Known around the world for its exceptional wines, the Barossa Valley has far more to offer than a great drop of red. The rich earth in the region provides the perfect environment for artisan foods and award-winning restaurants.
Barossa Valley Tour Itinerary
1. Whispering Wall
Discover the secrets of this wonderful Barossa Valley attraction and see for yourself what all the excitement is about.
The perfectly symmetrical design of this dam wall creates an incredible trick: whispers can be carried across its impressive span and heard with perfect clarity more than 140 metres away (approx. 460ft)! Maybe not the best place to share a secret, but a great spot to share a bit of fun. If your lucky here you might also get to witness some native wildlife in their natural habitat and discover why the Barossa reservoir is one of the Barossa Valleys best hidden gems.
2. The Barossa Chateau
Home to one of the worlds largest porcelain collections and with 5kms of rose garden paths this grand estate will thoroughly impress.
This grand homestead located just outside Lyndoch in the Barossa Valley sits majestically amid 25 acres of gardens filled with more than 30,000 rose bushes. Your guided tour reveals an impressive collection of antique porcelain, a walk through the Queens rose garden, a chance to sample the Creed family wines in the boutique cellar door, and a gift shop or a cup of tea and a scone if you desire. There’s something to please everyone at this location.
3. Grant Burge Winery
Experience the quality of this 5th generation vigneron family and learn why they are commonly regarded as some of the most premium wines in the Barossa.
From their location at the foot of the hills you can soak up spectacular views right across the Barossa. At the Krondorf Road cellar door you will have the opportunity to sample am assortment of premium wines as they work with you to discover the perfect wine for your palate. A Grant Burge label is your guarantee of quality and integrity, one of the many reasons they are considered one of the Barossa Valleys most premium wineries.
4. Menglers Hill Lookout
Rising up from the valley floor behind the township of Tanunda is this wonderful lookout providing views across the valley to the coast and beyond.
Enjoy a short stroll around it’s peak while enjoying panoramic views of the region will reveal series of granite and marble sculptures created by artists from around the world. Located on the edge of the Barossa and Eden valleys, this is a great opportunity to stretch your legs and snap some photos of the breathtaking scenery.
5. Barossa Valley Brewery
Even if you’re not a beer lover you are sure to enjoy lunch with the amazing selection of pub style meals in this rustic rural setting.
Wit a passion for beer that goes beyond the classics and delves into unique flavours and styles you will soon know why the Barossa locals love this place so much. With a great selection classic pub style meals and local wines in house as well as the beers you will definitely enjoy your lunch at this fantastic location. After lunch why not ask for a guided tour of the brew shed, where you’ll get to further explore the exciting selection of styles and flavours of beers made from locally sourced ingredients including roasted coffee beans, cherries and even lemon grass.
6. Tanunda Kegal Bahn
Take part in history as you discover the origins of ten pin bowling with the historical German sport of Kegal.
A rare opportunity to take part in history, this historic German game was the predecessor to todays 10 pin bowling. Built in 1858 Tanunda’s Kegal Bahn is the only original lane left in the world. A true hidden treasure in the Barossa, come and discover this remarkable piece of history on this exclusive stop, as we learn about the origins of this ancient sport, before having the chance to see what all the fuss is about for yourselves.
7. Choose your own Barossa Adventure
Maggie Beers Farm Shop Provider & Tastings?
Renowned for her traditional country recipes and love of seasonal produce, Maggie’s place is truly unique. Here you’ll have the opportunity to take part in a cooking demonstration at the Farm Shop featuring Maggie’s delicious produce. You can also sample her entire range of award winning produce, take the time relax by the lake with coffee and cake or enjoy a short stroll through the property where you will discover wildlife and exotic birds.
Tscharkes private wine tasting experience?
As a 6th generation vigneron and 1st generation wine producer Damien Tscharke has taken his family rich vine growing history to the next level. Tscharke wines embody “texture, restraint and elegance”. A private tasting will introduce you to a broad selection of wines that will tantalise any palate. And for a unique memento, you can treat yourself to the beautiful hand-crafted pottery created by Eva Tscharke.
8. Seppeltsfield Road
One of the most iconic locations in the entire Barossa region is this truly remarkable road leading from Maranunga to Seppeltsfield.
Lined with more than 2,000 statuesque palm trees planted back in the 1930s, this iconic road, affectionately known as the Avenue of Hopes and Dreams by Barossa locals, leads to many of the region’s renowned wineries and provides a striking background for a photo. Perched high on a hillside you will find the Greek inspired family mausoleum providing views to the far west of the Barossa valley. Be prepared for a surprise as we recreate one of the Barossa most icon photo shots.
- Morning pick up and evening drop off at central or North Adelaide and Hahndorf,
- Full day tour with expert commentary in a climate-controlled coach.
- Welcome pack with tour information and goodies.
- Photo opportunities at iconic Barossa Valley locations.
Pick up locations for this tour are 7:30am in Hadndorf , 8:10am in North Adelaide, and 8:30am at Rundle Mall.