23 Days air/21 days land: The Perfectly Paced First-Time Tour to AustraliA + new zealand

Australia & New Zealand

23 Days Air travel time: 21 Days, 20 Nights Land Journey
Begin in Sydney and finalé in Auckland

23D: Australia/New Zealand Combo
Best First Time Journey to Australia & New Zealand

Featuring InterContinental®, Shangri-La®, Sofitel® and Local Brands


Meet Now Journey's Australia + New Zealand Adventure

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the wonders of the Land Down Under, commencing in Sydney, where history, culture, and cuisine set the stage for an epic adventure. Revel in an exclusive harbor experience in Sydney, framed by the iconic Opera House. We continue our journey to Adelaide, where the renowned Barossa Valley offers an authentic 'taste of Australia' wines in the setting of sheer beauty. Continuing our odyssey, we venture to the heart of Australia, Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru, where vibrant colors and the Southern Hemisphere sky and cuisine create a sensory masterpiece. We make our way to tropical far north Queensland where we are immersed in the allure of the Great Barrier Reef with its technicolor sea life.

Then we're off to New Zealand's South Island, and Queenstown, showcasing breathtaking sights, including the awe-inspiring Milford Sound and a landscape that is truly breathtaking. Our journey then leads to the North Island to explore the enchanting Hobbiton and the picturesque Lake Karapiro area. Rotorua captivates with its unique charm before concluding our adventure in the vibrant city of Auckland.

★ Included for both Deluxe and Lotus:

 Meet & Greet Airport Transfer direct to our hotel in Sydney, whenver you arrive!
• Sightseeing Tours and Admissions, On-Tour Transfers
• Luggage Portage included for both Deluxe and Lotus
• Sydney: Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Gateway to the Land Down Under
• Barossa Valley: Barossa Valley is a renowned wine region
• Ayer's Rock: The Australian Outback, Uluru and the Olgas
• Queensland: Great Barrier Reef, Catamarran Adventure, Rain Forest, Koala, Kangaroo, Crocodiles and Natural Wonders
Queenstown: Jewel of the South Island, Milford Sound
Rotorua: Volcanic Tubes, Amazing Wine, Waitomo Caves and the Maori culture
• Lake Karapiro: Hobbiton and the heart of the North Island, Stunning beauty and unique experiences
Auckland: A great finalé evening planned in the harbour city
• No annoying Up-Selling while on tour
• No Big Buses or Groups, No Long Lines
• UNIQUE IN THE INDUSTRY DINING: Unlimited Premium Beverages
• PRIVILEGED ACCESSSkip-the-Long-Line Admissions with special access
• Local English-Speaking Expert Guides and Now Journey Tour Captain
• SMALL GROUP BENEFITS: Small group of 2 to 16 guests
• No Hidden Costs: Fees, taxes and gratuities excluding the Tour Captain

The Authentic Journey to Australia + New Zealand
    Hobart and 'Tassie' welcomes you and Melbourne delights with the Great Ocean Road.
  • SYDNEY, 3 Days, 3 Nights
    Sydney in all her glory with the spectacular Harbour, bridge and the Opera House. Welcome to Australia.
    , 3 Days, 3 Nights
    Nestled in rolling hills, Barossa Valley beckons loves of wine, cuisine and landscapes.
  • AYER'S ROCK/ULURU, 2 Days, 2 Nights
    The Australian continent's Red Center comes to technicolor life as we enjoy the heart of the Outback.
  • QUEENSLAND/PALM COVE, 3 Days, 3 Nights
    Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Rainforest
  • QUEENSTOWN, 3 Days, 3 Nights
    Enjoy the South Island's jewel of Queenstown, Milford Sound and the beauty of New Zealand.
  • ROTORUA, 2 Days, 2 Nights
    Geothermal wonderland with Maori culture, lakes, and vibrant geysers.
    3 Days, 3 Nights
    Hobbiton comes to life as we explore the landscapes from The Lord of the Rings
  • TOUR FINALE: AUCKLAND, 1 Day, 1 Night
    Afternoon arrival to freshen up and celebrate one last evening on the North Island



Day-by-Day Itinerary


Florence Uffizi Gallery

Welcome to Melbourne. Upon arrival you will meet our driver for included transfer to the heart of Melboune, our home for the next 3 days and 3 nights. This is the Tour Commencement Day: You will depart from North America two days earlier. Example: May 1: Depart USA and arrive Melbourne on May 3rd —  two days later. This is because you "lose a day" crossing the International Dateline.

