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Australia & New Zealand Tours

Australia and New Zealand combination tours with itineraries ranging from 30 to 56 days long.

If immersing yourself in the most incredible natural beauty on earth, while relaxing in comfortable accommodation sounds like your idea of a dream holiday, then our tours to Australia and New Zealand are perfect for you.

Australia is a whole new world, where ancient Aboriginal cultures contrast with cosmopolitan cities such as Melbourne to create a deliciously diverse experience. The unique and unrivalled landscapes of the outback, Alice Springs and Uluru – combined with the tropical treats of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef – are just some of the highlights you can expect on a tour of Australia. Now picture yourself standing below magnificent mountain peaks and ancient volcanoes, unable to even imagine the top; admiring the vast fiords stretching as far as the eye can see; being enveloped in the amazing colours and sounds of a rainforest; and unwinding on beaches so pristine, they’re almost too good to be true. Well, it’s what you can look forward to on one of our escorted tours to Australia &New Zealand. Find out more about our 30-day Highlights of Australia & New Zealand tour

If you have the time, why not consider one of our Combination Tours? These represent the ultimate trip down under, combining a selection of our Australian and New Zealand tours to create the definitive tour of Australia & New Zealand.  Combinations include either the Very Best of New Zealand, Magnificent New Zealand tour or New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea tour with either the Wonders of Australia tour, The Very Best of Australia including The Ghan tour, The Very Best of Australia tour or The Grand Australian tour.

Find out more about our Australia & New Zealand combination tours

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Visit Australia and New Zealand with Distant Journeys

At Distant Journeys, we ensure that our escorted tours of Australia and New Zealand offer you the complete package. On the 30-day Highlights of Australia and New Zealand holiday, not only will you visit all the must-see destinations, but you’ll do so at a relaxed and enjoyable pace. Often, you can look forward to two or three nights in each destination, allowing you lots of time to fully discover all it has to offer.

If you have the time, why not consider one of our combination tours? These represent the ultimate trip down under, combining either the Very Best of New Zealand or Magnificent New Zealand tour with either the Wonders of Australia tour or the Very Best of Australia tour.

Our Australasian tours are Award-Winning

We consider ourselves true Australasian experts, and this was officially confirmed in 2016, when Distant Journeys won the award for ‘Best Small Holiday Company to Australasia’ at the British Travel Awards. We then went on to win for a second year running in 2017 and won two further awards in 2018. In 2019 we repeated our success, with a further three awards and we are delighted to say this success was repeated in December 2020. Distant Journeys has also been awarded silver in the ‘Best Small Escorted Tours Company’ for the last two years.

We are very proud to be multiple award winners, so why not book your tour to Australia and New Zealand and find out for yourself what it is that makes our tours the best?

We’re true Australasian experts

As well harbouring the knowledge and experience only 75 combined years in the travel industry can gift you, our Directors have first-hand, in-depth knowledge of Australia and New Zealand holidays.

Not only are they seven-time winners at the prestigious British Travel Awards, they have been awarded Feefo’s highest Platinum Trusted rating for consistently achieving exceptional customer feedback.

All our Australia and New Zealand travel packages are fully-bonded by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority – ATOL no. 10913). Plus, if Distant Journeys is unable to operate your tour due to Covid-19, we will give you the option to change to another tour, defer your holiday to a later departure date or cancel your holiday with a full refund, so you can be sure that your money is 100% secure when you book one of our Australia and New Zealand tours!

At Distant Journeys, we’re proud that our Australia and New Zealand tours provide unmatched value for money, while still remaining of superb quality. Here’s the proof…

Superior Hotels

For your pleasure, hotels are generally rated four star and offer superior standards and facilities. Plus we make sure all hotels in Australia and New Zealand are in great locations for you to relax in or explore your surroundings.

Our Australia and New Zealand tours include

  • International flights with Qantas & Emirates
  • A selection of UK departure airports
  • A choice of two night outbound stopovers
  • Airport transfers overseas
  • Superior hotels, superbly located
  • Daily breakfast and some extra meals
  • Experienced local tour managers
  • Incredible excursions
  • All pre-payable airport taxes
  • All hotel porterage
  • ATOL protection for your holiday
  • Our Price Promise & Covid-19 Guarantee

 

When we’re creating our holidays to Australia and New Zealand, our aim is to offer an escorted tour that provides real freedom and flexibility, without costing you any more.

Fly from the airport you want

We believe that the best way to start your holiday is having the option to fly from the airport that’s most convenient for you. With this is mind, Distant Journeys allows you to choose to fly from Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle or Glasgow for your international flights. Even better, whichever airport you choose, it’s included in the price of all our holidays to Australia and New Zealand.

Choose your included stopover

To break up your travel on the way out, you can choose to enjoy a two night stopover in either Dubai, Bangkok or Singapore – dependent on your choice of tour. You decide and we’ll take care of it. And again, whichever you choose, it’s included in the price.

Free days to do as you please

To help tailor your holiday to your interests, we offer Freedom Days for you to spend as you please. The more adventurous might enjoy activities like a jet boat ride through Shotover Canyon, while for others, a behind the scenes tour of Sydney Opera House is more their style.

Extend your holiday

Why not make the most of your holiday and extend your Australia and New Zealand tour to spend time with friends and family? We will be happy to make flight arrangements for you as part of the service.

Homebound stopovers at fantastic prices

A two or three night outbound stopover is included on the majority of our holidays to Australia and New Zealand. There is also the opportunity to experience another country on your way home, with a stopover in fantastic destinations such as Singapore, Sentosa Island, Bangkok, Dubai or Bali.

Prices are available from £165 per person (£265 single occupancy). Please call for details.

 

Award-winning escorted tours

Want to learn more about tour fantastic award-winning itineraries to Australia and New Zealand?

19-day Essential Australia tour

22-day Wonders of Australia tour

29-day Very Best of Australia tour

29-day Very Best of Australia including The Ghan tour

31-day The Grand Australian tour

27-day Christmas & New Year in Australia tour

24-day Magnificent New Zealand tour

27-day New Zealand by Rail, Road & Sea tour

28-day Very Best of New Zealand tour

30-day Highlights of Australia & New Zealand tour

Or for any of our combined tours of Australia & New Zealand, please click here.

 

Take a look at what to expect when you travel to Australia and New Zealand with Distant Journeys:

  • A leisurely pace
  • Exceptional value
  • Spectacular scenery
  • And so much flexibility to build your perfect holiday.

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Award-Winning Holidays

Distant Journeys has won 10 awards in the last five years, at the British Travel Awards, and we have been awarded Feefo’s highest Platinum Trusted Rating for customer satisfaction.

Guaranteed Price Promise

Know you are paying the best price for your holiday with our Price Promise. We never offer last minute discounts and we guarantee the earlier you book the better the offer you’ll receive.

100% Financial Protection

Book in the confidence your money is 100% safe. All Distant Journeys holidays are fully bonded by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL number 10913) or ABTOT (number 5427).

Our Covid Guarantee

For your peace of mind, if Distant Journeys is unable to operate your tour due to Covid-19, you will be given the choice of changing your tour or you may choose to receive a full refund.

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