Spectacular South Island with Cairns and Sydney 2012

Spectacular South Island with Cairns and Sydney 2012


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Australia , New Zealand

Cities Visited

Cairns, Dunedin, Mt Cook, Queenstown, Sydney

Tour Itinerary

American breakfast (B) daily; Local Host service in Cairns & Queenstown; driving directions; map; sightseeing as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary (inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE).

Day 1: Arrive in Cairns, Australia.
Welcome to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef” and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The balance of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2: Cairns.
Today, board a fast catamaran for a CRUISE to Green Island, one of the many tropical islands on Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef. Here you can choose to SNORKEL, take a GLASS-BOTTOM BOAT TOUR, or walk through the island’s cool rainforest. Return to Cairns and enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. (B)

Day 3: Cairns.
A full day at leisure to explore tropical Cairns. (B)

Day 4: Cairns–Sydney.
Today, fly to Sydney. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)

Day 5: Sydney.
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes a Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop, the historic “Rocks” area, and a visit to world-famous BONDI BEACH. The afternoon is at your leisure. (B)

Day 6: Sydney.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful city. (B)

Day 7: Sydney–Queenstown, New Zealand.
Today, fly to Queenstown. Meet your Local Host this afternoon and pick up your rental car. (B)

Day 8: Queenstown. Milford Sound Excursion.
Travel by motorcoach along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK. View the Mirror Lakes as you pass through Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel, emerge into Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound CRUISE for an unforgettable experience. (B)

Day 9: Queenstown.
A full day at leisure in the “Adventure Capital of the World.” (B)

Day 10: Queenstown–Mount Cook Region.
Head north and make a stop in charming Wanaka en route to stunning Mount Cook. (B)

Day 11: Mount Cook–Dunedin.
Depart this alpine wonderland and drive to Dunedin, one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere. (B)

Day 12: Dunedin.
A free day at your leisure to explore the city and the surrounding area. (B)

Day 13: Dunedin–Queenstown.
Today, travel through the rugged Otago region to Queenstown. Along the way, see signs of the gold rush that boomed in the 1860s. As you near Queenstown you will pass through Central Otago, a popular wine-making region. (B)

Day 14: Queenstown.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Return your rental car at the airport prior to departure. (B)

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Accommodations

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Mount Cook: The Hermitage
Location: Situated in Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village on the South Island of New Zealand. A spectacular 55 km drive from the Lake Pukaki / State Hwy 8 turnoff.
A haven for adventurous travellers for more than a century, the world renowned Hermitage Hotel in the heart of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a complete year-round alpine retreat.

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Twizel: MacKenzie Country Inn
Location: Just off the main highway in Twizel, approximately 60 km from Mount Cook National Park.
The Mackenzie Basins best kept secret with stunning mountain views from a relaxed setting. Featuring natural stone, roaring fires and expansive lawns, Mackenzie Country Inn is the ultimate place to chill out after a day experiencing the activities and sights the region has to offer.

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Dunedin: Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Location: Situated in the heart of the city for easy access to local attractions.
The Scenic Hotel Dunedin City is located only two blocks from the Octagon. Near the hotel guests will find an array of parks, restaurants and shops. There are also many area attractions situated nearby as well, including Cadbury World and Larnech Castle. A variety of parks are also located near the hotel.

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Cairns: Novotel Cairns Oasis
Location: Situated in the heart of Cairns and within easy walking distance to the town center, award-winning Esplanade, and other Cairns attractions.
Situated in the heart of Cairns, the Novotel Oasis Resort, is truly an 'oasis' in the midst of the city. The resort is set on beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding a lagoon pool with sandy beach and offers easy access to the many attractions Cairns offers.

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Cairns: Hilton Cairns Hotel
Location: Overlooking beautiful Trinity Inlet and Cairns Marina, close to the Esplanade, and within easy access to shopping and restaurants.
Ideally located just a 3 minute walk to the Reef Fleet Terminal and right in the heart of Cairns premier shopping and restaurant precinct. Sweeping views of Trinity Inlet and Cairns Esplanade makes this 5-star hotel the ideal base from which to discover the region's natural wonders.

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Cairns: Pacific International
Location: On the waterfront and an easy walk to shopping and the famous Esplanade precinct with art galleries, cinemas, and entertainment.
This hotel is ideally situated adjacent to the main departure point for the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Esplanade, and the shopping precinct.

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Sydney: Sofitel Wentworth
Location: On Phillip Street in the financial heart of the Sydney CBD and just minutes from the Opera House, Circular Quay, the Rocks, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Located in the heart of Sydney, a 5 minute stroll from the Opera House, the Rocks, the Royal Botanical Garden, restaurants, nightclubs, and museums. The hotel features Club Sofitel, Sofitel Lounge, Business Centre, Library, Elix'r Health Club and Lattouf Hair & Spa.

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Sydney: Travelodge Wynyard
Location: In the heart of the Central Business District and adjacent to the Wynyard railway station, the hotel is ideally situated within close proximity to Sydney's wonderful attractions, like Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, Darling Harbour, and a great selection of cuisines.
Located within the heart of the CBD and adjacent to the Wynyard railway station, the Travelodge Wynyard is ideally situated within close proximity to Sydney's wonderful attractions like Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, Darling Harbour, and a great selection of local cuisines.

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Sydney: The Menzies Sydney
Location: The ideal location to explore Sydney. Overlooking Wynyard Park and a short walk from Sydney's shopping district, Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, and Darling Harbour.
With Sydney at its finger tips The Menzies Sydney offers an unparalleled standard of personal service in time-honoured tradition. Ideally located in the heart of Sydney the hotel is close to many famous attractions and features elegantly appointed rooms and a lively restaurant and bar scene.

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Queenstown: Rydges Lakeland Resort
Location: Situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Wakatipu and a short 5-minute walk along the waterfront to the town center.
Situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu, Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown boasts breathtaking views over the lake and surrounding mountains. Queenstown's largest hotel is just a 5-minute flat walk along the Lakefront to the center of town; with the airport only a 10-minute scenic drive away.

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Queenstown: Mercure Queenstown
Location: Approximately 1.5 km from the town center and overlooking beautiful Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains.
Mercure Queenstown Resort features spectacular, 180 degree views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable Mountains. This resort offers recreation facilities including; a seasonal swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, gymnasium, tennis court and ski boot drying room. Complimentary car parking is also available. Enjoy panoramic atrium views from the Vista a la carte Restaurant and relax in the stylish Lounge Bar for coffees, snacks and beverages.

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