Adelaide Sightseeing

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Adelaide Sightseeing offers you a comprehensive range of quality coach tours highlighting the ‘must see’ scenery and attractions of South Australia. From the unique charm of the city parklands, the majestic coastline and wildlife of Kangaroo Island or the premium wine regions of the Barossa, Adelaide Sightseeing can take you there.

Adelaide Sightseeing also offer fantastic coach and bus hire personalised to suit your needs. Charter a bus or coach for any occasion including personal, corporate or an event.

If you’re tired with changing your plans to fit in with a bus/tour schedule, then Adelaide Sightseeing can help with individual itineraries, transfers, day tours and overnight options, no matter what your requirements. Tell them what you want to do, and they will design the perfect charter and itinerary to fit.

The Adelaide Sightseeing fleet consists of small and large coaches and four wheel drive vehicles. The fleet is modern and well equipped, and the drivers are all locals, with many years of experience and a passion for South Australia.

You will always find a friendly smile and warm welcome when you hop on board an Adelaide Sightseeing tour, ensuring your time with them is memorable.

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Services

See the Pandas at Adelaide Zoo

$118

Today discover our delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel to Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate. Return to the city via the South Parklands, West Terrace and North Terrace.

Explore Adelaide city by river as you take a scenic cruise on Adelaide’s ‘Popeye’ along the Torrens River. Disembark at Adelaide Zoo for your chance to meet its famous inhabitants, Wang Wang and Funi, the resident Giant Pandas. Enjoy your return river cruise for a relaxing end to your day of sightseeing. Return Popeye transfer between Elder Park and Adelaide Zoo and General Admission ticket to Adelaide Zoo included.

Operates: 9.15am daily – from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street.
(Please note: Haigh’s Chocolates Tour does not operate on Sundays, and any public holidays, and time is spent further exploring the city.)

Family Friendly Non-Smoking
Remarkable Rocks

$283

For those with limited time, experience the main highlights of Kangaroo Island on this one day comprehensive tour.

One of Adelaide Sightseeing’s most popular tours, you will see all of the major attractions Kangaroo Island has to offer – enjoy a guided beach walk amongst a colony of rare Australian sea lions; take some great photos at the iconic Remarkable Rocks; see Admirals Arch, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals; and observe koalas relaxing in the shady eucalyptus trees at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tour includes delicious two-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro.

Operates: 6.45am to 10.40pm daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Pindarie Cellar Door

$145

Travel in a small coach and enjoy a food and wine journey to South Australia’s premium wine region, the Barossa. Take time to sample some of the Barossa’s finest wines and gourmet food that makes this wine region so special.

On this tour visit TeAro Estate and Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop. Enjoy a delicious two- course gourmet lunch and tastings at Lambert Estate, and finish your day at Pindarie, a multi-tourism award winning cellar door.

Operates: 9.15am to 5.15pm Wednesday to Sunday from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

NOTE: Tour does not run on Good Friday or Christmas Day. Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop may not be available during peak periods and free time will be spent on the main street of Tanunda instead.

Non-Smoking
Saltram Wine Estate

$139

This full day tour takes passengers to sample some of the Barossa’s finest wines including the world famous Jacobs Creek Winery and a cellar door tasting at Saltram Wine Estate. Take in the amazing view of the valley from Mengler’s Hill Lookout, and enjoy a delicious two course lunch and wine tastings from two boutique wineries at the South Australian Company Store in Angaston.

Then wind your way through the picturesque Adelaide Hills to Hahndorf, where you have free time to either explore the main street of this historic German village.

Operates: 9.15am to 5.15pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Non-Smoking
Whale Tail Fountain in Victor Harbor

$134

Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills with a morning tea stop in the main street of Strathalbyn. Then it’s on to Goolwa for a short tour, including the wharf and barrage, where the Murray River meets the ocean. Pass through Horseshoe Bay and Encounter Bay on your way to Victor Harbor, where you can enjoy a three course carvery lunch, and have time to explore Granite Island or the Main Street, dotted with local craft stores and cafes.

On the way back to Adelaide, stop in McLaren Vale, where you will have some free time to wander the main street and sample an array of local produce and wines at nearby cellar doors.

Operates: 9.15am to 5.15pm Wednesdays and Saturdays from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking
North Terrace

$66

Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo.

Continue through historic North Adelaide, where you’ll see tree-lined streets, mansions and historic buildings. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel through the city’s east on the way to the Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate. Return to the city via the South Parklands, West Terrace and North Terrace.

