25 Day Australia and New Zealand Tour
The outline of the itinerary below was designed for a couple from Calgary Alberta, Canada. They contacted their Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts in need of assistance to design an amazing 25 day itinerary. We had a lot of fun tailor-making their dream trip which encompassed the southern regions of Australia where they could enjoy some famous Aussie wine and a self drive trip in New Zealand.
The layout below does not include prices as we design itineraries which are built around your own wants and needs and departing from your own home city. Your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts can extend, shorten, or build you a whole new itinerary which is customized just for you.
We look forward to sending you on a trip of a lifetime!
Day 1 - Departure Day
Depart your home city to Los Angeles, Vancouver, San Francisco, Dallas or Houston Texas for your on-ward flight to Melbourne Australia
Day 2 - Travel Day
Travel Day due to time zones.
Day 3 - Arrive Melbourne Australia
Upon arrival into Melbourne clear immigration and customs and then you will be met by your transfer driver and taken to your Melbourne accommodation.
A team member from your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts office will contact you to welcome you to Australia.
Day 4 - Melbourne Australia
This morning you will be collected for your small group half day city tour of Melbourne.
This afternoon enjoy wandering the city on your own free time.
Day 5 - Melbourne Australia
This morning you will be collected for your full day tour to the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy seeing the beautiful coast of Australia and the iconic 12 Apostles.
Day 6 - Melbourne to Perth Australia
Today you will be transferred to the Melbourne Domestic Airport for your flight to Perth Western Australia. Upon arrival you will be met by your transfer driver and dropped off at your hotel.
Day 7 - Perth Australia
Today you will enjoy a city tour of Perth and Fremantle and see why the local West Aussies call their city “The best in the west”.
Day 8 - Perth Australia
Today make your own way to join the ferry over to the locals playground called Rottnest Island (Rotto). Upon arrival collect your bicycles and enjoy a leisurely day cycling around the island. For those who do not wish to cycle you can always do the hop on hop off bus that circles the island as well.
Day 9 - Perth to Margaret River
This morning collect your hire car from the Perth Depot and commence your drive down to the Margaret River region approx. 3 hours south of Perth.
Day 10 - Margaret River
Enjoy a wonderful tour of the vineyards in this region which is well known for some world class wine.
Day 11 - Margaret River
Today self drive down to Augusta and do a tour of one of the local underground caves.
Day 12 - Margaret River to Perth
Commence your drive back to Perth visiting some of the coastal beaches on the way. Overnight in the city.
Day 13 - Perth to Sydney Australia
Make your way to the Perth Domestic Airport for your flight to Sydney.
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 14 - Sydney Australia
Enjoy your hop on hop off bus pass to tour around the city.
Day 15 - Sydney Australia
Today make your way to the Opera House for your one hour tour. This afternoon join your small group cruise of Sydney Harbour whilst enjoying a yummy barbeque lunch onboard.
Please contact your airline today and re-confirm your flight for tomorrow to Queenstown New Zealand. If there have been any changes then please contact your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts so we may assist you with re-scheduling your transfers.
Day 16 - Sydney Australia to Queenstown New Zealand
This morning you will be transferred to the Sydney International Airport for your flight to Queenstown New Zealand. Upon arrival be transferred to your hotel.
A team member from your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts office will contact you to welcome you to New Zealand.
Day 17 - Queenstown to Doubtful Sound
This morning you will be met and transferred to Te Anau and then onwards to Doubtful Sound for your overnight cruise.
Day 18 - Doubtful Sound to Queenstown
After your cruise has ended you will be transferred back to Queenstown where you will check in to your hotel again.
Day 19 - Queenstown New Zealand
There are many options to choose from today whether going on a four wheel drive adventure to see where the Lord of The Rings was made or enjoy a wine tour or even a round of golf.
Day 20 - Queenstown to Rotorua New Zealand
This morning be transferred to Queenstown Airport for your flight to Rotorua on the North Island. Upon arrival collect your hire car and drive to your accommodation.
This evening you will be collected from your hotel to enjoy a traditional maori experience with a Hangi.
Day 21 - Rotorua New Zealand
Make use of your Rotorua pass today and make sure you visit the Polynesian Spa for a soak.
Day 22 - Rotorua to Waitomo New Zealand
Today commence your self drive to Waitomo and tour the glow worm caves.
This evening do something special and stay at a local farm stay and get to know a locals way of life.
Day 23 - Waitomo to Auckland New Zealand
Commence your drive back to Auckland city and drop your hire car off this afternoon at the city depot.
Day 24 - Auckland New Zealand
Be collected from your hotel this morning for your full day Auckland and surrounds small group tour led by a traditional Maori guide.
This evening enjoy a dinner cruise on the Harbour.
Please contact your airline today to re-confirm your international flight time back to Canada or the USA. If there have been any changes then please contact your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts so they can assist you.
Day 25 - Auckland New Zealand to Canada or the USA
Today check out of your hotel and store your bags until being collected for your transfer in the afternoon to Auckland International Airport. You will then join your flight for your journey back to North America.
If you have an on-wards connection once you arrive back into Canada or the USA- i.e Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, Saskatoon, New York, Chicago, Atlanta etc then please make sure you request for your bags to be checked right through. Upon arrival into Vancouver, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston or San Francisco you will collect your bags briefly and clear immigration and customs before adding your luggage back onto the transfer belt or trolley.
Thank you for booking your trip of a lifetime with your Australia and New Zealand Travel Experts we looking forward to sending you on many more amazing journeys.