 4 star accommodations
  • Hotel porterage (we’ll handle your luggage for you!)
  • Welcome Reception


  • Accommodation – Melbourne – Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne (2 Nights), Cairns – Hilton Hotel Cairns (3), Sydney – Sofitel Wentworth Hotel (3), Queenstown – Millennium Hotel Queenstown (3), Auckland – The Grand by SkyCity (1), Rotorua – Millennium Hotel Rotorua (2)
  • Meals – 14 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 ‘Be My Guest’ lunch, 4 Dinners with Wine, 2 Highlight Dinners, 1 Farewell Dinner
  • US Domestic Flights – (Not included, but can be added to your quote)
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Melbourne, Sydney to Queenstown, Auckland to Los Angeles (Not included, but can be added to your quote)
  • Internal Flights – Melbourne to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney, Queenstown to Auckland
  • Day Tours – Melbourne: Hidden Laneways Tour; Cairns: Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Great Barrier Reef Cruise; Sydney: Sunset Cruise, Sydney Opera House Tour, Inner West Suburbs Tour, Batch Brewery Tour, Wendy’s Secret Garden Tour; Queenstown: Arrowtown Historic Village Tour, Local Farm Experience, TSS Earnslaw Cruise, Walter Peak High Country Farm; Waitamo Glow Worm Cave Tour; Rotorua: Te Puia Te Po and Hangi Feast, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, Whakarewarewa Maori Village Tour
  • Transfers – Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  • All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Melbourne

On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. This evening join your Travel Director for a welcome reception and dinner. It’s a great opportunity to get to know everyone in a unique setting.

Hotel Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne (2 nights)

Dinner with wine included

Day 2: Melbourne

Join your Travel Director for a city sights tour that includes a private walk through Melbourne’s famous hidden laneways. You’ll discover the city’s eclectic little lanes, arcades, café society and fascinating street art. Take note of the hidden bars and restaurants you pass – your Travel Director can help you make a booking for tonight. There’s time afterwards to explore the city on your own, enjoy an optional experience or simply relax and watch the world go by.

Breakfast included

Day 3: Melbourne – Cairns

This morning you will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your flight to Cairns, Queensland. On arrival join a private wildlife journey at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Enjoy a boat cruise and encounter koalas, wallabies, birds, crocodiles and more! There will be time to partake in regenerating the rainforest particular to the Wangetti Valley which Hartley’s is located in. Feel free to join is as much or as little as you can with this tree planting project and be a part of keeping the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics alive! This evening is free for you to choose from the numerous restaurants that Cairns has to offer.

Hotel Hilton Hotel Cairns (3 nights)

Breakfast included

Day 4: Great Barrier Reef

Get ready for an experience of a lifetime – board a high-speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. You can snorkel and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided) or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible craft, just one metre underwater. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before you return to Cairns.

Breakfast & Lunch included

Day 5: Cairns

Today is a free day to do as you choose. A great option is the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda, be amazed as you travel over and through World Heritage rainforest, explore quaint Kuranda village and later board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for this historic rail journey. If you’d prefer to spend the day relaxing by your hotel pool or sitting back at a local café you can do that too! In the evening re-join your travelling companions for a dining experience at Ochre Restaurant.

Breakfast & Dinner with wine included

Day 6: Cairns – Sydney

Following a leisurely start to the morning, it’s time to switch the tropical vibes back to city highlights as you fly to Sydney. What a way to kick off your arrival to Sydney with a sunset cruise enjoying the famous Sydney Harbour! You’ll pass under the Harbour Bridge, cruise past the Opera House and see many magnificent waterfront homes, beaches and parklands.

Hotel Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney (3 nights)

Breakfast & Dinner with wine included

Day 7: Sydney

Discover one of the great highlights of Sydney, the beautiful Sydney Opera House with a guided tour inside this iconic building. If there was ever a place that slipped from the pages of a fairy-tale, Wendy’s Secret Garden at Lavender Bay is it. Overlooking Sydney Harbour, this pocket of floral paradise is explained by a local volunteer – did you know this was once unused wasteland? Your visit provides a contribution to the ongoing maintenance of the enchanting garden. Explore Sydney’s inner west and enjoy a lunch with the locals at the pub. Then drive through Sydney’s hip Inner West to Batch Brewery where you will take part in a masterclass and learn how they combine creatively inspired limited release batches with sustainable practices.

