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Discover Australia and New Zealand

15 Days 2 Countries 6 Cities

This relaxed journey roams from Cairns to Queenstown via the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney and the Red Centre.

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About this trip

Discover Australia and New Zealand at a relaxed pace, on a journey that roams from Cairns to Queenstown via the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney and the natural wonders of the Red Centre. 

You'll enjoy Insider moments like... waking up to the majesty of Uluru and the Red Centre, with its gums, red sands and endless skies. And discovering the meaning behind the ancient rock art you see, as you explore this iconic landmark.


Trip type: At Leisure i

Trip code: CANZQ

14 Nights

accommodation

22 Meals
  • 14 hot buffet breakfasts.

  • 2 lunches.

  • 6 dinners (including 2 Be My Guests').

On-trip Transport

Internal flights not included.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Sydney and Auckland.

    • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Harbour.

    • View sunset & sunrise at Uluru.

    • Visit Uluru (Ayers Rock), Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and the Agrodome Sheep Show in Rotorua.


What's Included

Dining

    • 14 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 2 lunches.

    • 6 dinners (including 2 Be My Guests').


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage, local tips and charges

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

    • All hotel charges and local taxes

    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

    • VIP entry to many sights


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


Discover Australia and New Zealand

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Day 1

Arrive Cairns (3 Nights)

Day 2

Great Barrier Reef

Day 3

Cairns At Leisure

Day 4

Cairns - Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)

Day 5

Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sightseeing

Day 6

Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Sydney (3 Nights)

Day 7

Sydney Sightseeing

Day 8

Sydney At Leisure

Day 9

Sydney - Auckland

Day 10

Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)

Day 11

Rotorua Sightseeing

Day 12

Rotorua - Queenstown (3 Nights)

Day 13

Queenstown At Leisure

Day 14

Queenstown At Leisure

Day 15

Depart Queenstown

Day 1

Arrive Cairns (3 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Cairns (3 Nights)

Welcome to Cairns! On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 2pm). This evening join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and delectable dinner at Salt House on the Cairns waterfront.

Hotel

Hilton

Meals

  • Welcome Reception
  • Dinner with wine

Hotel

Hilton

Meals

  • Welcome Reception
  • Dinner with wine

Day 1

Day 2

Great Barrier Reef Day 2 - Great Barrier Reef

Get ready for an experience of a lifetime when you board a high-speed catamaran and cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Covering approximately 35 million hectares, it is the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. View the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft. You'll have the opportunity to go snorkeling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch

Optional Experiences

Great Adventures 40Min Certified Dive

If you already have a dive certification, we will provide an experienced dive guide to ensure maximum enjoyment and safety and guide you to the best sites. Proof of certification is required C-card / log book. (Certified diving is subject to availability on day of travel)

Adult Price: $114.00

Great Adventures Introductory Dive

For an underwater adventure to remember, experience an introductory dive! It’s fun and no experience is necessary to take a fully supervised introductory dive. Professional and experienced instructors will guide you through every aspect of your dive, allowing you to have a relaxed, enjoyable experience.

Adult Price: $162.00

Great Barrier Reef Helicopters

Take a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef- spectacular!

Adult Price: $175.00

Day 2

Day 3

Cairns At Leisure Day 3 - Cairns At Leisure

Today is all yours to relax or explore. Maybe take an Optional Experience to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to discover the secrets of this ancient culture. Or visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures for an opportunity to encounter an array of wildlife including koalas, tropical birds, reptiles and insects.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Cape Tribulation Day Tour

Travel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built vehicle to Cape Tribulation, through some of the oldest rainforest in the world ... Included is a driver/guided tour & morning tea at the Mossman Gorge Centre, delicious tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest, and a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach.

Adult Price: $203.00

Kuranda Skyrail And Tjapukai Day Tour

Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Experience the history, creation and dance theatres where the legends of the dreamtime are brought to life. Ride the Skyrail Cableway above the Barron Gorge National Park to the village of Kuranda, where there is time to stroll through the markets.

Adult Price: $208.00

Down Under Tours Kuranda Skyrail And Scenic Railway

Join your luxury Down Under Tours coach for the journey to Caravonica Lakes. Here you join Skyrail and marvel at the technology that has created the World's Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience. Stop at Barron Falls Station and learn more about this amazing Eco-system at the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. View the Barron Falls or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the rainforest boardwalk. On arrival in Kuranda, the Village is yours to explore. The vibrant and colourful Heritage markets take place daily. Your return to Cairns is aboard the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail. Winding around curves, across bridges and through hand-hewn tunnels this amazing engineering feat is a tribute to our pioneers. Spectacular scenery is the order of the day before arriving at historic Freshwater Station, where you will board your coach back to your accommodation.

