Great Ocean Road & Kangaroo Island Escape
Duration: 6 nights escorted tour
Price from: £2095pp
Warrnambool 1 night
Naracoorte 1 night
Kangaroo Island 2 nights
Adelaide 2 nights
Day 1 Melbourne/Warrnambool: Depart Melbourne this morning for one of the world's great road trips - the Great Ocean Road! Visit the quaint seaside towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay before you see the amazing Twelve Apostles towering above the Southern Ocean. Later learn the heartbreaking history of Loch Ard Gorge and visit the London Bridge rock formation before arriving in Warrnambool.
Day 2 Warrnambool/Naracoorte: This morning visit Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Co-operative at Tower Hill State Game Reserve for an indigenous perspective on the area's flora, wildlife and volcanic formations. Cross into South Australia, stopping to see the mysterious Blue Lake, then continue to the renowned Coonawarra wine region, stopping at a vineyard for a tasting. Before arriving in Naracoorte, tour Alexandra Cave.
Day 3 Naracoorte/Kangaroo Island: Journey to the Fleurieu Peninsula and the seaside town of Victor Harbor. Later, board a ferry at Cape Jervis for Kangaroo Island where on arrival you visit a boutique distillery to taste a selection of their handcrafted premium spirits. Continue to Kingscote.
Day 4 Kangaroo Island: Travel to the rugged southern coastline for a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admiral's Arch. Enjoy the stunning sea views and watch as playful New Zealand fur seals swim and play in the waves or rest on the rocks. Travel onto Vivonne Bay Bistro for lunch and then join a ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided beach walk amongst a breeding colony of wild and rare Australian sea lions. Visit Raptor Domain for an interactive and educational display of native Australian birds and raptors.
Day 5 Kangaroo Island/Adelaide: This morning, board a ferry to the mainland and drive on to Adelaide. This afternoon, you can choose whether to visit Adelaide Zoo, join a local guide for a walking tour of visit the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Day 6 Adelaide: Travel northwards to the world-renowned Barossa and make your way to the historic German settlement of Hahndorf. Continue to the Barossa for lunch before visiting Jacob's Creek vineyard for wine tasting. Return to Adelaide for a farewell dinner.
Day 7 Adelaide: Your tour concludes after breakfast.
Departures: On specific dates. Please ask for details.
Accommodation: In 3* hotels.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch also included on days 4 & 6. Dinner also included on days 1, 2, 3 & 6.
Tour price: The price shown for this AAT Kings First Choice tour is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes accommodation, return ferry travel to Kangaroo Island, sightseeing as outlined and services of an AAT Kings travel director. AAT Kings First Choice tours include premium accommodation in central locations, a variety of meals plus unique dining experiences and sightseeing.