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Explore Adelaide's Stunning Fleurieu Peninsula

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South Australia: 6 Days Flinders Ranges to the Fleurieu Island with A&K


Highlights
  • Explore the rugged Flinders Ranges on a guided three-day hike
  • Camp under the stars in luxury swag tents
  • Share stories over dinner and South Australian wines in your homestead oasis
  • Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the d’Arenberg Cube, a must for wine connoisseurs

Explore the spirit of Outback Australia on a guided hike unveiling layers of history hidden within the Flinders Ranges. Traverse ancient landscapes and experience deluxe swag camping and gracious hospitality. Then, fly onto the Fleurieu Peninsula and explore the culinary playground which is McLaren Vale.

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.


Day 1

Arrive Adelaide – Flinders Ranges

Drive to South Australia’s Flinders Ranges, where the rugged Outback comes to life. Set off from Wilpena Pound, hiking to the rim of this natural amphitheatre, before descending into the Arkaba Wilderness and a walk in to camp late afternoon. Savour a three-course alfresco camp dinner and settle into your deluxe swag for a night under a canopy of stars (Walking approx 13km, 5-6 hours).
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Black’s Gap Camp

 

Day 2

Flinders Ranges

Today is arguably the most scenic, as you move out from Black’s Gap through meandering riverbeds into the rolling hills. Follow the famous Heysen Trail for a while through Black’s Gap. Red and grey kangaroos and emus are regularly sighted. The last leg takes you into the hills, culminating in a sharp climb to the summit of the Red Range for panoramic views. Descend to the foot of the Elder Range and arrive at camp early evening (Walking approx 14-15km, 6–7 hours).
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Elder Camp

 

Day 3

Flinders Ranges

Plenty of time today to stop for photographs, bird watching, botanising and discussion. Move southeast through mallee and native pine forests before crossing Slaty Creek. Ascend the Red Range ridge and down to the banks of Arkaba Creek, home to hundreds of magnificent river red gums. Arrive at Arkaba Homestead for a quintessential Outback experience and an evening spent in the elegant 1850s homestead enjoying a beautifully-prepared meal and some excellent South Australian wines (Walking approx 14-15km, 6–7 hours).
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Arkaba Homestead

 

Day 4

Fleurieu Peninsula

This morning, depart your homestead and fly to Adelaide before being collected for your discovery of world-renowned wine region, McLaren Vale. Start your exploration with a leisurely walk to view spectacular Onkaparinga Gorge and learn about the ancient geology of the area. Reward yourself with an exclusive masterclass at Wirra Wirra’s Old Barrel Hall followed by a delicious lunch from local producers as you continue to explore this beautiful area.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Coastal Lodge

 

Day 5

Fleurieu Peninsula

Today enjoy your own exclusive experience of the d’Arenberg Cube, a unique cube-shaped complex built to excite the senses with its wine sensory room, Alternate Realities Museum, a virtual fermenter and tasting room. Have a behind-the-scenes tour followed by a wine masterclass and a superb 11-course degustation lunch. Finish your day dozing as you drive along the tranquil Silver Sands Beach back to your accommodation.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Coastal Lodge

 

Day 6

Depart Fleurieu Peninsula

Farewell this stunning wine region as you transfer to Adelaide for your departing flight.
Meals Included: Breakfast


Per Person Twin Share: From $8,385

 

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.

Single Supplement rates are available on request.


Arkaba Homestead, Flinders Range

Arkaba has made the transformation from an outback sheep station to a private conservancy. With some of the most spectacular landscape in outback Australia, the team at Arkaba blend their passion for conservation with immersing guests in the story of the country: 600 million years of geological history, 24,281 hectares of private wildlife conservancy that you share with just a privileged few others and a wealth of wildlife.

The resident chef creates bush inspired cuisine and the homestead has a cellar of premium South Australian wines. Other facilities include a reference library with deep leather armchairs, a large stone fireplace and an open bar. Arkaba’s topography offers some of outback Australia’s most stunning scenery, ranging from knife edge ridge tops through cypress pine country to red gum lined creek beds. Expert field guides pull together the incredible geological history, wildlife and pastoral heritage of this region with visits to some of the secret spots on the property and a chance to take in the sights and sounds of the bush.

Stay at eco-friendly Arkaba and take part in a conservation initiative to help re-introduce the western quoll. By staying in this homestead you will also help support its sustainability project.


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