Best of Australia’s Wine, Wildlife, Reef & City

Our 13 night Australian journey begins in the vibrant city of Adelaide to indulge in some of South Australia’s finest food and wine in the Adelaide Hills and Barossa Valley. Venture over to Kangaroo Island for a stay at the iconic Southern Ocean Lodge. Travel north to tropical Lizard Island off the coast of Queensland, to relax in style and explore the Great Barrier Reef. Complete your journey by experiencing cosmopolitan Sydney and all it has to offer.

Enjoy a saving of up to 50% off per person on Business Class airfares and travel in style

  • Fly with Qatar Airways  in business-class air from New York and other selected airports. Call us or fill out the form for further details and we will contact you.
  • Includes handpicked 5 star hotels and luxury lodges in Australia (including Mayfair HotelSouthern Ocean Lodge, Lizard Island and The Langham Sydney).
  • Includes all activities and most meals for entire journey, as well as private tours and exclusive access to unique Australian experiences.




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Flying into Australia on Qatar, you will arrive late afternoon into Adelaide Airport where you will clear customs and immigration. Upon arrival, your driver will meet and privately transfer you to the Mayfair Hotel, where you will enjoy an evening at leisure to recuperate and relax.

Style, elegance and a touch of glamour comes to Adelaide with the arrival of the city’s newest five-star boutique hotel. The magnificent Mayfair Hotel is located right in the heart of the city on the corner of King William and Hindley Streets in the heritage-listed, beautifully renovated building.

Meals: None
Accommodation: Mayfair Hotel

mayfair bar


After breakfast you will be privately transferred to Adelaide Airport for your scheduled flight over to Kingscote Airport on Kangaroo Island.
Upon arrival on Kangaroo Island, you will be transferred to your world-renowned luxury accommodation perched on the cliffs of Kangaroo Island – Southern Ocean Lodge.

Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia’s first true luxury lodge, offering a unique and exclusive travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Floating atop a secluded cliff on a rugged stretch of coast, the lodge commands peerless views of the wild Southern Ocean and pristine Kangaroo Island wilderness. Sensitive, intimate and sophisticated, Southern Ocean Lodge is a sanctuary of refined comfort
and luxe, Kangaroo Island style.

A range of signature activities are offered daily, allowing you to encounter rich and varied wildlife, indulge in world-class food and
wine and discover the Island’s unique natural attractions. If this is all too strenuous you can opt for indulgent pampering in the Southern Spa, located in a pavilion on the top of a hill with commanding views over the wild coastal landscape. The relaxing and healing treatments are inspired by indigenous methods, and use a combination of Li’tya products and local botanical ingredients.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Southern Ocean Lodge

southern ocean lodge

DAY 3, 4, 5

Enjoy from the selected activities which are included in your stay at Southern Ocean Lodge, or perhaps choose from the other activity
options that are on offer for an additional cost. Complimentary activities include:
• Wonders of KI – A half day guided journey into Flinders Chase National Park showcasing
natural icons the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, home to a fur seal colony.
• Seal Bay – An exclusive guided walk on the beach amongst Australia’s third largest colony of sea lions.
• Coastal Clifftop Walk – Scenic guided walk atop the limestone cliffs of Hanson Bay.
• Kangas & Kanapés – A signature sunset drinks experience at nearby Grassdale, a historic island property – premium SA beverages, canapés and kangaroos!
• Discover Island Heritage – An informative visual presentation led by resident naturalist guides.

Also included in your stay is an exclusive offer of a complimentary half day 4WD hire as well as either a lodge operated
Quad Biking Experience, Kayaking Adventure or guided Adventure Hike (for 2 guests), to be taken during your stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Southern Ocean Lodge

kangaroo island wildlife


After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kingscote Airport for your scheduled flight back to Adelaide. You will be met on arrival by your
private guide, for a half day tour of the Adelaide Hills.

After a scenic journey through the Adelaide Hills, you will arrive at historic Hahndorf. Here you will enjoy a Ploughman’s Platter of fresh
local produce, along with a glass of wine or beer with your lunch.

