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Experience a truly memorable outback and/or coastal experience with Swagabout Tours on a small group, all inclusive tour. Travel in four wheel drive vehicle comfort, sleep in traditional Australian swags under the southern stars or fully accommodated accommodation.

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Flinders Ranges Three Day Tour – SAT02

Spend three days experiencing the majestic Flinders Ranges sleeping in either a traditional Australian swag under the southern stars or twin share accommodation as you explore Flinders Ranges gorges, Wilpena Pound and more on a small group, personalised tour.

. Day One – Depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 and travel to Rawnsley Park via the Clare Valley and Hawker. Visit Sevenhill Winery and Church, Yourimbulla Cave (Aboriginal painting site) and an outback art gallery. Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Visit Wilpena Pound and take a walk into Hills Homestead or around the old Wilpena Homestead. Travel through the picturesque Bunyeroo, Brachina and Parachilna Gorges, visit the mining heritage of Blinman and see wildlife at peace with nature, view the Great Wall of China and magnificent 360-degree panoramas from Stokes Hill Lookout. Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park.

. Day Three – From Rawnsley Park return to Adelaide via Hawker, Quorn, Port Augusta and the coast road. Visit Kanyaka Ruins and Wadlata Outback Centre to travel through the tunnel of time before heading south to Adelaide along Highway One. Arrive in Adelaide at approximately 1830.

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Clare Valley Day Tour – SAT05

Spend a day on a small group, personalised tour in the Clare Valley region of South Australia. Highlights include visits to Martindale Hall to explore the grandeur of this Georgian style mansion built in the mid 1800s and historic Mintaro to view the old miners buildings and the slate quarry that has produced world class slate billiard tables for the past 150 years. Enjoy tasting premium wines at Clare Valley wineries and lunch in a local cafe.

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Nine Day Tour – SAT11

Join us on our Adelaide to Alice Springs 9 day small group, personalised tour. Highlights include Clare Valley, Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta Track, Coober Pedy, Dalhousie Springs, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon.

. Day One – Adelaide to Rawnsley Park. Depart Adelaide at 0730 and travel through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide Plains to the Clare Valley. Visit the Sevenhill Winery and Church, South Australia’s first winery. Continue through the southern Flinders Ranges to Hawker and Rawnsley Park. Visit Yourambulla Cave to view Aboriginal rock art. Overnight Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Rawnsley Park to Gammon Ranges. Travel through the central Flinders Ranges via Brachina and Parachilna Gorges. Visit Wilpena Pound, view Australian wildlife at peace with nature and the pioneering heritage of the area. Arrive Gammon Ranges late afternoon. Overnight Gammon Ranges or Arkaroola.

. Day Three – Gammon Ranges to Lyndhurst/Farina. Take the Ridge Top Tour and experience the most rugged part of the Flinders Ranges. Travel to the western edge of the Flinders Ranges via Italowie Gorge. Visit Quandong Cafe, Leigh Creek Coalfields, Talc Alf and The Ochre Pits. Overnight accommodation in Lyndhurst or camp near Farina historic town site.

. Day Four – Lyndhurst/Farina to William Creek. Travel the Oodnadatta Track. Visit Marree, Lake Eyre South, The Mound Springs and the William Creek Pub. Overnight William Creek and have a cold beer with the locals or Coward Springs.

. Day Five – William Creek/Coward Springs to Coober Pedy. Travel to Coober Pedy. Visit Lake Cadibarrawirracanna and view Australia’s longest fence. Visit underground motel, Umoona Mine and other Coober Pedy sites. Overnight cabin/backpacker accommodation (twin share) at Coober Pedy.

. Day Six – Coober Pedy to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Travel along the Dingo (Dog) Fence and visit the Breakaways. Travel Stuart (Explorer) Highway to Erldunda and on to the Lasseter Highway to Uluru. View Mount Connor. Overnight Yulara or bush camp.

. Day Seven – Uluru. Visit the cultural centre and enjoy walks around Uluru. Valley of the Winds walk at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and view sunset on Uluru. Overnight Yulara.

. Day Eight – Uluru to Kings Canyon. View Uluru sunrise and travel to Kings Canyon. Rim walk to view the Lost City and Garden of Eden. Overnight Kings Creek Station.

. Day Nine – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs. Return to Stuart Highway and head north to Alice Springs. Visit Henbury Meteorite craters and Rainbow Valley. View a piano playing, singing Dingo. Arrive Alice Springs at approximately 1800.

