EXCURSIONS - South Pacific Wonders with Fiji 2017

South Pacific Wonders with Fiji (PT2E)

29 Day Tour from Melbourne to Nadi

2017 Tour Details

From vibrant Melbourne to remote Kakadu National Park, on this Australia and New Zealand tour—with Fiji—you’ll explore the famous cities, observe native wildlife, learn about Aboriginal culture, and witness incredible scenery. You’ll travel from Melbourne to Nadi with overnights along the way in Hobart, Adelaide, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Darwin, Kakadu National Park, Cairns, Sydney, Mount Cook, Queenstown, Rotorua, and Auckland.

Tour highlights include opportunities to see Australia’s native wildlife during an excursion to Kangaroo Island—an out-of-the-ordinary adventure offered by Globus. Here, see sea lions, koalas, New Zealand fur seals, kangaroos, and wallabies. Another unique experience Globus includes on this Australia and New Zealand tour is a cruise through Kakadu National Park’s most famous wetland, where you’ll have an opportunity to see crocodiles. In Tasmania, see the famous Tasmanian devil. In Rotorua, visit Rainbow Springs to view see kiwis, a national symbol.

In addition to amazing wildlife, you’ll also witness spectacular scenery on this tour through Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. Snorkel or take a watercraft tour at the remarkable Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a drink as you watch the sunset at Uluru, and enjoy views of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), a geological splendor. Witness some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery during your cruise on Milford Sound in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park. In Rotorua, see New Zealand’s largest geyser and boiling mud pots at Te Puia. In Fiji, see a private collection of orchids.

Learn about Aboriginal culture when you tour the base of Uluru and learn of its significance to the Aboriginal people. View Aboriginal rock petroglyphs in Kakadu National Park, and enjoy a traditional Hangi dinner in New Zealand—another special experience offered by Globus. From Sydney, it’s off to Fiji to tour Nadi on the main island, then enjoy leisure time to explore further or relax at your beach resort.

All of this—and much more—await you on this incredible Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji vacation!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

MELBOURNE
Welcome dinner; sightseeing tour; visit Fitzroy Gardens; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunch
HOBART
Guided Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite walking tour of the waterfront district; excursion to Port Arthur; visit the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park
ADELAIDE
Orientation tour; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite excursion to Kangaroo Island
ULURU (AYERS ROCK)
Sunset toast; sightseeing tour around the base of the rock; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Outback barbecue; visit to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
DARWIN
Orientation tour; visit the botanic gardens and art gallery
KAKADU NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing tour; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite wetland cruise; Nourlangie Rock; Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre & Bowali Visitor Centre
CAIRNS
Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise with choice of activities; visit Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
SYDNEY
Sightseeing; visit the Opera House; botanic gardens; and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite lunch at the North Bondi Returned Servicemen’s Leagues Club; Sydney Harbour cruise; dinner at a waterfront restaurant overlooking Sydney Harbour
MOUNT COOK
Sightseeing in Mount Cook National Park; visit Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center
QUEENSTOWN
Visit Fiordland National Park and cruise on Milford Sound; cruise on Lake Wakatipu; dinner & farm demonstration at Walter Peak High Country Farm
ROTORUA
Enjoy a Maori cultural performance and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Hangi dinner; visit Te Puia, the Agrodome, and Rainbow Springs
WAITOMO
Visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves
AUCKLAND
Farewell dinner atop Sky Tower
FIJI
Sightseeing tour; visit Viseisei Village and the Garden of the Sleeping Giants; stop at Vuda Lookout; Host service

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Sydney Opera House
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Australian Convict Sites

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

American breakfast daily, 7 lunches, 10 dinners including including a farewell dinner in Auckland

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 Arrive in Melbourne, Australia

Welcome to the “Land Down Under” and Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne. Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. Please schedule flights to arrive by 3 pm in order to attend this evening’s welcome briefing and dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 Melbourne

Start your day with a city sightseeing tour that includes landmarks such as Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market, FITZROY GARDENS, Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, and more. Today’s lunch is served aboard the historic Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite COLONIAL TRAMCAR RESTAURANT. Enjoy fine food and drink as you wind your way through the streets of Melbourne, a truly unique experience. In the evening, you may wish to take an optional excursion to Phillip Island and see the famous Penguin Parade.

