COVID Status Update

Tour de Vines is open and operating tours in regions and states where travel restrictions allow. 

We are able to host you on a tour depending on the tour region and where you live.  See the guidelines below for intra and interstate travel restrictions.

Tour Operations

Tour de Vines is an accredited COVID Safe Tour operator.

Tour de Vines has taken the following steps to ensure your safety and the safety of our staff and staff at the places and venues we visit:

  1. Practice social distancing at all times
  2. Comply with all venue (eg restaurants) guidelines at all times
  3. Provide compliant and new face masks for each and every guest and all staff
  4. Provide a personal hand sanitiser to each and every guest
  5. Clean and sanitise all equipment before and after each use

 

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Travel Restrictions Updated:  24th November 2020

Please note these are guidelines online, and whilst updated regularly please check your local authority before booking a cycling tour with us.

All States
Inbound non essential international visitors are not permitted.
There is a ban on all overseas travel, with few exceptions.
Discussions are currently being held for travel to and from New Zealand but no offical announcement has been made.

Any changes to the rules below assume adherence to safe distancing and hygiene practices throughout.

Victoria
Victoria has never had any border closures, meaning the state can welcome interstate visitors.  Visitors will need to adhere to their returning state's guidelines when returning.

From Sunday 8 November: The 25 kilometre limit will be removed as well as the border between Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Read more and stay up to date on the Victoria Department of Health Services website.

See all our Victorian Cycling Tours

New South Wales
From midnight 23 November the NSW borders will be open to all states including Victoria as well as New Zealand without quarantine requirements.  This means NSW residents can visit Victoria and enjoy any of our Victorian cycling tours.  Stay up to date here: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/travel-and-transport-advice

See our Cycling Tours in NSW

Queensland
16 November:  People who have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot within 14 days of entering Queensland will be turned away at the border. This applies to everyone who has been in a COVID-19 hotspot in the past 14 days, except people allowed to enter for permitted purposes. Queensland residents who have been in a COVID-19 hotspot can return home but will be required to quarantine in government arranged accommodation at their own expense.

Queensland will reopen its border to ALL of New South Wales from Tuesday, December 1.

Hotspots currently are Victoria and Adelaide.   If you have been in a hotspot within the last 14 days, you will no longer be able to quarantine in Queensland and will be turned away at our border—unless you are providing an essential activity.
Check the Queensland government website for all the areas included
: https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/

Join our Brisbane Valley Rail Trail + Scenic Rim Hike tour.

South Australia
From 24 September:  SA’s border restrictions with NSW will be lifted, allowing people to enter SA without having to quarantine for 14 days.
Go to the SA Government website for COVID recovery for more.

See the range of South Australian Cycling Tours on our website.

The Northern Territory
You will have to quarantine if you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the 14 days before you arrive in the Territory.

Western Australia
There is now a soft border for entry to WA.  Stay up to date here: https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-travel-advice

Tasmania
Travellers from deemed low risk areas (currently include Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, NSW, Western Australia, Northern Territory & New Zealand) can enter Tasmania without quarantine once registered on the Tas eTravel register.

More info Tas Govt COVID website

Book your place on our Tasmania Cycling Tours now and don't miss out!

ACT
Quarantine may be required travelling into the ACT depending on where you are coming from.  Find out here: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/community/travel  

Stay up to Date
Visitor the offical Federal Government website to stay up to date on all current travel restrictions for both Australian inbound and outbound and for links to each of the states respective policies.

Self drive and self guided trips are now possible in many states. Our self guided cycling getaways are a great way to travel exclusively with your friends or family, and are COVID friendly. Choose from self guided options in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.