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Flinders Ranges Four Day Tour – SAT03

Explore the rugged Flinders Ranges and gorges, its mining heritage and wildlife on this four day tour sleeping in either a traditional Australian swag under the southern stars or twin share accommodation on a small group, personalised tour.

. Day One – Depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 and travel to Rawnsley Park via the Clare Valley, Jamestown, Orroroo and Hawker. Visit Sevenhill Cellars and church and Yourambulla Cave. See vineyards and farmlands and enjoy some bushwalking at Rawnsley Park. Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Leave Rawnsley Park for Arkaroola travelling via Wilpena Pound, Brachina and Parachilna gorges and Blinman. Visit Wilpena Pound, see the rugged Flinders Ranges and gorges, the mining heritage of Blinman and wildlife at peace with nature. An optional scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and a visit to the Arkaroola Astronomical Observatory is available (own expense). Stay overnight in Arkaroola/Gammon Ranges.

. Day Three – Today, depart Arkaroola and travel to Hawker via Copley. In the morning enjoy a Ridgetop Tour, then visit Quandong Bakery and outback art galleries. Stay overnight in Hawker.

. Day Four – Depart Hawker and begin return journey to Adelaide via Quorn, Port Augusta and Port Wakefield. Travel the Pichi Richi Pass, visit Kanyaka Ruins and Wadlata Outback Centre. Returning to Adelaide at approximately 1800.

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Head of the Bight Whale Watching Five Day Tour – SAT09

Visit Head of the Great Australian Bight, Fowlers Bay, Cactus Beach, Mount Wudinna, Tcharkuldu Rock, Streaky Bay, Point Labatt Sea Lion, Murphy’s Haystacks, Talia Caves, Elliston, Cowell, Whyalla and lots more on this small group, personalised tour.

. Day One – Depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 to Wudinna via Highway One. Visit one of Australia’s longest and oldest wooden jetties, Port Augusta, view Iron Knob, birthplace of the Australian steel industry. Overnight Wudinna.

. Day Two – Wudinna to Nullarbor. Visit Mount Wudinna and Tcharkuldu Rock, large granite outcrops displaying unusual landforms. Travel through the country towns of Minnipa, Ceduna and Penong to the Nullarbor. Overnight Nullarbor.

. Day Three – Nullarbor to Ceduna. Visit Head of the Bight to spend the morning watching whales frolic in the clear blue waters of the Great Australian Bight. Return to Ceduna via Fowlers Bay and Cactus Beach, one of Australia’s best surfing spots. Overnight Ceduna.

. Day Four – Ceduna to Elliston. Travel the Flinders Highway via Smoky Bay, Streaky Bay and coastal drives to Point Labatt and Elliston. Visit Point Labatt Sea Lion colony, Murphy’s Haystacks and Talia Caves. Overnight Elliston.

. Day Five – Elliston to Adelaide. Travel the Birdseye Highway to Lock, Cleve and Cowell, then the Lincoln Highway to Whyalla and Port Augusta. Visit a Jade showroom, an oyster farm to taste fresh local oysters and Whyalla, birthplace of the Australian steel industry. Return to Adelaide at approximately 1800.

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. Departs Adelaide on request at 0730 from June to September inclusive.

Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy Nine Day Tour – SAT01

A truly memorable outback experience sleeping in either a traditional Australian swag under the southern stars or twin share accommodation as you explore the Flinders Ranges, Dalhousie Springs, Coober Pedy and more on a six or nine day small group, personalised tour. The tour will take you through the fertile Clare Valley, famous for its premium wine, to the Flinders Ranges where you will experience rugged beauty, unusual landscapes, and explore the heritage of the early pioneers and share in the culture of the local Adnyamathanha people. You will see Lake Eyre, Australia’s largest inland salt lake, and the mound springs of the Great Artesian Basin, the lifeline of the pastoral industry of the arid interior. We will travel to desert environments to see flora, fauna, thermal oasis, outback characters and pubs. We will follow the Old Ghan Railway Line and Overland Telegraph Line that linked northern and southern Australia for over 50 years. Enjoy a swim in the thermal pools on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Experience the startling colours of the Painted Desert and the Breakaways, settings for world class movies, wonder at the moonscape of Coober Pedy, opal capital of the world.

