Barossa Valley, Lyndoch Lavender Farm, Barossa Wineries, Maggie Beer Farm Shop, McLaren Vale Wineries, Port Noarlunga, O'Sullivan Beach. Self-Drive Tour with Hotels Car Hire (unlimited kms) Bonus Vouchers. Departs from Adelaide. Themes include: South Australia, Departs from Adelaide, Fly-Drive Car, Returns from Adelaide. + Show more
4 days Car Hire, "no worries" unlimited kms, comprehensive insurance
2 nights good standard McLaren Vale hotel (luxury upgrades available)
1 night good standard Barossa Valley hotel (luxury upgrades available)
South Australia Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants & attractions)
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Discover historic Gawler, follow a Gold Trail, explore spectacular scenery and indulge in exquisite cuisine and sublime wines on your Self-Drive package holiday around South Australian Wineries. Explore the undulating hills and country towns of the Barossa Valley wineries and Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, visit a lavender farm or fish off an ocean-side jetty. Enjoy the hospitable cellar doors, orchards and farm gates and gourmet restaurants, galleries and country towns of the McLaren Vale Wine Region.
Self-Drive Tour from Adelaide, South Australia.
DAY 1 Adelaide - Barossa Valley
Take the Princess Highway northbound from Adelaide today to Gawler Historic Town, then eastbound on to the bucolic countryside and indulgent pleasures of the vine clad hills and dales, orchards and historic country towns, of the Barossa Valley wine region, first settled by German immigrants who thoughtfully brought with them the culinary delights and vintners skills of the 'old country', to delight us....
Gawler (earliest town in South Australia , heritage architecture, Church Hill State Heritage Tour, South and North Para Rivers, art and craft galleries, organic food products, Gawler Clock Tower), Sandy Creek, Lyndoch (township settled by Lutherans in picturesque, undulating hills, vineyards since early 1800's, Jacob's Creek producing wines at Lyndoch since 1850's, scenic heli rides, balloon rides, self guided walks, picnic areas, Barossa Goldfields Trail walk, welcoming cellar doors, lavender farm, Williamstown ( 8km south west the Whispering Wall at Barossa Reservoir - Engineering masterpiece, words whispered quietly against one side of the retaining wall are clearly heard 130 m away on the other side of the retaining wall), Rowland Flat (wine trails), Lyndoch Lavender Farm. Direct driving 77km (1 hour)
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DAY 2 Barossa Valley - McLaren Vale
Delight in world famous wineries and fresh local produce, play on perfect beaches or catch supper from a jetty, discover quaint, ancient churches, new wineries, galleries or boutiques, or superb cafes and restaurants featuring fresh from the farm local produce grown in the rolling hills and dales of the Barossa Valley and the McLaren Vale Wine Regions.
A cornucopia of choice today in the fabulous Barossa Valley; discover Nuriootpa (the awesome Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, where "Everything is about the flavour; taste and quality are paramount" - Why not book in for one of Maggie Beer's world famous Cooking Classes?), Tanunda (Lutheran riverside township, churches, cafes, restaurants. Chateau Tanunda Winery and brandy, Peter Lehmann Wine, Langmeil, Richmond Grove, Lambert Estate, Mengler's Hill Lookout with vistas across the Barossa Valley), Hahndorf, Conservation Park, Mt Crawford Forest, Barossa Goldfields, huge mural, antiques, pubs, Colonist Corner, Victoria Creek Reserve, Domain Day Winery, TeAro Estate Winery, Linfield Wines), Springton Herbig Tree (hollow gum tree where Mr and Mrs Herbig and two kids actually lived). Then to Reynella, Morphett Valle, Christies Beach, Seaford, Old Noarlunga, Christies Beach, O'Sullivan Beach, McLaren Vale Wineries (region of vineyards, orchards and gourmet produce farms, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, grenache, chardonnay and sauvignon blanc, famous wineries are Coriole, D'Arenberg, Hardy's Tintara, Rosemount Estate) or Port Noarlunga (family resort, nice beaches, fishing from the jetty).Direct driving 142 km (1.15 hrs )
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DAY 3 Discover McLaren Vale
Wander the McLaren Vale - the "vale of plenty" - with a country town feel and where the famous Shiraz vineyards of the McLaren Vale Wine Region marry with gourmet produce farms and orchards growing olives, almonds, avocados and stone fruits for the delight of the gourmand and the wannabe. Visit the welcoming cellar doors of famed wineries such as Hardys Tintara and Rosemount Estate and Coriole, D'Arenberg, Geoff Merrill Wines - check out Medlow Confectionary and FruChocs Showcase, McLaren Vale Olive Grove for local McLaren Vale produce. With some 60 welcoming cellar doors and many with fine dining restaurants or cafes happy to serve a local cheese platter, the McLaren Vale is ideal for learning to distinguish the structure, elegance, and complexity of wines in an atmosphere to suit the occasion. Some 50% of the annual McLaren Vale crush is Shiraz grape, with some 3,218 hectares under the Shiraz vine, with warm summers, thin soils and limited water the natural vigour of the Shiraz variety produces purple colour wine of intense flavour with lasts for years in the bottle. Other favourites of the McLaren Vale Wine Region are Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay Grenache, grown in the Mediterranean 4 season climate.
McLaren Vale (world renowned wine region, 60 cellar doors for tastings, gourmet restaurants, boutiques, historic, character buildings), Aldinga, Port Noarlunga, Wilunga, Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Goolwa, Middleton (nearby coastal towns, and beaches, historic country towns and primary producers with artisan crafts and heritage culture), Chapel Hill Winery (winery in a historic stone church, views over the Onkaparinga Valley), Onkaparinga River National Park (river traversing valleys and gorges, steep gorge walks), Coriole Vineyard (cellar door in old ironstone barn, reserve wines and back vintage), Fox Creek Wines (cosy stone cottage from 1800's, lake, gardens, bi-plane sculpture), Salopian Inn (brewery door, craft beer, fruity tasting Vale Ale, restaurant).
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DAY 4 McLaren Vale - Adelaide
Indulge in the pleasures of world class wineries, orchards and farms producing gourmet delights; discover quaint villages, friendly fashioned seaside towns and beautiful beaches.
Today you can see more of the McLaren Vale Wineries (region of vineyards, orchards and gourmet produce farms, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, grenache, chardonnay and sauvignon blanc, famous wineries are Coriole, D'Arenberg, Hardy's Tintara, Rosemount Estate) or Port Noarlunga (family resort, nice beaches, fishing from the jetty). Direct driving 40km (50 min)
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