Multi-Day Tour | Group, Locally Hosted, Private

6 Day South Australia - Standard (6 days)

Southern World Australia

Adelaide, Australia To Adelaide, Australia

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2020

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Adelaide, Australia
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Breakfast

Arrive Adelaide

Bensons Limousines , Adelaide drive International Airport to Hotel

Inclusions: Meet and greet, city orientation tour, hotel check-in.

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel , Adelaide

Accommodation in a Superior Room for 2 nights - Room Only

This multi award winning hotel is perfectly located in Adelaide's vibrant east end of the central business district. The rooms are unique and luxurious throughout with modern interior design, king-size beds and opulent bathrooms. On the ground floor, enjoy fine dining the way it should be enjoyed in a relaxed atmosphere in Culshaw's Grill. For spectacular views, head sky high to the signature roof garden on level 7.

Day 2
Adelaide, Australia
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

A Taste of South Australia , Adelaide

Best Of Barossa Valley Tour

Inclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, gourmet lunch, wine tastings, refreshments and wine & tourism information kit.

Take a personally escorted journey that includes a city orientation tour and then travel through the scenic Torrens Gorge to the Barossa Valley, a natural chasm carved out of the Adelaide Hills by the River Torrens. Start your wine tasting experience by visiting smaller wineries such as Schild Estate or visit Trevor Jones’ Kellermeister, who combines a mixture of old and new world wine styles. Travel over Jacobs Creek to visit some small wineries with rustic charm, making wines in traditional Barossa methods, such as Rockfords and Charlie Melton. Stop for a stroll in the German town of Tanunda with time to discover the local arts and crafts shops. Before lunch enjoy a picturesque drive up to Menglers Hill for unsurpassed views over the entire Valley and then continue into historic Angaston. Visit Angas Park, specialising in fine dried fruits, or the local cheese maker who has won many awards for their farm cheeses.

Lunch will be alfresco under the vines or at Vintners restaurant. For those more seriously into wine the next stop could be Henschkes winery in Keyneton, a fifth generation German winery producing outstanding wines that incorporate the best of old world and state of the art winemaking. Alternatively visit historic Yalumba, the biggest family run winery in Australia. If time permits, visit small boutique producers such as Torbreck, Veritas or Two Hands. Private tours may include formal premium wine tasting at Penfolds. A visit to Maggie Beer Farm shop is a must for food lovers or you may continue through the picturesque villages of Hills enroute to the German Village of Hahndorf and taste the fine wines produced by Hahndorf Hill winery.

Day 3
Kingscote, Australia
Aurora Ozone Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

Depart Adelaide arrive Kangaroo Island

Sealink , Adelaide

Aurora Ozone Hotel

Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, ferry to and flight from Kangaroo Island, Full Day Seal Bay Discovery Tour, Full Day Remarkably Wild Tour, 2 course lunch on both days, Entrance fees to attractions, Local expert commentary, Accommodation, Fully Cooked Breakfast.

Early morning pick up from your Adelaide hotel for a scenic coach trip through the south coast to Cape Jervis. There you will connect with SeaLink’s ferry for the 45 minute cruise to Kangaroo Island to meet your tour coach. Upon arrival on Kangaroo Island if time and weather permits you will get an opportunity to see and walk along one of Kangaroo Island’s most picturesque beaches. Your first official stop will be Clifford’s Honey Farm to enjoy an informative talk by the beekeeper followed by tastings and an opportunity to sample homemade honey ice-cream and honey beauty products. Then travel onto Vivonne Bay Bistro located on a 260 hectare bush property, for a 2 course lunch. After lunch visit Seal Bay and enjoy a guided beach walk with a National Park Ranger amongst a breeding colony of wild and rare Australian Sea Lions. Then visit another amazing wildlife attraction, the fascinating Birds of Prey free-flight demonstration, an interactive and educational display of native Australian birds and raptors. From here you will then travel back to Kingscote to watch the pelican feeding and learn a little about these fascinating and ancient birds. Your coach will return to your overnight accommodation

