Oprah’s Australian Episodes to Air Next Week

Oprah surprised 302 of her in-studio audience members with trips to Australia to film her latest special, Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure. Now, her at-home audience will be able to experience the extravaganza in the comfort of their living room. Harpo has announced that the four-part special will air on The Oprah Winfrey Show from January 18 – 21. Below are the highlights for each episode; Hugh Jackman is scheduled to show up on the final day.

Jan. 18: Oprah has a close encounter with frisky koalas, enjoys the Great Barrier Reef and hosts a beach bash with celebrity chef Curtis Stone. Then, Oprah travels to Uluru for a dinner with local Aboriginal people. Next up, she meets Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and a crowd of 10,000 in Melbourne’s Federation Square.

Jan. 19: Oprah surprises locals, popping in at one viewer’s weekly taco night dinner. Then, Oprah and her audience attempt a new world record attempt by climbing to the top of the Sydney Harbor Bridge Climb. And we get to see Oprah sail with Russell Crowe.

Jan. 20: Oprah hosts the first of two shows from the world famous Sydney Opera House in Australia.

Jan. 21: It’s the Australian grand finale from the Sydney Opera House with U2’s Bono and Hugh Jackman’s headline-making entrance. Also on hand: Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and Olivia Newton-John.