Ultimate Australia – Tour 2B (19 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia
Dates: 02 Mar 2019 - 20 Mar 2019

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Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
02 Mar 2019
Auckland, New Zealand
6:00 PM
03 Mar 2019
Tauranga, New Zealand
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
04 Mar 2019
05 Mar 2019
Wellington, New Zealand
9:00 AM 7:00 PM
06 Mar 2019
Akaroa, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
07 Mar 2019
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
08 Mar 2019
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
09 Mar 2019
10 Mar 2019
DAY 10
11 Mar 2019
Hobart, Australia
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 11
12 Mar 2019
DAY 12
13 Mar 2019
Sydney, Australia
6:00 AM
Air travel
Ayers Rock, Australia

Disembark Majestic Princess and enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane 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 Sails in the Desert Hotel.

DAY 13
14 Mar 2019
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)

DAY 14
15 Mar 2019
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)

DAY 15
16 Mar 2019
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)

DAY 16
17 Mar 2019
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)

DAY 17
18 Mar 2019
Cairns, Australia
Air travel
Sydney, Australia

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before your flight back to Sydney for two nights in this wonderful city. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore the city. Overnight at the Four Seasons Sydney. (B)

DAY 18
19 Mar 2019
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. Overnight at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. (B)

DAY 19
20 Mar 2019
Sydney, Australia

Your tour ends this morning. (B)

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