Following your relaxing lunch you will continue to explore Hahndorf, the small Adelaide Hills town famous for its German Heritage. Your guide will take you on an enlightening walking tour of the town, where he will share his own family’s ties to the area, dating back to 1839 when his great-great-great grandfather and grandmother migrated from Prussia to begin a new life as farmers and builders. Stop at the intriguing Hahndorf academy, where ever-changing visual arts meet local heritage and history, the stunning Pioneer Park, and the historic
St Michaels Church, to mention just a few sights.

After your walking tour of picturesque Hahndorf, wine enthusiasts will have the opportunity to visit Sidewood Cellar Door for a tasting of some of the signature wines on offer. Alternatively, if craft beer is more your style, you will have the chance to stop in at Prancing Pony and sample some of the brewery’s innovative creations, or visit Gulf Brewery for a taste of some of the regions finest hand-crafted boutique beers.

Following your tasting, enjoy a scenic drive back through the Adelaide Hills concluding at your accommodation, The Mayfair.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Mayfair Hotel

mayfair best australian hotel


After breakfast you will be met by your guide for a full day tour of the famous wine region, the Barossa Valley. The Barossa is one of
Australia’s best-known wine regions and home to some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world. With your private wine guide, visit the
historic Hutton Vale Farm.

Hutton Vale Farm offers a wonderful example of elegant sustainability set amidst an iconic Barossa landscape. Experience an exceptional day of private access to the oldest mixed family farms in the Barossa Valley with a perfect blend of history, nature, environment, vineyards, food and wine.

Hutton Vale Farm is an award-winning boutique wine producer; its Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet and Grenache vines are taken from some of Australia’s oldest plantings. Hutton Vale Farm is an iconic South Australian property, part of the original estate created by George
Fife Angas (1789-1879), one of the architects of the Colony of South Australia. The family originally owned 28,000 acres of Barossa land,
and the nearby village of Angaston was named in their honour.

Jan Angas will create your farmhouse lunch. She is a dedicated cook, with extensive regional food knowledge, preparing magnificent
flavours of the Barossa, from food grown on Hutton Vale Farm or sourced from local artisan makers. There is no better way to enjoy authentic Barossa generosity, with the warmth of a fire or the sun, under the vines in the private stone walled garden.

During your day you will visit a range of premium wineries, and (if you so desire) food producers. You will enjoy either morning or
afternoon tea and a leisurely lunch of regional food and wine at one of the region’s best restaurants.

On the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to the Mayfair Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Mayfair Hotel

barossa luxury


This morning is an early start, your private driver will collect you from the Mayfair Hotel and transfer you to Adelaide Airport to board
your scheduled domestic flight to Cairns Airport and connect with the scheduled flight between Cairns and Lizard Island.

Situated some 240 kilometres north of Cairns, Lizard Island is surrounded by a sea of deep aquamarine and forms part of the Great
Barrier Reef near its northernmost end. The beautiful Lizard Island Resort is balanced high above the Coral Sea and set on the point at Sunset Ridge. The range of spacious open-plan suites and villas are luxuriously appointed, all with spectacular views.

The beaches are plentiful, 24 in all, with fine powdery white sand, undisturbed but for the occasional footprints. Enjoy snorkelling,
if you choose, or deep-sea game fishing, or diving at The Cod Hole, one of the world famous dive sites just a short boat ride away. Enjoy secluded picnics on private beaches, five star cuisine and indulgent spa treatments.

Naturally many of the options on Lizard Island involve the water. Snorkelling equipment and lessons are provided. You can snorkel off a secluded beach to discover a garden of giant clams, many a metre long and some reputed to be 120 years old. Or you can explore Anchor and Watson’s bay on a glass bottom sea kayak.

Fishing enthusiasts can charter the 15.5m “Fascination”, or dive the famous Cod Hole, where you may come face to face with the massive, yet curious Potato Cod.

