Adelaide And Kangaroo Island | Kangaroo Island | Ultimate Travel Company

ITINERARY INSPIRATION

NATURALLY AUSTRALIA

From the spectacular native wildlife of Kangaroo Island to the multi-coloured marine life of the Great Barrier Reef; from the rugged mountains of the Grampians to the temperate rainforest of the Otway Ranges – Australia is a must-visit destination for the nature and wildlife enthusiast.
AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALASIA & SOUTH PACIFIC

ABOUT THE ITINERARY

Uncover Australia’s natural splendours and unmissable wildlife with this complete, well-paced itinerary. You start your journey in the capital of southern Australia, Adelaide, before setting off for Kangaroo Island, a ‘zoo without fences’ where goannas, koalas, wallabies and kangaroos make their home amidst the wild bushland.

You’ll then pick up your hire car and drive off to discover the soaring peaks, deep valleys and wildflowers of the Grampians, before following the Great Ocean Road to Port Fairy, Apollo Bay and vibrant Melbourne. Your tour concludes with a stay on beautiful Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, where you can kick back on gorgeous beaches and spend your days discovering the under-water wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

Adelaide And Kangaroo Island | Kangaroo Island | Ultimate Travel Company
ITINERARY INSPIRATION

DESIGNED BY SPECIALISTS

Bear in mind, these are just a starting point as all holidays are customised to the specific requirements of our guests. Whether you prefer a different style of accommodation, a greater focus on a particular interest or to go to a different destination all together, every itinerary is created individually around your preferences.

Adelaide And Kangaroo Island | Kangaroo Island | Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 1-2

ADELAIDE

You land in the picturesque city of Adelaide where you’ll be welcomed by airy boulevards, elegant buildings, superb museums and pretty gardens. You’ll be met and taken to your glamorous boutique hotel set in the city’s heritage-listed Colonial Mutual Life building.

You can shop to your hearts content at Rundle Mall, or sample some of the delicacies on offer at the bustling Central Market. You can even take a tram ride down to the seaside suburb of Glenelg where you’ll find a long sandy beach.

Stay: One night in a superior queen room at the Mayfair Hotel

Adelaide And Kangaroo Island | Kangaroo Island | Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 3-5

KANGAROO ISLAND

Today you hop on another flight to Australia’s third largest island and one of the country’s most pristine natural wildernesses. Separated from the mainland thousands of years ago, Kangaroo Island supports a diverse mix of wildlife including goannas, penguins, echidnas, seals and iconic Australian species like koalas, wallabies and, of course, kangaroos. Guided excursions provide fantastic encounters with the abundant wildlife, and when you need a break, it’s easy to find a quiet spot to relax along the 480-kilometre coastline.

Stay: Three nights in a Flinders Suite at Stranraer Homestead – full board

Boroka Downs, Grampians National Park | Australia | Exterior of the Boroka Downs | The Ultimate Travel Company
Courtesy of Boroka Downs
DAY 6-7

THE GRAMPIANS

Today you pick up your hire car and make your way to Grampians National Park. As well as a ruggedly beautiful landscape – consisting of spectacular sandstone mountains, craggy slopes and wildflowers – the region is known for its plethora of indigenous wildlife and ancient Aboriginal art sites. Your time here can be spent exploring the great outdoors by hiking, rock climbing, fishing and canoeing. The park also has several panoramic viewpoints as well as scenic waterfalls to discover.

Stay: Two nights in a residence room at Boroka Downs – including breakfast

Oscar's Waterfront Boutique Hotel | Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 8

PORT FAIRY

The next destination on your self-drive is the quaint fishing village of Port Fairy, just off the Great Ocean Road. Port Fairy is a pleasure to explore with its collection of boutique shops, antique stores, museums, pubs and cafes. The broad streets are lined by old stone churches and an array of intact nineteenth century buildings – many of which are protected by the National Trust. You can visit one of the largest seal colonies in southern Australia at Lady Julia Percy Island – a four-hour cruise away – and in the winter months enjoy whale watching tours.

Stay: One night in a river view room at Oscars Waterfront Boutique Hotel – including breakfast

APOLLO BAY
DAY 9

APOLLO BAY

Up next is Apollo Bay. Your chic cottage accommodation is situated within walking distance of the beach, where you can go swimming, kayak amongst seals, learn to surf or ride a horse along the sands at sunset. You can also visit Australia’s oldest lighthouse and explore the nearby Otway rainforest. For superb panoramic views over the town and coast, head to Marriner’s Lookout Road or Cape Patton.

Stay: One night in a corrage room at Captain’s at the Bay – including breakfast

Melbourne, Great Ocean Road And Victoria | Twelve Apostles | Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 10-11

MELBOURNE

Melbourne – a lively, cosmopolitan city on the banks of the Yarra River – delights with its beaches, world-class restaurants and endless cultural, sightseeing and shopping opportunities. You can spend the day exploring the city’s vibrant neighbourhoods, each of which has its own unique personality. You’ll be staying in an award-winning boutique hotel in the South Yarra suburb, conveniently located close to the city centre.

Stay: Two nights in a deluxe one bed suite at The Lyall – including breakfast

Reef View Hotel, Hamilton Island | The Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 12-15

HAMILTON ISLAND

After dropping off your hire car at the airport, you fly off to Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays where you will be dazzled by a rich turquoise sea, powder-soft beaches and multi-coloured marine life. This tropical island is the perfect finale to your holiday, where you can spend your time exploring the underwater treasures of the Great Barrier Reef, sailing the islands on a luxury sailboat or simply lazing on the pristine sands of the famed Whitehaven Beach.

Stay: Four nights in a leeward pavilion room at qualia – including breakfast

Australia | The Ultimate Travel Company
DAY 16-17

FLY HOME

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

THE PRICE BREAKDOWN
17 days from £6,870 per person

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Domestic flights
  • Car hire
  • Full board at Stranraer Homestead
  • bed & breakfast at Boroka Downs, Oscars Waterfront Boutique Hotel, Captain’s at the Bay, The Lyall and Qualia
  • Based on two people travelling

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“BEAUTIFULLY ORGANISED AND PERFECT RECOMMENDATIONS. ”
“What a fantastic trip organised by Ultimate. They listened to what we wanted and set up perfect destinations for us. Everyone was friendly and professional from the office in London through to on-the-ground support. The organisation of pick-ups, connecting flights and so on, went like clockwork.”
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“MY FIRST PORT OF CALL FROM NOW ON. ”
“Efficient, friendly and helpful throughout. made everything a million times easier, Ultimate Travel Company will by my first port of call from now on.”
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“FANTASTIC!”
“Sophie went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic honeymoon. We had 0 stress relating to planning and everything was taken care of from the moment we stepped off the plane. Sophie anticipated what we wanted when we didn’t even know ourselves. We will certainly be booking with Ultimate again.”
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“PROBLEM FREE EXCELLENCE.”
“Efficiently organised, everything went like clockwork. This is all the more remarkable since the tour involved considerable complexity.”
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“AN EFFICIENT AND RELIABLE COMPANY.”
“We have continued to ask Ultimate Travel to make our distant overseas travel arrangements for many years and they have always given us great service.”
TAILOR-MADE TRAVEL

ITINERARY INSPIRATION

Australia | Luxury Holidays & Tours | Ultimate Travel Company
CONTACT

START PLANNING YOUR TRIP WITH US

"*" indicates required fields

Sign up to newsletter updates
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.