13 Days: Tour of the South Pacific [BU-3098B]
Starting at
$4,568
Per Person
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Highlights & Inclusions
  • Accommodation - Auckland (1 Night), Queenstown (2), Sydney (2), Cairns (3), Fiji (3)
  • International Flights (Not Included - can be included on request - see pricing details below) - Los Angeles to Auckland, Queenstown to Sydney, Cairns to Nadi, Nadi to Los Angeles
  • US Domestic Flights not included (Can be included on request)
  • New Zealand Domestic Flights - Auckland to Queenstown
  • Australian Domestic Flights - Sydney to Cairns (Return)
  • Day Tours - Sydney: Opera House Tour;
  • Shuttle Transfers - Auckland Airport to Accommodation (Return), Queenstown Airport to Accommodation (Return), Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Cairns Airport to Accommodation (Return), Nadi Airport to Accommodation (Return)
  • All Other Day Tours are Optional and not included
  • Visa Issuance for entry into Australia (US$15.00 per person)
  • F.I.T. (Free & Independent Travel, i.e. this is not an Organized Group Tour)
  • All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)
  • Itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs.
Itinerary Details
Day 1 - International Flight, Los Angeles to Auckland

Shortly after departing Los Angeles you will be served dinner and you will be given breakfast before landing in Auckland.

Relax, watch some movies, and try to get some sleep!

Please confirm with the airline at check-in that they have all your Frequent Flyer information on record (if applicable).

Day 2 - Shuttle Transfer, Auckland Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand.

Please note: For airport transfers – 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc – $5.00 each.

Days 2 to 3 - 1 Night Accommodation in Auckland

Travel to your accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 1 night.

Enjoy your beautiful vacation accommodation with its sweeping views of the Waitemata Harbour and Auckland City. Take a short stroll to the Viaduct Harbour and Auckland’s stunning waterfront which boasts an array of renowned restaurants and bars. Your accommodation is centrally located in a modern complex and contains 37 levels consisting of deluxe queen, one- and two-bedroom apartments, each with free Wi-Fi, full kitchens and laundry facilities. You will be able to enjoy full use of the onsite gymnasium and heated outdoor pool.

Day 3 - Shuttle Transfer, Auckland Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand, to the Airport.

Please note: For airport transfers – 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc – $5.00 each.

Day 3 - New Zealand Domestic Flight, Auckland to Queenstown

Travel by New Zealand domestic air from Auckland to Queenstown (South Island).

Day 3 - Shuttle Transfer, Queenstown Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Please note: For airport transfers – 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc – $5.00 each.

Day 3 to 5 - 2 Nights Accommodation in Queenstown

Travel to your accommodation where you will be staying for 2 nights.

Queenstown is the birthplace of bungee jumping and has often been called the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’. This title, however, belies the other experiences and the natural beauty that this corner of the world has to offer. With beautiful gardens set in one of the most scenic locations in the world, world-class, fine-dining restaurants and heart-stopping, adrenaline-inducing adventure sports, Queenstown has more than enough to keep everyone happy and engaged.

It’s the perfect location for a romantic honeymoon, a 21st birthday party or a family adventure break. Jump right in to see how you can make Queenstown your personal favorite vacation spot.

Right in the heart of the action, your hotel Queenstown is just minutes’ walk from Queenstown central shopping, entertainment and outdoor activities such as bungy jumping, white water rafting and jet boating. The popular ski destinations of Coronet Peak, Remakables, and Cardrona are also close by. The rooms and suites, gym, sauna and spa, feature contemporary city-inspired design.

Most of the accommodation also offers scenic views of Queenstown city and mountains, providing the perfect backdrop to your trip. You’ll love your stay at this 4-star plus and Enviro-Gold Qualmark rated hotel, with an Environmental Sustainability Plan for the future.

Amenities: Restaurant – On Premises, Bar on Premises, Gymnasium, Non Smoking Property, Air-Conditioning, Refrigerator, Parking – Security & Undercover, Dry Cleaning, Currency Exchange, WiFi

Day 4 - Free Day to Explore Queenstown

Spend a day to relax or explore dynamic Queenstown.