Adult Price: $159.00

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park By Day

Three theatres, a museum, art gallery and a traditional Aboriginal camp combine to give a fascinating glimpse of the rich and ancient culture of the traditional inhabitants.

Adult Price: $89.00

Day 3

Day 4

Cairns - Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights) Day 4 - Cairns - Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)

Today fly from Cairns to Ayers Rock. This afternoon enjoy a leisurely drive through the desert plains to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Along the way you'll hear about the geological and cultural history of the area. Admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta while you take in a magnificent outback sunset with nibbles and sparkling wine.

Hotel

Desert Gardens Authentic Accommodation

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Desert Gardens Authentic Accommodation

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 4

Day 5

Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sightseeing Day 5 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sightseeing

View the magical Uluru (Ayers Rock) sunrise. Afterwards, gain a Cultural Insight into the traditional owners of the land, the Anangu, as you tour the caves at the base of Uluru. This evening relax with nibbles and sparkling wine as you watch an Uluru sunset. Afterwards, enjoy an award-winning Uluru Barbecue Regional Meal. After dinner, gaze at the tremendous southern night sky as a Local Specialist gives you insight into the constellations.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Optional Experiences

Ayers Rock Scenic Flights

Experience a scenic flight over the Red Centre in a fixed wing aircraft. There are a number of flight options to choose from!

Adult Price: $115.00

Helicopter Flights

Experience a scenic helicopter flight over the Red Centre for spectacular birds-eye views. There are several flight options available.

Adult Price: $150.00

Day 5

Day 6

Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Sydney (3 Nights) Day 6 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Sydney (3 Nights)

Join a Local Specialist Aboriginal artist for a fun introduction to Western Desert Art. Your Anangu artist will explain the meanings of their totems, before assisting you to complete your own painting to take home as a memento of your experience. This afternoon you'll fly to Sydney. Your evening is free for you to explore. Your Travel Director can point you in the direction of some restaurants nearby your hotel. You'll be spoiled for choice.

Hotel

The Grace

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

The Grace

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Camel To Sunrise

A peaceful one hour camel ride through stunning sand dune country with the awe inspiring back drop of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Watch as the rising sun lights up Uluru and the surrounding plains.

Adult Price: $129.00

Field Of Light Sunrise

With just enough time for some background commentary on the internationally renowned artist Bruce Munro, you will arrive very excited to see his latest artistic endeavour. Arriving in complete darkness, you will be able to enjoy the 50,000 spheres of light in the desert, before making your way up the hill to the Field of Light sunrise viewing viewing area.

Adult Price: $89.00

Day 6

Day 7

Sydney Sightseeing Day 7 - Sydney Sightseeing

A day of sightseeing around this stunning harbour awaits! Join a Local Specialist for a guided tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House to take a sneak peek behind the scenes before discovering Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and putting your feet in the sand on famous Bondi Beach. Later, take to the water for a Captain Cook Lunch Cruise Regional Meal. Enjoy a fresh seasonal menu while you sail around the glistening harbour. You'll pass magnificent waterfront homes, beaches and parklands and all the main harbour attractions. Then spend the rest of the day seeing the sights of your choice. This evening, why not experience a performance under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Optional Experiences

Bridge Climb

The Bridge Climb is a 3 1/2 hour guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It takes you along the outer arch of the Bridge on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour. In Climb groups of up to 14 people, you’ll be led by one of BridgeClimb’s professional Climb Leaders on an adventure of the world’s most recognisable Bridge.

Adult Price: $238.00

Night At The Opera

Fancy a night at the iconic Sydney Opera House whilst in Sydney? Always dreamed of spending a night beneath the iconic sails? Opera Australia is Australia’s national opera company, playing to more than half a million people each year. To avoid missing out on the performance of your choice, follow the link below to book your seat before you arrive. 1. Go to https://opera.org.au 2. Click on “Sydney” in the top menu bar 3. Scroll down and click on “Sydney 2015 Season” to view all available performances 4. Choose the opera you’d like to attend and click on “+ show performances” to check performance dates and availability. 5. Book the opera of your choice using the promo code “TRAFALGAR” to receive a 10% discount! *To avoid missing out on scheduled touring, please double check your itinerary and ensure you only book tickets on days you have a free evening in Sydney and avoid making bookings on evenings you have an afternoon flight to Sydney in case of flight delays. No refund will be offered for missed performances.

