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15 Days Australia & South Island of New Zealand

Tour Code: MSS15

Dates & Rates

Highlights

  • Appreciate the magnificent Milford Sound and snow-capped mountains formed by the glacial cutting
  • Visit the Blue Penguin Habitat in Oamaru, where you can see the world's smallest penguin returning home

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Home City  ✈️ Melbourne
Depart for Melbourne, the second-most popular city of Australia.

Day 2: En Route
Continuing our journey towards Australia.

Day 3: Melbourne (City Tour) – Phillip Island
Arrive in Melbourne in the morning. The morning Melbourne city tour includes the longest China Street, the Yarra River, Federation Square, Melbourne’s first Capitol, St. Paul’s Church, and drive to see the Flinders Railway Station, Captain Cook’s Cabin. Also, see a century-old en route. Later, proceed to the Phillip Island. We will stop at Chocolate factory (optional tour) and Maru Zoo (optional tour). Then, visit Seal Rocks. Before returning, experience the most interesting attraction on Phillip Island- Penguin Parade.  Each night at sunset you’ll be amazed by Little Penguins returning ashore after a day’s fishing.
Hotel: Mercure therry / Mercure Albert park / Great Southern Hotel / Grand Chancellor Melbourne / Travelodge Dockland or similar

Day 4: Great Ocean Road – Twelve Apostles
Mother Nature uses its magical power to create the Great Ocean Road. Here, you will see how straight and magnificent the cliff is. All makes you marvel at the wonders of nature. Next, have lunch (arranged on own) in the seaside town of Apollo Bay. You will first visit Port Campbell National Park, where the Gibson Steps are. Then go to see the Twelve Apostles and Lord Ard Gorge. Later, return to Melbourne in the evening. (B)

Day 5: Sovereign Hill Day Tour
Walk into a time machine taking you back to the 19th-century style gold mining city, experience the fun of gold rush. You will see the retro streets, the old mining car, and experience the life of Sovereign Hill at the time of the grand golden rush of 1850. Moreover, take a look at the largest gold nugget show in the Southern Hemisphere. (Admission ticket included; optional Fully-guided mine tours). (B)

Day 6: Melbourne ✈️ Sydney
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Sydney. Enjoy Sydney’s energy in the afternoon, and free leisure time shopping at Darling Harbour, Fish Market, QVB Centenary Department Store, Town Hall Downtown, and the Gallery. (B)
Hotel: Great Southern Hotel Sydney, Holiday Inn Darling Harbor , Metro Marlow Hotel Sydney Central or similar

Day 7: Blue Mountain
We travel west into the rugged beauty of the World Heritage-Listed Blue Mountain National Park. We will get to the Scenic World Cable car station to take a cable car (Optional Tour) to see the view of Blue Mountain and view the famous 3-sister Rock. Then drive to the Jenolan Cave, where you can choose to watch the Aboriginal cultural performances or enjoy the natural stalactites and underground rivers.

Day 8: Port Stephens
Morning head to Port Stephens, enjoy the beauty of this city with the significant town. After a buffet lunch, head to the pier for dolphin watching cruise, a great chance to see the dolphin in person. After the cruise, enjoy a sand surf, take a four-wheel drive from Anna Bay and enter the 27km nature desert. Take a sand board and enjoy the subduction from the highest sand dunes. It is like surfing and is much safer. (L)

Day 9: Sydney (City Tour)
Then city tour of Sydney begins from the icons – Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Aquarium. The day, you can choose the optional tours you are interested in to participate.

Day 10: Sydney (City Tour) ✈️ Christchurch – Greymouth
Arrive in the famous garden city of New Zealand’s South Island – Christchurch, pick up by the tour guide at the airport. Upon arrival, take a short city tour. After lunch, proceed to Greymouth, where Maori used to gather. (D)
Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth or similar

Day 11: Greymouth – Pancake Rocks – Fox Glacier – Haast
After breakfast, take a bus to the wonders of the sea, drive through the jade town, Herkitica, and visit the New Zealand Maori Jade Museum. Later, visit the site of the gold mine and experience the fun of gold rushing. Then arrive at the glacial town. After lunch, visit the Fox Glacier. The most special thing about the New Zealand Glacier is that it is only a few kilometers away from the coastal road. Tourists can go directly to the glaciers. In the ice tongue area, tourists can witness the most active part of the glacier movement. See the majesty of the Wannian Glacier. Overnight in Haast. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Heartland World Heritage Hotel or similar

