Delight in a private walking tour through Melbourne’s beautiful lanes and arcades before you enjoy our festive Welcome Dinner.
A short morning flight takes us to Adelaide and a private tour of the South Australian Museum, where you’ll hear about the tragedy of Australia’s ‘Stolen Aboriginal Generation.’ A scenic morning flight takes you to isolated Kangaroo Island and a visit to the Seal Bay Conservation Park.
Ayers Rock, Australia
This morning, we fly to Ayers Rocks – Uluru – the world’s biggest monolith.
Daintree, Australia (Great Barrier Reef excursion)
After sunrise at Uluru, fly to Cairns where we will venture out to the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. You’ll experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, cruising this world-renowned, natural coral landscape for spectacular snorkeling.
You’ll also experience a journey deep into the Daintree rainforest for a guided walk.
Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand
A morning flight takes us to Sydney. You’ll enjoy a private, guided tour of Sydney’s famous icon, the Sydney Opera House. A private cruise on Sydney Harbor is a quintessential Australian experience, highlighted by a gourmet Australian barbecue. Fly to Auckland, New Zealand’s most cosmopolitan city. Cruise across the harbor this morning to Waiheke Island.
Wellington (Rotorua), New Zealand
Today, we fly to New Zealand’s Geothermal Region, Rotorua. We meet our local Maori hosts for a guided tour of Ohinemutu, an ancient Maori Village, and finally travel to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital.
Blenheim, New Zealand
This morning begins with a guided tour of Wellington’s Parliament Buildings. After lunch, we will fly to a ‘Gourmet Paradise.’
Queenstown, New Zealand
Fly this morning to Queenstown. On arrival, transfer to Arrowtown for a private walking tour through this delightful gold rush village. A true highlight of your time in New Zealand is Milford Sound, often described as the eighth wonder of the world. Cruise the full length of stunning Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. Return to Queensland for an afternoon at your leisure. Tonight, we’ll say good-bye at a delightful Farewell Dinner.
Queensland, New Zealand & Home
Continue to explore Queenstown at your leisure this morning before traveling to the airport to board flights home or on to your next destination.
Park Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne
Overlooking St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fitzroy Gardens and the cosmopolitan mix of Victorian and modern architecture, Park Hyatt Melbourne offers exclusive, luxury accommodation in the heart of the city. Our beautifully appointed luxury hotel centrally located in Melbourne’s CBD provides a warm ambience and exceptional levels of personalised service and luxurious amenities. Renowned for having the largest 240 guestrooms & suites in Melbourne with walk in robes, Italian marble bathrooms and open windows, our hotel provides an unparalleled experience of elegant, contemporary luxury. Guests are invited to enjoy the award-winning ‘radii’ restaurant & bar, the decadent Lounge and Melbourne’s favourite day spa featuring an indoor aquamarine pool, spa, sauna, gym and private sun deck. You will never run out of things to do, as our hotel is conveniently located near the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), home of the Australian Football League (AFL) and test cricket. It is also within walking distance to the Melbourne Museum, the best boutique shopping, cafes, restaurants and theatre districts in Melbourne’s CBD. Melbourne Airport is conveniently located only 25km away.
Hilton Hotel, Adelaide
Each spacious room at the Hilton Adelaide hotel is stylishly decorated in fresh, modern tones, providing a welcoming environment. Finish off some important work at the desk and stay connected with high-speed internet access. Pamper yourself in the elegant bathroom with luxury toiletries, then curl up on the luxurious bed and watch an on-demand movie on the 21-inch TV. In-room coffee and tea service and daily housekeeping are also available for your convenience. Step up to an Executive Room or Suite and enjoy the benefits of the Executive Lounge including complimentary internet, personalised check-in and check-out, breakfast and evening refreshments. You are invited to experience Seriously South Australian® cuisine, created using the freshest local ingredients at The Brasserie. The hotel’s modern restaurant provides a lively atmosphere to sample the best produce, wines and boutique beers the state has to offer. The Lobby Lounge offers an ideal spot to unwind with live music playing Friday and Saturday evenings.
Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock
Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, this is Voyages Ayers Rock Resort's premium hotel. The interior decor focuses on Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks featured throughout the public areas and in the private rooms. The Hotel also features the acclaimed Mulgara Gallery, the lively, buffet-style Winkiku Restaurant, tapas-style cuisine by the pool at Rockpool (seasonal), and the award winning signature restaurant of Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Kuniya Restaurant. Relax in beautifully appointed rooms, enjoy a cocktail in the lovely grounds, or sit back and relax under the magnificent white sails.
