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What to do in South Australia

Fleurieu Explorer: Off Piste Tours

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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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Adelaide City Tour

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family

Visit Montefiore Hill and Colonel Light's Lookout for panoramic city views, and the cultural precinct of North Terrace and St Peters Catherdral, before heading to the popular seaside suburb of Glenelg with the afternoon free to explore Holdfast Shores and the Marina Pier.

From £40 per adult

Please note: Tour departs 09.15am daily. Tour duration of 3 hours. Hotel drop off is not included.

Make Your Own Blend at Penfolds

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Great for
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel
  • Visiting friends & family

Try your hand at winemaking on this interactive tour of the famous Penfolds vineyard in the Barossa Valley. Including a behind the scenes look around the Winemaker’s laboratory, become part of the team and leave with your own personalised blend!

From £40 per person

Please Note: Tour includes guided behind the scenes tour, wine educator, wine tastings, blending experience, a bottle of your own blended wine personalised with your name on the label. Tour departs daily at approximately 10.30am or 2pm from Penfolds in the Barossa Valley and is 1 hour in duration.

Murray River Highlights

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family

Cruise the historic Murray river - Australia’s longest river system, which is home to abundant wildlife and birdlife. After a seafood buffet lunch there is free time to visit the fully restored paddle steamer PS Marion built in 1897, and the Mannum Dock Museum with a fantastic overview to river life throughout the years.

From £94 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs on Mondays and Fridays at approximately 9am from selected Adelaide accommodation. Tour is 8 hours in duration and includes morning tea and a buffet lunch. (AS23)

Temptation Dolphin Swim

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Wildlife & nature

Temptation is the first vessel in South Australia to be given a dolphin swim license and has been conducting successful dolphin swims since January 2002. This is possibly the only cruise of its type, where you don’t go looking for dolphins, they come to you – something that has taken numerous cruises to achieve. This gulf is home to over a thousand common and bottlenose dolphins right on the shore of Adelaide’s favourite beach resort, Glenelg.

Cruise from £40 per adult

Dolphin Swim from £58 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes expert guide and commentary, wetsuit, snorkel and mask, dolphin cruise and swim with dolphins. Tour departs from Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg. Boarding time is 7.20am. Does not operate in June to August, however from April to May and Sept to Oct tour operates on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and daily between November and March. Transfers are not included.

Barossa Wine Tour and Hahndorf

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Great for
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel
  • Visiting friends & family

Head to South Australia’s premium wine region and sample some of the finest wines including world famous Jacobs Creek and Langmeil. Wind you way through the Adelaide Hills to Hahndorf, the oldest German settlement where you will enjoy lunch and time to explore shops and galleries of local arts, crafts and produce. 

From £85 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes guided coach tour with expert commentary by local driver guide, morning tea and tastings at Jacob's Creek Winery, winery tour and tastings at Langmeil Winery, spectacular views from Mengler's Hill Lookout, 2 course lunch in Angaston, and selected Adelaide hotel return transfers. Tour departs around 9am and is 8 hours in duration.Tour departs Monday, Tuesdays and Fridays except 25 Dec.

Kangaroo Island Coast to Coast

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

An early morning start with a scenic coach trip to Cape Jervis to join the Sealink ferry to Kangaroo Island. On arrival onto Kangaroo Island head to Seal Bay Conservation Park to walk on the beach among the colony of rare and wild Australian Sea Lions  accompanied by a National Parks Ranger.  Next head to Vivonne Bay for a two-course lunch, before spending the afternoon at Flinders Chase National Park, a renowned sanctuary for native animals such as kangaroos, wallabies and echidnas. 

Cruise / Cruise tour option: From £176 per adult

Cruise / Fly tour option: From £287 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes selected hotel pick up and drop off, return transport to Kangaroo Island, 2 course lunch, Seal Bay guided tour, entry to Hanson Bay Koala sanctuary, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks and Admiral's Arch. Tour departs at approx. 6.45am and is 16 hours in duration - Austravel recommends an upgrade to fly back to Adelaide - tour duration is 12 hours.

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