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HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR HOLIDAY :

  • An exciting tour at an honest price.
  • Enjoy American breakfast at the hotels.
  • Stay at conveniently located hotels.
  • Explore the adventurous Australia.
  • Stay 03 nights in the fun capital of Australia – Gold Coast!
  • Enjoy at the Minus5 Ice Bar.
  • Enjoy shopping at Harbour Town shopping Centre.
  • Enjoy at SeaWorld – enjoy antics of different sea creatures like Dolphins, Seals and the Polar bear.
  • Enjoy your time at MovieWorld – Hollywood in Gold Coast.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy DreamWorld with Sky Point
  • Stay 02 nights in Cairns.
  • Enjoy a one way Kuranda Scenic Skyrail to the Kuranda rainforest.
  • Enjoy a Cultural Show at Tjapukai.
  • Visit the spectacular Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy a full-day Great Adventure cruise to the Great Barrier Reef with lunch on board.
  • Stay 02 nights in Sydney.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy an Indian dinner on board the Showboat cruise with a cabaret show.
  • Enjoy a full-day city tour of Sydney see the famous Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Darling Harbour.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy Sydney Fusion Package.
  • Explore the scenic South New Zealand.
  • Explore and stay 01 night in Christchurch.
  • Enjoy a Christchurch city tour
  • Enjoy 03 fun filled nights in Queenstown – the adventure capital of New Zealand.
  • Enjoy the spectacular sights of Queenstown city on a Gondola Ride to Bob’s peak.
  • Cruise on the beautiful Milford Sound right up to the Tasman Sea with lunch on board.
  • Explore the pristine North New Zealand.
  • Stay 02 nights in Auckland – The financial capital of New Zealand.
  • Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.
  • Enjoy a city tour of Auckland.
  • Stay 01 night in Rotorua – the Thermal City!
  • Enjoy a farm visit and sheep show at Agrodome.
  • Wander around bubbling mud pools at Te Puia.
  • Visit the world famousWaitomo glow-worm caves.
  • Enjoy delicious Indian Jain/ Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian dinners at local Indian restaurants.
  • A relaxed tour with time for shopping.
  • Professional, friendly, multi-lingual and experienced Indian Thomas Cook Tour Managers travelling with you on your tour in Australia and New Zealand.

Price Includes

Gold Coast:

    • Minus5 Ice Bar
    • Shopping at Harbour Town Shopping Centre
    • MovieWorld
    • SeaWorld

Cairns:

    • Kuranda rainforest by one way Scenic Skyrail
    • Tjapukai Cultural Show
    • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef with Lunch

Sydney:

    • City tour of Sydney with Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour
    • Mt Tamborine with Skywalk and Glow worms cave

Christchurch:

    • City Tour

Queenstown:

    • Gondola ride to Bob’s peak
    • Cruise on the beautiful Milford Sound right upto the Tasman Sea with lunch Included

Rotorua:

    • Enjoy sheep shows at Agrodome
    • Wander around bubbling mud pools at Te Puia.
    • The world-famousWaitomo glow worm caves
    • Visit the beautiful Hamilton Gardens

Auckland:

  • City tour of Auckland
  • Sky Tower

ACCOMMODATION

  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Mantra Legends or similar in Gold Coast.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Colonial Club or similar in Cairns.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Travel Lodge or similar in Sydney.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Ibis or Similar, in Christchurch.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Heartland or similar in Queenstown.
  • 01 night accommodation at Scenic Hotel or similar in Auckland.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Ibis or similar in Rotorua.
  • 01 night accommodation at Scenic Hotel or similar in Auckland.

MEALS

  • Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival)
  • 04 Basic Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 14 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian dinners.

NOTE

  • It is compulsory to pay a nominal amount of 2 AUD per person / per day in Australia as Tips to the guide / driver for services rendered.
  • Porterage is not included in the Tour Cost and guests have to carry their own bags.

IMPORTANT

  • The tour will be operated subject to a minimum of 20 full-paying passengers travelling together.
  • In the event that the group size is less than 20 passengers, you will be given an option of travelling on FIT basis, by paying an additional supplement.
  • The tour will be conducted in seat-in-coach basis and there may be a few changes in the itinerary for a group strength of 2-19 Adults
  • The services of a Thomas Cook tour manager will be provided with a group of minimum 20 full paying adults. Our local representatives will be there to assist you in case the above requirement is not fulfilled.
  • When the tour has less than 19 adults, it will be operated on a seat-in-coach basis.
  • There will be certain sightseeing which will not be provided when the tour operates on a seat-in-coach basis, due to operational reasons.

