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How to Book 1. Your travel agent will confirm by phone with the local Contiki office that there's space on the tour you've chosen. At the same time, your travel agent can book your hotel accommodation before and/or after your Contiki tour (see page 12). 2. At the time of booking, you must pay to your travel agent a non-refundable deposit of C$200 per person per tour. This must be sent to Contiki within 7 days. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent. 3. Once your deposit has been received, Contiki will send your travel agent confirmation of the details of the booking. 4. You must pay the balance of your holiday fare to Contiki through your travel agent not less than 45 days before the departure date, or at the time of booking if less than 45 days before departure. 5. We will then send to your travel agent your travel vouchers and detailed information about your holiday. Travel Agents can also book online at www.contiki.com. IMPORTANT: By paying the C$200 deposit per person per tour to your travel agent, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Booking Conditions as set out on page 59, which make up the contract between you and Contiki.

Reservations & Sales Call our Contiki experts at our Reservations Center 6 days a week. Reservations Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm (EST) and Sat 10am-4pm (EST) Reservations Tel: 1 800 268 1835 (416) 932 9449 Fax: (416) 932 1147 Contiki Holidays (Canada) Limited 33 Kern Road Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3B 1S9 Tel: (416) 932 9377

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Group Bookings If you're planning to organise a group to Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand why not take a close look at the wide variety of tours detailed in any of our Contiki brochures. It is more than likely that one (or more!) of the itineraries will fit in perfectly with your requirements. As long as everyone in your group is 18-35, any date can be reserved exclusively for your group at special, reduced rates - perhaps even a free trip for yourself!

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Contiki is represented in Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA. Contiki ® is a registered trademark of Contiki Tours International Ltd., Bermuda. © Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Printed in Canada.

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Special Interest Groups If you’re looking for something completely different our Special Interest Groups Department in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand have been helping those with specific group travel requirements for years! School and University trips, choirs, wine tours, Grand Prix, ski tours, you name it we’ve done it. From supplying competitive quotations to helping you plan the best itinerary - right down to the last detail, our worldwide team of experts is able to arrange a custom designed holiday or incentive trip to suit your particular requirements. Call your travel agent or nearest Contiki Office - you’ll be surprised at how we can make it happen.


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Why Choose Contiki Sightseeing, Music, Festivals Free Time & Optional Extras Great Accommodation How to Extend Your Stay Contiki.com and Juicy Deals Getting There and Make a Difference

4-5 6-7 8-9 10-11 12 13 14-15

STEP 2 - THE HOLIDAYS WE OFFER From C$140

Days 2/4+

Introducing Australia

Introducing New Zealand Auckland Scene Grand Explorer Grand Encounter Grand Adventurer Grand Discovery Southern Swirl Scenic Southern Northern Highlights Northern Escapade Bay of Islands Sun and Steam Ultimate Winter Adventure • NEW •

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C$259 C$1399 C$2475 C$3195 C$2699 C$1849 C$1635 C$1455 C$1405 C$1249 C$899 C$415 C$645 C$715 C$475 C$300 C$599 C$805 C$765 C$1249

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Questions and Answers Booking Conditions How to Book, Group Bookings & Special Groups

57-58 59 60

C$199 C$1630 C$1525 C$1425 C$1320 C$975 C$815 C$895 C$635 C$279 C$539 C$1195

STEP 3 - HOW TO BOOK

Mossman Gorge

Litchfield N.P Mataranka

Daly Waters

Port Douglas

Kuranda Tully Townsville

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliff Well Kings Canyon The Olgas

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Parry Kauri Park

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour Airlie Beach Mackay Ti Tree

Bay of Islands

3

STEP 1 - WHY TRAVEL CONTIKI

Sydney Scene & Sydney New Year Bridge to Reef Ocean to Outback Aussie Explorer Contrast Reef and Rock Reef and Rainforest Beaches & Reefs Cairns Sunshine Trail Coast and Whitsundays Island and Rainforest Magical Tropics Rainforest Adventure City to Surf Learn to Dive Dive / Snorkel to Adventure Whitsunday Sailing Option Native Australia Alice and Kakadu Alice and Uluru Territory and Outback

Cape Tribulation

Katherine

le Mi ty ne ch Ni Bea

2

Contents

Super Stopovers Hawaii and Fiji

contiki.com

Kakadu N.P

Capricorn Coast

Country Homestead

Waitomo Caves

Fraser Island Noosa Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Uluru Simpsons Gap

Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

Huka Falls Taupo

Byron Bay

Tongariro National Park

TASMAN SEA Cook Strait Ferry

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge Port Stephens

Picton

SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN Australia: Life is all about challenging yourself. And sometimes, to uncover

New Zealand: You've seen the magic of New

adventure, you have to go that little bit further. There's always more to explore and discover, and experiencing Australia with Contiki is a great way to do it.

Zealand on the big screen, now it's time to take it on in person with an action-packed Contiki holiday! Nowhere else on earth has such staggeringly beautiful and diverse landscapes, from the Franz Josef Glacier to the alpine playground of Queenstown, and the boiling thermal pools of Rotorua to the untouched sand dunes of Ninety Mile Beach.

Australia is our home turf. Sure, we'll show you the Sydney Opera House, Uluru and The Great Barrier Reef, but we'll also take you off the beaten track. Our sense of adventure and local expertize will really make the difference. See staggeringly diverse landscapes from a hot air balloon in the desert, walk through ancient rainforests teaming with life, raft through the whitewash of the mighty Tully River, find out how bright the stars are when you are 3,000 km from the nearest city, cuddle a koala so you know what it feels like or join in the native dance and boomerang throwing of Australia's indigenous Aborigines there’s so much to see and do! It's your journey, and we'll be there to help you make the most of it!

Hokitika

Arthur’s Pass

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Haast Pass Milford Sound

But it's not just about admiring the natural beauty, doing New Zealand with Contiki is about challenging yourself. Don't just see the glacier, actually walk on it, check out the view from the end of a bungy cord, or skydive at 15,000 feet! Like the water? Get into it - there's whitewater rafting, jet boating or surfing at one of the wild and beautiful West Coast beaches. It's all about having a great time and the Kiwis are some of the most chilled out and friendly people on earth. So kick back and enjoy the Kiwi lifestyle - it's as they say - 'wicked'!

Ka iko ur aC oa st

contiki.com

We’ve got Australia and New Zealand covered!

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

Queenstown SOUTH ISLAND Te Anau

Wellington

PACIFIC OCEAN


Page

Why Choose Contiki Sightseeing, Music, Festivals Free Time & Optional Extras Great Accommodation How to Extend Your Stay Contiki.com and Juicy Deals Getting There and Make a Difference

4-5 6-7 8-9 10-11 12 13 14-15

STEP 2 - THE HOLIDAYS WE OFFER From C$140

Days 2/4+

Introducing Australia

Introducing New Zealand Auckland Scene Grand Explorer Grand Encounter Grand Adventurer Grand Discovery Southern Swirl Scenic Southern Northern Highlights Northern Escapade Bay of Islands Sun and Steam Ultimate Winter Adventure • NEW •

Page 12 16

C$259 C$1399 C$2475 C$3195 C$2699 C$1849 C$1635 C$1455 C$1405 C$1249 C$899 C$415 C$645 C$715 C$475 C$300 C$599 C$805 C$765 C$1249

4 10 15 24/25 14 16 14 12 11 9 7 3 5 5 3 3 4 6 6 11

17 18 19 20-21 22-23 24-25 26-27 28-29 30-31 32-33 34 35 36 37 38 38 39 40 41 42-43

3 15 14 13 12 8 7 8 6 3 5 7

44-45 45 46-47 46-47 48-49 48-49 50-51 50-51 52-53 52-53 54 55 56

Questions and Answers Booking Conditions How to Book, Group Bookings & Special Groups

57-58 59 60

C$199 C$1630 C$1525 C$1425 C$1320 C$975 C$815 C$895 C$635 C$279 C$539 C$1195

STEP 3 - HOW TO BOOK

Mossman Gorge

Litchfield N.P Mataranka

Daly Waters

Port Douglas

Kuranda Tully Townsville

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliff Well Kings Canyon The Olgas

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Parry Kauri Park

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour Airlie Beach Mackay Ti Tree

Bay of Islands

3

STEP 1 - WHY TRAVEL CONTIKI

Sydney Scene & Sydney New Year Bridge to Reef Ocean to Outback Aussie Explorer Contrast Reef and Rock Reef and Rainforest Beaches & Reefs Cairns Sunshine Trail Coast and Whitsundays Island and Rainforest Magical Tropics Rainforest Adventure City to Surf Learn to Dive Dive / Snorkel to Adventure Whitsunday Sailing Option Native Australia Alice and Kakadu Alice and Uluru Territory and Outback

Cape Tribulation

Katherine

le Mi ty ne ch Ni Bea

2

Contents

Super Stopovers Hawaii and Fiji

contiki.com

Kakadu N.P

Capricorn Coast

Country Homestead

Waitomo Caves

Fraser Island Noosa Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Uluru Simpsons Gap

Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

Huka Falls Taupo

Byron Bay

Tongariro National Park

TASMAN SEA Cook Strait Ferry

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge Port Stephens

Picton

SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN Australia: Life is all about challenging yourself. And sometimes, to uncover

New Zealand: You've seen the magic of New

adventure, you have to go that little bit further. There's always more to explore and discover, and experiencing Australia with Contiki is a great way to do it.

Zealand on the big screen, now it's time to take it on in person with an action-packed Contiki holiday! Nowhere else on earth has such staggeringly beautiful and diverse landscapes, from the Franz Josef Glacier to the alpine playground of Queenstown, and the boiling thermal pools of Rotorua to the untouched sand dunes of Ninety Mile Beach.

Australia is our home turf. Sure, we'll show you the Sydney Opera House, Uluru and The Great Barrier Reef, but we'll also take you off the beaten track. Our sense of adventure and local expertize will really make the difference. See staggeringly diverse landscapes from a hot air balloon in the desert, walk through ancient rainforests teaming with life, raft through the whitewash of the mighty Tully River, find out how bright the stars are when you are 3,000 km from the nearest city, cuddle a koala so you know what it feels like or join in the native dance and boomerang throwing of Australia's indigenous Aborigines there’s so much to see and do! It's your journey, and we'll be there to help you make the most of it!

Hokitika

Arthur’s Pass

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Haast Pass Milford Sound

But it's not just about admiring the natural beauty, doing New Zealand with Contiki is about challenging yourself. Don't just see the glacier, actually walk on it, check out the view from the end of a bungy cord, or skydive at 15,000 feet! Like the water? Get into it - there's whitewater rafting, jet boating or surfing at one of the wild and beautiful West Coast beaches. It's all about having a great time and the Kiwis are some of the most chilled out and friendly people on earth. So kick back and enjoy the Kiwi lifestyle - it's as they say - 'wicked'!

Ka iko ur aC oa st

contiki.com

We’ve got Australia and New Zealand covered!

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

Queenstown SOUTH ISLAND Te Anau

Wellington

PACIFIC OCEAN


contiki.com

contiki.com

Why Choose Contiki We don’t just offer a destination, We deliver an experience!

5

4

Our reputation Every year young travellers from across the globe choose to holiday with Contiki for the experience of a lifetime – discovering far off places and exotic cultures. For over 45 years, these young travellers have trusted us to show them the world and we’re still going strong.

Fun and everyone’s 18-35 Are you ready to live it up and meet heaps of other young, like-minded travellers from across the globe? On Contiki, everyone’s 18 to 35 so there are always great fun and interesting people to hang-out with if you want to. It doesn’t matter if you’re a solo or tandem traveller – clear your address book because it’s going to be full by the time you get home.

Great staff and superb transport Our young, professional staff are the dependable, knowledgeable travel partners you don’t want to leave home without. And forget busy train stations and overcrowded public buses, you can chill out and enjoy the ride on one of our modern, comfortable coaches. Kick back and enjoy the ultimate adventure in the most modern fleet of comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.

Hassle free and easy Don’t waste time trying to find the next place to stay or how to get there, with Contiki you can stress less, enjoy more and let our expert staff show you their secrets to a hassle free holiday.

Freedom and flexibility Want to travel with a dynamic group, but also have the opportunity to do your own thing? No problems, we’ve struck a perfect balance that gives you plenty of free time to do whatever you want.

Immerse yourself in different cultures The fun of travelling is meeting new people, seeing new places and experiencing new cultures. Our trips are designed to let you explore the culture, enjoy the food, view the sights, experience the traditions and mix with the locals.

Queenstown

With Contiki you won’t break the bank Contiki’s travel packages are stuffed full of value, which means you’ll have a lot more left over for life’s little luxuries like shopping, dining and extra sightseeing. A lot cheaper than doing it yourself, we make quality travel affordable, plus you get to pay for it in your own currency so you know what it’s going to cost. Compare us with the price of doing it on your own to see our unbeatable value.

No worries When you book a Contiki tour you have the security of booking through a company that’s not only a Bonded Member of many Tour Operator Associations around the world, but also has a worldwide reputation for reliability and high quality standards.

Don’t take our word for it... See what our past passengers say about their experience on our message boards www.contiki.com/ forum

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

The Contiki menu

Tunes while you travel

Trying new food and letting your tummy takeover is half the fun of visiting a new country.

We know music is central to most peoples' lives, that's why we've always seen music as an important part of the overall Contiki experience. Our state of the art stereos pump music through our speaker system on board each of our vehicles.

Australia and New Zealand have plenty of delicious dishes from juicy steak and tender lamb, to arguably, the world’s best fish and seafood including prawns, oysters, and local specialties like Moreton Bay bugs and large green mussels. There’s also the chance to try Australian Aboriginal bush tucker delicacies like witchetty grubs and kangaroo and a New Zealand Maori Hangi consisting of food cooked in an underground pit. With such a fantastic multi-cultural mix there’s something to suit everyone’s taste buds! Providing a selection of breakfasts lunches and dinners, we’ll make sure you get your fill of fresh, seasonal produce but still give you the opportunity to indulge in mouthwatering meals at local eateries on your free time. Please Note: If you have any special dietary requests please make these known at the time of booking. Although we’ll bend over backwards to make sure it happens, standards can sometimes vary from place to place. Unfortunately we can’t be held responsible for local meals that don’t meet your exact requirements. It’s all part of the adventure!

For more information refer to: www.contiki.com/contikiexperience

In addition, your Contiki crew carries a wealth of music and uses it to enhance your travels and appreciation of Australia and/or New Zealand. They've got theme music that connects you to a city or sight you're visiting, dance music to inspire you on an evening out or the latest tunes to ensure entertaining scenic drives. If you have your own favourites, we encourage you to bring them along as others may want to hear your Top 10!

Charging on the go! Flat batteries are no longer an excuse for missing out on a great photo, because we’ve fitted the vast majority of our coaches with charging units. And you’ll never have to worry about going cold turkey just because your ipod or mp3 player died minutes after you hit the highway. Just don’t forget to bring your Australasian plug adaptors.

rns Cai

Also, if you want to send brag-mail to your friends and family stuck at home, there are plenty of Internet cafés that will help you rub it in.


contiki.com

contiki.com

Why Choose Contiki We don’t just offer a destination, We deliver an experience!

5

4

Our reputation Every year young travellers from across the globe choose to holiday with Contiki for the experience of a lifetime – discovering far off places and exotic cultures. For over 45 years, these young travellers have trusted us to show them the world and we’re still going strong.

Fun and everyone’s 18-35 Are you ready to live it up and meet heaps of other young, like-minded travellers from across the globe? On Contiki, everyone’s 18 to 35 so there are always great fun and interesting people to hang-out with if you want to. It doesn’t matter if you’re a solo or tandem traveller – clear your address book because it’s going to be full by the time you get home.

Great staff and superb transport Our young, professional staff are the dependable, knowledgeable travel partners you don’t want to leave home without. And forget busy train stations and overcrowded public buses, you can chill out and enjoy the ride on one of our modern, comfortable coaches. Kick back and enjoy the ultimate adventure in the most modern fleet of comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.

Hassle free and easy Don’t waste time trying to find the next place to stay or how to get there, with Contiki you can stress less, enjoy more and let our expert staff show you their secrets to a hassle free holiday.

Freedom and flexibility Want to travel with a dynamic group, but also have the opportunity to do your own thing? No problems, we’ve struck a perfect balance that gives you plenty of free time to do whatever you want.

Immerse yourself in different cultures The fun of travelling is meeting new people, seeing new places and experiencing new cultures. Our trips are designed to let you explore the culture, enjoy the food, view the sights, experience the traditions and mix with the locals.

Queenstown

With Contiki you won’t break the bank Contiki’s travel packages are stuffed full of value, which means you’ll have a lot more left over for life’s little luxuries like shopping, dining and extra sightseeing. A lot cheaper than doing it yourself, we make quality travel affordable, plus you get to pay for it in your own currency so you know what it’s going to cost. Compare us with the price of doing it on your own to see our unbeatable value.

No worries When you book a Contiki tour you have the security of booking through a company that’s not only a Bonded Member of many Tour Operator Associations around the world, but also has a worldwide reputation for reliability and high quality standards.

Don’t take our word for it... See what our past passengers say about their experience on our message boards www.contiki.com/ forum

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

The Contiki menu

Tunes while you travel

Trying new food and letting your tummy takeover is half the fun of visiting a new country.

We know music is central to most peoples' lives, that's why we've always seen music as an important part of the overall Contiki experience. Our state of the art stereos pump music through our speaker system on board each of our vehicles.

Australia and New Zealand have plenty of delicious dishes from juicy steak and tender lamb, to arguably, the world’s best fish and seafood including prawns, oysters, and local specialties like Moreton Bay bugs and large green mussels. There’s also the chance to try Australian Aboriginal bush tucker delicacies like witchetty grubs and kangaroo and a New Zealand Maori Hangi consisting of food cooked in an underground pit. With such a fantastic multi-cultural mix there’s something to suit everyone’s taste buds! Providing a selection of breakfasts lunches and dinners, we’ll make sure you get your fill of fresh, seasonal produce but still give you the opportunity to indulge in mouthwatering meals at local eateries on your free time. Please Note: If you have any special dietary requests please make these known at the time of booking. Although we’ll bend over backwards to make sure it happens, standards can sometimes vary from place to place. Unfortunately we can’t be held responsible for local meals that don’t meet your exact requirements. It’s all part of the adventure!

For more information refer to: www.contiki.com/contikiexperience

In addition, your Contiki crew carries a wealth of music and uses it to enhance your travels and appreciation of Australia and/or New Zealand. They've got theme music that connects you to a city or sight you're visiting, dance music to inspire you on an evening out or the latest tunes to ensure entertaining scenic drives. If you have your own favourites, we encourage you to bring them along as others may want to hear your Top 10!

Charging on the go! Flat batteries are no longer an excuse for missing out on a great photo, because we’ve fitted the vast majority of our coaches with charging units. And you’ll never have to worry about going cold turkey just because your ipod or mp3 player died minutes after you hit the highway. Just don’t forget to bring your Australasian plug adaptors.

rns Cai

Also, if you want to send brag-mail to your friends and family stuck at home, there are plenty of Internet cafés that will help you rub it in.


6

Sightseeing & Activities

contiki.com

Whitsunday Sailing

This is what you’re here for - to see the sights, hear the stories and get an up-close look at the places you’ve always dreamed of visiting, as well as meeting the fascinating people who call them home.

7

contiki.com

This is Your Holiday With the aid of your tour managers, Contiki’s informative tours will ensure you get the real story behind every sight and from every angle – by foot, boat, coach and even plane. Contiki’s hands-on sightseeing tours allow you to see, learn, feel, photograph and enjoy Australia and New Zealand’s most famous icons and discover the hidden gems you didn’t know existed. Maori Display

Our tours help you find your feet in a new city and allow you to shortlist the sights you’ll want to explore in more depth and the activities you’ll want to do during your free-time. On each itinerary we list the included highlights you’ll experience. Travelling with Contiki, you’re going to see and do more than you imagined…

Outback Hot Air Balloon

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Kings Canyon

Here’s a snapshot of what’s on offer:

Australia O

Climb Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and treasure the Opera House

O

Marvel at Uluru’s (Ayers Rock) spectacular colours at sunset & sunrise

O

Suntan on white sandy beaches as long as the eye can see

O

Surf the waves with the local Aussies

O

Swim, snorkel and dive amongst coral, fish and other aquatic life in the Great Barrier Reef

O

Understand Aboriginal Culture and Art

O

Hot air balloon to see the vast scenery of the Outback

O

Sail the picturesque islands of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

O

Hike through the rainforests and mangrove swamps at Cape Tribulation

O

View Aboriginal Rock Art and Crocodiles at Kakadu National Park

O

Watch the stars and Milky Way under perfectly clear night skies

O

Socialize with fun laid-back Aussie characters you’ll meet at the places we visit

The Great Barrier Reef

Helicopter ride over Uluru

Jet Boat on the Shotover River

New Zealand O

Enjoy a memorable evening on Milford Sound aboard the Milford Wanderer

O

Party till the wee hours in one of Wellington’s trendy bars

O

Bravely jump, dive, swing, paddle or scream in the adventure playground of Queenstown

O

Marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery throughout New Zealand

O

Sail the picturesque waterways of the Bay of Islands

O

Climb and hike on Fox or Franz Josef glaciers O O O O

Music, Festivals and Sport In addition to the music you'll hear on your Contiki travels, you might be interested to experience one of the many music festivals or famous sporting events that are held annually and are a huge part of Australasian culture.

Relax in the hot thermal pools of Rotorua

Understand Maori Culture and Art - learn the Haka

Treasure an unforgettable scenic flight over Mt. Cook

Here's just a snapshot of what's happening in 2008/9:

Black water raft through the glowworm caves in Waitomo O

Skim rocks off crystal clear glacier lakes

Bungy - Queenstown

Learn the Didgeridoo

Milford Sound

Cuddle a Koala Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Whitewater Rafting Tully River

Big Day Out (Jan & Feb) - held every summer around Australia and New Zealand, it's a showcase for home-grown local musical talent mixing it with some of the best acts in the world O Sporting events are aplenty, from Aussie Rules (AFL) football, NRL & Super 14 Rugby matches, to V8 Super cars (from Feb to Sept), Cricket (from Nov to Feb) and the Australian Tennis Open in Melbourne (Jan) O

Why not join the fun and combine one of these great events before, after or during a Contiki itinerary? Further information: Search for actual dates and tickets for these events on the web.

Please Note You’ll get a free Contiki “Travellers Guide” and Free Contiki Document Wallet with all trips.


6

Sightseeing & Activities

contiki.com

Whitsunday Sailing

This is what you’re here for - to see the sights, hear the stories and get an up-close look at the places you’ve always dreamed of visiting, as well as meeting the fascinating people who call them home.

7

contiki.com

This is Your Holiday With the aid of your tour managers, Contiki’s informative tours will ensure you get the real story behind every sight and from every angle – by foot, boat, coach and even plane. Contiki’s hands-on sightseeing tours allow you to see, learn, feel, photograph and enjoy Australia and New Zealand’s most famous icons and discover the hidden gems you didn’t know existed. Maori Display

Our tours help you find your feet in a new city and allow you to shortlist the sights you’ll want to explore in more depth and the activities you’ll want to do during your free-time. On each itinerary we list the included highlights you’ll experience. Travelling with Contiki, you’re going to see and do more than you imagined…

Outback Hot Air Balloon

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Kings Canyon

Here’s a snapshot of what’s on offer:

Australia O

Climb Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and treasure the Opera House

O

Marvel at Uluru’s (Ayers Rock) spectacular colours at sunset & sunrise

O

Suntan on white sandy beaches as long as the eye can see

O

Surf the waves with the local Aussies

O

Swim, snorkel and dive amongst coral, fish and other aquatic life in the Great Barrier Reef

O

Understand Aboriginal Culture and Art

O

Hot air balloon to see the vast scenery of the Outback

O

Sail the picturesque islands of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

O

Hike through the rainforests and mangrove swamps at Cape Tribulation

O

View Aboriginal Rock Art and Crocodiles at Kakadu National Park

O

Watch the stars and Milky Way under perfectly clear night skies

O

Socialize with fun laid-back Aussie characters you’ll meet at the places we visit

The Great Barrier Reef

Helicopter ride over Uluru

Jet Boat on the Shotover River

New Zealand O

Enjoy a memorable evening on Milford Sound aboard the Milford Wanderer

O

Party till the wee hours in one of Wellington’s trendy bars

O

Bravely jump, dive, swing, paddle or scream in the adventure playground of Queenstown

O

Marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery throughout New Zealand

O

Sail the picturesque waterways of the Bay of Islands

O

Climb and hike on Fox or Franz Josef glaciers O O O O

Music, Festivals and Sport In addition to the music you'll hear on your Contiki travels, you might be interested to experience one of the many music festivals or famous sporting events that are held annually and are a huge part of Australasian culture.

Relax in the hot thermal pools of Rotorua

Understand Maori Culture and Art - learn the Haka

Treasure an unforgettable scenic flight over Mt. Cook

Here's just a snapshot of what's happening in 2008/9:

Black water raft through the glowworm caves in Waitomo O

Skim rocks off crystal clear glacier lakes

Bungy - Queenstown

Learn the Didgeridoo

Milford Sound

Cuddle a Koala Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Whitewater Rafting Tully River

Big Day Out (Jan & Feb) - held every summer around Australia and New Zealand, it's a showcase for home-grown local musical talent mixing it with some of the best acts in the world O Sporting events are aplenty, from Aussie Rules (AFL) football, NRL & Super 14 Rugby matches, to V8 Super cars (from Feb to Sept), Cricket (from Nov to Feb) and the Australian Tennis Open in Melbourne (Jan) O

Why not join the fun and combine one of these great events before, after or during a Contiki itinerary? Further information: Search for actual dates and tickets for these events on the web.

Please Note You’ll get a free Contiki “Travellers Guide” and Free Contiki Document Wallet with all trips.


Why stick to the storyline when you can choose your own adventure?

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We know everyone is different, so in your free time you’ll have a choice to enhance your itinerary with Contiki’s ‘Optional Activities’. We have great Optional Activities inspired by our past travellers, giving you the choice to opt in or opt out and do exactly as you wish. Our exciting optional activities are the stuff memories are made of and will instantly transform your fantastic holiday into an unforgettable experience. Australia is a diverse and beautiful country which offers many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Imagine a hot air balloon ride over the desert at sunrise, flying over Uluru in a helicopter or sailing on a yacht through the Whitsundays. New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world and is home to an amazing range of activities. Imagine whitewater rafting down grade 4 rapids, toying with gravity on a bungy jump, or swimming with dolphins You’ll be amazed how much free-time you’ll have with Contiki - we’ve found the perfect mix of sightseeing and free time, allowing you the flexibility to create your trip of a lifetime. Whether you choose just a few or become an adrenaline junkie, there’s something for everyone, our extras blend culture and adventure. And because the choice is yours - do as much or as little as you like.

Helicopter Flight over Uluru!

On each itinerary page, you'll find a 'FREE TIME' box with a sample of the optional activities offered on tour. So you know about them in advance and to help you budget, a complete list is available on our website - go to www.contiki.com/australia or www.contiki.com/newzealand - click on the tour you're interested in, then click on the 'Optional Excursions' button. Here you'll find descriptions of each Optional Activity, prices and some additional web links.

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Free Time

Inside the “Zorb” Ready to roll - Rotorua

A complete Optional list with pricing will also come with your final documents.

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What are my choices and the prices?

When do I choose and how do I pay? Optionals are arranged and paid for on tour, not beforehand. By leaving the final decisions until then, you'll have the following benefits: • You’ll be able to choose what interests you, at the same time as your new friends. • You'll get great value, as we’ve negotiated the best rates for each Optional. • An experienced Tour Manager who'll offer you personal advice as well as take care of all the arrangements. • Some activities are seasonal whilst others are weather dependent. So deciding on tour, rather than before, makes sense. This will make your holiday hassle free, better value and more enjoyable, ensuring greater fun, bigger laughs and better stories. Payment will be made on tour and can be made by cash, travellers checks (in $AUD in Australia or $NZD in New Zealand) or by credit cards. IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: Some of these activities involve outdoor adventure and can be physically demanding, so there’s always an element of risk. You should make your own decisions about these activities and only participate in activities that you feel comfortable you can handle. It’s also a good idea to check that your insurance includes your participation in adventure activities. The “Zorb” Adventure Hill

Here’s a taste of what’s available: O

Tandem Skydiving

O

Harley ride Uluru

O

Traditional Maori Hangi Feast & Cultural Show

O

Hot Air Balloon Ride

O

Whitewater Rafting

O

Camel Ride in the Desert

O

Katherine Gorge Cruise

O

Skiing in Queenstown (winter only)

O

Scuba Diving at the Great Barrier Reef

O

Lord of the Rings locations tour

O

AJ Hackett Bungy

O

Aboriginal Culture & Bushtucker Tour

O

Guided Glacier Hike

O

Jet Boat ride on the Shotover Dart Rivers

Harley Ride - Uluru

Whitsundays Sailing

Aboriginal Culture and Bushtucker Tour

A J Hacket Bungy Jump

Draculas Comedy Cabaret

Quad Biking - Kings Canyon

For further information refer to www.contiki.com/contikiexperience Hiking - Fox Glacier


Why stick to the storyline when you can choose your own adventure?

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We know everyone is different, so in your free time you’ll have a choice to enhance your itinerary with Contiki’s ‘Optional Activities’. We have great Optional Activities inspired by our past travellers, giving you the choice to opt in or opt out and do exactly as you wish. Our exciting optional activities are the stuff memories are made of and will instantly transform your fantastic holiday into an unforgettable experience. Australia is a diverse and beautiful country which offers many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Imagine a hot air balloon ride over the desert at sunrise, flying over Uluru in a helicopter or sailing on a yacht through the Whitsundays. New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world and is home to an amazing range of activities. Imagine whitewater rafting down grade 4 rapids, toying with gravity on a bungy jump, or swimming with dolphins You’ll be amazed how much free-time you’ll have with Contiki - we’ve found the perfect mix of sightseeing and free time, allowing you the flexibility to create your trip of a lifetime. Whether you choose just a few or become an adrenaline junkie, there’s something for everyone, our extras blend culture and adventure. And because the choice is yours - do as much or as little as you like.

Helicopter Flight over Uluru!

On each itinerary page, you'll find a 'FREE TIME' box with a sample of the optional activities offered on tour. So you know about them in advance and to help you budget, a complete list is available on our website - go to www.contiki.com/australia or www.contiki.com/newzealand - click on the tour you're interested in, then click on the 'Optional Excursions' button. Here you'll find descriptions of each Optional Activity, prices and some additional web links.

contiki.com

Free Time

Inside the “Zorb” Ready to roll - Rotorua

A complete Optional list with pricing will also come with your final documents.

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What are my choices and the prices?

