Day Tours

McLaren Vale or Adelaide Pick-up

Full Day Tours

Expert & Local Tour Guide

Explore the best the Fleurieu Peninsula has to offer with an exclusive day tour. Only a smooth 45-minute drive from Adelaide, our day tours are the perfect retreat for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Tour the famed wineries of McLaren Vale, cruise along Silver Sands Beach, witness local farm life, soar the skies in a helicopter, or explore the magnificent new d’Arenberg Cube. Whatever you choose, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers the perfect blend of exceptional wine, good food, and breathtaking nature. Uncover the beauty and spirit of the Fleurieu with us!

Highlights

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, a haven of food, wine, nature, and coast

Benefit from the personalised attention of your local guide

Go behind the scenes with an exclusive tour at every venue

Enjoy small intimate groups with a maximum of 6 pax

All transport and entrance fees are included

Nature, Coast, & Wine Await...

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The Essentials

Price

Coast & Wine / Coast & Farm / Coast & Gorge:
Private charter for two: Per vehicle $1000 ex Mclaren Vale / $1200 ex Adelaide
Private charter for four: Per vehicle $1400 ex Mclaren Vale / $1600 ex Adelaide.
Individual bookings: Per person $375 ex Mclaren Vale / $450 ex Adelaide. Maximum 6 pax per tour

Coast & Cube:
Private charter for two: Per vehicle $1795 ex McLaren Vale / $1995 ex Adelaide.
Private charter for four: Per vehicle $2795 ex McLaren Vale / $2995 ex Adelaide.
Individual bookings: Per person $750 ex Mclaren Vale / $825 ex Adelaide.
Maximum 6 pax per tour

Coast & Fly:
Individual bookings: $925 per person ex McLaren Vale, $995 per person ex Adelaide
Maximum 2 pax per tour

Departure Times

9am from Adelaide, 9.45am from McLaren Vale Visitor Centre or your accommodation

Season

We operate all year round, seven days a week

What to Bring

Sturdy shoes and a protective hat. The Australian sun can be scorching, so suncream is also advised

About the Guide

Your own personal tour guide with impeccable credentials in the region

Coast & Wine

Discover the soul of McLaren Vale

Wine Tours and Master Classes

Lunch in Iconic Gastro Pub

Tour Duration

7 & 9 hours

Incudes

Wirra Wirra Barrel Hall Tour & Old Cellar Door Masterclass, Battle of Bosworth Organic Vineyard Tour & Tasting, lunch at the Victory Hotel Cellars or Star of Greece, Buddha Coastal Lookout, Bekkers Fine Wine Masterclass & Vineyard Tour.

About the Transport:

Land Rover Discovery 4×4

There is no better place to learn from expert winemakers than the beautiful, world-renowned region of McLaren Vale. We’ll journey behind the scenes to discover the best wine experiences in the region, From a tour of Wirra Wirra’s historic Barrel Hall, followed by a masterclass in its original cellar door, and then a quick trip up the road to experience Battle of Bosworth’s famous organic vineyards with the winemakers themselves. Premium, iconic, artesanal – there is a whole world of wines to be discovered!

Next, we’ll head to Silver Sands Beach where, as the name suggests, golden sand stretches along the coastline as far as the eye can see. Take a relaxing moment to stroll along this remote beach, or enjoy the scenery as we drive alongside lush rolling sand dunes. With our appetites worked up, our next stop is the Victory Hotel Cellars or Star of Greece for a three course lunch and wine exploration, before we take a moment to admire the incredible coastline from above at the Buddha Coastal Lookout. The 13-metre high Buddha statue is a focal point of incredible interest along the McLaren Vale coast and offers breathtaking views over the ocean. Our final wine experience of the day is Bekkers Fine Wine where we uncover the philosophy behind this prestigious label – masterclass and vineyard tour to finish with a fantastic insight into the region and the efforts made by local enthusiasts to push the boundaries of winemaking.

Coast & Farm

Explore Aussie Country Life

Discover Local Wildlife & Farming

Kangaroo Spotting Opportunities

Tour Duration

6.5 hours (ex McLaren Vale). 8.5 hours (ex Adelaide)

Includes
  • Wirra Wirra Barrel Hall tour & Old Cellar Door masterclass
  • Battle of Bosworth tour & tasting
  • Lunch at the Victory Hotel Cellars or Star of Greece
  • Buddha coastal lookout
  • Bekkers Fine Wine tour
About the Transport

Land Rover Discovery 4×4

Coast & Farm is a boutique tour which connects nature and our beautiful surrounds with local wine and food. Follow your local guide as he shares his passion for McLaren Vale’s glorious coast and vineyards. Starting with the best of the region’s wines, we enjoy a Wirra Wirra Barrel Hall tour and Old Cellar Door masterclass from industry experts, and then a quick trip up the road to experience Battle of Bosworth’s famous organic vineyards with the winemakers themselves.

Experience the wild coast of the Peninsula as we cruise along Silver Sands renowned white beach, before heading to the cattle country of Fleurieu Peninsula. Enjoy a classic Aussie BBQ lunch from a magnificent coastal lookout, take some four-wheel driving lessons, and then jump onto a classic farm ute for a farm tour.

