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Globus Arrow 2021: Globus South Pacific Vacations Arrow GLOBUS 2021: Great Adventure Down Under with the Legendary Ghan Train, Southern Lights & Fiji (PT1E)
GLOBUS 2021: Great Adventure Down Under with the Legendary Ghan Train, Southern Lights & Fiji (PT1E)
32 Day Tour from Melbourne to Coral Coast
It's easy to lose your train of thought on this all-encompassing, 29-day tour through Australia and New Zealand, especially when it includes world-class cities, extraordinary scenery, unique wildlife, and an incredible overnight rail journey on the legendary Ghan train-an exhilarating crossing through the heart of the Australian Outback to the tropical coast of the Northern Territory. Other moving Experiences on this over-the-top Down Under vacation include an outback barbecue in the Red Center, a jumping crocodile cruise in Darwin, a snorkeling excursion at the Great Barrier Reef, and a wetlands cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong. In New Zealand, prepare to be moved by a cooked-by-hot-stone Hangi dinner, a gondola ride to the peaks of Queenstown, a cruise through the towering rock walls of Milford Sound, and even a silent boat trip through Waitomo's famous lit Glowworm Caves. Board here for unrivaled views, unexpected experiences, and an unbelievable adventure.

Spend an extra night in Hobart for the chance to witness Mother Nature cast her magical aurora australis (southern lights) across the night sky of Tasmania-one of the best places on earth to see this heavenly light show. Includes two evening excursions with a Local Expert to learn how the aurora australis differs from the northern lights (aurora borealis). Enjoy warm drinks and treats and learn how to take the perfect photograph of the lights dancing across the horizon. Spectacular!

End your trip with a relaxing 3-night Monograms independent vacation in Fiji, including a flight from Sydney to Nadi, Fiji, transfers to/from your resort on the Coral Coast, first-class accommodations, breakfast daily, and the guidance and assistance of an expert Local Host. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a jet-boat cruise on the Sigatoka River and a visit to a Fijian village with lunch.
Details
Tour OperatorGlobus
OfferOffer valid through 3/31/2021
Duration
32 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MelbourneWelcome to Melbourne! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 3 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner. (D)
Day 2MelbourneMELBOURNE Morning sightseeing includes Federation Square, Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Queen Victoria Market, and beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. Free time in the afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 3MelbourneMELBOURNE Free day. (B)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Melbourne with an excursion to Yarra Valley, home to award-winning wines or an excursion to see the world-famous Penguin Parade. These 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 4HobartFly to Hobart.
HOBART Guided walking tour of the waterfront district. Dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 5HobartTASMAN PENINSULA PENINSULA Sightseeing includes the blowhole, the Devil's Kitchen, and the Tasman Arch formations. Walking tour with a Local Guide at Port Arthur Historic Site (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.
HOBART Evening excursion with a Local Expert for the chance to view the Southern Lights (aurora australis). Learn how the Southern Lights differ from the Northern Lights (aurora borealis) and hear stories about the significance of the 'Fire in the Sky' to the Australia Aboriginal communities. Warm drinks and treats are provided during this special evening. (B,L)

