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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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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Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Smithsonian Journeys includes an on-tour Provided Insurance Plan through Travel Guard with the price of your tour. This travel insurance plan includes on-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance. You will receive details on this included insurance with your Tour Confirmation and Tour Bulletins after you book a tour.

In addition, you may want to consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment from unforeseen events, such as missed flight connections, lost luggage, and cancelled plans. There are many plans you can consider. For your convenience, you may visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1.800.208.6142 to learn more.