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Adelaide Tours

16 March 2011

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One of the great things about South Australia is that amazing coastal, wildlife, wine and food experiences are just a short drive from Adelaide. In less than an hour you can be sipping Shiraz in the Barossa, or exploring the boutique wineries of McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills.

For those of you who prefer to sit back, relax and be escorted around Australia’s most famous wine regions, a day or overnight tour with Prime Mini Tours will be right up your alley. This small, family owned company provides wonderful full day tours in and around Adelaide, but it’s their wine and food experiences that will really delight your senses! Whether you’re a wine buff or simply enjoy a nice red, Prime Mini Tours offer a range of tours to suit. Try the Barossa Valley Supreme day tour for a good look at the Barossa region, including visits to the mysterious Whispering Wall, local food producers including Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop and of course some great winery stops along the way. For those looking for something a little more food and wine focused, try the ‘From the Vine to the Bottle’ Barossa Day tour, you’ll be guided through the full wine production experience from growing to bottling and learn the history of winemaking in this famous region.

A short 45 minute drive South of Adelaide lie the rolling hills of McLaren Vale, ‘where the vines meet the sea’. Indulge in a four course progressive lunch with each course served at a different cellar door and matched with exquisite local wines. Each course highlights artisan cheeses & local produce with a focus on wine appreciation. A visit to Adelaide is not complete without a stop in the scenic Adelaide Hills. Located just 20 minutes drive from the CBD, this boutique wine region specializes in cooler climate Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. Prime Mini Tours ‘Adelaide Hills & Victor Harbor Experience’ allows you plenty of time to explore the German township of Hahndorf, Adelaidetaste local cheeses and visit a number of the ‘must see’s in the region! You’ll end the day with a visit to the coastal whaling and shipping port - Victor Harbor. Finally, make your way back to your hotel in the comfortable, air conditioned coach while your local guide shares their knowledge, history and memorable stories.

Prime Mini Tours offer a range of day tours to the Murray River, Barossa, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale and Adelaide city.

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