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Barossa Valley Self-Drive


Discover the delights of the Barossa Valley on this great South Australian self-drive trip. Enjoy exploring at your leisure to visit historic goldfields, galleries, country markets, famous cellar doors, foodie highlights and more. It’s a perfect extension to any Adelaide getaway!

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Trip Details:

Barossa Valley South Australia Drive & Stay – 3 days

Experience the best of South Australia right here, with this great little self-drive trip!

Your adventure begins in Adelaide, where you’ll pick up your hire car then head northeast for a fantastic road trip. Two nights in the Barossa Valley gives you time to discover the many delights of the region and its rich German heritage. Visit historic goldfields, galleries, country markets, stone cottages and more. Plus, this is renowned as one of Australia’s great wine growing districts, so of course there’s room in your hire car for cellar door purchases.

This getaway is all about exploring at your own pace and discovering local pleasures. Accommodation and car hire with unlimited kilometres are included, so that you can make the most of your time in amazing South Australia.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Wonderful self-drive itinerary to give you an idea of the many highlights you can discover
  • Great local accommodation and car hire are included for a worry-free trip
  • It’s a perfect extension to any Adelaide getaway
  • See more of Australia & discover its regional highlights!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Car hire – 3 days Compact vehicle with unlimited kilometres
    • Pick up & drop off at Adelaide Airport
  • Accommodation – 2 nights Barossa Valley Motor Lodge
    • Clean & comfortable room with private ensuite, based on twin share

Departs Daily from Adelaide:

2021 – 01 July to 31 December

2022 – 01 January to 31 December

Note: Departures are subject to confirmation at time of booking and price may vary depending on your travel date. 

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Want to Stay Longer or Upgrade?

You can extend your stay in South Australia, upgrade to another Barossa Valley hotel or add flights.

Ask us today about staying in other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Please contact us for current single traveller rates.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is on sale until 31 October 2022. Please contact us for current rates.

The offer was valid as of 12 noon on 07 June 2021 and is based on the best rates that are available at your time of booking.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Independent self-drive



Self-Drive Tour from Adelaide, South Australia. Suggested Itinerary

DAY 1 Adelaide – Barossa Valley
Take the Princess Highway northbound from Adelaide today to Gawler Historic Town, then eastbound on to the bucolic countryside and indulgent pleasures of the vine clad hills and dales, orchards and historic country towns, of the Barossa Valley wine region, first settled by German immigrants who thoughtfully brought with them the culinary delights and vintners skills of the 'old country', to delight us. Gawler (earliest town in South Australia [1839], heritage architecture, Church Hill State Heritage Tour, South and North Para Rivers, art and craft galleries, organic food products, Gawler Clock Tower), Sandy Creek, Lyndoch (township settled by Lutherans in picturesque, undulating hills, vineyards since early 1800's, Jacob's Creek producing wines at Lyndoch since 1850's, scenic Heli rides, balloon rides, self guided walks, picnic areas, Barossa Goldfields Trail walk, welcoming cellar doors, Lavender Farm, Williamstown ( 8km south west the Whispering Wall at Barossa Reservoir – Engineering masterpiece, words whispered quietly against one side of the retaining wall are clearly heard 130 m away on the other side of the retaining wall), Rowland Flat (wine trails), Lyndoch Lavender Farm. Direct driving 77km (1 hour) . Overnight Barossa Valley

DAY 2 Discover Barossa Valley
Savour the tastes of the Barossa Valley Wine Region where some of the aged Shiraz wines date to the early 1840's and where generations of families continue the craft of their forbearers, keeping the business in the family for 6 and 7 generations and where even local schools include winemaking in their agriculture studies. See the German heritage of the Barossa Valley at places like Hahndorf in the architecture of steep, sloping roofs and the many stone built Lutheran churches created by master stonemasons in the 160 years since settlement in the Barossa Valley Wine Region. Explore the grand Seppelts Estate, established in the mid 1800's with a planting of some 2000 exotic date palms and a hilltop mausoleum – create your own wines at the Winemakers Laboratory and visit of the welcoming cellar doors of the Barossa Valley Wine Region. Taste the culinary heritage of Barossa in fresh local fruits dried to match local cheeses and the splendours of Maggie Beer's creations, try out the country town bakeries – sample the Germanic cream buns, the heavy, delicious Bienenstich cake and ice creams.
Discover cafes and restaurants where sausages, Bratwurst and Mettwurst, feature strongly on the menu and compare the difference in culture and cuisine to the Angaston area, where settlers originated from Scotland or England creating, together with their German cousins, a gourmet food and wine culture in a wine producing region widely considered to be one of the best in the world for your indulgence.

Angaston (cafes, wine bars, boutiques, antiques, Collingrove Historic House, Barossa Farmers Saturday Market with 30 stands, Barossa Valley Cheese Company, Angas Park Fruit, Schulz Butchers 5 star bacon), Greenock (village green, microbrewery and country pub), Kapunda (historic copper mining centre, home of Sir Sidney Kidman, the Australian Cattle King, Celtic heritage and Celtic Festival, bronze statue of 'Son of Cornwall', character houses, museum), Lyndoch Valley (country town surrounded by vineyards and wineries and cafes), Seppeltsfield (excellent Seppeltsfield Winery and cellar door, Shakespeare in the Vines festival, avenues of date palms), Marananga, Nuriootpa (commercial centre of the Barossa Valley, Elderton Winery, Wolf Blass Wine VC and Penfolds Winery, Coulthard House, Coulthard Reserve. Overnight Barossa Valley

DAY 3 Barossa Valley – Adelaide
Time today to taste some of the unexpected treasures and pleasures that you have discovered; perhaps a quaint old church with historic graveyard, a new winery, galleries or boutiques, or superb cafes and restaurants featuring fresh from the farm local produce grown in the rolling hills and dales of the Barossa Valley, so close to Adelaide. So much more to see and do today in the fabulous Barossa Valley; discover Nuriootpa (the awesome Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, where "Everything is about the flavour, taste and quality are paramount" – Why not book in for one of Maggie Beer's world famous Cooking Classes?), Tanunda (Lutheran riverside township, churches, cafes, restaurants. Chateau Tanunda Winery and brandy, Peter Lehmann Wine, Langmeil, Richmond Grove, Lambert Estate, Mengler's Hill Lookout with vistas across the Barossa Valley), Hahndorf, Conservation Park, Mt Crawford Forest, Barossa Goldfields, huge mural, antiques, pubs, Colonist Corner, Victoria Creek Reserve, Domain Day Winery, TeAro Estate Winery, Linfield Wines), Springton Herbig Tree (hollow gum tree where Mr and Mrs Herbig and two kids actually lived). Direct driving 77km (1 hour) .

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


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