Discover the variety of food and world-class wines Australia has to offer on this two-week self-drive tour. The country’s multicultural society has led to a fusion of different cuisines, resulting in a wide range of dining experiences, from gourmet restaurants to the simple ‘Aussie barbie’. What’s more, with a warm climate and outstanding natural scenery, you can enjoy some of the world’s best food and wine in some of the most scenic locations on Earth.
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Arrive into Perth and collect your car hire. Drive to Crown Promenade Perth where you will stay for 2 nights. (N)
Today is at leisure. We recommend driving to Fremantle to discover the eclectic mix of artisanal food, handcrafted beers and quirky boutiques. Visit one of the micro-breweries or sample the fresh catch of the day at the Fishing Boat Harbour, a lively marina with a number of restaurants. (N)
Take a leisurely drive to the Margaret River region and stay 3 nights at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, set on a quiet beachfront. Alternatively you may wish to upgrade and stay at Cape Lodge, a Luxury Lodge of Australia set within its own vineyard. (N)
Explore the Margaret River region, known for its world-class wineries and award-winning restaurants. Dine on fresh crayfish, try artisan cheeses, sample some of the local brews or indulge in handmade chocolates. Optional winery tours can be booked with local experts who will show you behind the scenes including multiple wine tastings matched with local produce. (N)
Return your car hire in Perth then fly to Adelaide. Upon arrival, collect your car hire and check into the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel for 2 nights. The
next day, take a culinary walking tour of Adelaide Central Market* with a local food expert. Sample the produce and visit some of the 80 traders who set up shop in this thriving hub for premium food and wine products. (N)
Drive to Barossa Valley and stay 2 nights at Barossa Shiraz Estate. Alternatively upgrade to The Louise, which offers suite-only accommodation in the heart of shiraz country. Barossa is one of the world’s great wine regions and is also renowned for its fresh seasonal produce, artisan food producers and award-winning restaurants. (N)
Travel to Adelaide airport and return your car before flying to Sydney. On arrival, transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney for 2 nights. During your time in this cosmopolitan city visit some of the main attractions and dine on fresh seafood at Sydney Fish Market, the third largest in the world. (N)
Collect your car hire and drive to the Hunter Valley and stay 2 nights at Spicers Vineyard Estate. This area offers a range of wineries, from boutique to household names. Optional wine tasting tours can be booked on a private or shared basis. (B)
Drive to the airport and return your car hire before your flight home or continue your holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour does not operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
International and internal flights are not included with this itinerary. If you would like flight options and prices, please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote including flights, alternative accommodation standards, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5042 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
After undergoing extensive refurbishment in 2015, the Crown Promenade Perth offers some of the best accommodation in the city with bright and spacious interiors along with custom-made furnishings. The property is part of the Crown complex, providing many facilities including a wide range of restaurants. The city centre is just a short drive away and taxis are inexpensive. Features: 291 rooms, 7 restaurants, 8 bars, casino, outdoor pool, gym, Wi-Fi.Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, hairdryer, tea & coffee...
Set in the historic Rocks area, the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney occupies a stunning position overlooking Sydney Harbour. A range of rooms and suites are available, with views of the Sydney skyline, George Street or Sydney Harbour, all well appointed with marble bathrooms. The hotel's restaurant serves locally sourced, seasonal produce and wines.
Features: 531 rooms, restaurant, cafe, bar, heated outdoor pool, spa.
Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee...
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel is a stylish boutique hotel ideally located in the heart of Adelaide city, within walking distance of restaurants and shops. The hotel has 120 rooms with contemporary decor, a restaurant, roof garden and...
Located in the Margaret River wine region on a secluded beach, Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River borders Cape Naturaliste National Park and has direct access to the sandy beach of Bunker Bay. The property has an award-winning restaurant offering alfresco dining, a 25-metre heated pool and is approximately 3 hours' drive from Perth.
Features: 150 rooms, outdoor pool, restaurant, spa, fitness room, bar.
Room amenities: Television, DVD player, minibar, bathrobes, air...
Located on a private vineyard in Pokolbin, with views rolling out to the stunning Brokenback Mountains, Spicers Vineyard Estate is the ideal base from which to explore the Hunter Valley. The property has just 8 King Spa Suites each with a lounge featuring an open fireplace, and large granite bathroom. Facilities include a restaurant, spa, outdoor swimming pool, guest lounge, nine-hole golf course, tennis court and vineyard walks. Stay includes breafast daily and all day complimentary espresso...
The Barossa Shiraz Estate cottages have a beautiful location with sweeping views over vineyards and Barossa ranges. The rural setting is just a few minutes away from Lyndoch town centre and about 1 hour's drive from Adelaide airport. The cottages are tranquil, private and fully self-contained with stylish furnishings and are set in a private vineyard.
Features: 6 cottages, free provisions for self-catering cooked and continental breakfast for the duration of your stay are stored in pantry and refrigerator upon your arrival. Guests receive a decanter of port wine, chocolates and biscuits upon arrival. Stay 2 nights or more and receive a free bottle of estate Barossa wine, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air-conditioning, flat-screen television, DVD player, full kitchen facilities, open-plan dining and lounge area, patio with gas BBQ, log fire in winter, hairdryers, linen and towels,...
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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