NOTE:
The aurora is most active late at night or early in the morning when the sky is clear and the air chilly. Viewings are scheduled from 7pm-10pm. While the aurora is frequently seen May through August, it is up to Mother Nature to create the special conditions in order to witness this phenomenon.
Day 6HobartHOBART Free day to explore more of Hobart on your own. This evening, another chance to view the Southern Lights. Our Local Expert is on hand to answer all your questions, share local insight and give pointers on how to take the perfect photographs of the lights dancing across the sky. Warm drinks and treats are provided. (B)
Day 7AdelaideFly to Adelaide (via Melbourne).
ADELAIDE Orientation drive. Free time this evening. (B)
Day 8AdelaideADELAIDE Travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island.
KANGAROO ISLAND [LF] Sightseeing includes Seal Bay Conservation Park with a Park Ranger plus a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to see native koalas, wallabies, and wombats. Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery before returning to Adelaide this evening. (B,L)
Day 9Uluru (Ayers Rock)ADELAIDE Travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island.
KANGAROO ISLAND [LF] Sightseeing includes Seal Bay Conservation Park with a Park Ranger plus a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to see native koalas, wallabies, and wombats. Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery before returning to Adelaide this evening. (B,L)
Day 10Uluru (Ayers Rock)ULURU Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a walking tour at Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Free time this evening. (B)
Day 11The Ghan TrainScenic drive through the Outback en route to Alice Springs.
ALICE SPRINGS Embark on legendary Ghan train. (B,D)
Day 12DarwinKATHERINE GORGE [LF] Choice of sightseeing includes a scenic cruise or a visit to a working Outback cattle station.
DARWIN Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 13Kakadu National ParkDARWIN Guided jumping crocodile cruise.
KAKADU NATIONAL PARK Guided sightseeing in Kakadu National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). (B,D)
Day 14DarwinKAKADU NATIONAL PARK Guided [LF] wetlands cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong.
DARWIN City orientation drive includes the Darwin Museum and lunch at a local roadhouse. (B,L)
Day 15CairnsFly to Cairns, 'Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.' (B)
Day 16CairnsOUTER 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 17CairnsCAIRNS Free day. (B)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Cairns with a 4-wheel-drive excursion in the Daintree Rainforest. 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 18SydneyCAIRNS Visit to the Koala Gardens includes having your photo taken with a koala.
Fly to Sydney.
SYDNEY Free time this evening. (B)
Day 19SydneySYDNEY Guided sightseeing includes the financial district, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, the botanic gardens, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Walking tour with a Local Guide at the Sydney Opera House (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Bondi Beach, followed by a Sydney Harbour cruise. Free time this evening. (B)
Day 20SydneySYDNEY Free day before dinner at a waterfront restaurant. (B,D)
Day 21ChristchurchFly to Christchurch. (B)
Day 22Mount CookCHRISTCHURCH City sightseeing. Scenic drive to Mount Cook National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage area).
MOUNT COOK Evening at leisure. (B,D)
Day 23QueenstownMOUNT COOK Free time this morning before a visit to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center.
Scenic drive en route to Queenstown.
QUEENSTOWN Free time this evening. (B)
Day 24QueenstownMILFORD SOUND Full-day sightseeing in Fiordland National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes a scenic cruise in Milford Sound with the chance to see marine wildlife, waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforests. Late evening return to Queenstown. Please note that the excursion to Milford Sound may happen on Day 24 based on weather and road conditions today. (B,L)
Day 25QueenstownQUEENSTOWN Free day before a scenic gondola ride to the top of Bob's Peak, including dinner with amazing views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkable Mountains, Lake Wakatipu, and Queenstown. (B,D)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Queenstown with a thrilling jet-boat ride on the Kawarau and Dart Rivers. This and many more options throughout your tour are available to purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 26RotoruaFly to Rotorua.
ROTORUA Traditional [LF] Hangi dinner with a Maori (indigenous Polynesian people) cultural performance. (B,D)
Day 27RotoruaROTORUA Guided sightseeing includes the Agrodome sheep farm, and Rainbow Springs Nature Park to see native bush and wildlife, including the shy Kiwi bird and Te Puia with its geysers, boiling mudpools, and silica terraces. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 28AucklandWAITOMO Sightseeing with Local Guide at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves includes a boat trip through the Glowworm Grotto. Continue to Auckland.
AUCKLAND Farewell dinner at Sky Tower. (D)
Day 29Coral CoastFly to Nadi, Fiji. Transfer to your resort on the Coral Coast.
CORAL COAST Remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 30Coral CoastCORAL 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 31Coral CoastCORAL 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 32NadiTransfer from the Coral Coast to Nadi International Airport where your vacation ends. (B)
Dates/Pricing
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April 30, 2021$10,509.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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