Next stop is Allusion Farm and Winery to see their Alpaca herd and other farm animals, walk a nature trail and take a vineyard tour. We’ll finish off the tour with a tasting with the winemaker, a regional platter and sparkling wine, and it wouldn’t be a typical Australian tour without kangaroo spotting opportunities! The Fleurieu Peninsula is a nature lover’s dream and this tour gives you a unique opportunity to experience the very best of its wine, landscapes and cattle country. Immerse yourself in the wine, landscapes, and cattle country of the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Coast & Gorge

Journey Along Fleurieu's White Coast

Spectacular Nature Park

Wine Tours and Masterclass

Tour Duration

7 hours (ex McLaren Vale). 9 hours (ex Adelaide)

Includes
  • Walk an ancient gorge
  • Wirra Wirra Barrel Hall tour & Old Cellar Door masterclass
  • Beer tasting and lunch at Red Poles Restaurant and Cellar Door
  • Premium tasting at d’Arenberg Cube
  • Bekkers Fine Wine Tour
About the Transport

Land Rover Discovery 4×4 for transfers and general touring. Farm tour in a Land Rover Defender 4×4

The very finest elements of the Fleurieu Peninsula brought together in one day tour – coast, wine, food, and nature, all on the doorstep of Adelaide! We’ll dive right into the glorious nature of this region with a Leisurely morning walk to view spectacular Onkaparinga Gorge. This gorge boasts seemingly endless wilderness and a fantastic opportunity to witness the ancient geology of McLaren Vale.

With our lungs full of fresh country air, we’ll enjoy a tour of Wirra Wirra’s Old Barrel Hall and a masterclass in its original Cellar Door – an exclusive experience designed to offer a taste of luxury and opulence. We’ll continue with a beer tasting and lunch at Red Poles Restaurant & Cellar Door. The afternoon will be spent cruising along Silver Sands Beach, renowned for its golden sands and biodiversity, before our final stop of the day, guaranteed to impress. D’Arenberg Cube is a quirky, groundbreaking cellar door which attracts thousands of visitors from Australia and beyond. The abstract, cube-shaped building is inspired by the complexities of winemaking and the immersion into all things wine continues inside with features such as a wine sensory room, 360-degree room, and virtual fermenter. Enjoy a private, premium tasting to finish the day with d’Arenberg’s finest wines.

Coast & Fly

Experience the Magic from Above

30-Min Scenic Helicopter Ride

3-Course Lunch & Wine Tastings

Tour Duration

6 hours (ex McLaren Vale), 8 hours (ex Adelaide).
*30-minute helicopter ride

Group Size

Max 2 | Min 1

Includes
  • Private tour and tasting at Wirra Wirra Vineyards
  • 30-minute helicopter tour of McLaren Vale
  • Three course lunch at Ekhidna Restaurant
  • Bekkers Fine Wine Masterclass
About the Transport

Hiking, Land Rover Discovery 4X4 for transfers and general touring

Sprinkle a bit of magic and luxury in your day with a coastal helicopter tour, wine tastings, and masterclass, and enjoy a luxury three-course meal featuring exceptional local ingredients. Get the best view of the Fleurieu Peninsula from above and below, from white sandy beaches and pristine waters to the lush rolling countryside and wine country. Coast & Fly compliments the stunning natural landscape with the finest wines of the region and one of its signature dining venues.

Celebrate the experience to get up close and personal with the stunning scenery we encounter, namely Silver Sands beach. Renowned for its white sands and crystal water, Silver Sands beach offers the perfect chance to drive along this glorious coastline or opt to stroll along that famed sand!

One of the big highlights of the tour, the 30-minute scenic helicopter flight over McLaren Vale’s coast and vineyards, is guaranteed to take your breath away with the beauty of the landscapes below. Finish the experience with an exceptional three-course lunch at Ekhidna Restaurant.

Coast & Cube

Break the Norm at d'Arenberg

Degustation Lunch

Coastal Drive

Tour Duration

7 hours (ex McLaren Vale), 9 hours (ex Adelaide).
*30-minute helicopter ride

Includes
  • d’Arenberg Cube Private Tour
  • d’Arenberg Cube Private Masterclass
  • Degustation lunch at the d’Arenberg Cube
  • Coast drive along Silver Sands Beach
  • Tour of the Victory Hotel Cellar

Your own intimate experience of the d’Arenberg Cube, the bold statement of legendary winemaker Chester Osborn. d’Arenberg Wines is the only winery in the world that has its Cellar Door and restaurant built into a 4-story Rubik’s Cube. Enjoy a private tour of the Cube and its Alternative Realities Museum; a sparkling wine at the Victory Hotel; a private Varietal Discovery Masterclass tasting of d’Arenberg’s best wines; and an 11-course seasonally changing degustation lunch at the d’Arenberg Cube restaurant matched with current and museum vintages from the d’Arenberg cellars. We’ll then journey along the Fleurieu coast for a majestic beach drive, finishing with a cleansing ale at the Victory Hotel and a private tour of publican Doug Govern’s Cellar.