AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND WITH CRUISE | 4 ★
Gold Coast to Auckland
This bucket list trip to Australia and New Zealand is the ultimate dream vacation! Start with 12 nights in the Gold Coast in your luxury ocean view apartment in the centre of Surfers Paradise! Then fly from Brisbane to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island for two nights and discover this rare and beautiful island, at the start of the Great Barrier Reef. Your accommodation will be at the stunning Kingfishers Bay Fraser Island Resort, where you will wake up to views of the natural surroundings.
Then continue to Sydney, Australia’s harbour city for a two-night stay. Your amazing journey continues with a luxurious 14-night Australia and New Zealand cruise aboard Holland America’s MS Noordam sailing from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand. Your amazing journey ends with two nights in Auckland, a city of natural wonders and stunning coastlines. This is truly an adventure of a lifetime!
* Roundtrip airfare
• Plaza Premium airport lounge pass†
• Airport transfers in country
• Australia’s Gold Coast: 12 nights at the Mantra Sun City Apartments in an ocean view apartment in the heart of Surfers Paradise, 15 minutes from the shopping strip
• Four excursions including, Spirits of the Red Sands Theatre with dinner, Wilderness Rainforest tour with lunch, Brisbane City tour and Aqua Duck Safari
• Fraser Island: two nights at Kingfisher Bay Fraser Island resort with breakfast and dinner daily
• Two excursions including, Bush Tucker and Taste and private half-day 4WD island tour including ferry transfers
• Sydney: two nights at the Grace Hotel with breakfast, and welcome dinner
• Two excursions including, Sydney city tour and Blue Mountains tour with lunch
• Holland America Cruise: 14-night Australia & New Zealand sailing onboard Holland America’s MS Noordam with meals**
• Auckland: two nights at Crowne Plaza Hotel with breakfast, city tour, dinner cruise and full-day tour including Waiheke Island wine tour
• All transfers and gratuities
• Merit Travel tour host††
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*CDN$ p.p. dbl. occ. Taxes and port fees included. Based on an interior stateroom Cat. L or similar. Upgrade to an ocean view stateroom Cat. E or similar: $400. Upgrade to a balcony stateroom Cat. VC or similar: $1,420. Upgrade to a balcony stateroom Cat. VA or similar: $ 1,530. **Cruise: Meals and gratuities are included onboard cruise. Shore excursions are not included. †Plaza Premium airport lounge pass applicable at Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton airports only. ††Minimum 15 participants required for a Merit Travel tour host.
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