Oct 14 .2023 $2999 N/A $998
Feb 28.2024 $2999 N/A $998
Date and Price
Departure Date Land only (CAD) Full Package (CAD) Single Supplement (CAD).
14-day essence of New Zealand & Australia
Sydney, Cairns Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne (Great Ocean Road), Queenstown (Milford Sound)
Day 1 departure from Home
Day 2 Fly to Australia
Cross International Date Line.
Day 3: Sydney (BL)
Today we fly to Sydney. Upon arrival, we’re going to embark Captain Cook cruise at Jetty circular Quay to experience the world's most beautiful harbour in Sydney, and have Delicious lunch buffet featuring Sydney rock oysters or mussels, ocean king prawns, succulent fish, plus a full range of non-seafood and vegetarian dishes, dessert & cheeses. After disembark the cruise, we walk back to hotel and relax for the rest of the day.
Accommodation: Park 8 hotel or similar
Day 4 Sydney (B)
Today’s tour schedule includes famous Bondi Beach, The rocks, Hyde park, The afternoon we tour the Sidney opera house, later to explore the downtown area.
Day 5 Sydney (B)
Your free day in Sydney to pursue your personal pleasures. Perhaps, participate in the optional full day excursion to Blue Mountains ($200 p/p). For wilderness and wildlife, the magnificent Blue Mountains region is a must see for any visitor to Sydney. Travel through quaint mountain villages, past spectacular lookouts, and through the rugged Australian Bush to Katoomba Scenic World. Returning to Sydney in the late afternoon.
Day 6 Sydney to Cairns (B)
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to cairns. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. The balance of your day is at leisure. The bustling tropical city of Cairns is the gateway to the rainforests and reefs of far North Queesland.
Accommodation: Cairns Sheridan Hotel ***** or similar
Day 7 Great barrier reef (BL)
Today, travel to the beautiful 6000-year-old coral cay of Green Island in a high speed catamaran, just a 45-minute journey across the Coral Sea, located in the inner Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This beautiful island is a one-stop tropical experience with its unique reef and rainforest, home to 126 native plant species, colorful birds and magnificent coral gardens. Stroll through the magical rainforest, snorkel at the inner reef, or laze on the white coral sands, there are many activities to choose from. You may also choose to upgrade your day's sightseeing with the optional Outer Great Barrier Reef Extension ($160 p/p) that takes you beyond Green Island to a multi-level reef activity platform. You'll be able to snorkel amongst some of the most spectacular coral gardens and marine life on the larger outer reef where they are more abundant, or stay dry and embrace the natural wonderland below via an underwater observatory and spacious, air-conditioned semi-submersible vessel. This is truly an once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Day 8 Cairns (B)
Enjoy the city on your day at leisure or, join the optional tour ($270 p/p) on the Kuranda Scenic Railway that takes you to the lush Kuranda Rainforest. Upon arrival, explore the quaint village before venturing into the rainforest aboard an amphibious Army Duck vehicle, followed by an enlightening Dreamtime Walk that will introduce you to the ancient Aboriginal and Islander history of this region. Afterward, enjoy a native dance performance and then sit down to a delicious barbecue lunch. End the tour with a visit to the Koala and Wildlife Park and a ride on the Kuranda Skyrail for views of the rainforest canopy before your return to Cairns. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 9 Cairns to Melbourne (B)
Today we fly to Melbourne, the most European city. It is the cultural, culinary and financial centre of the country. This afternoon you can hop on and off the famous colonial tram (free) in town to experience the city.
Accommodation: Quality hotel downtowner or similar
Day 10 Melbourne (B)
Great Ocean Road Day Tour is one of Melbourne’s most popular tours. On the spectacular Great Ocean Road Tour experience a breathtaking coastline with pristine beaches, rainforests and charming seaside towns and of course the 12 Apostles.
Day 11 Melbourne (B)
Today is yours to relax. Or join the not to be missed optional tour ($165 p/p) to Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Depart the busy city and suburbs, travel out into the rural countryside to visit Australia's most popular wildlife attraction and home to the one of the largest Little Penguin colonies in the world.
Day 12 Melbourne to Queenstown (B)
We fly over Tasman Sea to Queenstown in New Zealand in the morning. We transfer to hotel upon arrival. The afternoon is yours to explore the city.
Accommodation: Bella Vista Queenstown or similar
Day 13 Full day Milford Sound Excursion (BL)
Today we travel along the shores of Lake and Wakatipu and lake Te Anau, enjoy one of the most amazing landscapes on earth along the way to Milford Sound. Later we will have a cruise which gives you a spectacular view of the Fjord; Australian fur seals, dolphins and thundering waterfalls from 1200 foot cliffs will certainly amaze you.
Day 14: Depart for home (B)
We will transfer to airport for the flight home today.
Land only price $2999 p/p based on double occupancy with minimum 10 passengers Single $998 p/p
1. Scheduled sightseeing by air-conditioned transportation with English speaking guide service or commentary by professional driver
2. 3/4 star accommodation.
3. Pick-up and drop-off service from airport as specified on the itinerary
4. Meals as specified on itinerary
5. Entrance fees
1. Australia visa fee $35 P/P
2. Tipping to tour guide and driver.
3. Personal Expense such as laundry, alcoholic beverages and telephone call, Excess baggage.
4. Travel Insurance (optional but highly recommended cancellation/interruption/medical insurance. Please inquire W Holidays).
5. International airfare (Air Canada/Qantas/Air New Zealand) and domestic flights in Australia and New Zealand, and will be added later upon request.
All prices are per person, based on a group of minimum 10 passengers, quoted in Canadian dollars and paid by Cash or Cheque. Payment by Credit card is not available.
Required deposit upon registration is $400 per person; final payment is due on 180 days prior to departure. All payments are non-refundable.
Price and itinerary are subject to charge due to unforeseen circumstances.