3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS BEST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PORT LINCOLN AND COFFIN BAY
3D2NXE3 3D2N SOUTH AUSTRALIA 04 APR 2020 - 27 MAR 2021
TRIP DESCRIPTION
  • Tour Start & End Adelaide
  • Selected Saturdays departures
  • Tours require a minimum of 2 adults

Combining the finest cuisine, wildlife and spectacular scenery, this 3-day tour from Adelaide, ‘Australia’s Seafood Frontier’, will give you a real taste of Port Lincoln and the pristine regions surrounding it. Lovers of seafood will be right in their element with some once in a lifetime foodie experiences and there are many interactive wildlife experiences such as the opportunity swim with wild sea lions. The Eyre Peninsula is guaranteed to leave you breathless, fascinated, inspired, and wondering why you hadn’t come sooner.

 

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Adelaide - Port Lincoln (45mins by flight)

You will be transferred from your Adelaide accommodation bright and early to catch your 8.15am flight to Port Lincoln which arrives 45 minutes later. Your local guide will greet you at the airport and give you an overview of what exciting things are to come, over a coffee. After a little exploring around Port Lincoln, which will include a visit to Winters Hill to fully understand what you will discover in the region, you will enjoy a tantalising lunch of local seafood harvest at the Marina Hotel Restaurant.

With a full tummy, board the ‘Tesla’, a unique electric canal cruiser. Enjoy a tranquil cruise around Port Lincoln’s Marina and learn about Australia’s largest commercial fishing fleet. Explore some stunning coastline at Sleaford Bay and Whalers Way, before visiting Mikkira Station, home of a wild koala population where you can get some excellent photos.

After a full day of exploring its time to relax and enjoy dinner at the award-winning restaurant, Del Giorno’s.

NOTE: Must contact Xplore Eyre 24 hours prior to departure to reconfirm pick up time and venue | Flights are operated by Rex and have a 15kg luggage restriction per person plus one 7kg carry on.

Transfer Flight by REX and land by Xplore Eyre Tour
Meals Lunch, Dinner
Hotel Port Lincoln
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Port Lincoln - Coffin Bay - Port Lincoln

This morning you have the choice between two quite different itineraries. Option one is one of the best interactive wildlife experiences in Australia, swimming with playful Australian sea lions. This half-day cruise to the crystal-clear waters of Seal Cove off Port Lincoln is an Optional Extra and at only $215.00 is guaranteed to be one of the best days of your life. Be amazed as the puppy dogs of the sea welcome your arrival with genuine excitement!

If you prefer to stay on dry land, you’ll start the day exploring the breathtakingly beautiful Lincoln National Park. Enjoy morning tea at Stamford Hill after an invigorating climb, and visit Cape Donnington and the pristine beaches and lookouts on offer. Then it’s back to Port Lincoln for lunch at the iconic Fresh Fish Place.

No matter which option you choose in the morning, the afternoon looks like this: visit Boston Bay Wines for tastings and Glen Forest Tourist Park for up-close-and-personal wildlife encounters. Pop into the unique Koppio Smithy Museum for a touch of history that is sure to impress. After another full day, it’s time to settle in for a delicious evening meal and local wine at Sarins Restaurant at the Port Lincoln Hotel.

NOTE: Sea Lions don't run from June to August so there is an alternative itinerary for this day during these months | Optional Extra Experiences are outsourced and therefore the terms and conditions of each operators apply | It is highly recommended that you pre-book the optional activities at time of booking as they are very popular and can’t be booked on the day. We can reserve your place upon booking and you pay the operator locally.

Transfer by Xplore Eyre Tour
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel Port Lincoln
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Port Lincoln - Lower Eyre Peninsula - Adelaide ( (65mins by flight)

Today is a foodies dream day. Explore the pristine Coffin Bay National Park famed for its white sandy beaches and enjoy morning tea at the beautiful Yangie Bay picnic area. Following this, you will have a unique harvest experience on the Coffin Bay Oyster Farm Tour, the only one of its kind in Australia. Put on some waders and sit down at a semi-submerged ‘Salt Water Pavilion’ located at their working commercial Oyster Lease. Feast on the world’s most sought after oysters plucked straight out of the ocean.

