Once you arrive at Adelaide Airport your private transfer will meet you and take you to you Hotel EOS (or Similar) including breakfast for 4 nights. EOS -Welcome to a new realm of luxury. Where a love for the unexpected meets deep local knowledge. Where subtle gestures underpin indulgent experiences. With us, your every need is considered, and your every desire answered. Step beyond the everyday and allow us to illuminate the possibilities.
The rest of today is at leisure to take in the sights of Adelaide, maybe even venture to the Adelaide market for lunch and supplies.
Today is a free day and here are some optional tours
Barossa Food and Wine Experience (Not Included) $169pp
Ah, chocolate, wine, lunch and a stop at Maggie’s Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop.
It’s a dreamy day out. The intimate Barossa Food & Wine Experience Tour is just like a private tour of the Valley.
Taste the best drops, chat to winemakers at Pindarie Wines and Lambert Estate, and linger over a two-course lunch, with time for coffee and chocolate port by the fire or on a sunny deck. Then, sit down to taste house-made chocolates paired with Vineyard Road’s handcrafted wines at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company which will be a great way to finish off your Barossa Food & Wine Experience.
IncludedCourtesy Adelaide CBD hotel pick up and set down
Full day guided small coach tour with expert commentary by local driver/guide
Morning tea and tastings at award-winning Pindarie Cellar Door, Gomersal
Visit to Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop
Delicious 2 course Barossa lunch and wine tastings at Lambert Estate, Angaston
Mengler Hill Lookout for views over the Barossa
Enjoy house made chocolates paired with wine at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, Tanunda
Join our NEW McLaren Vale Tour! (Not Included ) $189pp
Leaving Adelaide, head out through the scenic southern suburbs. Enjoy coastal views as you head to Stump Hill Cafe for morning tea. There is an opportunity to sample wines from some of the regions smaller wineries that do not have cellar doors (this wine tasting is an additional cost) or peruse the gift and produce store and their colourful garden.
Then it’s onto one of the highlights of your day, the d’Arenberg Cube. Nestled amongst the vineyards, this 5 level “rubiks cube” has been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses. From the Alternate Realities Museum to the many art installations on display there is so much to see and experience whilst you are there. Enjoy a formal wine tasting on Level 4, before heading down to Polly’s Restaurant for your 2 course lunch.
At your next visit Beresford Wines, you can choose from one of three tastings in their new elegant Tasting Pavilion. The Premium Wine Tasting introduces you to a selection of their wines from the Estate and Limited Release range. The Vale Brewing Tasting offers up to five craft beers from the sessionable Vale range. And the third option is the 23rd Street Distillery tastings, where you can choose from five spirits or three craft gins.
The final cellar door is Wirra Wirra Vineyards^, located amongst the gum trees in the historic ironstone cellars. Enjoy a short tour of the cellars and a structured tasting of their range of quality wines. Look out for the ‘catapult’ and the ¾ tonne Angelus Bell in the picturesque grounds surrounding the cellar door.
Finish the day with some spare time in the main street of McLaren Vale. You may like to pop into the Fruchocs Shop for some sweet treats, or explore the Fleurieu Arthouse housed on the historic Hardys Tintara site. Then settle back on the coach for your return trip to Adelaide
Victor Harbour and Southern Highlights (not included) $119 pp
Enjoy a delightful tour of South Australia’s premier tourist region, the Fleurieu Peninsula. Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills to the historical Scottish settlement of Strathalbyn. Continue on to the paddle steamer town of Goolwa where you will have a brief tour of the town including the wharf, barrage and beach.
On your way to Victor Harbor cruise past the charming coastal town of Port Elliot including Horseshoe Bay and stop at Whale Lookout for a photo opportunity. In Victor Harbor; South Australia’s most popular seaside village, you’ll have free time to wander the main street, walk on the Causeway to Granite Island or stroll along the beach.
From here, sit back and relax while you view the stunning coast of Encounter Bay and Rosetta Head. Look out for The Bluff which overlooks the township of Victor Harbor before continuing through the popular wine region of McLaren Vale. Before returning to Adelaide, see some of the stunning southern metropolitan beaches of Port Noarlunga and Moana.Courtesy Adelaide CBD hotel pick up and set down
Full day coach tour with expert commentary by a local driver/guide
Morning tea stop at the Scottish town of Strathalbyn on the banks of the Angas River (morning tea not included)
See the old river port of Goolwa where the Murray meets Lake Alexandrina
The coastal town of Port Elliot
Free time to stroll along the esplanade of Victor Harbor dotted with local crafts and cafés
Pass through Horseshoe Bay, Rosetta Heads and Encounter Bay steeped in whaling history
View the rolling vineyards, iron stone cottages, olive and almond groves of the McLaren Vale region
Tour along the southern coastline to see some of Adelaide’s stunning beaches
Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s finest nature-based tourism destinations. This relaxed yet comprehensive 2day tour allows you to discover Kangaroo Island’s fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery, and unique local produce. Discover some of the most popular wildlife, food, and wine attractions on Kangaroo Island – wander amongst the wild Australian sea lions at Seal Bay, watch an ‘In-Flight’ display of Australian Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain, sample KI’s finest produce and enjoy a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch in the Flinders Chase National Park.
