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Beyond G’day:
Fiji Islands, New Zealand, Australia

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15 Days
Availability :
Tour 1: Apr 28 - May 12, 2020
Tour 2: Oct 06 - Oct 20, 2020
Los Angeles Airport. If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares
Fiji Islands

Fiji Islands – New Zealand – Australia

Fiji Islands – Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Taupo 

Rotorua – Melbourne – Blue Mountains – Sydney

Tour 01:  Apr 28  –  May 12, 2020         Tour Price: $4,995  +  Tax

Tour 02:  Oct 06  –  Oct 20, 2020          Tour Price: $4,995  +  Tax

Inclusive of international airfares

Featuring special treats with New Zealand steak, seafood buffets, spanner crab (seasonal), and quality meals at famed Vietnamese restaurants

White-sand beach of Fiji Islands

Sightseeing

Fiji, with its chain of picturesque, yet stunning islands that will dazzle your eyes

Fiji, with its luxurious resorts and spas, and a flavorful cuisine that will surely satisfy your taste buds

Fiji, with its white sand beaches, kaleidoscopic coral reefs, diversity of marine life, and crystal-clear waters which are worth the plunge

Fiji, an ideal destination for families, honeymooners, or those who love adventures

Join AV Travel in getting away from your mundane daily life with a trip to Fiji to discover its pristine beauty

Fiji, a tropical paradise…

Itinerary

Day 01: Los Angeles

Check in at Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Depart for Fiji Islands. An English-speaking AV Travel tour leader will guide and escort traveler(s) throughout the trip.

Day 02: Pacific Ocean

Fly across the Pacific Ocean.

Day 03: Fiji Islands - Half-day City Tour

Arrive at Nadi International Airport. Our local guide will welcome you with a “Bula” smile and a Shell Lei necklace. We’ll venture into Nadi’s heartland, through the beautiful Sabeto Valley to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, which houses the largest and most varied orchid collection in Fiji. Move on to Viseisei Village, the legendary landing site of the first Fijians, where you will be guided through the village and handicraft displays. The Vuda Lookout affords a 360-degree bird’s eye view of the West’s mountain ranges, Nadi Bay. Enjoy a free afternoon. Dinner at your hotel. (L/D)

Day 04: Fiji Islands - Combo Cruise

In the morning, enjoy a Combo Cruise, a fantastic combination cruise exploring the outer Mamanuca Islands and 3 hours spent ashore at South Sea Island. On the Island enjoy great snorkeling and water sports or take the semi-submersible ride to see the spectacular coral and fish life. You’ll enjoy a tasty barbecue lunch. Everyone gathers around rustic tables at the open-air restaurant to watch Fijian performances and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with salads, beer, wine and soft drinks. You’ll see many of the islands including Treasure, Beachcomber, Mana, Castaway, Malolo and Likuliku. Back to the hotel for dinner. (B/L/D)

Day 05: Auckland - Harbour Bridge - Mission Bay

Fly to Auckland, the center of New Zealand’s commerce and industry with the nickname “the City of Sails.” Explore the city center, along Karangahape Road with its chequered past & eclectic vibe. Drive past the fashionable Ponsonby & across the Auckland Harbour bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf & the city skyline. Visit the Viaduct Harbour & Auckland’s famous Queen street before continuing to the Auckland Domain – the city’s oldest park, situated on a 62,000-year-old volcano with fabulous views of the harbor. (B/D)

Day 06: Waitomo Cave - Lake Taupo

Depart Auckland and travel through the Waikato region known for its dairy farms. Pass through the small settlements of Whatawhata and Pirongia before reaching Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour through this world-famous cave formation, climaxed by drifting silently in a boat through a glow worm cavern lit up with thousands of tiny glow worm lights.

Depart Waitomo, relax on board the coach to Taupo. Lake Taupo is the largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere at 619sq kilometers & lies in a series of volcanic craters. Highlights include the Aratiatia Rapids when at mid-day the gates of this dam on the Waikato River are opened and provide a spectacular view of rapids filling the valley and the famous Huka Falls, another of the wonders of the Waikato River. (B/L/D)

Day 07: Rotorua

Drive to Rotorua. Visit Te Puia – the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, home of the world famous Pohutu geyser. View Maori carving, flax garment making and a life-size replica of a traditional Maori village. Visit the Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a unique showcase of native flora and fauna while the Agrodome Sheep Show is an entertaining ‘hands-on’ experience – an animated insight into New Zealand farming. (B/L/D)

Day 08: Rotorua - Auckland

Travel along Rotorua’s lakeside area to the beautiful Government Gardens, past Rotorua’s Tudor Towers alongside the geothermal steam pools – famous for their therapeutic qualities. Drive to Matamata, Enjoy a guided tour of a visit to Hobbiton Movie set, where you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire, as featured in The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit trilogies.