Breakfast & Lunch included

Day 8: Sydney

The day is yours to explore at your leisure or book one of your tour’s hand-crafted selection of optional experiences. There are so many sights and activities to be had in this city and further afield. Dinner tonight is beside Sydney Harbour. Because can you ever get enough?

Breakfast & Dinner with wine included

Day 9: Sydney – Queenstown

This morning say farewell to Sydney and fly to Queenstown. Upon arrival into Queenstown, travel to the faithfully restored gold mining settlement of Arrowtown. As you amble down the beautiful tree-lined avenues, past the 19th century wooden buildings, you will feel like you have stepped back into the past. Later, you will have free time to explore Queenstown.

Hotel Millennium Hotel Queenstown (3 nights)

Breakfast included

Day 10: Queenstown

Get a feel for real country life this morning when you meet your host Laura for a Be my Guest Experience. Born and raised on a sheep and deer farm in the deep south of New Zealand, Laura will share her story of her life growing up in the country. Try your hand at sheep mustering, whip cracking as well as the chance to feed and pet the farm animals. You’ll leave feeling more like a New Zealand countryside local than a visitor. Early evening, enjoy a peaceful evening cruise across Lake Wakatipu aboard the TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peak High Country Farm for a gourmet barbecue highlight dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead. Then enjoy an entertaining after-dinner farm show.

Breakfast & Highlight Dinner included

Day 11: Queenstown

While Queenstown wears its Global Adventure badge proudly, it’s also the perfect place to relax and explore. The town boasts great shopping with luxury brands, iconic New Zealand design stores and boutique fashion. If bungy jumping or tree-to-tree ziplining aren’t your cup of tea, consider an Optional Experience to spectacular Milford Sound, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Fiordland National Park. Experience magnificent scenery and many photo opportunities afforded by the Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Hollyford Valley lookout (Pop’s view), Cleddau Valley and the Chasm, drive through the hand-hewn Homer Tunnel towards the iconic Mitre Peak and the Bowen Falls before reaching Milford Sound for your cruise.

Breakfast included

Day 12: Queenstown – Auckland

Today you depart the adventure capital of New Zealand Queenstown and head north to the City of Sails, Auckland. This evening, why not dine at one of the many eateries on Federal Street, a hotspot for food lovers right on your doorstep. With an impressive accolade of awards between them, there is something to suit every taste at Federal Street.

Hotel The Grand by SkyCity (1 night)

Breakfast included

Day 13: Auckland – Rotorua

Tonight, experience Te Puia’s world-famous hāngī buffet dinner. Enjoy spectacular geothermal views while dining on a range of delicious New Zealand flavors. The menu is smartly sophisticated – infusing Māori flavours, with an array of global cuisines and cooking styles. After dinner you will get to enjoy a cultural performance that will take place in their beautifully carved meeting house, Te Aronui a Rua. Witness a pōwhiri (traditional welcome), waiata (song), mōteatea (traditional chant) poi and haka. The evening culminates with hot chocolate and steamed pudding surrounded by steam and the geyser terrace bathed in colored light.

Hotel Millenium Hotel Rotorua (2 nights)

Breakfast & Highlight Dinner included

Day 14: Rotorua

Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a guided tour of the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, the national leader in kiwi husbandry. Learn about the work being done to save New Zealand’s national bird, see kiwi eggs being incubated, the hatching process and newly hatched kiwi chicks. Continue to the Living Maori Village Whakarewarewa and gain in-depth insights into the lives of the Māori people and the special bond they share with this ancient land. See New Zealand’s biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Later join your Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner.

Breakfast & Farewell dinner included

Day 15: Farewell Auckland

It’s time to bid farewell as you are transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight.

Breakfast included


All prices are USD$/person (including all Taxes). Subject to availability and seasonality. Other Conditions Apply (see Terms and Conditions).

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are not included in the land content price. We will include the price of all flights in your custom quote.

Single supplements apply. Triple share is available.