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South Australia & Uluru Exclusive Christmas Tour


What an extraordinary Christmas holiday! Enjoy an extended stay in Adelaide with tours to Barossa Valley, Kangaroo Island and Murray River cruise. Then fly on an exclusive charter to Uluru, where you’ll stay in top accommodation and have a special festive lunch, Sounds of Silence sunset dinner, Field of Light Experience and more!


Exclusive South Australia & Northern Territory Christmas with Charter Flights to Uluru – 9 days

Enjoy a week exploring the wonders of Adelaide and South Australia’s highlights during the festive season – then spend Christmas at Uluru!

From your base in Adelaide, wonderful day tours will take you to Hahndorf, the Barossa Valley, Kangaroo Island and Murray River cruise aboard the historic Proud Mary riverboat.

Then fly directly from Adelaide to Uluru on a private charter for an epic 2-night hosted adventure and Christmas celebration.
Witness and experience the best that Uluru has to offer while you view the evening sky ablaze with colours as the sun sets over Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Experience the stillness of the Red Centre coupled with the immersive Field of Light display by renowned artist, Bruce Munro, all while based in the outback accommodations of the Ayers Rock Resort at Sails in the Desert.

Plus, as a special bonus to lift your spirits even higher we’ve included the famous Sounds of Silence dinner. An absolute Red Centre must-do!

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • See so many South Australian highlights during the 6-night stay
  • Fly aboard an exclusive private charter jet from Adelaide directly into Ayers Rock Airport
  • Celebrate Christmas lunch at renowned Ilkari Restaurant.
  • Experience a Sounds of Silence evening dining under the sparkling outback sky
  • All flights, accommodation and amazing tour experiences are included!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Flights – Return economy airfare to Adelaide from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane
    • Return private charter flights from Adelaide to Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru)
  • Adelaide Accommodation – 6 nights Riviera Hotel, standard room
  • South Australia sightseeing – Escorted tours from Adelaide with local guides
    • Adelaide & Hahndorf Day Tour
    • Barossa Valley Wineries Day Tour
    • Kangaroo Island Day Tour
    • Murray River Day Trip including Lunch Cruise aboard Proud Mary riverboat
  • Transfers – Uluru return airport to hotel transfers
  • Uluru Accommodation – 2 nights Sails of the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort, standard room
  • Meals – Daily breakfast at Sails of the Desert hotel
    • Drover’s lunch at Sails in the Desert
    • 2-course lunch with didgeridoo performance
  • Special experiences – Christmas events and tours from Uluru
    • Christmas Day lunch at Ilkari Restaurant
    • Sounds of Silence Dinner
    • Field of Light Experience
    • Uluru & Surrounds 2-hour Tour


2021 – 19 December

Note: Departures are subject to confirmation at time of booking and price may vary. Contact us for travel at other times of the year.

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Want to Stay Longer or Upgrade?

You can add extra nights in Adelaide or we can find the perfect tour for you to see more of the Northern Territory.

Let us know if you’d like to travel at other times of the year or add car hire.

Ask us today about staying at other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Please contact us for current single traveller rates.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is valid until 31 October 2021, unless sold out earlier.

Prices are correct as of 28 September 2021. Please contact us for current rates.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Independent with sightseeing tours



Day 1: Arrive Adelaide
Fly to Adelaide and on arrival at the airport make your own way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy Adelaide at leisure.

Day 2: Adelaide & Hahndorf Tour
Start your day off with morning pickup in central Adelaide and climb aboard an air-conditioned coach. Your tour swings through Adelaide's cultural precinct, where you'll see the North Terrace, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, home to the Adelaide Zoo and Bicentennial Conservatory, and the National Wine Centre. Continue past the tree-lined streets, mansions, and historic buildings of North Adelaide, then stop at St. Peters Cathedral or the Adelaide Oval. Take a factory tour at Haigh's Chocolates and try samples of their famous chocolates before returning to King William Street near Rundle Mall via the South Parklands, West Terrace, and North Terrace. Have the option to disembark at noon on King William Street and make your own way back to the central meeting point by 1pm, or stay on the coach to return to the center. At either location, you'll have time to purchase lunch before the afternoon portion of the tour begins. At 1:15pm, board the coach that goes to Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills. Travel to Adelaide’s highest peak, Mount Lofty Summit, and take in sweeping views of the city and coast. After a stop for photo ops, continue through the villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate, and Bridgewater. Stop at the Beerenberg Farm Shop for time to taste and purchase some products (own expense) before arriving at Hahndorf. Spend the afternoon independently exploring the main street of Adelaide’s oldest German settlement. Sample locally-made German specialties and produce, check out shops with arts and crafts, and choose between afternoon tea and a traditional German beer tasting at the Hahndorf Inn Hotel. Your tour ends by returning to central Adelaide in the early evening.

