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4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

Fleurieu Peninsula walk

A guided 4 day Pack Free walk

South of Adelaide in South Australia, lies the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. This coastal paradise is famous for its dramatic and distinctive coastline, famous wineries including the world-renowned McLaren Vale as well as delectable gourmet cuisine. Our 4 day walks explores a diverse range of scenery from bushland to waterfalls, along trails through the vines and sections of the 1200km Heysen Trail as it winds its way along the Waitpinga Cliffs. The ultimate combination of walking, food, wine and coast.



A Pack Free Walking Holiday

No heavy packs to carry

We invented the phrase “Pack Free Walking Experiences” and it’s what we do best. We ensure our guests don’t undertake walks where carrying the burden of a heavy pack is necessary. Our walks are designed to be carefree and enjoyable yet still challenging . Walk with only a small day pack so you can soak up the scenery along the way, carrying as little as your camera, lunch and water each day.


Superb Accommodation overlooking the Ocean

at Bluff Resort

We spend 2 nights accommodation at the Bluff Resort Apartments overlooking Encounter Bay Victor Harbour. This accommodation is set in an idyllic location offering wonderful ocean views and a swimming pool to refresh after a day’s walking.

Guests will enjoy ocean-view studios with ensuites.


Stay in the wine region of McLaren Vale

At the 4 star Serafinos with cellar door

Spend one night in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine country at the 4 star Serafino.

Guests will enjoy deluxe spa studios overlooking the gardens and swimming pool with the choice of king or twin beds with ensuite.

The property has an excellent cellar door where guests can stroll over after a day’s walking and sample the Serafino wines.


Celebratory Winery Lunch

at d'Arenberg vineyard

As a special treat on day 3 after our walk, we enjoy wine tasting and a celebratory 2 course lunch at the d’Arenberg vineyard restaurant set in a 19th-century homestead, with spectacular views of the rolling hills and vineyards. The food here will definitely tempt your tastebuds featuring local and seasonal produce.


McLaren Vale Wines

Perfectly matched with superb local cuisine

This region is all about superb food and wines and we ensure you indulge in both during your walking tour.  During our stay at McLaren Vale, we will indulge in a two-course dinner in the Serafino Restaurant complimented by regional wines. Holding two Chefs Hat, this restaurant overlooking Lake McLaren offers delicious contemporary fine dining.


Stormboy Coorong cruise

The wow factor

On a Life’s An Adventure tour, we always include a ‘Wow Factor’ to ensure your journey is truly inspirational and unique. During your stay, we will take a morning cruise on the tranquil Coorong, best known for the setting of the iconic movie “Storm Boy”. Home to a myriad of seabirds and a local sea colony this cruise will be an enjoyable way to explore this unique area.


Our CEO Guides

Chief Experience Officers

We are very proud of our talented team of guides. We call them our CEOs – Chief Experience Officers and it’s their job to ensure your tour exceeds your expectations.

They have a great knack of bringing the group together so that everyone will feel like great friends by the end of the walk. Our guides have a wealth of knowledge and expertise ensuring your tour is relaxing, fun and informative and always safe.


Personalised tours

Maximum of 12 guests

We ensure our groups sizes are snall and intimate with a maximum of 12 guests per trip, we find this delivers a more personalised service, the perfect social environment and has less impact on the environment.


Genuinely all-inclusive

We pride our tours on being excellent value and genuinely all-inclusive. From superb accommodation, resturant quality meals accompanied with local wines, transfers, trail mix and additional ‘wow’ activities everything has been thought of to make your journey truly unique and special.

NO Credit Cards Fees!

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Tour Itinerary

Tour Inclusions
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

Your 4-day walking holiday includes:

  • Pack Free Walk – no overnight packs to carry
  • Superb meals featuring local produce
  • McLaren wines served with all evening meals
  • 2 nights accommodation at Bluff Resort
  • 1 nights accommodation at Serafino McLaren Vale
  • Evening dinners served with local South Australian wines
  • 4 delicious lunches to enjoy whilst walking
  • 3 x Hot and Cold breakfasts
  • Fresh fruit and trail mix to enjoy while walking
  • Professionally guides – Our guides are passionate, well trained and enthusiastic with the ability to bring to life a depth of information
  • Transfers to and from Adelaide or drive to the start of the walk.
Day 1: Adelaide - Walk Port Elliot and Granite Island - Coorong Cruise
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

SUGGESTED PRE-TOUR NIGHT HOTEL: We suggest the Mantra Hindmarsh Square Adelaide; this is also our meeting point at 7.30am on the first morning of the tour.


TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: 1.5 hour transfer from Adelaide to trail.
Afternoon: 35-minute transfer from the end of the walk to accommodation.

WALK GRADE: Morning walks 5.2kms in total. Grade: Easy.

TERRAIN: Undulating trail, a mixture of dirt trails and cobblestone path with some stairs.

WALK ITINERARY: Meet your guides in the foyer of the Mantra Hindmarsh Square and transfer to the Fleurieu Peninsula and the start of the trail. This morning we enjoy walks at Port Elliot and Granite Island. Our first hike takes us from pretty Horseshoe Bay across the headland of Freemans Knob, passing Rocky Bay and Green Bay before reaching Knights Beach. See beautiful views over the Southern Ocean, pretty beaches, historic relics and beautiful bays. After we make our walk to Victor Harbour and make our way across the causeway to Granite Island. The landscape here is dominated by impressive granite boulders including Umbrella Rock as well as stunning views of Encounter Bay, the bluff and islands. The island is a wildlife paradise with many seabirds including Pied Cormorants, Pacific Gulls, Sooty Oyster Catchers easily spotted, as well as dolphins, New Zealand Fur Seal and little penguins. You can’t visit this area without seeing this region from the water. This afternoon we enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Coorong, an area best known as the setting for the iconic movie “Storm Boy”. During your experience, we cruise past the local Seal Colony and see lots of pelicans, cormorants and many other species of migratory birdlife.

After your walk, we transfer to our accommodation for the next two nights at Bluff Resort, Encounter Bay. Tonight enjoy dinner in the Whalers Restaurant featuring local wines from this area.


Day 2: Walk Deep Creek Conservation Park (Heysen Trail)
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: 40 minute transfer from our accommodation to the trail
Afternoon: 40 minute transfer from the end of the walk to accommodation.

WALK GRADE: 12kms. 6 hours. Grade: Moderate to Hard.

TERRAN: The track has a series of short, steep ascents and descents. Total cumulative climb 633m. The track has a firm base, some steps and occasional rocks.

FLEXIBLE WALKING: Shorter and easier walk also available today. Deep Creek waterfall walk. 4kms. 2-3 hours walk.

WALK ITINERARY: Enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading out for today’s adventures. Today’s walk takes us into the Deep Creek Conservation Park. This walk which forms part of the 1200km Heysen Trail, showcases some of the best ocean and bush views in the park. As you walk through the park listen out for the 100 odd species of birds that live here and be on the lookout for the native wildlife such as western grey kangaroos and short-beaked echidnas. Explore a diversity of landscapes from Xanthorrhoea hillsides, through stands of tall eucalyptus, see pretty waterfalls and explore Deep Creek Cove. Afterwards, we return to our accommodation. Tonight the group will enjoy a la carte dining in a local restaurant including regional South Australia wines.


Day 3: Walk Waitpinga Cliffs to Kings Beach (Heysen Trail)
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: 13 mins from accommodation to the trail.
Afternoon: 52-minute transfer from the end of the walk to accommodation.

WALK GRADE: 11.5kms. 6 hours. Grade: Moderate. Total climb 418m.

TERRAIN: Undulating terrain with a combination of dirt walking trails, fire trails and boardwalks, some steps.

WALK ITINERARY: Enjoy breakfast before heading out for today’s walk. Our walk today’s forms part of the earlier sections of the Heysen Trail through the Newland Head Conservation Park. Our walk takes us through flowering coastal scrubland and along the rugged coastline offering spectacular views from Waitpinga cliffs lookout, Kings Head and the Bluff. Keep an eye out for white-bellied sea-eagles that inhabit the cliffs here and in the migrating season, you may be lucky enough to see a whale making its journey from the lookouts. After our walk, we transfer to our new accommodation in the heart of the world-famous wine region of McLaren Vale. Our accommodation for tonight is at the charming 4 star Serafino, set amongst the vines in deluxe spa rooms. Enjoy free time after we arrive to visit Serafino’s cellar door and sample their home-made wines. This evening we enjoy dinner in the restaurant featuring superb McLaren Vale wines.


Day 4: The Famous Shiraz Trail. McLaren Vale to Wilunga
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: Walk directly from the hotel
Afternoon: 50-minute transfer from the end of the walk to Adelaide

WALK GRADE: 6kms. 3 hours. Grade: Easy.

TERRAIN: Mainly flat, scenic trail on a bitumen surface.

