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: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Dinner in Sydney

    Arrive in Sydney

  • Day 4: Sydney

    Take a walking tour of Sydney

    Visit the Hyde Park Barracks Museum

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Dinner in Sydney
  • Day 5: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Guringai Chase National Park

    Guringai Chase National Park

    The Guringai are an Australian Aboriginal group united by a common language, strong ties of kinship. You will be accompanied by an experienced Aboriginal guide as you explore Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Visit rock carving sites and learn how traditional styles of art were created over the generations and hear stories the ancestors. 

    Dinner in Sydney
  • Day 6: Sydney • Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Dinner in Rotorua

    Arrive in Rotorua

  • Day 7: Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 8: Rotorua

    Visit the Wai-O-Tapu geothermal area

    Enjoy a local exchange with the Murupara Maori community

  • Day 9: Rotorua • Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

    Dinner in Auckland

    Free time in Rarotonga Island

    Dinner in Rarotonga Island

    Hotel in Rarotonga Island

    Hotel in Auckland
  • Day 10: Auckland • Raratonga Island

    Fly to Rarotonga Island, one of the Cook Islands

    Relax on the beach during free time 

  • Day 11: Rarotonga Island

    Take a cultural tour of the rest of the Cook Islands

    Take a cultural tour of the rest of the Cook Islands

    Enjoy free time in Rarotonga Island

    Dinner in Rarotonga Island
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Dinner in Sydney

    Arrive in Sydney

  • Day 4: Sydney

    Take a walking tour of Sydney

    Visit the Hyde Park Barracks Museum

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Dinner in Sydney
  • Day 5: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Guringai Chase National Park

    Guringai Chase National Park

    The Guringai are an Australian Aboriginal group united by a common language, strong ties of kinship. You will be accompanied by an experienced Aboriginal guide as you explore Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Visit rock carving sites and learn how traditional styles of art were created over the generations and hear stories the ancestors. 

    Dinner in Sydney
  • Day 6: Sydney • Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Dinner in Rotorua

    Arrive in Rotorua

  • Day 7: Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

    Dinner in Rotorua
  • Day 8: Rotorua

    Visit the Wai-O-Tapu geothermal area

    Enjoy a local exchange with the Murupara Maori community

  • Day 9: Rotorua • Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

    Dinner in Auckland

    Free time in Rarotonga Island

    Dinner in Rarotonga Island

    Hotel in Rarotonga Island

    Hotel in Auckland
  • Day 10: Auckland • Raratonga Island

    Fly to Rarotonga Island, one of the Cook Islands

    Relax on the beach during free time 

  • Day 11: Rarotonga Island

    Take a cultural tour of the rest of the Cook Islands

    Take a cultural tour of the rest of the Cook Islands

    Enjoy free time in Rarotonga Island

    Dinner in Rarotonga Island
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • 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

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  • weShare—Personalized Learning

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