When you think of a fantastic vacation, what comes to mind? Cosmopolitan cities? Perhaps you think of spectacular scenery and unique wildlife. Or maybe you want to learn about native cultures. If so, this Australia and New Zealand—with Fiji—tour is sure to be the perfect vacation for you! </BR></BR>In Sydney, visit the Sydney Opera House and cruise on Sydney Harbour. In Melbourne, enjoy lunch on board the historic Colonial Tramcar Restaurant—a unique experience Globus offers. Outside Adelaide, Globus has arranged another out-of-the-ordinary adventure…a visit to one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats—Kangaroo Island—where you’ll explore a sanctuary for native Australian animals and see colonies of rare Australian sea lions and New Zealand fur seals. In Rotorua, visit Te Puia, Rotorua’s most prominent thermal area, and in Queenstown, enjoy the many activities offered in this “Adventure Capital of the World,” including a cruise on breathtaking Milford Sound. In Fiji, sample fruit from a tropical fruit farm. </BR></BR>If you’re interested in spectacular scenery, you’ll be thrilled with the magnificent sights offered throughout this vacation. You’ve seen photos of the Great Barrier Reef—now’s your chance to snorkel in it. You’ve seen photos of Ayers Rock (Uluru)—now’s your chance to walk around it. You’ve heard of Australia’s Ghan Train, traveling through the very center of Australia—now’s your chance to ride it and enjoy this truly unique experience. You’ve heard of the famous Tasmanian devil—now’s your chance to see one. </BR></BR>On this tour, you’ll also learn about the native cultures and way of life. See Aboriginal rock petroglyphs in Kakadu National Park; enjoy a Maori performance in New Zealand; and partake in a truly Aussie experience—an Outback Barbecue. </BR></BR>From the cosmopolitan cities to the remote regions, this Australia and New Zealand—with Fiji—tour offers all of this and much more!
MELBOURNEWelcome dinner; sightseeing tour; visit Fitzroy Gardens; [LF] Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunchHOBARTGuided [LF] walking tour of the waterfront district; excursion to Port Arthur; visit the Tasmanian Devil Conservation ParkADELAIDEOrientation tour; [LF] excursion to Kangaroo Island ULURU (AYERS ROCK) Sunset toast; sightseeing tour around the base of the rock; visit to Kata Tjuta; [LF] Outback barbecueALICE SPRINGS-DARWIN Travel in Gold Service on the legendary Ghan trainKATHERINE GORGE [LF] Choice of included sightseeingDARWINOrientation tour; visit the botanic gardens and art galleryKAKADU NATIONAL PARKSightseeing tour; [LF] wetlands cruise; Nourlangie Rock; Window on the Wetlands Visitor CentreCAIRNSGreat Barrier Reef cruise with choice of activities; visit Cairns Tropical ZooSYDNEYSightseeing tour; visit the Opera House, botanic gardens, and [LF] Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club; [LF] lunch at the North Bondi Returned Servicemen’s Leagues Club; Sydney Harbour cruise; dinner at Waterfront restaurant overlooking Sydney Harbour MOUNT COOKSightseeing in Mount Cook National Park; visit Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine CenterQUEENSTOWN Visit Fiordland National Park and cruise on Milford Sound; cruise on Lake Wakatipu; dinner & farm demonstration at Walter Peak High Country Farm ROTORUA Enjoy a Maori cultural performance and [LF] Hangi dinner; visit Te Puia, the Agrodome, and Rainbow SpringsWAITOMO Visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves AUCKLANDFarewell dinnerFIJISightseeing tour; visit Viseisei Village and Garden of the Sleeping Giant; stop at Vuda Lookout; Host service
American breakfast daily, 8 lunches, 11 dinners including an Outback barbecue at Uluru (Ayers Rock) and a traditional Hangi dinner in Rotorua
NOTE:The May 14 departure will be in Sydney during the annual Vivid Sydney festival. Recognized as the largest event of its kind in the world, combining music light, and ideas, the city transforms into a breathtaking canvas of creative expression. The festival features an outdoor gallery of extraordinary lighting sculptures, cuttingedge contemporary music, and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.