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Day 3 Melbourne

A full day to explore more of this cosmopolitan city. You may wish to shop for a favorite souvenir at Queen Victoria Market, stroll along the Yarra River, see the city from new heights at the Eureka Skydeck, or explore the many lanes and alleys of this city. You may also want to consider a day tour to see the “Twelve Apostles” along the Great Ocean Road or visit the nearby Yarra Valley to sample the region’s award-winning wines.

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Day 4 Melbourne–Hobart

Fly to Hobart, Tasmania, home of the famed Tasmanian devil. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite WALKING TOUR of Hobart’s historic waterfront district, followed by dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 5 Hobart. Excursion to Port Arthur

Our first stop this morning is at the TASMANIAN DEVIL CONSERVATION PARK to see and learn about the famous Tasmanian devil, once almost extinct. You’ll also have a chance to interact with some of Australia’s other native animals, like kangaroos, wallabies, quolls, and parrots. Next, we visit some of the Tasman Peninsula’s famous features, such as the blowhole, the Devil’s Kitchen, and the Tasman Arch. On to PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE. Originally designed as a timber camp, the town grew in importance as it began housing convicts. On a guided tour, hear stories of former prisoners and see the ruins of the 4-story penitentiary—a grim reminder of Australia’s days as a penal colony.

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Day 6 Hobart–Adelaide

Today, fly to Adelaide (via Melbourne). Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of this colonial city. During your free time today, you may wish to stroll Adelaide’s bustling streets, visit the Art Gallery of South Australia, or enjoy al fresco dining at one of the city’s many restaurants.

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Day 7 Adelaide. Excursion to Kangaroo Island

This morning, take a ferry to Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite KANGAROO ISLAND, home to unspoiled white-sand beaches, barking sea lions, dozing koalas, and amazing scenery. At SEAL BAY, there’s a chance to get up close to these magnificent creatures and learn more about them from a park ranger. Have your cameras ready as we visit REMARKABLE ROCKS with its stunning views, and ADMIRALS ARCH, a unique rock formation and home to a colony of New Zealand fur seals. Our last stop on the island is FLINDERS CHASE NATIONAL PARK, a sanctuary for native Australian animals, including kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas.

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Day 8 Adelaide–Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Fly this morning from Adelaide to the “Center of Australia.” This evening, visit Ayers Rock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known also by its Aboriginal name: Uluru. This massive sandstone monolith is one of the world’s most mysterious and religious sites. Enjoy a cool DRINK as you watch the sunset and the changing colors as they fall across the landscape. Later, enjoy a truly unique Aussie experience—an Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite OUTBACK BARBECUE featuring a meal of typical campfire fare and awe-inspiring Outback ambiance.

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Day 9 Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Today, enjoy a TOUR around the base of Uluru, learning of its significance to the Anangu Aboriginal people. There is time to relax at your resort before the afternoon takes us to a popular lookout to enjoy views of the magnificent KATA TJUTA (the Olgas), a geological splendor of views of some 36 brilliant domes. This evening is at leisure.

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Day 10 Uluru (Ayers Rock)–Darwin

For an unforgettable experience, you may choose to rise early for an optional camel ride to watch the sunrise at Uluru. Later, fly to Darwin (via Alice Springs). Tonight, why not explore Darwin’s waterfront, lined with restaurants, shops, and walking trails?

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Day 11 Darwin–Kakadu National Park

Travel to KAKADU NATIONAL PARK, Australia’s largest national park covering almost 20,000 square kilometers. Spend time at WINDOW ON THE WETLANDS VISITOR CENTRE to learn more about the natural and cultural features including the abundant wildlife and the European and Aboriginal history of this region. Dinner this evening is at your hotel.

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Day 12 Kakadu National Park

Time to explore more of this massive park today. Spend time at the BOWALI VISITOR CENTRE to learn more about the flora, fauna, and geology of the park. Then, enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite CRUISE through Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu’s most famous wetland. An Aboriginal guide will share the history of the region and point out wildlife, which could include crocodiles, water buffalo, and an abundance of bird life. A short walk on an ancient trail takes us to see Aboriginal rock petroglyphs at NOURLANGIE ROCK. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Take a hike, join in an optional scenic flight over the park, or just relax at your hotel.

NOTE:
During the wet season (December through April), it can be difficult to see crocodiles in the wild.

