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Western Fleurieu Nature and Scenery tour

Full day tour – departs Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:30am. We pick you up from Adelaide city and take a scenic drive down the western side of the Fleurieu Peninsula, stopping at a county bakery for morning tea. We then continue our drive, making several stops to enjoy spectacular reservoir and coastline views. After enjoying a delicious lunch at a beachside café, we head over to a scenic waterfall for a short walk. Then we head over to the ruins of a historic 19th century mine, surrounded by beautiful regenerated bushland. We’ll have afternoon tea at a scenic picnic spot with spectacular views to Kangaroo Island. We then drive to a picturesque beach where we search for pieces of Victor Harbor, Antarctica and places in between. Your local tour guide will keep you engrossed during the day with stories of the natural and human histories that have shaped the Fleurieu landscapes. Relax as we drive back to Adelaide and return you to your hotel.

Combine this tour with your Kangaroo Island holiday! After our final tour stop near Cape Jervis we can drop you and your luggage off at the Sealink ferry terminal, in time for the evening ferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island.

Cost $200 per adult, $150 per child. Price includes: - Pick up and drop off at various Adelaide city locations - Morning Tea, lunch and afternoon tea. What to bring: - Sturdy walking shoes - Camera - Sunscreen, hat & sunglasses - Clothing appropriate for the weather forecast - It is usually several degrees cooler than Adelaide. Our walking trails include some short steep sections. ** Other pickup locations by arrangement** ** Please be at pickup location 10 minutes prior to departure ** 2 to 10 people per tour.

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