Adult Price: $88.00

Day 7

Day 8

Sydney At Leisure Day 8 - Sydney At Leisure

The day is yours to explore this wonderful city. Why not take an Optional Experience to the spectacular Blue Mountains. See the famous Three Sisters rock formation and visit Featherdale Wildlife Park. If you've always wanted to climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, today could be your chance on a thrilling 'BridgeClimb'. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a unique Be My Guest experience at Gardener's Lodge Café. Meet Aboriginal Elder, Aunty Beryl, for an intimate dining experience featuring fresh local produce with traditional bush flavours. It will be an evening to remember.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Optional Experiences

Blue Mountains In Style Small Group Experience

Lose yourself in the wonderful Blue Mountains. With a small group, take in 360° views from Scenic World, see the Three Sisters and indulge in a delicious lunch. Get acquainted with Aussie wildlife before returning to Sydney. Why not add a river cruise back to Sydney? Check with your Travel Director for price and details.

Adult Price: $170.10

Blue Mountains And Australian Wildlife

Pass by Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympics. Discover Leura village, a delightful blend of groomed gardens and quaint shops. Stop at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation. See Katoomba in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Visit Scenic World for a chance to ride the steepest railway in the world (own expense). Enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Have your photo taken with a cuddly koala. See kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little penguins.

Adult Price: $135.00

Sydney Heli Tours

This is the best way to see Sydney in all its glory. See full panoramic views of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Manly Cove and Sydney’s spectacular Harbour and city skyline. This tour will leave you breathless! Great Views, Great Flight! After a safety briefing, we will use your own camera for some happy snaps in front of your helicopter to begin the memories of a sensational Heli Tour. Within 5 minutes your professional pilot will have you over the harbour flying past icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Rose Bay and Manly Cove. Throughout the flight your pilot will be providing you with expert commentary via voice activated headset.

Adult Price: $220.00

Hunter Valley Harvest Wine Experience

Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Taste wine & cheese at Drayton’s. Taste craft beer & wine at Hope Estate. Indulge in wood-fired pizza. Visit Savannah Estate winery. Relax in Hunter Valley Village. Shop for chocolates, wine & produce in the quaint Hunter Valley Village.

Adult Price: $170.10

Explore Sailing Americas Cup Sailing Experience

A unique opportunity to participate as crew on a real America’s cup yacht! Take the helm, trim the sails, work on the grinders or simply sit back and relax as you soak up the atmosphere and spectacular sights of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and other spectacular landmarks while you sail the iconic harbour on a grand prix racing machine.

Adult Price: $129.00

Day 8

Day 9

Sydney - Auckland Day 9 - Sydney - Auckland

Say goodbye to Australia and fly to New Zealand. This evening meet your Travel Director for a Regional Meal at 'Eight' at The Langham. Your personal degustation is prepared for you from the freshest, quality ingredients, including mouth-watering seafood and delicious desserts.

Hotel

The Langham

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Hotel

The Langham

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Day 9

Day 10

Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights) Day 10 - Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)

Travel to the Waitomo Caves to see the incredible Glow Worm Grotto on a boat tour with a Local Specialist. This evening join your travelling companions for a memorable Be My Guest dinner. Experience the heart-pounding wero (challenge) from a Maori warrior during a Powhiri, a ceremonial welcome, at the Tamaki Family Marae. Journey into the village and gain insight into life in New Zealand before European settlement. Feast on succulent meats and vegetables cooked in a hangi, the traditional Maori method of cooking in the earth.

Hotel

Millennium

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Hotel

Millennium

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Day 10

Day 11

Rotorua Sightseeing Day 11 - Rotorua Sightseeing

A Maori Local Specialist will accompany you around the Whakarewarewa Living Thermal Village. See New Zealand's biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Your next stop is Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a tour with a Local Specialist. You may even spot a kiwi! Then visit the Agrodome Farm Show, the multi-award-winning stage show, for a Cultural Insight and a taste of farm life.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Kawarau Jet Boat

Enjoy a 30 minute Speed, Spins and Adrenalin jetboat ride across Lake Rotorua to the sanctuary Island of Mokoia. Along the way listen to stories and legends of the local Maori people of the area.

