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Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Vacation Packages

Enjoy beaches, mountains, wine, tropical rainforests, unusual wildlife and beautiful weather on these island nations.

Visit the Southern Hemisphere islands of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific to enjoy spectacular beaches, forested hinterlands and Polynesian cultures. 

Australia is a vast country of sophisticated cities and beautiful landscapes. On the southern shores, follow the Great Ocean Road to enjoy a celebrated scenic drive. Visit Bells Beach, home of a World Championship Tour surfing competition. 

Drive farther on to see the 12 Apostles natural rock sculptures rising dramatically out of the sea. In Melbourne, watch cricket and rugby matches, visit the Royal Botanic Gardens and sample Yarra Valley wines. 

Continue north to Canberra, Australia’s capital, to see impressive government buildings, monuments and galleries. Farther north, Sydney is noted for its striking opera house and harbor bridge, beautiful beaches, the Taronga Zoo and Hunter Valley wines. Learn about Australia’s indigenous people at the Australian Museum.

The Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast are known for surfing. See this for yourself in the town named Surfers Paradise. Nearby Brisbane is a sophisticated city straddling a winding river. Enjoy the koala sanctuary and venture into hinterland wilderness. 

Visit Port Douglas and Cairns in the far north to see the Great Barrier Reef, ideal for snorkeling, diving or viewing colorful fish and coral from a glass-bottom boat. See kangaroos, cassowaries and other animals at the Wildlife Habitat and exotic birds in the Daintree Rainforest. 

Fly west to enjoy other famous Australia areas including the giant red rock of Uluru, the Barossa Valley wines of Adelaide and food and wine tours of Perth

New Zealand is actually two islands. On the North Island, visit Auckland to sail from its lovely harbor and appreciate multiethnic culture and food. Drive to Rotorua to experience sulfur springs, cooking corn on the cob over the hot steam eruptions or relaxing in a natural hot tub. Continue to the southern city of Wellington, the capital, to enjoy a beautiful harbor surrounded by cultural attractions.

The South Island has mountains, glaciers, fjords and blue-green glacial lakes that provided Mount Cook and other locations as fantasy film settings for The Hobbit. Visit Christchurch where the indomitable spirit of its residents has helped to maintain colorful gardens and rebuild the city after a devastating earthquake. Queenstown has an eclectic community of backpackers, artists and adventure seekers. Ski, rock climb and bungee jump. Enjoy New Zealand wines throughout the country.

Elsewhere in the South Pacific, explore islands that were described by James Michener as having “endless ocean” with “coconut palms nodding gracefully” and “lagoons, lovely beyond description.” Find this beautiful scenery at Fiji, Samoa, the Cook Islands and French Polynesia. Learn about the Polynesian explorers who once sailed the high seas in outrigger canoes.

*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.ca from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.


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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne CA $64
Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020
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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
     
    4.3 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    It was conveniently located and provided a good sized family room for the three of us travelling together and was well priced. Thank you

    Swissotel Sydney CA $137
    Reviewed on Mar. 27, 2020
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    Swissotel Sydney

    Swissotel Sydney

    68 Market Street, Sydney, NSW
       
      4.6 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      The location is excellent and very convenient; staff are very friendly and helpful

      Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park CA $179
      Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020
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      Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

      Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

      161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW
         
        4.6 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Location to many walk able sites in Sydney was better than most hotels of similar quality.

        Space Hotel - Hostel CA $56
        Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020
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        Space Hotel - Hostel

        Space Hotel - Hostel

        380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC
           
          4.2 of 5
          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Close to train station, eatery and shops. Room was not clean every day.

          Citadines on Bourke Melbourne CA $97
          Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020
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          Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

          Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

          131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC
             
            4.5 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Central location, with excellent amenities and generally a modern feel.

            Rydges World Square CA $94
            Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020
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            Rydges World Square

            Rydges World Square

            389 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW
               
              4.2 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              The staff was very helpful. Because we were staying a number of days they gave us a room upgrade, which we enjoyed. This hotel is close to a grocery store and many restaurants.

              Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne CA $82
              Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020
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              Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

              Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

              328 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
                 
                4.3 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                didn't like nothing about the hotel nice place to stay

                Sofitel Sydney Wentworth CA $164
                Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020
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                Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

                Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

                61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW
                   
                  4.2 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Staff were very friendly and the place in excellent condition.

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