This region is renowned for its incedible adventure activities and spectacular outdoor terrain. You could try skiing, snowboarding, bungy jumping, paragliding, jetboating, sky diving and more! Or, if you want something a little more relaxed, you can choose from numerous family activities, nature experiences, tours and beauty spas. One hundred and forty years after our establishment as a gold mining camp, central Queenstown has transformed into a sophisticated cosmopolitan town, tucked into a picturesque bay on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, beneath majestic mountains. There’s a permanent buzz in downtown Queenstown, where you’ll find a fantastic choice of restaurants, a lively bar scene and excellent shopping.

Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Milford Sound Coach, Cruise and Fly Experience

Flying over the Southern Alps between Queenstown and Milford is the ultimate way to experience southern New Zealand’s dramatic alpine scenery.

On landing at the Milford Sound airstrip you are transferred to the harbour where you board your nature cruise. With specialist nature guides on board, this cruise offers a close-up experience of Milford Sound’s rainforest, soaring rock walls, and wildlife. Throughout the cruise, the guides share stories of the fiord’s history and are happy to answer your questions. Nature Cruises have a flexible itinerary that allows plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and to pause to view highlights. Cruise so close to waterfalls that water soaks the foredeck, or drift gently while watching out for dolphins, seals and penguins.

Day 5 - Shuttle Transfer, Queenstown Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand, to the Airport.

Please note: For airport transfers – 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc – $5.00 each.

Day 5 - International Flight, Queenstown to Sydney

After departing from Queenstown, this short International Flight takes you overseas to Sydney, Australia.

Day 5 - Shuttle Transfer, Sydney Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia.

Travel via shuttle to your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia.

Days 5 - 7 - 2 Nights Accommodation in Sydney

Enjoy 2 nights at your 4-Star Sydney accommodation.

With its sleek and contemporary design, this hotel in the heart of Sydney offers a stylish and comfortable retreat for business and leisure travelers alike. The guest rooms feature minimalist decor, plush bedding, and essential amenities. The rooftop pool and terrace provide stunning city skyline views, while the on-site restaurant serves delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients. Additional facilities include a fitness center, meeting rooms, and a business center. With its central location, guests have easy access to attractions, shopping, and vibrant nightlife. This trendy and memorable hotel delivers a memorable stay in Sydney.

Hotel Amenities
Free Wifi, Swimming Pool, Gym, Day Spa, 24-hr Reception, Luggage Storage, Babysitting, Bar, Restaurant, Room Service, Non-Smoking, Off-Site Paid Parking, Dry Cleaning

Preferred Room
Guest Room – 1 King OR 1 Queen Bed OR 2 Single Beds – Room Features: Coffee & Tea Station, Free WiFi, Air Conditioning, Shower Amenities, Hairdryer, Safe, Iron and Ironing Board, Flat Screen TV, iPod Docking Station, Shower Over Bath.

Room Upgrades
Family Room – 2 King Beds OR 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds OR 4 Single Beds – Room Features: Coffee & Tea Station ; Free WiFi ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Hairdryer ; Safe ; Iron and Ironing Board ; Flat Screen TV, iPod Docking Station ; Shower Over Bath.

Need to know
Hotel subject to availability. If this hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be substituted. Room booked will be preferred unless otherwise listed on your quote.

Day 5 - Day Tour, Sydney Opera House Tour (1 Hour)

On your vacation, participate in an inspiring tour of the Sydney Opera House.

This one hour tour outlines the intricate and controversial history of the Sydney Opera House along with details of the unique design of this architectural masterpiece. You will visit a number of the six performance venues, including the magnificent wood paneled Concert Hall and the Opera Theater as well as the new Utzon room. You will also visit the glass enclosed northern foyer areas which boast spectacular views of Sydney Harbour – a perfect photo opportunity.

