Barossa Valley wine tour with its German heritage and villages, wineries, vineyards and scenery provides a unique mix of Europe in Australia.
The beauty of the Adelaide Hills with its quaint yet charming villages, so close yet so removed from the city bustle of Adelaide. The German settlement of Hahndorf with its arts and craft, cottage industry shops, pubs, traditional smallgoods and bakeries evokes the tastes and smells of Bavaria.
Follow the Torrens River through the spectacular Torrens Gorge
Skirt Kangaroo Creek Reservoir and Millbrooke Reservoir
Williamstown with its beautiful stone buildings
Lyndoch Bakery - the aroma of fresh coffee and pastries! Enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea and an authentic German sampler plate of sweet treats
Learn the winemaking process on a guided "Behind the Scenes" tour at Richmond Grove Wines, located in a charming historic chateau
View the original winery built in 1897 with traditional winemaking equipment
Enjoy a tutored wine tasting incorporating basic wine education
Take in panoramic views of the Barossa Valley from Menglers Hill lookout
Enjoy a sumptuous two course lunch at Barossa Chateau
Opportunity for tasting at Creek Wines
Travel through the picturesque Adelaide Hills
Visit Australia’s oldest German settlement - Hahndorf
Stroll under the Elm trees along Hahndorf’s main street
See quaint cottages, craft shops and tea rooms
Villages of Crafers, Stirling and Aldgate set amongst the lush greenness of the Adelaide Hills
Delightful village of Bridgewater with Bridgewater Mill and Waterwheel
Included is morning tea at Lyndoch Bakery with coffee/tea, wine tasting and tour at Richmond Grove Wines, lunch at Barossa Chateau and opportunity for wine tasting at Creek Wines
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Departs from Adelaide - Adelaide Central Bus Station (85 Franklin Street)
Full Day Tour
Child prices are applicable for children aged between 4-14 years. Adult fares apply to persons 15 years and over. Children 3 years and under are free if not occupying a seat (ie. must sit on parent's/carer's lap). If a seat is required, child fare applies.
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