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Tour leader updates itineraries with popular festivals and exciting day trips

Anaheim, Calif. (March 26, 2012) – Contiki Vacations,  the worldwide leader in tours for 18-35’s, is pleased to introduce the latest and greatest Australia and New Zealand brochure for 2012/2013, featuring new festivals and day tours that complement the already action-packed itineraries available through Contiki.  The brochure is available in print and online at

This year, Contiki is offering travelers access to exciting festivals and race days, including:

  • • The Splendour in the Grass music festival – available with a choice of Contiki’s 3-day tour from Brisbane or 5-day from Sydney.  The tour includes the festival ticket, camping pass, breakfast daily and exclusive access to Contiki’s chill out zone.
  • Oaks Day (Ladies Day) at Flemington, Melbourne – a race day tour with return day trip to the Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill Gardens

“We continue to deliver the most sought-after experiences to our Contiki passengers, and these festivals and day tours add an additional element of fun and excitement that can’t be experienced at any other time of year,” said Greg Fischbein, President of Contiki Vacations.  “By providing a greater array of travel options, our travelers can tailor their Australia or New Zealand Contiki adventures to suit their travel styles.”

The 2012/2013 Contiki Australia/New Zealand program also features new “Only Contiki” inclusions, including a day trip to Fraser Island by 4WD, the Sydney Blue Mountains day trip in Australia, and a chance to stop by Otorohanga’s Kiwi House to visit New Zealand’s iconic Kiwi birds.

For more information about Contiki’s Australia or New Zealand tours or to view the new brochure, visit

About Contiki
Contiki has inspired 18 – 35 year olds to travel to the world’s most fantastic destinations for 50 years. The trips are hassle-free and include the perfect mix of sightseeing, culture and free time. Travelers can choose from over 190 itineraries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, South America, & the USA. For more information, please visit



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