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HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR HOLIDAY :

  • Maximum sightseeing with minimum travelling time.
  • Enjoy daily American breakfast at the hotels.
  • Stay at conveniently located hotels.
  • Explore the adventurous Australia extensively.
  • Stay 02 nights in the beautiful city of Melbourne.
  • Enjoy an exciting city tour of Melbourne.
  • A guided tour inside the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • Enjoy Lunch at Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • Enjoy a trip to the Great Ocean Road with Italian Lunch.
  • Stay 02 nights in Cairns.
  • Enjoy a one way Kuranda Scenic Skyrail to the Kuranda rainforest.
  • Enjoy a Cultural Show at Tjapukai.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy Hot Air Ballooning.
  • Visit the spectacular Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy a full-day Great Adventure cruise to the Great Barrier Reef with lunch on board.
  • Stay 03 nights at the fun capital of Australia – Gold Coast!
  • Enjoy a 30minutes Jet Boat Adventure.
  • Enjoy at Sea World with antics of different sea creatures like Dolphins, Seals and Polar bear.
  • An enthralling experience – A Helicopter Ride at SeaWorld.
  • Enjoy at Movie World – get to meet your favourite movie characters, enjoy rides & shows, which give you a feel of Hollywood.
  • Enjoy CurrumbinWildlife sanctuary with Lunch.
  • Enjoy a day at Dream World – Australia’s premier theme park. Get a chance to hug a Koala and see the Kangaroos, only at DreamWorld.
  • Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Gold Coast city from the Sky Point observatory deck with Tea / Coffee.
  • Enjoy at the Minus5 Ice Bar.
  • Stay 03 nights in Sydney.
  • Enjoy an Indian dinner on board the Showboat cruise with a cabaret show.
  • Enjoy a full-day city tour of Sydney visiting the famous Harbour Bridge and Darling Harbour.
  • Visit the famous Bondi beach.
  • A guided tour inside the famous Opera House.
  • Go up the Sydney Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in Sydney and get a 360° view of the city.
  • Experience 4D Cinema at the Sydney Tower.
  • Enjoy Lunch at Sydney Tower.
  • Get close to the animals at the Sydney Aquarium – an exhibit of aquatic life.
  • Visit the world famous Madame TussaudsWax Museum.
  • Visit the SydneyWildlifeWorld.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy a trip to the Blue Mountains.
  • Optional: A chance to enjoy the Sydney Bridge Climb.
  • Explore the pristine North New Zealand.
  • Stay 02 nights in Auckland – The financial capital of New Zealand.
  • Enjoy a city tour of Auckland.
  • Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.
  • Stay 02 nights in Rotorua – the Thermal City!
  • Enjoy a farm visit and sheep show at Agrodome
  • An educational and entertaining farm tour with a chance to click photos and hand feed the animals.
  • Wander around bubbling mud pools at Te Puia.
  • Visit the world famousWaitomo glow-worm caves.
  • Spend some time at the breathtaking Hamilton Gardens – New Zealand’s first traditional Maori Garden.
  • Explore the scenic South New Zealand extensively.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy a tour to the historic Arrow Town.
  • Enjoy aWinery tour with cheese and matching wine.
  • Enjoy TSS Earnslaw Cruise.
  • Enjoy Shotover Jet adventure.
  • Visit the PuzzlingWorld inWanaka.
  • Stay 01 night in Franz Josef.
  • Visit a Jade Gallery Greenstone cutting factory and view glass blowing.
  • View the Glacier Lookout point.
  • Stay 01 night in Christchurch.
  • City tour of Christchurch including the beautiful Mona Vale gardens, re-constructed CBD and the new ‘cardboard’ Cathedral.
  • Enjoy delicious Indian Jain/ Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian dinners at the finest 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

Melbourne:

    • City tour of Melbourne
    • Guided tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground with Lunch
    • A scenic visit to the Great Ocean Road with Italian Lunch

Cairns:

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

Gold Coast:

    • Jet Boat Adventure
    • Minus5 Ice Bar
    • MovieWorld
    • Enjoy SeaWorld. An exhilarating Helicopter Ride at SeaWorld
    • Dream world and Sky Point with Tea / Coffee
    • CurrumbinWildlife Sanctuary with Lunch

Sydney:

