Do you want to go behind the scenes & discover the best of the Adelaide Hills?
Spend a delicious day feasting your senses on a private day tour of the Adelaide Hills wine region with our expert local guide.
- Mount Lofty
Known for charming towns nestled within lush greenery, and sprawling vineyards with cool climate wine region elegance, the high-country Adelaide Hills showcases award-winning artisanal food and wine amongst picturesque scenery. Today, you’ll embark on an epicurean expedition throughout the region, beginning with your private local guide picking you up at your accommodation. From there, your day will begin with a short drive to Mount Lofty Summit, a scenic lookout boasting panoramic views across all of Adelaide.
After soaking in the view from this scenic spot, your private local guide will drive you through the winding roads of the Adelaide Hills to arrive at Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement. Dating back to 1839, Hahndorf’s aesthetics combine traditional European village charm with modern Australian influences. Discover this historic town and explore its variety of boutique stores and artisan creations, alongside heritage-rich museums and art galleries.
- Shaw + Smith
Having now developed a taste for the region’s beauty and history, it’s time to indulge in its famous produce. Your first winery will be the widely-acclaimed Shaw + Smith. Embark on a Behind the Scenes tour throughout their winery and vineyard, followed by a hosted wine flight tasting where you’ll sample several of their championed wines including a range of limited release single site wines, accompanied by a South Australian produce plate.
Your epicurean journey will continue with a stop for lunch. You’ll indulge at one of the premium dining experiences located throughout the region, which showcase lovingly-crafted à la carte menus created with local seasonal produce.
- Deviation Road Winery
Resume your viticultural exploration after lunch, with your next stop at the family-run Deviation Road. This boutique winery showcases a spectacular cellar door and tasting room with a specialisation in méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine. Enjoy a sit-down private tasting of their premium seasonal wines with options to suit every palate.
Sparkling connoisseurs may enquire about enhancing their experience with the opportunity to disgorge and take home a personal bottle of méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine.
- Ambleside Distillery
Time permitting, you may round off your day with a visit to an acclaimed local gin distillery or another premium tasting location, like Ambleside Distillery. Tempt your palate with a tasting flight of their award-winning botanical gins, or another selection of beverages to suit your taste before beginning the journey back to your accommodation.
- 6 guests = $490 per person
- 5 guests = $530 per person
- 4 guests = $590 per person
- 3 guests = $700 per person
- 2 guests = $900 per person
- 1 guest = Price on request
- 6 guests = $630 per person
- 5 guests = $690 per person
- 4 guests = $770 per person
- 3 guests = $910 per person
- 2 guests = $1,180 per person
- 1 guest = Price on request
Prices are valid for travel until 31 March 2022 and subject to availability at the time of booking request
Your Guide's Special Tips
“Are you a fan of Gin? We can customise your Adelaide Hills Private Day Tour to include a visit to applauded local gin distillery, Ambleside Distillery. Enjoy a tasting flight of their award-winning botanical gins, or perhaps upgrade your tour to include a Gin Blending Masterclass (additional charges apply).”
Andrew Walters – Lead Guide
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