From: $3,699 USD
Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
Type: Groups, Private Charter, Shared.
Interests: Birds, Fish & Marine Invertebrates, Land Mammals & Marsupials, Marine Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians.
*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Black-out dates may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Prices are current at time of posting (8/7/2019) and may differ when you book your travel. Port Lincoln Encounters depart Monday and Thursday. Private touring rates available, please ask for rates. Please call for our current pricing and itinerary details. California CST: 2076233-40, Washington ID: 601 684 531, LA-1282498.
Day 1: On arrival at Adelaide Airport, transfer to your accommodation for a two-night stay. The remainder of your day is free to explore Adelaide at your leisure.
Day 2: Get ready for a day of wine tasting in the stunning McLaren Vale. Enjoy the beautiful coastline of the Fleurieu Peninsular with its glistening vistas of Gulf St Vincent and pristine beaches. The region excels in many varietals of wine from Chardonnay to Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Spanish and Italian varieties. Pass through rolling vistas of vineyards to visit up to four picturesque wineries in the Vale', each one steeped in history with friendly knowledgeable staff, happy to guide you through each wine tasting experience. Enjoy a delicious Restaurant lunch with a glass of wine is included.
Day 3: Transfer to Adelaide Airport for your flight to Kingscote, Kangaroo Island. On arrival, meet your guide for a full day of touring which combines a range of wildlife encounters on the island. Travel through some of the Island's best farming country to the North Coast and visit the habitat of the world's rarest cockatoo. Seek out wallabies and kangaroos in the wild before enjoying a delicious seafood barbecue lunch. Visit Seal Bay where you can walk amongst the Australian Sea Lions with your guide. Explore more of the island before being set down at your accommodation for an overnight stay.
Day 4: After breakfast travel to Flinders Chase National Park, which provides a breeding habitat for the rare Cape Barren Goose and is also home to a wide variety of wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, possums, goannas, echidnas, koalas, platypus and a myriad of bird species. Visit Remarkable Rocks, huge natural granite sculptures, Admirals Arch a spectacular coastal grotto and a New Zealand fur seal colony before enjoying an elegant picnic lunch in the bush. After lunch, get off the beaten path and explore some of the lesser known places before transferring to Kingscote for your return flight to Adelaide. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5-6: Transfer to Adelaide Airport for your flight to Port Lincoln before spending two full days exploring the likes of Big Swamp (freshwater) Wetlands, Coffin Bay National Park, Avoid Bay, Mount Dutton Bay Conservation Park, Port Lincoln National Park, and Mikkira Station where an incredible diversity of environments is also home to some of Australia’s rare, endangered and vulnerable wildlife. Your tour also includes a visit to an oyster farm, where you’ll learn about, and sample, fresh Pacific and Native Agassi Oysters including the farming practices involved in growing, harvesting and processing this valuable marine mollusc. Look forward to encountering wildlife such as western grey kangaroos, emus and koalas.
An optional Great White Shark cage dive is available.
Three nights Adelaide, Sage Hotel Adelaide, including breakfast
Full-day McLaren Vale Winery Experience
Two-day/one-night Kangaroo Island in Style including:
One-nights accommodation, Aurora Ozone Hotel
Return flights from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island
Two-full days of touring
Meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 2
Two night/two-day Port Lincoln Wildlife Encounter including
Three nights Port Lincoln Hotel
Airport arrival transfer
Two days touring including an Oyster Farm tour and tasting
Daily lunches while on tour
National Park entry fee
Continental breakfast daily
Round-trip airfare from Adelaide to Port Lincoln
Round-trip airport/hotel transfers in Adelaide