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

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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Optional Post-Tour Extension to Auckland
Enjoy the sparkling “City of Sails” at your own pace. Your tour price includes: 2 nights accommodations at Pullman Auckland Hotel (Superior First Class), 2 breakfasts, and transfer to the airport.

Pullman Auckland
The 340-room Pullman Auckland sits in the heart of Auckland across from the University of Auckland and a few minutes’ walk from the Queen Street shopping district, Sky City casino, and other attractions. Fully renovated in 2009, the hotel features a restaurant and a bar/lounge; fitness center with pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room; spa with massage treatments; complimentary Wi-Fi internet access; and laundry and dry cleaning services. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, tea- and coffee-making facilities, mini-bar, TV, and phone.