5 Day Adelaide to Melbourne incl. Kangaroo Island

5 Day Adelaide to Melbourne incl. Kangaroo Island

A combination tour of a two day Kangaroo Island tour with our ever popular two day Grampian National Park and Great Ocean Road adventure. Hotel upgrades available.

Tour Highlights

  • Bells Beach
  • Flinders Chase National Park
  • Grampians National Park
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Little Sahara
  • Loch Ard Gorge
  • McKenzie Falls
  • Penguins
  • Seal Bay
  • Twelve Apostles

Tour Info

Code AI-PKIAM4
Style
  • Short Break
Duration 5 Days
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Note

4 day tour $840 ( multi-shared) 5 day tour $880 ( multi-shared)

Twin / Single hostel and Motel ensuite upgrades are available on request. May to August 4 day tour with 2 days Kangaroo island premium tour.

Vehicle Mini Bus / Ferry
Suitability Open Age
Start Adelaide @ 6.00 am
Finish Melbourne @ 08.00 pm
Travel Insurance Required

DEFAULT PICK Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin St - 06:15am

After an early morning pick up, travel through the picture-perfect Fleurieu Peninsula, arriving at Cape Jervis to board the SeaLink ferry and make the 45 minute trip to Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island. While crossing, it is not uncommon to have an escort of local dolphins that can be seen from the dolphin deck on the boat. Continue to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, the only commercial eucalyptus distillery in South Australia and visit the stunning Seal Bay where you will have the opportunity to get up close to a wild breeding colony of rare Australian Sea-lions.

We then travel to the white sand dunes of the Little Sahara and try our hand at sand boarding, before we arrive at our exclusive accommodation at Vivonne Bay Lodge. Enjoy some free time to kayak on the Harriet River, take a self-guided walk along the property's tracks, go trail bike riding, swimming or simply kick back on Vivonne Bay Beach. Enjoy a BBQ dinner this evening. (LD)

After breakfast we visit Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and walk among eucalyptus trees, looking out for koalas lazing about in the trees. We then continue onto Flinders Chase National Park and arrive at iconic Remarkable Rocks ahead of the crowds to view the spectacular coast and seascapes. Next stop is Admirals Arch at Cape Du Couedic where we watch the resident fur seals frolic in the ocean or sun bake on the rocks. After a delicious BBQ lunch at Flinders Chase Visitors Centre, we journey to the beautiful, secluded beach of Stokes Bay and take a walk at Ironstone Hill (time permitting) to find wallabies and admire the view back to the mainland.

If time and weather permits, several stops may be made en route to Penneshaw where you can purchase dinner (own expense) before we make our way back to Adelaide, where we stay the night at the Adelaide Central YHA. (BL)

It is a free day to relax, Multi shared accommodation will be provided. You may opt to upgrade private room in a hostel or motel ensuite room.

You can do the optional Brossavalley wine tour.

PICK UP Location: Adelaide Central YHA (135 Waymouth St), 07:00am

Our journey takes us through the Adelaide Hills across the mighty Murray River before travelling past the Victorian border and on through Horsham. We make our way into the Grampians National Park, a beautiful area and a place of great significance for the local Indigenous people. We gain a good insight into their local customs with a stop at the Brambuck Cultural Centre. We then make the most of our afternoon to explore the region with a hike to either McKenzie or Silverband Falls. We then enjoy a short nature walk to take in the full beauty of the Grampians. enjoy a delicious dinner At Halls Gap

** Murray River

Start the day with beautifull views as we travel by Australia's longest river

** Bordertown

Enjoy some complimentry morning tea at Tolmer Creek.

** Horsham

Look around the township of Horsham.

** Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Learn the history and culture of the local jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Tribes.

** Reed's Lookout or Lake Bellfield

Take a stroll along the lake's shore and breathe in fresh mountain air. This ever popular walking and picknicking spot is just a short drive from Hall's Gap.

