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Be bowled over by South Australia during the Ashes tour

15th April 2013 Print
Remarkable Rocks

Widely regarded as the most picturesque Test Cricket ground in the world, the Adelaide Oval won’t be the only draw during the second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England in December 2013. Fans should be sure to leave some time to enjoy the highlights of South Australia just a stone’s throw from the action on the field, from fabulous food and wine to amazing wildlife and awe-inspiring Outback.

The Adelaide Ashes accommodation and ticket package costs from £818 with Freedom Australia, an official Licensed Travel Operator for the Ashes Series 2013/14 (price per person based on two people sharing twin/double accommodation) including:

6-nights accommodation on a room only basis
5-day match tickets (based on Bronze level seating)
Match day programme

Make the most of the trip Down Under with the following Ashes add on touring options:

Barossa Wine Experience - from £94

Kick off the celebrations with a full day exploring the beautiful Barossa Valley and sampling some of its finest produce. Marvel at the scenic Adelaide Hills before enjoying winery visits and tastings with a delicious lunch and exploring the historic Germanic settlement of Hahndorf.

Kangaroo Island Overnight Explorer - from £376

Spend a memorable night on Kangaroo Island - Australia’s third largest island and home to many of the country’s iconic animals. Travel from Adelaide, accommodation and touring around the island is included.

Flinders Ranges - accommodation from £54

Travel into South Australia’s Outback and the magnificent Flinders Ranges, just four hours from Adelaide and explore this stunning region by self drive or motorhome and spend the night in the shadow of Wilpena Pound at Rawnsley Park Station.

Indian Pacific Rail - SAVE up to £280

Save up to £280 per couple when you book the iconic Indian Pacific from Sydney to Adelaide to arrive in plenty of time for the second Test - from £425 per person. (Based on the 27th November departure from Sydney to Adelaide on the Indian Pacific travelling in a Gold Service sleeper. Must be booked by the 20th May 2013.)

Stay Longer - Adelaide accommodation from £36

Spend longer exploring the delightful South Australian capital. Adelaide offers a fantastic range of accommodation options, from boutique hotels to self catering apartments.

Go all out with the Outback, Oval and Kangaroo Island package from £1,625including:

1 night at the Mercure Grovesnor, Adelaide, on a room only basis

5-day standard car hire (based on a Group C Intermediate car)

1-night at the Clare Country Club, room only

2-nights in a Holiday Unit staying at Rawnsley Park Station with continental breakfast provisions included

1-night at the Novotel Barossa Valley, room only

6-nights at the Rydges South Park, Adelaide

5-day Ashes Test entry tickets (based on Bronze level seating)

Transfers to the Sealink Kangaroo Island Ferry terminal

Return Sealink ferry to Kangaroo Island

1-night at the Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island

2-days full touring around Kangaroo Island, including lunch, Hanson Koala Sanctuary, sea lion colony at Seal Bay, Cliffords Honey Farm, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Parndana Wildlife Park, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch fur seal colony.

The tour takes place from 29th November – 12th December (Perth Test begins on the 13th December).

Prices are per person unless stated otherwise and do not include international flights.

For more information on Ashes packages to South Australia, visit

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