Ultimate Australia – Tour 2A (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand
Dates: 29 Nov 2018 - 18 Dec 2018

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29 Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia

Arrive in spectacular Sydney, Australia, and enjoy a seamless transfer by motorcoach to your comfortable hotel accommodations where you'll spend the night gearing up for an exciting tour ahead. Meet your traveling companions this evening at a welcome reception hosted by your tour director. Overnight at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.

30 Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia

Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You'll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Harbour Bridge, known locally as 'The Coat Hanger' for its arched hanger-like shape. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops, and an abundance of Old World charm. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please, whether you'd like to explore more of Sydney or simply rest your feet for another memorable day ahead. Overnight at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. (B)

01 Dec 2018
Sydney, Australia
Air travel
Ayers Rock, Australia

After breakfast, board a plane and take in the views as you soar through the skies on your flight to iconic Ayers Rock in the Outback. This afternoon you'll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia's Aboriginal people on an enlightening campfire tour. Walk along the base of Ayers Rock and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight at the Sails in the Desert Hotel. (B)

02 Dec 2018
Ayers Rock, Australia
Air travel
Darwin, Australia

Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Travel to the airport for a flight to Darwin. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the Hilton Darwin. (B)

03 Dec 2018
Darwin, Australia

After breakfast, start the day with an exciting journey down the Adelaide River witnessing the river's famous "jumping" crocodiles as they shoot out of the water in pursuit of prey. Follow this with a trip to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum. Overnight at the Hilton Darwin. (B,L)

04 Dec 2018
Darwin, Australia
Air travel
Cairns, Australia
Kuranda, Australia
Tjapukai, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Barron Falls. End the day with dinner featuring a local Aboriginal Didgeridoo performance. Overnight at the Shangri-La Hotel. (B,D)

05 Dec 2018
Cairns, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Today's activities are among the most exciting. Unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water's surface, and don't worry about breakfast or lunch, we'll make sure you get fed! Overnight at the Shangri-La Hotel. (B,L)

06 Dec 2018
Cairns, Australia
Air travel
Sydney, Australia
6:45 PM

Wave goodbye to Cairns as you soar into the clouds and fly back to Sydney, where your relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea awaits. Embark Majestic Princess and sail away for more incredible sights in Australia and New Zealand! (B)

07 Dec 2018
DAY 10
08 Dec 2018
Hobart, Australia
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 11
09 Dec 2018
DAY 12
10 Dec 2018
Melbourne, Australia
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 13
11 Dec 2018
DAY 14
12 Dec 2018
DAY 15
13 Dec 2018
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 16
14 Dec 2018
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 17
15 Dec 2018
Akaroa, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 18
16 Dec 2018
DAY 19
17 Dec 2018
Tauranga, New Zealand
5:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 20
18 Dec 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
7:00 AM
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Shore Excursions

Sydney, Australia - 29 Nov 2018

Sydney, Australia - 30 Nov 2018

Sydney, Australia - 01 Dec 2018

Cairns, Australia - 04 Dec 2018

Kuranda, Australia - 04 Dec 2018

Tjapukai, Australia - 04 Dec 2018

Cairns, Australia - 04 Dec 2018

Cairns, Australia - 05 Dec 2018

Cairns, Australia - 05 Dec 2018

Cairns, Australia - 06 Dec 2018

Sydney, Australia - 06 Dec 2018

Melbourne, Australia - 10 Dec 2018

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