Day 3: Barossa Valley Day Tour
Your day trip from Adelaide starts with hotel pickup by deluxe minicoach for the drive into the Adelaide Hills. Your first stop is an intriguing attraction known as the Whispering Wall, whose specific acoustics allow you to stand at one end of the wall and hear what someone else is saying on the other end, 500 feet (150 meters) away. Continue to your first winery of the day, Chateau Yaldara, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of red and white varietals. Then visit the quaint town of Tanunda to stretch your legs with a short walk before heading just outside of town to your second winery, Peter Lehmann. Here, enjoy the atmosphere of the handsome stone building from the 1880s while you taste a variety of wines, and then dig in to a lunch of cured meats, regional cheese, bread and fresh produce. After eating, over to Langmeil Winery, just next door, and learn about the history of this property, from its shiraz vineyard, the oldest-known in the world, to the three Barossa Valley local residents who purchased the neglected winery in the 1990s and fully restored it. In the rustic tasting room (aka cellar door), enjoy wine samples provided by the staff.
Next, head to your last winery of the day, stopping at Mengler’s Hill Lookout to enjoy views over the valley before arriving at the last winery for the day – a location specially selected by your local guide, who will take into consideration the group size, group tastes and the season. Throughout the day, your knowledgeable guide and the hosts at each winery share insider information about winemaking in Barossa Valley, providing a personalized touch that enhances your wine experience. Your tour ends with the drive back to Adelaide.

Day 4: Kangaroo Island Day Tour
Your day trip begins with pickup in Adelaide by coach for the drive with your guide across the Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jervis, where you catch the ferry for a cruise across Backstairs Passage to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Upon arrival, board another coach for your tour of the island. Then begin your Kangaroo Island experience at Seal Bay Conservation Park to witness Australian sea lions lazing on the beach; take a coastal walk with a National Parks ranger for an up-close look at the colony. Continue to Vivonne Bay for a 2-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro, where picture windows and a deck provide opportunities to watch for koalas and kangaroos in the surrounding bush. After lunch, visit Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, where kangaroos, wallabies, and echidnas roam free and koalas stay lazy in their eucalyptus groves, and then head to Flinders Chase National Park on the rugged southwest coast of the island to walk among the granite boulders known as the Remarkable Rocks. See the rock archway known as Admirals Arch, admire Cape du Couedic and watch long-nosed fur seals as they play and relax. Throughout your tour, hear about the history of Kangaroo Island and learn interesting facts about the animals from your knowledgeable guide. When your time on the island is up, head back to the ferry landing for your ferry ride back to the mainland.

Day 5: Murray River Day Trip Including Lunch Cruise aboard the Proud Mary
After morning pickup in Adelaide, travel in a comfortable air-conditioned coach to the Murray River for your lunch cruise. Relax as your triple-decker boat glides down the historic river and you soak in the surrounding scenery. Gain insight into the river system while having lunch on board the vessel. When your boat returns to the dock, re-board your coach for a tour along the Murray River. Stop for photo ops at Mannum Lookout and other scenic locations. Travel through the Adelaide Hills and visit Melba’s Chocolate Factory and Woodside Cheese Wrights. You can purchase afternoon tea before your tour ends in Adelaide with drop-off at your starting point.

Days 6 & 7: Christmas Exclusive & Uluru Private Charter Getaway
Make your own way to Adelaide Airport to board the exclusive charter flight to Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru). From here you’ll enjoy a Christmas unlike any other in the magnificent Red Centre. Christmas lunch at Ilkari Restaurant is included, as well as other sightseeing and special experiences. See the below information for more details on the flights, hotel & tours.

Day 8: Fly Uluru to Adelaide
Today you will be transferred to Ayers Rock airport to board the private charter flight back to Adelaide, where the tour concludes. Catch a taxi back to your Adelaide hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 9: Depart Adelaide
Today check out of the hotel in the morning and make your own way back to the airport in time for your departure flight. We hope you enjoyed Adelaide and a special Uluru Christmas.

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


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