Winfrey -- who flew by private jet to the land Down Under -- traveled separately from her 300 audience members who arrived earlier Tuesday in Sydney. They flew by commercial plane.
Winfrey is staying in an exclusive villa in the luxurious Hamilton Island resort Qualia in Queensland.
During her trip to Australia, she'll be taping three shows, two of which are expected to be taped on December 14th at the famed Sydney Opera House; a third show will document her and the audience's travels around the country.
During their 8-day adventure in Australia, the audience will have a busy and fun-filled schedule, enjoying everything from surfing lessons and snorkeling to nature hikes and beachside barbecues.
Winfrey kicked off her 25th and final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show in September by surprising her audience for what she's billed as the trip of a lifetime -- "Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure ".
The hand-picked audience was comprised of the show's most loyal viewers over the years.