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Private Wine Tours - Barossa - McLaren Vale - Adelaide Hills
Private Wine Tours just for your group. Three great wine regions to choose from - McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley, or the Adelaide Hills. These are amongst the best wine regions in the world. Pick you Up & Drop Off at your place of accommodation - right to your door step. This is a private tour just for your group (Min of two people) you can set your own itinerary or leave everything to me. We'll will have a great day of wining and dinning our way around all the most scenically beautiful wineries, the very best cellar doors, and all the hidden gems. I am completely passionate & committed to giving you a a truly fun-filled day out. You'll finish the day having experienced the very heart & soul of south Australia's great wine regions. For the non-wine lovers, there's a world of gin, cider & craft beer tasting to be done. Just request it added to your day's itinerary. The region is also a foodie's paradise, with an array of 5 star restaurants, exquisite small local restaurants, or world renowned wood fire pizza restaurants - the choice is yours. I will organise your lunch booking according to your wants. NOTE - not included in price #Lunch # Some wineries charge $10 - $15 wine flights redeemable on purchases
Explore Fleurieu Peninsula Wildlife - Raw Beauty - Oceans
A wonderful 8hr day out: Pick up/ Drop off at your Door. (min 2 person per booking) Visit the best places the Fleurieu Peninsula has to offer, where ancient forests meet 'The great Southern Ocean'. The adventure begins at the water's edge of the spectacular Sellicks Beach where the Mount Lofty Ranges meet the sea. Spectacular scenery; steep cliffs giving way to beautiful sandy beaches. Onto Second valley, South Australia's most photographed locations; stunning coastline views, & crystal-clear waters. Continue thru off-road tracks into Deep Creek Conservation Park and the stunning stringybark forest, home to an array of native wildlife such as Western Grey Kangaroos, Echidnas & 100's of species of birds. Drive-up onto ridge tops that look out across the great Southern Ocean with views of Pages Islands, Cape Willoughby Lighthouse thru to Kangaroo Island. It's the world’s most scenic coastline & the landscape is breath-taking. Brilliant photo opportunities. Onto Port Elliot which is a charming historic town 1845. Here we can lunch at The Flying Fish Café on the water’s edge or you may choose one of the great local bakeries *Lunch Not Included In Price. Message me if the date you want is not available.
Explore McLaren Vale, a world-class wine region
Situated about 45 minutes south of Adelaide, this wonderful place is known for its extraordinary vineyards and coastal views. We take you to experience a private wine tour for small groups. Booking for minimum of two (2) people and maximum of five (5) people. Choose one of three wine regions you would like to visit: The McLaren Vale Adelaide Hills & Hahndorf The Barossa Valley Itinerary: Departure time from Adelaide is between 9:30 a.m and 10:00 a.m. We can pick you up from your accommodation or place of choice near Adelaide (<5 km from the CBD). Explore and enjoy a wine tour at boutique cellar doors, of the four favourite wineries in the region. Returning time to Adelaide 4:30 p.m For pick up places further than 5 km from the CBD an additional fee might applied. If your booking is for 5 people, you can choose your own route and pick up time. If you need to book a date that for some reason does not appear available on the calendar please contact us and we can make arrangements for you. If you are traveling by yourself and want to take one of our tours please send us a message in advance to check availability and options for you. I am a tourist operator certified by South Australia Government. I am a highly skilled and responsible accredited driver with more than 20 years of experience. I love nature, wildlife, and outdoor activities in rural areas.
We deliver this experience on our working honey farm and this is a true hands on experience to share with you the process of being a beekeeper and how we produce some of the best honey in the World. We have around 200 operational hives with up to 50000 resident bees per hive at any given time. You will be suited up in a beekeeping outfit and then head out to the hives to learn and see what happens inside the hive. We will share with you the workings of an operational productive hive, see the smoking process, open their home and check out the busy bees doing their thing. We will look out for the Queen Bee and the different stages of development. You will get a great insight as to what they do with Honey, Pollen and Propolis within the hive, hold a frame of bees and touch the honeycomb. This is great photo opportunity! Once we conclude the tour we will head to our shed where you will see the how the extraction process is set up and observe how it works, then taste some of the best honey in the world! We have up to six varieties and you will be able to try them all! This is a fun, educational and unique experience where you will learn about these magnificent creatures! This is a Family friendly experience and children are welcome as long as they are 110 cm tall and have a paying Adult with them. Other things to note Please dont wear perfume or strong deodorant as this can make bees a little upset. This experience is not suitable for individuals who have high allergic reactions to bees, although the risk is very low. A risk and liability waiver form will need to be signed on arrival.
