Discover South Australia

11 Days from $4,395* per person

Discover the place Bunnik Tours calls home, South Australia. Join CEO, Dennis Bunnik, on an escorted tour of this diverse and wonderful state. From world class wineries, to the gem of Kangaroo Island, the ancient beauty of the Flinders Ranges and so much more, this tour will show you the best Bunnik's backyard has to offer.


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Tour Highlights

  • Group Size — Max 20 with transport on full size coach with plenty of space to spread out
  • Visit Penfolds Magill Estate nestled amongst the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges for a tour of the original winery and a tasting of its iconic Grange.
  • Spend time in one of Australia’s most world-renowned wine regions, the Barossa, and visit Yalumba Winery and Seppeltsfield.
  • In the Adelaide Hills, visit the home of one of Australia’s greatest artists, Sir Hans Heysen, and see his studio
  • Visit the quirky d’Arenberg Cube in McLaren Vale and enjoy a tasting while overlooking the vineyards.
  • Tour the oldest fresh produce market in Australia, the Adelaide Central Market and delight in the fresh produce, gourmet goods and more.
  • Sip on sundowners at a viewpoint looking out towards the magnificent scenery of Wilpena Pound.
  • Plus, enjoy a behind the scenes tour of Bunnik Tours to see how our tours are created. Explore our headquarters including the historic ballroom and the hidden basement


Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Adelaide

Welcome to Adelaide. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of Bunnik Tours HQ including welcome drinks in the heritage ballroom before dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

 

Day 2 Adelaide

The Adelaide Central Market is home to over 70 traders offering a variety of fresh produce and gourmet goods. Join the locals for ‘breakfast at the markets’ followed by a private tour of the market. Take a short tram ride to Adelaide’s cultural boulevard North Terrace, home to beautiful heritage architecture, and the State’s Museum and Art Gallery. (B)

 

Day 3 Adelaide - McLaren Vale - Kangaroo Island

Just south of Adelaide is the Fleurieu Peninsula; a land of good food, rolling vineyards, pristine beaches and the world-renowned McLaren Vale wine region which we have the privilege to explore today. Admire the quirky Cube at the d’Arenberg winery followed by wine tastings and a visit to historic Willunga. Enjoy a scenic drive to Cape Jervis and take the 45-minute ferry ride to Kangaroo Island. (B)

 

Day 4 Kangaroo Island

Home to crystal clear waters, an abundance of wildlife, incredible natural wonders, and delicious local food. Kangaroo Island was hard hit by the summer 2020 bushfires so today get off the tourist trail to see how the Island is recovering. Visit Flinders Chase National Park, home to the Remarkable Rocks and the playful seals of Admiral’s Arch. (B)

 

Day 5  Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is home to a vast array of small producers and stunning hidden beaches. Today we’ll savour both as we further explore the Island, learn about the purest strain of Ligurian bees in the world and sample the wares of South Australia’s first boutique gin distillery. (B)

 

Day 6 Kangaroo Island - Adelaide Hills - Adelaide

Board the ferry back to the mainland and travel onwards to the Adelaide Hills, home of rolling hills, vineyards, orchards and quaint towns. Explore the picturesque heritage-listed German town of Hahndorf and tour the home and studio of one of Australia’s greatest artists, Sir Hans Heysen. Visit the famous Penfolds Magill Estate nestled in the foothills of Mount Lofty Ranges for a tour of the original winery and a tasting of its iconic Grange. (B)

Day 7 Adelaide - Clare Valley - Flinders Ranges

Head north to the award-winning Clare Valley wine region, known for its incredible Riesling. Continue into the Flinders Ranges to see the historic Pichi Richi Railway track and visit the historic town of Quorn, the setting for films including Gallipoli, Wolf Creek and The Lighthorsemen. Sip sundowners at a viewpoint overlooking the magnificent scenery of Wilpena Pound. (B, D)

 

Day 8  Flinders Ranges

Arguably the Flinders Ranges’ most iconic landmark, Wilpena Pound is a natural amphitheatre, home to impressive gorges and an abundance of wildlife. The Adnyamathanha people have called the Flinders Ranges home for tens of thousands of years, with ‘Wilpena’ translating to ‘Ikara’ meaning ‘meeting place’. Optional scenic flight to see the incredible size and intricate rock formations. (B, D)

 

Day 9  Flinders Ranges - Burra - The Barossa

Travel to The Barossa, home to some of the world’s oldest vines, and over 80 cellar doors. Discover South Australia’s mining history on our way, when we visit the town of Burra. A thriving copper mining hub in its heyday, Burra is home to fascinating remnants of its past. Arrive in the Barossa this afternoon. (B)

 

Day 10  The Barossa - Adelaide

Visit the family owned Yalumba Winery, for a tasting and guided tour. Continue to Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop to sample the seasonal products and wander the property. Travel down a palm-tree lined road to Seppeltsfield to taste tawny direct from the barrel in the historic Centennial Cellar and to browse the local craft and design vendors throughout the heritage buildings. Travel back to Adelaide this afternoon and enjoy a group farewell dinner together this evening. (B, D)

 

Day 11  Depart Adelaide

Our tour concludes after breakfast this morning. Bid farewell to new friends and to the diverse and wonderful South Australia. (B)


*Terms and Conditions: Prices, inclusions and itinerary correct as at 10 July 2020. Valid for travel on selected 2020 departure dates. Prices, offers and inclusions are strictly 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: Bunnik Tours