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$17.91 Cultural & Theme Tours

Shared Chauffeur Punt Tour

You will check-in at Quayside with your pre-booked ticket at a time that suits you, during the operational hours. You will then join the next available tour, and will be settled onto a punt with other customers. During your tour you see Cambridge college 'backs,' including St. John’s, Trinity, Trinity Hall, Clare, King's and Queens.  The experienced chauffeur will divulge the best facts that Cambridge has to offer whilst you sit back and enjoy the views from the most picturesque angles and answer any questions you have. The waters are calm and flat, providing a smooth and comfortable ride.   The tour itself will last approximately 50 minutes, ending at the same location as you departed from, Quayside.

$33.17 Cultural & Theme Tours

Cambridge Walking and Punting Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Great St Mary's Church (Church of England), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandOur walking & punting tour takes in some of the famous colleges and historic sights of the city as you meander down quaint alleyways and tread the cobbled streets. You will hear quirky facts and stories of the colleges and their colourful alumni, all set within the context of English history, plus many fascinating tales of city life through the ages not generally mentioned in the guide books. We will take you to a church 1000 years old and reveal it’s hidden secret, down side streets to places of interest visitors don't normally see. You will go back in time to medieval Cambridge to discover how the University all started, visiting colleges over 700 years old and hearing their history. We will show you what it is to experience life as a student in a Cambridge College. We then take to the river on a chauffeured punt to experience the famous College Backs seeing sights that can only be viewed from the river, passing under many bridges including the famous Bridge of Sighs of St John’s, Trinity bridge, Clare bridge and The Mathematical Bridge.From the punt we get fine vies of St John’s, Trinity including The Wren Library, Clare, Kings with it’s famous chapel and Queens

$360.96 Food, Wine & Nightlife

2-Night Self-Guided Clare Valley Vineyards Trail Bike Tour from Auburn

Starting in Auburn, an easy 2-hour drive from Adelaide, you will cycle to Clare on Day 1, stay overnight and ride back to Auburn on the second day. Your guide will show you the best of this stunning wine region, whilst cycling with your friends and family. The cycling is off road and safe, covering approx 35-kilometers each day and designed for non riders, so just about anyone that is a little active can do this tour.  Visit the best cellars doors so you can experience the amazing food and wine of this gourmet region.  Cycling Details • Distance covered: approximately 21.7-miles (35-kilometers) each day on the off road Riesling Trail. • Physical Grading: Easy (flat, gradual gradient) • Bike type: Any suitable, thick tyres recommended for hard packed gravel surface (smooth but some loose gravel). • Hire Available: Yes, fully serviced mountains bikes (not included in price) • Bikes & helmets are available and can be hired at an additional AU$60 per person for the tour, or of course you can BYO bike. Bikes are well maintained mountains bikes and come in various sizes and male/female styles. Electric assist bikes and tandems are available on request for an additional fee. Please contact your local operator to organise Bike and/or Helmet hire prior to tour commencing.

$112.12 Cultural & Theme Tours

Clare UnCorked

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaWe start with a tour of the Valley’s very first winery, Sevenhill Cellars, a sacred site of sacramental wine and spiritual character. Built by the society of Jesuits in 1851, it’s home to some of the oldest vines in Australia, planted from cuttings taken from Bungaree Station. These vines were tended by the men of faith, some of whom still lie in the on-site crypt. It’s an awe-inspiring story that sets the tone for the day.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jaeschkes Hill River Clare Estate, Polish Hill River, South AustraliaFrom here, we’ll travel on back roads and private property, through vineyards and farmland with stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of photo opportunities. Wine tasting Duration: 1 hourStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaReillys – we share the love at Clare Valley Tours – and we’ll choose a winery to stop for lunch as well. Some days another venue may be selected to share that love.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Crabtree Watervale Wines, Clare, South AustraliaA full tasting experience. Wine produced solely from estate grown fruit for you to taste at this beautiful boutique cellar door.Duration: 1 hour