An early morning pick-up from your hotel for a scenic coach transfer to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills. On arrival, board the SeaLink ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Here you will board your luxury SeaLink coach, and your local driver/guide will take you on a tour of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination. Visit Seal Bay Conservation Park where you will be taken on a guided beach walk with an experienced guide and be amongst a colony of rare Australian sea lions. Get up close and see these wild creatures frolic and laze about – a truly amazing and unforgettable experience. Ultimate Kangaroo Island 2 Day Tour (continued) Then enjoy a delicious two course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro, located on the south coast of Kangaroo Island. Spend the afternoon in the Flinders Chase National Park, which was devastated in the worst fire to ever hit the island in January 2020. You’ll see that the regeneration of the native bush occurs so quickly after the event and there will be many opportunities to take photos. As you travel through the park, keep an eye out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles, and koalas. See the rugged coastline from walks around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Remarkable Rocks provide great photographic opportunities, and the Admirals Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal the spectacular rock archway, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals. Your last visit of the day is to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to feed some kangaroos and get up close to the Kangaroo Island Koalas while listening to the Keeper talk about the cuddly mammals. If time permits, there may be a photo opportunity to hold a Koala (additional cost). There is also a possibility that you will see more kangaroos and wallabies on your way to your overnight accommodation.
Day04 Kangaroo Island –
Start your day with a delicious, cooked breakfast before heading off on day 2 of your tour. Today your local guide will introduce you to some of the island’s leading creators where you will see an “In-Flight” display of raptors and taste some local Kangaroo Island produce. Your first stop will be the fascinating Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain for an educational, interactive, and inspiring experience. The only “In-Flight” Birds of Prey display in South Australia, it is thought by many to be the most interactive Birds of Prey display in Australia. Next, travel to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery for a delicious lunch followed by an introductory talk about the history of the oil distillery and take a guided tour. You may choose to taste Kangaroo Island Ciders’ range of Colony Cove products including Apple Sparkler and Cider (additional cost). Finish off with some free time in their souvenir shop where you will find an assortment of Eucalyptus products. Your next stop is Clifford’s Honey Farm, where you’ll enjoy an informative guided tour of the honey room where you will learn about the extraction process, taste a honey soft drink, and have the option to sample the Drunken Drone Brewery’s Honey Wheat Ale. In the farm gate shop, you can see a working beehive where you can try to spot the Queen bee. There are different varieties of pure Kangaroo Island Ligurian honey and beauty products to purchase as well as their famous honey ice-cream. Continue to Pennington Bay, a spectacular beach on the south coast of Kangaroo Island for a photo opportunity before arriving at your final stop False Cape Wines Cellar Door. This stunning new cellar door is made from recycled wood, jetty timbers and limestone sourced on the property. Here you can take part in a structured wine tasting while enjoying the peaceful views of the surrounding vineyards. Your tour ends at the
Penneshaw Hotel where you have ample time to have dinner (own expense) before returning to the Penneshaw Ferry Terminal for your ferry and coach transfer back to Adelaide.
Accommodation is at the EOS by Skycity
Free Day optional tours available.(Not included)
Flights from Adelaide to port Lincoln approximately $225pp return
COFFIN BAY OYSTERS, OCEAN AND NATURE TOUR ($580 pp ) Plus airfares ex Adelaide
ONE DAY (8-HOURS)
The oysters aren’t the only amazing things in Coffin Bay
Stunning Coffin Bay is the home of Eyre Peninsula’s world-famous oyster industry. Australian Coastal Safaris knows Coffin Bay, and can take you on a fascinating tour where you’ll learn about the farming process, how the oysters are prepared for market, and sample plump, juicy oysters straight from the ocean.
Additionally, we’ll take you on a drive through the Coffin Bay National Park, where you’re sure to see kangaroos, emus, reptiles and birdlife…all while enjoying spectacular coastal cliffs, and crystal-clear water fringed by sparkling white beaches. Take the opportunity to go on a coastal walk or feel the rush of a 4WD adventure. Your tour also includes a farm experience and sampling wines from a local vineyard.
EXCEPTIONAL PORT LINCOLN, SEAFOOD AND WILDLIFE TOUR ($560pp) plus airfares ex Adelaide
ONE DAY (8-HOURS)
Discover why Port Lincoln is more than just exceptional seafood.
Discover extraordinary Port Lincoln, nestled on the shores of beautiful Boston Bay at the bottom of Eyre Peninsula. Discover the city’s history and heritage while enjoying pristine beaches, coastal scenery and the charms of this modern, vibrant regional centre.
Experience the Southern Hemisphere’s largest fishing fleet going about its work at the commercial marina. Sample the freshest seafood with a fascinating factory tour and tasting. Get up close and interact with koalas, kangaroos, emus, and abundant birdlife while learning about the hardships of the early pioneers.Tour Highlights
See the largest fishing fleet in the Southern Hemisphere at work and unloading their catch.
Meet local fisherman as they drop off the catch of the day from all over the Eyre Peninsula, and learn about our seafood industry from ocean to plate.
Dine on fresh, premium seafood for lunch.
Be touched by the natural beauty throughout the Port Lincoln National Park.
Experience the most spectacular coastal scenery in South Australia and soak up sensational views from ancient cliffs.
Be amazed by the best Koala experience in Australia and sample local beverages and produce while sitting back enjoying the surrounding nature & wildlife
And much more!
Afternoon or morning tea
Selected local beverages and local produce platter
Fully-guided by a local, experienced guide
Entrance fees and activity fees
Hotel pick up and drop off and airport transfers (only on day of tour)
Today check out of your hotel after breakfast and your transfer will take you to the airport or the railway station if you are continuing on one of our Ghan experiences.