This tour shows you the best that South Australia has to offer! Head to the outback to explore the Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound, visit the Clare Valley for wine tasting, spend the night in Adelaide and then discover Kangaroo Island.
Enjoy the best that South Australia has to offer! Head to the Flinders Ranges for 3 days/2 nights and enjoy outback hospitality and food. Spend time exploring the region and view the amazing colours of the outback.
On the way back to Adelaide, you'll travel through the Clare Valley before staying in Adelaide for one night. Next, you'll be heading to Kangaroo Island for 2 days/1 night. Here's you'll get to walk amongst a seal colony, view amazing rock formations, enjoy the local produce and wines and watch the local wildlife in their natural environment.
Flinders Ranges Outback Tour (3 days / 2 nights):
Adelaide (1 night):
Highlights of Kangaroo Island (2 days / 1 night):
On this tour you have a choice of two types of accommodation:
Flinders Ranges (includes continental breakfast) - Rawnsley Park Station (Hawker) – One Bedroom Holiday Unit
Adelaide (room only) - Stamford Plaza Hotel - Superior City View Room
Kangaroo Island (includes continental breakfast) - Aurora Ozone Hotel (Kingscote) – Executive Room OR Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge (American River) - Superior Queen Poolview or Superior King Bayview Room
Flinders Ranges (includes continental breakfast) - Rawnsley Park Station (Hawker) – One Bedroom Eco Villa
Adelaide (room only) - Stamford Plaza Hotel - Superior City View Room
Kangaroo Island (includes full breakfast) - Aurora Ozone Hotel (Kingscote) – Executive Sea View Room OR Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge (American River) - Deluxe Studio Waterview Room
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.
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Your Flinders Ranges Odysseys guide will pick you up from your Adelaide hotel around 7.30am to commence your 3 day tour into the majestic Flinders Ranges. Sit back and relax while you travel through the mid-north region of South Australia stopping at the old copper mining town of Burra for morning tea and then Orroroo for lunch.
Enjoy views of Mount Remarkable as you head to the towns of Wilmington and Quorn. The majestic Flinders Ranges come into view as you get closer to the small outback town of Hawker. On the way, stop at Kanyaka Station Homestead Ruins and see what’s left of this once massive sheep and cattle station of about 950 square kilometres, before arriving at Rawnsley Park Station, your home for the next two nights.
Rawnsley Park Station overlooks the southern side of Wilpena Pound and provides the perfect base for exploring the Flinders Ranges.Late afternoon enjoy a Sunset on the Chace tour where you’ll watch the stunning sunset reflect on the Chace Range as you sip on local wine and enjoy delicious canapes. The 40-minute drive through the property provides a great opportunity to see native wildlife then finish your day with a delicious 2-course dinner in the Woolshed Restaurant, an authentic Australian converted woolshed serving delicious Modern Australian cuisine.
Overnight: Rawnsley Park Station.
Early this morning there will be time to take a 30-minute scenic flight with Chinta Air, to gain an appreciation of the scale and beauty of Wilpena Pound and the Heysen Range (additional cost – please ask for details).
Then spend the rest of the day touring around the southern Flinders Ranges including the local sights, picturesque Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges and peaceful walks taking through the creek beds.
Stop at the Prairie Hotel, recognised as an 'unmissable outback experience' and enjoy one of their signature Antipasto Platters for lunch, before taking the Moralana Scenic Drive back to Rawnsley Park.
This evening, join a tour of the old woolshed and enjoy a 3-course Lamb Tasting food experience, where local lamb from the property will be showcased and prepared in three different and delicious courses. Clare Valley wines will be matched with each course. The dinner will finish with South Australian port and local cheeses (vegetarians will be catered for).
Overnight: Rawnsley Park Station
This morning, farewell your hosts and Rawnsley Park Station and head to Mount Remarkable, where you will enjoy some morning tea.
Continue your journey through to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine-growing regions. With its picturesque, rolling countryside, unique geography, and climate, you will see why it is a premium grape growing area. Here you will enjoy wine tastings and lunch before returning to Adelaide, arriving at approximately 5.30pm at your accommodation.
Overnight: Stamford Plaza Adelaide
Early this morning you will be collected from your hotel for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis through theFleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, hills and coastal landscapes. At Cape Jervis, board the SeaLink Kangaroo Island ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. On arrival at Penneshaw, you will be met by your local guide and your island nature experience begins with an introduction to Kangaroo Island. Tour through several island habitats and see wildlife in their natural environments. Listen to the distinct sounds of the native birdlife as they chorus from the tall eucalyptus trees. As you travel the island keep an eye out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles and wildflowers.
At the spectacular Seal Bay Conservation Park, your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach. Home to a healthy Australian sea lion colony, walk amongst them as they bask on the beach or in the sand dunes after their extensive fishing expedition. With your guide, you are able to stand at a safe distance to these wonderful endangered creatures and hear them sigh and watch them at play. This is a truly unforgettable experience — one that you will treasure forever.
Enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic-style lunch with local KI wine in an exclusive Heritage-listed natural bush property. Follow lunch with a pleasant bushwalk or a stroll along the beach.Explore the spectacular beaches of the north coast and enjoy a bushwalk. Listen for Australia’s rarest cockatoo, the Kangaroo Island glossy black cockatoo and watch out for the Tammar wallaby, in its natural habitat.
Later in the afternoon, as the day draws to a close, see the kangaroos leave the safety of the bush to begin grazing on the open pastures. Your tour concludes at your choice of accommodation for your overnight stay on Kangaroo Island.
Overnight: Choice of Superior or Standard accommodation on Kangaroo Island
After a hearty breakfast, travel to the western end of the island and discover the remarkable Flinders Chase National Park, one of the oldest and most important national parks in South Australia. The park incorporates almost 20 per cent of the island and much of it is a Wilderness Protection Area, Enjoy the opportunity to walk through the park in search for kangaroos, wallabies and a variety of birdlife.
See at close range some of the 10,000 healthy Long-nosed Fur Seals in their colony at Cape du Couedic and discover the formation of Remarkable Rocks. These large granite boulders balance dramatically on the cliff edge, which plunges 75 metres into the Southern Ocean.
At Admirals Arch, see where the powerful forces of nature have cut through the headland to create this natural geological formation. A delicious gourmet style picnic lunch with South Australian wine will be served in a secluded bush setting. During the day, koalas can be observed peacefully existing in their treetop habitat.
By special permit, enter the Kelly Hill Conservation Park to see kangaroos and other native wildlife emerge to graze on the open plains. Your tour concludes at Penneshaw in time for the return ferry to the mainland and coach transfer to your chosen Adelaide accommodation.
Travel at 60 booking conditions apply. A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate. If minimum numbers are not met at 30 days prior to departure, an alternate date will be offered or a full refund given.
All prices are per person/twin share and valid from 1st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021, for Single prices please enquire. This tour is not recommended for children and there are no extra person prices. Itinerary is subject to change and weather conditions on the day. Travel insurance is recommended.