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Adventure Tours Australia operates the following mini bus tours from Adelaide – Two day Kangaroo Island Tour; Six day Adelaide to Alice Springs Safari; Fourteen day Adelaide to Darwin Safari; Three day Great Ocean Road Adelaide to Melbourne Safari; Two and five day Flinders Rangers Tour and Six day Kangaroo Island and Great Ocean Road.

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Adelaide to Melbourne Three Day Safari – AM3

Highlights include: Adelaide Hills, Grampians National Park, MacKenzie Falls, Brambuks, Warrnambool, Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell and Bells Beach.

. Day One – Adelaide to Grampians National Park – An early start this morning, driving through the picturesque Adelaide Hills, crossing the mighty Murray River, passing through South Australian country towns to today’s destination, the magnificent Grampians National Park. We spend the afternoon hiking at Hollow Mountain and the amazing MacKenzie Falls, finishing the day with breathtaking sunset views from The Balconies and Reeds Lookout. Overnight is at Halls Gap, in the heart of the Grampians. Includes dinner.

. Day Two – Grampians National Park via the Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell – Start the morning with a challenging hike to the Pinnacle, exploring the natural wonders and breathtaking views this national park has to offer. We visit Brambuks Aboriginal Cultural Centre before heading south to the coast and Warrnambool for a chance to view whales (seasonal). The renowned Great Ocean Road beckons for us to explore its beauty. You will see the Bay of Islands, Bay of Martyrs, The Grotto, London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge before enjoying sunset over the Twelve Apostles. Stay overnight in the fishing village of Port Campbell or Princetown. Includes breakfast and dinner.

. Day Three – Port Campbell to Melbourne – This morning we enjoy an early sunrise at the Twelve Apostles before making our way down Gibson Steps to the beach for a different perspective of these amazing formations. Next up we spend time at the awesome Otway Fly, (a 25 metre high elevated tree top walk). Continuing on we pass through the magnificent cool temperate rainforests of the Otway National Park, onto the coastal towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne, exploring the pristine beaches and gorges. We make our way via the world famous Bells Beach to Torquay (home of Quicksilver and Rip Curl) after clearing the shops of bargains we head to the our final destination of Melbourne. Includes breakfast.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0630 on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.

Adelaide to Darwin 14 Day Safari – PBTAN

Highlights of this 14 day tour include Parachilna, Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound, Coober Pedy, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (Olgas), Kings Canyon, Alice Springs, Mataranka Springs, Katherine Gorge, Darwin, Litchfield National Park, Mary River and Kakadu National Park

. Day One – Adelaide to Parachilna – Leaving Adelaide we travel through the Clare Valley then continue on to Kanyaka Homestead and the Flinders Ranges. We view Aboriginal rock art at Yourambulla Caves then head to Parachilna for a memorable Aussie barbecue (including local game) and overnight dormitory accommodation. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Two – Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound – We drive through Parachilna Gorge before arriving at Wilpena Pound to climb Mount Ohlssen-Bagge for fantastic views over the ranges. After lunch, we travel to remote Rawnsley Park Sheep Station where we stay overnight in bunkhouse accommodation. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Three – Rawnsley Park to Coober Pedy – Today we journey north along the Stuart Highway to Coober Pedy. Enjoy an opal mine tour with a chance to go opal fossicking (time permitting). We stay in an underground bunkhouse in Coober Pedy. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Four – Coober Pedy to Uluru – We drive through rugged desert country to Yulara for sunset at Uluru (Ayers Rock) then view the stars from our overnight permanent camp. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Five – Uluru to Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. Up early for the Uluru sunrise where you can enjoy a base walk or choose to climb Uluru, followed by a guided interpretive walk at Mala. We visit Kata Tjuta (Olgas) and head to Kings Canyon for our overnight camp and delicious camp oven dinner. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Six – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs – Hike and explore Kings Canyon including the breathtaking North and South Walls, the Lost City and Garden of Eden. After lunch we depart for Alice Springs. Overnight dormitory accommodation, breakfast and lunch included.

. Day Seven – Alice Springs – Enjoy a free day to explore Alice Springs. Overnight dormitory accommodation included. meals at own expense.

. Day Eight – Alice Springs – Enjoy a free day to explore Alice Springs. Overnight dormitory accommodation included, meals at own expense.

. Day Nine – Alice Springs to Banka Banka – Today we cross the Tropic of Capricorn, see the amazing Devils Marbles, visit an Aboriginal art gallery, stop for a swim (summer only) at picturesque Mary Ann Dam then pass through Tennant Creek as we head to historic Banka Banka Cattle Station for dinner and overnight camp. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Ten – Banka Banka to Katherine Gorge – Call in at the famous Daly Waters outback pub, have a swim in Mataranka Thermal Springs, then head to the magnificent Katherine Gorge for overnight camp. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Eleven – Katherine Gorge to Darwin – Spend half a day at the spectacular Katherine Gorge (canoe, cruise or helicopter ride at own expense) before heading to Darwin via Edith Falls and Adelaide River. Overnight dormitory accommodation, breakfast and lunch included.

