Arrive at Sydney by ….hrs by a flight from Mumbai. Transfer to the hotel and check-in the hotel. Afternoon free to relax in the hotel to get over the jet lag. In the evening, go for a Show Boat dinner cruise in the Sydney harbor. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Breakfast. Leave for a full day city tour of Sydney covering its major attractions like Harbour Bridge, Rocks, Darling Harbour etc. Later, get down at the Opera House to see it from outside and inside. After lunch, walk around the Sydney harbour area or visit the Opera House to see it from outside. Dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, get picked-up from the hotel around 0900 hrs for a day trip to Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves. Lunch at one of the several restaurants or fast food outlets there. Return to Sydney in the late afternoon. Evening free on your own. Overnight.
Transfer to airport for the flight to Queenstown departing at 0855 hrs. Reach there by 1350hrs (NZ time) and transfer to the hotel. Evening free to walk around the lovely lake-front area full of shops, pubs & restaurants. Dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, visit Arrow Town, Lake Hayes and the original bungee jumping site close by. Later, enjoy the optional activities like shotover jet boat rides, para sailing etc for which Queenstown is well known or walk around the lake front area . Return to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay
Breakfast. Leave for a day trip to see the famed Milford Sound. On arrival, join a boat cruise (with lunch) through the fjords. After the cruise, return to Queenstown by the coach. Evening free. Dinner and overnight stay.
After early breakfast, leave for Christchurch with a lunch stop at Mount Cook. Reach Christchurch by evening and check in to a hotel. Evening free before dinner. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, go for a guided city tour of Christchurch covering its major attractions like Botanical Gardens, Antarctic Centre etc and enjoy punting on the Avon River. Overnight stay
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Rotorua, departing at 1150hrs. Arrive at 1330hrs and transfer to hotel. In the evening, see the Maori cultural show followed by the famous ‘Hangi’ dinner and a close view of the active geysers. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, leave for Rotorua sight-seeing including Skyline gondola, Agrodome (sheep & dog show), Agroventure (adventure sports like bungee, zorb etc). Later, walk around the lake front or Government gardens or city centre area with several restaurants & shops evening or visit the Polynesian spa for a relaxing time in the pools with natural hot water springs (Optional). Dinner and overnight at Rotorua
Breakfast. Leave by coach to Auckland via the Waitomo glow worm caves. Reach Auckland by evening and check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Leave for Auckland sight-seeing like Kelly Tarton, Mt Eden, Sky Tower etc in a coach with a guide. Evening free to walk around. Dinner. Overnight at Auckland
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Melbourne. On arrival, go for a half-day city tour covering its major attractions. Later, transfer to hotel and check-in. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Option: Visit the Phillip Island in te evening to see the Penguin Parade
After breakfast, drive along the Great Ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles, the dramatic rock stacks that have made this coastline famous. If you wish, take a scenic flight to get a bird's-eye view of the Twelve Apostles, or join a boat tour around them to experience their immense size. Other stunning coastal features include Loch Ard Gorge, Gibson Steps and the Bay of Islands. Drive back to Melbourne on the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay
Option: To visit the famed MCG cricket ground and also to see the Hall of Fame there
Day 15: Melbourne/Cairns (B,D)
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel for the flight to Cairns departing around 0925hrs. On arrival at Cairns around 1200 hrs, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to relax or walk around the City Centre (with night market) or Esplanade areas. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Transfer to the Reef Terminal to take the full-day cruise (with lunch) of the Great Barrier Reef, including viewing the corals through a semi-submersible. Return to the hotel by late afternoon. Evening free. Dinner. Overnight stay
Option: Helicopter flight over the Reef to get a glimpse of its size & colours
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take the Kuranda Scenic Rail to reach Kuranda in approx 1 hour. On arrival, go for a tour of Rainforestatiion and enjoy its various activities including Army Duck tour, aborigine dance etc. Have lunch at the restaurant there or return to the Skyrail station area to wander around in the street market with interesting shops & restaurants. Around 1530 hrs, take the Skyrail cable car going over the thick rain forest to Cairns. Evening free. Overnight in the hotel.
Option: Tjapukai cultural show with dinner
After breakfast, board the morning flight to Sydney/USA. Tour ends