Gems of South Australia

8 Days
Adelaide to Adelaide
From (CAD)
$ 3,595
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2022 Adelaide > Adelaide

Of delectable cuisine and breathtaking wildlife

Prepare yourself for a range of once in a lifetime experiences. From tasting vintage port from your birth year and visiting the d’Arenberg Cube to observing the wondrous and rare native wildlife of Kangaroo Island. Here’s to eight unforgettable days of endless adventures.
Begin your exploration of beautiful South Australia at its bustling capital city, and undertake a gourmet tour of Adelaide’s many fantastic restaurants and markets. From food lovers to wildlife enthusiasts, you’ll find an experience that fuels your passion in this compact city. In Barossa Valley, the state’s famous wine region, spend time strolling through its award-winning vineyards and tasting premium Australian wines. Don’t forget to taste vintage port dating back to your birth year. In Kangaroo Island, you’ll be amazed to discover a land teeming with vibrant wildlife and dramatic scenery. From koala and fur seal to some of nature’s finest works of art – the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, there’s plenty to delight the naturalist in you.
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8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Adelaide

    Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia’s capital, renowned for its gourmet delights and thriving culture. From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel, your home for the next three nights. Enjoy a welcome dinner to celebrate the wonders of Australia’s southernmost state with your new friends.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Barossa Valley

    Today travel to one of Australia’s oldest wine producing regions, Barossa Valley. Spend the day discovering the Barossa Valley’s famous drop. Visit Maggie Beer’s farm shop and pick up some cooking tips during a cooking demonstration. Take a vineyard tour of the award-winning Jacob’s Creek Winery and enjoy lunch. This afternoon, appreciate the chance to try port from the year of your birth at Seppeltsfield, before returning to Adelaide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Adelaide


    Today, discover the history and culture of Adelaide on a walking tour or taste your way through the Adelaide Central Markets. Alternatively, take an Adelaide city sights tour including a cruise along the Torrens River or explore the Adelaide Botanic Gardens on a Guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Adelaide > Kangaroo Island

    Journey south today to the Fleurieu Peninsula where rolling hills are complemented by rugged, clifftops and sandy beaches. We’ll stop in McLaren Vale where we will visit the d’Arenberg Cube, a five storey contemporary glass structure that almost appears to be floating amongst the vineyards. Sample premium wine and capture the sunlight bouncing off the many façades of the building on your camera.  


    Meet the winemakers at Gemtree Wines who were the worldwide winner of Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices in 2019. Discover through an interactive experience at the Biodynamic hut all about biodynamic viticulture and finish your visit with a taste of locally sourced snacks.

    This afternoon, take a ferry ride to Kangaroo Island where you will enjoy a three night stay in Penneshaw.


    Unwind over an evening drink while looking out to the stunning views of the beach before dinner tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Kangaroo Island

    Be inspired by the scenery today at Flinders Chase National Park. Behold the powerful forces of nature at Admirals Arch, a stunning natural rock arc formed by lashing waves. Take a frame-worthy photograph at Remarkable Rocks, spectacular naturally formed granite sculptures shaped over 500 years of erosion. A special encounter awaits at Seal Bay, home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia, where you’ll meet your conservation guide for a walk amongst the seals.  If you are quiet you might even hear them talking.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Kangaroo Island


    Tantalise your taste buds as your local epicurean guide introduces you to the magnificent tastes of Kangaroo Island, which have helped to make it famous - gourmet cheese, honey and gin.

    Tonight’s dinner will showcase Kangaroo Island local produce.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  7. Day 7 - Kangaroo Island > Adelaide

    Your ferry trip this morning will bring you back to the mainland. Upon arrival visit the charming seaside town of Victor Harbor.

    Continue on to Glenelg, a beachside suburb of Adelaide, where you will enjoy a special stay, with a chance to reflect on your adventures over a farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Adelaide

    It’s time to say goodbye to your newfound friends and the delightful tastes of South Australia.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

  • Taste port from the year of your birth at Seppeltsfield
  • Discover what makes Kangaroo Island so unique
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Adelaide’s Central Market
  • Take a walk through the vines of the Barossa at Jacobs Creek winery
  • See the d’Arenburg Cube, inspired by the complexities and puzzles of wine making
  • Learn about bio dynamic farming at Gemtree Wines
  • Walk the beach at Seal Bay home to a colony of seals

Handcrafted inclusions
  • Fully escorted small group land journey
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 3 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • 1 memorable Scenic Special Stay
  • 13 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 4 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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