• Pricing From $30,995*
  • Single Supplement $2,650
  • From Sydney
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Max Group Size 14
  • Activity Level Easy Going

Join Bill Peach Journeys, the leader in private aircraft travel for over 40 years and see an Australia you have only dreamt about. Fly in comfort on your private aircraft to the quintessential outback towns of Longreach, Katherine, Broome and Birdsville. Marvel at nature’s splendour while exploring the iconic Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Uluru. Be awed by the Kimberley as its rust-red desert spills into sublime turquoise blue waters in the Far North West. 

Aerial views of the stunning Red Centre and the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago will amaze. In Katherine, immerse yourself in the majesty of the gorges during a Nitmiluk Dreaming Cruise. Marvel at the expanse of the Kimberley as we cruise the fascinating Ord River in the striking far North West. Discover inspiring rock art, enjoy breathtaking views from Ubirr Rock and cruise the iconic East Alligator River in Kakadu. Dine under the stars during the iconic Sounds of Silence Dinner and stroll through the beautiful Field of Light art installation. The Great Australian Air Tour is a unique experience that showcases the history, landscapes and backbone of Australia in comfort and style. An Australian odyssey to stir the soul awaits. 

 

Highlights

  • Experience spectacular aerial sightseeing of the ancient Bungle Bungle Range (Purnululu), remote Mitchell Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago
  • Cruise the mighty chasms of Katherine Gorge
  • Explore a collection of famed outback towns - Longreach, Kununurra, Broome and Birdsville
  • Marvel at ancient rock art at Ubirr Rock and cruise the East Alligator River in Kakadu National Park
  • Cruise the fascinating Ord River abundant with Outback flora and fauna
  • 3 night stay at acclaimed Cable Beach Resort & Spa, Broome
  • Explore the Dampier Peninsula and Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
  • Be awed by the Staircase to the Moon while sailing on a Sunset Dinner Cruise in Broome
  • Walk through the boulders of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
  • Dine under the stars at Uluru at the iconic Sounds of Silence Dinner and also experience the critically acclaimed Field of Light art installation
  • All touring, transfers and meals including the iconic Sounds of Silence dinner, Uluru majestically set in the distance
  • Escorted throughout by a dedicated Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code GA2400*EB
Departs 12 Aug 2024
Returns 23 Aug 2024
Price From $30,995
Single Supplement $2,650
Tour Code GA2400*BP
Departs 12 Aug 2024
Returns 23 Aug 2024
Price From $31,995
Single Supplement $2,650

Hotels

Bill Peach Journeys understands the importance of selecting the right accommodation to complement each journey. In this case, the selection of properties have been chosen to showcase the incredible destinations visited throughout this journey.

       Cable Beach - Western Australia - Luxury Outback Tours       Uluru - Sail in Desert Rock - Luxury Private Air Tour Australia

  • Hilton Darwin

    Stay in modern Harbour View rooms at the luxury Hilton Darwin Hotel. Ideally located in the heart of the city, the Hilton Darwin is within a 5-minute walk of Smith Street Mall, Maningrida Arts & Culture, The Esplanade and the Darwin Waterfront.
  • Cable Beach Club Resort

    Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa is THE world-class, award-winning resort in Broome.
  • Sails in the Desert

    A luxurious desert oasis, the award-winning, five-star Sails in the Desert is iconic in every way.
Day 1: SYDNEY - LONGREACH

Execujet - Private Air Tour - Bill Peach JourneysFrom the moment you check-in for your Bill Peach Journeys Air Tour you will discover why we are the leaders in private luxury aircraft travel in Australia for over 40 years. Your friendly, professional and experienced flight crew and Journey Director will ensure that you experience the journey of a lifetime from the moment you arrive at the private executive departure lounge.

After your initial check-in, you will not need to check-in again for each flight nor be troubled with luggage until your return at the conclusion of the Air Tour; all will be taken care of for you so you can relax and enjoy your holiday. Your knowledgeable and professional Journey Director will ensure that all arrangements for your Bill  Peach Journeys Air Tour are taken care of throughout the entire tour so that your complete travel experience with us is seamless. Let the adventure begin!

