Australia and New Zealand
Two of the most untouched destinations on the planet, you will be astounded by Australia’s immense landscapes and New Zealand’s breathtaking natural beauty.
Australia & New Zealand with a combined population of only 25 million people, they remain two of the most untouched countries on the planet. The magnificence of nature is all around. From the incongruity of Uluru (Ayers Rock) to the might of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to the dazzling ice of the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, you’ll be astounded by the sights. Add to this the complement of great cities and welcoming locals, and you’re assured of an incredible holiday. If you can, this would be one of those once in a lifetime family holidays from Belfast and Dublin, and make the most memorable trip for everyone.
Climb to the summit of Sydney Harbour Bridge for stunning views of the Opera House. See the early morning mist rising from eucalyptus trees in the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park. Hang out with the surfers on the uncrowded white-sandy beaches of Byron Bay ideal for a beach holiday from Belfast and Dublin.
In New Zealand take a visit to the once capital city, Auckland, hop on-board a scenic ferry to Waiheke Island. Take a helicopter ride over the Bay of Islands for a thrilling bird’s-eye view of these picturesque islands. Visit the Coromandel Peninsula, and dig a hole on the remarkable Hot Water Beach for a thermal soak.
Visit the fascinating Te Papa National Museum in Wellington. Hire a bike to tour Marlborough’s vineyards and learn a thing or two about the local wines. If you get to Wellington, take a ride on Wellington’s cable car for panoramic views over the stunning natural harbour. An amazing destination also included for cruises from Belfast and Dublin departing from Sydney, Australia plus other itineraries to choose from.