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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.


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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne Rs4,973
Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019
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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

    Everything is great! Especially, the location is better.

    Swissotel Sydney Rs13,053
    Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019
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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 staff were friendly and accommodating, the room was clean and the location of the hotel in the city centre was excellent. Would definitely stay here again.

      Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park Rs9,397
      Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019
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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

        Have stayed before and loved it so it made it easy to choose to stay again. Great staff, fantastic room, delicious breakfast- thank you.

        Space Hotel - Hostel Rs3,774
        Reviewed on 28 Sep 2019
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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

          Located at CBD but quiet street close to everywhere also close to Tram station FREE Zone to get a ride if don’t wanna walk. Full facilities for all needs. Bed is clean and comfortable. Safe.

          Citadines on Bourke Melbourne Rs7,770
          Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019
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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

            Location excellent in the middle of CBD but still very quiet room

            Rydges World Square Rs8,351
            Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019
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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

              Beautiful hotel, in the middle of Chinatown, so a huge variety of shopping and food.

              Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne Rs5,295
              Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019
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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

                Loved the disabled lift to LG and bathroom with seat and handrails. Hated to tasteless carrot soup room service no flavour had to use heaps salt and pepper however a function at your hotel gave me great food dessert wine and happy waiters. Overall very happy with my stay. Nurses reunion was great ...

                Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Rs9,146
                Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019
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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

                  The location was perfect. The staff was friendly and attentive. Overall a great experience.

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