When do I choose and how do I pay? Optionals are arranged and paid for on tour, not beforehand. By leaving the final decisions until then, you'll have the following benefits: • You’ll be able to choose what interests you, at the same time as your new friends. • You'll get great value, as we’ve negotiated the best rates for each Optional. • An experienced Tour Manager who'll offer you personal advice as well as take care of all the arrangements. • Some activities are seasonal whilst others are weather dependent. So deciding on tour, rather than before, makes sense. This will make your holiday hassle free, better value and more enjoyable, ensuring greater fun, bigger laughs and better stories. Payment will be made on tour and can be made by cash, travellers checks (in $AUD in Australia or $NZD in New Zealand) or by credit cards. IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: Some of these activities involve outdoor adventure and can be physically demanding, so there’s always an element of risk. You should make your own decisions about these activities and only participate in activities that you feel comfortable you can handle. It’s also a good idea to check that your insurance includes your participation in adventure activities. The “Zorb” Adventure Hill

Here’s a taste of what’s available: O

Tandem Skydiving

O

Harley ride Uluru

O

Traditional Maori Hangi Feast & Cultural Show

O

Hot Air Balloon Ride

O

Whitewater Rafting

O

Camel Ride in the Desert

O

Katherine Gorge Cruise

O

Skiing in Queenstown (winter only)

O

Scuba Diving at the Great Barrier Reef

O

Lord of the Rings locations tour

O

AJ Hackett Bungy

O

Aboriginal Culture & Bushtucker Tour

O

Guided Glacier Hike

O

Jet Boat ride on the Shotover Dart Rivers

Harley Ride - Uluru

Whitsundays Sailing

Aboriginal Culture and Bushtucker Tour

A J Hacket Bungy Jump

Draculas Comedy Cabaret

Quad Biking - Kings Canyon

For further information refer to www.contiki.com/contikiexperience Hiking - Fox Glacier


... Matters!

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Where You Stay... Island eco-lodges, outback ranches, beach resorts, lakeside lodges, incredible hotels, unique 'special stays' or simply the star filled sky - every night on your Contiki adventure you'll be experiencing the magical contrast these countries have to offer. Our accommodations, their amenities and the locations are some of the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer - the quality and value cannot be beaten, we dare you to compare! This higher quality and the convenient locations ensure you get the most out of your holiday.

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Australia and New Zealand accommodation

As well as our regular included hotels, here's a snapshot of some of our more unique accommodations and 'special stays':

Australia O

A tropical island resort set on Long Island in The Whitsundays

O

Lodges located right in the heart of Uluru and Kakadu National Parks

O

An overnight sailing adventure onboard a yacht in The Whitsundays

O

Rainforest eco-lodges on Fraser Island and at Cape Tribulation in the Daintree National Park

O

A night under the stars in an Aussie ‘swag’ at Kings Canyon

O

A traditional country homestead located on an Aussie cattle farm

O

A resort hotel on the water at Port Stephens

New Zealand O

A resort set in the beautiful Bay of Islands

O

A resort hotel by Lake Taupo

O

An alpine lodge set in the Franz Josef National Glacier Park

O

Queenstown Lodge overlooking the breathtaking Remarkables mountains

O

An overnight cruise on the spectacular Milford Sound

O

A lodge on the spectacular glacial Lake Ohau

A night under the stars - Kings Canyon

Long Island Resort Lake Taupo

Here’s a taste of what’s available

To better understand the quality and great experiences our hotels, resorts and 'special stays' provide, we've provided some further details on the following page and on page 38 for the overnight sailing.

Country Homestead

All our tour prices are based on 4 people sharing a large comfortable room, many with private ensuite facilities. If you're travelling on your own, we can arrange for you to share a quad-room at no extra cost - same sex of course! Or single and twin rooms are available for an additional charge.

The Country Homestead is exclusive to Contiki and gives you the opportunity to experience Aussie hospitality at its best. You'll be able to see native farm animals, enjoy the spectacular panoramic views, stunning sunsets and night time star filled skies.

NB: Twin room tour prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number. Twin and single rooms may be on request basis.

Long Island Resort Many of our itineraries also include a stop at one of the most beautiful spots in The Whitsundays - Long Island. The Long Island Resort is the perfect setting to relax and unwind. The Resort offers excellent facilities with loads of activities on offer both in and out of the water. Of course there's the stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters where you can soak up the sun and have fun! The Milford Wanderer

Lake Ohau Lodge

BBQ - Ayers Rock Resort Cairns Colonial Club

Ayers Rock Resort On the doorstep of one of the world's most incredible natural wonders, Uluru, surrounded by the amazing red landscape, you'll find Ayers Rock Resort's Outback Pioneer Lodge. With full facilities, a swimming pool, an outdoor BBQ and a bar with live entertainment, it's a great spot to recuperate after an adventerous day in central Oz!

Milford Wanderer Shoal Bay Resort and Spa - Port Stephens

An overnight sailing adventure the Whitsundays

Queenstown Lodge

It's breathtaking, it's a natural wonder and it's not often you'll get the opportunity to wake up to something this incredible! Our overnight Milford Wanderer cruise on Milford Sound is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! We cruise or sail (weather permitting) the full length of this ancient fiord right to the Tasman Sea. There's plenty of time for swimming, kayaking and learning about the incredible marine life from our onboard nature guide, as well as important time to just sit back and take in this amazing location from the spacious viewing deck. Our friendly and professional crew are there to provide you with an entertaining evening and delicious dinner. One thing’s for sure, Milford Sound will definitely be one of the highlights of your New Zealand experience. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share only.

Cape Tribulation Ferntree Eco Lodge

Abel Tasman typical room, Wellington


... Matters!

contiki.com

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Where You Stay... Island eco-lodges, outback ranches, beach resorts, lakeside lodges, incredible hotels, unique 'special stays' or simply the star filled sky - every night on your Contiki adventure you'll be experiencing the magical contrast these countries have to offer. Our accommodations, their amenities and the locations are some of the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer - the quality and value cannot be beaten, we dare you to compare! This higher quality and the convenient locations ensure you get the most out of your holiday.

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Australia and New Zealand accommodation

As well as our regular included hotels, here's a snapshot of some of our more unique accommodations and 'special stays':

Australia O

A tropical island resort set on Long Island in The Whitsundays

O

Lodges located right in the heart of Uluru and Kakadu National Parks

O

An overnight sailing adventure onboard a yacht in The Whitsundays

O

Rainforest eco-lodges on Fraser Island and at Cape Tribulation in the Daintree National Park

O

A night under the stars in an Aussie ‘swag’ at Kings Canyon

O

A traditional country homestead located on an Aussie cattle farm

O

A resort hotel on the water at Port Stephens

New Zealand O

A resort set in the beautiful Bay of Islands

O

A resort hotel by Lake Taupo

O

An alpine lodge set in the Franz Josef National Glacier Park

O

Queenstown Lodge overlooking the breathtaking Remarkables mountains

O

An overnight cruise on the spectacular Milford Sound

O

A lodge on the spectacular glacial Lake Ohau

A night under the stars - Kings Canyon

Long Island Resort Lake Taupo

Here’s a taste of what’s available

To better understand the quality and great experiences our hotels, resorts and 'special stays' provide, we've provided some further details on the following page and on page 38 for the overnight sailing.

Country Homestead

All our tour prices are based on 4 people sharing a large comfortable room, many with private ensuite facilities. If you're travelling on your own, we can arrange for you to share a quad-room at no extra cost - same sex of course! Or single and twin rooms are available for an additional charge.

The Country Homestead is exclusive to Contiki and gives you the opportunity to experience Aussie hospitality at its best. You'll be able to see native farm animals, enjoy the spectacular panoramic views, stunning sunsets and night time star filled skies.

NB: Twin room tour prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number. Twin and single rooms may be on request basis.

Long Island Resort Many of our itineraries also include a stop at one of the most beautiful spots in The Whitsundays - Long Island. The Long Island Resort is the perfect setting to relax and unwind. The Resort offers excellent facilities with loads of activities on offer both in and out of the water. Of course there's the stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters where you can soak up the sun and have fun! The Milford Wanderer

Lake Ohau Lodge

BBQ - Ayers Rock Resort Cairns Colonial Club

Ayers Rock Resort On the doorstep of one of the world's most incredible natural wonders, Uluru, surrounded by the amazing red landscape, you'll find Ayers Rock Resort's Outback Pioneer Lodge. With full facilities, a swimming pool, an outdoor BBQ and a bar with live entertainment, it's a great spot to recuperate after an adventerous day in central Oz!

Milford Wanderer Shoal Bay Resort and Spa - Port Stephens

An overnight sailing adventure the Whitsundays

Queenstown Lodge

It's breathtaking, it's a natural wonder and it's not often you'll get the opportunity to wake up to something this incredible! Our overnight Milford Wanderer cruise on Milford Sound is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! We cruise or sail (weather permitting) the full length of this ancient fiord right to the Tasman Sea. There's plenty of time for swimming, kayaking and learning about the incredible marine life from our onboard nature guide, as well as important time to just sit back and take in this amazing location from the spacious viewing deck. Our friendly and professional crew are there to provide you with an entertaining evening and delicious dinner. One thing’s for sure, Milford Sound will definitely be one of the highlights of your New Zealand experience. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share only.

Cape Tribulation Ferntree Eco Lodge

Abel Tasman typical room, Wellington


Why not spend a few extra days in Australia or New Zealand? We’ve negotiated special “buddy rates”, and in some cases special packages for you to use before or after your tour. And if you’re travelling on your own we’ll even match you up with same sex room mates!

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Australia

Rooms are air-conditioned, with ensuite bathrooms, kitchenette with microwave, tea & coffee making facilities, colour TV and PC Data access. Triple share with facilities: C$55 Twin Share with facilities: C$75 Hotel Code: TWS

Darwin Quality Frontier Darwin, 3 Buffalo Court, Darwin. Tel: (08) 8981 5333 Conveniently located, the Frontier Darwin’s rooms are all air-conditioned with TVs and in house movies. The hotel has a large swimming pool, restaurants, public bar and beer garden. Quad share with facilities: C$45 Twin Share with facilities: C$65 Hotel Code: SFD

Cairns Cairns Colonial Club Resort, 18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda. Tel: (07) 4053 5111 Situated within 10 acres of tropical landscaped gardens, the resort is only 6kms from the center of Cairns. Features include 3 lagoon swimming pools, a tennis court, fitness centre, 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a free bus service into town. Quad share with facilities: C$35 Twin Share with facilities: C$69 Hotel Code: CCC

Alice Springs All Seasons Oasis, 10 Gap Road, Alice Springs. Tel: (08) 8952 1444 Nestled in the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges, this hotel’s features include a tennis court, swimming pool and heated spa. Rooms are air-conditioned and have colour TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Quad/Triple share with facilities: C$39 Twin Share with facilities: C$55 Hotel Code: MOA

New Zealand Auckland Mercure Hotel Auckland, 8 Customs Street, Auckland. Tel: (09) 377 8920. Situated in the centre of the city, within a short walking distance of the central shopping and tourist areas. Facilities include a brasseriestyle restaurant and bar.

Sydney Travelodge Hotel Sydney, 27-33 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney. Tel: (02) 8267 1700 Centrally located near Sydney’s Hyde Park, the Travelodge features a restaurant and bar.

Hawaii & Fiji Super Stopovers

Break your journey down under and enjoy a few days in Hawaii and/or Fiji

Diamond Head - Hawaii

Fiji

Honolulu - Hawaii Queen Kapiolani Hotel150 Kapahulu Avenue,Honolulu, HI 96815-4097 Tel: (808) 922-1941 Fly to Honolulu Airport and stay at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, in the centre of everything just one block from the famous Waikiki Beach and near to Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Aquarium, bars, restaurants and shops, including the popular International Marketplace. All rooms have air-conditioning, colour TV and private facilities. The hotel also has a sun deck, 2 swimming pools, restaurant, gift shop and laundry facilities. All this included • 2 or 4 nights hotel accommodation. • Services of the Contiki Customer Service Centre.

DEPARTURES ON OR BETWEEN. Tour Code and validity dates • Check in from 2.00pm

C$ Per Person

Valid 1/4/08-21/12/08 & 4/1/09-31/3/09 Twin Single Honolulu Stopover (H13B 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (H15B 4 nts) Extra night

140 280 70

280 560 140

Valid 1/4/09-21/12/09 & 4/1/10-31/3/10 Twin Single Honolulu Stopover (HI3A 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (HI5A 4 nts) Extra night

150 300 75

300 600 150

Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$79 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$149 Hotel Code: MER

Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel, 169 Willis Street, Wellington. Tel: (04) 385 1304 Well located in the main shopping and business area and short walking distance to the waterfront and museums. Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$65 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$115 Hotel Code: KIN

Christchurch Bealey’s Hotel, 263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch. Tel: (03) 379 8660. Located 20 min. walk from the center of Christchurch. An excellent base to make the most of the city sights, shopping facilities and nightlife. Amenities include a restaurant & bar. Quad share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$45 Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$59 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$100 Hotel Code: PPH

Bounty Island & Viti Levu, Fiji 4 days from C$465 DAY 1: Arrive Nadi. Arrive Nadi airport and transfer to the Mercure Hotel. This afternoon relax by the pool or do some shopping in Nadi. DAY 2: Transfer to Bounty Island. Morning transfer to Bounty Island Resort for 3 days of water sports, sunbathing and relaxing by beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and colourful coral. Bounty Island is known as a fun, youth orientated island with evening activities included. (B,L,D) DAY 3: Bounty Island. More sun, fun and relaxation. (B,L,D) DAY 4: Bounty Island transfer to Mercure Hotel/Nadi airport. Enjoy your final morning on the island before joining a picturesque afternoon cruise back to the mainland and the airport, or Mercure Hotel if you wish to stay longer (see hotel supplement below). (B) All this included • 3 nights accommodation with air-conditioning • Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D) as per itinerary • Round-trip transfer between the airport/Mercure Hotel and Bounty Island

DEPARTURES ON OR BETWEEN.

START ANY DAY OF THE WEEK.

Tour Code and validity dates

Tour Code and validity dates

C$ Per Person

Valid from 1/4/08-30/9/09

Twin Single

Valid from 1/10/09-31/3/10

Twin Single

Fiji (FI4BIAB 3 nts) Extra night

465 155

Fiji (FI4BIAB 3 nts) Extra night

490 160

755 265

Viti Levu, Fiji Mercure Hotel,

Contiki Experience Just like Wikipedia, Contiki has our very own wiki written by our Tour Managers - a must check 'bible' on all things Contiki! contiki.com/wikipedia And live the Contiki experience online with our mini-movie at contiki.com/minimovie

Connect Don't wait until you leave to meet your fellow travelers, get in early and chat online and ask questions on our Message Board. contiki.com/forums

Keep your finger on the pulse Join Contiki eNews - our monthly email newsletter full of interesting features like tips, competitions, reviews, polls and more. contiki.com/enews

Juicy Deals Early Payment Discounts Offer #1: Save up to C$159 off the cost of your tour when you book and pay in full at least 6 months prior to departure.

Offer #2: Save up to C$79 off the cost of your tour when you book and pay in full at least 4 months prior to departure.

How to cut the cost of your holiday even more...

Mix and Match Discounts Multiple Tour Discount Save C$50.

Book two Contiki holidays, at least seven days long at the same time from this, or any other Contiki brochure and get C$50 off the cost of the second holiday.

Australia & New Zealand

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT SAVE UP TO C$159

Save C$100. Combine a Contiki Australia and New Zealand holiday from this brochure, each at least 7 days long and booked at the same time to get C$100 off the total cost per person.

Single Traveller Savings When travelling alone, you may not want to incur the expense of a single room supplement, so why not share with fellow passengers of the same sex on a “twin room” basis (non-smoking only). It is an enjoyable way to travel and make new friends and helps stretch your holiday budget further. Single Supplement Value: If you prefer the privacy of your own room, you’ll appreciate our low single supplement. See the itinerary of your choice for the supplement details.

Queens Road, Nadi. Tel: (679) 672 2255 The hotel features a sun deck, swimming pool, restaurant and bar. All rooms have airconditioning, satellite TV and private facilities. It is the perfect base for exploring Nadi town with easy access to many restaurants, bars and nightclubs

START ANY DAY OF THE WEEK.

Tour Code and validity dates

Tour Code and validity dates

Tour Code and validity dates

• Check in from 2.00pm Valid from 22/12/08-3/1/09

Twin Single

Valid from 1/4/08-30/9/09

Honolulu Stopover (H13B 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (H15B 4 nts) Extra night

180 360 90

Extra Night (FIJMERB 1nt)

Valid from 22/12/09-3/1/10

Twin Single

Honolulu Stopover (HI3A 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (HI5A 4 nts) Extra night

170 340 85

340 680 170

Use our My Trips function to save the best bits of info you find while checking out the site so you can refer back to on later visits. contiki.com/mytrips

Look out for the early payment discount symbol on each tour page.

DEPARTURES ON OR BETWEEN.

350 700 175

My Trips

O Rates for all accommodation shown above only apply to Contiki clients booking extra accommodation immediately before and/or after their tour.

START ANY DAY OF THE WEEK. C$ Per Person

Sort trips by departure date, price and destination - its easy. contiki.com/tripfinder

O Book at the same time as you book your Contiki tour. O If you require twin accommodation both persons must book at the same time using the same booking reference number. O If you book triple or quad share but you're travelling on your own, we’ll arrange for you to share with same sex room mates. O Rooms are available in Australia for a maximum of 3 consecutive nights in Sydney, and 2 nights in all other properties. In NZ, rooms are available for one night only. Extra nights will be on request. O Rates are per person per night, either in a single room, twin room, or sharing a triple or quad room. Rates include all taxes and service charges.

Queenstown Lodge, Sainsbury Road, Fernhill Queenstown. Tel: (03) 442 7107 The perfect place to explore the area with a great social atmosphere. Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$55 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$99 Hotel Code: QNL

720 255

Trip Finder

How to Extend your Stay

Queenstown

C$ Per Person

There are three things you can't leave home without - your passport, your spending money and a visit to Contiki's fun & interactive website!

C$ Per Person Twin Single 79

149

Valid from 1/10/09-31/3/10 Extra Night (FIJMERB 1nt)

C$ Per Person Twin Single 85

155

Please Note: • You can only book these super stopovers in conjunction with a Contiki tour. • These super stopovers are available 365 days of the year • There is no Contiki Tour manager at either stopover • If you require twin accommodation both persons must book at the same time using the same booking reference number • Prices are per person and include appropriate taxes & service charges

Price Guarantee As soon as Contiki has received your deposit, the land tour price confirmed to you by Contiki reservations is guaranteed so book and pay your deposit as early as possible! It gives you the best choice and could save you money. Only Government action can change the price you pay. See page 59 for full details.

Reverse Tours

Group Discounts Funky 4 - Save 5%

Save up to C$175.

Our ‘Funky 4’ discount means a 5% saving per person when 4 or more people book at the same time on the same tour.

If it’s more convenient for you to start your trip from Darwin, Cairns, the Whitsundays or Christchurch, you should check out our ‘reverse’ itineraries. These tours depart from cities in the north and can save you up to C$175

Super 7 - Save 7.5% Book a group of 7 people travelling on the same holiday at the same time and get a 7.5% discount per person.

Perfect 10 - Save Big Experience Contiki’s Europe with a group of 10 friends booked on the same tour at the same time and the 11th person travels free. Alternatively, everyone in your group gets 10% off. NB. All discounts apply to land tour price only. Funky 4, Super 7, Perfect 10 and Mix and Match multiple tour offers cannot be combined.

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Stay Longer


Why not spend a few extra days in Australia or New Zealand? We’ve negotiated special “buddy rates”, and in some cases special packages for you to use before or after your tour. And if you’re travelling on your own we’ll even match you up with same sex room mates!

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Australia

Rooms are air-conditioned, with ensuite bathrooms, kitchenette with microwave, tea & coffee making facilities, colour TV and PC Data access. Triple share with facilities: C$55 Twin Share with facilities: C$75 Hotel Code: TWS

Darwin Quality Frontier Darwin, 3 Buffalo Court, Darwin. Tel: (08) 8981 5333 Conveniently located, the Frontier Darwin’s rooms are all air-conditioned with TVs and in house movies. The hotel has a large swimming pool, restaurants, public bar and beer garden. Quad share with facilities: C$45 Twin Share with facilities: C$65 Hotel Code: SFD

Cairns Cairns Colonial Club Resort, 18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda. Tel: (07) 4053 5111 Situated within 10 acres of tropical landscaped gardens, the resort is only 6kms from the center of Cairns. Features include 3 lagoon swimming pools, a tennis court, fitness centre, 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a free bus service into town. Quad share with facilities: C$35 Twin Share with facilities: C$69 Hotel Code: CCC

Alice Springs All Seasons Oasis, 10 Gap Road, Alice Springs. Tel: (08) 8952 1444 Nestled in the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges, this hotel’s features include a tennis court, swimming pool and heated spa. Rooms are air-conditioned and have colour TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Quad/Triple share with facilities: C$39 Twin Share with facilities: C$55 Hotel Code: MOA

New Zealand Auckland Mercure Hotel Auckland, 8 Customs Street, Auckland. Tel: (09) 377 8920. Situated in the centre of the city, within a short walking distance of the central shopping and tourist areas. Facilities include a brasseriestyle restaurant and bar.

Sydney Travelodge Hotel Sydney, 27-33 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney. Tel: (02) 8267 1700 Centrally located near Sydney’s Hyde Park, the Travelodge features a restaurant and bar.

Hawaii & Fiji Super Stopovers

Break your journey down under and enjoy a few days in Hawaii and/or Fiji

Diamond Head - Hawaii

Fiji

Honolulu - Hawaii Queen Kapiolani Hotel150 Kapahulu Avenue,Honolulu, HI 96815-4097 Tel: (808) 922-1941 Fly to Honolulu Airport and stay at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, in the centre of everything just one block from the famous Waikiki Beach and near to Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Aquarium, bars, restaurants and shops, including the popular International Marketplace. All rooms have air-conditioning, colour TV and private facilities. The hotel also has a sun deck, 2 swimming pools, restaurant, gift shop and laundry facilities. All this included • 2 or 4 nights hotel accommodation. • Services of the Contiki Customer Service Centre.

DEPARTURES ON OR BETWEEN. Tour Code and validity dates • Check in from 2.00pm

C$ Per Person

Valid 1/4/08-21/12/08 & 4/1/09-31/3/09 Twin Single Honolulu Stopover (H13B 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (H15B 4 nts) Extra night

140 280 70

280 560 140

Valid 1/4/09-21/12/09 & 4/1/10-31/3/10 Twin Single Honolulu Stopover (HI3A 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (HI5A 4 nts) Extra night

150 300 75

300 600 150

Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$79 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$149 Hotel Code: MER

Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel, 169 Willis Street, Wellington. Tel: (04) 385 1304 Well located in the main shopping and business area and short walking distance to the waterfront and museums. Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$65 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$115 Hotel Code: KIN

Christchurch Bealey’s Hotel, 263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch. Tel: (03) 379 8660. Located 20 min. walk from the center of Christchurch. An excellent base to make the most of the city sights, shopping facilities and nightlife. Amenities include a restaurant & bar. Quad share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$45 Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$59 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$100 Hotel Code: PPH

Bounty Island & Viti Levu, Fiji 4 days from C$465 DAY 1: Arrive Nadi. Arrive Nadi airport and transfer to the Mercure Hotel. This afternoon relax by the pool or do some shopping in Nadi. DAY 2: Transfer to Bounty Island. Morning transfer to Bounty Island Resort for 3 days of water sports, sunbathing and relaxing by beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and colourful coral. Bounty Island is known as a fun, youth orientated island with evening activities included. (B,L,D) DAY 3: Bounty Island. More sun, fun and relaxation. (B,L,D) DAY 4: Bounty Island transfer to Mercure Hotel/Nadi airport. Enjoy your final morning on the island before joining a picturesque afternoon cruise back to the mainland and the airport, or Mercure Hotel if you wish to stay longer (see hotel supplement below). (B) All this included • 3 nights accommodation with air-conditioning • Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D) as per itinerary • Round-trip transfer between the airport/Mercure Hotel and Bounty Island

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Fiji (FI4BIAB 3 nts) Extra night

490 160

755 265

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Connect Don't wait until you leave to meet your fellow travelers, get in early and chat online and ask questions on our Message Board. contiki.com/forums

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Juicy Deals Early Payment Discounts Offer #1: Save up to C$159 off the cost of your tour when you book and pay in full at least 6 months prior to departure.

Offer #2: Save up to C$79 off the cost of your tour when you book and pay in full at least 4 months prior to departure.

How to cut the cost of your holiday even more...

Mix and Match Discounts Multiple Tour Discount Save C$50.

Book two Contiki holidays, at least seven days long at the same time from this, or any other Contiki brochure and get C$50 off the cost of the second holiday.

Australia & New Zealand

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT SAVE UP TO C$159

Save C$100. Combine a Contiki Australia and New Zealand holiday from this brochure, each at least 7 days long and booked at the same time to get C$100 off the total cost per person.

Single Traveller Savings When travelling alone, you may not want to incur the expense of a single room supplement, so why not share with fellow passengers of the same sex on a “twin room” basis (non-smoking only). It is an enjoyable way to travel and make new friends and helps stretch your holiday budget further. Single Supplement Value: If you prefer the privacy of your own room, you’ll appreciate our low single supplement. See the itinerary of your choice for the supplement details.

Queens Road, Nadi. Tel: (679) 672 2255 The hotel features a sun deck, swimming pool, restaurant and bar. All rooms have airconditioning, satellite TV and private facilities. It is the perfect base for exploring Nadi town with easy access to many restaurants, bars and nightclubs

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Honolulu Stopover (HI3A 2 nts) Honolulu Holiday (HI5A 4 nts) Extra night

170 340 85

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O Rates for all accommodation shown above only apply to Contiki clients booking extra accommodation immediately before and/or after their tour.

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O Book at the same time as you book your Contiki tour. O If you require twin accommodation both persons must book at the same time using the same booking reference number. O If you book triple or quad share but you're travelling on your own, we’ll arrange for you to share with same sex room mates. O Rooms are available in Australia for a maximum of 3 consecutive nights in Sydney, and 2 nights in all other properties. In NZ, rooms are available for one night only. Extra nights will be on request. O Rates are per person per night, either in a single room, twin room, or sharing a triple or quad room. Rates include all taxes and service charges.

Queenstown Lodge, Sainsbury Road, Fernhill Queenstown. Tel: (03) 442 7107 The perfect place to explore the area with a great social atmosphere. Twin share with facilities inc. breakfast: C$55 Single with facilities inc. breakfast: C$99 Hotel Code: QNL

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155

Please Note: • You can only book these super stopovers in conjunction with a Contiki tour. • These super stopovers are available 365 days of the year • There is no Contiki Tour manager at either stopover • If you require twin accommodation both persons must book at the same time using the same booking reference number • Prices are per person and include appropriate taxes & service charges

Price Guarantee As soon as Contiki has received your deposit, the land tour price confirmed to you by Contiki reservations is guaranteed so book and pay your deposit as early as possible! It gives you the best choice and could save you money. Only Government action can change the price you pay. See page 59 for full details.

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Group Discounts Funky 4 - Save 5%

Save up to C$175.

Our ‘Funky 4’ discount means a 5% saving per person when 4 or more people book at the same time on the same tour.

If it’s more convenient for you to start your trip from Darwin, Cairns, the Whitsundays or Christchurch, you should check out our ‘reverse’ itineraries. These tours depart from cities in the north and can save you up to C$175

Super 7 - Save 7.5% Book a group of 7 people travelling on the same holiday at the same time and get a 7.5% discount per person.

Perfect 10 - Save Big Experience Contiki’s Europe with a group of 10 friends booked on the same tour at the same time and the 11th person travels free. Alternatively, everyone in your group gets 10% off. NB. All discounts apply to land tour price only. Funky 4, Super 7, Perfect 10 and Mix and Match multiple tour offers cannot be combined.

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Traveling with Contiki is an adventure you won’t forget – new places, amazing people and what’s even better is that we can do our bit to protect the planet along the way so that those who follow will also have plenty to enjoy.

What we are doing about climate change Global tourism can place additional pressures on communities around the world. Overcrowding, damage to the environment and loss of cultural heritage are some of the impacts being seen. There are significant challenges but our core belief is that by fostering sustainable tourism and acting now to prevent further climate change we can truly make a difference. We are working with our hotel and excursion partners to reduce our carbon footprint and reduce resource consumption and waste. We are also ensuring that our own offices reduce their carbon footprints through ongoing recycling and energy reduction programs, and adopting new initiatives which help to protect the environment and support the communities in which we operate. Contiki’s modern coaches are one of the most environmentally friendly ways to travel so you can breathe easy and your footprint will be a little lighter too. Contiki’s coaches are among the best in Australia and New Zealand and by continually updating our fleet we ensure that not only do you travel in style but that our engines are fuel efficient & environmentally friendly too. You’ll be happy to know coach travel emits less carbon emissions and other harmful greenhouse gases per passenger than most other forms of transport including cars and trains. Check out the facts….

CO2 Emissions in Kilograms Per Passenger Per Journey:

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Method of Travel Car*

Kilograms of CO2 per passenger km 0.1330

Air

0.1313

Rail

0.0602

Coach**

0.0227

Mount Cook

Source: DEFRA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Conversion Figures June 2007 http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/business/envrp/pdf/conversion-factors.pdf * Car assumes national average of 1.56 people per car. ** Assumes average of 36 passengers UK statistics used to accurately reflect our tours, the majority of which are operated in the UK and Europe.

Conservation foundation To further show our commitment we are contributing to The Leading Travel Companies of the World Conservation Foundation, a non-profit organisation that will support long term sustainable tourism globally.

FLY ‘N’ TOUR DEAL!!

Our Group of companies are donating US$1 million per year to fund much-needed conservation, community and sustainable tourism projects that will create a better world for future generations to enjoy. To ensure every dollar goes to people and places in need, each project is carefully vetted by the Foundation’s independent board of trustees, with Contiki also donating staff time and additional resources to the Foundation. Visit www.contiki.com/responsibletravel to learn more.

Book your flights wth us and get an amazing pre or post tour city orientation tour FREE!

What you can do

Book any land and air package that begins or ends in Sydney or Auckland and you will receive 4 extra days FREE in Sydney or 3 extra days FREE in Auckland plus extras. (See pages 17 and 45 for more details.)

There is a lot you can do to make a difference while travelling. Even simple things like respecting the local culture of the countries you’re visiting and making sure to live a little greener, by recycling your trash, saving energy by switching off air-conditioning and lights in the hotel rooms you are staying in, and conserving water, means the special places you visit will remain as you experience them. In the fight against climate change, reducing carbon emissions has to be the top priority, but carbon offsetting is another small thing you can do to make a difference. You’ll find links on our website where you can calculate your carbon emissions and pay a small fee that goes towards sustainable energy projects that reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. So visit www.contiki.com/responsibletravel for more tips on what you can do. We hope that while you’re painting the town red, you don’t stop thinking green.

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Traveling with Contiki is an adventure you won’t forget – new places, amazing people and what’s even better is that we can do our bit to protect the planet along the way so that those who follow will also have plenty to enjoy.

