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Globus Highlights of the South Pacific with Fiji(PKE)

20 Day Tour from Auckland to Coral Coast 
Ready to wash that monotony right out of your hair? Head to the South Pacific and send it on its way. Combining fun, sun, glee, and the sea, this tour of Australia and New Zealand introduces you to the favorite features and creatures of both fascinating countries. Starting in New Zealand, you’ll witness Waitomo’s Glowworm Caves and Rotorua’s boiling mud pools before cruising through some of the coolest fiord scenery in the world in Queenstown’s Milford Sound. More uplifting sights await in the “Land Down Under” as you take a spin on Melbourne’s Star Observation Wheel, a dip in the colorful, coral-filled ocean at the Great Barrier Reef, and a ferry across Sydney Harbour to see the Opera House and other harmonious sights. While you’re sure to take plenty of pictures on this tour of the South Pacific, we’ll take one of you with a crocodile or koala for the ultimate souvenir.

Did you know the koala sleeps an average of 20 hours a day? Why not add a 3-night Monograms vacation to Fiji to your tour of the South Pacific and curl up in a beachside hammock yourself? Between naps, you’ll enjoy a Sigatoka River safari and the sun, fun, and genuine warmth of the islanders.
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Itinerary (2021)

Day 1ARRIVE IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
 Welcome to Auckland! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 4:30 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner. (D)
Day 2AUCKLAND. EXCURSION TO WAIHEKE ISLAND.
 AUCKLAND Guided sightseeing includes Queen Street, Auckland Domain (Auckland’s oldest park), and historic Parnell Village. Ferry crossing to Waiheke Island. Free time this evening.
WAIHEKE ISLAND Guided sightseeing of the island includes a visit to an olive grove, plus a tour, tasting, and lunch at a [LF] local vineyard. (B,L)
Day 3AUCKLAND–WAITOMO–MATAMATA–ROTORUA.
 Scenic drive through the pastoral region of Waikato en route to Waitomo.
WAITOMO Sightseeing with Local Guide at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves includes a boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto.
MATAMATA Guided tour of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Hobbiton movie set includes the hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, and structures built for the filming. Continue to Rotorua.
ROTORUA Free time this evening. (B)
Day 4ROTORUA.
 ROTORUA Guided sightseeing includes Te Puia with its geysers, boiling mudpools, and silica terraces. Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park to see native bush and wildlife including the shy Kiwi bird. Free time this afternoon. In the evening, enjoy a traditional [LF] Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), followed by an authentic Máori (indigenous Polynesian people) cultural performance with singing, dancing, and storytelling. (B,D)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Rotorua with a flightseeing excursion over volcanoes, lakes, and mountains. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 5ROTORUA–QUEENSTOWN.
 Fly to Queenstown.
QUEENSTOWN A scenic gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak includes dinner with amazing views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkable Mountains, Lake Wakatipu, and Queenstown. (B,D)
Day 6QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND.
 MILFORD SOUND Full-day sightseeing in Fiordland National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes a scenic cruise on Milford Sound with the chance to see marine wildlife, waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforest. Late evening return to Queenstown. Please note that the excursion to Milford Sound may happen on Day 7 depending on weather and road conditions today. (B,L)
Day 7QUEENSTOWN.
 QUEENSTOWN Free day. (B)
Day 8QUEENSTOWN–MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.
 Fly to Melbourne.
MELBOURNE Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
Day 9MELBOURNE.
 MELBOURNE Guided sightseeing includes Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Queen Victoria Market, and beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. A ride on the [LF] Melbourne Star Observation Wheel includes a sparkling drink, appetizers, and views of Melbourne and the bay. Free time the remainder of the day. (B,L)
Day 10MELBOURNE.
 MELBOURNE Free day. (B)
Day 11MELBOURNE–CAIRNS.
 Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.”
CAIRNS Visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures includes kangaroos, wombats, echidnas, and more native species. [LF] Have your photo taken with a koala or a crocodile. Dinner this evening at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 12CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF.
 OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF Scenic catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes the option of snorkeling, a glass-bottom-boat tour, an underwater observatory, and watching a fish feeding.
CAIRNS Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 13CAIRNS.
 CAIRNS Free day. (B)
Day 14CAIRNS–SYDNEY.
 Fly to Sydney
SYDNEY Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
Day 15SYDNEY.
 SYDNEY Sightseeing includes a tour of the Sydney Opera House (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) with a Local Guide. See the financial district, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, the botanic gardens, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Visit to world-famous Manly Beach includes free time, followed by ferry crossing to Sydney Harbour. Free time this evening. (B)
Day 16SYDNEY.
 SYDNEY Free day before a farewell dinner at a waterfront restaurant this evening. (B,D)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Sydney with a guided climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 17SYDNEY–NADI, FIJI–CORAL COAST.
 Fly to Nadi, Fiji. Transfer to your resort on the Coral Coast.
CORAL COAST Free time the remainder of the day. (B)
Day 18CORAL COAST.
 CORAL COAST This morning’s highlight is a half-day Sigatoka River Safari. Be transported into the heart and soul of Fiji, aboard a custom-built jet boat. Cruise your way up the magnificent Sigatoka River to visit an authentic Fijian village and experience a day in the life of the real “Kaiviti” (Fijian). The remainder of your day is yours to explore the beautiful beaches or perhaps sample some local cuisine. (B,L)

NOTE:
If your included sightseeing is schedule to take place on a Sunday, it will operate on Monday instead. Your Local Host will have full details upon your arrival.
Day 19CORAL COAST.
 CORAL COAST Today is at leisure. Make sure to check the daily activities offered at your resort. You may wish to take a dip in the pool, enjoy a Fijian handicraft demonstration, spend some time in the water with kayaks or paddleboards, or simply enjoy an amazing sunset with a cool tropical drink. (B)
Day 20CORAL COAST – NADI.
 Transfer from the Coral Coast to Nadi International Airport where your vacation ends. (B)

Included Globus Meals

American breakfast daily, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

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09/23/2021 $6,019.00
10/28/2021 $6,019.00
11/11/2021 $6,509.00
01/13/2022 $6,059.00
02/03/2022 $6,389.00
02/17/2022 $6,059.00
03/03/2022 $6,059.00
03/10/2022 $6,479.00
03/24/2022 $6,019.00
04/07/2022 $5,949.00
09/08/2022 $6,019.00
09/22/2022 $6,019.00
10/06/2022 $6,389.00
10/27/2022 $6,019.00
11/10/2022 $6,509.00
01/12/2023 $6,439.00
02/02/2023 $6,799.00
02/16/2023 $6,439.00
03/02/2023 $6,439.00
03/09/2023 $6,879.00
03/23/2023 $6,419.00
04/06/2023 $6,329.00
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