Here's a unique way to experience a truly iconic outback event: with a private flight straight to the festivities! No need to find accommodation or rough it with a road trip; it's all taken care of on this delightful VIP experience.
With no scheduled services running to the remote border town from Brisbane, this privately chartered aircraft offers the convenience of a same-day round trip - bookended by convenient stays at the Pullman Brisbane Airport Hotel.
JOURNEY BY PRIVATE PLANE:
The private ATR72-500 aircraft is ideal for outback sightseeing, with its wings positioned above the windows to ensure optimal viewing. Your luxury experience begins the moment you step aboard!
SOAK UP THE ATMOSPHERE AT THE LEGENDARY BIRDSVILLE RACES:
Join the fun and cheer on your favourite steed at this quintessential outback Australian event. Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow guests and Captain’s Choice hosts as anticipations builds, leading up to the running of the Birdsville Cup.
SECURE EXCLUSIVE VIP ACCESS:
Reserve your place in the VIP trackside marquee and enjoy an offering of gourmet food and drink. Enjoy the live entertainment, or get to know your fellow travellers!
Pullman Brisbane Airport:
The architecturally designed Pullman Brisbane Airport offers guests a 5-star luxury escape, all from within the heart of the airport precinct. Understated elegance are the hallmarks of the property. The raft of daybeds and a relaxing pergola on the sleek pool deck are sure to entice even the most seasoned of travellers.
Your Superior Room includes an LCD TV with cable, work desk, shower, steam iron, ironing board, bathrobes, slippers and wi-fi.
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change or be withdrawn at any time without notice.
03-05 Sep 2021 (ONE DEPARTURE ONLY)
With General Admission at the Birdsville Races:
With upgrade to the VIP Trackside Marquee at the Birdsville Races:
03 September 2021 - Brisbane
Meet your Tour Manager at the hotel as you make yourselves comfortable at the Pullman Brisbane Airport hotel. This evening, a light-hearted, racing-themed Welcome Dinner makes for a great opportunity to meet and mingle with your fellow travellers.
04 September 2021 - Birdsville Races
An early start sees us boarding our private plane for the two-hour flight to Birdsville. In anticipation of this afternoon’s fun, we take part in a friendly best dressed competition aboard our aircraft and attempt to draw the cup winner during an onboard sweepstakes.
Touching down in the legendary outback town, we take the opportunity for photos in front of the fabled Birdsville Hotel.
Enter general admission (or, for VIP guests, your special trackside marquee) and soak up the atmosphere of this iconic outback event.
With our action-packed day at an end, we embark our plane for the return to Brisbane and a further night at the Pullman Brisbane Airport hotel.
05 September 2021 - Brisbane
Spirits remain high this morning, as we gather for breakfast and recall our day out at the iconic Birdsville Races.
Prices are correct as at 20 Oct 2020 & are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices are per person. Valid for new bookings only. All product is subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice.
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking. The balance is due no later than Wed 30 June 2021.