Bums On Seats Tours

Cultural and Theme Tours

Bums On Seats Tours has over 23 years experience in travel and tourism within South Australia and will be your Adelaide guide to a fantastic sightseeing and/or wine tasting day tour.

We can show you through the beautiful historic township of Glenelg and continue on through the Adelaide Hills to the world famous Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale wine regions or Victor Harbor.

Our knowledge of wineries in all regions including the Barossa and Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale is extensive and we offer this knowledge not only to the learned wine lover but also the novice. All wineries recognise Bums On Seats Tours as a professional tour company and in turn offer superb tastings showcasing a range of excellent wines to suit all palates.

Let us take you on the wonderful experience.

Services

$120

Join us as we explore Hahndorf (Historic German Village), through to where the Murray River meets the lakes and sea at the old paddle steamer port of Goolwa, as well as Victor Harbour and the wine region of McLaren Vale.

Enjoy the scenic drive from Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills and arrive at the German Township of Hanhdorf and treat yourself to morning tea at Hanhdorf Inn (at your cost). Visit the Antique Clock Museum, opal shop, fudge shop, and many more.

Stroll along the beach in the coastal town of Goolwa with a short stop at SA’s greatest surfing beach, and as we travel towards Victor Harbor we keep our eyes open at Basham Beach during whale season.

Experience the seaside town of Victor Harbor, we can visit the Whale Centre and Museum, take the optional choice of seeing Granite Island with its fairy penguins or ride the famous horse-drawn tram. Purchase lunch from one of the many food venues or pubs (at your cost).

Our final stop is picturesque McLaren Vale, Australia’s oldest and finest olive, wine, and almond growing region. Purchase some locally grown and made delights or visit the Almond Train or Chocolate Factory (own expense).

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$139

The Barossa Valley is famous for its fertile vineyards and traditional wineries, but knowing where to find the best of them requires local knowledge.

On this tour, begin with pickup at your Adelaide or Glenelg hotel, and sit back and relax while your guide sheds light on the winemaking process.

You’ll visit 4-5 cellar doors, Maggie Beers Farm Shop, Steiny’s Traditional Mettwurst & Barossa Cheese, and enjoy a delicious lunch at Kies Winery. Other attractions, including the Whispering Wall and Mengler Hill Look Out are available on request, just let us know on the day!

Let us be your designated driver and enjoy tasting some of South Australia’s best wines!

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$280

At 8am you are collected from your hotel and escorted through picturesque rural landscapes and small towns as we head towards the Clare Valley, in the direction of the Flinders Ranges.

Our first introduction to the valley is the quaint little town of Auburn where we will stop for morning tea with time to a short wander through antique shops. We taste the wine of Taylors Wines of the Clare Valley.

Our journey then takes us through the old slate mining town of Mintaro. There is time for photos at the old Magpie and Stump or have coffee at the stately Martindale Hall.

We visit the Sevenhill Cellars, run by the Jesuit brothers. Here we visit the historic church and explore the heritage of the first vineyard in the region.

Travel to the main historical town of Clare and visit the look out over The Clare Valley.

Lunch will be at the charming Skillogalee Restaurant/Winery where a gourmet lunch will be served under the Olive Groves. After lunch if time permits, we may travel next door to taste the fine wines of Kilakanoon Wines with Kevin Mitchell.

Operates: By arrangement.

Disabled Access

$139

See the best of Adelaide’s wine region!

On this tour, we will pick you up from your Adelaide or Glenelg hotel, and start the tour in the historical German Village of Hahndorf. Enjoy about an hour for some shopping and some morning tea, before we take the scenic route to the Barossa Valley, via the rolling Adelaide Hills. On arrival to the Barossa, you’ll visit 2-3 cellar doors, Maggie Beers Farm Shop, and enjoy a delicious lunch at Kies Winery.

Other attractions, including the Mengler Hill Look Out are available on request, just let us know on the day! Leave the car at home and enjoy sampling some of South Australia’s best food and wine.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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