Air New Zealand unveils cheap airfare to these 7 Australian cities

Dec 19 2017, 8:43 pm

Gone are the days of expensive tickets to Australia. Now you can buy affordable plane tickets with Air New Zealand and visit one of seven incredible Australian cities from just one low price.

Round-trip flights start at $1,375 per person from Vancouver in economy seats where you can enjoy complimentary food, wine, and on-demand entertainment before touching down for your big adventure.

Discover what you’ll see when you land by checking out a virtual reality travel exhibit hosted by Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand, right here in Vancouver. Show up on March 18 or 19 and you’ll be transported to exotic destinations, including Melbourne’s Great Ocean Road, the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney Harbour, and much more. You’ll get to feel the full impact of a virtual vacation so you can start planning one for yourself. The best part? Right now you can grab free tickets by clicking here.

We’ve compiled a list of the seven cities you can choose between for one low price.


Sydney / Shutterstock

Sydney / Shutterstock

Visit one of Australia’s largest cities, famous for its harbour and Opera House. Try surfing at Bondi Beach, shop in the Rocks district, climb to the top of Harbour Bridge, or experience a 360-degree view of the city from Sydney Tower.

Gold Coast

Gold Coast's beaches / Shutterstock

Gold Coast’s beaches / Shutterstock

If you’re looking for fun then you’ll definitely find it here. The Gold Coast is known for its illustrious beaches, fantastic surfing conditions, inland waterways, and much more. Enjoy the nightlife, hiking trails, and tons of exotic animals you can’t find at home.


Melbourne / Shutterstock

Melbourne / Shutterstock

Check out one of the world’s most liveable cities, located on the southern coast of Australia’s eastern seaboard. Known for its culture, Melbourne boasts beautiful 19th Century buildings, hidden laneways, excellent restaurants, fantastic art, and much more. 


Cairns / Shutterstock

Cairns / Shutterstock

Discover the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. This tropical city in North Queensland is a popular destination for sailing, diving, snorkeling, and much more. Check out the Cairns Esplanade, lined with fantastic bars and restaurants. 


Adelaide / Shutterstock

Adelaide / Shutterstock

As South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital, Adelaide is the hub of renowned museums, arts gatherings and much more. Choose from 60 wine regions, each with their own personality.


Brisbane / Shutterstock

Brisbane / Shutterstock

A backdrop for a whole range of exhilarating outdoor adventures, Brisbane is a booming city with a vibrant arts scene, fun nightlife, great food and much more. Visit its many bookshops, boutiques, and cafes along the way.


Perth / Shutterstock

Perth / Shutterstock

Visit the capital of Western Australia to witness the mesmerizing Swan River, sandy beaches, the massive riverside Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Swim with the whale sharks in Ningaloo and check out the state ballet at the Perth Cultural Centre. 

Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand Virtual Reality Exhibit

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When: Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19

Where: Makeshift Spaces – 89 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Price: Tickets are free, reserve online

Please note that March 18 is a 19+ event as it will include an Australia Wine Tasting. The event is open to all ages on March 19.