Welcome to Adelaide. The city is the home of Bunnik Tours, which is where your tour begins in the late afternoon. You will experience a behind the scenes tour of Bunnik Tours to see how their tours are created and explore their headquarters including the historic ballroom and the hidden basement.
You’ll enjoy welcome drinks in the heritage headquarters’ ballroom before making your way to a local restaurant for dinner.
The morning starts with a visit to the food hub of the city, the Adelaide Central Market. You have the opportunity to join the Adelaide locals for ‘breakfast at the markets’ followed by a private tour.
From here, the tour of the city continues with a short tram ride to Adelaide’s cultural boulevard North Terrace.
Venturing out of the city today you’ll head east to the beautiful Adelaide Hills.
Your destination is the charming German heritage-listed town of Hahndorf. Here, you’ll explore the enchanting main street that is lined with traditional German buildings housing boutiques, pubs, bakeries, and cafes. You’ll also visit the home of one of Australia’s greatest artists, Sir Hans Heysen, and tour his house and studio.
You’ll also visit Penfolds Magill Estate, nestled amongst the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, for a tour of the original winery and a tasting of Grange.
The jewel in South Australia’s tourism crown, the raw and rugged Kangaroo Island awaits you today.
With a vast array of small producers and stunning hidden beaches, today you’ll savour both as you explore the Island, learn about the purest strain of Ligurian bees in the world and sample the wares of South Australia’s first boutique gin distillery.
Kangaroo Island was hard hit by the summer 2020 bushfires. Today, you spend the day on and off the tourist trail as you see how the Island is recovering. We’ll visit Flinders Chase National Park at the far end of the Island, home to the Remarkable Rocks and the playful seals of Admiral’s Arch. You will also meet with local operators, discovering their products and hearing their stories of perseverance and strength.
Making your way back to the Fleurieu Peninsula today, you have the privilege of exploring this land of good food, rolling vineyards, pristine beaches and the world-renowned McLaren Vale wine region.
You will board the ferry back to the mainland and travel through historic Willunga, meeting some local characters along the way before your first stop in McLaren Vale, at the impressive and quirky d’Arenberg Cube.
Your morning will be spent exploring the picturesque McLaren Vale, tasting a drop or two of the region’s finest wines.
Heading back to the city you’ll take the scenic route, stopping at the gorgeous, seaside Port Noarlunga learning a bit of the Bunnik family history.
Arriving back in Adelaide, enjoy a free evening to rest and relax, or venture out to discover more of the ‘City of Churches’.
You’ll spend the day uncovering some gems of the Barossa, beginning at the family owned Yalumba Winery. Beautiful landscaped gardens surround the historic clock tower where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the wine. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the estate on a guided tour of the winery that was first established in 1849.
Next, you continue to Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop to sample Maggie’s flagship and seasonal products and enjoy a wander around the property.
You then make your way down a palm-tree lined road to Seppeltsfield to explore the expansive grounds that are home to heritage buildings housing local vendors including the craft and design studio JamFactory and the handmade skin and body care business Vasse Virgin. The Centennial Cellar is a highlight at Seppeltsfield, home to an unbroken lineage of each vintage of tawny from the current year all the way back to the year 1878.
You’ll make your way back to Adelaide this afternoon and enjoy a group farewell dinner this evening.
The tour concludes after breakfast. Bid farewell to your new friends and to the diverse and wonderful South Australia.
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