Luxury Lodge Series
Southern Luxury Lodges Loop
On our 9 day Southern Luxury Lodges Loop we will take you across to South Australia then Tasmania to some of the best upmarket glamping and luxury lodge destinations in Australia – Arkaba Station, Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris Kangaluna Camp, Southern Ocean Lodge perched on a dramatic cliff top above the wild Southern Ocean and Saffire Freycinet Luxury Lodge in Tasmania. 4WD excursions, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, sea lion experience, Lake Gairdner… and much more.
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Remember, the journey is as important as the destination.
Day 1 – Time for a Holiday Moorabbin to Arkaba Station
Boarding the Beechcraft Super King Air at Moorabbin is just the start of the next 9 days of your life on this luxury air safari! This exclusive twin turbine aircraft will take you across to South Australia to some of the best upmarket glamping and luxury lodge destinations.
Accommodation: Arkaba Station
Day 2 Arkaba Station. the touring continues
After a stunning breakfast you will be guided for activities such as;
- 4WD Trips
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain Biking
Accommodation : Arkaba Station
Day 3 The Arkaba Station Adventure Concludes but next is the Gawler Ranges
Today you leave Arkaba Station and fly South West to Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safari.
Accommodation: Gawler Rangers Wilderness Safaris Kangaluna Camp
Day 4 Gawler Rangers Wilderness Safari
Breakfast at the Wilderness Safari, Gawler Ranges
Lake Gairdner shores Gawler Ranges
The Gawler Ranges, 600kms to the North West of Adelaide on the Eyre Peninsula, is Outback Australia at its best. The diverse terrain changes from semi-desert to arid to eucalypt woodland, while the age old volcanic landscape is spectacular with its gorges and weathered rocky outcrops.
In Spring, the desert comes alive with a carpet of wildflowers covering the landscape and has over one hundred species of birdlife with colours that are vivid and diverse! There are also many large kangaroo, emu and wombat populations so it is pretty safe to say you will see plenty of them.
- Sea Lion Experience
- Lake Gairdner and Gawler Ranges Wildlife
Accommodation: Gawler Rangers Wilderness Safari Kangaluna Camp
Day 4 Day 5 Gawler Rangers to Kangaroo Island
Accommodation: Southern Ocean Lodge. Perched on a dramatic cliff top above the wild Southern Ocean, the Lodge comprises 21 luxe suites, each with breathtaking coastal panoramas. You can view their video here.
Day 6 Exploring the scenery and nature on Kangaroo Island
Widely regarded as Australias Galapagos and home to abundant native wildlife and spectacular natural beauty, Kangaroo Island sits a mere 15km from the shores of mainland South Australia. As Australias third largest, the Island is 155km long by 55km wide and covers some 4,500 sq km. With 21 National and Conservation parks, Kangaroo Island has established itself as a premiere destination for nature lovers of all types. The Islands prolific wildlife includes kangaroos, koalas, seals and sea lions, echidnas and a variety of birdlife, all revelling in this zoo without fences.
Seal Bay is home to Australias third largest colony of Australian sea lions. Join our naturalist guide for an exclusive tour on the beach with these wild animals. Learn about their unique breeding cycle and the ongoing research programs implemented on site.
- Includes scenic walks and a half day tour for an introduction to Kangaroo Island’s wildlife, maritime heritage and stunning coastal landscapes.
Accommodation: Southern Ocean Lodge
Day 7 Kangaroo Island to Friendly Beaches
The flight from Kangaroo Island to Friendly Beaches, includes a low level scenic over the 12 apostles on the south western side of Victoria.
Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet
Day 8 Exploring the Tasmanian East Coast
The flight from Kangaroo Island to Friendly Beaches includes a low level scenic tour over the 12 Apostles on the south western side of Victoria.
- Le Pique Nique — Explore iconic Wineglass Bay
- Wineglass By by Water Experience
Day 9 The Journey Concludes back at Moorabbin
- Friendly Beaches Quad Bike Experience
- More touring or just enjoy the local ambience before a light lunch and drive back to Kingscote.
Our Southern Luxury Lodges Loop Air Safari highlights some of the best Luxury Lodges of Australia.