This page contains information for the tours that are offered within the Conference on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 6th, and for pre- and post-Conference tours that Conference participants may wish to take before or after the Conference, at their own discretion.
There will be three tours offered on Wednesday afternoon. Note that for each of these, the tour operators have specified that there are both minimum and maximum number requirements. Thus, we cannot guarantee that a particular tour will be going ahead- this depends on how many people actually book in advance for that tour.
McLaren Vale is part of Adelaide's Southern Vales district, an area to the south of the city known particularly for its wine growing, the Mediterranean climate of the region being well-suited to viticulture.
The region is host not only to many wineries, but also to activities such as music, film and cultural festivals. The rolling hills of the area, and its generally pleasant climate, make the district a popular tourist destination for day-trips as well as longer-term stays.
Departs 12:45 sharp, returns approximately 17:45.
Minimum and maximum numbers apply.
Mt. Lofty is the highest location in the Mt. Lofty Ranges, which give a picturesque backdrop to the city from north-east to south-west. It provides a superb vantage point for a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.
Cleland Wildlife Park provides an opportunity to see and learn about a variety of animal species native to Australia. The generally open design of the Park allows visitors to see animals in their natural environment- it is a great opportunity to get close to these animals, and to learn about conservation efforts for our native fauna.
Includes pick-up and return to the city; photo stop at Mt. Lofty summit; entry to Cleland Wildlife Park; bag of food to feed animals in the Park.
Departs 12:45 sharp, returns approximately 17:30.
Minimum and maximum numbers apply.
Please note that any bookings, queries, etc, for pre- and post-conference tours should be directed to Adelaide Sightseeing or Sealink (more details below) and not to the Conference organisers. The information below is provided by Adelaide Sightseeing and Sealink.
Adelaide Sightseeing is excited to be a touring partner of the CHEP Conference 2019. We are South Australia's largest and longest-serving day tour operator, having been in business for over 30 years. As a South Australian-operated company, and part of the SeaLink Travel Group, we take pride in knowing our state well.
We offer half-day, full-day, and longer stays through Adelaide and to South Australia’s most popular destinations such as the Barossa Valley, Kangaroo Island, Victor Harbor, McLaren Vale, Murray River, Adelaide City, and the Hills & Hahndorf region.
If you wish to explore South Australia during your time in Adelaide at the CHEP Conference 2019, we can help you ‘see more’ of what this amazing state has to offer.
Adelaide Sightseeing will offer a 20% discount on the following popular tours for touring guests and their accompanying family or friends*.
To make the most of this special offer, simply go to www.adelaidesightseeing.com.au or www.sealink.com.au Here you can explore our full range of tours and book online. Alternatively, you can call our friendly reservations centre on 1300 769 762 to make a reservation. As it’s a busy time of the year, we recommend you get in early and lock in your tours now so you don’t miss out!
Make sure you enter or quote the special promotion code CHEP2019 when you book to access this offer, and you will be on your way to a fabulous South Australian experience.
*Conditions: Available for immediate booking. Valid for travel 25th October – 15th November 2019. Not valid with any other offer. Promotional code must be quoted at time of booking to receive discount. When booking online, discount will be applied at the checkout. New bookings only. Credit card fees apply. Please check full terms and conditions on website or on our brochure.
Adelaide Sightseeing is a part of the SeaLink Travel Group | 440 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000 | ACN 007 122 367 | TA64062
Adelaide City and Hills
Adelaide is considered to be one of Australia’s most liveable cities. See this for yourself as you easily navigate the city streets. Adelaide sits in the middle of a tree-covered plain, resting between the rolling Adelaide Hills in the east and the long, white, sandy beaches in the west.
The Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes from the city, are dotted with quaint villages and bustling towns. They stretch from the Barossa in the north, to Kuitpo Forest in the south.
Just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, and you’re in the heart of the beautiful Barossa region - a stunning landscape, dotted with vineyards, farms and villages.Famous for its award winning wine, the Barossa is fast becoming known for its vibrant gourmet food as well.
From internationally acclaimed cellar doors to small family-run vineyards, and from Farm Shops to cafes & restaurants, the Barossa has something for every lover of great wine and delicious food.
Located only 45 minutes from Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula is a bounty of food, wine and adventure. Triangular in shape, two of the sides offer over 250 kilometres of stunning coast and beaches, while inland fertile soils produce an array of food and award-winning wines.
The region offers everything from whale watching to wine tasting, beautiful beaches to biplane aerobatics, local produce and lush green rolling hills.
Kangaroo Island, or "KI" as the locals call it, is a South Australia icon and one of world’s finest nature destinations, with breathtaking landscapes and fascinating wildlife. Just a short distance off the coast of South Australia, Kangaroo Island is internationally celebrated for its pristine wilderness and wildlife, as well as a thriving food and wine industry.
The Murray River is an ancient river system and national icon that winds its way through 600 kilometres of South Australia to the Coorong, one of Australia’s most significant Wetlands and National Parks full of Aboriginal Culture, wildlife and wonderment.
See the river, its unique flora and fauna and the old riverside ports while drifting unhurriedly and quietly on Australia’s largest paddle steamer, the P.S. Murray Princess.
The Group Photo is now available.
The third bulletin is now available.
Registrations are now CLOSED.
The call for abstracts is closed. Refer to the submissions page for information regarding notifications and late submissions.