North America, Australia and Oceania · 11 Days · 16 Moments · May 2018

Brooke's voyage in New Zealand and Australia


26 May 2018

Todayโ€™s the day Iโ€™ve been waiting for! Iโ€™m so excited to snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef today!! ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿก

24 May 2018

Today we flew to Cairns. During our walk we found a nursery of flying foxes (shown in photo 1). During the evening we saw these flying foxes leave the trees for their eating endeavors. We finished the night shopping at a local market where I bought a local artisans beautiful painting of reef animals!

23 May 2018

Today started with a beautiful cruise through the Sydney Harbor! This afternoon we will be paddle boarding the harbor!

22 May 2018

Safe and sound in Sydney!
And just like that, we are heading to Australia. Goodbye New Zealand! Next stop, Sydney!

21 May 2018

Great afternoon checking out the beautiful landscape in Queenstown!
Today in queenstown, we went canyon swinging! It was amazing!!

20 May 2018

We flew from Auckland to Queenstown today.

19 May 2018

Following our walk, we soaked in a natural hot spring under the waterfall! New Zealand isnโ€™t too bad.
Spent the afternoon walking through another geothermal Park. How beautiful are these sights?!!
Today started with a trip to a geothermal Park. Check out the geysers! We also learned about the Maori culture and saw wood carvers at work!

18 May 2018

First stop today, Hobbiton, the movie set of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. After our tour we stopped at The Green Dragon to enjoy some beer ๐Ÿบ

17 May 2018

This afternoon we traveled up the sky tower and walked on a glass floor. Check out that beautiful view!
After landing at 6 am local time, we are spending the morning sight seeing in Auckland. First is Mount Eden, an extinct volcano ๐ŸŒ‹

15 May 2018

And we are ready for take off! โœˆ๏ธ Next stop New Zealand! ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
7 hour layover in Houston until we load for our flight to New Zealand ๐ŸŒ