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Australia & New Zealand
51 Days
Plus Optional Outback & Fiji

 
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ACROSS THE TASMAN SEA LIES AUSTRALIA

...THE LAND OF THE UNEXPECTED! Unique unto itself, Australia is filled with rare and exciting wildlife. You’ll enjoy the face-to-face experience with Kangaroos and Koalas …or perhaps the opportunity to hold a wombat and laugh at the antics of the ‘thieving’ Kookaburras. Exotic and spectacular are the Great Barrier Reef and the glittering coral islands that rise above the sea. The harbors are rich with a wealth of underwater creatures …the lands are painted with exotic flowers and peculiar animals. There is no land like the one which unfolds before your very eyes.

Start: Los Angeles, CA
End: Los Angeles, CA
Total Driving Miles: 4,436

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
NEW ZEALAND
Tip-to-Toe Island Vacation
• Southern Alps & Fjords
• Award Winning Wineries
• Unique Culture
• Thermal Hot Springs
• Boat Cruises & Sheep Farms
• The Penguin Experience

AUSTRALIA
Explore the Eastern Shores
• Aboriginal Cultural
• Rainforest at Kuranda
• Opal Mine Tour
• Sydney Opera House
• The Great Barrier Reef
• Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo


Two Optional Add-on Tours:
12 Day Outback (click for more info)
4 Day Fiji (click for more info)

DAY 1-2 LOS ANGELES, CA
WELCOME
• First Class Hotel (1 Night) • Breakfast and Orientation

DAY 3 INTERNATIONAL
FLIGHT LAX — CHC
In Flight Meals

NEW ZEALAND
25 Days
2.156 Driving Miles

DAY 4-5 CHRISTCHURCH, NZ
CITY TOUR
• First Class Hotel
   (2 Nights)
• Breakfast Each Morning
• New Zealand Welcome
   Dinner
• City Tour and Sights: Int’l
   Antarctic Center,
   Hagglund Adventure,
   Visit Art Center

DAY 6 OAMARU, NZ
MILES 145
• Pick-Up RV Rental,
   Grocery Shop
• Penguin Experience

DAY 7-8 DUNEDIN, NZ
MILES 75
• Dunedin City — Guided
   Bus Tour
   Cadbury Chocolate
   Factory Tour
   Larnach Castle — Guided
   Tour

DAY 9-10 TE ANAU, NZ
MILES 175
• Milford Sound Coach Tour • Fjords Nature Cruise,
   Lunch
   See the Underwater
   Observatory

DAY 11-12 QUEENSTOWN, NZ
MILES 104
• Gondola Ride to Bob's
   Peak, Luge Rides
• Deluxe Buffet Dinner
• TSS Earnslaw Cruise,
   Farm Tour and BBQ
   Lunch, Sheep Herding /
   Shearing Demo

DAY 13 WANAKA, NZ
MILES 70
• Arrowtown Chinese
   Settlement
• Kawarau Bungee Jump
   Visit
OPTIONAL
   Stuart Landsborough's
   Puzzling World

DAY 14 FRANZ JOSEF, NZ
MILES 175
• Raging Waterfalls and
   Hiking Trails
• Fox Glacier
• Franz Josef Glacier
OPTIONAL
   Glacier Helicopter Flight

DAY 15 WESTPORT, NZ
MILES 170
• Hokitika – New Zealand
   Jade Capital
• Visit Jade Studio and Shop
• Pancake Rocks and Ocean
   Walk
• Seal Colony / Cape of Foul
   Wind

DAY 16 HANMER SPRINGS
MILES 132
• Hanmer Hot Springs Spa
OPTIONAL
   Massage at Spa

DAY 17 PICTON, NZ
MILES 174

DAY 18 WELLINGTON-UPPER HUTT, NZ
MILES 25
• Ferry Picton to Wellington
• Te Papa Museum
• ‘Lord of The Rings’ —
   Filming Area

DAY 19 NAPIER, NZ
MILES 180
• Paua Factory Tour
• Sheepskin Factory Tour

DAY 20 TAUPO, NZ
MILES 85
• Huka Falls Guided Boat
   Cruise
• Aratiatia Dam, River Trail
   Walk
OPTIONAL
   Rapids Jet Boat Ride

DAY 21-22 ROTORUA, NZ
MILES 49
• Paradise Valley
• History and Craft
   Presentation
• Kiwi House and Tour
• Agrodome Sheep Show
• Wai-O-Tapu Thermal
   Pools
• Maori Village and
   Traditional Hangi Feast

DAY 23 WAITOMO, NZ
MILES 98
• Tour Ruakuri Glow Worm
   Cave
• New Zealand’s Best Bush
   Walk

DAY 24 OREWA BEACH, NZ
MILES 140
• Camp on the Beach
• Dinner

DAY 25-26 PAIHIA, NZ MILES 195
• Kauri Museum Tour
• Tane Mahuta
• Cape Reinga
• Lunch on Tour
• Sand Boarding and Clam
   Digging
• Treaty House and Maori
   War Canoe

