Central Market Tours
Early Riser Breakfast Tour (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings).
Start the day at 8.30am with a Market Breakfast followed by a 1.5 hour Adelaide Central Market Tour
The 140 year old Adelaide Central Market, in the heart of the Central Business District, is the epicenter of Food, Culture and Lifestyle in South Australia. The largest fresh produce market in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 80 specialist Stalls and the most visited tourist destination in South Australia with over 1.3 million visitors per month.
Get the inside story about our famous Food Market, generous tastings of the best in South Australian produce . . . Olive Oil, Oysters cheese and more with your Adelaide Central Market Tour.
A sensory and interactive Gourmet waking tour with local food expert, Mark Gleeson, through the Adelaide Central Market. Chef, Restauranteur, Olive Oil Judge and Slow Food Member, Mark’s knowledge of the local food industry is vast. The largest fresh produce market in the Southern Hemisphere and a window into the South Australian Food Industry. Visit Stallholders, taste many foods and experience the exciting buzz of the market. During the tour participants enjoy a range of delicious samples from South Australia. Even the gastronomic challenged will enjoy the experience.
The Barossa Valley Experience
Hotel pick up and drop off, highly qualified and knowledgeable guide, travel in luxury air – conditioned vehicles, home-made morning teas, wine tastings, and a sumptuous lunch.
There are many wine tasting regions in Australia but you will find this area is especially unique. The combination of a rich European heritage and the fresh vitality of Australia is embodied in the lifestyle of the Barossa. The peaceful rural setting hides many treasures such as magnificent old churches, wineries and historic cottages.
After leaving the main city centre we head north, over the Torrens River and into the Torrens Gorge. Covering 400 square kilometers, this area prides itself on its unspoiled beauty and love of the great outdoors. You may be lucky enough to see kangaroos and emus grazing near the road before venturing to the Chain of Ponds, which features a breathtaking backdrop of giant reservoirs and towering pine trees. We make our way to Williamstown and admire the beautiful stone buildings before having morning tea from the historic Lyndock bakery.
We visit the Angas Park Fruit Co. at the charming stone brick town of Angaston, before admiring the panoramic views offered from Menglers Hill Lookout, which gives you fantastic photographic opportunities looking out onto the Barossa Valley.
Lunch will be at award winning Peter Lehman Wines and consist of a beautiful tasting plate of local meats and cheeses.
The afternoon will then be spent amongst the vineyards and wineries that make this area so popular and famous around the world. This afternoon will be created to suit your palate. Whether you prefer the red or white, dry or sweet, our guide will discuss with everyone what they prefer and visit wineries appropriate to your taste. This is the joy of a small personalized group.
The day will finish with a stop to view the most famous of all premium Australian wine, Grange. That ends your magical day with us and we will have you back in town early evening.
Kangaroo Island – Australia’ Galapagos
If you want extraordinary wildlife encounters, excellent local produce and warm hospitality, this large Island off the coast of South Australia is a destination without peer. With significant National Park and Conservation reserves (one third of the entire island) and very few introduced plants and animals, biologists refer to Kangaroo Island as “the closest to what temperate Australia was like at the time of European settlement.” The Island’s diverse landscapes provide habitat for sealions, fur seals, endemic kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, echidnas, platypus, goannas, 255 bird species (many rare or endangered), possums, bandicoots and even whales. Except for whales, which pass through in winter, these are present all year-round.
Southern Ocean Lodge
ACCESS: Located at Hanson Bay on the Island’s south-west coast, Southern Ocean Lodge is a 50 or 90 minute drive from the airport or ferry terminal respectively. Air Regional Express (Rex) provide regular daily flights (30 mins) from Adelaide (ADL) to Kangaroo Island – Kingscote (KGC). A 15kg luggage limit per person applies; any excess may be uplifted or stored at Adelaide Airport for a nominal fee.
Charter Flights Private charter flights are available from Adelaide to Kingscote or Snug Cove an exclusive private airfield just 30 minutes drive from the lodge. Ferry SeaLink operate regular 45 minute ferry transfers between Cape Jervis on the mainland and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Cape Jervis is a picturesque two hour drive from Adelaide.
SOUTHERN OCEAN LODGE 3 night KI CLASSIC includes all dining, open bar with premium wines and spirits (cellarmasters list additional), in-suite bar, selected guided Kangaroo Island experiences and island airport transfers , Wonders of KI (Flinders Chase experience), Seal Bay, Kangas & Kanapés and other signature experiences.