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Wings Over the World

Wings Over Australia 2018-19


13 Days from $29,995

Limited to 20 guests

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 winelands, 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 | Peaceful, Sacred Sites
Day 7
Lizard Island | Exploring the Great Barrier Reef
Day 8
Lizard 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
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.

Park Hyatt Melbourne
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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

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 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 | Peaceful, Sacred Sites

Early this morning, discover peaceful Mutitjulu Waterhole and the sacred site of Kuniya Piti, as the sun lights up Uluru. Walk with your guide, who shares the Anangu creation story, for a deeper perspective on the striking monolith. Return to your Outback “basecamp” for breakfast. Then, board a private charter flight to Cairns, transferring on arrival by light aircraft to Lizard Island, where you check in to your resort nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Settle into your luxurious guest room, which opens out to a pristine private beach.

Lizard Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Lizard 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 of the crystal clear waters. After lunch on board, return to your resort for time at leisure in this sublime setting.

Lizard Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Lizard Island | A Day at Leisure

Enjoy a full day at leisure, relaxing on the white sand beaches, taking advantage of the tennis courts or choosing from a host of optional activities, including game fishing and snorkeling on the colorful coral reefs. If you wish, explore the island, visiting the Maritime Research Center or climbing up to Cook’s Lookout for views over the reef. Tonight, gather for dinner.

Lizard Island
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, 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. This evening, dine at a top local restaurant.

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

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 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, sink your toes in the sand at Bondi Beach and stroll through Paddington, a neighborhood filled with boutique shops and Victorian architecture..

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

Ride Like a Local by ferry 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 lunch at Opera Kitchen, taking in the spectacular views of Sydney Harbour followed by a guided, behind-the-scenes tour of the Sydney Opera House. Tonight, 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.

  • 2018
  • Oct 22 - Nov 03
    Available
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Availability
    Price
    $29,995
    Single Supplement
    $7,995
    Availability
    Available
    How many people are travelling in your group?
    Please enter a group size 1-10.
  • 2019
  • Feb 24 - Mar 08
    Available
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Availability
    Price
    $29,995
    Single Supplement
    $7,995
    Availability
    Available
    How many people are travelling in your group?
    Please enter a group size 1-10.
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 6:30 p.m. on Day 12.


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