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  1. Day 1
    London to Paris
    Meet up with your Contiki team before we hit the road and take a ferry past the White Cliffs of Dover. We travel via World War I battlefields in the Valley of the Somme, to Paris.
    Then we hit the road and take a ferry past the White Cliffs of Dover. We travel via World War I battlefields in the Valley of the Somme to Paris.
    After dinner we will depart for the 'Tour of Illuminations', where the French capital transforms into the "City of Lights". Lamp-lit bridges and cool little cafés give us a real taste of Paris’ romance. Your Tour Manager will fill you in on the world’s most recognised monuments, like the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. If you’re adventurous, get right into French culture when you arrive at a Parisian café with the opportunity to try out France’s national delicacy – escargot! You’ll also get to toast the start of your tour with French Champagne.
    Accommodations: Hotel
    Meals: Dinner (1) day

    Day 2
    Paris
    This town is loaded with possibilities. Discover its many bistros, museums, tree-lined avenues and diverse quartiers (neighbourhoods).
    Get a feel for French flair by window shopping on the Left Bank, step into the Notre Dame Cathedral or explore the endless galleries of the Louvre and get up close to the famous Mona Lisa. Try indulging in some delicious pastries and relax in one of Paris’ many green spaces.
    Time in Paris includes a trip out to France’s most well-known château: Versailles, once home to ‘the Sun King’ Louis XIV, and hot spot of the French Revolution. Check out the impressive exterior of this extravagant palace. Then there’s an opportunity to explore the former royal family’s luxurious living quarters.
    Treat yourself to a real Parisian night out, starting with an optional dinner in an atmospheric restaruant, where you can get to know your group. Then sign up for an authentic cabaret experience, complete with can-can girls and Champagne.
    Accommodations: Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast (2 days), Dinner (1 day)

    Day 4
    Paris to Beaujolais Wine Region
    Southbound, we stop off at the massive 12th century Château Fontainebleau. Walk around the imperial gardens and check out the château’s imposing, regal exterior.
    We continue on through Burgundy’s wine country to Beaujolais’ green hills and vineyards.
    Our team will make you feel right at home in Contiki’s very own 16th century Château. There’s a wine tasting within the Château’s working winery, where our resident expert will teach you about Beaujolais wine as you swirl and sip on wines made in the area for centuries.
    Accommodations: Contiki Special Stopover
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 5
    Beaujolais Wine Region
    There’s loads of time to catch up on some sleep, laze about the Château or position yourself poolside. Explore the French countryside with a walk through the vineyards and picnic in the hills above the Château. In the afternoon, get a feel for a real French country town and head into nearby Thiezé.
    Accommodations: Contiki Special Stopover
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day, Picnic Lunch (1) day