Adult Price: $85.00

Rotorua Trout Fishing

Includes up to 4 hours of fishing, guide & tackle, light refreshments, Polaroid photos of your catch and courtesy transport.

Adult Price: $145.00

Rotorua Duck City And Lakes Tour

Discover Rotorua’s spectacular lakes area from the comfort of a fully restored World War II amphibious vehicle, able to travel on land and water. A 90 minute fun-filled and scenic journey that ventures onto the three Rotorua lakes, and is accompanied by an entertaining and informative commentary.

Adult Price: $68.00

Volcanic Air Floatplane Flights

Choose from five different floatplane flights that showcase Rotorua with spectacular views, departing from Lake Rotorua itself. Take a short journey over Rotorua City, Sulphur Bay, and the geysers of Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, or journey further afield, landing at the Hidden Valley of Orakei Korako, or venture out to White Island – New Zealand’s only permanently active volcano. Helicopter flights are also available.

Adult Price: $95.00

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Discover the real Middle-earth on the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, where you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy in a fascinating two-hour guided tour.

Adult Price: $110.00

Ogo Rotorua

In 1994, Andrew Akers and Dwane van der Sluis invented a big inflatable ball that people could jump inside and roll around in. Now you can experience the fun of OGO! Visitors are offered multiple OGO ride options where we add 40 litres of water; (cool in summer, warm in winter). Choose from either the 250m long Straight Track or the wiggly windy 350m long Sidewinder Track.

Adult Price: $35.00

Polynesian Spa

Relax in the seclusion of your own hot mineral private pool! Millions of visitors to Polynesian Spa over the last 125 years have received relief for tired muscles, aches and pains, arthritis and rheumatism from the therapeutic properties of the geothermic acidic and alkaline waters.

Adult Price: $45.00

Day 11

Day 12

Rotorua - Queenstown (3 Nights) Day 12 - Rotorua - Queenstown (3 Nights)

This morning you'll fly to Queenstown. On arrival explore the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown before an orientation of Queenstown and surrounds. See Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables Mountain Range and the home of the Bungy Jump at Kawarau Bridge.

Hotel

Millennium

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Hotel

Millennium

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 12

Day 13

Queenstown At Leisure Day 13 - Queenstown At Leisure

A free day to do as you choose in New Zealand's adventure capital. Why not take an Optional Experience through the rainforest of World Heritage Fiordland National Park for an unforgettable cruise on Milford Sound?

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Ziptrek Eco Tour Zipline Adventure

Ziptrek Ecotours is a spectacular and exhilarating flying fox eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, on Skyline Gondola hill. Moa 4-Line Tour - Adult: $135.00 / Child: $85.00 or Kea 6-Line Tour - Adult: $185.00 / Child: $135.00

Adult Price: $135.00

Kawarau River Rafting

4 hours including transfer to Cavell’s rafting lodge to collect your wetsuit and other rafting equipment. Transfer to Kawarau River put-in point for extensive safety instructions and training in paddling techniques. Then raft the mighty Kawarau River! Hot showers, sauna and complimentary tea/coffee await you at the end of this adventure.

Adult Price: $229.00

Shotover Jet

Enjoy a 30-minute jet boat ride down the mighty Shotover River and through Shotover Canyon with the only company permitted to operate in this area. A major highlight is experiencing the famous “Shotover Jet Turn” where your boat spins through a full 360 degrees turn. Includes return transfers from Queenstown. (Duration: 1.5 hours in total)

Adult Price: $139.00

Nomad Safaris 4WD Tour

Be amazed by both the man-made and natural features on this 4-hour 4WD safari from Queenstown. The tour incorporates scenes from The Lord of the Rings incl Heaven & Hells Gate, Maori Point, Lighthouse rock, Blue Slip, Skippers Bridge, Skippers Settlement and gold panning in the Shotover River.

Adult Price: $185.00

Original Wine Trail

The Queenstown Wine Trail offers a fun, personalised and friendly sightseeing wine tour of vineyards and wineries in New Zealand’s premier wine regions – Queenstown & Central Otago. As the groups are small, you will have time to taste a variety of wines at four Queenstown wineries, sample local cheeses, enjoy a winery lunch at Gibbston Valley Winery (at own expense) and experience spectacular scenery.

