Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

Explore Australia and New Zealand's stunningly diverse landscapes and wildlife—from the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens to renowned Milford Sound.

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 Sydney Opera House at dusk  View from Mt. Cook. Credit: Hannah Coles  Looking out over Queenstown Credit: Chris Sisarich/Tourism New Zealand  A joey in Australia Credit: Kirt Kempter  Panoramic view of Queenstown  Traditional Maori meeting house  The dramatic Milford Sound with Mitre Peak in the center. Credit: Rob Suisted/Tourism New Zealand  Young Maori woman with traditional Moko tattoos. Credit: James Heremaia/Tourism New Zealand  Traditional Maori greeting, or <i>Hongi</i>. Credit: Chris SisarichTourism New Zealand  Maori Haka performance. Credit: James Heremaia/Tourism New Zealand  Rotorua's Te Puia. Credit: Eric Lindberg/Tourism New Zealand  Wines of New Zealand. Credit: Chris McLennan/Tourism New Zealand  Sydney Opera House at night  Australia's Great Barrier Reef  Panoramic view of Sydney  Traditional Maori carving  The Po Hutu Geyser in Rotorua  Fish and coral found along the Great Barrier Reef  Koala

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Smithsonian Journeys tours always have unique interesting itineraries and always have a very interesting like-minded set of other traveling companions. The lecture information always help better understand the countries and geology better. 

Previous Journeys Traveler

This was the very best trip I have ever taken. I will travel with Smithsonian Journeys again and again! Thank you so much. 

Previous Journeys Traveler

This was the only tour we found that went to every place we wanted to visit in Australia and New Zealand (including the outback!). 

Richard S.


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