Operates
Daily, Hourly 9am to 5pm
Does not operate Good Friday, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day 2024

Includes
One hour guided experience.

Need to Know
This tour has 300+ stairs – Low Impact. It is strongly encouraged that you leave bags at your hotel and avoid bringing any large items to the Opera House (anything larger than an 8×10″ sheet of paper). No luggage or large bags accepted. Videoing is not allowed. There are plenty of photo opportunities — your tour guide will advise you if photos are not to be taken at any point.

Upgrades
-Add a lunch, dinner or performance to your tour.
-Upgrade your experience with a private, backstage, or architectural tour.

Day 6 - Free Day to Explore Sydney

With Sydney at your fingertips, take the chance to explore the Darling Harbour area at your leisure, which is a modern collection of Shopping Malls, Parkland, Restaurants and Harbour Front activities.

Walk to Circular Quay and catch a ferry to our wonderful harbour-side Taronga Park Zoo, or take the 30 minute ferry ride to Manly Beach, Sydney’s premier beach resort. Here you can enjoy the laid back beach culture as well as many festivals and events. If you prefer to stay closer to downtown Sydney, Bondi Beach is approximately a 10 minute train ride and is one of Australia’s most famous and iconic beaches. Save some time to take a beach walk from Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach, it’s known to be a true highlight. If visiting on a weekend then go to the Rocks Market and shop for local Arts, Crafts & unique Australian Souvenirs.

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Hop On Hop Off Harbour Cruise 2-Day Pass

Enjoy this 2 day unlimited ferry pass to explore the beautiful Sydney Harbour and the magnificent attractions that surround it!

Discover Sydney the local way with this 2 day unlimited ferry pass to travel the harbor. Stops along the way include Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Watson’s Bay, Manly, Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens, and Shark Island. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring while you travel at your leisure soaking in the harbor air on your way to your next destination!

Hop off to enjoy these harbor attractions:
Circular Quay: Bounded by the Sydney Harbour Bridge and historic Rocks district to the west, and the Sydney Opera House and Botanic Gardens to the east, Circular Quay is a bustling ferry hub.
Taronga Zoo: Over 4,000 animals, including Australian native wildlife. Free daily seal and bird shows. Purchase the Zoo and Explorer combo and save.
Shark Island: It would be hard to find a more spectacular picnic spot. Stunning, 360-degree views of Sydney Harbour and a delightfully deserted national park for your own private getaway.
Watsons Bay: Local must-do `Watto’ is famous for its seafood, waterfront pubs, picnic spots, swimming beaches and spectacular headlands walks overlooking the Harbour and the Pacific Ocean.
Manly Beach: You don’t have to swim at this iconic beach to soak up the atmosphere. Shop at the Corso, dine at waterfront cafés, find your favorite gelato flavor or take a nature walk.
Darling Harbour: Start or finish your day at Darling Harbour, surrounded by restaurants, nightclubs and hotels at King Street Wharf, Barangaroo and Cockle Bay.
Clifton Gardens: Clifton Gardens is a beachside oasis in the affluent Harbour suburb of Mosman. The netted beach, long jetty and gentle waves makes it perfect for picnics, swimming and snorkeling.

Operates
Daily
Hours: Sunday & Thursday 12:00pm-7:30pm, Friday & Saturday 12:00pm-10:00pm, Monday – Wednesday (Select dates & times)
Does not operate on Christmas, December 26 – 27, New Year’s Day, January 26, April 25, June 12, and October 2.

Includes
2 Day unlimited ferry pass to travel Sydney Harbour

Need to Know
– Guided commentary is available through smart phone app. Download the app through your smartphone prior to boarding. Must use your own headphones.
– Additional cost to enter Fort Dension, Taronga Zoo, and Shark Island (closed February 10, 2023 and February 22, 2023)
– Please bring sunscreen, a water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Upgrades
– Premium sightseeing tours
– Whale watching tours

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Sydney Bridge Climb

Experience the breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of Sydney, while scaling the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Feel on top of the world as you journey along the upper arch to the peak of an Australian icon, soaking in the stories from your expert climb leader and the sights of the harbor and the city skyline that surround you. With the summit in your sight, you will journey along the bridge’s upper arch on the Opera House side until you hit the top. After a celebration with your group, you will cross to the west-side to make your descent to the base, all while taking in the beautiful Sydney scenery around you.

