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Australia Tour

Explore Australia’s East Coast as we hit the hot spots in Sydney, Brisbane, Fraser Island and Surfers Paradise
1 - 11 December
$3,395.00 per student
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Your Trip Includes:

Sydney, Brisbane, Fraser Island, Surfers Paradise

What you'll get:

  • Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Sydney to Brisbane and Gold Coast to Auckland
  • Eight nights accommodation in hotels and youth hostels
  • Two nights accommodation in a Wilderness Lodge
  • 19 meals (ten breakfasts, seven dinners and two lunches)
  • An experienced NZET tour manager + driver team
  • Professional tour assistant/s
  • Special NZET group games + spot prizes
  • Luxury coach transport with seat belts, TV and ipod/pad/phone connections

Highlights:

  • Sydney Opera House ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise
  • Tour of Brisbane Botanical Gardens
  • Brisbane South Bank Parklands
  • The Wheel of Brisbane
  • Two nights on Fraser Island – including 4WD Island tour, guided night walk and camp fire
  • Australia Zoo visit including a professional photo with a koala
  • Professional surf lesson in Surfers Paradise
  • Movie World Theme Park
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Restaurant and hostel meals
Your Itinerary Print Itinerary

Day 1 Auckland - Sydney

We meet you at Auckland International airport where we board our flight to Aussie!

 

After we have checked into our central Sydney accommodation we sit down to enjoy our welcome dinner and get to know our tour crew for the next 10 days.


Includes: Flights to Australia | Welcome dinner


Day 2 Sydney

This morning we are lucky to have a ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’ of the iconic Opera House. Discover the stories, history and magic of this amazing attraction.

 

Enjoy some free time for lunch before we meet up again to enjoy a Harbour Highlights cruise. The cruise  departs from Circular Quay and we are treated to spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and Sydney Opera House.

 

This evening you are free to eat out in one of the many amazing restaurants.


Includes: Breakfast | Sydney Opera House | Harbour Cruise


Day 3 Sydney

Today we make our way to Bondi Beach where you have free time to explore this popular beachside suburb.

 

After a day spent at your leisure, we head back into the city and get ready for a meal out at one of our favourite restaurants in Circular Quay.


Includes: Breakfast | Bondi Beach | Dinner


Day 4 Sydney - Brisbane

Today we farewell Sydney and make our way to the airport for our flight to Brisbane. Upon arrival we take an airport transfer to our accommodation in the heart of the city.

 

With the afternoon you are free to take in the energy of Brisbane’s city centre before we complete our day with a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane, at almost 60m high this is the best way to see Brisbane at night time!


Includes: Breakfast | Southland Parklands | The Wheel of Brisbane


Day 5 Brisbane

After a hearty breakfast we make our way to the Botanical Gardens for a guided tour.

 

Following this you have the afternoon for exploring the city sights....museums, art galleries, shopping, ferry rides, swimming at Southbank man-made beach...

 

We meet up tonight to enjoy a cooked meal at our accommodation.

Includes:  Breakfast | Botanical Gardens | Dinner


Day 6 Brisbane - Fraser Island

After an early breakfast, we farewell Brissy and make our way to Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world.

 

The Aboriginal name is K'Gari, meaning paradise and there are 75 miles of sights to enjoy! This afternoon you may want to try snorkelling, fishing, play beach volleyball or simply sunbathe at the beach.

 

Tonight we have a camp fire at the Dingo Den before our overnight stay in the Wilderness Lodges.


Includes: Breakfast  | Fraser Island | Lunch | Dinner | Camp bonfire


Day 7 Fraser Island

 

Pack your hat, sunblock and swimmers because today is full of sun, sand and adventure!

 

We jump on board 4WD vehicles and enjoy the Beauty Spots tour, we’ll visit Lake Mackenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli’s Creek and more…

 

Our evening is completed with a delicious meal followed by a spotlight night walk through the bush.

 

Includes: Breakfast | 4WD Explorer Tour | Paddling board | Lunch | Swimming and sand dunes | Dinner | Night walk


Day 8 Fraser Island - Australia Zoo - Surfers Paradise

This morning we leave the beautiful Fraser Island behind and head to Australia Zoo – the ultimate Australian wildlife adventure.

 

Cuddle a koala, feed the kangaroos, walk with a sumatran tiger, watch a crocodile launch from the water’s edge and much more. A true tour highlight today! We then make our way to Surfers Paradise.

 

 

Includes:  Breakfast | Australia Zoo | Photo with a Koala | Feed a Kangaroo


 


Day 9 Surfers Paradise

 

Surfers Paradise Beach is known as the best beach on the east coast of Australia so we are up bright and early to make the most of it!

 

First up today we hit the waves for our surf lesson with the surfing pro’s. This afternoon you have free time to enjoy shopping, grab lunch in town or just chill on the beach.

 

Tonight we meet up for dinner at a local restaurant.


Includes: Breakfast | Surfing | Shopping | Beach | Dinner

 


Day 10 Surfers Paradise

 

Today we visit Warner Bros. Movie World - one of Australia's most favourite theme parks.

 

It’s time to enjoy the biggest, tallest and fastest thrill rides from the Superman Escape, the Green Lantern and the Batman Spaceshot to the Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster. Today we will experience some of the most spine-tingling, heart pumping scream rides in the country.

 

Tonight we enjoy our final night group dinner at Hard Rock Cafe, followed by group games and presentations.


Includes: Breakfast | Movie World | Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe

 


Day 11 Surfers Paradise - Home

After our final  breakfast together, we say farewell to Australia as we board our flight back to New Zealand.


Includes: Breakfast | Lifetime memories and an amazing bunch of new friends

 

Things to Know

You will require an Australian Visa to enter Australia so please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/600- to apply.
The New Zealand - Auckland flight departs from Auckland - if you require flights to and from Auckland, we are happy to organise these for you and will always look for the cheapest option. A booking fee of $20 is charged for this service and the cost of the flights is not included in the tour cost.

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