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What to do in South Australia

Barossa Food and Wine Experience

Great for
  • Food & wine

Travel North out of the city to South Australia's famous wine region, the Barossa. On this fully guided small group tour you will enjoy visits to 3 cellar doors to experience the famous Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon produced in the area. Enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch at Lambert Estate before moving on to Mengler Hill lookout for outstanding views over the valley. 

From £89 per adult

Tour runs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday except 25 Dec. Tour departs at 9.15am and is 8 hours in duration and includes hotel pick up and drop off.

Adelaide City Highlights Half Day Tour

Great for
  • City sights

A fantastic introduction to the cosmopolitan capital city of South Australia. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace, Botanic gardens and the National Wine Centre before continuing on through Adelaide's historical North, home to St Peters Cathedral. After making your way through the city the tour concludes with a stop at Haigh's Chocolate factory for a tour and tasting.  

From £40 per adult

Tour departs daily at 9.15am except 25 Dec. Tour duration 3 hours, hotel drop off is not included.

Morning Central Market Tour

Great for
  • Food & wine

Spend the morning with a local food expert on this gourmet walking tour exploring the historical Adelaide Central Market. Dating back to 1869 the stallholders offer premium food and wine products where you can enjoy samples as you browse the halls along with other food lovers and local chefs searching for fresh produce. 

From £39 per adult

Tour departs from Providore Stall 66, Adelaide Central Market on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 9.30am and is 1.5 hours in duration. Please note tour does not run on 2Apr18, 25Apr18, 11Jun18, 01Oct18, 24Dec18, 25Dec18, 26Dec18, 31Dec18, 01Jan19, 26Jan19, 28Jan19, 11Mar19. Hotel pick up and drop off is not included.

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari

Great for
  • Wildlife & nature

Take to the waters of the Southern Ocean for a 75 minute coastal safari. Travel along the picturesque coastline with a knowledgable guide who knows just where to find the local wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, seals, sea lions and eagles as your skipper provides an informative commentary. 

From £49 per adult

Tour departs twice daily from Christmas Cove Marina at 9am and 3pm.

Kangaroo Island Gourmet Food and Wine Trail

Great for
  • Food & wine

Spend your day exploring the very best food and wine Kangaroo Island has to offer. Visit producers such as The Bay of Shoals Wines to sample their award winning Sauvignon Blanc, Reisling and Chardonnay. Sit back and enjoy a glass with one of their matching platters while taking in the brethtaking views across the vineyard. You will also get the chance to learn about how traditional Australian bush product is made at South Australia's only commercial Eucalyptus oil distillery. 

From £235 per adult

Tour departs daily with a pick-up time of 8am and the tour lasts approximately 8 hours. Tour includes pick up and drop off from Kangaroo Island accommodation, entrance fees, wine tasting, spirits tasting and lunch

Wilpena Pound Scenic Flight

Great for
  • Adventure

Discover Wilpena Pound from the air with a magnificent 20 minute flight over the rugged ranges of this unique area. Your pilot will point out the Elder Range, Edeowie Gorge, Lake Torrens and St Mary’s Peak and provide you with some sensational photo opportunities! Please ask for upgrades to one hour flights.

20 minute scenic flight from £128 per person

30 minute scenic flight from £150 per person

Please Note: Tour picks up from Wilpena Pound Resort and transfers to the airstrip. Make sure you bring a camera!

Ultimate Wine Experience: Jacobs Creek

Great for
  • Food & wine

Join an expert to take a master class in the fine wines produced on this famous estate, and sample a selection of wines accompanied by a tasting platter. Learn how to match your food and wine perfectly, before a four course lunch from a seasonal menu.

From £71 per person

Please Note: Tour departs daily at 12pm and is 3 hours in duration. Includes a 4 course lunch plus matching Jacobs Creek wines, and tea or coffee.

Swim with the Sea Lions: Adventure Bay Charters

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife & nature

This half day tour takes you to Seal Cove, where in the calm, crystal clear waters just off the coastline, sea lions and their pups love interacting. These gentle mammals are incredibly inquisitive, and you’ll see them leap and twist out of the water as you snorkel alongside. A unique experience!

From £122 per adult

Please Note: Tour operates between September and May on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tour does not operate from June to August. Tour departs at 7.45am and includes pick up from Port Lincoln hotels, and is 4.5 hours in duration. Includes morning tea plus a light lunch. Wetsuits, masks, snorkels and fins are included.

Swim with the Great White Shark: Adventure Bay Charters

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife & nature

Always wanted to tick this off your bucket list? This is Australia’s first advanced eco-certified shark cage diving experience, where you’ll have the opportunity to be in the ocean with these majestic creatures. Sightings cannot be guaranteed, however tours are available year round and historically May to July and December to February are popular times to visit.

From £179 per person

Please Note: Departure days change on a weekly basis due to government restrictions - please ask your Travel Designer for further details. Tour departs at 6.30am and is 10-12 hours in length. Price includes pick up from Port Lincoln hotels, light breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea. Underwater access fee is payable onboard.

Fleurieu Explorer: Off Piste Tours

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Food & wine

Travel south from Adelaide by 4WD through the rolling Southern Mount Lofty Ranges to the acclaimed wine region of McLaren Vale, exploring beautiful landscapes, and world-class vineyards. A gourmet lunch is served at a secret location overlooking incredible scenery. Your guide will share Aboriginal stories of the Indigenous Australians of the Fleurieu Peninsula, whilst you explore the sublime beaches and the vastness of the coastline of the Southern Ocean.

From £179 per person

Please Note: Tour operates daily departing from Adelaide hotels around 9.30am, and tour includes national park entry fees, lunch and a beer tasting.

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