Royal Adelaide Golf Club


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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.



Adelaide’s acclaimed Four Reds Golf and Wine tours have turned pink to support the McGrath Foundation and attract more women golfers to Adelaide’s premier courses.  Golf Explorer managing director Shaun Green, exclusive operator of Four Reds Golf and Wine packages, says partnering with the McGrath Foundation and Adelaide’s renowned Bird in Hand winery is a natural progression for a uniquely South Australian tourism experience that’s gaining popularity each year.

30 per cent of profits from the 'Four Reds Turns Pink' package is donated to the McGrath Foundation.

5 night package includes:

  • 5 nights at the Crowne Plaza Adelaide (twin occupancy)
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Private transfers (airport, hotel and golf clubs)
  • 4 rounds of golf (a single round at each of the Four Reds clubs)
  • Bottle of Bird in Hand Nest Egg ‘Joy’ Sparkling Pinot and tasting plate of gourmet South Australian produce after each 18-hole round (to be shared by up to four players).
  • Signature food flight at Bird in Hand’s, The Gallery restaurant, including a welcome glass of wine.
  • Four Reds Turns Pink welcome gift on arrival at hotel: McGrath Foundation/Four Reds Turns Pinks branded polo shirt and Bird in Hand Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay piccolo.
    Private return transfers throughout your tour.
  • Sightseeing and restaurant recommendations
  • Local representation on call 24 hours.

Price based on 4 people travelling.
Four Reds Turns Pink packages can be tailored to suit your requirements.
TRANSPORT: Car hire can be arranged in place of private transfers if preferred.

Nest Egg ‘Joy’ Vintage Sparkling Pinot made in the traditional ‘methode champenoise’, this bottle fermented wine has been aged on lees for over 18 months. The extended maturation provides notes of biscuit, cream and freshly baked bread. This wine delivers perfumed aromas of strawberry and cherry with subtle hints of sliced apple, nougat and butterscotch. The perfect celebratory wine. 5 STARS - Winestate Magazine 2013 TOP 100 BLUE GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Sydney International Wine Show 2013 GOLD MEDAL WINNER - International Wine Challenge 2014  /  International Cool Climate Wine Show 2013

Signature Food Flight details The Gallery signature food flight menu is shared food and best enjoyed with family and friends. Food creations by Chef Carlos Astudillo are made to complement the wine. Take the gallery food journey and experience five different tastes and courses to be enjoyed at your own pace.

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Crowne Plaza Adelaide (4.5-star)

Located on Hindmarsh Square in the heart of Adelaide's city centre, Crowne Plaza Adelaide features a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Guest can relax with a sauna or spa, swim in the pool or work-out in the fitness centre.

Each of the 308 rooms at Adelaide Crowne Plaza feature comfortable, modern decor and offer deluxe amenities. All rooms include an ergonomic work-desk, an LCD TV with cable channels and luxurious bedding.

You can enjoy modern Australian cuisine at Redsalt Restaurant which uses fresh local produce and specialises in succulent grills. The Redsalt bar serves an extensive selection of cocktails, wine and beer while the lobby lounge offers coffee, drinks and bar meals.

Overlooking the gardens of Hindmarsh Square, the hotel is set in leafy and peaceful surroundings. The tour desk can provide information on local attractions such as the Adelaide Zoo and various wineries.

Crown Plaza Adelaide is just minutes' from the Rundle Mall shops, cafes and restaurants. The Botanic Gardens are 800 metres away and the tram to Glenelg Beach departs just 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

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Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Bedroom Crowne Plaza Adelaide


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

Sparkling wine:  After each round of golf you will be served a bottle of Brid in Hand's Nest Egg 'Joy' sparkling wine to compliment your tasting plate.

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.

FOOD:  After your round of golf at Glenelg Golf Club you will 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.

FOOD: After your round of golf, The Grange Golf Club will be also serve 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.

FOOD: After your round of golf at Kooyonga Golf Club you will 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.

FOOD: After your round of golf at Royal Adelaide Golf Club you will 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


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  • Four Reds Turns Pink with the McGrath Foundation