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Fork & Grape Safari

Fork & Grape Safari

Submerse yourself in a Fork & Grape touring experience uniquely unpacking the best of the Fleurieu's food and wine offerings. Get off the beaten track and totally behind the scenes of South Australia's most exciting region - like a local.

DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS WE HAVE A MINIMUM OF 4 PASSENGERS FOR TOURS TO OPERATE. GROUPS 2 to 3 PRIVATE CHARTER ONLY. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY QUERIES YOU MAY HAVE. 


OVERVIEW OF TOUR

 

The tour departs daily from Adelaide's CBD at 9:30am, Glenelg at 9:50am, McLaren Vale at 10:20am from your hotel or a pre-arranged location, including Adelaide Airport. A 40-minute drive brings the tour to the world-acclaimed wine region of McLaren Vale. On the way our exceptional guiding team will run through the story of McLaren Vale, the surrounding region and the wine and food industries' local heritage.

Unlike others, Off Piste 4WD Tours ventures through a range of superb off-road tracks getting right off the beaten track visiting local iconic producers at exclusive locations that other tours cannot reach. Off Piste owner, Ben has worked hard to gain access to local spots and enchants visitors to the hidden beauty of McLaren Vale creating an authentic point of difference.

The tour makes its way to an incredible bush setting exclusive to Off Piste 4WD Tours for refreshments via a thrilling off-road adventure track away from the crowds. Handmade soft cheeses are served, all made from locally sourced producers together with premium McLaren Vale wines, handcraft beers and fresh juices while taking in the stunning scenery deep in the Southern Vales. Keep your eyes open for koalas, eastern grey kangaroos, echidnas and abundant bird life. 

The journey drops into a couple of the local wineries getting beyond the cellar door not only taste wines straight from barrel but also have a personal tasting amongst the vineyards*. Here, you will have the opportunity to meet the respective winemaker, and importantly, taste the latest releases.

Next stop is lunch set in an eclectic yet very exclusive, surprise location. The highly personal experience comprises of a delicious, shared-style food safari. Depending on the season and local produce availability, lunch wanders through a variety of themes from Mediterranean / African old and new, seafood and authentic modern Asian influences. Lunch is prepared by a dedicated team sourcing the best produce sourced locally from and around the award-winning Fleurieu region.

From here, we take another exclusive off-road track up the Willunga Hills for an unforgettable vista over the entire region and the sparkling Gulf St Vincent. The amazing day concludes with an exhilarating drive along the pristine Silversands Beach** cruising just metres away from the tranquillity of the breaking ocean waves. Kick your shoes, dip the feet before a relaxed return trip back to your accommodation. The perfect day is waiting for you. 

* Depends on weather, season and staff availability. ** Itinerary might be reversed due to low tide times so beach drive can proceed.

TOUR INCLUDES

• 8-hour 4WD tour with an accredited, local guide
• Morning refreshments showcasing local produce
• Lunch - Exclusive gourmet lunch (Extra drinks & desserts not included if dining at a restaurant)
• Tour vehicle is a luxury, air conditioned 2018 Toyota 200-Series 4WD Land Cruiser
• Pick up/drop off: Adelaide, Glenelg, McLaren Vale, Airport (Victor Harbor - Private ONLY)
• National Parks & wine tasting fees
• Drinking water available throughout tour
• Free onboard WiFi (Like us in return!)

WHAT TO BRING

• Camera
• Binoculars
• Sturdy shoes
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen
• Hat and sunglasses
• Warm clothing including summer months

PRICE

• Adult: $339
• Child: $299 (16 and under)
• Tours depart daily at 9:30am
• Minimum 4 passengers for tour to operate 

INSURANCE

• It is important that you have valid travel insurance prior to departure.
• Extreme weather can affect the itinerary at any time during the tour.
• Please check weather forecast prior to travelling and dress accordingly.


  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $339.00

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Fleurieu Explorer

Fleurieu Explorer

Enjoy the ultimate nature & wildlife adventure exclusively visiting the hidden highlights of the Fleurieu Peninsula. An exploration of all the senses with an unforgettable combination of pristine nature, coast, 4x4 travel, top food & wine.

DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS WE HAVE A MINIMUM OF 4 PASSENGERS FOR TOURS TO OPERATE. GROUPS 2 to 3 PRIVATE CHARTER ONLY. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY QUERIES YOU MAY HAVE. 

Enjoy the ultimate nature & wildlife adventure exclusively visiting the hidden highlights of the Fleurieu Peninsula. An exploration of all the senses with an unforgettable combination of pristine nature, coast, 4x4 travel, top food & wine.


