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Adelaide Oval 2-Hour Rooftop Climb Experience

1. Adelaide Oval 2-Hour Rooftop Climb Experience

On this exhilarating 2-hour experience, you will climb along the impressive roofline of Adelaide Oval. Your guide will provide commentary covering a mix of local history, quirky facts and point out significant landmarks around Adelaide and surroundings. The tour begins on an open viewing deck, where you can take in the impressive vista. If you're more adventurous, you can try out the lean out point at 164-feet (50 meters) above the ground. Next you will visit the City View area, where you can take in amazing views of the city below. This tour runs throughout the day, including the early evening when you can take in the gorgeous setting sun and twinkling city lights below. After your rooftop tour, you will be gifted a group photo, a souvenir cap and an achievement certificate.

Port Lincoln: Lincoln National Park Sunset Sand Dunes Tour

2. Port Lincoln: Lincoln National Park Sunset Sand Dunes Tour

Head to the sand dunes in Lincoln National Park to watch night fall. Feel the thrill of riding in a modified off-roading vehicle. Explore Stanford beach and take in the sunset at the Wanna Sand Dunes. Be picked up from your accommodation in Port Lincoln. Relax on the drive to Lincoln National Park. Get off the beaten track as your guide uses the 4-wheel-drive to venture off-road. Admire the long stretch of sand at Stanford beach. See how the light plays across the wind-sculpted sand dunes at sunset. Keep an eye out for local wildlife like the Rosenberg's goanna lizard, echidnas, western whip birds, malleefowls and hooded plovers. 

Barossa Valley: Hot Air Balloon Flight

3. Barossa Valley: Hot Air Balloon Flight

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Barossa Valley on this hot air balloon tour from Nuriootpa. Watch the sunrise as you soar over the valley and end your experience with a mouth-watering breakfast on the ground. Meet your pilot and crew approximately 2 hours before sunrise at the reception center in Nuriootpa. Once everybody is assembled and signed in, your pilot will give you a briefing before you board a comfortable all terrain vehicle for the drive to the launch site. Drive through the Barossa Valley which is famous for having some of the most gorgeous landscapes in all of Adelaide. Once you arrive at the launch site, your pilot and crew will inflate the balloon ready for take-off. Have the option to join in with the balloon preparation. This whole process takes about 30-40 minutes. Jump on board, and after one last briefing and then it’s up, up, and away. Wave goodbye to the crew who will follow on the ground and meet you when you land. Relax and take in the amazing 360⁰ views. Experience the peace and beauty of floating over the countryside as the sun is rising. Fly for about 1 hour before landing somewhere downwind. Once you have landed your crew will meet you and it’s time to pack the balloon away. Hop back in the comfy vehicle and head back to the reception center for breakfast. The morning ends with a delicious Barossa breakfast back at the reception center with a view over Penfolds Stonewell vineyards. Chat with your fellow passengers and pilot about the morning's events, while sipping sparkling wine and indulging in the best Barossa produce.

Mclaren Vale Hills Vines and Wines Bike Tour from Adelaide

4. Mclaren Vale Hills Vines and Wines Bike Tour from Adelaide

You will be picked up in central Adelaide and transported to Kuitpo Forest, a beautiful spot above the McLaren Vale wine region. You will be provided with a good quality mountain bike with front suspension & disc brakes, and a helmet if you do not have your own. Set off to explore the forest. Kangaroos and koalas can regularly be seen on the ride. Next is a lovely descent down Willunga Hill towards McLaren Vale, and then it’s time for wine tasting. Then ride through the vineyards and stop at a number of local wineries to sample their fare and perhaps purchase some wine to take home with you. Stop for a lunch comprising of a local produce platter along the way.  In the afternoon leave it to the group to decide your final visits- maybe a micro-brewery, another winery, a cafe/chocolate stop for a little desert, or if it’s really warm maybe a swim stop at one of the beautiful beaches that fringe the Vale. Finally, you will be picked up and transported back to Adelaide.  The ride is fairly leisurely and is suitable for anyone who is happy riding a bike on firetracks and country roads. The van can also pick up your wine purchases along the way so you don't have to carry them.

Kangaroo Island 3 Hour Extreme Quad Bike Adventure

5. Kangaroo Island 3 Hour Extreme Quad Bike Adventure

Get your adrenaline fix on a 3-hour extreme quad bike adventure on Kangaroo Island. The action all starts at Vivonne Bay, close to one of Australia's best surf beaches. Your guide will set you up with all the safety gear, before some time on the practice track, where you will get a safety briefing and tips on how to operate a quad bike safely. Complete laps of the practice track until you feel confident; and then you're ready to go! Head off through winding trails in native bushland and across open grasslands, then challenge yourself to the extreme rocky trails en route to Cape Kersaint. See spectacular scenery and unforgettable views of Vivonne Bay and the Southern Ocean, from vantage points only accessibe on an ATV.

Coffin Bay National Park: Highlights and Off-Road 4WD Tour

6. Coffin Bay National Park: Highlights and Off-Road 4WD Tour

Discover one of South Australia's most popular yet exclusive national parks, Coffin Bay National Park, on a 4WD Jeep tour. Head off-road, roaring up sand dunes, see dramatic limestone cliffs and pristine bays, and keep an eye out for local wildlife, including emus and kangaroos. Take out the stress of organizing a rental car and enjoy a hotel pickup from Port Lincoln township. Kick-start your adventure with a relaxing 30-minute drive to Coffin Bay, enjoying the typical Australian country view along your route. Once at Coffin Bay National Park, head down the sealed road to marvel at the remarkable limestone coastline. Fine white sand beaches, dramatic cliffs, and pristine water are the highlights in this park. As you drive along, keep a sharp eye out for the local wildlife commonly sighted during the trip, such as emus, kangaroos, and blue-tongue lizards. Then, kick up the adrenaline with a drive down Gunyah Beach's sand dunes. The beach is one of the best beaches in all of Eyre Peninsula but isn't easily reached by car because of the soft sand. Luckily for you, your 4WD allows you to visit this untouched piece of paradise.