Discover Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, exceptional wines
Join us to discover Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale one of the world's great wine-producing areas. We offer specialized tours for small groups in South Australia that include traveling to wineries and rural areas close to Adelaide. We are officially accredited and insured for transport services and tours. We have an impeccable, very comfortable, and spacious vehicle, providing easy access to all passenger seats. •Choose Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale for a full-day wine-tasting tour from Adelaide. •Visit the cellar doors of the three most remarkable wineries. We can pick you up without an additional fee if your hotel is located less than 5 km from Adelaide’s CBD. Departure time from Adelaide is around 9:30 a.m Returning from Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale to Adelaide at 4:00 p.m If your booking is for 5 people, you can choose your own route and pick-up time. If you need to book a date that for some reason does not appear available on the calendar please contact us and we can make arrangements for you. This booking is for a minimum of two people. If you are traveling by yourself and want to take one of our tours please also contact us to check availability and options.
An intimate walk through Adelaide
This is a small-group walk with maximum four people, where you will gain more than just facts about monuments, and visit more intimate locations around the northern half of Adelaide's CBD. It's a mix of key landmarks and little-frequented spots, all with great stories. You'll have a local understanding of how Adelaide became the city it is today, and how it’s still evolving! Other things to note - I walk in rain, hail or shine - but will cancel 24 hours prior if the temperature forecast is 44 degrees Celsius or higher. - Please note that I generally run this only on Tuesdays, but my 1.5hr Welcome to Adelaide tour which also covers city history and culture runs five days a week (bookable via Flamboyance Tours).
The F Factor-Adelaide's fun foods
What is fritz? A frog cake? Things that make any Adelaide local (including myself) proud. Take a walk with me to find out about these and other South Australian foods and where to find them. As we walk through Adelaide, you'll learn about quirky culinary histories and how these foods have shaped a small but important part of Adelaide's identity (as well as mine!). You'll sample chocolate, nuts, iced coffee and fritz as well as eat a hot lunch from Skala Bakery in the Adelaide Central Market (a pie/pasty etc of your choice). You'll walk away with a surprise dessert and extra goodies to leave feeling like a local, as well as purchases you may make along the way! Other things to note: - For child bookings, iced coffee will be substituted for a flavoured milk or juice unless requested otherwise - This is not suitable for gluten free/vegans. Vegetarians can be catered for, the request must be made on booking. It is suited well to sweet-tooths :) - The Haigh's Chocolates store we meet at is on Grenfell Street at the start of Adelaide Arcade. Please note: this is NOT the Haigh's on the corner of Rundle Mall and King William Street. - Please note that while I don't require any proof of COVID vaccination, we are subject to any mandates of places we visit. At the time of writing, this tour is unaffected, but circumstances can change at any time. Thanks for your understanding!
Cultural Caper Walking Tour
On this walk we will see the imposing Parliament House, the oldest continually used Government House in Australia, and iconic memorials dedicated both to war and some of our noted citizens and influencers. This cultural tour also takes in the State Library, the old Destitute Asylum, the old Police Barracks, the Art Gallery of SA and the University of Adelaide and encapsulates the very best that the city has to offer. We start at Parliament House, which took 50 years to build before moving onto our first War Memorial erected in 1904 and the adjacent imposing Government House. A walk along North Terrace takes us past Prince Henry Gardens peppered with memorials dedicated to noted South Australians as well as an important early explorer, Matthew Flinders. The striking heritage architecture in Adelaide is notable, making a great contrast with the more contemporary modern buildings. Some of the older heritage style buildings date right back to the 1860's and have been well preserved for our viewing. We then pass by the iconic main War Memorial dedicated initially to the Great War and then visit the beautiful State Library of South Australia with its 1880's historic Mortlock Wing. A little visited area in behind North Terrace is the old Destitute Asylum and the old Mounted Police Barracks, which provoke many stories relating to crime, degradation and the human struggle to survive. Other things to note Easy paced 90 minute to 2 hour walking tours with the experience of a local guide. Starting and finishing points within reach of transport and cafes, shops etc. Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather conditions as well as good walking shoes. Hats for warm days as well as water.
Jimmy C's Adelaide street art
A childhood in Adelaide was pivotal to the success of Jimmy C (aka James Cochran), one of Australia's most successful artists. This Adelaide street art walk focuses on his works, revealing the stories and inspiration behind them. Discover how he crafted his unique drip-style talent, and see how it blends effortlessly in collaboration with other South Australian artists. This walk largely contains information told to your guide Katina from Jimmy C himself. It allows you to have an understanding of what directly influences and inspires one of Australia's most intriguing artists. Please note that this tour features images of, and references to, a deceased First Nations person.