Day 12: Haast – Wanaka – Queenstown
After breakfast, drive to Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand surrounded by the majestic Southern Alps. At the moment, immerse yourself in a hidden paradise like a paradise. You can purchase seasonal fruits at your own expense along Cromwell, the home of fruit. Check out the Bouncing Bridge, which is the birthplace of high-altitude bouncing. Arrive in the evening at the Honeymoon Resort – Queenstown and experience the romantic scenery on the beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Take the cable car to the Observatory for the night view of Glenroch. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Copthorne Lakefront or similar

Day 13: Rotorua – Auckland
After breakfast, head to the world’s 8th wonder, see Mirror Lake, Homer Tunnel, and Henry Canyon. Later, take a cruise and enjoy the ice age landscape; appreciate the magnificent Milford Sound and snow-capped mountains formed by the glacial cutting and view the Antarctic ecology, penguins, sea lions, etc., You will witness the harmony between human beings and nature. In the evening, arrive in Te Anau. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth or similar

Day 14: Te Anau – Dunedin – Oamaru
After breakfast, drive to Dunedin, known as Edinburgh in the South. Due to the typical Scottish style of the entire city, the city still has a strong Scottish atmosphere. Upon arrival, you will visit the beautiful University of Otago, the gingerbread house-like train station, the church, and experience the world’s steepest street, Baldwin Street. According to the Maori stone beach, according to the Maori legend, these strange giant rocks are the fruits of the great nautical warship Arede Oulu, which was rolled out when the shore sank. In the evening, arrive at the White Rock town of Oamaru. Visit the Blue Penguin Habitat in Oamaru, where you can see the world’s smallest penguin returning home! (B/L/D)
Hotel: Brydone Hotel Oamaru or similar

Day 15: Oamaru – Christchurch ✈️ Home City
After breakfast, coach from Oamaru back to Christchurch for a city tour before heading to the international airport for the homebound flight. (B/L)

Accommodation:
Melbourne: Mercure therry / Mercure Albert park / Great Southern Hotel / Grand Chancellor Melbourne / Travelodge Dockland or similar
Sydney: Great Southern Hotel Sydney, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, Metro Marlow Hotel Sydney Central or similar

Images

Remarks

* LAX / SFO / SEA / PDX / HOU / DFW Departure
* Other departure cities please contact us for more information
* Child fare applies to children from 2 to 11 years old, no extra bed.
* The above tour fares are based on US Dollar; two (2) adults sharing one (1) room.
* Fare includes: daily hotel accommodation; all listed transportation arrangements;
all listed tour itineraries, tickets, and meals; professional tour guides and drivers.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

  • Appreciate the magnificent Milford Sound and snow-capped mountains formed by the glacial cutting
  • Visit the Blue Penguin Habitat in Oamaru, where you can see the world's smallest penguin returning home

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Home City  ✈️ Melbourne
Depart for Melbourne, the second-most popular city of Australia.

Day 2: En Route
Continuing our journey towards Australia.

Day 3: Melbourne (City Tour) – Phillip Island
Arrive in Melbourne in the morning. The morning Melbourne city tour includes the longest China Street, the Yarra River, Federation Square, Melbourne’s first Capitol, St. Paul’s Church, and drive to see the Flinders Railway Station, Captain Cook’s Cabin. Also, see a century-old en route. Later, proceed to the Phillip Island. We will stop at Chocolate factory (optional tour) and Maru Zoo (optional tour). Then, visit Seal Rocks. Before returning, experience the most interesting attraction on Phillip Island- Penguin Parade.  Each night at sunset you’ll be amazed by Little Penguins returning ashore after a day’s fishing.
Hotel: Mercure therry / Mercure Albert park / Great Southern Hotel / Grand Chancellor Melbourne / Travelodge Dockland or similar

Day 4: Great Ocean Road – Twelve Apostles
Mother Nature uses its magical power to create the Great Ocean Road. Here, you will see how straight and magnificent the cliff is. All makes you marvel at the wonders of nature. Next, have lunch (arranged on own) in the seaside town of Apollo Bay. You will first visit Port Campbell National Park, where the Gibson Steps are. Then go to see the Twelve Apostles and Lord Ard Gorge. Later, return to Melbourne in the evening. (B)

Day 5: Sovereign Hill Day Tour
Walk into a time machine taking you back to the 19th-century style gold mining city, experience the fun of gold rush. You will see the retro streets, the old mining car, and experience the life of Sovereign Hill at the time of the grand golden rush of 1850. Moreover, take a look at the largest gold nugget show in the Southern Hemisphere. (Admission ticket included; optional Fully-guided mine tours). (B)

Day 6: Melbourne ✈️ Sydney
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Sydney. Enjoy Sydney’s energy in the afternoon, and free leisure time shopping at Darling Harbour, Fish Market, QVB Centenary Department Store, Town Hall Downtown, and the Gallery. (B)
Hotel: Great Southern Hotel Sydney, Holiday Inn Darling Harbor , Metro Marlow Hotel Sydney Central or similar

Day 7: Blue Mountain
We travel west into the rugged beauty of the World Heritage-Listed Blue Mountain National Park. We will get to the Scenic World Cable car station to take a cable car (Optional Tour) to see the view of Blue Mountain and view the famous 3-sister Rock. Then drive to the Jenolan Cave, where you can choose to watch the Aboriginal cultural performances or enjoy the natural stalactites and underground rivers.