  • Sydney Showboat Cruise with dinner
  • City tour of Sydney with Bondi Beach
  • Guided tour inside the Sydney Opera House
  • Go up the Sydney Tower + 4D Experience
  • Lunch at Sydney Tower
  • Visit the Sydney Aquarium
  • Visit theWorld Famous Madame TussaudsWax Museum
  • Visit theWildlifeWorld

    Auckland:

  • City tour of Auckland
  • Sky Tower
  • Rotorua:

  • Enjoy sheep shows at Agrodome
  • An educational and exciting Farm tour
  • Wander around bubbling mud pools at Te Puia. Enjoy Maori Cultural show
  • The world-famousWaitomo glow worm caves
  • Visit the beautiful Hamilton Gardens
  • Queenstown:

  • Gondola ride to Bob’s peak
  • Cruise on the beautiful Milford Sound right upto the Tasman Sea with lunch
  • Tour to the historic Arrow Town, winery tour with cheese and matching wine
  • Shotover Jet adventure
  • TSS Earnslaw Cruise
  • Wanaka:

  • PuzzlingWorld
  • Franz Joseph:

  • Visit the Glacier Lookout point.
  • Visit a Jade Gallery
  • Christchurch:

  • See the New ‘Cardboard’ Cathedral
  • City Tour

ACCOMMODATION

  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Rydges Exhibition or similar in Melbourne.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Crowne Plaza or similar in Auckland.
  • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Novotel or similar in Rotorua.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Crowne Plaza or similar in Auckland.
  • 03 nights accommodation at Hotel Novotel or similar in Queenstown.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Scenic Franz Josef or similar.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Chateau on the Park or similar in Christchurch.

MEALS

  • Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival)
  • 13 Basic Vegetarian lunches + 02 local lunches + 02 packed lunches + 01 Basic Snack.
  • 19 Daily Indian Jain/vegetarian/non-vegetarian dinners.

NOTE

  • It is compulsory to pay a nominal amount of 2 AUD per person / per day in Australia and
  • 3 NZD per person / per day in New Zealand as Tips to the guide / driver for services rendered.
  • Porterage of 01 bag per person at the hotels only included.

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 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
  • : 09, 23, 30
  • : 07, 14, 21, 28
  • : 04, 11, 18
  • : 02, 16, 30
  • : 13, 27
  • : 10, 24

Visa Requirements

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

NOTE

  • For certain departures, we may 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 ‘Australian Grandeur with Scenic New Zealand’ tour. Depart for Melbourne. Arrive in to Melbourne – the Victorian Capital. Explore the charm, history and character of Melbourne on an exciting city tour. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground with Lunch. (Flight cost is not included)

  • On arrival at Melbourne airport, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas
    Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. (Flight cost is not included)
    You will be taken to your hotel for check in. Post check in proceed to one of Australia’s greatest
    assets – Lunch at Melbourne cricket ground (Should there be any events/non-operating days
    the lunch will be at Indian restaurant instead of MCG.) Also, enjoy a guided tour of the
    spectacular Melbourne Cricket Ground. Post lunch discover the breathtaking landmarks and
    monuments of Melbourne on your city tour, which includes a visit to the famous and beautiful
    Royal Botanical Gardens, Town Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, National Tennis centre, the 1956
    Olympic venue, the Shrine of Remembrance, Bourke Street Mall and some beautifully restored
    Victorian houses. You also have an option to visit the Eureka Tower. Tonight, enjoy your
    sumptuous dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Rydges Exhibition or similar in Melbourne

Day 2

Enjoy a memorable excursion to the Great Ocean Road, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the ‘Twelve Apostles’.

  • After your delicious breakfast at the hotel, get set to spend your entire day at the Great Ocean
    Road. Enjoy the spectacular views over golden surf beaches, sheer cliff faces and magnificent
    stands of Eucalyptus. Enjoy enroute Italian lunch including Pizzas/Pastas. Drive along the
    coastline on entire length of Port Campbell National Park. The coastline with its twisted shapes
    of amazing rock formation, the famous ‘Twelve Apostles’ – huge stone pillars rising from the
    surf, the Loch Ard Gorge, will give a photographer some spectacular pictures this evening. Enjoy
    a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Rydges Exhibition or similar in Melbourne.

Day 3

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 Melbourne to Cairns. (Flight cost is not included) On arrival
    into Cairns enjoy Indian lunch enroute your visit to the rainforest. 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 Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns.

Day 4

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 Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns.