Mount Lofty Downhill Bike Tour & Cleland Wildlife Park Visit

7. Mount Lofty Downhill Bike Tour & Cleland Wildlife Park Visit

At the beginning of this 4-hour activity you’ll be picked up in central Adelaide and transferred to the summit of Mount Lofty. At 710 meters, it is the highest point in the Mount Lofty Ranges and offers stunning views of Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, and the plains below. From here it’s downhill all the way back to Adelaide! It’s just a short ride though Cleland Conservation park to your first stop of the day, at Cleland Wildlife Park. You’ll have a chance to explore at your leisure and feed or pet kangaroos, wallabies, emus and many other native animals. You may even have the chance to pet a koala! Enjoy morning tea while relaxing in the natural surroundings. On leaving the wildlife park, you can enjoy the best part of the whole trip, which is the ride through Cleland Conservation Park. It’s all downhill with a mix of some fun rough sections, other nice flat sections, and some fast bits! You’ll definitely see wild koalas as you ride through this stunning place. After approximately 10 km you’ll arrive in the suburbs of Adelaide, and enjoy a final spin along some quiet backstreets, past some lovely houses and suburban parks. When you reach Victoria Park you’ll have a great view of the summit of Mount Lofty, where you started out 3 hours and 18 km ago!

Kangaroo Island: Guided Buggy Tour

8. Kangaroo Island: Guided Buggy Tour

Head through the riverbank bushland and spot koalas hanging out, explore the rugged coastline and take on Little Sahara's sand dunes with a guide-driven buggy tour of Kangaroo Island. Explore wild places totally inaccessible to anyone else. Admire koalas in the 500 year old gum trees along the banks of the Eleanor River. Travel to the edge of the Earth with an experienced guide. Marvel at the beauty of the rugged cliffs, turquoise waters and huge swell at the coast. Discover a pristine remote beach, where there will be nothing between you and Antarctica, besides the vast Southern Ocean. Finish off with a ride through the desert-like landscape of Little Sahara’s epic inland sand dunes. This adventure is sure to be one to remember.

Adelaide: West Beach MegaClimb Experience Entry Ticket

9. Adelaide: West Beach MegaClimb Experience Entry Ticket

Head to the West Beach MegaClimb Experience and play tennis in the sky, row a boat mid-air, or maneuver between obstacles like the floating esky. Enjoy the BMX bike and a sky-high picnic table. Get the whole family together and head to Adelaide's West Beach MegaClimb Experience. Get ready for thrilling fun like tennis in the sky, an air-borne boat, and a series of obstacles like the floating esky, BMX bike, and sky-high picnic table. For those who are up for the ultimate challenge, take a leap of faith from the MegaJump, all in the safety of world-class harnesses. The on-site crew is always ready to support and encourage you through the fun. Take your time – there is no time limit for the climb, however once you complete the jump, your adventure finished for the day is complete.

Langhorne Creek: Tandem Skydiving over Lake Alexandrina

10. Langhorne Creek: Tandem Skydiving over Lake Alexandrina

After arriving at our custom built skydiving dropzone, you'll be welcomed by the crew, made to feel at home with our fantastic facilities and put through some basic safety briefing. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about skydiving from how we fly, to the equipment, to safety, to learning how to enter the sport as a solo skydiver. After getting to know your tandem instructor, gearing up in our top of the range equipment and posing for a few photos as part of your video package, you'll be ready to get the adrenalin pumping! Conquer your nerves during your plane ride up to your exit height, then enjoy the indescribable feeling of freefall. Fly around the skies above Lake Alexandrina for around 5 minutes before landing with family and friends out the front of our licenced clubhouse. THE FACILITIES Our Langhorne Creek dropzone is purpose built to host you and your group. Check out our Group Deals! LICENCED CAFE / BAR Enjoy tasty snaks and a range of beverages from our licenced cafe. Please note the cafe does not operate every weekend (the bar does) so feel free to call us on 0412114475 to double check opening hours. CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND / GAMES Let the kids burn their energy on our shaded kids playground, basketball hoop and fussball table. SPORTS SKYDIVING We run a solo skydiving school and with a large sports skydiving community you'll get an insight into our World. You may see students learning, experienced jumpers doing high performance parachute landings and even see wingsuits in action. MODERN FACILITIES Our modern toilets, leather couches, big screen TVs and purpose built training room mean you and your group will be comfortable.

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Absolutely do this , from watching and helping put the massive balloon up , to the flight, the peace and quite , the scenery of the vine yards and the Barossa, the landing and helping pack up the balloon and then a good size breakfast, to the very helpful crew , totally recommend to experience

totally enjoyed and friend was taken by everything as hes never been in a helicopter or seen the area thank you again

Loved everything about it ,excellent guide ,excellent photos a great way to spend a couple of hours

Easy to book and easy to make changes. service was great too. The whole family enjoyed it.

Amazing sand dunes experience. Feels like in Dubai