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
Site savings
$30
From
$1,434 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 savor 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.

    Transfer to Auburn in Clare Valley for an overnight stay.

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

    A fantastic day awaits as you cycle the Riesling Rail Trail to Clare. Jump on your bikes from your accommodation and head out with lots of scheduled stops on the way. Lunch will be memorable as you enjoy a full gourmet meal at the highly regarded Skillogalee Winery.

    There's no need to worry about your bags as they are transferred for you to the next accommodation. Overnight at Clare Valley with dinner.


    • 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.

    There are many dining options to choose from in the area for dinner and all within easy walking distance.

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

    After a hearty breakfast, transfer via the scenic route to the seaside wine region of McLaren Vale. Your cycling today is on the paved, scenic and aptly named Shiraz Trail and is a flat, fun ride. Enjoy an exclusive wine and food matching session with the wine maker (possibly an ocean swim at the end to cool off), before transferring back to Adelaide.

    Overnight in Adelaide and enjoy a final dinner.

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

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

    • Breakfast