Breadcrumb
Tour summary and feature with map

Arrive in Adelaide and settle in to your accommodation at the unique Oval Hotel, located at the iconic Adelaide Oval precinct, famous for its long-running Australian cricket history. As the heart of several world-class wine regions, you can also choose to indulge in a private cellar dining experience at the National Wine Centre of Australia. Your first full day in Adelaide gives you the opportunity to explore the easily walkable CBD, and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the River Torrens, which stretches across the width of the city, before perhaps taking gourmet lunch and a guided tour of the historic Central Markets. The following day, join a guided tour to the Adelaide Hills, visiting the historic German town of Hahndorf - or opt for a full day trip to the natural sanctuary of Kangaroo Island. Lastly, spend a day with Small Batch Wine Tours, whose expert guides will escort you around the famous Barossa Valley wine region, showcasing some of Australia's most premium wines. If you would like more time to explore Kangaroo Island, talk to your sales consultant about escaping to this island paradise for a few days, or even extend your trip to the Grampians and Great Ocean Road in Victoria.

Food & wine

See what's included

Tour map
Tour summary and feature

Flexible Touring

This suggested tour costs from AUD$1,393 per person (twin share, low season)

Starts in Adelaide, finishes in Adelaide

5 days/4 nights

Hotel 4 star

 Customisable? YES

 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days

Tour full itinerary
ITINERARY
Adelaide City Short Break - Day 1
Arrive into Adelaide

The vibrant heart of the Festival State, Adelaide is a beautiful and easily accessible city fringed by lush parklands, and a short distance from sandy beaches, world-renowned wine regions, and unique riverland vistas. Explore the surrounding areas, or immerse yourself in the artistic laneways, hidden gems, and highly acclaimed museums and galleries of the inner city.

Private transfer from Adelaide Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, you will be met by a private driver outside customs exit and delivered to your Adelaide accommodation.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Private Cellar Dining Experience at the National Wine Centre of Australia

This unique experience takes place in the Southern Hemisphere's largest open wine cellar, featuring wines from all around the country. In this tour, you will have the opportunity to browse the fine wine collection at the National Wine Centre, followed by a bespoke private dining experience with a four-course lunch or dinner, prepared and carefully curated by an Executive Chef. An expert Sommelier will match each dish to a wine, taking you on a memorable culinary journey catered to your preferences.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Adelaide

The Vibe Hotel Adelaide is set amongst the vibrant streets of Adelaide's East End, only moments away from an abundance of arts, culture, and entertainment. You will be able to relax and unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art leisure facilities, including the suspended heated pool, gym, and steam room.

Return to Top

Adelaide City Short Break - Day 2
Explore Adelaide

With a growing small-bar scene, world-class art and music, and a festival calendar to rival that of any other Australian city, Adelaide is a destination worth discovering. Take time to explore its vibrant laneways, visit the iconic Adelaide Central Market, and go shopping in Rundle Mall. Slow things down and relax at the Botanic Gardens, jump on the iconic Popeye Cruise along the River Torrens, or take the tram out to Glenelg to explore the popular metropolitan beach, dine in one of the many foreshore restaurants, or even enjoy the beach cabanas in summer months.
Adelaide is also lucky enough to be surrounded by some of Australia's most famous wine regions, and a stop into one of the wineries or the National Wine Centre is highly recommended. A 30-minute drive east into the hills will take you to Hahndorf, the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia, home to incredible food, strawberry fields and streets lined with artisan stores. On the way to Hahndorf, stop in at the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens and the Mt Lofty Summit for a coffee with a view. You may wish to return via Belair and stop at the iconic Windy Point Lookout on your way for even more phenomenal views over the city and beyond, especially at sunset.