Day 5

Today proceed towards Gold Coast – Australia’s entertainment capital. A unique Jet Boat adventure has been arranged for you.

  • Post your American breakfast at the hotel; you will be transferred to the airport for your flight
    to Brisbane. (Flight cost is not included) On arrival you will be also provided with a packed
    lunch. Get ready for some fun and excitement as you go on a great water adventure with Gold
    Coast’s 30 mins Jet Boat Adventure. Jet boating cruises have been described as similar to many
    theme park roller coaster rides or rally car rides….on the water!! You would now proceed and
    check into your hotel (Standard check in at 1400hrs). Tonight enjoy a piping hot dinner at a
    local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast

Day 6

Today get set to join on a fun-filled day to “Movie World” – Hollywood in Gold Coast and later meet your aquatic friends at ‘Sea World’. What’s more, enjoy an exciting helicopter ride – truly an exhilarating experience.

  • Today after an American breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Gold Coast’s most spectacular theme
    park – Movie World. Warner Brothers ‘Movie World’ where movie magic happens every day.
    Meet your favourite stars and enjoy all the behind-the scene actions, comedy stunts along with
    exhilarating rides, shows and attractions like the new Superman Escape, the suspended roller
    coaster ‘LethalWeapon’ – where you will see your feet against the sky, encounter five complete
    upside down experiences. Also have a chance of meeting and taking off on the ultimate Batman
    adventure ride. Continue your fun-filled day with your favourite Looney tunes characters at
    ‘Looney Village’. Now enjoy International buffet lunch at Rick’s Cafe. Get up close and personal
    with marine life wonders and experience a whole world of exciting rides, shows, laugh along
    with the crowd as the clever sea lions solve an environmental crime in a wonderful new
    adventure – Fish detectives. Experience, an enchanting new interactive Dolphin Show! Be enthralled by some of the most spectacular sights as you fly over stunning Gold Coast beaches –
    a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience on a scenic helicopter ride! 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. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast.

Day 7

Today, enjoy Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with lunch and onwards enjoy Dream world which will provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family fun. Later get a bird’s eye view of the Gold coast city fromthe Sky Point observatory deck.

  • Today post breakfast enjoy a close encounter with Australia’s native animals at the Currumbin
    Wildlife Sanctuary. You will enjoy the keeper presentations and animal shows, including the
    popular lorikeet feeding. Admire critters such as the kangaroo, Tasmanian devil, koala, wombat,
    echidna and reptiles that live in natural-style bush and rainforest habitats. Now enjoy lunch at
    Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Post lunch visit Dream World. Enjoy the tallest and fastest thrill
    rides, interactive shows and unique animal attractions; there’s something for everyone at
    Dream World. Rides that are stomach losing, packed with adrenalin, and give you a big dose of
    fear such as the Giant Drop, Tower of Terror, and Wipe out, Cyclone roller coaster and Dream
    World’s latest scream machine – The Claw! In the afternoon enjoy Lunch. Experience some more
    wonderful rides and attractions at Nick Central Wiggle’s World, Flowrider and IMAX Theatre.
    Later in the evening you will visit 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 where you would have a choice of coffee/tea/juice or soft
    drink. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast

Day 8

Welcome to Sydney – one of the world’s easiest and most pleasant cities to visit. Have the time of your life as you get set for the most exciting, entertaining and fun night on a dinner cruise along Sydney Harbour!

  • After a delicious American breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and proceed to the airport
    to board your flight to Sydney. (Flight cost is not included) Enroute your hotel you will stop by
    to enjoy lunch at Indian restaurant. Arrive into the Harbour City and check into your hotel.
    Tonight, get set for a lifetime experience on a board the spectacular Showboat dinner cruise. Be
    captivated by the breathtaking scenery as you sail through the shimmering Sydney Harbour
    with its mesmerizing panorama of bright city lights, Opera House and the famous Harbour
    Bridge. Delight on a three – course Indian dinner followed by a dazzling sensational theatre
    cabaret featuring professional Australian showgirls in their glamorous costumes! Join in on the
    choruses with the immensely talented and charming songstress!Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.

Day 9

Explore the landmarks of Sydney – the Rocks area, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach on your exciting city tour. Enjoy a spectacular guided tour of the world-renowned Sydney Opera house. Discover stunning underwater life at the Sydney Aquarium and visit the famous Sydney Tower and Oz Trek. Visit the world famous Madame TussaudsWax Museum. Visit WildlifeWorld.

