Come join us for this unique experience departing from Melbourne to witness the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) before touching down in Hobart to celebrate the biennial Hobart International Antarctic Festival. This festival will take you on a journey of the worlds highest, driest, windiest and coldest continent and learn all about Australia's role and influence over this fascinating continent. There is even the opportunity to inspect the nation's supply and research vessel while it is docked in Hobart for the winter.
Departing from Melbourne, you will fly into the night to witness one of the world’s most magical natural phenomena, the Aurora Australis or, Southern Lights before returning to Hobart. On board a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, you will travel over the Southern Ocean heading for the Southern Auroral Zone. This spectacular scenic flight will take you far away from light pollution, high above the clouds and weather systems for a unique unobstructed view of the incredible light display of the Southern Lights. The exact route will depend on the activity of the Aurora Australis on the night. Seeing the Southern Lights from the comfort of the Qantas Dreamliner is an ethereal, magical and unforgettable experience.
Throughout the flight you will receive a full inflight catering service in both business and economy classes. Expert astronomers will provide information on route about how an aurora is created, as well as pointing out their favourite night sky objects. They will instruct you on how to photograph an aurora and we will have a professional photographer on board to assist on how best to use your cameras.
This is a unique trip not to be missed!
This flight is a unique experience for any science or adventure lovers and not to be missed!
For more information regarding the flights please see our detailed Flight Brochure
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Trip Code: ACQAHF
Travel Style: Scenic Flight Tour