Day 13 Kakadu National Park–Darwin–Cairns

Return to Darwin and enjoy a city sightseeing tour featuring the splendid BOTANIC GARDENS and ART GALLERY. There’s time to explore, stroll the relaxed streets of Darwin, and take in the historic colonial architecture and buildings. Later this evening, fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef,” one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

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Day 14 Cairns. Excursion to the Outer Great Barrier Reef Excursion

Prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran and CRUISE to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Explore this underwater world—a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Choose to SNORKEL, take a semi-submersible WATERCRAFT TOUR, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist.

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Day 15 Cairns

A full day to explore more of this tropical paradise. You may wish to visit the Daintree Rainforest, considered to be the oldest rainforest in the world, stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, take a journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, enjoy a scenic sunset cruise, or shop for unique gifts and souvenirs at the popular Cairns Night Market. Your Tour Director will have suggestions to make the most of your day.

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Day 16 Cairns–Sydney

This morning, enjoy a special visit to HARTLEY’S CROCODILE ADVENTURES for your chance to meet Australia’s native animals. You’ll also enjoy a talk by a wildlife keeper and the opportunity to have your picture taken with a koala! Afterward, fly to vibrant Sydney.

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Day 17 Sydney

Today’s sightseeing includes the SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a guided tour of the interior and theaters. Then, travel to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair in the city’s BOTANIC GARDENS for a great photo opportunity and sweeping view of the harbor. Visit world-famous Bondi Beach for an insider’s tour of Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite BONDI SURF BATHERS’ LIFE SAVING CLUB. Meet with one of the lifesavers and learn about the history of the club and the training needed to become a lifeguard. Lunch today is at the Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite North Bondi Returned Servicemen’s Leagues Club, located on Bondi Beach. Learn about the history of this special place and the courageous “Rats of Tobruk” while enjoying sweeping waterfront views and delicious food. Afterward, a CRUISE on Sydney Harbour highlights some of the city’s best views.

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Day 18 Sydney

Enjoy a full day at leisure. Why not reach new heights on the thrilling Sydney Harbour Bridgeclimb or take in amazing views from atop Sydney Tower? Ferry across the harbor and explore Taronga Zoo, take a walking tour along the cobblestone lanes of the Rocks, or relax on beautiful Manly Beach. Tonight, enjoy a special dinner at a WATERFRONT RESTAURANT with fantastic views of Sydney.

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Day 19 Sydney–Christchurch, New Zealand–Mount Cook

Fly to Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island, then travel south to magnificent MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK, named after New Zealand’s highest peak. Weather permitting, you may wish to join in a stargazing program this evening. The Mount Cook region offers some of the darkest skies in the world, perfect for viewing the southern night sky.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Spend the evening at the historic Hermitage Hotel, located at the base of Mount Cook. Enjoy splendid views, fresh mountain air, and all the modern amenities of this first-class property.

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Day 20 Mount Cook–Queenstown

Start the day with a visit to the SIR EDMUND HILLARY ALPINE CENTER for unique insight into the history and culture of this region. Then, time to explore on your own. You may wish to enjoy a scenic walk or perhaps an optional scenic flight that lands on the nearby Tasman Glacier. Continue to Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World.”

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Day 21 Queenstown. Excursion to Milford Sound

Today, travel through FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK, the largest of New Zealand’s national parks and a UNESCO WorldToday, travel through FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK, the largest of New Zealand’s national parks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a scenic CRUISE on Milford Sound for views of cascading waterfalls, lush green rainforest, and a chance to see a variety of wildlife including seals, penguins, and dolphins. Have your cameras ready as you witness some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.

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Day 22 Queenstown

A full day for you to explore Queenstown on your own. You may want to spend time window shopping at the many boutiques and art galleries in town, sample some local wines, or rent a bicycle and travel one of the cities many bike trails. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Tonight, CRUISE across Lake Wakatipu aboard the vintage TSS Earnslaw steamship to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Enjoy a tour of the farm and charming gardens, followed by a demonstration as the farm dogs round up the sheep for the farmers to shear. Afterward, enjoy dinner at the farm.

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Day 23 Queenstown–Rotorua

Fly north to Rotorua, home to fascinating Maori culture and geothermal wonders. This evening, enjoy a traditional Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite HANGI DINNER, followed by an authentic MAORI CULTURAL PERFORMANCE.

