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CLIENT-TESTED Self-Guided Custom Tour!

(Enhanced version of 80-day custom vacation traveled in 2016)

Upscale 90-Day Adventure!
4-Destination Countries!

Fiji + Australia + New Zealand + Cook Islands

(As quoted, departs SFO, returns LAX)

The Ultimate “DownUnder”

90-Day Tour Package Total Per Traveler:
$39,950.00 Per Person
Package price** includes all travel in itinerary (below)
as well as most** taxes/fees.

If "Downunder" is your dream…
Complete our EZ PLANNER
to start planning your trip today!

An Extended Travel Plan
 is the most cost-effective way to travel!

90-Day Itinerary Inclusions:

Map links for reference:
New Zealand
Cook Islands

DAY #                      ACTIVITY:

0    *(Optional air from home city to departure airport)
0    *(Optional pre-travel SFO airport hotel 1-night)
0    *(Optional multi-night pre-travel San Francisco hotel and/or tours)
1    Non-Stop Business Class Lie Flat Seats SFO to NAN Fiji
1    *(Other departure city options: LAX-NAN or SEA-NAN w/overnight HNL)
1    *(Direct air options from other USA cities to NAN may be available)
3    Arrive Fiji
3    3 nights 4 star or better Fiji hotel or resort
3    *(Over the water bungalow upgrade subject to availability)
3    *(May extend hotel stay or explore other islands in Fiji as well)
4    Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours)
5    Free Day
6    Non-Stop Business Class Lie Flat Seats NAN to BNE Brisbane
6    6 nights 4 star or better hotel Brisbane
7    Free Day
8    Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
9    Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
10  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
11  Free Day
12  All-inclusive Queenslander sleeper on Brisbane-Cairns rail
13  *(may add overnights in Townsville or The WhitSundays)
13  *(optional stop Townsville, 2 nights hotel & roundtrip rail to Mt Isa mining town)
13  *(option to do a roundtrip Mt. Isa 2 night outback tent camping adventure and hike)
13  Rail Brisbane-Cairns continues
13  3 nights 4 star or better Cairns hotel
14  Day Tour (1/2 day… client choice of tours from list)
15  Free Day
16  Coach air Cairns to Normanton, Queensland, an old historical outback town
16  1 night Normanton outback tourist park motel
17  Gulflander Historical Rail Normanton to Croydon
17  Tour of Croydon, a historical rail town on main outback road
17  Tour Bus to Forsayth through mountain wilds of Outback Queensland
17  2 nights 3+ star outback hotel Forsayth (outback style breakfast and dinner)
17  (arrival dinner and breakfast each morning included)
18  Tour of Cobbald Gorge from Forsayth
19  Savannahlander Historical Outback Rail Forsayth to Mt Surpirse
19  (arrival dinner and breakfast next morning included)
19  Self-explore Mt Surprise, an old mining and railroad town
19  1-night Mt Surprise outback tourist park motel and Lava Tube Tour in Undara
19  *(optional upgrade to Undara’s 4 star Famous Rail Car Hotel subject to availability)
20  Savannahlander Historical Outback Scenic Rail from Mt Surprise to Cairns
20  5-nights 4 star or better hotel Cairns
21  Free Day
22  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
22  *(Alternate 2 night stay in upscale “jungle tree tops hotel”
22  *(including Roundtrip transfers Cairns to Daintree Wilderness)
22  *(Also includes optional Wilderness Tour (client choice of tours)
23  Free Day
24  Free Day
25  Business Class Air Cairns to Darwin, then Balance of day is free
25  5 nights 4 star or better Hotel Darwin *(Hotel extension available)
26  Helicopter Tour + high speed air boat tour + crocs + more
27  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
28  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
29  Free Day
30  Coach Air Darwin to Kununurra, balance is Free Day or 1/2 Day Tour
30  *(optional long multiday 4WD tour Darwin-Katherine-Kununurra)
30  *(optional longer multiday 4WD tour Darwin-Katherine-Kununurra-Broome)
30  *(optional extended 4WD tour Darwin-Katherine-The Kimberly-Perth)
30  3 nights 3+ star hotel Kununurra  *(optional extended stay)
