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|Nature, Sea & Vines Trail – Adelaide, Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula|
Once you have explored the city of Adelaide, head for the Adelaide Hills. Cuddle a koala, take in the view from Mt Lofty Summit and enjoy a German style lunch in Hahndorf. Further south on the Fleurieu Peninsula you can visit the McLaren Vale wine region and have a chance to sample some of Australia’s finest food and wine. At the seaside town of Victor Harbor take the horse drawn tram to Granite Island or take a jet boat ride to explore the coast.
Nature, Sea & Vines Trail – Kangaroo Island
Limestone Coast Loop
Barossa Wine RegionA little over a pleasant one-hour drive from Adelaide, the Barossa – wine capital of Australia is a centre of culinary excellence and a gourmet paradise. It is home to big brands like Jacob’s Creek, Penfolds and Wolf Blass. Create your own blend at Penfolds or embark on a cooking class at Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre. Ideal for a day trip, or better still, a few days of pure indulgence.
McLaren Vale Wine RegionSample award-winning wines at some of the 74 cellar doors in McLaren Vale. Indulge in fresh local produce at the region’s restaurants and cafes for a food and wine experience to remember. Be a wine maker for the day by creating your own wine that is truly unique at the Blending Bench at d’Arenberg winery. Just 45 minutes south of Adelaide city.
Cleland Wildlife ParkOne of only a few places in Australia where you can cuddle a koala. The award-winning Cleland Wildlife Park is one of South Australia's must-see attractions. Located in a beautiful natural bush land setting just 20 minutes from the city, Cleland offers visitor's many memorable opportunities to discover a large number of South Australia's captivating wildlife. Many animals are free-roaming in the 35-hectare park, creating wonderful impromptu opportunities to touch and interact with our native wildlife.
Seal Bay, Kangaroo IslandSeal Bay is the only place in Australia where you can walk on the beach amongst a colony of endangered Australian sea lions. See Australian Sea-lions in their natural habitat. Join a guided tour for the experience of a lifetime as you walk among a colony of 600 sea lions. A boardwalk and lookout provide great opportunities to linger and view the stunning coastal landscape and observe the wildlife.
Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island
Adelaide Central Markets
Hahndorf German TownEnjoy a taste of little Germany in Hahndorf that offers alfresco dining, retail outlets, souvenirs, local arts and crafts, and local produce. Don’t forget to try the exquisite food from the award-winning German restaurant, Hahndorf Inn. Best of all, Hahndorf is only 30 minutes from the city which makes it a very comfortable half day trip from Adelaide.
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