Operates: 9.15am to 12.15pm daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street

(NOTE: Haigh’s Tour does not operate on Sundays, and public holidays, and will be replaced by a visit to the National Wine Centre. On Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, the National Wine Centre is closed, so time is spent further exploring the city).

Non-Smoking
Main street in Hahndorf

$123

From Mount Lofty Summit Lookout, to chocolate tastings, you’ll see all of Adelaide’s highlights on this full day tour, which combines the Adelaide City Highlights and Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf tour itineraries.

Discover this delightful city, surrounded by parklands, with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. See the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel to the Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings.

Free time for lunch at a local cafe or Central Markets (own expense).

Enjoy a scenic drive to Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide’s highest peak, and take in the spectacular views of the city and coastline before winding your way through the villages of Crafers, Aldgate and Bridgewater to Hahndorf. There’s time to explore the main street, sample local produce, and check out the arts and crafts before afternoon tea or a traditional German beer tasting.

Operates: 9.15am to 5.15pm daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (please note: Haigh’s Chocolates Tour does not operate on Sundays, or any public holidays, so time is spent further exploring the city).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking

NOTE: This tour is no longer operating.

Drive through the southern suburbs along the metropolitan coastline, and enjoy coastal views as you head to the McLaren Vale Visitor Information Centre for morning tea.

Then it’s on to your first cellar door, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, located amongst the gum trees in the historic ironstone cellars. Here you will enjoy a short tour of the cellars and tastings of the range of quality wines.

Stop at Red Poles for a delicious two-course lunch incorporating fresh, local produce. This unique restaurant is a combination of a restaurant, art gallery and cellar door. If you have time, you may wish to try the ‘paddle’ of local beers or wines from a local winemaker (additional cost).

Next visit d’Arenbergs and taste a range of wines in the historic Stables, whilst the staff share the d’Arenberg winemaking philosophies and the history of the fourth generation family owned business.

The final stop is Hardy’s Tintara, located on the main street of McLaren Vale. Choose to enjoy further wine tastings or stroll along the main street of this delightful town. Return to Adelaide via the seaside suburb of Glenelg before returning to Adelaide.

Non-Smoking
Enjoying the Adelaide Oval Tour

$90

Today discover our delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel to Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate. Return to the city via the South Parklands, West Terrace and North Terrace.

See behind the scenes of Adelaide Oval – go behind closed doors as you are told captivating stories, shown hidden secrets and relive celebrated moments. Witness the unique integration of the Oval’s iconic heritage blended seamlessly with world-class facilities, on a walking tour led by passionate tour guides.

Operates: 9.15am daily – from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street.

(Please note: Haigh’s Chocolates Tour does not operate on Sundays, and any public holidays, and time is spent further exploring the city. Adelaide Oval Tour does not operate on Sundays, Public Holidays, match days and events.)

Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Popeye cruising on the River Torrens

$85

In the morning, board your coach for the City Highlights Tour. Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo.

Continue through historic North Adelaide, where you’ll see tree-lined streets, mansions and historic buildings. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel through the city’s east on the way to the Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate. Return to the city via the South Parklands, West Terrace and North Terrace.

Explore Adelaide city by river as you take a scenic cruise on Adelaide’s ‘Popeye’ along the Torrens River. Popeye cruise included.

Operates: 9.15am daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street. (Please note: Haigh’s Chocolates Tour does not operate on Sundays, or any public holidays, and time is spent further exploring the city.)

Family Friendly
Proud Mary

$154

The Murray River Highlights tour departs Adelaide and travels to the mighty Murray River. On your arrival, board the Proud Mary and relax as you cruise the historic river enjoying the wildlife and surrounding scenery. Enjoy lunch on board the Proud Mary as you continue your journey along the river. After you disembark for your afternoon’s adventures head to Mannum Lookout which provides spectacular views and the perfect opportunity to take photos of the Murray River and Mannum town ship.

Enjoy the scenic drive through the picturesque Adelaide Hills, with a short stop to enjoy some afternoon tea (at own expense) at Melba’s Chocolate Factory and Woodside Cheese Wrights at Woodside.

Operates: 9.15am to 5.15pm Mondays and Fridays from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Remarkable Rocks

From $583.5 to $615.5

Over two days, experience fascinating wildlife, unique local produce and spectacular coastal and landscape scenery.

Explore Australia’s finest nature-based destination, visiting a series of stunning and unique locations, including Seal Bay where you will be taken on a guided beach walk among a colony of wild Australian sea lions.