31  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
32  Free Day
32  *(optional upgrade multiday Outback Safari Kununurra to Broome)
33  Coach Air Kununurra to Broome, then balance of day is free
33  3 nights 4 star or better B&B central Broome  *(optional extended stay)
34  Horizontal Falls or Combo adventure
35  Free Day
36  Business Class Air Broome to Perth, then balance of day is free
36  *(optional multiday 4WD outback tour Broome to Perth through outback)
36  5 nights Perth, Western Australia 4 star or better Hotel 
36  *(option of  2 different hotel stays in different areas of city)
37  Day tour to world famous outback and coastal attractions north of Perth
37  Perth is big on sports… *(optional sports event as available)
38  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
38  *(option to take rail or coach tour to SW Australia 3 days 2 nights)
39  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
40  Free Day
41  2 nights Indian Pacific Rail Perth to Adelaide in Deluxe Twin Sleeper
42  Indian Pacific Rail and off-train rail tour
43  1 night 4 star or better Adelaide hotel  *(optional 1 or 2 day extension)
43  (Free Day… Train arrives ~ 800AM)
44  1 night Ghan Rail Adelaide to Alice Springs in Deluxe Twin Sleeper  (~24 hours) 
45  4 nights Alice Springs 3.5 star or better hotel… arrive mid-day,  balance of day is free
46  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
47  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
48  Free Day
48  *(Optional multi-day 4WD outback adventure Alice Springs-Katherine-fly out of Darwin)
48  *(Optional overnight rail extension to Darwin, 1 night hotel Darwin, fly out of Darwin)
49  Business Class Air Alice Springs to Melbourne, balance of day is free
49  4 nights in 4 star or better hotel central Melbourne  *(optional hotel extension)
50  Free Day
51  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
52  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
53  *(add-in 7-day Tasmania fly Biz Class from Melbourne, return Sydney (hotel, tours, lavender, hiking)
53  Coach air short flight Melbourne to Sydney, balance of day is free
53  3 nights 4+ star hotel near Opera House deluxe room overlooking harbor
54  Free Day and included Opera House performance (if available time of visit)… if no performance, Opera house tour substituted
55  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice from list)  
      *(optional sporting event if available)
56  2 Day overnight 4WD private tour into Blue Mountains
56  1-night Blue Mountains 4 star deluxe hotel on edge of cliff
57  Tour ends in Katoomba late afternoon
57  2 nights 3.5 star or better hotel Katoomba 
58  Free Day to explore World Famous Scenic World Park (in Katoomba) 
58  Day Pass to Scenic World Park included
59  Scenic Blue Mountains Rail to Sydney Rail Station
59  Mass transit rail from Sydney Rail Station to Sydney Airport
59  Sydney 4 star in-Airport Hotel one night within walking distance to rail
60  Business class air Sydney to Christchurch
60  2 night 4 star or better Christchurch hotel, balance of day Free Day
60  *(optional hotel extension with other 4WD tour options in the mountains)
61  4WD mountain tour to Lord of the Rings filming site
62  2-day upscale 1-way Car Rental… enjoy Free Day exploring greater Christchurch area
63  Coastal drive in rental car…  Christchurch to Dunedin
63  1-night Dunedin 4 star or better seaside hotel *(optional hotel extension)
64  Turn in rental car in Dunedin
64  Combo rail tour to top of Taiere Gorge, then tour bus adventure down gorge to Christchurch
64  Christchurch 4 star or better hotel 3 nights   *(optional hotel extension)
65  Free day until evening, then ride gondola to top of mountain for dinner
66  Helicopter tour: land on mountain glacier, fly over Milford Bay, Milford Bay Cruise, then return to hotel
67  7-day upscale car rental, explore Queenstown area, then begin drive to Greymouth
67  2-night hotel 3 Star Makarora on way to Greymouth *(hotel extensions available)
68  Shallow river high speed jet boat tour (or client choice of other tour from list)
