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  • Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island

    Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island

  • Seal Bay Conservation Park

    Seal Bay Conservation Park

  • The Barossa

    The Barossa

  • Maggie Beer's Farm Shop

    Maggie Beer's Farm Shop

  • The Great Ocean Road

    The Great Ocean Road


Tour code: EMKA

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Embark on one of the world's greatest road trips along the Great Ocean Road and experience for yourself the dazzling scenery of Kangaroo Island and the picturesque Adelaide Hills. Meet local wine, whisky and marron producers and taste their specialities in the Coonawarra, on Kangaroo Island and in the Barossa.

Itinerary

1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 ?
Day 1
Melbourne – Warrnambool

As this Guided Holiday departs early morning, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Welcome to your holiday! This morning make sure your camera is charged for one of the world’s great road trips – the Great Ocean Road! Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery and the quaint seaside towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Visit the amazing Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge before arriving in Warrnambool.

Hotel: Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel & Spa, Warrnambool

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2
Warrnambool – Naracoorte

Aboriginal Cultural IconThis morning visit Tower Hill State Game Reserve. Your guide will provide an Aboriginal perspective about flora, wildlife, volcanic formations, bush existence and medicinal practices in this dormant volcano. At Mt. Gambier visit the mysterious Blue Lake, then travel to the world renowned Coonawarra wine region. Stop at Brand’s Laira vineyard for a wine tasting. Afterwards you’ll continue to Naracoorte, your stop for the night.

Hotel: William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 3 - 4
Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island
Day 3: Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island

Visit the seaside town of Victor Harbor at lunchtime. Why not relax with some fish and chips on the beach. Yum! This afternoon take a ferry bound for Kangaroo Island. Kick off your island adventure with a visit to South Australia’s only boutique distillery to taste a selection of their handcrafted premium spirits. All the spirits are hand made onsite, so you’ll be able to smell the aroma of botanicals, citrus peel or even fennel lingering as you taste the awardwinning Australian gin and delicious liqueurs.

Day 4: Kangaroo Island

Today explore Kangaroo Island! Visit spectacular Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch to enjoy the stunning coastal scenery, where you may even spot koalas, wallabies and kangaroos. Be My Guest Dining Icon Later, join your fellow travellers for a Be My Guest lunch at Andermel Marron Farm. Enjoy a tasting of the farm’s very own Two Wheeler Creek wine and farm-produced bush tucker before indulging in some marron for lunch. Try a hot or cold marron dish with a glass of wine and dessert. Afterwards join a ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided walk among a colony of sea lions.

Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island

Included Meals: Day 3: Breakfast, Dinner with wine. Day 4: Breakfast, Be My Guest lunch

Day 5 - 6
Kangaroo Island – Adelaide – The Barossa
Day 5: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide

This morning board a ferry and return to picturesque Adelaide. On arrival enjoy an orientation of the glorious 'City of Churches' with your Travel Director, before checking in to your hotel. This afternoon you're free to explore Adelaide and enjoy a meal at any of the wonderful local restaurants.

Day 6: The Barossa

In the rolling Adelaide Hills and Barossa you'll have the opportunity to taste world-renowned wines! First stop is picturesque Hahndorf. Enjoy a wine tasting overlooking vineyards before continuing to The Barossa for lunch at The Company Kitchen, part of the South Australian Company Store. They believe in locally produced South Australian food and that a food experience is to be savoured and enjoyed. You'll taste two local wines with canapés that feature fresh local produce, followed by a delicious main meal of your choice. Travel back to Adelaide through the Barossa's rolling hills. This evening join your Travel Director and new-found friends for a farewell dinner.

Hotel: Stamford Plaza Adelaide, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 5: Breakfast. Day 6: Breakfast, Highlight Lunch, Farewell Dinner

Day 7
Farewell from Adelaide

After an indulgent week away, your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. Not ready to head home yet? Why not consider a 3 night cruise on the Murray River aboard the PS Murray Princess.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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Don't Miss

Pelicans at Kangaroo Island Wharf at sunset

Pelican Feeding

The Pelican Man is probably the most photographed person on Kangaroo Island and he’ll give you a few laughs and teach you a thing or two about pelicans, before enticing them with a feed of fish on Kingscote Wharf near the small Fisherman’s Jetty every day at 5.00pm. This spectacle is definitely one to catch while you’re in Kingscote, just make sure you bring your camera. You’ll see the pelicans flying, landing, taking flight, swimming and diving for fish!