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Day 24 Rotorua

This morning starts with a visit to the AGRODOME, a working sheep farm where you will be delighted by a tour and show. Visit the nursery to see baby animals, and witness the artistry of shearing a sheep. Here, you’ll discover just how New Zealand became the world’s number-one wool-growing nation. Continue on to RAINBOW SPRINGS to view native bush and wildlife, including a walk through the kiwi bird enclosure. Last stop is TE PUIA, Rotorua’s most prominent thermal area, with New Zealand’s largest geyser, boiling mud pools, and silica terraces. The afternoon is at your leisure. You may wish to relax in a natural hot spring, zipline through the forest, be pampered at one of the city’s spas, or board a floatplane for flightseeing of this beautiful area. Tonight, why not join a local New Zealand family for dinner in their home?

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Day 25 Rotorua–Waitomo–Auckland

Leave Rotorua and experience the WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVES. Travel by boat through underwater scenery and along narrow limestone chambers while your guide explains the formation and history of the area. The highlight of the tour is a visit to Glowworm Grotto. Glide silently beneath the lights of thousands of glowworms suspended from the cave ceiling. Continue to Auckland, where tonight’s festive farewell dinner is atop Auckland’s iconic SKY TOWER. Enjoy wonderful views of the city and harbor below. The perfect ending to your vacation.

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Day 26 Auckland–Nadi, Fiji

Today, depart Auckland and fly to tropical Fiji for a 3-night stay..

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Day 27 Nadi

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the island. Visit VISEISEI VILLAGE, where the Fijian people first landed centuries ago, and the GARDEN OF THE SLEEPING GIANT to see a private collection of stunning tropical orchids. Then, stop at the VUDA LOOKOUT, a tropical fruit farm perched on a cliff, where you will sample fruit and juice from the orchard. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

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Day 28 Nadi

A full day at your leisure. You may wish to take a stroll on Denarau Beach, play a round of golf, enjoy a spa treatment, take a thrilling helicopter tour, or just relax by your resort’s pool.

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Day 29 Nadi

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

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 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

LYN SHUEMAKER

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

My name is Lyn and with my many years of experience, I'm delighted to ensure you get a 'real' feel of the areas you will visit in Australia and New Zealand, as this is my 'backyard'. I'm excited to make your travel dreams come true.

Tour Director - LYN SHUEMAKER

 Accommodations

Melbourne
Hobart
Adelaide
Uluru
Darwin
Kakadu National Park
Cairns
Sydney
Mount Cook Region
Queenstown
Rotorua
Auckland
Nadi

Melbourne

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

First-Class

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel 27 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC Australia

27 Little Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC Australia

Discover a wide range of considerate, comprehensive amenities and services at the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel. Dine at one of their several restaurants/cafes, from the Little Collins St. Kitchen and Chinese tapas at East to the Little Collins Larder or grab a cocktail at the Terrace Bar. Energize at Sheraton Fitness, turn laps in the heated indoor pool or book a treatment at The Spa.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Elevator
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Pool

Room Amenities

  • Pay Movies
  • Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Desk
  • Climate Control
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Television
  • Phone
  • In-Room Safe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Complimentary Toiletries

Hobart

Wrest Point Hotel

Wrest Point Hotel 410 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, TAS Australia

410 Sandy Bay Road
Hobart, TAS Australia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Wrest Point Hotel offers views of the Tasmanian mountainside and the sparkling harbor. Rooms are tastefully decorated and afford all the comforts of home, while providing endless hours of entertainment and easy access to outdoor adventure. From the four restaurants featuring first-rate service and the best in local cuisine to the assortment of lounges and outdoor areas, you will be constantly surrounded by the charm and beauty of beautiful Hobart.

