Explore Barossa in style
Go on a private tour of the Barossa Valley wine region on a 1966 Ford Mustang convertible, a luxury Jeep Grand Cherokee or a custom-built trike (a three-seater motorbike). The folks who run the Barossa Unique Tours have a vast knowledge of not just the region but of wines, too.
Hang out with Ben
Benjamin Neville is the owner and operator of Off-Piste 4WD Tours, a company that specialises in tours around the Fleurieu Peninsula, a region located between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island. Neville collaborates with local farmers, winemakers and small business owners to create intimate tours, usually for small groups. Sometimes, his mother will also prepare snacks for guests.
Say hi to The Louise
The Louise is a luxurious boutique hotel that aims to pamper its guests. Owned by Jim and Helen Carreker, an American couple who calls South Australia their home, The Louise is where you go to unwind and treat yourself silly. Its award-winning restaurant – Appellation – is known as one of Australia’s best fine dining spots.
In the morning, wake up early to go on a short hike at the Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, where you can have a posh breakfast among wild kangaroos and laughing kookaburras.
Ride the Segway
Take a tour of one of Australia’s oldest wineries, Seppeltsfield, on a Segway. The Segway Sensation SA Team brings guests around key points of the vast winery, telling stories of the company’s past and present. Discover how Seppeltsfied is able to release a 100-year-old port each year, and get a taste of a port that was bottled on your birth year!
At the end of the tour, head to Fino Seppeltsfield, a restaurant located in the winery’s original bottling hall.
Hold a koala
Head to the Gorge Wildlife Park to spend a few minutes holding a koala. The family-owned park was opened in 1965 and houses numerous Australian wildlife like the wombat and pelican.
Visit a … German town
Hahndorf is a town in the Adelaide Hills that was formed by Lutheran German immigrants in the 19th century. What makes the quaint place special, apart from its history, are the German-style buildings, many of which have been kept in their original form.