What we are doing about climate change Global tourism can place additional pressures on communities around the world. Overcrowding, damage to the environment and loss of cultural heritage are some of the impacts being seen. There are significant challenges but our core belief is that by fostering sustainable tourism and acting now to prevent further climate change we can truly make a difference. We are working with our hotel and excursion partners to reduce our carbon footprint and reduce resource consumption and waste. We are also ensuring that our own offices reduce their carbon footprints through ongoing recycling and energy reduction programs, and adopting new initiatives which help to protect the environment and support the communities in which we operate. Contiki’s modern coaches are one of the most environmentally friendly ways to travel so you can breathe easy and your footprint will be a little lighter too. Contiki’s coaches are among the best in Australia and New Zealand and by continually updating our fleet we ensure that not only do you travel in style but that our engines are fuel efficient & environmentally friendly too. You’ll be happy to know coach travel emits less carbon emissions and other harmful greenhouse gases per passenger than most other forms of transport including cars and trains. Check out the facts….

CO2 Emissions in Kilograms Per Passenger Per Journey:

Great Airfare Deals Ask us about our low 'fly 'n' tour' fares from all major Canadian gateway cities to either Australia or New Zealand.

Method of Travel Car*

Kilograms of CO2 per passenger km 0.1330

Air

0.1313

Rail

0.0602

Coach**

0.0227

Mount Cook

Source: DEFRA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Conversion Figures June 2007 http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/business/envrp/pdf/conversion-factors.pdf * Car assumes national average of 1.56 people per car. ** Assumes average of 36 passengers UK statistics used to accurately reflect our tours, the majority of which are operated in the UK and Europe.

Conservation foundation To further show our commitment we are contributing to The Leading Travel Companies of the World Conservation Foundation, a non-profit organisation that will support long term sustainable tourism globally.

FLY ‘N’ TOUR DEAL!!

Our Group of companies are donating US$1 million per year to fund much-needed conservation, community and sustainable tourism projects that will create a better world for future generations to enjoy. To ensure every dollar goes to people and places in need, each project is carefully vetted by the Foundation’s independent board of trustees, with Contiki also donating staff time and additional resources to the Foundation. Visit www.contiki.com/responsibletravel to learn more.

Book your flights wth us and get an amazing pre or post tour city orientation tour FREE!

What you can do

Book any land and air package that begins or ends in Sydney or Auckland and you will receive 4 extra days FREE in Sydney or 3 extra days FREE in Auckland plus extras. (See pages 17 and 45 for more details.)

There is a lot you can do to make a difference while travelling. Even simple things like respecting the local culture of the countries you’re visiting and making sure to live a little greener, by recycling your trash, saving energy by switching off air-conditioning and lights in the hotel rooms you are staying in, and conserving water, means the special places you visit will remain as you experience them. In the fight against climate change, reducing carbon emissions has to be the top priority, but carbon offsetting is another small thing you can do to make a difference. You’ll find links on our website where you can calculate your carbon emissions and pay a small fee that goes towards sustainable energy projects that reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. So visit www.contiki.com/responsibletravel for more tips on what you can do. We hope that while you’re painting the town red, you don’t stop thinking green.

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bus and cruise tickets are included in the documents you receive before you leave. You'll receive your Welcome Info pack on arrival at the hotel

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Twin room tour prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number.

Refer to www.contiki.com/sydney

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Contiki’s ‘Sydney Scene’ package is different from our other tours as it does not include a tour manager or itinerary, instead we give you all the info and resources you need to squeeze the

SYDNEY NEW YEAR

The world in an Island!

4 Days C$148

Northern Territory: ‘Out of this world’ is the best way to describe the experience you’ll get in the Outback. With vast tracts of red soil and sparse greenery, visiting this spectacular landscape is more like a trip to Mars. Awesome in its natural beauty, you’ll discover the wetlands of Kakadu, sleep in a swag on a cattle station seeing more stars in the sky than you ever knew possible and feel the ‘spirit’ of the land deeply cherished by the indigenous Aboriginal people. From Katherine Gorge to Uluru at sunrise/sunset, let the Red Centre work its magic on you – you’ll never forget it. East Coast: From vibrant cosmopolitan cities to beaches to die for and stunning natural wonders, this coastline is jam-packed with treasures. It’s a tropical paradise where golden sands, crystal clear waters and deserted beaches abound. Chill out in coastal towns like Byron Bay and challenge yourself to sky-dive, surf, white water raft or dive on the incredible Great Barrier Reef. Revel in city life from the upbeat glamour of Sydney to the adventure capital Cairns – East Coast cities are the most happening in Australia. Travel from the Daintree Rainforest to Fraser Island National Park, sail through the amazing Whitsunday Islands and relax at our surf camp by the sea... there’s so much to see and do. From chilled out bliss to action adventure, Contiki’s East Coast experience delivers it all and more!

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per day (tour only) Sydney has become one of the most sought after locations around the world to see in the New Year! So spend a few days in this wonderful city and join us to welcome in the New Year with Sydney's great nightlife or memorable fireworks display. “Showing people from all over the world this amazing country, my favourite day is the trip out to the Great Barrier Reef, people are blown away by it!” Paul Young, Tour Driver

Package Highlights & Great Value Inclusions O O O O O O

3 nights in centrally located hotel with private facilities on a triple share basis (twin share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) & 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Experienced Tour Manager for the tour duration 'Sydney New Year' welcome information Guided half day sightseeing tour of Sydney and its beaches Sydney Harbour ‘hop-on, hop-off’ Day Cruise Pass

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3 nights in centrally located hotel with private facilities on a triple share basis (twin share also available) O A Sydney and Bondi Explorer Bus Sightseeing Pass - so that you can get out there and enjoy the sights including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, the Paddington markets and Bondi Beach to name just a few O Welcome Info pack O Sydney Harbour Day Cruise Pass you'll see the harbour highlights including Circular Quay, The Rocks District, Watson’s Bay and Taronga Zoo O On your free day, there's the chance to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a day trip to the Blue Mountains or head to the Hunter Valley vineyards to enjoy some wine tasting The Explorer Bus & Harbour Day Cruise include commentaries, and are both ‘hopon/hop-off’, so you’re free to get on & off at each sight. NOTE:

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C3SS: • Prices are based on triple-share. • Twin share supplement: C$55 per person. • Twin share is only available when booked together with a friend. • Hotel check in from 2.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

Itinerary DAY 1: Sydney. Check in from 2.00pm. Tonight meet your Tour Manager & fellow travellers, enjoy a welcome drink and dinner. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Sydney. Today enjoy a guided half day sightseeing tour. Tonight, why not go

harbour-side to see the New Year celebrations. Hotel (B) DAY 3: Sydney. Recovery lunch and day to chill out, including a relaxing harbour cruise. Then maybe venture to Bondi Beach later this afternoon or climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Hotel (L) DAY 4: Sydney. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ sydney-new-year

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Jan 2 Jan 2

C$ Per Person 589 605

SNYE: • Prices are based on triple share • Twin share supplement: C$125 per person, twin share is only available when booked together with a friend. • Hotel check in from 2.00pm. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Enjoy more time in this amazing harbour city, consistently voted by travellers as a place they wish to experience. Sydney has something for everyone. There’s the famous Opera House, beautiful beaches, cool cafes, hot nightlife and spectacular views from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Sydney Scene is an excellent way to start or finish an East Coast Contiki tour ... or it's perfect just by itself!

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Highlights & Inclusions maximum out of the city, along with the flexibility to set your own pace to explore

O

INTRODUCING

O

AUSTRALIA

bus and cruise tickets are included in the documents you receive before you leave. You'll receive your Welcome Info pack on arrival at the hotel

O

Twin room tour prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number.

Refer to www.contiki.com/sydney

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Contiki’s ‘Sydney Scene’ package is different from our other tours as it does not include a tour manager or itinerary, instead we give you all the info and resources you need to squeeze the

SYDNEY NEW YEAR

The world in an Island!

4 Days C$148

Northern Territory: ‘Out of this world’ is the best way to describe the experience you’ll get in the Outback. With vast tracts of red soil and sparse greenery, visiting this spectacular landscape is more like a trip to Mars. Awesome in its natural beauty, you’ll discover the wetlands of Kakadu, sleep in a swag on a cattle station seeing more stars in the sky than you ever knew possible and feel the ‘spirit’ of the land deeply cherished by the indigenous Aboriginal people. From Katherine Gorge to Uluru at sunrise/sunset, let the Red Centre work its magic on you – you’ll never forget it. East Coast: From vibrant cosmopolitan cities to beaches to die for and stunning natural wonders, this coastline is jam-packed with treasures. It’s a tropical paradise where golden sands, crystal clear waters and deserted beaches abound. Chill out in coastal towns like Byron Bay and challenge yourself to sky-dive, surf, white water raft or dive on the incredible Great Barrier Reef. Revel in city life from the upbeat glamour of Sydney to the adventure capital Cairns – East Coast cities are the most happening in Australia. Travel from the Daintree Rainforest to Fraser Island National Park, sail through the amazing Whitsunday Islands and relax at our surf camp by the sea... there’s so much to see and do. From chilled out bliss to action adventure, Contiki’s East Coast experience delivers it all and more!

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per day (tour only) Sydney has become one of the most sought after locations around the world to see in the New Year! So spend a few days in this wonderful city and join us to welcome in the New Year with Sydney's great nightlife or memorable fireworks display. “Showing people from all over the world this amazing country, my favourite day is the trip out to the Great Barrier Reef, people are blown away by it!” Paul Young, Tour Driver

Package Highlights & Great Value Inclusions O O O O O O

3 nights in centrally located hotel with private facilities on a triple share basis (twin share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) & 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Experienced Tour Manager for the tour duration 'Sydney New Year' welcome information Guided half day sightseeing tour of Sydney and its beaches Sydney Harbour ‘hop-on, hop-off’ Day Cruise Pass

2009

3 nights in centrally located hotel with private facilities on a triple share basis (twin share also available) O A Sydney and Bondi Explorer Bus Sightseeing Pass - so that you can get out there and enjoy the sights including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, the Paddington markets and Bondi Beach to name just a few O Welcome Info pack O Sydney Harbour Day Cruise Pass you'll see the harbour highlights including Circular Quay, The Rocks District, Watson’s Bay and Taronga Zoo O On your free day, there's the chance to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a day trip to the Blue Mountains or head to the Hunter Valley vineyards to enjoy some wine tasting The Explorer Bus & Harbour Day Cruise include commentaries, and are both ‘hopon/hop-off’, so you’re free to get on & off at each sight. NOTE:

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C3SS: • Prices are based on triple-share. • Twin share supplement: C$55 per person. • Twin share is only available when booked together with a friend. • Hotel check in from 2.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

Itinerary DAY 1: Sydney. Check in from 2.00pm. Tonight meet your Tour Manager & fellow travellers, enjoy a welcome drink and dinner. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Sydney. Today enjoy a guided half day sightseeing tour. Tonight, why not go

harbour-side to see the New Year celebrations. Hotel (B) DAY 3: Sydney. Recovery lunch and day to chill out, including a relaxing harbour cruise. Then maybe venture to Bondi Beach later this afternoon or climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Hotel (L) DAY 4: Sydney. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ sydney-new-year

CODE: SNYE 2008/09/10 Start Sydney 2008 2009

End Sydney Dec 30 Dec 30

Jan 2 Jan 2

C$ Per Person 589 605

SNYE: • Prices are based on triple share • Twin share supplement: C$125 per person, twin share is only available when booked together with a friend. • Hotel check in from 2.00pm. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Enjoy more time in this amazing harbour city, consistently voted by travellers as a place they wish to experience. Sydney has something for everyone. There’s the famous Opera House, beautiful beaches, cool cafes, hot nightlife and spectacular views from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Sydney Scene is an excellent way to start or finish an East Coast Contiki tour ... or it's perfect just by itself!

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SYDNEY SCENE

2010

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CODE: C3SS 2008/09/10


Places visited

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1 or more nightstops

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GREAT BARRIER REEF

GREAT BARRIER REEF Whitsundays (Long Island) Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon Alice Springs The Olgas

Sydney

Itinerary DAY 1: Sydney. Check in, meet your Contiki Representative and fellow travellers, then enjoy dinner and a night out on the town. Hotel (D) DAYS 2-3: Sydney. Explore Sydney on the hop-on hop-off guided sightseeing tour and Harbour cruise. Then a full day free to explore with a range of day and evening activities on offer. Hotel

BRIDGE TO REEF

DAY 4: Sydney to Whitsundays. More free time in Sydney before your flight to the picturesque marine haven of The Whitsundays and beautiful Long Island Resort for the next three nights. Resort (B,D)

10 Days from C$140

DAYS 5-6: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 7: Whitsundays to Cairns. Today, head north to the

cosmopolitan city of Cairns, home to action, the reef and plenty of fun. Resort (B)

Please note: On day 7, we may substitute the coach travel with a flight from Whitsundays to Cairns. When we do this the flight is included in the price shown.

Refer to www.contiki.com/ bridge-to-reef

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

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Sydney: O Hop-on hop-off city sightseeing tour to see the Sydney Opera House, historic Rocks area & Harbour Bridge O Cruise on Sydney Harbour to see one of the most beautiful harbours in the world O Experience Sydney's famous nightlife

15 Days from C$165

DAY 12: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 13: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we

DAY 15: Uluru. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast in Uluru or you can join us for a free transfer to Alice Springs where your trip will end upon arrival at 6.00pm. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ ocean-to-outback

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

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Transfer to Sydney airport on day 4

Whitsundays: Flight between Sydney & The Whitsundays O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

Sydney: O Harbour Bridge Climb O Jet Boat Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O White water rafting O Tandem Skydiving O AJ Hackett bungy jump

Start Sydney

End Cairns

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar

14 11 9 6 4 29 26 26 23 21 18 16 13 10 8 5 3 28 25

23 20 18 15 13 7 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 6 6

C$ Per Person 1399 1399 1399 1469 1469 1469 1469 1469 1459 1459 1459 1439 1439 1439 1439 1509 1509 1509 1509

BRRI: • Twin share supplement: C$299 per person. • Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$69 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$35 SEE PAGE 13

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14 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) Flight and transfers from Sydney to Whitsundays & Cairns to Alice Springs 10 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers, Drivers & Contiki Representative Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! For Included Highlights for Sydney and Whitsundays please see Bridge to Reef Included Highlights on p.18.

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Visit the West MacDonnell National Park

Cairns: O Transfer to Cairns airport on day 10 O City sightseeing tour

Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the black footed wallaby

Alice Springs: O Flight between Cairns & Alice Springs O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals

Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars

Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City' Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's)

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Sydney: O Harbour Bridge Climb O Jet Boat Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O White water rafting O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers O AJ Hackett bungy jump Alice Springs: O Aboriginal Dreamtime Bushtucker Tour O Hot Air Ballooning Uluru: O Harley Davidson Motorcycle Tour O Uluru Champagne Sunset

CODE: OOUI 2008/09/10

2008

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

All this included CODE: BRRI 2008/09/10

2009

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OCEAN TO OUTBACK

DAY 11: Alice Springs. Today we see the sights around Alice Springs, including Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (B,D)

DAY 14: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B)

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FREE TIME 2008

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9 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) Flight and transfers from Sydney to Whitsundays 5 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager, Driver & Contiki Representative Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

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DAY 10: Cairns to Alice Springs. Free morning before flying to Alice Springs to begin your Northern Territory adventure. Hotel

DAY 10: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about this unique culture. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns.

2010

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For days 1-9 refer to Bridge to Reef Tour Itinerary on p18.

drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B)

per day (tour only)

All this included

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Itinerary

DAYS 8-9: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

per day (tour only) O

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Whitsundays (Long Island)

Start Sydney

End Uluru

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar

14 11 9 6 4 29 26 26 23 21 18 16 13 10 8 5 3 28 25

28 25 23 20 18 12 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 22 19 17 11 11

C$ Per Person 2475 2475 2475 2599 2599 2599 2599 2599 2589 2589 2589 2549 2549 2549 2549 2679 2679 2679 2679

OOUI: • Twin share supplement: C$439 per person. • Start 6.00pm & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$125 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$65 SEE PAGE 13

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Places visited


Places visited

1 or more nightstops

1 or more nightstops

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Cairns

GREAT BARRIER REEF

GREAT BARRIER REEF Whitsundays (Long Island) Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon Alice Springs The Olgas

Sydney

Itinerary DAY 1: Sydney. Check in, meet your Contiki Representative and fellow travellers, then enjoy dinner and a night out on the town. Hotel (D) DAYS 2-3: Sydney. Explore Sydney on the hop-on hop-off guided sightseeing tour and Harbour cruise. Then a full day free to explore with a range of day and evening activities on offer. Hotel

BRIDGE TO REEF

DAY 4: Sydney to Whitsundays. More free time in Sydney before your flight to the picturesque marine haven of The Whitsundays and beautiful Long Island Resort for the next three nights. Resort (B,D)

10 Days from C$140

DAYS 5-6: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 7: Whitsundays to Cairns. Today, head north to the

cosmopolitan city of Cairns, home to action, the reef and plenty of fun. Resort (B)

Please note: On day 7, we may substitute the coach travel with a flight from Whitsundays to Cairns. When we do this the flight is included in the price shown.

Refer to www.contiki.com/ bridge-to-reef

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Wakeboarding

Sydney: O Hop-on hop-off city sightseeing tour to see the Sydney Opera House, historic Rocks area & Harbour Bridge O Cruise on Sydney Harbour to see one of the most beautiful harbours in the world O Experience Sydney's famous nightlife

15 Days from C$165

DAY 12: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 13: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we

DAY 15: Uluru. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast in Uluru or you can join us for a free transfer to Alice Springs where your trip will end upon arrival at 6.00pm. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ ocean-to-outback

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

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Transfer to Sydney airport on day 4

Whitsundays: Flight between Sydney & The Whitsundays O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

Sydney: O Harbour Bridge Climb O Jet Boat Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O White water rafting O Tandem Skydiving O AJ Hackett bungy jump

Start Sydney

End Cairns

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar

14 11 9 6 4 29 26 26 23 21 18 16 13 10 8 5 3 28 25

23 20 18 15 13 7 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 6 6

C$ Per Person 1399 1399 1399 1469 1469 1469 1469 1469 1459 1459 1459 1439 1439 1439 1439 1509 1509 1509 1509

BRRI: • Twin share supplement: C$299 per person. • Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$69 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$35 SEE PAGE 13

O O O O O O O

14 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) Flight and transfers from Sydney to Whitsundays & Cairns to Alice Springs 10 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers, Drivers & Contiki Representative Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! For Included Highlights for Sydney and Whitsundays please see Bridge to Reef Included Highlights on p.18.

O

Visit the West MacDonnell National Park

Cairns: O Transfer to Cairns airport on day 10 O City sightseeing tour

Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the black footed wallaby

Alice Springs: O Flight between Cairns & Alice Springs O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals

Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars

Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City' Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's)

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Sydney: O Harbour Bridge Climb O Jet Boat Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O White water rafting O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers O AJ Hackett bungy jump Alice Springs: O Aboriginal Dreamtime Bushtucker Tour O Hot Air Ballooning Uluru: O Harley Davidson Motorcycle Tour O Uluru Champagne Sunset

CODE: OOUI 2008/09/10

2008

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

All this included CODE: BRRI 2008/09/10

2009

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OCEAN TO OUTBACK

DAY 11: Alice Springs. Today we see the sights around Alice Springs, including Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (B,D)

DAY 14: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B)

2010

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FREE TIME 2008

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9 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) Flight and transfers from Sydney to Whitsundays 5 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager, Driver & Contiki Representative Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

2009

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DAY 10: Cairns to Alice Springs. Free morning before flying to Alice Springs to begin your Northern Territory adventure. Hotel

DAY 10: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about this unique culture. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns.

2010

O

For days 1-9 refer to Bridge to Reef Tour Itinerary on p18.

drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B)

per day (tour only)

All this included

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Itinerary

DAYS 8-9: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

per day (tour only) O

Australia

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Australia

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Start Sydney

End Uluru

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Feb Mar

14 11 9 6 4 29 26 26 23 21 18 16 13 10 8 5 3 28 25

28 25 23 20 18 12 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 22 19 17 11 11

C$ Per Person 2475 2475 2475 2599 2599 2599 2599 2599 2589 2589 2589 2549 2549 2549 2549 2679 2679 2679 2679

OOUI: • Twin share supplement: C$439 per person. • Start 6.00pm & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$125 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$65 SEE PAGE 13

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Places visited


Places visited

Kakadu N.P

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Litchfield N.P Katherine Mataranka

Cairns

Daly Waters

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully Harley ride - Uluru

Townsville

Australia

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon

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Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour Airlie Beach

Australia

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in DARWIN and SAVE C$175

Mackay Capricorn Coast

Country Homestead

Alice Springs

Fraser Island Noosa

The Olgas Uluru

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay

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24 nights quad share accommodation (23 for reverse itinerary) (twin share also available) Flight from Cairns to Alice Springs (or reverse for EXDS) 19 breakfasts (B), and 9 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers & Drivers Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O Stay in our Surf Village O See the Big Banana & banana plantations Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches

O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: O See an Opal demonstration Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Fraser Island: O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: O City sightseeing tour O Flight between Cairns & Alice Springs Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

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Enjoy an evening bush camp See the desert night sky & stars Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City' Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings

Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls & wildlife Kakadu National Park: O Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Darwin: O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning Uluru: O Harley Davidson motorcycle tour Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

CODE: EXSD 2008/09/10

CODE: EXDS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start Sydney

End Darwin

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

13 10 7 5 2 30 28 25 22 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 4 1 29 27 24 21

6 3 1 29 26 24 21 18 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 30 28 25 23 20 17 17

Tour Only 3370 3370 3370 3370 3550 3550 3550 3550 3550 3550 3530 3530 3530 3475 3475 3475 3475 3655 3655 3655 3655 3655

Tour & Sailing

Start Darwin

End Sydney

3670 3670 3670 3670 3850 3850 3850 3850 3850 3850 3830 3830 3830 3775 3775 3775 3775 3955 3955 3955 3955 3955

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

• Twin share supplement: C$695 per person. EXSD: • Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm. EXDS: • Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

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2009

All this included

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2010

per day (tour only)

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

FREE TIME

2008

24/25 Days from C$134

2009

AUSSIE EXPLORER

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: EXSX Ex Darwin Code: EXDX DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 12-13: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

Port Stephens

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Itinerary

DAY 14: Cairns to Alice Springs. Free morning before flying to Alice Springs to begin your Northern Territory adventure. Hotel DAY 15: Alice Springs. Today we see the sights around Alice Springs, including Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (B,D) DAY 16: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 17: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 18: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 19: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 20: Alice Springs to Tennant Creek. Heading north across the Tropic of Capricorn with time to experience Ti Tree, Wycliffe Well and the Devils Marbles. Tonight stay in the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (D) DAY 21: Tennant Creek to Katherine. Time at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub, and at Mataranka Thermal Pools en-route to Katherine. Hotel (B) DAY 22: Katherine to Kakadu National Park. Visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. Then to Kakadu National Park via Edith or Gunlom Falls. Hotel (B,D) DAY 23: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B) DAY 24: Kakadu National Park to Darwin. On to Darwin, the most northern city in Australia, for city sightseeing and time at leisure. Hotel (B) DAY 25: Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Visit Litchfield National Park, with time to explore. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Darwin. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ aussie-explorer

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8 5 3 31 28 26 23 20 20 17 15 12 10 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 19

Tour Only 3195 3195 3195 3195 3375 3375 3375 3375 3375 3375 3355 3355 3355 3300 3300 3300 3300 3480 3480 3480 3480 3480

Tour & Sailing 3495 3495 3495 3495 3675 3675 3675 3675 3675 3675 3655 3655 3655 3600 3600 3600 3600 3780 3780 3780 3780 3780

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$159 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$79 SEE PAGE 13

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Uluru


Places visited

Kakadu N.P

contiki.com

1 or more nightstops

Litchfield N.P Katherine Mataranka

Cairns

Daly Waters

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully Harley ride - Uluru

Townsville

Australia

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon

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Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour Airlie Beach

Australia

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in DARWIN and SAVE C$175

Mackay Capricorn Coast

Country Homestead

Alice Springs

Fraser Island Noosa

The Olgas Uluru

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay

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24 nights quad share accommodation (23 for reverse itinerary) (twin share also available) Flight from Cairns to Alice Springs (or reverse for EXDS) 19 breakfasts (B), and 9 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers & Drivers Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O Stay in our Surf Village O See the Big Banana & banana plantations Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches

O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: O See an Opal demonstration Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Fraser Island: O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: O City sightseeing tour O Flight between Cairns & Alice Springs Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

O O

Enjoy an evening bush camp See the desert night sky & stars Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City' Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings

Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls & wildlife Kakadu National Park: O Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Darwin: O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning Uluru: O Harley Davidson motorcycle tour Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

CODE: EXSD 2008/09/10

CODE: EXDS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start Sydney

End Darwin

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

13 10 7 5 2 30 28 25 22 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 4 1 29 27 24 21

6 3 1 29 26 24 21 18 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 30 28 25 23 20 17 17

Tour Only 3370 3370 3370 3370 3550 3550 3550 3550 3550 3550 3530 3530 3530 3475 3475 3475 3475 3655 3655 3655 3655 3655

Tour & Sailing

Start Darwin

End Sydney

3670 3670 3670 3670 3850 3850 3850 3850 3850 3850 3830 3830 3830 3775 3775 3775 3775 3955 3955 3955 3955 3955

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb

Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

• Twin share supplement: C$695 per person. EXSD: • Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm. EXDS: • Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

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2009

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...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2010

per day (tour only)

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

FREE TIME

2008

24/25 Days from C$134

2009

AUSSIE EXPLORER

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: EXSX Ex Darwin Code: EXDX DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 12-13: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

Port Stephens

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DAY 14: Cairns to Alice Springs. Free morning before flying to Alice Springs to begin your Northern Territory adventure. Hotel DAY 15: Alice Springs. Today we see the sights around Alice Springs, including Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (B,D) DAY 16: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 17: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 18: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 19: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 20: Alice Springs to Tennant Creek. Heading north across the Tropic of Capricorn with time to experience Ti Tree, Wycliffe Well and the Devils Marbles. Tonight stay in the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (D) DAY 21: Tennant Creek to Katherine. Time at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub, and at Mataranka Thermal Pools en-route to Katherine. Hotel (B) DAY 22: Katherine to Kakadu National Park. Visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. Then to Kakadu National Park via Edith or Gunlom Falls. Hotel (B,D) DAY 23: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B) DAY 24: Kakadu National Park to Darwin. On to Darwin, the most northern city in Australia, for city sightseeing and time at leisure. Hotel (B) DAY 25: Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Visit Litchfield National Park, with time to explore. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Darwin. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/ aussie-explorer

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20 17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24

8 5 3 31 28 26 23 20 20 17 15 12 10 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 19

Tour Only 3195 3195 3195 3195 3375 3375 3375 3375 3375 3375 3355 3355 3355 3300 3300 3300 3300 3480 3480 3480 3480 3480

Tour & Sailing 3495 3495 3495 3495 3675 3675 3675 3675 3675 3675 3655 3655 3655 3600 3600 3600 3600 3780 3780 3780 3780 3780

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$159 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$79 SEE PAGE 13

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Shute Harbour

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Airlie Beach Mackay The Olgas

Country Homestead

Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

Uluru Simpsons Gap

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Relax on Long Island - The Whitsundays

Byron Bay Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Port Stephens

CONTRAST REEF & ROCK

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point

Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay

Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration Noosa: Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

O

Meet Australian wildlife

Capricorn Coast: Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour O

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town

Fraser Island: Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O Flight from Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Cairns

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru

O

O O O

Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre Relax in the Yularu Resort Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Dracula's comedy cabaret restaurant

CODE: RRSA 2008/09/10 Start Sydney

End A.Springs

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May

13 10 7 5 2 30 28 25 22 22 19

C$ Per Person

26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7 4 2

2699 2699 2699 2699 2839 2839 2839 2839 2839 2839 2829

• Twin share supplement: C$415

NEED FLIGHTS?

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm.

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Start Sydney

End A.Springs

May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb

May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

17 14 12 9 6 4 1 29 27 24 21

30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 6

C$ Per Person 2829 2829 2785 2785 2785 2785 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925

RRSA:

Refer to www.contiki.com/rock

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

2009

13 nights quad share accommodation (twin share also available) Flight from Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Cairns 9 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers & Drivers Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour

Bushwacker eco rainforest guided discovery tour Fraser Island: O 4WD guided tour Whitsundays: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning over the MacDonnell Ranges Uluru: O Harley Davidson Motorcycle tour around Uluru O Champagne sunset picnic O

2010

All this included

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2008

per day (tour only)

meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Today we fly from The Whitsundays to Uluru via Cairns. See the contrasts today as you fly from the 'blue and green' of the coast to the 'red' of the outback at Yulara Resort. Lodge DAY 12: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 13: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 14: Alice Springs. Free time this morning for a hot air balloon flight before taking in the local sights of Alice Springs. We'll visit the ANZAC Hill Lookout and the original Alice Springs Telegraph Station before saying a final farewell this afternoon.

2009

Itinerary

14 Days from C$193 O O O O O O O

FREE TIME

per person.

ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$135 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$65 SEE PAGE 13

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Dracula’s Theme Restaurant - Surfers Paradise


Mt. Connor Places visited 1 or more nightstops

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

Australia

Australia

Cairns

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Airlie Beach Mackay The Olgas

Country Homestead

Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

Uluru Simpsons Gap

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Relax on Long Island - The Whitsundays

Byron Bay Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Port Stephens

CONTRAST REEF & ROCK

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point

Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay

Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration Noosa: Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

O

Meet Australian wildlife

Capricorn Coast: Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour O

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town

Fraser Island: Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O Flight from Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Cairns

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru

O

O O O

Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre Relax in the Yularu Resort Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Dracula's comedy cabaret restaurant

CODE: RRSA 2008/09/10 Start Sydney

End A.Springs

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May

13 10 7 5 2 30 28 25 22 22 19

C$ Per Person

26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7 4 2

2699 2699 2699 2699 2839 2839 2839 2839 2839 2839 2829

• Twin share supplement: C$415

NEED FLIGHTS?

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm.

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Start Sydney

End A.Springs

May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Nov Dec Jan Feb

May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

17 14 12 9 6 4 1 29 27 24 21

30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 6

C$ Per Person 2829 2829 2785 2785 2785 2785 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925

RRSA:

Refer to www.contiki.com/rock

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

2009

13 nights quad share accommodation (twin share also available) Flight from Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Cairns 9 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Managers & Drivers Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour

Bushwacker eco rainforest guided discovery tour Fraser Island: O 4WD guided tour Whitsundays: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning over the MacDonnell Ranges Uluru: O Harley Davidson Motorcycle tour around Uluru O Champagne sunset picnic O

2010

All this included

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2008

per day (tour only)

meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Today we fly from The Whitsundays to Uluru via Cairns. See the contrasts today as you fly from the 'blue and green' of the coast to the 'red' of the outback at Yulara Resort. Lodge DAY 12: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 13: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 14: Alice Springs. Free time this morning for a hot air balloon flight before taking in the local sights of Alice Springs. We'll visit the ANZAC Hill Lookout and the original Alice Springs Telegraph Station before saying a final farewell this afternoon.