OVERVIEW OF TOUR


NOTE: If you're one or two persons and your desired date isn't available make sure to ring / text / email us to find out whether we've had a last minute cancellation.


The full day tour itinerary begins daily from central Adelaide at 9:30am, Glenelg at 9:50am, McLaren Vale at 10:20am from your hotel or a pre-arranged location, including Adelaide Airport. A relaxed 40-minute drive brings us to the picturesque internationally acclaimed McLaren Vale wine region. Adventure begins by exclusively exploring off-road tracks journeying through beautiful bush landscapes passing world-class vineyards, and visiting incredible ancient geological sites.

First off, visitors experience a thrilling off-road journey through the heart of the magnificent Onkaparinga River NP. Morning refreshments are served consisting of cheeses served with locally sourced wines while taking in the captivating views across the treasured region. Keep a sharp eye out for native, wildlife encounters introducing a plethora of bird species, eastern grey kangaroos, echidnas, skinks, lizards, and of course our super cute koalas. 

OPTIONAL - In the mood for a cheeky tipple? McLaren Vale, renown for its premium Shiraz and Grenache offers a range of winery cellar doors. Be entertained by a local winemaker, gain a first hand understanding of a winery’s complex operation and sample latest releases.

This brings up the halfway mark where we will stop for a delicious picnic-style lunch with locally sourced, regional produce (catering for all dietaries) at a secret location exclusive to Off Piste 4WD Tours. 

After concluding lunch we continue southwards with a unique opportunity to drive along the water’s edge of Gulf St Vincent on Silversands beach**. Passionate photographers are blessed with photo opportunities at this point on the tour capturing the timeless vista of the surrounding landscapes. Leaving the coastline, we start the climb over the Willunga Hills into Inman Valley and Second Valley via a matrix of thrilling off-road tracks linking together an ever-changing environment.

Along the way your guide will share aboriginal stories about the traditional lands of the Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri, the Indigenous Australians of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The tour continues to make its way into the incredible preserved bushland sanctuary of the Fleurieu southern parklands*** inaccessible to other tours. Boasting some of the Fleurieu's most dramatic views, the tour will stop at unforgettable vistas overlooking Kangaroo Island, the southern coastline, its sublime beaches and the vastness of the Southern Ocean. Hopefully, a great opportunity to meet some of the local wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, echidnas and a huge range of native birds. From mid May through to late October we keep a keen eye out for the spectacular Southern Right Whale.

Weather depending, we take a rugged track through a beautifully eerie bush landscape that is very unique to the southern region of the Fleurieu Peninsula. A tea and coffee stop can be arranged upon request on the return drive back to your accommodation where the adventure first began.

* Barrel tasting at winemaker's discretion / availability. 

** Beach drive accessible depending on tide level.

*** National Parks may be closed due to weather / feral animal removal.

 

TOUR INCLUDES

• 8-hour 4WD tour with an accredited, local guide
• Morning refreshments showcasing local produce
• Lunch - Delicious 3-courses (Drinks & desserts not included if dining at a restaurant)
• Tour vehicle is a luxury, air conditioned 2018 Toyota 200-Series 4WD Land Cruiser
• Pick up / drop off from Adelaide CBD, Glenelg, McLaren Vale, ADL Airport
• National Parks & wine tasting fees
• Drinking water available throughout tour
• Free onboard WiFi (Like us in return!)

WHAT TO BRING

• Camera
• Binoculars
• Sturdy shoes
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen
• Hat and sunglasses
• Warm clothing including summer months

PRICE

• Adult: $359
• Child: $319 (16 and under)
• Tours depart daily at 9:30am
• Minimum 4 passengers for tour to operate

INSURANCE

• It is extremely important that you have valid travel insurance prior to departure
• Extreme weather can affect the itinerary at any time during the tour
• Please check weather forecast prior to travelling and dress accordingly

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $359.00

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Over The Top (Private)

Over The Top (Private)

Over The Top is an inspiring, highly personalised touring adventure for the discerning visitor. Bespoke, this is attractive for couples, small groups and corporate occasions who seek an intimate McLaren Vale and Fleurieu private experience.