  • After an American breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting and interactive city tour of
    Sydney which includes highlights like the Darling Harbour, one of the world’s greatest
    waterfront destinations, experience a slice of the city’s history at the Rocks area, the busy CBD
    area, Hyde Park, the Harbour Bridge, Mrs. Macquarries Chair, Eastern suburbs – home to the
    city’s rich and famous and the world famous Bondi beach. We also take you on a guided tour of
    one the world’s most spectacular landmark – the Sydney Opera House. See inside the world’s most recognizable sails. Experience this miracle of architecture and engineering. 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
    Experience 4D Cinema at the Sydney Tower Today enjoy an International hot buffet lunch at the revolving restaurant in Sydney Tower. Later take a journey through the world famous
    Sydney Aquarium.. Later experience the world of glamour, glitz, sport, politics and music when
    you visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum where you will see the life size wax
    statues of the famous personalities from around the world. We later visit the Wildlife World.
    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 the most loved and feared
    animals that call Australia home. Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney

Day 10

Today you have your day at leisure at the most happening city of Australia. You can enjoy the many adventures in Sydney on your own or take an optional day trip to the Blue Mountains OR Bridge climb

  • After a delicious and leisurely breakfast at the hotel, you have the opportunity to spend time at
    your own pace by exploring some of the good cafes and restaurants, gardens and parks,
    museums galleries, dazzling beaches and many more tourist attractions. You can shop at the
    classic Queen Victoria building – the most beautiful shopping centre in Sydney on your own OR
    you can experience the spectacular blue-hazed beauty, dramatic cliffs and deep canyons of the
    Blue Mountains on a full day excursion. OR see Sydney from above the most iconic bridge in the
    world – the Sydney Bridge. The fully guided climb takes you to the summit of this world famous
    bridge, 134meters above Sydney Harbour. You will climb through the inner arch of the Sydney
    Bridge crossing over catwalks and stairs and make your way to thrilling views that await you at
    the summit of the bridge.When you reach the top, you will have a sense of achievement that you
    will remember forever – you have conquered an Australian icon recognized all over the world.
    Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant later in the evening.Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.

Day 11

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 at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Auckland.
    (Flight cost is not included) On arrival at Auckland, enjoy packed snack lunch on arrival.
    Proceed and check into your hotel. (Standard Check in time: 1400Hrs). 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 Hotel Crowne Plaza or similar in Auckland

Day 12

Enjoy a city tour of this beautiful and pristine city. Proceed to Rotorua – “The Thermal city”. Visit the stunning Hamilton Gardens.

  • 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 of Auckland Harbour Bridge and waterfront drive. See theWest Haven Marina, the
    War Memorial Museum and drive through the Parnell, onto Bastion Point amongst Auckland’s
    most expensive residential area. Enroute enjoy hot lunch at an Indian restaurant. See the view
    ofWaite Mata Harbour and beaches that are unmatched. Later proceed to Rotorua via Hamilton
    Gardens. Also enjoy a stop at the Hamilton Gardens, New Zealand’s first traditional Maori
    garden.With a stunning Paradise Garden Collection, you also have a chance to see the Indian
    Char Bagh Garden right there in New Zealand.With its unique volcanic landscape, living Maori
    culture and natural hot springs, Rotorua is one of New Zealand’s most famous destinations. On
    arrival check into the hotel. Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Novotel or similar in Rotorua.

Day 13

See the sheep shows at Agrodome followed by a farmtour. Enjoy aMaori Cultural Show.

  • 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. Later get an
    experience of the farms on your farm tour. Learn about the farming. Opportunity to take photos
    and hand feed the animals like sheep, cattle, deer, llamas and alpacas. Visit the kiwifruit orchard
    and olives groves, get a chance to taste kiwifruit juice or wine and delicious sweet honey from
    the farm. After a delicious Indian lunch visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve where you can wander
    around the bubbling mud pools and see the famous ‘Pohutu’ Geyser. Also discover Maori art
    forms, ancient rituals and traditions, experience thrilling song and dance at a traditional Maori
    Cultural show. You also have the chance to indulge in some adventure activities at Agroventure
    Adventure Park. You have the chance to choose any 02 of the adventure activities: Agro jet,
    Freefall Xtreme, Swoop or Shweeb. Later enjoy an Indian Dinner at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Novotel or similar in Rotorua.

