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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 region.
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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. On 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 well-preserved 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
The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins. (B)
Day at leisure to explore the delights of
Melbourne. Perhaps visit Eureka Skydeck for
fantastic city views, 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. (B, D)
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 the island'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 enjoy lunch behind the sand
dunes at Vivonne Bay Lodge. After a private
birds of prey show there will be an
opportunity to handle some of the birds, as
well as some Australian reptiles. Finish with
a guided beach walk among a colony of sea
lions. (B, L)
Travel back to the mainland by ferry and
on to picturesque Adelaide. Choose from a
selection of two included excursions: a guided
tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia or a
guided walk through historic Adelaide’s north
precinct. 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. Enjoy lunch
near to the vineyards at The Company Kitchen,
with gourmet food and wine provided. After
lunch, stop at Jacob’s Creek winery, where you
will wander through the display vineyard with a
wine specialist and taste some of the awardwinning collection. 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.
International and internal flights
are not included with this itinerary. For flight
options and prices, please contact your
Cox & Kings travel consultant.
Please note that
this tour is operated by AAT Kings on a nonexclusive 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 1 October 2020. AAT
Kings also operates a number of touring
itineraries in other parts of Australia, including
South Australia, the Kimberley and Tasmania.
For more information and prices, please contact
your Cox & Kings travel consultant.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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