The Essentia Day Spa offers a range of treatments, indulge in signature spa rituals and discover pure, opulent skin care. Rebalance, relax, and rejuvenate while they personalize a spa experience just for you.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Lizard Island

lizard beach

DAY 9 & 10

Enjoy from the selected activities which are included in your stay at Lizard Island or perhaps choose from the additional activity options that are on offer for an additional cost. Complimentary activities may include:

• Anchor and Watson’s bay on a glass bottom sea kayak
• Motorised dinghies
• Snorkelling equipment and lessons
• Tennis – day and night with all equipment supplied
• Picnic hampers for secluded beachside lunches
• Stand up paddle boarding
• Nature slide presentations
• Gymnasium
• Self-guided nature walks

Also included in your stay is an exclusive offer of a complimentary inner reef snorkel trip (for 2 guests), to be taken during your stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lizard Island

lizard island sunset

DAY 11

Enjoy your last morning at Lizard Island before boarding your scheduled flight to Cairns and connecting onto Sydney. Upon
arrival at Sydney Airport you will be privately transferred to The Langham, Sydney.

Situated within the heart of Sydney’s historic Rocks district, The Langham offers dramatic Harbour views. Guests can enjoy sweeping
western harbourside views, and a tranquil yet convenient proximity to some of the city’s most iconic experiences. Rooms are a haven of plush, bespoke furnishings amidst soft panelled walls and high ceilings.

This afternoon is yours to enjoy at your own leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Langham, Sydney

langham sydney

DAY 12

Included in your Sydney stay is a full day private harbour and city tour. This is the perfect way to get your bearings, spending time with an experienced passionate guide to introduce you to one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

After breakfast your private guide will collect you from your hotel and drive to the marina to begin your 3 hour private cruise aboard the luxurious motor 44’ cruiser, the “Iluka”. You will cruise within meters of the Sydney Opera House with views back to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and up the harbour to the Eastern Suburbs. Make your way past Woolloomooloo, Garden Island, Double Bay, Vaucluse, Rose Bay and up to historic Watson’s Bay. You will then head across to Chowder Bay and on to Taronga Zoo where you will stop for a beautiful gourmet lunch.

On conclusion of lunch you will be returned to the marina with your guide and commence the land portion of your private full day tour. Your knowledgeable guide will drive you through some of Sydney’s most affluent suburbs, visit some of Sydney’s beautiful beaches and bays and stop at Vaucluse House to see an example of Sydney’s colonial architecture. The next stop on the tour is Bondi where you will have the chance to take a short coastal walk or venture onto the white sands of Bondi Beach.

On your way back to the accommodation your guide will take you to visit the fashionable suburb of Paddington, where you will have the
chance to travel down some of Sydney’s historic laneways and gain a glimpse of the trendy high fashion stores, private art galleries and the array of old world pubs. On conclusion of your tour you will be returned to The Langham, Sydney.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: The Langham, Sydney

iluka sydney boat

DAY 13

This morning you are in for a real treat as you make your way to the Bridge Climb, the ultimate experience of Sydney. Reach the summit of
the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour. It takes you along catwalks, up ladders, and steadily to the
summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Experience the satisfaction of conquering the upper arch of the Bridge while taking in city surrounds, the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House, the harbour and the Bridge itself beneath your feet.

After lunch we can arrange for you to participate in a private showroom experience at Paspaley Pearls. Almost all of the pearls available in the showroom are Australian South Sea Pearls from their own personal pearl farms, considered to be some of the highest quality pearls in the world. There is no extra cost involved with this activity and it is exclusive only to The Tailor guests.

Or at an additional cost there is also the option of a private surf lesson at famous Bondi Beach, or another activity tailored to your interests.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Langham, Sydney

bridgeclimb sydney

Day 14

After breakfast you will be met and privately transferred from The Langham, Sydney to the Sydney Airport to connect with your
departure flight homewards. Or you may choose to continue with your journey in Australia.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: None



This tour is designed for – Solo travellers/couples/small groups and families with children 10 years and over. Southern Ocean Lodge and Lizard Island are not suited to children under this age. Should the itinerary be of interest and you are travelling with a young family please contact one of our Travel Designers as we can customise a journey to suit your exact travel needs.

