South Australia is a one-stop destination for world-class wine, unbeatable gourmet food and produce, spectacular natural scenery and unique wildlife.This five day itinerary will take you through the State’s varied and diverse regions.
At a glance
- World Class Vineyards
- A trip to Kangaroo island
- See the Fleurieu peninsula
- Experience d'Arenberg wines
Arrive in Australia’s boutique city Adelaide. Adelaide is a friendly, contemporary and vibrant city surrounded by rolling hills, beautiful beaches with crystal-clear water and world-renowned wine regions. From here you will then get onboard a flight to Kingscote to the beautiful Kangaroo island. You will be staying at the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge. This evening you will be taken on a nocturnal tour of Kangaroo island with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari/Wildlife Safari. Witness dolphins, seals, birdlife, eagles, whales and magnificent coastline as well as being provided with informative local history, wildlife facts and geological information.
Flinders National Park
This morning you will begin your tour of Kangaroo Island. SeaLink ferries will bring you on a tour through some of the beautiful natural surroundings of the island. Flinders Chase, National Park - At 74,000 hectares, it is one of Australia’s largest parks. The park is home to a feast of fauna including kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, platypus, tammar wallabies and the endangered Cape Barren geese. On the coast around Cape du Couedic live 6000 New Zealand fur seals. Flinders National Park is home to the impressive Admirals Arch and Remarkable rocks. Enjoy the amazing Birds of Prey Display in Raptor Domain an educational and entertaining free-flight demonstration experience. There will also be a chance to visit Seal Bay Conservation Park which is home to about 1,000 Australia sea lions, or five per cent of the world total.
Travel to Cape Jervis to discover the Fleurieu Peninsula. Cycle along the coast or stop by the wineries and find that special drop. Afterwards arrive in the Softfoot Alpacas for a unique 1-hour tour to meet the friendly alpacas on the picturesque Softfoot farm. Mid morning The Big Duck Tour will take you on board your Southern Ocean Adventure. This breathtaking 90-minute tour departs from the Granite Island Causeway and cruises between the mainland and the northern side of Granite Island. In the afternoon Oceanic Visitor have a unique marine experience as you get the chance to get on board a motorised catamaran to the in-sea aquarium, where you will take a dip into the water to swim with the fish. In the evening check into your new accommodation to McCracken Country Club a resort located at Victor Harbor on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
D'Arenberg to Manna of Hahndorf
Travel to the famous d’Arenberg Wines for a tour of the winery and the Cube. The d’Arenberg label is well known with its distinctively flavoured wines reflecting much of the history of the area. d’Arenberg Cube – inspired by the complexities and puzzles of winemaking, each of the five levels have been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses. Have lunch at the Longview Vineyard a stunning family-owned Adelaide Hills single vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield. Arrive at Beerenberg Farm to pick your own strawberries and stroll through the Farm shop and pick up some fresh produce. Check into your new accommodation Manna of Hahndorf. The Manna of Hahndorf is a boutique motel located in the heart of the historic town of Hahndorf.
Check out of your accommodation and arrive at the Adelaide Oval Roof Climb expereince. The Adelaide Oval is widely regarded as the most picturesque Test Cricket ground in the world. An exhilarating adventure across Adelaide Oval’s unique roofline with a wide range of climb possibilities. Next stop is the Adelaide Zoo SA which is proudly Australia’s second oldest zoo. Arrive at the Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door for your heritage tour and tasting of this breathtaking vineyard nestled in the foothills of Adelaide. Travel to your new accommodation Ibis Adelaide for your final night in Adelaide.