Hotel Amenities

  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool
  • Concierge desk
  • Beauty Salon
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free WiFi
  • Gift Shop
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • ATM
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Wake-Up Calls
  • In-Room Safe
  • Window Opens
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Coffee Maker
  • Mini-bar
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Climate Control
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pay Movies
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Room Service
  • Alarm Clock
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television

Adelaide

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel 55 Frome Street, Adelaide, SA Australia

55 Frome Street
Adelaide, SA Australia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Style and function are themes of the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel. As the Majestic's flagship, built in 2004, this award-winning hotel boasts simplicity, efficiency, and an eco-centric design. And as it sits just off of the lively Rundle Street, the convenience of bars, restaurants, shopping and museums is unparalleled. After a busy day of sightseeing and on-the-go activities, guests are welcomed back to comfortable accommodations and locally fresh cuisine in the hotel's restaurant - not to mention a great selection of wine! Follow it up with a view of the city from a relaxing garden roof-top, for which the hotel is aptly named.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Concierge desk

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Voicemail
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Pay Movies
  • Climate Control
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Window Opens
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning

Uluru

Desert Gardens Hotel

Desert Gardens Hotel Yulara Drive, Uluru, NT Australia

Yulara Drive
Uluru, NT Australia

Centrally located to all resort facilities the hotel offers a range of accommodation, outdoor pool, and the popular Bunya bar. It's only a short stroll to the Resorts' numerous lookouts, where you can view what is arguably Australia's best sunset, with the spectacular play of colors across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert.

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Pool
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
  • ATM
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Climate Control
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Window Opens
  • Voicemail
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Pay Movies
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Alarm Clock
  • Complimentary Toiletries

Sails in the Desert

Sails in the Desert 174 Yulara Drive, Uluru, NT Australia

174 Yulara Drive
Uluru, NT Australia

Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, this is Voyages Ayers Rock Resort's premium hotel. The interior decor focuses on Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks featured throughout the public areas and in the private rooms

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • ATM
  • Business Center
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Currency Exchange
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Pay Movies
  • Mini-bar
  • Climate Control
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Window Opens
  • Voicemail
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • In-Room Safe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Room Service

Darwin

Hilton Darwin

Hilton Darwin 32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT Australia

32 Mitchell Street
Darwin, NT Australia

Overlooking Darwin Harbour, Hilton Darwin offers fabulous Esplanade views and an ideal location in the heart of the city. The impressive, marble-floored lobby, surrounded by warm colors and Aboriginal artwork, immediately welcomes you with a touch of authentic Australian style. The attentive hotel staff always make for a great stay. Enjoy the sunshine at the 10th floor outdoor swimming pool, or sip drinks at the stylish bar before savoring a delicious meal in their restaurant, which features an innovative menu of local specialties, including kangaroo, crocodile and barramundi.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Ice Machine
  • Business Center
  • Parking/Valet
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Currency Exchange
  • Pool
  • Concierge desk

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • In-Room Safe
  • Pay Movies
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Room Service
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Desk
  • Voicemail
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Phone
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Smoking Rooms

Kakadu National Park

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Flinders Street, Kakadu National Park, NT Australia

Flinders Street
Kakadu National Park, NT Australia

Situated in the heart of the World Heritage Kakadu National Park sits the Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel. Take part in the unique experience of the Australian Outback at this one-of-a-kind hotel, which from above resembles a crocodile - an animal well known in these parts. After hours of exploration and touring of the land, feel restored after taking a dip in the outdoor pool, lounging in the shady garden, or partaking of the many unique Outback flavors at the on-site restaurant and bar. The Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is committed to supporting its environment and the community within it, while providing friendly service and comfort for its visitors.

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • ATM
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center
  • Pool
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Alarm Clock
  • Pay Movies
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Window Opens
  • Voicemail
  • Climate Control
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Coffee Maker

Cairns

Pullman Cairns International

Superior First-Class

Pullman Cairns International 17 Abbott St, Cairns, QLD Australia

17 Abbott St
Cairns, QLD Australia

Pullman Cairns International is an upscale hotel exuding the architectural grandeur of the city's rich colonial past. Overlooking Cairns Harbour and the lush mountain hinterland, this 321-room hotel is perfectly positioned in the CBD to take advantage of all the city has to offer. After a great day of sightseeing, dine in Coco's Restaurant, grab a drink at the Lobby Bar, or pamper yourself at Vie Spa.