Flying north, we land in the heart of the outback at Longreach named after the “long reach” of the Thomson River. Upon arrival, take a fascinating tour of Longway, a working outback cattle station and unique Queensland homestead. A Welcome Dinner to remember tonight as we explore the award-winning Qantas Founders Outback Museum and enjoy the Luminescent Longreach Light and Sound show, which showcases the history of Australia’s national airline and tells the story of its regional birthplace. 

Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 2: LONGREACH - KATHERINE

Nitmiluk National Park - Spectacular sandstone cliffs in Katherine Gorge - Luxury Private Air Tour AustraliaThis morning we visit the historic Stockman’s Hall of Fame, a spectacular tribute to the people of Outback Australia. Re-board our private aircraft and continue our journey to the Northern Territory. We arrive into the township of Katherine or “Nitmiluk” and enjoy a short town tour. Embark on a memorable cruise on the stunning Katherine Gorge as we marvel at its magnificent sandstone cliffs that glow in the changing light. 

Overnight: Contour Hotel or similar

Day 3: KATHERINE - DARWIN

Experience a unique private Aboriginal cultural tour with a local Jawoyn elder before flying north west. From our private aircraft, wonder as the craggy cliffs of the Katherine region give way to an ancient landscape below. Take in a bird’s eye view of the beautiful harbour and Darwin city, a former frontier outpost. Enjoy dinner tonight at famed Pee Wee’s at the Point. 

Overnight: Hilton Darwin or similar

Day 4: KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

Every destination is a photographers dream - Luxury Private Air Tour AustraliaToday we fly to the magnificent Kakadu National Park as we marvel at this natural wonder from the air and up close. Discover the timeless culture and unique landscape of Kakadu as we cruise the Guluyambi (East Alligator) River and visit the culturally significant Ubirr site. Consisting of a group of rocky outcrops, Ubirr sits on the edge of the Nadab floodplain. The rock art in Kakadu is among the finest in the world representing a personal and spiritual relationship between the Indigenous people and the environment. Fly back to Darwin this afternoon. 

Overnight: Hilton Darwin or similar

Day 5: DARWIN

Today we enjoy a city tour of Darwin including a visit to the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Darwin Military Museum and the Museum & Art Gallery of NT (MAGNT). Later, enjoy an exquisite tropical sunset during our sunset dinner cruise. 

Overnight: Hilton Darwin or similar

Day 6: DARWIN - KUNUNURRA

Departing Darwin, our journey continues, as we fly over the fascinating World Heritage-listed Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park. In Kununurra, embark on a memorable cruise of the Ord River, through the inspiring scenery of the Kimberley region before visiting the Durack’s Argyle Homestead. 

Overnight: The Cambridge or similar

Day 7: KUNUNURRA - BUCCANEER ARCHIPELAGO - BROOME

Enjoy the most spectacular aerial views over Mitchell Falls, the Horizontal Falls and the exquisite Buccaneer Archipelago today. Tour the historic pearling port of Broome taking in the Japanese Cemetery, Chinatown, Sun Pictures, and the red rock cliff face of Gantheaume Point. Transfer to the award-winning Cable Beach Club Resort upon arrival and enjoy dinner at leisure. 

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa or similar

Day 8: BROOME

Cable Beach - Western Australia - Luxury Outback ToursTransfer to the fascinating Indigenous Lombadina Community located on beautiful Thomas Bay on the Dampier Peninsula. We continue to One Arm Point Hatchery where we will learn about the local marine life. Visit Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm to gain an insight into the fascinating history of pearling in Cygnet Bay and view a pearl harvest demonstration. 

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa or similar

Day 9: BROOME

Broome - boab tree growing near the beach - Luxury Private Air Tour AustraliaToday, soak in the ambiance of beautiful Broome. For true relaxation, wander the grand expanse of the famous white sandy Cable Beach and enjoy the facilities of this magnificently set resort. For those who would like to explore Broome further, a hop-on / hop-off bus service will be available. This evening, view the renowned Staircase to the Moon natural phenomena during our sunset dinner cruise. 

