Travolta to fly Oprah's audience

John Travolta
John Travolta AAP

JOHN Travolta will fly 300 of Oprah Winfrey's studio audience to Australia.

The chat show host gifted the prize - dubbed Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure - to all of her spectators on the opening episode of her final series yesterday (13.09.10), and the 56-year-old actor will pilot the plane to take them to Sydney.

To a shrieking crowd, Oprah announced: "We're... going... to... Australia!"

The set was then turned into a mini-airport, where the 'Pulp Fiction' actor emerged from a jet to reveal his job in the present.

She added: "This is really my last chance to do something really big.

"And if you want to do something big, you want to take along your ultimate viewers. I started to think about where would I most want to go. Maybe I should take you with me to the other side of the world. "We're going to Australia! We are going to Australia! You and you and you and you are going to Australia!"

All audience members were also given a new mobile phone.

Oprah announced in November 2009 she would be quitting the show after 25 years to launch her own TV network in 2011.

She said: "This show has been my life and I love it enough to know when it's time to say goodbye."

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