Day 4
Adelaide, Australia
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

Depart Kangaroo Island and arrive Adelaide

After your morning hotel pick up your second day of touring begins at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, an interesting bush engineered eucalyptus distillery that makes the most of its environmental resources. After testing and tasting the eucalyptus products travel to the centre of Kangaroo Island to the Parndana Wildlife Park where you can feed Kangaroo Island kangaroos, have your photograph taken with a koala, and take a guided tour of this wildlife and bird park. Next, travel to Hanson Bay Sanctuary where you will enjoy a 2 course lunch before taking the time to look for Koalas nestled up in the eucalypts. There is also the possibility to get up close and personal with kangaroos and wallabies. After lunch travel to the western most part of the Island where Flinders Chase National Park is located. Flinders Chase National Park is one of Australia’s largest and earliest conservation parks. After a short stop at the Flinders Chase Visitor Centre travelling through the park you will enjoy breathtaking views of its unique trees, plants and coastal scenery. You will be taken to the rugged southern coastline for a walk on Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch. Remarkable Rocks provide great photographic opportunities and stunning sea views. Admiral’s Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal this spectacular arch, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful New Zealand fur seals that can be seen swimming and playing in the waves, or resting on the rocks. Then be transferred to the Kingscote Airport for the 30 minute flight back to Adelaide where to will be transferred back to your hotel.

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel , Adelaide

Accommodation in a Superior Room for 2 nights - Room Only

Day 5
Adelaide, Australia
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Breakfast

Today is at leisure and an opportunity to do some independent exploring, go shopping or just relax.

Day 6
Adelaide, Australia
None Breakfast

Bensons Limousines , Adelaide

Drive Hotel to Airport

Depart Adelaide

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Terms & Conditions

DEPOSIT/FINAL PAYMENT:

An initial deposit of AUD$500, plus any deposits required by Australian land suppliers, will be required at the time of booking. Final payment is required a minimum 30 days prior to arriving in Australia.

CANCELLATION CHARGES:

Cancellations must be advised in writing. The date of cancellation will be the first weekday date, excluding Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, that Southern World Australia receives the written advice.

  • More than 60 days prior to arrival date – 50% of deposit forfeited
  • Between 60 days and 31 days prior to arrival date – 100% of deposit forfeited, plus any charges passed on to us by the Australian land suppliers
  • Between 30 days and the arrival date – 100% deposit forfeited, plus 10% of the total tour cost, plus any charges passed on to us by the Australian land suppliers

If an Australian land supplier has a cancellation policy that fall outside the above conditions, this information will be advised to the agent at the time of booking.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

It can not be stressed enough that we highly recommend ALL passengers are fully insured to protect themselves against the loss of travel deposits, cancellation charges (as shown above), full medical costs (including accident and sickness protection) and travel insurance including baggage and disrupted travel arrangements. Please encourage your clients to take out travel insurance when traveling to Australia.

REFUNDS:

Southern World Australia will make every effort to assist clients wanting to alter or cancel their confirmed arrangements once they are in Australia. We will refund all unused services in full, less an administration fee of AUD$100 plus any charges passed on to us by the Australian land supplier involved. Any refund requests will be considered on a case by case basis and must be made in writing by the agent to the attention of David Armour, Managing Director of Southern World Australia.

Please note that NO refund will be processed or considered if requested more than 3 months after completion of travel.



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Wow! Highly Recommended

By: rms


Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2013

From picking us up at the airport to getting our tours planned, this couldn't have gone any smoother. We had first rate tours, with great guides and interesting itineraries. They worked with us to incorporate things we had booked privately and made it all into one really cohesive program. They checked up on us to see how things were going and to keep us informed of our flight schedules. Truly a great company.
Travel Advisor:  Ursula Pearson

Highly Recommend

By: Scott317


Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2014

Southern World Australia handled our hotel arrangements (Langham), transfers from the ship and to the airport, tickets to the Australian Open, and a private tour of the Yarra Valley during our 5 day stay in Melbourne.  The hotel was in a marvelous location.  Transfers were all on time and extremely courteous. The tickets to the tennis were waiting for us at the hotel and we had great seats.  We thoroughly enjoyed our day long private tour of the Yarra Valley with our host, Jeff. 

Highly recommended

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2014

Southern World provided excellent information and tours while we were in Tasmania.
Travel Advisor:  Suzan Von Lengerke

Highly recommended!

