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Australia, New Zealand & Tahiti

Thursday, October 24, 2024 to Friday, November 15, 2024
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Daniel J Hapner
Registration is not available online - contact the event coordinator
Payment In Full In Advance Only
All trip participants must adhere to travel and vaccination policies for the destination including any government regulations or those of any providers such as, transportation vendors, lodging, ski areas, etc. Trip leaders/directors will provide guidance on any requirements.

All trip participants must have a valid passport with a minimum of 6 months remaining past the closing date of the trip.

All trip participants must be a current member of an OVSC club at the time the trip departs.

Due to many variables associated with travel, this itinerary is subject to change at any time without notice. In the event of an itinerary change, our tour operator will adjust air and other travel arrangements that they booked. We cannot be responsible for self booked travel arrangements.

Cancellations incur a $50 fee plus any expenses that are non-refundable from our suppliers and vendors.
Penalties assessed by the vendors for cancellations are listed below. Cancellations must be received by Dan Hapner via email with adequate time for him to submit the cancellation to the vendor by the dates below. It should be at least 24 hours prior to the next business day.

Between Mar 2-May 1, 2024......$800 per person
Between May 2-July 1, 2024.....$1,500 per person
Between July 2-Aug 15, 2024....$2,000 per person
After Aug 15...................No Refund

Refundable until July 30. Aug 1 and after is non-refundable.
  Dan Hapner, 937-657-4750

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Australia & New Zealand 

Deposit $1,000
All prices listed below


  • 4 nights accommodations in Cairns.
  • Breakfast daily at hotel
  • Full day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef including lunch.
  • Full day tour to Karanda Rain forest and National Park with BBQ Lunch.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Sydney
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel.
  • City tour of Sydney
  • 2 nights accommodations in Auckland
  • Full cooked breakfast daily at the hotel in Auckland.
  • 2 hour city tour of Auckland enroute to hotel.
  • Round trip transfers between the Auckland Hotel and the pier for the Waiheke Island tour.
  • Full day tour to Waiheke Island by boat and bus including lunch and wine tasting.
  • Transfer between Auckland and Rotorua by private motor coach with driver/guide.
  • Tour of “Lord of the Rings” Hobbiton Village with lunch enroute

  • 2 nights accommodations in Rotorua.
  • Full cooked breakfast daily at the hotel.
  • Evening Maori Experience and dinner in Rotorua Maori Cultural Center.

  • 5 nights accommodations in Queenstown
  • Fully cooked breakfast daily.
  • Dinner at the Skyline Gondola.
  • Cruise across the Lake Wakatipu with BBQ dinner at the Walter Peak Colonel's Estate.

  • All hotels are 4 star
  • Air airport transfers by private coach
  • All local taxes including New Zealand Goods & Services Tax of 15%.
  • Most tips/gratuities included.

Tahiti - Moorea Island

All prices listed below


  • Round trip transfers between airport and hotel via private coach & ferry
  • 1 night accommodation in Papeete 3 star hotel with breakfast
  • 3 nights accommodations at 5 star Hilton Moorea Resort & Spa
  • American breakfast daily
  • All local taxes
  • Most tips/gratuities included

   Double PP      Single
 Australia / New Zealand       $4,510 $6,461
 Tahiti Garden View  $1,193 $2,031
 Tahiti Overwater Room (SOLD OUT)  $1,546 $2,739
 Air   $2,503

Below are the flights for Air New Zealand.  Flights are subject to change.  Changes may or may not be posted to this site.  Once you are issued a confirmation, please refer to the airline site for exact information.  It is highly recommended that travelers arrive in L.A. the day before but no later than 4  hours prior to flight time.    


Oct 24      NZ 5              LAX/AKL        900pm           600am ( arrive on Oct. 26

Oct 26      NZ161           AKL/CNS       705am           945am

Oct 30      VA 1416        CNS/SYD       1110am          305pm

Nov 2        NZ102          SYD/AKL        955am           305pm

Nov 6        NZ 619         AKL/ZQN        1135am         130pm

Nov 11      NZ 610         ZQN/AKL        305pm           455pm

Nov 11      NZ 902         AKL/PPT         730pm           130am – arrive Nov 11 early morning actually the night of Nov. 10 )

Nov 14      NZ 4098       PPT/LAX        1145pm          935am – arrive on Nov. 15                          

Many ski club travelers like to take advantage of the double price but do not have a roommate lined up.  Upon your request, we will match you with another same gender single on the trip, if one is available. 

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