$112.12 Cultural & Theme Tours

Burra UnEarthed (BU01)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bungaree Station, Clare, South AustraliaWe begin an absorbing day with a tour of historic Bungaree Station, an important part of South Australia’s pastoral history located on the northern outskirts of Clare.The name comes from the aboriginal word “Bungurrie”, meaning “My Country” or “Place of Deep Water” and the station’s story begins on Christmas Day, 1841, when it was purchased as grazing land by the Hawker brothers.It would become an extensive farming property running around 100,000 merino sheep across almost 70,000 hectares. Today it remains outwardly unchanged and is run as a mixed farm by the fourth, fifth and sixth generations of the Hawker Family.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Burra Copper Mine, Burra, South AustraliaBy mid-morning we’ll be on our way to Burra. We’ll travel via Spalding - the half-way point of the Heysen and Mawson trails – and past the Bundaleer water channels, a significant part of the state’s engineering history.As we enter Burra we’ll pass the Midnight Oil House, immortalised on the cover of the band’s 1987 album Diesel and Dust, and we’ll swing past Mount Bryan, birthplace of Australian polar explorer, pilot and World War Two photographer Sir Hubert Wilkins. This a glimpse into the relatively unknown story of a remarkable local man who, with fellow pilot Carl Ben Eielson, became the first men to fly across the north and south poles in the same year.Once in Burra, enjoy some free time to grab some lunch and wander around the cafes and antique stores before you unlock the age-old secrets of this charming town with the unique passport key. The key is included in your Burra Unearthed fee and grants you instant access to the town’s most intriguing sites, including the Redruth Gaol, Unicorn Brewery, the Monster Mine and the Miners Dugouts.This expedition ends a fascinating day where you’ll have got up close and personal with the Mid-North’s fascinating past. We’ll have you home by 5pm.Duration: 6 hours

$130.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nomads Tour (NT01)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaA thought-provoking tour for those interested in the early history of the Clare Valley. You’ll hear detailed, fully-narrated stories of the Valley and its early pioneersSevenhill Cellars is a revered site of sacramental wine and spiritual character that was built by the society of Jesuits in 1851. Hear their stories, inspect their 160-year-old vines and, of course, we’ll have a taste of their world-famous wines, including an immersive tour of the church crypt, grounds and museum. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: John Horrocks Trail, Penwortham, Clare, South AustraliaVisiting the grave of Clare’s first settler John Horrocks, and the landmark tree under which he first camped and hear the story of Harry the Camel who was responsible for the demise of HorrocksDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaLeaving Sevenhill we’ll travel on scenic back roads with access to private property, through vineyards and farmland. Stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of unique photo opportunities.We travel into the historic township of Mintaro. Settled and established around 1847 as an overnight stop for Ox Drays carting the rich ore of the Burra Mines to Port Wakefield, the heritage listed town is known for its world class slate. It’s also home to the first Jesuit church built in Australia. You will have lunch at Reillys Cellar Door Restaurant.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Mintaro, South AustraliaRefreshed from a winery lunch we meander out of town to the jewel in the Mid North of South Australia, Martindale Hall. A journey back in time reliving the lifestyles of wealthy pastoralists. A fully guided tour of this Georgian-style mansion built in 1879 by country squire Edward Bowman. He surrounded his home with a polo ground, a cricket pitch, a racecourse and a boating lake, entertaining South Australian society. Bowman, fallen victim to droughts and debt sold the property to William Mortlock in 1891. Martindale was a wedding present for his wife, Rosie. Martindale Hall was featured in the classic Australian film, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Spring Gully Scenic Drive 18, Auburn, South AustraliaWe then travel the backroads from Mintaro to the picturesque Skillogalee Valley, passing sprawling Hughes Park on our way to the Skillogalee Restaurant for afternoon tea. A perfect way to finish a great day out.Duration: 1 hour