Great Ocean Road and Kangaroo Island


This spectacular journey begins with one of the world’s great road-trips and continues through spectacular coastal landscapes to unique Kangaroo Island with its abundance of native wildlife.

Members from: $2,935 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $2,995 P.P Twin ShareSolo traveller from: $3,670

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    Australia

  • Supplier

    AAT Kings

  • Booking Code

    EMKA

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.


Includes


  • Travel along the magnificent Great Ocean Road

  • Witness the amazing Twelve Apostles

  • Experience Aboriginal culture at Tower Hill State Reserve

  • Watch the Sea Lions play at Kangaroo Island

  • Taste locally made spirits at a micro distillery

  • Indulge in local cuisine & wine on Kangaroo Island

  • Visit picturesque Hahndorf

  • Wine tour and tastings at Jacob’s Creek in the Barossa

  • Enjoy Barossa food and wine

  • Included Choice experiences


This spectacular journey begins with one of the world’s great road-trips and continues through spectacular coastal landscapes to unique Kangaroo Island with its abundance of native wildlife. Travel the Great Ocean Road, and explore the picturesque Adelaide Hills and the celebrated Barossa and Coonawarra wine regions. Encounters with local wine and whisky add a gourmet edge.


Itinerary


Day 1: Melbourne – Warrnambool

Embark on one of the world’s premier road trips – the Great Ocean Road. Just off shore in the Port Campbell National Park, the towering limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles rise 50 metres above the wild Southern Ocean. You’ll also see nearby Loch Ard Gorge and visit the impressive London Bridge natural rock formation before arriving in the rural town of Warrnambool.

Please note: As this holiday departs at 7.30am from Savoy on Little Collins, Melbourne, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Hotel: Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 2: Warrnambool – Naracoorte

Visit the Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Cooperative at Tower Hill State Game Reserve, where your guide will provide you with an Indigenous perspective on the area’s flora, wildlife and volcanic formations. Cross the border into South Australia and continue to the world-renowned Coonawarra wine region, pausing at a vineyard for a tasting. Before arriving in Naracoorte you’ll be joined by a local expert for a guided tour through the Alexandra Cave.

Hotel: William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with win

Day 3: Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island

Journey today to the Fleurieu Peninsula, where rolling hills are complemented by rugged clifftops, sandy beaches and the winding Murray River. Visit the charming seaside town of Victor Harbor before a ferry takes you to Kangaroo Island, famous for its unspoiled natural beauty and fine produce. Visit South Australia’s only boutique distillery to taste a selection of award-winning Australian gins and delicious liqueurs. Your destination is Kingscote, South Australia’s oldest European settlement.

Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4: Kangaroo Island

Begin your exploration of fascinating KangarooIsland today with a visit to the spectacularRemarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Vivonne Bay before experiencing the only ‘in-flight’ birds of prey display in South Australia, where you’ll see an array of birds including the majestic Wedgetailed Eagle. Later, join a ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided walk among a colony of rare sea lions in one of the country’s most important breeding colonies.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 5: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide Included Choice

    This morning, board your ferry to cross back to the mainland and travel to picturesque Adelaide. You’ll take an orientation tour with your Travel Director before checking into your hotel and then embarking on an Included Choice sightseeing experience: hear fascinating stories about the early history of Adelaide on a guided city walking-tour or visit the Art Gallery of South Australia.

    Hotel: Stamford Plaza Adelaide, 2 nights

    Included Meals: Breakfast

    Day 6: Adelaide Hills and The Barossa

    Discover the rolling Adelaide Hills and the renowned Barossa today, stopping first at picturesque Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. Wander down its tree-lined streets and take time to explore the quaint shops and taste some of the town’s artisan produce. Continue to the Barossa for lunch before visiting the Jacob’s Creek vineyard to sample some world famous wines. Travel back to Adelaide through a tranquil landscape dotted with stone cottages and olive groves to join your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Farewell Dinner.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

    Day 7: Farewell from Adelaide

    Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

    Included Meals: Breakfast


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