South Australia Splendour October
South Australia Splendour October
9 days

Featuring Kangaroo Island and the PS Murray Princess Cruise

Overview

Discover the river port town of Goolwa, take an eco-cruise into the Coorong National Park and tour Australia’s premier wildlife destination Kangaroo Island. To conclude your adventure cruise aboard Australia’s largest and most luxuriously appointed paddle wheeler as you travel the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic Australian Outback scenery.

Australian Destination South Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 28 October to 05 November 2018
Number Of Days 9 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $4,775
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $645

Holiday Activity Level

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highlights
  • Victor Harbor
  • South Australia Whale Centre
  • Encounter Discovery Centre
  • Clydesdale Horse Drawn Tram Ride
  • Granite Island
  • Coorong Cruise
  • Kangaroo Island Produce
  • Raptor Domain
  • Kangaroo Island Sea Lions
  • Flinders Chase Visitor Centre
  • Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch
  • McLaren Vale
  • 3 Night Murray Princess Cruise

Pre/Post Tour Transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and Taxes (ex Perth, WA)

18 Meals

8 Nights Accommodation

Tours and Attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader

Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Victor Harbor (D)
Begin your holiday with courtesy collection from home and transfer to Perth Airport for your flight to Adelaide.  On arrival in Adelaide, transfer to Victor Harbor.  Overnight: Apollon Motor Inn, Victor Harbor
 
Day 2. Victor Harbor (BD)
This morning, dive into the aquatic world to learn everything you need to know about the whales from South Australia at the Whale Centre.  Your guided tour will explore the centre sharing a number of its secrets and gaining access to information not normally available to the general public.  Next walk through history to reveal South Australia’s varied stories at one of the National Trusts collections.  Lunch is at your leisure.  In the afternoon we sample local produce and meet the locals behind the produce then we board the only horse drawn tramway in Australia.  The magnificent Clydesdale horses will take you along the causeway from seaside Victor Harbor to picturesque Granite Island. Overnight: Apollon Motor Inn, Victor Harbor
 
Day 3. Coorong National Park (B)
This morning travel to the river port town of Goolwa, the gateway to the Coorong National Park and the mighty Murray River.  An eco-cruise into the Coorong National Park will reveal the spectacular beauty of the sand dune systems and the Southern Ocean.  This afternoon we head back to Victor Harbour for free time and a free evening to enjoy dinner at your leisure.  Overnight: Apollon Motor Inn, Victor
 
Day 4. Ferry to Kangaroo Island (BD)
At Cape Jervis, board the Sealink ferry for the crossing to Kangaroo Island.  Australia’s third largest island is a living natural history museum and offers an abundance of experiences for you.  On arrival, the Raptor Domain is an amazing educational, interactive and inspiring experience.  Meet Jedda the Wedge Tailed Eagle, Casper the Barn Owl and Banjo and Clancy the laughing Kookaburra’s.  In the afternoon continue your adventures at a local honey farm and visit a eucalyptus oil distillery.  Overnight: Mercure Island Lodge, Kangaroo Island
 
Day 5. Kangaroo Island Scenery and Wildlife (BLD)
Seal Bay offers the chance to get close to some of the island’s 700 strong sea lion population.  It is a spectacle to see the sea lions lolling about on the beach, nursing their young and waddling in for a swim.  Be greeted by inquisitive Cape Barren geese at the Flinders Chase Visitor centre.  Afternoon touring includes the unique natural features of Flinders Chase National Park including the lighthouse at Cape du Couedic, the unusual Remarkable Rocks and the Admirals Arch rock formations.  Overnight: Mercure Island Lodge, Kangaroo Island
 
Day 6. Murray River Cruising (BD)
Return by ferry to the mainland and travel to the Mighty Murray.  Join the PS Murray Princess, Australia’s largest and most luxuriously appointed paddle wheeler and depart historic Mannum to commence your three-night luxury cruise.  Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and a welcome dinner, cruise under floodlight and along the way spot nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank.  Your on-board entertainer will provide music for the night owls.  Overnight: PS Murray Princess
 
Day 7. Murray River Cruising (BLD)
In 1879, the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing which then quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge.  After a hearty breakfast, join a guided tour of the town’s historic landmarks and attractions.   Afternoon cruising takes you upriver mooring at Craignook overnight.  Tonight enjoy dinner and be entertained by the talented crew.  Overnight: PS Murray Princess
 
Day 8. Murray River Cruising (BLD)
On a guided nature walk, discover the secrets of the local flora and fauna.  Mid-morning, a special presentation will feature the food and wine produced in the river lands.  Downriver at River View Lodge, your discovery vessel awaits for a backwater wildlife tour.  Travelling in small, personalised groups explore the maze of waterways and the river.  Late afternoon capture a spectacular river sunset before joining the Captain's Dinner and Dance.  Overnight: PS Murray Princess
 
Day 9. Hahndorf and Home (B)
Bid farewell to the PS Murray Princess.  On the return to Adelaide, visit Hahndorf, a historic German village featuring quaint shops and traditional German atmosphere.  Your coach captain will then transfer you to the airport for your flight to Perth.  Upon arrival in Perth a courtesy small charter vehicle will take you safely home.
 
Note: The Murray Princess itinerary may change due to water levels. Your daily itinerary will be placed at turn down in the evening in your cabin.
 
Itinerary is subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.  FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.


 
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