Flinders Ranges Odysseys has launched a new ultimate six-day Flinders Ranges and Wine Experience Tour, combining the bustling city of Adelaide, South Australia’s leading wine and gourmet food regions and the spectacular and rugged Wilpena Pound and Flinders Ranges outback.
The six-day Flinders Ranges and Wine Experience includes a leisurely day exploring Adelaide, a choice between the Barossa Food & Wine Experience or the new McLaren Vale & The Cube Experience; a three-day Flinders Ranges Outback tour and three nights’ accommodation in Adelaide at the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel with full buffet breakfast each morning.
Arrive in Adelaide and spend the day or afternoon discovering this vibrant city. Visit some of its main attractions like Adelaide’s university and art gallery, St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Zoo, go shopping along Rundle Mall, or even take a tram trip to the seaside town of Glenelg.
On the Barossa Valley Food and Wine Experience coach tour visit the award winning Pindarie Cellar Door for wine tastings and morning tea; Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop for a tour and tastings of her delicious food products; enjoy a two-course lunch and wine tastings at the beautiful Lambert Estate; take in the picturesque views at the Mengler Hill lookout and indulge in a chocolate and wine pairing experience at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company.
On The McLaren Vale & The Cube Experience coach tour explore the main street of McLaren Vale and its many shops and galleries; enjoy wine tasting at Stump Hill Cafe and at the stunning Wirra Wirra Vineyards; visit the d’Arenberg Cube for a guided tour through the Alternate Realities Museum and a scrumptious two-course lunch and wine tasting at Polly’s Restaurant, and visit the 70-acre working vineyard of Beresford Estate Wines for wine, beer or gin tasting.
Explore the 540-million-year-old Flinders Ranges in luxury air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicles and in small, intimate groups of up to eight people, accompanied by a personal local tour guide on the three-day all-inclusive Flinders Ranges Outback tour.
Over three days visit the old copper mining town of Burra; stop at Kanyaka Station Homestead Ruins and see what’s left of this once massive sheep and cattle station and watch the sunset overlooking the stunning Chace Range while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine and gourmet canapes on the Sunset on the Chace tour.
Explore the southern Flinders Ranges seeing local sights and the picturesque Bunyeroo and Brachina gorges; visit the famous Prairie Hotel, Australia’s #1 Outback Hotel recognised as an “unmissable outback experience”; take in the phenomenal views at Mt Remarkable, and enjoy wine tasting and lunch at Clare Valley. There’s also the opportunity to take an early morning scenic flight with Chinta Air (additional charges apply), to gain a true appreciation of the scale and grandeur of Wilpena Pound.
All meals are included and are not to be missed. Indulge in a mouth-watering three-course Lamb Tasting food experience served with matching Clare Valley wines; a delicious two-course dinner at Rawnsley Park Station’s Woolshed Restaurant and try the Prairie Hotel’s signature Antipasto Platter.
Accommodation is at the award-winning Rawnsley Park Station overlooking the southern side of Wilpena Pound and includes daily continental breakfast.
The six-day Flinders Ranges and Wine Experience Tour starts from $2547.00 per person, twin share and includes Adelaide Sightseeing’s Barossa Food & Wine Experience or the McLaren Vale & The Cube Experience, the three-day Flinders Ranges Outback tour and three nights’ accommodation in Adelaide at the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel with full buffet breakfast each morning.
The tour departs Adelaide every Saturday and Wednesday until 31st March 2022. Saturday departures include the Barossa Food & Wine Experience and Wednesday departures include the McLaren Vale & The Cube Experience.