Clare Valley: Full-Day History & Wine Tour with Lunch
- Pickup available
- Duration: 7 hours
In the morning, you will be introduced to the city of Adelaide, surrounded by park lands with a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, cafes and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace - University, Library, Art Gallery & Museum, you then stop for a short break at National Wine Center of Australia. You will have free time to explore the iconic building with the opportunity to purchase morning tea at the cafe or taste wine from the extensive Australian collection. Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park, home to the Bicentennial Conservatory and the Adelaide Zoo. Continue through to historic North Adelaide and visit the iconic St Peters Cathedral and the newly developed Adelaide Oval. Your next stop is Haigh's Chocolates for tastings at this iconic South Australian company. Your afternoon tour commences with a scenic drive to Mount Lofty S...
On this unique 30-minute small-group activity you’ll be hosted by a wine educator who will tell you about the history of the Centennial Cellar and its wines dating back to 1878. See 140 years of wine in barrels and taste directly from the barrel from the year of your birth. Seppeltsfield Winery’s founder, Joseph Seppelt and his eldest son, Benno, were renowned for their long-term vision for the estate, closely following custodianship principles to ensure a legacy that would be passed on to future generations. Evidence of this can be seen in Benno Seppelt’s Centennial Cellar, which is an unparalleled system of maturing single barrels of vintage tawny for 100 years before release. In 1866, plans to build a new bluestone cellar were undertaken by Joseph Seppelt. In 1878, following the passing of his father, Benno completed the stone cellars and gave instructions that wine from an 1878 ...
At the beginning of this 4-hour activity you’ll be picked up in central Adelaide and transferred to the summit of Mount Lofty. At 710 meters, it is the highest point in the Mount Lofty Ranges and offers stunning views of Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, and the plains below. From here it’s downhill all the way back to Adelaide! It’s just a short ride though Cleland Conservation park to your first stop of the day, at Cleland Wildlife Park. You’ll have a chance to explore at your leisure and feed or pet kangaroos, wallabies, emus and many other native animals. You may even have the chance to pet a koala! Enjoy morning tea while relaxing in the natural surroundings. On leaving the wildlife park, you can enjoy the best part of the whole trip, which is the ride through Cleland Conservation Park. It’s all downhill with a mix of some fun rough sections, other nice flat sections, and some fast bi...
A short scenic drive from the city takes you directly to the trailhead of Adelaide’s most popular hike. Explore this natural environment at your own pace on this specially structured self-guided experience. Arriving around 8:30 AM, be amazed by your first sight of the spectacular First Falls sparkling in the morning sunshine. Setting off at your own pace and depending upon your interest stops along the way, expect to take between 1 to 2 hours to arrive at the Summit. Fully immerse in the environment and sense the wilderness while listening to the sounds of the native birdlife. Detect the distinctive scents of the eucalyptus trees as the 3.9km trail climbs past waterfalls, along streams and gully ridges. Keep a keen eye out for sleepy koalas high in the gum trees, small lizards or even a kangaroo grazing in the bush! Sense the feeling of height as you reach the summit and be rewarded wit...
Enjoy a once-in-a-life encounter with sub-Antarctic penguins with your SEA LIFE Penguin Passport. Join keepers behind-the-scenes to learn more about the penguins and see how the colony is cared for. Put on some Antarctic snow gear for a 45-minute journey onto the ice to sit with some King and Gentoo penguins. Visit the food preparation and veterinary areas, learn how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains its sub-zero temperatures; and see first-hand the high standards of attention and care the animals receive. Make the most of the rest of the day with all-day access to the rest of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
Have the perfect picnic at the Jacob's Creek Vineyard in the Barossa Valley. Prior to your picnic, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting experience. Receive a varied selection of food all sourced from local producers, a bottle of Jacob’s Creek wine, recyclable cutlery and plates, and a picnic blanket to keep. Take your pick of the best picnic spots around the site, using the map as a guide. Sit and admire the beautiful rolling hills as you enjoy your picnic.
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A challenging mountain bike route through a forest area. The 'stop' at the Cleland Conservation Reserve is a great experience with the wildlife of Australia.
Very informative laid back host learned a lot. Learning the history of clare valley was fascinating. Highly recommend for people to do.
Super cool ride, lots of animals .. hand feeding of kangaroos and birds. Coals on the route, all in all a great ride
great tour with guaranteed fun and adventure. also a great guide and a wonderful landscape!