12 days
Sydney, Rotorua, Auckland, Rarotonga
Tour the South Pacific, from Sydney and Auckland to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands.
Far away on the other side of the globe, Australia and New Zealand boast exotic wildlife, beautiful natural wonders, and some of the world’s most fascinating indigneous cultures. Spend time exploring customs and traditions of Australia’s Aborigines, New Zealand Maori, and the Cook Island’s own indigineous people. Then discover how these cultures continue to thrive and change in a modern world.
  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Fly to Australia

    In flight: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks

  • Day 4: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

  • Day 5: Sydney

    Enjoy a free day in Sydney

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

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Discover two sides of Sydney on this optional excursion. Visit the Taronga Zoo, where the Aboriginal people and their connection to animals and plants are on full display. 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 and discover its history as a leading performing arts centre.
  • Day 6: Sydney

    Enjoy a free day in Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Featherdale Wildlife Park

    Featherdale Wildlife Park

    Spend half the day getting up-close and personal with Australia’s most iconic animals on a visit to the Featherdale Wildlife Park. There, students will get a comprehensive lesson in the Learning Burrow—an outdoor amphitheatre designed to complement most high-school curriculums. The local education officers give live lessons with four of the endemic Australian animals and walk students through the animals’ habitat, behaviours and nutritional needs.
  • Day 7: Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

    Visit the Maori Village

  • Day 8: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Participate in an “Introduction to Jade in New Zealand” experience

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy a Hangi feast

  • Day 9: Rotorua • Auckland

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 10: Rarotonga

    Fly to Rarotonga

    Receive a lei greeting

    Enjoy free time on the beach

  • Day 11: Rarotonga • Depart for home

    Visit a local school

    Take a guided tour of Rarotonga

  • Day 12: Return home

    Cross back over the International Date Line

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  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Fly to Australia

    In flight: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks

  • Day 4: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

  • Day 5: Sydney

    Enjoy a free day in Sydney

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

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Discover two sides of Sydney on this optional excursion. Visit the Taronga Zoo, where the Aboriginal people and their connection to animals and plants are on full display. 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 and discover its history as a leading performing arts centre.
  • Day 6: Sydney

    Enjoy a free day in Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Featherdale Wildlife Park

    Featherdale Wildlife Park

    Spend half the day getting up-close and personal with Australia’s most iconic animals on a visit to the Featherdale Wildlife Park. There, students will get a comprehensive lesson in the Learning Burrow—an outdoor amphitheatre designed to complement most high-school curriculums. The local education officers give live lessons with four of the endemic Australian animals and walk students through the animals’ habitat, behaviours and nutritional needs.
  • Day 7: Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

    Visit the Maori Village

  • Day 8: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Participate in an “Introduction to Jade in New Zealand” experience

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy a Hangi feast

  • Day 9: Rotorua • Auckland

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 10: Rarotonga

    Fly to Rarotonga

    Receive a lei greeting

    Enjoy free time on the beach

  • Day 11: Rarotonga • Depart for home

    Visit a local school

    Take a guided tour of Rarotonga

  • Day 12: Return home

    Cross back over the International Date Line

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Everything you get

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; 7 dinners (including Hangi)

  • Entrances

    Skyline Gondola; Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; Harbor Cruise; WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo; Rotorua Duck Tour; Agrodome; Whaka geothermal area; Maori Village; Whaka geothermal area; Snorkeling; Cultural Tour; School visit

  • 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

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