Four Wheel Drive ~ (maximum 4 people)

4 days Limestone Coast
Including the Coonawarra Wine Region~ $2695 per person
Departure date:  on demand - please enquire re availability.


Day 1

We depart Adelaide at 7.30am, travelling the South East Freeway through the Mount Lofty Ranges to Tailem Bend, and our first morning tea stop!
Following the Dukes Highway we arrive in Tintinara -(affectionately called "Tinty"), situated in what was known as "The Ninety Mile Desert" because of its poor sandy soils, and low mallee.
Following extensive clearance of vegetation, and the addition of trace elements, the district has become a highly productive farming area.

Leaving the main highway, we take an interesting historic drive through Cannawigara and Mundulla.
Places of interest include Buckingham Church, The Shearing Tree, Poocher Swamp, Gold Escort Marker, The Wirrega Council Chambers and old Mundulla Hotel.
The Riddoch Highway takes us to Struan House, built by John Robertson who migrated from Scotland to Australia in the 1830's.
The homestead is now used as offices for the Department of Primary Industries, and we have arranged for a self guided tour.
A stop at Bool Lagoon Game Reserve provides insight into one of the largest and most diverse freshwater systems in southern Australia.
The area is home to a wide range of wetland wildlife and provides essential drought refuge for many rare and endangered bird species.

Overnight:Coonawarra Motor Lodge Penola

Day 2

Today is spent touring the heart of the Coonawarra district.
Penola is the oldest town in the south east of South Australia, and is recognised as a small country town with well preserved nineteenth century architecture.
Attractions include the Mary McKillop Interpretive Centre ; Petticoat Lane,which is possibly South Australia's best preserved example of a country life-style based on self sufficiency; and Yallum Park which is the magnificent two story homestead, built for John Riddoch in 1878-1880. Yallum Park is said to be the best preserved Victorian House in Australia in its original condition.
Our tour also takes us to a number of wineries - including Rymill Coonawarra and Di Giorgio wineries.

Overnight: Coonawarra Motor Lodge Penola

Day 3

A day trip south of Penola takes us through Kalangadoo and Glencoe to Tantanoola (home of the Tantanoola Tiger!), then on to Mt Gambier for a look around the city.
About 30kms further south is Port MacDonnell and Cape Northumberland, where we notice some rocky formations locally referred to as the "petrified forest".
Our return is via the Riddoch Highway to Penola.

Overnight: Coonawarra Motor Lodge Penola

Day 4

Leaving Penola we take the Millicent Road, travelling through the Mt Burr Forestry area.
The town of Mt Burr was established in 1931 along with a sawmill operation. It was the first of all the milling towns in the region.
Mt Burr was a government town built from locally sawn material and erected on a forest reserve.
The government established all facilities including shops, schooling and homes.
The Princes Highway joins the Southern Ports Highway to take us to Robe , then through the Mt Benson Wine Region ("Terra Rossa by the Sea") which is part of the overall Limestone Coast Wine Region, to Kingston.
Cape Jaffa Wines - The first fully certified biodynamic vineyard was recognised in the July 2008 Limestone Coast Win Television Excellence in Tourism Awards. A great finale to our wine Region tour!
Leaving Kingston, we travel through the Coorong to Tailem Bend, arriving home at approximately 6pm

� Four days fully escorted 4WD escorted touring
� All morning and afternoon teas
� All Lunches
� All evening meals
� Accommodation at the Coonawarra Motor Lodge
� All park entry fees and permits
� Complimentary pick up and drop off in Adelaide


Total PAX for departure: 2
Per person twin share : AUD $2695




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