TOUR DEPARTURES (2016):

  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • : 12, 26
  • : 03, 10, 17, 31
  • : 14, 28
  • : 12, 26
  • : 09, 23
  • : 06, 20

Visa Requirements

  • Single-entry Australian Visa.
  • Single-entry New Zealand Visa.

NOTE:

  • For certain departures, wemay re-route the itinerary. However all sightseeing & inclusions will remain the same. On some occasions you may have to join another group in case the group does not have adequatemembers.
  • Surcharges for Local Events applicable on certain departures.

Day 1

Welcome aboard Thomas Cook’s ‘Australia and New Zealand Delights’ tour. Arrive into Brisbane and then proceed towards Gold Coast – Australia’s entertainment capital. Enjoy at the Harbour Town shopping Centre. Also enjoy at theMinus5 Ice Bar.(Flight cost not included)

  • On arrival at Brisbane airport, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas
    Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. (Flight cost not included)
    Proceed towards Gold Coast and check into your hotel (Standard check in at 1400hrs). Today,
    you can enjoy your hearts out at the Harbour Town Shopping centre, as a complimentary
    shopping voucher has also been arranged for you. Later in the evening enjoy the Minus5 Ice Bar.
    18 tonnes of ice have gone into the creation of this ice-cold experience. Everything within the ice
    lounge is made entirely from ice; the walls that enclose you, the seats that you sit on, the
    amazing sculptures that surround you and even the glasses that you can enjoy the famous
    vodka-based cocktails in. The focus at Minus5 is the art of ice. They have their own ice carver
    who changes the lounge and sculptures every 6-8 weeks, continually re-inventing the
    experience. Enjoy Dinner at an Indian Restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra Legends or similar in Gold Coast.

Day 2

Have a fun-filled day at the ‘SeaWorld’ and ‘MovieWorld’ – Hollywood in Gold Coast.

  • Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel this morning, we proceed to Golf Coast to spend the
    day at Gold Coast’s most spectacular theme park – SeaWorld From themoment you enter Sea
    World, fun, laughter, excitement and entertainment reigns. You can see dazzling and dare-devil
    stunts by the park’s international ski team. See the highly trained dolphins and sea lions
    perform in circus-like acts. Also see the Sharks from both above water and underwater at “Shark
    Bay”. Enjoy Lunch at Rick’s Cafe. Later you proceed toWarner Brothers ‘MovieWorld’ where
    moviemagic happens every day. It is the only Australian movie-related theme park. Meet your
    favourite stars and enjoy all the behind-the-scene actions, comedy stunts along with
    exhilarating rides, shows and attractions. Enjoy thrilling rides like Superman Escape, Lethal
    Weapon, Batwing Space Shot and many more. After loads of fun, laughter and entertainment,
    return to your hotel. Enjoy your delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra Legends or similar in Gold Coast.

Day 3

Today, the day is free at leisure OR enjoy Dreamworld which provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family fun, along with the Sky Point observatory deck.

  • Today after your American breakfast at the hotel, your day is free to explore Gold Cost on your
    own OR you have an option to enjoy DreamWorld. You can enjoy the tallest and fastest thrill
    rides, interactive shows and unique animal attractions; there’s something for everyone at
    DreamWorld. Rides that are stomach losing, packed with adrenalin, and give you a big dose of
    fear such as the Giant Drop, Tower of Terror, andWipe out, Cyclone roller coaster and Dream
    World’s latest scream machine – The Claw! Experience somemore wonderful rides and
    attractions at Nick CentralWiggle’sWorld, Flowrider and IMAX Theatre. Later you have the
    option of visiting the Sky Point observatory deck. Sky Point takes you to the highest point above
    the Gold Coast on top of Q1 and offers spectacular 360 degree view from the surf to hinterland
    and beyond. Enjoy your dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra Legends or similar in Gold Coast.

Day 4

Arrive into Cairns – The Tropical Paradise. Today experience Kuranda Scenic Sky Rail at the tropical rainforest and enjoy the Tjapukai Cultural show.

  • Today post your lavish American breakfast; you will check out from your hotel for your transfer
    to the airport for your flight from Gold Coast to Cairns. (Flight cost not included) On arrival into
    Cairns you would experience Skyrail Rainforest at Kuranda. Skyrail will take you on an amazing
    experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the
    forest. There are rainforest walks, markets, cafes, restaurants, and galleries for you to visit.
    Later enjoy the Tjapukai Cultural show. Later you can relax in the comfort of your hotel or you
    can visit some of the exciting shops at the ‘Cairns Night Market’ on your own. Enjoy a
    sumptuous dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Colonial Club or similar in Cairns.

Day 5

Join us on an unforgettable experience to the Great Barrier Reef – the only living structure visible fromthemoon! A chance to enjoy Hot Air Ballooning.

