Jewels of the South Pacific with Fiji
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Experience the best of the South Pacific on an unforgettable trip filled with fascinating wildlife, dramatic scenery, and the region’s favorite cities.In New Zealand, float by boat through the Waitomo caves under the brilliance of thousands of glowworms, visit the picturesque farm that brought the Hobbiton movie set of The Lord of the Rings trilogy to life, and find inspiration from the majestic beauty of Fiordland National Park, where you’ll cruise Doubtful Sound to experience its pristine natural setting just as the Maori and European explorers did hundreds of years ago. Visit Te Puia, Rotorua’s most prominent thermal area, and experience all that Queenstown offers as the “Adventure Capital of the World.”Dine aboard the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant as it winds its way through the city streets of Melbourne, and lose yourself in the city’s boutiques and decadent food and wine scene. Then, head to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef,” to snorkel or take a glass-bottom boat tour of the famous underwater world that explodes with color and marine life. You’ll also visit Cairns Tropical Zoo for your chance to have your picture taken with a cuddly koala! Go behind the scenes at the world-famous Opera House in Sydney, and enjoy a spectacular harbor, fabulous shopping, cosmopolitan cuisine, and lively nightlife. From here, it’s off to Fiji’ to tour Nadi on the main island, and then enjoy leisure time to explore further or relax at your beach resort. From the South Pacific’s must-sees to its hidden gems, this vacation is sure to leave you with priceless memories for a lifetime.
WAITOMO Visit Waitomo Glowworm CavesMATAMATAVisit the Hobbiton movie set from The Lord of the Rings trilogyROTORUA Enjoy a [LF] Maori cultural performance and Hangi dinner; visit Te Puia, the Agrodome, and Rainbow SpringsQUEENSTOWN Gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for dinner; visit Fiordland National Park and cruise on Doubtful Sound; MELBOURNE Sightseeing tour; visit Fitzroy Gardens; [LF] Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunch; walking tour; visit Eureka Skydeck 88CAIRNSGreat Barrier Reef cruise with choice of activities; Aboriginal show and dinner; visit Cairns Tropical ZooSYDNEYSightseeing tour; visit the Opera House, botanic gardens, and [LF] Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club; walking tour of The Rocks Sydney Harbour lunch cruise; farewell dinner at Waterfront restaurant overlooking Sydney HarbourFIJISightseeing tour; visit Viseisei Village and Garden of the Sleeping Giant; stop at Vuda Lookout; Host service
American breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 4 dinners