. Day One – Depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 and travel through the northern suburbs and Adelaide plains to the Clare Valley. Visit Sevenhill Cellars a winery and monastery. Travel through vast open plains to the lower Flinders Ranges via numerous country towns and visit Kanyaka Ruins and Yourambulla Caves an Aboriginal painting site. Arrive at Rawnsley Park mid afternoon. Enjoy self guided walks at the southern end of Wilpena Pound. Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Today, take a walk into Wilpena Pound and travel through the central Flinders Ranges. View Australian wildlife at peace with nature. See the pioneering heritage of the area. Late afternoon visit the Gammon Ranges. Stay overnight in the Gammon Ranges or Arkaroola.

. Day Three – Travel to Arkaroola, Australia’s largest private conservation park. Take the Ridgetop Tour and experience the most rugged part of the Flinders Ranges. Visit Quandong Cafe, Leigh Creek and Talc Alf at Farina. Camp overnight or accommodation at Lyndhurst.

. Day Four – Travel the Oodnadatta Track. Visit the Ochre Pits, Marree, Lake Eyre South, the Mound Springs and the William Creek Pub. Stay overnight at William Creek and have a cold beer with the locals or camp at Coward Springs historic railway siding.

. Day Five – Enjoy a scenic flight over Australia’s largest cattle station, Anna Creek and views of Lake Eyre (at own cost). Continue along the Oodnadatta Track. Visit Algebuckina Bridge, Algebuckina Water Hole, Oodnadatta and Dalhousie Springs. Camp at Dalhousie and relax with a swim in the thermal pools.

. Day Six – Travel on to Coober Pedy. View the earthy colours of the Painted Desert and the Breakaways. See Australia’s longest fence. Stay in underground accommodation.

. Day Seven – Explore Coober Pedy. Visit a working opal mine, Umoona Underground Tourist complex and the international underground motel, The Desert Cave. Stay in underground accommodation.

. Day Eight – Travel to Port Augusta. Visit Woomera and view the rocket and aircraft display and museum. Overnight Port Augusta area either twin share accommodation or camping on nearby Spear Creek Station.

. Day Nine – Today visit the Wadlata Outback Centre before returning to Adelaide via Melrose, arriving at approximately 1800.

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Seven Day Tour – SAT10

Join us on our seven day Adelaide to Alice Springs small group, personalised tour. Highlights include the Clare Valley, Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta Track, Coober Pedy, Dalhousie Springs, Uluru (Ayers Rock) Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon.

. Day One – Adelaide to Rawnsley Park. Depart Adelaide at 0730 and travel through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide Plains to the Clare Valley. Visit the Sevenhill Winery and church, South Australia’s first winery. Continue through the southern Flinders Ranges to Hawker and Rawnsley Park. Visit Yourambulla Cave to view Aboriginal rock art. Overnight Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Rawnsley Park to William Creek/Coward Springs. Travel through central Flinders Ranges via Brachina Gorge and visit Wilpena Pound. View the pioneering heritage of the area and see Australian wildlife at peace with nature. Visit Quandong Cafe, Talc Alf, the Ochre Pits, Arabuna Cultural Centre and the Mound Springs. Overnight Coward Springs or William Creek.

. Day Three – William Creek to Coober Pedy. Travel to Coober Pedy. Visit Lake Cadibarrawirracanna and Australia’s longest fence. Visit an underground motel, Umoona Mine and other Coober Pedy sites. Cabin/backpacker underground accommodation (twin share). Overnight Coober Pedy.

. Day Four – Coober Pedy to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Travel along the Dingo (Dog) Fence and visit the Breakaways. Travel Stuart (Explorer) Highway to Erldunda. From Erldunda travel the Lasseter Highway to Uluru. Visit Mount Connor. Overnight Yulara or bush camp.

. Day Five – Uluru. Visit the cultural centre and enjoy walks around Uluru. Valley of the Winds walk at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and view sunset on Uluru. Overnight Yulara.

. Day Six – Uluru to Kings Canyon. View Uluru sunrise and travel to Kings Canyon. Rim walk to view the Lost City and Garden of Eden. Overnight Kings Creek Station.

. Day Seven – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs. Return to Stuart Highway and head north to Alice Springs. Visit Henbury Meteorite craters and Rainbow Valley. Arrive Alice Springs at approximately 1730.

. Note: Alternative on this tour is to visit Arkaroola and do Ridgetop Tour instead of Kings Canyon.

