This small group day tour offers a wonderful balance of sightseeing and wine tasting and certainly
packs a punch as far as must do highlights when visiting Adelaide.
With pick-up at a leisurely 8.50am-9.00am at selected points in Adelaide CBD we start the day with a City Highlights tour. While you get your bearings we'll show you some of the City of Adelaide's best, offering you an insight into her history and letting you in on some insider secrets, the must do's, the places to visit and the best eateries to enjoy Adelaide's finest food.
As we head out of the city we'll drive by/visit the iconic Adelaide Oval (events permitting) and head out through the picturesque North Adelaide suburb where we can enjoy the stunning federation architecture and lavish home abodes. Our next stop will offer us a spectacular view of the City of Adelaide from the vantage point of Mount Lofty.
From Mount Lofty lookout our next stop is Hahndorf!!, The German village of Hahndorf is an absolute delight, with it's abundance of boutique shops and eateries there's plenty to explore as you wile away over an hour and a half of free time to do whatever you please.
We'll meet you back at bus stop 54 on the main street of Hahndorf where you'll climb back on board, sit back, relax and enjoy the short and incredibly scenic drive through the beautiful Adelaide Hills on route to the iconic wine tasting region of McLaren Vale. Once in McLaren Vale our first stop is the stunning Chapel Hill Winery. Have your taste buds primed and your camera poised as your host at Chapel Hill tantalises you with a wonderful structured wine tasting experience in their picturesque cellar door.
From Chapel Hill it's on to the Main Street of McLaren Vale - Here you'll have some free time, what you do with it is up to you. Enjoy a taste or two of wine in Hardy Tintara's Cellar door. Or maybe enjoy a cleansing beer or grab a coffee and watch the World go by. Or why not use your time gathering some souvenirs of the sweet variety? Visit the fabulous Almond Train; an old converted train carriage offering every variety of Almond imaginable, or pop in the Iconic Aussie Fruchocs chocolate factory and pick-out a selection of sweet
It's time now to climb back on board as we take the short drive to our next winery the quaint Shingleback Winery. This tasting is super relaxed, enjoy a structured tasting of Shinglebacks finest wines, and if you're peckish, you can purchase a cheeseboard to enjoy with your wine.
It's now time to climb back on the bus as we head back towards Adelaide. But we're taking the scenic route so you can gaze out at the Adelaide Coastline, as we journey towards our final featured destination of the day - Adelaide's beautiful seaside suburb of Glenelg
There are two options for you here. Option 1, take a 15 min stroll to get an idea of what Glenelg has to offer, before hopping back on the bus to Adelaide, or Option 2, leave the tour in Glenelg and spend a few leisurely hours enjoying the abundance of shops, restaurants and of course the beach, pick a spot for dinner and get ready to watch one of the most spectacular sunsets anywhere in the World. Trams run from Glenelg to Adelaide every 20 minutes