The Larger Luxury Coaches have seatbelts, power steering, full air suspension and safety braking and to ensure your well-being.
Adelaide site seeing bus
Haighs Chocolates factory tour and tastings does not operate on Sundays & SA Public Holidays therefore the itinerary will be changed to include a visit to the National Wine Centre*.
The informative tours are conducted with local regional Australian coach captains and tour hosts who are intimate with our unique botany, geology, geography, mining and farming techniques. They will share with you their experiences of our great country and make you feel completely at home while on tour with us. Their professionalism is second to none.
Adelaide Things to Do: Adelaide's Entertainment Options
The exciting city of Adelaide is the triumph of South Australia, and a large number of people travel here each year from all over the globe. Most of the city's entertainment options can be found in the very heart of Adelaide, and some of the most popular things to do include adrenaline sports such as skydiving, while shopping and eating have long been popular pastimes. Whatever you decide to do in Adelaide, one thing is for sure: you will need much longer than you bargained for!
Chill out at the beach
Also known as The Bay, Glenelg Beach is a great place to soak up the sun for an hour or two. O'Sullivan Beach is also a pretty place to hang out for a while, although many visitors overlook this area in favour of the nearby Christies Beach. Visitors who are looking for an excellent Adelaide hotel will be able to take their pick from a large number of establishments that line the sand, which often come complete with their own restaurants, gyms and other amenities.
The city centre of Adelaide is home to an impressive number of clubs, and many of these are open until the early hours of the morning. While some of the biggest and brightest clubs pump out the latest dance music, the bars and pubs often host live bands, especially on the weekends when large crowds gather to hear them play.
Theatre and music
Those with a flare for the dramatic will be able to catch theatre performances in several of Adelaide's large venues throughout the year. there are so many theatres to choose from here that finding something of interest shouldn't be a problem, and among the offerings are a wide range of comedy, musical, dance and drama performances. Just about every type of live music can also be heard at various venues throughout the city, ranging from jazz and blues to rock and punk.
While several festivals are held throughout the year in various parts of the city, WOMAdelaide is probably the best known of them all, and people travel from all over South Australia and beyond to witness the fun. Standing for the World of Music, Art and Dance Adelaide, WOMAdelaide is held in the Botanical Gardens, while the Adelaide Fringe Festival is one of the world's largest fringe festivals and is also a great time to visit the city.
Vegetarians are particularly well catered for in Adelaide, as even the meat-serving eateries tend to have extensive selections of meat-free dishes, while visitors will also find an excellent number of restaurants that specialise in cuisine such as Greek, Thai, Japanese and Italian.
Visitors to Adelaide who want to do a little bargain hunting should head on over to the Rundle Mall, which can be found at the eastern end of Rundle Street. This mega mall features a large number of department stores, where just about everything imaginable can be bought for a price. The street itself also features a number of boutique shops as well as excellent eateries.
Those who enjoy sending time in the Great Outdoors should pay a visit to the Adelaide Hills, which is the perfect place to wander. Visitors have the chance to trek along nature trails while soaking up the stunning scenery, while the area is also home to Cleland Wildlife Park.
BUDGET-COACH TOURS (Activity based)
The National Wine Centre is located on the edge of Adelaides stunning Botanic Gardens. Passengers will have free time to explore the iconic building with the opportunity to purchase morning tea at the café or taste wine from the extensive Australian wine collection.
Tours in and Around Adelaide
There are many day tours you can take in and around Adelaide, considering the McLaren Vale in the Fleurieu Peninsula is situated only an hour drive away. You can take one of the many wine tours Adelaide offers to wine lovers. Adelaide and the Fleurieu Peninsula have a lot to offer for every age and every wage.
A bit about Adelaide
Adelaide is as much fun as it is serious. It is as green as it is blue and it is as high in spirits as it is grounded. You will find yourself having the time of your life in Adelaide and the surrounding Fleurieu Peninsula region. If you want to party or relax, you can do both here. Are you a shopaholic? Then you can have your fill at the Rundle Mall or have a cup of coffee at one of the many cafes situated on East Rundle Street.
Some Interesting Day Tours
You absolutely must buy yourself some delicious chocolates from Haigh's Chocolates, as they are the only chocolate makers in Australia that still imports and roasts their own beans. They still manufacture using the old style machines and the packing style is old, too, which is very charming. As they say, old is gold, so why not indulge in some chocolate fantasies? There are day tours you can take to visit and observe the Haigh Chocolate facilities.
Adelaide Bus Tours
There are plenty of regions around that are only an hour s (if not less) drive away. Some day tour destinations around Adelaide are:
o The Barossa Valley - 60 minutes drive
o Victor Harbour (Fleurieu Peninsula) - 70 minutes drive
o Adelaide Hills - 20 minutes drive
o McLaren Vale (Fleurieu Peninsula) - 40 minutes drive
o River Murray, Murray Bridge - 60 minutes drive
o Clare Valley, starts from Auburn - 90 minutes drive
o Kangaroo Island - 90 minutes drive to ferry and 45 minutes for crossing
o Kangaroo Island - 30 minutes Flight
o Flinders Range - approximately five hours drive
Adelaide Wine Tours
You cannot come to Adelaide and not visit one of the many world famous wineries. The McLaren Vale region is the biggest and closest wine region to Adelaide. Some beautiful wine regions you must include in your itinerary are:
Adelaide & Adelaide Plains
You can begin your Adelaide wine tours from the city centre to the National Wine Centre and the historic Magill Estate, which is the home of Penfold s Grange Wines.
The Adelaide Hills region has over 60 wineries and is situated just outside of Adelaide. The scenic drive from Adelaide begins your wine journey on a happy note.
The Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley
The Barossa is only an hour s drive from Adelaide and is home to more than 600 grape growing families. Make sure you visit Jacob s Creek Visitor Centre for understanding what Barossa is all about.
Less than two hours away, you can take the famous Riesling Trail, which is a 25km walk or cycling trail, which connects Clare and Auburn and shows you some of the 40 wine cellars en route.
The Fleurieu Peninsula
The Fleurieu Peninsula boasts names like McLaren Vale, Currency Creek and Langhorne Creek and has much more to offer than just wines and great food. Plan a trip here to soak in South Australia s finest nature and wildlife.
With names like Wrattonbully, Padthaway, Mount Benson and Coonwarra originating from this spectacular region, every wine lover must make a trip down to the Limestone Coast.
Modern Five Star luxury touring coaches offer passengers many creature comforts, including deluxe fabric covered reclining seats with arm and head rests, climate control air conditioning with individual vent controls and individual reading lights.
*The National Wine Centre will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day so further time will be spent exploring the city.
Our packages are extremely affordable, with the cheapest pricing available. Please consult us if you require us to customise your trip, so that we can plan a package of multiple destinations at a reasonable price. In whatever format, fun, fond memories and great value for money are the cornerstones of our business.