Australia and New Zealand February 2022 | Craig Travel

Australia and New Zealand February 2022

Australia and New Zealand
February 9, 2022 to March 2, 2022
22 Days
Escorted By:
CT Rating 3.5 Challenging with Early Booking Savings

3.5 Challenging

Email specialist Joilyn Doucette to discuss your travel plans

Join us as we journey to the “Lands Downunder”, combining visits to two vastly different but enchanting lands. This has been our most popular tour for the past three decades. Designed with you in mind, our itinerary features a majority of two or three night stays while ensuring that we are providing in-depth experiences of these fabulous lands. The tour moves at a leisurely pace while providing a host of special outings and meals. From your arrival in Auckland, through the outback, and to the dramatic lands of the South Island, you will find that every detail has been carefully arranged to provide a truly insightful visit of both New Zealand and Australia. Quality hotels, warm friendly people, and a carefully planned itinerary, combine to make this the journey of a lifetime! Read on...but don't delay. This tour always fills quickly.

Inspired by All Things Australia
Australia's unique wildlife, the welcoming warmth of its people, famous turquoise waters, and the red sands of the outback with gorgeous sunsets over Uluru make this destination a huge draw for travellers... READ MORE

Book and deposit by October 29, 2021 and save $300 per person

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CT Rating 3.5 Challenging with Early Booking Savings

3.5 Challenging

This journey involves extensive travel with long flights and travel days. Temperatures will range from comfortable to very hot and humid. Travel in the Outback can be strenuous, involving rough roads and hot conditions. Hotels are comfortable and the locals very friendly.

Highlights Inclusive Features
  • Rooms confirmed for early arrival in Auckland, with 2 nights to enjoy the delights of this city
  • 3 nights in Cairns and Queenstown (New Zealand’s premier resort)
  • 2 nights in Rotorua and Ayers Rock
  • 5 nights in Sydney
  • Overnight Homestay in Fairlie
  • Full day excursion to Milford Sound with lunch
  • Full day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Rainforest experience in Kuranda by rail and Skyrail
  • 2 days in the Outback - Ayers Rock
  • Most meals included with many special outings: Aukland Harbourside Restaurant dinner reception, Home hosted dinner in Fairlie, “Hangi” dinner and Maori show in Rotorua, Cruise and buffet dinner at Walter Peak in Queenstown, Bush BBQ lunch in Kuranda, Lunch cruise to Great Barrier Reef, Sounds of Silence dinner in Uluru, Luncheon harbour cruise in Sydney, Special ‘Sea to Plate’ dinner at Nicks Seafood Restaurant overlooking Darling Harbour in Sydney
  • Return airfare to / from Australia and New Zealand plus domestic flights within each country with Air New Zealand and Virgin Airlines
  • First class hotels, as indicated or similar
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as described
  • 33 meals included as noted in the itinerary (B - 19 breakfasts, L - 6 lunches, D - 8 dinners) plus in flight meals
  • Services of your Canadian tour escort and / or expert local driver / guides in each area visited
  • All gratuities, surcharges, taxes and fees for included services
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value with purchase of group airfare


Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Land Only* (Join Auckland / Leave Christchurch)
Victoria / Kamloops
Calgary / Edmonton
Regina / Saskatoon / Winnipeg
Ottawa / Montreal
Saint John** / St. John’s
Single Supplement

*Land only clients join at the hotel in Auckland and leave at the hotel in Christchurch
**Members joining from these cities may receive an overnight hotel stay in lieu of home city transfers.
Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Airfares and air carriers are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Air inclusive prices are estimated (subject to confirmation). Final pricing will be advised once flights are confirmed. Refer to inclusive features for details.
Land only price includes all internal flights. Tour price is based on sharing a twin-bedded room at hotels. Prices are based on a minimum 20 members and on rates, taxes and fees effective December 2020 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Group to be escorted with a minimum 20 group members.

VACCINATIONS AND TRAVELMany destinations and cruise lines are now requiring guests to be fully vaccinated. To ensure a smooth journey we will be requiring all group members to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to departure. This policy is subject to change to meet the evolving travel landscape. Learn more...

Pricing Details

Book and deposit by October 29, 2021 and save $300 per person!

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended. Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $280 to $348 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $186 to $197 pp plus applicable taxes. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information. 

Deposit Amount:
$700 per person
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, December 7, 2021