Leave the hustle and bustle of the city far behind on this incredible journey into the heart of the stunning Adelaide Hills. Discover the beauty of Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German town nestled in the lush countryside and explore the spectacular vineyards in this wine drinker's paradise.
Escape into Adelaide’s beautiful countryside and enjoy the sweeping vistas from Mount Lofty, just a short drive from the centre of the city. Experience the best of South Australia on this unique day trip into the heart of Australia’s wineries and German heritage. Let our expert guides lead the way as we uncover the history of winemaking, enjoy a gourmet German feast and get a fascinating insight into the cheese, chocolate and fruit growing industries here in the spectacular Adelaide Hills.
Start our journey into the heart of South Australia with pick-up from Adelaide city at 9 am. A short drive through the stunning countryside brings us to the breathtaking heights of Mount Lofty, where we enjoy spectacular views of the Adelaide Hills. After appreciating the serenity of the country air and snapping some amazing pictures, we head to the next spot on our whistlestop tour, a very welcoming cellar door.
Uncover the history of winemaking in the region and see if you can taste the difference as we sample some of Australia’s best varietals. Enjoy a tour of the local vineyards and start to work up an appetite before we head onto our next destination. Everyone knows that nothing goes better with the piquant taste of wine than delicious cheese, and where better to go than to the home of cheese in the Adelaide Hills! Squeezing in a visit to Udder Delights and Woodside Cheese, we explore the cheese-making process and sample this delicious dairy product.
Next on our jam-packed itinerary, we head to Melba’s Chocolate Factory and Beerenberg’s Strawberry Farm, before stopping off at the beautiful Hahndorf, Australia’s first German village, nestled in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. Enjoy a delicious 2-course German Pub Lunch with a proper German beer or a glass of wine. Wander through the winding streets of Hahndorf, soaking up the German heritage and enjoying this unique taste of Europe hiding away in the Australian countryside.
Finish up our one-day extravaganza with a visit to a few more wineries, enjoying plenty of time to sample and purchase delicious local wine and produce, and gaining a truly fascinating perspective of Southern Australia. We end the day with a beautiful drive back through the lush countryside, arriving back in Adelaide city centre at 5 pm.
Wednesday, Friday & Sundays
9.00 am to 5.00 pm