2009

Itinerary

14 Days from C$193 O O O O O O O

FREE TIME

per person.

ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$135 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$65 SEE PAGE 13

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Dracula’s Theme Restaurant - Surfers Paradise


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Tully Townsville

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

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Airlie Beach Mackay Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

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...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Cairns: O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour

Surfers Paradise: O Harley Davidson motorcycle ride Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay

REEFS & RAINFORESTS 16 Days from C$116

Great Barrier Reef

per day (tour only) All this included 15 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 11 breakfasts (B), and 6 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Rainforest adventure on Days 1 and 2 Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best whitewater rafting Townsville: City sightseeing tour

O

Cairns: O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O City sightseeing tour Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the rainforest to the Gorge

Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

Airlie Beach: Visit the vibrant seaside town

O

Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O O

Mackay: Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

O

Capricorn Coast: Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour O

Country Homestead: Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour O

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O Stay in our Surf Village O See the Big Banana & banana plantations Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Itinerary DAY 1: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Meet your Contiki Crew, then we head to Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the rich! Then along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for some free time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D) DAY 2: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B) DAY 3: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Today we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then it's back to Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 4-5: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort DAY 6: Cairns to Whitsundays. Today pass via Tully, the wettest place in Australia, to Townsville and then on to Airlie Beach the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next three nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 6-8: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Cairns Code: BWCW Ex Sydney Code: BWSW DAYS 7-8: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 9: Whitsundays to Country Homestead. Today travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to the Capricorn Coast and into the heart of Australia's beef industry. Then on to our unique Aussie experience at our Country

Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 10: Country Homestead to Fraser Island. Continuing south we follow the coast to one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 11: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 12: Fraser Island to Surfers Paradise. Back to the mainland we travel to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa with free time for a swim and shopping. After lunch we'll take in the sights and sounds of Brisbane before arriving in Surfers Paradise. After dinner, try your luck at Jupiter's Casino! Hotel (B) DAY 13: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 14: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today see Australian wildlife at Currumbin, before we are on to Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Later we arrive at our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour for a night of festivities! Surf Village (B,D) DAY 15: Coffs Harbour to Port Stephens. This morning a chance to try the iconic Aussie sport of surfing, and be taught by the best in the business, at our Surf Village. This afternoon we drive to Port Stephens and our resort at spectacular Shoal Bay. Resort (B,D) DAY 16: Port Stephens to Sydney. This morning there is time for activities in Port Stephens. Then on to Sydney where, after crossing the Harbour Bridge, your tour ends with a brief city sightseeing tour. (B)

Start Cairns

End Sydney

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• Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm.

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Start Sydney

End Cairns

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• Twin share supplement: C$475 per person.

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Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

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This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in SYDNEY

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All prices per person in C$

2009

Surfers Paradise

CODE: BWCS 2008/09/10

2010

Skyrail over the Rainforest

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

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Port Stephens

2009

1 or more nightstops

2010

Places visited

O O O O O O O

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Kuranda

Australia

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Port Douglas

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Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge


GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully Townsville

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

Australia

Airlie Beach Mackay Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

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Country Homestead

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Cairns: O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour

Surfers Paradise: O Harley Davidson motorcycle ride Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay

REEFS & RAINFORESTS 16 Days from C$116

Great Barrier Reef

per day (tour only) All this included 15 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 11 breakfasts (B), and 6 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Rainforest adventure on Days 1 and 2 Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best whitewater rafting Townsville: City sightseeing tour

O

Cairns: O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O City sightseeing tour Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the rainforest to the Gorge

Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

Airlie Beach: Visit the vibrant seaside town

O

Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O O

Mackay: Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

O

Capricorn Coast: Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour O

Country Homestead: Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Experience a farm tour O

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O Stay in our Surf Village O See the Big Banana & banana plantations Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Itinerary DAY 1: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Meet your Contiki Crew, then we head to Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the rich! Then along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for some free time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D) DAY 2: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B) DAY 3: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Today we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then it's back to Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 4-5: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort DAY 6: Cairns to Whitsundays. Today pass via Tully, the wettest place in Australia, to Townsville and then on to Airlie Beach the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next three nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 6-8: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Cairns Code: BWCW Ex Sydney Code: BWSW DAYS 7-8: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 9: Whitsundays to Country Homestead. Today travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to the Capricorn Coast and into the heart of Australia's beef industry. Then on to our unique Aussie experience at our Country

Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 10: Country Homestead to Fraser Island. Continuing south we follow the coast to one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 11: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 12: Fraser Island to Surfers Paradise. Back to the mainland we travel to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa with free time for a swim and shopping. After lunch we'll take in the sights and sounds of Brisbane before arriving in Surfers Paradise. After dinner, try your luck at Jupiter's Casino! Hotel (B) DAY 13: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 14: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today see Australian wildlife at Currumbin, before we are on to Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Later we arrive at our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour for a night of festivities! Surf Village (B,D) DAY 15: Coffs Harbour to Port Stephens. This morning a chance to try the iconic Aussie sport of surfing, and be taught by the best in the business, at our Surf Village. This afternoon we drive to Port Stephens and our resort at spectacular Shoal Bay. Resort (B,D) DAY 16: Port Stephens to Sydney. This morning there is time for activities in Port Stephens. Then on to Sydney where, after crossing the Harbour Bridge, your tour ends with a brief city sightseeing tour. (B)

Start Cairns

End Sydney

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BWCS:

NEED FLIGHTS?

• Start 7.30am & end 6.00pm.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Start Sydney

End Cairns

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Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

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• Twin share supplement: C$475 per person.

Refer to www.contiki.com/reefs

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

All prices per person in C$ Tour & Sailing

2008

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in SYDNEY

CODE: BWSC 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

2009

Surfers Paradise

CODE: BWCS 2008/09/10

2010

Skyrail over the Rainforest

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

2008

Port Stephens

2009

1 or more nightstops

2010

Places visited

O O O O O O O

contiki.com

Kuranda

Australia

contiki.com

FREE TIME

Port Douglas

BWSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$95 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$45 SEE PAGE 13

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Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge


Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

26

Australia

Country Homestead

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour Surfers Paradise: O Tandem skydive O Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers. O Hot air ballooning Sydney: O Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (on a tour finishing in Sydney)

14 Days from C$117 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

13 nights quad share accommodation (twin share is also available) 9 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: City sightseeing tour

O

O O

See the Brisbane River & Southbank See an Opal demonstration

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Fraser Island: Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities O

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn

O

Rockhampton sightseeing tour

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: O City sightseeing tour

O O

O

Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D)

DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: BRSW Ex Cairns Code: BRCW

2009

Itinerary Sydney

DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D)

DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 12-13: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 14: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns. Refer to www.contiki.com/beaches

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

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2010

BEACHES & REEFS

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS and SAVE C$100.

2008

The Great Barrier Reef

CODE: BRSC 2008/09/10

CODE: BRCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start Sydney

End Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Sydney

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

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• Twin share supplement: C$415 per person. BRSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 12 noon. BRCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Airlie Beach Mackay

contiki.com

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Australia

Townsville

2008

Tully

FREE TIME

2009

1 or more nightstops

GREAT BARRIER REEF

2010

contiki.com

Places visited


Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

26

Australia

Country Homestead

Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin Byron Bay Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour Surfers Paradise: O Tandem skydive O Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip Cairns: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers. O Hot air ballooning Sydney: O Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (on a tour finishing in Sydney)

14 Days from C$117 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

13 nights quad share accommodation (twin share is also available) 9 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point Currumbin: O Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: City sightseeing tour

O

O O

See the Brisbane River & Southbank See an Opal demonstration

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach Fraser Island: Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island O Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities O

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn

O

Rockhampton sightseeing tour

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: O Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: O City sightseeing tour

O O

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Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D)

DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: BRSW Ex Cairns Code: BRCW

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Itinerary Sydney

DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D)

DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 12-13: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 14: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns. Refer to www.contiki.com/beaches

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

BEACHES & REEFS

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS and SAVE C$100.

2008

The Great Barrier Reef

CODE: BRSC 2008/09/10

CODE: BRCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

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End Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Sydney

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

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• Twin share supplement: C$415 per person. BRSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 12 noon. BRCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Airlie Beach Mackay

contiki.com

Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Australia

Townsville

2008

Tully

FREE TIME

2009

1 or more nightstops

GREAT BARRIER REEF

2010

contiki.com

Places visited


Airlie Beach Mackay Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

Brisbane

CAIRNS SUNSHINE TRAIL 12 Days from C$122

Fraser Island

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O

11 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 7 breakfasts (B), and 3 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Whitewater Rafting - Tully

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration

O

the island Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

Refer to www.contiki.com/sunshine

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

O

Townsville: City sightseeing tour

New Friends - The Whitsundays

O

Tully: Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting

O

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

CODE: BTCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start End Surfers P. Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour Surfers P. Only

Tour & Sailing

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across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 6-8: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Surfers Paradise Code: BTSW Ex Cairns Code: BTCW DAYS 7-8: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 9: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 10-11: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 12: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns.

2010

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DAY 1: Surfers Paradise. Meet your Contiki crew, then head into Surfers Paradise to get to know your tour mates with a great night out! Hotel DAY 2: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 3: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 5: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 6: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS and SAVE C$70

CODE: BTSC 2008/09/10

2009

Itinerary

Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

2010

Learn to throw a spear - Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Reef cruise

Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Hot air ballooning

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Great Barrier Reef

Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour

2008

Australia

Country Homestead

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

• Twin share supplement: C$379 per person. BTSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. BTCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$75 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$35 SEE PAGE 13

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Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

contiki.com

Townsville

FREE TIME

2009

contiki.com

1 or more nightstops

Australia

Places visited

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully


Airlie Beach Mackay Capricorn Coast Fraser Island Noosa

Brisbane

CAIRNS SUNSHINE TRAIL 12 Days from C$122

Fraser Island

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O

11 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 7 breakfasts (B), and 3 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Whitewater Rafting - Tully

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: O City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration

O

the island Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Country Homestead: O Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island O Enjoy the scenic boat trip to

Mackay: O Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

Refer to www.contiki.com/sunshine

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

O

Townsville: City sightseeing tour

New Friends - The Whitsundays

O

Tully: Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting

O

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

CODE: BTCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start End Surfers P. Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour Surfers P. Only

Tour & Sailing

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across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D) DAYS 6-8: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Surfers Paradise Code: BTSW Ex Cairns Code: BTCW DAYS 7-8: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 9: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 10-11: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 12: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns.

2010

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DAY 1: Surfers Paradise. Meet your Contiki crew, then head into Surfers Paradise to get to know your tour mates with a great night out! Hotel DAY 2: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 3: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 5: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D) DAY 6: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS and SAVE C$70

CODE: BTSC 2008/09/10

2009

Itinerary

Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

2010

Learn to throw a spear - Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Reef cruise

Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Hot air ballooning

28

Great Barrier Reef

Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour

2008

Australia

Country Homestead

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

• Twin share supplement: C$379 per person. BTSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. BTCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Whitsundays (Long Island)

Shute Harbour

contiki.com

Townsville

FREE TIME

2009

contiki.com

1 or more nightstops

Australia

Places visited

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully


Fraser Island Noosa

Byron Bay Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Vintage Tiger Moth biplane joyflight

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Whitewater Rafting

2008

Learn to surf

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in WHITSUNDAYS and SAVE C$70

11 Days from C$128

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D)

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

10 nights quad share accommodation (twin share is also available) 8 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box Swim at Fraser Island

DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D)

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

O O

Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Country Homestead: Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour O

Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

O

Port Stephens: See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay

O

O

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village O

cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration

O

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

Currumbin: Visit the wildlife sanctuary,

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island

Byron Bay: Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point

O

Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour Mackay: Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

O

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O

DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D)

DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: SQSW Ex Whitsundays Code: SQCW DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends after breakfast. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/coast

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D)

2009

Itinerary Relax on Whitsundays

DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D)

2010

COAST & WHITSUNDAYS

CODE: SQSC 2008/09/10

CODE: SQCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start Sydney

End W’suns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start W’Suns

End Sydney

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

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Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise

• Twin share supplement: C$315 per person. SQSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 7.30am. SQCS:

• Start 6.00pm & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Country Homestead

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$69 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$35 SEE PAGE 13

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Capricorn Coast

O

2009

Australia

Country Homestead

Tandem skydive Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour O Whale watching (seasonal) Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O

contiki.com

Airlie Beach Mackay

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Australia

Shute Harbour

FREE TIME

2010

contiki.com

GREAT BARRIER REEF


Fraser Island Noosa

Byron Bay Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Vintage Tiger Moth biplane joyflight

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Whitewater Rafting

2008

Learn to surf

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in WHITSUNDAYS and SAVE C$70

11 Days from C$128

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D)

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

10 nights quad share accommodation (twin share is also available) 8 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box Swim at Fraser Island

DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D)

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

O O

Enjoy the scenic boat trip to the island Stay in the eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities

Country Homestead: Stay at a traditional Country Homestead O Farm tour O

Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

O

Port Stephens: See and swim in stunning Shoal Bay

O

O

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village O

cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils Surfers Paradise: Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino Brisbane: City sightseeing tour O See the Brisbane River & Southbank O See an Opal demonstration

O

Noosa: O Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach

Currumbin: Visit the wildlife sanctuary,

Fraser Island: O Stay on this World Heritage listed island

Byron Bay: Visit Cape Byron, Australia's most eastern point

O

Capricorn Coast: O Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn O Rockhampton sightseeing tour Mackay: Visit this major centre of the Australian sugar cane industry

O

Airlie Beach: O Visit the vibrant seaside town Whitsundays: Transfer boat to Long Island O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies O

DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, to visit Aussie Wildlife at Currumbin, and on to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise to Fraser Island. To Brisbane this morning for free time. After lunch we head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Noosa. Enjoy some time to swim and shop before continuing onto one of nature's greatest wonders, Fraser Island. Eco Lodge (B,D)

DAYS 8-10: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Sydney Code: SQSW Ex Whitsundays Code: SQCW DAYS 9-10: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 11: Whitsundays. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends after breakfast. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/coast

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

DAY 6: Fraser Island. A full day free to explore the world's largest sand island, known for its fresh water lakes, tropical rainforest and beautiful beaches. Eco Lodge DAY 7: Fraser Island to Country Homestead. We travel north to the heart of Australia's beef industry on the Capricorn Coast, and our unique Aussie experience at our Country Homestead. Enjoy a hearty meal and hospitality the Australian way! Country Homestead (B,D)

2009

Itinerary Relax on Whitsundays

DAY 8: Country Homestead to The Whitsundays. Travel through the sugar cane fields via Mackay to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Head across to beautiful Long Island for the next 3 nights. Resort (B,D)

2010

COAST & WHITSUNDAYS

CODE: SQSC 2008/09/10

CODE: SQCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

All prices per person in C$

Start Sydney

End W’suns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start W’Suns

End Sydney

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

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Brisbane Surfers Paradise Currumbin

Port Stephens: O Dolphin Watching Cruise

• Twin share supplement: C$315 per person. SQSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 7.30am. SQCS:

• Start 6.00pm & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Country Homestead

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$69 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$35 SEE PAGE 13

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Capricorn Coast

O

2009

Australia

Country Homestead

Tandem skydive Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour Fraser Island: O 4-wheel drive guided tour O Whale watching (seasonal) Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O

contiki.com

Airlie Beach Mackay

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Australia

Shute Harbour

FREE TIME

2010

contiki.com

GREAT BARRIER REEF


1 or more nightstops

Kuranda

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully Townsville

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Whitsundays: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Day sailing trip O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Hot air ballooning

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Australia

Australia

Shute Harbour

FREE TIME

Reef cruise

DAYS 2-3: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B)

9 Days from C$139

The Whitsundays

DAY 4: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B)

per day (tour only)

DAYS 5-6: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

All this included O O O O O

8 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 6 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Daintree Rainforest

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: City sightseeing tour

O

Refer to www.contiki.com/island

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

The Woolshed - Cairns

Included Highlights Whitsundays: O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

DAY 9: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Further free time this morning in the Daintree Rainforest, before travelling south with time to appreciate Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the 'rich'! Then its back to Cairns where its time to say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return. (B)

O O

O

Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

rainforest to the Gorge Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & Strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area

2010

O

Ex Whitsundays Code: FNSW Ex Cairns Code: FNCW

All prices per person in C$

Start W’Suns

End Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour W’Suns Only

Tour & Sailing

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• Twin share supplement: C$279 per person. FNSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 4.00pm. FNCS:

Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the

Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

Start 7.30am & end 7.30am.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

DAY 8: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B)

CODE: FNCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

2009

ISLAND & RAINFOREST

DAYS 1-3: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable.

CODE: FNSC 2008/09/10

2010

DAY 1: Whitsundays. Meet your Contiki crew and fellow travellers on Long Island this afternoon. Resort (D)

2008

Itinerary

DAY 7: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. This morning visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D)

2009

Tandem skydive

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$65 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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contiki.com

Places visited

Port Douglas

contiki.com

Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge


1 or more nightstops

Kuranda

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Tully Townsville

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Whitsundays: O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Day sailing trip O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Hot air ballooning

32

Australia

Australia

Shute Harbour

FREE TIME

Reef cruise

DAYS 2-3: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B)

9 Days from C$139

The Whitsundays

DAY 4: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B)

per day (tour only)

DAYS 5-6: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B)

All this included O O O O O

8 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 6 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Daintree Rainforest

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Townsville: O City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best white water rafting Cairns: City sightseeing tour

O

Refer to www.contiki.com/island

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

The Woolshed - Cairns

Included Highlights Whitsundays: O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

DAY 9: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Further free time this morning in the Daintree Rainforest, before travelling south with time to appreciate Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the 'rich'! Then its back to Cairns where its time to say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return. (B)

O O

O

Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

rainforest to the Gorge Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & Strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area

2010

O

Ex Whitsundays Code: FNSW Ex Cairns Code: FNCW

All prices per person in C$

Start W’Suns

End Cairns

Tour Only

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour W’Suns Only

Tour & Sailing

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Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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• Twin share supplement: C$279 per person. FNSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 4.00pm. FNCS:

Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the

Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

Start 7.30am & end 7.30am.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

DAY 8: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B)

CODE: FNCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$

2009

ISLAND & RAINFOREST

DAYS 1-3: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable.

CODE: FNSC 2008/09/10

2010

DAY 1: Whitsundays. Meet your Contiki crew and fellow travellers on Long Island this afternoon. Resort (D)

2008

Itinerary

DAY 7: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. This morning visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D)

2009

Tandem skydive

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CAIRNS.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$65 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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contiki.com

Places visited

Port Douglas

contiki.com

Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge


All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Townsville: City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best O

Itinerary DAY 1: Whitsundays. Meet your Contiki crew and fellow travellers on Long Island this afternoon. Resort (D) DAYS 1-3: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Whitsundays Code: NWSW Ex Cairns Code: NWCW DAYS 2-3: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 4: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 5-6: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the

Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 7: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns. Refer to www.contiki.com/magical

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

Whitsundays: O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

2009

Included Highlights

white water rafting

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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Tour Only 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour W’Suns Only

Tour & Sailing

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Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

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• Twin share supplement: C$245 per person. NWSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. NWCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 7.30am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Sail The Whitsundays

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$45 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$25 SEE PAGE 13

RAINFOREST ADVENTURE

contiki.com ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Cairns: O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy O AJ Hackett bungy jump Cape Tribulation: O Cable zip lines through the rainforest

3 Days from C$139 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

2 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned mini coach Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Cairns: O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing

O

Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the rainforest to the Gorge

Itinerary DAY 1: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Meet your Contiki Crew, then we head to Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the rich! We then travel along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for some free time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D)

Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & Strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

it's time to say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/rainforest

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

DAY 2: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B) DAY 3: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Today we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then its back to Cairns where

CODE: CYCS 2008/09/10

CODE: CYSC 2008/09/10

Start Cairns

End Cairns

Start Cairns

End Cairns

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

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C$ Per Person 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445

• Twin share supplement: C$45 per person. CYCS:

• Start 7.30am & end 5.00pm. CYSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Rainforest Skyrail

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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C$ Per Person 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$19 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$10 SEE PAGE 13

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Australia

FREE TIME

2008

6 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

All prices per person in C$

2008

2008

All this included

CODE: NWCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$ End Cairns

Kuranda

2009

Australia

34

per day (tour only)

CODE: NWSC 2008/09/10 Start W’suns

Port Douglas

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy

7 Days from C$129 O O O O O O

Bungy jumping

Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

MAGICAL TROPICS

Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge

2010

Shute Harbour

Guided horse & Quad bike riding tours O AJ Hackett bungy jump

2008

Townsville

Cape Tribulation

1 or more nightstops

O

2009

Tully

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Places visited

2009

GREAT BARRIER REEF

FREE TIME

2010

1 or more nightstops

2010

contiki.com

Places visited


All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Townsville: City sightseeing tour Tully: O Cross the Tully River, home to Australia's best O

Itinerary DAY 1: Whitsundays. Meet your Contiki crew and fellow travellers on Long Island this afternoon. Resort (D) DAYS 1-3: Optional Whitsunday Sailing. Please refer to p38 for more information on this yachting experience. Combined Tour & Sailing price is shown in the price panel. (B,D)(B,L,D)(B,L) NB: Twin share supplement not applicable. Ex Whitsundays Code: NWSW Ex Cairns Code: NWCW DAYS 2-3: Whitsundays. Two days at leisure on this tropical island paradise. Relax on the beach, enjoy the water sports, or explore with a bushwalk. Resort (B) (B) DAY 4: Whitsundays to Cairns. North to Townsville, famous for its gold rush, fishing and sugar. Then it's via Tully to the cosmopolitan city of Cairns. Resort (B) DAYS 5-6: Cairns. Two full days at leisure - maybe try white water rafting, visit the

Great Barrier Reef and savour Cairns' nightlife! Resort (B) DAY 7: Cairns. This morning we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Cairns. Refer to www.contiki.com/magical

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

Whitsundays: O Stay on Long Island & enjoy all the resort facilities O See native birdlife & wallabies

Cairns: City sightseeing tour O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing O Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing O

2009

Included Highlights

white water rafting

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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Tour Only 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 899 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 949 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 935 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979 979

Tour & Sailing

Start Cairns

End Tour W’Suns Only

Tour & Sailing

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Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1235 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279 1279

• Twin share supplement: C$245 per person. NWSC:

• Start 6.00pm & end 12 noon. NWCS:

• Start 12 noon & end 7.30am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Sail The Whitsundays

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$45 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$25 SEE PAGE 13

RAINFOREST ADVENTURE

contiki.com ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Cairns: O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy O AJ Hackett bungy jump Cape Tribulation: O Cable zip lines through the rainforest

3 Days from C$139 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

2 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned mini coach Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Cairns: O Scenic drive into the Atherton Hinterland to Kuranda O Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre & see Aboriginal dancing

O

Throw a boomerang & see spear throwing

Mossman Gorge: O Visit & swim in Mossman National Park O Enjoy a walk through the rainforest to the Gorge

Itinerary DAY 1: Cairns to Cape Tribulation. Meet your Contiki Crew, then we head to Port Douglas, the celebrated beach resort town of the rich! We then travel along the Coral Sea to Mossman Gorge for some free time to explore and into the Daintree National Park to Cape Tribulation. Resort (D)

Daintree National Park: O Visit Cape Tribulation & its unique beach O Enjoy a swim in Emmagen Creek O Daintree Rainforest flora & fauna boardwalk O See the mangrove swamp & Strangler fig O Learn about Aboriginal legends of the area Port Douglas: O Visit this luxury holiday resort town O See the magnificent marina

it's time to say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/rainforest

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

DAY 2: Cape Tribulation. A full day to savour the pristine Daintree National Park and enjoy the activities around Cape Tribulation. Resort (B) DAY 3: Cape Tribulation to Cairns. Today we visit Tjapukai and Kuranda to appreciate the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands. Then its back to Cairns where

CODE: CYCS 2008/09/10

CODE: CYSC 2008/09/10

Start Cairns

End Cairns

Start Cairns

End Cairns

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

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C$ Per Person 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445

• Twin share supplement: C$45 per person. CYCS:

• Start 7.30am & end 5.00pm. CYSC:

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more

Rainforest Skyrail

great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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7 28 4 15 25 1 12 22 29 10 20 27 7 17 24 5 15 22 2 12 17 30 9 16 2 9 16 23 6 13 24 4 11 1 8 29 6 27 3 14 24 31 11 21 28 9 19 26 6 16 23 4 14 21 1 11 17 29 8 15 1 8 15 22 29

C$ Per Person 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 415 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 429 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445 445

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$19 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$10 SEE PAGE 13

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Australia

FREE TIME

2008

6 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

All prices per person in C$

2008

2008

All this included

CODE: NWCS 2008/09/10

All prices per person in C$ End Cairns

Kuranda

2009

Australia

34

per day (tour only)

CODE: NWSC 2008/09/10 Start W’suns

Port Douglas

GREAT BARRIER REEF

Cairns: O Tandem skydive O Whitewater rafting O Outer Barrier Reef cruise O Scuba diving for beginners and certified divers O Skyrail above the rainforest canopy

7 Days from C$129 O O O O O O

Bungy jumping

Whitsundays: O Day sailing trip

MAGICAL TROPICS

Cape Tribulation Mossman Gorge

2010

Shute Harbour

Guided horse & Quad bike riding tours O AJ Hackett bungy jump

2008

Townsville

Cape Tribulation

1 or more nightstops

O

2009

Tully

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Places visited

2009

GREAT BARRIER REEF

FREE TIME

2010

1 or more nightstops

2010

contiki.com

Places visited


Australia

36

Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

CITY TO SURF per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O

4 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 3 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour O Sea kayaking O

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Dracula's comedy cabaret restaurant O Tandem skydive

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this

Rainforest tour

arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, visit Aussie wildlife at Currumbin then, Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast. (B)

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron,

Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

2009

Learn to Surf - Coffs Harbour

End Surfers P.

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr Apr May

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Start Sydney

End Surfers P.

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

24 14 21 12 19 30 9 16 27 6 13 24 4 11 22 1 8 19 29 6 17 27 2 14 24 31 14 21 28 7 14 21 28

28 18 25 16 23 3 13 20 31 10 17 28 8 15 26 5 12 23 3 10 21 31 6 18 28 4 18 25 4 11 18 25 1

C$ Per Person 675 675 675 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695

BSSB:

• Twin share supplement: C$75 per person.

• Start 7.30am & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

O

Reefs & Rainforests (p.24-25) Beaches & Reefs (p.26-27) Cairns Sunshine Trail (p.28-29)

O O O

Island & Rainforest (p.32-33) Magical Tropics (p.34) Rainforest Adventure (p.35)

LEARN TO DIVE 5 Days C$715

C$ Per Person 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 675 675 675 675

O

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2009

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Start Sydney

O

NEED FLIGHTS?

2010

Shoal Bay

Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Currumbin: Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils

O

2008

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Australia's most eastern point

You’ve seen mountains, valleys, and waterfalls – but what about the stunning underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef! Enjoy the exhilarating experience of exploring the ocean – here the waters teem with brightly coloured marine life and stunning coral. See turtles paddle nearby, manta-rays glide overhead and thousands of different fish swim around you. Maybe take a night dive to see a whole different side of the reef! Come on! You may even find the clownfish Nemo! We offer 2 great dive packages: Learn to Dive - for beginners (see below) Dive to Adventure - for those certified divers (see p.38) These dive programmes are a perfect fit for any Contiki tours that start or finish in Cairns including:

Refer to www.contiki.com/surf

CODE: BSSB 2008/09/10

Included Highlights

CAIRNS UNDERWATER DISCOVERY

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour

Itinerary

5 Days from C$129 O

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$35 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$15 SEE PAGE 13

DAILY EXCEPT TUESDAY. TOUR CODE CLTD All this included O O

O

O O O

Transfers between your accommodation and the training centre/boat 2 nights (Days 3-5) accommodation on board the boat, including linen. NB: Accommodation in Cairns on Days 1 & 2 is not included Meals as indicated – 2 breakfast (B), 3 lunches (L), and 2 dinners (D). NB: On Days 1, 2 & at the party on Day 5, there are no included meals Internationally recognised PADI ‘Open Water’ Certificate and manual Log book Scuba equipment

Itinerary DAYS 1-2: Cairns. You'll be collected this morning and taken to the Pro Dive Cairns Training Centre. For the first 2 days of this adventure, your instructor will take you through the theory of scuba diving. The course finishes around 5.30pm each day. DAY 3: Cairns to Dive Boat. You'll be picked up and transferred to the dive boat. Then it's out to the Great Barrier Reef for your first dive. Boat (L,D)

DAY 4: Dive Boat. Another day to test your newly acquired diving skills. See giant turtles, stingrays, huge clams and the clearest blue waters on the planet! Tonight, if the weather permits, we'll take a moonlit dive. Boat (B,L,D) DAY 5: Dive Boat to Cairns. By midday today, you'll have completed up to 9 dives. We'll return to Cairns in the late afternoon. Tonight it's time to celebrate your marine mastery with a graduation party! (B,L) Refer to www.contiki.com/ learn-to-dive

PLEASE NOTE O O O O

O

An 'Australian Diving Medical Certificate' is necessary - this is arranged on Day 1 for a supplement of A$49.50 Additional taxes, including Enviromental Management Charge, of A$45 are payable directly to Pro Dive at completion of your course These courses are operated by Pro Dive Cairns and are open age If you are staying at an alternate Cairns hotel to the Cairns Colonial Club Resort, please advise Pro Dive Cairns so they can arrange a pick up time for you. (Contact details at www.prodivecairns.com) In the interests of safety we recommend that you should not fly or go to any altitude over 300m within 24 hours after your last dive

37

Currumbin Byron Bay

FREE TIME

contiki.com

1 or more nightstops

Australia

contiki.com

Places visited


Australia

36

Port Stephens

Coffs Harbour Surf Lodge

CITY TO SURF per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O

4 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 3 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Harley Davidson motorcycle ride O Bushwacker eco rainforest tour O Sea kayaking O

Coffs Harbour: O Learn to surf Surfers Paradise: O Dracula's comedy cabaret restaurant O Tandem skydive

DAY 1: Sydney to Port Stephens. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy a brief city sightseeing tour before crossing the Harbour Bridge. Then we head north to Port Stephens for the afternoon, and our resort in Shoal Bay. Resort (D) DAY 2: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (Surf Village). Today we continue along the scenic 'holiday coast' to our Surf Village near Coffs Harbour. Try your hand at the iconic Aussie sport of surfing. Surf Village (B,D) DAY 3: Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. To Byron Bay with plenty of time to relish this

Rainforest tour

arty town. Then into Queensland, the Sunshine State, visit Aussie wildlife at Currumbin then, Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Hotel (B) DAY 4: Surfers Paradise. A full day free to enjoy the famous beaches, try a mix of adventures and revel in the nightlife! Hotel DAY 5: Surfers Paradise. Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast. (B)

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

Port Stephens: O See and swim in stunning

Byron Bay: O Visit Cape Byron,

Surfers Paradise: O Visit the 'Gold Coast' beaches O Visit Jupiter's Casino

2009

Learn to Surf - Coffs Harbour

End Surfers P.

