Wings Over Australia 2024

Main Destination Australia from $39,995.00 USD per person double occupancy 13 Days Tour

On a luxurious journey that spans Australia by private air, from the diverse landscapes of Tasmania to Melbourne’s famed winelands and Sydney’s eclectic treasures, encounter rare wildlife, view mystical Uluru at sunrise and sunset, privately explore the Great Barrier Reef and cruise iconic Sydney Harbour.

Limited to 11 guests

Aircraft: Embraer Legacy 600 or comparable

Flight Details: Melbourne–Hobart (1 hr 15 min) | Hobart–Uluru (3 hr 30 min) | Uluru–Hamilton Island (2 hr 45 min) | Hamilton Island–Sydney (2 hr 30 min)

A&K Advantages

  • Discover the advantages of private air, flying in comfort between destinations aboard an exclusively chartered aircraft with a dedicated flight crew
  • Venture to the island state of Tasmania, where you take in the offbeat art at MONA, get up close to magnificent raptors on an A&K-exclusive experience and meet the endangered Tasmanian devil
  • Experience the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day private cruise that also visits renowned Whitehaven Beach
  • Enjoy three nights at award-winning Saffire Freycinet, a sophisticated coastal sanctuary in the wilds of Tasmania, and relax on a luxurious two-night stay at Longitude 131° — a five-star tented eco-camp with views of majestic Uluru
  • Take in the best of Sydney, embarking on private cruise of Sydney Harbour on a luxury yacht followed by a private behind-the-scenes visit to the Sydney Opera House

Included With Every Wings Over The World Journey

  • Unique Itinerary Made Possible by Private Chartered Flights
  • English-Speaking Resident Tour Director® and Local Guides
  • Hand-Selected Luxury Accommodations
  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • Travelling Bell Boy® Luggage Handling
  • Breakfast in Bed on Select Days
  • Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners
  • Your Choice of Activity on Design Your Day®
  • Traveller’s Valet® Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Entrance Fees, Taxes and All Gratuities Except for Resident Tour Director
  • 24/7 A&K On-Call Support

Journey Details

  • This journey contains some active elements.
  • Minimum age is 10 years.
  • First group event: welcome briefing at 2:00 p.m. on Day 1.
  • Last group event: farewell dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Day 12.


Day 1


Arrive in Melbourne, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Explore Melbourne’s landmarks before gathering with your fellow guests for a welcome dinner.

Hotel: Park Hyatt Melbourne

Meals: Dinner

Day 2


Set out for the renowned Yarra Valley, stopping at a winery for behind-the-scenes access to the winemaking team. Then, sit down to a private paired-wine master class with canapés, followed by lunch with matched wines introduced by a sommelier. Next, visit another winery, where you delight in an exclusive barrel-room tasting at their vineyard.

Hotel: Park Hyatt Melbourne

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3


This morning, fly by privately chartered aircraft to Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. Upon arrival, transfer to Raptor Refuge for an A&K-exclusive insider access experience with the refuge owner. Visit its aviaries and observe wedge-tailed eagle, falcon and owl up close. Later, head to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) to view its striking exhibits and savor lunch with paired wine at its restaurant. Drive up Tasmania’s dazzling east coast to your luxury boutique lodge located on the Freycinet Peninsula. Tonight, enjoy dinner and drinks at Palate Restaurant while gazing out at the wide expanses of Great Oyster Bay.

Hotel: Saffire Freycinet

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4


Join a local guide at your lodge’s open-range Tasmanian devil enclosure for a rare encounter with the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial, and learn about the conservation work being done to save it. Following lunch, visit Freycinet Marine Farm, where you wade waist-deep into the ocean to feast on their freshly shucked, award-winning oysters, sparkling wine in hand, on a memorable Chef’s Table experience. Listen as your guides explain this important wetland and the life cycle of the oysters.

Hotel: Saffire Freycinet

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5


This morning, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.

Walk with a Guide to the Wineglass Bay Lookout to view its white-sand beaches and diverse flora and fauna.

Learn the Art of Beekeeping from a horticulturalist and take a hand in extracting honeycomb from the hive.

Kayak Pelican Bay for Outstanding Bird-Watching, paddling crystal-clear waters with an expert guide.

After lunch back at the lodge, the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Saffire Freycinet

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6


Fly by private charter aircraft to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and transfer to your luxury tented camp overlooking the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This afternoon, with chilled glass in hand, witness the changing light reflected on Uluru for an unforgettable Scenic Sundowner. Tonight, enjoy exclusive dining among the dunes set to the sounds of an ancient indigenous culture, and feast on four delicious courses complemented with premium Australian wines. Later, view the Southerly stars with your camp’s astronomer.

Hotel: Longitude 131°

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7


Rise early and set out for Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), stopping to view sunrise over its majestic domes. In the company of your guide, walk through Walpa Gorge and learn how eons of weathering and continental upheaval have shaped today’s stark landscapes. This afternoon, return to Uluru and traverse the Mala Walk, pausing to view cave paintings and sources of bush tucker. Later, see the walls of Kantju Gorge ablaze with the light of the setting sun as you sip sparkling wine and nibble on canapés, savoring the solitude of the gorge as the daylight fades.

Hotel: Longitude 131°

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8


Early this morning, discover peaceful Mutitjulu Waterhole and the sacred site of Kuniya Piti as the sun lights up ancient Uluru. Walk with your guide, who shares the Anangu creation story of Kuniya and Liru, for a deeper perspective on the striking monolith. After breakfast, board a private charter flight to Hamilton Island, and then Ride Like a Local, embarking by launch to Hayman Island, where your idyllic resort awaits — nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Hotel: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9


Experience a full day in the Great Barrier Reef on your stylish private vessel. Snorkel the local fringing reefs, observing the riot of color and movement provided by local denizens in the crystal-clear waters. After lunch, visit Whitehaven Beach, located in the heart of the reef. Discover for yourself why this unspoiled shoreline strand is widely considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Hotel: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10


Enjoy a day at your leisure, relaxing or choosing from included activities, such as a guided nature walk, fish feeding and kayaking.

Hotel: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11


Early this morning, fly to Sydney by privately chartered aircraft, enjoying a city tour on arrival. Sink your toes in the sand at the surfer’s paradise of Bondi Beach and stroll the boutique shops of Paddington, a neighborhood filled with Victorian and Georgian architecture. Transfer to your luxury hotel, perfectly set near Sydney Harbour.

Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12


This morning, embark on a privately chartered luxury yacht to cruise scenic Sydney Harbour, admiring landmarks, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera Houses. Back on shore, stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and then commence your guided behind-the-scenes visit to the magnificent Sydney Opera House. Following some time at leisure in the afternoon, gather for your farewell dinner.

Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13


After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast

Aircraft and seating configuration subject to change. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Internal and international air not included.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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