15 or 17 days
Auckland, Rotorua, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Surfers Paradise, Coffs Harbour, Sydney, extension to Honolulu

New Zealand’s thriving Maori culture and unique natural wonders draw visitors from around the world.

In Australia, Sydney greets you with its iconic sights: the Opera House, the tower and the harbor bridge. Get up close to the famous local wildlife—koalas, crocs and kangaroos—and enjoy the stunning scenery and local history along the Gold Coast.
  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 3: Auckland

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

    Visit the Whaka Maori Village

  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    See a jade carving-demonstration

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy an authentic Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 6: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast

  • Day 7: Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island

  • Day 8: Fraser Island

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Four-wheel drive Fraser Island

    Four-wheel drive Fraser Island

    Explore Fraser Island’s rainforest on this exciting half-day excursion. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you marvel at the beauty of Pile Valley and visit Central Station, a former logging area. Continue to crystal clear Wanggoolba Creek and visit Lake McKenzie, a pristine lake surrounded by pure white sand. If time permits, there may be an opportunity to swim in the lake.

  • Day 9: Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Visit the Underwater World Oceanarium

    Continue on to Surfers Paradise

  • Day 10: Surfers Paradise

    Full day to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfer's Paradise Rainforest

    Surfer's Paradise Rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Traveling by off-road vehicle, you’ll feed exotic birds by hand, learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play a didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbeque lunch. Finally, your excursion culminates with a tree-top canopy walk above the rain forest floor.

  • Day 11: Coffs Harbour

    Travel via Cape Byron to Coffs Harbour

    Visit the Cape Byron Lighthouse

  • Day 12: Sydney

    Continue on to Sydney

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Enjoy a harbor cruise

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

  • Day 14: Sydney

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Blue Mountains and Katoomba

    Blue Mountains and Katoomba

    Discover the spectacular Blue Mountains on this full-day excursion! Visit Katoomba Scenic World where the world's steepest incline railway takes you into the rainforest of Jamison Valley. Take a walk along the scenic trails before ending your adventure with a visit to the Sydney Olympic Park, the site of the 2000 Summer Olympics, and a wildlife park. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 2 day extension

  • Day 15: Sydney • Honolulu

    Enjoy free time in Sydney

    Fly to Honolulu

    Cross the International Date Line

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Receive a lei greeting

    Take a tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

  • Day 16: Honolulu

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite.
  • Day 17: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 3: Auckland

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Rotorua

    Visit the Whaka geothermal area

    Visit the Whaka Maori Village

  • Day 4: Rotorua

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    See a jade carving-demonstration

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy an authentic Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Visit the Agrodome

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland

  • Day 6: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast

  • Day 7: Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island

  • Day 8: Fraser Island

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Four-wheel drive Fraser Island

    Four-wheel drive Fraser Island

    Explore Fraser Island’s rainforest on this exciting half-day excursion. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you marvel at the beauty of Pile Valley and visit Central Station, a former logging area. Continue to crystal clear Wanggoolba Creek and visit Lake McKenzie, a pristine lake surrounded by pure white sand. If time permits, there may be an opportunity to swim in the lake.

  • Day 9: Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Visit the Underwater World Oceanarium

    Continue on to Surfers Paradise

  • Day 10: Surfers Paradise

    Full day to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfer's Paradise Rainforest

    Surfer's Paradise Rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Traveling by off-road vehicle, you’ll feed exotic birds by hand, learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play a didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbeque lunch. Finally, your excursion culminates with a tree-top canopy walk above the rain forest floor.

  • Day 11: Coffs Harbour

    Travel via Cape Byron to Coffs Harbour

    Visit the Cape Byron Lighthouse

  • Day 12: Sydney

    Continue on to Sydney

  • Day 13: Sydney

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Enjoy a harbor cruise

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks

    Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo

  • Day 14: Sydney

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Blue Mountains and Katoomba

    Blue Mountains and Katoomba

    Discover the spectacular Blue Mountains on this full-day excursion! Visit Katoomba Scenic World where the world's steepest incline railway takes you into the rainforest of Jamison Valley. Take a walk along the scenic trails before ending your adventure with a visit to the Sydney Olympic Park, the site of the 2000 Summer Olympics, and a wildlife park. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 2 day extension

  • Day 15: Sydney • Honolulu

    Enjoy free time in Sydney

    Fly to Honolulu

    Cross the International Date Line

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Receive a lei greeting

    Take a tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

  • Day 16: Honolulu

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Follow the gentle sounds of the ukulele to tonight’s luau, a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Once you’ve put on your lei, sit back and enjoy the Polynesian art form of hula, as dancers in grass skirts and flowing gowns perform in perfect time to the beat of the drum. A luau feast usually features chicken, fish, pork and a variety of fresh island fruits and vegetables, so be sure to bring your appetite.
  • Day 17: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; 1 internal flight (2 with extension); Ferry

  • Hotels

    12 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (14 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast daily; 6 dinners (8 with extension)

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.

  • Guided sightseeing

    2 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (3 with extension); 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Rotorua Duck Tour; Whaka geothermal area; Whaka Maori Village; Skyline Gondola; Agrodome; Underwater World Oceanarium; Cape Byron Lighthouse; Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; Harbor cruise; WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo; With extension: Waimea Valley; USS Arizona Memorial

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Delve deeper into your global experience through weShare, our online project-based learning program. With activities before, during and after tour, you can create and share a final project to earn credits.

  • Experiential learning

    Immerse yourself in the culture through in-depth guided tours, shared insights from expert guides, daily interactions with locals, regional cuisine, live demonstrations and more.

Guaranteed lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
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