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa or similar

Day 10: BROOME - ULURU

Re-board our aircraft for a memorable flight across the Red Centre. Marvel at nature’s splendour while ‘flightseeing’ as Uluru and Kata Tjuta appear on the horizon in this most remote region of Outback Australia. Upon arrival, tour the magnificent boulders of Kata Tjuta including the Walpa Gorge walk. Tonight, view the incredible art installation, the Field of Light by renowned artist Bruce Munro. 

Overnight: Sails in the Desert or similar

Day 11: ULURU

Your breath will be taken away this morning with a sublime sunrise at ‘The Rock’ before enjoying a base tour of Uluru including a walk to Kunya Waterhole. A visit to the Cultural Centre will teach us about Uluru, how it was formed and its traditional owners. This evening, we enjoy our very special Farewell Dinner, the iconic Sounds of Silence, under a sky brilliant with stars, Uluru majestically set in the distance. We begin with canapés and chilled sparkling wine upon a dune top overlooking the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a didgeridoo setting the mood. While enjoying a bush tucker inspired menu, a star talker decodes the southern night sky; this is a never-to-be-forgotten evening in the Outback. 

Overnight: Sails in the Desert or similar

Day 12: ULURU - BIRDSVILLE - SYDNEY

Birdsville - The famous Queensland Hotel - Luxury Private Air Tour AustraliaThis morning we fly to iconic Birdsville, a quintessential outback town established to collect tolls from the droves of cattle being moved interstate. Here we will tour and enjoy lunch at the famous Birdsville Hotel. Re-board our private aircraft for the flight to Sydney, taking with you memories of an incredible Australian adventure!


About Aircruising

Aircruising is an exceptional and fascinating way to travel, allowing you to land directly in some of Australia’s most extraordinarily remote locations. Your time on the ground will be spent exploring the local region with your dedicated Journey Director, experiencing the finest accommodation available and dining in absolute splendour.

Fully Inclusive

Every tour offered by Bill Peach Journeys is fully inclusive. Our team of professional Journey Planners work meticulously with the Journey Directors to map out every step of the journey, and plan for every eventuality as well. The tour cost includes all accommodation, dining, travel, taxes, porterage fees, entrance fees and luggage. As the intrepid traveller, just like Bill, all you’ll have to worry about is making sure you relax and enjoy every moment.

Mode of Transport

This journey will be operated by a variety of aircraft. All aircraft are perfect for landing in the isolated airstrips throughout this journey. To ensure a variety of viewing for everyone, we change seat allocation each day. The aircraft is operated by experienced pilots and accompanied by a Journey Director.

  • This journey is taken either by a 30 seat SAAB 340B or similar
  • All seats feature comfortable legroom
  • The aircraft are flown by two experienced captains and crewed by a flight director
  • Full bar service is available onboard
  • The aircraft are pressurised and air-conditioned
  • There is a toilet onboard

The coaches that we use for the ground component of this journey are fully air-conditioned. There will also be air-conditioned 4WD vehicles and ferries used in some areas.

Airfares and Pre & Post Accommodation

Please speak to your travel agent or Bill Peach Journeys about flights to Sydney from your homeport. We can also arrange additional pre accommodation in Sydney.

Level of fitness required: Easy Going

These journeys are not physically demanding unless you want them to be. They include easy guided walks, which are mainly on flat ground. There will be times when you are required to board a launch for shore excursions. You must be able to walk up to 1 kilometre unaided and will not need any foreseen assistance throughout the journey. For all clients to fully enjoy this travel experience, excellent health and mobility are required by all.

We strongly urge you to consider the fitness rating before selecting your preferred journey, in respect for your fellow travellers. Bill Peach Journeys reserves the right to refuse travel to any client whose fitness level is below the recommended rating.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover you against such things as personal illness or accident, cancellation, loss of baggage etc. Please make sure you carry a copy of your Travel Insurance policy with you at all times.

Terms and Conditions

Please refer to the T&C’s for more information. Terms & Conditions (PDF )

*Conditions Apply: The $1,000 per person Early Bird Offer is limited and applies if booked and paid in full by 12 May, 2024 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. 

When the journey is as important as the destination.