Australian Travel Visa: Your Responsibility
When traveling to Australia from the USA or Canada, you will need a valid passport and a visa to enter. Most U.S. & Canada passport holders traveling to Australia for tourism or business purposes for less than 90 days can obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). The ETA is an electronic label-free visa and can be obtained at the ETA website for a small service fee. Inquire with your Journey Sales Associate with any questions regarding this visa. Visit Travel.State.Gov for more details.

Upon arrival, check-in and enjoy the balance of the afternoon at your leisure until our dinner tonight.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Melbourne Dinner

Enjoy an included dinner hosted by your Journey Tour Captain.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Melbourne, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: The Langham
Classic: Inquire.



Journey Dinners IconBreakfast included daily

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Melbourne

Today, we will enjoy our Local Guide on our tour of Melbourne. Embark on our captivating walking tour of Melbourne, Australia, where the city's rich history and vibrant culture come to life. Wander through iconic laneways adorned with street art, explore historic arcades, and immerse yourself in the dynamic atmosphere of this cosmopolitan metropolis, discovering hidden gems and iconic landmarks along the way.

The afternoon is at your leisure.

Breakfast is included this morning should you have time before your departure.


Florence Uffizi Gallery


Sightseeing IconToday's Optional Adventure: Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road Adventure
Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Australia's Great Ocean Road on our tour, taking in breathtaking views of iconic coastal landmarks such as the Twelve Apostles limestone stacks and Gibson's Steps. Marvel at the spectacular coastal scenery that unfolds along this picturesque journey.

We return later to the city. Tonight, your Journey Tour Captain invites you to an optional dinner or you may explore at your leisure.



Chapter 1: Sydney

Sydney Harbor and Opera House

Consider our pre-tour experience in Melbourne, gateway to the Great Ocean Road, cultural hub with art, cuisine, and unique neighborhoods.— Click here to see this amazing option.

★ Your Tour commences Today upon arrival to Sydney. Welcome to Sydney, the iconic gateway to the Land Down Under, where the stunning harbor, crowned by the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, greets visitors with a breathtaking first impression. This vibrant city embodies a perfect fusion of urban sophistication and natural beauty, offering a diverse tapestry of cultures, world-class dining, and a thriving arts scene. Explore sandy beaches, lush parks, and vibrant neighborhoods, as Sydney beckons with its warm hospitality and a gateway to the unique charm of Australia.

Orientation Walk IconProsecco IconDiscovery Walk with Now Journey Exclusive

In the afternoon, indulge in our Discovery Walk exploring the area around our Sydney hotel and the Circula Quay. Later, relish some leisure time before convening for an exquisite dining experience tonight.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Sydney Dinner

Tonight, accompany your Tour Captain for an exclusive welcome dinner in Sydney, where our dinners include all-inclusive premium beverages, and you can select your choices from the menu.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Sydney, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: InterContinental Sydney



Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Tour of Sydney's Historic Rocks District

Embark on a captivating walking tour of Sydney with our expert Local Guide, delving into the city's rich history with a focus on the historic Rocks district. Wander through cobblestone streets lined with charming 19th-century buildings, explore heritage sites, and immerse yourself in tales of Australia's convict past and early colonial life, all while enjoying the picturesque views of Sydney Harbour.

We return to the hotel late afternoon for the balance of the day at leisure.

Tonight, join the Tour Captain for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.



Enjoy a full free day at your leisure. For a delightful free afternoon in Sydney, consider strolling through the Royal Botanic Garden to soak in nature's beauty or exploring the iconic Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk for stunning coastal views. Alternatively, wander through the vibrant neighborhoods of Surry Hills or Newtown to discover eclectic shops, cozy cafes, and local art. Wrap up your afternoon by relaxing at one of Sydney's beautiful beaches, such as Bondi or Manly, and enjoy the serene ocean atmosphere.

