View of the Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia

Best of Australia and New Zealand Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Australia, New Zealand

Places Visited

Sydney, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef...

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Suggested Duration

17 Days

Experience Australia and New Zealand from every evocative angle with this unique 17-day itinerary. Nature meets with culture; city sights intermingle with desert and beaches, and remarkable wildlife comes alive at every turn. Every day is different and every experience showcases why these two countries are on every traveler's bucket list.

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in seven iconic destinations, each offering a unique side to a magical continent
  • Explore the dazzling city lights and surrounding natural beauty of Sydney, the great harbor city, providing an idyllic introduction to Australia
  • Indulge in the tropical paradise of Cairns, then dip in the water and discover the color and charm of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Admire the dramatic burning red of Uluru, losing yourself in the spirituality and sunsets of Australia's most famous natural attraction
  • Weave down the Great Ocean Road and discover wild kangaroos and koalas, just two highlights from your stay in inimitable Melbourne
  • Feel your heart race as Queenstown showcases why it's the adrenalin capital of the world
  • Drive and cruise through Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park, twinkling snow-capped mountains gazing down on calm turquoise waters
  • Discover authentic Aboriginal and Maori culture in all its complexity, from traditional tribal welcomes to hunting for food in the bush
  • Experience outdoor New Zealand as you mountain bike, kayak and walk, through the nature that makes the country famous
  • Pretend to be Gandolf as you wander through the untouched Hobbiton movie set and stop for a drink in Greed Dragon Tavern

Starting Price

$16,570 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • 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.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

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