Operates
Daily
Departs various times
Tour is 3 hours (approx.)
Does not operate December 30th – 31st
Additional fees apply if booking during December 25th – 29th, 2023; or January 1st – 3rd 2024

Includes
– Expert commentary
– Commemorative hat
– Certificate of achievement

Need to Know
– Under 8 not recommended
– Need to submit declaration form for health and safety
– Over 24 weeks pregnant can not climb; under 24 weeks need a certificate of fitness
– Over 75 need a certificate of fitness from doctor
– Must be at least 1.2 meters (4 feet) tall
– No more than 3 children per adult
– Due to the climbing equipment and for safety, personal belongings such as cell phones, cameras, and jewelry will be stored in lockers during the climb
– Tour operates in most weather conditions, including rain, but may be changed or cancelled
– Please wear comfortable active-wear appropriate for the weather, and sturdy, closed-toe, non-slip shoes

Upgrades
– Inner bridge tours
– Private tours available

Day 7 - Shuttle Transfer, Sydney Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia, to the Airport.

Day 7 - Australian Domestic Flight, Sydney to Cairns

Travel within Australia by domestic air from Sydney to the gateway of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns.

Day 7 - Shuttle Transfer, Cairns Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Cairns Airport to your vacation accommodation in Cairns, Australia.

Need to Know
Luggage Restrictions: 1 checked bag and 1 hand luggage is free of charge per person in the shuttle. Additional luggage is 10$ each. Strollers are free. Bikes need to be in a bike bag. Fishing rods need to be broken down and in a container.

Days 7 to 10 - 3 Nights Accommodation in Cairns

Travel to your accommodation Cairns, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 3 nights.

Your 4.5 star accommodation combines contemporary decor with a tropical ambience. The magnificent location of this 176 room hotel is perfect for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest or Kuranda and the Atherton Tablelands. Other nearby highlights include: Cairns Casino, Marlin Jetty, the Esplanade and the Night Markets. Unwind with a cocktail by the pool or bar followed by a sumptuous meal at the award winning Bushfire Flame Grill.

All rooms and suites have individual balconies, individually controlled air conditioning, refrigerator, television, broadband internet access, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, along with tea and coffee making facilities. Facilities include: 24 hr reception, tour desk, wireless internet, Bushfire Flame Grill, bar, pool, business services on request, coin operated laundry on four floors, room service, laundry & dry cleaning.

Days 8 - 9 - Free Days to Explore Cairns

Take the day and explore what could be considered the capital of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns!

A major outlet to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest amongst its many attractions, the tropical paradise of Cairns is sure to enchant you. With many area activities centrally located there’s enough to occupy everyone in the family because Cairns literally has it all! Have a visit to the Esplanade where you can experience all walks of life and make memories. With a nightlife that caters to singles and families alike you’re visit will be filled with so many things to do, so take a deep breath and have fun!

Optional Day Tour (Not Included), Great Barrier Reef Cruise with Snorkeling

Cruise onboard a luxury vessel to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world, and not surprisingly the world’s most extensive coral reef.

The reef being just a few meters away from the waters surface, you will be able to explore all these wonders just by floating at the surface. Relax, breathe in your snorkel and be ready to discover a multitude of fishes, corals and other wildlife populating the reef.

Snorkeling is the easiest way to discover the Great Barrier Reef, it is as simple as breathing. If you have never snorkeled before, don’t worry, a briefing is held on board, explaining how to put on and use the snorkeling gear. All of the snorkeling equipment you will require is supplied as part of your trip, including a wetsuit or stinger suit. Prescription masks are also available upon request.

