WEA: Adult Learning

 

 

(Travel license TTA 183)

For details of these and other tours please contact the Tours Office:
Telephone: 8223 1272 (Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5:00pm)
Fax: 8232 3690 Email: [email protected]
Interstate participants can usually fly internationally from their
capital city to join WEA tours.

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The Riverland

28th November - 2nd December 2021

The Majestic Murray weaves through spectacular and iconic landscapes in South Australia’s scenic Riverland as it flows peacefully towards and the Murray Mouth. Unpack and unwind as you spend four nights at the magnificent Art Deco style Renmark Hotel in river view rooms. This is the ideal base from which to explore the region’s numerous delightful historical and cultural attractions. Take a three- hour houseboat cruise including a gourmet BBQ lunch from Berri to Lock 4 and savour lunches at 160 year hotel, a glorious rose garden and a chic winery. Experience the tranquility of the river’s watery landscapes, towering ochre-coloured cliffs, wetlands teeming with birdlife, vast blue skies, thriving fruit orchards and vines. Indulge in the thriving food and wine culture, boutique eateries and the freshest local produce. Criss cross river and the welcoming townships lining the its banks and visit historic homes and museums and ride the Cobgogla railway. Picture perfect and packed with unique experiences, see the Riverland in a whole new light, free of the uncertainties of interstate travel.

  • Photo: Shutterstock

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See Eyre SA's Far West Coast.

14th-19th February 2022

Get away on South Australia’s breathtakingly beautiful far West Coast and savour that holiday feeling flying off with Qantas from Adelaide airport without concerns about interstate travel. This boutique style package has been perfectly planned to take care of every detail and to capture the refreshing and relaxed essence of the Eyre Peninsula. Explore this naturally enriched paradise with its dramatic coastlines, mesmerizing ocean, magnificent dunes and bountiful marine life and discover its vibrant towns and sleepy holiday nooks; the friendly locals and their art, museums, aquaculture and agriculture. Highlights include an oyster farm boat cruise on exquisite Coffin Bay, the Point Labatt Sea Lion Colony and an Ocean to Plate cruise with lunch on multihued Streaky Bay. Join your delightful tour leader Helen Bulis on this invigorating adventure.

  • Photo: Exerience Coffin Bay

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Kangaroo Island

27th February - 4th March 2022

Kangaroo Island’s uniqueness makes it an absolute must-see destination in South Australia. The third largest island off the Australian coast, its long isolation from the mainland has contributed favourably to its reputation as a natural wonderland of exotic wildlife, breathtaking coastlines and pristine wilderness. Dotted amid the beauty are quaint townships, tranquil farming and fishing hamlets and a large number of superb farm gates and cellar doors which produce a tantalizing array of some of Australia’s finest gourmet food and wines, created from the most delicious locally sourced ingredients. This tour is packed with highlights and allows you to unpack and unwind for five nights at the excellent seafront Ozone Hotel and enjoy daily touring to all corners of the island by spacious coach. Fly to the island with Qantas and return aboard a Sealink Ferry via Cape Jervis and the Fleurieu Peninsula for an exciting and complete experience a world away from it all.

  • Photo: Navin75

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See Eyre SA's Far West Coast - FULL

1 Feb - 6 Feb 2022

Get away on South Australia’s breathtakingly beautiful far West Coast and savour that holiday feeling flying off with Qantas from Adelaide airport without concerns about interstate travel. This boutique style package has been perfectly planned to take care of every detail and to capture the refreshing and relaxed essence of the Eyre Peninsula. Explore this naturally enriched paradise with its dramatic coastlines, mesmerizing ocean, magnificent dunes and bountiful marine life and discover its vibrant towns and sleepy holiday nooks; the friendly locals and their art, museums, aquaculture and agriculture. Highlights include an oyster farm boat cruise on exquisite Coffin Bay, the Point Labatt Sea Lion colony and an Ocean to Plate cruise with lunch on multihued Streaky Bay. Join your historian tour leader Denis Binnion on this breezy and invigorating adventure.

  • Photo: Experience Coffin Bay

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South Australian Silo Art - FULL

20th - 25th November 2021

The scale and design of silo art is both impressive and stunning. The artists use modern technology to achieve their gigantic results which depict local people and aspects of local historical significance. The variety is wonderful and it has revitalized many country towns. This tour takes you to the Upper South East, across the Mallee to the Riverland, through the picturesque Southern Flinders ranges and across the Eyre Peninsula, visiting all of South Australia’s beautiful silo art sites at Coonalpyn, Karoonda, Waikerie, Eudunda, Farrell Flat, Wirrabara, Kimba, Tumby Bay and Cowell. Visit flourishing towns such as Loxton, Berri and Cleve and fine regional centres including Port Lincoln and Whyalla. There are also short stops in forgotten places like Mindarie, Sandalwood, Rudall and Alawoona. Extensive historical notes are provided and there is free time in Port Lincoln to relax in your luxury hotel, walk on theforeshore, visit museums, browse the shops, or sample the cafes. Your morning starts are leisurely and several museums are visited including the Whyalla Maritime museum and Mount Laura homestead while train enthusiasts might choose to explore the Port Lincoln Railway museum. The tour includes the wheat lumper statue in Cummins, the gaily painted water tower in Snowtown, the Makybe Diva statue in Port Lincoln, the Joy Baluch statue in Port Augusta and the Edward John Eyre statue in Kimba. Discover more about the silo and art trail in your state, in comfort, on this unique and varied tour.

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Tasmania West Coast Wilderness

10th - 19th April 2022

An idyllic tour of Tasmania’s breathtaking West Coast Wilderness flying with Qantas to Launceston and return from Hobart. Enjoy spectacular wilderness landscapes, ancient forests, dramatic coastlines, picture post card villages and raw beauty at its very finest. Visit World Heritage National Parks, rainforests, rivers and waterfalls so beautiful they over awe. Explore quaint fishing and logging towns, feast on irresistible fresh local produce and learn more than you could possibly imagine about our island state with your friendly and knowledgeable Tassie tour specialist. Some of the many highlights include cruising the pristine Gordon River and riding the West Coast Wilderness Railway as well as awe inspiring Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake and Lake St Clair. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary wonder of Tasmania’s wild side on this small group niche tour.

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Tours for 2021 and 2022

Exciting programme of tours by the WEA

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