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Adelaide: The Barossa Valley Premium Wine Tour with Lunch

1. Adelaide: The Barossa Valley Premium Wine Tour with Lunch

Spend the day touring the wineries of the Barossa Valley with an expert guide. Enjoy landscapes covered in grapes and greenery and taste the best wines of the region. Start your day with a convenient pick-up from your accommodation in Glenelg or Adelaide. Make your way through the Adelaide Hills to your first stop at the famous Whispering Wall and listen to its famous acoustic qualities. Your first winery is the beautiful and historic Château Yaldara, home to not only some of the finest Shirazes in the region but to some of the best-preserved period architecture in the state.  Continue through the picturesque surroundings of the Barossa Valley, and cross the iconic Jacobs Creek. Enjoy time to explore the shops and attractions of the historic township of Tanunda. Indulge with some of the Barossa’s most internationally acclaimed wines at the beautiful Peter Lehmann Winery with a platter of the best meats, cheeses, and freshly baked bread. The next stop is a real hidden gem of the Barossa and is exclusive to tour guests: Rosenvale Wines. This small but top-quality cellar welcomes guests to try their high-quality selection of wines as they guide you through a passionate and personal tasting experience. Enjoy the exquisite quality of their products. It's then time to depart for the final winery for the day, as you visit the iconic Wolf Blass with its state-of-the-art Visitor Centre. Try wines you may recognize, or enjoy tasting cellar tour exclusives. Complete your day with a trip through the beautiful Seppeltsfield region, where you will have the perfect photo opportunity before heading back to Adelaide at approximately 5:30 PM. 

From Adelaide: Hahndorf and Barossa Valley with Winery Lunch

2. From Adelaide: Hahndorf and Barossa Valley with Winery Lunch

Embark on a guided tour to the historic village of Hahndorf and Barossa valley from Adelaide. Immerse yourself into the culture of the area with guided winery visits, wine tastings, and lunch. After morning pickup from Adelaide and Glenelg, head towards the Barossa Valley to discover the region’s charming villages, vineyards, and German heritage. Your first stop will be at Hahndorf, one of the most important German settlements in the region. Wander through the town and be charmed by its quaint 19th-century architecture. Up next, take a scenic drive through the Barossa Valley, where you’ll stop in Lyndoch at the Kies Winery. Famed for its prolific production, enjoy a wine tasting alongside lunch at this family-run vineyard. With your palate piqued, head to more wineries and a chocolate factory, capping things off at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop. Return to your accommodation in Adelaide just in time to reflect on the sights and tastes of the day over dinner.

From Adelaide: Barossa Valley Food and Wine Tour

3. From Adelaide: Barossa Valley Food and Wine Tour

Get picked up from your Glenelg or Adelaide hotel and begin following the River Torrens through the spectacular Torrens Gorge. Learn about local wineries and sample their wines along the way. Enjoy your choice of six delicious lunch options. Discover the beauty of the Adelaide Hills as you travel along the River Torrens up past Kangaroo Creek Dam and past a chain of ponds to your first stop, Kersbrook Hill Wines & Cider. Travel onwards over Barossa Reservoir to Williamstown in Southern Barossa and stop at Kies Family Wines for more tastings and a beautiful lunch. "Time permitting & subject to closures on some days, Please notify the driver on first meet any requests?" In the afternoon, travel to the The Barossa Chocolate Factory, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, and further wineries before returning to Adelaide at approximately 5:15 PM.

