Day 1 Leave Los Angeles for Fiji
Day 2 Cross the International Dateline
Day 3 Fiji:
Arrive Fiji early morning and transfer to your accommodation. In Fiji you are encouraged to bathe in the warm South Pacific island waters, laze around in our fresh water pool or simply relax and do nothing at all.
Day 4 Fiji:
Day 5 Fiji – Queenstown
Arrive Auckland and clear customs & immigration. Make your way to the domestic terminal for your flight to the South Island. Queenstown, is nestled beside the deep blue waters of Lake Wakatipu, at the foot of the Remarkables Mountain Range. On arrival, you will transfer to your accommodation, 4 nights.
Day 7 Queenstown:
Journey through some of the most beautiful countryside in New Zealand to Milford Sound to board the vessel for a leisurely cruise along the Sound to the Tasman Sea. The vessel stops at various points and plenty of time is available to view waterfalls, rain-forest, mountains and seals. (L)
Day 8 Queenstown:
Day 9 Queenstown – Christchurch:
Journey through the South Island to the Garden City of Christchurch. Transfer to accommodation, 2 nights.
Day 10 Christchurch:
Visit the extinct volcanoes of Banks Peninsula. We make photo stops at scenic places and include a cheese tasting at the Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory. At Akaroa, embark on a nature and harbour cruise on the Canterbury Cat, to explore the volcanic harbour. Sightings may be made of the world’s smallest dolphin.
Day 11 Christchurch – Cairns:
Transfer to the airport for your flight via Sydney to Cairns.
Day 12 Cairns:
This morning, transfer to Cairns wharf for a journey to explore one of Australia’s greatest icons, the Great Barrier Reef.
Day 13 Cairns:
Today we journey north past the spectacular coastline to the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest. Learn about the eco system, and enjoy a Wildlife River Cruise, looking for crocodiles, pythons, birds and flying foxes.
Day 14 Cairns:
Day 15 Cairns – Sydney:
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival, transfer to your accommodation, 3 nights.
Day 16 Sydney:
Today you will experience the magical beauty of ancient landscapes and native fauna and flora at the Blue Mountains National Park. En route we stop at a wildlife park where you will come in close contact with Koalas, kangaroos, birds and reptiles.
Day 17 Sydney:
Sydney Harbour is alive with both pleasure and commercial craft, making it a favorite place for all Sydney-siders. Experience the harbour aboard a cruise. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 18 Sydney – Home:
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Los Angeles.*Airport transfers as listed