Gems of South Australia

Prepare yourself for a range of once in a lifetime experiences on this Gems of South Australia Tour. From tasting vintage port from your birth year and visiting the d’Arenberg Cube to observing the wondrous and rare native wildlife of Kangaroo Island. Here’s to eight unforgettable days of endless adventures. Begin your exploration of beautiful South Australia at its bustling capital city, and undertake a gourmet tour of Adelaide’s many fantastic restaurants and markets. From sports lovers to wildlife enthusiasts, you’ll find an experience that fuels your passion in this compact city. In Barossa Valley, the state’s famous wine region, spend time strolling through its award-winning vineyards and tasting premium Australian wines. Don’t forget to taste vintage vino dating back to your birth year. In Kangaroo Island, you’ll be amazed to discover a land teeming with vibrant wildlife and dramatic scenery. From koala and fur seal to some of nature’s finest works of art – the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, there’s plenty to delight the naturalist in you.

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Day 1: Arrive Adelaide

Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia’s capital, renowned for its gourmet delights and thriving culture. From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel, your home for the next three nights. Enjoy a welcome dinner to celebrate the wonders of Australia’s southernmost state with your new friends.

Day 2: Adelaide

Freechoice: Today, discover the history and culture of Adelaide on a walking tour or taste your way through the Adelaide Central Markets. Alternatively, choose between an Adelaide city sights tour, which includes the famous, newly renovated Adelaide Oval, one of the most picturesque test cricket grounds of the country, or take a charming Torrens River cruise to explore Adelaide’s picturesque riverside with a visit to the Adelaide Zoo.

Day 3: Barossa Valley

Today travel to one of Australia’s oldest wine producing regions, Barossa Valley. Spend the day discovering the Barossa Valley’s famous drop. Appreciate the chance to try port from the year of your birth at Seppeltsfield before lunch, and then take a vineyard tour of the award-winning Jacob’s Creek Winery before returning to Adelaide.

Day 4: Adelaide – Kangaroo Island

Journey south today to the Fleurieu Peninsula where rolling hills are complemented by rugged, clifftops and sandy beaches. We’ll stop in McLaren Vale where we will visit the d’Arenberg Cube, a five storey contemporary glass structure that almost appears to be floating amongst the vineyards. Sample premium wine and capture the sunlight bouncing off the many façades of the building on your camera. Visit the charming seaside town of Victor Harbor before your ferry ride to Kangaroo Island where you will enjoy a three night stay.

Day 5: Kangaroo Island

Be inspired by the scenery today at Flinders Chase National Park. Behold the powerful forces of nature at Admirals Arch, a stunning natural rock arc formed by lashing waves. Take a frame-worthy photograph at Remarkable Rocks, spectacular naturally formed granite sculptures shaped over 500 years of erosion. 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.

Day 6: Kangaroo Island

Enrich: Tantalise your taste buds as your local epicurean guide introduces you to the magnificent tastes of Kangaroo Island, which have helped to make it famous – gourmet cheese, honey and wine.

Tonight’s dinner will showcase Kangaroo Island local produce

Day 7: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide

Your ferry trip this morning will bring you back to the mainland

Enrich: Meet the winemakers at Gemtree Wines who were the worldwide winner of Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices in 2019. Discover through an interactive experience at the Biodynamic hut all about biodynamic viticulture and finish your visit with a taste of locally sourced snacks

Continue on to Glenelg, a beachside suburb of Adelaide, where you will enjoy a special stay, with a chance to reflect on your adventures over a farewell dinner

Day 8: Depart Adelaide

It’s time to say goodbye to your newfound friends and the delightful tastes of South Australia.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
March: 14$3,945.00$4,805.00
April: 18$3,945.00$4,805.00
May: 23$3,945.00$4,805.00
August: 29$3,945.00$4,805.00
September: 12$3,945.00$4,805.00
October: 17$3,945.00$4,805.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 7 nights accommodation
Guide:Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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