Duration: 2 nights self-drive tour
Price from: £169pp
Day 1 Adelaide/Adelaide Hills: Collect your hire car and within just half an hour's drive you're a world away from the city. The Adelaide Hills region has long been a peaceful retreat for the people of Adelaide and it's not difficult to see why, with a variety of landscapes, pretty villages, rolling vineyards, an abundance of wildlife as well sumptuous food and wine.
Day 2 Adelaide Hills: Drive to Mount Lofty for a panoramic view of Adelaide; walk through the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden; visit Cleland Conservation Park to see Australian animals in their natural setting; explore the quaint village of Hahndorf, Australia's oldest surviving German settlement; spend time tasting wine at wineries; if beer or cider are your tipple there's a variety of fine craft brewers in the region; visit the home, studio and garden of Sir Hans Heysen, a renowned landscape artist; or, follow the Hills Sculpture Trail which features 26 contemporary sculptures.
Day 3 Adelaide Hills/Adelaide: Before returning to Adelaide, enjoy shopping in Hahndorf, Stirling or Mount Barker. The region also has an excellent range of markets offering everything from tasty seasonal produce to gifts lovingly handcrafted by local artists. Your tour concludes as you return your car in Adelaide.
Manna of Hahndorf *** 2 nts from 169pp
On the gorgeous Main Street of Hahndorf, the Manna offers 50 Scandinavian-inspired rooms, a renowned restaurant, bar and free WiFi.
Mount Lofty House ***** 2 nts from 259pp
This iconic designer boutique hotel nestles amongst vineyards and botanic gardens. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, spa, wine cellar, swimming pool, tennis, badminton and croquet..
Meals: Room only.
Tour price: The prices shown are based on the best value travel dates in low season d includes 3 days group B car hire and 2 nights accommodation at your chosen hotel.