15 or 17 days
Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Surfers Paradise, Coffs Harbour, Sydney, Rotorua, Auckland, with 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 of the Gold Coast.
  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast
  • Day 4: Sunshine Coast • Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island
  • Day 5: Fraser Island

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Explore rainforests, eucalyptus woodlands, sand dunes, and beaches on this unforgettable full-day excursion on Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you explore Lake McKenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek, and the famous 75 Mile Beach. You’ll also enjoy morning tea and a buffet lunch.

  • Day 6: Fraser Island • Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Travel to Surfers Paradise

  • Day 7: Surfers Paradise

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Traveling by off-road vehicle, you’ll learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play a didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbecue lunch. 

  • Day 8: Brisbane • Sydney

    Travel to Brisbane airport

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 9: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Enjoy a cruise in Sydney Harbor

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks neighborhood

  • Day 10: Sydney

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Explore two sides of Sydney. Take a ferry to Taronga Zoo, where you'll join a local guide in discovering Australia's famous animals and natural habitats. Return to Circular Quay and take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind the scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Lunch is included. 

  • Day 11: Sydney • Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

  • Day 12: Rotorua

    Take a Rotorua duck tour

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

  • Day 13: Rotorua

    Take a tour of a Rotorua geothermal park

    Visit a Māori Village for a traditional hāngi feast 

  • Day 14: Rotorua • Auckland

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 15: Honolulu

    Fly to Hawaii

    Cross the International Date Line

    Arrive in Honolulu

    Receive a lei greeting

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Join your friends for a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Be amazed by an unforgettable display of 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 16: Honolulu

    Take a tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

    Depart for overnight flight home / Arrive home

  • Day 17: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Brisbane • Sunshine Coast

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Sunshine Coast
  • Day 4: Sunshine Coast • Fraser Island

    Travel via Glasshouse Mountains and Noosa National Park

    Take a ferry to Fraser Island
  • Day 5: Fraser Island

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Explore rainforests, eucalyptus woodlands, sand dunes, and beaches on this unforgettable full-day excursion on Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. A National Park Ranger provides insightful commentary as you explore Lake McKenzie, the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek, and the famous 75 Mile Beach. You’ll also enjoy morning tea and a buffet lunch.

  • Day 6: Fraser Island • Surfers Paradise

    Return to the mainland by ferry

    Travel to Surfers Paradise

  • Day 7: Surfers Paradise

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Surfers Paradise rainforest

    Take in Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest today on this full-day optional tour. Traveling by off-road vehicle, you’ll learn how to throw a boomerang and attempt to play a didgeridoo, all before enjoying an included Aussie barbecue lunch. 

  • Day 8: Brisbane • Sydney

    Travel to Brisbane airport

    Fly to Sydney

  • Day 9: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Enjoy a cruise in Sydney Harbor

    Visit the Sydney Tower

    Take a walking tour of the Rocks neighborhood

  • Day 10: Sydney

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Explore two sides of Sydney. Take a ferry to Taronga Zoo, where you'll join a local guide in discovering Australia's famous animals and natural habitats. Return to Circular Quay and take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind the scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Lunch is included. 

  • Day 11: Sydney • Auckland • Rotorua

    Fly to Auckland

    Travel to Rotorua

  • Day 12: Rotorua

    Take a Rotorua duck tour

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

  • Day 13: Rotorua

    Take a tour of a Rotorua geothermal park

    Visit a Māori Village for a traditional hāngi feast 

  • Day 14: Rotorua • Auckland

    Travel to Auckland

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 15: Honolulu

    Fly to Hawaii

    Cross the International Date Line

    Arrive in Honolulu

    Receive a lei greeting

    Make a photo stop at the Dole Plantation

    Visit the Waimea Valley

    • Botanical Gardens
    • Waterfall
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Luau Evening

    Luau Evening

    Join your friends for a traditional Hawaiian feast under the stars and swaying palm trees. Be amazed by an unforgettable display of 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 16: Honolulu

    Take a tour of Honolulu

    Visit the USS Arizona Memorial

    Depart for overnight flight home / Arrive home

  • Day 17: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach; 2 internal flights (3 with extension); ferry

  • Hotels

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

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Guided Sightseeing

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

  • Entrances

    Underwater World Oceanarium; Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; harbor cruise; Rotorua Duck Tour; Rotorua geothermal area; Maori Village; Skyline Gondola; Rotorua Agrodome (with extension: Waimea Valley; USS Arizona Memorial)

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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

For your personalized price quote, call us at 800-637-8222.

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