Home to big name wineries such as Penfolds, Wolf Blass, and Jacob's Creek, the Barossa Valley is South Australia’s most important wine region, and the picturesque vineyards make a popular day trip destination. Here are your options for tours from Adelaide.
Just an hour’s drive from the city, it’s easy to explore the Barossa Valley on a day tour from Adelaide. Tours often include wine tasting at Barossa Valley wineries or cellars, as well as tastings at the Maggie Beers Farm Shop and the Barossa Valley Cheese Company, plus stops at regional attractions such as the Mengler’s Hill Lookout, Tanunda, or Hahndorf. For a more personalized experience, choose a private or small-group tour, or customize your visit on a Barossa Valley hop-on, hop-off bus tour.
With time to spare, consider a 2-day tour combining a Barossa Valley visit with a day trip to the Adelaide Hills or an Adelaide city tour, including optional extras such as entrance to Adelaide Zoo or a River Torrens cruise. Multi-day tours typically include accommodation, meals, and entrance fees, making them a great-value option for those looking to explore more of the area.
Things to Know
- The Barossa Valley is located 43 miles (70 kilometers) northeast of Adelaide, a journey of about one hour by road.
- Day tours from Adelaide typically last six to 10 hours, and many tours include hotel pickup, wine tasting, and lunch.
- The legal drinking age of 18 applies for all wine tasting in the Barossa Valley.