Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Escape
Take a 4 day/3 night short break to Adelaide, and head over to Kangaroo Island, a South Australian icon and one of the world’s finest nature destinations. Visit three of the most popular highlights, Seal Bay, Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch to experience the unspoilt natural wonder of the island and see the vibrant regrowth following the devastating 2020 bushfires happening right before your eyes.
Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays^ & Thursdays
On arrival in Adelaide, check in to your accommodation. Spend the day exploring this amazing city and the shopping precincts at your leisure.
Note: If you require flights to Adelaide, our Travel Specialists have access to some of the best airfares available so we can help you get a great deal by booking your flights on your behalf. Contact us on 1300 765 115 to discuss your requirements.
Overnight: Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, 2 nights
You will be picked up from your hotel and enjoy a scenic transfer through the Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jervis, where you will board the SeaLink ferry and cruise to Kangaroo Island.
At Seal Bay Conservation Park, you'll take a guided walk on the beach amongst a colony of rare and wild Australian sea lions. After this, you'll enjoy a delicious two-course lunch before visiting the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to feed some kangaroos and get up close to the cuddly Kangaroo Island koalas.
You'll spend the afternoon in the Flinders Chase National Park which was impacted in the January 2020 bushfires. See the rapid regeneration of the native bush and then explore the natural beauty of the rock formations at Remarkable Rocks.
Take the boardwalk at Admiral’s Arch to experience the spectacular views down the cliff face to reveal the rock archway and natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-Nosed Fur Seals.
As you return to Penneshaw keep an eye out for wildlife coming out of their daytime hiding spots, before heading back to the mainland for your coach transfer to Adelaide.
This morning join your City Highlights Tour, and be introduced to our delightful city, surrounded by parklands, with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo.
Continue through historic North Adelaide, where you’ll see tree-lined streets, mansions and historic buildings. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval, then travel through the city's east on the way to the Haigh's Chocolates Visitor Centre for a shop visit of this famous South Australian chocolate icon.
After a lunch break (not included), enjoy a scenic drive to Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline - a perfect photo opportunity. Wind your way through the Adelaide Hills villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater before arriving at the Beerenberg Farm Shop, where there is time to taste and purchase from their full range of products.
Then it’s on to Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street of Hahndorf where you can sample local produce, check out the local arts and crafts before enjoying afternoon tea or a traditional German beer tasting at the very popular Hahndorf Inn.
This morning, there's time for any last-minute shopping or sightseeing before you depart Adelaide.
Terms and Conditions
Price is per person twin share and valid for travel from 1 March 2021 to 31 March 2022, subject to availability. Airfares are not included in the package, but can be organised by one of our Travel Specialists if required. ^For Wednesday departures, the KI Sip & See tour is run in place of KI Experience. Highlights will include Raptor Domain, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford's Honey Farm and False Cape Wines. Strict cancellation conditions apply and travel insurance is strongly recommended.