5 Night Adelaide and Surrounds
The great thing about South Australia is that everything is so close to Adelaide! From the mighty Murray River to the Adelaide Hills, the legendary Barossa wine region to the stunning beaches and coastal townships of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Sit back and let someone else do the driving on a series of day tours from the city.
Upon arriving in Adelaide transfer to your accommodation, your base for the next five nights in Adelaide. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Adelaide at your leisure. An absolute must is a visit to the Adelaide Central Market. Buzzing with sights, tastes and smells it’s a melting pot of different cultures and fantastic local food. Shopaholics will feel right at home on Rundle Mall, Adelaide's shopping heart. Tonight, soak up the atmosphere in one of more than 700 restaurants along Adelaide’s ‘eat streets’. Overnight in Adelaide.
This morning you’ll be picked up from your hotel for a half day Adelaide City Tour. You’ll visit many of the city’s main attractions, including Victoria Square – the heart of Adelaide, Parliament House, the State Library and Haigh’s Chocolates where you’ll have time for a complimentary tea or coffee to enjoy with your chocolate tasting. You’ll then visit the seaside township of Glenelg with free time to explore the shops and cafes along Jetty Road. Then it’s back to Adelaide to visit Adelaide Oval and a few more fantastic Adelaide City attractions. You’ll be returned to your accommodation at lunchtime, with the afternoon free to continue exploring Adelaide at leisure. Overnight in Adelaide.
Today you’ll be picked up from your hotel for a full day tour of Victor Harbor and McLaren Vale. After a picturesque journey through Christies Beach, Port Noarlunga and Moana you’ll make your way to the McLaren Vale wine region. With its leafy olive and almond groves, vineyards and old stone wineries, McLaren Vale is a great place to taste local wines and produce. Continuing on to Victor Harbor you’ll have free time for lunch and shopping, or perhaps ride the horse-drawn tram across the causeway to Granite Island. In the afternoon you’ll return to Adelaide via Port Elliot, the river port of Goolwa, and through the Mount Lofty Ranges, dotted with small villages and spectacular views. Overnight in Adelaide.
Today you’ll visit Australia’s most famous wine region, the Barossa, on a full day escorted tour. Travel through spectacular Torrens Gorge, skirt Kangaroo Creek and Millbrook Reservoirs and enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee at Lyndoch Bakery. Visit Richmond Grove for a fantastic winery tour and taste some of the Barossa’s most famous wines. Marvel at the views from Mengler’s Hill lookout before enjoying a delicious two course lunch at Kaesler Wines Restaurant. Travel through quaint Adelaide Hills and visit historic Hahndorf, where you’ll have time to stroll the main street and explore quaint shops, crafts, tearooms and more. Overnight in Adelaide.
After being picked up from your hotel in Adelaide you’ll travel to the historic riverside township of Mannum, where your boat departs for a full day Murray River Tour. Board the Proud Mary and enjoy a tea or coffee as your captain steers you along the river. Take in the scenery or visit the captain in the wheelhouse for a chat. A delicious buffet lunch will be served on board before you disembark. Spent the rest of the afternoon sightseeing before taking the scenic route through the hills back to Adelaide. Overnight in Adelaide.