Luxury Wine Experience Settlers Wine Tours McLaren Vale
Luxury McLaren Vale Wine Tour Hire service maximum of 8 guests in McLaren Vale Overview Explore some of the best and boutique wineries in the beautiful McLaren Vale region without the hassle of organising all the tastings, lunch bookings and transportation. Wine lovers can sample and enjoy a completely relaxed day without the worry, let a professional take care of the driving. What’s included Visit several (3-4) McLaren Vale wineries and enjoy A lovely platter lunch which is included to soak up the wine Pick up and drop off is included from Adelaide CBD or Glenelg or southern areas with a maximum of 8 guests Full day tour of up to 8 hours Pick up 9.45 am (McLaren Vale 10.15 am approx.) Meet the wine maker (subject to availability) We will select the wineries for the day but if you have a preferred one let us know and we will see what we can do Spring water included on the bus *Please note wine tasting costs are not included but are usually redeemable on purchase
Life in Port Adelaide, then and now
Discover Port Adelaide's fascinating stories and relaxed pub vibe on this walking tour with an Adelaide local. Known by early settlers as Port Misery, we'll share the stories that shaped this vital heritage place and understand how it functions today. From swamps and mosquitoes to a shopping hub, Port Adelaide has seen it all! We will discuss how beautiful architecture, intriguing tales and modern street art all give the Port its unique appeal. Visiting a local business housed in a century-old building is an important part of our story - we'll meet the owner and get their perspective. And we'll also appreciate port life as the locals did - and still do - by visiting a pub for a drink. The Port has had its ups and downs over its existence. You'll leave with better understanding of the hardships of settlement, and how the area continues to grow in modern times!
Explore Hahndorf Picturesque Town Rich in History & Culture
Hahndorf Small Group Tours. Less than 30-minutes from the city, be immersed in Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. Hahndorf oozes character and charm. As soon as you drive into town it’s like you have plonked yourself in a little village in the hills of Germany. We will explore the delights of Hahndorf and experience the charm of this quaint, historic village. Hahndorf’s steep history and character lends itself to a picturesque and interesting village to discover. Stroll down the iconic main street and explore heritage German buildings, pubs and cafes that line the bustling leafy street. We will enjoy a traditional German feast at the Hahndorf Inn and wander through beautiful galleries and shops offering everything from traditional sweets and local produce to indigenous artwork and German cuckoo clocks. Taste award-winning cheeses at Udder Delights or venture in to one of the many cellar doors. You will love going to a town that has a story, and this one is not only rich in history but is still living through its locals today. The town is a tourism icon - it attracts more South Australian day-trippers than anywhere else in S.A #Note Lunch not included in Price
Winery Tours and spirit by EtOHtoursADL
My hometown of Adelaide is on the doorstep to more than half of Australia's premium wines. SA has accolades for premium spirits including our green ant (bushtucker) gin and local beers like our gaytime stout. James, your guide will take you on a journey that will have your tastebuds dancing and pallet giddy. We offer a unique and fun scientific approach to our tours, where you will learn about the Terra Rosa, the craft and the management of our beautiful environment. Enjoy a day out in the fresh air sipping on our regions finest offerings. Our tour starts and finishes at your location and we love what we do so much that your time with us will be one of your favorite memories Other things to note Be prepared for the day, weather, which region you want to visit. If you have any favorite or must see places then let us know in advance.
Whistlng Kite Biodynamic Wine & Food Delight
Whistling Kite Wine & Food Delight: While no booking is required for a regular wine tasting, to truly get the most out of a visit to our cellar door, we recommend booking yourself a Whistling Kite Wine & Food Delight session... Take your time as you taste your way through a range of our hand crafted biodynamic wines, paired with bite sized morsels of premium & locally sourced produce. Priced at just $25 per person (minimum booking for two people, please contact us directly for individual bookings), you will be contacted after booking to determine each participants preference for a predominantly red or white wine based tasting.
Tour Adelaide in a Rolls Royce Wraith or Supercar
This experience is a tour of Adelaide or destination drop off if you have a venue. Eg: wedding drop off or party drop off . We offer a Rolls Royce Wraith or a selection of one of our high end super cars. (Rolls Royce holds 3 guests-no extra charge) (Supercars only 1 guest) We will be driving the vehicle as this is a passenger experience only but these vehicles are a once in a life time chance as they are unique vehicles. This tour or destination drop off will hopefully help you to enjoy the Adelaide sights, while enjoying the thrill of a exotic vehicle.