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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND Australia Alice Springs Cairns Great Barrier Reef New Zealand Waitomo Caves Picton Abel Tasman National Park Nelson Auckland Rotorua Tongariro National Park Wellington Rottnest Island Uluru nights in hotel From Melbourne Perth Freemantle Melbourne Sydney To Christchurch Greymouth Franz Josef Christchurch Mount Cook Lake Tekapo Milford Sound Queenstown Fiordland National Park Australian and New Zealand Adventure See the sun dazzle on the Sydney Opera House and watch it descend over Uluru... learn about the ancient heartland of Aboriginal culture and of the Maori's homeland... explore national parks and discover an abundance of intriguing wildlife, from koalas to kiwis. This extensive tour encompasses over a month's worth of wonderful sites and experiences. Australian Adventure 19 nights from £4699^ New Zealand Adventure 18 nights from £4049^ Combine both Australian Adventure and New Zealand Adventure 34 nights from £7748^ All include optional travel insurance or a reduction of £143 (18 and 19 nights) or £283 (34 nights) if not required§ Selected optional excursions now available to book in advance - Australia only Including VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 165 32 nights in hotels and 2 in flight 47 meals: 32 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 11 dinners Excursions and visits... Perth city tour and Swan River cruise Alice Springs guided tour Sunset drink at Ayers Rock Catamaran trip to Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef Guided tour of Sydney, the Opera House and a harbour cruise Melbourne city tour, including Captain Cook's cottage Dinner cruise on the Yarra River Christchurch city tour and River Avon punting A ride on Queenstown's Skyline Gondola with dinner Tour of Fiordland National Park and cruise across Milford Sound Wellington city tour Scenic drive around Lake Taupo Huka Falls visit Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley and Maori Arts and Crafts Institute Maori village visit and hangi dinner Waitomo Caves walking tour and cruise Auckland city tour. l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at all hotels Tourist visa**. l l l l l To find out more visit Day 1: UK-Perth. After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Heathrow, fly to Perth. Day 2: Perth. Arriving in the afternoon, transfer to the Rendevous Perth Central Hotel (3Q) for a three-night stay. Day 3: Perth. Sightseeing tour followed by a short cruise to Fremantle. Welcome drink and dinner tonight. B, D Day 4: Perth. Optional excursions explore the Pinnacles Desert or Rottnest Island. B Day 5: Perth-Alice Springs. Fly to Alice Springs and stay overnight at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs (4Q). B, D Day 6: Alice Springs-Ayers Rock. Journey through the outback to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Stay overnight at the Desert Gardens Hotel (3Q). B, D Day 7: Ayers Rock-Cairns. Optional helicopter flight to see Uluru from the air. Fly to Cairns for four nights at the Pacific Hotel Cairns (4Q). B Day 8: Cairns. A choice of optional excursions is available. B Day 9: Great Barrier Reef. Spend the day on the Great Barrier Reef. B, L Day 10: Cairns. A variety of optional excursions is available. B Day 11: Cairns-Sydney. Fly to Sydney for four nights at the Rydges World Square Hotel (3Q). B, D Day 12: Sydney. Sightseeing trip highlights the Rocks district, Harbour Bridge and Botanical Gardens, and includes a guided tour of the Opera House. B, L Day 13: Sydney. An optional excursion reveals the Hunter Valley. B Day 14: Sydney. Perhaps explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains on an optional excursion. B Day 15: Sydney-Melbourne. Fly to Melbourne for four nights at the Radisson On Flagstaff Gardens (4Q). B Day 16: Melbourne. City tour encompassing Captain Cook's Cottage and Queen Victoria Market. B Day 17: Melbourne. Optional excursion to Phillip Island. B Day 18: Melbourne. Dinner cruise on the Yarra River. B, D The next day, travel home and end your 19-night Australian Adventure, or continue for the full 34-night tour and start your 18-night New Zealand Adventure! Day 19: Melbourne-Christchurch. Fly to New Zealand. Stay two nights at the Distinction Hotel Christchurch (4Q). B. Day 20: Christchurch. Included afternoon sightseeing tour and punting trip on River Avon. B, D Day 21: Christchurch to Queenstown. In Queenstown, stay three nights at the Copthorne Lakefront Resort (4Q). On March and April departures, stay at the Millenium Queenstown (4Q). B, D Day 22: Fiordland National Park. Explore the Park, and cruise Milford Sound fjord, with a picnic lunch. B Day 23: Queenstown. At leisure. Dinner at the Skyline Tower. B, D Day 24: Queenstown to Franz Josef. Overnight at the Scenic Franz Josef Glacier Hotel (3Q). B Day 25: Franz Josef to Hokitika. Optional Glacier Valley walk to face of Franz Josef Glacier. Overnight at the Beachfront Hotel Hokitika (3Q). B, D Day 26: Hokitika to Nelson. Two-night stay at the Heritage Rutherford 158 To book call our trade reservations team FREE on 0800 074 8021