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Five Day Tour – SAT07

Join us on our five day Adelaide to Alice Springs small group, personalised tour via the Stuart Highway (Explorer Highway). Highlights include the Clare Valley, Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy, Uluru (Ayres Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).

. Day One – We depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 travelling through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide Plains to the Clare Valley. On arrival we visit the Sevenhill Winery and Church – South Australia’s first winery. We continue through the southern Flinders Ranges passing through the towns of Wirrabara, Melrose and Wilmington before driving through the picturesque Horrocks Pass en-route to Port Augusta. Stopping in Port Augusta we visit the Wadlata Outback Centre to walk through the tunnel of time of the Flinders Ranges and Outback. On the outskirts of Port Augusta we begin our journey into the Outback via the Stuart Highway (Explorer Highway) en-route to Woomera for our overnight accommodation.

. Day Two – This morning visit the Woomera Heritage Centre before we continue along the Explorer Highway to Coober Pedy. We stop and view an inland salt lake and spend the afternoon viewing the sites of Coober Pedy. Overnight Coober Pedy.

. Day Three – We experience the early morning views of the Breakaways before we travel to Uluru via the Stuart and Lassiter Highways. Overnight Yulara.

. Day Four – Today we spend the day exploring the surrounds of Uluru (Ayres Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and learning about the history and culture of the local Anangu people. Overnight Yulara.

. Day Five – This morning we return to the Stuart Highway and head north to Alice Springs. We visit Henbury Meteorite craters and Rainbow Valley. We arrive in Alice Springs at approximately 1730.

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Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy Seven Day Tour – SAT08

Spend seven days on our small group, personalised tour discovering the Flinders Ranges and Coober Pedy. Highlights include the Clare Valley, Aboriginal rock art, Wilpena Pound, Arkaroola, Flinders Ranges Ridge Top tour, William Creek, Oodnadatta Track, Coober Pedy opal mining and Woomera.

. Day One – Adelaide – Rawnsley Park or Hawker – Depart Adelaide at 0730. Travel through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide plains to the Clare Valley. Visit the Sevenhill Winery and church, South Australia’s first winery. Continue through the Southern Flinders Ranges to Hawker and Rawnsley Park. Visit Yourambulla Cave to view Aboriginal rock art. Overnight Rawnsley Park or Hawker.

. Day Two – Rawnsley Park/Hawker – Gammon Ranges/Arkaroola – Travel through the central Flinders Ranges via Brachina and Parachilna Gorges. Visit Wilpena Pound. View Australian wildlife at peace with nature. View pioneering heritage of the area. Arrive Gammon Ranges late afternoon. Overnight Gammon Ranges or Arkaroola.

. Day Three – Gammon Ranges/Arkaroola – Lyndhurst – Take the Ridge Top tour and experience the most rugged part of the Flinders Ranges. Visit Quandong Cafe, Leigh Creek Coalfields. Overnight Lyndhurst.

. Day Four – Lyndhurst – William Creek – Visit, Talc Alf, the Ochre Pits, Marree. Travel the Oodnadatta Track. Visit Lake Eyre South, the Mound Springs and the William Creek Pub. Overnight William Creek and have a cold beer with the locals.

. Day Five – William Creek – Coober Pedy – Travel to Coober Pedy. Visit Lake Cadibarrawirracanna. View Australia’s longest fence. Visit underground motel, Umoona Mine and other Coober Pedy sites. Overnight Coober Pedy underground/ backpacker accommodation (twin share).

. Day Six – Coober Pedy – Woomera – Visit the Breakaways. Travel to Woomera. Visit the Woomera Heritage Centre. Overnight Woomera.

. Day Seven – Woomera – Adelaide – Travel to Port Augusta and Adelaide. Visit the Wadlata Outback Centre. View one of the longest wooden jetties in the southern Hemisphere. Arrive back in Adelaide at approximately 1800.

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Ten Day Tour – SAT12

Join us on our Adelaide to Alice Springs 10 day small group, personalised tour. Highlights include Clare Valley, Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta Track, Coober Pedy, Dalhousie Springs, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon.

. Day One – Adelaide to Rawnsley Park. Depart Adelaide at 0730 and travel through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide Plains to the Clare Valley. Visit the Sevenhill Winery and Church, South Australia’s first winery. Continue through the southern Flinders Ranges to Hawker and Rawnsley Park. Visit Yourambulla Cave to view Aboriginal rock art. Overnight Rawnsley Park.

