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Wings Over the World

Wings Over Australia 2017


13 Days from $25,495

Limited to 20 guests

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Solo travellers save 50% on the single supplement.

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Whisk between Australia's finest destinations, including Melbourne, Sydney and the Outback, with time to enjoy the Yarra Valley wine lands, visit Uluru during a two-night stay at a five-star tented camp and privately explore the Great Barrier Reef.

A&K Advantages

Explore Australia from Melbourne to the Outback, the Great Barrier Reef to Sydney, staying in the best accommodations in every location

Enjoy the time-saving convenience of private charter flights throughout your journey, avoiding the hassles of scheduled air travel

Set out on a full day of winelands touring in Australia's famous Yarra Valley

Relax on a two-night stay at Longitude 131° — a five-star, tented eco-camp with stunning views of majestic Uluru

Experience the wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef on a full-day private excursion

Discover the best of Sydney, touring the magnificent Sydney Opera House, cruising on Sydney Harbour, viewing native Australian species firsthand at Taronga Zoo and exploring the famed Rocks District

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Melbourne, Australia
Day 2
Melbourne | A&K-Exclusive Sheep Farm Experience
Day 3
Melbourne | Yarra Valley Winelands
Day 4
Melbourne | The Undeniable Presence of Uluru
Day 5
Uluru | Sunrise Over the Olgas
Day 6
Uluru/Hayman Island | Peaceful, Sacred Sites
Day 7
Hayman Island | Exploring the Great Barrier Reef
Day 8
Hayman Island | A Day at Leisure
Day 9
Sydney | The Spectacular Harbor City
Day 10
Sydney | Harbor Cruise & The Rocks Tour
Day 11
Sydney | Bondi Beach & Boutique Shops
Day 12
Sydney | Taronga Zoo & Opera House Tour
Day 13
Depart Sydney
Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.
Day 1
Arrive Melbourne, Australia

Arrive in Melbourne, where you are met and transferred to your luxurious hotel in the heart of the city. This afternoon, tour Melbourne’s landmarks, seeing the Shrine of Remembrance and the thriving Arts Precinct. Later, gather for your welcome dinner.

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Meals: Dinner
Day 2
Melbourne | A&K-Exclusive Sheep Farm Experience

Today, travel to Coliban Rural Farm on a private experience, where you are personally welcomed into the home of the Barber family to learn a little of what it is like to be an Aussie family “living off the land.” After morning tea, head out to the stockyards to watch the working dogs bring in a herd of sheep, followed by a demonstration of shearing skills. Next, head back to the homestead and enjoy a lunch featuring organic farm produce and local wines.

Park Hyatt Melbourne
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Melbourne | Yarra Valley Winelands

Set out on a full day of touring in the renowned Yarra Valley. At Oakridge Wines, tour the winery and enjoy 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 Dominique Portet Winery, where you delight in an exclusive behind-the-scenes barrel room tasting at their renowned vineyard, a family tradition for 10 generations. Return to Melbourne for an evening at leisure.

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Melbourne | The Undeniable Presence of Uluru

Fly by private charter aircraft to Uluru (Ayers Rock), and transfer to your luxury tented camp, overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage-listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This afternoon, with chilled glass and canapé in hand, witness the changing light reflected on Uluru’s many faces, as the sun slips below the horizon. Tonight, enjoy an exclusive dining event among the dunes, set to the sounds of an ancient indigenous culture, and feast on four delicious courses complemented with premium Australian wines. Later, join your camp’s resident astronomer to observe the Southerly constellations.

Longitude 131°
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Uluru | Sunrise Over the Olgas

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 journey along 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. Sip sparkling wine and nibble on canapés, savoring the solitude of the gorge, as the daylight fades.

Longitude 131°
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Uluru/Hayman Island | Peaceful, Sacred Sites

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. Return to your outback “basecamp” for breakfast. Then, board a private charter flight to Hamilton Island, transferring on arrival by launch to Hayman Island, where your idyllic resort awaits — nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

One&Only Hayman Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Hayman Island | Exploring the Great Barrier Reef

Embark on a full-day private charter by boat to explore the Great Barrier Reef. 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, considered by many the best in Australia.

One&Only Hayman Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8
Hayman Island | A Day at Leisure

Spend today at your leisure, relaxing and enjoying the many amenities of your luxurious accommodations, or choose from included activities, such as a guided walk, giant grouper feeding, golf putting, snorkeling or catamaran sailing. You will also find optional activities, such as jet-skiing, available. Tonight, gather for dinner in a setting with panoramic views.

One&Only Hayman Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9
Sydney | The Spectacular Harbor City

Fly to Sydney by privately chartered aircraft, where you are met and transferred to your hotel near Sydney Harbour. Tonight, dine at Pei Modern in the Four Seasons.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Sydney | Harbor Cruise & The Rocks Tour

This morning, walk to Campbell’s Cove to embark on a chartered vessel to cruise stunning Sydney Harbour. Sit back and relax as you admire the famous city landmarks, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, as well as some of its lesser-known coves and bays. Back onshore, stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and then go on a walking tour in the historic Rocks District.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11
Sydney | Bondi Beach & Boutique Shops

Begin your day with a visit to Sydney’s bustling Fish Market in Pyrmont. Then, set out on a panoramic tour of the town — sink your toes in the sand at iconic Bondi Beach, the “surfer’s paradise,” and a stroll through the boutique shops of Paddington, a neighborhood filled with antique stores and Victorian and Georgian architecture.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
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Meals: Breakfast
Day 12
Sydney | Taronga Zoo & Opera House Tour

Ride Like a Local to Taronga Zoo for a guided tour that takes you up close to Australia’s iconic wildlife, including wallabies, koalas, platypuses and the endangered Tasmanian devil. Then, enjoy a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House, going behind the scenes at this magnificent venue. Stay for lunch at Opera Kitchen, taking in the spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. After an afternoon at leisure, gather for your farewell dinner.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13
Depart Sydney

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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    Days 6-8 at Lizard Island in the Great Barrier Reef

Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: sightseeing at 2:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Day 12.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

Offer subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Cannot be combined with Marco Polo Club single supplement discount or any other single supplement discounts.


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