Day 1 : Adelaide

  • Arrive into Adelaide International airport where your driver will meet you and transfer you to the hotel.

Venture out to one of Adelaide’s beautiful and plentiful restaurants for dinner.

Suggested locations:

Golden Boy: Golden Bay at Botanic Bar is a contemporary Thai eatery, located in Adelaide’s east end. Their large, diverse and delicious menu is designed for sharing. Perfect for refuelling after a day on course.

Sean’s Kitchen: A New York-style brasserie offering French-influenced food using the very best of South Australian produce is what is on offer at Sean’s Kitchen. The menu changes regularly as it continues to showcase the fine produce South Australia has to offer, from Coffin Bay oysters and Port Lincoln blue fin tuna to Riverine beef and Saskia Beer’s poultry.

Chianti Restaurant: Centrally located on Hutt Street (in the Adelaide CBD) Chianti is a friendly, warm and critically acclaimed classic Italian trattoria. The menus, which change several times a year, are focused on seasonal and local and interpreted with precisely the same enthusiasm a new season brings in regional Italy. The wine list is sourced from the old and new world and Chianti has an incredible reserve list that features some of the world’s greatest wines.

 

Day 2 : Adelaide

The world famous wine region of the Barossa Valley is steeped in history and German heritage, swathed in rolling landscapes of vines, orchards, pasture and bushland and full of great characters.

Discover the rich bounty of the Adelaide Hills with its charming villages, so close to the city. Explore the enchanting town of historic Hahndorf with its unique Bavarian ambiance.

Highlights of this tour

  • View the grand and historic homesteads of North Adelaide
  • Approach the Barossa Valley through the magnificent Seppeltsfield Estate
  • A welcome and wine tasting at this historic winery 
  • Learn the art of winemaking on a guided tour at Wolf Blass 
  • Uncover the mystery of wines at a tutored wine tasting of Gold Label wines and the award winning Black Label 
  • An exclusive preview Penfolds tasting with lunch 
  • Visit Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement with its Elm tree-lined main street, quaint cottages, inns, cellar doors, craft shops and galleries, artisan cheese and smallgoods makers, bakers and tea rooms
  • Delight in the Adelaide Hills’ villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate an

Activities and Services

Day 3 : Adelaide

Day free for an Optional tour of KI

Kangaroo Island is a treasure island of renowned natural beauty. After your sea voyage across the Backstairs Passage from spectacular Cape Jervis, you’ll discover its awesome beauty, rugged unspoilt wilderness and abundance of marine wildlife and seabirds as well as wallaby, goanna, echidna, koala and kangaroo.

Highlights of this tour

  • Pass through the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula on our way to Cape Jervis
  • Cruise across Backstairs Passage to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island
  • Walk amongst wild Seals as they laze on the beach and surf the waves into shore
  • Seal Bay is home to over 500 Australian Sea Lions
  • Enjoy an Aussie style lunch in a charming country setting
  • Lookout for Koalas and Echidnas in their natural habitat
  • The unspoilt wilderness of Flinders Chase National Park
  • Astounding rock formations at Remarkable Rocks
  • Discover the popular haven for New Zealand Fur Seals and soaring sea birds at Admirals Arch
  • Return to Penneshaw and cruise back to Cape Jervis and journey onto Adelaide

Expert tips

Today you need to wear comfortable walking shoes and have sunblock. 

Activities and Services

Optional

Day 4 : Great Southern Rail

GREAT SOUTHERN

Step aboard the newest rail experience in Australia and prepare to explore a very special region in unparalleled style. Be among the first to experience these sensational all-new journeys between Adelaide and Brisbane. With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunningly diverse south-east feels like nowhere else in Australia. The Great Southern invites you on a breathtaking journey, embracing the wonders of the Australian summer in unparalleled style.

Explore one of Australia’s most stunning wilderness regions, boasting sandstone mountains, wildflowers, waterfalls and native fauna such as echidnas and wallabies.

Expert tips

A small overnighter for the 2nights journey is required

Activities and Services

Included

All inclusive Journey - Off Train Excursion included

Day 5 : Great Southern Rail

There’s more than just politics in our nation’s capital. While the jewel in Canberra’s crown is Parliament House, it is also home to landmarks such as the National Portrait Gallery, Australian War Memorial and the National Arboretum. There are plenty of opportunities to delve into this city’s art, history and culinary culture.

Activities and Services

Included

Off Train Excursion included

Day 6 : Brisbane

Enjoy brunch with stunning seaside views on the northern NSW coast - a stone’s throw from Coffs Harbour. 

Transfer to your hotel

Activities and Services

Day 7 : Brisbane

Enjoy a city tour, river cruise and Australian wildlife. Learn of the history and culture of this trendy and vibrant city. Your tour also takes in Mt Coot-tha Lookout and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

See the sights of historic Brisbane, Australia's third largest city and Queensland's capital, with its fresh, innovative and vibrant CBD. From a trendy cafe club culture to thriving shops and 19th century sandstone buildings, enjoy a city tour and river cruise before strolling the arts and man-made beach precinct of Southbank Parklands. Your tour also takes in Mt-Coot-tha Lookout for stunning views of Brisbane, Moreton Island and Stradbroke Island and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. A snapshot of Brisbane for history lovers.

Included

Highlights of this tour

Morning Highlights

  • Cathedral Square
  • Pass the Botanic Gardens
  • Enjoy a river cruise with Devonshire Tea on board 
  • Cruise under Story Bridge 
  • Parliament House
  • Conrad Treasury Hotel
  • Anzac Square
  • City Hall
  • Cross Captain Cook Bridge and Story Bridge

Afternoon Highlights

  • Pass by Suncorp Stadium and XXXX Brewery 
  • Visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - Home to over 130 Koalas
  • Cuddle a Koala and have your photo taken (own expense and subject to availbility)*
  • Experience an emu encounter
  • Opportunity to hand feed kangaroos (own expense)
  • See Tasmanian Devils and wombats
  • Join in on the Koala Presentation
  • Platypus in captivity
  • Free shows and native Australian animal exhibits
  • Pass the Mt Coot-tha Botanical gardens and the Brisbane Planetarium
  • Spectacular views from Mt Coot-tha Lookout towards Brisbane city, Moreton Island and Stradbroke Island

Day 8 : Brisbane

Day free to relax or take an Optional tour of Mt. Tambourine or the Gold Coast

Activities and Services

Day free

Optional

Day 9 : End of Itinerary

Transfer to the airport

 

Activities and Services

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