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Tourabout Adelaide

Tourabout Adelaide is owned and operated by experienced tour guides and consultants Sandy Pugsley and Vanessa Templer. They specialise in a wide range of relaxed guided tours of Adelaide and South Australia. Bilingual (French, German, Italian, Spanish, and English) guides available.

Touring Options

The Essence of Adelaide Half Day Tour – 2HC

Introducing the charming city of Adelaide, one of the best planned cities in the world, proud of its relaxed lifestyle, colonial heritage and reputation as one of the major arts centres of Australia. This personalised tour is designed to introduce you to the history and heritage of Adelaide. Highlights include the City’s square mile with its distinctive squares and terraces surrounded by parks and gardens, the diverse residential architecture of North Adelaide with its bluestone mansions and row cottages and North Terrace with its galleries, museums and hidden away courtyards. We’ll stop for refreshments at our favourite coffee shop or in the home of a local and guide you to the best eating and shopping area. You may wish to stroll through the Central Market, rich in atmosphere and fresh produce and visit The Jam Factory, South Australia’s centre of fine crafts or Tandanya, Australia’s National Aboriginal Cultural Institute.

. Operates:
. On request for 0900 morning or 1300 afternoon departure.

Meet, Greet and Introduction to Adelaide – 2HA

We’ll warmly welcome you on arrival in Adelaide and on the way to your accommodation introduce you to some of the special features of the city, including the best shopping and dining areas.

. Operates:
. On request.

Hahndorf and Cleland Wildlife Park Tour – 3H

This half day tour includes a scenic drive through the Adelaide Hills, taking you from the breathtaking views of Mount Lofty Summit through a fascinating wildlife sanctuary to the historic town of Hahndorf which takes pride in its German heritage. Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary – offers the opportunity to walk amongst tame kangaroos, wallabies and emus who roam free in a bush like setting. Colourful birds share their home with you in a giant walk through aviary. Koalas are available for patting and photographing (at own expense). Mount Lofty Summit – where you can enjoy spectacular views of the Adelaide metropolitan area and coast with refreshments. Hahndorf – named after the ship’s master, Captain Hahn, has turned many of its historical building into galleries and craft shops. Visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy some traditional German fare.

. Operates:
. On request for morning 0900 or afternoon 1700 departure.

Experience Adelaide Homelife Dinner – 9H

Something very different providing the opportunity to experience Adelaide homelife by joining a host family for dinner in their own home. Menus are tailored to individual tastes and range from a casual barbecue to a formal dinner. A great way to meet the locals.

. Operates:
. On request, all year except during Christmas and Easter.

Warrawong Sanctuary Evening Tour – 6H

On an evening walk, experience unique Australian animals up close and personal in their natural habitat at Warrawong Sanctuary. View the nocturnal creatures foraging for their food whilst enjoying a meal in congenial surroundings. Situated near Mylor in the Adelaide Hills, Warrawong Sanctuary is 35 acres of restored Australian bushland where many of Australia’s rare and endangered species have been reintroduced. A specialist guide will introduce you to some of the smaller species like bettongs, pottaroos, bilbies and bandicoots.

. Operates:
. On request for evening departure.

Adelaide Hills, Secrets and Surprises – 3F

Only half an hour from the centre of Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills offer visitors a delightful collection of attractions with a distinctly South Australian flavour … village galleries featuring local crafts, Australian native wildlife, wine tasting and botanic gardens … all can be selected to suit your interests. This full day tour allows you to discover the charm of Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement and home of the late Sir Hans Heysen, one of Australia’s greatest artists. On certain days you may visit The Cedars, his home and studio to view some of the rarer examples of his work and stroll in the property’s country cottage gardens. You may enjoy the spectacular views at Mount Lofty. A relaxing afternoon allows a stroll through the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens.. Visit Cleland Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy a close encounter with native animals.

. Operates:
. On request, 0900 to 1700.