DAY 27-28 AUCKLAND, NZ
MILES 164
• Return RV Rental
• First Class Hotel (2
   Nights) with Breakfast
• City Tour and Sights:
   Parnell Village, Tamaki
   Waterfront, War
   Memorial Museum
• Auckland Sky Tower
• Auckland Sailboat Cruise
   and Lunch
• Kelly Tarlton's
   Underwater World,
   Antarctic Experience,
   Emperor Penguins

 

AUSTRALIA
24 Days
2,280 Driving Miles

DAY 29-31 CAIRNS, AUS
WELCOME II
• Beach Front Hotel
   (3 Nights)
• Welcome to Australia
   Dinner
• Breakfast Each Morning
• Royale Train Service to
   Kuranda
• Skyrail over the Rainforest
• Barron Gorge and
   Rainforest Walk
• Tjapukai Aboriginal
   Cultural Park, Native
   Foods Buffet Lunch,
   Creation Theatre /
   History Theatre,
   Digeridoo Demonstration,
   Boomerang and Spear
   Throwing, Learn about
   Aboriginal Medicine
• Great Barrier Reef Tour:
   Michaelmas Cay
   Catamaran Cruise,
   Seafood Buffet Lunch,
   Snorkeling and
   Swimming, Semi-
   Submersible Boat Ride,
   Morning and Afternoon
   Tea, Guided Bird, Walk
   with Naturalist
OPTIONAL
   Scuba Diving

DAY 32 MISSION BEACH, AUS
MILES 90
• Pick-Up RV Rental,
   Grocery Shopping
• Cassowary Center

DAY 33 TOWNSVILLE, AUS
MILES 141
• Breakfast with the
   Animals
• Billabong Wildlife Park,
   Guided Tour and
   Crocodile Show, Hold a
   Koala and a Wombat

DAY 34 MACKAY, AUS
MILES 237

DAY 35 ROCKHAMPTON, AUS
MILES 224

DAY 36-37 HERVEY BAY, AUS
MILES 275
• Feed The Lorikeets
OPTIONAL
   Fraser Island Tour

DAY 38 NOOSA HEADS, AUS
MILES 108
• Noosa Heads Nat’l Park,
   Koalas in the Wild
• Hastings Street and Main
   Beach

DAY 39-40 SURFER'S PARADISE, AUS
MILES 147
• Scenic Drive — Glass
   House Mountains
• Steve Irwin’s Australia
   Zoo, Crocodile Show,
   BBQ Dinner

DAY 41 GLEN INNES, AUS
MILES 180

DAY 42 MOREE, AUS
MILES 218
• Salt Water Swimming Pool
• Thermal Spas and Cook-
   Out

DAY 43-44 LIGHTNING RIDGE, AUS
MILES 160
• Opal Mine Tour and
   Polishing Demo

DAY 45 WARRUMBUNGLE NP, AUS
MILES 180
• Camping with the
   Kangaroos
• Largest Observatory
   Complex

DAY 46-47 BLACKHEATH, AUS
MILES 230
• Incline Rail Ride
• Gondola Ride
• Three Sisters Overlook
• Olympic Park

DAY 48–50 SYDNEY, AUS MILES 90
• Return RV Rentals
• First Class Hotel
   (3 Nights)
• Breakfast Each Morning
• City Tour and Sights:
   Sydney Opera House,
   Mrs MacQuaries Chair,
   Sydney Harbor Bridge,
   Bondi Beach, Cruise
   Sydney Harbor,
   Seafood Buffet Lunch
• Free Day to Explore
   Sydney
OPTIONAL
   Climb Sydney Bridge

DAY 51 FLIGHT DEPARTURES
DEPART
   Return Flight to Los
   Angeles, CA
   Airport / Hotel Transfers
   In-Flight Dinner and
   Breakfast


 

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2015  
*Per Person
Double Occupancy
$18,595
1 Person/Rig $27,095
**Extra Person $14,495
2016  
*Per Person
Double Occupancy
$19,495
1 Person/Rig $27,195
**Extra Person $14,995


*PRICE BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY IN RV & HOTEL ROOMS

**EXTRA PRICE INCLUDES SEPARATE HOTEL & 6 BERTH RV UPGRADE

2015 Dates

March 28 to May 17

2016 Dates
March 27 to May 16

Price Includes
Standard Benefits
Travel Protection Package
Trip Cancellation Insurance
International Health Coverage
• Fully Equipped RV Rental
   Unlimited Mileage
   Full Vehicle Insurance
• All Airfare Included
   International & Intra-Country
• Hotel & Airport Transfers
• New Zealand Ferry Fees
CAMPING 37 Nights
HOTEL 12 Nights
EVENTS 120
MEALS 33


"Wonderful scenery, outstanding itinerary and trip logbook. Great entertainment and we will always remember Fantasy's wagonmasters on our New Zealand and Australia trip."

Win & Jan De Poorter, Wetumpka, AL

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“The experience of climbing to the top of the bridge in Sydney, Australia was a life changing moment for me because I was terrified of heights. The view was so breathtaking that after the first few moments I forgot my fear and opened my senses to the awesome sight of the gorgeous harbor dominated by the Opera House. By the way, heights never bothered me again!"

Steven Krauss,
West Palm Beach, FL


 
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