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Tour de South Australia Vineyards (Self Guided)
This self-guided tour explores the famous Barossa, Clare Valley and equally impressive McLaren Vale wine regions via the seat of a bike. Fun, off-road cycling, beautiful scenery, iconic wine and sumptuous food all combine on this ultimate gourmet exploration. Biking on easy, safe and well laid off-road paths, you'll discover the incredible food and wine of South Australia on this fantastic cycling tour. You'll enjoy visiting world-class cellar doors for wine tastings and cycle on well laid, off-road and relatively easy cycling trails across South Australia. Experience the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley & the Coast to Vines Rail Trail in McLaren Vale and savour the best of this gourmet region of Australia.
- CategoryEasy-going & Leisurely
- Duration6 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level1 - Beginner
- Activity Level1 - Easy
- Elevation1 - Easy
- Distance83.9 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance21 miles
Where does the tour start and end?
The tour starts and ends in Adelaide; fly in and out of Adelaide Airport (ADL).
How long is the tour? How many days riding?
The tour is 6 days long with 4 days cycling.
What's the tour like?
The cycling on this tour is relatively easy and could be completed by even a novice rider. The tour takes place via a fantastic network of cycling trails that make cycling safe, fun and relatively easy for all.
Can I rent a bike?
Yes. Hybrid bikes (either Trek or Giant) are available to rent. Alternatively, you can bring your own bike if you wish by prior arrangement.
E-bikes are also available to hire if you prefer to have some electric assistance.
Is there a minimum age?
Yes, 18 is the minimum age for the tour.
If I"m travelling on my own, do I have to pay more?
If you are travelling alone, or are travelling with a group and wish to have your own room, a single supplement is payable.
Are there any group discounts?
For groups of 6 or more, booking altogether, there is a small discount given per person. Please contact us if you wish to book for a small group.
Are helmets required?
A helmet is required to be worn on all biking activities and is non-negotiable. If you do not wear a helmet you won't be allowed to cycle.
The tour operator does have helmets available to hire but if you have your own this is preferable so that you are comfortable with a well-fitted helmet.
Are luggage transfers or transport included on the tour?
This version of the tour, the self-guided option, does not include transport except on Day 5 where you will be collected and returned to the hotel. You will need to either bring your own transport or hire a vehicle.
Each trail is designed in a loop, so you will be able to get back to your transport easily and detailed descriptions will be given as part of your self-guided package.
As the tour is self-guided, how will I know where to go?
Your arrival information will include detailed, daily riding instructions for your tour along with the map showing your route highlighted. Riding instructions will provide thorough information and give you the flexibility to travel at your own pace.