Lunch will follow with a wonderful seafood platter at the 1802 Oyster Bar & Restaurant which has beautiful views overlooking the waters of Kellidie Bay. Heading back towards Port Lincoln you will visit the Boston Bean Coffee Company for an amazing coffee of your choice. Caffeinated, we’ll enjoy a nice walk along the foreshore before a visit to the Eyre Peninsula’s very own boutique brewery, Beer Garden Brewing. Get ready for your final taste sensation enjoying some locally brewed beers and wood-fired pizza.

As we come to the end of your journey your guide will drop you back to the airport for your 7.40pm flight to Adelaide. Your airport transfer back to your Adelaide accommodation will be organised which will have you arriving back to your hotel at approximately 9pm.

Alternative Day 3 Itinerary – Great White Experiences (Optional Extra)

Alternatively, those who love aquatic wildlife, and/or are seeking an adrenalin rush, can choose the full day optional experience of coming face-to-face with the majestic, great white shark. There are two operators offering different types of experiences––stay dry in a revolutionary glass viewing aqua sub, or choose the more extreme option of entering the cage. Prices range from $350 to $564 depending on your choice.

NOTE: Optional Extra Experiences are outsourced and therefore the terms and conditions of each operators apply | It is highly recommended that you pre-book the optional activities at time of booking as they are very popular and can’t be booked on the day. We can reserve your place upon booking and you pay the operator locally | The operators of the Shark Cage tour are unable to guarantee a shark sighting as they are after all wild animals. In the unlikely event that a shark is not seen a return at half price gift voucher is provided to each person | Flights are operated by Rex and have a 15kg luggage restriction per person plus one 7kg carry on.

Transfer by Xplore Eyre Tour and REX
Meals Breakfast, Lunch
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Trip Inclusive
  • Return domestic flights from Adelaide to Port Lincoln
  • 2 nights accommodation at Port Lincoln
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Tesla Electric Boat Marina Cruise around Port Lincoln, Mikkira Station, Coffin Bay Oyster Tour, Coffin Bay National Park, all entry fee’s, national park fees and activities
  • Transport by 4WD with a Local guide and expert knowledge
  • Round trip Airport transfers - Adelaide CBD Hotel to Adelaide airport
Trip Exclude
  • International air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified.
  • Travel Insurance
Trip Mandatory
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Agent Collection fee 30.00 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • The itinerary is for reference only and visiting sequence may be different, and is subject to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
  • No bookings are accepted less than 50 working days prior to departure.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
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Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 100.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April 2020 until March 2021 - Selected Saturdays departures only
  • Day tour conducted by Xplore Eyre on seat-in-coach basic.
  • Xplore Eyre Tours Requires a minimum number of people booked on tours in order to be able to operate. If tours do not meet minimum numbers Xplore Eyre reserves the right to cancel that tour departure. SA ECO Tours will do this with as much advance notice as possible and inform affected customers so alternative arrangements may be made.
  • Day Tour : Not every Day Tours coach pick up at every point/city hotels, therefore passenger/s have to make their own way to the designated pick up point/departure point.
  • Day Tour : Pick up / Drop off are at Day Tour Company discretion. Details and contacts will be provide once booking has been made and confirm.
  • Must call Xplore Eyre at +61 8 8687 0455 to re-confirm pick-up time and venue 24-48 hrs prior to departure, quoting the confirmation/reservation number.
  • Please get ready out front of designated pick-up point 10 minutes prior to your confirmed pick up time.
  • If your coach has not arrived in 10 minutes after your scheduled pick time please make contact with +61 8 8687 045.
  • All pick up and drop off times from Hotel/Theme Parks/Attractions/Airport are approximate and seasonal and will be confirmed upon booking.

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