Tour ID: 10023435
Come along and enjoy a beautiful day of exploring the hills and vineyards of South Australia by bike through beautiful McLaren Vale- and don't worry, we will take the sting out of the climbs by starting at the highest point in the area and riding mostly downhill!
You will be picked up in central Adelaide in our minibus and transported to the McLaren Vale wine region. We will provide you with a good quality mountain bike with front suspension & disc brakes, and a helmet if you do not have your own.
We will start off by exploring the beautiful Kuitpo forest, before riding along sections of the Kidman trail and then enjoying the descent down Willunga Hill towards McLaren Vale. We will then ride through the vineyards and stop at a number of local wineries to sample their fare and perhaps purchase some wine to take home with you. We will also stop for a lunch comprising of local produce along the way. After lunch we let the group decide where to go- another winery, microbrewery, beach or cafe are all options!
Finally, you will be picked up and transported back to Adelaide.
Pick-up by minibus, mountain bike and helmet hire, guiding and vehicle support throughout the day, Mediterranean platter lunch, and wine tasting at 2 or more wineries.
Wines at each winery
8 hours, from 9am- 5pm
9:00 AM Fri, Sun
Adelaide and Glenelg
Pick-up from central Adelaide- Alternative pick-ups available on request
· Suitable comfortable clothing for riding a bike off-road. Shorts are best, as are clothing that
is 'quick dry' and light. Enclosed shoes are essential.
· A drink bottle – we will carry extra water but you will need to bring your own bottle or
hydration pack etc
· A lightweight jacket if forecast looks wet
· An extra layer in case it gets cold
· Sunglasses and sunblock
· A small rucksack to carry above items
This activity is not really suitable for under-18's.
The riding is fairly leisurely and is suitable for anyone who is happy riding a bike on firetracks and country roads. Vehicle support is included and any wines purchased (or tired riders!) can be picked up for you by our driver.
This trip will be cancelled in periods of extreme weather such as extreme fire danger.
The sessions are lead by a fully qualified local mountain bike guide.
All participants will be required to sign an indemnity form.
Trip runs on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with additional days available on request.
Adelaide, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale
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