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Tour Itinerary

Ready to wash that monotony right out of your hair? Head to the South Pacific and send it on its way. Combining fun, sun, glee, and the sea, this tour of Australia and New Zealand introduces you to the favorite features and creatures of both fascinating countries. Starting in New Zealand, you’ll witness Waitomo’s Glowworm Caves and Rotorua’s boiling mud pools before cruising through some of the coolest fiord scenery in the world in Queenstown’s Milford Sound. More uplifting sights await in the “Land Down Under” as you take a spin on Melbourne’s Star Observation Wheel, a dip in the colorful, coral-filled ocean at the Great Barrier Reef, and a ferry across Sydney Harbour to see the Opera House and other harmonious sights. While you’re sure to take plenty of pictures on this tour of the South Pacific, we’ll take one of you with a crocodile or koala for the ultimate souvenir.Did you know the koala sleeps an average of 20 hours a day? Why not add a 3-night Monograms vacation to Fiji to your tour of the South Pacific and curl up in a beachside hammock yourself? Between naps, you’ll enjoy a Sigatoka River safari and the sun, fun, and genuine warmth of the islanders.

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
    Welcome to Auckland! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 4:30 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner. (D)
    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    AUCKLAND. EXCURSION TO WAIHEKE ISLAND.
    AUCKLAND Guided sightseeing includes Queen Street, Auckland Domain (Auckland’s oldest park), and historic Parnell Village. Ferry crossing to Waiheke Island. Free time this evening.
    WAIHEKE ISLAND Guided sightseeing of the island includes a visit to an olive grove, plus a tour, tasting, and lunch at a [LF] local vineyard. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  3. Day 3
    AUCKLAND–WAITOMO–MATAMATA–ROTORUA.
    Scenic drive through the pastoral region of Waikato en route to Waitomo.
    WAITOMO Sightseeing with Local Guide at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves includes a boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto.
    MATAMATA Guided tour of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Hobbiton movie set includes the hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, and structures built for the filming. Continue to Rotorua.
    ROTORUA Free time this evening. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    ROTORUA.
    ROTORUA Guided sightseeing includes Te Puia with its geysers, boiling mudpools, and silica terraces. Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park to see native bush and wildlife including the shy Kiwi bird. Free time this afternoon. In the evening, enjoy a traditional [LF] Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), followed by an authentic Máori (indigenous Polynesian people) cultural performance with singing, dancing, and storytelling. (B,D)

    ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Rotorua with a flightseeing excursion over volcanoes, lakes, and mountains. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    ROTORUA–QUEENSTOWN.
    Fly to Queenstown.
    QUEENSTOWN A scenic gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak includes dinner with amazing views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkable Mountains, Lake Wakatipu, and Queenstown. (B,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND.
    MILFORD SOUND Full-day sightseeing in Fiordland National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes a scenic cruise on Milford Sound with the chance to see marine wildlife, waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforest. Late evening return to Queenstown. Please note that the excursion to Milford Sound may happen on Day 7 depending on weather and road conditions today. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  7. Day 7
    QUEENSTOWN.
    QUEENSTOWN Free day. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    QUEENSTOWN–MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.
    Fly to Melbourne.
    MELBOURNE Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    MELBOURNE.
    MELBOURNE Guided sightseeing includes Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Queen Victoria Market, and beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. A ride on the [LF] Melbourne Star Observation Wheel includes a sparkling drink, appetizers, and views of Melbourne and the bay. Free time the remainder of the day. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  10. Day 10
    MELBOURNE.
    MELBOURNE Free day. (B)

    Meals:   Breakfast
  11. Day 11
    MELBOURNE–CAIRNS.
    Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.”
    CAIRNS Visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures includes kangaroos, wombats, echidnas, and more native species. [LF] Have your photo taken with a koala or a crocodile. Dinner this evening at a local restaurant. (B,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  12. Day 12
    CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF.
    OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF Scenic catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes the option of snorkeling, a glass-bottom-boat tour, an underwater observatory, and watching a fish feeding.
    CAIRNS Free time this evening. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  13. Day 13
    CAIRNS.
    CAIRNS Free day. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  14. Day 14
    CAIRNS–SYDNEY.
    Fly to Sydney
    SYDNEY Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  15. Day 15
    SYDNEY.
    SYDNEY Sightseeing includes a tour of the Sydney Opera House (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) with a Local Guide. See the financial district, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, the botanic gardens, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Visit to world-famous Manly Beach includes free time, followed by ferry crossing to Sydney Harbour. Free time this evening. (B)

    Meals:   Breakfast
  16. Day 16
    SYDNEY.
    SYDNEY Free day before a farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant this evening. (B,D)

    ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Sydney with a guided climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  17. Day 17
    SYDNEY–NADI, FIJI–CORAL COAST.
    Fly to Nadi, Fiji. Transfer to your resort on the Coral Coast.
    CORAL COAST Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  18. Day 18
    CORAL COAST.
    CORAL COAST This morning’s highlight is a half-day Sigatoka River Safari. Be transported into the heart and soul of Fiji, aboard a custom-built jet boat. Cruise your way up the magnificent Sigatoka River to visit an authentic Fijian village and experience a day in the life of the real “Kaiviti” (Fijian). The remainder of your day is yours to explore the beautiful beaches or perhaps sample some local cuisine. (B,L)

    NOTE:
    If your included sightseeing is schedule to take place on a Sunday, it will operate on Monday instead. Your Local Host will have full details upon your arrival.
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  19. Day 19
    CORAL COAST
    . CORAL COAST Today is at leisure. Make sure to check the daily activities offered at your resort. You may wish to take a dip in the pool, enjoy a Fijian handicraft demonstration, spend some time in the water with kayaks or paddleboards, or simply enjoy an amazing sunset with a cool tropical drink. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  20. Day 20
    CORAL COAST – NADI.
    Transfer from the Coral Coast to Nadi International Airport where your vacation ends. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

Meals:
American breakfast daily, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Globus' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Globus has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Globus' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Globus' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.