. Day Twelve – Darwin to Mary River – See the falls of Litchfield National Park then head to the Mary River Wetlands for an afternoon wildlife cruise. Enjoy dinner, an Aboriginal Corroborree and overnight camp at Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Thirteen – Mary River to Kakadu – We call in at Mamukala Wetlands then four wheel drive into the awesome Jim Jim Falls before heading to Twin Falls where we join a national park operated boat and boardwalk experience through the gorge to the waterfall. We drive on to Kakadu for dinner and overnight camp. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Fourteen – Kakadu to Darwin – Our first stop is Ubirr to discover ancient Aboriginal rock art then head to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge), where we do some hiking and enjoy a refreshing dip in the plunge pools before returning to Darwin. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0700 on Monday and Wednesday from December to April.
. Departs Adelaide at 0700 on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from May to November.

Flinders Ranges Two and a Half Day Safari – FLR

Discover the spectacular Flinders Ranges on this two and a half day safari.

. Day One – Adelaide to Parachilna – Leaving Adelaide we travel through the Clare Valley then continue on to Kanyaka Homestead and the Flinders Ranges. We stop and view rock art at Yourambulla Caves before heading for our overnight dormitory accommodation at Parachilna. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Two – Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound – Enjoy a scenic drive through Parachilna Gorge before arriving at Wilpena Pound, the jewel of the Flinders Ranges. Pull out the hiking boots for a guided climb of Mount Ohlssen-Bagge and you will be rewarded with fantastic views over the ranges, the desert and Lake Torrens. After lunch, we travel to remote Rawnsley Park sheep station where we stay overnight in bunkhouse accommodation. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Three – Rawnsley Park to Adelaide – After breakfast we travel to Port Augusta where you will board an express coach to Adelaide arriving early afternoon. Includes breakfast.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0700 on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Combination Kangaroo Island and Adelaide to Melbourne Six Day Tour – KIAM

Highlights of this six day combination Kangaroo Island and Adelaide to Melbourne tour include Prospect Hill, Flinders Chase, Remarkable Rocks, Seal Bay, Admirals Arch, Koala Sanctuary, Grampians National Park, Great Ocean Road and Bells Beach. Dormitory accommodation is included or an optional ensuite accommodation upgrade is available.

. Day One – Adelaide to Kangaroo Island – Enjoy meeting your Adventure Touris Australia guide and fellow travellers as we drive south of Adelaide through the scenic hills of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Sail across Backstairs Passage with Sealink – a 45 minute ferry trip from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw, Kangaroo island. On arrival, take a walk at Hogs Bay searching for wildlife. Stop at Pennington Bay then climb Prospect Hill for great views. We continue on to Stokes Bay to a secluded beach and then head to Rocky River Headquarters to see more wildlife. Check out Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch and Cape du Couedic to see a colony of fur seals, then we head to our overnight dormitory accommodation. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Two – Kangaroo Island to Adelaide – We try some platypus spotting and visit Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary. Explore the sand dunes at Little Sahara then head to Seal Bay to walk amongst Australian sea lions. After lunch, we call in at Vivonne Bay then head for your return transfer to Adelaide. Overnight dormitory accommodation. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day Three – Adelaide – A free day in Adelaide to relax. Overnight dormitory accommodation included. (Meals at own expense).

. Day Four – Adelaide to Grampians National Park – An early start this morning, driving through the picturesque Adelaide Hills, crossing the mighty Murray River, passing through South Australian country towns to today’s destination, the magnificent Grampians National Park. We spend the afternoon hiking at Hollow Mountain and the amazing MacKenzie Falls, finishing the day with breathtaking sunset views from The Balconies and Reeds Lookout. Overnight is at Halls Gap, in the heart of the Grampians. Includes dinner.

. Day Five – Grampians National Park via the Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell – Start the morning with a challenging hike to the Pinnacle, exploring the natural wonders and breathtaking views this national park has to offer. We visit Brambuks Aboriginal Cultural Centre before heading south to the coast and Warrnambool for a chance to view whales (seasonal). The renowned Great Ocean Road beckons for us to explore its beauty. You will see the Bay of Islands, Bay of Martyrs, The Grotto, London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge before enjoying the sunset over the Twelve Apostles. Stay overnight in the fishing village of Port Campbell or Princetown. Includes breakfast and dinner.

. Day Six – Port Campbell to Melbourne – This morning we enjoy an early sunrise at the Twelve Apostles before making our way down Gibson Steps to the beach for a different perspective of these amazing formations. Next up we spend time at the awesome Otway Fly, (a 25 metre high elevated tree top walk). Continuing on we pass through the magnificent cool temperate rainforests of the Otway National Park, onto the coastal towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne, exploring the pristine beaches and gorges. We make our way via the world famous Bells Beach to Torquay (home of Quicksilver and Rip Curl) after clearing the shops of bargains we head to our final destination of Melbourne. Includes breakfast.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0645 on Thursday from April to November.
. Departs Adelaide at 0645 on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from December to March.