. Day Two – Rawnsley Park to Gammon Ranges. Travel through the central Flinders Ranges via Brachina and Parachilna Gorges. Visit Wilpena Pound, view Australian wildlife at peace with nature and the pioneering heritage of the area. Arrive Gammon Ranges late afternoon. Overnight Gammon Ranges or Arkaroola.

. Day Three – Gammon Ranges to Lyndhurst/Farina. Take the Ridge Top Tour and experience the most rugged part of the Flinders Ranges. Travel to the western edge of the Flinders Ranges via Italowie Gorge. Visit Quandong Cafe, Leigh Creek Coalfields, Talc Alf and The Ochre Pits. Overnight accommodation in Lyndhurst or camp near Farina historic town site.

. Day Four – Lyndhurst/Farina to William Creek. Travel the Oodnadatta Track. Visit Marree, Lake Eyre South, The Mound Springs and the William Creek Pub. Overnight William Creek and have a cold beer with the locals or Coward Springs.

. Day Five – William Creek/Coward Springs to Coober Pedy. Travel to Coober Pedy. Visit Lake Cadibarrawirracanna and view Australia’s longest fence. Visit underground motel, Umoona Mine and other Coober Pedy sites. Overnight cabin/backpacker accommodation (twin share) at Coober Pedy.

. Day Six – Coober Pedy to Dalhousie Springs. Visit the Breakaways – location for many world class movies. Follow the Dingo (Dog) Fence. Experience the startling colours of the Painted Desert and visit historic Oodnadatta. Enjoy the hot waters of Dalhousie Springs. Overnight Dalhousie Springs.

. Day Seven – Dalhousie Springs to Kulgera. Visit Mount Dare – the most northern hotel in South Australia. Stop off at the site of the old Charlotte Waters Telegraph Station. Pass through the Aputula Aboriginal Community at Finke. Overnight Kulgera.

. Day Eight – Kulgera to Uluru. Travel the Stuart and Lasseter Highways. Stop off and view Mount Connor. Uluru walks and visit the cultural centre. Experience an Uluru sunset. Overnight Yulara.

. Day Nine – Uluru to Kings Canyon. Experience Uluru sunrise. Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Valley of the Winds walk. Travel to and overnight accommodation at Kings Creek Station.

. Day Ten – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs. Return to Stuart Highway and head north to Alice Springs. Visit Henbury Meteorite Craters and Rainbow Valley. View a piano playing, singing dingo. Arrive Alice Springs at approximately 1800.

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Eyre Peninsula, Gawler Ranges Eight Day Tour – SAT04

Spend eight days exploring the majestic coastline of the Eyre Peninsula and the gently rolling and peaceful hills of the Gawler Ranges sleeping in either a traditional Australian swag under the southern stars or twin share accommodation on a small group, personalised tour. This tour takes you along the majestic coastline of Eyre Peninsula the home of the aquaculture industry in South Australia. You will visit oyster, abalone and Yellowtail Kingfish farms and the only seahorse farm in South Australia. You can swim with the Australian Sea Lion and Bottled Nose Dolphin. You will view the clear blue waters of the Southern Ocean and Great Australian Bight, unspoilt beaches and rugged wilderness coastline. From the coast we will travel into the outback to experience the gently rolling and peaceful hills of the Gawler Ranges. Here you will observe ancient domes of volcanic rock displaying fascinating geological formations and a vivid array of colours, as well as shimmering salt lakes and densely vegetated sand hills which bloom with wildflowers after rain. You will see some of the 140 species of birds recorded in the Gawler Ranges as well as numerous other native animals. We will visit the Wadlata Outback Centre to travel through the tunnel of time of the Flinders Ranges and Outback South Australia on route to Adelaide.

. Day One – Depart Adelaide at approximately 0730 and travel north along Highway One to Port Augusta. We view one of the longest wooden jetties in the Southern Hemisphere at Port Germein. We follow the coastline of St Vincent and Spencer Gulf’s and view the magnificent Flinders Ranges. From Port Augusta we travel south along Highway One to Cowell, via Whyalla, a city developed to produce steel products from iron ore mined in the nearby Middleback Ranges. We arrive at Cowell at approximately 1500 for a tour of a local oyster farm. Stay overnight at Cowell.

