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Down Under Escapes: Thrilling Picks


Embark on an unforgettable journey with Yampu Tours as we explore the stunning landscapes and vibrant cultures of Australia and New Zealand. 

From the rugged beauty of Australia’s national parks to the serene luxury of New Zealand’s boutique lodges, each destination offers a unique experience that promises to captivate and inspire. Let’s dive into the highlights of what awaits you in these extraordinary lands.

Australia: A Kaleidoscope of Natural Wonders 

June: Karijini National Park, Western Australia 


Kick off your adventure in the rugged beauty of Karijini National Park. Marvel at ancient red escarpments, tranquil gorges, and cascading waterfalls sculpted over billions of years. Take a refreshing dip in pristine waterholes and gaze upon the unspoiled starlit sky, a spectacle you won’t want to miss. 

July: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 


Next, journey to Kakadu National Park, where ancient rock art at Ubirr Rock tells stories spanning over 20,000 years. Immerse yourself in breathtaking panoramas, iconic waterfalls, and diverse birdlife. Don’t miss a Yellow Water Billabong Cruise to spot crocodiles and connect with the rich cultural heritage of Australia’s First Nations people. 

August: Margaret River, Western Australia 


In August, venture to Margaret River, a paradise for nature lovers and food enthusiasts alike. Explore stunning coastlines, renowned surf breaks, and hiking trails. Discover world-class vineyards producing some of Australia’s finest wines, indulge in gourmet delights, and stroll along the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. 

September: Floriade, Australian Capital Territory 


As spring blooms across the Australian Capital Territory, immerse yourself in the vibrant hues of Floriade, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest flower festival. Wander through a sea of over a million bulbs, delighting in intricate garden displays, bustling market stalls, and captivating entertainment against the picturesque backdrop of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. 

October: Great Barrier Reef, Queensland 


Expand your horizons with a journey to the Great Barrier Reef. Join the Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel to hear ancient creation stories from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sea rangers while snorkeling among vibrant coral gardens and marine life in the turquoise waters of Moore Reef.

November: Wineglass Bay, Tasmania 


Embark on a coastal odyssey to Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula, home to breathtaking Wineglass Bay. Cruise along the granite coastline, marvel at sea caves and waterfalls, and explore the verdant forests of Cape Tourville. Conclude your journey with a visit to the Bridestowe Lavender Estate, where fields of fragrant lavender await. 

December: Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Tasmania 


End your Australian adventure on a fragrant note at the Bridestowe Lavender Estate, the world’s largest privately owned lavender farm. Lose yourself in fields of purple blooms, savoring everything from lavender-infused ice cream to jams. Pay homage to history at the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees and marvel at the playful antics of little penguins in Bicheno. 

New Zealand: Exclusive Tours and Luxury Stays 

Explore New Zealand with exclusive and exciting tours: 

Food And Wine! 


  • Exclusive Auckland Food Tour: Savor New Zealand cuisine and learn local food stories on this culinary adventure. 
  • Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour: Visit top vineyards and sample award-winning wines and gourmet treats. 
  • The Ultimate Ice Bar @ Mt Cook: Explore Tasman Glacier, ice caves, and formations with a private guide. 

Ride, Fly & Cruise!


  • Ultimate Lake Taupo Ride & Cruise: Bike through wetlands, then relax on a private charter cruise on Lake Taupo. 
  • Ultimate Lake Taupo Fly & Cruise: Scenic helicopter flight and private charter cruise with breathtaking views. 

Adventure Tours! 


  • Exclusive High-Country Station by Helicopter: Visit Glenmore high-country station, experiencing farm life and stunning landscapes. 
  • Doubtful Sound Gold Star Helicopter: Exclusive helicopter tour over Fiordland National Park and secluded spots. 
  • Alpine Lakes Heli-Hike Wanaka: Hike through pristine alpine environments and enjoy a high mountain photo stop. 
  • Staircase Creek Exclusive Access Hike: Hike through Loch Linnhe Station’s alpine landscapes with a knowledgeable guide. 

The Artist’s Tours! 


  • Wanaka Photography Exclusive Tour: Capture stunning landscapes with a professional guide on this private tour. 
  • Queenstown Art Tour: Explore Queenstown’s vibrant art scene with a local expert. 
  • Dingleburn Station Wilderness Walk: Backroad journey to Silver Island Bay and a leisurely walk through Dingleburn Station. 

Experience the epitome of luxury and comfort with New Zealand’s newest accommodations: 


  • Park Hyatt Auckland: A luxury waterfront hotel offering stunning views, elegant rooms, and world-class dining. 
  • Fable Auckland: A historic hotel combining classic charm with modern amenities. 
  • Fitzroy Auckland: A boutique hotel with stylish accommodations and personalized service. 
  • Te Awa Lodge Paihia: Serene riverside luxury with easy access to the Bay of Islands. 
  • DoubleTree Karaka South Auckland: Comfortable and convenient for both business and leisure travelers. 
  • Black Swan Rotorua: A lakeside boutique hotel known for its luxurious rooms and stunning views. 
  • Mayfair Christchurch: Sleek accommodations and top-notch facilities in Christchurch’s city center. 
  • Ranginui Lake Tekapo: Breathtaking views of Lake Tekapo with stylish rooms and personalized service. 
  • Awaroa Lodge Abel Tasman NP: Eco-friendly lodge in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park. 
  • Fable Dunedin: Charming hotel blending vintage elegance with contemporary comfort. 
  • Cabot Lodge Te Anau: Exclusive accommodations with stunning views of Fiordland National Park. 
  • Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef: Unique, immersive experience set in lush rainforest. 

Australia and New Zealand are filled with breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and luxurious accommodations, offering a myriad of experiences for every traveler. From the rugged beauty of Karijini National Park to the serene luxury of Te Awa Lodge Paihia, your journey promises to be unforgettable. 

Book Your Next Adventure with Yampu Tours 

Don’t just dream about these incredible destinations – make it a reality with Yampu Tours. Our expert team is ready to craft the perfect itinerary tailored to your desires. Contact your Yampu Travel Consultant today to start planning your next adventure to Australia and New Zealand. Your extraordinary journey awaits! 


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