2 Night Yorke Peninsula Explorer – Hosted Tour
Just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, the Yorke Peninsula offers more than 700km of spectacular coastline. This 2 Night small-group Eco Tour departs from Adelaide and has it all! Culture, wildlife, beaches, rugged cliffs and coastline, fishing, surfing, spectacular scenery and even a visit to a local winery.
Departing Adelaide, you’ll pass incredible diversity; from coastal mangroves to one of the richest farming areas in Australia. First stop is a 2 hour journey of enlightenment to learn about Aboriginal culture. Next, you’ll drive across the middle of Yorke Peninsula to one of the best barley growing areas in Australia, an essential component of the regions outstanding local beers. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the historic township of Minlaton before heading to the clear blue waters of Spencer Gulf. White sand beaches that stretch forever, rolling surf where pods of dolphins can be seen frolicking amongst the waves, and rugged cliffs that protect the unspoiled beauty of this pristine environment. Back at your accommodation you will be served a wholesome meal and have an opportunity to sample some fabulous local seafood. Overnight Yorke Peninsula.
Today you’ll enjoy a full day exploring the beauty of Innes National Park - the spectacular and wild coastline of Southern Yorke Peninsula. With its soaring cliffs and magnificent views over Kangaroo Island this National Park is a photographers dream! Walk, swim and explore un-trodden beaches and come face-to-face with the abundant wildlife. Visit the historic Inneston village and explore the ruins of an abandoned gypsum town along the Inneston Historic Walk. At the end of the day capture a magical South Australian sunset, relax around the campfire, enjoy a drink and be tempted with some of South Australia’s seafood delicacies. Overnight Yorke Peninsula.
This morning enjoy a stroll along the spectacular coastline of Spencer Gulf, look for dolphins in the surf or the rare Hooded Plover. Grab a fishing rod (provided) and try the great Australian experience of beach fishing for the sought after King George Whiting or as an optional extra, join our local expert instructor for a surf lesson. In the winter months this coastline is often visited by Southern Right whales and they can be seen from a number of vantage points that we will take you to. After a relaxing morning visit a local winery to taste and enjoy the local produce before heading back to the top of the peninsula. You’ll pass the ancient Hummock Ranges before a short relaxing trip back to Adelaide, arriving approx. 5pm
Our SA Expert’s Top Tip
“This tour is great in both summer and winter, with sunny beaches and swimming in the warmer months and amazing rugged coasts, big waves and whale watching in the cooler months.”