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr Apr May

13 20 31 10 17 28 7 14 25 5 12 23 2 9 20 30 7 18 28 2 15 25 1 15 22 1 8 22 29 9 19 26 17

17 24 4 14 21 1 11 18 29 9 16 27 6 13 24 4 11 22 1 6 19 29 5 19 26 5 12 26 2 13 23 30 21

Start Sydney

End Surfers P.

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

24 14 21 12 19 30 9 16 27 6 13 24 4 11 22 1 8 19 29 6 17 27 2 14 24 31 14 21 28 7 14 21 28

28 18 25 16 23 3 13 20 31 10 17 28 8 15 26 5 12 23 3 10 21 31 6 18 28 4 18 25 4 11 18 25 1

C$ Per Person 675 675 675 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 665 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695

BSSB:

• Twin share supplement: C$75 per person.

• Start 7.30am & end 8.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

O

Reefs & Rainforests (p.24-25) Beaches & Reefs (p.26-27) Cairns Sunshine Trail (p.28-29)

O O O

Island & Rainforest (p.32-33) Magical Tropics (p.34) Rainforest Adventure (p.35)

LEARN TO DIVE 5 Days C$715

C$ Per Person 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 645 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 679 675 675 675 675

O

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2009

Coffs Harbour (Surf Village): O See the Big Banana & banana plantations O Stay in our Surf Village

Start Sydney

O

NEED FLIGHTS?

2010

Shoal Bay

Sydney: O See the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge O Visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour

Currumbin: Visit the wildlife sanctuary, cuddle a koala & see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils

O

2008

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Australia's most eastern point

You’ve seen mountains, valleys, and waterfalls – but what about the stunning underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef! Enjoy the exhilarating experience of exploring the ocean – here the waters teem with brightly coloured marine life and stunning coral. See turtles paddle nearby, manta-rays glide overhead and thousands of different fish swim around you. Maybe take a night dive to see a whole different side of the reef! Come on! You may even find the clownfish Nemo! We offer 2 great dive packages: Learn to Dive - for beginners (see below) Dive to Adventure - for those certified divers (see p.38) These dive programmes are a perfect fit for any Contiki tours that start or finish in Cairns including:

Refer to www.contiki.com/surf

CODE: BSSB 2008/09/10

Included Highlights

CAIRNS UNDERWATER DISCOVERY

Port Stephens: O Sandboard & Dune Tour

Itinerary

5 Days from C$129 O

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$35 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$15 SEE PAGE 13

DAILY EXCEPT TUESDAY. TOUR CODE CLTD All this included O O

O

O O O

Transfers between your accommodation and the training centre/boat 2 nights (Days 3-5) accommodation on board the boat, including linen. NB: Accommodation in Cairns on Days 1 & 2 is not included Meals as indicated – 2 breakfast (B), 3 lunches (L), and 2 dinners (D). NB: On Days 1, 2 & at the party on Day 5, there are no included meals Internationally recognised PADI ‘Open Water’ Certificate and manual Log book Scuba equipment

Itinerary DAYS 1-2: Cairns. You'll be collected this morning and taken to the Pro Dive Cairns Training Centre. For the first 2 days of this adventure, your instructor will take you through the theory of scuba diving. The course finishes around 5.30pm each day. DAY 3: Cairns to Dive Boat. You'll be picked up and transferred to the dive boat. Then it's out to the Great Barrier Reef for your first dive. Boat (L,D)

DAY 4: Dive Boat. Another day to test your newly acquired diving skills. See giant turtles, stingrays, huge clams and the clearest blue waters on the planet! Tonight, if the weather permits, we'll take a moonlit dive. Boat (B,L,D) DAY 5: Dive Boat to Cairns. By midday today, you'll have completed up to 9 dives. We'll return to Cairns in the late afternoon. Tonight it's time to celebrate your marine mastery with a graduation party! (B,L) Refer to www.contiki.com/ learn-to-dive

PLEASE NOTE O O O O

O

An 'Australian Diving Medical Certificate' is necessary - this is arranged on Day 1 for a supplement of A$49.50 Additional taxes, including Enviromental Management Charge, of A$45 are payable directly to Pro Dive at completion of your course These courses are operated by Pro Dive Cairns and are open age If you are staying at an alternate Cairns hotel to the Cairns Colonial Club Resort, please advise Pro Dive Cairns so they can arrange a pick up time for you. (Contact details at www.prodivecairns.com) In the interests of safety we recommend that you should not fly or go to any altitude over 300m within 24 hours after your last dive

37

Currumbin Byron Bay

FREE TIME

contiki.com

1 or more nightstops

Australia

contiki.com

Places visited


DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. TOUR CODE CDTA All this included Transfers between your accommodation and the boat 2 nights accommodation on board the boat, including linen Meals as indicated – 2 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), & 2 dinners (D) Scuba and snorkel equipment Eleven dives included (weather permitting) You must at least hold an ‘Open Water Diver’ Certificate to participate in this trip. O O O O O

contiki.com

Kakadu N.P

NATIVE AUSTRALIA 4 Days from C$150

PLEASE NOTE

per day (tour only)

O

All this included

Additional taxes, including Enviromental Management Charge, of A$45 are payable directly to Pro Dive at completion of your course

O

These courses are operated by Pro Dive Cairns and are open age

O

If you are staying at an alternate Cairns hotel to the Cairns Colonial Club Resort, please advise Pro Dive Cairns so they can arrange a pick up time for you. (Contact details at www.prodivecairns.com)

O

In the interests of safety we recommend that you should not fly or go to any altitude over 300m within 24 hours after your last dive

O

A 3 day Snorkelling package is also available for C$475 (CODE CSTA)

Katherine

O O O O O O

3 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 3 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Refer to www.contiki.com/snorkel

Included Highlights

OPTIONAL WHITSUNDAYS SAILING

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Darwin: O City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display

Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Kakadu National Park: O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Wildlife cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Kakadu: O Scenic flight

Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise

Itinerary DAY 1: Darwin and Litchfield National Park. Meet your Contiki crew and head off to discover Litchfield National Park. Later we return to Darwin for an evening on the town. Hotel DAY 2: Darwin to Kakadu National Park. There's a city sightseeing tour of Darwin this morning and time at leisure. Tonight we stay in Kakadu National Park. Hotel (B,D) DAY 3: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B)

To travel to The Whitsundays without truly exploring them, is like winning the lottery and not collecting your prize! One of nature's most stunning aquatic playgrounds - this place is definitely worth a splash.

CODE: BDDD 2008/09/10

Exploring by water is the ultimate way to experience the chilled out bliss of the crystal clear waters and heavenly white beaches The Whitsundays is famous for.

Start Darwin

End Darwin

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Jan Feb Mar Apr May

2008

With Contiki, you can venture out on an exclusive '2 day/2 night' sailing trip aboard a modern yacht, sailing through the 74 coral fringed islands that make up The Whitsundays. Feel the power of this impressive vessel at your fingertips as you take the wheel and learn other cool sailing skills such as hoisting the sails or grinding the winches.

2009

Or if laid back pleasures are more your thing, then enjoy the yacht 'millionaire style' and simply sit back, relax and soak up the fantastic atmosphere. The yacht is fully equipped with a dedicated, professional crew, free snorkelling equipment and all meals included (D)(B,L,D)(B,L) - you'll live the high life at an affordable price!

19 16 13 11 8 6 3 31 28 28 25 23

Please note: The transfer coach is not operated by Contiki, but by a third party operator.

Refer to www.contiki.com/native

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

C$ Per Person 615 615 615 615 599 599 599 599 599 599 645 645

Start Darwin

End Darwin

Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Jan Feb Mar

17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 24

20 18 15 12 10 7 5 2 30 27 27

C$ Per Person 645 635 635 635 635 619 619 619 619 619 619

BDDD:

A great alternative to spending your first 2 nights in The Whitsundays at Long Island Resort, the trip returns just in time to enjoy the island's afternoon activites and evening fun. To upgrade to this idyllic sailing adventure, book using the code found in the 'Sailing The Whitsundays' box on each relevant itinerary. Combined tour and sailing prices are shown in the price panel. NB: Twin share supplement not applicable.

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20

DAY 4: Kakadu National Park (via Katherine) to Darwin. Head south via Gunlom or Edith Falls, to visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. This evening you'll catch a transfer coach back to Darwin, where your tour concludes at 10:20pm. (B)

• Twin share supplement: C$79 per person.

• Start 7.30am & end 10.20pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information.

Sailing The Whitsundays

Swim at the Falls

For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$29 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$15 SEE PAGE 13

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Litchfield N.P

Australia

Refer to www.contiki.com/dive

2009

3 Days C$569

DAY 1: Cairns to Dive Boat. You'll be picked up early this morning (5.55am) and transferred to the dive boat. Then it's out to the world's premier dive playground - The Great Barrier Reef where your underwater adventure will begin. An amazing array of tropical marine life calls the Great Barrier Reef its home, and staying onboard for the next 2 nights, you will too! Boat (L,D) DAY 2: Dive Boat. Continuing with your exploration of the water wilderness, today's dives will give you the opportunity to view stingrays gliding through the reef and schools of brightly coloured tropical fish amongst the magnificent coral formations. Back on board it's time for stories, food and a spectacular sunset. Boat (B,L,D)

Kakadu National Park

1 or more nightstops

2010

contiki.com Australia

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DIVE TO ADVENTURE

Itinerary

Places visited

DAY 3: Dive Boat to Cairns. The final day of your reef adventure. Today you'll dive to explore and enjoy a different area of the reef. Late in the afternoon, having completed up to 11 dives, we head back to dry land and Cairns, where you'll be provided with a transfer to your hotel. (B,L)


DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. TOUR CODE CDTA All this included Transfers between your accommodation and the boat 2 nights accommodation on board the boat, including linen Meals as indicated – 2 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), & 2 dinners (D) Scuba and snorkel equipment Eleven dives included (weather permitting) You must at least hold an ‘Open Water Diver’ Certificate to participate in this trip. O O O O O

contiki.com

Kakadu N.P

NATIVE AUSTRALIA 4 Days from C$150

PLEASE NOTE

per day (tour only)

O

All this included

Additional taxes, including Enviromental Management Charge, of A$45 are payable directly to Pro Dive at completion of your course

O

These courses are operated by Pro Dive Cairns and are open age

O

If you are staying at an alternate Cairns hotel to the Cairns Colonial Club Resort, please advise Pro Dive Cairns so they can arrange a pick up time for you. (Contact details at www.prodivecairns.com)

O

In the interests of safety we recommend that you should not fly or go to any altitude over 300m within 24 hours after your last dive

O

A 3 day Snorkelling package is also available for C$475 (CODE CSTA)

Katherine

O O O O O O

3 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 3 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Refer to www.contiki.com/snorkel

Included Highlights

OPTIONAL WHITSUNDAYS SAILING

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Darwin: O City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display

Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Kakadu National Park: O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Wildlife cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Kakadu: O Scenic flight

Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise

Itinerary DAY 1: Darwin and Litchfield National Park. Meet your Contiki crew and head off to discover Litchfield National Park. Later we return to Darwin for an evening on the town. Hotel DAY 2: Darwin to Kakadu National Park. There's a city sightseeing tour of Darwin this morning and time at leisure. Tonight we stay in Kakadu National Park. Hotel (B,D) DAY 3: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B)

To travel to The Whitsundays without truly exploring them, is like winning the lottery and not collecting your prize! One of nature's most stunning aquatic playgrounds - this place is definitely worth a splash.

CODE: BDDD 2008/09/10

Exploring by water is the ultimate way to experience the chilled out bliss of the crystal clear waters and heavenly white beaches The Whitsundays is famous for.

Start Darwin

End Darwin

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Jan Feb Mar Apr May

2008

With Contiki, you can venture out on an exclusive '2 day/2 night' sailing trip aboard a modern yacht, sailing through the 74 coral fringed islands that make up The Whitsundays. Feel the power of this impressive vessel at your fingertips as you take the wheel and learn other cool sailing skills such as hoisting the sails or grinding the winches.

2009

Or if laid back pleasures are more your thing, then enjoy the yacht 'millionaire style' and simply sit back, relax and soak up the fantastic atmosphere. The yacht is fully equipped with a dedicated, professional crew, free snorkelling equipment and all meals included (D)(B,L,D)(B,L) - you'll live the high life at an affordable price!

19 16 13 11 8 6 3 31 28 28 25 23

Please note: The transfer coach is not operated by Contiki, but by a third party operator.

Refer to www.contiki.com/native

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

C$ Per Person 615 615 615 615 599 599 599 599 599 599 645 645

Start Darwin

End Darwin

Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Jan Feb Mar

17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 24

20 18 15 12 10 7 5 2 30 27 27

C$ Per Person 645 635 635 635 635 619 619 619 619 619 619

BDDD:

A great alternative to spending your first 2 nights in The Whitsundays at Long Island Resort, the trip returns just in time to enjoy the island's afternoon activites and evening fun. To upgrade to this idyllic sailing adventure, book using the code found in the 'Sailing The Whitsundays' box on each relevant itinerary. Combined tour and sailing prices are shown in the price panel. NB: Twin share supplement not applicable.

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20

DAY 4: Kakadu National Park (via Katherine) to Darwin. Head south via Gunlom or Edith Falls, to visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. This evening you'll catch a transfer coach back to Darwin, where your tour concludes at 10:20pm. (B)

• Twin share supplement: C$79 per person.

• Start 7.30am & end 10.20pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information.

Sailing The Whitsundays

Swim at the Falls

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Litchfield N.P

Australia

Refer to www.contiki.com/dive

2009

3 Days C$569

DAY 1: Cairns to Dive Boat. You'll be picked up early this morning (5.55am) and transferred to the dive boat. Then it's out to the world's premier dive playground - The Great Barrier Reef where your underwater adventure will begin. An amazing array of tropical marine life calls the Great Barrier Reef its home, and staying onboard for the next 2 nights, you will too! Boat (L,D) DAY 2: Dive Boat. Continuing with your exploration of the water wilderness, today's dives will give you the opportunity to view stingrays gliding through the reef and schools of brightly coloured tropical fish amongst the magnificent coral formations. Back on board it's time for stories, food and a spectacular sunset. Boat (B,L,D)

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Places visited

DAY 3: Dive Boat to Cairns. The final day of your reef adventure. Today you'll dive to explore and enjoy a different area of the reef. Late in the afternoon, having completed up to 11 dives, we head back to dry land and Cairns, where you'll be provided with a transfer to your hotel. (B,L)


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FREE TIME

Uluru Ti Tree

Scenic Flight

Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

Scenic Flight - Kakadu National Park

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

CODE: AKDA 2008/09/10

CODE: AKAD 2008/09/10

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End A.Springs

Start A.Springs

End Darwin

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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20 17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 24

21 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 2 30 27 25 22 20 17 14 12 9 7 4 1 1 29

C$ Per Person 825 825 825 825 805 805 805 805 805 805 865 865 865 849 849 849 849 829 829 829 829 829 829

• Twin share supplement: C$129 per person. AKDA:

• Start 7.30am & end 2.00pm. AKAD:

• Start 10.00am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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Itinerary

6 Days from C$128 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

5 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

NEED FLIGHTS?

2008

Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Kakadu National Park: Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life O

DAY 4: Kakadu National Park to Katherine. Head south via Gunlom or Edith Falls, to visit Katherine Gorge with free time to

DAY 6: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs. Firstly visit the Devils Marbles, then on to Wycliffe Well and Ti Tree. Later cross the Tropic of Capricorn and say final farewells to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Alice Springs. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/kakadu

2009

Darwin: O City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display

Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos

DAY 3: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B)

DAY 5: Katherine to Tennant Creek. Today travel to Mataranka, before stopping at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub. Later, we arrive at the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (B,D)

2010

5 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 5 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

DAY 2: Darwin to Kakadu National Park. There's a city sightseeing tour of Darwin this morning and time at leisure. Tonight we stay in Kakadu National Park. Hotel (B,D)

2008

All this included

DAY 1: Darwin and Litchfield National Park. Meet your Contiki crew and head off to discover Litchfield National Park. Later we return to Darwin for an evening on the town. Hotel

2009

per day (tour only)

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

appreciate this spectacular area. Hotel (B)

Itinerary

6 Days from C$135

Included Highlights

Gorge Cruise

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9 6 3 1 29 26 24 21 18 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 30 28 25 23 20 17 17

C$ Per Person 825 825 825 825 825 805 805 805 805 805 865 865 865 849 849 849 849 849 829 829 829 829 829

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site,

home to the blackfooted wallaby Kings Creek Station: Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars O

Kings Canyon: Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O

O

Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City'

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor

DAY 1: Alice Springs. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 3: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this worldfamous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 4: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb

Quadbiking - Kings Canyon

Balloon Ride - Alice Springs

the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 5: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Alice Springs. Free time this morning for a hot air balloon flight before taking in the local sights of Alice Springs. We'll visit the ANZAC Hill Lookout and the original Alice Springs Telegraph Station before saying a final farewell this afternoon. Refer to www.contiki.com/uluru

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

CODE: AEDA 2008/09/10

CODE: AEAD 2008/09/10

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End A.Springs

Start A.Springs

End A.Springs

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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Aug Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

21 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 2 30 27 25 22 20 17 14 12 9 7 4 1 1 29

26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 6 3

C$ Per Person 785 785 785 785 765 765 765 765 765 765 819 819 819 805 805 805 805 785 785 785 785 785 785

• Twin share supplement: C$145 per person. AEDA:

• Start 2.00pm & end 4.00pm. AEAD:

• Start 9.00am & end 10.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

ALICE & KAKADU

Uluru: O Harley Davidson motorcycle tour O Sunset champagne picnic

2009

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Kings Canyon: O Quad bike tour O Scenic helicopter flight

2010

Australia

Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well

Australia

Kings Canyon Simpsons Gap The Olgas

Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise

2008

Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning O Aboriginal bush tucker & cultural tour

2009

Daly Waters

2010

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Mataranka

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C$ Per Person 785 785 785 785 765 765 765 765 765 819 819 819 819 805 805 805 805 785 785 785 785 785

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

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Places visited

Katherine

Tennant Creek

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Uluru Ti Tree

Scenic Flight

Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

Scenic Flight - Kakadu National Park

Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

CODE: AKDA 2008/09/10

CODE: AKAD 2008/09/10

Start Darwin

End A.Springs

Start A.Springs

End Darwin

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar

Jul Aug Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20 17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 24

21 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 2 30 27 25 22 20 17 14 12 9 7 4 1 1 29

C$ Per Person 825 825 825 825 805 805 805 805 805 805 865 865 865 849 849 849 849 829 829 829 829 829 829

• Twin share supplement: C$129 per person. AKDA:

• Start 7.30am & end 2.00pm. AKAD:

• Start 10.00am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

ALICE & ULURU

Itinerary

6 Days from C$128 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

5 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

NEED FLIGHTS?

2008

Litchfield National Park: O See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Kakadu National Park: Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life O

DAY 4: Kakadu National Park to Katherine. Head south via Gunlom or Edith Falls, to visit Katherine Gorge with free time to

DAY 6: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs. Firstly visit the Devils Marbles, then on to Wycliffe Well and Ti Tree. Later cross the Tropic of Capricorn and say final farewells to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Alice Springs. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/kakadu

2009

Darwin: O City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display

Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos

DAY 3: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B)

DAY 5: Katherine to Tennant Creek. Today travel to Mataranka, before stopping at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub. Later, we arrive at the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (B,D)

2010

5 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 5 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

DAY 2: Darwin to Kakadu National Park. There's a city sightseeing tour of Darwin this morning and time at leisure. Tonight we stay in Kakadu National Park. Hotel (B,D)

2008

All this included

DAY 1: Darwin and Litchfield National Park. Meet your Contiki crew and head off to discover Litchfield National Park. Later we return to Darwin for an evening on the town. Hotel

2009

per day (tour only)

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

appreciate this spectacular area. Hotel (B)

Itinerary

6 Days from C$135

Included Highlights

Gorge Cruise

4 1 29 26 24 21 19 16 13 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 23 20 18 15 12 12

9 6 3 1 29 26 24 21 18 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 30 28 25 23 20 17 17

C$ Per Person 825 825 825 825 825 805 805 805 805 805 865 865 865 849 849 849 849 849 829 829 829 829 829

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site,

home to the blackfooted wallaby Kings Creek Station: Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars O

Kings Canyon: Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O

O

Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole & the 'Lost City'

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset & sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's) Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse O Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat O See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor

DAY 1: Alice Springs. Meet your Contiki crew and enjoy the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 3: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this worldfamous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 4: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb

Quadbiking - Kings Canyon

Balloon Ride - Alice Springs

the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 5: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Alice Springs. Free time this morning for a hot air balloon flight before taking in the local sights of Alice Springs. We'll visit the ANZAC Hill Lookout and the original Alice Springs Telegraph Station before saying a final farewell this afternoon. Refer to www.contiki.com/uluru

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

CODE: AEDA 2008/09/10

CODE: AEAD 2008/09/10

Start A.Springs

End A.Springs

Start A.Springs

End A.Springs

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Aug Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

21 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 2 30 27 25 22 20 17 14 12 9 7 4 1 1 29

26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 6 3

C$ Per Person 785 785 785 785 765 765 765 765 765 765 819 819 819 805 805 805 805 785 785 785 785 785 785

• Twin share supplement: C$145 per person. AEDA:

• Start 2.00pm & end 4.00pm. AEAD:

• Start 9.00am & end 10.00am. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

ALICE & KAKADU

Uluru: O Harley Davidson motorcycle tour O Sunset champagne picnic

2009

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Kings Canyon: O Quad bike tour O Scenic helicopter flight

2010

Australia

Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well

Australia

Kings Canyon Simpsons Gap The Olgas

Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise

2008

Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning O Aboriginal bush tucker & cultural tour

2009

Daly Waters

2010

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Mataranka

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1 29 26 24 21 19 16 13 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 23 20 18 15 12 12

C$ Per Person 785 785 785 785 765 765 765 765 765 819 819 819 819 805 805 805 805 785 785 785 785 785

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

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Katherine

Tennant Creek

O O O O O O

FREE TIME

2010

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Kakadu N.P Litchfield N.P


FREE TIME

Kakadu N.P

Places visited

contiki.com

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...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Mataranka Daly Waters

Australia

Australia

Kings Canyon: O Camel ride Uluru: O Scenic flight over Uluru & the Olgas Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning O Aboriginal bush tucker & cultural tour Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

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Katherine

Litchfield N.P

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon

Ti Tree

The Olgas Uluru

Camel ride - Kings Canyon

All this included O O O O O O

10 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 9 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby

Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole and the 'Lost City' Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional

O O

Outback Roadhouse Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor

Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset and sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's)

Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush

Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos

Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead

Kakadu National Park: O Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Darwin: City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display O

Litchfield National Park: See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls O

The Olgas

Refer to www.contiki.com/territory

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

CODE: TEAD 2008/09/10

CODE: TEDA 2008/09/10

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End A.Springs

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Aug Sep Oct Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Feb Mar

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

27 24 21 19 16 14 11 8 8 5 3 31 28 26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7

6 3 1 29 26 24 21 18 18 15 13 10 8 5 2 30 28 25 23 20 17 17

C$ Per Person 1285 1285 1285 1285 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1345 1345 1345 1345 1319 1319 1319 1319 1289 1289 1289 1289 1289

2008

per day (tour only)

2009

Uluru at Sunset

2010

11 Days from C$114

2008

TERRITORY & OUTBACK

DAY 1: Alice Springs. Meet your Contiki crew this morning and enjoy a city sightseeing tour. Later we visit Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 3: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 4: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 5: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Alice Springs to Tennant Creek. Heading north across the Tropic of

Katherine Gorge

2009

Itinerary

Capricorn with time to experience Ti Tree, Wycliffe Well and the Devils Marbles. Tonight stay in the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (D) DAY 7: Tennant Creek to Katherine. Time at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub, and at Mataranka Thermal Pools en-route to Katherine. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Katherine to Kakadu National Park. Visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. Then to Kakadu National Park via Edith or Gunlom Falls. Hotel (B,D) DAY 9: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B) DAY 10: Kakadu National Park to Darwin. On to Darwin, the most northern city in Australia, for city sightseeing and time at leisure. Hotel (B) DAY 11: Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Visit Litchfield National Park, with time to explore. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Darwin. (B)

2010

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in DARWIN.

• Twin share supplement: C$275 per person. TEAD:

• Start 9.00am & end 6.00pm. TEDA:

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

16 13 10 8 5 3 31 28 25 25 22 20 17 15 12 9 7 4 2 30 27 24 24

26 23 20 18 15 13 10 7 7 4 2 30 27 25 22 19 17 14 12 9 6 6 3

C$ Per Person 1285 1285 1285 1285 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1249 1345 1345 1345 1319 1319 1319 1319 1289 1289 1289 1289 1289 1289

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$65 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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Hike Kings Canyon


FREE TIME

Kakadu N.P

Places visited

contiki.com

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...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Mataranka Daly Waters

Australia

Australia

Kings Canyon: O Camel ride Uluru: O Scenic flight over Uluru & the Olgas Alice Springs: O Hot air ballooning O Aboriginal bush tucker & cultural tour Katherine: O Katherine Gorge cruise Kakadu National Park: O Scenic flight

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Katherine

Litchfield N.P

Tennant Creek Devils Marbles Wycliffe Well Simpsons Gap Kings Canyon

Ti Tree

The Olgas Uluru

Camel ride - Kings Canyon

All this included O O O O O O

10 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 9 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Alice Springs: O City sightseeing tour O Visit ANZAC Hill lookout O See Alice Springs Telegraph Station O Visit Alice Springs Desert Park to see the unique Outback animals O Visit the West MacDonnell National Park Simpson's Gap: O Visit the important Aboriginal cultural site, home to the blackfooted wallaby

Kings Creek Station: O Visit the cattle & camel station O Enjoy an evening bush camp O See the desert night sky & stars Kings Canyon: O Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park O Hike along the canyon ridge O Visit the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole and the 'Lost City' Erldunda & Mt. Ebenezer: O Visit a traditional

O O

Outback Roadhouse Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat See the unusually shaped Mt. Connor

Wycliffe Well: O Visit the town known for its UFO sightings Devil's Marbles: O Visit the rock formation

Uluru: O Uluru National Park entrance fee O Visit Uluru at sunset and sunrise O Hike the base of Uluru O Visit the Uluru Cultural Centre O Relax in the Yularu Resort O Hike through Kata Tjuta (The Olga's)

Tennant Creek: O Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush

Ti Tree: O Visit the Red Sands Art Gallery to see Aboriginal art & didgeridoos

Katherine: O Visit Katherine Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife

Daly Waters: O Visit the famous Outback pub Mataranka: O Swim in the thermal pools O Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead

Kakadu National Park: O Stay in Kakadu National Park O Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art O Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre O Cruise to see crocodiles & native bird life Darwin: City sightseeing tour O See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve O Visit the Darwin Museum to see the Cyclone Tracy display O

Litchfield National Park: See the termite mounds O See the rainforests & sandstone formations O Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls O

The Olgas

Refer to www.contiki.com/territory

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

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CODE: TEDA 2008/09/10

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11 Days from C$114

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TERRITORY & OUTBACK

DAY 1: Alice Springs. Meet your Contiki crew this morning and enjoy a city sightseeing tour. Later we visit Simpson's Gap and the Alice Springs Desert Park. Hotel (D) DAY 2: Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station. Further free time, then across the Finke River, the oldest river in the world, to Kings Creek Station to experience a working camel station. Tonight, sleep under the stars in true outback style. Outback bush camp (B,D) DAY 3: Kings Creek Station to Uluru. Take in the stunning sight of Kings Canyon. Later we drive past amazing Mt Connor, to reach Yulara Resort. Watch the sunset over Uluru and explore this world-famous monolith. Lodge (B) DAY 4: Uluru. Up early to see the mixed colours of Uluru at sunrise. The adventurous will have time to walk around or climb the famous Rock. Later we visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Lodge (B) DAY 5: Uluru to Alice Springs. Today we visit a traditional roadhouse on our return to Alice Springs. Maybe join us for dinner to try outback delicacies like crocodile and emu. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Alice Springs to Tennant Creek. Heading north across the Tropic of

Katherine Gorge

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Itinerary

Capricorn with time to experience Ti Tree, Wycliffe Well and the Devils Marbles. Tonight stay in the 'true-blue' Aussie Outback town of Tennant Creek. Hotel (D) DAY 7: Tennant Creek to Katherine. Time at Daly Waters to see the oldest Territory pub, and at Mataranka Thermal Pools en-route to Katherine. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Katherine to Kakadu National Park. Visit Katherine Gorge with free time to appreciate this spectacular area. Then to Kakadu National Park via Edith or Gunlom Falls. Hotel (B,D) DAY 9: Kakadu National Park. Today you'll experience the vast and unforgettable landscape, World Heritage wetlands, and amazing wildlife of Kakadu. Hotel (B) DAY 10: Kakadu National Park to Darwin. On to Darwin, the most northern city in Australia, for city sightseeing and time at leisure. Hotel (B) DAY 11: Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Visit Litchfield National Park, with time to explore. Later say a final farewell as your tour ends upon our return to Darwin. (B)

2010

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in DARWIN.

• Twin share supplement: C$275 per person. TEAD:

• Start 9.00am & end 6.00pm. TEDA:

• Start 7.30am & end 4.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$65 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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INTRODUCING

Breathtaking scenery from the road

NEW ZEALAND Auckland - Wellington - Christchurch - Queenstown The North Island The North Island is a fantastic mix of stylish cities, panoramic landscapes and endless beaches. Discover Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city or go north, to Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ with its beautiful harbour. Alternatively, experience Maori country and Rotorua’s thermal craters, or take time out and stay at Lake Taupo beneath the soaring volcanic peaks of Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu. For the more active, sail through the spectacular Bay of Islands, swim at a secluded beach or walk in Waitomo’s glow-worms caves.

Take a jet boat ride in Queenstown

The South Island The South Island boasts possibly the most magnificent scenery found on Earth! National Parks abound with majestic mountain peaks surrounded by icy blue glaciers and separated by ancient fjords that cut deep into the landscape leaving breathtaking waterways abundant with marine life. The largest city is Christchurch, known as the English-style “garden city”. Crystal clear water at Lake Tekapo And for fun and adrenaline, there’s nowhere like Queenstown, a ski resort in winter, yet year round it’s full of action as the unofficial adventure capital of the world!

Auckland harbour

AUCKLAND SCENE 3 Days C$199 Why not spend a little more time in Auckland – a vibrant and multicultural city set on a stunning harbour. An Auckland Scene package is the ideal way to begin or end your New Zealand Contiki tour.

