Tour ID: 10020975
Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills and into the Fleurieu Peninsula, where the vines meet the sea. Pass through Goolwa and onto Victor Harbor, one of South Australia’s most popular seaside towns. Enjoy free time for lunch and to explore Granite Island or the Main Street, before returning to Adelaide via the renowned McLaren Vale wine region.
Inclusions & Highlights:
• Morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels
• Expert commentary by a local driver/guide
• Morning tea stop in the main street of Strathalbyn
• Tour of Goolwa, including the wharf and barrage, where the Murray River meets the Ocean
• 3 course lunch at Encounter Restaurant, Hotel Victor
• Free time to explore Granite Island or the main street of Victor Harbor, dotted with local craft stores and cafés
• Pass through Port Elliott, Horseshoe Bay and Encounter Bay, a great spot for whale watching from May to October
• Free time in the main street of McLaren Vale to explore or sample wines at cellar doors
Enjoy a delightful tour of South Australia’s premier tourist region, the Fleurieu Peninsula. This tour begins with a picturesque coach ride through the Adelaide Hills to the historical Scottish settlement of Strathalbyn. Here you will stop for some free time and morning tea in High Street (own expense). Continue on to the paddle steamer town of Goolwa where you will have a brief tour of the town including the wharf, barrage and beach.
On your way to Victor Harbor, travel past the charming coastal town of Port Elliot, including Horseshoe Bay and Encounter Bay, and stop at Whale Lookout for a photo opportunity. Upon arrival at Victor Harbor, South Australia’s most popular seaside village, enjoy a delicious 3 course lunch at Hotel Victor. There will be free time following to wander the main street, or you may choose to explore Granite Island, where you’ll find the Little Penguins or you might even catch a glimpse of a Southern Right Whale during the winter months.
Your tour then continues through the olive and almond groves and the rolling vineyards, to the wine making region of McLaren Vale, best known for producing outstanding Shiraz. Wander the main street, sample the fresh local produce including the delicious cheeses at Blessed Cheese, taste some of the fine wines or grab a coffee at one of the many cafés. From here take a scenic drive through South Australia’s southern metropolitan beaches of Port Noarlunga and Moana before returning to Adelaide.
Approximately 8 hours
9:15 AM Wed, Sat
Adelaide and Glenelg
A courtesy pick-up and drop-off service is provided from selected Adelaide CBD hotels.
A tentative timetable can be found at the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8mn3mf3ikha86em/ADSS-Pick-Up-Schedule-01APR16.pdf?dl=0.
This is an indication only, transfers MUST be prebooked and you should call the tour operator on the number provided on your booking confirmation (from within Australia only), 24 hours prior to your tour commencing to reconfirm your pickup. If your hotel is not on this list, please meet at the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street Adelaide at 9:00am to check into your tour. The tour will begin at 9:15am sharp.
3-14 years inclusive. Children under 3 years of age are free of charge unless they require their own seat.
Fleurieu Peninsula, McLaren Vale and Victor Harbor
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