"This was our 3rd vacation with Kensington & was truly fantastic, probably the best to date. The balance of adventures & activities in New Zealand and a restful couple of days in Bora Bora was just right." Iain Campbell, 2012
From cuddling with koalas to pearl farms, Middle Earth, island hopping by helicopter & dining with kangaroos, we’ve got it!
Coffee aficionados claim to know where they can get the best cup of joe wherever they may be, but few cities around the globe can actually lay claim to being coffee capital of the world. Long a staple of Australia tours, Melbourne is one of the best spots in the country to get a cup of coffee as well.
Located on the southeastern corner of Australia, Melbourne is home to approximately 4.1 million residents, many of whom grew up with a love for all things coffee - and it's easy to see why. The popular tourist destination houses a long list of cafes and coffee houses, each of which brings something unique to the table.
Among the most famous coffee houses in Melbourne is Proud Mary, which brews a number of specialty drinks that will put anything you can get from Starbucks to shame. Each variety is roasted to suit a different type of brewing technique such as cold drip, aeropress and french press. Additionally, thanks to its location in a converted warehouse, you're unlikely to find another establishment quite like it.
The Seven Seeds cafe also stands head and shoulders above the rest. Consistently ranked as one of the best coffee houses in the city, Seven Seeds is especially well-known for roasting its own beans on site.
Of course, coffee is not all that Melbourne has to offer. Once you've had a cup at Proud Mary, Seven Seeds or any of the other establishments the city is known for, you can close out your tour of Australia and head to one of the city's many famous landmarks, including the beautiful Flinders Street Station or the Royal Exhibition Building, which dates back more than 130 years.
(Melbourne, Cairns, Sydney)
Sand, sun, vibrant cities & colorful coral reefs come together on this tour through Australia's Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney.
(Melbourne, Hamilton Island, Sydney)
Explore the best Australia has to offer on this Kensington-curated adventure through Melbourne, Hamilton Island and Sydney. Stay in exciting boutique properties, and enjoy a mixture of private and shared touring as you visit the Great Barrier Reef, the penguins of Phillip Island, and the charming streets of Sydney.
(Waiheke Island, Rotorua, Queenstown)
If you need an adrenaline rush, New Zealand’s natural theme park is for you. See New Zealand from the tops of volcanoes, through the caves of Dart River, while free falling from 12,000ft, or from the top of the original bungee bridge before you make the plunge. Spend the bulk of your time in The 'Adventure Capital of the World' and it is a reputation well earned. Queenstown is the home of adventure in New Zealand, and this tour includes it all. From black water rafting to challenging hikes, bike rides and bungee jumps it has something for anyone seeking adventure.
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