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Outback, Wildlife & Wine

Private Travel | General interest 9 Days & 8 Nights Lead-in price: £2745

Journey through striking outback landscapes and historic towns on this self-drive itinerary, combining some of South Australia’s top highlights. Experience the great outdoors with a stay in the true outback of Australia and enjoy the wildlife and scenery of Kangaroo Island. No trip to this part of Australia would be complete without the chance to sample the worldclass wines of Barossa Valley.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Sample exceptional wines in the Barossa Valley wine region
  • Explore the natural wonders of the Flinders Ranges in the Australian outback
  • See native wildlife and striking coastal rock formations on Kangaroo Island
  • Stay in 4- and 5- star accommodation
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Adelaide • Port Augusta

In the morning, collect your hire car in Adelaide and drive north towards the fringe of the outback. Stay overnight at the Majestic Oasis Apartments in Port Augusta. (N)

Day 2: Flinders Ranges

Head into the outback towards the spectacular Flinders Ranges and stay 2 nights at Rawnsley Park Station. (N)

Day 3: Flinders Ranges

Full-day tour of the Flinders Ranges National Park. Discover the history of the region, visit the old copper-mining town of Blinman and possibly spot native wildlife, including red kangaroos, wallabies and emus. (B)

Day 4: Barossa Valley

Drive south-east to the picturesque Barossa Valley, a rural area of vineyards, rolling plains and pockets of bushland. Stay 2 nights at Barossa Shiraz Estate. (B)

Day 5: Barossa Valley

Spend the day exploring the wine cellars and villages of Barossa Valley. (B)

Day 6: Fly to Kangaroo Island

Drive to Adelaide airport and return your hire car. Fly to Kangaroo Island and stay 3 nights at Stranraer Homestead. (B)

Day 7: Kangaroo Island

Enjoy a full-day tour including visits to Seal Bay Conservation Park, the refuge at Parndana Wildlife Park and Lathami National Park. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Kangaroo Island

Join another tour of the island today to see a colony of New Zealand fur seals, the ancient Remarkable Rocks, spectacular coastline and wild koalas in the gum trees. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Adelaide

Fly back to Adelaide to continue your holiday, or to fly home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Flights:

International flights are not included in the guideline price.

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.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • The Barossa Shiraz Estate Cottages
    The Barossa Shiraz Estate Cottages

    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, Wi-Fi.

  • Rawnsley Park Station
    Rawnsley Park Station

    Rawnsley Park Station is located 430km north of Adelaide and ideally situated for exploring South Australia's beautiful Flinders Ranges. The property offers a range of accommodation, from basic tents to luxurious eco villas, providing a true outback experience on a working sheep station. The one- and two-bed eco villas are nestled in secluded spots around the station, providing breathtaking views over Wilpena Pound from private verandas. Designed to complement their natural surroundings, each villa is a self-contained unit with spacious living and dining areas, separate bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and over-bed skylights.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £2745 per person

High season from £2895 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

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.

  • • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Flinders Ranges

    The Flinders Ranges is the largest mountain range in South Australia and stretches for over 430 km. Its most characteristic landmark is Wilpena Pound, a large, sickle-shaped, natural amphitheatre...

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  • Kangaroo Island

    Kangaroo Island Dramatic cliffs and pristine, secluded beaches and national...

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  • Barossa Valley

    The Barossa Valley is considered the wine capital of Australia, with numerous...

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