A scenic cruise on the Torrens River, comprehensive look at the highlights of Adelaide and a visit to the German settlement of Hahndorf.
• Board the famous ‘Popeye’ for a truly memorable scenic cruise on the Torrens River
• Picturesque scenery and prolific birdlife provide the beautiful backdrop to the city of Adelaide
• Visit Australia’s oldest German settlement – Hahndorf
Get the true experience of Adelaide today with a fantastic packed tour combining a scenic cruise, a classic sightseeing tour, and a phenomenal day trip.
For a scenic cruise along the Torrens River, we’ll start by boarding the famous’ Pop-eye’ boat, relaxing as we watch Adelaide’s lovely greenery pass us by.
You will join our sightseeing tour from the rotunda next to King William Road at 1:20pm after the cruise.
We will continue our sightseeing tour of Adelaide as we ride across the city and see Chinatown, Adelaide Central Market, Victoria Square, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, and King William Street. Here we will hear about the four major terraces of the town that separate the central business and residential area from the surrounding parks. Our tour will take us across the North and East Terraces where we will discover the trendy Hutt Street and East Terrace’s green suburbs.
After our sightseeing tour we will head out of town for a day trip to the Adelaide Hills in the Mt Lofty Ranges. Here we will enjoy spectacular views of St Vincent’s city, Glenelg, and the Gulf. On the way we’re going to visit Bridgewater’s charming village and see the iconic Bridgewater Mill and Waterwheel. First, we’re going to visit the popular Beerenberg Strawberry Farm, a household name in and outside Australia.
We’re going to travel from here to the oldest German settlement in Australia-Hahndorf. Take a relaxing stroll under the Elm trees along the main street of Hahndorf and take delicious afternoon tea with old-fashioned hospitality in nice surroundings (or seek a trio sampler of the best beers in Germany).
We’re going to return to Adelaide afterwards.
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Last Updated on November 28, 2020 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com