Journey Snapshot

We invite you to embark on a journey full of local flavours, showcasing the best of the Barossa, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale wine regions.

This culinary discovery will connect you to the makers, growers and passionate owners of South Australia food scene. With everything taken care of, simply unwind on this effortless journey complementing South Australia’s biggest food and wine festival. This food and wine lovers' long weekend, is a culinary discovery of South Australia.

  • Flavours of South Australia
  • Australia
  • 5 Days

Prices from:

Per person, in USD

  • Adult Twin $2,210

  • Single $2,605

Journey Overview

  • Start
  • End
  • Overnight Stays
  • Sightseeing

Your Journey Itinerary

Day Activity
1 Welcome to Adelaide

Be welcomed into your heritage-listed Venetian Gothic-style hotel, nestled amongst the leafy plane trees of Wakefield Street just minutes away from Adelaide’s city centre. It’s time to unwind in the hotel’s courtyard, with a glass of sparkling wine in hand. You’ll then effortlessly explore the city in a zero-emission caddy, ending at Adelaide Central Market. Meet your expert host Cheryl, who’ll introduce the passionate market stall owners. You will taste signature dishes throughout the market, enjoying a four-course roaming dinner with wine.

  • Welcome Reception at the hotel, Dinner with Wine
  • Adabco Boutique Hotel, Adelaide
2 Adelaide - Barossa Valley

This morning enjoy a relaxing breakfast and some free time to explore Adelaide at your own pace before meeting your group and leaving the city for a taste of the country. On arrival, you’ll visit Provenance Barossa, home to Penfolds Cellar Door, Barossa Distilling Company, Ember Pizzas and Stein’s Taphouse to name but a few. Here you’ll have time to wander and to taste the local fare. After checking into your accommodation this afternoon, head off to Seppeltsfield winery for a private Village Discovery Tour. Experience an award-winning mix of wine, food, craft and design before dining at the homestead where Executive Events Chef Owen Andrews will connect you to the region through seasonal plates showcasing local, sustainable produce.

  • Hotel Breakfast, Dinner with wine at Seppeltsfield
  • Novotel Barossa
3 Barossa Valley - Adelaide Hills

Your day begins with breakfast overlooking the glorious Jacob’s Creek vineyards, then add some Maggie Beer’s flair to your cooking, in the very studio where Maggie and Simon filmed the Cook and the Chef, at a private demonstration. Sample the many products at her farm shop. Be sure to save room for some relaxed Barossa style long-table dining at the award-winning St Hugo. After a short tour and tasting, you’ll be grazing on a delicious 2 course lunch with matching wines overlooking their glorious vineyard. Leave the Barossa behind and head through the picturesque Adelaide Hills to historic Hahndorf. Settled by 19th-century Lutheran migrants, it is known for its original German-style architecture and artisanal food. To learn more, visit the Hahndorf Academy, home to the German Migration Museum. On arrival, check into your boutique style accommodation for an afternoon and evening at leisure. It will be hard to resist a stroll down colourful Main Street where you’ll find the Australian Opal Company, the Alpaca Shop or the Hahndorf Leathersmith and Bush Gallery. Tonight, why not head to the German Inn to taste some true local fare when you order the famous German Sausage Platter consisting of delicious Bockwurst, Bratwurst, cheese Kransky and Vienna Sausages washed down with an iced cold beer?

  • Hotel Breakfast, Lunch with wine at St Hugo’s Winery
  • Manna by Haus
4 Adelaide Hills - McLaren Vale

After breakfast and a chance to wander around the quaint shops of Hahndorf, our journey then takes us to the rich landscape of McLaren Vale and the quirky d’Arenberg Cube. This building was inspired by the complexities and puzzles of winemaking. Each of the five levels has been carefully designed to entice and excite the senses. Here, you’ll be taken on a journey before arriving at the top floor for a tasting and 360-degree views of the vineyards and enjoy a delicious three-course lunch with wine at the stunning d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant. There will also be an opportunity for those interested to see the Salvador Dali exhibition. Our last stop will be at Gemtree tasting their biodynamic wines, a simple way of farming that enhances the soil and the taste. Heading back to Adelaide this afternoon, your evening is all yours to explore or relax at leisure.

  • Hotel Breakfast, Lunch at dÁrry’s Verandah Restaurant
  • Adabco Boutique Hotel
5 Farewell from Adelaide

This morning, we'll venture out one last time for a celebratory farewell breakfast.  On saying goodbye to your newfound friends, you will be transferred by private vehicle to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Farewell Breakfast

Unique Highlights

Authentic and Engaging Experiences

  • Indulge
    Capture

    Indulge

    Private cooking demonstration at Maggie Beers Cook and the Chef studio

  • Explore
    Explore

    Explore

    Try organic and biodynamic wines at Gemtree, where they plant, graft and harvest according to the phases of the moon, enhancing the quality of the grapes.

  • Immerse
    darenberg cube 1 v2

    Immerse

    dÁrenberg Cube building designed to excite the senses

    Dinner at the hatted dÁrry’s Verandah restaurant

  • Relax
    Relax v2

    Relax

    Award-winning Seppeltsfield restaurant kitchen, connect through local, sustainable produce

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Additional Information

What's Included
  • 9 meals included (A Welcome Reception, 4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners including wine, 2 Lunches including wine and Welcome Drinks)
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Journey Director and Driver
  • Local Specialists (Guides)
  • Mixture of boutique, unique and 5 star hotels
What to Bring
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Warm layers
  • Camera
  • A love of food
Fitness Requirements

In order for guests to enjoy the full experience of this trip, we recommend guests have a moderate level of fitness.

Dining
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners including wine
  • 2 Lunches including wine
Flight Information

Flights are not included in holiday price.

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm into Adelaide Airport
  • Day 5: Flights to depart after 12 noon from Adelaide Airport

Enjoy Your Stay