Tour Guiding Services – TA04

Tourabout Adelaide’s complete guiding services offer you friendly, informative and professionally trained guides to show you the best of South Australia. Our guides are wonderful ambassadors for South Australia. Their knowledge, friendliness and flexibility will enhance you or your groups stay. Our comprehensive guiding services include:
. Meet and greet.
. Adelaide city tours.
. Wine country tours.
. Kangaroo Island tours.
. Extended touring including Melbourne, Alice Springs and many other locations throughout Australia.
. Departure assistance.
. Confirmation of bookings and departures within South Australia.

. Our guide services include:
. Bilingual guides fluent in English and European languages. Our guides can speak to you in French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish and English. Other languages available on request.
. All guides are locals who can give you a personal insight into the Australian lifestyle.
. Specialist guides with expert knowledge in particular fields of interest including heritage architecture, wine and food, the arts, bushwalking, bird watching, the environment and technical services.
. Driver/guide services for independent travellers including a personalised tour that introduces you to Adelaide and has the flexibility to include your interests.
. Step on guides for coach groups – have a knowledgeable, friendly and professionally trained local guide join your coach group for a knowledgeable and relaxed tour with informative commentary. Tours can include introduction to Adelaide, Adelaide city half day tour and Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills or McLaren Vale full day tour.

. Operates:
. On request.

Wine Tour of the Barossa Valley Day Tour – 5FA

One of Australia’s most celebrated wine making regions offers you a surprising variety of wine of superlative quality, excellent local cuisine in charming wineries with a back drop of rolling hills and enriched by the generous hospitality and traditions of the European heritage. The Barossa Valley is renowned for producing some of the best table wines in the world – come, experience and enjoy an array of delights to excite the senses.

. Highlights include:
. Personalised private tour with specialist wine guide.
. Sample premium local wines with the opportunity to discuss your tastings with qualified, knowledgeable winery staff.
. Special private tutored tasting at one of the Barossa’s renowned wineries such as St Hallett, Yalumba, Peter Lehmann or a winery of your choice.
. Enjoy the region’s distinctive cuisine at a winery or at one of the excellent local restaurants.
. Stroll and explore one of the many local townships – sampling and shopping for local produce.
. Sightseeing with excellent photographic opportunities.

. Operates:
. Daily, on request.

West Terrace Cemetery Guided Walk – TA01

Join a knowledgeable local guide for an absorbing guided walk through South Australia’s history at the West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide.

. Operates:
. On the first Sunday of every month from the West Terrace Cemetery entrance, West Terrace, Adelaide at 1400 to 1600 or at other times by arrangement.

Discover Adelaide’s Heritage Guided Walk – TA02

Adelaide is an ideal city for walking. Come and discover the city’s hidden secrets, hear the history and gain important local knowledge to enhance your stay. In the company of your guide visit North Terrace with its galleries, museums and hidden away treasures, Rundle Mall’s restored arcades, Victoria Square’s heritage buildings and the colourful Central Market.

. Operates:
. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from the South Australian Visitor and Travel Centre, 18 King William Street, Adelaide at 1000 to 1200.

Activites and Experiences at Tourabout Adelaide

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program NATIONAL TOURISM ACCREDITATION
  • Off Road Driving OFF ROAD DRIVING
  • Birdwatching BIRDWATCHING
  • City Sightseeing CITY SIGHTSEEING
  • Farm/Station activity FARM/STATION ACTIVITY
  • Flora FLORA
  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Walking HERITAGE WALK
  • Water-based WATER-BASED
  • Wine Tasting WINE TASTING
  • Wholesale
  • Waiting Area
  • The Arts
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • City CITY
  • Rural/Country RURAL/COUNTRY
  • Cultural CULTURAL
  • Environmental
  • Farm/Station FARM/STATION
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Food and Wine FOOD AND WINE
  • Historic/Heritage HISTORIC/HERITAGE
  • Island ISLAND
  • National Park
  • Nature based NATURE BASED
  • Nightlife
  • Relaxation RELAXATION
  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Wilderness WILDERNESS
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • French French
  • German German
  • Italian Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Single
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • American Express
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Car CAR
  • Walk WALK

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