The Over the Top private experience is a hand-crafted tour that is not only exhilarating but an off-road adventure like no other visiting the McLaren Vale wine region, the Fleurieu Peninsula, and throughout parts of South Australia and Victoria. This exclusive package offers clients and agents the opportunity to tailor a perfect day’s tour to meet visitors’ requests and expectations. It is crafted specifically for couples, small groups, friends and corporates seeking an adventurous day out with a difference. The owner, Ben is a McLaren Vale local and loves to showcase his region travelling off-road to secluded, exclusive locations on the pristine Fleurieu Peninsula where other operators do not and cannot venture.  Lunch, featuring the best of South Australia's diverse range of locally grown produce is privately catered at one of our beautiful outdoor settings or enjoyed at one of the region’s quality restaurants (by request). Off Piste 4WD Tours prides itself in offering an entertaining, informative and memorable experience combining the region’s Mediterranean milieu, natural riches and world-class food and wine. Please feel free to call with any queries you may have as itineraries are fully flexible: +61 423 725 409 / info@offpistetours.com.au

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $1,600.00

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Craft Beer Discovery

Craft Beer Discovery

Come and experience Australia's only luxury brewery tour. Unlike any other ale adventure this tour has been personally created & designed by the operator and master brewers in the pursuit of CUB (complete & utter bliss) - Beer like a local.

Come and experience the only luxury brewery tour in South Australia! Unlike any other beer adventure this tour has been creatively designed with both the operator, Ben and master brewers to blend knowledge, flavours, technique and professionalism to offer a highly unique and authentic tour, off-piste. The tour skilfully combines an exhilarating off-road adventure, visits to four microbreweries where the visitor can get upfront and behind the scenes. Enjoy an exciting scenic beach drive and a delicious two-course alfresco lunch set in a super, atmospheric Aussie landscape. Meet the locals learn how great beer is made and in a personalised and entertaining atmosphere sample over 20 handcrafted ales and lagers - disappointment is unheard of. 

NOTE: If you are only a party of 1 to 3 visitors please feel free to ring or email us with your enquiry and desired date. There's a good chance we have other keen punters waitlisted!


OVERVIEW OF TOUR

 

The tour departs from 3 locations: central Adelaide: 9:30am, Glenelg: 9:50am, McLaren Vale: 10:20am (Adelaide Airport upon request). After a 40-minute drive from Adelaide we arrive at the breathtaking Punchbowl Lookout overlooking a deep ravine cut out over million's of years leading perspective of the ancient lands we call home. An adventurous 4x4 track exclusive to Off Piste 4WD Tours descends down to the river's edge immersed deep in the Onkaparinga Gorge for beer-loving refreshments. This is also a great chance to see kangaroos, echidnas and koalas.  

Goodiesons Brewery* in McLaren Vale where we begin with a range of incredible handcrafted beers including a super tasty Pilsner and a German style Maibock and Stout (both seasonally available). Depending on availability, expert brewer, Jeff Goodieson and fabulous wife, Mary will be there to greet us and explain how they produce such quality beer in their award winning, South Aussie boutique brewery.

We move onto Red Poles for a 2-course lunch and the chance to sample a diverse range of Fleurieu-brewed bottled beers that have taken Adelaide pubs by storm. Red Poles sits in a super Aussie bush setting perfect for a beer-friendly bite and an ideal location to sample local brews.

With rejoicing tummies we make our way to the much-loved Ekhidna beer haus. Nestled amongst the vines, a tasty beer paddle includes an awesome 50/50 beer blend and a hand crafted ginger beer that intrigues all avid beer lovers.

It would be just wrong not to visit the infamous Silversands to Sellicks beach drive whilst visiting 'The Vale'. Between beers com and take the chance to breathe in some fresh ocean air, hear about what type of fishing takes place in the region and drive right next to the crashing waves of the Gulf St. Vincent. This is the same beach where the annual motorbike beach time trials take place every autumn. 

Before returning to Adelaide we drop into McLaren Vale's newest brewery in one of the region's oldest buildings, Victor's Place. Sample their fabulous handcraft beer selection right on the edge of the Onkaparinga Gorge. Enjoy Alan Varney's delish IPA out on the brewery’s terrace and join a happy mix of both local and visiting beer lovers in blissful tranquility enjoying the the stunning surrounds.

The beer tour concludes here with a relaxing 40-minute return trip into central Adelaide, drop off approx 5:30pm.


* Beer paddles range from $7.50 – $15 per person.

** Goodieson Brewery closed during month of July, replaced with another local brewery.


Note: Menus are seasonal, and may change due to produce availability. Closed breweries can be replaced with cellar doors.


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TOUR INCLUDES 


• 8-hour guided 4WD tour

• Free onboard WiFi

Lunch – 2-course lunch at Red Poles restaurant 

• Luxury tour vehicle is a 2018 200-Series Toyota Land Cruiser (4WD + air conditioning)

• Pick up and drop off at accommodation or pre-arranged location within Adelaide’s CBD

• Water available throughout tour


WHAT TO BRING

• Camera

• Binoculars (optional)

• Sturdy shoes

• Water bottle

• Sunscreen

• Hat and sunglasses

• Warm clothing including during summer months


PRICE

• $250 per person

• Tours departs central Adelaide daily at 9:30am

• Minimum 4 passengers for tour to operate (Contact us if you're a party of 1 to 3).