There are 17 exclusive moorings on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at Norman, Saxon and Hastings reefs. This tour operator uses a wide variety of these moorings to ensure a minimal environmental impact to the pristine coral formations you visit. The dive sites are frequented by myriads of tropical and Palegic Fish, Rays, Turtles, (friendly) Sharks and the ever popular diver friendly Maori Wrasse. There are swim throughs, wall and drift dives that will appeal to every level of diver experience. The dive sites are chosen on a daily basis by the vessel Captains for the best variety and visibility according to the weather conditions.

Need to Know

– Please bring a hat, towel, swimsuit, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Times

Check in is at 8:00am at Cairns Marlin Marina. Returns at approximately 4:30pm.

Inclusions

– Return transfers
– Morning tea
– Snorkel Equiptment
– Wetsuit and/or Lycra Suits
– Prescription Masks (Subject to avilability)
– Tropical buffet lunch
– Tea/coffee (when stationary)
– Fresh hot water showers

Upgrades

– Up to 3 SCUBA Dives
– Introductory Scuba Diving

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Sail Away to the Low Isles

Enjoy a day to remember with a sail out to the protected Low Isles, an unspoiled coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef on this high-end small group tour.

Set sail to the Great Barrier Reef on a 5-star Luxury Lagoon 500 Catamaran, Sailaway. Your destination, a protected island situated on a large coral platform consisting of a small coral cay, a large mangrove island, mudflats, seagrass beds, and coral reefs. Surrounded by 55 acres of coral reef, comprised of 150 species of hard corals and dominated by 15 species of soft corals, this is an ideal place for snorkeling.

Living in the blue lagoon are a large variety of reef fish including angelfish, damselfish, anemones, giant trevally, sweetlip, fusiliers and many green turtles are sighted daily. Be sure not to miss out on the Heritage Walk where you can learn about the islands history and environment and visit the lighthouse built in 1878. There are also a number of bird species including pelicans, honeyeaters, white breasted wood swallows, mangrove kingfishers, reef egrets with sea eagles and ospreys wheeling overhead.

Operates
Daily
Times
Pick up from Port Douglas Area from 7:30am
Pick up from Cairns or Northern Beachs from 6:30am
Departs Port Douglas Marina 8:30am, Returns 4:00pm
(approximate times)

Highlights & Inclusions
– Transfers from Port Douglas, Cairns or Northern Beach Hotel;
– Morning tea & coffee upon boarding (Local produce) with muffins and pastries;
– Afternoon tea and coffee, additional cut fresh fruit platter and home-made cakes;
– Superb tropical buffet lunch (including prawns);
– Snorkeling equipment, optical masks, seasonal Lycra snorkeling suits, wet suits & flotation devices;
– Snorkeling instruction and in-water assistance;
– Guided snorkel tour with a marine guide;
– Glass bottom boat viewing and reef interpretation;
– Eco Shamba Environmental Initiative $20AUD local forestation;
– Low Isles Heritage Walk;
– 4.5 hours at Tropical Low Isles;
– The experience of sailing on board the luxury sailing catamaran Sailaway VI.

Need to Know
If intending to snorkel, passengers are required to complete a Medical Declaration for Snorkelers form (available upon booking) which will assist the tour crew to identify passengers who are either AT RISK and require additional supervision or passengers who are HIGH RISK and not suitable to participate in the activity of snorkeling due to a combination of factors i.e. Age, Physical health, swimming ability, mobility. If guests are unsure if they may be HIGH RISK and not suitable to snorkel, then we suggest a recent medical certificate would be acceptable if they are a capable swimmer.

If a passenger is identified as a HIGH RISK snorkeler they will not be permitted to snorkel.

