AUSTRALIA BY AIR

kangaroo island
& the outback
by private plane

Departing 18th November 2020, this 7 day trip includes 2 nights Kangaroo Island, 2 nights Uluru, 2 nights Port Augusta and a day trip out to Wilpena Pound.

    • Travel in comfort aboard a privately chartered aircraft escorted by an APT Tour Director
    • Stay 6 nights in hand-selected accommodation
    • Locally-inspired dining – a total of 14 meals
    • Tour Kangaroo Island
    • Enjoy a barbecue lunch at Rawnsley Park Station
    • Tour Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges
    • Experience the incredible ‘Night at Field of Light’ at Uluru
    • Enjoy a drink at the Palace Hotel in Broken Hill

Cost is $6,695 per person twin share

or $8,995 for a single

Trip notes:

• Itinerary and inclusions subject to change • Airport to hotel transfers included
• Prices are for land only and flights as specified

   DAY 1: Brisbane to Kangaroo Island

Depart Brisbane on your private plane and fly direct to Kangaroo Island. Tonight, meet your fellow travellers at a relaxed welcome dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island
 Dinner

   DAY 2: Kangaroo Island

Today you will explore beautiful Kangaroo Island, home to an array of native wildlife and pristine beaches. Learn about conservation efforts at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park and visit the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Later enjoy a scenic tour of the island, including a guided visit to Seal Bay where a boardwalk leads you into the heart of an Australian sea lion colony.
 Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

   DAY 3: Kangaroo Island to Port Augusta

After a leisurely breakfast you’ll farewell Kangaroo Island, boarding your private plane and flying along the Spencer Gulf to the tuna-fishing town of Port Augusta. Here, set off on a guided tour, including a visit to the Wadlata Outback Centre to discover more about the history and ecology of this region. A feature is the ‘Tunnel of Time’, which skilfully blends natural history with Indigenous Dreaming  stories.
Stay: Two Nights, Standpipe Golf Motor Inn, Port Augusta
 Breakfast  Dinner

   DAY 4: Wilpena Pound

Head to spectacular Wilpena Pound in Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. You will tour this ancient natural wonder and walk into the amphitheatre-like Pound, watching for native wildlife as you wander among red river gums and native pines that grow throughout this spectacular 800 million-year-old landscape. After a barbeque lunch at Rawnsley Park Station, return to Port Augusta.
 Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

   DAY 5: Port Augusta to Uluru

Today’s flight to Uluru will be via the ‘scenic route’ with bird’s-eye views of Wilpena Pound, the Marree Man, Lake Eyre, and of course around Uluru itself. After landing, transfer to your luxury resort hotel, and this evening enjoy the incredible sight of the iconic landscape at sunset. Later, a highlight of your trip awaits – the incredible spectacle of the Field of Light illuminations.
Stay: Two Nights, Uluru, Sails in the Desert
 Breakfast  Dinner

   DAY 6: Uluru

Rise early this morning for a sunrise base tour of the great monolith of Uluru. Few sights in Australia strike such awe. Later, venture deeper into Kata Tjuta National Park, viewing the intriguing rock domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and also visiting the Cultural Centre with time to wander through the exhibitions on show to learn more about Anangu culture and the park’s natural environment.
 Breakfast  Dinner

DAY 7: Uluru to Broken Hill to Brisbane

After breakfast, re-board your private aircraft for a flight to Broken Hill. Enjoy a town tour, including a visit to the art gallery of the town’s most famous son, Pro Hart. You’ll have lunch and then a drink at the iconic Palace Hotel, built in 1889 and which featured in the film “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”. Later, it’s time to hop aboard for your flight back to Brisbane.
 Breakfast  Lunch