Melbourne to Adelaide via Kangaroo Island Self Drive

4 Nights

Melbourne, VIC

Itinerary:
Day 1: Drive Melbourne to Port Campbell
Day 2: Drive from Port Campbell to Mt Gambier
Day 3: Drive from Mt Gambier to Cape Jervis and evening ferry to Kangaroo Island
Day 4: Day at leisure on Kangaroo Island
Day 5: Depart Kangaroo Island on morning ferry to Cape Jervis and drive to Adelaide. Drop off
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Highlights

  • Torquay, the surfing capital of
    Australia.
  • Admire the spectacular coastal scenery, including Port Campbell National Park and the mighty 12 Apostles.
  • Mount Gambier, a city set in a unique and ancient landscape of extinct blue water volcanoes, natural limestone and mysterious underground waterways and sinkholes.
  • Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals, a place of beauty and a place of escape.
  • Adelaide is a city with a sense of freedom, expression, movement and thought.
  • Day 1 - Melbourne To Port Campbell
  • Day 2 - Port Campbell to Mt Gambier
  • Day 3 - Mount Gambier to Kangaroo Island via Cape Jervis
  • Day 4 - Kangaroo Island at leisure
  • Day 5 - Kangaroo Island to Adelaide
  • Additional Information

Approximately 300km (186 Miles)
Depart Melbourne and travel southwest through Geelong and Torquay, the surfing capital of Australia. Continue along the famous The Great
Ocean Road to Apollo Bay and onto Port Campbell.
Admire the spectacular coastal scenery, including Port Campbell National Park and the mighty 12 Apostles. Sheltered by cliffs and Norfolk pines, the town has the atmosphere of a safe haven on the edge of wild nature.

Meals Included: Ro

Best Western Great Ocean Road Inn

Property Location With a stay at Best Western Great Ocean Road Inn in Port Campbell, you'll be near the beach and minutes from Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre, and close to Port Campbell Foreshores. This hotel is within the region of Port Campbell National Park and Twelve Apostles.

Approximately 279km (173 Miles)
Continue west along the Great Ocean Road through the unique fishing village of Port Fairy and Portland before crossing over the Victoria / South Australia borders to Mount Gambier, a city set in a unique and ancient landscape of
extinct blue water volcanoes, natural limestone and mysterious underground waterways and sinkholes.

Meals Included: Ro

Quality Inn Presidential

Property Location In the heart of Mount Gambier, Quality Inn Presidential is close to Engelbrecht Cave and Vansittart Park. This 4-star motel is within close proximity of Mount Gambier Central and Olympic Park.

Approximately 503km (313 miles) Mount Gambier
to Cape Jervis
Depart Mount Gambier, travel to Cape Jervis to join the evening ferry to Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place
that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals, a place of beauty and a place of escape. If you traverse its 155km length you’ll find soaring cliffs, dense bushland, towering sand dunes, wetlands and massive arcs of bone white beach and bays to
swim, snorkel, dive and fish.

Meals Included: Ro

Aurora Ozone Hotel

Their Kangaroo Island hotel, Aurora Ozone, is located on the beautiful foreshore at Kingscote. The original section of this hotel on Kangaroo Island has a Victorian façade & amenities that blend with the refined atmosphere of old world charm. Coupled with the attractive modern hotel & townhouse section. Enjoy the extensive menu made up of local produce & seafood as well as the panoramic views over Nepean Bay while dining at the bistro restaurant. Dolphins can often be spotted in the calm waters over breakfast. Sample some of the Islands finest wines from either the bistro or Ozone Cellars.

Today is at leisure for you to explore the natural
beauty of Kangaroo Island, submerge yourself in
what Australia is really about.

Meals Included: Ro

Aurora Ozone Hotel

Their Kangaroo Island hotel, Aurora Ozone, is located on the beautiful foreshore at Kingscote. The original section of this hotel on Kangaroo Island has a Victorian façade & amenities that blend with the refined atmosphere of old world charm. Coupled with the attractive modern hotel & townhouse section. Enjoy the extensive menu made up of local produce & seafood as well as the panoramic views over Nepean Bay while dining at the bistro restaurant. Dolphins can often be spotted in the calm waters over breakfast. Sample some of the Islands finest wines from either the bistro or Ozone Cellars.

Approximately 107km (66 Miles) Cape Jervis to
Adelaide
Depart Kangaroo Island on the morning ferry back to Cape Jervis before you travel north to Adelaide. Adelaide is a city with a sense of freedom,
expression, movement and thought. A brilliant blend of effortlessly chic and an incredible base for enjoying its surrounds.

Meals Included: Ro

Price Includes
Co-pilot self drive kit
4 nights accommodation
5 days Hertz car rental
Return ferry – Penneshaw/ Cape
Jervis for passenger and car under
5 metres

Price Excludes

Meals unless stated below
National Park entrance fees

Vehicles are covered for any damages caused by the negligence of the ferry company whilst on the ferry. Damages caused by the negligence of the renter are covered by the standard Hertz Terms & Conditions. 2WD vehicles are not to be driven on unsealed roads on Kangaroo Island.

Accommodation:
Standard:
Port Campbell Best Western Great Ocean Road Motor Inn (Deluxe Room)
Mt Gambier Quality Inn Presidential (Standard Twin Room)
Kangaroo Island Aurora Ozone Hotel (Executive Room)
Superior:
Port Campbell Waves Port Campbell (Queen Suite - includes Full Breakfast)
Mt Gambier The Barn (Standard Room)
Kangaroo Island Stranraer Homestead (Guest Room - Includes Full Breakfast)