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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.

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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.

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Superb Accommodation overlooking the Ocean

at Bluff Resort

We spend 2 nights accommodation at the Bluff Resort Apartments overlooking Encounter Bay Victor Harbour. These apartments are set in an idyllic location offering wonderful ocean views and a swimming pool to refresh after a day’s walking. Guests will enjoy Ocean and pool view studios with king or twin beds and ensuites. Note: Groups of 3 or more can be accommodated together in 2 and 3 bedroom apartments upon request.

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Stay in the wine region of McLaren Vale

At the4 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Genuinely all-inclusive

Even no credit card fees to pay

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. We don’t even charge you extra booking fees or credit card 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.
  • NO Credit Card Fees
Day 1: Adelaide - Walk Deep Creek Conservation Park (Heysen Trail)
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

SUGGESTED PRE NIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Grand Chancellor Adelaide.

DEPARTURE TIME: 7.30am

TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: 1.5 hour transfer from Adelaide to trail. Alternatively, drive yourself to the start of the trail.
Afternoon: 16-minute transfer from the end of the walk to accommodation.

WALK GRADE: 12kms. 6 hours. Grade: Moderate to Hard. Total climb 633m. Many hills.

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

WALK ITINERARY: Meet your guides in Adelaide and transfer to the Fleurieu Peninsula and the start of the trail. 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. 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.

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Day 2: Coorong Cruise. Walk Port Elliot and Granite Island
4 Day Fleurieu Peninsula walk

TRANSFER TIMES: Morning: 30 minute transfer from our accommodation to your cruise.
Afternoon: 35-minute transfer from the end of the walk to accommodation.

WALK GRADE: Afternoon walks 5.2kms in total. Grade: Easy. Terrain: Undulating trail, a mixture of dirt trails and cobblestone path with some stairs.

WALK ITINERARY: Enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading out for today’s adventures. You can’t visit this area without seeing this region from the water. This morning 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. Sample Native Bush tucker before joining our walk through the pretty Coorong National Park. After our cruise and lunch, we enjoy afternoon walks at Port Elliot and Granite Island. Our first hike takes us from pretty Horsehoe 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. Afterwards, we return to our accommodation. Tonight the group will enjoy a la carte dining in a local restaurant including regional South Australia wines.

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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 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.

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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. Mainly flat, scenic trail.

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.

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Tour Availability

We run several tours from September to May every year. Dates are listed below however availability changes by the hour – to see real-time availability click on the monthly calendar at the bottom of the page and select the month you require. We will also consider opening up a new departure date if we have enough demand. Email us at walks@lifesanadventure.com.au

SPECIALS
Check below to see if your preferred departure has a specials savings. Conditions apply see pricing page.

Departure DateAvailabilitySpecials / Notes
12 Nov 2020Available Super Earlybirds. Payment due 7 September
8 April 2021Available Super Earlybirds

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PRIVATE GROUPS:
Date of your choice is available for groups of 10- 12 people.
Please contact us for more details on (02) 9975 4553 or email: walks@lifesanadventure.com.au


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Tour Prices

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Looking forward to your next walking holiday? Why just dream when you can start planning now. With some uncertainty when border restrictions and other social restrictions will be eased, our ‘book now, pay later’ offer is designed to ensure you can book your next holiday now without the financial risk + our COVID Booking Guarantee see details below. With a $0 deposit there's never been a better time to book a holiday!

All you need to do is press the 'book now' button below and then select your preferred departure date. Fill in your details and then press submit. When everything opens up and restrictions are eased we will contact you to confirm your tour. For new bookings only. See full conditions on link below.
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PRIVATE GROUPS
Private groups of 10 -12 people when they book a departure. Choose the date of your choice subject to availability. Free Group T'shirts also available enquire for details.


FIRST TIME TRAVELLER SUPER EARLYBIRD From
$ 2199 /p

Prices for those doing their first walk with us

Super Earlybird Price*…..$2199
Normal Price………………. $2499

*See conditions on our special book now and pay later offer below.
Super Earlybird savings available on all departures only when you pay in full by 10 November 2020. If travelling Sept, October & November 2020 full payment is due 5 weeks prior to departure or at time of booking if booking under 5 weeks. Normal Price requires deposit then final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure. 

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PAST PASSENGER SUPER EARLYBIRD From
$ 2099 /p

Travelled with Life's An Adventure previously

Super Earlybird Price*…..$2099
Normal Price………………. $2399

*See conditions on our special book now and pay later offer below.
Super Earlybird savings available on all departures only when you pay in full by 10 November 2020. If travelling Sept, October & November 2020 full payment is due 5 weeks prior to departure or at time of booking if booking under 5 weeks. Normal Price requires deposit then final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure. 

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Private Groups From
$ 2099 /p

Your own private group of 8 or more

PRIVATE GROUPS
10 participants
Departure of your choice subject to availability.

Super Earlybird Price*…..$2099
Normal Price………………. $2399

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Additional Past Passenger discount not available for groups.

*See conditions on our special book now and pay later offer below.
Super Earlybird savings available on all departures only when you pay in full by 10 November 2020. If travelling Sept, October & November 2020 full payment is due 5 weeks prior to departure or at time of booking if booking under 5 weeks. Normal Price requires deposit then final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure. 

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The following extras can be purchased with your tour

4 day walk Single Supplement:
Your own room at each accommodation. Add $328
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For terms and conditions on our special COVID-19 Book Now and Pay Later offer click here.

Discount Information

PAST PASSENGER DISCOUNT: Those who have travelled with Life’s An Adventure previously, receive a past passenger discount of $100. In order to receive this discount please email us for your special “promo code” to use when booking. In your email, you should outline what Life’s An Adventure tour you have done with us in the past so we can cross-check.

EARLYBIRD CANCELLATIONS: Refunds and 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.

Travel Insurance

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. We have organised through NIB Insurance for you to purchase travel insurance directly with them – please click here for details.

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.
  • Payments must be made online via our NAB (National Australia Bank) secure payment page via credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or over the phone.
  • NO Credit Card fee applies.
  • 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.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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  • Address: HEAD OFFICE: 4/23 Narabang Way,
    Belrose NSW 2085.

    WALKING THE THREE CAPES:
    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
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    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
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