Many options today from sailing, to climbing the bridge to enjoying an opera at the Opera House. Inquire for details.

Sightseeing IconToday's Optional Adventure: Climbing the Bridge!
Experience the exhilarating Sydney Harbour Climb, ascending the iconic Harbour Bridge for panoramic views of the stunning cityscape and harbor. Includes all digital photos of your Climb, exclusive landscape photography of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour, fast-tracked access to your photos following your climb. $335 per person and inlcudes All Photos Package for 1-2 climbers.

Tonight, you're optionally invited to join the Tour Captain to a Sydney favorite for dinner or enjoy exploring at your leisure.


Chapter 2: The Barossa Valley


Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Adelaide & Barossa Valley
This morning we make our way to the airport for our flight to Adelaide. Upon arrival, we will enjoy a discovery walk through the city's vibrant streets before setting out for the picturesque Barossa Valley, where scenic vineyards and renowned wineries await. Barossa Valley will be our home for the next 3 days and nights.

Nestled in the heart of South Australia, the Barossa Valley is a renowned wine region celebrated for its world-class vineyards and winemaking heritage. The picturesque landscape is adorned with rolling hills, historic villages, and sprawling vineyards, creating a stunning backdrop for wine enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Visitors can savor award-winning wines, explore charming cellar doors, and indulge in delectable regional cuisine, making the Barossa Valley an idyllic retreat for those seeking a perfect blend of gastronomic delights and scenic beauty.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to the Barossa Valley Dinner

Indulge in a warm welcome dinner in the Barossa Valley, where the exquisite blend of locally sourced ingredients and world-class wines creates a culinary experience that captures the essence of this renowned Australian wine region.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Le Mas Barossa Valley or Similar

DAY 5: Exploring Beautiful Barossa

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Wine Immersion
Embark on a captivating wine tour through the picturesque vineyards of the Barossa Valley, where rolling hills and lush landscapes set the stage for an unforgettable tasting experience. Sample an exquisite selection of world-renowned wines, expertly paired with delectable morsels that enhance the flavors of each pour. As you meander through historic cellars and boutique wineries, savor the perfect fusion of fine wines and culinary delights, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of the Barossa's renowned viticulture.

We return to our lodge for the balance of the day at leisure. Join your Tour Captain tonight for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.


DAY 6: Leisure in the Barossa

We've made today entirely at leisure so you can soak up the beauty and essence of this amazing land. Embrace the leisurely pace of today as you immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and cultural richness of this extraordinary land. Consider embarking on a serene nature walk to discover hidden gems or indulging in a local culinary experience to savor the authentic flavors that define the region. For a touch of adventure, perhaps engage in a guided exploration, uncovering the history and stories behind the awe-inspiring landmarks that make this destination truly unforgettable.

Sightseeing IconToday's Optional Adventure: Experience Barossa Valley by E-bike
Embark on an eco-friendly electric bike journey through the picturesque landscapes of Barossa, where local businesses unite to create "Barossa Better by Bike." Join us for an immersive experience in nature, exploring the region with the freedom of sustainable ebike touring. Revel in the green and sustainable beauty that surrounds you as you pedal through the stunning scenery. Locally sourced products.
6 hours 30 minutes Free Cancellation
from $247.89 per person

Journey Dinners IconCanapés at Sunset
Indulge in a delightful evening gathering as the sun sets, savoring exquisite canapés perfectly paired with your tour captain's expertly selected wines, creating a truly memorable experience.


Chapter 3: The Outback


This morning we make our way to Ayer's Rock by Jet, the outback unfolds beneath us in a mesmerizing tapestry of rugged landscapes, showcasing the untamed beauty of Australia's vast and remote wilderness. Upon arrival, we will transfer to our lodging in the heart of the Australian continent.

