Hahndorf Walking Tours

Cultural and Theme Tours

Willkommen to Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, South Australia.

Hahndorf Walking tours (HWT) are committed to providing personalised escorted tours in Hahndorf.

Since the business commenced in 2011 they have developed a range of tours to suit a wide variety of visitors. Huffendorf, Strassendorf, Strudel and Stroll as well as Hahndorf After Dark. Piqued your curiosity!

As a local resident visitor they provide the most up to date information as well as correct history and local stories from the people and families of the district.

Hear about the Pioneers Women’s Walking Trail, fachwerk architecture, folklore of the ‘ol pear tree and the pretzel. History about the local Aboriginals as well as first settlers.

Professional, experienced, witty and full of interesting Hahndorf quirky stories you’ll have a lot of fun!

Each guest is provided with a business discount voucher sheet to over 25 businesses which is valid for 6 months. eg 10 per cent Humbugs, Fruchoc shop, Storisons, Udder Delights and more.

You’ll be amazed by the stories and the history behind the Village.

Facilities

Service Types

Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nightlife Tours Shopping Tours Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours Free Wifi

Activities

Walks

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Wheelchair access

Services

$45

See a different side of Hahndorf.

This Hahndorf After Dark tour is especially suited to the overnight guests who want to further explore the village. Everything takes on a new perspective after dark.

Visit the old mortuary, hear the story about whats under the old pear tree, fachwerk architecture and more. Tour runs year round 8pm to 9pm (May to September),
9pm to 10pm (October to April). A minimum of 2 is required or pay for 2.

There is also a meal deal option – a German Feast provided at the German Spoon Resturant.

This is NOT a ghost tour and is suitable for ages.

Lanterns are provided although you can bring a torch if you wish.

Walkers receive a business voucher sheet for use at the completion of the walk which is valid for six months.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

From $32 to $400

Hufendorf Tour – approximately 90 minutes, one kilometre tour along part of the main street and then into areas not open to the general public in the Hufendorf (the original layout of the Village). You will be guided by owner/operator Sharon Pippos. Easy paced, fun and engaging.

Learn about Fachwerk architecture, Pioneer Women’s walking trail and more. A local who knows Hahndorf and all its hidden secrets both now and in the past. This tours is suitable for people with mobility issues and children are welcome. Hahndorf was settled by Prussians that escaped their country because of religious persecution – now that is an interesting story to hear about! Do you know what was found under the Hahndorf Academy? Learn more. Group bookings are encouraged.
Minimum 2 people or pay for 2.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

From $15 to $35

Strassendorf tour – Guests visit locations not open to the general public at the southern of the main street of Hahndorf.

Walk in the steps of the early Prussian immigrants.
Experience the Women’s Walking Trail, and fachwerk architecture and exclusive entrance to St Paul’s church.

As well as hints and tips on the shopping and eateries in the Village. Minimum 2 people or pay for 2.

A generous discount voucher sheet is available to walkers for use in eateries and artisan shops.

Group bookings are welcome also.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

$45

See a different side of Hahndorf. This Hahndorf Everything takes on a new perspective after dark.

Visit the old mortuary, hear the story about what’s under the old pear tree, fachwerk architecture and more. Tour runs year round 8pm to approx 9:30pm unless advised of any time changes due to sunset.

A minimum of 2 is required or pay for 2.

This is not a ghost tour and is suitable for all ages.

Lanterns are provided although you can bring a torch if you wish.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

$75

Strudel and Stroll Walking Tour –
A unique experience in the village.
Guests construct an authentic German Apple Strudel at the iconic Hahndorf Inn with their chef.
Whilst the strudel is cooking guests enjoy a guided walking tour with a local resident.

You’ll visit locations not open to the general public at the southern of the main street. You will hear all about Prussian immigrants who escaped religious persecution to journey to South Australia in 1838. Experience the Pioneer Women’s Walking Trail, fachwerk architecture, Peramangk history (local aboriginal group) as well as stories of the village and the folklore including that of the ‘ol pear tree and humble pretzel.

Exclusive access to St Paul’s church and several other locations.

You will be provided with hints and tips on the shopping and eateries in the Village.

Weekdays only unless by prior arrangement.
Children and Families are welcome by arrangement.
Minimum 2 or pay for 2.

A generous discount voucher sheet is available to walkers for use in eateries and artisan shops.

Group bookings are welcome also.

48 hours notice required.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$80

Hahndorf is a village many schools visit to experience and understand the effect on people in early immigration, especially those who settled in South Australia in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.
With new technology you can visit with Sharon in her home in Hahndorf.

Owner/operator of Hahndorf Walking Tours Sharon lives in the village and is providing a Skype experience for your class. Give your students a guest speaker without transporting your children during this time of physical isolation.

Students will be introduced to the history of Hahndorf, the type of architecture, food and stories of the village. Examples of how the buildings were constructed – fachwerk, mortise and tenon joints etc.

Each session is tailored to meet your specific needs. It is also open to families who wish to provide an experience for children who are being home schooled.

You will be providing a great experience for them as well as helping a local tourism business keep operating.

Bookings need to be made with Sharon on [email protected] and are $80 for approximately 45mins. Willing to discuss options to meet your budget.
10% of this investment will be donated to The Salvation Army.

Disabled Access

$66

Approximately 45mins of engagement, history, and storytelling linked with the sensory experience of your choice. You may not be able to walk the streets and back lanes of the village at the moment but you can start your journey here with Hahndorf Walking Tours.

This is sensory, history and storytelling experience with the owner/operator of Hahndorf Walking Tours and any other guests joining your session.

Choose between two options ‘Tastes of Hahndorf’ or ‘Health of Hahndorf’.

‘Tastes of Hahndorf’ includes an sensory experience box of six different confectioneries from Humbugs of Hahndorf.

‘Health of Hahndorf’ includes a beeswax tea light, Manuka Honey lip balm pot and a small goats milk soap all from Beeswax Natural Health and Harmony.

Both local businesses in the main street of Hahndorf.

Your experience box will be dispatched to you containing the items required for each experience.
We will go through them together during our interactive session linking the items with stories of Hahndorf.

Disabled Access

$79

When the majority of visitors leave and darkness settles on the village, Hahndorf Walking Tours provides an after dark experience not to be missed.

Tantalise your tastebuds with a not to be missed German food experience at 6pm prior to your walking tour. Your table is booked from 5.30pm.

The meal consists of a selection of pork hock, sausages, chicken schnitzel, salad and red cabbage and homemade mash. You’ll certainly need a walk after this meal!

Children’s meals are available for $9.90 and can be booked on the night.

Meet your walking tour guide under the verandah of The Manna across the road to commence your adventure walking in the steps of the Prussian immigrants.
7.15pm (April to September) or 8pm (October to March)

Stories to match this time of night and atmosphere. This is not a ghost tour and families are welcome.

We need extra lighting so you can bring your own torch or headlight or a limited number of lanterns are available.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

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