Package Highlights & Great Value Inclusions O

“We’ll take you UP mountains (hiking, gondola & heli rides), DOWN mountains (zorbing & luging), THROUGH mountains & rivers and UNDERGROUND (rafting, river boarding & tubing)! Bring it on!” Alistair Denton, Tour Manager

O O O

2 nights twin share accommodation (single rooms available for a supplement). Twin room prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number. Twin and single rooms may be on a request basis. 2 breakfasts Auckland Scene welcome pack Explorer Bus sightseeing pass so that you can hop on & hop off to enjoy most of Auckland’s well known sights – such as Kelly Tarlton Underwater World, Auckland Zoo & the Sky Tower to name a few

PLEASE NOTE O O O

O

Tour Code: NZAS Twin share C$199 O Single room supplement C$149 This Auckland Scene package can only be booked in conjunction with a Contiki New Zealand tour. Contiki’s ‘scene’ packages are different from our other tours as they do not include a tour manager, rather we give you all the info & resources you need to squeeze the max out of a city & set your own pace to explore! For additional information, refer to www.contiki.com/auckland

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INTRODUCING

Breathtaking scenery from the road

NEW ZEALAND Auckland - Wellington - Christchurch - Queenstown The North Island The North Island is a fantastic mix of stylish cities, panoramic landscapes and endless beaches. Discover Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city or go north, to Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ with its beautiful harbour. Alternatively, experience Maori country and Rotorua’s thermal craters, or take time out and stay at Lake Taupo beneath the soaring volcanic peaks of Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu. For the more active, sail through the spectacular Bay of Islands, swim at a secluded beach or walk in Waitomo’s glow-worms caves.

Take a jet boat ride in Queenstown

The South Island The South Island boasts possibly the most magnificent scenery found on Earth! National Parks abound with majestic mountain peaks surrounded by icy blue glaciers and separated by ancient fjords that cut deep into the landscape leaving breathtaking waterways abundant with marine life. The largest city is Christchurch, known as the English-style “garden city”. Crystal clear water at Lake Tekapo And for fun and adrenaline, there’s nowhere like Queenstown, a ski resort in winter, yet year round it’s full of action as the unofficial adventure capital of the world!

Auckland harbour

AUCKLAND SCENE 3 Days C$199 Why not spend a little more time in Auckland – a vibrant and multicultural city set on a stunning harbour. An Auckland Scene package is the ideal way to begin or end your New Zealand Contiki tour.

Package Highlights & Great Value Inclusions O

“We’ll take you UP mountains (hiking, gondola & heli rides), DOWN mountains (zorbing & luging), THROUGH mountains & rivers and UNDERGROUND (rafting, river boarding & tubing)! Bring it on!” Alistair Denton, Tour Manager

O O O

2 nights twin share accommodation (single rooms available for a supplement). Twin room prices can only be booked when two friends book at the same time on the same booking reference number. Twin and single rooms may be on a request basis. 2 breakfasts Auckland Scene welcome pack Explorer Bus sightseeing pass so that you can hop on & hop off to enjoy most of Auckland’s well known sights – such as Kelly Tarlton Underwater World, Auckland Zoo & the Sky Tower to name a few

PLEASE NOTE O O O

O

Tour Code: NZAS Twin share C$199 O Single room supplement C$149 This Auckland Scene package can only be booked in conjunction with a Contiki New Zealand tour. Contiki’s ‘scene’ packages are different from our other tours as they do not include a tour manager, rather we give you all the info & resources you need to squeeze the max out of a city & set your own pace to explore! For additional information, refer to www.contiki.com/auckland

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Haast Pass Milford Sound

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

Queenstown

GRAND EXPLORER

SOUTH ISLAND

Te Anau Places visited 1 or more nightstops

15 Days from C$109 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

14 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 14 breakfasts (B), and 6 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland's Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show

O

See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See more of the sights made famous in the 'Lord of the Rings'

Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls

Cook Strait: O Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake

Picton: O Drive through New Zealand's largest wine growing region

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the 'Lord of the Rings'

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Christchurch: O City sightseeing tour

GRAND ENCOUNTER You can choose to start or finish your tour in Queenstown, making it a 14 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Deduct C$105 from the price panels on page 47 for tour price. Ex Auckland Code: NDZA. Ex Queenstown Code: NDZC.

Start 12 noon & end 2.00pm. Start 11.00am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$165 per person. Note: The start/end point in Queenstown is at Queenstown airport.

Arthur's Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur's Pass National Park

O

Hokitika: O See traditional Maori Greenstone carving

O

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with views of glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak O Stop at AJ Hackett's

Kawarau Bridge Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town

Milford Sound: Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park O Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake

DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 6: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Hotel (B)

Refer to www.contiki.com/grand-explorer

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

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Itinerary

DAY 9: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged west coast to Franz Josef. Resort (B,D) DAY 10: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown. On to Fox Glacier to explore this morning, then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 11-12: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B) DAYS 11-12: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 13: Queenstown to Milford Sound. First stop is Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, then through dramatic countryside, past Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 14: Milford Sound to Lake Ohau. Today there’s time to discover Arrowtown. Later pass Clutha River and Lake Pukaki enroute to beautiful Lake Ohau. Lodge (B,D) DAY 15: Lake Ohau to Christchurch. Free time this morning to visit Lake Tekapo, then on through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

There is a 14 day option to start or end in Queenstown - see the Grand Encounter box below

CODE: NGZA 2008/09/10

CODE: NGZC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

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• Twin share supplement: C$195 per person. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NGZA: • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. NGZC: • Start 8.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$85 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$45 SEE PAGE 13

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Bay of Islands: O Ninety Mile Beach & sand dune surfing Waitomo Waitomo: Caves O Black water rafting through Rotorua the glowworm caves NORTH ISLAND Huka Falls Rotorua: Taupo O Traditional Maori Hangi Tongariro feast & cultural show National Park Lake Taupo: TASMAN SEA O Parasailing Cook Wellington: Strait Ferry O Lord of the Rings locations tour Fox Glacier: Picton Wellington O Guided glacier hike Queenstown: O Tandem skydiving Arthur’s PACIFIC O AJ Hackett bungy jump Hokitika Pass OCEAN Lake Tekapo: Franz Josef & O Mt. Cook & glacier Fox Glacier scenic flights

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN and SAVE up to C$85.

New Zealand

Parry Kauri Park

2010

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Bay of Islands

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Hike a Glacier! - Franz Josef


Haast Pass Milford Sound

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

Queenstown

GRAND EXPLORER

SOUTH ISLAND

Te Anau Places visited 1 or more nightstops

15 Days from C$109 per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

14 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 14 breakfasts (B), and 6 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland's Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show

O

See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See more of the sights made famous in the 'Lord of the Rings'

Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls

Cook Strait: O Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake

Picton: O Drive through New Zealand's largest wine growing region

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the 'Lord of the Rings'

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Christchurch: O City sightseeing tour

GRAND ENCOUNTER You can choose to start or finish your tour in Queenstown, making it a 14 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Deduct C$105 from the price panels on page 47 for tour price. Ex Auckland Code: NDZA. Ex Queenstown Code: NDZC.

Start 12 noon & end 2.00pm. Start 11.00am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$165 per person. Note: The start/end point in Queenstown is at Queenstown airport.

Arthur's Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur's Pass National Park

O

Hokitika: O See traditional Maori Greenstone carving

O

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with views of glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak O Stop at AJ Hackett's

Kawarau Bridge Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town

Milford Sound: Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park O Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake

DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 6: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Hotel (B)

Refer to www.contiki.com/grand-explorer

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

Itinerary

DAY 9: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged west coast to Franz Josef. Resort (B,D) DAY 10: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown. On to Fox Glacier to explore this morning, then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 11-12: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B) DAYS 11-12: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 13: Queenstown to Milford Sound. First stop is Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, then through dramatic countryside, past Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 14: Milford Sound to Lake Ohau. Today there’s time to discover Arrowtown. Later pass Clutha River and Lake Pukaki enroute to beautiful Lake Ohau. Lodge (B,D) DAY 15: Lake Ohau to Christchurch. Free time this morning to visit Lake Tekapo, then on through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

There is a 14 day option to start or end in Queenstown - see the Grand Encounter box below

CODE: NGZA 2008/09/10

CODE: NGZC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

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• Twin share supplement: C$195 per person. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NGZA: • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. NGZC: • Start 8.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$85 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$45 SEE PAGE 13

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contiki.com Sand dune surfing

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New Zealand

Bay of Islands: O Ninety Mile Beach & sand dune surfing Waitomo Waitomo: Caves O Black water rafting through Rotorua the glowworm caves NORTH ISLAND Huka Falls Rotorua: Taupo O Traditional Maori Hangi Tongariro feast & cultural show National Park Lake Taupo: TASMAN SEA O Parasailing Cook Wellington: Strait Ferry O Lord of the Rings locations tour Fox Glacier: Picton Wellington O Guided glacier hike Queenstown: O Tandem skydiving Arthur’s PACIFIC O AJ Hackett bungy jump Hokitika Pass OCEAN Lake Tekapo: Franz Josef & O Mt. Cook & glacier Fox Glacier scenic flights

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN and SAVE up to C$85.

New Zealand

Parry Kauri Park

2010

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Bay of Islands

2008

contiki.com

FREE TIME

h ac Be le Mi ty ne Ni

Hike a Glacier! - Franz Josef


Fiordland National Park

Waitomo Caves Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

TASMAN SEA Cook Strait Ferry

Queenstown: O Whitewater rafting

Picton

Lake Tekapo: O Mt. Cook & glacier scenic flights

Arthur’s Pass

Hokitika

Wellington

PACIFIC OCEAN

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Haast Pass Milford Sound

GRAND ADVENTURER

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

SOUTH ISLAND

Queenstown Te Anau

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

12 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 12 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ O See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See more of the sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

Cook Strait: O Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds Picton: O Drive through New Zealand’s largest wine growing region Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Christchurch: O City sightseeing tour Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with

GRAND DISCOVERY You can choose to start or finish your tour in Queenstown, making it a 12 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Deduct C$105 from the price panels on page 49 for tour price. Ex Auckland Code: NBZA. Ex Queenstown Code: NBZC.

Start 12 noon & end 2.00pm. Start 11.00am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$145 per person. Note: The start/end point in Queenstown is at Queenstown airport.

views of the glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak O Stop at AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge O Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town Milford Sound: O Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park

O

Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak Lake Ohau O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake

Lake Tekapo

DAY 1: Auckland to Waitomo. Meet your Contiki crew and travel through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for free time. Lodge (D) DAY 2: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 3: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 4: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged west coast to Franz Josef. Resort (B,D) DAY 8: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown. On to Fox Glacier to

Refer to www.contiki.com/grand-adventurer

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

13 Days from C$110

Itinerary

explore this morning, then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 9-10: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B) DAYS 9-10: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 11: Queenstown to Milford Sound. First stop is Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, then through dramatic countryside, past Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 12: Milford Sound to Lake Ohau. Today there’s time to discover Arrowtown. Later pass Clutha River and Lake Pukaki en-route to beautiful Lake Ohau. Lodge (B,D) DAY 13: Lake Ohau to Christchurch. Free time this morning to visit Lake Tekapo, then on through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

There is a 12 day option to start or end in Queenstown - see the Grand Discovery box below

CODE: NPZA 2008/09/10

CODE: NPZC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

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C$ Per Person 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1520 1520 1520 1520 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1550 1550 1550 1550 1550 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590

2008

Tongariro National Park

2009

Wellington: O Quad bike bush experience Fox Glacier: O Helicopter flight & glacier hike

contiki.com

Huka Falls Taupo

Ka iko ur aC oa st

48

Lake Taupo: O Rock’n’Ropes adventure course

• Twin share supplement: C$175 per person. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NPZA: • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. NPZC: • Start 8.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$75 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$39 SEE PAGE 13

49

Rotorua: O Skyline gondola & luge ride

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN and SAVE up to C$60.

2010

New Zealand

Waitomo: O Glowworm cave guided tour

New Zealand

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2008

contiki.com

FREE TIME

h ac Be le Mi ty ne Ni

Whitewater rafting in Queenstown


Fiordland National Park

Waitomo Caves Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

TASMAN SEA Cook Strait Ferry

Queenstown: O Whitewater rafting

Picton

Lake Tekapo: O Mt. Cook & glacier scenic flights

Arthur’s Pass

Hokitika

Wellington

PACIFIC OCEAN

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Haast Pass Milford Sound

GRAND ADVENTURER

Lake Tekapo Lake Ohau

SOUTH ISLAND

Queenstown Te Anau

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

per day (tour only) All this included O O O O O O

12 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 12 breakfasts (B), and 5 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ O See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See more of the sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

Cook Strait: O Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds Picton: O Drive through New Zealand’s largest wine growing region Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Christchurch: O City sightseeing tour Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with

GRAND DISCOVERY You can choose to start or finish your tour in Queenstown, making it a 12 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Deduct C$105 from the price panels on page 49 for tour price. Ex Auckland Code: NBZA. Ex Queenstown Code: NBZC.

Start 12 noon & end 2.00pm. Start 11.00am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$145 per person. Note: The start/end point in Queenstown is at Queenstown airport.

views of the glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak O Stop at AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge O Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town Milford Sound: O Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park

O

Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak Lake Ohau O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake

Lake Tekapo

DAY 1: Auckland to Waitomo. Meet your Contiki crew and travel through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for free time. Lodge (D) DAY 2: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 3: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 4: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 6: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged west coast to Franz Josef. Resort (B,D) DAY 8: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown. On to Fox Glacier to

Refer to www.contiki.com/grand-adventurer

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2010

13 Days from C$110

Itinerary

explore this morning, then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 9-10: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B) DAYS 9-10: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 11: Queenstown to Milford Sound. First stop is Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, then through dramatic countryside, past Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 12: Milford Sound to Lake Ohau. Today there’s time to discover Arrowtown. Later pass Clutha River and Lake Pukaki en-route to beautiful Lake Ohau. Lodge (B,D) DAY 13: Lake Ohau to Christchurch. Free time this morning to visit Lake Tekapo, then on through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

There is a 12 day option to start or end in Queenstown - see the Grand Discovery box below

CODE: NPZA 2008/09/10

CODE: NPZC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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C$ Per Person 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1485 1520 1520 1520 1520 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1560 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1535 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1520 1550 1550 1550 1550 1550 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590 1590

2008

Tongariro National Park

2009

Wellington: O Quad bike bush experience Fox Glacier: O Helicopter flight & glacier hike

contiki.com

Huka Falls Taupo

Ka iko ur aC oa st

48

Lake Taupo: O Rock’n’Ropes adventure course

• Twin share supplement: C$175 per person. Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NPZA: • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. NPZC: • Start 8.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$75 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$39 SEE PAGE 13

49

Rotorua: O Skyline gondola & luge ride

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN and SAVE up to C$60.

2010

New Zealand

Waitomo: O Glowworm cave guided tour

New Zealand

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

2008

contiki.com

FREE TIME

h ac Be le Mi ty ne Ni

Whitewater rafting in Queenstown


Cook Strait Ferry

Wellington

Fox Glacier: O Guided glacier hike

Lake Tekapo 2008

Lake Ohau

Milford Sound

Queenstown Te Anau

Places visited

SCENIC SOUTHERN

Itinerary

Choose the 8 day option to start or end in Wellington - see the Southern Swirl box below

SOUTHERN SWIRL

per day (tour only)

You can choose to start or finish your tour in Wellington, making it a 8 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Add C$160 from the price panels on page 51 for tour price.

All this included

O O O O O

6 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 6 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Milford Sound: O Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park O Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak

Overnight cruise on Milford Sound

Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak

Hotel accommodation on Day 7 is included.

Ex Christchurch Code: NSHC. Ex Wellington Code: NSHA.

Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. Start 7.00am & end 6.00pm.

Twin share supplement: C$109 per person. Note: The start/end point in Wellington is the Abel Tasman Hotel.

O O

Stop at AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town

Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with views of the glaciers & rainforests Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park

Christchurch: City sightseeing tour

O

DAY 2: Lake Ohau to Milford Sound. Past Lake Pukaki and Clutha River to Arrowtown with time to explore. Then through the dramatic country-side to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 3: Milford Sound to Queenstown. Past Lake Te Anau to Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, before continuing on to Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 4-5: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B)

Please note: This is the itinerary for the tour code NSZC. The NSZA itinerary operates in reverse.

Refer to www.contiki.com/south

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Hike a Glacier! - Franz Josef

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Picton: Drive through New Zealand’s biggest wine growing region

O

Cook Strait: Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

O

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See some sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

2010

7 Days from C$117

DAY 1: Christchurch to Lake Ohau. Meet your Contiki crew and travel through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry, to Lake Tekapo and Lake Ohau. Lodge (D)

DAYS 4-5: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 6: Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier. Past the Southern Lakes via Haast Pass to Franz Josef Glacier with an afternoon free to explore. Resort (B,D) DAY 7: Franz Josef Glacier to Christchurch. Along the rugged west coast to Hokitika, then across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

1 or more nightstops

CODE: NSZA 2008/09/10

Start C’church

End C’church

Start C’church

End C’church

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C$ Per Person 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 839 839 839 839 839 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 845 845 845 845 845 845 845 839 839 839 839 839 839 839 839 855 855 855 855 855 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875

• Twin share supplement: C$95 per person. • Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NSZC: • Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. NSZA: • Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

Haast Pass

PACIFIC OCEAN

CODE: NSZC 2008/09/10

2009

Ka iko ur aC oa st

50

...to explore and do your SOUTH ISLAND Picton own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Arthur’s Here’s a sample: Pass Hokitika Lake Tekapo: O Mt. Cook & glacier Franz Josef & Fox Glacier scenic flights

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

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FREE TIME

2010

New Zealand

TASMAN SEA

New Zealand

contiki.com

NORTH ISLAND This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or WELLINGTON.

Queenstown: O Shotover jet O ‘Mad Dog’ river boarding O Canyon Swing

O

contiki.com

Canyon Swing - Queenstown

Check out the beautiful scenery in Queenstown


Cook Strait Ferry

Wellington

Fox Glacier: O Guided glacier hike

Lake Tekapo 2008

Lake Ohau

Milford Sound

Queenstown Te Anau

Places visited

SCENIC SOUTHERN

Itinerary

Choose the 8 day option to start or end in Wellington - see the Southern Swirl box below

SOUTHERN SWIRL

per day (tour only)

You can choose to start or finish your tour in Wellington, making it a 8 day tour that includes Milford Sound. Add C$160 from the price panels on page 51 for tour price.

All this included

O O O O O

6 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) - Milford overnight cruise quad share only 6 breakfasts (B), and 4 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake Milford Sound: O Travel through the Homer Tunnel O Unique overnight cruise on Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park O Cruise past towering cliffs & spectacular waterfalls O See the awe inspiring Mitre Peak

Overnight cruise on Milford Sound

Queenstown: O City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables Mountains & Coronet Peak

Hotel accommodation on Day 7 is included.

Ex Christchurch Code: NSHC. Ex Wellington Code: NSHA.

Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. Start 7.00am & end 6.00pm.

Twin share supplement: C$109 per person. Note: The start/end point in Wellington is the Abel Tasman Hotel.

O O

Stop at AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town

Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park with views of the glaciers & rainforests Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park

Christchurch: City sightseeing tour

O

DAY 2: Lake Ohau to Milford Sound. Past Lake Pukaki and Clutha River to Arrowtown with time to explore. Then through the dramatic country-side to Milford Sound. Overnight Cruise (B,D) DAY 3: Milford Sound to Queenstown. Past Lake Te Anau to Kawarau Bridge, home of the Bungy, allowing time for the brave, before continuing on to Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown. Lodge (B,D) DAYS 4-5: Queenstown. Two full days free to thrive in the ‘Adventure-Adrenaline capital of the world’ – the list of activities is endless and the nightlife legendary. Lodge (B)(B)

Please note: This is the itinerary for the tour code NSZC. The NSZA itinerary operates in reverse.

Refer to www.contiki.com/south

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Hike a Glacier! - Franz Josef

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony Picton: Drive through New Zealand’s biggest wine growing region

O

Cook Strait: Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

O

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour O Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views O See some sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

2010

7 Days from C$117

DAY 1: Christchurch to Lake Ohau. Meet your Contiki crew and travel through the MacKenzie country, home to the sheep industry, to Lake Tekapo and Lake Ohau. Lodge (D)

DAYS 4-5: Maybe Ski Queenstown? July and August winter departures offers the chance of two full days skiing on some of New Zealand’s finest slopes. Ski equipment and lessons can be organised on arrival at your resort. Lodge (B)(B) DAY 6: Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier. Past the Southern Lakes via Haast Pass to Franz Josef Glacier with an afternoon free to explore. Resort (B,D) DAY 7: Franz Josef Glacier to Christchurch. Along the rugged west coast to Hokitika, then across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2009

1 or more nightstops

CODE: NSZA 2008/09/10

Start C’church

End C’church

Start C’church

End C’church

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

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C$ Per Person 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 839 839 839 839 839 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 845 845 845 845 845 845 845 839 839 839 839 839 839 839 839 855 855 855 855 855 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875

• Twin share supplement: C$95 per person. • Please note: Accommodation on the Milford Wanderer is quad share. NSZC: • Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. NSZA: • Start 8.00am & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

Haast Pass

PACIFIC OCEAN

CODE: NSZC 2008/09/10

2009

Ka iko ur aC oa st

50

...to explore and do your SOUTH ISLAND Picton own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Arthur’s Here’s a sample: Pass Hokitika Lake Tekapo: O Mt. Cook & glacier Franz Josef & Fox Glacier scenic flights

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C$ Per Person 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 815 839 839 839 839 839 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 859 845 845 845 845 845 845 845 845 839 839 839 839 839 839 839 855 855 855 855 855 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$39 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$19 SEE PAGE 13

51

FREE TIME

2010

New Zealand

TASMAN SEA

New Zealand

contiki.com

NORTH ISLAND This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or WELLINGTON.

Queenstown: O Shotover jet O ‘Mad Dog’ river boarding O Canyon Swing

O

contiki.com

Canyon Swing - Queenstown

Check out the beautiful scenery in Queenstown


FREE TIME

Waitomo Caves Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

Huka Falls

Lake Taupo: O Jet boat & scenic helicopter ride O Fishing & dinner sunset cruise TASMAN SEA Wellington: O Quad bike bush experience

Tongariro National Park

Cook Strait Ferry

Picton

Wellington

Ka iko ur aC oa st

SOUTH ISLAND

Taupo

NORTHERN HIGHLIGHTS

PACIFIC OCEAN

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or WELLINGTON and SAVE up to C$35. Visit the Maori tribal lands

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Go Zorbing in Rotorua

8 Days from C$112

NORTHERN ESCAPADE

per day (tour only) All this included

O O O O O

You can choose to start or finish your tour in Wellington, making it a 6 day tour. Deduct C$260 from the price panels on page 53 for tour price.

7 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 7 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

Bay of Islands: O Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Nga Puhi Maori

O

Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show

Ex Auckland Ex Wellington

Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ O See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu

Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour

Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. Start 7.30am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$55 per person.

Itinerary

Note: The start/end point in Wellington is the Abel Tasman Hotel.

O

O

Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake

Code: NNZA. Code: NNZC.

Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views See more of the sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

Cook Strait: Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

O

Picton: Drive through New Zealand’s biggest wine growing region

O

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony

See a sheep show in Rotorua

DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time

to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 6: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2010

O

2009

There is a 6 day option to start or end in Wellington - see the Northern Escapade box below

CODE: NNHA 2008/09/10

CODE: NNHC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

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NNHA:

NEED FLIGHTS?

• Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

930 930 930 930 930 930 930 930 955 955 955 955 955 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 965 965 965 965 965 965 965 955 955 955 955 955 955 955 955 970 970 970 970 970 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995

• Twin share supplement: C$80 per person.

Refer to www.contiki.com/north Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

C$ Per Person

NNHC:

• Start 7.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

Rotorua: O Traditional Maori Hangi feast & cultural show O The ‘Zorb’ adventure hill

2009

52

Waitomo: O Glowworm cave guided tour

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C$ Per Person 895 895 895 895 895 895 895 920 920 920 920 920 940 940 940 940 955 955 955 955 955 955 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 930 930 930 930 930 930 930 930 920 920 920 920 920 920 920 935 935 935 935 935 960 960 960 960 975 975 975 975 975 975 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$49 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$25 SEE PAGE 13

53

Quad Biking - Wellington

New Zealand

Parry Kauri Park

2010

New Zealand

Bay of Islands: O Catamaran sailing through the islands O Kayak ocean adventure

Bay of Islands

2008

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

contiki.com

Sail the Bay of Islands

h ac Be le Mi ty ne Ni

contiki.com

Take a jet boat ride at the Huka Falls


FREE TIME

Waitomo Caves Rotorua

NORTH ISLAND

Huka Falls

Lake Taupo: O Jet boat & scenic helicopter ride O Fishing & dinner sunset cruise TASMAN SEA Wellington: O Quad bike bush experience

Tongariro National Park

Cook Strait Ferry

Picton

Wellington

Ka iko ur aC oa st

SOUTH ISLAND

Taupo

NORTHERN HIGHLIGHTS

PACIFIC OCEAN

This tour also runs in REVERSE. You can start in CHRISTCHURCH or WELLINGTON and SAVE up to C$35. Visit the Maori tribal lands

Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Go Zorbing in Rotorua

8 Days from C$112

NORTHERN ESCAPADE

per day (tour only) All this included

O O O O O

You can choose to start or finish your tour in Wellington, making it a 6 day tour. Deduct C$260 from the price panels on page 53 for tour price.

7 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 7 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

Bay of Islands: O Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Nga Puhi Maori

O

Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show

Ex Auckland Ex Wellington

Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo & a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Tongariro National Park: O Dramatic drive through the Volcanic landscape made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ O See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu

Rotorua: O City sightseeing tour

Wellington: O City sightseeing tour

Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. Start 7.30am & end 12 noon.

Twin share supplement: C$55 per person.

Itinerary

Note: The start/end point in Wellington is the Abel Tasman Hotel.

O

O

Huka Falls: O Visit the mighty falls Taupo: O View Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake

Code: NNZA. Code: NNZC.

Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views See more of the sights made famous in the ‘Lord of the Rings’

Cook Strait: Cruise the scenic Marlborough & Queen Charlotte Sounds

O

Picton: Drive through New Zealand’s biggest wine growing region

O

Kaikoura Coast: O Spectacular coastal drive & visit a seal colony

See a sheep show in Rotorua

DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D) DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Taupo. Into the heart of the Volcanic north island, allowing time

to explore the thermal area, then onto Taupo for an afternoon free to revel in the lake surroundings. Resort (B) DAY 6: Taupo to Wellington. Through Tongario National Park to Wellington, the capital of NZ, renowned for its lively bars and clubs. Hotel (B) DAY 7: Wellington. A full day free to appreciate this vibrant city – visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, relish the shopping or relax in one of the city’s many cafes. Hotel (B) DAY 8: Wellington to Christchurch. Cruise across Cook Strait through Marlborough Sound to New Zealand’s South Island and Picton. Travel along the Kaikoura Coastline and on through the colourful Canterbury Plains. Say a final farewell to your fellow travellers as your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch. (B)

2010

O

2009

There is a 6 day option to start or end in Wellington - see the Northern Escapade box below

CODE: NNHA 2008/09/10

CODE: NNHC 2008/09/10

Start Auckland

End C’church

Start C’church

End Auckland

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NNHA:

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• Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

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• Twin share supplement: C$80 per person.

Refer to www.contiki.com/north Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

C$ Per Person

NNHC:

• Start 7.00am & end 12 noon. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

2008

Rotorua: O Traditional Maori Hangi feast & cultural show O The ‘Zorb’ adventure hill

2009

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Waitomo: O Glowworm cave guided tour

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C$ Per Person 895 895 895 895 895 895 895 920 920 920 920 920 940 940 940 940 955 955 955 955 955 955 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 940 930 930 930 930 930 930 930 930 920 920 920 920 920 920 920 935 935 935 935 935 960 960 960 960 975 975 975 975 975 975 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960 960

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE UP TO C$49 OFFER 2 SAVE UP TO C$25 SEE PAGE 13

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Quad Biking - Wellington

New Zealand

Parry Kauri Park

2010

New Zealand

Bay of Islands: O Catamaran sailing through the islands O Kayak ocean adventure

Bay of Islands

2008

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

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Sail the Bay of Islands

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Take a jet boat ride at the Huka Falls


Bay of Islands: O Kayak Adventure O Swim with the dolphins O Excitor ‘fast boat’ through the islands O Ninety Mile Beach & sand dune surfing

NORTH ISLAND

Parry Kauri Park

Waitomo Caves See “Hole in the Rock” from the Excitor fast boat

3 Days from C$93

5 Days from C$108

Cook

Cook

per day (tour only)

per day (tour only)

Please note: The transfer from Rotorua to Auckland is not operated by Contiki, but by a third party operator.

Refer to www.contiki.com/steam

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Auckland harbour

Bay of Islands: O Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Nga Puhi Maori

Itinerary DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or

join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Auckland. Heading back south we enjoy great views of Auckland as we return to the city around lunchtime. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/bay

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2009

Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

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Start Auckland

End Auckland

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NCZA/NCZC:

• Twin share supplement: C$25 per person. • Start 12 noon & end 12 noon. †

This tour code is NCZC.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$15 OFFER 2 SAVE C$10 SEE PAGE 13

C$ Per Person 289 289 289 289 289 289 289 285 285 285 285 285 285 285 285 289 289 289 289 289 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299

O O O O

4 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box Black water rafting through Waitomo caves

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

Bay of Islands: Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Ngapuhi Maori O

Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo and a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Rotorua: City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show O

CODE: NRZA 2008/09/10 Start Auckland

End Auckland

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Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May

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9 21 2 14 26 7 19 1 13 25 2 10 18 26 4 12 16 20 24 28 1 5 9 13 17 21 25 29 2 6 10 14 18 22 26 2 6 10 22 3 15 27 9 21

C$ Per Person 539 539 539 539 539 539 539 539 549 549 549 549 549 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 555 555 555 555

2009

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

C$ Per Person

O

2010

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

End Auckland

O

2008

Included Highlights

Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup

Start Auckland

2009

2 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

2010

O

CODE: NCZA/NCZC 2008/09/10

2008

O

DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D)

DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Auckland. You’ll pick up a transfer coach to Auckland, arriving late in the afternoon. (B)

All this included

All this included

O

Rotorua: O Skyline gondola & luge ride

Rotorua

TASMAN SEA

SUN & STEAM

O

Waitomo: O Black water rafting through the glowworm caves

Itinerary

BAY OF ISLANDS O

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Bay of Islands: O Catamaran sailing through the islands

NORTH ISLAND

TASMAN SEA

O

FREE TIME

Start Auckland

End Auckland

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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NRZA:

• Twin share supplement: C$39 per person. • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$29 OFFER 2 SAVE C$15 SEE PAGE 13

C$ Per Person 555 555 555 549 549 549 549 549 549 549 549 565 565 565 565 565 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575

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Kayak adventure - Bay of Islands

1 or more nightstops

Bay of Islands

contiki.com

Parry Kauri Park

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Places visited

New Zealand

Bay of Islands

FREE TIME

2009

New Zealand

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1 or more nightstops

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h ac Be le Mi ty ne Ni

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Places visited


Bay of Islands: O Kayak Adventure O Swim with the dolphins O Excitor ‘fast boat’ through the islands O Ninety Mile Beach & sand dune surfing

NORTH ISLAND

Parry Kauri Park

Waitomo Caves See “Hole in the Rock” from the Excitor fast boat

3 Days from C$93

5 Days from C$108

Cook

Cook

per day (tour only)

per day (tour only)

Please note: The transfer from Rotorua to Auckland is not operated by Contiki, but by a third party operator.

