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Australia & New Zealand


There’s nothing like Australia

Australia has so much to offer, from dynamic and cosmopolitan cities to glorious beaches, stunning aquatic and coastal experiences, unique nature and wildlife, fabulous food and wine and of course endless fun and entertainment.Let us create for you, your own unique holiday. Be it couples, groups, families, just ladies or just the guys there is much to see and do.

The harbour city of Australia

Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun.

Melbourne adventure in its bustling centre

Hop on and off the free shuttle bus or City Circle Tram. Lose yourself in the bustle of Queen Victoria Market. Check out Southbank’s huge casino complex and a string of riverside restaurants, bistros and bars. Visit the galleries and museums in the cultural hub of Federation Square. Hit the shops in the historic Melbourne General Post Office, QV laneways and other alleys and wrought-iron arcades. Walk through the Royal Botanic or tour the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the evening, head out for a Chinese feast along Little Bourke Street or try Italian in Lygon Street. Stop for live jazz or a nightcap in a hidden laneway bar, or book into one of Melbourne's many shows.

Brisbane & Gold Coast
One of Australia's favourite holiday playground

As a family check out the four most popular attractions, Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World and Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast. Take the family to Currumbin Bird Sanctuary to cuddle a koala, feed the native birds or enjoy a picnic amongst the wildlife. Don't forget for the keen shoppers there is the Pacific Fair shopping complex in Broad beach and the new Robina Town Centre in Robina. In Queensland's capital, Brisbane, there's plenty of city sights, such as the family-friendly Southbank, museums or even just take a ride down the Brisbane River on the City Cat ferry.

New Zealand ~ Middle Earth
From adventure, relaxation, discovery or culture, don’t miss a New Zealand holiday

New Zealand offers some of the most exciting vacation opportunities for families with kids. Hiking, swimming, sailing, and whale-watching are only a few of the activities children of all ages can enjoy. A day at the beach may well end up being one of their best memories, and you won't have to pay a cent for the pleasure. All cities and towns also have free parks, walkways, and children's playgrounds; and if you're here in summer, swimming pool complexes in most towns make for a fun, inexpensive day out for all the family.

Older, more adventurous kids will no doubt love caving, rafting, kayaking, and bungy jumping. Most sightseeing attractions admit children at half-price, and family prices are usually available.And then there is the scenery from a small aircraft, wineries, fishing, stunning restaurants – whatever your pleasure, New Zealand has it to offer.

Tongariro Crossing
This has to be one of the world's most popular one-day walks:

18 kilometres of spectacular mountains, craters and lakes.
A walking adventure that has been conquered by many a New Zealander and tourist. A great day's outdoor activity for the family or group of friends.

Mountain Biking Extreme
Mountain Biking Extreme
Experience the thrill and excitement of awesome views over some of New Zealand's most rugged country.

Helicopter to the top of the mountain range and ride your way down. It's literally breathtaking!
For the brave at heart try the Central Plateau's 42nd Traverse - 46kms of challenging track through the Volcanic Plateau. Enjoy the great outdoors and superb scenery on one of the many bike trails around New Zealand.

Mountain Biking Extreme
White Water Rafting
Sign up for a half-day Tongariro river journey and experience one of the best river rafting experiences

The grade three rapids make an ideal adventure for experienced rafters or first timers. In two and a half hours you will navigate over 60 roller coaster rapids with an expert guide leading the way. On the way, you will discover some of New Zealand's unique and unspoilt scener.

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