Discover the highlights of Australia’s
south, beginning in Sydney and
continuing west along the coast to
Melbourne and Adelaide. Travel along
one of the world’s most scenic drives,
visit Australia’s third largest island,
explore charming coastal towns and
indulge in the gourmet cuisine of this
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Depart Sydney for Australia’s capital, travelling
via the Southern Highlands. Stop en route at
Berrima to see early colonial architecture, and
at Gold Creek Station to learn about life on a
sheep farm and to enjoy a traditional Australian
barbecue. Upon arrival in Canberra take a tour
of Parliament House and visit the Australian War
Memorial. Evening welcome dinner. Stay 1 night
at Crown Plaza Canberra. (L, D)
Travel to the summit of Mount Ainslie for
panoramic views, then journey over the Murray
river into the state of Victoria to visit Beechworth.
Take a short introductory tour of this wellpreserved
gold rush town. Overnight in a hosted
bed & breakfast-style property. (B)
Travel through Glenrowan and Ned Kelly country
to Melbourne, where there will be a sightseeing
tour of the city, including a guided walk through
its hidden lanes. Stay 2 nights at Crowne Plaza
Hotel Melbourne. (B)
Day at leisure to explore the delights of
Melbourne. Perhaps visit Eureka Skydeck for
fantastic views of Melbourne, join a guided tour
of the historical Queen Victoria Markets or visit
the many bars and restaurants along the Yarra
Travel along the Great Ocean Road, passing the
impressive limestone formations known as the
Twelve Apostles. Visit the quaint seaside towns of
Lorne and Apollo Bay, and stop at Loch Ard Gorge
and London Bridge. Stay for 1 night at Quality
Suites Deep Blue Hotel & Spa in Warrnambool.
This morning visit Worn Gundidj to learn about
the Aboriginal perspective on flora, wildlife,
medicinal practices and the landscapes. Continue
to the crater lake at Mount Gambier, then enjoy
a wine tasting in the Coonawarra wine region,
known for its cabernet sauvignon. Continue
to Naracoorte for a 30-minute guided walking
tour of Alexandria cave. Overnight at William
MacIntosh Motor Lodge in Naracoorte. (B, D)
Journey to the seaside town of Victor Harbour
on the Fleurieu peninsula, just an hour from
Adelaide. This afternoon take the ferry to
Kangaroo Island and visit South Australia’s only
boutique distillery to try some of its delicious
liqueurs and award-winning Australian gin. Stay
2 nights at Aurora Ozone Hotel. (B, D)
Visit the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch,
and try local wine and bush tucker at Andermel
Marron Farm, with the chance to taste marron
(freshwater crayfish) for lunch. Finish with a
guided walk among a colony of sea lions. (B, L)
Travel back to the mainland by ferry and on to
picturesque Adelaide, the ‘City of Churches’.
Choose from a selection of three included
excursions: a guided tour of the Art Gallery of
South Australia, a guided walk through historic
Adelaide’s north precinct or entrance to Adelaide
zoo. Evening at leisure. Stay 2 nights at the
Stamford Plaza, Adelaide. (B)
Travel to Barossa Valley and the rolling Adelaide
Hills with the opportunity to taste a number of
world-renowned wines. First stop is Jacob’s Creek
Winery. Wander through the display vineyard
with a wine specialist and taste some of the
award-winning collection. Enjoy lunch near to the
vineyards at The Company Kitchen, with gourmet
food and wine provided. This evening there will
be a farewell dinner. (B, L, D)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or
continue your holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from your
departure from Sydney.
This tour is based in 4-star
International and internal flights are
not included with this itinerary. For flight options
and prices, please call one of our Australia tour
Please note that this
tour is operated by AAT Kings on a non-exclusive
basis. Therefore passengers may or may not be
Cox & Kings clients.
Please note the itinerary is provisional
and subject to change. Itinerary and departure
dates may change from 1st October 2018. For
more information and prices please contact one
of our tour consultants. AAT Kings also operates
a number of touring itineraries in other parts of
Australia, including South Australia, the Kimberley
Located on the waterfront in Kingscote, the Aurora Ozone Hotel is within walking distance of the amenities and attractions of the small town. The property has 63 rooms, all with modern facilities and some with views of the Southern Ocean. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, car parking, a gym and a...
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Canberra is ideally located in the heart of the Nation's Capital, within minutes' walk of shops, restaurants and national attractions. Guestrooms are modern with subtle decor. The hotel's restaurant serves modern Australian cuisine and grilled dishes.
Features: 295 rooms, restaurant, bar, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, gym.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe,...
Situated on the Yarra river, the Crowne Plaza Melbourne is within walking distance of the shops, restaurants and attractions of the city. The property has 383 rooms and suites, each with modern decor and amenities. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, restaurant and a bar.
The hotel has advised of building work taking place which is expected to be completed by 31 July 2015. The former Convention Centre adjacent to the hotel is being deconstructed. The site will be visible from some of the accommodation but rooms are located away from the work area so minimal noise disruption is expected. The building is attached to the hotel and as a result some minor adjustments will need to be made to the hotel lobby. During this time, reception and guest services will be relocated to level 3 and pedestrian access to the hotel will be via the Clarendon Street entrance. Work...
Located on a small peninsula between Lady Bay and Stingray Bay, Quality Suites Deep Blue is 2km from the town centre and just a short walk from the beach. The hotel has 80 guestrooms and suites, each with a private balcony. Facilities at the property include an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, spa and...
Overlooking Parliament House and the Torrens River, the Stamford Plaza Adelaide Hotel is just a short walk from the restaurants, shops and bars of Adelaide's city centre. The 335 rooms and suites are spacious, elegantly furnished and feature modern amenities. Hotel facilities include a rooftop heated swimming pool, gym, three restaurants and a...
The William MacIntosh Motor Lodge is located in Naracoorte, just inland from Mount Gambier on the border between Victoria and South Australia. The property is set within lawns and gardens, with all rooms on a ground floor level. The onsite restaurant serves local and international cuisine with a selection of South Australian wines available to purchase.
Features: 30 rooms, restaurant, bar / lounge, parking, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, coffee / tea facilities, air...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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