Wildlife, Aboriginal Culture, Food & Wine & History


8 days


Adelaide, Barossa, Flinders Ranges and Outback, Kangaroo Island, Eyre Peninsula

Explore the delights of Adelaide a city that combines exceptional food and wine, art and shopping and has a bustling bar scene. Head to the Barossa for some great local food and wine, before exploring Kangaroo Island – the zoo without fences. 

Continue to the Eyre Peninsula for some amazing ocean adventures like swimming with sea lions or shark cage diving.  For the last two days enjoy the abundant wildlife and vast open spaces in the Flinders Ranges

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Day 1


Arrive in Adelaide and transfer to your accommodation. Take a walking tour along North Terrace, Adelaide’s cultural precinct and visit the South Australian Museum or the Art Gallery of South Australia. Food lovers can explore the Adelaide Central Market, considered one of the best in Australia. For wine lovers a visit to Penfolds Magill Estate is a must to see the heritage-listed bluestone cellars, before taste-testing your way through the famous Penfolds wines. For other suggestions, please see the ‘The Coolest Boutique Capital' itinerary.

Overnight: Adelaide



Day 2


Choose one of the tour companies offering day tours to the Barossa and spend the day exploring one of Australia’s most famous wine region. Taste premium wines and visit the homes of some of Australia’s best-known labels such as Jacobs Creek, St HugoSeppeltsfield and Two Hands. Some wineries, such as Penfolds allow visitors to ‘Blend Your Own’ wine and take it home. Many tours include interaction with local winemakers and showcase the stunning local food produce of the region.

Overnight: Adelaide 
Adelaide to Barossa: 1 hour drive



Day 3


Take a morning flight from Adelaide to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. To make the most of a short stay on the island, tour with one of the experienced four wheel drive operators offering personalised tours. Highlights today could include Seal Bay Conservation Park, Flinders Chase National Park, Kelly Hill CavesLittle Sahara, pristine beaches and stunning coastline. To meet up with local dolphin pods and other wildlife book Kangaroo Island Marine Adventure or Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari cruise. Enjoy local produce including honey, seafood, Marron (freshwater crayfish) and wine, friendly and relaxed locals, and abundant wildlife including koalas, wallabies, echidnas and kangaroos.

Overnight: Kangaroo Island
Adelaide to Kangaroo Island: 30 minute flight




Day 4


Today is all about the producers on Kangaroo Island. Visit Clifford's Honey Farm to learn all about the Ligurian honey bee and try some honey ice cream. No trip to the Island is complete without a visit to the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery where you discover the importance of Eucalyptus Oil to the Islands history. To cap off your visit to Kangaroo Island why not make a stop at Kangaroo Island Spirits to blend your own gin 

Overnight: Kangaroo Island




Day 5


Fly to Port Lincoln via Adelaide or by private charter flight to save time. Tour with one of the local tour operators and visit Lincoln National Park taking in views from the cliffs and exploring the huge dunes. In the evening explore Port Lincoln’s sea front and thriving marina and try premium seafood at one of the restaurants

Overnight: Port Lincoln 
Kangaroo Island to Eyre Peninsula via Adelaide:  1 hour 20 minute flight plus stop over time




Day 6


For the experience of a lifetime get ready for either swimming with sea lions and dolphins or go cage diving with Great white sharks. For those looking to taste some of the regions famous seafood travel to Coffin Bay and taste premium oysters straight from the water or explore Coffin Bay National Park.

Overnight: Eyre Peninsula


Day 7


Depart Port Lincoln on a Chinta Air Tours private charter flight and travel to Hawker in the Flinders Ranges - one of the oldest mountain ranges on earth and an easily accessible outback experience. Explore Wilpena Pound and the surrounding gorges by foot or four wheel drive and see an abundance of wildlife like the rare Yellow-footed rock-wallaby, the Wedge-tailed eagle and incredible numbers of kangaroos and emus. 

Overnight: Flinders Ranges 




Day 8


Take a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound, the best way to truly appreciate this natural Amphitheatre and awesome landscape. For lunch head to the quirky Prairie Hotel at Parachilna for an outback pub experience where some of the local wildlife has found its way onto the menu. Late afternoon take a Chinta Air Tours private charter flight departing from Parachilna and return to Adelaide alternatively transfer to Port Augusta and return aboard a Regional Express flight. 

Overnight: Adelaide