Back to Auckland. While we’re in Auckland, visit the Sky Tower, an observation and telecommunications tower at a height of 328 metres (1,076 ft). It is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. (B/L/D)

Day 09: Melbourne -SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. The name “Melbourne” covers an urban agglomeration spanning 9,992.5 km2, which comprises the broader metropolitan area, as well as being the common name for its city center. Melbourne has compelling appeal in its gardens, its history, its character and its charm.

Visit SEA LIFE Melbourne to embark on an interactive ocean adventure filled with amazing discovery around every corner. Discover your inner adventurer as you dive through the depths of the ocean, before waddling your way to the icy cool waters of Antarctica, home to the regal King and cheeky Gentoo penguins! (B/D)

Day 10: Queen Victoria Market - Melbourne Centre - Philip Island - Penguin Reserve

Morning visit the Melbourne’s iconic, Queen Victoria market has been operating since 1878, is a major landmark in Melbourne, Australia, is the largest and most intact surviving 19th century market in the city. The Queen Victoria Market is historically, architecturally and socially significant and has been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. It has become an increasingly important tourist attraction in the city of Melbourne. Spend some time at Melbourne Centre, the city’s cultural, entertainment and financial heart. Enjoy your free time in China Town, where you can buy a lot of souvenir gifts for friends. Continue to Western Port Bay – water birds and mangroves & Philip Island Nature Park – a natural home for Koalas, Seals & little Penguins. (B/D)

Day 11: The Twelve Apostles

Take a ride through nature on the spectacular Great Ocean Road, which winds alongside the wild and windswept Southern Ocean. This diverse and dramatic region takes in surf beaches, historic ports, whale lookouts, breathtaking mountain ranges, rainforests and national parks. Witness the rugged splendour of the famous Twelve Apostles, magnificent rock stacks that rise up majestically from the Southern Ocean on Victoria’s dramatic coastline. (B/L/D)

Day 12: Sydney

Fly to Sydney, the fast-paced city of cosmopolitan character is one of the world’s most beautiful places. Enjoy the Dinner Cruise & watch Sydney light up at night. Take photos of floodlit Sydney Harbour icons in the evening. (B/D)

Day 13: Sydney - Darling Harbour - Opera House - Bondi Beach - Royal Botanic Garden

Visit the Spectacular Darling Harbour, Sydney Entertainment Centre, The Rock’s…… Drive to Bondi Beach, passing through the affluent eastern suburbs. Visit Milson’s Point for the best possible photo opportunity of the Sydney Opera House, view the beautiful Middle Harbour area and Spit Bridge from Seaforth Lookout. Continue to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, one of the most breathtakingly beautiful settings you will see anywhere, with the gardens filling an area of land between the harbour and the eastern part of the central business district.. (B/D)

Day 14: The Blue Mountains - Koala Park - Cabramatta Town

Move on to the Blue Mountains. Stop by Echo Point to see the Three Sisters rock formation towering over Jamison Valley. There will also be magnificent views over Megalong Valley as we follow the scenic Cliff Drive. continues with a walk on the valley floor boardwalk under a canopy of tall tree ferns & get breathtaking views over the Grose Valley from Govetts Leap. There will also be a tour through mountain towns of Medlow Bath and Mt. Victoria. Wonder at the ruggedness of the Blue Mountains from Bells Line.
Stop to visit Koala Park, discovering over a hundred species of Australia’s diverse wildlife: koalas, kangaroos, wallabies & wombats. Visit the Vietnamese town at Cabramatta. (B/L/D)

Day 15: Sydney - Los Angeles

Fly back to Los Angeles Airport. (B)

Notes

Departure & Return

  • Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
  • If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares

Tour Includes

  • Roundtrip flights: LAX – Fiji Islands – New Zealand  – Australia – LAX, and Australia domestic flights. All in economy class
  • 4 – 5-star hotels with dual occupancy rooms.  A surcharge of $1,290 is added to single rooms
  • Deluxe coach between cities
  • Daily meals as described in the itinerary
  • International travel insurance

Terms & Agreements

  • A deposit of $300 per person is required
  • The final payment is due 45 days prior to departure
  • A full payment is required in booking within 45 days prior to departure
  • Tour fare does not include: Airport taxes and fees, New Zealand visa fee, Gratuity to driver & tour guide, Porterage at hotel, Personal expenses & optional itineraries
  • Tour participants are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months before the return date 
  • It is the responsibility of the tour participants to submit valid and proper travel documentation. Non-U.S. citizens should check for visa requirements
  • For tour participants aged over 70, a $50 surcharge is added to cover additional health insurance