Australia Adventure: Adelaide, Tasmania & Sydney 2021

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Breathtaking Australian landscapes, exotic wildlife, world-class wine, and innovative cuisines await on this 15-day journey off the beaten path.
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Full schedule


    • Taste your way through the best of South Australia
    • with food and wine adventures in Adelaide
    • the Barossa Valley
    • Melbourne
    • Freycinet National Park
    • Hobart
    • Port Arthur
    • Richmond and Sydney – with an occasional step onto the wild side: a choice of outdoor adventures on the Freycinet Peninsula; a safari in search of sea eagles and white wallabies on Bruny Island; meeting Tasmanian devils and other indigenous wildlife; exploring along the striking Tasmanian coast. Breathtaking Australian landscapes
    • exotic wildlife
    • world-class wine

What's this trip about?

    Breathtaking Australian landscapes, exotic wildlife, world-class wine, and innovative cuisines await on this 15-day journey off the beaten path.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start City Adelaide, Australia
End CitySydney

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • High Adventure


  • Australia


  • Adelaide
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Richmond
  • Sydney
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria


  • Adventure & Adrenaline
  • Bird watching
  • Cooking
  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • History
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature
  • Sailing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Winetasting

Trip includes

    • All small group departures, average of 18 guests TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Wine-blending class at a Barossa Valley winery On-Tour Air included (4 flights) 2 nights at a luxury resort on the Freycinet Peninsula 2 nights at a waterfront luxury hotel in Sydney Winery visits and tastings in the Barossa Valley and Richmond

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Travel Map

Day 1 Arrive Adelaide

Tour begins 5:00 PM.
Welcome to Adelaide, the laidback capital city of South Australia, and gateway to Barossa Valley wine country. A transfer is included from Adelaide Airport to the 5-star Mayfair Hotel in the heart of the city, overlooking the Rundle pedestrian mall. Join us at the Nation...
Day 2 Barossa Valley Wine Country

Begin the day with a drive to Barossa Valley, Australia's premier wine region, a landscape of flatlands, creeks, and lush rolling hills. Stop at Jacob Creek Winery, where an expert will guide you in creating your own blend of red or...

Day 3 Adelaide Sightseeing Choices

Adelaide's Central Market is one of the largest food emporiums in the Southern Hemisphere; 80 stalls offer a dazzling array of mouth-watering local produce, from vegetables to seafood, olive oils, artisan cheeses and baked goods, wh...

Day 4 The Fleurieu Peninsula

Head for the Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide today for views of the spectacular Onkaparinga Gorge from Punchbowl Lookout; an off-road adventure through Onkaparinga River National Park; and a visit to the d'Arenberg Cube, a distinctive...

Day 5 Discovering Melbourne

A morning flight takes you from Adelaide to Melbourne, the coastal capital of Victoria; where you'll take a guided walking tour along Melbourne's famous laneways and cobbled side streets; discover street art, arcades, cafes and smal...

Day 6 The Great Ocean Road & the 12 Apostles

Drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell along the Great Ocean Road, one of the world's great scenic drives, with stops along the way. At Port Campbell, the otherworldly, towering array of limestone stacks known as the Twelve Apostles,...

Day 7 Continue on to Tasmania

After flying this morning from Melbourne to Hobart, Tasmania, drive along the Freycinet Peninsula, stopping for Afternoon Tea at Kate's Berry Farm. Continue to your home for the next two nights, Saffire Freycinet. One of Australia’s...

Day 8 Choices in Freycinet National Park

You'll have a host of activities to choose from in or around Freycinet National Park from your Saffire resort today. Choices include a guided Lookout Walk along Wineglass Bay; a beekeeping experience; visits to a marine oyster farm or a lo...

Day 9 Hobart and Art

Depart Saffire Freycinet today and drive to Hobart, Tasmania, nestled beside the Derwent Estuary at the foot of Mount Wellington. Established as a penal colony in 1804, Hobart today is a city of hip contemporary art and culture, its...

Day 10 Historic Port Arthur & a Cruise

Separated from Tasmania by a narrow neck of land, the prison at Port Arthur was built in the 19th century to house hardened criminals sent from Britain. The historic remains of its more than 30 buildings, including the gothic-style ...

Day 11 Adventures on wild Bruny Island

Ride a ferry to Bruny Island (two land masses connected by a narrow spit of land) for a choice of wildlife-related activities. Embark on a Wilderness Cruise of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel for close-up looks at the spectacular sheer ...

Day 12 Bonorong and a Richmond Winery

Start the day with a drive from Hobart to Brighton for a private behind-the-scenes visit to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, whose mission is rescuing and caring for indigenous animals and returning them to the Tasmanian wild; here you ...

Day 13 Sydney, Bondi Beach & the Opera House

After a morning flight to Sydney, take an introductory sightseeing tour of the city that includes Bondi Beach, named for the suburb it's in, and known as one of the best beaches in the world for its pristine sands, surfing, warm tem...

Day 14 Sydney Sightseeing & a Harbour cruise

Get a private guided tour of some of the city's lesser-known sights with a Sydney local; then take a sightseeing cruise with lunch around Sydney Harbour. This afternoon, head into the Blue Mountains for a visit and afternoon tea at ...

Day 15 Journey Home

Tour ends: Sydney.
Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour to Sydney Airport. Allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in.


PORTOFCALL : Sydney, Australia

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Last Updated: 5/15/2023

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