Devonshire Tea River Cruise with Popeye River Cruises

Experience delightful sightseeing cruise down the River Torrens, while enjoying fresh scones served with whipped cream, jam and your choice of hot beverage, on a stunning heritage boat. Boarding at Elder Park, you will float down the beautiful river, relax and see Adelaide from the best seat in the house. The Popeye cruises through the heart of the city and passes by famed attractions like the Festival Centre, the Entertainment Centre and the SAHMRI. Admire the ever-changing landscapes that line the waterways as you listen to live commentary by a local guide about the history of the area. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere of Southern Australia's capital.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Adelaide Central Market Delicious Lunch Tour

This tour uncovers the famous 150-year-old fresh produce market. Taste a delicious selection of foods from South Australian artisan food producers, meet the suppliers, Stallholders and producers whose families have traded the market for generations. This small-group tour is hosted by local guides and is serious fun for those with a passion for great food, and the people who grow and supply it to our tables.
After the tour, settle in for a delicious Market cafe lunch and watch the world go by, or if you are too full after the tour tastings, the guide can arrange a gourmet Italian panini picnic lunch to take away.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Tasting in the Dark at Hardy's Wines

Journey deep into the darkness of the fortified cellar at Hardy's wines for a wine tasting experience like no other. The lights will be turned down, you will place blindfolds on before drinking wine out of black wine glasses to discover what happens when you remove the sense of sight, gain true understanding of how much sight influences your wine tasting experience. This fun and interactive wine tasting is suitable for all levels and you will walk away with wine sensory tricks and skills to take to your next social gathering.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Adelaide

The Vibe Hotel Adelaide is set amongst the vibrant streets of Adelaide's East End, only moments away from an abundance of arts, culture, and entertainment. You will be able to relax and unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art leisure facilities, including the suspended heated pool, gym, and steam room.
Meals included: Breakfast

Return to Top

Adelaide City Short Break - Day 3
Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf Tour with Adelaide Sightseeing

Experience the best of Adelaide and Hahndorf in this ultimate sightseeing tour around the CBD and Adelaide Hills. Board your coach and get introduced to Adelaide by driving past the city's cultural precinct, including the Adelaide Botanic Gardens and Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and Adelaide Zoo. You will also stop at the National Wine Centre of Australia and have time to explore the Wine Discovery Journey Museum. In North Adelaide, you will see tree-lined streets, mansions and historic buildings, including a visit to the iconic St Peters Cathedral or Adelaide Oval Precinct. After lunch, drive to Adelaide's highest peak, Mount Lofty and wind your way through the Adelaide Hills before arriving at Australia's oldest German settlement, Hahndorf. Experience Beerenberg Farm, a family owned business making homemade Australian jams and chutney, followed by a traditional German beer tasting at the Hahndorf Inn. You will then have time to explore the main street of Hahndorf which is filled with local produce, arts and crafts.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Kangaroo Island Experience Tour with Sealink - Lunch Included

Explore the highlights of Australia's most loved natural wonderland and tourism destination. Begin your day as you are picked up from your Adelaide hotel and head for Cape Jervis, where you will board the ferry for Kangaroo Island. After your 45-minute journey across the Backstairs Passage, you will be taken up to Seal Bay where you will get to see the local Australian sea lion colony lazing about on their stunning beach. From here you will head to Vivonne Bay Bistro for a delicious 2-course lunch. From here you will head west to spend the afternoon exploring Flinders Chase National Park. Ravaged by bushfires in the summer of 2019-20, the park has sprung back to life with flourishing vegetation, birdsong, and happy kangaroos and koalas. See the rugged coastlines and don't forget to take your photo opportunities at famous sights such as Admirals Arch and the Remarkable Rocks. Finally, finish your day feeding and petting the natives at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, before returning back to the mainland.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Adelaide

The Vibe Hotel Adelaide is set amongst the vibrant streets of Adelaide's East End, only moments away from an abundance of arts, culture, and entertainment. You will be able to relax and unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art leisure facilities, including the suspended heated pool, gym, and steam room.
Meals included: Breakfast

Return to Top

Adelaide City Short Break - Day 4
Uncork the Barossa with Small Batch Wine Tours - Lunch Included

