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Adelaide and a Taste of the South

Spectacular southern Australia

  • From 10 days
  • Self-drive
  • October - April
  • Approx. 25 hours

Drive across Australia from the wild nights of the nation’s capital to the wildlife of the southern islands. Discover ancient cultures, natural landmarks, and frolicking wildlife as you hop from spot to spot with the ease of graceful kangaroos—of which you’re sure to see many. A road trip to Warrnambool brings you to the Great Ocean Road and the spiked limestone of the Twelve Apostilles. In the city, immerse yourself in architectural design, multicultural eateries, and cobbled laneways buzzing with expressive art in a sprawling land known as the one “Down Under.”

  1. Canberra

  2. Melbourne

  3. Warrnambool

  4. Naracoorte

  5. Kangaroo Island

  6. Adelaide

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Adelaide and a Taste of the South



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Destination 1: Canberra

Begin in Australia's capital, Canberra. Tour the stunning Parliament House to become familiar with the city’s rise to state-center. Swing by Canberra Glassworks to see live glassblowing. Learn about the craft as the molten mass takes shape and peruse the delicate bobbles. Just 24 miles south of the city is Namadgi National Park, rugged mountainous land with alpine meadows. Make a day of it and explore the beautiful nature. 

Destination 2: Melbourne

Journey to Melbourne, the offbeat cultural hub of Australia where people come to express, innovate, and celebrate individuality. Begin in the laneways with a tour that takes you through streets covered in art and full of countless eateries, cafes, and funky bars. Head over to the Melbourne Cricket Ground and its National Sports Museum that showcases iconic sporting moments. Walk the Yarra River embankment and picnic as rowing boats pass by.

Destination 3: Warrnambool

Cruise to Warrnambool where a Cheese World and Street Art Trail draw visitors year-round. Drive 90 minutes along the coast to the Great Ocean Road and witness striking ancient limestone known as the Twelve Apostles. Another must-see in the area are views of Lake Pertobe from Cannon Hill. If visiting in winter, The Whale Trail is a lifetime experience in a coastal location bursting with nature and wildlife.

Destination 4: Naracoorte

Road trip to Naracoorte, a town in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Venture underground and visit a unique cave system with fossils dating 500,000 years. Bool Lagoon is a wetland and bird oasis with 150 bird species, stroll the wooden walkways in harmony with nature. These paths separate waters that provide drought refuge to the surrounding wildlife.

Destination 5: Kangaroo Island

Hop a ferry off Australia's west coast to visit Kangaroo Island. Seventy miles from land, the island is named after one of the country’s most iconic animals and home to more than 60,000 marsupials—including plenty of kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies. You can also spot dolphins and seals splashing around in the Australian Bright. After a day spent exploring, towel off and relax at sunset with a drink at Remarkable Rocks, a place formed from 500 million years of rain, wind, and waves.

Destination 6: Adelaide

End your holiday in Adelaide, a city of flair that welcomes you to enjoy the great Australian outdoors, whilst delivering with excellent outdoor and evening activities. Hop over to the botanic gardens and saunter through a tropical garden encased by a Victorian-era building. Head down to Central Market and feast on some of the freshest produce around. To end your stay, kick back at night in a cocktail bar and say hello and goodbye to the friendly locals.  Less

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