Looking to experience breathtaking scenery of the amazing wine region of Barossa Valley with a local viewpoint? Take your Day Tour in a Luxury 6 seat Vehicle. Visit Springton set among the beauty of the Barossa Ranges. Springton was originally known as Black Springs and here we will visit The Herbig Family Tree. From there to Barossa Sculpture Park , Maggie Beers Farm, Lunch stop in Tanunda.(Standard Lunch Menu Included), then tastings at a famous wineries in Tanunda as per itinerary.CP Tours and Charters is ready to serve your every need where we will pick you up from your Hotel / Motel location at 8:30am and return at 5pm approx.Tours include standard wine tasting fees from wineries and standard lunch menu at the club house in Tanunda.Special non standard wine tasting experiences are extra and not included in package. Lunch that is not our standard menu may cost extra.Arrive back in Adelaide approx 5pm.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Herbig Family Tree, Springton, South AustraliaThis hollow tree trunk provided a 'home' for Friedrich and Caroline Herbig and two of their 16 children until 1860 at Springton.The Herbig Family Tree is a large, hollow red gum tree at Springton. It is estimated to be 300 to 500 years old with a diameter of seven meters at its base and a height of 24 meters. A small stream runs nearby.The tree was the first Australian home of 27 year old Friedrich Herbig who arrived in South Australia in 1855. In 1858 he married 18 year old Caroline Rattey and took her to live in the tree home. The first two of their 16 children were born there. In 1860 he built a two roomed pine and pug hut nearby, and as his family increased, built a stone cottage adjacent to the hut.Today the Herbig Family Tree represents a graphic link to early European settlement of the area. Herbig family reunions are held at the tree, usually every five years.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Barossa Sculpture Park, Bethany, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaFor one of the best views of the Barossa, head to the Barossa Sculpture Park and Mengler's Hill Lookout.See sweeping, 180 degree views of famed wineries and fields that make up the region's stunning landscape. Take a break between winery visits and explore the sculpture park. The park hosts a number of distinctive abstract art pieces that have been sculpted by a number of renowned artists at a duo of symposiums. The first of these was held back in 1988, and the following on the 20th anniversary in 2008.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaThe Farm Shop is where it all started for Maggie and even at its busiest it has the feeling of home for her. She wants everyone who visits to feel a real sense of hospitality, no matter how busy we might be.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: TscharkeTscharke’s Place, home to Tscharke estate grown and crafted wines and Tscharke Barossa Pottery. Visionaries Damien and Eva Tscharke have created a unique space that’s sustainable, a reflection of their family origin and is a welcoming and enjoyable place to be in.Perched on the gentle rugged slopes of Marananga, Western Ridge, Barossa, the traditional German style timber build didn’t happen overnight. 2 years in the planning and 14 months to complete, the doors to Tscharke’s Place quietly opened for the first time in September 2011.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: The ClubhouseOur lunch stop at the Clubhouse where lunch is included in the tour.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chateau Tanunda, Tanunda, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaChâteau Tanunda’s origins can be traced back to the 1860s and the decimation of Europe’s vineyards by phylloxera. Sensing opportunity in Europe’s adversity, the founders of Château Tanunda built a Bavarian-style château dedicated to the production of high quality wines.This tradition of fine winemaking lives on through the passion of Geber family. Since taking ownership of The Château in 1988, the Gebers have restored the buildings and the wines to the highest standard, winning hundreds of awards locally and internationally for some of the best Shiraz, Grenache, Semillon and Riesling that Australia has to offer.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Rockford Winery, Tanunda, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaAt Rockford they are committed to keeping the best of the traditional Australian wine trade alive and sharing this with their customers. Stroll the yard and the cellar for some wine tasting experience. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Langmeil Winery, Tanunda, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaWith a history dating back to 1842, Langmeil Winery is where a blend of Barossa’s cultural beginnings with world-class winemaking can truly be experienced.Once a trading village settled by German migrant Christian Auricht, this remarkable location forms a captivating pocket of Australian wine history and is home to what is believed to be the world’s oldest shiraz vineyard, The Freedom 1843.Family-owned and operated by the Lindner family, whose own mark oDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Chateau Dorrien, Tanunda, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaThe Martin family, headed by Fernando and Jeanette, purchased the old Dorrien winery from the Seppelt family in 1984, officially opening it as Chateau Dorrien on 13 January 1985. In 1990 the family purchased the former 'Karrawirra' Winery in the Lyndoch Valley and renamed it Twin Valley Estate where production continues to this day.Duration: 45 minutes