Day 8: Port Stephens
Morning head to Port Stephens, enjoy the beauty of this city with the significant town. After a buffet lunch, head to the pier for dolphin watching cruise, a great chance to see the dolphin in person. After the cruise, enjoy a sand surf, take a four-wheel drive from Anna Bay and enter the 27km nature desert. Take a sand board and enjoy the subduction from the highest sand dunes. It is like surfing and is much safer. (L)

Day 9: Sydney (City Tour)
Then city tour of Sydney begins from the icons – Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Aquarium. The day, you can choose the optional tours you are interested in to participate.

Day 10: Sydney (City Tour) ✈️ Christchurch – Greymouth
Arrive in the famous garden city of New Zealand’s South Island – Christchurch, pick up by the tour guide at the airport. Upon arrival, take a short city tour. After lunch, proceed to Greymouth, where Maori used to gather. (D)
Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth or similar

Day 11: Greymouth – Pancake Rocks – Fox Glacier – Haast
After breakfast, take a bus to the wonders of the sea, drive through the jade town, Herkitica, and visit the New Zealand Maori Jade Museum. Later, visit the site of the gold mine and experience the fun of gold rushing. Then arrive at the glacial town. After lunch, visit the Fox Glacier. The most special thing about the New Zealand Glacier is that it is only a few kilometers away from the coastal road. Tourists can go directly to the glaciers. In the ice tongue area, tourists can witness the most active part of the glacier movement. See the majesty of the Wannian Glacier. Overnight in Haast. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Heartland World Heritage Hotel or similar

Day 12: Haast – Wanaka – Queenstown
After breakfast, drive to Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand surrounded by the majestic Southern Alps. At the moment, immerse yourself in a hidden paradise like a paradise. You can purchase seasonal fruits at your own expense along Cromwell, the home of fruit. Check out the Bouncing Bridge, which is the birthplace of high-altitude bouncing. Arrive in the evening at the Honeymoon Resort – Queenstown and experience the romantic scenery on the beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Take the cable car to the Observatory for the night view of Glenroch. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Copthorne Lakefront or similar

Day 13: Rotorua – Auckland
After breakfast, head to the world’s 8th wonder, see Mirror Lake, Homer Tunnel, and Henry Canyon. Later, take a cruise and enjoy the ice age landscape; appreciate the magnificent Milford Sound and snow-capped mountains formed by the glacial cutting and view the Antarctic ecology, penguins, sea lions, etc., You will witness the harmony between human beings and nature. In the evening, arrive in Te Anau. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth or similar

Day 14: Te Anau – Dunedin – Oamaru
After breakfast, drive to Dunedin, known as Edinburgh in the South. Due to the typical Scottish style of the entire city, the city still has a strong Scottish atmosphere. Upon arrival, you will visit the beautiful University of Otago, the gingerbread house-like train station, the church, and experience the world’s steepest street, Baldwin Street. According to the Maori stone beach, according to the Maori legend, these strange giant rocks are the fruits of the great nautical warship Arede Oulu, which was rolled out when the shore sank. In the evening, arrive at the White Rock town of Oamaru. Visit the Blue Penguin Habitat in Oamaru, where you can see the world’s smallest penguin returning home! (B/L/D)
Hotel: Brydone Hotel Oamaru or similar

Day 15: Oamaru – Christchurch ✈️ Home City
After breakfast, coach from Oamaru back to Christchurch for a city tour before heading to the international airport for the homebound flight. (B/L)

Accommodation:
Melbourne: Mercure therry / Mercure Albert park / Great Southern Hotel / Grand Chancellor Melbourne / Travelodge Dockland or similar
Sydney: Great Southern Hotel Sydney, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, Metro Marlow Hotel Sydney Central or similar

Images

Remarks

* LAX / SFO / SEA / PDX / HOU / DFW Departure
* Other departure cities please contact us for more information
* Child fare applies to children from 2 to 11 years old, no extra bed.
* The above tour fares are based on US Dollar; two (2) adults sharing one (1) room.
* Fare includes: daily hotel accommodation; all listed transportation arrangements;
all listed tour itineraries, tickets, and meals; professional tour guides and drivers.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

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