2020 South Pacific Trip


23 days in New Zealand, Australia, & Hawaii

The experience of a lifetime is waiting for you. Every detail from the cities you'll stay in to the cultural discoveries you'll make have been customized by your teacher for your group. Take a look at your personal itinerary for a sneak peek of what's in store.

For a more detailed itinerary, please go to the EF Tours webpage for this trip.

Please contact Jen Cornell at jcornell@lhsa.com with any additional questions.


Itinerary Outline

Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

Day 3: Auckland | Rotorua

Meet your Tour Director at the airport
Travel to Rotorua 

Day 4: Rotorua

Take a Rotorua Duck Tour
Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome
Ride the Skyline Gondola
Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

Day 5: Rotorua

Take a tour of a Rotorua geothermal park
Visit a Maori Village for a traditional Hangi feast

Day 6: Rotorua | Auckland

Travel to Auckland
Take a tour of Auckland

Day 7: Auckland | Sydney

Fly to Sydney
Take a walking tour of the Rocks neighborhood

Day 8: Sydney

Take a tour of Sydney
Visit the National Opal Collection
Take a cruise of Sydney Harbour
Visit the Sydney Tower

Day 9: Sydney

Visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park
Explore on your own

Day 10: Sydney | Brisbane

Fly to Brisbane
Begin Group Leader-arranged homestay with Lutheran sister school
(EF services end until day 20)

Days 11-15: Group Leader arranged Homestay in Brisbane

Day 16: Brisbane | Cairns

Fly to Cairns and continue homestay with Lutheran sister school
(no EF services)

Days 17-19: Cairns

Group leader arranged activities 

Cairns | Honolulu

Fly to Honolulu
Visit the USS Arizona Memorial
Tour Honolulu with an expert local guide
Dinner in Honolulu


Free day to discover Honolulu
Hawaiian Luau

Honolulu | Depart for home

See the Dole Plantation
Visit the Waimea Valley
Dinner in Honolulu before departing for home

Arrive home

Arrive home after an overnight flight
Note: Flights depart late the evening before

Hannah Wenzelburger