Highlights of Australia and New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown)

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Highlights of Australia and New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown) - Trafalgar
Highlights of Australia and New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown) - Trafalgar


  • Snorkel and see the colours of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Grab a beer and enjoy the sunset over famous Uluru
  • Fall in love with the mystical beauty of Milford Sound
  • Journey past crystal clear lakes and towering mountains
  • Admire the icy-blue awe-inspiring Franz Josef Glacier
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Start in Melbourne and end in Queenstown! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of Australia and New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown), you have a 21 day tour package taking you from Melbourne to Queenstown and through Melbourne, Australia and 11 other destinations in Australia/Oceania. Highlights of Australia and New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Melbourne (3 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Melbourne Sightseeing
  3. Day 3: Melbourne Free Time
  4. Day 4: Melbourne - Alice Springs
  5. Day 5: Alice Springs - Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)
  6. Day 6: Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  7. Day 7: Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Cairns (3 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Cairns Free Time
  9. Day 9: Great Barrier Reef
  10. Day 10: Cairns - Sydney (3 Nights)
  11. Day 11: Sydney Sightseeing
  12. Day 12: Sydney Free Time
  13. Day 13: Sydney - Auckland (2 Nights)
  14. Day 14: Auckland Sightseeing and Free Time
  15. Day 15: Auckland - Rotorua
  16. Day 16: Rotorua - Christchurch
  17. Day 17: Christchurch - Franz Josef
  18. Day 18: Franz Josef - Queenstown (3 Nights)
  19. Day 19: Milford Sound Cruise
  20. Day 20: Queenstown Free Time
  21. Day 21: Depart Queenstown

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

  • Ann Farrant's review about another Trafalgar tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Ideal for somebody from the UK wishing for a helpful introduction to a particular part of Australia.

  • Helen Payne's review about another Trafalgar tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had an amazing time in Autralia, made so much better by the excellence of Trafalgar tours. Every step of the way from pickup at the airport to hotel check in to Hotel and excursions. Flawless and very professional. Nothing was to much effort. We felt like... Read more

  • Monica Brandl's review about another Trafalgar tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We loved virtually everything about our tour. Our guide, Isobel and driver, Monica were absolutely the best. I think that having these 2 really made our trip even better. Thank you so much....we loved it!

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About the countries

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Australia and New Zealand

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Australia and New Zealand


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Melbourne is the starting point and Queenstown is the endpoint.
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Covering a total distance of approx 10,095 km.
  • Melbourne (Australia)
  • 1,891 km
  • Alice Springs (Australia)
  • 345 km
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park (Australia)
  • 1,795 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 259 km
  • Great Barrier Reef - Tropical North (Australia)
  • 259 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 1,962 km
  • Sydney (Australia)
  • 2,157 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 194 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 672 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
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