Australia and New Zealand are waiting to be discovered on this in-depth 29-day tour. Follow an Indigenous guide through the Daintree Rainforest, Spend the day boating around the scenic Whitsundays, Hike and stay overnight in the Blue Mountains, Cruise around the fjords of Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park, Soak in the scenery of Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, Hang with the Maori in a traditional village.
National Geographic Journey’s support sustainable tourism and promote culture, heritage and conservation. By immersing yourself in this 22 day Australasian guided tour you will forge connections with the environment and the people through authentic life-changing experiences. Capture the sunrise at sacred Uluru/Ayers Rock, explore ancient rainforests, ice-age glaciers and be enthralled with the many Aboriginal and Maori myths, legends and cultural traditions.
A perfect mix of modern cities and vast ancient landscapes characterizes this epic journey across two southern countries. The Milford Sound and The Great Barrier Reef complement a world of ancient Aboriginal tradition in Australia’s Red Centre and vivid Māori culture in Rotorua. From tropical Cairns to the towering mountain peaks of the land of The Long White Cloud, you’ll be amazed at every turn.
On this grand, wide-ranging journey, you’ll explore the two diverse and great countries that lie on the shores of the Tasman Sea. Very different in size, and each offering unique experiences and landscapes, New Zealand and Australia share a great reputation for warm hospitality and great cuisine. Discover crocodiles and kiwis, exciting cosmopolitan cities, the Great Barrier Reef, and stunning Milford Sound.
The untamed, unspoiled natural splendour, sophisticated cities and bewitching landscapes of Australia and New Zealand take center stage on this extraordinary discovery of two destinations unlike any other. Bask in the brilliance of Waitomo’s glow worms, the dazzling hues of the Great Barrier Reef and watch the sun set over the Sydney Opera House.