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Highlight: Sydney Opera House & Harbor Bridge, Australia- Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia. Two of the most iconic symbols of Sydney are the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge. For an extra special view of Sydney try the Bridge Climb.
With a temperate climate Sydney is a great destination all year round. The most popular and busiest time is during the summer months, December to mid March.
Highlight: Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand- Fox and Franz Josef are glaciers located on the West coast of New Zealand's South Island in 'Glacier Country'. These twin glaciers are true wonders of nature. Take a guided glacier hiking tour to experience this spectacular environment.
Highlight: Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia- Uluru "island mountain" is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central `Australia. The nearest large town is Alice Springs. There are lots of ways to see this amazing sight, from helicopter tours, walking tours, Harley Davidson rides, sunset or sun rise tours, or even while enjoying dinner under the stars.
Uluru can be visited all year round but if you are there between May and October make sure you have warm clothes as the nights and mornings can be cold, although day time temperatures can be quite pleasant.
Highlight: Swim with Humpback Whales, Tonga- Tonga is an archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean. Every Year the South Pacific humpback whales migrate from their feeding grounds in the Antartctic to the warm northern islands of Tonga to mate and give birth. They stay in the area from early July to late October and during this time enthusiasts are able to swim with these curious and friendly whales and their calves. To get the most out of this memorable and unique experience ensure you book with an eco-tour operator.
Highlight: The Daintree Rainforest, Australia- Located on the north east coast of Queensland. The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest living rainforest on earth and also the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian Continent. The Daintree National Park is comprised of two sections, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation.
Highlight: Wave Rock, Australia- Wave Rock is located in Hyden which is 340km east of Perth, Western Australia. The Wave on Hyden Rock is one of Australia’s most famous landforms. It is a a giant surf wave of multi-coloured granite about to crash onto the bush below. Combine a visit here with other local outback experiences such as bushland walks, tours of the salt lakes and wildflower sand plains, drive to the rabbit proof fence or a visit the cave of Mulka the Aboriginal outlaw.
Highlight: Whale Watching, New Zealand- Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island is a top destination for whale watching tours. Giant Sperm Whales are the main stars of these tours and can be seen all year round, but you can also see migrating Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales, Blue Whales, Southern Right Whale as well as Dusky Dolphins, Fur Seals and various marine birds.
Highlight: Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu- Espiritu Santo is Vanuatu's largest islands. It belongs to the archipelago of the New Hebrides in the Pacific region of Melanesia. Santo is known as the Capital of Adventure and the Divers’ Mecca. Explore the amazing wreck of USS President Coolidge (the world’s largest, accessible luxury liner and WWII wreck) and the world class corals reefs. This adventure island also offers rainforests, mountains, rivers, “blue holes”, caves and stunning beaches.
Highlight: Whitsunday Islands, Australia- 74 Island Wonders, located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, on the coast of Queensland, Australia. The Whitsundays are famous for their natural beauty, clear waters and secluded beaches. Try a couple of nights aboard a sailboat, and enjoy cruising through these amazing islands, snorkelling, and taking in the view of the world famous Whitehaven beach.