Kangaroo Island Two Day Safari – KI2

Enjoy a visit to Kangaroo Island and marvel at its beautiful coastlines and its abundant variety of wildlife.

. Day One – Adelaide to Kangaroo Island – After meeting your Adventure Tours Australia guide and fellow travellers as we drive south of Adelaide through the scenic hills of the Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jervis. Here we board the Sealink ferry to cross Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island – a 45 minute journey to Penneshaw. Once on shore, we stretch our legs while searching for Tammar wallabies and the Glossy Black cockatoo before heading to one of the island’s most stunning surf beaches at Pennington Bay. Our next stop and the highlight for most is the opportunity to walk amongst Australian sea lions, in their natural habitat on a guided interpretive walk at Seal Bay. We then play and explore on the magnificent white sand dunes at Little Sahara, visit Vivonne Bay and search for koalas at the Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary. We arrive at our farm-stay late afternoon and after dinner search for kangaroos, wallabies and possums on a guided nocturnal walk. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Two – Kangaroo Island to Adelaide – Our morning is spent in the Flinders Chase National Park starting with an interpretive walk (four kilometres return) at Snake Lagoon. We wind our way through the Rocky River Valley to the Southern Ocean, learning about the native flora and fauna of this unique eco-system. We then make our way to Remarkable Rocks for a leisurely stroll amongst the huge weather-sculptured granite outcrops, visit Admirals Arch at Cape du Couedic to watch the resident colony of New Zealand fur seals frolic in the ocean or bask in the sun and then break for lunch at Rocky River Headquarters, with time to check out the Information Centre. Following lunch, we travel through the central farming region to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery – the only commercial distillery in operation in South Australia followed by a tasting of locally produced wines. Our final stop is Cape Willoughby – home of the oldest lighthouse in South Australia and picturesque views of the rugged coastline and Devil’s Kitchen. We return to Penneshaw for our journey back to Adelaide. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0645 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from December to March.
. Departs Adelaide at 0645 on Monday, Thursday and Saturday April and November.
. Departs Adelaide at 0645 on Thursday and Saturday from May to October.

Adelaide to Alice Springs Six Day Safari – PBN

Tour highlights include the Flinders Ranges, Parachilna, Wilpena Pound, Coober Pedy, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon and Aboriginal culture.

. Day One – Adelaide to Parachilna – Leaving Adelaide we travel through the Clare Valley then continue on to Kanyaka Homestead and the Flinders Ranges. We stop and view rock art at Yourambulla Caves before heading for our overnight dormitory accommodation at Parachilna. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day Two – Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound – Enjoy a scenic drive through Parachilna Gorge before arriving at Wilpena Pound, the jewel of the Flinders Ranges. Pull out the hiking boots for a guided climb of Mount Ohlssen-Bagge and you will be rewarded with fantastic views over the ranges, the desert and Lake Torrens. After lunch, we travel to remote Rawnsley Park Sheep Station where we stay overnight in dormitory accommodation. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Three – Rawnsley Park to Coober Pedy – We travel to Coober Pedy then take an opal mine tour with a chance to go opal fossicking (time permitting). We stay in an underground bunkhouse in Coober Pedy. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner).

. Day Four – Coober Pedy to Uluru – We drive through rugged desert country to Yulara for the sunset at Uluru (Ayers Rock) then view the stars in our overnight permanent camp at Yulara. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Five – Uluru to Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon – Up early for the Uluru sunrise where you can enjoy a base walk or choose to climb Uluru, then take a guided interpretive walk at Mala. We visit Kata Tjuta (Olgas) and head to Kings Canyon for our overnight camp. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day Six – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs – Explore Kings Canyon, including the breathtaking north and south walls, The Lost City and Garden of Eden. After lunch we depart for Alice Springs viewing the rugged desert scenery along the way. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Operates:
. Departs Adelaide at 0700 on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Activites and Experiences at Adventure Tours Australia

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program NATIONAL TOURISM ACCREDITATION PROGRAM
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT I
  • Barbecue BARBECUE
  • Camping CAMPING
  • Flora FLORA
  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Swimming SWIMMING
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Marine Animal watching MARINE ANIMAL WATCHING
  • Walking WALKING
  • Wine Tasting WINE TASTING
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Checkin Desk
  • Waiting Area
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT I
  • Active
  • Adventure ADVENTURE
  • Beach BEACH
  • Caravan and Camping CARAVAN AND CAMPING
  • Rural/Country RURAL/COUNTRY
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Food and Wine FOOD AND WINE
  • Historic/Heritage HISTORIC/HERITAGE
  • Island ISLAND
  • Marine MARINE
  • National Park NATIONAL PARK
  • Nature based NATURE BASED
  • Off road
  • Outback OUTBACK
  • Relaxation RELAXATION
  • Remote REMOTE
  • Soft Adventure
  • Shopping SHOPPING
  • Water based WATER BASED
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Single
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Four Wheel Drive FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE
  • Coaster COACH

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