Prosecco IconProper Greeting to Uluru

Enjoy the Tour Captain as they toast our arrival to the Australian Outback.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to the Outback Dinner

We have a special experience for tonight's dinner under the Southern Hemisphere.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Ayer's Rock, 2 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Sails in the Desert
Lotus: Longitude 131˚



Uluru - Ayer's Rock

Enjoy a day at leisure with the amenities of the Ayer's Rock Resort —  truly amazing 5 Star enjoyment —  or you can also opt for an optional hike or experience in the area. So many options available!

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Consider joining your Tour Captain for an optional but included drive into the National Park, for great photos, and a bit of walking/trekking around The Olgas?

Tonight, we enjoy a pre-sunset apericena Aussie Style.

Prosecco IconPre-Sunset Canapé in the Outback

Savor a memorable evening with your Now Journey Tour Captain, appreciating the enchanting beauty of Ayers Rock as it transforms under the mesmerizing hues of the setting sun. Immerse yourself in the spiritual energy of this iconic landmark, known for its sacred significance to the indigenous people. Consider enhancing your experience by participating in an optional guided stargazing session, where the vast outback sky comes alive with a celestial display, adding an extra layer of magic to this already extraordinary journey.

Chapter 4: Queensland


Today we make our way to the airport for our Jet to Cairns. Upon arrival we transfer to Cairns, Queensland, our home for the next 3 days and nights.

Upon arrival, check-in and enjoy the balance of the afternoon at your leisure until our dinner tonight.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to the Sunshine State Dinner

Enjoy an included dinner hosted by your Journey Tour Captain.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Queensland, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: The Palm Cove Resort or Similar


The Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Great Barrier Reef

Today you have an included option to experience a cruise on a catamaran to one of the outer reefs where you can take part in swimming, snorkeling or just enjoying the watercraft. It's a full day adventure and includes lunch.

The ocean is beautiful but not your thing today? Then consider an optional experience such as a helicopter ride along the coast and over the reef? Or how about a spa treatment at the resort? You cannot do all of these but you can do one of these today as we've included these options for you. So choose from the Great Barrier Reef Cruise, Helicopter Adventure, or Spa Treatment. There are other things to do in Queensland as well - just inquire.

Enjoy a SCUBA lesson onboard and then enjoy a beginner's dive with the Divemaster.
Are you a SCUBA certified diver? We have optional upgrades for SCUBA dives offered from Port Douglas.


Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Kangaroo BeachToday you have an included option to visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures: See an array of native and exotic wildlife, enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations all up close and personal. We also enjoy seeing Australia's own Koala and Kangaroo.

The crocodiles are amazing but not your thing today? Then enjoy time at our resort or opt for another experience. Inquire with us!

Prosecco IconCanapés with the Tour Captain

Enjoy a special delight this afternoon and then the day at lesiure.

The Tour Captain will invite you to optional dinner tonight or you may explore at your leisure.


Chapter 5: Welcome to New Zealand

DAY 12: Farewell Australia! Hello New Zealand!
Queenstown, NZ

This morning we make our way to the airport for the flight to Queenstown (quoted separately). Upon arrival, we make our way to the hotel, check in, freshen up and enjoy a Discovery Walk.

Nestled amidst the Southern Alps and bordered by the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown boasts unparalleled natural beauty. The stunning alpine scenery, with snow-capped peaks reflecting in the crystal-clear lake, creates a picturesque setting that captivates visitors with its breathtaking charm.

Orientation Walk IconDiscovery Walk: Queenstown

Meet the Tour Captain in the lobby for a walk-through of Queenstown.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome Dinner: The cuisine of New Zealand kicks off the dining experience

Tonight you will join your Journey Tour Captain for a special welcome to Queenstown dinner complete with premium beverages and wine from the region.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: The Spire Hotel or Similar


Milford Sound

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Milford Sound Cruise & Fiordland National Park

Embark on a captivating adventure this morning as we traverse towards Milford Sound, a jewel nestled within the heart of Fiordland National Park. Indulge in the splendor of a scenic cruise through the awe-inspiring sound, surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks, pristine lakes that shimmer in the sunlight, and cascading waterfalls that add a touch of enchantment to the landscape. Elevate your experience with the included round-trip scenic flights, providing a bird's eye view of the dramatic mountain ranges, revealing the untouched beauty of this natural wonderland. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of nature as you witness the interplay of light and shadow on the rugged terrain, making this journey an unforgettable exploration of New Zealand's unparalleled landscapes.

