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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown) - AAT Kings
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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown)

From Melbourne to Queenstown
Tour Operator:
AAT Kings
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50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
137151
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Highlights

  • Experience a sunset over the dusty outback plains.
  • Snorkel and see the colours of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean at Bondi Beach.
  • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train.
  • Cruise on the magical waters of Milford Sound.
  • Let loose in the adventure capital of Queenstown.

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Itinerary

Start in Melbourne and end in Queenstown! With the discovery tour Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown), you have a 21 day tour package taking you through Melbourne, Australia and 18 other destinations in Australia/Oceania. Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Melbourne
  2. Day 2: Melbourne
  3. Day 3: Melbourne Free Time
  4. Day 4: Melbourne – Alice Spring
  5. Day 5: Alice Springs – Uluru
  6. Day 6: Uluru & Kata Tjuta
  7. Day 7: Uluru – Cairns
  8. Day 8: Cairns Free Time
  9. Day 9: Great Barrier Reef
  10. Day 10: Cairns – Sydney
  11. Day 11: Sydney
  12. Day 12: Sydney Free Time
  13. Day 13: Sydney – Auckland
  14. Day 14: Auckland
  15. Day 15: Auckland – Rotorua
  16. Day 16: Rotorua – Christchurch
  17. Day 17: Christchurch – Franz Josef
  18. Day 18: Franz Josef – Queenstown
  19. Day 19: Milford Sound Cruise
  20. Day 20: Queenstown Free Time
  21. Day 21: Depart Queenstown
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • Rosemary
    · February 26, 2020
    Very good tour, excellent tour director and driver. Itinerary super, fantastic scenery, food mostly very good, hotels... Show more
  • David
    · February 23, 2020
    Both the tour guide and driver were excellent as was the quality of both the breakfast and dinner meals. However,... Show more
  • JesLillis
    · April 01, 2020
    This is such a great trip for those who want to see as much of the West Coast of Tasmania as possible within a few... Show more

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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand (from Melbourne to Queenstown)
From Melbourne to Queenstown
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is tipping my Travel Director or Driver Guide compulsory?

      Tipping is not compulsory in Australia or New Zealand however if you are happy with the service you received from your Travel Director or Driver Guide you can feel free to leave them a tip at your own discretion.

    • How can I pay for the Optional Experiences?

      All your Optional Experiences can be organised directly with your Travel Director whilst on the tour and you can choose to either pay in either local cash or by credit card.

    • What is the maximum luggage allowance?

      Due to strict Government vehicle weight restrictions you are allowed one medium size suitcase per person, with dimensions not to exceed H76cm x W46cm x D25cm. The maximum weight of all luggage must not exceed 23kg (50lbs).
      You are also allowed one piece of hand luggage on-board the coach: however it must be able to fit in the overhead compartments or under the seat in front of you if required.

    • On travelling days how often do we get a break?

      On travelling days you will stop every 2 to 3 hours either at a rest stop or for sightseeing, activities or free time.

    • Can I join the tour later or finish the tour earlier?

      You can choose to join the tour at a later date or finish the tour early however, it is important to note that AAT Kings is unable to offer a discount for choosing to do as the tour is a set package with a strict itinerary.

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      Vaccines

      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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before October 11th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 11th, 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with AAT Kings. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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