    Day 6
    Beaujolais Wine Region to Barcelona
    Today, we head south through the rugged and dramatic scenery of the Pyrénées mountains, over the border into Barcelona.
    A sizzling, festive capital any night of the week, Barcelona is all about action. In Spain fiesta time starts late, so settle in at one of Barcelona’s many outdoor squares to enjoy a glass of sangria and nibble on tapas (plate-sized snacks), before a fun night out exploring the city’s nightlife with your new friends.
    Accommodations: Hostel
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 7
    Barcelona
    First stop: Montjuic. The hilltop has full-blown vistas of the city and it’s where we stop to check out the 1992 Olympic Games complex. Afterwards, get a look into Spanish architect Gaudi’s wild imagination with his Art Nouveau masterpiece, the Sagrada Família church. Your Tour Manager walks you through the cobbled lanes of Barcelona’s oldest district, the Gothic Quarter.
    There’s free time to discover more of Barcelona’s creative core. Pick up some quirky buys in the side streets or hit the big label shops on Plaça de Catalunya. Take in all of Barcelona’s buzzing street life on the tree-lined La Rambla – a boulevard packed with street performers, artists, shops and stalls.
    Other ideas for your afternoon off include hanging out in the colourful gardens of Parc Güell or kicking back with the locals on the beach and taking a swim in the Mediterranean sea. For lunch, there’s plenty of delicious local seafood to try as well as Spain’s signature dish, paella.
    Wrap up your time in this hot city with an optional flamenco dance show for a closer look into Spanish culture. Get some tips on regional food from your Tour Manager and head to one of the excellent local restaurants to try out the flavours of Catalan cuisine, like crema catalana (caramalised custard), cargos a la llauna (cooked snails) and the fantastic Rioja wine! Afterward, hit the pumping clubs of Port Olympico, by the water.
    Accommodations: Hostel
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 8
    Barcelona to French Riviera
    Unwind on the coach and take in the rustic beauty of Provence, known for its pretty landscapes of lavender, sunflowers and wild herbs. A stop for lunch in Arles means a look at the ancient Roman Arena and at a typical provincial French town.
    It’s back on the road to the rugged coast line of the stunning Côte d’Azur. Follow the beautiful sapphire waters past the movie-star glamour of Cannes (famous for its annual film festival), to Antibes.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 9
    French Riviera
    Next stop on the Riviera and home to the French perfume industry is Fragonard perfumery. Learn about how perfume is made and some of its more surprising ingredients. It’s also a chance to pick up a bottle or 2 at great prices.
    In your free time live a bit of the lifestyle with a visit to the local markets. Try out the region’s produce like lavender honey, aioli (garlic mayonnaise) and mouth-watering rosé wine.
    Window shop the chic boutiques or choose a beach and catch some sun among all the bronzed bodies!
    Tonight get a taste of the high life in Monaco, the glamorous principality packed into just 1.92km2 and home to the Formula 1. Get the inside story on the royal family and their place of residence from your Tour Manager. Try your luck at a casino later on!
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 10
    French Riviera to Venice
    This morning, it’s your chance to splash some cash, with our stop at Serravale Designer Outlet mall for our exclusive Italian food & fashion experience. You can use this opportunity to get some gear to show off to your friends at home… This outlet mall is amazing, with your chance to pick up some designer fashion at incredible prices. With between 30%-70% off regular retail, the savings are epic, and because you’re with Contiki you’ll get up to an additional 10% off! From labels like Diesel, Dolce & Gabbana & Roberto Cavalli (to name a few) – there’s going to be plenty to tempt today. We take it up a level too, with some extra special Italian experiences with our local expert, like sampling regional produce for those authentic local flavours.
    With no doubt lots of bags in hand, we’ll hit the road to the "floating city" of Venice.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 11
    Venice
    Venice is packed with character - crammed with hidden lanes and linked by a network of canals.
    The group travels on our private boat through the waters of the lagoon to visit the city’s historical heart. The limestone Bridge of Sighs, the Gothic arches of the Doge's Palace and the expanse of St. Mark’s Square (pigeons and all!) show off Venice’s unique beauty and way of life.
    Take some time to explore the floating city and lose yourself in the backstreets. There’s an optional walking tour where you can discover the labyrinth of interweaving lanes, waterways, palaces, piazzi and markets with our Local Guide. You’ll see historic monuments, hidden treasures and the Rialto market - a local favourite for food shopping.
    Maybe grab a table on St. Mark’s Square and eat some delicious Italian food al fresco.
    Cap off the day with an optional gondola ride & share this amazing experience with your friends - seeing Venice from on the water is unforgettable!
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 12
    Venice to Florence
    Wind through the Apennine Mountains and Tuscan countryside to the Renaissance city of Florence, with a stop at the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
    The scene-stealing Duomo Cathedral rises above Florence, which serves up frescoes, markets and priceless art. After dinner, walk along the River Arno with your Tour Manager, take in the atmosphere and head into the heart of Florence, where you can sit back and relax Tuscan style with a glass of Chianti wine.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 13
    Florence
    Jump start the day uncovering this open-air museum and its UNESCO World Heritage city centre.
    Our Local Guide gives you the inside track as the group learns about Florence’s cultural beginnings and explores streets crammed with artworks from masters like Michelangelo. Then take a look into a skillful demonstration of Florentine leather making and understand this region’s traditional art.
    With bargains and bustle, the city’s markets are a great place to hang out. Grab a gelato and enjoy this gorgeous city.
    Tonight, there’s a choice of a group dinner - an authentic Tuscan feast. Try regional dishes in the heart of Florence. Then keep it moving with a night out and get your groove on at Florence’s biggest club.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 14
    Florence to Rome
    Travel through Tuscany’s rustic hills, past the recognisable cypress tree landscapes of this olive oil producing region, to vibrant Rome.
    Stylish Rome oozes energy and overflows with relics from another age. Our special access coach tour gets you right into the thriving atmosphere of this living timeline as your Tour Manager shows you the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia. Continue on foot to check out the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Honour tradition at the Trevi Fountain and throw a coin in the fountain’s waters (it’s meant to improve your chances of returning to Rome!) or maybe hang out with your new friends at the Spanish Steps, sit back with a few slices of pizza and people watch.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 15
    Rome
    This morning, make the most of our Local Guide’s inside knowledge with an optional guided tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Then check out Rome’s imperial glory by visiting the Colosseum and Roman Forum.
    Take off into the city and absorb the atmosphere, as Vespas flash past timeworn monuments that are surrounded by fountains, pizzerias, cafés and bars. Before you hit the shops, let your Tour Manager point you in the right direction with some tips on the best buys.
    In your free time, live the local lifestyle by indulging in a long lunch on a paved piazza or knock back a shot of espresso at the bar, like the Romans do.
    Accommodations: Contiki Village
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day, Dinner (1) day

