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A botanically themed tour with expert guide.

Admire Parliament House in Canberra, on your guided tour with Botanica.

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Discover Adelaide and the attractions of the Adelaide Hills before visiting the Fleurieu Peninsula then onto the world-renowned Barossa Valley for some samples of their wines with Botanica World Discoveries'. View complete itinerary

Trip code: BTWR5
Duration: 5 days
Accommodation: Hotels offering superior comfort
Journey: Adelaide Return
Meals included: 9


Day 1. Arrive Adelaide and Sightseeing

Be met at Adelaide airport at 12.30pm or the Sebel Playford hotel at 1.30pm. This afternoon, enjoy a city sightseeing tour including tastings at the Adelaide Wine Centre followed by a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: Four Nights: Adelaide, centrally located 5-star The Playford Hotel or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Dinner

Day 2. AL-RU Farm, Maggie Beer’s and Seppeltsfield Winery

Enjoy a private garden visit to AL-RU Farm, a cattle property featuring a stunning garden. Afterwards, tour the Barossa Valley then visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop. Later tour the historic Seppeltsfield Winery.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Lunch

Day 3. Beaumont House, Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf & Hans Heysen’s Studio

Visit the Mediterranean style Beaumont House, built in 1849. Continue to the quaint German-influenced village of Hahndorf, then visit Hans Heysen’s home and studio, to see the magnificent gums he was so famous for painting, then meet Gardening Australia TV personality Sophie Thomson as she shows us around Sophie’s Patch.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Lunch

Day 4. Himeji Gardens, Carrick Hill & Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Tour the famous Haigh’s Chocolate Factory and sample the exquisite delicacies. Afterwards visit Adelaide’s Japanese sister city garden, the serene Himeji Gardens. Tour Carrick Hill Manor House with time to explore the vast gardens. Enjoy lunch and take a look inside the Australian Museum of Gardening. This afternoon either explore the Art Gallery of South Australia or tour the Botanic Gardens with your Botanical Guide. Opened to the public in 1857, the gardens were designed by George Francis.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Lunch
  • • Dinner

Day 5. Depart Adelaide

After breakfast be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast

Trip Highlights

  • Visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop
  • Enjoy a wine tasting & tour at Seppeltsfield Winery
  • Tour private gardens & meet the owners
  • Visit Hans Heysen’s home & studio
  • Explore Carrick Hill Manor House
  • Tour Haigh’s Chocolate Factory


Included Experiences

  • All sightseeing as mentioned
  • Services of a Botanical Guide & experienced Coach Captain
  • Airport transfers on first & last day
  • 9 Meals – 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 3 Dinners
  • Travel in a small group aboard a luxury vehicle with room to spread out
  • 4 nights at the luxurious & central 5-star Playford Hotel

Additional Information

Fitness Level

  • Our tours and cruise cater to various fitness levels
  • This tour requires a low level of fitness – Involves travel close to home and includes longer stays in one location. Travellers need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and stairs, and be able to stand up for up to one hour.

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Maggie Beer’s cooking demonstration and lunch is subject to confirmation
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included

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