South Australia Wines & Wildlife in Luxury

9 days/8 nights
ex Adelaide

Tour Cost
Prices on request

From venerated wines to unspoilt wilderness – discover the best of South Australia

This all-encompassing South Australian adventure takes in all that makes this state great. Starting in peaceful Adelaide stay at the boutique Mayfair Hotel, a beautifully restored 19th century building, before driving south along St Vincent Gulf to magical Kangaroo Island. Staying on the island’s cliff edge at the newly rebuilt Southern Ocean Lodge (a Luxury Lodges of Australia member) or inland at peaceful Ecopia Retreat, discover the flora and fauna of Flinders Chase National Park, or visit some of the coastal hotspots including Seal Bay and the Kelly Hill Caves. Head north and finish at The Louise, a lovely hilltop property in the Barossa Valley. Housing an acclaimed restaurant, relax and enjoy the fabulous food, fine wines and pastoral beauty of the region. Explore on guided activities or hire bikes and casually cycle through the region.

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South Australia Wines & Wildlife in Luxury

9 days/8 nights

Days 1/2


Your journey begins in the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Home to a superb restaurant and nightlife scene, there are also terrific beachside suburbs to experience, including Glenelg and Brighton. The Mayfair also boasts a beautiful rooftop bar (one of the only rooftop bars in the city) with fantastic views and an excellent selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. During the AFL season (March-September) watch a game of Australian Rules Football at the impressive Adelaide Oval precinct, just north of the CBD.

Days 3-5

Kangaroo Island

Drive south to Cape Jervis, where you will board the ferry to Penneshaw on idyllic Kangaroo Island. On disembarking, continue driving to Southern Ocean Lodge, a luxury lodge locate on the south-west corner of the island , or Ecopia Retreat in the island’s centre. The lodge sits on the very top of the cliff-line, with sensational views of the Southern Ocean. Over the next three days explore Flinders Chase National Park, home to the Glossy Black Cockatoo, or visit some of the coastal hotspots including Seal Bay and the Kelly Hill Caves on guided or self-guided tours. B L D

Days 6-8

Barossa Valley

Today, self-drive back to Penneshaw and board the ferry back to the mainland. Carry on north to South Australia’s premier wine district, the Barossa Valley and spend the next 3 nights at The Louise. During the next 3 days, enjoy a variety of tours and adventures exploring all the Barossa Valley has to offer. Start your day with a guided yoga or meditation session, or perhaps enjoy “Breakfast with the Roos” in the nearby Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park (20 minute drive). Countless wine experiences can be had at legendary wineries including Elderton Wines, Two Hands and Seppeltsfield Estate. Other activities include bike hike, a visit to a local Farmers Market, and a behind the scenes look at the Casa Carboni Cooking School, learning the secrets of a traditional Italian pasta. Their are a host of other activities to discover, including vintage car tours and hot air balloon rides. At the end of each day, experience the very best of South Australian dining at The Louise’s signature restaurant – Appellation. B D

Day 9

Tour Ends

After a hearty breakfast checkout and self-drive back to Adelaide. Tour ends. B

Places to stay in South Australia

Below are some of our most popular places to stay in South Australia. Please contact us for more information.

Arkaba Homestead

Some of Australia’s best bush walking can be found at historic Arkaba, a 19th century homestead situated in South Australia’s remarkable Flinders Ranges.

Ecopia Retreat

Situated in the heart of South Australia’s Kangaroo Island, Ecopia Retreat is located on a 150 acre pocket of natural wilderness.

Mayfair Hotel

The boutique Mayfair Hotel is a fantastic option for travellers seeking a relaxed, comfortable setting and personalised service in the heart of the city.

The Louise

A brilliant place to begin your explorations of the Barossa Valley, The Louise is all about exquisite accommodation and to-die-for epicurean experiences.

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