Adelaide Plus 6 day Escorted Kangaroo Island tour

Adelaide Plus 6 day Escorted Kangaroo Island tour

Departure Dates:

Tour Departs: October 26
Tour Code: SA05

Discover the secrets of South Australia featuring Adelaide, Barossa Valley and an in-depth escorted tour of Kangaroo Island.

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Must See Highlights

  • Adelaide, the City Of Churches
  • Barossa Valley Wine Region
  • Bavarian Village of Hahndorf
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Seal Bay National Park
  • Flinders Chase National Park
  • Remarkable Rocks
  • Admiral’s Arch

Holiday Inclusions

  • Return Air Travel to Adelaide
  • Return Airport transfers
  • 5 nights accommodation with daily breakfast at the Chifley Hotel
  • Full day tour to the Barossa Valley & Hahndorf tour with Lunch
  • Half day Adelaide City Sights Tour
  • Return Coach & Ferry travel from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island
  • Kangaroo Island tour escorted by experienced Tour Director
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel on Kangaroo Island
  • 5 night’s at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kingscote
  • 5 Continental breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 5 Dinners
  • All tour entry fees, guided tours & tastings

 

11 day package cost per person

SA05

Chifley Hotel

Airfare included in package price

11 day land only $2505
Brisbane from $2910 $405
Canberra from $2990 $485
Gold Coast from $2940 $435
Hobart from $2974 $469
Launceston from $2950 $445
Melbourne from $2765 $260
Perth from $3032 $527
Sydney from $2850 $345
Single supplement $820
Extra night (with breakfast) Twin $80
Single $150

*The fares used in the package price are based on the best available fares at the time of print, are subject to change without notice and are also subject to availability. No guarantee can be given by Aussie Getaways that these fares will be available on any specified day but we will always offer the cheapest fare available for your nominated days of travel. Use the airfares quoted as a guide and ask your travel consultant for more details.

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Homeport To Adelaide
On arrival into Adelaide your taxi driver will be waiting near the baggage area displaying a board with your name. He will then transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight: Chifley Hotel, Adelaide

Day 2: Barossa Valley & Hahndorf (B,L)
Pick up from your hotel for a full day tour to the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills. This full day tour takes you through the picturesque Adelaide Hills, visiting some of the region’s highlights before travelling to the internationally renowned Barossa Valley, sampling some of the region’s finest wines.
Overnight: Chifley Hotel, Adelaide

Day 3: Adelaide Sightseeing (B)
Your driver/guide will introduce you to this delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel through the city’s east on the way to the Haigh’s Chocolates Visitor Centre for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate. Return to the city via the South Parklands, West Terrace and North Terrace. Afternoon free
Overnight: Chifley Hotel, Adelaide

Day 4: Adelaide (B)
A free day to explore Adelaide
Overnight: Chifley Hotel, Adelaide

Day 5: Adelaide to Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)
A complimentary city hotel transfer is provided to the Adelaide Central Bus Station, where you will meet Shirley Tamm and your fellow tour passengers. We travel via the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jervis where we board the SeaLink Ferry to Kangaroo Island. Highlights today include a drive to Frenchman’s Rock, visit tothe historic Maritime & Folk Museum and Visitors Centre, before driving to the eastern end of KI to enjoy lunch overlooking the ocean at Zest and Thyme Café at Cape Willoughby. This is also the site of the first lighthouse built in SA in 1852 and after lunch we will visit the Lighthouse for a tour including the Weather Station. Our last visit for the day is to Dudley’s Clifftop Cellar Door for tastings of their award winning wines before settling into our accommodation for the next 5 nights at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. Enjoy dinner this evening with our group.
Overnight: Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kangaroo Island

Day 6: Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we tour the township of Kingscote before visiting the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, home to over 150 species of Native Australian wildlife and over 600 animals! After a lunch stop at the Parndana Hotel we travel north to discover the charming swimming beach and surrounding beauty of Stokes Bay. Here we visit the secret beach which is protected from the pounding surf by a giant pool surrounded by rocks. We continue along the north coast road to the picturesque surroundings of the Bay of Shoals Winery to taste some of their quality wines and admire the distant vistas of the North Cape. Tonight we enjoy dinner with our group.
Overnight: Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kangaroo Island

Day 7: Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)
This morning after breakfast, we stop for a short shop visit at Island Beehive which has a wide variety of locally made produce including organic honey. We then enjoy an amazing interactive, educational and highly entertaining displayof In-Flight Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain. We travel along the south coast road to our BBQ lunch, in a tranquil rural setting, at the Seal Bay Café. Our next visit is to famous Seal Bay where we join our guide for a walk through a wild seal colony that is home to around 600 rare Australian sea lions. As we travel back to Kingscote, we see spectacular views of the Southern Ocean at Point Ellen and Vivonne Bay (named Australia’s best beach). Join our group for dinner this evening.
Overnight: Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kangaroo Island

Day 8: Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we travel west to Flinders Chase National Park. Our first stop is the Visitor Centre before travelling through the natural rugged beauty of the park to spectacular Remarkable Rocks. We travel on to Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, built in 1906 and the natural land bridge that is Admirals Arch where we will see Longnosed Fur Seals. Our lunch today is at Andermel Marron, renowned as one of the largest best practise marron farms in Australia. We also see the breeding and holding tanks to learn about their life cycle and the operational aspects of a modern marron farm, with time to sample their Two Wheeler Creek wines and Bush Tucker products. Later in the afternoon on arrival back into Kingscote, there will be free time to explore the main street, enjoy a walk along the esplanade or just relax at the Hotel. Dinner tonight at the hotel.
Overnight: Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kangaroo Island

Day 9: Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)
This morning after breakfast we travel west to Emu Bay with its small jetty dating back to 1918 and renowned for its beautiful 4 kilometre beach. We include a visit to the Old Wisanger School, officially opened in 1885 which provided continuous schooling until the opening of Kingscote Area School in 1945.We then travel to Clifford’s Honey Farm, home to the only pure strain of Ligurian Bee in the world where we learn about the interesting life and work of these rare honey bees. A delicious BBQ lunch will be ready for us at the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery followed by a tour of the distillery where they manufacture 100% pure Australian Eucalyptus Oil. Enjoy a brief photo stop at Duck Lagoon before our visit to SA’s first sheep dairy and cheese factory – Island Pure Sheep Dairy, where we witness sheep being milked and taste some of their world class dairy products. To complete the day, we will taste
the various spirits produced at KI Spirits who have just won the prestigious title of Best Gin in Australia. Dinner this evening
Overnight: Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kangaroo Island

Day 10: Kangaroo Island (B,L)
After breakfast, we depart Kingscote with a scenic drive to Penneshaw via American River and Pennington Bay. View prominent local art works and crafts at our visit to KI Artworks Gallery before enjoying lunch overlooking the Gulf at Ultima Thule Café. A fun and educational presentation awaits us at Rob’s Shearing and Sheepdogs where we witness a truly authentic Australian experience. We return to the mainland on the SeaLink ferry to Cape Jervis and continue our picturesque drive back to Adelaide.
Overnight: Chifley Hotel, Adelaide

Day 11: To Home Port (B)
Free time before your transfer to the airport for your flight.

*Meal Code: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Chifley Hotel

The Chifley Hotel is located on South Terrace overlooking the beautiful southern parklands and within walking distance of the CBD or take the free tram. On free nights the Hutt Street restaurant precinct offers a wide variety of restaurants and cafes Rooms feature ensuite bathrooms, tea & coffee making facilities, TV with Free Foxtel.

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