A SAFE & WARM WELCOME

Globus will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE

Globus will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Globus' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.

FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH

To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Globus will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Globus' team members when with guests.

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS

Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.

COMMITMENT TO CLEAN

As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.

PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH

Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Accommodations

2022 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2021.

Auckland: SKYCITY Hotel
This spacious hotel allows you to relax in style while enjoying more than 20 restaurants, cafes and bars, a theatre, free live entertainment on selected nights and the iconic Sky Tower - all right on your doorstep! Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Additional amenities include a casino, spa services, and a fitness facility. This is a smoke-free property.
Address:
Corner Victoria & Federal St.
Auckland , New Zealand
Rotorua: Distinction Hotel Rotorua
Situated adjacent to the Whakarewarewa Forest, Distinction Hotel Rotorua is located minutes away from the city center of Rotorua. The hotel features a heated outdoor pool and spa, underground private grotto spas, on-site restaurant and bar, laundry facilities and dry cleaning, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Address:
390 Fenton St. PO Box 983
Rotorua , New Zealand
Queenstown: Heritage Hotel Queenstown
The Heritage Queenstown is a lodge-style hotel constructed from stone & cedar, standing proud above the shores of Lake Wakatipu, with views of the majestic Remarkables mountains. The hotel features coin-operated, self-service laundry, fitness room, on-site restaurant and bar, and pool.
Address:
91 Fernhill Road
Queenstown , New Zealand
Melbourne: Vibe Melbourne
The Vibe Melbourne is currently under construction. Originally built in 1873 in the Renaissance Revival style, the Cobden Building that once served as offices for the maritime trade and later as the clothing manufacturer and retailer Fletcher Jones will be transformed into a stunning new 24-story glass-fronted hotel and residential tower. The hotel will take in views of the Yarra River and Southbank, all the way to Port Philip Bay. The new hotel, which will preserve its classic heritage, will feature 206 guestrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool and gym, and ground floor lobby and restaurant. Please check back for more information about the hotel's amenities. Updates will be made as information is received.
Address:
Corner of Queen and Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Cairns: Pullman Cairns International
Pullman Cairns International is an upscale hotel exuding the architectural grandeur of the city's rich colonial past. Overlooking Cairns Harbour and the lush mountain hinterland, this 321-room hotel is perfectly positioned in the CBD to take advantage of all the city has to offer. After a great day of sightseeing, dine in Coco's Restaurant, grab a drink at the Lobby Bar, or pamper yourself at Vie Spa. Laundry is available through the hotel for a fee.
Address:
17 Abbott St
Cairns QLD, Australia
Sydney: Swissotel Sydney
The Swissotel Sydney is surrounded by Sydney's most exclusive shopping centres, such as the beautiful Queen Victoria Building and iconic Westfield Sydney and is within walking distance to all of Sydney's famous landmarks and cultural attractions. Enjoy a seasonally inspired dinner menu at JPB or delight in a unique buffet high tea at Crossroads Bar. The hotel offers a wide choice of treatments at the Day Spa as well as a gym, heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi.
Address:
68 Market Street
Sydney NSW, Australia
Coral Coast: Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort is situated in an exquisite seaside setting reminiscent of a time-honored Fijian village. The hotel features sweeping views from the hilltop Bebe Spa Fiji, magnificent tropical pool, beach access with complimentary kayaks, snorkeling gear, and paddle boards, Fijian culture activities, entertainment, and daily kava ceremony, daily Fijian handicraft demonstrations, fitness center, an ATM/currency exchange, and self-service laundry and dry cleaning.
Address:
Sydney Drive, off the Queens Highway
Coral Coast , Fiji

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.2
Accommodations
3.7
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.7
Repeat with Operator
4.3
Value for Money
3.8

Ratings based off 12 reviews - currently showing 4 reviews with comments only

I enjoyed every aspect of this trip! There were only a few issues that I had with one or two of the excursions (a bit pricey for the event and I provided a survey regarding my feedback. Otherwise, I loved the experience. I have been singing the praises of Heidi, the tour guide Erica and the hotel accommodations and each location! I was in bliss the entire trip and Erica is a total package! She is knowledgeable, kind, compassionate, engaging and very cool! We loved her! Thank you and I will travel with Globus again!

The itinerary was good. Most of the optional tours are not worth it. We loved the free days.

A very well organized trip equals less headache and fruitful vacation.

We have been traveling with this particular operator for many years. We always know there is a level of expectation that comes when choosing the operator. So, far this operator has not failed and has delivered consistently each time!

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