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Discover the variety of food and worldclass 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.
Arrive into Perth and collect your hire car. Drive to Crown Promenade Perth, where you will stay for 2 nights. (N)Day 2: Perth
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. (B)Day 3: Margaret River
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. (B)Days 4-5: Margaret River
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)Days 6-7: Fly to Adelaide
Return your hire car in Perth then fly to Adelaide. On arrival, collect your hire car 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)Days 8-9: Barossa Valley
Drive to Barossa Valley and stay 2 nights at Barossa Shiraz Estate. Alternatively, upgrade to The Louise, which offers suiteonly 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)Days 10-11: Fly to Sydney
Travel to Adelaide airport and return your car before flying to Sydney. On arrival, transfer to the Spicers Potts Point 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)Days 12-13: Hunter Valley
Collect your hire car 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)Day 14: Sydney
Drive to the airport and return your hire car before your flight home, or continue your holiday. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information * Adelaide Central Market
This tour does not operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.Flights:
International and internal flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please contact your Cox & Kings travel consultant.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Barossa Shiraz Estate cottages have a beautiful location with sweeping views over vineyards and the 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. Complimentary provisions for self-catering cooked and continental breakfast for the duration of your stay are stored in the pantry and refrigerator for your arrival. Guests also 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 Features: 6 cottages, full kitchen facilities, open-plan dining and lounge area, patio with gas barbecue, log fire in winter, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, DVD player, hairdryer, linen & towels, Wi-Fi.
Located on a private vineyard in Pokolbin, with views rolling out to the stunning Brokeback Mountains, Spicers Vineyard Estate is the ideal base from which to explore Hunter Valley and try some of the region's exceptional wines. There is a restaurant offering modern Australian cuisine. Many of the herbs and vegetables used in the dishes are sourced from the restaurant's kitchen garden. Stays include breakfast daily and all-day complimentary espresso service.
Ideally located in the central East End area of Adelaide city, the award-winning Majestic Roof Garden Hotel is a modern property with a rooftop garden with views over the city. The onsite Culshaw's Restaurant sources seasonal local produce to create modern Australian cuisine using meats such as kangaroo fillet, crocodile tail and barramundi. Features: 120 rooms, restaurant, bar, gym, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, minibar, safe, iron & ironing board, tea & coffee facilities.
The Crown Promenade Perth offers some of the best accommodation in the city, featuring bright and spacious interiors 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.
Low season from £1695 per person
High season from £1945 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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