Experience the Wine Train during Summer

 
Wine Train       from Adelaide       from Mount Barker       Premium Tour       Summer Season        
  Summer Season          

From Adelaide

ADULT:  $198  

CHILD:  $ 94  

 

Tour Code: WT411AS

From Mount Barker

ADULT:  $178  

CHILD:   $ 88

 

Tour Code: WT411MBS 

 

Depart Adelaide from your city hotel and travel into the Adelaide Hills and arrive in the ever growing township of Mount Barker.

 
Step aboard the Summer Season South Coast Wine Train at the Steamranger Mount Barker railway station and travel via heritage train past the eucalyptus trees and through the rolling hills of the Mount Lofty Ranges to arrive at Strathalbyn.

 
Travel via coach the short distance to the vineyards of Langhorne Creek and arrive at our first winery for the day. Be guided through a tasting of wines in an informal, relaxed approach with our wine host and cellar door staff.

 
Enjoy a 2 course lunch at a local restaurant and take the opportunity to indulge in a glass of wine from the region.

 
After lunch we visit our second winery for the day, once again being educated by the friendly cellar door staff. 


Travel through the Currency Creek wine region and arrive at the Port of Goolwa. Take the opportunity to enjoy some of the wines from 90 Mile Wines at the Wharf Barrel Shed or sit back on the deck overlooking the Murray River whilst sampling a beer or whisky at the local Steam Exchange Brewery and Fleurieu Distillery. 

After an enjoyable time at Goolwa enjoying the atmosphere and activities, board the South Coast Wine Train for your return journey back to Mount Barker. 


Enjoy a local platter of cheeses, smallgoods and produce from the regions, enjoy a chat with a new friend and a laugh with an old as the train departs Goolwa and travels over the plains to Strathalbyn and starts to climb onward towards our destination of Mount Barker.


On arrival at Mount Barker our coach will be waiting to shuttle you back to the city of Adelaide and to your hotel.


Arrive in Adelaide at approximately 7.15 pm and back to your city hotel.

What's included

Mount Barker guests:

All coach and rail travel from Mount Barker, train travel on the Steamranger Heritage Railway (2.5 hrs) in a railcar or diesel hauled train, wine tasting at 2 local wineries and a 2 course lunch, commentary from a local guide/ host.

Adelaide guests:

As listed above plus hotel pickup and drop off from selected Adelaide hotels with transfer to Mount Barker and return.

 

Departs Adelaide - 08.00 am (pickups from 07.30 am)

Departs Mount Barker - 09.30 am (check in by 9.00 am)

Returns Adelaide - 7.00 - 7.30 pm 

Returns Mount Barker - 06.15 - 6.45 pm

Regions visited - Adelaide Hills, Langhorne Creek, South Coast and Goolwa

 

Operates - see dates listed below

 

HIGHLIGHTS 

 

  • Scenic drive through the Adelaide Hills

  • Heritage train travel on the SteamRanger tourist railway

  • Visits to Langhorne Creek and Currency Creek Wineries

  • River Murray Port of Goolwa

  • 2 Course lunch 

  • Craft brewery and whisky producer - Steam Exchange Brewery and Fleurieu Distillery

  • 90 Mile Wines at Goolwa

  • Goolwa Wharf markets (1st & 3rd Sunday of the month)

  • Relax over a regional produce platter on the return train trip (additional cost)  

DEPARTURE DATES

  • Yet to be announced  

NOTES

The Summer Season South Coast Wine Train guests will travel in a diesel railcar or diesel locomotive hauled train due to fire bans and restrictions on steam engines.

Please be aware that the itinerary and times are different to our normal May to November operated train.

TOUR OPTIONS

Enjoy a South Coast Regional Produce Platter on your return train trip from Goolwa to Mount Barker. Sit back in the comfort of the train carriage and enjoy a platter of regional smallgoods, cheeses and produce from South Australia.

2 Person Platter - $35

3 Person Platter - $46

Platters must be ordered at time of booking. 

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