Golf Breaks in Australia

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Golf Explorer's 'Four Reds' golf and wine packages are profiled in the October edition of Golf Digest Magazine. 

Click here for the Australian Golf Digest feature.

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Golf Australia magazine feature Golf Explorer's 'Four Reds' golf and wine packages in the November issue. 

Click here for this great feature written by Lloyd Cole.


6 night package includes:

  • 7 nights at Sofitel Adelaide (or any hotel of your choice)
  • 3 nights at Novotel Barossa Valley Resort (or any hotel of your choice)
  • Private transfers (airport, hotel and golf clubs)
  • 3 rounds of golf (at 3 of Adelaide's premier golf courses)
  • 1 round of golf in the Barossa Valley
  • Special Food & Wine experience at each Adelaide golf club after your round (includes a premium local wine and a seasonal tasting plate)
  • Private Barossa Valley wine tour (including lunch)
  • Full day private wine tour to the Barossa Valley including VIP access to 3 wineries exclusive to Four Reds clients only.
  • Sightseeing and restaurant recommendations

Price based on 4 people travelling.
TRANSPORT: Car hire can be arranged in place of private transfers if preferred.

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Barossa Valley


Sofitel Adelaide

The Sofitel Hotel Adelaide, located in the heart of the city, offers an exquisite blend of French elegance and modern luxury. With 251 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, guests enjoy stunning views of the Adelaide skyline and the Adelaide Hills.

The hotel features refined dining at Garçon Bleu, offering French-inspired cuisine, and Déjà Vu, a chic champagne bar. A fully equipped fitness center, an indoor heated pool, and a relaxing day spa ensure a well-rounded experience. Renowned for its exceptional service and sophisticated atmosphere, the Sofitel Hotel Adelaide is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers seeking an upscale stay.

Novotel Barossa Valley

The Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, nestled in the heart of South Australia's renowned wine region, offers a serene escape with stunning vineyard views. The resort features 140 well-appointed rooms and suites, each with a private balcony or terrace.

Guests can indulge in modern Australian cuisine at The Cellar Kitchen, which emphasizes local produce and wine pairings. The resort boasts extensive leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, Endota Spa, fitness center, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course.

The Novotel Barossa Valley is perfect leisure getaways, providing a blend of relaxation, gourmet experiences, and natural beauty.

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Sofitel Adelaide Bedroom

Novotel Barossa Lunch with Wine


4 rounds of golf, a round at each of the following Four Reds clubs:


Glenelg Golf Club

Recognised as one of Australia's premier golfing facilities, Glenelg Golf Club offers a world class challenge. The course complexity is envied by many rival clubs, while its strategic design elements, impeccable turf quality and beachside aspects provide for a truly memorable day of golf.

"Transformed by an extensive redesign, Glenelg is no longer just one of Adelaide's premier layouts. It has blossomed to become one of Australia's elite courses. " Brendan James (2013), Editor of Golf Australia magazine.

PAIRED WINE: Henschke Keyneton Eurphonium Blend (Barossa Valley)

After your round of golf, Glenelg Golf Club will serve you with Henschke Keyneton Euphonium, a blend of Shiraz, Cab Sav and Merlot from one of the world's greatest wine producers. You'll also enjoy a tapas plate from the chef's selection of seasonal hot and cold produce.


Grange Golf Club

They say you can't recreate history, but we are not so sure. Greg Norman has redesigned the East Course at The Grange Golf Club, so you can experience all the excitement, frustration and satisfaction that he did, when he won his first professional event here 36 years ago.

PAIRED WINES: Hentley Fam The Beauty Shiraz (Barossa Valley) & TBC

After your round of golf, The Grange Golf Club will be serving this elegant Shiraz from Hentley Farm, a boutique single estate vineyard set on the banks of the Greenock Creek, Seppeltsfield. You will also enjoy the ‘Taste of Grange’ seasonal platter with a selection of local South Australian produce.


