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Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific Trip

Top hotels in Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,828 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (2,345 reviews)

"I love the location of this hotel, with excellent amenities and great staff"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2020

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
Swissotel Sydney
Swissotel Sydney
5 out of 5
68 Market Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs11,423 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,872 reviews)

"Amazing room with tub! Luxurious feels. Great location. Walking distance to Pitt street mall and everything else in CBD"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

Swissotel Sydney
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
5 out of 5
161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,501 reviews)

"Location is superb,m checkin /out was very smooth. They managed well under all the COVID restrictions and we felt safe there."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2020

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Holiday 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 harbour 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 colourful 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 harbour and appreciate multiethnic culture and food. Drive to Rotorua to experience sulphur 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 harbour 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 colourful 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.

Frequently asked questions

Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific?
A: From luxurious options to those that are more simple, there’s ample choice. Many visitors choose to relax and unwind in apartments. Other common places in Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific are private holiday homes, motels and hotels.
Q: What does an Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: You can begin by securing your hotel, car and flight. Lock in as little or as much as you want. Next comes the more exciting stuff — booking awesome activities and memorable experiences. With lots of great options to choose from, arranging your upcoming getaway in Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific will be super easy.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Australia - New Zealand and the South Pacific?
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