You will visit beautiful unspoilt beaches, incredible natural attractions, local cottage industries and wildlife parks.

Includes two course lunch on both days, and overnight accommodation at a selection of hotels/motels.

Operates: 6.45am (Day One) to 10.40pm (Day Two) daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking
Sandboarding at Little Sahara

$449

This tour has it all, with a touch of adventure, and is aimed at the more spirited, budget traveller who enjoys experiencing places and attractions not on the main route. Guests travel in small groups on a mid-size coach for a fun and informal yet informative two days of touring on Kangaroo Island.

Day One – Following your scenic coach and ferry transfer to Penneshaw, visit such highlights as Rob’s Shearing and Sheepdogs, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery and sandboarding at Little Sahara. Enjoy a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, with free time at Vivonne Bay Lodge, where you can choose from a range of activities (kayaking, cycling, walking trails/swimming).

Day Two – Search for koalas at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then at Flinders Chase National Park you will see Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. After lunch head to Stokes Bay and explore the spectacular North Coast (weather/time permitting) before returning by ferry and coach to Adelaide.

Operates: Daily (December to March): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday (April and November): Wednesday and Saturday (May to August): Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (September to October).

Note: Previously known as the Kangaroo Island Adventure Tour.

Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Hahndorf

$72

The Adelaide Hills is only a short drive from central Adelaide, but a long way from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. Home to the Mount Lofty Ranges, dotted with unique and historic villages, cellar doors and spectacular landscapes, this tour will give you a taste of the region.

Depart your city hotel for an afternoon tour of the Adelaide Hills. Drive down North Terrace – Adelaide’s cultural precinct – on the way to Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline – a perfect photo opportunity.

Wind your way through the villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater before arriving at Hahndorf, Adelaide’s oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street, sample local produce, and check out the local arts and crafts before afternoon tea or a traditional German beer tasting.

Operates: 1.15pm to 5.15pm Daily from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street (or selected Adelaide hotels).

Family Friendly Public Toilet
RoofClimb Adelaide Oval

$175

Today discover our delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants.

Drive past Adelaide’s cultural precinct – North Terrace, the National Wine Centre, Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Stop and visit the St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval then travel to Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings of this famous South Australian chocolate.

After lunch in Rundle Mall or North Adelaide (own expense) return to Adelaide Oval to join your exhilarating adventure across the Adelaide Oval’s unique roofline.

Travel along the impressive curved roofline of the Western Stand before navigating across a a narrow link bridge. Walk the gantry to the open viewing deck overlooking the goal square. Sit on one of the 16 rooftop seats and take in the impressive vistas of Adelaide Oval and beyond!

Operates: 9.15am daily – from Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street.

Note: Haigh’s Chocolates Tour does not operate on Sundays, and any public holidays, and time is spent further exploring the city. RoofClimb Adelaide Oval is not available on Public Holidays, match days and events.

Non-Smoking Public Toilet
Whale Tail Fountain at Victor Harbor

$147

Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills into the Fleurieu Peninsula, where the vines meet the sea. Pass through Goolwa and onto Victor Harbor, one of South Australia’s most popular seaside towns.

Whilst in Victor, board the Big Duck for a 45 minute cruise out to Seal Rock, where you will get to see sea lions, fur seals and dolphins at play or basking in the sun. During May to October, you may even see the whales that take up their home in Encounter Bay.

After a quick break for lunch (own expense), it back to Adelaide via the popular wine region, McLaren Vale, where you will have free time to explore the main street. Sample an array of local produce or taste some wines at the nearby cellar doors.

Operates: 9.15am Wednesday & Saturday – from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street.

Note: The Big Duck Boat Tour routes are dependent on weather conditions and locations of wildlife and are subject to change because of this. Due to its annual maintenance program, the Big Duck Boat Tour will not be operating from 28 April to 04 June 2016 (inclusive).

Family Friendly Non-Smoking
Seal Bay

$283

Kangaroo Island is renowned for its wildlife and on this tour, you will discover some of the most popular wildlife attractions on the island.

Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery for a short tour, wander amongst the wild Australian sea lions at Seal Bay and watch an in-flight display of Australian Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain.

Enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch in a typical bush setting, and finish the tour with a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you can feed the kangaroos.

Operates: 6.45am daily – from the Adelaide Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street.

NOTE: Viewing of wildlife is not guaranteed especially during the summer months. Itinerary subject to change on catastrophic fire danger days on Kangaroo Island when National Parks are closed.

Family Friendly Non-Smoking Public Toilet

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