By: JudyW


Reviewed on: 30 May 2014

Every detail of our trip to Australia was perfect.  We saw everything--great excursions, all of the top sights, terrific and knowledgeable guides, and a company on which to rely when far from home.  I wouldn't have changed anything on our itinerary!  When a flight was cancelled and some reservations needed to be changed--no problem.  Everything was handled seamlessly.  Fabulous and memorable trip!
Travel Advisor:  Birgit Navarre

KarenS

By: SheehyK


Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2015

Stephanie, Southern World Australia and I worked on this Australian trip for myself, my husband, 13 year old son and nephew for about a year. I knew that we would have to plan a trip that would keep the boys active and allow us to see all the desired sights. Stephanie did it and we all had a great time on our 2 week vacation. The boys were happy doing things like hiking the Sydney Harbor Bridge, fishing, throwing a boomerang, zip lining, snorkeling and hiking. I was happy exploring and seeing the Australian wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies, koala bears, a platypus and sea lions on the coast of Kangaroo Island! My husband enjoyed all the activities and was able to relax because everything went off without a hitch. A friendly guide or driver met us at each location and all we needed to worry about was having fun! Thanks Southern World Australia for getting everything planned and making everything so easy for us!
Travel Advisor:  Stephanie Miller Murphy

Travel service

By: Rags80


Reviewed on: 15 Feb 2015

Southern World providing us with many options for our trip. We were able to select our options and then Southern World took care of everything else. The accommodations were also some of the best and we were really happy with our stay. The activities were also booked for us and it was seamless for us to simply show up for all we had planned.
Travel Advisor:  Courtney Regan

SMOKE TRIP-NZ/AUS

By: NORTH BAY


Reviewed on: 01 Mar 2015

THE "IN -COUNTRY" ASPECT OF THIS TRIP...HANDLED BY TIM REID AND HIS TEAM WAS OUTSTANDING IN ALL WAYS....FROM ITINERARY TO ACCOMMODATIONS. CAN'T IMAGINE HOW IT COULD IT COULD HAVE BEEN DONE BETTER GIVEN THE TIME FRAME TIM WAS GIVEN TO WORK WITHIN. IF I WAS TO DO OVER I WOULD EXPAND THE TIME CONSTRAINT BY AT A THIRD AS EACH OF THE DESTRINATIONS IN NZ/AUS MERITED A LONGER STAY BY AT LEAST ONE NIGHT THANKS TIM....FANTASTIC
Travel Advisor:  Linda Young

Family Trip Down Under

By: Karen


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2015

worked really hard to plan the trip of our dreams in Australia. Managed to keep everyone happy, my 14 year old son and nephew (adventure junkies), myself (an animal lover) and my husband (easy to please but wants to relax and enjoy himself). Everything went off without a hitch and just as we had hoped.
Travel Advisor:  Stephanie Miller Murphy

Sydney was awesome!

By: TomInNaples


Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2015

Took a wonderful driving tour of Sydney, lunch at the Sydney Tower restaurant, Harbor Cruise and stayed at the wonderful Park Hyatt! All went well except that the limo company was not there when we arrived in Sydney. The issue took 45 minutes to resolve. After that we were on our way with no issues. Great 3 day visit.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell

Knowledgeable Guide

By: Nebraska John


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2017

Our tour guide, Paul, was friendly and helpful. He showed us the highlights of Melbourne including the War Memorial, Reunion Tower, the botanical gardens, tennis and cricket facilities, and the main shopping areas of the central business district. He even found is a great place for lunch. First class service.
Travel Advisor:  Paula Kay Eastham
Not Recommended

Great trip

By: Kate


Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2017

Surprised we had 2 tour guides together for a one-day tour of Melbourne - we should have worked that out better. Phillip Island Penguin tour on January 1 was SUPER busy with full food options - glad we didn't take food as Southern World instructed us to do - bad information. Arrival in Sydney Airport was terrible - driver went to wrong terminal at direction of office - it was difficult and slow to connect with driver which required lots of time on phone (international minutes) while waiting.
Not Recommended

Aus review

By: Kay


Reviewed on: 16 Feb 2017

Our contact there was not helpful or responsive

Hunter Valley Wine Tour

By: Travel Bug


Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2017

Tour was excellent. Guide was friendly and knowledgable and willingly shared a lot of local knowledge with us throughout the day. Hunter Valley is a long drive (2 hours) from Sydney and our visit was during the recent heat wave, but we were comfortable in the air conditioned van and were provided with ice water throughout the day. We allowed the guide to select the small, boutique wineries we visited and were not disappointed. The staff at all were welcoming and knowledgable about wine. We purchased several bottles to take away. A terrific tour!
Travel Advisor:  Ursula Pearson

Australia

By: Duke


Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2017

Due to a personal emergency we were unable to do the Australia portion
Travel Advisor:  JoAnne Patterson

Fabulous Experiences!

