(16 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Dawn Thompson

Bremerton, WA
South Island New Zealand Travel Agent Specialist

Queenstown is a great place to visit. 


Adelaide Kangaroo Island & South Australia Expert

Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island

Adelaide is South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital. It is home to renowned museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia, displaying expansive collections including noted Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, devoted to natural history. It is best known for festivals, incredible food and premium wine region.


Kangaroo Island is packed with pristine beaches, limestone caves, natural habitats, fertile farms and unique wildlife  to explore. More then 1/3 of the Kangaroo Island is national parks offering a wealth of wildlife including Grey kangaroos, fur seals, dolphins, Australian sea lions, echidnas, koalas and dozens of other species. If you are a foodie you could literally eat your way around the island. Kangaroo Island produces local honey, oysters, wine, gin, olives and olive oils. Kangaroo Island is a quick 30 minute flight from Adelaide or a 45 minute ferry ride. 


With a few extra days you can also take in the Barossa which is one of the world’s great wine producing areas, boasting more than 150 wineries and 80 cellar doors. When you’re not sipping the region’s top drops, you can admire the vines from a hot air balloon, dine at renowned restaurants and explore nearby villages and national parks.


Want to try something more local just outside Adelaide's doorstep? The Fleurieu Peninsula offers a mellow Mediterranean ambiance. You'll find dozens of white sand beaches, undulating vineyards and farmland, pretty coastal towns near the entrance to Australia's longest river, local wildlife and world renowned wetlands.


If you enjoy vineyards spend a few days in Mclaren Vale which is home to some of the world’s oldest grape vines, and is the epicentre of the South Australian wine industry. ituated between the rolling Mount Lofty Ranges and Gulf St Vincent beaches, McLaren Vale, home to the Kaurna people, sits only 45 minutes from Adelaide. This South Australian gem boasts more than 80 cellar doors and vineyards, top-notch restaurants and beautiful accommodation options.

My Reviews

5 of 7 people found this review helpful
Wonderful experience working with Dawn Thompson
My clients asked for many things- and kept making changes and Dawn was patient and helpful throughout- a pleasure for me to work with
By  Diane  from  San Diego Ca
Traveled to  Australia & New Zealand
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 7 people found this review helpful
Best Girls Trip
Dawn is organized and personable. Very knowable of the area of which she helps with travel. Love working with her.
By  Hilskill  from  Phoenix, AZ
Traveled to  Phoenix ~ Arizona ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Dawn Thompson responded:
Thank you for your review. I love being able to help plan customized vacations for you and your family. Please let me know if I can be of any help in the future. Sincerely, Dawn

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7 of 13 people found this review helpful
Tour guide extraordinaire!
Dawn is versed in regional and destination travel. Trust her to make your experience all you imagine! Her expertise and understanding of your destination helps her create the best and most memorizable experiences.
By  Anna J  from  San Jose CA
Traveled to  Scottsdale ~ Arizona ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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6 of 11 people found this review helpful
An extraordinary travel planner
I am a travel agent partner who has worked with Dawn many times. Each itinerary was unique and intricate. Dawn is a one in a million travel partner. She is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, and patient. She puts her all into travel planning. She is an excellent listener, enabling the agent and the clients to be completely confident in putting their trip in Dawn's capable hands. She leaves no stone unturned. My most challenging and discriminating clients were always wowed by her talent in planning travel. And Dawn was always willing to spend time conferencing with me and clients in order to really understand their wishes. Call Dawn for sure!
By  Btravel  from  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Traveled to  Australia & New Zealand
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 7 people found this review helpful
Expert Advice
Dawn always goes above and beyond to provide excellent service with her vast knowledge. I relied on her expertise to provide many once in a lifetime experiences for my clients in Australia and New Zealand.
By  DeLora Walker  from  Vancouver WA
Traveled to  Australia & New Zealand
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Dawn Thompson responded:
Thank you so much for your kind words. You were an absolute pleasure to work with. If I can be of any assistance to you for future travel please let me know. Sincerely, Dawn Thompson

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Destination Expert:

  • Adelaide
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Port Stephens
  • Port Augusta
  • Coober Pedy

Travel Specialist:

  • Wine Country Vacations
  • Nature
  • National Parks
  • Beach Vacations
  • Animals & Wildlife
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