Adult Price: $160.00

Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour & Jet Boat

Skippers Canyon Jet are the only company to offer a complete 4WD tour of Skippers Canyon and access to the unique mining relics available in the Sainsbury gold claim museum. Following the winding, yet majestic Skippers road, which carves its way down from the Coronet Peak ski road, over the saddle and down “Long gully” through to Skippers Canyon; your guide will detail the history of the road, hardships of the miners and how many miners were killed building the road over a century ago. You can select the 'Tour Only' option and your price will be reduced to: Adult - $149.00, Child - $89.00

Adult Price: $195.00

Skyline Queenstown Gondola And Dinner

Enjoy Queenstown’s most spectacular views while savouring the finest NZ flavours. Be tempted by a lavish six course “Taste of New Zealand” buffet whilst dining in the relaxed atmosphere.

Adult Price: $85.00

Day 13

Day 14

Queenstown At Leisure Day 14 - Queenstown At Leisure

Today you may like to relax or consider taking another of our Optional Experiences. You could ride the Shotover Jet boat, join a wine tour, play a round of golf, take a 4WD minibus excursion through Skippers Canyon, relax with a spa treatment at Millbrook Resort or explore Queenstown on your own. This evening join your Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner at The Boatshed, set in the historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office built in 1936. Restored and relocated to its lakefront setting, The Boatshed, with its spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, is the perfect venue for your Farewell Dinner with wine.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Day 14

Day 15

Depart Queenstown Day 15 - Depart Queenstown

Time to bid farewell as you are transferred to Queenstown Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 15

Available Departures

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The Trafalgar Difference

  • Authentic Accommodation
    Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock You'll discover the stunning heart of the Red Centre from this Authentic Accommodation. Revealing the natural beauty of this unique landscape, the hotel offers incredible views of towering gums, flowering native shrubs, glowing red dunes and legendary Uluṟu.
    at Ayers Rock Resort.

  • Be My Guest
    at a Maori Hangi feast at the Tamaki Family Marae in Rotorua and at an entertaining indigenous evening at Gardener's Lodge in Sydney.

  • Cultural Insight
    Tour the caves at the base of Uluru.

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

  • Local Specialist
    at Sydney Opera House, Rainbow Springs Nature Park and a Geothermal Valley in Rotorua.

Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Sydney and Auckland.

    • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Harbour.

    • View sunset & sunrise at Uluru.

    • Visit Uluru (Ayers Rock), Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and the Agrodome Sheep Show in Rotorua.


What's Included

Dining

    • 14 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 2 lunches.

    • 6 dinners (including 2 Be My Guests').


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage, local tips and charges

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

    • All hotel charges and local taxes

    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

    • VIP entry to many sights


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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The Trafalgar Experience

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Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 5 Reviews

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : Travel directors were knowledgeable and available. Hotel locations were very good.Product : The included trips were great. We particularly enjoyed Great Barrier Reef, Ayers rock, the Olgas and Sydney. The highlight in New Zealand was Milford Sound

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : AAA agent and tour guides did a good job.Product : Too much time was spent getting to airports and associated travel.There was too much fast walking for an older person not in top shape. My older sister had wanted to go along. It would have killed her. There were 10 people on

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    Service:

    Service rating : We were very pleased with our recent trip with Trafalgar.Product : I would change the first day in Queenstown, New Zealand. Just a brief stop at the bungy jumping bridge and a longer time with on-your-own supper in Arrow Town. Our brief visit was a disappointment and

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    Service:

    Service rating : Very professional and well organized. An actual perfect trip. Tour guides were excellent and showed a genuine concern for each individual. I will be looking at Trafalgar for future trips across the world.Product : Same as above. Home computer issues. Cannot send videos or

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : We had an amazing trip. Tour Director Christin Niederle (Australia) was so knowledgeable and caring about all of us that it made our experience even more enjoyable. Awesome Tour Director.... We were able to see and do soo much...we are still sorting pictures...In New Zealand,

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    • Departures between 1 Oct 2016-31 Mar 2017 operate as per the 2016 brochure itinerary. Departures between 1 Oct 2017-31 Mar 2018 are subject to price, itinerary and hotel modification.
    • *Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Land Only price requires the following intra-trip flights to be purchased separately in order to fulfil the trip itinerary: Day 4 from Cairns to Ayers Rock - QF1851; Day 6 from Ayers Rock to Sydney - JQ661; Day 9 from Sydney to Auckland - QF143; Day 12 from Rotorua to Queenstown - NZ8742/641. Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book.
    • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings.
    • All prices are per person, double share.
    • For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early.
  • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
  • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
  • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
  • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
  • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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