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Taste of South Australia

FROM $4,395

After sampling the refined elegance of Adelaide, venture back in time to the 540 million-year-old Wilpena Pound landscape. The sheer magnitude of this extraordinary place will stay with you forever. The delights of the Clare and Barossa Valleys await as you make your way through this charming world-class wine region. Sample the finest reds and whites and discover the intricacies of wine-making. The wonders keep coming when you arrive on Kangaroo Island. Cheese, honey and even more wine can be found here, along with an incredible collection of wildlife – sea lions and little penguin colonies, migrating whales and rare bird life, wallabies, echidnas and plenty of kangaroos and koalas.

  • DURATION 11 DAYS
  • TYPE SMALL GROUP
  • OPERATES 18 MAY, 5 OCT 2017; 22 FEB, 15MAR 2018
  • DEPARTS Adelaide

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Adelaide

Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia’s capital, renowned for its gourmet delights and thriving culture. From the airport you will be transferred to the Hilton Hotel, your home for the next two nights. Enjoy a welcome dinner to celebrate the wonders of South Australia with your travel companions. (D)

Stay: Adelaide Hotel

DAY 2 Adelaide

Freechoice: Discover the history and culture of Adelaide on a walking tour or taste your way through the Adelaide Central Markets tour. Alternatively, choose between an Adelaide city sights tour which includes the famous, newly renovated Adelaide Oval or a Torrens River cruise with a visit to the Adelaide Zoo. (B)

Stay: Adelaide Hotel

DAY 3 Adelaide - Flinders Ranges

Travelling north today we stop in Port Augusta, situated on the quiet waterways of the Spencer Gulf. Visit the Wadlata Outback Centre and travel through the ‘Tunnel of Time’ to learn about life in the outback. Journey in to the beautiful Flinders Ranges National Park where you will be accommodated at your hotel for the next two nights. (BLD)

Stay: Flinders Ranges National

Optional Upgrade: Luxury camp stay in a Ikara Safari Tent. (Additional expense and must be pre booked).

DAY 4 Flinders Ranges

With rugged mountain scenery, peaceful gorges and a huge array of wildlife and flora, the Flinders Ranges is a wonderful showcase of the Australian outback. In a 4WD, venture with your local guide to Wilpena Pound. Hear stories about this natural amphitheatre, used as ‘The Meeting Place’ by the Adnyamathanha people for tens of thousands of years, then as a natural enclosure by early pastoralists. (BLD)

Stay: Flinders Ranges National

Optional flight: Optional flight over Wilpena Pound available today. (Additional expense).

DAY 5 Flinders Ranges - Barossa Valley

Explore the picturesque Clare Valley, one of the oldest wine regions in Australia and home to an emerging food scene. Between the wine regions of Clare and the Barossa you’ll visit Kapunda, a town with a rich and interesting history. Enjoy the panoramic views from your accommodation at the Novotel Barossa Valley for the next two nights. (BD)

Stay: Barossa Valley

DAY 6 Barossa Valley

Spend the day discovering the Barossa Valley’s famous drop. Appreciate the chance to try wine from the year of your birth at Seppeltsfield before lunch, then take a vineyard tour of the award winning Jacob’s Creek Winery. (BL)

Stay: Barossa Valley

DAY 7 Barossa Valley - Kangaroo Island

Visit the town of Hahndorf, settled by German immigrants, a lovely town where their influence is still visible everywhere. Try the local apple strudel made to a traditional German recipe. Continue to Cape Jervis where you’ll board the ferry for Kangaroo Island and make your way to Kingscote on the south side of the Island and your accommodation for the next three nights. (BD)

Stay: Kangaroo Island

Optional Upgrade: Award winning Southern Ocean lodge. This will substitute accommodation and touring activities. Additional expense and must be booked before departure.

DAY 8 Kangaroo Island

Be inspired by the scenery today at Flinders Chase National Park. Admiral’s Arch and Remarkable Rocks are great photo opportunities. A special encounter awaits at Seal Bay, home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia, where you’ll meet your conservation guide for a walk amongst the seals. If you are quiet you might even hear them talking. (BD)

Stay: Kangaroo Island

DAY 9 Kangaroo Island

Tantalise your taste buds as your local epicurean guide introduces you to the magnificent tastes of Kangaroo Island – gourmet cheese, honey and wine, all unique to this amazing island. (BL)

Stay: Kangaroo Island

DAY 10 Kangaroo Island - Glenelg

Your ferry trip this morning will bring you back to the mainland. We head to Glenelg, a beachside suburb of Adelaide, where you will enjoy an overnight special stay, providing you with a chance to reflect on your adventures over a farewell dinner. (BD)

Stay: Glenelg

DAY 11 Glenelg

It’s time to say good bye to your new friends and the tastes of South Australia.(B)

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