Beginning with a stay in the bustling cultural hub of Adelaide sets the tone for this wonderful 7-day self-drive highlights tour of South Australia. From Adelaide, set off for the Barossa Valley, arguably the best wine region in the country, and enjoy an award-winning small-group tastings tour of the vineyards. Top it all off with the natural paradise of Kangaroo Island where you can swim with dolphins, watch seals and sea lions basking on craggy coastlines, seek out koalas in the native bushland or step back in time at the geological wonders of Remarkable Rocks.
Start Location: Adelaide
End Location: Adelaide
What’s great about this itinerary?
- Stay in the centre of the action in Adelaide for three nights at the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, located in the middle of the festival capital, within minutes of gourmet restaurants and enjoying spectacular views over the city’s skyline.
- Taste the Barossa Valley on a full-day wine tour from Adelaide which includes visits and tastings (plus a delectable lunch platter) at Chateau Yaldara (1847 Wines), Peter Lehmann Wines, Langmeil and Lindsay Wines.
- Immerse yourself in the highlights of Kangaroo Island with a 3-Day Tour exploring Food, Wine & Wilderness.
Read the full itinerary to see in-depth details here: 7 Day Adelaide & Kangaroo Island
Tweak this itinerary:
Why not stay a little longer in the Barossa Valley? Give yourself a couple more days to enjoy the plethora of cellar doors available amid the rolling landscapes of vineyards and green pastures. For an example of how you can do this just see our 10 Day South Australia Road Trip and find out more about the Barossa Valley in our blog Visitor Guide to the Barossa Valley.
Upgrade your accommodation for some well-deserved pampering - for more inspiration and our favourite luxury accommodation options in the region see our blog Luxury Accommodation in South Australia.
Extend your road trip by a few days and include a visit to the unforgettable Flinders Ranges, a startlingly beautiful and unique landscape of mountains and plains - see our blog Visitor Guide to Flinders Ranges for more ideas.