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Day 1 – Adelaide
There are many touring options in Adelaide.
For an Aboriginal experience visit Tandanya
National Aboriginal Cultural Institute –
for visual art, performances and a shop
selling authentic arts and crafts. The South
Australian Museum’s Aboriginal Cultures
Gallery is a must-see and features more
than 3,000 Aboriginal artefacts – guided
tours are available.
Take a walking tour with Tourabout
Adelaide (see page 62) along North Terrace,
Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, and get
an insider’s view of Australia‘s first ‘free
settlement’, revealing grand vistas and
hidden charms, national treasures and local
follies and a pioneering history.
Food lovers can explore the Adelaide
Central Market (open Tuesday to Saturday,
with limited stalls open on Wednesdays),
just off Victoria Square in the city centre,
founded in 1869 and considered one of
the best in Australia. Guided tours are
recommended. For wine lovers a visit to
Penfolds Magill Estate (see page 57) is
a must. Join one of the Penfolds team on
a personalised and fascinating journey
through the underground tunnels,
Grange cottage, the heritage-listed
bluestone cellars and Still House, before
taste-testing your way through the famous
For a wildlife experience close to the city,
cruise with Temptation Sailing from Glenelg
to watch or swim with dolphins that inhabit
Adelaide waters (see page 59 for further
details). After wards swim at Glenelg beach
or enjoy the shopping and dining options
along Jetty Road before catching the tram
back into Adelaide.
Options include a wide variety of
central hotels and charming heritage
accommodation in the nearby North
Adelaide precinct. See pages 52-57 for
Adelaide accommodation listings.
Take a morning ferry to Kangaroo Island.
Alternatively a flight from Adelaide to
Kingscote can be taken with Regional Express
(see regional flight information on page 3).
Touring on Kangaroo Island – options include
self-drive (cars can be hired on the Island
or some companies allow their vehicles
to travel on the ferry), coach touring
or luxur y, personalised touring in 4WD
vehicles. See pages 109 -110 for touring
companies – note that some companies
offer packages ex-Adelaide, incorporating
accommodation and transport to the
Island (including ferry/fly, ferry/ferry or
Highlights on the Island include Seal Bay
Conser vation Park, Kelly Hill Caves, Flinders
Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks,
fur seals at Cape du Couedic’s Admiral’s
Arch, Little Sahara, pristine beaches and
stunning coastline, local produce including
honey, seafood, Marron (freshwater
crayfish) and wine, friendly and relaxed
locals, and abundant wildlife including
koalas, wallabies, echidnas and kangaroos.
The smaller the group the more likely
visitors are to have close encounters
with the wildlife.
Overnight: Kangaroo Island on Day 2.
The Island has a great variety of
accommodation including hosted bed
and breakfast accommodation, hotels,
apartments and luxur y retreats. See pages
107-108 for accommodation listings.
On Kangaroo Island there is an abundance of wildlife and amazing scenery. Highlights
include getting up close to sea lions at Seal Bay and walking on Remarkable Rocks. For
a change of pace visit the Barossa, one of Australia’s most famous wine regions. Tour
with one of the many specialised local operators for an insight to the region’s superb
wines. Stay overnight in the Barossa then travel nor th via the picturesque Clare Valley
wine region to the Flinders Ranges. Highlights of this region include Wilpena Pound and
surrounding ranges, wildlife and bushwalking opportunities. From the Flinders Ranges
travel back to Adelaide.
Wildlife, Outback and Wine
Best suited to: UK, European and North American visitors, particularly first time visitors
Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Barossa, Flinders Ranges, Clare Valley
Wildlife, Outback and Wine
Cellar Door, Barossa
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