    Day 16
    Rome to Corfu
    Pass gritty Naples, see Mt Vesuvius and plunge into Pompeii’s well-preserved past in an interesting optional excursion and retrace ancient history with our expert Local Guide.
    Then there’s time to chill out on the coach, crossing through the rugged landscapes of southern Italy, before boarding the overnight ferry to Greece in Brindisi. Check out the amazing 360 degree views from the deck!
    Accommodations: Adriatic Ferry
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 17
    Corfu
    Corfu is all that’s great about Greek island living. You’ll immediately find yourself on "local time", browsing the markets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town and bargaining with the laid-back locals.
    Jump on board George’s Boat optional with a bunch friends for a fun day out on the water. It will give you another angle on idyllic Corfu. Work up an appetite swimming in the secluded spots and then feast on a lunch of olives, salad, cheeses, fresh bread and dips – prepared with ingredients from George’s back yard.
    Corfu also gives you the chance to dive into action with a selection of water sports, like parasailing, banana-boating and waterskiing. Otherwise hire a car for a deeper look into Corfu and venture across the island to explore some beautiful, remote beaches.
    While you’re here, there’s a fun toga theme party – don’t worry, we’ll supply the outfit!
    Accommodations: Contiki Special Stopover
    Meals: Breakfast (3 days), Dinner (2 days)