Adelaide: Highlights, Hahndorf, & McLaren Vale Wine Tastings

4. Adelaide: Highlights, Hahndorf, & McLaren Vale Wine Tastings

Join this full-day small-group tour featuring some of Adelaide's finest experiences, including a visit to the German settlement town of Hahndorf and two wine tastings. Pickup is available from selected locations around Adelaide CBD. Your tour starts with a city highlights tour. As you get your bearings, learn about Adelaide's history and gain some insider secrets from your tour guide, the must-dos, the places to visit, and the best restaurants at which to enjoy Adelaide's finest food. Traveling out of the city, the tour takes you to visit the iconic Adelaide Oval (events permitting). Then, head through picturesque North Adelaide, scattered with stunning Federation architecture and lavish homes.  Be sure to have your camera ready because the next stop is a spectacular view of Adelaide from the summit of Mount Lofty. From Mount Lofty, it's on to Hahndorf. The German settlement of Hahndorf is an absolute delight. With its abundance of boutique shops and eateries, there's plenty to explore as you enjoy 2 hours of free time to do whatever you please. Meet the bus back at Bus Stop 54 on the main street of Hahndorf. Climb back on board, sit back, relax, and enjoy the short but scenic drive through the heart of the beautiful Adelaide Hills en route to the iconic wine-tasting region of McLaren Vale. Once you arrive at McLaren Vale the first stop is the stunning Chapel Hill Winery. Have your taste buds primed and your camera poised as your host at Chapel Hill tantalizes you with a wonderful wine tasting experience at their picturesque cellar door. From Chapel Hill, you'll wind through the stunning countryside, with grapevines and sea views as you head to the next winery, the quaint Shingleback Winery.  This Wine tasting is really relaxed and you'll get to enjoy a structured tasting of Shinglebacks finest wines. If you're peckish, you can purchase a cheeseboard to enjoy with your wine. Now the tour heads back towards Adelaide along the scenic route. Gaze out at the Adelaide coastline as you journey towards the final destination of the day, Adelaide's beautiful seaside suburb of Glenelg.  There are two options here. Either take a 20-minute stroll to check the place out and hop back on board or stay and make your own way back on the tram.

Adelaide: Hahndorf German Village Day Tour with Lunch

5. Adelaide: Hahndorf German Village Day Tour with Lunch

If you wanted to go to Hahndorf this tour has everything, You won't be disappointed. A totally narrated tour and a friendly guide with years of experience We give you lots of free time before and after lunch, more than enough time to walk one side of Hahndorf in the morning and then to walk off lunch afterward doing the other side. This tour has been put together after listening to customers over the years saying "I wish we had more time in Hahndorf we will have to come back one day" We are open to some changes or requests on the day to suit individual customers. Don't eat to much before your tour as first up is coffee and cake at the modern German Restaurant. Beerenberg Farm, Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245 Australia, 40 minutes Australian Opal Company, 39 Mount Barker Rd, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245 Australia, 20 minutes The German Village Shop Hahndorf, 32 Mount Barker Rd, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245 Australia, 15 minutes Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers, South Australia 5152 Australia, 30 minutes Eagle on the Hill, Mount barker Rd, Leawood Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia Australia, 30 minutes Hahndorf, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South Australia, 5 hours

South Australia: Guided Full-Day Highlights Tour

6. South Australia: Guided Full-Day Highlights Tour

Get picked up from your accommodation in Glenelg at 9 AM or Adelaide at 9:20 – 9:30 AM for a full day of sightseeing around the gorgeous Fleurieu Peninsula.  Enjoy the scenic drive from Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills before arriving in the historic German village of Hanhdorf. Treat yourself to morning tea at The Haus, visit the Antique Clock Museum, or shop around in the village's boutique stores. Travel on to the old paddle steamer port of Goolwa for a stroll along the beach where the Murray River meets the sea. Make a short stopover at South Australia's greatest surfing beach before continuing on to Victor Harbor. Keep your eyes peeled for whales as you pass Basham Beach during whale season.  Next, explore the seaside town of Victor Harbor where you can visit the Whale Center and Museum. Take advantage of the chance to visit Granite Island and check out the fairy penguins or ride the famous horse-drawn tram. Purchase lunch from one of the many quaint restaurants and pubs. Your last stop of the day will be McLaren Vale, one of Australia's oldest and finest olive, wine, and almond-growing regions. Taste some of the area's best wines, purchase some locally-grown, homemade delicacies before returning back to your accommodation at around 5:30 PM.

