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Culinary Delights of Australia

Resort:Culinary Delights of Australia
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Australia
Price From: £1725.00

Overview

Discover the variety of food and world-class wines Australia has to offer on this two-week self-drive tour. The country™s multicultural society has led to a fusion of different cuisines, resulting in a wide range of dining experiences, from gourmet restaurants to the simple ˜Aussie barbie™. What™s more, with a warm climate and outstanding natural scenery, you can enjoy some of the world™s best food and wine in some of the most scenic locations on Earth.

Itinerary

Day 1: Perth

Arrive into Perth and collect your hire car.Drive to Crown Promenade Perth, where youwill stay for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Perth

Today is at leisure. We recommend drivingto Fremantle to discover the eclectic mix ofartisanal food, handcrafted beers and quirkyboutiques. Visit one of the micro-breweries orsample the fresh catch of the day at the FishingBoat Harbour, a lively marina with a number ofrestaurants. (B)

Day 3: Margaret River

Take a leisurely drive to the Margaret Riverregion and stay 3 nights at Pullman BunkerBay Resort, set on a quiet beachfront.Alternatively, you may wish to upgrade andstay at Cape Lodge, a Luxury Lodge of Australiaset within its own vineyard. (B)

Days 4-5: Margaret River

Explore the Margaret River region, known forits world-class wineries and award-winningrestaurants. Dine on fresh crayfish, try artisancheeses, sample some of the local brews orindulge in handmade chocolates. Optionalwinery tours can be booked with local expertswho will show you behind the scenes, including multiple wine tastings matched with localproduce. (N)

Days 6-7: Fly to Adelaide

Return your hire car in Perth then fly toAdelaide. On arrival, collect your hire car andcheck into the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel for2 nights. The next day, take a culinary walkingtour of Adelaide Central Market* with a localfood expert. Sample the produce and visitsome of the 80 traders who set up shop inthis thriving hub for premium food and wineproducts. (N)

Days 8-9: Barossa Valley

Drive to Barossa Valley and stay 2 nightsat Barossa Shiraz Estate. Alternatively,upgrade to The Louise, which offers suiteonlyaccommodation in the heart of shirazcountry. Barossa is one of the world™s greatwine regions and is also renowned for its freshseasonal produce, artisan food producers andaward-winning restaurants. (N)

Days 10-11: Fly to Sydney

Travel to Adelaide airport and return your carbefore flying to Sydney. On arrival, transfer tothe Spicers Potts Point for 2 nights. Duringyour time in this cosmopolitan city, visit someof the main attractions and dine on fresh seafood at Sydney Fish Market, the thirdlargest in the world. (N)

Days 12-13: Hunter Valley

Collect your hire car and drive to the HunterValley and stay 2 nights at Spicers VineyardEstate. This area offers a range of wineries,from boutique to household names. Optionalwine tasting tours can be booked on a privateor shared basis. (B)

Day 14: Sydney

Drive to the airport and return your hire carbefore your flight home, or continue yourholiday. (B)