This itinerary can be taken year round; however we suggest speaking with your Travel Designer as seasonal considerations may apply. In Tropical North Queensland from December to March it is the wet season, when you are likely to experience high humidity and rain, particularly in the months of February and March. Please note that
Lizard Island is closed from 29 January to 11 February 2018.

While we endeavour to make the itinerary as accurate as possible, it should be considered as an approximate schedule of activities and guide only rather than a rigid schedule of events. Trip itineraries are subject to revision due to weather, conditions, government restrictions and other reasons beyond our control.


The cost of the itinerary is USD$22,585.00 per person for 2 travellers, or USD$21,235.00 per person for 4 travellers including the above Australian land component as well as Qatar International Business Class Flights and Qantas Domestic Australian Business Class Flights

The above cost is dependent on availability at the time of booking request and depending on actual dates of travel, may have high/low season considerations, blackout dates may also apply and is subject to change.

Package is available for a limited time only for travel up until 30th November 2018.

Please consult your Travel Designer to check on full terms and conditions, availability and to make and enquiry


Based on 2 Adults:
• 3 Nights Mayfair Hotel in 1 x Deluxe King Room including breakfast and return private Adelaide Airport vehicle transfers.
• 4 Nights Southern Ocean Lodge in 1 x Flinders Suite including all meals, selected beverages, selected activities, return transfers from Kingscote Airport, scheduled Regional Express flights between Adelaide and Kingscote Airport (Kangaroo Island). Also included in your stay is an exclusive
offer of a complimentary upgrade to the next room category (subject to availability), half day 4WD hire as well as either a lodge operated Quad Biking Experience, Kayaking Adventure or guided Adventure Hike (for 2 guests), to be taken during your stay.
• 1 x private half day Adelaide Hills tour and 1 x private full day Barossa Valley experience including Hutton Vale, and transfers to and from the Mayfair Hotel.
• 3 Nights Lizard Island in 1 x Oceanview Villa including all meals, selected beverages and selected activities. Return scheduled flights between Cairns and Lizard Island. Additional charges apply for Cocktails, the Cellar Master List and Degustation menus. Also included in your stay is an exclusive offer of a complimentary upgrade to the next room category (subject to availability) and an inner reef snorkelling experience (for 2 guests), to be taken during your stay.

• 3 Nights The Langham, Sydney in 1 x Executive City Room including complimentary breakfast daily and a AUD$100 Hotel Credit to utilise during your stay, return private
Sydney Airport vehicle transfers, 1 x full day private City and Harbour tour including lunch, a 3 hour cruise on the “Iluka”, a share day BridgeClimb and a complimentary Behind the Scenes Paspaley Pearls tour.


• Airline Taxes
• Domestic Flights within Australia unless stated
• Some Meals & Beverages
• Some Activities
• Telephone calls
• All items of a personal nature• Travel insurance
• Gratuities

Charter Flights & Luggage Restrictions
• Regional Express enforce an allowance of 15kg checked/ 7kg hand luggage per person and soft sided bags are preferred. At select Airports, excess luggage can be stored with Regional Express for AUD$7.70 per bag (price subject to change) which is payable at check-in. Please ensure the total weight of hand/cabin baggage does not exceed 7kg, nor 23cm x34cmx48cm in dimension.
• Lizard Island scheduled flights have a luggage restriction of 25 kilograms per person (including hand luggage) and small and/or soft suitcases are preferred, due to the limited luggage space in their charter aircraft. Secure luggage storage is available complimentary at East Air.

Terms  & Conditions

  • Qatar Airlines – Package price includes Business Class flights from New York to Adelaide and Sydney to New York
  • Qantas – Package price includes Domestic Business Class flights from Adelaide to Cairns and Cairns to Sydney
  • A weekend surcharge of US$385 per person each way applies for any Qatar flights flown Thursday to Sunday.
  • Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking request and may be subject to high/low season considerations
  • Some black-out dates apply at individual properties– full details available on request
  • Pricing is per person, based on minimum 2 passengers travelling together, utilising double/twin share accommodation
  • Australian ground component inclusions are as noted in the attached itinerary
  • Pricing subject to additional air taxes as imposed by the individual airlines/airports
  • This offer is subject to The Tailor’s full terms and conditions –