Day 1: Melbourne – Warrnambool
This morning make sure your camera is charged for one of the world’s great road trips – the Great Ocean Road! Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery and the quaint seaside towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Visit the amazing Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge before arriving in Warrnambool.
Hotel: Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel & Spa, Warrnambool. B DW
Day 2: Warrnambool – Naracoorte
This morning you visit Tower Hill State Game Reserve. Your Guide will provide you with an Aboriginal perspective about flora, wildlife, volcanic formations, bush existence and medicinal practices in this dormant volcano. At Mt Gambier visit the mysterious Blue Lake, then travel to the world renowned Coonawarra wine region. Stop at Brand’s Laira vineyard for a wine tasting. Afterwards you’ll continue to Naracoorte, your stop for the night.
Hotel: William Macintosh Motor Lodge, Naracoorte. B DW
3: Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island
Visit the seaside town of Victor Harbor at lunchtime. Why not relax with some fresh fish and chips on the beach. Yum! This afternoon take a ferry bound for Kangaroo Island. Kick off your island adventure with a visit to South Australia’s only boutique distillery to taste a selection of their handcrafted premium spirits. All the spirits are hand made onsite, so you’ll be able to smell the aroma of botanicals, citrus peel or even fennel lingering as you taste the award winning Australian gin and delicious liqueurs.
Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island. B DW
Day 4: Kangaroo Island
Today explore Kangaroo Island! Visit spectacular Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch to enjoy the stunning coastal scenery, where you may even spot koalas, wallabies and kangaroos. Later, join your fellow travellers for a Be My Guest lunch at Andermel Marron Farm. Enjoy a tasting of the farm’s very own Two Wheeler Creek wine and farm-produced bush tucker before indulging in some marron for lunch. Try a hot or cold marron dish with a glass of wine and dessert. Afterwards join a ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided walk among a colony of sea lions. B L
Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island
Day 5: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide
This morning board a ferry to picturesque . On arrival enjoy an orientation tour of the glorious “City of Churches” with your travel director, before checking in to your hotel. This afternoon you are free to explore Adelaide and enjoy a meal at any of the wonderful local restaurants. B Hotel Stamford Plaza, Adelaide
Day 6: The Barossa
In the rolling Adelaide Hills and Barossa you’ll have the opportunity to world-renowned wines! First stop is picturesque Hahndorf. Enjoy a wine tasting overlooking vineyards before continuing to The Barossa for lunch at The Company Kitchen, part of the South Australian Company Store. They believe in locally produced South Australian food and that a food experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. You’ll taste two local wines with canapes that feature fresh local produce, followed by a delicious main meal of your choice. Travel back to Adelaide through the Barossa’s rolling hills. This evening join your Travel Director and new-found friends for a farewell dinner. B L FD
Day 7: Farewell from Adelaide
After an indulgent week away, your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to Adelaide airport for your onward flight. B
B=Full Buffet Breakfast, HL=Highlight Lunch, L=Lunch, BG=Be my Guest dinner, DW=Dinner with wine, FD=Farewell Dinner.
Flight Information: Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price. International flights are also extra.
Day prior – Flights to arrive anytime into Melbourne airport
Day 7 – Flights to depart anytime from Adelaide airport.