By: Seventh Continent


Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2017

From the moment we stepped off the plane in Sydney until we boarded a plane for New Zealand in Tasmania, we enjoyed incredible experiences. Our tour was fashioned after our requests, so all of our activities were personalized. One hotel choice (Sydney) was questionable, and we were overall disappointed with Melbourne (except the penguins!), but that was not the tour director's fault. Our itinerary was varied and included many highlight places and events. The pace was reasonable so we could enjoy everything!
Travel Advisor:  Karen Howland

Indian Pacific, The ghan

By: Harvey


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2017

On this vacation we travelled from Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific. This was our second trip across Australia by train and we have to say that the staff on the train(s) are absolutely first class. Nothing is too much trouble for them, well done. What we didn't know is that the staff have a shift change in Adelaide so the staff either return to Sydney on the next train or travel north to Darwin on Ghan. Low and behold, the staff we had travelling south from Darwin to Adelaide we the same as that on the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Adelaide. All of them that we spoke to recognised us and asked about our travels since they had last seen us. Great people on great trains. Thank you all. Harvey.
Travel Advisor:  Maureen Johnson

Trip Of A Lifetime

By: Fruitman


Reviewed on: 07 May 2017

Our recent trip to Australia/New Zealand was the best vacation (so far) that we have taken. We have never been away any longer than two weeks so planning a four week vacation to Australia and New Zealand was a challenging proposition. Southern World was a big reason for the success of our trip. All of the various tours, hotels and travel ideas they provided turned out to be great. They were able to take our preliminary ideas for the trip and make them a reality. Everything went very smooth throughout the entire trip. Most of the hotels we stayed at welcomed us with little gifts to help us celebrate this anniversary trip. And their local representatives were always available for questions and changes while we were in both countries. We always felt we were only a phone call away if we ran into any problems. That was very important to us on this trip.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Morrissette Clark

Tasmania

By: JW


Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

Southern World was a great help in arranging lodging and flyfishing in Tasmania. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge was especially nice.
Travel Advisor:  Michael King

Australian Trip

By: Tom E


Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2018

Rich Korb worked directly with the tour operator so we didn't talk with them. They did arrange good hotels and transfers from city to city and to/from the cruise ship. Everything went smoothly and a few excursions.. They did a great job with hotel choices and transfer transportation and the excursions. Their work helped make the trip a total success.
Travel Advisor:  Rich Korb

Queensland Adventure

By: Suzanne


Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2018

We were very pleased with the hotel and tours advised and booked with Southern World. We stayed at the Peninsula Hotel in Port Douglas....charming boutique hotel near the beach with large, comfortable rooms. The hotel personnel were very nice and accommodating. While in the area, we enjoyed a boat tour to dive/snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, visited Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rain Forest and a wonderful wildlife habitat to get up close with koala, crocodiles and kangaroos (to name a few). Southern World also booked us into the Grace Hotel in Sydney. Lovely hotel in an ideal location for sightseeing. I appreciated how well organized the company is....we received detailed travel information with maps, etc., on our arrival in Port Douglas. I would definitely recommend this company.
Travel Advisor:  Monika Dysart

Wonderful full day private tour of the Great Ocean Road (Australia)

By: Lois


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2018

When our guide, Rainer Eckhardt, arrived at our hotel to start the tour it was obvious he understood what we wantknew what we wanted to see
Travel Advisor:  Rick Johnson

NZ and Aus trip

By: Barjac


Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2018

Seamless experience. All trtavel arrangements were completed without a hitch. Would use and recommend again.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa and Nancy Zupancic

Excellences

By: Cat lover


Reviewed on: 12 Dec 2018

Everything was as outlined in our book all of the people were interested and proud of their country and were keen to share their knowledge I felt they were excellent and felt supported and safe with my experience. More than met my expectations. Thank you to all
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Streicher