The sails of the Sydney Opera House, the songs of Maori warriors, and Rarotonga’s pristine beaches will reveal splendor on your 15-day cultural tour of Australia, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands. You will sample distinctive flavors informed by local tradition and climb to the top of Sydney’s Sky Tower. Sip wine on Waiheke Island and snorkel the reefs of the Cook Islands for a remarkable discovery of Oceana.
Rarotonga - A Warm Welcome
Depart from your home and ready yourself for the serene and stunning beauty of the remote Cook Islands. Far from the hustle and boisterousness of the modern world, the islands are bursting with a thousand years of Polynesian culture and natural South Pacific scenery. A blend of craggy mountains, dense rainforest, and glistening white beaches, this assortment of islands is never less than enchanting. From the moment you ascend into the sky until the moment you land, the islands will be calling you to them and are ready to welcome you to a home you always wanted.
Rarotonga - Beneath the Calm
Rarotonga - To the Isle’s Edges
Rarotonga - Living Culture
Rarotonga - The Beat of the Islands
Sydney - On to Down Under
Sydney - The Harbour City
Sydney - Sails in Effect
Sydney - The Harbor’s Surroundings
Sydney - A Different Kind of Beach
Auckland - The Harbour City to the City of Sails
Auckland - Sail the Islands
Auckland - Soaking in Your Surroundings
Auckland - Immersed in Culture
Auckland - From one Home to Another
- See the incredible reefs of the Cook Islands
- Experience the dynamic Polynesian culture
- Tour the Sydney Opera House
- See the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, Sky Tower
- Enjoy lively Darling Harbour
- Discover stunning Waiheke Island
- Stroll along the pristine beaches of Rarotonga
- Taste the delicious unique flavors of Auckland, the Cook Islands, and Sydney
From the silky sands of the Cook Islands, down into the lush Blue Mountains that surround Sydney, to the towering Auckland Skyline, this 15-day trip will have you soaking in luxury and indulging in the comforts of the Southern Hemisphere. The individual qualities of unique cultures, varied landscapes, stunning beaches, and lush rainforests is more than enough to appeal to anyone; however, it is the promised collection of these traits that make this holiday more than just outstanding but also indescribable.
Settle into the inviting warmth of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga, the nation’s largest island. The beaches are quiet and relaxing. The reefs are lively with exotic fish. The rainforest is lush and climbs the foothills of the extinct volcanic terrain. Relax on the sand or explore the islands’ alluring culture and birdlife before heading to Sydney, Australia where the iconic Harbour City awaits you. Whether inside or outside of Sydney’s city limits there is always a wealth of activities and scenery to experience. Tour the world-famous Sydney Opera House, explore the Blue Mountains, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the city’s unique neighborhoods. The city is filled with luxuries to enjoy and comforts to welcome you.
Fly over the Tasman Sea on your way to Auckland, New Zealand for the final leg of your journey. The city boasts the largest Polynesian population outside of the island nations giving the city an eclectic flair. From food to culture, forests to beaches, Auckland is filled with and surrounded by fun. From restaurant tours to island wine tasting, black sand beaches to zip lining, take time to treat yourself, not just by enjoying the city’s fabulous cultural displays but also by indulging in its inviting ambiance. The Cook Islands, Sydney, and Auckland, even if having nothing in common before your holiday, will all share one cohesive idea as you head home: you continuously wonder how soon you can return.
$4,870 per person (excluding international flights)
- In-country transportation
- Some or all activities and tours
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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