12 or 14 days
Far away on the other side of the globe, Australia and New Zealand boast exotic wildlife, beautiful nature, and fascinating indigenous cultures. The Maori people of Rotorua are still very active in the society—experience their traditions at a Hangi feast. In Sydney, see kangaroos, koalas, wombats, and more at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, and in Cairns, snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Fly to New Zealand

    Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland • Rotorua

    Arrive in Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka Maori Village

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    See a jade carving demonstration

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy a Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua • Auckland

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 6: Auckland • Sydney

    Travel to the Auckland airport

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 7: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks

  • Day 8: 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 linked by Aboriginal culture. At Taronga Zoo listen to your Aboriginal guide’s personal stories and discover their connections back to the land, animals and nature. 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. Enjoy lunch with your group and then learn about the indigenous elements of the Bennelong Point site.
  • Day 9: Sydney • Cairns

    Fly to Cairns

  • Day 10: Cairns

    Take an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling with a marine biologist

    Snorkeling with a marine biologist

    Enhance your time in the world’s largest reef system by opting for a snorkeling adventure with a marine biologist. Learn about the sights and sounds of the Great Barrier Reef from an expert who can teach you more about the animal and plant life you spot in this interactive, aquatic classroom.

  • Day 11: Cairns

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Kuranda

    Kuranda

    Your full-day excursion begins with a scenic train ride to the rainforest village of Kuranda. Pass through the lush Atherton Tablelands, a tropical rainforest home to waterfalls and dramatic mountain lookouts. After free time, descend via a gondola and visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park, where you’ll learn about traditional Aboriginal culture and customs through live dancing and boomerang throwing.

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 12: Cairns • Honolulu

    Enjoy free time in Cairns

    Fly to Honolulu

    Cross the International Date Line

    Enjoy free time in Waikiki

  • Day 13: Honolulu

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite.
  • Day 14: Honolulu • Depart for home

    Take a guided tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

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  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Fly to New Zealand

    Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland • Rotorua

    Arrive in Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka Maori Village

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    See a jade carving demonstration

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy a Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua • Auckland

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 6: Auckland • Sydney

    Travel to the Auckland airport

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 7: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks

  • Day 8: 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 linked by Aboriginal culture. At Taronga Zoo listen to your Aboriginal guide’s personal stories and discover their connections back to the land, animals and nature. 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. Enjoy lunch with your group and then learn about the indigenous elements of the Bennelong Point site.
  • Day 9: Sydney • Cairns

    Fly to Cairns

  • Day 10: Cairns

    Take an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling with a marine biologist

    Snorkeling with a marine biologist

    Enhance your time in the world’s largest reef system by opting for a snorkeling adventure with a marine biologist. Learn about the sights and sounds of the Great Barrier Reef from an expert who can teach you more about the animal and plant life you spot in this interactive, aquatic classroom.

  • Day 11: Cairns

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Kuranda

    Kuranda

    Your full-day excursion begins with a scenic train ride to the rainforest village of Kuranda. Pass through the lush Atherton Tablelands, a tropical rainforest home to waterfalls and dramatic mountain lookouts. After free time, descend via a gondola and visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park, where you’ll learn about traditional Aboriginal culture and customs through live dancing and boomerang throwing.

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 12: Cairns • Honolulu

    Enjoy free time in Cairns

    Fly to Honolulu

    Cross the International Date Line

    Enjoy free time in Waikiki

  • Day 13: Honolulu

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite.
  • Day 14: Honolulu • Depart for home

    Take a guided tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Internal flights

  • Hotels

    9 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast daily; 4 dinners (6 with extension)

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Guided Sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by expert, licensed guide; 1 walking tour; 3 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (4 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Rotorua Duck Tour; Whaka geothermal area; Whaka Maori Village; Skyline Gondola; Agrodome; Great Barrier Reef; Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; Harbor cruise; Wild Life Sydney Zoo; With extension: USS Arizona Memorial

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Our online learning platform engages students in activities before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

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

  • Worldwide Presence

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

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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