Cruise along quiet roads and tracks, drinking in the views
Just fantastic scenery all around as you leisurely cycle through the region
Spend some quality time with loved ones and enjoy the scenic views
Get ready to experience some wonderful wines along the way
Potter about through the landscape, visiting the cellar doors and sampling the wines
The paths and trails used on this tour really enhance the trip as they truly are delightful and enjoyable to ride
Experience wonderful culinary delights along the way
Cycle past and into incredible vineyards and soak up the picturesque landscapes
Savour the pleasant riding and informative signage along the route

Tour de South Australia Vineyards (Self Guided)

Duration
6 days
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$24
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$1,172 USD

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.

  • Category
    Easy-going & Leisurely
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    1 - Beginner
  • Activity Level
    1 - Easy
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
    Agricultural
  • Distance
    83.9 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    21 miles
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Quick Stats

  • Duration
    6 days
  • Main Destination
    South Australia
  • Distance
    83.9 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    21 miles
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
    Agricultural

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Itinerary Details

  1. Day 1Day 1
  2. Day 2Cycling in Barossa

    Travel to the Barossa for a day of cycling, wine tasting and gourmet food sampling. You will visit Penfolds, Maggie Beers, Yalumba and other iconic food and wine venues whilst cycling the off-road Barossa Rail Trail. An easy day on the bike with the focus on food and wine.

    • 18.6 miles
    • The Rising Sun Hotel, Auburn
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  3. Day 3Cycling the Riesling Rail Trail in the Clare Valley

    Today you will cycle approximately 35 km (21.7 mi) toward Clare on the off-road Riesling Rail Trail, with lots of scheduled stops on the way, including a full gourmet lunch at the highly regarded Skillogalee Winery. Overnight in Clare, with dinner included at a local gourmet venue.

    • 21.7 miles
    • Clare Valley Country Club
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  4. Day 4Cycling the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley

    Cycle back to Auburn (30 km/18.6 mi) on the Riesling Rail Trail tracing a slightly different route with lots of optional diversions, and a gourmet platter style lunch at the stunning O’Leary Walker Winery, finishing at Auburn. You will then transfer to Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills with a very scenic drive to check in at your lovely accommodation.

    • 21.7 miles
    • The Manna in Hahndorf
    • Breakfast and Lunch
  5. Day 5Cycling the Shiraz Trail in McLaren Vale

    Transport is included on your tour of McLaren Vale, so be ready for your pick up after breakfast this morning for a fantastic all-inclusive cycling day tour of the nearby McLaren Vale wine region. Enjoy a winery lunch again and possibly an ocean swim at the end to cool off, before being transferred back to your hotel.

    • 21.7 miles
    • Mayfair Hotel or equivalent in Adelaide
    • Breakfast and Lunch
  6. Day 6Final Day

    Enjoy breakfast, check out of your hotel and prepare for your onward journey.

    • Breakfast