    Day 20
    Corfu to Athens
    From Corfu, head to the mainland and travel to the impressive, man-made Corinth Canal.
    Athens is next, a city crammed with myth and ancient historical sites, and busy with modern, urban soul. Wrap up the day by heading to the traditional quarter of Plaka, set on the shady slopes beneath the Acropolis, where tavernas spill out onto the pavements. Or else, check out Athens’ up-and-coming district of Psiri, buzzing with trendy bars and clubs.
    Accommodations: Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 21
    Athens
    This morning take a step back in time in Europe’s oldest city to the birthplace of democracy. Get the run down on the Parthenon and the Acropolis from our Local Guide, as you wander around the marble columns perched above the city sprawl. Then we check out the first modern Olympic Stadium from the 1896 Games. Later today, bid a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your London to Athens tour ends with a transfer to your hotel to begin the Greek Island Adventurer leg of your tour.
    Accommodations: Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 22
    Athens
    Use your free time this afternoon to explore more of this open-air museum. You could honour the birthplace of drama by climbing around the massive Theatre of Dionysus or get the background on Ancient Greece at the National Archaeological Museum. Otherwise experience Athens’ urban heart, take off into the streets and find a hole-in-the-wall food joint, where you can try the famous souvlaki.
    You’ll also be transferred to meet your fellow travellers on the Greek Island Hopping tour.
    Accommodations: Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 23
    Athens to Mykonos
    This morning it’s time to start the adventure as you hop on board a ferry & head to the popular Aegean paradise of Mykonos. If you’re feeling up for it, start your adventure right & get your island bearings on a walking tour before indulging in a tasty, local meal.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Day 24
    Mykonos
    Mykonos is famous for its blissful beaches and party culture and windmills. No matter what you’re after, chances are this island has got it! You’ll soon understand why this happening hub draws people from all walks of life, from jet-setters to backpackers. Chill the way you want, or you could choose the option of a trip to the famous Paradise Beach & park up on a sun lounger for the afternoon while sipping a cocktail & watching the locals.
    Tonight we’ll drop you in cute Mykonos Town where you can explore the town by night. Heading to the famous windmills for some iconic shots of these landmarks should be first on your list, before hitting the tiny streets to park up for the night. Finding a cute little restaurant right by the water is the place to see & be seen, and selecting some of the regions delectable range of fresh fish is an absolute must, accompanied by some saganaki & of course a traditional Greek salad.
    For those that love watching gorgeous sunsets, Little Venice has some little bars right by the water, where you could sip a drink & spend some time bonding with the group.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 25
    Mykonos to Paros
    Head through the Cycladic islands to the ultra chilled island of Paros, with its traditional Greek vibes, cool beaches & cute fishing villages. Hit the beach, shop or maybe head to Naoussa village for a look at this cute seaside spot. It’s picture postcard perfect with its tiny fishing harbour & locals going about their day. The harbour is surrounded by cute little restaurants & cafés, so it’s the perfect place to people watch - maybe sip on some ouzo & sample some of the regional specialities like Kritiko salad & delicious local seafood.
    Later, hit up the party hub, Parikia, by night. Situated right on the beach, it’s the essential place to head for some partying & nightlife whilst you’re on the island. With its range of bars & cool clubs there is something for everyone here.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 26
    Paros
    Spend the day relaxing on island time. There’s the option of a cruise on a typical Greek boat, a Caique, to some of the gorgeous nearby islands & beaches for a spot of swimming & relaxing away from the town.
    There are loads of other options here too, you could also go exploring on Antiparos island or simply chill on one of Paros’ three main beaches as you relax & soak up the rays.
    There’s also plenty of shops to keep the keenest of shoppers entertained, or pick up some cute souvenirs to take home.
    We give you the chance to head to Naoussa with your Tour Manager who’ll give you the run down on this cute town. This spot is one of the most charismatic villages in the Cyclades. Built like an amphitheatre around a tiny picturesque port where colourful fishing boats are moored, the town is located in close proximity to the remains of a Venetian castle, which you’ll learn about here. In the evening is the best time to explore, it’s perfect for capturing some snaps to take home.
    There’s plenty of places to eat, so head to a local restaurant for a tasty meal, or if you’re up for another night out ask your Tour Manager for some tips on where to head to experience how the people of Paros party by night.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 27
    Paros to Santorini
    Today: change islands and it’s a total change of scene. Santorini will make your jaw drop with its stunning natural beauty – the result of a massive volcanic eruption. From the water, look up at the iconic blue–domed, whitewashed churches.
    Once we’re back on land, take in the fantastic views of the neighbouring volcanic islands.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 28
    Santorini
    Wake up to another day in iconic Santorini. Take advantage of our return transfers to the famous Perissa Beach. Considered a must-visit, this spot is famous for its unusual black sand, the result of the island’s volcanic landscape & sheltered environment. With its crystal blue water, it’s the perfect way to relax, swim & chill. The area is dotted with little tavernas & beach bars so taking a break from the beach here is a must.
    For those that love to explore you could hitch a ride on a donkey or take a cable car up to the cliff-top town of Fira, or visit Oia to see the island’s submerged volcano.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 29
    Santorini to Athens
    Set sail back to mainland Greece & the mythological city of Athens. Why not toast the end of your tour by heading out for a final night with the group.
    Accommodations: Guesthouse

