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  • Location:Adelaide, Australia
  • Duration:5 days (approx.)

5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Tour Including Barossa Valley Wine Tasting

Discover the amazing wildlife and world-class wines of South Australia on this 5-day tour of Adelaide and Kangaroo Island. Savor cellar-door wine tastings and regional cuisine in beautiful Barossa Valley, tour the historic German settlement of Hahndorf and visit a eucalyptus distillery. Ride the ferry to Kangaroo Island for an up-close encounter with sea lions, fur seals, pelicans and koalas, plus a chance to hand-feed kangaroos. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip airport transfers and your choice of overnight accommodation in Adelaide and Kangaroo Island. 

Highlights

  • 5-day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island tour
  • Discover the award-winning wines of the Barossa Valley
  • Enjoy wine tastings at boutique wineries
  • Explore the old German settlement of Hahndorf
  • Travel to Kangaroo Island and walk among the sea lion colony
  • Experience the Birds of Prey free-flight show
  • Feed the kangaroos at the Parndana Wildlife Park
  • Visit Hanson Bay Wildlfe Sanctuary and see a unique collection of native Australian animals

What You Can Expect

5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Tour Including Barossa Valley Wine Tasting

Barossa Valley

Immerse yourself in the coastal beauty of South Australia on this diverse 5-day tour highlighting wildlife, wine and local culture. The tour includes a balance of guided activities and leisure time to explore at your own pace. 

Visit several Barossa Valley wineries to taste South Australia’s renowned wines, and browse shops and galleries in the old German community of Hahndorf. Have an Aussie animal adventure on Kangaroo Island, with visits to Parndana Wildlife Park, Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Sample unique local products at a eucalyptus distillery and a honey farm, and savor regional cuisine with several included meals. 

Make your own flight arrangements into and out Adelaide Airport, and enjoy convenient round-trip airport transfers once you arrive. Spend three nights in Adelaide and one night on Kangaroo Island in your choice of standard or first-class accommodation.

Please see the Itinerary below for details on accommodation and each day's activities.

Itinerary

Day 1: Adelaide
After making your own flight arrangements to arrive at Adelaide Airport before 9pm, be picked up by airport transfer and taken to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day and evening in Adelaide at your leisure.

Overnight: Country Comfort (standard hotel) or Stamford Plaza (first-class hotel), Adelaide


Day 2: Adelaide -- Barossa Valley -- Adelaide (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, travel into the Barossa Valley to sample fine South Australian wines including Jacob's Creek and Saltram wines. Enjoy a delicious Barossa platter-style lunch and wine tastings at the Wolf Blass Visitor Centre. After lunch, head to Saltram Wine Estate in Angaston for some cellar-door tastings and to learn about the ‘Saltram Story.' Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills to Hahndorf, Adelaide’s oldest German settlement. Have free time to explore Hahndorf’s boutiques, crafts shops, produce stores and galleries. Relax on the drive through the Adelaide Hills back to your Adelaide hotel, where you have the remainder of the afternoon and evening to spend at your leisure.

Overnight: Your choice of accommodation, Adelaide

Day 3: Adelaide -- Kangaroo Island (L)
This morning enjoy a scenic coach drive to Cape Jervis to board the ferry to Kangaroo Island. Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm to taste the sweet local produce, then take a walk among Australia’s most accessible colony of sea lions at the Seal Bay Conservation Park. Admire the bird life at the Birds of Prey free-flight show, and watch the daily pelican-feeding session at Kingscote before being taken to your hotel, where you have free time to spend at your leisure.

Overnight: Aurora Ozone Hotel (standard or first-class accommodation), Kangaroo Island

Day 4: Kangaroo Island -- Flinders Chase National Park -- Adelaide (B, L)
After breakfast at your Kangaroo Island hotel, explore the island’s Flinders Chase National Park. First stop is a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery to sample a range of eucalyptus products, followed by kangaroo feeding at Parndana Wildlife Park. See more wildlife at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, where nocturnal koalas, echidnas, bats and possums are revealed in their natural habitat. Admire the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch on a scenic tour of Kangaroo Island’s rugged south coast, and drop in to observe a colony of New Zealand fur seals. Return to Adelaide by ferry and coach, arriving at your hotel in the late evening.

Overnight: Country Comfort (standard hotel) or Stamford Plaza (first-class hotel), Adelaide


Day 5: Adelaide (B)

After breakfast at your Adelaide hotel, be transferred to Adelaide Airport to connect with your onward flight.

Accommodation Options:


Country Comfort (standard)
Within walking distance to Adelaide's CBD and opposite the tranquil South Parklands, this hotel offers 24-hour reception, a swimming pool and in-room dining.

Stamford Plaza (first class)
Situated in the heart of the city on Adelaide's key cultural boulevard, North Terrace, and within walking distance to River Torrens, the historic parklands and boutique shopping. Boasting three restaurants, a rooftop heated pool, spa, sauna and gymnasium, Stamford Plaza has all the facilities befitting a hotel of this caliber.

Aurora Ozone Hotel (standard or first class)
Located on the beautiful foreshore at Kingscote, the hotel is a blend of old and new. The original section has a refined atmosphere of old world charm, while the modern hotel and townhouse section offers all the mod-cons. Enjoy bistro dining with panoramic views over Nepean Bay and sample some of the islands' finest wines from Ozone Cellars. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and barbecue facilities.

Customer Reviews

Laurent L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great tour, Stamford plaza is a great hotel. Kangaroo Island was a must, superb organization all the way around. Les our guide was lovely too! Amazing sights and sites, fantastic people. Ozone Hotel was nice too though the kitcen was awfully busy and service was long.
One note though, AAT, please leave the pick-up times at the hotels or send them through emails so we don't have to call, thank you!!!!!

John F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great short break

aj

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

Marvelous to meet the wild animals and spectacular scenery on Kangaroo Island. Fantastic wine tasting with fine dining in Barrosa Valley.

Ka Keung Cavin C

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

Both tour guides to the Barrosa and the Kangaroo Island are excellent, esp. Les. He is amazing and knowledgeable of the tour. He is really a great asset to your company.

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