Hotel Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Gift Shop
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Beauty Salon
  • Spa Services
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool
  • Dry Cleaning

Room Amenities

  • Pay Movies
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Climate Control
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Coffee Maker
  • Window Opens
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Television
  • Phone

Sydney

Sydney Harbour Marriott

Deluxe

Sydney Harbour Marriott 30 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW Australia

30 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW Australia

Ideally placed in Circular Quay, the Sydney Harbour Marriott welcomes guests with elegant rooms, luxury amenities, and an award-winning commitment to outstanding service. Take advantage of the fitness center, indoor pool and on-site dining.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Elevator
  • ATM
  • Pool
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Concierge desk
  • Fitness Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Alarm Clock
  • Climate Control
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Pay Movies
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Voicemail

Mount Cook Region

The Hermitage

Moderate First-Class

The Hermitage Mount Cook National Park, Mount Cook,   New Zealand

Mount Cook National Park
Mount Cook, New Zealand

A haven for adventurous travellers for more than a century, the world renowned Hermitage Hotel in the heart of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a complete year-round alpine retreat.

Hotel Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Gift Shop
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • In-Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Window Opens
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Television

Queenstown

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside Corner Earl St & Marine Parade, Queenstown,   New Zealand

Corner Earl St & Marine Parade
Queenstown, New Zealand

Centrally located in one of the most picturesque settings in the world, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is nestled beside beautiful and tranquil Lake Wakitipu. This fresh, modern hotel offers guests 273 contemporary rooms plus superb, uninterrupted views of the lake, mountains and adjoining gardens. Novotel Queenstown Lakeside also features great facilities including a Jacuzzi, plus the excellent Elements Restaurant and the Elements Cafe and Bar.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • Concierge desk
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • In-Room Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pay Movies
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Voicemail
  • Coffee Maker
  • Window Opens
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access

Rotorua

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua,   New Zealand

Lake End Tutanekai Street
Rotorua, New Zealand

Situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside offers tranquil surroundings with sensational views. The central location makes for easy access to Rotorua's cafes, restaurants, and many popular local attractions.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Pool
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services

Room Amenities

  • Pay Movies
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Room Service
  • Climate Control
  • Television
  • Phone

Auckland

SKYCITY Hotel

SKYCITY Hotel Corner Victoria & Federal St., Auckland,   New Zealand

Corner Victoria & Federal St.
Auckland, New Zealand

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

This spacious hotel allows you to relax in style while enjoying more than 20 restaurants, cafes and bars, a theatre, free live entertainment on selected nights and the iconic Sky Tower - all right on your doorstep! Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Additional amenities include a casino, spa services, and a fitness facility. This is a smoke-free property.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Parking/Valet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • ATM
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Climate Control
  • Cable/Satellite
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Phone
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • Pay Movies
  • Hair Dryer

Nadi

Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa

Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa Denarau Island, Nadi,   Fiji

Denarau Island
Nadi, Fiji

Subtle sophistication and laidback luxury awaits you at Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa. Infusing Sofitel's French influences with exotic Fijian customs, the resort blends tradition with the most modern technologies for a tropical retreat that really does offer it all. A private waterfront location and the Pacific's largest lagoon-style pool are a prelude to the sanctuary that is Sofitel Fiji's stylish of rooms, each with a private balcony or terrace. World class dining, a sublime International Day Spa, and an unsurpassed range of adrenalin pumping activities make for an unforgettable experience.

Hotel Amenities

  • ATM
  • Pool
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Desk
  • Television
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Climate Control
  • Pay Movies
  • Window Opens
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Voicemail
  • Complimentary Newspaper

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Nadi
Melbourne
Ayers Rock
Kakadu National Park
Cairns
Sydney
Mount Cook
Queenstown
Rotorua

Nadi

Captain Cook Dinner Cruise

Captain Cook Dinner Cruise

Cruise into the stunning South Pacific sunset as you enjoy a scrumptious dinner.

Price Range: $$

Sigatoka River Safari

Sigatoka River Safari

Discover a unique side of Fiji on this exciting cruise excursion down the majestic Sigatoka River.

Price Range: $$$$

South Sea Island Cruise

South Sea Island Cruise

Enjoy South Sea Island, Fiji's picturesque island playground!

Price Range: $$$

Melbourne

Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience

Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience

Nothing will prepare you for this awesome, bird's-eye view of Melbourne! Join us for a unique experience that will get your heart racing as you step out 984 feet above the ground (that's almost as high as the Eiffel Tower). Eureka Skydeck 88 takes you right to The Edge, a pecial glass cube observation deck that slides out from the building with you inside! It's a city view you'll never forget.

