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Discover the southern states of Australia on a guided coach tour from Sydney to Melbourne or along the Great Ocean Road. Take a short break to Adelaide and Kangaroo Island or Sydney and the Blue Mountains, or kick back and enjoy the gastronomic delights and eclectic laneways on a trip to Melbourne. Choose from 38 short breaks, independent trips and coach tours through Southern Australia.

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9 Days Adelaide to Adelaide

Operator: Bunnik Tours

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5 Days Adelaide to Adelaide

Operator: AAT Kings

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10 Days Adelaide to Alice Springs

Operator: AAT Kings

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12 Days Melbourne to Uluru

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<a href='/tours/south-australia/great-ocean-road'>Follow The Great Ocean Road</a>

Follow The Great Ocean Road

Wind along a breathtaking coastline with someone else at the wheel, so you can take in the impressive sights including the iconic Twelve Apostles.

Get a Taste of the Barossa Valley

Get a Taste of the Barossa Valley

Sample seasonal produce, pop into gorgeous cellar doors, and wind your way through quaint villages and classically gorgeous Australian countryside.

Hike the Flinders Ranges

Hike the Flinders Ranges

Explore the Flinders Ranges, taking in the natural amphitheatre of Wilpena Pound on a hike, 4WD adventure, or from overhead by helicopter.

Coffin Bay Oyster Tasting

Coffin Bay Oyster Tasting

Wade into a working Oyster Farm, sit in the water and taste oysters fresh out of the sea. Its a once in a lifetime taste sensation!

<a href='/tours/south-australia/kangaroo-island'>Get Outdoors on Kangaroo Island</a>

Get Outdoors on Kangaroo Island

Rich with wildlife and natural beauty, here you can walk with a National Park Ranger amongst sea lions, check out the aptly named Remarkable Rocks, kayak Harriet River and sandboard the dunes of Little Sahara.

Latest Reviews What our clients are saying about their journeys through South Australia

Fantastic Taste of the Australian Outback - Has inspired me to see more of Australia!   , NSW, Australia, Jun 2021
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour as I love outback country. All travel is on sealed roads. Be prepared for a few long travel days, as there are some big distances to cover, but we had good stops at least every couple of hours on those long days. There are a number of very early mornings, and if you’re doing the tour in winter, make sure you have your ...read more winter woolies, as it was very cold, particularly to watch the sunrise at Uluru!! Accommodation was excellent all the way. The rooms at Wilpena Pound Resort were more basic than the others, but they were comfortable and clean, and in a beautiful bush setting. Meals were fabulous, with plenty to choose from the set tour menu for each course, even for me being GF. Breakfasts in SA were by preorder due to COVID19 restrictions on buffets, but there were great buffet breakfasts in NT. As can be expected due to the isolation, costs for food/drinks/snacks/coffees at the outback roadhouses/shops are fairly high. If you need special dietary snacks/biscuits, I would suggest buying these at the supermarkets along the way, as not many of the roadhouses have these available. Strangely we saw only a handful of kangaroos the whole trip, but we did see a herd of about 20 camels as we drove out to Uluru, which was a treat. Huge flocks of wild budgies and cockatiels were seen all the time rising from the trees or off the road. The 3 hour walk at Wilpena Pound was lovely, and you can do as much as you like. It’s only at the end that you can choose to climb up an uneven rock path to get to the lookout over the pound before you head back down along the same flat track. I did the 11km Uluru base walk and thoroughly enjoyed it. The walk is completely flat on a dirt/sand track. Most of it isn’t right at the base, but this gives you better views from a distance. You are given 3.5 hours to do the walk, and once you start walking, you’re committed, as the bus won’t pick you up from anywhere other than where they drop you off! A few of our group did the 3 hour King’s Canyon Rim Walk which they said was great, with views down into the canyon, however it starts off with 500 steep and uneven rock steps, so you need to be able to handle the steps and definitely not be afraid of heights if you want to take on that loop walk! The rest of us did the lovely canyon floor walk which took us just over an hour. We marveled at the amazing red canyon walls, beautiful white gums in the dry riverbed, and beautiful birds. Our tour director Dave Overton was fantastic - very friendly, helpful and funny, and he gave just the right amount of interesting commentary, without overloading us. Tom our driver was also excellent and friendly, and a very safe and careful driver. The bus had very comfortable leather seats, plenty of leg room, big windows for sightseeing, and a toilet on board if needed. Although they do have free Wi-Fi on board, it’s quite spasmodic, and on some days you can go hours without any internet or phone reception. It wasn’t until the start of the tour that I found that AAT Kings always run 3 different tours concurrently, so you may find that on the bus there will be guests doing the full Adelaide to Darwin tour, some are only doing the Adelaide to Alice Springs tour, and other guests will join you at Uluru for the Uluru to Darwin tour, so don’t be surprised if there are guests coming and going on the bus! Thanks to Georgie Walpole and the team for their assistance in keeping me appraised of things with my booking, and also with the ease that they transferred another booking to 2022 for me. This is the second time I’ve used Global Journeys, and I will continue to do so in the future.
Very efficiently organized tour   , NSW, Australia, Apr 2021
Everything went seamlessly from booking the journey to the journey itself. Pre and Post accommodation at Adelaide was nice, if you don't count the proximity of the hotel to the CBD. We had been told that we would be picked up at Sage Hotel on day 1. But when I rang up the tour operator, just to be sure, they said they had not been informed about our ...read more pick up from Sage hotel. Communication? The accommodation at Kangaroo Island was also very nice. On day 1 at around 4.15pm were just 15 mins away from this accommodation but for some strange reason they took us all the way back to Ferry terminal, asked us to have dinner there and finally brought us to the accommodation at around 7.30pm. Why? All the activities were very well thought of and very interesting. Lunch provided on both the days were of high standard. We are vegetarians and they did provide excellent quality vegetarian food as per our request. Bus drivers were very live and knowledgeable.
The best holiday I’ve ever done!   , NSW, Australia, Apr 2019
This holiday was an amazing experience! The best yet. Travelling through remote Australia was a very unique experience. Great treks on this tour and I really enjoyed the stargazing at night. Would also highly recommend the helicopter trip over Uluru. Book this when you book your tour so you don’t miss out.
An Enjoyable Trip   , VIC, Australia, Mar 2019
Just returned home from our trip to the Great Ocean Road and Kangaroo Island and Adelaide. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed every part of the trip. Our tour guide and coach driver were great. The food was so enjoyable and the accommodation was the best. My sister and I could not find anything to complain about so I am sure we would travel with your ...read more company again. Once again thank you for an enjoyable trip.

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APT Launches New South Coast Explorer Tours

12 February, 2019

APT Launches New South Coast Explorer Tours

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Enjoy Concrete Jungles to Lush Rainforests on a Tour from Sydney

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