Sunny Oasis of Mount Gambier

4 days | Departs 23 Jun & 7 Oct 2022-
Adelaide » Naracoorte » Mt Gambier » Robe » Cape Jaffa

Enjoy a fun tour to our cool South-Eastern corner of South Australia. Be amazed by the beauty of the Sinkhole Gardens and experience the bluest lake you will ever see! Stunning volcanic landscapes and rich soils abound, which have produced some of the finest wines in the world.

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4 days | Departs 23 Jun & 7 Oct 2022-
Adelaide » Naracoorte » Mt Gambier » Robe » Cape Jaffa

Enjoy a fun tour to our cool South-Eastern corner of South Australia. Be amazed by the beauty of the Sinkhole Gardens and experience the bluest lake you will ever see! Stunning volcanic landscapes and rich soils abound, which have produced some of the finest wines in the world.

Visit our website or contact us for current prices from your city.

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Pre-Tour Night for Interstate Connections Only

Travel arrangements commence on the day before the tour departs.

Your adventure begins with a flight to the beautiful city of Adelaide. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Ask us about a range of optional activities available or simply take a stroll along the newly redeveloped Riverbank precinct or go shopping at nearby Rundle Mall.

❱ 1 night: Grosvenor Hotel or similar

Day 1: Adelaide to Mount Gambier, Naracoorte Caves (D)

Adelaide travellers will be met at home and transferred to the Central Bus Station to join the tour. Interstate travellers will be picked up from the Grosvenor Hotel.

Our tour departs at 9:00am and travels via the South-Eastern Freeway to Tailem Bend and continues to Keith for a short break. We continue to Naracoorte where we experience the renowned Naracoorte Heritage Site. This famous site and accompanying cave system have revealed an incredible insight into life on our planet millions of years ago. We take an interesting guided tour into the easily accessed caves at the National Park. Later, we continue travelling through Penola to Mount Gambier. On arrival we check into our accommodation for the duration of our tour. Dinner tonight is included in the Motel restaurant.

❱ 3 nights: Commodore on the Park

Day 2: Mount Gambier’s Highlights, Blue Lake Aquifer Tour, Sunken Garden & Glenelg River Cruise (BAD)

Today after breakfast we take a tour of Mount Gambier. We visit the Lady Nelson Discovery Centre before we experience the Aquifer Tour at the Blue Lake. Learn all about this incredible phenomenon unique to Mount Gambier and enjoy spectacular views of the lake and town. Later we travel to the beautiful Umpherston Gardens to experience the delightful Sunken Garden situated within an extinct volcano. After lunch, we board a scenic cruise down the Glenelg River to the Princess Margaret Rose Cave. Enjoy afternoon tea on the cruise before returning to Mount Gambier. Dinner tonight in the Motel restaurant.

Day 3: Historic Town of Robe, Transmutation Factory & Cape Jaffa Wines (BLD)

After breakfast today we begin a tour along one of Australia’s most beautiful and pristine coastlines. We travel to Millicent before turning to the coast to Beachport, then continuing to Robe. Historic Robe is one of South Australia’s most popular fishing townships well known for its quality crayfish. We visit the unique Transmutation Factory which transforms plastic bread tags into beautiful creations. This amazing workshop helps reduce landfill by recycling plastics into openly reusable products. Later we enjoy lunch at the Robe Hotel. In the afternoon, we tour to Cape Jaffa Wines near Mount Benson. After a wine tasting served with a tasting platter, we tour back to Mount Gambier. Dinner tonight in the Motel restaurant.

Day 4: Mount Gambier to Adelaide via the Coorong (B)

After breakfast today we begin our tour back to Adelaide which takes us via the Coorong. We travel to Millicent before continuing to Kingston SE, stopping for a lunch break. Our tour continues along the Coorong through Salt Creek and Policeman Point to Meningie on Lake Albert. We continue to Tailem Bend and on to Adelaide. We arrive back at the Adelaide Central Bus Station where Metropolitan travellers will be greeted by chauffeured car for return transfers home.

Post-Tour Night for Interstate Connections Only

Stay the night on return to Adelaide and fly home the following day.

On our tour’s return to Adelaide, you will be taken to your hotel in the city centre. The next day, enjoy some time at leisure to explore Adelaide. Ask us about optional tours that are available today. Later, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight.

❱ 1 night: Grosvenor Hotel or similar

Highlights
  • Travel along the picturesque Limestone Coast
  • See the coastal towns of Meningie, Kingston SE, Robe & Millicent
  • Stay in the heart of Mount Gambier for 3 nights
  • Visit an extinct volcano & the iconic ‘Blue Lake’
  • Explore the huge Umpherston Sinkhole
  • Delightful scenic cruise on the Glenelg River
  • Tour the historic town of Robe
  • Visit the unique Transmutation shop
  • Wine tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines
Inclusions
  • 3 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), 1 afternoon tea (A) & 3 dinners (D)
  • Guided touring with onboard commentary
  • Quality accommodation throughout your holiday

Flights included in your price - as required

Transfers from home included - Adelaide only

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