Day trip

South Australia: Guided Full-Day Highlights Tour

4.4 / 5

29 reviews

Activity provider: Bums on Seats
Day trip

South Australia: Guided Full-Day Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Bums on Seats
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From US$ 99.11 per person

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See the best of South Australia in one day on a guided tour. Explore the old German township of Hahndorf, spot whales from the coastline, and taste some of Australia's best wines.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait outside your hotel lobby for pickup.


  • Experience the best of South Australia with the help of an expert local guide
  • Visit the historic villages of Hahndorf, Goolwa and Victor Harbor
  • Have the chance to spot whales off the coast during whale season
Full description
Get picked up from your accommodation in Glenelg at 9 AM or Adelaide at 9:20 – 9:30 AM for a full day of sightseeing around the gorgeous Fleurieu Peninsula.  Enjoy the scenic drive from Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills before arriving in the historic German village of Hanhdorf. Treat yourself to morning tea at The Haus, visit the Antique Clock Museum, or shop around in the village's boutique stores. Travel on to the old paddle steamer port of Goolwa for a stroll along the beach where the Murray River meets the sea. Make a short stopover at South Australia's greatest surfing beach before continuing on to Victor Harbor. Keep your eyes peeled for whales as you pass Basham Beach during whale season.  Next, explore the seaside town of Victor Harbor where you can visit the Whale Center and Museum. Take advantage of the chance to visit Granite Island and check out the fairy penguins or ride the famous horse-drawn tram. Purchase lunch from one of the many quaint restaurants and pubs. Your last stop of the day will be McLaren Vale, one of Australia's oldest and finest olive, wine, and almond-growing regions. Taste some of the area's best wines, purchase some locally-grown, homemade delicacies before returning back to your accommodation at around 5:30 PM.
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  • Food and drinks

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • There will also be ample time to visit the Almond Train or Chocolate Factory in McLaren Vale at your own expense
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 29 reviews

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Driver was just wonderful, pleasant and helpful. Our trips were both great, we enjoyed the days spent with 'Bums on Seats' and will definitely use this tour company again. We were picked up and dropped off at our Hotel and travelled in a small group of ten people which was friendly and very manageable. Thank you for your wonderful service!

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March 25, 2023

We had the luxury of a limousine and our own driver, which meant we could tailor the excursion to our interests. The driver was most accomodating and we saw some of the coast that wasn't included in the itinerary. We weren't really interested in going to a wine museum or a chocolate factory. We had booked the tour because it also went to Hahndorf and Victor Harbour. We did feel that the driver lacked some local information about the places we saw but that didn't detract from the overall experience.

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March 25, 2023

Had a great time on this tour highly recommend going .the whole day was brilliant our tour guide was great and I was lucky to have a great bunch of people with me on the day.. Coming to Adelaide and want to see lots while relaxing at the the same time book this tour you would be mad to.miss it

March 25, 2023

Product ID: 294550