Kooyonga Golf Club

Kooyonga Golf Club is a wonderful example of a championship golf course in undulating sand hills just 15 minutes from the central business district of Adelaide.

PAIRED WINES: Samuels Gorge Grenache (McLaren Vale) & Oliver's Taranga Fiano (McLaren Vale)

After your round of golf, Kooyonga Golf Club will serve you with Samuels Gorge Grenache, a layered and complex red from one of McLaren Vale's most prestigious boutique wineries. You'll also enjoy an antipasto and cheese platter.


Royal Adelaide Golf Club

The Royal Adelaide is one of Australia's most famous golf courses. This traditional 'links' course has been the venue for many international and interstate matches and championships for over 100 years.

PAIRED WINE: Clarendon Hills Bakers Gully Syrah (McLaren Vale) 

After your round of golf, Royal Adelaide will serve you with hand-crafted Baker's Gully Syrah from Clarendon Hills, a family-run boutique producer in the McLaren Vale. You'll also enjoy a seasonal tasting platter.

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Kooyonga Golf Club 17th hole

Royal Adelaide Clubhouse


Adelaide Central Markets

The Adelaide Central Market buzzes with life and colour all year round and is a special place for the regulars,who wouldn't shop anywhere else. Here you'll find a huge range of fresh food, all under one roof - fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, seafood, gourmet cheeses, bakery products, sweets, nuts and health foods. Shoppers can also take a break in some of the hippest cafes in Adelaide.a

It's the experience of shopping here that makes people love to return again and again - to the noise, the fresh food smells, the variety, the colour and the atmosphere of an international meltingpot of food and cultures. The Adelaide Central Market is open Tuesday to Saturday every week.

Wine tours

Your wine adventure starts here, with over 200 cellar doors on Adelaide's doorstep. From Shiraz in the Barossa, to Riesling in the Clare Valley and big reds in the Coonawarra, you'll be spoilt for choice.

We can arrange a wine tour to suit your needs with any one of the local tour companies we work with. Take a bus or sit back in style in a limousine and enjoy the rolling scenery as it glides by. Either way, you'll be well looked after.

Glenelg beach

Located only 10km from the heart of Adelaide City, Glenelg is a charming seaside resort set on the long sandy white shores of Holdfast Bay.

A short 25 minute trip, on a tram departing from the centre of Glenelg - Moseley Square, takes you into Victoria Square in the heart of Adelaide. So you can base yourself at seaside Glenelg, but you are just a short trip away from the entertainment options of the city centre.

Adelaide Oval Tour

Adelaide Oval is widely regarded as the most picturesque test cricket ground in the world, with St Peter's Cathedral rising behind an elegant Edwardian scoreboard and Moreton Bay fig trees at the northern end. The oval has recently been developed and is now on the global map for a range of international and national entertainment and sporting events.

Take a tour of the oval with experienced guides who will guide you through the western grandstand, scoreboard and Clarrie Grimmett gates.

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island, or "KI" to the locals, is the third largest island off the coast of Australia and a sanctuary for an array of Australian wildlife. It's rugged, natural beauty makes it the perfect place to disconnect from the world and reconnect with what and who is truly important to you. Just a short flight from Adelaide or a ferry ride from Cape Jervis, Kangaroo Island offers the opportunity to explore untouched bushland, fish on pristine beaches, view wildlife or go on an eco tour or charter.

Adelaide Fringe Festival

Adelaide Fringe is an annual open-access arts festival run over four weeks in Adelaide during February and March. The event is regarded as one of the most diverse arts festivals in the world, renowned for fresh ideas, spontaneity and fun.

National and international artists participate alongside home-grown talent, in art forms spanning cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, theatre, puppetry, music, visual art and design.

Adelaide Fringe literally takes over the entire city with 900 events staged inpop up venues in parks, warehouses, lane-ways and empty buildings as well as established venues such as theatres, hotels, art galleries, cafes and town halls.

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Kangaroo Island seal

Adelaide Oval

  • The Barossa Valley, South Australia