** Jaws of Death or Aboriginal Cave Paintings

Bunjil, the almighty Grampians creator, was the leading figure in spiritual life of local Abroginal people. The only known rock art painting of Bunjil, is found on the way to Stawell.

** MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls

A pleasant walk to see the beautiful McKenzie Falls or the Silverband Falls.

** Boroka Lookout or Venus Baths

Experience breathtaking mountain views from Boroka Lookout point or cool down at Venus Baths.

** Halls Gap

Spend time in the beautiful Halls Gap, the heart of the Grampians National Park. Spot some kangaroo's and enjoy a delicious dinner.

MEAL - Dinner

After an early start this morning we make our way to the Australian National Heritage listed and world renowned Great Ocean Road. Enjoy the fantastic coastal views from the windy road. We explore National Park including a visit to London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge and the iconic Twelve Apostles rock formation. We pass through the beach towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne before a short stop at Kennett River to do some koala spotting. From here we take on that last part of the Great Ocean Road. Make the most of a great photo opportunity at the famed Aussie surf location before( if time permits) we make our final journey into cosmopolitan Melbourne.

** Tower Hill

Visit a 30 000 year old extinct volcano.

** Bay Of Martyrs

Start the Great ocean road off with a bang

** London Bridge

London Bridge has fallen down….BUT it still makes a stunning photo opportunity and has a great story behind it.

** Loch Ard Gorge

A beautiful vista of towerng cliffs, a sparkling blue-green sea with a small sandy beach. This gorge derives its name from one of Victoria's most tragic shipwrecks more then 120 years ago.

** Twelve Apostles

View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty Twelve Apostles. Treat yourself to an optional helicopter flight for an extra $100 (Weather & Time permitting).

** Rainforest

Take a guided bushwalk through this very rare, ancient and cool temperate rainforest. You'll feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest trees in the world.

** Apollo Bay

Go for a swim or look around the cute seaside town.

** Kennett River

See how many Koalas you can find at Kennett River. Get amongst beautiful bird: King Parrots, Crimson rosellas and look out for the famous Kookaburra

** Historic Memorial Arch

Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch

** Anglesea

Feel the small town coastal vibe as we cruise through this picturesque seaside village.

Meal - Breakfast

Pick Up

  • Check in at Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin St), 06:15am or Selected Hotel Pick up with in CBD.
  • Day4 : Adelaide Central YHA (135 Waymouth St), 07:00am

Departure

  • May to August 4 day tour with 2 days Kangaroo island premium tour.   
  • November to March as usual tour with out free day as a four day tour - departs Thursdays as well.   Please contact us for flexible departure dates. 

Included

  • Experienced guide
  • Meals as indicated
  • National park entrance fees
  • 4 nights dorm accommodation on 5 day tour
  • Return coach/ferry transport from Adelaide accommodation to Kangaroo Island.

Tour upgrades

Accommodation upgrades are based on request & subject to availability.

  • Twin or Single hostel room with shared bath room for 3 nights

OR

  • Twin or Single Motel ensuite room 

What to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Towel and toiletries
  • Swimming gear (summer only)
  • Warm clothing in winter
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Money for some snacks.

Notes

  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, Traditional Owner and national park requirements. See terms and conditions for full details.
  • It is your responsibility to advise Operation if you have any specialdietary requirements or medical conditions (including allergies) well ahead of departure.
  • It is you or your clients’ responsibility to contact Operation with your preferred accommodation pick up point. Please contact our inside sales teams for information on other available pick up points. If we do not hear from you, we will assume you will make your way to our defaultpick up point as listed on this document. We will not be responsible for missed pick-ups (and a missed tour)if we do not receive notification from you or your travel agent, and if you are not at the default pick up point at the appropriate time.
  • Maximum passenger numbers whilst touring is 20, however when we transfer by coach to/from ferry it’s a maximum of 50.
  • Minimum unaccompanied age is 17 years, children under the age of 17 must upgrade to private room.