68  *(Combine with combo mountain helicopter and/or backcountry hiking w/jet boat & helo)
69  Continue scenic mountain drive (part day) to Franz Joseph, balance of day enjoy hot pools
69  2-night 3.5 star or better hotel Franz Joseph  *(optional hotel extension)
70  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list) from Franz Joseph
71  Continue mountain drive to Greymouth, balance of day after arriving Greymouth is Free Day
71  3-night 3.5 star or better Greymouth Hotel  *(optional hotel extension)
72  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list) from Greymouth
73  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list) from Greymouth
73  *(add a 2 or more day car rental & hotels to explore coast north of Greymouth, return Greymouth)
74  Turn in car rental Greymouth Rail Station
74  World famous TranzAlpine scenic train Greymouth to Christchurch (1-way scenic rail)
74  1-night 3.5 star or better hotel Christchurch
75  Coastal Pacific Scenic Rail to Picton
75  * (Optional hotel extension and rental car Picton)
75  Connect with the interisland Ferry to Wellington (Private stateroom with bath on Ferry)
75  3-nights 4 star or better hotel Wellington  *(optional hotel extension)
76  Free Day
77  Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
78  Day 1 of a 4 day guided rail and coach tour including 3+ star hotels, some meals, cultural dinner
78  (includes central north island, Hamilton, Matamata, Hobbitland, Rotorua… departing Wellington)
79  Rail/coach Tour day 2
80  Rail/coach Tour day 3
81  Rail/coach Tour day 4  (Ends in Auckland)
81  5-nights Auckland 4 star or better Hotel  *(hotel stay extension available)
82  Auckland Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
83  Free Day *(option to rent a car to explore region, and/or extend moving to hotel on other part of north island)
84  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
85  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
86  Standard Business Class seats non-stop air Auckland to Cook Islands (Rarotonga)
86  Slow-down time end of long trip
86  4-nights Cook Islands on-the-beach 3.5 star or better hotel (small island, quiet beaches, few people)
86  Pick-up included Cook Island car rental.
87  Free Day or Day Tour (1/2 or full day… client choice of tours from list)
88  Free Day to fish, snorkel, or dive in clear, quiet lagoons
89  Free Day… return car rental today or on day of departure (varies by flight departure)
90  Business Class non-stop air Cook Islands to LAX  (Lie Flat seats)
90  LAX Airport hotel stay after clearing customs (LAX customs slow and exhausting after long flight, so hotel is necessary)
      *(optional connecting flight home from LAX)
      *(optional travel extension in Los Angeles or to San Diego, or Las Vegas)
      *(optional overnight scenic California coastal rail travel back to SFO)
      *(optional SFO hotel or SFO tour extension if return flight departs SFO)

This travel package includes CM TRAVEL 4FUN
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Starred itinerary items are optional add-in features (to the core 90-day itinerary described) which may be available for an added cost.
** Price quoted may vary up or down based on booking date, chosen travel dates, and actual USD-to-AUD exchange rates at time of travel deposit.
** Shorter, less costly versions of this travel plan might delete Australia or New Zealand, or include only specific parts of Australia or New Zealand.
** Recommended Travel Insurance, and required Visas and Applicable Country Entrance/Departure fees/taxes – are additional.
** Optional (but recommended) pre-travel Health, Safety, and Security Analysis for this travel is available for an added cost.
** Be advised special health and entry immunization requirements may apply at time of travel (this may also add to travel cost).
** Passport required for this travel.  If passport not issued by USA, please consult with agent prior to booking.
** Travelers who have dual citizenship, green card, or criminal conviction record… need to consult with agent prior to booking.

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