Day 02: Adelaide
Check out from the hotel & proceed to Airport to board the flight to Adelaide. After pickup in Adelaide, relax during the scenic 30-minute drive to Hahndorf. As you exit the city, pass through the cultural precinct of the North Terrace and head up Mount Lofty. Stop at the summit, Adelaide’s highest peak, and get great photo stops of the city, coast, and St. Vincent Gulf. Continue down the road, which winds through the villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater. You'll see the water wheel of the historic Bridgewater Mill. Upon arrival in Hahndorf, spend time exploring the town. Australia's oldest German settlement features locally made foods including classic German dishes, a pleasant tree-lined main street, and shops with arts and crafts. Tour includes tastings of traditional German beer. Overnight in Adelaide. Recommended Accommodations: Arkaba, Wilpena Pound Resort, Flinders Bush Retreats, etc.
Optional Tour -
Flinders Range for 2/3 days-
Explore the spectacular scenery with a picturesque flight over the vast outback, spend a day with an indigenous guide learning about the ancient Aboriginal culture of the area or simply marvel at the myriad of local wildlife, including Red and Grey Kangaroos, Rock Wallabies, Emus and many different species of birds.
Pichi Richi Railway-
Ride the rails back in time on one of Australia's best-known steam train journeys. The Pichi Richi Railway runs beautifully restored steam and diesel locomotives and timber carriages, including the century-old steam train nicknamed the Coffee Pot that is a favourite of trains potters and believed to be the last of its kind in the world.
Explore Wilpena Pound with Scenic Flight-
From the air, Wilpena Pound looks like a crater, a massive bowl almost 100 kilometres wide that stands above the surrounding plains. But the rim is made up of the stumps of huge mountains, believed to have been as high as the Himalayas. Also experience Aboriginal cultural walks.