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Tour de South Australia Vineyards – Cycling Tour South Australia

Style:Self guided/Group Difficulty: Easy Length:6 days

A 6 day Cycling Tour South Australia through the Barossa, Clare Valley & McLaren Vale wine regions.  Cycling on easy, safe and well laid off road paths, discover the incredible food and wine of South Australia on this gourmet cycling tour.

Visiting world class cellar doors for wine tastings whilst cycling well laid, off road and relatively easy cycling trails across South Australia – including the Riesling Rail Trail & the Coast to Vines Rail Trail – savour the best of this gourmet region of Australia.

This is what is included in this classic Cycling Tour South Australia:

  • 5 nights accommodation including 3 nights in 4.5 star in Adelaide
  • Pick up and drop off transfers in Adelaide at start and end of tour 
  • Driver and ride with guide throughout 
  • Bike hire is included for this tour (BYO only by arrangement)
  • Vehicle support & luggage transfers*
  • Gourmet meals including all breakfasts, all lunches and 4 x dinners (1 free night)
  • All wine tastings and produce stops (e.g.: Maggie Beers in Barossa)
  • Exclusive wine making tutorial at Wirra Wirra vineyard in McLaren Vale
  • Environmentally friendly cycling water bottle
  • Lightweight fair trade cycling t-shirt 

 

South Australia is already world famous for its’ wines, and is quickly becoming as equally famous for cycling, especially with the successful Tour Down Under professional event in January each year.  South Australia has developed a fantastic network of cycling trails that make cycling safe, fun and accessible for just about anyone.

The cycling on this tour is relatively easy and could be completed by even a novice rider.  With a guide on hand and a support vehicle never far away*, it’s no wonder your focus will be on experiencing the incredible food, wine and scenery of amazing South Australia.

2017 Guided Cycling Tour South Australia Dates
Friday 10th November (available)

Thursday 7th December (available)

2018 Guided Cycling Tour South Australia Dates
Monday 26th Feb (available)

Friday 20th April (available)

*Note: This cycling tour can be done on any day or date on a self guided basis. For groups of less than 6 this would exclude transport (car hire recommended) – more info here

Tour Highlights

  1. Lunch at the acclaimed Skillogalee Restaurant in the Clare Valley

  2. Cycling the Riesling Rail Trail in the Clare Valley via historic cellar doors

  3. Experiencing the world class wines and gourmet food of South Australia

  4. Views of McLaren Vale overlooking the Southern Ocean & the downhill cycle to the vineyards

Itinerary at a glance   

Day 1
Arrive into Adelaide group intro dinner and overnight

Day 2
Transfer to the Barossa for a day of cycling, food & wine tasting. Visit Penfolds, Maggie Beers & more. Transfer to Clare Valley for overnight.

Day 3
Cycle the scenic Riesling Rail Trail in the famous Clare Valley, with numerous wine tastings and a memorable lunch at Skillogalee Winery.  Overnight in Clare with dinner. Cycling distance: 35kms

Day 4
Cycle back to Auburn via an alternate route discovering new cellar doors, another winery gourmet lunch. Transfer to Adelaide. Cycling distance: 32kms.

Day 5
Transfer to McLaren Vale for day tour on the superb wineries, including a platter lunch and return to Adelaide to the tour conclusion. Cycling distance: 35kms

Day 6
After breakfast, say aurevoir to friends and make your onward journey.

Testimonials & reviews

"A fantastic four days away cycling, eating great food and tasting great wines. Toped up with great company. Thanks Tour de Vines. Planning my next trip already."  Kim, Nov 16

"Had a great time cycling in such idealic surrounds. The food was excellent and I am glad we cycled as we ate so well!!  I must say I had some of the best food I have ever had...Our guide took into account where we wanted to go and accommodated us all".  Jennifer, Nov 16

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