Imagine the romance of a table for two in a wilderness setting under a canopy of the Southern Night sky. The only light comes from the moon and the flickering glow of the fire. The only sound is soft music intertwined with the whispering of the breeze through the Desert Oak trees and the crackling flames.

Under a Desert Moon is exclusive to Kings Canyon. It is a unique outback dining experience with a menu focusing on the fresh local produce of Australia.

Enjoy Under a Desert Moon every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 1 April and 31 October, bookings essential via reservations or reception on 08 8956 7442.


Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and canapés followed by a five course dinner. We cater for vegetarian and gluten free dietary requirements.

You will be met at Carmichaels' Restaurant at 6.00pm by a welcoming staff member who will then escort you to the dining area a short distance away.


Under a Desert Moon is a unique dining experience. Don’t just take our word for it, read what our guests have to say about Under a Desert Moon:

"I was especially happy with our Under a Desert Moon experience... which was so relaxing. I felt very special that night! The girls who served us were so welcoming and professional, and our food was delicious! We had a simply wonderful night!"


$169 per person
$49 additional cost for wine pairing

Booking Enquiries

For more information call 1800 837 168 (within Australia) or U.S. based number (716) 276 0078 (outside Australia)

To avoid disappointment, bookings are essential. All tours are subject to availability and weather conditions.

Image by Robert Norman Photography.

Under a Desert Moon Menu

Served with a glass of sparkling wine
VN Fleur de Lys, Grampians Victoria 

Amuse Bouche
Aniseed Myrtle infused feta, native basil & cherry tomato on toasted damper

1st Course
Seared Kangaroo Loin

Wild mushrooms, riberry & plum preserve , scallop potatoes on Jus De Pepperleaf
*2014 Seppelt Sparkling Shiraz, Grampians, Victoria

2nd Course
Free Range Emu Koftas

Bunyu Nut Hummus, Quandong balsamic onion preserve & spicy wattle seed dukkha
*2014 Wynns Black Label Shiraz, Coonawarra, South Australia

Palate Cleanser
Fruit Granita

4th Course
Wild Northern Territory Barramundi

Roasted pepper berry parsnip & grape fruit fillets on lemon Myrtle, orange, ginger Beurre Blanc
*2015 Devils Lair Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia

5th Course
Wild Rosella flowers, muntries & apple compote served with Vanilla ice cream
*Wolf Blass Gold Label Botrytis Semillon, South Australia

*Matching wine is available for an additional $49 per person, including a bottle of still or sparkling water.

Operating times and menus are subject to seasonal adjustments.

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