Experience the beauty of South Australia’s wine country on a leisurely bicycle tour of the McLaren Vale region. Pedal through Kuitpo Forest and stunning vineyards, stopping to sample wines from two or more local wineries. With transportation to and from Adelaide, experienced guides, lunch, and all equipment provided, discovering the highlights of Australia’s southern wine region couldn’t be simpler. Numbers are limited to nine people on this tour, ensuring you'll spend an intimate day with a small group of like-minded wine lovers.

Experience the beauty of South Australia’s wine country on a leisurely bicycle tour of the McLaren Vale region. Pedal through Kuitpo Forest and stunning vineyards, stopping to sample wines from two or more local wineries. With transportation to and from Adelaide, experienced guides, lunch, and all equipment provided, discovering the highlights of Australia’s southern wine region couldn’t be simpler. Numbers are limited to nine people on this tour, ensuring you'll spend an intimate day with a small group of like-minded wine lovers.

Your day of cycling begins with transportation in a luxury vehicle from your Adelaide hotel to the renowned wine region of McLaren Vale, roughly 30 minutes south of the city. Known around the world for its complex Shiraz, McLaren Vale has 7,952 acres (3,218 hectares) of the grape under vine, which accounts for roughly half of the region's crush each year.

Once you're outfitted with a high-quality mountain bike and helmet, and given an introductory skills rundown, experienced guides lead you through Kuitpo Forest, where an abundance of radiata pine trees shade the path. After you emerge from the sun-dappled forest, continue your ride along sections of the Kidman Trail. Since the tour begins from the highest point in the area, you can take in breathtaking views of the vineyards while coasting down Willunga Hill.

Continue your leisurely ride through the wineries, where rows of vines blanket the landscape. Sample wines made from these vines with two complimentary tastings at local vineyards. Depending on your group's interests, additional stops can be made. If your tastes lean more toward hops, you can opt for a stop at a local microbrewery, and purchase a beer tasting instead. Find a new favorite varietal or vineyard? Pick up as many bottles as you would like (own expense), and a vehicle will transport them back to the hotel for you.

To sample more of the region’s offerings, enjoy a provided lunch that features a mix of produce from local farms. Continue the relaxed ride to your final location, which is selected by the group. Bike down country roads, or catch a ride in the accompanying vehicle if you’ve had your fill of cycling for the day. Your luxury 4WD will transport you and your purchases back to Adelaide, where you can crack open one of your new bottles and reminisce about the day you spent bicycling amidst the vines.