    Day 30
    Depart Athens
    Step back in time in Europe’s oldest city to the birthplace of democracy. Get the run down on the Parthenon and the Acropolis from our Local Guide, as you wander around the marble columns perched above the city sprawl. Then we check out the first modern Olympic Stadium from the 1896 Games.
    The tour winds down in the heart of the city at Syntagma Square, home to the Greek Parliament. Make the most of a last look at the Parthenon before you farewell your friends.
    Accommodations:
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Dover
    See the White Cliffs of Dover
    Paris
    Only Contiki: Exclusive 'Paris by Night' sightseeing tour with Champagne & escargot
    See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral
    See Château Versailles (entrance not included)
    See Château Fontainebleau
    Beaujolais
    Only Contiki: Special Stopover: Contiki's French Château
    Only Contiki: Wine tasting at Contiki's Château
    Only Contiki: Picnic in the French countryside
    Burgundy
    See Chablis, Burgundy & Beaujolais vineyards
    Barcelona
    See Gaudi's Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex
    Only Contiki: Walking tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
    Provence
    Visit the historic city of Arles
    French Riviera
    Scenic drive along the Côte d'Azur
    Visit a French perfumery
    See the Royal Palace in Monaco
    Only Contiki: Rub shoulders with the rich & famous with a visit to a Monte Carlo casino
    Serravalle
    Only Contiki: Italian food & fashion experience at the Serravalle Designer outlet mall
    Venice
    Only Contiki: Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice
    See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
    See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas
    Pisa
    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Florence
    Only Contiki: Discover the Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
    See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria
    Learn about Florence's leather craft with a demonstration
    Rome
    Only Contiki: Special access Rome sightseeing coach tour
    See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona
    Vatican City
    See St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City
    Naples
    See Mt. Vesuvius
    Corfu
    Only Contiki: Special Stopover: Corfu Beach Resort
    See the Venetian fortress in Corfu's old town
    Only Contiki: Party in a toga on Corfu
    Corinth
    See the Corinth Canal
    Mykonos
    Visit Mykonos town & see the traditional Cycladic-style houses
    Transfer to Mykonos Town (after Paradise Beach)
    Paros
    Evening trip to charming & charismatic Naoussa
    Santorini
    Visit the main town of Fira
    Soak up on the sun on day trip to Perissa, Santorini's largest black sand beach
    See the spectacular volcanic islands surrounding Santorini
    Evening transfer into Fira
    Athens
    Only Contiki: Learn about the birthplace of modern society on a guided tour of Athens & the Acropolis
    Visit the Acropolis & Parthenon with a local guide
    See the first modern Olympic Stadium
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  3. Day 1
    ARRIVE AUCKLAND
    On arrival at Auckland Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and ‘Highlight Dinner’ at The Langham.(Welcome Reception / Dinner)

    Day 2
    AUCKLAND - ROTORUA (2 NIGHTS)
    Travel to the Waitomo Caves to see the incredible Glow Worm Grotto on a boat tour with a Local Expert. This evening experience the traditional world of Maori in a 200 year old Tawa setting. Share the Powhiri, an anicent ceremony of welcome. Enter the Meeting House and witness a powerful and entertaining cultural performance. This is followed by a Maori Hangi Be My Guest dinner accompanied by local wine and a concert at the Tamaki Family Marae.(Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

    Day 3
    ROTORUA SIGHTSEEING
    A Maori Local Expert will accompany you around the Whakarewarewa Living Thermal Village, where you’ll gain an insight into Maori culture. See New Zealand’s biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Your next stop is Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a tour with a Local Expert. You may even spot a kiwi! Then visit the Local Speciality Agrodome Sheep Show, the multi-award-winning stage show, for a taste of farm life.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 4
    ROTORUA - QUEENSTOWN (2 NIGHTS)
    This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Queenstown. On arrival explore the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown on the Arrow River, previously one of the world’s richest rivers, before an orientation tour of Queenstown and surrounds. See Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables Mountain Range and the home of the Bungy Jump at Kawarau Bridge.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 5
    QUEENSTOWN AT LEISURE
    A free day to do as you choose in New Zealand’s adventure capital. Why not take a day trip to mystical Milford Sound? You will travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau and its lake then through the rainforest of World Heritage Fiordland National Park, sighting glaciers and mountain ranges. Travel through the hand-hewn Homer Tunnel to abundant photo opportunities afforded by the Mirror Lake, Pop’s Lookout, Cleddau Valley and the Chasm, en route to Milford Sound to board your cruise for an unforgettable experience.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 6
    QUEENSTOWN - MELBOURNE (2 NIGHTS)
    You will be transferred to Queenstown Airport to board your flight for Melbourne, Australia. On arrival you are transferred to the hotel. This rest of the day is free to explore this cosmopolitan city, before meeting your Travel Director.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 7
    MELBOURNE SIGHTSEEING & AT LEISURE
    Enjoy a morning city sightseeing tour with your Travel Director including a private walk through Melbourne’s famous hidden laneways, a Local Speciality. You'll discover the city’s eclectic little lanes, arcades, café society and fascinating shops. The remainder of the day is at leisure so you may consider an excursion to the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 8
    MELBOURNE - CAIRNS (2 NIGHTS)
    This morning you will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your flight to Cairns, Queensland. On arrival visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, a celebration of the living history of the Indigenous people of the rainforest. Discover the medicinal values of bush tucker and enjoy professional theatre incorporating traditional Aboriginal dance, fire making and storytelling. Join an Indigenous staff member for a fun introduction to Aboriginal art and see how Aboriginal culture is expressed in their artwork. Complete your own boomerang dot painting, which you can take home as a souvenir of your Local Speciality experience.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 9
    GREAT BARRIER REEF
    Board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy an informative reef education presentation with a Local Expert. See a myriad of coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet Highlight Lunch before you return to Cairns.(Buffet Breakfast / Highlight Lunch)