Silky Oaks Lodge, Queensland
Located on the Mossman River, this boutique hotel features elegant spacious lounges and the Tree House restaurant overlooking the surrounding rainforest and river. The lodge was constructed using local timbers and each guest room includes a private veranda with hammock.
Shangri La Hotel, Sydney
One of the most famous sights in the world greets you as you awake from the soothing comforts of your luxurious bed. The stunning Opera House glows a pearlescent white against the blue of the sky and the sea, while the Harbour Bridge stands majestically for all to see. The city is a palette of exuberant colours, all vying for your attention. Such is the spectacle from your room at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. Nightfall perspective of Sydney Harbour You walk the narrow, winding streets and discover Sydney’s vibrant history, and pick up interesting items at the quaint shops along the way. Eventually, you find yourself at the famous Queen Victoria Building. Delicate stained glass cast incandescent sunrays on the building’s two masterpieces – the Royal Clock and the Great Australian Clock - which amaze you with their intricate craftsmanship. Let the moon illuminate the night sky as you experience the endless enchantment of Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.
Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland
Elegant and spaciously furnished with contemporary decor; these Auckland Hotel rooms emanate a charm and sophistication from the moment you enter. All Superior rooms feature a large writing desk, mini-bars, two telephones, complimentary tea & coffee making facilities, and plush bathrobes.
Amora Hotel, Wellington
With excellent facilities for business or leisure, Amora Hotel Wellington is a superbly located 4.5 star hotel in the heart of Wellington. Facing Wellington’s waterfront, with magnificent views of Wellington’s CBD and harbour and easy access to Lambton Quay, Te Papa and the Cable Car, Wellington’s best attractions are right at our door. Amora Hotel Wellington offers some of the most spacious guest rooms and suites in Wellington. Our rooms face the picturesque waterfront and city and afford panoramic views from the comfort of well-appointed accommodation. Choose from our Deluxe Rooms or relax and enjoy the benefits of our exclusive Club Rooms and luxurious Club Suites complete with access to the Club Lounge. We love our food at Amora Hotel Wellington, and the award winning Grill Restaurant does not disappoint. Start your day with our extensive buffet breakfast or relax with friends and enjoy our decadent high tea. Relaxation is easy at Amora, catch up on some work or reading in our quiet room, or unwind and be pampered by the team at the award winning Bodyhaven Spa located on the mezzanine level of the hotel.
Marlborough Vintners Hotel, Blenheim
Heritage Boutique Marlborough Vintners Hotel Blenheim offers guests luxury accommodation, conference facilities and an exquisite wedding venue set amongst the tranquil vineyards of Marlborough. Heritage Boutique Marlborough Vintners Hotel is the ideal place for a getaway if you’re longing for that quality time with your family or significant other. Marlborough Vintners Hotel offers relaxation and serenity while sipping on local-grown, world class Marlborough wine. Located in the heart of the Marlborough wine region, Marlborough Vintners Hotel offers breathtaking views over the vineyards and gardens from the comfort of your spacious suite. Self-contained suites are complete with kitchenettes, spacious lounges, air-conditioning for those sunny days and under-floor heating in the bathrooms for those refreshing winter mornings. At the end of the day when the sun goes down, you can retreat to the comfort of your suite but still be entertained with a TV and DVD library right at your finger tips and FREE unlimited high speed WiFi broadband access. For guests who choose to dine in, Vintners Room Restaurant provides a fine dining experience complete with the finest hand-picked Marlborough wine selection. Each item on the menu is carefully created from fresh local ingredients ensuring quality and a delectable dining experience. While Marlborough Vintners Hotel is in a picturesque regional location, the city centre is only minutes away, close to local cafes and attractions.
Hotel St. Moritz, Queenstown
Idyllically situated in Queenstown, New Zealand, overlooking Lake Wakatipu to The Remarkables mountain range, Hotel St Moritz embodies the spirit of its location. Its architecture and interiors offer intriguing works of art, bespoke furniture and refreshing colours, which highlight the unique charm of the place and the serenity of its surroundings. Decorated with style and elegance, its spacious rooms provide the same sense of calm and serenity. The blend of textures, colours and light combine to make this “alpine residence” a unique haven where sensorial delights await you.