Price Range: $

Penguins Express

Penguins Express

Witness the magical Penguin Parade on Phillip Island. On your Penguins Express evening tour, watch the penguins' arrival on Summerland Beach with premium viewing where you are guaranteed to see these little penguins waddling right past you. Walk with them from elevated boardwalks and see if their burrow is nearby! At the Visitor's Information Centre, visit "Penguin Experience" exhibit and learn more about the life of these little flightless birds. Dinner is available (though not included) from the Penguin Parade Restaurant.

Price Range: $$$

Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour with Lunch

Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour with Lunch

Discover just what makes Melbourne so enchanting on this excursion that reveals the city's hidden gems. We'll pair you up with a passionate expert guide for a casual stroll through the city's back streets and beautiful old lanes and arcades. Discover the architectural highlights, street art, historical tales, and small, independent retailers found only in the city. Hiding in basements or in seemingly private buildings are many of the country's emerging creative talents, where one-off pieces are not uncommon. You will be amazed at what these small businesses offer: fashion, food, art, music, chocolate, accessories, vintage items, and more! A refreshing morning tea or coffee is included, along with a souvenir bag, bottled water, map, and special offers from local retailers.

Price Range: $$$

Great Ocean Road Adventure

Great Ocean Road Adventure

Experience the majestic Great Ocean Road in style, with time to really appreciate the wonders of Australia's most scenic drive. Be sure your camera battery is fully charged, because there's plenty to see and photograph throughout the day. In the company of an expert Local Guide, watch for animal life, including whales, dolphins, echidnas, and bandicoots. Stroll along the beaches or grab a coffee at the striking Split Point Lighthouse, and take in the awe-inspiring scenery. Next, stop at Apollo Bay, a tranquil seaside town, for a great selection of lunch spots (not included). Gain exclusive access to the Great Ocean Ecolodge's eucalyptus forest for close encounters with koalas, kangaroos, and native birds. Your adventure concludes with a visit to the ancient Twelve Apostles rock formations and dramatic Loch Ard Gorge.

Price Range: $$$$

Yarra Valley Wine Tour

Yarra Valley Wine Tour

Whether you're a wine enthusiast or simply would like to spend the day surrounded by beautiful, off-the-beaten-path scenery, this is the perfect day trip from Melbourne.

Price Range: $$$$

AyersRock

Scenic Helicopter Flight - Uluru/Ayers Rock & Kata Tjuta/The Olgas

Scenic Helicopter Flight - Uluru/Ayers Rock & Kata Tjuta/The Olgas

Take in the mysterious grandeur of the Outback on a thirty-six 36 minute scenic flight.

Price Range: $$$$

KakaduNationalPark

Kakadu National Park 60min Scenic Flight

Kakadu National Park 60min Scenic Flight

Get a unique perspective of Australia's Northern Territory from above!

Price Range: $$$$

Cairns

Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail

Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail

Tropical North Queensland awaits on this memorable private day trip that combines the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the world-famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Price Range: $$$

Daintree Rainforest 4WD Tour

Daintree Rainforest 4WD Tour

Explore the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest region of far north Queensland

Price Range: $$$$

Sydney

Revolving Restaurant 3 Course Dinner

Revolving Restaurant 3 Course Dinner

Enjoy a memorable evening of excellent cuisine and incomparable views from atop Sydney Tower at the opulent 360 Bar and Dining.

Price Range: $$

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb - Day

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb - Day

Take a climb over the famous arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for a birds' eye view of the iconic city of Sydney.

Price Range: $$$$

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium & WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Combo

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium & WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Combo

Take a walk on the wild side on this amazing discovery of Australia's incredible sealife and wildlife.

Price Range: $

Sydney Tower Eye & 4D Experience

Sydney Tower Eye & 4D Experience

Take the elevator to the fourth floor of Sydney Tower Eye - 250m about ground level! Stroll around the Observation Deck and take in 360 degrees of Sydney sights - the Blue Mountains to the west, with the sprawling Western Suburbs in the foreground. Look to the north and marvel at the Harbour's intricate shoreline in incredible detail, while the south reveals the bustling Sydney Airport all the way through to historic Botany Bay. Meanwhile, the east will take your breath away with Sydney's famous party precincts and beachside playgrounds leading to an unmatched view of the Pacific Ocean through the famous harbour heads. State-of-the-art multilingual touchscreens provide an interactive introduction to some of Sydney's famous landmarks, and the high-powered binoculars offer you a closer look. With both day and night viewing available, there's simply no better place to experience the beauty of one of the world's most picturesque cities. Finish your visit to Sydney Tower with a 4D cinema experience showcasing footage from famous Sydney locations.