. Day Two – We depart Cowell and travel to Arno Bay to visit a Yellowtail Kingfish and Mulloway hatchery. We continue south along Highway One to Port Lincoln situated on picturesque Boston Bay, one of the world’s largest natural harbours. We visit a seahorse farm and have views of Port Lincoln and Boston Bay from various vantage points and stroll amongst one of Australia’s largest fishing fleets. Stay overnight at Port Lincoln.

. Day Three – Today we tour the Lincoln National Park and stay overnight at Port Lincoln.

. Day Four – Depart Port Lincoln and continue along Highway One to Elliston. Along the way we visit Coffin Bay located on the shores of one of the most beautiful estuaries in Australia. We view more rugged coastal scenery and unspoilt beaches. Stay overnight at Elliston.

. Day Five – Today we continue along Highway One to Streaky Bay. We will visit Talia Caves, Murphy’s Haystacks and Point Labatt seal colony. We have the opportunity to swim with the seals at Baird Bay. Stay overnight in the Streaky Bay/Baird Bay area.

. Day Six – Today we travel from Streaky Bay to the Gawler Ranges. We visit a land based abalone farm. Here we leave the coast and head for the outback to the Gawler Ranges. Along the way we will visit Pildappa Rock and other unusual granite landforms. Stay overnight Gawler Ranges.

. Day Seven – Travel through the gently rolling and peaceful hills of the Gawler Ranges. We observe ancient domes of volcanic rock displaying fascinating geological formations and a vivid array of colours. View shimmering salt lakes and densely vegetated sand hills that bloom with wildflowers after rain. You will see some of the 140 species of birds recorded in the Gawler Ranges as well as numerous other native animals. Stay overnight in the Port Augusta area.

. Day Eight – Today we begin our return journey to Adelaide. We visit the Wadlata Outback Centre in Port Augusta and travel the tunnel of time of the Flinders Ranges and Outback South Australia. We travel via the central Flinders Ranges and the Clare Valley, one of Australia’s premium wine growing regions. We arrive back in Adelaide at approximately 1800.

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Kapunda, Burra, Clare Valley Two Day Tour – SAT06

Explore the Cornish mining heritage of the towns of Kapunda and Burra, visit historic Martindale Hall, the historic town of Mintaro, the Sevenhill cellars and church and other Clare Valley wineries on a small group, personalised tour.

. Day One – We depart Adelaide at 0730 and travel to Kapunda where we drive the Kapunda Heritage Trail. In Kapunda we explore the home of the first successful metal mine in Australia and associated heritage buildings and visit old miner’s cottages, schools, churches and the Kapunda Mine. We then travel to Burra, once Australia’s largest metal mine during the mid 1800s, the famed Monster Mine. We drive the Burra Heritage Trail and visit the Redruth Gaol, the Burra Mine, Enginehouse Museum, Paxton’s Miners Cottages, the Unicorn Brewery, miner’s dugouts, police lock up and stables and lots more. Next we travel to Clare for a relaxing evening at our overnight hotel or bed and breakfast accommodation.

. Day Two – Today we enjoy tasting premium wines at Clare Valley wineries, visit historic Sevenhill Winery and Church, Mintaro and Martindale Hall before arriving back in Adelaide at approximately 1700.

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Activites and Experiences at Swagabout Tours

  • Passenger Transport Board of South Australia PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • Off Road Driving OFF ROAD DRIVING
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT I
  • Astronomy
  • Barbecue
  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking BUSHWALKING
  • Camping CAMPING
  • Driving DRIVING
  • Flora FLORA
  • Fossicking FOSSICKING
  • Photography
  • Scenic Flight SCENIC FLIGHT
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming SWIMMING
  • Marine Animal swimming
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Marine Animal watching MARINE ANIMAL WATCHING
  • Walking WALKING
  • Wine Tasting WINE TASTING
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Waiting Area
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT I
  • Active ACTIVE
  • Adventure ADVENTURE
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Beach BEACH
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country RURAL/COUNTRY
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Food and Wine FOOD AND WINE
  • Historic/Heritage HISTORIC/HERITAGE
  • Industry/Mining, Agriculture
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Marine MARINE
  • National Park NATIONAL PARK
  • Nature based
  • Off road OFF ROAD
  • Outback OUTBACK
  • Pub Stay
  • Relaxation RELAXATION
  • Remote REMOTE
  • Soft Adventure SOFT ADVENTURE
  • Underground
  • Water based
  • Wildflower WILDFLOWER
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Four Wheel Drive FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE

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