• 10 days/9 nights
  • Next Departure: Call (800) 575-1540
  • From $9,998 / person

G’day, mate! Welcome to an action-packed, small group journey to the land down under with the leading providers of best-in-class travel from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island and beyond. Our expert guides can’t wait to introduce you to the best of Southern Australia as you explore by foot, bike, snorkel, and kayak. Days are brimming with exciting adventures from mountains to the sea and every vineyard in between. Throughout this all-inclusive Australia vacation package, enjoy the best in regional lodging and cuisine, and of course Austin’s signature touch of inspired, thoughtful service that invites you to kick back and fall in love with the friendly locals, funky wildlife, and endless opportunities for fun and shrimp on the barbie. We’ve handled every last detail so all you have to do is discover the perfect climate for both exploration and relaxation in the wondrous natural setting of South Australia.

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  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Paddling
  • Small Ship
  • Snorkeling / Swimming

Activity Level: Moderate

This Tour

From the arid, 540-million-year-old landscape of Flinders Ranges, to the world-renowned culinary and vinous delights of the Barossa Valley, to the cliff-capped beaches of Kangaroo Island, South Australia is a little-trafficked region with a whole lot to offer. Spend these 10 unforgettable days discovering the natural and cultural beauties of Australia and enjoy the perfect balance of luxury and adventure throughout this trip-of-a-lifetime. Cheers!

  • Hike a furrowed landscape of cypress mountains, sun-seared valleys and gum tree-lined creeks on a three-day camping excursion in the Arkaba outback
  • Cycle the Riesling Trail, taking in ever-changing views of the surrounding vineyards, villages, mixed farms and natural bushland
  • Sit down to a five-course wining and dining extravaganza at The Louise in Barossa Valley
  • Soak up eye-popping cliff-top panoramas on Kangaroo Island, home to an array of wildlife, including koalas, platypus, bandicoots, and wallabies
  • Come nose-to-nose with a curious dolphin on a morning swim and watch for dolphins, seals, sea eagles and ospreys on an afternoon kayak
  • Savor a true taste of South Australia with a mélange of local sauvignon blanc, fresh-caught abalone, sheep”™s milk yogurt and Liguria honey
Arkaba, Australia
Photo: Arkaba, Australia
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Tour Itinerary

10 days/9 nights

Adelaide, Australia (ADL)

  • Day 1: Adelaide
  • Day 2: Arkaba Station Walk
  • Day 3: Arkaba Station Walk
  • Day 4: Arkaba Station Walk
  • Day 5: Barossa Valley
  • Day 6: Barossa Valley
  • Day 7: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 8: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 9: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 10: Adelaide

Night 1: The Sebel Playford Adelaide

The Sebel Playford Adelaide is a boutique hotel in the heart of Adelaide which offers the perfect blend of classical style and contemporary luxury. This hotel has a stunning Art Nouveau ambience and features 182 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites luxurious amenities and exquisite cuisine.

Nights 2 & 3: Arkaba Camping

The Flinders Ranges are one of Australia”™s most ancient landscapes, molded by hundreds of millions of years of geological activity, and also home to some of the most spectacular outback scenery in the country.  Arkaba is a 60,000 acre sheep ”˜station”™, its craggy sandstone bluffs and dry creek beds lined with River Red Gums are a quintessential Australian scene.

Night 4: Arkaba Homestead

The Arkaba Homestead, dating back to 1851, is a classic Flinders building, with thick stone walls, deep shady verandahs and corrugated roofing all set against the backdrop of the rugged Elder Range.  Four traditional style bedrooms are located in the homestead, each with an en suite bathroom and access to the verandah for relaxing in the heat of day.  The Coachman”™s Cottage in the corner of the garden provides a fifth guest room with en suite bathroom.

Night 5 & 6: The Louise

Food, wine, luxury accommodation and a genuine welcome await you at The Louise Barossa Valley. Ideally situated in the heart of the legendary Barossa wine country in South Australia, The Louise offers absolute luxury and inspired design with private spaces, generous ensuites and breathtaking vineyard views. Collocated restaurant Appellation is highly regarded as one of Australia”™s finest dining destinations; where fresh, local ingredients, informed service and an award-winning extensive collection of wines ensure a truly memorable dining experience.

Nights 7 to 9: Kangaroo Beach Lodges

The Kangaroo Beach Lodges provide an exquisite experience combining beauty, luxury, and comfort. Tucked away in the Northwest corner of Kangaroo Island, this mesmerizing escape is only accessible from a private road from an 8,000-acre cattle property. Whether you want to be catered to left and right or just a fridge stocked with fresh local meat and produce, your vacation is your own at the Kangaroo Beach Lodges.

Dates, Rates
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  • 10 days/9 nights
  • Next Departure: Call (800) 575-1540
  • From $9,998 / person

With over 20-years of experience in the adventure travel industry, we've perfected the recipe for crafting award-winning small group trips and custom itineraries on all seven continents. On every departure, we aim to exceed your expectations with best-in-class service, expert guides and the finest in regional cuisine and accommodations. From first-time travelers to seasoned alumni, our guests agree that on each Austin Adventures journey , the hardest part truly is going home. We're happy to share that 99.26% of these travelers say they'd join us again...and again...and again. But don't take our word for it. Our guests say it best:

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A few more reasons why you've gotta go”¦
  • 1. Adelaide is the art capital of Australia!
  • 2. With 13 wine regions and more restaurants per capita than any other city in Australia (Adelaide), South Australia is the wine and food center of Australia.
  • 3. South Australia is a unique state because it was settled as a province without ever being a convict settlement.
  • 4. Perfect balance of luxury and adventure: With accommodations like Kangaroo Beach Lodges, enjoy access to outdoor recreation by day and ultimate relaxation at night.
  • 5. In-the-field expertise: From spinning fascinating regional interpretation to orchestrating seamless group dynamics, our guides keep their eyes on the details, ensuring that the toughest part of your vacation truly is going home.

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