Highlights

  • Travel along the magnificent Great Ocean Road
  • Witness the amazing Twelve Apostles
  • Experience Aboriginal culture at Tower Hill State Reserve Aboriginal Cultural Icon
  • Enjoy Barossa food and wine
  • Wine tour & tastings at The Lane Vineyard in the Adelaide Hills
  • Watch the Sea Lions play at Kangaroo Island
  • Taste locally made spirits at a micro distillery
  • Visit picturesque Hahndorf
  • Indulge in local cuisine and wine on Kangaroo Island Be My Guest Dining Icon
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

Inclusions

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Dining

  • Full buffet breakfasts (6)
  • Be My Guest lunch (1)
  • Highlight lunch (1)
  • Dinners with wine (3)
  • Farewell dinner (1)

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day Prior   Flights to arrive anytime
into Melbourne Airport
Day 7   Flights to depart anytime
from Adelaide Airport

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Ways to Save

Departures from 1 April 2017
Early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $290
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $215
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $145
 
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $435
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $360
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $290
 
Triple share    Save up to $145
Kings Club    Save up to $145

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel & Spa
    Worm Bay Road, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280

    Warrnambool

    • Guest Room at Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel
    • Front driveway of Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel
    • Lobby area at Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel
    • Water Table Restaurant at Quality Suites Deep Blue

    Quality Suites Deep Blue Hotel & Spa Warrnambool is perfectly positioned on a peninsula between Lady Bay and Stingray Bay. Warrnambool is known as Victoria’s ‘City by the Sea’.

    All guestrooms offer balconies, many boast magnificent views of either Lady Bay or Stingray Bay.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • Clock Radio
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Ceiling fan
    • Ensuite
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Heater
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Guest Laundry
    • Towels and Bedlinen
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Refrigerator
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Phone
    • Operator wake up call
    • Work Desk
    • Free wireless internet access
    • Room service
  • William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote
    Corner of Messamurry Road and Stewart Terrace, Naracoorte, SA 5271

    • Standard Room at William MacIntosh Motor Lodge
    • Aerial view of William MacIntosh Motor Lodge
    • The Highlander Restaurant at William MacIntosh

    Brenton and Kemelee invite you to rest and explore from the William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoorte, just inland from Mount Gambier on the South Australian – Victorian border.

    In the heart of the Limestone Coast region lays a district that is clearly a destination in itself. A collection of townships rich with assets, offering visitors a range of unforgettable experiences.

    The 30 comfortable rooms are nestled in Naracoorte amongst 2 acres of lawns, native shrubs, trees and fruit orchards. William MacIntosh Motor Lodge is the perfect place to stay when visiting Naracoorte. All rooms are on the ground floor and set in a tranquil garden setting and just across the road from the spectacular Naracoorte Golf course.

    At the William Macintosh Motor Lodge you will find the Highlander Restaurant which offers a fully licensed fine dining experience, perfect for that special occasion. Serving both local and international dishes, complimented with local wines direct from the Coonawarra and Mount Benson regions.

    • Features
    • Iron
    • Electric blankets
    • Austar
    • Air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Broadband
    • Clock radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Hair Dryer
    • Ensuite
  • Aurora Ozone Hotel
    Foreshore at Kingscote, SA 5223

    Kangaroo Island

    • Aurora Ozone - Exterior
    • Aurora Ozone - Bistro Area
    • Aurora Ozone - Restaurant

    Our Kangaroo Island hotel, Aurora Ozone, is located on the beautiful foreshore at Kingscote. The original section of this hotel on Kangaroo Island has a Victorian façade & amenities that blend with the refined atmosphere of old world charm. Enjoy the extensive menu made up of local produce & seafood as well as the panoramic views over Nepean Bay while dining at the bistro restaurant. Dolphins can often be spotted in the calm waters over breakfast.

    • Features
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Room service
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Hair Dryer
    • Radio
    • Air Conditioning
  • Stamford Plaza Adelaide
    150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA, 5000

    2 nights

    • Swimming Pool at Stamford Plaza Adelaide
    • Breakfast Area Stamford Plaza Adelaide
    • Stamford Plaza Adelaide Exterior
    • Stamford Plaza Adelaide Superior Room

    Overlooking either Adelaide's historic parklands or the CBD, the superior rooms offer recently refurbished decor, with a selection of bedding configurations, large work desks, excellent lighting, flat screen colour televisions, broadband internet, variety of cable channels and in-house movies.

    • Features
    • Broadband Internet access
    • Executive Desk
    • Marble bathroom with double vanity
    • In-room safe
    • Communal self-catering kitchen
    • Laundry/Valet service
    • Bathrobe and slippers
    • Coat stand