23 days tour

Iconic Australia And New Zealand National Geographic Journey

This tour includes:


CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.


22 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners


Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Waiheke Island Wineries, Waiheke Island Your Journeys Highlight Moment: A day at Kohutapu, Rotorua Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Private Tour of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Exclusive Indigenous experience at Cooya Beach, Port Douglas. Trip to Waiheke Island Wineries. Visit glowworm caves. Queenstown gondola ride. Wilderness day cruise (winter) or overnight cruise (summer) in Fiordland National Park. Melbourne Foodie Experience. Sunrise interpretive walk at Uluru. Sydney Harbour dinner cruise. Indigenous Peoples Interpretive Walk in the Daintree Forest. Great Barrier Reef Excursion. Exclusive Indigenous experience at Cooya Beach. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Private vehicle, plane, train, boat, walking.


Hotel (22 nts).


As of October 1, 2021 G Adventures' Vaccinated Tours Policy applies:  All travelers must meet the G Adventures requirements for joining their tours. The majority of tours require travelers to be fully vaccinated and the full/final COVID-19 vaccination must be at least 14 days before the first day of the tour. There are some tours and departures that are only ‘Travel-Ready’ which means all travelers must be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours before the first day of the tour. Please, double check with the G Adventures Support Team about the requirements of your tour and departure date.

Not included:


Auckland - Maritime Museum Visit (20NZD per person) Rotorua - Hot Springs (30-50NZD per person) Franz Josef - Hiking (Free) - Franz Josef Kayaking (99-129NZD per person) Queenstown - Vineyard Tour (185-230NZD per person) - Shotover Jet Boating (155NZD per person) - Earnslaw Steamship Cruise (55-95NZD per person) Melbourne - 12 Apostles, Otways & Great Ocean Road - Yarra Valley Wine Tour (175-200AUD per person) Uluru - Outback Astronomy Tour (60-70AUD per person)


Flights are not included


Other activities and services are not included


Insurance is not included

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Itinerary of your trip Iconic Australia And New Zealand National Geographic Journey

  • Day 1 Day 1: Auckland
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Auckland

      Arrive at any time.Please make your own way to the joining hotel. Our CEO will have a welcome meeting this evening. Auckland is a fantastic city with so much to see and do. Should you want more time to explore on your own, we recommend booking pre-nights. Accommodation: - CityLife Auckland (or similar). Included Activities: - Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Optional Extras to chose from: - Auckland Sailing: America's Cup Experience (Pre Tour) Additional Notes: Jump right into your adventure by adding the 'Auckland Sailing: America's Cup Experience' extra to your tour. Work with a crew to sail around Auckland's Waitemata Harbour on a competitive yacht, and take in the stunning views. PLEASE NOTE: If booking this extra, a pre-night in Auckland is highly recommended as this activity may start early in the morning on Day 1. If you are interested in visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set, we recommended that you book additional pre-trip accommodations and purchase a day trip from Auckland on (or prior to) Day 1 of this tour.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Auckland (1B)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Auckland (1B)

      Take an orientation walk in Auckland, one of the most multicultural cities in the Southern Hemisphere. We’ll then catch a ferry to beautiful Waiheke Island, a haven of world-class vineyards and idyllic beaches. Visit two wineries to learn about New Zealand's burgeoning wine industry and the history of viticulture in the country while sampling some of the local blends. Accommodation: - CityLife Auckland (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Included Activities: - Orientation Walk - Waiheke Island Wineries

  • Day 3 Day 3: Auckland/Rotorua (1B)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Auckland/Rotorua (1B)

      Drive to the lakeside town of Rotorua, situated over an active geothermal zone and known for its volcanic features and rich Maori heritage. Stop en route at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and take a boat ride through this spectacular underground realm to see thousands of flickering glowworms light up in the dark.Rotorua sits over an active geothermal zone with bubbling mud pits and multi-coloured pools in different areas around the town. This is a fascinating region with Maori history and culture tied directly to the geothermal aspects of the land. Accommodation: - Millennium Rotorua (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Transport: - Private Vehicle 07:00 - 08:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Waitomo Cave Excursion


Tour leaving from Auckland

Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. You can find the largest Polynesian population in the world in this city. Its diverse, multicultural and cosmopolitan features make it a popular place to visit and live in.

Experience Style

Experience Style


There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level


This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating


Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 12 / Max: 99

Age range allowed for this experience.

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