Identifying a High Risk Snorkeler

To identify a HIGH RISK SNORKELER the passenger would have a COMBINATION of the following risks:

– Age – any person over 70 years old
– Medical history – any person with health issues identified particularly heart issues, epilepsy, overweight, limited mobility (i.e. unable to put on fins and safely use the ladders)
– Swimming ability – any person with the above who has not swum in the ocean recently
– Communication difficulty – Passenger not understanding safety briefings
– Non-Swimmer / Poor swimmer

Crew reserves the right to decline any passenger from participating in snorkeling if there is a concern about the health condition and/or swimming ability of a passenger for the safety and well-being of all guests onboard.

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Hartley's Crocodile Farm - Half Day

Make wise time of your stay in Cairns with a half-day tour to the best place to experience crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland with Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure!

This Croc Adventure provides an innovative approach to viewing and interacting with wildlife, enabling visitors to become immersed in a natural environment with safety. A series of timber boardwalks provide elevated viewing of wildlife as visitors journey through a range of natural habitats. It is home to a range of habitat types including melaleuca wetlands, riverine rainforest and eucalypt woodland. In this eco adventure you can cruise the lagoon which has guaranteed croc sightings with oppurtunities for great action photos of pole feedings. See the head shakes and death rolls of huge crocs at the Crocodile Attack Show and see some of the world’s most venomous smakes at the Snake Show. Explore the park’s abundance of wildlife which includes water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries. If you’re brave enough, take a photo with you holding a crocodile! (Own expense)

Suggested Itinerary: Crocodile Feeding, optional Digital Photo Oppurtunity (Own expense), Wetlands Cruise, Snake Show & Crocodile Attack Show

Operates
Daily. Does not operate on Christmas Day or Cairns Iron Man.
AM Option Departs 8:30am, Returns 1:30pm (approx.)
PM Option Departs 12:30pm, Returns 4:45pm (approx.)

Includes
– Return hotel transfers
– Entry to Hartley’s Crocodile Park
– Park shows
– Wildlife information sheets
– 1 Lagoon Boat Cruise
– Scenic drive along Captian Cook Highway

Need to Know
Lunch is not included and is at own expense. Boat cruise is at a scheduled time allocated upon arrival.

Upgrades
– Breakfast with the Koalas Experience
– Koala Holding Photo Add-On

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Cape Tribulation & Daintree Wilderness Safari

Enjoy a day exploring the rainforest and amazing landscapes of the Cape Tribulation wilderness area with a visit to Mossman Gorge Center and Cape Tribulation.



Mossman Gorge Centre: Visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre for morning tea before boarding your shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. Your driver/guide will take you for a guided walk, sharing their knowledge of this enchanting rainforest environment. Learn about the fascinating secrets of one of the world’s oldest tropical rainforests.



Daintree River Cruise: Reach an understanding of this wildlife environment for one hour, habitat of birds, tree snakes, unique plants and of course the estuarine crocodile.

Tropical Lunch: With special access at a private rainforest property, enjoy a short walk along a delightful rainforest creek before a delicious tropical lunch. Choice of quality steak, fish or vegetarian meal with fresh salads and fruit platter, followed by coffee or Daintree Tea.

Cape Tribulation: Walk on this world-renowned rainforest beach and admire the coastline and fringing coral reef from the Kulki Lookout.

Daintree Ice Cream Company: Enjoy an afternoon refreshment at the Daintree Ice Cream Company. Included is a delicious cup of exotic fruit ice cream, made from fruit grown on their on-site orchard. Gluten / Dairy free options are available.

Alexandra Lookout: After winding through the rainforest of the Alexandra Range, enjoy this spectacular lookout over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea.

Operates: Daily (Does not operate on Christmas Day); Departs around 6:45am & Returns around 7:00pm

Includes:
– Return Hotel Transfers
– Professional driver/guide
– Mossman Gorge Centre with Morning Tea
– Driver Guided Walk in Mossman Gorge
– Daintree River Cruise
– Lunch at Noah Valley in rainforest setting
– Cape Tribulation Beach & boardwalk
– Daintree Ice Cream Company
– Alexandra Lookout

Need to Know: Tour not recommended for children under 4yrs due to the length of the tour & time spent in the vehicle.

