Great Ocean Road & Kangaroo Island Escape

All 250 kilometres of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road are spectacular. From the dramatic 12 Apostles to Bells Beach waves and coastal village charm, you’ll get to see it all on this epic Melbourne to Adelaide tour. This slice of southern Australia is worth toasting – it’s a good thing wine and wonderful food are a constant, particularly when you enter South Australia to sip distillations and vintages across Kangaroo Island and the Barossa.

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7 Days from $3,559 per person, twin share

Guided Holidays - First Choice | Melbourne to Adelaide


  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Local Specialists (Guides)
  • Centrally located premium hotels
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Arrival and departure private airport transfers
  • Meals:
    • 6 Full breakfasts
    • 2 Lunches
    • 3 Dinners with wine
    • 1 Farewell Dinner


  • Visit Kangaroo Island’s only boutique brewery to taste a selection of fine, local beers.
  • Who better to guide you around the Barossa than a local wine aficionado? You’ll be an expert in no time.
  • Tower Hill is a spiritual place, its Aboriginal significance revealed by in-the-know guides. Koalas, emus and ’roos are a bonus.
  • Support bushfire and wildlife rehabilitation projects on Kangaroo Island when you visit Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

Travel Period: 01 Apr 2022 - 31 Mar 2023


Day 1: Melbourne – Warrnambool

Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers early this morning then hold on to your seats and make sure your camera is charged for one of the world’s great road trips – the Great Ocean Road! Enjoy spectacular scenery that never ends and the quaint seaside towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay before arriving at the limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles rising majestically from the wild Southern Ocean. Nearby you’ll see Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge natural rock formation before arriving in the rural town of Warrnambool.

Hotel: Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

Included Meals: Dinner with Wine

Day 2: Warrnambool – Naracoorte

Visit Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, where your guide will provide you with an Indigenous perspective on the area’s flora, wildlife and volcanic formations. Cross the border into South Australia with a stop at Mt. Gambier, home to the Blue Lake. Continue to the world-renowned Coonawarra wine region for a wine tasting. Before arriving in Naracoorte you’ll be joined by a local expert for a guided tour through the Alexandra Cave.

Hotel: William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 3: Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island

Journey today to the Fleurieu Peninsula, where rolling hills are complemented by rugged clifftops, sandy beaches and the winding Murray River. Visit the charming seaside town of Victor Harbour before a ferry takes you to Kangaroo Island, famous for its unique natural beauty and fine produce. Visit Kangaroo Island’s only boutique brewery to taste a selection of fine, local beers. Your destination tonight is Kingscote, South Australia’s oldest European settlement.

Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 4: Kangaroo Island

Begin your exploration of fascinating Kangaroo Island today with a visit to the spectacular Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch followed by a guided tour of the AAT Kings sponsored Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary which was badly affected by 2019 bushfires. Learn what part fire plays within this delicate ecosystem and how the koalas and other wildlife are adapting to their environment. This is followed by a delicious lunch featuring fresh, local produce before joining a local specialist at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided walk among a colony of rare sea lions in one of the country’s most important breeding colonies. Tonight is free at leisure for you to explore.

Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide

This morning, board your ferry to cross back to the mainland and travel to picturesque Adelaide. You’ll take an orientation tour with your Travel Director before checking into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore the city at your own pace.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Adelaide Hills and The Barossa

Discover the rolling Adelaide Hills and the renowned Barossa Valley today, stopping first at picturesque Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. Wander down its tree-lined streets and take time to explore the quaint shops. Continue to the Barossa Valley for lunch at the South Australian Company Store where you’ll try tempting canapés made up of fresh local produce, followed by a delicious main meal of your choice. From here you’ll visit famous Seppeltsfield for an indulgent wine tasting followed by free time to wander around the Jam Factory, watching local artisans at work. Travel back to Adelaide this afternoon through landscape dotted with stone cottages and olive groves to join your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

Day 7: Farewell from Adelaide

After an indulgent trip away, it's time to bid farewell to your fellow travellers after breakfast when your holiday comes to an end.

Included Meals: Breakfast

*Terms and Conditions: Price and itinerary correct as of 18 May 2022. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to availability and can change at any time without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Contact your travel agent for full details. SUPPLIER: AAT Kings