From the wineries of the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula onto the unspoilt outdoors, rugged coastline and wildlife of Kangaroo Island, this route through South Australia is breathtaking. Create your own CheapTickets.sg free and easy self drive of Adelaide and South Australia by booking your flights, hotels & car hire online with our itinerary guide. With 5 night self drives from only $980 per person based on 2 adults travelling together you can get the best deal on your trip to Australia.
Key Self Drive Facts:
Duration 5 Days, 4 Nights • States covered: South Australia • Flight Gateway: Adelaide • Highlights: WelcoMinsg Wines, An Idyllic Island
Travel to Adelaide Hills and visit Mount Lofty Summit for stunning panoramic views of the city centre and surrounding areas. Then head to Cleland Wildlife Park for an up close experience with Australian native animals where you can hand-feed kangaroos and hold a koala. Next, travel onto the historic Germanic village of Hahndorf and spend time exploring its heart and laneways. Enjoy a divine German meal in one of the many cosy cafés.
The Fleurieu Peninsula South of Adelaide encompasses spectacular beaches, rolling hinterland and famous wine country. Enjoy wine tasting in the renowned McLaren Vale wine region with over 60 cellar doors and some popular wineries include Wirra Wirra, Coriole, d'Arenberg and Penny's Hill. Visit the Almond Train for almonds of every flavour and Medlow Confectionery for something sweet. If time permits, discover the fine mix of food and art at Red Poles,
Take a scenic drive from Victor Harbour to Cape Jervis. Board SeaLink vehicle and passenger ferry to Kangaroo Island, Australia's third largest island. You can bring your vehicle from the mainland by ferry or you can hire a vehicle in Kingscote, Penneshaw or at the airport. (Please check car hire company's policy about driving on Kangaroo Island!) After landing at Penneshaw, drive to Seal Bay Conservation Park on the southern coast.
Drive through the centre of the island in the morning. Don't miss sampling the unique gastronomic experience at Andermel Marron and Two Wheeler Creek Wines. Visitors can take a tour of the modern fish farm and select a marron of their choice to be cooked by the café's talented gourmet chef. Complete the meal with a fine wine, all made from grapes grown on the farm's vineyard. Next, visit Island Pure Sheep Dairy - South Australia's first sheep dairy and cheese factory.