We return to Queenstown to enjoy the balance of the afternoon and evening at your leisure.

Your Journey Tour Captain will invite you to an optional dinner tonight or you can explore Queenstown at your leisure.


Savor a full day of relaxation and exploration in and around Queenstown, where optional excursions await to enhance your experience. Delve into the thrill-seeker's paradise with an adrenaline-pumping adventure, such as bungee jumping off the historic Kawarau Bridge or embarking on a heart-pounding jet boat ride through the breathtaking Shotover Canyon. For a more serene escape, consider a scenic gondola ride up Bob's Peak, treating yourself to panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding Southern Alps. Alternatively, indulge in a leisurely wine-tasting tour through the nearby Central Otago vineyards, immersing yourself in the region's renowned cool-climate wines and picturesque landscapes. With a myriad of optional excursions catering to varied interests, your day at leisure in Queenstown promises to be a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.


Options to consider today:

Shotover River Jet Boat

Option: Shotover River Jet Boat
Embark on an exhilarating jet boat journey along the Shotover River with convenient transport from Queenstown. Brace yourself for an extreme ride filled with adrenaline-fueled excitement as the jet boat skims the water's surface, executing thrilling 360-degree spins and dramatic fishtails. Hold on tight as the skilled captain navigates through rapids and narrow canyons, ensuring a heart-pounding adventure that will linger in your memory. With multiple tours available throughout the day, you can easily fit this pulse-pounding experience into your schedule. Don't miss the chance to feel the rush of adrenaline as you power down the river at top speeds.
from $122.75 per person

Option: Nature Tour with Guide

Fiordland National Park

Embark on a captivating journey with a Doubtful Sound cruise departing from Queenstown, and uncover the beauty of this alpine wonder nestled within the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Travel by coach, cross Lake Manapouri by ferry, and traverse Wilmot Pass to board your catamaran for an unforgettable cruise. Marvel at the vivid allure of the fiord, where soaring granite peaks and pristine waters set the stage for encounters with dolphins, fur seals, and penguins. Capture numerous photo opportunities and enjoy live commentary from the knowledgeable skipper. Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located Queenstown hotels add to the convenience of this Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise.
from: $322.80 per person

Option: Tour to Te Anau

Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Embark on an enchanting underground adventure to explore the mesmerizing glowworm caves of Te Anau. Guided by an informative expert, the 2-hour and 15-minute tour commence with a scenic cruise across Lake Te Anau. Witness the captivating glow of thousands of glowworms illuminating the serene darkness of this magical subterranean realm. Marvel at the intricate rock formations as you glide through the caves, making this journey an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Key highlights of the Te Anau Glowworm Caves Tour: Observe the enchanting glowworms and stunning rock formations. Experience a return cruise on the scenic Lake Te Anau. Benefit from the expertise of a friendly and informative guide. Multiple departure times ensure flexibility, fitting seamlessly into any itinerary.
from $89.85 per person

Perhaps it's a day for a spa experience, or the exciting Shotover River Jet Adventure or a Nature Tour in a 4WD vehicle —  the options are endless — inquire for details.

Tonight, join the Tour Captain for an optional dinner or enjoy exploring at your leisure.

Chapter 6: The North Island

DAY 15: Welcome to Rotorua

Embark on a journey to Rotorua, a region of unparalleled natural beauty and cultural significance. As you make your way to the airport, anticipate the breathtaking landscapes that await in this geothermal wonderland. Rotorua is renowned for its otherworldly geothermal features, where bubbling mud pools, hissing geysers, and vibrant hot springs create a surreal and captivating atmosphere. The air is filled with the distinct scent of sulfur, adding to the unique ambiance of the area. Immerse yourself in the rich Maori culture by attending a traditional performance or visiting a living Maori village, where ancestral traditions come to life. With its stunning geothermal wonders and cultural treasures, Rotorua promises an unforgettable exploration of New Zealand's natural and historical splendors.

