What are the differences between our Barossa Valley Tours?

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 06/06/2019

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The Barossa Valley in Adelaide is known for its rolling hills and picturesque wineries. 

A visit to the Barossa is a visit to the home of Australian shiraz. Bold reds put the Barossa Valley on the international stage and they have flourished ever since.

If one thing is guaranteed when visiting wine country, its sprawling views and mesmerising horizons. The Barossa Valley is not exception. Gaze out over rolling hills and never ending greenery in the Adelaide Hills. Whichever Barossa Valley tour you choose you’ll discover the best of the region. However, decisions can be tough and with so many great tours to choose from, how do you  know which is right for you? 

  • Barossa Valley Wine Tour

    Barossa Valley Wine Tour

    Price: $115

    This Barossa Valley tour is a great introduction to the region. It operates every Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, perfect for any Barossa trip.

    Your day starts bright and early at 7:30am and begins by visiting the iconic Whispering Wall. From here we’ll visit 4 wineries. Throughout the day we’ll stop for some special tastings, catered specifically to your tour group.  Next, we’ll stop for lunch at the Monkey Nut Café. Here you’ll have a delicious restaurant lunch and receive a complimentary glass of wine.

    This tour has a maximum capacity of 21, perfect for an intimate yet affordable winery experience. 

  • Wine and Food Lover’s Barossa Valley Tour

    Wine and Food Lover’s Barossa Valley Tour

    Price: $139

    This tour is for the wine and foodie lover!

    Your tour begins around 9am in the morning where you’ll meet the rest of your small group. We’ll head straight to Chateau Yaldara which is noted as one of the most photo worthy locations in Australia. Then its onto the iconic Jacobs Creek winery before stopping in the town of Tanunda to browse through some boutique shops.

    Lunch is platter style with a variety of cold meats, cheese, bread and chutney made fresh from the region at Peter Lehmann Winery. Your day includes 4 wine tastings and finishes off at Lindsays Winery. Here you’ll learn about the wine making process and how grape gets to  bottle. Children can join this tour however as there are no activities centred towards kids and we don’t allow little ones under the age of 4 years old.

  • Barossa Valley & Hahndorf Tour

    Barossa Valley & Hahndorf Tour

    Price: $119

    This tour is perfect if you’re interested in discovering more of the region as well as its decadent wines.

    This tour departs daily and is classified as a large coach tour, meaning that your group size will be bigger due to the tour’s popularity. The day starts around 9:15am where we’ll begin at the illustrious Seppeltsfield Estate, tasting hundred-year-old Ports. You’ll also visit Wolf Blass, an iconic Australian winery. Here you’ll take a guided tour to learn how wine is made.

    For lunch, you’ll enjoy a 2 course meal at the Penfolds Winery, along with an accompanied wine tasting. As the afternoon travels along, your guide will take you to the old German settlement village of Hahndorf. Enjoy some free time here to explore. Perhaps you want to browse through speciality shops, visit Bavarian eateries or purchase some local produce. You’ll have an hour here before you make your way back to Adelaide with a return time into the city of around 5:15pm.

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.