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South Coast Rock-Star Tour

The Backyard Universe

From $250

The South Coast Rock-Star Tour is a tale of granites, ice ages, the rise & fall of great mountains, and their resurrection as hills. Experience the charm of the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula as we journey from Adelaide to the Fleurieu's south coast; stopping at an award-winning local cheesemaker for afternoon tea. Afterwards we continue to the coast to discover the history of its scenic granites & their host rocks, see the colourful Permian ice age glacial lake sediments that formed upon them, and see the remains of huge sand dunes formed during the most recent Pleistocene ice age. Our tour includes walks along coastal trails, including a short segment of the famous Heysen Trail, with spectacular coastal scenery. For dinner we stop at a local cool-climate winery for wine tastings & cheese platter, followed by an Aussie barbecue dinner. After dinner, enjoy coffee & cake while stargazing (weather permitting) through powerful portable telescopes. This tour includes pickup & drop-off from your Adelaide city hotel, afternoon tea, cheese tasting, wine tasting, cheese platter, barbecue dinner with a glass of wine, cake & coffee. You have the opportunity to purchase cheeses and wines at your expense. Sturdy walking shoes required.