  • Today morning you have an option to go for hot air ballooning. After a hearty American
    breakfast at your hotel, you proceed to board the cruise liner to the Great Barrier Reef – most
    spectacular underwater experience imaginable. The cruise will take you to a Great Barrier Reef,
    to an underwater world that has a dazzling kaleidoscope of colours. Escape into a world of
    surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. There is an
    abundance of activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. A chance to Snorkel and
    dive, visit the underwater observatory or you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from
    the comfort of an air-conditioned semi-submersible. Savour a delicious lunch on board the
    cruise liner. Return to your hotel with fantastic memories of this living natural wonder. Now
    proceed for your delicious dinner that awaits you at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Colonial Club or similar in Cairns.

Day 6

Onto Sydney – The Harbour city. Explore the landmarks of Sydney. Visit the Rocks area, Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and Bondi Beach on your exciting city tour. In the evening, you have a chance to enjoy an Indian dinner on board the Showboat cruise with a cabaret show.

  • After your American breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney.
    (Flight cost not included). On arrival proceed on an exciting city tour of Sydney which includes
    highlights like the Darling Harbour, one of the world’s greatest waterfront destinations. Post
    tour you will have lunch at an Indian Restaurant. Experience a slice of the city’s history at the
    Rocks area, Hyde Park, the world famous Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Mrs. Macquarries
    Chair, and the world renowned Bondi beach. Enjoy a delicious Indian dinner at a local Indian
    restaurant. . Today you also have a chance to enjoy an Indian dinner on board the Showboat
    cruise with a cabaret show.Overnight at Hotel Travel Lodge or similar in Sydney.

Day 7

Today your day is at leisure to explore this vibrant city. OR You also have the chance to discover stunning underwater life at the Sydney Aquariumand visit the famous Sydney Tower and Oz Trek & visit the world famous Madame TussaudsWax Museum& visit WildlifeWorld.

  • After an early breakfast at your hotel, today you have the day free to explore this vibrant city on
    your own. OR You can opt for the Sydney Fusion package – a combination of 4 of Sydney’s most
    visited places: Sydney Aquarium: A journey through the world famous aquarium of Australia.
    Also, visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in Sydney. Here you enjoy a visit to the observatory deck for the most spectacular 360° aerial view of the beautiful
    harbour city and embark on a journey across Australia’s landscapes, history and terrain to
    explore Australia’s national treasures at the Oz Trek. You may also experience the world of
    glamour, glitz, sport, politics and music by visiting the world famous Madame TussaudsWax
    Museum where you will see the life size wax statues of the famous personalities from around
    the world. You may later visit theWildlifeWorld. Find yourself on an amazing animal adventure
    as you journey into Australia’s most famous locations.Walk through iconic Aussie habitats and
    encounter some of themost loved and feared animals that call Australia home. Enjoy your
    delicious Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Travel Lodge or similar in Sydney.

Day 8

Welcome to New Zealand. Arrive into Christchurch – the Garden city.

  • After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to
    Christchurch. (Flight cost not included) On arrival, you will be greeted by your friendly and
    experienced Thomas Cook Tour Manager / Local representative outside the baggage hall. Later
    get set to see the Garden City, Christchurch. City sights include the beautiful Mona Vale gardens,
    re-constructed CBD and the new ‘Cardboard’ Cathedral. Proceed and check into your hotel.
    Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Ibis or Similar, in Christchurch.

Day 9

Proceed to Queenstown – New Zealand’s adventure capital. Todaymove onto
Queenstown on themost scenic route.

  • After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to one of themost scenic regions
    of this beautiful country. Journey across Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo. Visit the Sheep Dog
    Monument and Church of the Good Shepherd. Today lunch will be on your own arrangement.
    Now move onto Lake Pukaki lookout point to view Mt Cook. Cross Lindis Pass to Queenstown.
    Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Heartland or similar in Queenstown.

Day 10

Today we set out for themost spectacular cruise to theMilford Sound.

  • After an American breakfast, depart from Queenstown and travel via Te Anau through the awe
    inspiring Homer Tunnel and the stunning glacier-carved Eglington Valley, to arrive at Milford
    Sound. Enjoy the full-day on an unforgettable Milford Sound cruise, which sails right up to the
    mouth of the Tasman Sea (weather permitting). Enjoy a delicious lunch on board the cruise.
    Journey into the untouched paradise of Milford Sound and explore the natural wonders and
    history surrounding this deep fiord. Later tonight, enjoy a sumptuous Indian dinner at a local
    restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Heartland or similar in Queenstown.

Day 11

Today experience the Gondola ride that gives you the best view of this city.

  • Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel; today get ready to experience the famous Arrow town
    street and the Gondola ride, also a fast convenient access to the best views in the region, which
    is reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere. Later tonight, enjoy an Indian
    dinner at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Heartland or similar in Queenstown.

Day 12

Welcome to Auckland – “The city of Sails”. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.

  • After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to
    Auckland. (Flight cost not included) On arrival, proceed and check into your hotel. Lunch will be
    on your own. Later the evening is at leisure for you to explore this city on your own. Later in the
    evening, enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck. Tonight
    a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.Overnight at Scenic Hotel or similar in Auckland.

Day 13

Enjoy a city tour of this beautiful, pristine city. Proceed to Rotorua – “The Thermal city”

  • After an American breakfast at the hotel, check out and get set for a day of fun as we take you for
    a city tour featuring Harbour Bridge and waterfront drive. The view ofWaite Mata Harbour and
    beaches are unmatched. After that, continue your journey to Rotorua via Hamilton and visit the
    Hamilton Gardens. Enjoy Tour Te Puia Thermal Reserves on arrival in Rotorua, via the beautiful
    Cambridge. Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Later, check into
    the hotel.Overnight at Hotel Ibis or similar in Rotorua.

Day 14

See the sheep shows at Agrodome. Later proceed toWaitomo caves on the way to Auckland.

  • After a delicious breakfast, proceed to Agrodome which will give you a chance to see through
    the eyes of a true New Zealand farmer.Witness the Agrodome Sheep Show an exciting and
    informative insight into the world of New Zealand agriculture, featuring different breeds of
    sheep, sheep shearing, cow milking, lamb feeding and dog demonstrations. Enroute visit the
    Waitomo Caves in the lush Waikato region. Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display, as you glide
    silently through the starry wonderland caves of Glow-worm situated underground along the
    Waitomo River and gaze in silence at themyriad of glow-worm lights that make up the Glowworm
    Grotto. As you enter this galaxy of tiny living lights, you will immediately experience a
    serene ambience and be fascinated and intrigued by tiny glow-worms that light your way. Later
    enjoy an Indian Dinner at a local restaurant.Overnight at Scenic Hotel or similar in Auckland.

Day 15

Return home with wonderfulmemories of your holiday.

  • This morning after an American breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport, where your
    memorable Thomas Cook tour comes to an end. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback
    form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will bemost appreciated.
    Arrive home with pleasant memories of your “Australia and New Zealand Delights” tour. (Flight
    cost not included)

PRE & POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

TWIN/TRIPLE SHARE SINGLE OCCUPANCY CHILD UNDER 12 YEARSWITH AN EXTRA BED CHILD W/O BED
Melbourne AUD 150 AUD 220 AUD 115 AUD 75
Sydney AUD 150 AUD 220 AUD 115 AUD 75
(All the above rates are approximate and per person per night inclusive of accommodation and breakfast.)
OPTIONAL TOURS ADULT CHILD
DreamWorld with Sky Point AUD 120 AUD 90
Hot Air Ballooning AUD 220 AUD 210
Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise AUD 130 AUD 120
Sydney Fusion Package AUD 85 AUD 70
Shotover Jet AUD 135 AUD 75

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare (Main and Internal), Ticket Taxes, Visa Charges, Tips, Portage and Medical Insurance
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate of exchange changes substantially prior to departure.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menus provided by us.
  • Tips to hotel waiters, drivers, etc.
  • Meals are pre-set and a choice of menu is not available.
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passenger other than Inclusions box are to be paid for extra.
  • Please check on the Australia / New Zealand Quarantine rules before your departure.

POINTS TO BE NOTED

  • Meals at all the destinations are pre-set and a-la- carte is not possible.
  • American breakfasts will be served throughout the tour (except on the day of arrival).
  • Any damage caused to the hotel rooms or coach during the stay shall be payable by the passengers. Thomas Cook will not be liable for the same.
  • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure; excursions advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed necessary.
  • The cost of extension of validity of ticket is not included in Tour price.
  • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However all services will remain the same.
  • The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate changes substantially prior to departure.
  • The Company reserves the right to alter the order of the itinerary. The same will be informed to the client before departure.
  • Due to Trade Fairs and conventions in the cities, it is possible that the hotel accommodation provided would be outside the city. The same will be informed in advance.
  • Hotels mentioned are subject to availability.
  • There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour.
  • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death,
    delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
  • Certain departure dates will have surcharges applicable, please contact out local sales office for details.
  • Standard check-in time for the hotels is 1400hrs while check-out is at 1200hrs.
  • The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in the schedule of trains, flights, coach, cruise or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passenger.
  • Thomas Cook will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Air-line.
  • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms & Conditions’.