South Australia’s Wine, Roses, History, Gardens and Art
Delights of Adelaide
Explore Adelaide including the Botanic Gardens, Himeji, Carrick Hill and Haighs Chocolate Factory.
Sophie Thomson's Garden
Spend time in the Adelaide Hill's at Sophie Thomson's garden, The Patch and Hans Heysens studio.
Barossa Valley's finest
Visit the Barossa Valley including Maggie Beer's Pheasant Farm.
Map & Itinerary
- All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
- Services of a Coach Driver & Botanical Guide
- Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & porterage
- Stay in good quality, centrally located hotels
- Travel in a small group in a luxury vehicle
- 8 Meals
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Group size 22-28 guests
- Low Fitness Level - involves walking on uneven surfaces and stairs, and be able to stand up for up to one hour and keep up with the pace of the group
- Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Arrive Adelaide and Himeji Gardens
Be met at Adelaide airport at 12.30pm or The Playford Adelaide at 1.30pm. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including tastings at the Adelaide Wine Centre. Afterwards visit Adelaide’s Japanese sister city garden, the Himeji Gardens. This walled oasis of peace and tranquility blends two classic Japanese styles. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: Four Nights, Adelaide, centrally located 5-star hotel, The Playford AdelaideDaily :
AL-RU Farm, Maggie Beer’s and Seppeltsfield Winery
Enjoy a visit to the premier wine region of the Barossa Valley with leisurely time at Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, then experience the historic Seppeltsfield Winery with its avenue of stunning date palms. Afterwards, visit the private garden of AL-RU Farm, a cattle property featuring a stunning garden.Daily :
Sophie’s Patch, Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf and 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 :
Carrick Hill, David Roche Foundation and Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Tour the famous Haigh’s Chocolate Factory and sample the exquisite delicacies. Tour Carrick Hill Manor House with time to explore the vast gardens along with the Australian Museum of Gardening. Next visit the David Roche Foundation which displays the many antiques and fine arts collected over his lifetime. This afternoon, choose to explore the Art Gallery of South Australia or visit the Botanic Gardens with your Botanical Guide.Daily :
This morning your tour concludes after breakfast.Daily :
Everything was wonderful. There were great sightseeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.