Price Range: $

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Join us for an excursion to the famed Blue Mountains that is truly off the beaten track!

Price Range: $$$$

Taronga Zoo - General Entry

Taronga Zoo - General Entry

See the animals of the world including Wild Australia themed area at the zoo with a view!

Price Range: $

MountCook

Glacier Encounter Helicopter Flight

Glacier Encounter Helicopter Flight

Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the Tasman Terminal Lake and get a bird's-eye view of the Hochstetter Icefall before landing on the blue ice and moraine rocks of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. Bask in the incredible vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park-the scenery and experience are simply beyond expectation!

Price Range: $$$$

Tasman Valley 4WD & Argo Tour

Tasman Valley 4WD & Argo Tour

Embark on a unique 4WD adventure for magnificent views of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier. In the company of an expert Mount Cook guide, ride aboard a rugged, 8-wheel ATV-the perfect way to travel over the water, ice, and steep mountain terrain of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.

Price Range: $$

Queenstown

Safari of the Scenes

Safari of the Scenes

Explore the magical side of New Zealand and understand why this beautiful country was chosen to portray Middle Earth in the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy. This is the perfect tour for those who want the thrills of an off-road adventure to see the breathtaking film locations.

Price Range: $$$$

Wilderness Safari

Wilderness Safari

Join us for a spectacular jet boat journey along the Dart's ever-changing braided river system. Awe-inspiring surroundings include breathtaking snowcapped mountains, ancient native forest, waterfalls, and glacial valleys frozen in time. Your excursion includes an easy guided walk through the Heritage Trail at Paradise, where your knowledgeable guide will enhance your experience with informative and entertaining commentary about the ancient native beech forest, the unique fauna, amazing history, and fascinating Maori legends. You'll also ride aboard a 4WD coach along a scenic backroad route to view scenery that has formed the epic backdrop for Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings movies.

Price Range: $$$$

Kjet Thrill Ride

Kjet Thrill Ride

Get ready for unimaginable thrills across three waterways on one of the world's most exhilarating adventures!

Price Range: $$

Wine & Food

Wine & Food

'This unique food- and wine-tasting excursion delivers an authentic introduction to Central Otago's wine region.

Price Range: $$$

Rotorua

Mt Tarawera Volcano Floatplane

Mt Tarawera Volcano Floatplane

Near the northeast coast of the North Island is Mount Tarawera, the volcano whose massive eruption in 1886 destroyed the famed Pink and White Terraces and buried three Maori villages. This exciting flight-seeing excursion includes the thrill of a water take-off and landing on Rotorua Lake.

Price Range: $$$$

Rotorua Duck Tour

Rotorua Duck Tour

Get a unique view of Rotorua's geothermal wonders on this fun excursion by Duck! Discover historic sights, Maori culture, and incredible natural beauty on this 90-minute sightseeing adventure aboard a WWII amphibious vehicle that travels on both land and water.

Price Range: $

Rotorua Zipline and Canopy Tour

Rotorua Zipline and Canopy Tour

Soar along 500-year-old Mamaku Forest on New Zealand's only native forest zipline canopy tour. Set in a 1,200-acre forest, this 3-hour adventure combines heart-racing fun and pristine natural beauty as you switch between six zipline cables suspended 72 feet above the ground. Keep your eyes open for bellbirds, whiteheads, fantails, and many other native bird species. This is an experience of a lifetime!

Price Range: $$$

Dinner with a New Zealand Family

Dinner with a New Zealand Family

Experience kiwi hospitality and a traditional 3-course dinner on this authentic New Zealand dining experience.

Price Range: $$

 Know Before You Go

These Know Before You Go travel tips are designed with you in mind, with helpful hints to help you prepare for and enjoy your escorted vacation. They are your guide to getting ready and contain general information on travel documentation, customs, and the country/countries you will be visiting, including budgeting, transportation, climate, languages, and much more. With Globus, you benefit from our experience.



* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).

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