WALK ITINERARY: Enjoy breakfast before heading out for today’s walk. Our walk today takes us along the Shiraz trail from McLaren Vale to the quaint village of Willunga To McLaren Vale. The trail passes through pretty vineyards of the region, with scenic rolling hills as a backdrop. Take in views of charming wineries along the way as well as Suffolk sheep and llamas grazing. After our walk, we enjoy a celebratory lunch at d’Arenberg vineyard. Indulge in a superb lunch with wines from the vineyard. A great way to finish our walking adventure. Afterwards, we return to Adelaide where our walk concludes. If you have driven to the Fleurieu Peninsula transfer to your car will be organised for you.

FINISH TIME: Arrive back into Adelaide between 4.00pm and 4.30pm


Tour Availability

We run several tours from September to May every year. We will also consider opening up a new departure date if we have enough demand. Email us at walks@lifesanadventure.com.au

  • 14 March 2024
  • 11 April 2024
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Date of your choice is available for groups of 10- 12 people.
Please contact us for more details on (02) 9975 4553 or email: groups@lifesanadventure.com.au
27 February 2024 – available for groups

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Tour Prices

Spot Specials - Save up to $500 per couple on selected departures

Spot Special saving of up to $500 per couple or $250 per person available on specific departures when you pay in full at time of booking.

Private groups of 10 -12 people can choose the date of their choice. Subject to availability.

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$ 2649 /p

Save up to $250 per person on specific departures


Normal Price…. $2899

Spot Special… $2749
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Spot Special… $2649
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Spot Special prices available on specific departures when you book and pay in full at time of booking. Offer ends until sold out – limited spots available! See departure dates tab for specific dates. Normal Price requires $300 deposit only, with final payments due 8 weeks prior. Past passengers $100 extra saving also available on normal priced fares. Based on twin share – see details about Single Supplement and upgrade extras. See full ticket conditions below under Discount information.

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The following extras can be purchased with your tour


If you are a solo traveller willing to share a room, we will attempt to match you with another solo traveller of the same gender. If we can’t find you a match of the same gender by around 8 weeks prior to the tour, you will be charged the single supplement cost of $430 extra.


For those wanting to guarantee their own room, a single supplement cost of $430 extra will be charged at the time of booking


We strongly advise our clients travelling within Australia to take out Travel Insurance. We have partnered with Cover-More to provide travel insurance to our guests. To get a quote or purchase travel insurance directly with them CLICK HERE

Private Group Prices From
$ 2649 /p

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10 – 12 participants

Departure date of your choice

Prices are equal to Past Travellers’ discount rates.

Departure date of your choice is subjective to availability. A minimum group size of 10 required. Prices are equal to Past Travellers’ discounted rates. Additional Past Traveller’s’ discount not available for groups. Based on twin share – see details about Single Supplement and upgrade extras.

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Discount Information:

PAST PASSENGER DISCOUNT: Those who have travelled with Life’s An Adventure previously, receive a past passenger discount of $100. This discount will automatically be deducted from future bookings when you book online using the same email address used for past bookings.

EARLYBIRD & SPOT SPECIAL CANCELLATIONS: Refunds or cancellations are not permitted for Earlybird Deals or Spot Specials, however, transfers to another date are permitted 8 weeks or more prior to departure. We advise taking out travel insurance, in case unexpected circumstances prior to the trip, prevent you from joining this tour. Early bird or Spot Special discounts cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. To receive these special discounts, full payment must be made at the time of initial booking. Flexiwalk Add-On option not available on these tickets.

Travel Insurance

We strongly advise our clients travelling within Australia to take out Travel Insurance. We have partnered with Cover-More to provide travel insurance to our guests. To get a quote or purchase travel insurance directly with them CLICK HERE .

Additional Information

  • Prices are per person in Australian dollars and include GST.
  • A deposit of $300 per person is required to secure your booking. (unless taking advantage of Earlybird or Spot Specials in which full payment is required at time of booking).
  • Note: If you are booking within 90 days of your departure date – we will require full payment at the time of booking
  • Prices are based on twin share of rooms. If you are travelling solo you may be required to share with someone of the same gender. If this is not suitable you can request to pay a single supplement, however, limited single rooms are available per trip so are on a request basis.
  • No Credit Cards fees.
  • Payments must be made online via our NAB (National Australia Bank) secure payment page via credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or over the phone.
  • We advise taking our Travel Insurance to cover items such as cancellation of tour due to minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc.

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  • Address: HEAD OFFICE: Shop 7, 1306 Pittwater Road
    Narrabeen NSW 2101.

    Guests can meet this tour at our Life’s An Adventure Premises:
    29/6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur.
  • Phone: (02) 9975 4553
    After Hours: 0457 002 482
  • Email: walks@lifesanadventure.com.au
  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
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