Peninsula & Island Discovery
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Willunga, SA
- Product code: PID1718ST
Combine the best of the Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island in a 3 day/2 night Adelaide to Adelaide experience cruise/fly.
Keen to experience what hidden gems lie between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island? Our Peninsula & Island Discovery is an unexpected delight – a genuine adventure embracing premium local food and wine, exhilarating off-road tracks through pristine national parks and wildlife sightings. Become a winemaker at d’Arenberg by blending your own wine, enjoy an exclusive outdoor lunch with the latest release single block, McLaren Vale Shiraz is poured with lunch utilising fresh, local produce. By using our exclusive route with access to locations not available to other operators, this tour offers visitors a unique opportunity to discover the hidden gems of the richly endowed Fleurieu Peninsula. The road finishes at Cape Jervis in good time for the 1800 hour Sealink ferry to Kangaroo Island some 16-km across the water. On the way to the Cape experience a spectacular ocean beach drive, sample some of McLaren Vale’s acclaimed Shiraz at a quirky cellar door, and learn about the history and geology of this ancient peninsula before embarking for South Australia’s own ‘Galapagos Island’.
Collect Adelaide Hotel and start on the road to Kangaroo Island with some great food and wine en route. Explore the Onkaparinga Valley before experiencing the d’Arenberg Blending Bench where you become the winemaker. Take the Willunga Hill escarpment into the Fleurieu ranges, stopping for an elegant picnic lunch along the way. After lunch visit the southern coastal ranges ending up at Cape Jervis to take the ferry to Kangaroo Island. Transfer to American River - overnight Kangaroo Island Lodge (dinner/bed/breakfast).
Island Life moves at a different pace - especially if you are a koala! Explore the koala habitat in the Cygnet River valley before seeking out kangaroos and wallabies on the north coast. Visit a secluded cove overlooking Investigator Strait and break for lunch - a seafood barbecue lunch at a private bush camp and end the day with a personal guided tour of the Australian sea-lion colony. Overnight Kangaroo Island Lodge (dinner/bed/breakfast)
Explore Flinders Chase National Park which protects the iconic coastal features of Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Visit Cape du Couedic lighthouse and an extensive fur-seal colony on the cliffs below. Break for an al fresco picnic lunch and end the day sharing the pastures with kangaroos at “Grassdale” historic farm. At the conclusion of the tour fly back to Adelaide where you will be met by a private driver for a transfer to your city hotel.