McLaren Vale and Glenelg Wine Tasting and Sightseeing (Half-day Afternoon)
Visit the renowned McLaren Vale wine region for wine tastings and more during a half-day tour from Adelaide, with a stop in pretty Glenelg on the way back. Travel with an experienced guide and small group to Chapel Hill Winery and Shingleback for two wine wonderful wine tastings, then have time to check out other wineries and boutiques in the McLaren Vale township or enjoy a stroll and grab a coffee. Stop in Glenelg to take a short beachside stroll along Gulf St Vincent before returning to your hotel. This small-group tour, limited to 20 people, ensures a more personalized experience.
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What's included :
- Local guide
- Wine tasting
- Hotel drop-off
- Entry/Admission - See Adelaide - Day Tours
- Entry/Admission - Chapel Hill Winery
- Entry/Admission - Shingleback Wine
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: See Adelaide - Day Tours, 14 Dixon Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
Meet your guide in Victoria Square to begin your afternoon tour with a 45-minute drive by comfortable minicoach to the internationally renowned McLaren Vale wine region.
Stop into two wineries for wine tastings, starting at the award-winning Rosemount Estate. Surrounded by rolling hills laced with vineyards, Rosemount’s tasting room offers great views to enjoy while you sip wines provided by the friendly staff.
Continue to Lloyd Brothers Wine and Olive Company, a family-owned operation which is known for cultivating shiraz grapes and kalamata olives. Sip their fine shiraz wines as you learn about three generations of business. Afterward, you can browse their gift shop, which carries wine, olive oil, body care items and other handcrafted products.
After two wine tastings with your small group and guide, have time to explore on your own along the main street in McLaren Vale. You can enjoy another wine tasting at Hardys, a heritage-listed winery that started in 1857. Or try samples of an iconic Australian candy called FruChocs at their factory; you can even watch the tasty treats being made. Chutneys, nuts, and other treats can be can be found in a 1920s train carriage called the Almond Train. Nibble on tastings of a variety of regional products including gourmet almonds, olive oils, sauces, chutneys and jams. Or simply relax with a cup of coffee and soak up the atmosphere of the pretty town.
Return to Adelaide via Glenelg, a quaint seaside town located only six miles (10 km) outside of central Adelaide. Enjoy time for a short walk along the beach before returning to Adelaide for drop off at your hotel.
If you would like to stay longer in Glenelg, you can return on your own by tram, an easy 20-minute journey aboard the last remaining tram line in the region.This wonderful half-day afternoon tour of wine tasting and sight seeing in the beautiful wine region of McLaren Vale and the seaside suburb of Glenelg
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: McLaren Vale Wine and Food District, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171 Australia
Stroll along the McLaren Vale high street, search out a souvenir or grab a coffee and watch the world go by
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: The Menz FruChocs Shop, 203 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171 Australia
Visit this Australian Institution and treat yourself to a tasty Fruchocs treat
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Chapel Hill Winery, Corner Chapel Hill and Chaffey's Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia Australia
Beautiful wine tasting
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Shingleback Wine, 3 Stump Hill Road Corner Main & Stump Hill Roads, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171 Australia
Enjoy wine tasting in this beautiful cellar door
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Glenelg, Glenelg, Greater Adelaide, South Australia
Catch the stunning sunset of Glenelg.
Stroll along the jetty. Option to leave the tour here if you wish and take the 35min tram journey back to Adelaide, or enjoy a stroll and a quick look around and hop back on the tour to your departure in Adelaide CBD
Duration: 15 minutes
Departure Point :Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Departure Time :12:30 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Small-group tour maximum 20 participants
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.