    Day 10
    CAIRNS - SYDNEY (3 NIGHTS)
    Visit the Cairns Wildlife Dome to encounter crocodiles, koalas, wallabies, possums and other unique Australian animals. Later, you'll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your flight to Sydney. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Perhaps take a stroll through Darling Harbour or wander down to the historic Rocks district at Circular Quay for a panoramic view of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.(Buffet Breakfast)

    Day 11
    SYDNEY SIGHTSEEING & AT LEISURE
    This morning enjoy a tour of the Sydney Opera House with a Local Expert. Later, board your coach to see the Royal Botanic Gardens and visit Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. Your destination is famous Bondi Beach for an iconic Australian experience. You’ll be greeted by a local surf lifesaver before a Be My Guest lunch at an Aussie institution, the Returned Servicemen’s Club, with its views over the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Your host will take you on an exclusive tour through Australia’s oldest surf lifesaving club to learn about the history of Bondi and surf lifesaving. Return to the city for a cruise on the beautiful harbour. Then you will have the opportunity to learn about Australia’s national gemstone - the opal.(Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

    Day 12
    SYDNEY AT LEISURE
    Spend a free day in this exciting city. Why not take an excursion to the famous Blue Mountains and see some of Australia’s native wildlife at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Or you could visit the Hunter Valley, New South Wales’ premier wine-growing region. Gather together this evening with your Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant by the water.(Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

    Day 13
    DEPART SYDNEY
    Time to bid farewell as we transfer you to Sydney Airport for your flight home (flights anytime).(Buffet Breakfast)

    Sightseeing Highlights
    Waitomo Caves Take a guided boat tour of the Glow Worm Grotto.
    Rotorua Discover Whakarewarewa Village, Rainbow Springs Nature Park and the Agrodome Sheep Show.
    Queenstown Spend a free day in New Zealand’s adventure capital.
    Melbourne See the Royal Botanic Gardens and Queen Victoria Market.
    Great Barrier Reef Get up close to the colourful coral and tropical fish.
    Sydney View the Harbour Bridge and Opera House on a harbour cruise.
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  5. Day 1
    Depart for Byron Bay
    Aussie’s hottest 3 day music, arts & youth culture festival is back for 2014 & the only way to do it is with Contiki. Splendour is not-to-be missed, each year serving up an awesome up the best of international & home grown talent, so you’ll experience a line-up that’s second to none on the festival circuit.
    Today, we depart for Byron Bay. If you've chosen to start in Sydney, we'll leave from the Rawson Place (near Central Station) at 6:00am, if you're starting in Brisbane it's a 12:00 noon departure from the Brisbane Transit Centre, or if you're starting in the Gold Coast we'll pick you up from the Gold Coast Airport Coach Meeting point at 2.00pm. If you are meeting us in Byron Bay, we will meet you at Nomads Backpackers on Lawson Lane at 4.15pm.
    We make heading to Splendour totally easy - there’s no need to worry about lugging your tent or getting to the festival because we do the hard work for you! We include pre-set up tents & awesome extras just for Contiki, so all that’s left is making sure you have a good time. We’ve also got an exclusive Contiki-only campsite chill out zone set up too, it’s the perfect spot to relax after a long day of dancing to festival beats.
    Our tip: Load up your iPod before you go with some of the bands from the 2014 line-up - so you’re totally ready to rock on arrival.
    Accommodations: Twin Share Tent