Upon arrival we make our way to our hotel, check in and freshen up and then enjoy a discovery walk.

Discovery WalkDiscovery Walk
This afternoon meet the Journey Tour Captain and your fellow travelers for our Discovery Walk.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome Dinner

Tonight we entertain your palette with cuisine with a Maori twist along with wines from New Zealand.

Prosecco IconSpecial Now Journey Experience
After dinner we enjoy a special walk through the Redwoods Nightlights Treewalk Experience —  this amazing walk features 28 suspension bridges through redwood trees that are over 120 years old.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation, 2 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Pullman Rotorua or Similar


DAY 16: Rotorua Lakes, Volcanic Valley and Maori Culture

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Rotorua Explorer
Explore the wonders of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley for an intimate encounter with its geothermal marvels. Guided by an expert, gain insightful interpretations as you traverse the crater walkways, marveling at the spectacular geothermal features. The experience is truly awe-inspiring, offering breathtaking views of the stunning Rotorua Lakes along the way.

Tonight join the Tour Captain for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.


Chapter 7: Welcome to Middle Earth


As we venture towards Lake Karapiro this morning, the tranquil waters mirror the surrounding lush landscapes, creating a breathtaking tableau of natural beauty that captures the serenity and allure of this enchanting area. Nestled in the embrace of rolling hills and vibrant greenery, Lake Karapiro unfolds as a serene haven, inviting us to immerse ourselves in the captivating charm of its pristine surroundings.

Prosecco IconJourney Dinners IconReception & Canapés

Enjoy a Canapés Reception at our favorite lodge on the north island.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Lake Karapiro Lodge or Similar


Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Hobbiton Movie Set + The Green Dragon Inn
We make our way to Hobbiton today to explore this fascinating and beautiful area of the North Island. Step into the enchanting village of Hobbiton in the heart of the Mighty Waikato region. Here we will explore the lush pastures of the Shire with a guided walking tour of Hobbiton, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

Hobbiton stands as a testament to the enchanting world brought to life by J.R.R. Tolkien's imagination, offering visitors a uniquely immersive experience. Nestled in the lush hills of the Waikato region, the meticulously crafted hobbit holes, vibrant gardens, and charming details make a visit to Hobbiton a truly fascinating journey into the heart of Middle-earth.

Journey Dinners IconExclusive Dinner
Following our visit and exploration of the Shire, a delightful culmination awaits as we indulge in a lavish banquet feast, meticulously crafted to emulate the hearty and wholesome fare befitting a Hobbit, all within the warm and welcoming confines of The Green Dragon Inn.


Indulge in an entire day at leisure, allowing you to bask in the captivating beauty of the surroundings at Lake Karapiro while pampering yourself with rejuvenating spa services or embarking on invigorating hikes through the nearby trails. For those seeking more adventure, optional excursions include exploring the vibrant local markets or taking a scenic boat ride to discover hidden gems along the lake's shores.

Journey Dinners IconDinner Tonight: BBQ

Savor a delectable barbecue feast under the open sky tonight, surrounded by the picturesque grounds of the estate.


Chapter 8: Welcome to Auckland


Great Barrier Reef

As we journey to Auckland this late morning, the city's skyline unfolds, adorned with modern skyscrapers set against the backdrop of the sparkling Waitematā Harbour. Embraced by the diverse landscapes of lush greenery and volcanic cones, Auckland's enchanting beauty seamlessly blends urban sophistication with the serenity of its natural surroundings, inviting exploration and admiration.

Enjoy the day at leisure after a short Discovery Walk. Tonight join the Tour Captain for a night of special experiences.

Prosecco IconOur Special Journey Finalé
Meet early evening for our special Canapés to celebrate our time together. Our days have been filled with new adventures and friends.

Journey Dinners IconFarewell Dinner

Enjoy dinner with the Tour Captain tonight. Dinner included in Deluxe,

inquire to upgrade to add dinners.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation, 1 Night

Deluxe: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour or Similar


Opt for our departure transfer for $66 per person to the Aucklan Airport (airport code: AKL) or inquire about extending your stay. Breakfast is included this morning should you have time before your departure.