Day 10 - Shuttle Transfer, Cairns Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your Cairns vacation accommodation to the Airport in Cairns, Australia.

Need to Know
Luggage Restrictions: 1 checked bag and 1 hand luggage is free of charge per person in the shuttle. Additional luggage is 10$ each. Strollers are free. Bikes need to be in a bike bag. Fishing rods need to be broken down and in a container.

Day 10 - International Flight, Cairns, Australia to Nadi, Fiji

This International flight will take you to Nadi, Fiji (via Sydney or Brisbane).

Day 10 - Shuttle Transfer, Nadi Airport to Accommodation

Travel from the airport to your vacation accommodation.

Days 10 - 13 - 3 Nights Accommodation in Fiji

Begin your rest and relaxation on the Island of Fiji. Your vacation accommodation is right on the beach. Only a short distance from the airport so you will not waste precious time.

The five star vacation resort is set along absolute beachfront, adjacent to the world class Denarau Golf and Racquet Club and features 296 rooms, each with private balcony overlooking the ocean. Features include a private beach, wedding chapel, swimming pool, international health spa and the most extensive conference facilities in Fiji. A marina and cultural temples are located close by.

Days 11 - 12 - Free Day to Explore Fiji

Enjoy the many attractions Fiji has to offer.

Consider taking a day tour on your free day(s) in Nadi.

Navua River Village Tour: Experience the thrills of fast-flowing shallow rapids along the way. Visit a village for Kava ceremony and Fijian lunch. Swim in clear, fresh mountain water and visit specialty shops, before returning down the river.

Rafting on the Navua River: Upon arrival in Navua town board a water taxi to the upper reaches of the Navua River, the starting point of your rafting adventure. Relax on the river side and enjoy a picnic lunch (BBQ) and a swim. Disembark on your raft through tropical jungle forest while water cascades through a wonderland of sights abounding in birdlife. Experience exhilarating rapids and the beautiful waterfalls downstream the landing point.

Flowers in the Gardens of the Sleeping Giant: Depart your Fijian accommodation and venture into Nadi’s scenic heartland through the beautiful Sabeto Valley to the Gardens of the Sleeping Giant, housing the largest and most varied orchid collection in Fiji for this half day tour.

Then to Viseisei Village, the legendary landing site of the first Fijians, where you will be shown through the village and handicraft displays. The Vuda Lookout offers a 360 degree bird’s eye view of the West’s mountain ranges, Nadi Bay, and the beautiful Yasawa Group of Islands. Relax in a Fijian Bure and enjoy a tropical fruit juice and seasonal fruits from the orchard.

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) - Off Road Cave Safari (Half Day)

This half day experience will enable you to get a glimpse of Fiji as it was and now is. You will be taken on a journey of discovery that includes crossing the mighty Sigatoka River via a “push push punt” and then heading deep inland on board your guided off-road vehicle.

Your ATV driver will start your journey along the road less travelled by sharing their knowledge and stories about the nearby villages and what life is like in the village. Along the way, you can see locals going about their daily lives.

After some 35 minutes on the road less traveled, you will arrive at the bete’s or high priest’s home. Your guide will be on hand to explain or answer any questions you may have on Fijian traditions and customs.

After a kava ceremony, the priest along with your Off Road Cave Safari guide will lead you to the entrance of the Naihehe Cave, a mere 5-minute stroll away. The cave is more than 170 meters long and as you go through the initial small opening and into a small cavern, you will soon find yourself in a larger part of the cave.

After exploring and learning all about the Naihehe Cave, you will proceed to the priest’s house where a mouthwatering barbeque lunch complete with fresh fruit and juice awaits you. Bring along a change of clothes as you are bound to take a swim in the nearby freshwater swimming hole as you enjoy the company of your new friends.