    Day 2
    Splendour in the Grass/Byron Bay
    Byron Bay is legendary - as a haven for those who love the good times, it’s the perfect location for festival fun. On arrival, our pre-set up tents in the grounds of Splendours new venue, North Byron Parklands, mean it’s too easy to head straight out into the action.
    Each morning you’ll wake up for a day packed full of festival goodness. You’ll start the day out right, our included Contiki big brekkie’s ensure you’re ready to hit the festival grounds & get involved.
    Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - previous acts include the likes of Mumford & Sons, The National, Frank Ocean, Empire of the Sun, Klaxons, Babyshambles, Polyphonic Spree, Fat Freddy's Drop, Jake Bugg and many many more - there’s loads to suit all tastes & this years festival is going to rock! Make sure you check the line up each day, so you know what’s happening when. Or, if keeping it flexible is your thing, keep your ears peeled for great gigs going on & go with the flow.
    When you’re taking a break from the music, don’t miss the amazing art that the ‘Splendour in the Arts’ Program is famous for. With street art, digital projections, installations & more, there’s loads going on when you’re not hanging out stage-side.
    If moving your feet is the way you like to do it, then head to the Tipi Forest & dance the day away. If the cultural feel is what you’re looking for, then check out the likes of the Global Village to get your fix of sensory delights!
    Hungry? Step inside Splendour’s very own Mexican restaurant La Catina Mexicana or choose from over 50 food stalls serving delicious food options from all over the world
    Speak Easy at the Splendour Forum, the festivals live discussion program has an array of musicians, comedians, film makers, writers, artists, tech geeks, politicians and scientists who’ll tuck into some tasty issues du jour!
    Accommodations: Twin Share Tent
    Meals: Breakfast (3 days)

    Day 5
    Depart Byron Bay
    Wake up today after 3 awesome festival days & it's time to head back home & say farewell to your new festival buddies.
    Accommodations:

    Byron Bay
    Experience 3 days of music, art & culture at one of Australia's hottest festivals
    Relax in our exclusive Contiki campsite chill-out area
  6.  
  7. Day 1
    Depart for Byron Bay
    Aussie’s hottest 3 day music, arts & youth culture festival is back for 2014 & the only way to do it is with Contiki. Splendour is not-to-be missed, each year serving up an awesome up the best of international & home grown talent, so you’ll experience a line-up that’s second to none on the festival circuit.
    Today, we depart for Byron Bay. If you've chosen to start in Sydney, we'll leave from the Rawson Place (near Central Station) at 6:00am, if you're starting in Brisbane it's a 12:00 noon departure from the Brisbane Transit Centre, or if you're starting in the Gold Coast we'll pick you up from the Gold Coast Airport Coach Meeting point at 2.00pm. If you are meeting us in Byron Bay, we will meet you at Nomads Backpackers on Lawson Lane at 4.15pm.
    We make heading to Splendour totally easy - you've got comfy hostel accommodation included, plus daily transfers between Byron Bay centre and the festival grounds. It couldn't be simpler!
    Our tip: Load up your iPod before you go with some of the bands from the 2014 line-up - so you’re totally ready to rock on arrival.
    Accommodations: Hostel

    Day 2
    Splendour in the Grass/Byron Bay
    Byron Bay is legendary – as a haven for those who love the good times, it’s the perfect location for festival fun, especially with its new idyllic, permanent home at North Byron Parklands.
    Each morning you’ll wake up for a day packed full of festival goodness. You’ll start the day out right, our included hot breakfasts ensure you’re ready to hit the festival grounds & get involved.
    Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - previous acts include the likes of Mumford & Sons, The National, Frank Ocean, Empire of the Sun, Klaxons, Babyshambles, Polyphonic Spree, Fat Freddy's Drop, Jake Bugg and many many more - there’s loads to suit all tastes & this years festival is going to rock! Make sure you check the line up each day, so you know what’s happening when. Or, if keeping it flexible is your thing, keep your ears peeled for great gigs going on & go with the flow.
    When you’re taking a break from the music, don’t miss the amazing art that the ‘Splendour in the Arts’ Program is famous for. With street art, digital projections, installations & more, there’s loads going on when you’re not hanging out stage-side.
    If moving your feet is the way you like to do it, then head to the Tipi Forest & dance the day away. If the cultural feel is what you’re looking for, then check out the likes of the Global Village to get your fix of sensory delights!
    Hungry? Step inside Splendour’s very own Mexican restaurant La Catina Mexicana or choose from over 50 food stalls serving delicious food options from all over the world
    Speak Easy at the Splendour Forum, the festivals live discussion program has an array of musicians, comedians, film makers, writers, artists, tech geeks, politicians and scientists who’ll tuck into some tasty issues du jour!
    Accommodations: Hostel
    Meals: Breakfast (3 days)

