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Adelaide: Full-Day Vines and Victor Harbor Eco Adventure

Activity provider: pureSA

Adelaide: Full-Day Vines and Victor Harbor Eco Adventure

Activity provider: pureSA

From US$ 237.34 per person

Spend a day discovering the picturesque Victor Harbor and world-renowned McLaren Vale wine region. This fully guided, immersive tour will take you on a journey to discover the nature, wildlife and local produce of the Fleurieu Peninsula.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of South Australia’s most iconic regions with an experienced and passionate local guide
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to the historic town of Victor Harbor and take a walk along the foreshore
  • Take an exciting boat cruise around Seal Island to spot fur seals, sea birds and dolphins
  • Enjoy a biodynamic talk and taste tour at Gemtree Winery and finish the day with a Vintner's platter
  • Discover d’Arenberg’s sensational wines and the out of this world cube at the Alternate Realities Museum
Full description

Take a scenic drive to Victor Harbor through the stunning Mclaren Vale region. Get a glimpse of the vineyards and rolling hills in the distance that you will be back to explore later. Arrive in Victor Harbor and be greeted with ocean views, discover the history, geology, and nature of the local area. Next, enjoy a 90-minute open ocean boat cruise through the Southern Ocean passing by Seal Rock, The Bluff and West Island. Witness the spectacular Waitpinga Cliffs and look out for seabirds such as petrels, shearwaters, and cormorants. Looping around Seal Island, see Australian sea lions and long-nosed fur seals basking in the sun or frolicking in the water. Following your Southern Ocean Adventure boat cruise sit down and enjoy a picnic lunch in one of the many reserves along Victor Harbor's foreshore. Soak up the atmosphere of this popular tourist town, with Granite Island in the distance you may even see one of the local horse-drawn trams crossing over the Causeway. After a short drive to the McLaren Vale wine region arrive at d'Arenberg Winery with time to explore the famous cube before enjoying a tasting session of their delicious biodynamic wines. Then heading onto Gemtree Winery, begin your progressive wine tasting and learn about the biodynamic practices and philosophy behind this family-owned property. Finish off the afternoon with a Vintner’s platter and a glass of Gemtree regional wine, before your afternoon drive back to Adelaide city.

Includes
  • Small group tour
  • Experienced guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Southern Ocean Adventure boat tour
  • Biodynamic winery tour
  • Wine tasting
  • Local produce platter
  • Return transportation
  • Pick up and drop-off
  • d'Arenberg Cube entry
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • Children under 18 years
    • People with motion sickness
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants who are over 16 years old must present proof of full vaccination or lawful exemption. All participants under 16 years old must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult from their household

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    Meeting point

    The main departure point is at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide. Selected Adelaide CBD hotel pick up may be available upon request.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking.
    • Note that the 90-minute boat cruise has a maximum passenger capacity of 27, higher than that of the rest of your tour.
    • This cruise operates in the open ocean and wind and ocean swells can cause bumpy conditions.
    • This cruise may be canceled in inclement weather.
    • The boat cruise is not recommended for pregnant women or those who suffer motion sickness.
    • If you do not wish to take part in the boat cruise please contact the local partner directly
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 1 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      5/5

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    It was a lovely day and Mike and Ulli did a fantastic job! Weather and coronavirus threw wrenches into our plans, but our guides were flexible and put together a wonderful day despite the difficulties. We had a great time out and about in Victor Harbor and McLaren Vale.

    September 24, 2020

    Product ID: 184292