Welcome to Clare Valley


You can tackle the Clare Valley as a day trip from Adelaide, but when the wine and food are this good, why rush? Spend a few days exploring old-fangled towns, cycling between cellar doors, eating and revelling in the general pleasures of life.


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Clare Valley activities

$708.89 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 Day Adelaide to Alice Springs Explorer

Day 1: Adelaide to Flinders Ranges We head for the hillside vineyards of the Clare Valley. After lunch, start enjoying the expansive views of Flinders Ranges as we weave our way towards Wilpena Pound. (L, D) Day 2: Flinders Ranges to William Creek We pass by the mining town of Leigh Creek and visit the gallery of outback eccentric Talc Alf at Lyndhurst. We stop in Marree for some lunch beside the old Ghan rail station. We are now on the renowned Oodnadatta Track as we pass by Australia’s largest salt lake, Lake Eyre. We camp at William Creek (B, L, D) Day 3: William Creek to Coober Pedy See the desert landscapes and Anna Creek Station, the world’s largest cattle station. Today’s first stop is Lake Cadibarrawirracanna. We then arrive in Coober Pedy, the “Opal Capital of the World”. We take a town tour and view an underground house, a mine tour. The afternoon is free. Overnight in an underground bunkhouse. (B, L) Day 4: Coober Pedy to Yulara We’ll be honest, there’s a fair bit of driving today. From Coober Pedy we travel across the Moon Plains, past the Dingo Fence, past Breakaways Reserve, and into Yulara. Make sure you have your Ipod fully charged and your neck cushion handy. (B, L, D) Day 5: Yulara to Uluru (Ayers Rock) Rise early and be rewarded with a glorious sunrise. Walk around the base of Uluru, which is of great spiritual significance to the Anangu people. We walk to the cave paintings near Mutitjulu Waterhole where you wiill be in the hands of an Anangu guide who will share the stories of this unique landscape and explain the Art, the Culture and connection to Land. The afternoon is free. (B, L, D) Day 6: Uluru to Kings Canyon Today, explore Kata Tjuta. Like Uluru, Kata Tjuta is sacred to the Anangu people and it’s believed to be 500 million years old. Return to camp for lunch before travelling to Kings Canyon. Spend the night in an exclusive campsite inside the park. (B, L, D) Day 7: Kings Canyon to Alice SpringsWatarrka National Park is central Australia’s answer to an oasis. The highlight attractions here are the Garden of Eden, the Amphitheatre and the Lost City – all sites you’ll get to visit on the Rim Walk. Following lunch, it’s back on the road for the onward drive to Alice Springs, where this adventure concludes. (B, L)

$130.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nomads Tour (NT01)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sevenhill Cellars, Clare, South AustraliaA thought-provoking tour for those interested in the early history of the Clare Valley. You’ll hear detailed, fully-narrated stories of the Valley and its early pioneersSevenhill Cellars is a revered site of sacramental wine and spiritual character that was built by the society of Jesuits in 1851. Hear their stories, inspect their 160-year-old vines and, of course, we’ll have a taste of their world-famous wines, including an immersive tour of the church crypt, grounds and museum. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: John Horrocks Trail, Penwortham, Clare, South AustraliaVisiting the grave of Clare’s first settler John Horrocks, and the landmark tree under which he first camped and hear the story of Harry the Camel who was responsible for the demise of HorrocksDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Reillys Wines Vineyard Walk, Mintaro, South AustraliaLeaving Sevenhill we’ll travel on scenic back roads with access to private property, through vineyards and farmland. Stunning views of Polish Hill River and beyond. There’s no shortage of unique photo opportunities.We travel into the historic township of Mintaro. Settled and established around 1847 as an overnight stop for Ox Drays carting the rich ore of the Burra Mines to Port Wakefield, the heritage listed town is known for its world class slate. It’s also home to the first Jesuit church built in Australia. You will have lunch at Reillys Cellar Door Restaurant.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Mintaro, South AustraliaRefreshed from a winery lunch we meander out of town to the jewel in the Mid North of South Australia, Martindale Hall. A journey back in time reliving the lifestyles of wealthy pastoralists. A fully guided tour of this Georgian-style mansion built in 1879 by country squire Edward Bowman. He surrounded his home with a polo ground, a cricket pitch, a racecourse and a boating lake, entertaining South Australian society. Bowman, fallen victim to droughts and debt sold the property to William Mortlock in 1891. Martindale was a wedding present for his wife, Rosie. Martindale Hall was featured in the classic Australian film, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Spring Gully Scenic Drive 18, Auburn, South AustraliaWe then travel the backroads from Mintaro to the picturesque Skillogalee Valley, passing sprawling Hughes Park on our way to the Skillogalee Restaurant for afternoon tea. A perfect way to finish a great day out.Duration: 1 hour

18-to-Thirtysomethings

The Red Centre to Adelaide

Bored with the outskirts? Go right into the (Red) centre of the action with our journey from Alice Springs to Adelaide. On the way, we’ll hike Kings Canyon, camp out under the stars in Uluru, check out an opal mine in Coober Pedy, and class it up with a wine tasting in the Clare Valley. Savour your time on the road with new friends and amazing Aussie CEOs. Now you can say you've really done Australia.

$674.25 18-to-Thirtysomethings

The Red Centre to Adelaide

Bored with the outskirts? Go right into the (Red) centre of the action with our journey from Alice Springs to Adelaide. On the way, we’ll hike Kings Canyon, camp out under the stars in Uluru, check out an opal mine in Coober Pedy, and class it up with a wine tasting in the Clare Valley. Savour your time on the road with new friends and amazing Aussie CEOs (Chief Experience Officers). Now you can say you've really done Australia.