    Day 5
    Depart Byron Bay
    Wake up today after 3 awesome festival days & it's time to head back home & say farewell to your new festival buddies.
    Accommodations:
    Meals: Breakfast (1) day

    Byron Bay
    Experience 3 days of music, art & culture at one of Australia's hottest festivals
  8.  
  9. Day 1
    Depart for Byron Bay
    Aussie’s hottest 3 day music, arts & youth culture festival is back for 2014 & the only way to do it is with Contiki. Splendour is not-to-be missed, each year serving up an awesome up the best of international & home grown talent, so you’ll experience a line-up that’s second to none on the festival circuit.
    Today, we depart for Byron Bay. If you've chosen to start in Sydney, we'll leave from the Rawson Place (near Central Station) at 6:00am, if you're starting in Brisbane it's a 12:00 noon departure from the Brisbane Transit Centre, or if you're starting in the Gold Coast we'll pick you up from the Gold Coast Airport Coach Meeting point at 2.00pm. If you are meeting us in Byron Bay, we will meet you at Nomads Backpackers on Lawson Lane at 4.15pm.
    We make heading to Splendour totally easy - there’s no need to worry about lugging your tent or getting to the festival because we do the hard work for you! We include pre-set up tents & awesome extras just for Contiki, so all that’s left is making sure you have a good time. We’ve also got an exclusive Contiki-only campsite chill out zone set up too, it’s the perfect spot to relax after a long day of dancing to festival beats.
    Our tip: Load up your iPod before you go with some of the bands from the 2014 line-up - so you’re totally ready to rock on arrival.
    Accommodations: Twin Share Tent

    Day 2
    Splendour in the Grass/Byron Bay
    Byron Bay is legendary - as a haven for those who love the good times, it’s the perfect location for festival fun. On arrival, our pre-set up tents in the grounds of Splendours new venue, North Byron Parklands, mean it’s too easy to head straight out into the action.
    Each morning you’ll wake up for a day packed full of festival goodness. You’ll start the day out right, our included Contiki big brekkie’s ensure you’re ready to hit the festival grounds & get involved.
    Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - Over the three day festival, the line up goes off - previous acts include the likes of Mumford & Sons, The National, Frank Ocean, Empire of the Sun, Klaxons, Babyshambles, Polyphonic Spree, Fat Freddy's Drop, Jake Bugg and many many more - there’s loads to suit all tastes & this years festival is going to rock! Make sure you check the line up each day, so you know what’s happening when. Or, if keeping it flexible is your thing, keep your ears peeled for great gigs going on & go with the flow.
    When you’re taking a break from the music, don’t miss the amazing art that the ‘Splendour in the Arts’ Program is famous for. With street art, digital projections, installations & more, there’s loads going on when you’re not hanging out stage-side.
    If moving your feet is the way you like to do it, then head to the Tipi Forest & dance the day away. If the cultural feel is what you’re looking for, then check out the likes of the Global Village to get your fix of sensory delights!
    Hungry? Step inside Splendour’s very own Mexican restaurant La Catina Mexicana or choose from over 50 food stalls serving delicious food options from all over the world
    Speak Easy at the Splendour Forum, the festivals live discussion program has an array of musicians, comedians, film makers, writers, artists, tech geeks, politicians and scientists who’ll tuck into some tasty issues du jour!
    Accommodations: Twin Share Tent
    Meals: Breakfast (3 days)

    Day 5
    Depart Byron Bay
    Wake up today after 3 awesome festival days & it's time to head back home & say farewell to your new festival buddies.
    Accommodations:

    Byron Bay
    Experience 3 days of music, art & culture at one of Australia's hottest festivals
    Relax in our exclusive Contiki campsite chill-out area
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