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AUD $895/person*

8 Hours

4-6 People

Small Group Tour

Want a first-hand look into the burgeoning truffle industry in South Australia?

Travelling by private vehicle and escorted by our expert guide, join a small group of likeminded truffle enthusiasts and venture to the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula in VIP style to learn all about this gourmet delicacy.

Enjoy an incredible lunch experience with exceptional paired wines showcasing the prized flavours of the truffle at the award-winning restaurant, The Currant Shed.

This exclusive experience is followed by a personalised wine tasting experience in the afternoon, with return luxury transfers to Adelaide City.

Be quick to secure your spot on this exclusive small group tour. Limited to two set Departure Dates in 2022*:

Departure 1:                                                   Departure 2:
Friday, 22nd July                                          Friday, 5th August

Be quick to secure your spot on this exclusive small group tour. Limited to two set Departure Dates in 2022*:

Departure 1:
Friday, 22nd July
Departure 2:
Friday, 5th August

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Inclusions

Itinerary

Discover the growing, niche truffle industry in South Australia with a first-hand look into a hunt with some very clever highly trained dogs, followed by a gourmet lunch and tutored wine tasting on the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula.

Truffle Hunting

  • Travel in VIP style with your private guide to Lovely Valley Truffles, a local truffle farm established in 2012 on the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Spend time with the owners of the truffle farm, the truffle hunters and their specially trained dogs to learn about the Truffling industry which is relatively new to South Australia
  • A unique opportunity to go behind the scenes into the somewhat secret society of truffles
  • Join the truffle hunt with the expert handlers and dogs from Adelaide Hills Truffle Dogs. You might like to get your hands dirty on the dig to seek out the prized delicacies

Lunch - The Currant Shed

  • Experience an indulgent lunch menu cleverly designed by Wayne Leeson, Head Chef at The Currant Shed Restaurant
  • Featuring the flavours of the truffle sourced fresh from Lovely Valley Truffles served with matching wines

 

Sample Menu

House baked rye sourdough with truffled butter
Jerusalem artichoke, confit egg yolk, saltbush, truffle
Nomad chicken, wild mushroom risotto, shaved truffle
Char grilled beef flat iron, brassicas, kipfler potatoes and truffle hollandaise
Onkapraringa brie cheese, smoked walnuts and truffle infused local honey

 

Please note actual lunch menu on the tour maybe differ to the above. If you have any dietary requirements please advise at time of booking.

Geddes Tasting Experience

  • Relax into the afternoon with a visit to Geddes Wines, a family-owned and operated winery passionate about local flavours and local characters
  • Meet the owners and enjoy a playful and well-rounded private wine tasting, sampling their wines’ generous and complex fruit characters, including a tasting of some not yet available wines

Return to Adelaide City

  • Transfer back to Adelaide City (central location)

Depart Adelaide

Return Adelaide

8:30am

5:30pm

Small Group Tour

$895.00 AUD per person

* Conditions Apply:
Tour will operate upon reaching a minimum of 4 guests.
Maximum passenger per departure is 6 guests.

Please be advised that finding a Black Truffle on tour is not guaranteed. The hunt and anticipation of potentially unearthing something is half the fun!

Guide's Tip

“Truffling is a new industry to South Australia and the trees these delicacies grow under can take 10 years to fully develop. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to literally unearth and learn about the truffling industry!”

Andrew Walters Andrew Walters – Lead Guide

Truffle Stand

Taste the Truffle

Enjoy a first-hand invitation to discover the ermerging South Australian truffle industry using all your senses

Lovely Valley Truffles Owners
Sampling wine in the Geddes processing plant

Enriching Foray

An intimate experience with truffle farm owners, truffle hunting dogs and their trainers, and a professional winemaker

Enriching Foray

An intimate experience with truffle farm owners, truffle hunting dogs and their trainers, and a professional winemaker

A Gourmet Adventure

Sample the luxurious flavours of the truffle and of the region with a creative lunch menu with paired wines

Private Access

Exclusive entry and VIP private hosting throughout your day for your behind-the-scenes look into the truffle and wine industries

Adelaide Hills Truffle Dogs

Private Access

Exclusive entry and VIP private hosting throughout your day for your behind-the-scenes look into the truffle and wine industries

2016 and 2017 Geddes Wines Shiraz varietals

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