15 or 18 days
Auckland, Rotorua, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Surfers Paradise, Sydney, with extension to Honolulu
New Zealand’s thriving Maori culture and unique natural wonders draw visitors from around the world. In Australia, Sydney greets you with its iconic sights: the Opera House, the tower, and the harbour bridge. Observe famous local wildlife—koalas, crocs, and kangaroos—and enjoy the stunning scenery and local history of the Gold Coast.
  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland • Rotorua

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Rotorua

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Take a tour of a Rotorua geothermal park

    Visit a Maori Village for a traditional Hangi feast 

  • Day 6: Auckland

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 7: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast 

    Dinner in Sunshine Coast

  • Day 8: Sunshine Coast • Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island
  • Day 9: Fraser Island

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Explore rainforests, eucalyptus woodlands, sand dunes, and beaches on this unforgettable full-day excursion on Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you explore Lake McKenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek, and the famous 75 Mile Beach. You’ll also enjoy morning tea and a buffet lunch.

    Dinner in Fraser Island
  • Day 10: Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Dinner in Surfer's Paradise
  • Day 11: Surfers Paradise

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Travelling by off-road vehicle, you’ll learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play the didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbecue lunch.  

    Dinner in Surfer's Paradise
  • Day 12: Sydney

    Travel to Brisbane airport 

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks neighborhood

  • Day 14: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Explore two sides of Sydney. Take a ferry to Taronga Zoo, where you'll join a local guide in discovering Australia's famous animals and natural habitats. Return to Circular Quay and take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind the scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Lunch is included.  

    Explore on your own

  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 15: Sydney • Honolulu

    Fly to Honolulu

    See the Dole Plantation 

    Visit the Waimea Valley 

  • Day 16: Honolulu

    Spend the day relaxing on the beach or exploring more of Honolulu 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite. 

  • Day 17: Honolulu • Depart for home

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial 

    Tour Honolulu with your Tour Director

  • Day 18: Arrive home

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  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland • Rotorua

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Rotorua

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Take a tour of a Rotorua geothermal park

    Visit a Maori Village for a traditional Hangi feast 

  • Day 6: Auckland

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 7: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast 

    Dinner in Sunshine Coast

  • Day 8: Sunshine Coast • Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island
  • Day 9: Fraser Island

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Explore rainforests, eucalyptus woodlands, sand dunes, and beaches on this unforgettable full-day excursion on Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you explore Lake McKenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek, and the famous 75 Mile Beach. You’ll also enjoy morning tea and a buffet lunch.

    Dinner in Fraser Island
  • Day 10: Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Dinner in Surfer's Paradise
  • Day 11: Surfers Paradise

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Travelling by off-road vehicle, you’ll learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play the didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbecue lunch.  

    Dinner in Surfer's Paradise
  • Day 12: Sydney

    Travel to Brisbane airport 

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks neighborhood

  • Day 14: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Explore two sides of Sydney. Take a ferry to Taronga Zoo, where you'll join a local guide in discovering Australia's famous animals and natural habitats. Return to Circular Quay and take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind the scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Lunch is included.  

    Explore on your own

  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 15: Sydney • Honolulu

    Fly to Honolulu

    See the Dole Plantation 

    Visit the Waimea Valley 

  • Day 16: Honolulu

    Spend the day relaxing on the beach or exploring more of Honolulu 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite. 

  • Day 17: Honolulu • Depart for home

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial 

    Tour Honolulu with your Tour Director

  • Day 18: Arrive home

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This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Breakfast daily; 6 dinners (8 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Rotorua duck tour; Rotorua geothermal area; Maori village; Skyline gondola; “Introduction to Jade in New Zealand” experience; Agrodome; Underwater World Oceanarium; Sydney Tower; “Introduction to Opal in Australia” experience; harbor cruise (with extension: Waimea Valley; USS Arizona Memorial)

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

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If you are currently enrolled, or enrol before December 16, 2020, on a tour travelling on or after October 1, 2021, you will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason through June 15, 2021. EF will refund 100% of the money you paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan if your payments are up to date and your account is in good standing.

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