Day 1: Perth Arrive into this beachside, nature city for a couple of days to orientate your body clock. Explore the botanical gardens and bushland in Kings Park at your leisure, and take the ferry across to Rottnest Island for a day exploring independently. Be sure to visit historic Fremantle on your way back. Stay 3 nights at QT Perth.
Day 4: Cape Range National Park Fly to Learmonth airport, Exmouth and upon arrival transfer to remote Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef. Spend a few days relaxing in this eco glamping paradise where you can spot emus, black-footed wallabies and eagles and snorkel with turtles and rays from the beach. Be sure to take the optional whale shark experience (extra cost). Stay 3 nights at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef.
Day 7: Adelaide Fly from Learmonth to Adelaide (via Perth or Melbourne) and spend the next couple of days exploring this attractive and laid-back city. Stay 2 nights at The Playford Adelaide.
Day 9: Kangaroo Island Pick up a rental car and drive down the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula before crossing over to Kangaroo Island. Spend the next couple of days exploring this island haven independently. Stay 2 nights at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge.
Day 11: Barossa Valley Cross back to the mainland and head to the famous Barossa Valley for a relaxed finish among the grape vines of Australia’s most famed wine region. Stay 2 nights at Barossa Shiraz Estate.
Day 13: Depart Head back to Adelaide and return your hire car ahead of your onward or homeward flight.