Embark on a 16-day adventure through the stunning landscapes and vibrant cities of New Zealand and Australia. From the geothermal wonders of Rotorua to the iconic landmarks of Sydney, this leisurely journey promises an immersive experience of the Down Under delights.
Day 1-4: Auckland, New Zealand
- Begin your journey in Auckland, exploring the vibrant cityscape and waterfront.
- Visit the iconic Sky Tower and Auckland War Memorial Museum.
- Discover the stunning landscapes of Waiheke Island.
Day 5-7: Rotorua, New Zealand
- Travel to Rotorua, known for its geothermal wonders.
- Explore Te Puia, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, and the bubbling mud pools.
- Experience Maori culture and enjoy a traditional hangi feast.
Day 8-10: Queenstown, New Zealand
- Fly to Queenstown, surrounded by the breathtaking Southern Alps.
- Cruise on Milford Sound and explore the stunning Fiordland National Park.
- Enjoy outdoor activities like bungee jumping and jet boating.
Day 11-13: Christchurch, New Zealand
- Head to Christchurch and explore the city’s botanical gardens and the Canterbury Museum.
- Visit the International Antarctic Centre for a unique experience.
- Explore the scenic landscapes of the Banks Peninsula.
Day 14-16: Sydney, Australia
- Fly to Sydney, Australia’s iconic city.
- Explore the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach.
- Visit the Taronga Zoo and the Royal Botanic Garden.
- Conclude your journey in Sydney, taking in the vibrant atmosphere.
Optional Extension to Australia:
- Cairns: Explore the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.
- Gold Coast: Enjoy the golden beaches and theme parks.
- Brisbane: Discover the cultural attractions and South Bank Parklands.
- Melbourne: Explore the laneways, museums, and cultural hotspots.
This 16-day itinerary includes accommodations, meals, transportation, and sightseeing, providing you with a comprehensive and immersive experience of the diverse landscapes and vibrant cities of New Zealand and Australia. From the geothermal wonders of Rotorua to the iconic landmarks of Sydney, your journey is a tapestry of Down Under delights.