• Children are not recommended on this tour but can be booked by private charter


INSURANCE

• It is extremely important that you have valid travel insurance prior to departure

• Extreme weather can affect the itinerary at any time during the tour

• We highly advise checking the weather forecast prior to travelling and dressing accordingly

• Please refer to our terms and conditions and cancellation policy for further details


  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $250.00

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Road to Kangaroo Island

Road to Kangaroo Island

Looking for that incredible tour before or after your dream trip to Kangaroo Island? You've just found it. Ditch that flight or coach and jump onboard the the Road to KI tour and fill your day with South Australia's hidden food+wine region.

DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS WE HAVE A MINIMUM OF 4 PASSENGERS FOR TOURS TO OPERATE. GROUPS 2 to 3 PRIVATE CHARTER ONLY. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY QUERIES YOU MAY HAVE. 


TOUR DESCRIPTION


Keen to experience what hidden gems lie between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island? Our Road to Kangaroo Island is an unexpected delight – a genuine adventure embracing premium local food and wine, exhilarating off-road tracks through pristine national parks, wildlife sightings, a delicious outdoor lunch and a sensational beach drive. By using our exclusive route with access to locations not available to other operators, this tour offers visitors a unique opportunity to discover the hidden gems of the richly endowed Fleurieu Peninsula. The road finishes at Cape Jervis in good time for the 18:00 hour Sealink ferry to Kangaroo Island some 14km across the water. On the way to the Cape experience a spectacular ocean beach drive, sample some of McLaren Vale’s acclaimed Shiraz at a quirky cellar door, and learn about the history and geology of this ancient peninsula before embarking for South Australia’s own ‘Galapagos Island’.

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $359.00

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Vale Adventure (Half Day)

Vale Adventure (Half Day)

Perfect for the time-poor visitor or business traveller with a half day spare before heading home or onto your next Aussie adventure. Visit McLaren Vale's hidden gems exclusively for fine food, wine and wildlife where others don't journey.

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For the time-poor visitor keen for a snapshot of the Fleurieu Peninsula, there is not better choice than visiting the region's treasured Southern Vales.

OVERVIEW OF TOUR

 

The tour departs daily from Adelaide's CBD at 9:30am, Glenelg at 9:50am, McLaren Vale at 10:20am from your hotel or a pre-arranged location, including Adelaide Airport. A 40-minute drive brings the tour to the world-acclaimed wine region of McLaren Vale. On the way our exceptional guiding team will run through the story of McLaren Vale, the surrounding region and the wine and food industries' local heritage.

Get beyond the cellar door exploring the region like no other tour via thrilling off-road tracks and taste local wines amongst the actual vineyards. Emerse yourself to the sounds of the didgeridoo played by owner operator, Ben a true local and guiding pioneer of the Fleurieu and the chance to spot some of the local wildlife. Experience a rare beach drive and venture off-road up the Willunga Hills to a magnificent viewpoint for an understanding of the local history and a glass of delicious McLaren wines and handmade, local cheeses overlooking the sparkling Gulf St Vincent ocean where Matthew Flinders once sailed.

* Minimum 4 passengers to operate

* Depends on weather, season and staff availability. ** Itinerary might be reversed due to low tide times so beach drive can proceed.


TOUR INCLUDES

• 4-hour 4WD tour with an accredited, local guide
• Morning refreshments of local premium cheese, white wine & nibbles (non alcoholic inc.)  
• Lunch NOT INCLUDED
• Tour vehicle is a luxury, air conditioned 2018 Toyota 200-Series 4WD Land Cruiser
• Pick up/drop off: Adelaide, Glenelg, McLaren Vale, Airport (Victor Harbor - Private ONLY)
• National Parks & wine tasting fees
• Drinking water available throughout tour
• Free onboard WiFi (Like us in return!)

WHAT TO BRING

• Camera
• Binoculars
• Sturdy shoes
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen
• Hat and sunglasses
• Warm clothing including summer months

PRICE

• Adult: $239
• Child: $199 (16 and under)
• Tours depart daily at 9:30am
• Minimum 4 passengers for tour to operate 

INSURANCE

• It is extremely important that you have valid travel insurance prior to departure
• Extreme weather can affect the itinerary at any time during the tour
• Please check weather forecast prior to travelling and dress accordingly


  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $239.00

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