Adelaide: Adelaide Hills Full-Day Tour with Wine Tasting

7. Adelaide: Adelaide Hills Full-Day Tour with Wine Tasting

Driving through the beautiful Adelaide hills for 50mins we arrive at Kersbrook Hill wines and cider where we stop for about one hour after the morning winery stop we head for the world's biggest rocking horse. Cafe and toilets are available here & an animal park and toy factory, after this stop we head for melbers chocolate factory for a 30 minutes stop here including cheese factory, then we head for Hahndorf for lunch (At Your Cost) walkies, shopping, and photos. On the way home we take another beautiful 40min drive through the Adelaide Hills with some breathtaking views over Adelaide City and surrounds

Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf & Mount Lofty from Adelaide

8. Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf & Mount Lofty from Adelaide

Depart your city hotel for an afternoon tour of the Adelaide Hills. Drive along North Terrace - Adelaide’s cultural precinct - on the way to Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline - a perfect photo opportunity. Wind your way through the Adelaide Hills villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater before arriving at Hahndorf, Adelaide’s oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street of Hahndorf where you can sample local produce, check out the local arts and crafts before enjoying afternoon tea or a traditional German beer tasting at the very popular Hahndorf Inn.

The Ultimate Day Tour of Adelaide and Hahndorf

9. The Ultimate Day Tour of Adelaide and Hahndorf

Your driver/guide will introduce you to this delightful city, which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace, and the Australian National Wine Centre, where you will have free time to explore the Wine Discovery Journey Museum. Pass Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Continue through historic North Adelaide, where you’ll see tree-lined streets, mansions and historic buildings. Stop and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral or the newly developed Adelaide Oval. After a lunch break (not included), enjoy a scenic drive to Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline - a perfect photo opportunity. Wind your way through the Adelaide Hills villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater before arriving at Hahndorf, Adelaide’s oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street of Hahndorf where you can sample local produce, and check out the local arts and crafts before enjoying afternoon tea or a traditional German beer tasting at the very popular Hahndorf Inn.

Adelaide: Barossa and Adelaide Hills Tour with Lunch

10. Adelaide: Barossa and Adelaide Hills Tour with Lunch

Travel through the city of Adelaide northwards to the world-renowned Barossa wine region. Enjoy the change of scenery as you make your way into the vineyards of South Australia’s premium wine district.  Your first stop is at the multi-award-winning Jacobs Creek Visitor Centre, where you'll have the opportunity to sample their famous wines in a structured tasting, be taken on a tour of the surrounding vines and cellar door, and then enjoy morning tea as you overlook the vineyards. Leaving Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre, visit Mengler Hill Lookout for sweeping views over the valley, and then it's onto Lambert Estate in Angaston for wine tastings and a 2-course lunch. Leaving the Barossa, stop at the Herbig Family Tree at Springton. This hollow tree trunk provided a home for Friedrich & Caroline Herbig and two of their 16 children until 1860. Travel to the picturesque Adelaide Hills and visit Beerenberg Farm Shop where you'll enjoy a stop to purchase their entire range of products in the Farm Shop, which also includes a selection of souvenirs and gifts. From there, take free time to walk Hahndorf’s main street with its many shops and galleries full of local arts, crafts, and produce, plus pubs where you can sample some German beers.

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4.4 / 5

based on 34 reviews

Very nicely arranged and paced. Maybe we were lucky, coz we had a wonderful driver/tour guide - Tom who was hilarious, and very knowledgeable, plus a super smooth driver. We visited a few places we were not actually expected to visit. The wine tasting at McLaren Vale was amazing too! Tom certainly played a big role in making our experience more memorable and enjoyable. In all, a very nice day tour that I feel that I can highly recommend.

Tour guide was really informative and very passionate about Adelaide so it was great to listen to his enthusiasm! Hahndorf was a lovely town to visit and the wine tastings were amazing. A lot was packed into one day, but I feel we still had a good amount of time in each place

A great day, with good group of fellow wine tasters, made super enjoyable by our tour guide Gerri, who kept us all entertained with her commentary - Highly recommended.

The day went totally to plan and filled with facts and interesting stories. All the Vineyards offered a different experience and the day was value for money

A fantastic day out with a knowledgeable and interactive guide. The wineries really looked after us and I would highly recommend it.