Refer to www.contiki.com/steam

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Auckland harbour

Bay of Islands: O Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Nga Puhi Maori

Itinerary DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or

join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Auckland. Heading back south we enjoy great views of Auckland as we return to the city around lunchtime. (B) Refer to www.contiki.com/bay

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER? See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

2009

Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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Start Auckland

End Auckland

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Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

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NCZA/NCZC:

• Twin share supplement: C$25 per person. • Start 12 noon & end 12 noon. †

This tour code is NCZC.

• Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$15 OFFER 2 SAVE C$10 SEE PAGE 13

C$ Per Person 289 289 289 289 289 289 289 285 285 285 285 285 285 285 285 289 289 289 289 289 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299 299

O O O O

4 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 4 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box Black water rafting through Waitomo caves

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup Parry Kauri Park: O Walk through native Kauri Forest

Bay of Islands: Paihia & Waitangi sightseeing tour O See the Tribal Lands of the Ngapuhi Maori O

Waitomo: O Visit Waitomo and a traditional New Zealand country pub O Enjoy a pizza party

Rotorua: City sightseeing tour O Visit the Agrodome farm to see the World renown sheep show O

CODE: NRZA 2008/09/10 Start Auckland

End Auckland

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr May May

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr May May

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9 21 2 14 26 7 19 1 13 25 2 10 18 26 4 12 16 20 24 28 1 5 9 13 17 21 25 29 2 6 10 14 18 22 26 2 6 10 22 3 15 27 9 21

C$ Per Person 539 539 539 539 539 539 539 539 549 549 549 549 549 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 565 555 555 555 555

2009

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

C$ Per Person

O

2010

All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!

End Auckland

O

2008

Included Highlights

Auckland: O Cross Auckland’s Harbour Bridge O See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower O See the ‘City of Sails’ harbour made famous by the America’s Cup

Start Auckland

2009

2 nights quad share accommodation (twin-share also available) 2 breakfasts (B), and 1 dinner (D) as per itinerary Local taxes and service charges Experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver Modern air-conditioned coach with toilet, reclining seats & DVD Inclusions and sightseeing as outlined in Included Highlights box

2010

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CODE: NCZA/NCZC 2008/09/10

2008

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DAY 1: Auckland to Bay of Islands. Meet your Contiki crew then travel through the subtropical greenery of the northland region. You’ll have free time in Parry Kauri Park and Paihia, our seaside resort in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Resort (D) DAY 2: Bay of Islands. A whole day free to have fun in this spectacular area – relax on the beach, visit the Maori tribal lands or join us for an amazing variety of activities. Resort (B) DAY 3: Bay of Islands to Waitomo. To Auckland for lunch and on through the Waikato farming region to Waitomo, home of limestone formations and glowworms, for time to explore. Lodge (B,D)

DAY 4: Waitomo to Rotorua. On to Rotorua, epicentre of Maori culture in New Zealand, to discover the native peoples way of life with time to savour the thermal hot pools. Hotel (B) DAY 5: Rotorua to Auckland. You’ll pick up a transfer coach to Auckland, arriving late in the afternoon. (B)

All this included

All this included

O

Rotorua: O Skyline gondola & luge ride

Rotorua

TASMAN SEA

SUN & STEAM

O

Waitomo: O Black water rafting through the glowworm caves

Itinerary

BAY OF ISLANDS O

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Bay of Islands: O Catamaran sailing through the islands

NORTH ISLAND

TASMAN SEA

O

FREE TIME

Start Auckland

End Auckland

May Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

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NRZA:

• Twin share supplement: C$39 per person. • Start 12 noon & end 6.00pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$29 OFFER 2 SAVE C$15 SEE PAGE 13

C$ Per Person 555 555 555 549 549 549 549 549 549 549 549 565 565 565 565 565 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575 575

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Kayak adventure - Bay of Islands

1 or more nightstops

Bay of Islands

contiki.com

Parry Kauri Park

...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample:

Places visited

New Zealand

Bay of Islands

FREE TIME

2009

New Zealand

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1 or more nightstops

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Places visited


Ka iko ur aC oa st

SOUTH ISLAND Arthur’s Pass

Hokitika

PACIFIC OCEAN

All tours depart from one of the hotel mentioned on page 12.

New Zealand

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

You are responsible for making your own way from your arrival airport to the tour departure point.

Haast Pass

Lake Tekapo

Australia

Lake Pukaki Queenstown

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Departure Points

57

contiki.com

Take to the slopes of Coronet Peak

contiki.com

Cook Strait

TASMAN SEA

Sydney Departures: Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Start at 7.30am: Reefs & Rainforests, Beaches & Reefs, Coast & Whitsundays, City to Surf, Contrast Reef & Rock, Aussie Explorer. Start at 6.00pm (check in from 2.00pm): Ocean to Outback, Bridge to Reef, Sydney New Years Eve. Check in from 2.00pm: Sydney Scene.

ULTIMATE WINTER ADVENTURE 7 Days from C$171 O O O O O

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park

with views of the glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables O

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Fox Glacier: O Guided glacier hike Queenstown: O Shotover jet O Tandem skydiving O AJ Hackett bungy

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Mountains & Coronet Peak Stop at AJ Hackett’s Kawarau Bridge Skyline dinner & gondola 3 day lift pass & transfers to local ski fields Visit Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town

Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake

DAY 2: Fox Glacier to Queenstown. Time to hike or helicopter the glacier this morning. Then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. (B)

the mountain again or enjoy one of the many activities available in the “Adventure Capital of the World”. This evening enjoy a last night dinner and awards night. (B,D) DAY 7: Queenstown to Christchurch. Scenic drive through majestic McKenzie Country past the glacial lakes of Pukaki and Tekapo. Pass magnificent Mt Cook to Christchurch and our final stop. If you’ve got the energy, your Tour manager will organize one last ‘hurrah’ in the Garden City. (B)

DAYS 3-5: Queenstown – ski. You’re here to ski or snowboard, so let’s hit the slopes ! Time to conquer the Remarkables, Coronet Peak or Cardrona – what a playground ! On day 5 we’ve included a special gondola trip to the top of Bobs Peak for a memorable dinner and night out at the famous Skyline restaurant. (B)(B)(B,D)

Please note: Ski & snowboard equipment is available for hire in Queenstown.

DAY 6: Queenstown at leisure. Free day to either test yourself on

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake O See the historic Church of the Good Shephard

Start at 12.00noon: Beaches & Reefs, Cairns Sunshine Trail, Magical Tropics Getting there: Our Cairns starting point is the Cairns Colonial Club Resort. The Cairns Colonial Club has a free shuttle coach, which will meet most flights and is generally found in the area adjacent to the baggage claim area. A taxi to the hotel is approx A$15. Surfers Paradise Departures: Start at 6.00pm: Cairns Sunshine Trail Getting there: There are two airports close to Surfers Paradise. Gold Coast airport is around 30 minutes drive south, and transfer shuttles from there cost approx A$18 one way. Brisbane airport is approx one hour north, and transfer shuttles from there cost around A$39 one way. There is also an airport train to Surfers Paradise, costing around A$25. Please get off at Nerang station, then it’s a short taxi ride into Surfers Paradise. Whitsundays Departures: Start at 6.00pm on Long Island: Coast & Whitsundays, Island & Rainforests, Magical Tropics (Island stay versions)

Refer to www.contiki.com/nzski

NEED FLIGHTS? Ask us about great airfare deals. See more on page 14.

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

Getting there: Our hotel is Long Island Resort. If flying into Hamilton Island, proceed to Long Island Resort’s courtesy desk. The resort staff there will advise how to join the Blue Ferries launch transfer to Long Island Resort. The cost of this transfer, approx A$40, is not included in the tour price (but may be ticketed in conjunction with the flights). If arriving in Proserpine, take a Whitsunday Transit coach to Shute Harbour (approx A$17 one way) and then a Blue Ferries launch to Long Island, which is approx A$27 one way. (2 night Sail versions) Check in by 3.00pm at Airlie Beach: Coast & Whitsundays, Island & Rainforests, Magical Tropics Getting there: Check in is at the Oz Adventure Sailing office, Level 2, 293 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach. If arriving in Proserpine, take a Whitsunday Transit coach to Airlie beach (approx A$17).

Ride the Shotover Jet!

CODE: CZSKIC02 2008

CODE: CZSKIC03 2009

Start C’church

End C’church

Start C’church

End C’church

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Aug

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep

Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Aug

Jul Jul Aug Aug Aug Aug Aug Sep

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C$ Per Person 1195 1195 1195 1195 1195 1195 1195 1195

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Start at 7.30am: Reefs & Rainforests, Island & Rainforest, Rainforest Adventure

DAY 1: Christchurch to Fox Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged West Coast to Fox Glacier. (D)

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Getting there: Our Sydney hotel is the Travelodge Hotel Sydney. The hotel is situated on Wentworth Avenue. On arrival at Sydney airport, clients can take a shuttle bus (from approx A$30), which will drop off at the Travelodge Hotel Sydney on request (check with driver). Also available is the airport link rail service, which travels to Central Station (approx A$13.80), then a 10 minute walk. Taxi fare to the Travelodge Hotel Sydney is approx A$30 from the airport terminals.

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• Single room supplement: C$295. • Start 8.30am & end 6.30pm. • Check out our 'Cool Deals' for more great ways to SAVE. See page 13 for further information. For Travel Insurance see page 58.

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$59 OFFER 2 SAVE C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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If arriving in Hamilton Island, take a Blue Ferries transfer to Shute Harbour (approx A$40). Then a Whitsunday Transit bus to Airlie Beach (approx A$4).

New Zealand Auckland Departures: Start at 12 noon: Grand Explorer, Grand Adventurer, Bay of Islands, Sun & Steam, Northern Highlights. Getting there: Our pre & post tour hotel is the Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street Auckland. The cheapest form of transport to and from Auckland Airport is the Airbus situated just outside the terminal building (approx NZ$15 pp plus 20% discount with Contiki travelers guide book). Other sources of available transport are shuttle vans (approx NZ$25 pp) or taxis (approx NZ$60). Wellington Departures: Start at 7.30am: Scenic Southern (8 day option), Northern Highlights (6 day option). Getting there:Our pre & post tour hotel is the Abel Tasman Hotel, 169 Willis St, Wellington. The cheapest form of transport from the airport is the orange Wellington Link bus situated just outside the terminal and to the right (approx NZ$5 pp). Get off at Courtney Place. Other forms of transport are shuttle vans (approx NZ$20 pp) or taxis (approx NZ$30). Christchurch Departures:

Clients should call Oz Adventure Sailing on 1300 653 100 if there are any problems.

Start at 8.00am: Grand Explorer, Grand Adventurer, Scenic Southern.

Darwin Departures:

Start at 7.00am: Northern Highlights.

Start at 7.30am: Territory & Outback, Alice & Kakadu, Native Australia, Aussie Explorer Getting there: In Darwin our hotel is the Quality Frontier Darwin. On arrival at Darwin Airport, passengers can take a Darwin Airport Service to the hotel. These services meet all incoming flights and will drop off at the hotel on request (approx A$9 and takes about 15 minutes). A taxi fare is approx A$20.

Getting there: Our pre & post tour hotel is the Bealeys Hotel, 263 Bealey Ave, Edgeware, Chistchurch. The cheapest form of transport from the airport is shuttle van (approx NZ$15 pp) or you can get a taxi (approx NZ$35). Queenstown Departures:

Alice Springs Departures:

Start at 11.00am: Grand Explorer (14 day option), Grand Adventurer (12 day option).

Start at 9.00am: Territory & Outback, Alice & Uluru (AEAD version) Start at 10.00am: Start at 2.00pm: Alice & Kakadu Alice & Uluru (AEDA version) Getting there: Our hotel is the All Seasons Oasis. The Airport Shuttle Service will drop off at the hotel on request (approx A$14). A taxi to the hotel costs approx A$20.

Getting there: Tours start at the Queenstown Airport where the Contiki coach will pick up clients (no formal check-in desk, clients should wait near the front door and will easily see the coach arriving (it’s a very small airport). The cheapest transport from town to the airport is the Shopper Bus (approx NZ$6 pp – if leaving Queenstown Lodge, you need 2 buses and must change in town) or else shuttle vans (approx NZ$18 pp) and taxis (approx NZ$25).


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Sydney Departures: Places visited 1 or more nightstops

Start at 7.30am: Reefs & Rainforests, Beaches & Reefs, Coast & Whitsundays, City to Surf, Contrast Reef & Rock, Aussie Explorer. Start at 6.00pm (check in from 2.00pm): Ocean to Outback, Bridge to Reef, Sydney New Years Eve. Check in from 2.00pm: Sydney Scene.

ULTIMATE WINTER ADVENTURE 7 Days from C$171 O O O O O

Included Highlights All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price! Arthur’s Pass: O Scenic drive through Arthur’s Pass National Park Hokitika: O See Traditional Maori Greenstone carving Franz Josef & Fox Glacier: O Coastal drive through Westland National Park

with views of the glaciers & rainforests Haast Pass: O Stunning drive through the Southern Alps O See Lake Hawea & the Crown Range Queenstown: City sightseeing tour O View the Remarkables O

FREE TIME ...to explore and do your own thing, as well as take part in our ‘Optional Extras’ (at extra cost). See pages 8-9 for more details. Here’s a sample: Fox Glacier: O Guided glacier hike Queenstown: O Shotover jet O Tandem skydiving O AJ Hackett bungy

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Lake Ohau: O See Mt. Cook across this beautiful blue glacial lake

DAY 2: Fox Glacier to Queenstown. Time to hike or helicopter the glacier this morning. Then via Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes and Queenstown. (B)

the mountain again or enjoy one of the many activities available in the “Adventure Capital of the World”. This evening enjoy a last night dinner and awards night. (B,D) DAY 7: Queenstown to Christchurch. Scenic drive through majestic McKenzie Country past the glacial lakes of Pukaki and Tekapo. Pass magnificent Mt Cook to Christchurch and our final stop. If you’ve got the energy, your Tour manager will organize one last ‘hurrah’ in the Garden City. (B)

DAYS 3-5: Queenstown – ski. You’re here to ski or snowboard, so let’s hit the slopes ! Time to conquer the Remarkables, Coronet Peak or Cardrona – what a playground ! On day 5 we’ve included a special gondola trip to the top of Bobs Peak for a memorable dinner and night out at the famous Skyline restaurant. (B)(B)(B,D)

Please note: Ski & snowboard equipment is available for hire in Queenstown.

DAY 6: Queenstown at leisure. Free day to either test yourself on

See page 12 for ways to extend your holiday.

Lake Tekapo: O See the beautiful turquoise coloured glacial lake O See the historic Church of the Good Shephard

Start at 12.00noon: Beaches & Reefs, Cairns Sunshine Trail, Magical Tropics Getting there: Our Cairns starting point is the Cairns Colonial Club Resort. The Cairns Colonial Club has a free shuttle coach, which will meet most flights and is generally found in the area adjacent to the baggage claim area. A taxi to the hotel is approx A$15. Surfers Paradise Departures: Start at 6.00pm: Cairns Sunshine Trail Getting there: There are two airports close to Surfers Paradise. Gold Coast airport is around 30 minutes drive south, and transfer shuttles from there cost approx A$18 one way. Brisbane airport is approx one hour north, and transfer shuttles from there cost around A$39 one way. There is also an airport train to Surfers Paradise, costing around A$25. Please get off at Nerang station, then it’s a short taxi ride into Surfers Paradise. Whitsundays Departures: Start at 6.00pm on Long Island: Coast & Whitsundays, Island & Rainforests, Magical Tropics (Island stay versions)

Refer to www.contiki.com/nzski

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WANT TO STAY LONGER?

Getting there: Our hotel is Long Island Resort. If flying into Hamilton Island, proceed to Long Island Resort’s courtesy desk. The resort staff there will advise how to join the Blue Ferries launch transfer to Long Island Resort. The cost of this transfer, approx A$40, is not included in the tour price (but may be ticketed in conjunction with the flights). If arriving in Proserpine, take a Whitsunday Transit coach to Shute Harbour (approx A$17 one way) and then a Blue Ferries launch to Long Island, which is approx A$27 one way. (2 night Sail versions) Check in by 3.00pm at Airlie Beach: Coast & Whitsundays, Island & Rainforests, Magical Tropics Getting there: Check in is at the Oz Adventure Sailing office, Level 2, 293 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach. If arriving in Proserpine, take a Whitsunday Transit coach to Airlie beach (approx A$17).

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Start at 7.30am: Reefs & Rainforests, Island & Rainforest, Rainforest Adventure

DAY 1: Christchurch to Fox Glacier. Across the Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass to Hokitika, before continuing along the rugged West Coast to Fox Glacier. (D)

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Getting there: Our Sydney hotel is the Travelodge Hotel Sydney. The hotel is situated on Wentworth Avenue. On arrival at Sydney airport, clients can take a shuttle bus (from approx A$30), which will drop off at the Travelodge Hotel Sydney on request (check with driver). Also available is the airport link rail service, which travels to Central Station (approx A$13.80), then a 10 minute walk. Taxi fare to the Travelodge Hotel Sydney is approx A$30 from the airport terminals.

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EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OFFER 1 SAVE C$59 OFFER 2 SAVE C$29 SEE PAGE 13

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If arriving in Hamilton Island, take a Blue Ferries transfer to Shute Harbour (approx A$40). Then a Whitsunday Transit bus to Airlie Beach (approx A$4).

New Zealand Auckland Departures: Start at 12 noon: Grand Explorer, Grand Adventurer, Bay of Islands, Sun & Steam, Northern Highlights. Getting there: Our pre & post tour hotel is the Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street Auckland. The cheapest form of transport to and from Auckland Airport is the Airbus situated just outside the terminal building (approx NZ$15 pp plus 20% discount with Contiki travelers guide book). Other sources of available transport are shuttle vans (approx NZ$25 pp) or taxis (approx NZ$60). Wellington Departures: Start at 7.30am: Scenic Southern (8 day option), Northern Highlights (6 day option). Getting there:Our pre & post tour hotel is the Abel Tasman Hotel, 169 Willis St, Wellington. The cheapest form of transport from the airport is the orange Wellington Link bus situated just outside the terminal and to the right (approx NZ$5 pp). Get off at Courtney Place. Other forms of transport are shuttle vans (approx NZ$20 pp) or taxis (approx NZ$30). Christchurch Departures:

Clients should call Oz Adventure Sailing on 1300 653 100 if there are any problems.

Start at 8.00am: Grand Explorer, Grand Adventurer, Scenic Southern.

Darwin Departures:

Start at 7.00am: Northern Highlights.

Start at 7.30am: Territory & Outback, Alice & Kakadu, Native Australia, Aussie Explorer Getting there: In Darwin our hotel is the Quality Frontier Darwin. On arrival at Darwin Airport, passengers can take a Darwin Airport Service to the hotel. These services meet all incoming flights and will drop off at the hotel on request (approx A$9 and takes about 15 minutes). A taxi fare is approx A$20.

Getting there: Our pre & post tour hotel is the Bealeys Hotel, 263 Bealey Ave, Edgeware, Chistchurch. The cheapest form of transport from the airport is shuttle van (approx NZ$15 pp) or you can get a taxi (approx NZ$35). Queenstown Departures:

Alice Springs Departures:

Start at 11.00am: Grand Explorer (14 day option), Grand Adventurer (12 day option).

Start at 9.00am: Territory & Outback, Alice & Uluru (AEAD version) Start at 10.00am: Start at 2.00pm: Alice & Kakadu Alice & Uluru (AEDA version) Getting there: Our hotel is the All Seasons Oasis. The Airport Shuttle Service will drop off at the hotel on request (approx A$14). A taxi to the hotel costs approx A$20.

Getting there: Tours start at the Queenstown Airport where the Contiki coach will pick up clients (no formal check-in desk, clients should wait near the front door and will easily see the coach arriving (it’s a very small airport). The cheapest transport from town to the airport is the Shopper Bus (approx NZ$6 pp – if leaving Queenstown Lodge, you need 2 buses and must change in town) or else shuttle vans (approx NZ$18 pp) and taxis (approx NZ$25).


Answers to frequently asked questions & things you should know

Once Contiki accepts your booking by confirmation thereof a contract is made between Contiki and you upon the terms and conditions set out below.

What’s included?

Brochure authenticity

• Coach, train, air transfers, and ferry transport as specified. • Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals as detailed on page 5, 10 & 11 and under ‘All this included’ on tour pages. • Sightseeing as detailed on pages 6-7 and under ‘Included Highlights’ on tour pages. Unless specified, entrance fees are not included. • Experienced Contiki crew.

We have put a great deal of effort into producing this brochure. The information given and literature produced by Contiki has been compiled with care and is published in good faith. Sometimes, because of circumstances outside our control, we have to alter some excursions due to seasonal closing or repairs to buildings, etc., especially early or late in the season. If this happens, alternative excursions will be arranged.

What’s not included?

What should I pack?

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Comfortable, casual clothing for day wear and ‘smart/casual’ for dining and those special evenings on the town. Remember that early or later in the season you will need warmer clothing as well as a raincoat/anorak. Please note that casinos do not allow jeans or denim clothes. A pair of comfortable walking shoes is essential. For further details, please refer to your ‘Travellers Guide’ information book.

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. YOUR VACATION RESERVATION On receipt of your deposit, subject to availability and at our discretion, Contiki will reserve your place on your selected vacation. A contract is only made between you and us upon your booking being confirmed and accepted by us and our communication thereof to either you or your travel agent. 2. PRICE GUARANTEE Tour prices in this brochure are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies and exchange rates as at 18th April, 2008. Should any of these costs change, a surcharge may be made on the price of your vacation. If the total tour price increases by more than 10%, passengers will have the right to cancel within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. No surcharges in respect of cost or currency fluctuations will be made once payment has been received. The guarantee excludes fuel surcharges and does not apply to any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. In exchange for these guarantees, no refund will be made if costs are reduced. Prices are per person and are in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise specified. 3. IF WE CANCEL OR CHANGE YOUR VACATION 3.1 Contiki reserves the right to change or cancel your booking in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. 3.2 Should change or cancellation prove necessary we will give you reasonable notice thereof, in the circumstances, and where available, offer you a comparable alternative. 3.3 If an alternative is not available or acceptable you will be entitled to either a full refund of monies paid by you to us or transfer to another Contiki vacation without payment of any transfer fee. 3.4 If the change or cancellation is due to force majeure (i.e. circumstances like political unrest, war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, closure of airports or ports, industrial disputes, terrorist activity, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemic or health risk, Acts of God, adverse weather conditions or other similar events beyond Contiki’s control) we will give a full refund of any monies paid to us less reasonable expenses incurred by us in respect of your booking. 3.5 Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations or rescheduling of any tour departure. 4. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 4.1 The information in our brochure is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of going to print (May 2008) but we cannot guarantee that any item or amenity mentioned will be available especially where we have no direct control over it. 4.2 With respect to our touring program, Contiki will do our best, at our discretion, to select accommodation, sightseeing tours and transportation to give you good value for money. 4.3 Contiki constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations. 5. LIABILITY 5.1 Your travel agent shall, on the receipt of any monies, hold such monies for you until the booking is confirmed at which time those monies shall be remitted promptly by your travel agent to us. All such monies received by us will be deposited as required by law. 5.2 We will be entitled to keep for our account any interest earned on such monies. 5.3 All monies paid by you to us through your travel agent or otherwise, whether in respect of the deposit or full payment, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit, in respect of the services to be provided and/or fees payable under your selected vacation. The payment of a deposit or any other monies in respect of your vacation shall be deemed to be an authorization for disbursement thereof as aforesaid. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. BOOKING YOUR VACATION 1.1 In order to reserve your vacation, a deposit of C$200, per person per tour, or the full amount payable if booking is made within 45 days of departure from Canada, must be submitted to Contiki within 7 days in respect of that vacation. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent. The deposit is accepted as a first installment of the vacation price by Contiki only once the booking has been confirmed in writing by Contiki or your travel agent. The initial deposit of C$200 per person must be made by credit card. 1.2 Your land reservation will be confirmed on receipt of a non refundable deposit of C$200 per person, per tour which must be within 7 days of booking or the reservation will automatically be cancelled. 1.3 Any special meal requirements will be made on a request basis only. Contiki cannot guarantee special meal requests nor will it assume any responsibility or liability if clients’ special meal requirements are not fulfilled.

Airport and ferry transfers to tour departure point. Personal expense money. Visas, personal insurance, medical fees. Some sightseeing, visits and entrance fees other than those specified on tour pages. Optional excursions and activities such as white water rafting, helicopter flights, bungee jumping, hot air ballooning, etc. • Some meals, as detailed on page 5 and individual tour pages.

Will I get more information? Upon receipt of final payment, you’ll receive a copy of Contiki’s ‘Travellers Guide’ – an information book about your holiday. You’ll also receive a comprehensive day-by-day itinerary including full details and costs of all optional excursions available on your tour. Your FREE Contiki Document Wallet* will be sent to you with your travel documents. It’s a safe place for your tickets and passports, something you’ll want to keep and use again. * Contiki reserves the right to substitute an alternative travel accessory for the Contiki Document Wallet.

How much money do I need? We recommend you carry Travellers Checks in small denominations and a credit/debit card. You’ll need to allow enough money to cover lunches, some dinners, souvenirs, shopping, drinks, optional excursions and activities, entrance fees to some attractions and evening entertainment. Please do not depend solely on a credit/debit card for cash. A full list of optional excursions and activities available along with the approximate costs is available at www.contiki.com. These will also be sent to you with your travel documents.

Seasonality and climate Being such a large landmass, Australia is prone to seasonal climate changes. This will mean that at certain times of the year some of our brochured itineraries may need to be slightly changed. For example: Northern Territory itineraries during the wet season (December to April).

How much luggage can I bring? Luggage is restricted to a maximum suitcase size of 73cm x 50cm x 25cm (29" x 20" x 10") and maximum weight of 20kg (44lbs) plus one small hand/day bag that can go on the coach with you. On tours which include Flotilla Sailing, a small bag suitable for the extremely limited luggage space is required. Your regular luggage will be stored during this time. NO EXTERNAL METAL FRAME BACKPACKS PLEASE, their bulky shape makes coach packing difficult. Contiki reserves the right to refuse to accept larger suitcases on tour. If you have your own ski/boarding equipment, you may bring one pair of boots & skis or snowboard. Otherwise, your Tour Manager can arrange these for you in Queenstown on tour. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk and baggage insurance is strongly recommended. Remember, if your tour includes a flight you are also subject to airline baggage restrictions.

Security Contiki has been running tours for young people since 1962 and in all countries where Contiki operates we fully comply with local travel industry laws. All your money is held in a Trust Account until the time of travel to comply with Canadian Industry Law. Contiki is a member of the Alliance of Canadian Travel Associates (ACTA) and Canadian Association of Tour Operators (ACTO).

Contiki travel protection plan The Contiki Difference: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Must-Have Insurance Benefits & “Any-Reason” Cancellation Flexibility

ONLY $139 FOR ANY TOUR IN THIS BROCHURE REGARDLESS OF DURATION OR PRICE Enjoy comprehensive coverage during your vacation. Rely on Contiki’s Travel Protection Plan for peace of mind! Contiki’s Travel Protection Plan is designed exclusively for you to ensure your protection in the event that an unforeseen incident occurs, or your plans need to change, for any reason.

TRAVEL WITH PEACE OF MIND TRIP CANCELLATION - Reimbursement of nonrefundable cancellation charges imposed by Contiki Holidays, or the additional costs you may incur as a result of a change in the per-person occupancy rate of prepaid travel arrangements if a traveling companion cancels his/her trip for a covered reason and you do not cancel. TRIP INTERRUPTION - Reimbursement of unused, non-refundable land or sea expenses prepaid to Contiki Holidays and/or the airfare paid, less the value of applied credit from an unused original return travel ticket, to return home or rejoin the original land/sea arrangements (limited to the cost of one-way economy airfare by scheduled carrier, from the point of destination to the point of origin shown on the original travel tickets).

ADDITIONAL SECURITY WHILE TRAVELING Once you depart for your trip, the Travel Protection Plan provides coverage for reimbursement should you incur expenses due to a travel or baggage delay, lost baggage, emergency medical evacuation and medical expenses. It also includes access to 24-Hour Traveler’s Emergency Assistance Services and up to $100,000 of Air Travel Accident benefits. AND MORE...PREFERRED BENEFITS DOUBLE YOUR EMERGENCY EVACUATION COVERAGE AND GAIN TERRORISM COVERAGE FOR ONLY $39 ADDITIONAL PER PERSON

“ANY-REASON” CANCELLATION WAIVER PROVIDED BY CONTIKI HOLIDAYS - 100% reimbursement of cancellation charges in the form of a Contiki Holidays future travel certificate should you cancel your tour more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure for any reason not covered by the travel protection plan provisions. Cancellation charges are reimbursed to you in the form of Contiki Holidays Travel Certificates allowing you a 1-year credit to travel with us at a later date!

PLEASE NOTE: This is a just a brief summary of coverage and services. Certain limitations and exclusions do exist, including a pre-existing condition exclusion and exclusion for some conditions such as mental/nervous disorders and normal pregnancies. To waive out of the pre-existing condition exclusion you must purchase the plan within 2 days of your initial trip payment and be medically capable of travel on the day you purchase the plan. To receive more information, ask your travel agent for a Description of Coverage, view it on our website at WWW.CONTIKI.COM or call the program administrator, BerkelyCare, at (866) 580-4871.

Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, you must enroll and pay for the plan within 2 days of your initial trip deposit, the certificate is valid for one year, is nontransferable and non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Contiki Holidays.

The travel insurance benefits described are underwritten by Virginia Surety, policy number HTP03177. The trip cancellation provision takes effect upon receipt of payment; all other provisions take effect upon departure. This coverage is provided in excess of all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity and shall apply only after such other benefits have been paid.

Photography credits Photos courtesy of Tourism Queensland: P.28 Fraser Island, P.35 Cape Tribulation

Photos courtesy of Northern Territory Tourist Commission: P.41 Alice Springs Outback Balloon.

