South Australia
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Our most recommended South Australia Hiking

  • Eyre Peninsula and Flinders Ranges: 6-Day Adventure Tour

    1. Eyre Peninsula and Flinders Ranges: 6-Day Adventure Tour

    The Eyre Peninsula is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets and features some of the planet's best aquatic wildlife experiences. Your days will be filled with adventure and evenings sleeping Aussie bushman style in swags under the billions of stars that make up the southern skies, sharing stories with your new friends.  Day 1 (Tues) - Adelaide to Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park Hop in the bus to start driving north, including a quick coffee stop in Clare, before hitting the Flinders Ranges and exploring Alligator Gorge. Enjoy a picnic lunch and then move on to the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. Camp in stunning Wilpena Pound, and experience a welcome with Aboriginal songs and stories. Eat dinner at the campsite, then roll out your swag for your first night of sleep under the stars of the Milky Way. Day 2 (Wed) - Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

  • Adelaide: Morialta Wilderness and Wildlife Hike

    2. Adelaide: Morialta Wilderness and Wildlife Hike

    This tour provides an active and immersive experience that enriches the understanding of nature at the Morialta Conservation Park. Start your morning adventure along the Morialta walking trails as the bush wakes from its night slumber. As you follow the trails, discover amazing rock faces, gorges and seasonal waterfalls cascading over sheer quartzite cliffs. Witness the dawn colours bounce on the spectacular rugged vistas and capture the sense of nature while discovering the natural wonders of this national reserve. Morialta is the best place in Adelaide where you can see koalas in the wild. It offers unique biodiversity where many native faunas can be spotted including the occasional kangaroo or echidna. The creeks, rock pools and the higher slopes of the Gorge offer a perfect habitat to several species of frogs and small lizards such as geckos, skinks and dragons. Listen to the sounds...

  • Cleland Wildlife Park Experience with Mount Lofty Summit

    3. Cleland Wildlife Park Experience with Mount Lofty Summit

    A day with Australia's wonderful animals awaits. Before arriving at the wildlife park, you will take a short stop at Mount Lofty Summit to enjoy the magnificent panorama over Adelaide. At approximately 710m, the summit is the highest point in the Adelaide Hills with uninterrupted views to the Gulf St. Vincent and as far as the eye can see north and south. The Cleland Wildlife Park is set in 35 hectares of natural bush and provides a unique open space environment with very few enclosures. It is home to over 130 species of native animals and is one of only a few places in the world where you can hold a koala. Cleland Wildlife Park is well known for its management and care in the health and wellbeing of the animals. As you explore the park and follow the self-guided discovery trails, find an abundance of native wildlife and walk among the free roaming animals in their natural environment. ...

    Mike our driver was very friendly and knowledgeable about Adelaide. The mini bus was very comfortable and air conditioning worked well. A good driver who made sure we all buckled up.

  • Mount Lofty Summit Hike and Cleland Wildlife Park Visit

    4. Mount Lofty Summit Hike and Cleland Wildlife Park Visit

    A short scenic drive from the city takes you directly to the trailhead of Adelaide’s most popular hike. Explore this natural environment at your own pace on this specially structured self-guided experience. Arriving around 8:30 AM, be amazed by your first sight of the spectacular First Falls sparkling in the morning sunshine. Setting off at your own pace and depending upon your interest stops along the way, expect to take between 1 to 2 hours to arrive at the Summit. Fully immerse in the environment and sense the wilderness while listening to the sounds of the native birdlife. Detect the distinctive scents of the eucalyptus trees as the 3.9km trail climbs past waterfalls, along streams and gully ridges. Keep a keen eye out for sleepy koalas high in the gum trees, small lizards or even a kangaroo grazing in the bush! Sense the feeling of height as you reach the summit and be rewarded wit...

  • Melbourne to Adelaide: 2-Day Overland Explorer Tour

    5. Melbourne to Adelaide: 2-Day Overland Explorer Tour

    Day 1 - (L) Say farewell to Melbourne as you drive over the Westgate Bridge bound for Adelaide. Start at the beginning of The Great Ocean Road and twist along this iconic road with awe inspiring views the entire day. Stop for morning tea briefly before pulling over for a photo under Memorial Arch (The Great Ocean Road Sign). Continue through several seaside towns along the way, including Kennett River where your guide will help you find koalas in the wild and native birds amongst the eucalyptus trees, before your lunch stop in Apollo Bay. Relax on the main beach, walk the main street or taste some local ice-cream treats! After the lunch stop, the Great Ocean Road winds into the ancient Otway rainforest as you say goodbye to the coastline for a while. Stretch your legs in the fresh air as you're guided through the crisp wonderland of Maits Rest. Continuing the journey y...

    A wonderful experience. The Great Ocean Road offers absolutely stunning views as you drive past some pretty seaside towns. There was plenty of time for stops for photos, walks, food and drinks etc. The bus was quite cramped, not much leg room. Laid back and friendly drivers and fellow travellers from around the world added to the experience. Good catering along the way.

  • Adelaide: 2-Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians to Melbourne

    6. Adelaide: 2-Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians to Melbourne

    Day 1: Adelaide to Grampians National Park After departing Adelaide, you will travel through the Adelaide hills towards the Grampians National Park. This is one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations and is an area rich in Aboriginal culture, set in a beautiful and rugged ancient landscape. You will embark on a walk through the national park, taking in some of the breathtaking views at Boroka and Reed’s Lookout. You will then make your way to Mackenzie Falls (or Silverband Falls) where you will hike to view these stunning falls. At day's end, you will stay overnight in the Grampians, in the township of Halls Gap. Day 2: Great Ocean Road to Melbourne On your second day, wake up to the sight of kangaroos! Following breakfast, you will depart the Grampians and travel towards the 12 Apostles. Once there you will begin your journey along the beau...

  • Flinders Ranges: 3-Day 2-Night Outback Tour

    7. Flinders Ranges: 3-Day 2-Night Outback Tour

    This three-day Flinders Ranges outback tour departs from Adelaide via luxury, air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicles, and includes two nights at the award-winning Rawnsley Park Station. Rawnsley Park Station is located at the foot of Wilpena Pound, a magnificent natural amphitheater and the centerpiece of Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. The hotel will be a highlight on this tour with hosts Julie and Tony Smith providing guests with true outback hospitality and Aussie station experiences. Stay in their luxurious Eco Villas or a standard Holiday Unit, all with commanding views of the surrounding landscape. Touring includes the spectacular and rugged scenery of Wilpena Pound and the magnificent Flinders Ranges region with its wealth of wildlife, geology, and ancient history. Over two nights you will dine in the Woolshed Restaurant, an authentic, converted woolshed serving delicious m...

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What people are saying about South Australia

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 24 reviews

A wonderful experience. The Great Ocean Road offers absolutely stunning views as you drive past some pretty seaside towns. There was plenty of time for stops for photos, walks, food and drinks etc. The bus was quite cramped, not much leg room. Laid back and friendly drivers and fellow travellers from around the world added to the experience. Good catering along the way.

The trip is recommended. Very nice guide who explained a lot. You have to be aware that you are driving into a very extensive zoo. You can see tame kangaroos there, they eat out of your hand. You get food. The view from Mount Lofty on Adelaide was breathtaking. We liked it.

Mike our driver was very friendly and knowledgeable about Adelaide. The mini bus was very comfortable and air conditioning worked well. A good driver who made sure we all buckled up.

Lovely park. Very helpful and informative guide (Mike)

Super nice park - lovely view - and a perfekt guide