Des’s Minibus is a family-owned, South Australian transport provider specialising in group transport.
Our services include, but are not limited to, single and return transfers, airport transfers, tailored charters, wedding transfers, corporate shuttle services, as well as school runs and excursions.
No matter what you are after, our friendly service team will help you further. We can arrange tailored transfers, work out an itinerary for your next tour for you or make sure your wedding day transport will run as smoothly as it possibly can. It is all part of our service and we would be happy to help you further.
First time in Adelaide or South Australia? Enjoy a tour to the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and Clare Valley, the McLaren Vale or Victor Harbor for an unforgettable food and wine experience. Or visit Monarto Zoo for a fun-filled day.
All our vehicles are fully seat-belted, air conditioned and seat 7, 13, 21, 24 and 33 passengers, and are driven by friendly, courteous drivers.
We also offer enclosed trailers if you are travelling with luggage or like to bring your picnic equipment to the next festival.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Shopping Tours Sightseeing Tours
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
AccreditationCOVID Clean Practicing Business
From $135 to $160
The Adelaide Hills are known for their cooler climate and apart from white and sparkling wines, they are home to some fantastic breweries.
After departing from Adelaide CBD just after 9:15am, we take you to Prancing Pony Brewery to try five of their delicious, award winning brews. At Lobethal Bierhaus, our next stop, you can try some more beers whilst enjoying the views of the brewery from the bar/restaurant area.
After this relaxed stay, appetising German and Austrian food awaits you at the Hahndorf Inn, were we have a sumptuous meal. Order and purchase your meal a la carte on the day or add lunch for $25.00pp and you will be served generous platters with the chef’s choice of delicacies.
Afterwards, we will take you to Gulf Brewery, a small venue with passion for their artisan beers that you get to sample on the day.
We will get back into Adelaide at about 5:00pm
Please ask our reservations staff for more information .
Visit the McLaren Vale to indulge yourself in fine local produce. Choose between wine, beer and cider tastings at some of the venues.
Leaving Adelaide CBD at about 9am, we start the day at Ekhidna Wines to taste their handcrafted wines or sample a beer flight, while chatting to owner Matt Rechner, if he is around.
At The Cube at d’Arenberg Winery we will discover the Alternative Realities Museum and quirky details of their interior design. Enjoy fantastic 360-degree views while tasting a selection of their excellent wines.
At picturesque Leconfield Wines you will get the chance to enjoy their much awarded drops and to indulge yourself in their generous lunch platters with delicious local produce.
After that we visit Red Poles and choose between a tasting of four wines, a drink paddle of cider, pale ale, alcoholic ginger beer and hard lemonade, or a paddle of four beers.
If there is time left, you are welcome to explore McLaren Vale main street to visit the Almond Train, Menz Confectionary, the Olive Shop or Blessed Cheese, just to name a few.
We get back into Adelaide CBD at approx. 4:30pm.
Please ask our reservations staff for more information.
Whether you like to visit the McLaren Vale, the Barossa and Clare Valley, the Adelaide Hills or any other region, we can cater for your needs.
Begin your day by being picked up from your doorstep anywhere within or around the Adelaide metropolitan area, multiple pickups are welcome.
We will then take you to the (pre-booked) venues of your choice during the day and when it is time to go back home, we make sure to drop all of you back at your accommodation(s) safely.
Itineraries are flexible and based on your individual needs. Let us know what you have in mind and we will be more than happy to assist and make bookings for you.
Not sure what you might like or where to go? That’s okay, just speak to our wine tour coordinator and we will work something out together.
Whether you are looking for a wine tour with friends and family or whether it is for a corporate group, Des’s Minibus will ensure you and your guests can lean back and enjoy.
All our buses are fully seat-belted and air conditioned. Our fleet comprises of 7, 13, 21, 24 and 33 seat buses.
With Des’s Minibus you can charter vehicles for your own personalised itinerary. We offer highly tailored charters for both corporate and private bookings. Choose your preferred time frame and let us know what your plans are for the day, and we will take it from there.
Be it for op-shop tours for a couple of hours around town, a sight-seeing tour to Victor Harbor or corporate site visits that require a bus for the whole day, Des’s Minibus will be happy to help.
Tell us what you would like to do and we ensure that your courteous driver knows every detail of your planned trip to make sure everything runs smoothly on the day.
Alternatively, we can book an itinerary for you. Are you having trouble planning your day and don’t quite know what to do? Not a problem – our friendly reservations team will be happy to assist and work something out for you.
Our fleet of over 60 vehicles comprises of 7, 13, 21, 24 and 33 seat buses, which are all fully seat-belted and air-conditioned.
Let us know about your plans and receive an obligation-free quote from your enquiry today.