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Melbourne to Adelaide Suggested Self Drive

5 Days/4 Nights car hire from $79 per day
Flights are additional
 

5 Days/4 Nights car hire from
$79
per day
Flights are additional

Melbourne to Adelaide Suggested Self Drive - ​6 days/​5 nights

One of the most fabulous ways to get to South Australia from Melbourne is to drive along the Great Ocean Road. You’ll pass through the Limestone Coast region, famed for its wine, caves and lovely beaches and the Fleurieu Peninsula.

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DEAL INCLUDES:
• Rental car: Hertz (Group B) from $​79 per day

Flights are additional
Travel: from 01 Apr 17-29 Mar 18 

Itinerary: 
Day 1: Melbourne – Apollo Bay (202km)
Head for the township of Geelong. Visit the surfing towns of Torquay, Bells Beach and Lorne. End the day in Apollo Bay, the gateway to Otway National Park.
Day 2: Apollo Bay – Port Fairy (187km)
Drive through the grand forests of Otway Ranges. Stop and walk through the rainforests at Maits Rest. Back on the coast road, stop to view the magnificent Twelve Apostles, the world famous rock towers that thrust up out of the ocean.
Day 3: Port Fairy – Limestone Coast (160km)
Follow the coastline to Mount Gambier, home of the mysterious blue lake and on to Penola to explore this historic town. Travel to Robe via Naracoorte to explore the labyrinth of caverns and amazing fossil beds that make up the Naracoorte World Heritage-listed fossil site.
Day 4: Limestone Coast – Fleurieu Peninsula (475km)
Continue along the coast road which skirts the Coorong, a 142 km stretch of lagoons, wetlands and sand dunes that ends at the mouth of the Murray River. In Goolwa, join a half day Spirit of the Coorong cruise to discover more of the area’s natural wonders.
Day 5: Fleurieu Peninsula – Adelaide (85km)
Spend some more time exploring McLaren Vale, best known for its
great vineyard restaurants and relaxed coastal lifestyle, it’s also a region of outstanding fresh produce. Wander the main street of Mclaren Vale and its art studios, galleries and shops before making your way back to Adelaide.

Highlights:
Twelve Apostles –
For a truly amazing perspective, take a helicopter flight over the Twelve Apostles.
Griffiths Island Port Fairy –
Walk around the island and see the
lighthouse and the remains of the light-keepers cottages.
Mount Gambiers Blue Lake –
Early in November is an ideal time to view the lakes mysterious change of colour.
Umpherston Sinkhole –
Garden lovers shouldn’t miss a visit to the
Umpherston Sinkhole at Mount Gambier, featuring a beautiful garden at the bottom of a natural sinkhole.
Coonawarra wine region -
Just north of Penola is the famous
Coonawarra wine region. Sample some of Australia’s best reds at one of the many cellar doors.
Strathalbyn – Visit this beautiful town in the Fleurieu Peninsula, with its many antique, craft and gift stores.
Victor Harbor –
Ride the horse drawn tram to Granite Island and enjoy the spectacular views (Fleurieu Peninsular).
Cheese & Wine Trail –
Starts at Blessed Cheese in McLaren Vale, the trail consists of a progressive picnic matching the finest artisan cheeses with the region’s best wines.

Our favourite places to stay:
• Beachcomber Motel and Apartments Apollo Bay
• Ashmont Motor Inn and Apartments Port Fairy
• Victor Harbor City Inn

Photo credit: SATC Photography/Fleurieu Peninsular



Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only from 01 Apr 17 until ​29 Mar 18 or until sold out. Full payment is required within 7 days of reservation being made and no later than 5 pm 29 Mar 18 All travel must be commenced and completed between 01 Apr 17 and 29 Mar 18 Some surcharges, closeouts, and one way fees apply. Price may vary depending on availability. • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Advertised prices are per person share twin based on payment by cash or cheque. Credit card fees will apply • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Rental Cars are subject to availability • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

Sale Period

Until 29 Mar 18

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