Uncover Maralinga and The Eyre Peninsula
Uncover Maralinga and The Eyre Peninsula
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Destination: Australia/NZ/South Pacific
Tour Provider: APT
Duration: 8 days
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Description:

Discover Ceduna, Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay, and visit remote Maralinga, site of British nuclear tests. Fly over stunning coastline and explore Clare Valley wine country.


Your Guided Holiday Includes:

  • Experiences in 16 destinations
  • Travel in a group of no more than 20 guests with the services of an expert APT driver-guide
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Savour freshly shucked oysters straight from the ocean at Coffin Bay
  • Take a stunning scenic flight over the coastline to Maralinga
  • Enjoy a glass of wine and a picnic at Annie’s Lane winery in the Clare Valley
  • Drive along Whalers Way and take in spectacular views of the Port Lincoln coastline

Departs 22 April, 04 October, 22 October & 09 November 21.

 




Itinerary:

Day 1 / Arrive Port Lincoln

Your incredible journey of South Australia begins today as you are transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure before a welcome dinner at the hotel this evening with your crew and fellow passengers. Accommodation: Two Nights, The Port Lincoln Hotel Meals: Dinner

Day 2 / Port Lincoln, Whalers Way, Coffin Bay

After breakfast, drive along Whalers Way, stopping at a lookout over Lincoln National Park. Inside the park you’ll have the option to walk up Stamford Hill. Later, travel to Boston Bay Winery for picturesque lunch. Established in 1984, Boston Bay Wines produces an excellent range of red and white wines due to its high-quality soils and cool climate. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 / Elliston, Streaky Bay

Today, depart Port Lincoln and head to Streaky Bay. Stop at the small coastal town of Elliston for lunch. Further north at Woolshed Cave, Talia Caves and The Tub, you’ll find the waves have been busy sculpting the sandstone and carving out caves. Visit Murphy's Haystacks, ancient wind-worn pink granite boulders that formed 1500 million years ago. Later take a short drive around Point Westall before settling into the historic Streaky Bay Hotel for an overnight stay. Accommodation: Streaky Bay Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 / Streaky Bay, Ceduna

Depart Streaky Bay and head to Point Labatt, where you may be able to spot sea lions at one of the only permanent breeding colonies on Australia’s mainland. Take a tour of the Ceduna Arts and Culture Centre, which provides skills, workshops, training, materials, a working environment and facilities for the creation of Indigenous art. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. Accommodation: Two Nights, Ceduna Foreshore Hotel Motel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 / Bunda Cliffs, Scenic Flight, Maralinga

Depart Ceduna early this morning for a full-day discovery. The adventure ends with a scenic flight back to Ceduna over the Dog Fence – a 5,614-kilometre barrier built to keep dingoes and wild dogs out of lands where sheep and cattle grazed. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 / Ceduna, Kimba

This morning, depart Ceduna and travel towards the small town of Kimba. Visit Pildappa Rock, an impressive granite outcrop that rivals the famous ‘Wave Rock’ in Western Australia. Then stop at Kimba, the official half way point between the east and west coasts, where you’ll see the 8 metre-tall Big Galah. Afterwards, continue to Port Augusta, where tonight you will have dinner at your hotel. Accommodation: Port Augusta, Standpipe Golf Motor Inn Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 / Port Augusta, Clare Valley

After breakfast, depart Port Augusta for the Wadlata Outback Centre. Discover how the region has evolved in the ‘Tunnel of Time’ and learn about fossils and the first people to settle here. Continue on to the Clare Valley wine region. Home to an emerging gourmet food scene this charmingly secluded region is known for its rolling countryside and welcoming country pubs. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your crew and fellow travellers. Accommodation: Adelaide, The Playford Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 / Depart Adelaide

After breakfast, be transferred to Adelaide Airport for your onward flight. Meals: Breakfast


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Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest inside category available at the time. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 11 February 2021 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.