Lancashire Times
Weekend Edition
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
12:00 AM 10th February 2021

New ‘Down Under’ Itineraries From Scenic

Tour operator, Scenic, has released two new luxury itineraries with the launch of its 2021/22 Australia and New Zealand escorted touring programme.

Guests can embark on an in-depth discovery of South Australia on the new ten-day Gems of South Australia itinerary, or explore some of New Zealand’s most iconic sights with the 15-day New Zealand Panorama tour.

Experts in escorted tours, Scenic is this year celebrating its 35th anniversary of land tours down under. To celebrate the launch of the 2021/22 programme, it is offering savings of up to £1,000 per person across all Australia and New Zealand itineraries when booked before 28 February 2021.

For an added level of luxury, new bookings will also enjoy private chauffeur-driven transfers.

10-day Gems of South Australia escorted tour
From the compact capital of Adelaide, to the famous Barossa Valley wine region
Barossa Valley, South Australia
Barossa Valley, South Australia
and the vibrant scenery of Kangaroo Island – highlights include a picturesque river cruise on Adelaide’s Torrens River, a port tasting from the year of your birth and a vineyard tour of the award-winning Jacob’s Creek Winery in the Barossa Valley.

Be inspired by nature on Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
with a visit to Seal Bay, home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia. Prices for the 10-day itinerary start from £3,095 per person departing 16 October 2021.

15-day New Zealand Panorama escorted tour
Starting out in Auckland, take in New Zealand’s finest natural wonders on a journey south to Queenstown, with sights including Rotorua’s geothermal pools, Lake Tekapo and Milford Sound.
Milford Sound, NZ
Milford Sound, NZ
In Auckland, explore the wine and cuisine of Waiheke Island before enjoying a leisurely harbour cruise.

Guests will visit the Hobbiton Movie Set before arriving in Rotorua, home of Maori culture and bubbling mud pools for a relaxing two night stay. Prices for the 15-day fully escorted tour start from £4,745 per person departing 7 October 2021.

All prices include return UK flights, transfers, the fully escorted tour as stated, exceptional wining and dining experiences, a selection of exclusive once-in-a-lifetime Scenic Enrich experiences and daily Scenic Freechoice excursions, in which guests can choose from to tailor their trip.

Scenic’s flexible booking policy means guests can change their booking up to 60 days prior to departure without any fees*.

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