Uncork the historic Barossa, discovering boutique wineries that are big on character. With a flexible tour itinerary and a very small group of up to six guests, you'll avoid the crowds and taste the premium wines the region has become so well-known for. See, taste, smell and learn the difference between wine varieties like Shiraz and Grenache, or different styles of Riesling. Learn about the importance of winemaking techniques like oak aging or minimal intervention. Discover the history of the Barossa visiting world renowned wine destinations, and enjoy a stellar lunch at Harvest Kitchen, all part of one of the most sought after wine tours in Australia. No matter your level of expertise, your professionally trained wine guide will be sure to create a unique and intimate experience.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Adelaide

The Vibe Hotel Adelaide is set amongst the vibrant streets of Adelaide's East End, only moments away from an abundance of arts, culture, and entertainment. You will be able to relax and unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art leisure facilities, including the suspended heated pool, gym, and steam room.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Return to Top

Adelaide City Short Break - Day 5
Farewell from Australia

Farewell Australia today. If there is more of Australia or New Zealand you would like to explore, talk to your sales consult about planning your next stop!

Return to Top

Tour quick quote rework
Get an Instant Quote or Book this Tour
Adelaide City Short Break
Step 1:
Step 2: Select number of passengers and room configuration

Enter phone number to get a call from a travel planning expert within in 24 hours

Enter email address to receive your instant quote

Tick this box if you do not wish to receive emails about special offers
No pricing loaded - please choose another date or contact us
Your quote for this tour:
Start date:
End date:
Guests:
Rooms:
Total cost for this tour package is:
AUD$0
or
This quote is based on vehicles to accommodate your party in the vehicle type. We suggest changing the car type or contacting us for the best options.
The package cost above excludes rental vehicle hire as you are requesting a price for a vehicle outside of our designated season. Please reach out direct for rental vehicle rates.

NOTE: Quotes are subject to the availability of specific accommodations and other inclusions. Our Australia touring experts will be in touch with you regarding this. Costs quoted in currencies other than New Zealand dollars (NZ$) are based on todays exchange rate and is subject to change. Terms and Conditions apply

Remember - we can create this itinerary with any accommodation style or customise it to suit your interests and timeframe.

Tour departure list
Departure dates and prices
Departure dates and prices
This tour has 489 departure dates.
All prices are in
Go to dates in
Starts Status Double (2 people sharing) Single occupancy You save  
May 30, 2024
(Thursday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
May 31, 2024
(Friday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 1, 2024
(Saturday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 2, 2024
(Sunday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 3, 2024
(Monday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 4, 2024
(Tuesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 5, 2024
(Wednesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 6, 2024
(Thursday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 7, 2024
(Friday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 8, 2024
(Saturday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 9, 2024
(Sunday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 10, 2024
(Monday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 11, 2024
(Tuesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 12, 2024
(Wednesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 13, 2024
(Thursday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 14, 2024
(Friday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 15, 2024
(Saturday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 16, 2024
(Sunday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 17, 2024
(Monday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 18, 2024
(Tuesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 19, 2024
(Wednesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 20, 2024
(Thursday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 21, 2024
(Friday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 22, 2024
(Saturday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 23, 2024
(Sunday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 24, 2024
(Monday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 25, 2024
(Tuesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 26, 2024
(Wednesday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 27, 2024
(Thursday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 28, 2024
(Friday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
Jun 29, 2024
(Saturday)
AUD$1,393 AUD$2,100 Enquire
All prices are in
Go to dates in
Contact form
Enquire about this tour

Fields marked * are mandatory

Your contact information
Subscribe to our Regular Newsletter for Inspiring Holiday Ideas
Tour recommendation
Other tours you might like
5 days Map
Southern Welcome, Wine & Wildlife
View Tour
 
5 days Map
Kangaroo Island Gateway
View Tour
 
5 days Map
Sydney Showcase City Break
View Tour