Day 14

Onto Auckland, en route visit to the beautifulWaitomo Caves

  • After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Auckland. 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. Enjoy
    Indian lunch. Enjoy delicious Indian dinner at a local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Crowne Plaza or similar in Auckland.

Day 15

Proceed to Queenstown – New Zealand’s adventure capital. Today experience the
Gondola ride that gives you the best view of this city.

  • After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight
    to Queenstown. (Flight cost is not included) Enroute to your hotel enjoy Indian lunch. Check in
    to the hotel and freshen up. Now prepare yourself for the thrill and excitement of the ultimate
    Jet Boating experience withworld famous Shotover Jet. It’s a unique, breathtaking whitewater
    ride and an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget! It’s an amazing white water ride, as the
    Shotover Canyon walls tower over you, your expert driver puts your ‘Big Red’ Jet Boat through
    its paces and skill fully whips it past rocky outcrops, skims around crags and boulders, and
    speeds through the dramatic and narrow canyons. Now experience the famous 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. Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local
    restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Novotel or similar in Queenstown.

Day 16

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 Novotel or similar in Queenstown.

Day 17

Today enjoy a fun-filled day with adventurous activities in Queenstown.

  • Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel. New Zealand is famous for its highly distinctive and
    premium quality wines. Go on a winery tour in Arrow town and enjoy the fantastic scenery as
    you sample the fine wine. Enjoy Lunch. Later you will take a cruise on LakeWakatipu on the
    iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw is undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience
    Queenstown’s famed scenic beauty. The leisurely 90 minute cruise across the lake showcases
    some of Queenstown’s spectacular alpine scenery while offering you plenty of time to explore a
    piece of Queenstown’s living history – the 100 year old TSS Earnslaw. Enjoy Indian dinner at a
    local restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Novotel or similar in Queenstown.

Day 18

Proceed to Franz Josef Glacier. Enroute visit “PuzzlingWorld” atWanaka.

  • After a delicious breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Franz Josef. Enroute visit the
    PuzzlingWorld atWanaka, a unique attraction specializing in puzzling eccentricity. Enjoy Lunch
    enroute. Offering the world’s first “modern-styled” Great Maze, incredible Illusion Rooms, and
    themost eccentric architecture and Oddities, this place is a photographer’s delight. On arrival to
    Franz Josef, proceed to the hotel and check in. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local Indian
    restaurant.Overnight at Hotel Scenic Franz Josef or similar.

Day 19

Visit the Glacier Lookout Point after which you proceed to Christchurch. Get set to drive through one of themost scenic route in New Zealand. City tour of Christchurch.

  • Today after American breakfast, travel to Christchurch. Enroute visit Hokitika and visit Jade
    Boulder gallery to view greenstone cutting, witness glass blowing demonstration and later onto
    Greymouth. Enjoy Indian lunch enroute. Later continue the journey by coach across the Alpine
    Range through scenic Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch. Enjoy a city tour that includes the beautiful
    Mona Vale gardens, re-constructed CBD and the new ‘cardboard’ Cathedral.
    Overnight at Hotel Chateau on the Park or similar, in Christchurch

Day 20

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 “Australian Grandeur with Scenic New Zealand”
    tour. (Flight cost is not included)

PRE & POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

TWIN/TRIPLE SHARE SINGLE OCCUPANCY CHILD UNDER 12 YEARSWITH AN EXTRA BED CHILD W/O BED
Melbourne AUD 200 AUD 290 AUD 145 AUD 85
Christchurch AUD 200 AUD 290 AUD 145 AUD 85
(All the above rates are approximate and per person per night inclusive of accommodation and breakfast.)

Note:

  • Taxes as applicable extra.
  • A person below 12 years is considered child and above 12 years, an adult.
  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use roll away beds or 2 queen size beds and the room sizemay be the same as a double room.
OPTIONAL TOURS ADULT CHILD
Hot Air Ballooning AUD 220 AUD 210
Sydney Bridge Climb (Day) with Lunch AUD 270 AUD 190
Blue Mountain day tour AUD 140 AUD 130
Agroventure Adventure Park (Option of choosing 2 Activities between: Agrojet, Freefall
Xtreme, Swoop or Shweeb)
AUD 85 AUD 80
Eureka Tower AUD 20 AUD 15

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’.