Photos courtesy of Tourism New Zealand: P.47 “Sand tobogganing, 90 Mile Beach” Chris McLennan P.50 “A fine day in the fiord” Holger Leue P.51 “A cool adventure, Franz Josef” Adventure Films

Photos courtesy of Tourism Auckland: P.45 & 54 “Pride of Auckland Sailing”

1.4 Travel documents and instructions for joining your tour will be sent to you approximately 21 days before departure (provided full payment has been received). If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. 2. PAYING THE BALANCE 2.1 The balance of the vacation price must be paid by no later than 45 days before the scheduled vacation departure date from Canada which shall be by the due date stated on the confirmation issued to you by Contiki. 2.2 If payment isn’t made by the due date, Contiki may assume that you have cancelled and cancellation charges in accordance with clause 3 below will be levied by Contiki. 2.3 Tickets and other documents won’t be forwarded until full payment has been received by us. Travel agency cheques must be received within 7 business days from the date payment is called in. 2.4 In the case of Late Bookings made within 45 days of your departure from Canada, the full cost of the vacation will be payable immediately on booking and we reserve the right to provide all travel documents at the vacation departure point. 2.5 Contiki reserves the right to cancel the booking and apply cancellation charges should payments not be received within the above specified periods. 2.6 Your authorization to use your Credit Card number for deposit and/or final payment indicates your compliance with our booking conditions, whether or not you have actually signed the appropriate draft. Verbal authorization of the use of your Credit Card confirms your reservation. MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted. Credit Card payments are not accepted for group bookings. A signed sales draft is required. If you wish to change a credit card payment after it has been processed, change fees will apply. For security purposes, we are required to collect the passenger’s credit card billing address as well as the customer verification code. 3. IF YOU CANCEL 3.1 Notice of cancellation must be made in writing to Contiki. 3.2 If you cancel, your deposit will not be refunded nor can it be credited to any other booking. 3.3 Upon cancellation you will be liable to pay a fee to cover the estimate of cost and expenses incurred by us in the terms of the schedule set out hereunder. This is expressed as a percentage of the vacation price and is calculated as follows: PERIOD OF NOTICE CANCELLATION FEE More than 45 days notice: Deposit is forfeited 45-22 days 25% of tour fare 21-8 days: 30% of tour fare 7-1 days: 50% of tour fare Day of departure: 100% of tour fare Where the percentage cancellation fee is less than the tour deposit, the cancellation fee will equal loss of deposit. If the reason for cancellation falls within the terms of any vacation insurance policy which you hold, then any such charges may, subject to the terms of your insurance policy, be refunded to you by the insurance company. 3.4 Any cancellation of additional services booked prior to and after your tour or resort booking, such as pre and post accommodation and transfers, that are cancelled within 14 days of the tour departure incur a 100% cancellation fee. 3.5 These cancellation fees are in addition to any cancellation fees that may be levied by your Travel Agent. 3.6 If flight changes are requested after the deposit has been received, or if flights are cancelled after tickets are issued, revision fees, change fees or Airline cancellation fees will be applicable and will be in addition to the above cancellation charges. In some cases, airline tickets are 100% non refundable. 4. IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING 4.1 If after your booking has been confirmed, you wish to change to an alternate departure date or you wish to change to a different Contiki vacation, you may do so subject to availability and provided the new vacation date is also in this brochure. 4.2 A fee of C$30 per person will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed unless the change increases the value of the booking. A change of tour date or tour itinerary within 45 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier tour departure of equivalent or greater value in which case a C$30 per person amendment fee will be charged. 5. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 5.1 Please read the brochure carefully for those items included in the price. No allowance or refund can be made for meals, accommodation, excursions, etc. that you elect not to take, or when museums, shops, etc are closed. Hotel facilities may vary from place to place. Meals may vary in style. 5.2 Contiki Vacation are specifically designed and

marketed for those in the 18 through 35 age group. Consequently the facilities and activities on a Contiki vacation are not appropriate to persons outside this age bracket. If you have a question regarding the age groups, you are welcome to discuss this with a member of the Contiki staff. 5.3 Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Contiki tours, but Contiki is not responsible for the failure of any of its contractors, sub contractors, or employees to provide such special needs or services, including wheelchair accessible facilities. If your disabilities require you to have accompaniment when traveling it is a condition of Contiki accepting your booking that you provide evidence satisfactory to Contiki (via your Travel Agent) that you will be accompanied by an able bodied person on the tour and provide full time such special needs or services you may require. Contiki will not be responsible for the failure of such person to provide same nor for any costs and expenses incurred by you if Contiki removes you from the tour if, in the opinion of the Tour Manager or Guide, your safety or well being is compromised or that of the other passengers by your failure to arrange for proper supply of your special needs and services. 5.4 You are responsible for all travel arrangements and costs to/from the point of commencement/conclusion of the vacation. 5.5 There may be times when the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative has to make a decision in your best interest or the best interests of their group. You agree to comply with the authority and decisions of the appointed Contiki Tour Manager or Representative and the laws of the country in which you are traveling. If you do not so comply or if, in the Contiki Tour Manager’s or Representative’s opinion, you are not compatible with the general enjoyment and well being of other members on the tour or the smooth operation of the vacation itself, we reserve the right to refuse to let you continue with the tour. Furthermore you agree that your fellow travellers and any Contiki Representative has the right to travel/work in a safe environment. Any threats to their safety, well being or inappropriate behavior by you, whether verbal or physical, will be taken extremely seriously and may result in the immediate termination of your vacation. In either event, you will be responsible for your own repatriation and related costs and have no claims against us. 5.5.1 You are responsible for any costs incurred as a result of damage or excess cleaning fees related to your accommodation. You are advised to immediately report any pre-existing damage in your room to hotel/Contiki Village staff and/or a Contiki Tour Manager as soon as it is discovered. 5.6 Where the passenger occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither the operator or service providers, agents or co-operating organizations shall be liable for any illness, injury or death or any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of the accident or incident. 5.7 It is your responsibility to have a valid passport and all visas, permits and certificates required for your selected vacation as well as any necessary vaccinations and to comply with all applicable laws. 5.8 You agree that our Contiki Tour Managers or Representatives may take photographs and films of you while you are on vacation and that these may be used in our Group brochures and/or advertising or publicity material without obtaining any further consent or payment in respect of such photographs and/or films. 5.9 Should you have a complaint in respect of the vacation, you should inform the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative during the course of the vacation and if the matter cannot be resolved after the representative’s best endeavours to do so during the vacation, your complaint should be made in writing to Contiki as soon as is reasonably possible after the vacation but within 42 days thereof so that your complaint can be investigated. Any claims made after the 42 day period will not be considered by Contiki. If you choose to write to Contiki via the Internet, please provide your home address so that we are able to reply to you in writing. 5.10.1 The contract and all matters arising in respect hereof shall be subject to English Law, unless we agree otherwise in writing. 5.10.2 If any provision of this contract is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be deemed to be re-written to give effect to the same purpose within the permitted limits of the law. The validity and enforceability of the other provisions shall not be affected. 5.10.3 If you are unsuccessful in any legal action instituted against us, you agree to pay all our costs, including but not limited to, attorney/client costs. 6. INSURANCE We strongly recommend that all clients take out vacation and medical insurance before they travel. Contiki offers a comprehensive package that can be tailor made to your vacation. A brief description of this coverage is shown on page 58. The complete limitations and exclusions are contained in the certificate of insurance sent to you with your final documents. Please ask your travel agent to ask Contiki

when you make your booking. Please check that the insurance covers all of the activities that you are going to be participating in. Some policies exclude certain adventure activities. Contiki cannot be held responsible for your failure to take out appropriate insurance. 7. ILLNESS OR ABSENTEEISM In the event of your withdrawal from a vacation after the commencement as a result of illness, you must obtain a medical certificate in support of any insurance claim. No refunds will be made for any absence from the tour. 8. WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE VACATION PRICE Airfares to and from your vacation destination, airport taxes, airport transfers, passport and visa fees, insurance, laundry, phone calls, beverages, meals not detailed in the itinerary, special needs and services required by handicapped clients (see 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions), tips to tour managers, representatives, drivers and local guides, items of a personal nature, excess baggage, optional excursions. 9. WEATHER CONDITIONS Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for snow or weather conditions, nor can any vacation be cancelled or amended by you at any time on the basis of snow or weather conditions. GENERAL 1. CONTRACTING PARTIES 1.1 The Booking Conditions detailed herein contain the entire contract between you and Contiki. No representation, term, warranty or condition can be expressed or implied by reference to any other writing, advertisement or conversation. This contract may only be varied in writing by a duly authorized officer or director of Contiki. 1.2 Your contract is with us as the tour operating company and not Contiki Holidays (Canada) Limited. At any time and at our complete discretion we may nominate to you in writing any other company or person to have the benefit of some or all of those provisions of this contract, which we may then specify, as if you had agreed the provisions concerned directly with that company or person in the first place as well as agreeing them with us. We may at our complete discretion assign all or any rights and liabilities arising under or by virtue of this or any other contract with you. 1.3 Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all benefit of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to passengers and luggage. Enrollment in and payment for a tour shall constitute agreement and acceptance by the passenger of the terms and conditions set forth in this brochure which cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. 1.4 Contiki is not a carrier or hotelier nor does it own aircraft, hotels or coaches. All bookings with carriers, hoteliers and other service providers are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by those carriers, hoteliers, and other service providers. Please note that some of these limit or exclude liability in respect of death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to baggage. Whilst we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss as a result of such actions or as a result of any act or omission of any such third-parties, we will give every reasonable assistance in helping to resolve any reasonable dispute. Please also note that Contiki cannot be held responsible for the failure of any of these parties to provide facilities or services for handicapped clients (see also 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions). 1.5 Please note that no airline or carrier depicted or recommended in this brochure by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a vacation from Contiki or as having any other legal relationship with any such purchaser. 1.6 Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to print, however Contiki cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. 2. VALIDITY The programs advertised in this brochure are valid from July 2008 to March 2010. 3. OPERATING COMPANIES The programmes advertised in this brochure are operated by Contiki Holidays (Australia) Pty and Contiki Holidays (New Zealand) Limited.

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Once Contiki accepts your booking by confirmation thereof a contract is made between Contiki and you upon the terms and conditions set out below.

What’s included?

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• Coach, train, air transfers, and ferry transport as specified. • Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals as detailed on page 5, 10 & 11 and under ‘All this included’ on tour pages. • Sightseeing as detailed on pages 6-7 and under ‘Included Highlights’ on tour pages. Unless specified, entrance fees are not included. • Experienced Contiki crew.

We have put a great deal of effort into producing this brochure. The information given and literature produced by Contiki has been compiled with care and is published in good faith. Sometimes, because of circumstances outside our control, we have to alter some excursions due to seasonal closing or repairs to buildings, etc., especially early or late in the season. If this happens, alternative excursions will be arranged.

What’s not included?

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Comfortable, casual clothing for day wear and ‘smart/casual’ for dining and those special evenings on the town. Remember that early or later in the season you will need warmer clothing as well as a raincoat/anorak. Please note that casinos do not allow jeans or denim clothes. A pair of comfortable walking shoes is essential. For further details, please refer to your ‘Travellers Guide’ information book.

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. YOUR VACATION RESERVATION On receipt of your deposit, subject to availability and at our discretion, Contiki will reserve your place on your selected vacation. A contract is only made between you and us upon your booking being confirmed and accepted by us and our communication thereof to either you or your travel agent. 2. PRICE GUARANTEE Tour prices in this brochure are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies and exchange rates as at 18th April, 2008. Should any of these costs change, a surcharge may be made on the price of your vacation. If the total tour price increases by more than 10%, passengers will have the right to cancel within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. No surcharges in respect of cost or currency fluctuations will be made once payment has been received. The guarantee excludes fuel surcharges and does not apply to any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. In exchange for these guarantees, no refund will be made if costs are reduced. Prices are per person and are in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise specified. 3. IF WE CANCEL OR CHANGE YOUR VACATION 3.1 Contiki reserves the right to change or cancel your booking in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. 3.2 Should change or cancellation prove necessary we will give you reasonable notice thereof, in the circumstances, and where available, offer you a comparable alternative. 3.3 If an alternative is not available or acceptable you will be entitled to either a full refund of monies paid by you to us or transfer to another Contiki vacation without payment of any transfer fee. 3.4 If the change or cancellation is due to force majeure (i.e. circumstances like political unrest, war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, closure of airports or ports, industrial disputes, terrorist activity, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemic or health risk, Acts of God, adverse weather conditions or other similar events beyond Contiki’s control) we will give a full refund of any monies paid to us less reasonable expenses incurred by us in respect of your booking. 3.5 Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations or rescheduling of any tour departure. 4. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 4.1 The information in our brochure is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of going to print (May 2008) but we cannot guarantee that any item or amenity mentioned will be available especially where we have no direct control over it. 4.2 With respect to our touring program, Contiki will do our best, at our discretion, to select accommodation, sightseeing tours and transportation to give you good value for money. 4.3 Contiki constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations. 5. LIABILITY 5.1 Your travel agent shall, on the receipt of any monies, hold such monies for you until the booking is confirmed at which time those monies shall be remitted promptly by your travel agent to us. All such monies received by us will be deposited as required by law. 5.2 We will be entitled to keep for our account any interest earned on such monies. 5.3 All monies paid by you to us through your travel agent or otherwise, whether in respect of the deposit or full payment, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit, in respect of the services to be provided and/or fees payable under your selected vacation. The payment of a deposit or any other monies in respect of your vacation shall be deemed to be an authorization for disbursement thereof as aforesaid. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. BOOKING YOUR VACATION 1.1 In order to reserve your vacation, a deposit of C$200, per person per tour, or the full amount payable if booking is made within 45 days of departure from Canada, must be submitted to Contiki within 7 days in respect of that vacation. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent. The deposit is accepted as a first installment of the vacation price by Contiki only once the booking has been confirmed in writing by Contiki or your travel agent. The initial deposit of C$200 per person must be made by credit card. 1.2 Your land reservation will be confirmed on receipt of a non refundable deposit of C$200 per person, per tour which must be within 7 days of booking or the reservation will automatically be cancelled. 1.3 Any special meal requirements will be made on a request basis only. Contiki cannot guarantee special meal requests nor will it assume any responsibility or liability if clients’ special meal requirements are not fulfilled.

Airport and ferry transfers to tour departure point. Personal expense money. Visas, personal insurance, medical fees. Some sightseeing, visits and entrance fees other than those specified on tour pages. Optional excursions and activities such as white water rafting, helicopter flights, bungee jumping, hot air ballooning, etc. • Some meals, as detailed on page 5 and individual tour pages.

Will I get more information? Upon receipt of final payment, you’ll receive a copy of Contiki’s ‘Travellers Guide’ – an information book about your holiday. You’ll also receive a comprehensive day-by-day itinerary including full details and costs of all optional excursions available on your tour. Your FREE Contiki Document Wallet* will be sent to you with your travel documents. It’s a safe place for your tickets and passports, something you’ll want to keep and use again. * Contiki reserves the right to substitute an alternative travel accessory for the Contiki Document Wallet.

How much money do I need? We recommend you carry Travellers Checks in small denominations and a credit/debit card. You’ll need to allow enough money to cover lunches, some dinners, souvenirs, shopping, drinks, optional excursions and activities, entrance fees to some attractions and evening entertainment. Please do not depend solely on a credit/debit card for cash. A full list of optional excursions and activities available along with the approximate costs is available at www.contiki.com. These will also be sent to you with your travel documents.

Seasonality and climate Being such a large landmass, Australia is prone to seasonal climate changes. This will mean that at certain times of the year some of our brochured itineraries may need to be slightly changed. For example: Northern Territory itineraries during the wet season (December to April).

How much luggage can I bring? Luggage is restricted to a maximum suitcase size of 73cm x 50cm x 25cm (29" x 20" x 10") and maximum weight of 20kg (44lbs) plus one small hand/day bag that can go on the coach with you. On tours which include Flotilla Sailing, a small bag suitable for the extremely limited luggage space is required. Your regular luggage will be stored during this time. NO EXTERNAL METAL FRAME BACKPACKS PLEASE, their bulky shape makes coach packing difficult. Contiki reserves the right to refuse to accept larger suitcases on tour. If you have your own ski/boarding equipment, you may bring one pair of boots & skis or snowboard. Otherwise, your Tour Manager can arrange these for you in Queenstown on tour. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk and baggage insurance is strongly recommended. Remember, if your tour includes a flight you are also subject to airline baggage restrictions.

Security Contiki has been running tours for young people since 1962 and in all countries where Contiki operates we fully comply with local travel industry laws. All your money is held in a Trust Account until the time of travel to comply with Canadian Industry Law. Contiki is a member of the Alliance of Canadian Travel Associates (ACTA) and Canadian Association of Tour Operators (ACTO).

Contiki travel protection plan The Contiki Difference: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Must-Have Insurance Benefits & “Any-Reason” Cancellation Flexibility

ONLY $139 FOR ANY TOUR IN THIS BROCHURE REGARDLESS OF DURATION OR PRICE Enjoy comprehensive coverage during your vacation. Rely on Contiki’s Travel Protection Plan for peace of mind! Contiki’s Travel Protection Plan is designed exclusively for you to ensure your protection in the event that an unforeseen incident occurs, or your plans need to change, for any reason.

TRAVEL WITH PEACE OF MIND TRIP CANCELLATION - Reimbursement of nonrefundable cancellation charges imposed by Contiki Holidays, or the additional costs you may incur as a result of a change in the per-person occupancy rate of prepaid travel arrangements if a traveling companion cancels his/her trip for a covered reason and you do not cancel. TRIP INTERRUPTION - Reimbursement of unused, non-refundable land or sea expenses prepaid to Contiki Holidays and/or the airfare paid, less the value of applied credit from an unused original return travel ticket, to return home or rejoin the original land/sea arrangements (limited to the cost of one-way economy airfare by scheduled carrier, from the point of destination to the point of origin shown on the original travel tickets).

ADDITIONAL SECURITY WHILE TRAVELING Once you depart for your trip, the Travel Protection Plan provides coverage for reimbursement should you incur expenses due to a travel or baggage delay, lost baggage, emergency medical evacuation and medical expenses. It also includes access to 24-Hour Traveler’s Emergency Assistance Services and up to $100,000 of Air Travel Accident benefits. AND MORE...PREFERRED BENEFITS DOUBLE YOUR EMERGENCY EVACUATION COVERAGE AND GAIN TERRORISM COVERAGE FOR ONLY $39 ADDITIONAL PER PERSON

“ANY-REASON” CANCELLATION WAIVER PROVIDED BY CONTIKI HOLIDAYS - 100% reimbursement of cancellation charges in the form of a Contiki Holidays future travel certificate should you cancel your tour more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure for any reason not covered by the travel protection plan provisions. Cancellation charges are reimbursed to you in the form of Contiki Holidays Travel Certificates allowing you a 1-year credit to travel with us at a later date!

PLEASE NOTE: This is a just a brief summary of coverage and services. Certain limitations and exclusions do exist, including a pre-existing condition exclusion and exclusion for some conditions such as mental/nervous disorders and normal pregnancies. To waive out of the pre-existing condition exclusion you must purchase the plan within 2 days of your initial trip payment and be medically capable of travel on the day you purchase the plan. To receive more information, ask your travel agent for a Description of Coverage, view it on our website at WWW.CONTIKI.COM or call the program administrator, BerkelyCare, at (866) 580-4871.

Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, you must enroll and pay for the plan within 2 days of your initial trip deposit, the certificate is valid for one year, is nontransferable and non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Contiki Holidays.

The travel insurance benefits described are underwritten by Virginia Surety, policy number HTP03177. The trip cancellation provision takes effect upon receipt of payment; all other provisions take effect upon departure. This coverage is provided in excess of all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity and shall apply only after such other benefits have been paid.

Photography credits Photos courtesy of Tourism Queensland: P.28 Fraser Island, P.35 Cape Tribulation

Photos courtesy of Northern Territory Tourist Commission: P.41 Alice Springs Outback Balloon.

Photos courtesy of Tourism New Zealand: P.47 “Sand tobogganing, 90 Mile Beach” Chris McLennan P.50 “A fine day in the fiord” Holger Leue P.51 “A cool adventure, Franz Josef” Adventure Films

Photos courtesy of Tourism Auckland: P.45 & 54 “Pride of Auckland Sailing”

1.4 Travel documents and instructions for joining your tour will be sent to you approximately 21 days before departure (provided full payment has been received). If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. 2. PAYING THE BALANCE 2.1 The balance of the vacation price must be paid by no later than 45 days before the scheduled vacation departure date from Canada which shall be by the due date stated on the confirmation issued to you by Contiki. 2.2 If payment isn’t made by the due date, Contiki may assume that you have cancelled and cancellation charges in accordance with clause 3 below will be levied by Contiki. 2.3 Tickets and other documents won’t be forwarded until full payment has been received by us. Travel agency cheques must be received within 7 business days from the date payment is called in. 2.4 In the case of Late Bookings made within 45 days of your departure from Canada, the full cost of the vacation will be payable immediately on booking and we reserve the right to provide all travel documents at the vacation departure point. 2.5 Contiki reserves the right to cancel the booking and apply cancellation charges should payments not be received within the above specified periods. 2.6 Your authorization to use your Credit Card number for deposit and/or final payment indicates your compliance with our booking conditions, whether or not you have actually signed the appropriate draft. Verbal authorization of the use of your Credit Card confirms your reservation. MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted. Credit Card payments are not accepted for group bookings. A signed sales draft is required. If you wish to change a credit card payment after it has been processed, change fees will apply. For security purposes, we are required to collect the passenger’s credit card billing address as well as the customer verification code. 3. IF YOU CANCEL 3.1 Notice of cancellation must be made in writing to Contiki. 3.2 If you cancel, your deposit will not be refunded nor can it be credited to any other booking. 3.3 Upon cancellation you will be liable to pay a fee to cover the estimate of cost and expenses incurred by us in the terms of the schedule set out hereunder. This is expressed as a percentage of the vacation price and is calculated as follows: PERIOD OF NOTICE CANCELLATION FEE More than 45 days notice: Deposit is forfeited 45-22 days 25% of tour fare 21-8 days: 30% of tour fare 7-1 days: 50% of tour fare Day of departure: 100% of tour fare Where the percentage cancellation fee is less than the tour deposit, the cancellation fee will equal loss of deposit. If the reason for cancellation falls within the terms of any vacation insurance policy which you hold, then any such charges may, subject to the terms of your insurance policy, be refunded to you by the insurance company. 3.4 Any cancellation of additional services booked prior to and after your tour or resort booking, such as pre and post accommodation and transfers, that are cancelled within 14 days of the tour departure incur a 100% cancellation fee. 3.5 These cancellation fees are in addition to any cancellation fees that may be levied by your Travel Agent. 3.6 If flight changes are requested after the deposit has been received, or if flights are cancelled after tickets are issued, revision fees, change fees or Airline cancellation fees will be applicable and will be in addition to the above cancellation charges. In some cases, airline tickets are 100% non refundable. 4. IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING 4.1 If after your booking has been confirmed, you wish to change to an alternate departure date or you wish to change to a different Contiki vacation, you may do so subject to availability and provided the new vacation date is also in this brochure. 4.2 A fee of C$30 per person will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed unless the change increases the value of the booking. A change of tour date or tour itinerary within 45 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier tour departure of equivalent or greater value in which case a C$30 per person amendment fee will be charged. 5. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 5.1 Please read the brochure carefully for those items included in the price. No allowance or refund can be made for meals, accommodation, excursions, etc. that you elect not to take, or when museums, shops, etc are closed. Hotel facilities may vary from place to place. Meals may vary in style. 5.2 Contiki Vacation are specifically designed and

marketed for those in the 18 through 35 age group. Consequently the facilities and activities on a Contiki vacation are not appropriate to persons outside this age bracket. If you have a question regarding the age groups, you are welcome to discuss this with a member of the Contiki staff. 5.3 Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Contiki tours, but Contiki is not responsible for the failure of any of its contractors, sub contractors, or employees to provide such special needs or services, including wheelchair accessible facilities. If your disabilities require you to have accompaniment when traveling it is a condition of Contiki accepting your booking that you provide evidence satisfactory to Contiki (via your Travel Agent) that you will be accompanied by an able bodied person on the tour and provide full time such special needs or services you may require. Contiki will not be responsible for the failure of such person to provide same nor for any costs and expenses incurred by you if Contiki removes you from the tour if, in the opinion of the Tour Manager or Guide, your safety or well being is compromised or that of the other passengers by your failure to arrange for proper supply of your special needs and services. 5.4 You are responsible for all travel arrangements and costs to/from the point of commencement/conclusion of the vacation. 5.5 There may be times when the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative has to make a decision in your best interest or the best interests of their group. You agree to comply with the authority and decisions of the appointed Contiki Tour Manager or Representative and the laws of the country in which you are traveling. If you do not so comply or if, in the Contiki Tour Manager’s or Representative’s opinion, you are not compatible with the general enjoyment and well being of other members on the tour or the smooth operation of the vacation itself, we reserve the right to refuse to let you continue with the tour. Furthermore you agree that your fellow travellers and any Contiki Representative has the right to travel/work in a safe environment. Any threats to their safety, well being or inappropriate behavior by you, whether verbal or physical, will be taken extremely seriously and may result in the immediate termination of your vacation. In either event, you will be responsible for your own repatriation and related costs and have no claims against us. 5.5.1 You are responsible for any costs incurred as a result of damage or excess cleaning fees related to your accommodation. You are advised to immediately report any pre-existing damage in your room to hotel/Contiki Village staff and/or a Contiki Tour Manager as soon as it is discovered. 5.6 Where the passenger occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither the operator or service providers, agents or co-operating organizations shall be liable for any illness, injury or death or any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of the accident or incident. 5.7 It is your responsibility to have a valid passport and all visas, permits and certificates required for your selected vacation as well as any necessary vaccinations and to comply with all applicable laws. 5.8 You agree that our Contiki Tour Managers or Representatives may take photographs and films of you while you are on vacation and that these may be used in our Group brochures and/or advertising or publicity material without obtaining any further consent or payment in respect of such photographs and/or films. 5.9 Should you have a complaint in respect of the vacation, you should inform the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative during the course of the vacation and if the matter cannot be resolved after the representative’s best endeavours to do so during the vacation, your complaint should be made in writing to Contiki as soon as is reasonably possible after the vacation but within 42 days thereof so that your complaint can be investigated. Any claims made after the 42 day period will not be considered by Contiki. If you choose to write to Contiki via the Internet, please provide your home address so that we are able to reply to you in writing. 5.10.1 The contract and all matters arising in respect hereof shall be subject to English Law, unless we agree otherwise in writing. 5.10.2 If any provision of this contract is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be deemed to be re-written to give effect to the same purpose within the permitted limits of the law. The validity and enforceability of the other provisions shall not be affected. 5.10.3 If you are unsuccessful in any legal action instituted against us, you agree to pay all our costs, including but not limited to, attorney/client costs. 6. INSURANCE We strongly recommend that all clients take out vacation and medical insurance before they travel. Contiki offers a comprehensive package that can be tailor made to your vacation. A brief description of this coverage is shown on page 58. The complete limitations and exclusions are contained in the certificate of insurance sent to you with your final documents. Please ask your travel agent to ask Contiki

when you make your booking. Please check that the insurance covers all of the activities that you are going to be participating in. Some policies exclude certain adventure activities. Contiki cannot be held responsible for your failure to take out appropriate insurance. 7. ILLNESS OR ABSENTEEISM In the event of your withdrawal from a vacation after the commencement as a result of illness, you must obtain a medical certificate in support of any insurance claim. No refunds will be made for any absence from the tour. 8. WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE VACATION PRICE Airfares to and from your vacation destination, airport taxes, airport transfers, passport and visa fees, insurance, laundry, phone calls, beverages, meals not detailed in the itinerary, special needs and services required by handicapped clients (see 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions), tips to tour managers, representatives, drivers and local guides, items of a personal nature, excess baggage, optional excursions. 9. WEATHER CONDITIONS Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for snow or weather conditions, nor can any vacation be cancelled or amended by you at any time on the basis of snow or weather conditions. GENERAL 1. CONTRACTING PARTIES 1.1 The Booking Conditions detailed herein contain the entire contract between you and Contiki. No representation, term, warranty or condition can be expressed or implied by reference to any other writing, advertisement or conversation. This contract may only be varied in writing by a duly authorized officer or director of Contiki. 1.2 Your contract is with us as the tour operating company and not Contiki Holidays (Canada) Limited. At any time and at our complete discretion we may nominate to you in writing any other company or person to have the benefit of some or all of those provisions of this contract, which we may then specify, as if you had agreed the provisions concerned directly with that company or person in the first place as well as agreeing them with us. We may at our complete discretion assign all or any rights and liabilities arising under or by virtue of this or any other contract with you. 1.3 Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all benefit of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to passengers and luggage. Enrollment in and payment for a tour shall constitute agreement and acceptance by the passenger of the terms and conditions set forth in this brochure which cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. 1.4 Contiki is not a carrier or hotelier nor does it own aircraft, hotels or coaches. All bookings with carriers, hoteliers and other service providers are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by those carriers, hoteliers, and other service providers. Please note that some of these limit or exclude liability in respect of death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to baggage. Whilst we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss as a result of such actions or as a result of any act or omission of any such third-parties, we will give every reasonable assistance in helping to resolve any reasonable dispute. Please also note that Contiki cannot be held responsible for the failure of any of these parties to provide facilities or services for handicapped clients (see also 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions). 1.5 Please note that no airline or carrier depicted or recommended in this brochure by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a vacation from Contiki or as having any other legal relationship with any such purchaser. 1.6 Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to print, however Contiki cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. 2. VALIDITY The programs advertised in this brochure are valid from July 2008 to March 2010. 3. OPERATING COMPANIES The programmes advertised in this brochure are operated by Contiki Holidays (Australia) Pty and Contiki Holidays (New Zealand) Limited.

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How to Book 1. Your travel agent will confirm by phone with the local Contiki office that there's space on the tour you've chosen. At the same time, your travel agent can book your hotel accommodation before and/or after your Contiki tour (see page 12). 2. At the time of booking, you must pay to your travel agent a non-refundable deposit of C$200 per person per tour. This must be sent to Contiki within 7 days. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent. 3. Once your deposit has been received, Contiki will send your travel agent confirmation of the details of the booking. 4. You must pay the balance of your holiday fare to Contiki through your travel agent not less than 45 days before the departure date, or at the time of booking if less than 45 days before departure. 5. We will then send to your travel agent your travel vouchers and detailed information about your holiday. Travel Agents can also book online at www.contiki.com. IMPORTANT: By paying the C$200 deposit per person per tour to your travel agent, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Booking Conditions as set out on page 59, which make up the contract between you and Contiki.

Reservations & Sales Call our Contiki experts at our Reservations Center 6 days a week. Reservations Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm (EST) and Sat 10am-4pm (EST) Reservations Tel: 1 800 268 1835 (416) 932 9449 Fax: (416) 932 1147 Contiki Holidays (Canada) Limited 33 Kern Road Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3B 1S9 Tel: (416) 932 9377

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Group Bookings If you're planning to organise a group to Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand why not take a close look at the wide variety of tours detailed in any of our Contiki brochures. It is more than likely that one (or more!) of the itineraries will fit in perfectly with your requirements. As long as everyone in your group is 18-35, any date can be reserved exclusively for your group at special, reduced rates - perhaps even a free trip for yourself!

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Contiki is represented in Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA. Contiki ® is a registered trademark of Contiki Tours International Ltd., Bermuda. © Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Printed in Canada.

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Special Interest Groups If you’re looking for something completely different our Special Interest Groups Department in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand have been helping those with specific group travel requirements for years! School and University trips, choirs, wine tours, Grand Prix, ski tours, you name it we’ve done it. From supplying competitive quotations to helping you plan the best itinerary - right down to the last detail, our worldwide team of experts is able to arrange a custom designed holiday or incentive trip to suit your particular requirements. Call your travel agent or nearest Contiki Office - you’ll be surprised at how we can make it happen.


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