Operates:
Daily, except Sunday
AM or PM departure

Includes:
– Return transfers from accommodation
– Complimentary sarong for ladies
– Bottle of water
– Guided drive to the cave on custom built ATV w/ cave tour
– Kava ceremony
– BBQ lunch
– Swimming (optional)

Need to Know:
Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please bring sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, bottle of water, towel and change of clothes.

Optional Day Tour (Not Included) -Sigatoka River Safari (Half Day)

Travel the awe-inspiring Sigatoka River – the longest river on the island of Viti Levu, running from the hills of the Navosa Province down to the sand dunes in Kulukulu.

You begin your journey from your accommodation and will be transferred to Sigatoka. From there, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive into the Sigatoka valley, discovering the fertile area known as the salad bowl of Fiji.

After boarding your jet boat and starting your journey upriver, you will hear about the history of the region, including its cannibal past! Children from the many villages that line the river wave as you cruise past and the water is so clear you will be able to see fish and rocks lining the river bottom.

Upon arrival at the village destination, you will receive a warm welcome by the villagers. Many travelers choose to bring gifts for the village children. Books, school supplies and toys are warmly received.

You will then visit the village Chief’s bure (house) or community hall and take part in a kava ceremony, before a tour of the village and a traditional Fijian lunch, including wonderful fresh tropical fruit.

Your village visit ends with traditional Fijian singing and dancing and it’s time to board your jet boat again for the return trip.

Operates:
Daily, except Sunday
AM or PM departure

Includes:
– Return mini-coach transfers from accommodation
– Safari Jet Boat ride
– Village tour
– Contribution to selected village
– Traditional welcome (kava) ceremony
– Fijian tropical lunch, entertainment and dancing
– Bottle of water
– Complimentary sarong for ladies
– Shopping/meal discounts at local establishments

Need to Know:
Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please bring sunglasses, sunscreen, camera and bottle of water. Please note that adverse weather conditions may result in cancellation or amendment to the itinerary. The boat must remain at speed during rain events which may result in some discomfort. You will be visiting undeveloped areas of Fiji, so may encounter muddy conditions. Please dress accordingly.

Day 13 - Shuttle Transfer, Nadi Accommodation to Airport

Travel from your vacation accommodation to the airport.

Day 13 - International Flight, Fiji to Los Angeles

Depart Fiji from the International Airport and fly to Los Angeles. Note: You will be traveling back across the International Date Line so you will gain a day. You actually arrive in the USA on the same day you leave Fiji.

 
Detailed Pricing
Approximate Pricing Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy Permitted USA Departure Dates & Fare Rules
Land Content Only $4,350 $6,170 International return flights from the USA are not included. Please see detailed itinerary (above) for more information on inclusions. Itinerary can commence any day (subject to availability).
Special (Economy Class) $5,640 $7,461 2024-02-23 00:00:00 - 2024-03-31 00:00:00
USA Departures: 23 FEB - 31 MAR 2024. Expires 14 MAR 24
International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable, Non-Changeable. Other Dates may also apply. For details phone Toll-Free: (888)359 2877
Basic (Economy Class) $6,440 $8,261 Basic: May 1 - Jun 8 & Jul 24 - Sep 21, 2022. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.
Shoulder (Economy Class) $6,647 $8,468 Shoulder: Feb 1 - Apr 30, Jun 9 - Jul 23 & Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2022. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.
Peak (Economy Class) $7,165 $8,985 Peak: Dec 9, 2022 - Jan 31, 2023. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply. Subject to Availability.
Business Class $11,077 $12,898 Business Class International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Subject to Availability.
  • a) All prices are USD$/person (including all Taxes). Subject to availability and seasonality. Other Conditions Apply (see Terms and Conditions).
  • b) Land Content Only represents the pricing for the full itinerary as detailed, except the International Flights from the USA (and return) are NOT included.
  • c) An Infant (Lapchild) must be less than 2 years old on the date of departure. Infant must travel with at least one adult. An infant with a seat pays the price of a Child.
  • d) A Child must be aged between 2-11 years on the date of departure. Child must travel with at least one adult.